Period
to 28 July 2017

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 28 July 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
England > South West
6 months to
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 181 168 211
Rank change year-on-year -13 +43 -49
Contract jobs citing Scala 23 40 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.42% 0.67% 0.032%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.09% 1.77% 0.083%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 19 2
South West median daily rate £425 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +9.09% -13.16%
10th Percentile £375 £331 £369
90th Percentile £525 £575 £466
England median daily rate £525 £525 £550
% change year-on-year - -4.55% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - £92.50

Scala is in the programming language skills category. The next 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 programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 2110 2262 2423
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 38.14% 37.67% 38.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1291 1408 1566
South West median daily rate £375 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% -3.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £265 £263 £263
90th Percentile £500 £500 £488
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 175 149
South West median hourly rate £43.50 £42.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.57% +13.51% +2.78%
10th Percentile £31.25 £22.50 £19.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £51.50 £55.00
England median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +9.33% +7.14% -

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
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 28 July 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
Bristol +4 15 £425 +3.03% 5
Gloucestershire +2 2 - -
Somerset - 2 £400 - 2
Dorset - 2 - -
Cornwall - 1 - -
Scala
England

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 South West region with a requirement for Scala.

1 18 (78.26%) Java
2 11 (47.83%) Python
2 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (47.83%) TDD
3 10 (43.48%) SQL Server
4 9 (39.13%) SQL
4 9 (39.13%) C#
5 8 (34.78%) Git (software)
5 8 (34.78%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (34.78%) Kafka
6 7 (30.43%) RabbitMQ
6 7 (30.43%) Hadoop
6 7 (30.43%) Microservices
7 6 (26.09%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (26.09%) Scrum
7 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
7 6 (26.09%) .NET
7 6 (26.09%) XML
7 6 (26.09%) Linux
7 6 (26.09%) REST
8 5 (21.74%) NoSQL
8 5 (21.74%) BDD
8 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (21.74%) Ruby
8 5 (21.74%) Spring
8 5 (21.74%) Docker
8 5 (21.74%) LXC
8 5 (21.74%) Apache Spark
8 5 (21.74%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (21.74%) Jenkins

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 5 (21.74%) Apache Spark
1 5 (21.74%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (17.39%) Apache
3 1 (4.35%) Apache Pig
3 1 (4.35%) Confluence
3 1 (4.35%) Jupyter
3 1 (4.35%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 8 (34.78%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (17.39%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (17.39%) GitHub
4 3 (13.04%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (4.35%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (4.35%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) HTTP
1 1 (4.35%) Internet
1 1 (4.35%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (43.48%) SQL Server
2 7 (30.43%) Hadoop
3 6 (26.09%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (21.74%) NoSQL
5 4 (17.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 4 (17.39%) Big Data
5 4 (17.39%) MySQL
5 4 (17.39%) Relational Database
6 3 (13.04%) MongoDB
7 2 (8.70%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (4.35%) Apache Hive
8 1 (4.35%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (4.35%) CouchDB
8 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (4.35%) HBase
8 1 (4.35%) MariaDB
8 1 (4.35%) Neo4j
8 1 (4.35%) OrientDB
8 1 (4.35%) Redis
8 1 (4.35%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 8 (34.78%) Git (software)
2 5 (21.74%) Jenkins
3 3 (13.04%) GoCD
3 3 (13.04%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (13.04%) TeamCity
4 2 (8.70%) Bitbucket
4 2 (8.70%) Mockito
5 1 (4.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (4.35%) Cucumber
5 1 (4.35%) JIRA
5 1 (4.35%) JUnit
5 1 (4.35%) Selenium
5 1 (4.35%) TestNG
5 1 (4.35%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (91.30%) Developer
2 11 (47.83%) Java Developer
3 7 (30.43%) C# Developer
3 7 (30.43%) Polyglot Developer
3 7 (30.43%) Scala Developer
3 7 (30.43%) Senior Developer
4 6 (26.09%) Python Developer
5 5 (21.74%) Java Scala Developer
6 4 (17.39%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (13.04%) .NET Developer
7 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (13.04%) AWS Developer
7 3 (13.04%) Azure Developer
7 3 (13.04%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (13.04%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (13.04%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (13.04%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (13.04%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 3 (13.04%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (13.04%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (34.78%) Kafka
2 7 (30.43%) RabbitMQ
3 6 (26.09%) .NET
3 6 (26.09%) REST
3 6 (26.09%) XML
4 5 (21.74%) Spring
5 4 (17.39%) CSS
5 4 (17.39%) HTML
5 4 (17.39%) SOAP
6 3 (13.04%) AngularJS
6 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET
6 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (13.04%) Ember.js
6 3 (13.04%) Node.js
7 2 (8.70%) Hibernate
7 2 (8.70%) Play Framework
7 2 (8.70%) Spark Streaming
7 2 (8.70%) Spring Integration
8 1 (4.35%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Blog
1 3 (13.04%) Public Cloud
2 1 (4.35%) Algorithms
2 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.35%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (4.35%) e-Health
2 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (4.35%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Linux
2 4 (17.39%) Unix
2 4 (17.39%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (47.83%) TDD
2 7 (30.43%) Microservices
3 6 (26.09%) Scrum
4 5 (21.74%) BDD
5 4 (17.39%) DevOps
5 4 (17.39%) E-Commerce
6 3 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (13.04%) CQRS
6 3 (13.04%) Data Management
6 3 (13.04%) High Availability
6 3 (13.04%) Kanban
6 3 (13.04%) MVC
6 3 (13.04%) Test Automation
6 3 (13.04%) Unit Testing
7 2 (8.70%) Open Source
7 2 (8.70%) Software Engineering
8 1 (4.35%) Bioinformatics
8 1 (4.35%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 18 (78.26%) Java
2 11 (47.83%) Python
3 9 (39.13%) C#
3 9 (39.13%) SQL
4 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
5 5 (21.74%) Ruby
6 3 (13.04%) C
6 3 (13.04%) Clojure
6 3 (13.04%) PowerShell
7 2 (8.70%) C++
7 2 (8.70%) Groovy
7 2 (8.70%) Haskell
8 1 (4.35%) Go
8 1 (4.35%) Jython
8 1 (4.35%) Perl
8 1 (4.35%) PHP
8 1 (4.35%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) CISA
1 1 (4.35%) CISM
1 1 (4.35%) CISSP
1 1 (4.35%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
1 1 (4.35%) GSEC
1 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (21.74%) Docker
1 5 (21.74%) LXC
2 1 (4.35%) HDFS
2 1 (4.35%) KVM
2 1 (4.35%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (8.70%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (4.35%) Ambari
3 1 (4.35%) Kibana
3 1 (4.35%) Oozie
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle
3 1 (4.35%) Cognos
3 1 (4.35%) Google
3 1 (4.35%) Jaspersoft
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