The table below looks at the statistics for Scala skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scala over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Scala
England / South West
Rank 112 126 132
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +6
Contract jobs citing Scala 22 12 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.85% 0.42% 0.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.19% 1.04% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 11 11
Median daily rate £488 £350 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.28% -12.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £350 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £375 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £425 £500
% change year-on-year
+14.70% -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Programming Languages Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1006 1152 1118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 38.84% 39.86% 36.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 629 761 727
Median daily rate £378 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 76 71
Median hourly rate £41.25 £43.17 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% +18.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £35.00 £24.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £56.53 £46.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

Scala
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing Scala as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Scala Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Scala
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Scala across the South West region.

Scala Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Scala
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scala across the South West region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

Scala Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Scala
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scala within the South West region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +8 12 £450 +28.57% 7
Wiltshire - 6 £525 -
Gloucestershire +3 2 £355 -11.25%
Somerset +1 2 £550 -
Scala
England

Scala
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Scala also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for Scala.

1 31 (77.50%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (55.00%) DevOps
3 20 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (50.00%) Ruby
4 19 (47.50%) Scrum
4 19 (47.50%) Java
5 18 (45.00%) BDD
6 17 (42.50%) NoSQL
6 17 (42.50%) Microservices
6 17 (42.50%) TDD
7 16 (40.00%) Kanban
7 16 (40.00%) JavaScript
7 16 (40.00%) SQL
8 15 (37.50%) Elasticsearch
9 14 (35.00%) Hadoop
10 13 (32.50%) C#
10 13 (32.50%) .NET
10 13 (32.50%) Python
10 13 (32.50%) E-Commerce
10 13 (32.50%) RabbitMQ
11 12 (30.00%) SQL Server
11 12 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (27.50%) REST
12 11 (27.50%) Big Data
12 11 (27.50%) Relational Database
12 11 (27.50%) AngularJS
13 10 (25.00%) GitHub
13 10 (25.00%) Docker
14 9 (22.50%) Octopus Deploy
14 9 (22.50%) ASP.NET Web API

Scala
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 15 (37.50%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (20.00%) Apache Spark
3 6 (15.00%) Apache
4 5 (12.50%) Cloud Foundry
5 4 (10.00%) Confluence
6 1 (2.50%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (2.50%) Liferay
6 1 (2.50%) Mule
6 1 (2.50%) Mule ESB
6 1 (2.50%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (2.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.50%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 20 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (25.00%) GitHub
3 9 (22.50%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (22.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (12.50%) Amazon S3
4 5 (12.50%) PaaS
5 4 (10.00%) Amazon Kinesis
5 4 (10.00%) Heroku
5 4 (10.00%) OpenShift
6 3 (7.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.00%) HTTP
2 2 (5.00%) DNS
2 2 (5.00%) DSL
2 2 (5.00%) FCAPS
2 2 (5.00%) LDAP
2 2 (5.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (42.50%) NoSQL
2 14 (35.00%) Hadoop
3 12 (30.00%) SQL Server
4 11 (27.50%) Big Data
4 11 (27.50%) Relational Database
5 9 (22.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 7 (17.50%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (15.00%) Neo4j
8 4 (10.00%) MySQL
8 4 (10.00%) Oracle Database
8 4 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (10.00%) OrientDB
9 3 (7.50%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (7.50%) MongoDB
10 2 (5.00%) CouchDB
10 2 (5.00%) HBase
10 2 (5.00%) Parquet
10 2 (5.00%) Redis
11 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (2.50%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 9 (22.50%) Octopus Deploy
1 9 (22.50%) TeamCity
2 8 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 6 (15.00%) Git (software)
3 6 (15.00%) JIRA
4 4 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (10.00%) Bitbucket
4 4 (10.00%) Cucumber
4 4 (10.00%) Eclipse
4 4 (10.00%) IntelliJ
5 3 (7.50%) GoCD
5 3 (7.50%) JUnit
5 3 (7.50%) Subversion
5 3 (7.50%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (5.00%) Capybara
6 2 (5.00%) git-flow
6 2 (5.00%) RSpec
6 2 (5.00%) Zephyr
7 1 (2.50%) Maven
7 1 (2.50%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 1 (2.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 23 (57.50%) Developer
2 9 (22.50%) Scala Developer
3 8 (20.00%) Data Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 5 (12.50%) Big Data Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) Polyglot Developer
5 4 (10.00%) AWS Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) C# Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Python Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Software Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Java Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Architect
7 2 (5.00%) Consultant
7 2 (5.00%) Java Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Senior C# Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Software Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (32.50%) .NET
1 13 (32.50%) RabbitMQ
2 11 (27.50%) AngularJS
2 11 (27.50%) REST
3 9 (22.50%) ASP.NET
3 9 (22.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 9 (22.50%) ASP.NET Web API
3 9 (22.50%) Node.js
3 9 (22.50%) SOAP
4 8 (20.00%) CSS
4 8 (20.00%) Ember.js
4 8 (20.00%) HTML
4 8 (20.00%) Play Framework
5 7 (17.50%) Spring
6 6 (15.00%) RESTful
6 6 (15.00%) XML
7 5 (12.50%) Java EE
8 4 (10.00%) EJB
8 4 (10.00%) jQuery
8 4 (10.00%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (22.50%) Public Cloud
1 9 (22.50%) User Experience
2 8 (20.00%) Blog
3 4 (10.00%) Cyberthreat
3 4 (10.00%) Wiki
4 2 (5.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 9 (22.50%) Linux
2 5 (12.50%) Unix
3 3 (7.50%) Windows
4 2 (5.00%) Mac OS X
4 2 (5.00%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (77.50%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (55.00%) DevOps
3 19 (47.50%) Scrum
4 18 (45.00%) BDD
5 17 (42.50%) Microservices
5 17 (42.50%) TDD
6 16 (40.00%) Kanban
7 13 (32.50%) E-Commerce
8 12 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (22.50%) CQRS
9 9 (22.50%) MVC
10 8 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (20.00%) High Availability
10 8 (20.00%) Open Source
11 6 (15.00%) Unit Testing
12 5 (12.50%) Data Modelling
12 5 (12.50%) Software Engineering
13 4 (10.00%) OO
13 4 (10.00%) OOD
13 4 (10.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 20 (50.00%) Ruby
2 19 (47.50%) Java
3 16 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 16 (40.00%) SQL
4 13 (32.50%) C#
4 13 (32.50%) Python
5 4 (10.00%) C
5 4 (10.00%) PL/SQL
6 3 (7.50%) Clojure
7 2 (5.00%) TypeScript
8 1 (2.50%) Groovy
8 1 (2.50%) Perl
8 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (5.00%) ISEB
3 2 (5.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (22.50%) QA
2 1 (2.50%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.50%) WCAG
System Software
1 10 (25.00%) Docker
2 3 (7.50%) LXC
3 1 (2.50%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 9 (22.50%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (5.00%) Ansible
2 2 (5.00%) Kubernetes
3 1 (2.50%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (15.00%) Oracle
2 2 (5.00%) HP
2 2 (5.00%) Nokia
3 1 (2.50%) Apprenda
3 1 (2.50%) Cloudera
3 1 (2.50%) IBM
3 1 (2.50%) Informatica
3 1 (2.50%) MuleSoft
3 1 (2.50%) Talend
3 1 (2.50%) Teradata