The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 81 83
Rank change year-on-year +39 +2  
Contract jobs citing Scala 48 17 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 4.73% 1.18% 0.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.89% 2.58% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 11 7
Median daily rate £500 £525 £675
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% -22.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £550
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £700
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 Leeds with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 540 659 609
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 53.25% 45.64% 51.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 387 481 417
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £310 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £560 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 6
Median hourly rate £22.50 £9.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +150.00% -74.28%  
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 Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds 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 Leeds

Scala
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Scala in Leeds

Scala
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Scala in Leeds over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scala in Leeds

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 Leeds region with a requirement for Scala.

1 80 (82.47%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (67.01%) Java
3 59 (60.82%) HTML
4 57 (58.76%) Ruby
5 54 (55.67%) Python
6 48 (49.48%) RESTful
7 45 (46.39%) CSS
8 43 (44.33%) Linux
9 40 (41.24%) HTML5
10 39 (40.21%) Jenkins
11 38 (39.18%) JSON
12 37 (38.14%) Scrum
12 37 (38.14%) Open Source
13 36 (37.11%) Play Framework
14 35 (36.08%) Git (software)
15 34 (35.05%) Django
15 34 (35.05%) Spring
15 34 (35.05%) Relational Database
16 33 (34.02%) TDD
17 32 (32.99%) Selenium
18 31 (31.96%) Configuration Management
18 31 (31.96%) REST
19 29 (29.90%) JIRA
20 27 (27.84%) JavaScript
21 26 (26.80%) CSS3
22 25 (25.77%) MongoDB
22 25 (25.77%) Confluence
23 24 (24.74%) Cucumber
23 24 (24.74%) Automated Testing
24 23 (23.71%) Subversion

Scala
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 25 (25.77%) Confluence
2 3 (3.09%) Apache Spark
3 2 (2.06%) Apache Pig
3 2 (2.06%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.03%) Apache
4 1 (1.03%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.15%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.12%) Google Cloud Platform
2 4 (4.12%) IaaS
2 4 (4.12%) Loggly
2 4 (4.12%) Sumo Logic
3 1 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.03%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 23 (23.71%) HTTP
2 1 (1.03%) DNS
2 1 (1.03%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (35.05%) Relational Database
2 25 (25.77%) MongoDB
3 22 (22.68%) NoSQL
4 11 (11.34%) Apache Cassandra
4 11 (11.34%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (9.28%) MySQL
6 3 (3.09%) Hadoop
6 3 (3.09%) HBase
6 3 (3.09%) Riak
7 2 (2.06%) Apache Hive
7 2 (2.06%) Big Data
7 2 (2.06%) Couchbase
8 1 (1.03%) Redis
Development Applications
1 39 (40.21%) Jenkins
2 35 (36.08%) Git (software)
3 32 (32.99%) Selenium
4 29 (29.90%) JIRA
5 24 (24.74%) Cucumber
6 23 (23.71%) Subversion
7 17 (17.53%) JUnit
8 12 (12.37%) WebDriver
9 7 (7.22%) SoapUI
10 6 (6.19%) Maven
11 5 (5.15%) Grunt
12 4 (4.12%) Gatling
12 4 (4.12%) JMeter
12 4 (4.12%) Vagrant
13 3 (3.09%) RSpec
14 2 (2.06%) DbUnit
14 2 (2.06%) FitNesse
14 2 (2.06%) IntelliJ
14 2 (2.06%) jMock
14 2 (2.06%) Mockito
General
1 2 (2.06%) Finance
1 2 (2.06%) Games
1 2 (2.06%) German Language
1 2 (2.06%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 55 (56.70%) Developer
2 37 (38.14%) Scala Developer
3 23 (23.71%) Java Developer
4 19 (19.59%) Architect
5 15 (15.46%) Technical Architect
6 13 (13.40%) Java Scala Developer
7 10 (10.31%) Tester
8 9 (9.28%) Automation Tester
9 7 (7.22%) Test Engineer
10 5 (5.15%) Selenium Tester
11 4 (4.12%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 4 (4.12%) Java Automation Tester
11 4 (4.12%) Java Engineer
11 4 (4.12%) Lead Architect
11 4 (4.12%) QA Engineer
11 4 (4.12%) QA Test Engineer
11 4 (4.12%) Selenium Automation Tester
11 4 (4.12%) Test Automation Engineer
12 3 (3.09%) Java Architect
12 3 (3.09%) Java Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (60.82%) HTML
2 48 (49.48%) RESTful
3 45 (46.39%) CSS
4 40 (41.24%) HTML5
5 38 (39.18%) JSON
6 36 (37.11%) Play Framework
7 34 (35.05%) Django
7 34 (35.05%) Spring
8 31 (31.96%) REST
9 26 (26.80%) CSS3
10 20 (20.62%) Ajax
11 19 (19.59%) Ruby on Rails
12 12 (12.37%) Guice
12 12 (12.37%) Spring MVC
12 12 (12.37%) Web Services
13 8 (8.25%) Gherkin
14 6 (6.19%) AngularJS
14 6 (6.19%) Node.js
15 5 (5.15%) Apache Camel
15 5 (5.15%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.28%) User Experience
2 8 (8.25%) Driving Licence
3 7 (7.22%) Social Media
4 5 (5.15%) Tandem
5 4 (4.12%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.03%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.03%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 43 (44.33%) Linux
2 14 (14.43%) Mac OS X
2 14 (14.43%) Unix
3 1 (1.03%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (82.47%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (38.14%) Open Source
2 37 (38.14%) Scrum
3 33 (34.02%) TDD
4 31 (31.96%) Configuration Management
5 24 (24.74%) Automated Testing
6 23 (23.71%) Kanban
7 22 (22.68%) Responsive Web Design
7 22 (22.68%) Web Design
8 20 (20.62%) BDD
9 19 (19.59%) Web Development
10 16 (16.49%) Continuous Integration
10 16 (16.49%) User Stories
11 13 (13.40%) Continuous Deployment
11 13 (13.40%) Test Automation
11 13 (13.40%) Visualisation
12 12 (12.37%) Continuous Improvement
12 12 (12.37%) Microservices
12 12 (12.37%) MVC
12 12 (12.37%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 65 (67.01%) Java
2 57 (58.76%) Ruby
3 54 (55.67%) Python
4 27 (27.84%) JavaScript
5 15 (15.46%) C#
6 9 (9.28%) Bash Shell
6 9 (9.28%) Groovy
7 7 (7.22%) PHP
8 6 (6.19%) Go
9 4 (4.12%) C++
10 2 (2.06%) ECMAScript
11 1 (1.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.03%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (1.03%) CTC Cleared
1 1 (1.03%) Degree
1 1 (1.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (13.40%) QA
2 2 (2.06%) WCAG
System Software
1 5 (5.15%) Docker
2 3 (3.09%) HDFS
3 2 (2.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.03%) VirtualBox
4 1 (1.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 21 (21.65%) Puppet
2 20 (20.62%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (6.19%) Ansible
4 5 (5.15%) Nagios
5 4 (4.12%) Salt
5 4 (4.12%) ZABBIX
6 2 (2.06%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (1.03%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 16 (16.49%) Google
2 5 (5.15%) SaltStack
3 4 (4.12%) New Relic
3 4 (4.12%) Oracle
3 4 (4.12%) Rackspace
3 4 (4.12%) Splunk
4 2 (2.06%) Atlassian
4 2 (2.06%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.06%) VMware
4 2 (2.06%) Zend
5 1 (1.03%) Hortonworks
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + DOE
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 7 hours ago