Period
to 26 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Scala skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Scala over the 6 months to 26 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Scala
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 99 -
Rank change year-on-year +22 - +87
Contract jobs citing Scala 9 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.68% 0.065% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.91% 0.20% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 0
Birmingham median daily rate £475 £433 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.83% - -
West Midlands median daily rate £488 £475 £380
% change year-on-year +2.79% +25.00% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -

Scala is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 471 501 469
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 35.71% 32.57% 29.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 341 301
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% +3.57% +7.69%
10th Percentile £275 £244 £250
90th Percentile £504 £488 £488
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £375 £340
% change year-on-year - +10.29% +4.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 9
Birmingham median hourly rate £35.00 £29.75 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.65% +14.42% +4.00%
10th Percentile £13.50 £11.13 £19.25
90th Percentile £42.35 £38.88 £30.40
West Midlands median hourly rate £34.00 £24.75 £26.85
% change year-on-year +37.37% -7.80% -12.70%

Scala
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Scala as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Scala in Birmingham

Scala
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Scala in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for Scala in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Scala.

1 9 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (77.78%) Open Source
3 7 (77.78%) Python
3 7 (77.78%) Data Modelling
3 7 (77.78%) Ruby
4 6 (66.67%) Finance
4 6 (66.67%) .NET
4 6 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
4 6 (66.67%) Case Management
5 5 (55.56%) IT Strategy
5 5 (55.56%) User Experience
5 5 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (55.56%) SDLC
5 5 (55.56%) Data Management
5 5 (55.56%) CRM
5 5 (55.56%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
5 5 (55.56%) EDRMS
5 5 (55.56%) Change Management
5 5 (55.56%) Management Information System
5 5 (55.56%) Workflow
6 4 (44.44%) Service Management
6 4 (44.44%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (44.44%) Project Management
7 3 (33.33%) C
7 3 (33.33%) Node.js
7 3 (33.33%) Docker
8 2 (22.22%) Akka

Scala
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (11.11%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) EDRMS
2 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
3 1 (11.11%) Mockito
3 1 (11.11%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Applications Support
1 5 (55.56%) Head of Development
2 4 (44.44%) Head of Application Development
2 4 (44.44%) Head of Applications
2 4 (44.44%) Head of Support
3 3 (33.33%) Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Development Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Digital Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Digital Transformation
4 1 (11.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Software Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) .NET
2 3 (33.33%) Node.js
3 2 (22.22%) Akka
3 2 (22.22%) Play Framework
3 2 (22.22%) spray
3 2 (22.22%) Spring
3 2 (22.22%) Symfony
4 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
4 1 (11.11%) CSS
4 1 (11.11%) Hibernate
4 1 (11.11%) HTML
4 1 (11.11%) React
4 1 (11.11%) REST
4 1 (11.11%) RESTful
4 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (55.56%) Management Information System
1 5 (55.56%) User Experience
2 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (77.78%) Data Modelling
2 7 (77.78%) Open Source
3 6 (66.67%) Case Management
3 6 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (55.56%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (55.56%) Change Management
4 5 (55.56%) CRM
4 5 (55.56%) Data Management
4 5 (55.56%) IT Strategy
4 5 (55.56%) SDLC
4 5 (55.56%) Workflow
5 4 (44.44%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (44.44%) Project Management
5 4 (44.44%) Service Management
6 2 (22.22%) Pair Programming
7 1 (11.11%) Functional Programming
7 1 (11.11%) Matrix Management
7 1 (11.11%) Network Design
7 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (77.78%) Python
2 7 (77.78%) Ruby
3 3 (33.33%) C
4 2 (22.22%) PHP
5 1 (11.11%) Groovy
5 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Docker
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Kubernetes
2 1 (11.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) VMware