Period
to 9 December 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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 51 96
Rank change year-on-year -36 +45 -35
Contract jobs citing Scala 20 48 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.54% 3.96% 2.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.16% 12.31% 6.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 40 44
North East median daily rate £490 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.89% - -
10th Percentile £377 £344 £302
90th Percentile £534 £550 £523
England median daily rate £550 £538 £525
% change year-on-year +2.33% +2.38% -4.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £122.84 - £100.00

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 481 390 1,008
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 37.09% 32.15% 38.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 342 259 701
North East median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +10.71% -7.89%
10th Percentile £285 £275 £260
90th Percentile £550 £544 £506
England median daily rate £475 £463 £425
% change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 17 26
North East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £30.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +46.34% +57.69%
10th Percentile £25.68 £26.40 £20.13
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.70 £45.38
England median hourly rate £42.19 £40.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year +5.48% +3.90% +2.67%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 -28 17 £480 +6.67% 3
Scala
England

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 19 (95.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (60.00%) Java
2 12 (60.00%) Microservices
3 10 (50.00%) Play Framework
3 10 (50.00%) MongoDB
3 10 (50.00%) REST
3 10 (50.00%) Python
4 8 (40.00%) DevOps
5 7 (35.00%) NoSQL
5 7 (35.00%) SQL
6 6 (30.00%) JSON
6 6 (30.00%) Test Automation
6 6 (30.00%) Open Source
7 5 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (25.00%) Docker
7 5 (25.00%) CSS
7 5 (25.00%) Linux
8 4 (20.00%) XML
8 4 (20.00%) Unix
8 4 (20.00%) Eclipse
8 4 (20.00%) HTML
8 4 (20.00%) Spring
8 4 (20.00%) Ruby
8 4 (20.00%) Google
8 4 (20.00%) Service Delivery
8 4 (20.00%) Configuration Management
8 4 (20.00%) Scrum
8 4 (20.00%) Data Transformation
8 4 (20.00%) Jenkins
8 4 (20.00%) Git (software)

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 4 (20.00%) Apache Spark
2 3 (15.00%) Apache
2 3 (15.00%) JBoss
2 3 (15.00%) nginx
2 3 (15.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (15.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (5.00%) CMS
3 1 (5.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (15.00%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (15.00%) GitHub
2 3 (15.00%) Google Analytics
3 1 (5.00%) Amazon S3
3 1 (5.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) HTTP
1 3 (15.00%) SSL
1 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 7 (35.00%) NoSQL
3 3 (15.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (15.00%) Apache Hive
3 3 (15.00%) Big Data
3 3 (15.00%) Hadoop
3 3 (15.00%) HBase
3 3 (15.00%) Spark SQL
3 3 (15.00%) Sqoop
4 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (5.00%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (5.00%) KDB
5 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
5 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Eclipse
1 4 (20.00%) Gatling
1 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (15.00%) Ant
2 3 (15.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (15.00%) Grunt
2 3 (15.00%) gulp
2 3 (15.00%) IntelliJ
2 3 (15.00%) JUnit
2 3 (15.00%) Karma Test Runner
2 3 (15.00%) Selenium
2 3 (15.00%) Sublime Text
3 2 (10.00%) JIRA
4 1 (5.00%) JMeter
4 1 (5.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Developer
2 10 (50.00%) Scala Developer
3 6 (30.00%) Programmer
4 3 (15.00%) Big Data Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Data Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Big Data Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) ETL Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Java Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Performance Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Performance Test Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (50.00%) Play Framework
1 10 (50.00%) REST
2 6 (30.00%) JSON
3 5 (25.00%) CSS
4 4 (20.00%) HTML
4 4 (20.00%) HTML5
4 4 (20.00%) Spring
4 4 (20.00%) XML
5 3 (15.00%) AngularJS
5 3 (15.00%) Gherkin
5 3 (15.00%) Hibernate
5 3 (15.00%) J2EE
5 3 (15.00%) J2SE
5 3 (15.00%) Java EE
5 3 (15.00%) jQuery
5 3 (15.00%) Kafka
5 3 (15.00%) Node.js
5 3 (15.00%) Servlets
5 3 (15.00%) SOAP
5 3 (15.00%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Linux
2 4 (20.00%) Unix
3 3 (15.00%) Ubuntu
3 3 (15.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (95.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (60.00%) Microservices
3 8 (40.00%) DevOps
4 6 (30.00%) Open Source
4 6 (30.00%) Test Automation
5 5 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (20.00%) Analytics
6 4 (20.00%) Configuration Management
6 4 (20.00%) Data Transformation
6 4 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (20.00%) Scrum
6 4 (20.00%) Service Delivery
7 3 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (15.00%) Data Engineering
7 3 (15.00%) Data Ingestion
7 3 (15.00%) ETL
7 3 (15.00%) Lean Software Development
7 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
7 3 (15.00%) TDD
7 3 (15.00%) Thought Leadership
Programming Languages
1 12 (60.00%) Java
2 10 (50.00%) Python
3 7 (35.00%) SQL
4 4 (20.00%) Ruby
5 3 (15.00%) C#
5 3 (15.00%) Groovy
5 3 (15.00%) Haskell
5 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (15.00%) Perl
6 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) Docker
2 3 (15.00%) Apache Flume
2 3 (15.00%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) Puppet
2 3 (15.00%) Grafana
2 3 (15.00%) Kibana
3 1 (5.00%) Kubernetes
3 1 (5.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Google
2 3 (15.00%) Adobe
2 3 (15.00%) Cloudera
2 3 (15.00%) webMethods
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) SOASTA, Inc
3 1 (5.00%) Sybase