Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 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
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 96 94 79
Rank change year-on-year -2 -15 +24
Contract jobs citing Scala 35 21 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.60% 1.07% 1.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.71% 2.65% 3.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 14 21
Bristol median daily rate £538 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.16% +5.56% +24.14%
10th Percentile £413 £404 £400
90th Percentile £606 £536 £675
South West median daily rate £525 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% +20.00%
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 944 793 652
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 43.12% 40.42% 38.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 687 526 468
Bristol median daily rate £425 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +3.45% -3.33%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £268
90th Percentile £538 £488 £525
South West median daily rate £425 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +9.68% +3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 18 17
Bristol median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.84% +8.57% -6.67%
10th Percentile £35.08 £13.79 £18.85
90th Percentile £64.75 £50.08 £51.02
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £39.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +8.97% -2.50% -

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 15 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scala in Bristol

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 32 (91.43%) Java
2 21 (60.00%) Linux
3 20 (57.14%) Hadoop
4 19 (54.29%) Git (software)
5 18 (51.43%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (45.71%) TDD
6 16 (45.71%) Relational Database
6 16 (45.71%) Apache Spark
7 14 (40.00%) Big Data
7 14 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
7 14 (40.00%) Test Automation
7 14 (40.00%) Ruby
8 13 (37.14%) Ruby on Rails
8 13 (37.14%) Finance
8 13 (37.14%) Subversion
8 13 (37.14%) Web Design
8 13 (37.14%) JavaScript
8 13 (37.14%) JUnit
8 13 (37.14%) HTTP
8 13 (37.14%) Responsive Web Design
9 12 (34.29%) HBase
9 12 (34.29%) Jenkins
9 12 (34.29%) Play Framework
9 12 (34.29%) Configuration Management
9 12 (34.29%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (31.43%) RESTful
10 11 (31.43%) Guice
10 11 (31.43%) Google
10 11 (31.43%) Spring MVC
10 11 (31.43%) Django

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 16 (45.71%) Apache Spark
2 10 (28.57%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (11.43%) Amazon EMR
2 4 (11.43%) Amazon Kinesis
2 4 (11.43%) Amazon S3
2 4 (11.43%) AWS Lambda
2 4 (11.43%) Serverless
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (37.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (57.14%) Hadoop
2 16 (45.71%) Relational Database
3 14 (40.00%) Big Data
4 12 (34.29%) HBase
5 10 (28.57%) Apache Hive
6 4 (11.43%) Amazon Athena
6 4 (11.43%) Data Lake
6 4 (11.43%) RDBMS
6 4 (11.43%) Sqoop
7 3 (8.57%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (2.86%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 19 (54.29%) Git (software)
2 13 (37.14%) JUnit
2 13 (37.14%) Subversion
3 12 (34.29%) Jenkins
4 11 (31.43%) Hudson
5 10 (28.57%) JIRA
6 5 (14.29%) Eclipse
6 5 (14.29%) IntelliJ
6 5 (14.29%) Maven
7 1 (2.86%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 13 (37.14%) Finance
2 10 (28.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (85.71%) Developer
2 13 (37.14%) Scala Developer
3 12 (34.29%) Hadoop Developer
4 10 (28.57%) Agile Developer
5 5 (14.29%) Java Developer
6 4 (11.43%) Big Data Developer
7 3 (8.57%) Java Hadoop Developer
8 2 (5.71%) Ruby on Rails Developer
9 1 (2.86%) Designer
9 1 (2.86%) Django Developer
9 1 (2.86%) Java Scala Developer
9 1 (2.86%) Software Engineer
9 1 (2.86%) Solutions Designer
9 1 (2.86%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (37.14%) Ruby on Rails
2 12 (34.29%) Play Framework
3 11 (31.43%) Django
3 11 (31.43%) Guice
3 11 (31.43%) Kafka
3 11 (31.43%) REST
3 11 (31.43%) RESTful
3 11 (31.43%) Spring
3 11 (31.43%) Spring MVC
4 10 (28.57%) JSON
5 1 (2.86%) Akka
5 1 (2.86%) Dropwizard
5 1 (2.86%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (2.86%) spray
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 21 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (8.57%) Mac OS X
2 3 (8.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (51.43%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (45.71%) TDD
3 14 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
3 14 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 13 (37.14%) Responsive Web Design
4 13 (37.14%) Web Design
5 12 (34.29%) Configuration Management
5 12 (34.29%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (31.43%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 11 (31.43%) Functional Programming
6 11 (31.43%) MVC
6 11 (31.43%) Open Source
6 11 (31.43%) Pair Programming
6 11 (31.43%) Scrum
7 10 (28.57%) BDD
7 10 (28.57%) Kanban
7 10 (28.57%) OWASP
8 9 (25.71%) SDLC
9 7 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (14.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 32 (91.43%) Java
2 14 (40.00%) Ruby
3 13 (37.14%) JavaScript
4 6 (17.14%) Python
5 4 (11.43%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (28.57%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 11 (31.43%) Google
2 8 (22.86%) Hortonworks
3 2 (5.71%) Informatica