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 3 months to 30 April 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
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 91 81
Rank change year-on-year +22 -10  
Contract jobs citing Scala 4 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.40% 0.065% 0.069%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.03% 0.23% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Median daily rate £475 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £475 £463
% change year-on-year - +2.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London 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 389 434 398
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 39.06% 28.29% 27.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 252 250
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £283 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 3
Median hourly rate £43.39 £13.00 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +233.76% -76.36%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +11.84% +5.55%  

Scala
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing Scala as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 30 April 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 4 (80.00%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (80.00%) ETL
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
1 4 (80.00%) Data Architecture
1 4 (80.00%) Hadoop
1 4 (80.00%) HBase
1 4 (80.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 4 (80.00%) R
1 4 (80.00%) Apache Spark
1 4 (80.00%) Data Lake
2 2 (40.00%) Apache Airflow
2 2 (40.00%) Apache Hive
2 2 (40.00%) Hadoop YARN
2 2 (40.00%) Data Ingestion
2 2 (40.00%) Oozie
2 2 (40.00%) HDFS
2 2 (40.00%) Impala
2 2 (40.00%) Analytics
2 2 (40.00%) Cloudera
2 2 (40.00%) Kafka
2 2 (40.00%) Amazon S3
2 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
2 2 (40.00%) Retail
2 2 (40.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) HTTP
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) CSS

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 4 (80.00%) Apache Spark
2 2 (40.00%) Apache Airflow
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 4 (80.00%) Data Lake
1 4 (80.00%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (80.00%) Hadoop
1 4 (80.00%) HBase
2 2 (40.00%) Apache Hive
2 2 (40.00%) Impala
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
2 2 (40.00%) Retail
3 1 (20.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Architect
1 4 (80.00%) Data Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Designer
2 2 (40.00%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Kafka
2 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) Spring
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Data Architecture
1 4 (80.00%) ETL
2 2 (40.00%) Analytics
2 2 (40.00%) Data Ingestion
2 2 (40.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Data Visualisation
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Visualisation
3 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) R
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) Ruby
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Hadoop YARN
1 2 (40.00%) Oozie
2 1 (20.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Cloudera