Period
to 19 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 19 July 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 West
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 152 171 181
Rank change year-on-year +19 +10 +2
Contract jobs citing Scala 63 29 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.02% 0.51% 0.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.40% 1.33% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 21 50
North West median daily rate £463 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% -10.00% -
10th Percentile £362 £358 £412
90th Percentile £578 £600 £538
England median daily rate £550 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +4.76% - -4.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £33.75 - -

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 West with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 2,627 2,178 2,775
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 42.74% 38.51% 36.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,789 1,469 1,802
North West median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +5.08%
10th Percentile £284 £263 £258
90th Percentile £545 £509 £506
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 109 83
North West median hourly rate £36.25 £40.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.38% +23.08% -7.14%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.00 £14.20
90th Percentile £51.25 £47.75 £47.33
England median hourly rate £41.50 £41.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +10.67% +7.14%

Scala
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Scala in the North West

Scala
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Scala in the North West

Scala
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Scala in the North West over the 6 months to 19 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scala in the North West

Scala
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 6 months to 19 July 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
Manchester -10 27 £500 - 14
Cheshire +11 19 £463 +19.35% 5
Lancashire -4 10 £441 -
Scala
England

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 West region with a requirement for Scala.

1 56 (88.89%) Java
2 35 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (44.44%) Python
4 27 (42.86%) TDD
5 22 (34.92%) Groovy
6 16 (25.40%) OO
7 15 (23.81%) Scrum
7 15 (23.81%) Open Source
7 15 (23.81%) Microservices
8 14 (22.22%) Git (software)
9 13 (20.63%) RESTful
9 13 (20.63%) OOP
9 13 (20.63%) Big Data
10 12 (19.05%) SOAP
11 11 (17.46%) JavaScript
11 11 (17.46%) SOA
11 11 (17.46%) Test Automation
11 11 (17.46%) Kanban
11 11 (17.46%) JIRA
12 10 (15.87%) Kafka
12 10 (15.87%) Virtual Machines
13 9 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
13 9 (14.29%) Apache Spark
13 9 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (14.29%) BDD
13 9 (14.29%) SQL
13 9 (14.29%) Web Services
14 8 (12.70%) Unix
14 8 (12.70%) Pair Programming
14 8 (12.70%) Amazon AWS

Scala
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 9 (14.29%) Apache Spark
2 3 (4.76%) Apache
3 2 (3.17%) Tornado
4 1 (1.59%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.59%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.59%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.70%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (7.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.76%) GitHub
3 3 (4.76%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.59%) Azure Machine Learning
4 1 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.59%) PaaS
4 1 (1.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.17%) HTTP
2 1 (1.59%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.63%) Big Data
2 7 (11.11%) NoSQL
3 6 (9.52%) Hadoop
4 5 (7.94%) HBase
5 4 (6.35%) Apache Hive
5 4 (6.35%) MongoDB
6 3 (4.76%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (4.76%) Hazelcast
6 3 (4.76%) Power BI
6 3 (4.76%) Relational Database
6 3 (4.76%) SQL Server
6 3 (4.76%) Sqoop
7 2 (3.17%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (3.17%) MySQL
7 2 (3.17%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.59%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (1.59%) Impala
8 1 (1.59%) Neo4j
8 1 (1.59%) Riak
Development Applications
1 14 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 11 (17.46%) JIRA
3 7 (11.11%) Selenium
3 7 (11.11%) SoapUI
4 5 (7.94%) Mercurial
5 4 (6.35%) Maven
5 4 (6.35%) Subversion
6 3 (4.76%) Gradle
7 2 (3.17%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.59%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.59%) git-flow
8 1 (1.59%) GitLab
8 1 (1.59%) Jasmine
8 1 (1.59%) JUnit
8 1 (1.59%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (1.59%) Mocha
8 1 (1.59%) PyCharm
8 1 (1.59%) SonarQube
8 1 (1.59%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (7.94%) Finance
2 3 (4.76%) Marketing
2 3 (4.76%) Publishing
2 3 (4.76%) Retail
3 1 (1.59%) Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (55.56%) Developer
2 29 (46.03%) Java Developer
3 8 (12.70%) Senior Developer
3 8 (12.70%) Senior Java Developer
4 7 (11.11%) Analyst
4 7 (11.11%) Automation Test Analyst
4 7 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
4 7 (11.11%) Technical Test Analyst
4 7 (11.11%) Test Analyst
5 5 (7.94%) Data Engineer
6 4 (6.35%) Consultant
7 3 (4.76%) Cloud Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) Full Stack Developer
7 3 (4.76%) Java Consultant
7 3 (4.76%) Python Developer
7 3 (4.76%) Scala Developer
7 3 (4.76%) Senior Consultant
7 3 (4.76%) Senior Java Consultant
7 3 (4.76%) Software Engineer
8 2 (3.17%) Java Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (20.63%) RESTful
2 12 (19.05%) SOAP
3 10 (15.87%) Kafka
4 9 (14.29%) Web Services
5 8 (12.70%) AngularJS
6 7 (11.11%) Node.js
7 6 (9.52%) React
7 6 (9.52%) Spring
7 6 (9.52%) Vue.js
8 5 (7.94%) Express
8 5 (7.94%) Nunjucks
9 4 (6.35%) JSON
9 4 (6.35%) XML
10 3 (4.76%) Apache Camel
10 3 (4.76%) CSS
10 3 (4.76%) Grails
10 3 (4.76%) HTML
10 3 (4.76%) Spark Streaming
11 2 (3.17%) Play Framework
11 2 (3.17%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
1 1 (1.59%) Internet of Things
1 1 (1.59%) Linux Command Line
1 1 (1.59%) Mobile App
1 1 (1.59%) Public Cloud
1 1 (1.59%) Self-Motivation
1 1 (1.59%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.70%) Unix
2 3 (4.76%) Android
2 3 (4.76%) Linux
2 3 (4.76%) Windows
3 1 (1.59%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (42.86%) TDD
3 16 (25.40%) OO
4 15 (23.81%) Microservices
4 15 (23.81%) Open Source
4 15 (23.81%) Scrum
5 13 (20.63%) OOP
6 11 (17.46%) Kanban
6 11 (17.46%) SOA
6 11 (17.46%) Test Automation
7 9 (14.29%) BDD
7 9 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (12.70%) Analytics
8 8 (12.70%) DevOps
8 8 (12.70%) Pair Programming
9 7 (11.11%) API Testing
9 7 (11.11%) Mentoring
9 7 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
9 7 (11.11%) Software Delivery
10 6 (9.52%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 56 (88.89%) Java
2 28 (44.44%) Python
3 22 (34.92%) Groovy
4 11 (17.46%) JavaScript
5 9 (14.29%) SQL
6 7 (11.11%) Clojure
7 4 (6.35%) Go
8 3 (4.76%) Java 8
8 3 (4.76%) Ruby
9 2 (3.17%) R
10 1 (1.59%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.59%) C#
10 1 (1.59%) Erlang
10 1 (1.59%) F#
10 1 (1.59%) Haskell
10 1 (1.59%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.59%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.59%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (4.76%) Degree
2 1 (1.59%) BC Cleared
2 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.59%) PhD
2 1 (1.59%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.76%) QA
2 2 (3.17%) GCP
System Software
1 10 (15.87%) Virtual Machines
2 7 (11.11%) Docker
3 3 (4.76%) HDFS
4 1 (1.59%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 9 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (12.70%) Salt
3 6 (9.52%) Kubernetes
4 3 (4.76%) Ansible
5 2 (3.17%) Terraform
6 1 (1.59%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (12.70%) SaltStack
2 3 (4.76%) Google
2 3 (4.76%) Tableau
3 2 (3.17%) Cloudera
3 2 (3.17%) Hortonworks
3 2 (3.17%) MapR
3 2 (3.17%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.17%) Oracle
3 2 (3.17%) Twitter
4 1 (1.59%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.59%) Teradata