Period
to 12 December 2017

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 12 December 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
South West > Bristol
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 81 100
Rank change year-on-year -17 +19 -7
Contract jobs citing Scala 20 24 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.02% 1.42% 0.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.53% 3.68% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 21 4
Bristol median daily rate £475 £450 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +24.14% -34.09%
10th Percentile £404 £400 £325
90th Percentile £536 £675 £388
South West median daily rate £475 £450 £375
% change year-on-year +5.56% +20.00% -16.67%
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 789 652 653
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 40.21% 38.65% 37.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 525 464 522
Bristol median daily rate £375 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% -3.33% -
10th Percentile £263 £268 £269
90th Percentile £488 £525 £488
South West median daily rate £388 £370 £375
% change year-on-year +4.73% -1.33% +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 16 15
Bristol median hourly rate £38.00 £38.25 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.65% +2.00% -16.90%
10th Percentile £13.79 £24.08 £11.90
90th Percentile £50.08 £51.21 £61.90
South West median hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -2.50% - +14.29%

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

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Scala.

1 13 (65.00%) Java
2 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (50.00%) TDD
4 9 (45.00%) BDD
5 8 (40.00%) Microservices
6 7 (35.00%) Functional Programming
6 7 (35.00%) NoSQL
6 7 (35.00%) REST
7 6 (30.00%) Test Automation
7 6 (30.00%) GitHub
8 5 (25.00%) Kafka
8 5 (25.00%) Apache Spark
8 5 (25.00%) Ruby
8 5 (25.00%) MVC
8 5 (25.00%) Python
9 4 (20.00%) .NET
9 4 (20.00%) Scrum
9 4 (20.00%) QA
9 4 (20.00%) RESTful
9 4 (20.00%) Kanban
9 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
10 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (15.00%) MongoDB
10 3 (15.00%) QA Automation
10 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
10 3 (15.00%) Selenium
10 3 (15.00%) jQuery
10 3 (15.00%) Performance Testing
10 3 (15.00%) Ajax
10 3 (15.00%) Spring

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 5 (25.00%) Apache Spark
2 2 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 6 (30.00%) GitHub
2 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (5.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (15.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (10.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 2 (10.00%) Hadoop
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (5.00%) Big Data
4 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (15.00%) Gatling
2 3 (15.00%) JMeter
2 3 (15.00%) Selenium
2 3 (15.00%) The Grinder
3 2 (10.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (10.00%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (10.00%) SpecFlow
3 2 (10.00%) TeamCity
4 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (5.00%) JIRA
4 1 (5.00%) JUnit
4 1 (5.00%) NUnit
4 1 (5.00%) Travis CI
4 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (5.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (5.00%) Advertising
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Developer
2 8 (40.00%) Scala Developer
3 5 (25.00%) Java Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Automation Test Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) QA Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) QA Automation Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) QA Test Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) .NET Architect
5 1 (5.00%) .NET Technical Architect
5 1 (5.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Java Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Java Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Java Technical Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) REST
2 5 (25.00%) Kafka
3 4 (20.00%) .NET
3 4 (20.00%) RESTful
4 3 (15.00%) Ajax
4 3 (15.00%) CSS
4 3 (15.00%) jQuery
4 3 (15.00%) Spring
4 3 (15.00%) Web Services
5 2 (10.00%) Akka
5 2 (10.00%) AngularJS
5 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (10.00%) DWR
5 2 (10.00%) Ember.js
5 2 (10.00%) Hibernate
5 2 (10.00%) Node.js
5 2 (10.00%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (10.00%) SOAP
5 2 (10.00%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Blog
1 2 (10.00%) Public Cloud
2 1 (5.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (5.00%) Smartphone
2 1 (5.00%) Social Media
2 1 (5.00%) User Experience
2 1 (5.00%) Wiki
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (50.00%) TDD
3 9 (45.00%) BDD
4 8 (40.00%) Microservices
5 7 (35.00%) Functional Programming
6 6 (30.00%) Test Automation
7 5 (25.00%) MVC
8 4 (20.00%) Kanban
8 4 (20.00%) Scrum
9 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (15.00%) DevOps
9 3 (15.00%) Performance Testing
9 3 (15.00%) QA Automation
9 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
10 2 (10.00%) Continuous Deployment
10 2 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (10.00%) CQRS
10 2 (10.00%) Exploratory Testing
10 2 (10.00%) High Availability
10 2 (10.00%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (65.00%) Java
2 5 (25.00%) Python
2 5 (25.00%) Ruby
3 3 (15.00%) C#
3 3 (15.00%) SQL
4 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.00%) Clojure
5 1 (5.00%) Groovy
5 1 (5.00%) Haskell
5 1 (5.00%) Jython
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) Facebook
1 1 (5.00%) Google
1 1 (5.00%) Tableau