Period
to 15 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South 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 15 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 > South West
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 183 181 179
Rank change year-on-year -2 -2 +32
Contract jobs citing Scala 31 18 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.51% 0.33% 0.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.28% 0.88% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 17 19
South West median daily rate £513 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £420 £413 £346
90th Percentile £593 £530 £578
England median daily rate £550 £538 £513
% change year-on-year +2.33% +4.88% -6.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South 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 South West with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 2,417 2,049 2,360
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 39.98% 37.51% 40.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,506 1,253 1,530
South West median daily rate £425 £375 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +5.63% -5.33%
10th Percentile £289 £270 £263
90th Percentile £563 £500 £500
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 105 153
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +1.91%
10th Percentile £26.70 £18.85 £21.59
90th Percentile £48.75 £50.25 £51.50
England median hourly rate £42.27 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.66% +6.67% +2.74%

Scala
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Scala in the South West

Scala
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Scala in the South West

Scala
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Scala in the South West over the 6 months to 15 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scala in the South West

Scala
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 6 months to 15 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
Bristol -10 16 £538 +13.16% 7
Wiltshire - 8 £525 - 4
Somerset -2 5 £475 +5.56% 4
Dorset - 1 £325 -
Scala
England

For the 6 months to 15 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 South West region with a requirement for Scala.

1 23 (74.19%) Java
2 16 (51.61%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (48.39%) Finance
3 15 (48.39%) Hadoop
4 14 (45.16%) Kafka
4 14 (45.16%) Apache Spark
5 12 (38.71%) Linux
5 12 (38.71%) SDLC
6 11 (35.48%) Git (software)
7 10 (32.26%) Big Data
8 9 (29.03%) Hortonworks
8 9 (29.03%) HBase
8 9 (29.03%) Apache Hive
8 9 (29.03%) JavaScript
9 8 (25.81%) Banking
9 8 (25.81%) Python
9 8 (25.81%) Open Source
10 6 (19.35%) BDD
10 6 (19.35%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (19.35%) Data Management
10 6 (19.35%) TDD
10 6 (19.35%) Software Engineering
11 5 (16.13%) Spring
11 5 (16.13%) MVC
11 5 (16.13%) Scrum
11 5 (16.13%) HTML
11 5 (16.13%) .NET
11 5 (16.13%) JUnit
11 5 (16.13%) Jenkins
11 5 (16.13%) Problem-Solving

Scala
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 14 (45.16%) Apache Spark
2 3 (9.68%) Apache
2 3 (9.68%) JBoss
3 2 (6.45%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 2 (6.45%) CloudFront
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.45%) npm
2 2 (6.45%) NuGet
2 2 (6.45%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) HTTP
2 1 (3.23%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (48.39%) Hadoop
2 10 (32.26%) Big Data
3 9 (29.03%) Apache Hive
3 9 (29.03%) HBase
4 3 (9.68%) MongoDB
5 2 (6.45%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (6.45%) Relational Database
6 1 (3.23%) Data Lake
6 1 (3.23%) Impala
6 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (35.48%) Git (software)
2 5 (16.13%) Jenkins
2 5 (16.13%) JUnit
3 4 (12.90%) Bitbucket
4 3 (9.68%) Eclipse
4 3 (9.68%) IntelliJ
4 3 (9.68%) Maven
4 3 (9.68%) Sonatype Nexus
4 3 (9.68%) Subversion
5 2 (6.45%) Artifactory
5 2 (6.45%) Cucumber
5 2 (6.45%) Hudson
5 2 (6.45%) JIRA
5 2 (6.45%) JMeter
5 2 (6.45%) Selenium
5 2 (6.45%) SonarQube
5 2 (6.45%) Visual Studio Code
5 2 (6.45%) WebStorm
General
1 15 (48.39%) Finance
2 8 (25.81%) Banking
3 2 (6.45%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 21 (67.74%) Developer
2 9 (29.03%) Hadoop Developer
2 9 (29.03%) Java Developer
3 6 (19.35%) Scala Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Data Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Big Data Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Big Data Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Java Hadoop Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Java Scala Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Software Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Agile Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Python Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) .NET Developer
7 1 (3.23%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Hadoop Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Java Android Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Machine Learning Scientist
7 1 (3.23%) Open Source Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (45.16%) Kafka
2 5 (16.13%) .NET
2 5 (16.13%) HTML
2 5 (16.13%) Spring
3 4 (12.90%) REST
4 3 (9.68%) CSS
4 3 (9.68%) Play Framework
4 3 (9.68%) React
4 3 (9.68%) Spring Boot
5 2 (6.45%) .NET Core
5 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET
5 2 (6.45%) Django
5 2 (6.45%) JSON
5 2 (6.45%) RAML
5 2 (6.45%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (6.45%) Sass
5 2 (6.45%) Spring MVC
5 2 (6.45%) Swagger
5 2 (6.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (6.45%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.23%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 12 (38.71%) Linux
2 3 (9.68%) Android
3 1 (3.23%) Mac OS X
3 1 (3.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (51.61%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (38.71%) SDLC
3 8 (25.81%) Open Source
4 6 (19.35%) BDD
4 6 (19.35%) Data Management
4 6 (19.35%) Software Engineering
4 6 (19.35%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (19.35%) TDD
5 5 (16.13%) MVC
5 5 (16.13%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (16.13%) Scrum
6 4 (12.90%) Configuration Management
6 4 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (12.90%) Mathematics
6 4 (12.90%) Microservices
7 3 (9.68%) Business Analysis
7 3 (9.68%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (9.68%) Test Automation
7 3 (9.68%) Unit Testing
7 3 (9.68%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 23 (74.19%) Java
2 9 (29.03%) JavaScript
3 8 (25.81%) Python
4 4 (12.90%) C#
4 4 (12.90%) F#
5 3 (9.68%) Ruby
5 3 (9.68%) TypeScript
6 2 (6.45%) Bash Shell
6 2 (6.45%) Go
7 1 (3.23%) C++
7 1 (3.23%) R
7 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (3.23%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (3.23%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (12.90%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) Kubernetes
2 2 (6.45%) Grafana
2 2 (6.45%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (29.03%) Hortonworks
2 4 (12.90%) Apigee
3 3 (9.68%) Google
4 2 (6.45%) AppDynamics
4 2 (6.45%) Informatica
4 2 (6.45%) Splunk
4 2 (6.45%) Veracode
5 1 (3.23%) Ab Initio
5 1 (3.23%) Netezza
5 1 (3.23%) Teradata