Period
to 26 February 2020

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 26 February 2020 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
26 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 80 68 73
Rank change year-on-year -12 +5 +16
Contract jobs citing Scala 38 59 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 2.11% 2.85% 1.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.07% 6.49% 5.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 33 24
Bristol median daily rate £550 £550 £481
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% +13.24%
10th Percentile £475 £425 £406
90th Percentile £598 £606 £631
South West median daily rate £550 £538 £475
% change year-on-year +2.33% +13.16% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West 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 Bristol with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 750 909 726
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 41.60% 43.96% 38.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 511 650 477
Bristol median daily rate £425 £435 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.30% +12.26% +7.27%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £275
90th Percentile £600 £575 £525
South West median daily rate £450 £438 £400
% change year-on-year +2.86% +9.38% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 22 12
Bristol median hourly rate £42.00 £45.00 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +47.54% -19.21%
10th Percentile £18.03 £35.74 £14.26
90th Percentile £52.50 £64.28 £47.00
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year - +16.88% -3.75%

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 26 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scala in Bristol

For the 6 months to 26 February 2020, 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 27 (71.05%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (65.79%) Java
3 21 (55.26%) Hadoop
3 21 (55.26%) Jenkins
4 19 (50.00%) Kafka
4 19 (50.00%) Apache Spark
4 19 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (47.37%) Apache Hive
5 18 (47.37%) Big Data
6 17 (44.74%) Hortonworks
6 17 (44.74%) HBase
6 17 (44.74%) Finance
7 16 (42.11%) TDD
7 16 (42.11%) SQL
7 16 (42.11%) Apache
7 16 (42.11%) Git (software)
8 15 (39.47%) IBM UrbanCode
8 15 (39.47%) Sonatype Nexus
8 15 (39.47%) BDD
8 15 (39.47%) Functional Programming
8 15 (39.47%) Maven
9 14 (36.84%) Software Engineering
9 14 (36.84%) Computer Science
9 14 (36.84%) Data Modelling
9 14 (36.84%) Stakeholder Management
9 14 (36.84%) Scrum
9 14 (36.84%) Mentoring
9 14 (36.84%) HDFS
9 14 (36.84%) Hadoop YARN
10 13 (34.21%) Analytics

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 19 (50.00%) Apache Spark
2 16 (42.11%) Apache
3 1 (2.63%) Confluence
3 1 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.16%) AWS
2 3 (7.89%) Amazon S3
2 3 (7.89%) AWS Lambda
2 3 (7.89%) Serverless
3 2 (5.26%) Slack
4 1 (2.63%) AWS CodeBuild
4 1 (2.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (55.26%) Hadoop
2 18 (47.37%) Apache Hive
2 18 (47.37%) Big Data
3 17 (44.74%) HBase
4 1 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.63%) Apache Ignite
4 1 (2.63%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.63%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.63%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 21 (55.26%) Jenkins
2 16 (42.11%) Git (software)
3 15 (39.47%) IBM UrbanCode
3 15 (39.47%) Maven
3 15 (39.47%) Sonatype Nexus
4 5 (13.16%) Selenium
5 4 (10.53%) Cucumber
5 4 (10.53%) Gatling
6 2 (5.26%) WebDriver
7 1 (2.63%) Gradle
7 1 (2.63%) Hudson
7 1 (2.63%) JIRA
7 1 (2.63%) JMeter
7 1 (2.63%) LoadRunner
General
1 17 (44.74%) Finance
2 7 (18.42%) Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (42.11%) Big Data Engineer
1 16 (42.11%) Data Engineer
2 11 (28.95%) Developer
3 9 (23.68%) Scala Developer
4 4 (10.53%) Test Leader
5 3 (7.89%) DevSecOps Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Hadoop Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Security Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Agile Developer
6 2 (5.26%) AWS Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Architect
7 1 (2.63%) Automation Test Lead
7 1 (2.63%) Full Stack Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Hadoop Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Node.js Developer
7 1 (2.63%) React Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Senior QA Tester
7 1 (2.63%) Test Automation Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Test Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (50.00%) Kafka
2 4 (10.53%) Akka
2 4 (10.53%) RESTful
3 3 (7.89%) REST
4 2 (5.26%) Play Framework
5 1 (2.63%) CSS
5 1 (2.63%) HTML
5 1 (2.63%) Node.js
5 1 (2.63%) React
5 1 (2.63%) SOAP
5 1 (2.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.95%) Management Information System
2 6 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.63%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.63%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.63%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.53%) Linux
2 1 (2.63%) DC/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (71.05%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (42.11%) TDD
4 15 (39.47%) BDD
4 15 (39.47%) Functional Programming
5 14 (36.84%) Computer Science
5 14 (36.84%) Data Modelling
5 14 (36.84%) Mentoring
5 14 (36.84%) Scrum
5 14 (36.84%) Software Engineering
5 14 (36.84%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (34.21%) Analytics
7 11 (28.95%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (28.95%) Project Delivery
7 11 (28.95%) Use Case
7 11 (28.95%) User Stories
8 9 (23.68%) DevOps
9 8 (21.05%) Microservices
10 5 (13.16%) DevSecOps
11 3 (7.89%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (65.79%) Java
2 16 (42.11%) SQL
3 9 (23.68%) C
4 4 (10.53%) C#
5 3 (7.89%) Python
6 2 (5.26%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.63%) Elm
7 1 (2.63%) Groovy
7 1 (2.63%) Haskell
7 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.63%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 13 (34.21%) Computer Science Degree
1 13 (34.21%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) IFRS
1 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 14 (36.84%) HDFS
2 1 (2.63%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (36.84%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (2.63%) Apache Brooklyn
2 1 (2.63%) Kibana
2 1 (2.63%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.63%) Marathon
2 1 (2.63%) Mesos
Vendors
1 17 (44.74%) Hortonworks
2 2 (5.26%) Google
3 1 (2.63%) Cloudera
3 1 (2.63%) MapR