Period
to 22 April 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 22 April 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
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 167 149 175
Rank change year-on-year -18 +26 -7
Contract jobs citing Scala 49 56 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.85% 1.03% 0.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.00% 2.64% 2.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 36 50
North West median daily rate £475 £445 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.74% +1.71% -18.60%
10th Percentile £362 £320 £320
90th Percentile £624 £538 £525
England median daily rate £550 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +4.76% - -2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £63.75 £29.82 -
% change year-on-year +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 West with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 2,447 2,120 2,801
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 42.41% 39.02% 35.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,684 1,452 1,792
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £275 £255 £250
90th Percentile £549 £500 £513
England median daily rate £475 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 87 111
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +8.11% +5.71%
10th Percentile £12.62 £14.75 £13.50
90th Percentile £51.55 £49.15 £48.00
England median hourly rate £40.00 £41.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year -2.44% +5.81% +10.71%

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 22 April 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 22 April 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 -22 33 £500 +11.11% 18
Lancashire +1 9 £400 -
Cheshire -15 6 £550 +41.94% 1
Scala
England

For the 6 months to 22 April 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 40 (81.63%) Java
2 33 (67.35%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (51.02%) Python
4 23 (46.94%) TDD
5 19 (38.78%) Scrum
6 17 (34.69%) JavaScript
7 15 (30.61%) Big Data
8 14 (28.57%) DevOps
9 12 (24.49%) Linux
9 12 (24.49%) Groovy
9 12 (24.49%) Hadoop
10 11 (22.45%) Kanban
10 11 (22.45%) Git (software)
10 11 (22.45%) Ruby
10 11 (22.45%) SQL
10 11 (22.45%) Apache Spark
10 11 (22.45%) Node.js
11 10 (20.41%) Microservices
11 10 (20.41%) Pair Programming
12 9 (18.37%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (18.37%) Amazon AWS
12 9 (18.37%) BDD
12 9 (18.37%) HTML
12 9 (18.37%) AngularJS
13 8 (16.33%) Relational Database
13 8 (16.33%) SOAP
13 8 (16.33%) Microsoft Azure
13 8 (16.33%) NoSQL
13 8 (16.33%) JIRA
14 7 (14.29%) Marketing

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 (22.45%) Apache Spark
2 4 (8.16%) Apache
3 2 (4.08%) Tornado
4 1 (2.04%) Apache Solr
4 1 (2.04%) CMS
4 1 (2.04%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 9 (18.37%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (16.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (10.20%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (6.12%) GitHub
5 2 (4.08%) PaaS
6 1 (2.04%) Azure Machine Learning
6 1 (2.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) HTTP
2 1 (2.04%) Kerberos
2 1 (2.04%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (30.61%) Big Data
2 12 (24.49%) Hadoop
3 8 (16.33%) NoSQL
3 8 (16.33%) Relational Database
4 7 (14.29%) MongoDB
5 6 (12.24%) MySQL
5 6 (12.24%) SQL Server
6 3 (6.12%) Couchbase
7 2 (4.08%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (4.08%) CouchDB
7 2 (4.08%) Neo4j
7 2 (4.08%) OLAP
7 2 (4.08%) Riak
8 1 (2.04%) Apache Hive
8 1 (2.04%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (2.04%) Data Mining
8 1 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (2.04%) HBase
8 1 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (2.04%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (22.45%) Git (software)
2 8 (16.33%) JIRA
3 5 (10.20%) TeamCity
4 3 (6.12%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.04%) git-flow
5 1 (2.04%) GitLab
5 1 (2.04%) Jasmine
5 1 (2.04%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (2.04%) Maven
5 1 (2.04%) Mercurial
5 1 (2.04%) Mocha
5 1 (2.04%) PyCharm
5 1 (2.04%) Selenium
5 1 (2.04%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.04%) SonarQube
General
1 7 (14.29%) Marketing
2 3 (6.12%) Banking
2 3 (6.12%) Finance
Job Titles
1 27 (55.10%) Developer
2 18 (36.73%) Java Developer
3 8 (16.33%) Architect
3 8 (16.33%) Scala Developer
4 4 (8.16%) Agile Developer
4 4 (8.16%) Agile Java Developer
4 4 (8.16%) Cloud Architect
4 4 (8.16%) Java Scala Developer
5 3 (6.12%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) Full Stack Developer
5 3 (6.12%) Software Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) Technical Architect
6 2 (4.08%) Cloud Developer
6 2 (4.08%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Cloud Software Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Data Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) DevOps Architect
6 2 (4.08%) DevOps Developer
6 2 (4.08%) Senior Agile Developer
6 2 (4.08%) Senior Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.45%) Node.js
2 9 (18.37%) AngularJS
2 9 (18.37%) HTML
3 8 (16.33%) SOAP
4 7 (14.29%) CSS
4 7 (14.29%) React
4 7 (14.29%) REST
4 7 (14.29%) Web Services
5 6 (12.24%) Ajax
5 6 (12.24%) RESTful
6 5 (10.20%) DOM
6 5 (10.20%) Express
6 5 (10.20%) Nunjucks
6 5 (10.20%) SAX
6 5 (10.20%) Spring
6 5 (10.20%) Vue (Vue.js)
6 5 (10.20%) XML
6 5 (10.20%) XML Schema
7 3 (6.12%) J2EE
7 3 (6.12%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.16%) User Experience
2 3 (6.12%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.04%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.04%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.04%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.04%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.04%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 12 (24.49%) Linux
2 5 (10.20%) Windows
3 1 (2.04%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (67.35%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (46.94%) TDD
3 19 (38.78%) Scrum
4 14 (28.57%) DevOps
5 11 (22.45%) Kanban
6 10 (20.41%) Microservices
6 10 (20.41%) Pair Programming
7 9 (18.37%) BDD
7 9 (18.37%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (14.29%) Open Source
8 7 (14.29%) Software Engineering
9 6 (12.24%) Mentoring
9 6 (12.24%) OO
9 6 (12.24%) SOA
10 5 (10.20%) Analytics
10 5 (10.20%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (10.20%) OOP
10 5 (10.20%) Test Automation
11 4 (8.16%) Machine Learning
11 4 (8.16%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 40 (81.63%) Java
2 25 (51.02%) Python
3 17 (34.69%) JavaScript
4 12 (24.49%) Groovy
5 11 (22.45%) Ruby
5 11 (22.45%) SQL
6 5 (10.20%) Clojure
7 4 (8.16%) Go
7 4 (8.16%) Java 8
8 3 (6.12%) Shell Script
9 2 (4.08%) C#
9 2 (4.08%) R
10 1 (2.04%) Bash Shell
10 1 (2.04%) C++
10 1 (2.04%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (8.16%) Degree
2 1 (2.04%) BC Cleared
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.04%) PhD
2 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) QA
2 2 (4.08%) GCP
System Software
1 6 (12.24%) Docker
2 4 (8.16%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.04%) Apache Flume
3 1 (2.04%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 6 (12.24%) Ansible
2 4 (8.16%) Kubernetes
3 3 (6.12%) Puppet
4 2 (4.08%) Mesos
5 1 (2.04%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.04%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (12.24%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.12%) Google
3 2 (4.08%) Oracle
4 1 (2.04%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.04%) Cloudera
4 1 (2.04%) Hortonworks
4 1 (2.04%) MapR