Period
to 25 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 25 February 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
England > North East
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 62 44 63
Rank change year-on-year -18 +19 -26
Contract jobs citing Scala 38 126 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 3.01% 5.58% 2.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.34% 14.00% 6.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 77 22
North East median daily rate £400 £388 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% -7.74% -6.67%
10th Percentile £345 £300 £278
90th Percentile £550 £525 £486
England median daily rate £540 £525 £550
% change year-on-year +2.86% -4.55% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £82.50 £29.82 £65.00
% change year-on-year +176.71% -54.13% -

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 the North East with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 407 900 709
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 32.28% 39.86% 37.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 656 462
North East median daily rate £378 £355 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.34% -5.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £275 £275 £263
90th Percentile £538 £525 £540
England median daily rate £475 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +11.76% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 18 19
North East median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +92.31% -29.09%
10th Percentile £30.00 £13.79 £12.95
90th Percentile £45.50 £55.25 £27.20
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +11.94%

Scala
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Scala as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for Scala in the North East

Scala
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Scala in the North East

Scala
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Scala in the North East over the 6 months to 25 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scala in the North East

Scala
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scala within the North East region over the 6 months to 25 February 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
Tyne and Wear -15 38 £400 +3.23% 2
Scala
England

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 North East region with a requirement for Scala.

1 38 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (94.74%) Java
3 30 (78.95%) Scrum
4 23 (60.53%) Open Source
5 19 (50.00%) Test Automation
5 19 (50.00%) Selenium
6 16 (42.11%) Kanban
6 16 (42.11%) Jenkins
7 15 (39.47%) WebDriver
7 15 (39.47%) TDD
8 14 (36.84%) DevOps
9 13 (34.21%) HTML5
9 13 (34.21%) Ruby
9 13 (34.21%) HTML
10 12 (31.58%) JavaScript
10 12 (31.58%) Linux
11 11 (28.95%) JSON
12 10 (26.32%) Web Services
12 10 (26.32%) Cucumber
12 10 (26.32%) Node.js
12 10 (26.32%) Microservices
13 9 (23.68%) Play Framework
13 9 (23.68%) Continuous Delivery
13 9 (23.68%) Front End Development
13 9 (23.68%) Puppet
13 9 (23.68%) MongoDB
13 9 (23.68%) RESTful
13 9 (23.68%) SOAP
13 9 (23.68%) C#
13 9 (23.68%) JUnit

Scala
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 8 (21.05%) Confluence
2 5 (13.16%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.16%) Heroku
2 2 (5.26%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.79%) HTTP
2 4 (10.53%) SSL
2 4 (10.53%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.68%) MongoDB
2 6 (15.79%) Relational Database
3 5 (13.16%) Big Data
3 5 (13.16%) Hadoop
4 4 (10.53%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (10.53%) MySQL
4 4 (10.53%) NoSQL
4 4 (10.53%) Oracle Database
4 4 (10.53%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (50.00%) Selenium
2 16 (42.11%) Jenkins
3 15 (39.47%) WebDriver
4 10 (26.32%) Cucumber
5 9 (23.68%) JUnit
6 8 (21.05%) JIRA
7 7 (18.42%) RSpec
8 5 (13.16%) Git (software)
8 5 (13.16%) SoapUI
9 2 (5.26%) Grunt
9 2 (5.26%) gulp
9 2 (5.26%) Subversion
9 2 (5.26%) webpack
General
1 7 (18.42%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (28.95%) Architect
2 8 (21.05%) Developer
2 8 (21.05%) Digital Architect
3 6 (15.79%) Scala Developer
4 5 (13.16%) Analyst
4 5 (13.16%) Automation Test Analyst
4 5 (13.16%) Technical Analyst
4 5 (13.16%) Technical Test Analyst
4 5 (13.16%) Test Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) Digital Solutions Architect
5 4 (10.53%) Java Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Java Scala Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (10.53%) Test Automation Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Test Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Tester
6 3 (7.89%) Automation Tester
6 3 (7.89%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Technical Architect
6 3 (7.89%) UI Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (34.21%) HTML
1 13 (34.21%) HTML5
2 11 (28.95%) JSON
3 10 (26.32%) Node.js
3 10 (26.32%) Web Services
4 9 (23.68%) Play Framework
4 9 (23.68%) RESTful
4 9 (23.68%) SOAP
5 8 (21.05%) CSS
5 8 (21.05%) CSS3
6 6 (15.79%) Ajax
6 6 (15.79%) Django
6 6 (15.79%) REST
6 6 (15.79%) Spring
7 5 (13.16%) AngularJS
7 5 (13.16%) KnockoutJS
7 5 (13.16%) React
8 2 (5.26%) Browserify
8 2 (5.26%) Gherkin
8 2 (5.26%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Smartphone
2 4 (10.53%) User Experience
3 2 (5.26%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 12 (31.58%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (78.95%) Scrum
3 23 (60.53%) Open Source
4 19 (50.00%) Test Automation
5 16 (42.11%) Kanban
6 15 (39.47%) TDD
7 14 (36.84%) DevOps
8 10 (26.32%) Microservices
9 9 (23.68%) Continuous Delivery
9 9 (23.68%) Front End Development
10 8 (21.05%) Software Engineering
11 7 (18.42%) API Testing
11 7 (18.42%) BDD
11 7 (18.42%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (18.42%) Test Scripting
11 7 (18.42%) Web Testing
12 6 (15.79%) Configuration Management
12 6 (15.79%) OWASP
13 5 (13.16%) Performance Testing
13 5 (13.16%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 36 (94.74%) Java
2 13 (34.21%) Ruby
3 12 (31.58%) JavaScript
4 9 (23.68%) C#
5 8 (21.05%) Python
6 7 (18.42%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 5 (13.16%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.42%) WCAG
2 5 (13.16%) QA
System Software
1 7 (18.42%) Docker
2 4 (10.53%) LXC
Systems Management
1 9 (23.68%) Puppet
2 4 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.53%) Oracle
3 2 (5.26%) Atlassian
3 2 (5.26%) Google
4 1 (2.63%) Capita