Period
to 18 June 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 18 June 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
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 78 87 84
Rank change year-on-year +9 -3 +19
Contract jobs citing Scala 26 15 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.54% 0.92% 1.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.83% 2.43% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 14 17
Bristol median daily rate £513 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.59% +21.43% -52.54%
10th Percentile £422 £413 £325
90th Percentile £650 £525 £404
South West median daily rate £525 £425 £363
% change year-on-year +23.53% +17.24% -19.44%
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 678 618 608
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 40.09% 37.96% 35.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 444 401 413
Bristol median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £285 £251 £263
90th Percentile £524 £525 £463
South West median daily rate £408 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +8.67% +3.45% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 20 34
Bristol median hourly rate £40.38 £39.50 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.22% +3.95% -5.00%
10th Percentile £28.66 £13.76 £29.80
90th Percentile £48.13 £53.75 £52.43
South West median hourly rate £41.75 £42.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year -1.76% +1.19% +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

Scala
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scala in Bristol

For the 6 months to 18 June 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 24 (92.31%) Java
2 14 (53.85%) REST
3 11 (42.31%) BDD
3 11 (42.31%) TDD
4 10 (38.46%) Test Automation
4 10 (38.46%) Kafka
5 9 (34.62%) Microservices
5 9 (34.62%) Apache Spark
5 9 (34.62%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (30.77%) Spring
6 8 (30.77%) Ruby
6 8 (30.77%) Degree
6 8 (30.77%) MVC
6 8 (30.77%) SQL
6 8 (30.77%) Web Services
6 8 (30.77%) SOAP
6 8 (30.77%) Python
6 8 (30.77%) Play Framework
6 8 (30.77%) MongoDB
6 8 (30.77%) NoSQL
7 7 (26.92%) CouchDB
7 7 (26.92%) Functional Programming
7 7 (26.92%) Continuous Delivery
7 7 (26.92%) Spring Boot
7 7 (26.92%) Problem-Solving
7 7 (26.92%) XML
7 7 (26.92%) MySQL
7 7 (26.92%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (26.92%) Apache Wicket

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 9 (34.62%) Apache Spark
2 5 (19.23%) Apache
2 5 (19.23%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 6 (23.08%) GitHub
2 5 (19.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) HTTP
2 1 (3.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (30.77%) MongoDB
1 8 (30.77%) NoSQL
2 7 (26.92%) CouchDB
2 7 (26.92%) MySQL
2 7 (26.92%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (19.23%) Hadoop
3 5 (19.23%) Neo4j
3 5 (19.23%) Relational Database
3 5 (19.23%) Riak
4 4 (15.38%) HBase
5 2 (7.69%) Apache Hive
5 2 (7.69%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Jenkins
2 5 (19.23%) git-flow
2 5 (19.23%) Jasmine
2 5 (19.23%) Karma Test Runner
2 5 (19.23%) Mocha
2 5 (19.23%) SonarQube
3 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
3 2 (7.69%) JUnit
4 1 (3.85%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.85%) Eclipse
4 1 (3.85%) Gatling
4 1 (3.85%) IntelliJ
4 1 (3.85%) JMeter
4 1 (3.85%) Maven
4 1 (3.85%) NUnit
4 1 (3.85%) Selenium
4 1 (3.85%) SpecFlow
4 1 (3.85%) The Grinder
4 1 (3.85%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (19.23%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (73.08%) Developer
2 10 (38.46%) Java Developer
3 6 (23.08%) Scala Developer
4 5 (19.23%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) Hadoop Developer
6 3 (11.54%) Lead Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Big Data Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Digital Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Java Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Java Hadoop Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Junior
7 1 (3.85%) Junior Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Junior Java Developer
7 1 (3.85%) QA Automation Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) QA Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) QA Test Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Scala Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Test Automation Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (53.85%) REST
2 10 (38.46%) Kafka
3 8 (30.77%) Play Framework
3 8 (30.77%) SOAP
3 8 (30.77%) Spring
3 8 (30.77%) Web Services
4 7 (26.92%) Apache Wicket
4 7 (26.92%) Spring Boot
4 7 (26.92%) XML
5 6 (23.08%) CSS
6 5 (19.23%) DOM
6 5 (19.23%) HTML
6 5 (19.23%) SAX
6 5 (19.23%) Servlets
6 5 (19.23%) XML Schema
7 4 (15.38%) Ajax
8 1 (3.85%) DWR
8 1 (3.85%) Hibernate
8 1 (3.85%) jQuery
8 1 (3.85%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) BDD
1 11 (42.31%) TDD
2 10 (38.46%) Test Automation
3 9 (34.62%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (34.62%) Microservices
4 8 (30.77%) MVC
5 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (26.92%) Continuous Delivery
5 7 (26.92%) Functional Programming
5 7 (26.92%) Problem-Solving
6 6 (23.08%) Open Source
6 6 (23.08%) Unit Testing
7 5 (19.23%) DevOps
7 5 (19.23%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 5 (19.23%) SDLC
8 3 (11.54%) Data Management
8 3 (11.54%) Mentoring
8 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (7.69%) Scrum
9 2 (7.69%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 24 (92.31%) Java
2 8 (30.77%) Python
2 8 (30.77%) Ruby
2 8 (30.77%) SQL
3 7 (26.92%) Groovy
4 5 (19.23%) C#
4 5 (19.23%) JavaScript
4 5 (19.23%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (30.77%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (3.85%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 5 (19.23%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Hortonworks