Period
to 25 September 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 September 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 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 99 50 125
Rank change year-on-year -49 +75 -89
Contract jobs citing Scala 7 49 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.57% 4.02% 1.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.44% 12.69% 4.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 30 28
North East median daily rate £415 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.27% +2.78% -3.79%
10th Percentile £358 £296 £300
90th Percentile £510 £538 £507
England median daily rate £550 £529 £518
% change year-on-year +3.92% +2.27% -5.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £45.84 - -

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 487 386 1,100
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 39.95% 31.64% 37.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 337 243 723
North East median daily rate £377 £363 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +6.62% -8.42%
10th Percentile £263 £270 £255
90th Percentile £541 £530 £500
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 45
North East median hourly rate £31.00 £45.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.11% +38.46% +75.96%
10th Percentile £27.75 £23.70 £18.35
90th Percentile £35.00 £50.88 £36.74
England median hourly rate £42.13 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.31% +6.67% +1.81%

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 September 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 September 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 -53 5 £400 -13.51% 1
Scala
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 7 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) Linux
3 4 (57.14%) Python
3 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
4 3 (42.86%) Ruby
4 3 (42.86%) Unix
5 2 (28.57%) HTML
5 2 (28.57%) CSS
5 2 (28.57%) Web Services
5 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 2 (28.57%) Scrum
5 2 (28.57%) RESTful
5 2 (28.57%) Go
5 2 (28.57%) Mac OS
5 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
5 2 (28.57%) Functional Programming
5 2 (28.57%) Microservices
5 2 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (28.57%) Blog
5 2 (28.57%) Open Source
5 2 (28.57%) Front End Development
5 2 (28.57%) Performance Optimisation
5 2 (28.57%) Continuous Deployment
6 1 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (14.29%) Terraform
6 1 (14.29%) Gatling
6 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
6 1 (14.29%) Confluence
6 1 (14.29%) Social Media

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 1 (14.29%) CMS
1 1 (14.29%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) GitHub
1 1 (14.29%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) KDB
1 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
1 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
1 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 1 (14.29%) Eclipse
2 1 (14.29%) Gatling
2 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 1 (14.29%) JIRA
2 1 (14.29%) JMeter
2 1 (14.29%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Legal
1 1 (14.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Content Designer
3 1 (14.29%) Designer
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Test Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Scala Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Web Content Designer
3 1 (14.29%) Web Content Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Web Designer
3 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) CSS
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
1 2 (28.57%) RESTful
1 2 (28.57%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Blog
2 1 (14.29%) Social Media
2 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Unix
3 2 (28.57%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Deployment
3 2 (28.57%) Front End Development
3 2 (28.57%) Functional Programming
3 2 (28.57%) Microservices
3 2 (28.57%) Open Source
3 2 (28.57%) Performance Optimisation
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) Concurrent Programming
4 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 1 (14.29%) DevOps
4 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (14.29%) OO
4 1 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
4 1 (14.29%) SEO
4 1 (14.29%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) Python
3 3 (42.86%) Ruby
4 2 (28.57%) Go
4 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Kubernetes
1 1 (14.29%) Puppet
1 1 (14.29%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Google
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle
1 1 (14.29%) SOASTA, Inc
1 1 (14.29%) Sybase