Period
to 19 June 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 19 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
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 118 101 139
Rank change year-on-year -17 +38 -19
Contract jobs citing Scala 11 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.38% 0.35% 0.035%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.07% 0.86% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 0
Edinburgh median daily rate £475 £475 -
Scotland median daily rate £470 £419 £350
% change year-on-year +12.24% +19.64% -6.67%
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 1,029 815 857
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 35.57% 40.25% 30.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 654 516 489
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £383 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.58% +0.66% +1.33%
10th Percentile £313 £263 £265
90th Percentile £568 £525 £538
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £368
% change year-on-year +6.67% +2.04% -2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 3
Edinburgh median hourly rate £37.00 £43.39 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.73% +11.26% -13.33%
10th Percentile £25.38 £14.56 £17.80
90th Percentile £45.69 £52.17 £42.00
Scotland median hourly rate £16.76 £43.39 £38.25
% change year-on-year -61.37% +13.44% +23.39%

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 19 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scala in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Scala.

1 9 (81.82%) Java
2 6 (54.55%) Hadoop
2 6 (54.55%) R
3 5 (45.45%) SQL
3 5 (45.45%) Apache Spark
4 4 (36.36%) Python
4 4 (36.36%) SAS
4 4 (36.36%) Finance
4 4 (36.36%) Apache Hive
4 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (27.27%) Retail Banking
5 3 (27.27%) Degree
5 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
5 3 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (27.27%) Open Source
5 3 (27.27%) Banking
5 3 (27.27%) Data Modelling
5 3 (27.27%) Oracle
5 3 (27.27%) PL/SQL
5 3 (27.27%) Data Science
6 2 (18.18%) Data Lake
6 2 (18.18%) Hadoop YARN
6 2 (18.18%) Ambari
6 2 (18.18%) HDFS
6 2 (18.18%) Impala
6 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (18.18%) ETL
6 2 (18.18%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (18.18%) HBase
6 2 (18.18%) Analytics

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 (45.45%) Apache Spark
2 4 (36.36%) SAS
3 2 (18.18%) Apache Pig
4 1 (9.09%) Apache
4 1 (9.09%) Apache Airflow
4 1 (9.09%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (9.09%) Amazon S3
2 1 (9.09%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) Hadoop
2 4 (36.36%) Apache Hive
3 2 (18.18%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (18.18%) Big Data
3 2 (18.18%) Data Lake
3 2 (18.18%) HBase
3 2 (18.18%) Impala
3 2 (18.18%) QlikView
4 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
4 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) ERwin
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Banking
2 3 (27.27%) Retail Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Private Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Data Scientist
2 3 (27.27%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Data Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Data Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Scala Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Data Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) QA Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Security Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Kafka
2 1 (9.09%) Akka
2 1 (9.09%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
2 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) Data Modelling
2 3 (27.27%) Data Science
2 3 (27.27%) Open Source
3 2 (18.18%) Analytics
3 2 (18.18%) Data Architecture
3 2 (18.18%) ETL
3 2 (18.18%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) OO
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (9.09%) Statistics
4 1 (9.09%) TDD
4 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
4 1 (9.09%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) Java
2 6 (54.55%) R
3 5 (45.45%) SQL
4 4 (36.36%) Python
5 3 (27.27%) PL/SQL
6 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) HDFS
2 1 (9.09%) Apache Flume
2 1 (9.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Ambari
1 2 (18.18%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (9.09%) Kubernetes
2 1 (9.09%) Oozie
2 1 (9.09%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) Cloudera
3 1 (9.09%) Google
3 1 (9.09%) Hortonworks
3 1 (9.09%) IBM
3 1 (9.09%) MapR
3 1 (9.09%) Teradata