The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 28 March 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
South West / Gloucestershire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 43 -
Rank change year-on-year -2 -  
Contract jobs citing Scala 2 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 0.60% 1.77% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.38% 3.42% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £550 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £448 £500
% change year-on-year +6.14% -10.50%  
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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 145 234 278
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 43.67% 51.88% 58.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 95 187
Median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £306 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 24 16
Median hourly rate £41.25 £44.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +3.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.75 £42.00 £40.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.20 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

Scala
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 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 Gloucestershire

Scala
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Scala in Gloucestershire

Scala
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Scala.

1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) XML
1 3 (75.00%) Scrum
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Ruby
1 3 (75.00%) JIRA
1 3 (75.00%) REST
2 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (50.00%) BDD
2 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (50.00%) Test Management
2 2 (50.00%) Gherkin
2 2 (50.00%) Data Transformation
2 2 (50.00%) Zephyr
2 2 (50.00%) Apache Spark
2 2 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Kanban
2 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (50.00%) SSH
2 2 (50.00%) Apache
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) ISEB
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) SOAP
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 2 (50.00%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (25.00%) Cyberthreat

Scala
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 2 (50.00%) Apache
1 2 (50.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (25.00%) Apache Pig
2 1 (25.00%) Confluence
2 1 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (25.00%) Jupyter
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Apache Accumulo
1 1 (25.00%) Apache Hive
1 1 (25.00%) Apache Zeppelin
1 1 (25.00%) Big Data
1 1 (25.00%) Data Lake
1 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (25.00%) HBase
1 1 (25.00%) HDInsight
1 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (25.00%) OrientDB
1 1 (25.00%) Power BI
1 1 (25.00%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) JIRA
2 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (50.00%) Zephyr
3 1 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (25.00%) Bitbucket
3 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Java Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Test Automation Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Azure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Big Data Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Data Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) REST
1 3 (75.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) Gherkin
2 2 (50.00%) SOAP
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) Apache Camel
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) Kafka
3 1 (25.00%) Spark Streaming
3 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (25.00%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (25.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) BDD
2 2 (50.00%) Data Transformation
2 2 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 2 (50.00%) Kanban
2 2 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Test Management
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) OOD
3 1 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) Ruby
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Ambari
1 1 (25.00%) Hadoop YARN
1 1 (25.00%) Kibana
1 1 (25.00%) Oozie
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) HP
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft