Period
to 29 January 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 29 January 2020 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
Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
6 months to
29 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 53 60 48
Rank change year-on-year +7 -12 +6
Contract jobs citing Scala 26 31 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 3.56% 3.43% 4.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.06% 8.86% 13.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 21 34
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £398 £430 £448
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.56% -3.91% +2.29%
10th Percentile £293 £305 £356
90th Percentile £443 £510 £546
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £398 £430 £448
% change year-on-year -7.56% -3.91% +2.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate - - -
Tyne and Wear 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 Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 287 350 292
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 39.26% 38.72% 32.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 263 215
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £425 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £275
90th Percentile £543 £555 £585
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £425 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 8
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £52.00 £45.00 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.56% +24.14% -9.38%
10th Percentile £26.45 £44.30 £17.70
90th Percentile £57.00 £47.93 £47.66
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £52.00 £45.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year +15.56% +24.14% -6.45%

Scala
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Job postings citing Scala as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Job vacancy trend for Scala in Newcastle upon Tyne

Scala
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Scala in Newcastle upon Tyne

Scala
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Scala in Newcastle upon Tyne over the 6 months to 29 January 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scala in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 29 January 2020, 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for Scala.

1 22 (84.62%) Test Automation
2 19 (73.08%) Cucumber
2 19 (73.08%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (69.23%) Continuous Integration
3 18 (69.23%) Gatling
4 15 (57.69%) Node.js
4 15 (57.69%) REST
5 14 (53.85%) CSS3
5 14 (53.85%) HTML5
5 14 (53.85%) HTML
5 14 (53.85%) CSS
5 14 (53.85%) JSON
6 13 (50.00%) Selenium
6 13 (50.00%) JavaScript
6 13 (50.00%) Jenkins
7 12 (46.15%) GitHub
7 12 (46.15%) Git (software)
7 12 (46.15%) Play Framework
7 12 (46.15%) Microservices
8 11 (42.31%) Java
8 11 (42.31%) WCAG
9 10 (38.46%) Google Analytics
9 10 (38.46%) Google
9 10 (38.46%) JUnit
9 10 (38.46%) XML
9 10 (38.46%) HTTP
9 10 (38.46%) TCP/IP
9 10 (38.46%) SSL
9 10 (38.46%) Mentoring
9 10 (38.46%) Kibana

Scala
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 (7.69%) Apache
1 2 (7.69%) Apache Spark
2 1 (3.85%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 12 (46.15%) GitHub
2 10 (38.46%) Google Analytics
3 2 (7.69%) Azure
3 2 (7.69%) GCP
4 1 (3.85%) BrowserStack
4 1 (3.85%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 10 (38.46%) HTTP
1 10 (38.46%) SSL
1 10 (38.46%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) Relational Database
2 2 (7.69%) Big Data
2 2 (7.69%) BigQuery
2 2 (7.69%) Cloud Spanner
2 2 (7.69%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (73.08%) Cucumber
2 18 (69.23%) Gatling
3 13 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 13 (50.00%) Selenium
4 12 (46.15%) Git (software)
5 10 (38.46%) JUnit
6 2 (7.69%) Artifactory
6 2 (7.69%) GitLab
7 1 (3.85%) Apache Ivy
7 1 (3.85%) Burp Suite
7 1 (3.85%) HP UFT
7 1 (3.85%) Jasmine
7 1 (3.85%) JIRA
7 1 (3.85%) JMeter
7 1 (3.85%) LoadRunner
7 1 (3.85%) SoapUI
7 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (15.38%) Public Sector
2 2 (7.69%) Legal
3 1 (3.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (61.54%) Developer
2 9 (34.62%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 4 (15.38%) Automation Tester
3 4 (15.38%) Java Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Tester
4 3 (11.54%) Scala Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Test Automation Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Test Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Backend Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Data Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Java Scala Developer
5 2 (7.69%) QA Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) QA Test Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Test Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Junior
6 1 (3.85%) Junior Data Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Data Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (57.69%) Node.js
1 15 (57.69%) REST
2 14 (53.85%) CSS
2 14 (53.85%) CSS3
2 14 (53.85%) HTML
2 14 (53.85%) HTML5
2 14 (53.85%) JSON
3 12 (46.15%) Play Framework
4 10 (38.46%) Gherkin
4 10 (38.46%) Sass
4 10 (38.46%) XML
5 4 (15.38%) Ajax
5 4 (15.38%) RESTful
6 2 (7.69%) Kafka
7 1 (3.85%) Akka
7 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (3.85%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (3.85%) SOAP
7 1 (3.85%) Spring
7 1 (3.85%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) User Experience
2 1 (3.85%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (3.85%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (84.62%) Test Automation
2 19 (73.08%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (69.23%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (46.15%) Microservices
5 10 (38.46%) Analytics
5 10 (38.46%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
5 10 (38.46%) Front End Development
5 10 (38.46%) Lean Software Development
5 10 (38.46%) Mentoring
5 10 (38.46%) Open Source
6 9 (34.62%) Continuous Improvement
6 9 (34.62%) Line Management
6 9 (34.62%) Web Development
7 5 (19.23%) Scrum
8 4 (15.38%) API Testing
8 4 (15.38%) Functional Testing
8 4 (15.38%) OO
8 4 (15.38%) Pair Programming
8 4 (15.38%) Scenario Testing
8 4 (15.38%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 13 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 11 (42.31%) Java
3 6 (23.08%) Kotlin
4 4 (15.38%) Java 8
5 2 (7.69%) Python
6 1 (3.85%) C#
6 1 (3.85%) Ruby
6 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (3.85%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.85%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (3.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (42.31%) WCAG
2 2 (7.69%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (38.46%) Grafana
1 10 (38.46%) Kibana
2 1 (3.85%) Nessus
Vendors
1 10 (38.46%) Google
2 2 (7.69%) Databricks
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle