Period
to 12 December 2017

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 12 December 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
England > North East
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 90 59
Rank change year-on-year +39 -31 -31
Contract jobs citing Scala 45 72 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 3.70% 2.78% 3.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.57% 7.18% 9.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 46 47
North East median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £344 £303 £304
90th Percentile £540 £522 £632
England median daily rate £538 £525 £550
% change year-on-year +2.38% -4.55% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £82.50 £100.00 £65.00
% change year-on-year -17.50% +53.85% -

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 389 1003 732
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 31.96% 38.67% 35.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 699 486
North East median daily rate £388 £350 £386
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -9.39% +10.36%
10th Percentile £275 £260 £258
90th Percentile £543 £507 £550
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 26 24
North East median hourly rate £45.00 £30.75 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.34% +57.69% -29.09%
10th Percentile £26.40 £20.13 £12.83
90th Percentile £48.70 £45.38 £38.75
England median hourly rate £40.00 £38.63 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.56% +3.00% +17.19%

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 12 December 2017.

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 12 December 2017. 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 +39 45 £450 -
Scala
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 North East region with a requirement for Scala.

1 42 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (86.67%) Java
3 30 (66.67%) Scrum
3 30 (66.67%) Open Source
4 21 (46.67%) Test Automation
4 21 (46.67%) Selenium
5 17 (37.78%) Ruby
5 17 (37.78%) WebDriver
5 17 (37.78%) Jenkins
5 17 (37.78%) DevOps
6 16 (35.56%) HTML5
6 16 (35.56%) TDD
6 16 (35.56%) Kanban
6 16 (35.56%) HTML
7 15 (33.33%) Linux
8 14 (31.11%) JSON
9 12 (26.67%) JavaScript
9 12 (26.67%) MongoDB
9 12 (26.67%) Play Framework
10 11 (24.44%) Cucumber
10 11 (24.44%) CSS3
10 11 (24.44%) CSS
11 10 (22.22%) C#
11 10 (22.22%) JUnit
11 10 (22.22%) Node.js
11 10 (22.22%) Microservices
12 9 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
12 9 (20.00%) Front End Development
12 9 (20.00%) REST
12 9 (20.00%) Puppet

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 (17.78%) Confluence
2 5 (11.11%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.11%) Heroku
2 2 (4.44%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.00%) HTTP
2 7 (15.56%) SSL
2 7 (15.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (26.67%) MongoDB
2 7 (15.56%) Apache Cassandra
2 7 (15.56%) MySQL
2 7 (15.56%) NoSQL
2 7 (15.56%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (13.33%) Relational Database
4 5 (11.11%) Big Data
4 5 (11.11%) Hadoop
5 4 (8.89%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 21 (46.67%) Selenium
2 17 (37.78%) Jenkins
2 17 (37.78%) WebDriver
3 11 (24.44%) Cucumber
4 10 (22.22%) JUnit
5 8 (17.78%) JIRA
5 8 (17.78%) RSpec
6 5 (11.11%) SoapUI
7 4 (8.89%) Git (software)
8 2 (4.44%) Grunt
8 2 (4.44%) gulp
8 2 (4.44%) Subversion
8 2 (4.44%) webpack
General
1 9 (20.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 14 (31.11%) Architect
2 11 (24.44%) Developer
3 9 (20.00%) Scala Developer
4 8 (17.78%) Digital Architect
5 7 (15.56%) Java Developer
5 7 (15.56%) Java Scala Developer
6 6 (13.33%) Analyst
6 6 (13.33%) Automation Test Analyst
6 6 (13.33%) Technical Architect
6 6 (13.33%) Test Analyst
7 5 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
7 5 (11.11%) Technical Test Analyst
7 5 (11.11%) Test Automation Engineer
7 5 (11.11%) Test Engineer
7 5 (11.11%) Tester
8 4 (8.89%) Automation Tester
8 4 (8.89%) Digital Solutions Architect
8 4 (8.89%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
9 3 (6.67%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (35.56%) HTML
1 16 (35.56%) HTML5
2 14 (31.11%) JSON
3 12 (26.67%) Play Framework
4 11 (24.44%) CSS
4 11 (24.44%) CSS3
5 10 (22.22%) Node.js
6 9 (20.00%) Ajax
6 9 (20.00%) Django
6 9 (20.00%) REST
6 9 (20.00%) SOAP
6 9 (20.00%) Web Services
7 8 (17.78%) RESTful
8 6 (13.33%) Spring
9 5 (11.11%) AngularJS
9 5 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
9 5 (11.11%) React
9 5 (11.11%) Ruby on Rails
10 2 (4.44%) Browserify
10 2 (4.44%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) Smartphone
2 4 (8.89%) User Experience
3 2 (4.44%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 15 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (66.67%) Open Source
2 30 (66.67%) Scrum
3 21 (46.67%) Test Automation
4 17 (37.78%) DevOps
5 16 (35.56%) Kanban
5 16 (35.56%) TDD
6 10 (22.22%) Microservices
7 9 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 9 (20.00%) Front End Development
7 9 (20.00%) Test Scripting
8 8 (17.78%) Web Testing
9 7 (15.56%) API Testing
9 7 (15.56%) BDD
9 7 (15.56%) Coaching
9 7 (15.56%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (15.56%) Software Engineering
10 6 (13.33%) Acceptance Criteria
10 6 (13.33%) OWASP
10 6 (13.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 39 (86.67%) Java
2 17 (37.78%) Ruby
3 12 (26.67%) JavaScript
4 10 (22.22%) C#
5 9 (20.00%) Python
6 7 (15.56%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 5 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (20.00%) WCAG
2 6 (13.33%) QA
System Software
1 7 (15.56%) Docker
2 4 (8.89%) LXC
Systems Management
1 9 (20.00%) Puppet
2 4 (8.89%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.89%) Oracle
3 2 (4.44%) Atlassian
3 2 (4.44%) Google