Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 November 2017 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 159 171 194
Rank change year-on-year +12 +23 -38
Contract jobs citing Scala 28 15 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.56% 0.35% 0.065%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.46% 0.85% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 3
Scotland median daily rate £450 £456 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.37% +25.00% -43.85%
10th Percentile £370 £425 £333
90th Percentile £665 £513 £565
UK median daily rate £530 £525 £558
% change year-on-year +0.95% -5.83% +11.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - £100.00 £65.00
% change year-on-year - +53.85% -

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 Scotland with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1917 1757 1906
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 38.01% 40.54% 30.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1160 1061 1038
Scotland median daily rate £388 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% - -6.67%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £260
90th Percentile £525 £475 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 31 44
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.00% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £15.09 £14.85 £14.39
90th Percentile £195.00 £52.00 £55.00
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.45
% change year-on-year +6.67% +0.13% +20.81%

Scala
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Scala as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Scala in Scotland

Scala
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Scala in Scotland

Scala
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Scala in Scotland over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scala in Scotland

Scala
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scala within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Glasgow -1 20 £500 +9.59% 1
Edinburgh -7 6 £394 -14.86% 2
Moray - 1 £550 -
Scala
UK

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Scala also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Scala.

1 27 (96.43%) Java
2 16 (57.14%) SQL
3 14 (50.00%) Relational Database
4 12 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (42.86%) Spring
5 11 (39.29%) Perl
5 11 (39.29%) Unix
5 11 (39.29%) Linux
5 11 (39.29%) RDBMS
6 10 (35.71%) Finance
7 9 (32.14%) DB2
8 7 (25.00%) Jenkins
8 7 (25.00%) JUnit
8 7 (25.00%) Sybase
8 7 (25.00%) J2SE
8 7 (25.00%) Software Engineering
9 5 (17.86%) Apache Spark
9 5 (17.86%) MongoDB
10 4 (14.29%) NoSQL
10 4 (14.29%) Degree
10 4 (14.29%) Mathematics
10 4 (14.29%) Computer Science
10 4 (14.29%) Kanban
10 4 (14.29%) Play Framework
10 4 (14.29%) OO
10 4 (14.29%) Python
10 4 (14.29%) Oracle
11 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
11 3 (10.71%) Ant
11 3 (10.71%) JavaScript

Scala
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 5 (17.86%) Apache Spark
2 2 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 11 (39.29%) RDBMS
3 9 (32.14%) DB2
4 5 (17.86%) MongoDB
5 4 (14.29%) NoSQL
6 3 (10.71%) Aerospike
6 3 (10.71%) HBase
6 3 (10.71%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
7 2 (7.14%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (7.14%) Apache Hive
7 2 (7.14%) Big Data
7 2 (7.14%) Hadoop
7 2 (7.14%) Impala
7 2 (7.14%) Spark SQL
7 2 (7.14%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 7 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 7 (25.00%) JUnit
2 3 (10.71%) Ant
2 3 (10.71%) Git (software)
2 3 (10.71%) Gradle
2 3 (10.71%) Hudson
2 3 (10.71%) Maven
3 1 (3.57%) IntelliJ
General
1 10 (35.71%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Banking
3 2 (7.14%) Front Office
3 2 (7.14%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (60.71%) Developer
2 13 (46.43%) Java Developer
3 10 (35.71%) Scala Developer
4 8 (28.57%) Java Scala Developer
5 4 (14.29%) Architect
5 4 (14.29%) Java Engineer
5 4 (14.29%) Java Software Engineer
5 4 (14.29%) Software Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) Java Scala Software Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) Scala Software Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) Senior Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Big Data Architect
7 2 (7.14%) Data Architect
7 2 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Senior Java Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Senior Java Software Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Technical Architect
8 1 (3.57%) QA Analyst
8 1 (3.57%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (42.86%) Spring
2 7 (25.00%) J2SE
3 4 (14.29%) Play Framework
4 3 (10.71%) JSON
4 3 (10.71%) Protocol Buffers
4 3 (10.71%) SOAP
4 3 (10.71%) XML
5 2 (7.14%) J2EE
5 2 (7.14%) Kafka
6 1 (3.57%) AngularJS
6 1 (3.57%) Aurelia
6 1 (3.57%) CSS
6 1 (3.57%) Hibernate
6 1 (3.57%) JDBC
6 1 (3.57%) JMS
6 1 (3.57%) JNDI
6 1 (3.57%) React
6 1 (3.57%) REST
6 1 (3.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 3 (10.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (3.57%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.57%) Derivative
3 1 (3.57%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (3.57%) Fixed Income
3 1 (3.57%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 11 (39.29%) Linux
1 11 (39.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 4 (14.29%) Kanban
3 4 (14.29%) Mathematics
3 4 (14.29%) OO
4 3 (10.71%) DevOps
4 3 (10.71%) Machine Learning
4 3 (10.71%) Open Source
4 3 (10.71%) SOA
5 2 (7.14%) BDD
5 2 (7.14%) MapReduce
5 2 (7.14%) Microservices
5 2 (7.14%) Multithreading
5 2 (7.14%) TDD
6 1 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (3.57%) Investment Management
6 1 (3.57%) Performance Testing
6 1 (3.57%) Statistics
6 1 (3.57%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (3.57%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (96.43%) Java
2 16 (57.14%) SQL
3 11 (39.29%) Perl
4 4 (14.29%) Python
5 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
6 2 (7.14%) C#
7 1 (3.57%) C++
7 1 (3.57%) PHP
7 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.57%) R
7 1 (3.57%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (3.57%) EMIR
2 1 (3.57%) MiFID
2 1 (3.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Ansible
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) Sybase
2 4 (14.29%) Oracle
3 3 (10.71%) Perforce