Period
to 22 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 22 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
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 52 75
Rank change year-on-year -5 +23 -35
Contract jobs citing Scala 7 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 1.15% 0.37% 0.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.29% 1.47% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Lancashire median daily rate £350 - £450
10th Percentile £269 - £425
90th Percentile £388 - £475
North West median daily rate £463 £450 £500
% change year-on-year +2.78% -10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Lancashire median hourly rate - - -
North West 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 Lancashire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Lancashire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 213 136 373
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 34.86% 25.00% 42.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 68 237
Lancashire median daily rate £425 £345 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.19% -8.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £311 £240 £253
90th Percentile £571 £441 £500
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 37 38
Lancashire median hourly rate £39.75 £42.50 £39.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.47% +7.26% +7.09%
10th Percentile £24.78 £36.88 £20.50
90th Percentile £43.00 £48.50 £47.00
North West median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% +14.29% +4.48%

Scala
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

Job postings citing Scala as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Lancashire.

Job vacancy trend for Scala in Lancashire

Scala
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Scala in Lancashire

Scala
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scala within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 22 June 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Blackpool - 7 £350 -
Scala
North West

For the 6 months to 22 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Scala.

1 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Nunjucks
2 5 (71.43%) React
2 5 (71.43%) Vue (Vue.js)
2 5 (71.43%) JIRA
2 5 (71.43%) Node.js
2 5 (71.43%) AngularJS
2 5 (71.43%) Express
3 4 (57.14%) Scrum
4 2 (28.57%) OO
4 2 (28.57%) DevOps
4 2 (28.57%) QA
4 2 (28.57%) Performance Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Open Source
4 2 (28.57%) BDD
4 2 (28.57%) SOLID
4 2 (28.57%) Exploratory Testing
4 2 (28.57%) TDD

Scala
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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:

Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
1 5 (71.43%) Java Developer
2 2 (28.57%) QA Tester
2 2 (28.57%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) AngularJS
1 5 (71.43%) Express
1 5 (71.43%) Node.js
1 5 (71.43%) Nunjucks
1 5 (71.43%) React
1 5 (71.43%) Vue (Vue.js)
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) BDD
3 2 (28.57%) DevOps
3 2 (28.57%) Exploratory Testing
3 2 (28.57%) OO
3 2 (28.57%) Open Source
3 2 (28.57%) Performance Testing
3 2 (28.57%) SOLID
3 2 (28.57%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA