Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 172 194 166
Rank change year-on-year +22 -28 +13
Contract jobs citing Scala 50 17 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.84% 0.30% 0.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.98% 0.79% 2.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 14 60
North West median daily rate £463 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.63% -5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £373 £400 £425
90th Percentile £593 £618 £538
England median daily rate £550 £529 £513
% change year-on-year +4.07% +3.12% -6.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £69.17 - -

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 2,524 2,141 2,615
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 42.51% 37.88% 36.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,722 1,463 1,788
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £294 £288 £263
90th Percentile £550 £525 £506
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 91 67
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £39.50 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.39% +38.60% -22.97%
10th Percentile £13.25 £11.75 £12.85
90th Percentile £51.25 £50.00 £43.30
England median hourly rate £42.27 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.66% +6.67% +1.35%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 -2 22 £463 -22.92% 14
Cheshire +4 17 £463 - 3
Lancashire -19 4 £513 +28.13%
Scala
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 49 (98.00%) Java
2 22 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (44.00%) TDD
2 22 (44.00%) Python
3 21 (42.00%) Groovy
4 16 (32.00%) Kafka
5 13 (26.00%) Open Source
6 12 (24.00%) Big Data
7 11 (22.00%) Git (software)
7 11 (22.00%) Web Services
7 11 (22.00%) Apache Spark
8 10 (20.00%) Microservices
8 10 (20.00%) OO
8 10 (20.00%) RESTful
9 9 (18.00%) Kanban
9 9 (18.00%) SOAP
9 9 (18.00%) Scrum
10 8 (16.00%) Spring
10 8 (16.00%) OOP
10 8 (16.00%) Unix
10 8 (16.00%) SQL
10 8 (16.00%) Hadoop
10 8 (16.00%) NoSQL
10 8 (16.00%) Opscode Chef
10 8 (16.00%) Docker
10 8 (16.00%) SaltStack
10 8 (16.00%) Salt
11 7 (14.00%) Hazelcast
11 7 (14.00%) Grails
11 7 (14.00%) Android

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 11 (22.00%) Apache Spark
2 3 (6.00%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (4.00%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (4.00%) Amazon EMR
2 2 (4.00%) Amazon Kinesis
2 2 (4.00%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) HTTP
1 1 (2.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (24.00%) Big Data
2 8 (16.00%) Hadoop
2 8 (16.00%) NoSQL
3 7 (14.00%) Hazelcast
4 6 (12.00%) Apache Hive
4 6 (12.00%) HBase
5 4 (8.00%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (8.00%) Power BI
6 3 (6.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (6.00%) Sqoop
7 2 (4.00%) Amazon Athena
7 2 (4.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (4.00%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (4.00%) DB2
7 2 (4.00%) Impala
7 2 (4.00%) MongoDB
7 2 (4.00%) Relational Database
8 1 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (22.00%) Git (software)
2 7 (14.00%) JIRA
3 6 (12.00%) Selenium
3 6 (12.00%) SoapUI
4 5 (10.00%) Gradle
4 5 (10.00%) Maven
5 4 (8.00%) Mercurial
5 4 (8.00%) Subversion
6 1 (2.00%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.00%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.00%) JUnit
General
1 3 (6.00%) Finance
1 3 (6.00%) Publishing
1 3 (6.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (60.00%) Developer
2 26 (52.00%) Java Developer
3 8 (16.00%) Data Engineer
4 7 (14.00%) Senior Developer
4 7 (14.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 6 (12.00%) Analyst
5 6 (12.00%) Automation Test Analyst
5 6 (12.00%) Technical Analyst
5 6 (12.00%) Technical Test Analyst
5 6 (12.00%) Test Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Big Data Developer
6 3 (6.00%) Consultant
6 3 (6.00%) Hadoop Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Java Consultant
6 3 (6.00%) Senior Consultant
6 3 (6.00%) Senior Java Consultant
7 2 (4.00%) Big Data Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Cloud Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Full Stack Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (32.00%) Kafka
2 11 (22.00%) Web Services
3 10 (20.00%) RESTful
4 9 (18.00%) SOAP
5 8 (16.00%) Spring
6 7 (14.00%) Grails
7 5 (10.00%) Apache Camel
7 5 (10.00%) Spark Streaming
8 4 (8.00%) JSON
8 4 (8.00%) Redux
9 3 (6.00%) J2EE
9 3 (6.00%) XML
10 2 (4.00%) Play Framework
11 1 (2.00%) .NET
11 1 (2.00%) AngularJS
11 1 (2.00%) CSS
11 1 (2.00%) HTML
11 1 (2.00%) jQuery
11 1 (2.00%) Middleware
11 1 (2.00%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (2.00%) Internet of Things
1 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (2.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.00%) Unix
2 7 (14.00%) Android
3 1 (2.00%) Windows
3 1 (2.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
1 22 (44.00%) TDD
2 13 (26.00%) Open Source
3 10 (20.00%) Microservices
3 10 (20.00%) OO
4 9 (18.00%) Kanban
4 9 (18.00%) Scrum
5 8 (16.00%) OOP
6 7 (14.00%) Pair Programming
6 7 (14.00%) SOA
7 6 (12.00%) API Testing
7 6 (12.00%) Software Delivery
7 6 (12.00%) Test Automation
8 5 (10.00%) BDD
8 5 (10.00%) Mentoring
9 4 (8.00%) Analytics
9 4 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (8.00%) DevOps
9 4 (8.00%) OOD
9 4 (8.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 49 (98.00%) Java
2 22 (44.00%) Python
3 21 (42.00%) Groovy
4 8 (16.00%) SQL
5 5 (10.00%) Clojure
6 3 (6.00%) Java 8
6 3 (6.00%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.00%) C#
7 1 (2.00%) Erlang
7 1 (2.00%) F#
7 1 (2.00%) Go
7 1 (2.00%) Haskell
7 1 (2.00%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.00%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (4.00%) Degree
1 2 (4.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.00%) PhD
System Software
1 8 (16.00%) Docker
2 6 (12.00%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (8.00%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 8 (16.00%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (16.00%) Salt
2 3 (6.00%) Kubernetes
2 3 (6.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (16.00%) SaltStack
2 4 (8.00%) Cloudera
2 4 (8.00%) Hortonworks
2 4 (8.00%) Tableau
3 3 (6.00%) Google
4 2 (4.00%) MapR
4 2 (4.00%) Oracle
4 2 (4.00%) Teradata
4 2 (4.00%) Twitter
5 1 (2.00%) Microsoft