Period
to 18 January 2018

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 18 January 2018 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
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 - 82
Rank change year-on-year - +82 -3
Contract jobs citing Scala 17 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.07% - 0.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.28% - 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 0 3
Birmingham median daily rate £400 - £325
10th Percentile £225 - £269
90th Percentile £500 - £528
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -

Scala is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 518 514 407
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 32.46% 36.74% 31.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 371 311 264
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £244 £268 £228
90th Percentile £538 £538 £496
West Midlands median daily rate £383 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +2.00% +7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 6
Birmingham median hourly rate £37.75 £31.85 £16.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.54% +94.47% -18.13%
10th Percentile £14.13 £16.01 £12.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £40.70 £28.25
West Midlands median hourly rate £31.75 £23.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year +35.11% -22.95% +6.66%

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

Scala
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Scala in Birmingham over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scala in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 13 (76.47%) R
2 12 (70.59%) NoSQL
2 12 (70.59%) Python
3 11 (64.71%) SQL
3 11 (64.71%) Analytics
4 10 (58.82%) Tableau
4 10 (58.82%) D3.js
4 10 (58.82%) Data Visualisation
4 10 (58.82%) Power BI
4 10 (58.82%) GraphQL
4 10 (58.82%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (58.82%) Information Security
4 10 (58.82%) QlikView
4 10 (58.82%) Spotfire
4 10 (58.82%) Visualisation
5 8 (47.06%) Java
6 7 (41.18%) Mathematics
7 6 (35.29%) Data Management
7 6 (35.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (35.29%) Algorithms
7 6 (35.29%) Data Quality
7 6 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (29.41%) Open Source
9 4 (23.53%) Computer Science
9 4 (23.53%) Degree
9 4 (23.53%) Machine Learning
9 4 (23.53%) MongoDB
10 3 (17.65%) Natural Language Processing
10 3 (17.65%) Big Data

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (17.65%) Apache Spark
2 2 (11.76%) Apache
3 1 (5.88%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (5.88%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.88%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (70.59%) NoSQL
2 10 (58.82%) Power BI
2 10 (58.82%) QlikView
2 10 (58.82%) Spotfire
3 4 (23.53%) MongoDB
4 3 (17.65%) Big Data
5 2 (11.76%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (5.88%) Apache Hive
6 1 (5.88%) Apache Kudu
6 1 (5.88%) Hadoop
6 1 (5.88%) Impala
6 1 (5.88%) Neo4j
6 1 (5.88%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (5.88%) GitLab
2 1 (5.88%) IntelliJ
2 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.88%) JUnit
2 1 (5.88%) Maven
2 1 (5.88%) Mercurial
2 1 (5.88%) Mockito
2 1 (5.88%) WebStorm
General
1 1 (5.88%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Data Scientist
2 6 (35.29%) Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Python Developer
3 3 (17.65%) R Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Big Data Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Data Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Full Stack Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Angular Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Big Data Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Cloud Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (5.88%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
5 1 (5.88%) Machine Learning Scientist
5 1 (5.88%) Node.js Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Full Stack Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (58.82%) D3.js
2 3 (17.65%) Natural Language Processing
3 2 (11.76%) AngularJS
3 2 (11.76%) HTML
3 2 (11.76%) HTML5
3 2 (11.76%) Kafka
3 2 (11.76%) RESTful
3 2 (11.76%) Spring
4 1 (5.88%) CSS
4 1 (5.88%) CSS3
4 1 (5.88%) Hibernate
4 1 (5.88%) J2EE
4 1 (5.88%) jQuery
4 1 (5.88%) JSON
4 1 (5.88%) Node.js
4 1 (5.88%) REST
4 1 (5.88%) Spring MVC
4 1 (5.88%) Web Services
4 1 (5.88%) XML
4 1 (5.88%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Algorithms
1 6 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (23.53%) Computer Science
3 3 (17.65%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (11.76%) Smart City
4 2 (11.76%) Smart Energy
5 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Analytics
2 10 (58.82%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (58.82%) Data Visualisation
2 10 (58.82%) Information Security
2 10 (58.82%) Visualisation
3 7 (41.18%) Mathematics
4 6 (35.29%) Data Management
4 6 (35.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (29.41%) Open Source
6 4 (23.53%) Machine Learning
7 3 (17.65%) Data Cleansing
7 3 (17.65%) Data Extraction
7 3 (17.65%) TDD
8 2 (11.76%) BDD
8 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (11.76%) Microservices
8 2 (11.76%) MVC
8 2 (11.76%) OO
8 2 (11.76%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 13 (76.47%) R
2 12 (70.59%) Python
3 11 (64.71%) SQL
4 10 (58.82%) GraphQL
5 8 (47.06%) Java
6 3 (17.65%) C#
6 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
7 2 (11.76%) Groovy
8 1 (5.88%) Clojure
8 1 (5.88%) Erlang
8 1 (5.88%) F#
8 1 (5.88%) Haskell
8 1 (5.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Degree
2 3 (17.65%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (35.29%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Docker
2 1 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Tableau
2 1 (5.88%) Cloudera
2 1 (5.88%) Google