Period
to 23 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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 23 February 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
South West > Bristol
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 73 90 93
Rank change year-on-year +17 +3 +8
Contract jobs citing Scala 36 17 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.91% 1.05% 0.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.95% 2.75% 2.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 16 14
Bristol median daily rate £475 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +21.43% -36.36%
10th Percentile £400 £331 £325
90th Percentile £578 £675 £394
South West median daily rate £475 £425 £356
% change year-on-year +11.76% +19.30% -20.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Bristol median hourly rate - - £65.00
South West median hourly rate - - £65.00

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 Bristol with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 728 619 608
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 38.68% 38.16% 35.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 478 431 437
Bristol median daily rate £388 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.64% +2.86% -9.68%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £266
90th Percentile £525 £525 £475
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year +6.67% +1.35% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 23 27
Bristol median hourly rate £25.00 £38.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.21% +1.33% -15.62%
10th Percentile £14.13 £14.13 £13.59
90th Percentile £47.50 £49.95 £52.50
South West median hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £41.80
% change year-on-year -2.50% -4.31% +16.11%

Scala
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for Scala in Bristol

Scala
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Scala in Bristol

Scala
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Scala in Bristol over the 6 months to 23 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scala in Bristol

For the 6 months to 23 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Scala also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for Scala.

1 29 (80.56%) Java
2 22 (61.11%) REST
3 20 (55.56%) TDD
4 19 (52.78%) BDD
5 17 (47.22%) Test Automation
6 16 (44.44%) Microservices
7 15 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (38.89%) NoSQL
8 14 (38.89%) Functional Programming
9 12 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (33.33%) Ruby
9 12 (33.33%) MVC
9 12 (33.33%) Python
10 11 (30.56%) SQL
10 11 (30.56%) Web Services
10 11 (30.56%) Spring
10 11 (30.56%) Kafka
10 11 (30.56%) GitHub
10 11 (30.56%) MongoDB
10 11 (30.56%) Apache Spark
11 10 (27.78%) SOAP
12 9 (25.00%) CSS
13 8 (22.22%) Play Framework
13 8 (22.22%) Degree
14 7 (19.44%) Groovy
14 7 (19.44%) Apache Wicket
14 7 (19.44%) CouchDB
14 7 (19.44%) XML
14 7 (19.44%) MySQL
14 7 (19.44%) Ajax

Scala
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 11 (30.56%) Apache Spark
2 5 (13.89%) Apache
3 2 (5.56%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 11 (30.56%) GitHub
2 3 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.78%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.78%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.89%) HTTP
2 1 (2.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (38.89%) NoSQL
2 11 (30.56%) MongoDB
3 7 (19.44%) CouchDB
3 7 (19.44%) MySQL
3 7 (19.44%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (13.89%) Neo4j
4 5 (13.89%) Relational Database
4 5 (13.89%) Riak
5 1 (2.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (2.78%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.78%) Big Data
5 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.78%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Git (software)
1 5 (13.89%) git-flow
1 5 (13.89%) Jasmine
1 5 (13.89%) Karma Test Runner
1 5 (13.89%) Mocha
1 5 (13.89%) SonarQube
2 4 (11.11%) Gatling
2 4 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 4 (11.11%) JMeter
2 4 (11.11%) Selenium
2 4 (11.11%) The Grinder
3 3 (8.33%) Cucumber
3 3 (8.33%) SpecFlow
4 2 (5.56%) JUnit
4 2 (5.56%) NUnit
4 2 (5.56%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.78%) JIRA
5 1 (2.78%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.78%) Travis CI
5 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (2.78%) Advertising
1 1 (2.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (69.44%) Developer
2 14 (38.89%) Scala Developer
3 12 (33.33%) Java Developer
4 3 (8.33%) Lead Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Architect
5 2 (5.56%) Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Java Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) QA Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) QA Automation Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) QA Automation Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) QA Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) QA Test Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) QA Test Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Senior Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Senior Scala Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Test Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Test Automation Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (61.11%) REST
2 11 (30.56%) Kafka
2 11 (30.56%) Spring
2 11 (30.56%) Web Services
3 10 (27.78%) SOAP
4 9 (25.00%) CSS
5 8 (22.22%) Play Framework
6 7 (19.44%) Ajax
6 7 (19.44%) Apache Wicket
6 7 (19.44%) Spring Boot
6 7 (19.44%) XML
7 5 (13.89%) DOM
7 5 (13.89%) HTML
7 5 (13.89%) RESTful
7 5 (13.89%) SAX
7 5 (13.89%) Servlets
7 5 (13.89%) XML Schema
8 4 (11.11%) jQuery
9 3 (8.33%) DWR
9 3 (8.33%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.78%) Blog
2 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.78%) Public Cloud
2 1 (2.78%) Smartphone
2 1 (2.78%) Social Media
2 1 (2.78%) User Experience
2 1 (2.78%) Wiki
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (55.56%) TDD
2 19 (52.78%) BDD
3 17 (47.22%) Test Automation
4 16 (44.44%) Microservices
5 15 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (38.89%) Functional Programming
7 12 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (33.33%) MVC
8 7 (19.44%) Continuous Delivery
9 6 (16.67%) Unit Testing
10 5 (13.89%) Scrum
10 5 (13.89%) Software Engineering
11 4 (11.11%) DevOps
11 4 (11.11%) Kanban
11 4 (11.11%) Performance Testing
11 4 (11.11%) QA Automation
12 3 (8.33%) Exploratory Testing
12 3 (8.33%) Mentoring
12 3 (8.33%) Open Source
12 3 (8.33%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (80.56%) Java
2 12 (33.33%) Python
2 12 (33.33%) Ruby
3 11 (30.56%) SQL
4 7 (19.44%) Groovy
5 6 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 4 (11.11%) C#
7 2 (5.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (22.22%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.78%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.89%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) Ansible
2 1 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (2.78%) Facebook
1 1 (2.78%) Google
1 1 (2.78%) Tableau