Period
to 7 April 2020

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 7 April 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
England > North East
6 months to
7 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 63 68 79
Rank change year-on-year +5 +11 -52
Contract jobs citing Scala 17 44 22
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the North East 1.93% 3.01% 1.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.30% 7.38% 5.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 34 23
Median daily rate £419 £406 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.08% +1.56% +14.29%
10th Percentile £346 £283 £380
90th Percentile £540 £507 £543
England median daily rate £550 £550 £540
% change year-on-year - +1.85% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £18.70 £176.50 £63.75
% change year-on-year -89.41% +176.86% +113.82%

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 321 596 413
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 36.39% 40.82% 33.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 418 308
Median daily rate £425 £413 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +11.49% +5.71%
10th Percentile £287 £300 £270
90th Percentile £650 £538 £541
England median daily rate £500 £480 £475
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 10
Median hourly rate £38.75 £44.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.92% +4.71% +6.25%
10th Percentile £28.63 £16.00 £34.43
90th Percentile £54.00 £48.75 £47.55
Median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -

Scala
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Scala as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Scala in the North East.

Daily rate trend for Scala in the North East

Scala
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Scala in the North East over the 6 months to 7 April 2020.

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 7 April 2020. 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 +2 17 £419 +4.69%
Scala
England

For the 6 months to 7 April 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 North East region with a requirement for Scala.

1 16 (94.12%) Test Automation
2 13 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (70.59%) Cucumber
4 10 (58.82%) Java
5 9 (52.94%) Gatling
6 8 (47.06%) Scrum
6 8 (47.06%) Pair Programming
6 8 (47.06%) Node.js
6 8 (47.06%) Selenium
7 7 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (41.18%) REST
7 7 (41.18%) JavaScript
7 7 (41.18%) Kotlin
8 6 (35.29%) Jenkins
8 6 (35.29%) Play Framework
8 6 (35.29%) Microservices
8 6 (35.29%) CSS
8 6 (35.29%) HTML
8 6 (35.29%) JSON
8 6 (35.29%) CSS3
8 6 (35.29%) Git (software)
8 6 (35.29%) HTML5
9 5 (29.41%) Test Scripting
9 5 (29.41%) Functional Testing
9 5 (29.41%) OO
9 5 (29.41%) API Testing
9 5 (29.41%) Scenario Testing
10 4 (23.53%) Java 8
10 4 (23.53%) Problem-Solving
10 4 (23.53%) Service Design

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 (5.88%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) GitHub
1 2 (11.76%) Google Analytics
2 1 (5.88%) BrowserStack
2 1 (5.88%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) HTTP
1 2 (11.76%) SSL
1 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (70.59%) Cucumber
2 9 (52.94%) Gatling
3 8 (47.06%) Selenium
4 6 (35.29%) Git (software)
4 6 (35.29%) Jenkins
5 2 (11.76%) GitLab
5 2 (11.76%) JUnit
6 1 (5.88%) Apache Ivy
6 1 (5.88%) Burp Suite
6 1 (5.88%) HP UFT
6 1 (5.88%) Jasmine
6 1 (5.88%) JIRA
6 1 (5.88%) JMeter
6 1 (5.88%) LoadRunner
6 1 (5.88%) SoapUI
6 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (17.65%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Developer
2 6 (35.29%) Scala Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Automation Tester
3 4 (23.53%) Test Automation Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Test Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Tester
4 3 (17.65%) Java Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Backend Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (11.76%) Java Scala Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Java Automation Tester
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Automation Tester
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Test Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (47.06%) Node.js
2 7 (41.18%) REST
3 6 (35.29%) CSS
3 6 (35.29%) CSS3
3 6 (35.29%) HTML
3 6 (35.29%) HTML5
3 6 (35.29%) JSON
3 6 (35.29%) Play Framework
4 4 (23.53%) Ajax
4 4 (23.53%) RESTful
5 2 (11.76%) Gherkin
5 2 (11.76%) Sass
5 2 (11.76%) XML
6 1 (5.88%) Akka
6 1 (5.88%) SOAP
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (94.12%) Test Automation
2 13 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (47.06%) Pair Programming
3 8 (47.06%) Scrum
4 7 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (35.29%) Microservices
6 5 (29.41%) API Testing
6 5 (29.41%) Functional Testing
6 5 (29.41%) OO
6 5 (29.41%) Scenario Testing
6 5 (29.41%) Test Scripting
7 4 (23.53%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (23.53%) Service Design
7 4 (23.53%) TDD
8 3 (17.65%) Mentoring
9 2 (11.76%) Analytics
9 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (11.76%) Line Management
9 2 (11.76%) Open Source
9 2 (11.76%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) Java
2 7 (41.18%) JavaScript
2 7 (41.18%) Kotlin
3 4 (23.53%) Java 8
4 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (5.88%) ISTQB
1 1 (5.88%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
1 1 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Grafana
1 2 (11.76%) Kibana
2 1 (5.88%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Google
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle