Period
to 21 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 21 January 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
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 131 95 -
Rank change year-on-year -36 - +115
Contract jobs citing Scala 9 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.31% 0.28% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.88% 0.69% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 0
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £455 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.09% - -
Scotland median daily rate £425 £459 £445
% change year-on-year -7.36% +3.09% -31.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland 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 Edinburgh with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,020 724 872
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 35.54% 40.97% 28.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 639 463 510
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -3.23% +1.97%
10th Percentile £301 £288 £263
90th Percentile £540 £500 £550
Scotland median daily rate £388 £353 £365
% change year-on-year +9.93% -3.42% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 11
Edinburgh median hourly rate £21.00 £52.00 £32.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -59.62% +60.37% -18.94%
10th Percentile £20.06 £43.00 £14.00
90th Percentile £36.50 £52.17 £40.38
Scotland median hourly rate £21.00 £43.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -51.16% +14.67% +38.89%

Scala
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Scala in Edinburgh

Scala
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Scala in Edinburgh

Scala
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Scala in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scala in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Scala.

1 7 (77.78%) Java
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Apache Spark
3 4 (44.44%) Jenkins
3 4 (44.44%) Play Framework
3 4 (44.44%) HBase
3 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
4 3 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (33.33%) Machine Learning
4 3 (33.33%) MongoDB
4 3 (33.33%) NoSQL
4 3 (33.33%) Kanban
4 3 (33.33%) Open Source
4 3 (33.33%) DevOps
4 3 (33.33%) Aerospike
5 2 (22.22%) SOLID
5 2 (22.22%) Exploratory Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Data Lake
5 2 (22.22%) Hadoop YARN
5 2 (22.22%) HDFS
5 2 (22.22%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (22.22%) User Stories
5 2 (22.22%) BDD
5 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (22.22%) Data Architecture
5 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
5 2 (22.22%) Hadoop
5 2 (22.22%) R
5 2 (22.22%) MapReduce
5 2 (22.22%) OO

Scala
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 (55.56%) Apache Spark
2 2 (22.22%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (11.11%) Apache Airflow
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon S3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) HBase
2 3 (33.33%) Aerospike
2 3 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 3 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 3 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (22.22%) Data Lake
3 2 (22.22%) Hadoop
4 1 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (11.11%) Apache Hive
4 1 (11.11%) Impala
4 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
4 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Jenkins
2 1 (11.11%) ERwin
General
1 2 (22.22%) Banking
1 2 (22.22%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Architect
1 2 (22.22%) Data Architect
1 2 (22.22%) Developer
1 2 (22.22%) Java Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Java Scala Software Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Java Software Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) QA Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Scala Software Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Software Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Java Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Java Software Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Software Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Web Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) Play Framework
2 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
2 1 (11.11%) Aurelia
2 1 (11.11%) CSS
2 1 (11.11%) Kafka
2 1 (11.11%) React
2 1 (11.11%) Spring
2 1 (11.11%) Spring Boot
2 1 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) DevOps
2 3 (33.33%) Kanban
2 3 (33.33%) Machine Learning
2 3 (33.33%) Open Source
3 2 (22.22%) BDD
3 2 (22.22%) Data Architecture
3 2 (22.22%) Exploratory Testing
3 2 (22.22%) MapReduce
3 2 (22.22%) OO
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
3 2 (22.22%) SOLID
3 2 (22.22%) TDD
3 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
3 2 (22.22%) User Stories
4 1 (11.11%) ETL
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL
4 1 (11.11%) TOGAF
4 1 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) Java
2 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 2 (22.22%) R
4 1 (11.11%) C#
4 1 (11.11%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (11.11%) Ansible
2 1 (11.11%) Oozie
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Cloudera
1 1 (11.11%) IBM
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle
1 1 (11.11%) Teradata