Period
to 19 September 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 September 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 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 129 123 127
Rank change year-on-year -6 +4 +3
Contract jobs citing Scala 10 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.34% 0.26% 0.082%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.90% 0.69% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 2
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% - -
10th Percentile £260 £366 £425
90th Percentile £500 £588 £475
Scotland median daily rate £475 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +21.62%
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 1,107 1,016 784
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 37.27% 38.02% 32.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 654 606 474
Edinburgh median daily rate £413 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.45% +3.33% -
10th Percentile £313 £283 £275
90th Percentile £550 £548 £504
Scotland median daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% -0.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 3
Edinburgh median hourly rate £44.27 £31.00 £47.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.81% -34.39% +45.72%
10th Percentile £37.10 £13.00 £42.23
90th Percentile £45.55 £43.39 £48.38
Scotland median hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -14.29% -12.50% +23.36%

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 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scala in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 8 (80.00%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (70.00%) Java
3 6 (60.00%) Python
4 5 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (50.00%) Relational Database
4 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (50.00%) Big Data
5 4 (40.00%) Jenkins
5 4 (40.00%) Data Science
5 4 (40.00%) Data Architecture
5 4 (40.00%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (40.00%) Unix
6 3 (30.00%) Data Modelling
6 3 (30.00%) Finance
6 3 (30.00%) Hadoop
6 3 (30.00%) R
7 2 (20.00%) Node.js
7 2 (20.00%) Heroku
7 2 (20.00%) Django
7 2 (20.00%) Law
7 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
7 2 (20.00%) Ruby
7 2 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (20.00%) Web Development
7 2 (20.00%) ETL
7 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (20.00%) MATLAB
7 2 (20.00%) OO
7 2 (20.00%) C#
7 2 (20.00%) C++

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 1 (10.00%) Apache Pig
1 1 (10.00%) Apache Solr
1 1 (10.00%) Apache Spark
1 1 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (10.00%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 8 (80.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (40.00%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (20.00%) Heroku
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) Big Data
1 5 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (30.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (10.00%) Apache Hive
3 1 (10.00%) DataStax
3 1 (10.00%) HBase
3 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (10.00%) Power BI
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Law
3 1 (10.00%) Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Data Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Backend Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Big Data Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Data Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Data Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Data Scientist
3 1 (10.00%) Security Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Data Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
1 2 (20.00%) Django
1 2 (20.00%) Node.js
1 2 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (10.00%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (40.00%) Data Architecture
2 4 (40.00%) Data Science
3 3 (30.00%) Data Modelling
4 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (20.00%) ETL
4 2 (20.00%) OO
4 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (20.00%) Web Development
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (10.00%) Analytics
5 1 (10.00%) Business Development
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (10.00%) Data Analytics
5 1 (10.00%) Database Theory
5 1 (10.00%) Deployment Automation
5 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (10.00%) MapReduce
5 1 (10.00%) Software Delivery
5 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) Java
2 6 (60.00%) Python
3 3 (30.00%) R
4 2 (20.00%) C#
4 2 (20.00%) C++
4 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (20.00%) MATLAB
4 2 (20.00%) PHP
4 2 (20.00%) Ruby
4 2 (20.00%) SQL
5 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Ansible
1 1 (10.00%) Kubernetes
1 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (10.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (10.00%) SaltStack
1 1 (10.00%) Tableau
1 1 (10.00%) Teradata