Period
to 20 July 2017

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 20 July 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
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 107 145 126
Rank change year-on-year +38 -19 -
Contract jobs citing Scala 6 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.27% 0.035% 0.032%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.70% 0.12% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Edinburgh median daily rate £475 - -
Scotland median daily rate £425 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +13.33% +3.45% +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

Scala is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 858 828 847
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 38.08% 29.31% 27.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 529 472 510
Edinburgh median daily rate £380 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.33% +2.74% -2.67%
10th Percentile £263 £265 £260
90th Percentile £530 £525 £488
Scotland median daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 5
Edinburgh median hourly rate £37.50 £40.75 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.98% +4.49% +56.00%
10th Percentile £13.00 £20.20 £18.00
90th Percentile £47.23 £46.99 £50.50
Scotland median hourly rate £38.75 £40.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year -3.13% +30.08% +7.89%

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

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Scala.

1 5 (83.33%) Apache Cassandra
1 5 (83.33%) Apache Spark
2 4 (66.67%) Data Lake
2 4 (66.67%) R
2 4 (66.67%) HBase
2 4 (66.67%) Data Architecture
2 4 (66.67%) Hadoop
2 4 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (66.67%) ETL
2 4 (66.67%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) Kafka
4 2 (33.33%) Analytics
4 2 (33.33%) Oozie
4 2 (33.33%) HDFS
4 2 (33.33%) Apache Hive
4 2 (33.33%) Impala
4 2 (33.33%) Amazon S3
4 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (33.33%) Cloudera
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) TDD
4 2 (33.33%) Banking
4 2 (33.33%) Retail
4 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
4 2 (33.33%) Java
4 2 (33.33%) Apache Airflow
4 2 (33.33%) Hadoop YARN
4 2 (33.33%) Data Ingestion
5 1 (16.67%) J2EE
5 1 (16.67%) Spring

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 (83.33%) Apache Spark
2 2 (33.33%) Apache Airflow
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon S3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (66.67%) Data Lake
2 4 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (66.67%) Hadoop
2 4 (66.67%) HBase
3 2 (33.33%) Apache Hive
3 2 (33.33%) Impala
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Banking
2 2 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (16.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Architect
1 4 (66.67%) Data Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Designer
2 2 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Solutions Designer
3 1 (16.67%) AWS Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Kafka
2 1 (16.67%) Akka
2 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
2 1 (16.67%) J2EE
2 1 (16.67%) Play Framework
2 1 (16.67%) Spring
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Data Architecture
1 4 (66.67%) ETL
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Analytics
2 2 (33.33%) Data Ingestion
2 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 2 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) BDD
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) R
2 2 (33.33%) Java
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Hadoop YARN
1 2 (33.33%) Oozie
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Cloudera