Period
to 17 January 2019

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 17 January 2019 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
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 164 164 160
Rank change year-on-year 0 -4 +34
Contract jobs citing Scala 63 37 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.99% 0.70% 0.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.43% 1.83% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 22 28
South West median daily rate £538 £475 £456
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.16% +4.11% +30.36%
10th Percentile £364 £329 £341
90th Percentile £606 £533 £675
England median daily rate £550 £550 £525
% change year-on-year - +4.76% -4.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £122.84 £82.50 £29.82
% change year-on-year +48.89% +176.71% -54.13%

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 2,593 2,022 2,231
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 40.71% 38.36% 41.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,669 1,236 1,444
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +8.11% -1.33%
10th Percentile £306 £275 £263
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
England median daily rate £478 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +0.53% +11.76% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 87 160
South West median hourly rate £42.75 £39.00 £39.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.62% -1.89% -3.33%
10th Percentile £26.25 £16.75 £21.86
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.00 £47.55
England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

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 17 January 2019.

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 17 January 2019. 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 48 £550 +15.79% 8
Somerset +1 5 £475 +58.47% 1
Wiltshire - 5 £480 - 1
Gloucestershire -14 1 - - 2
Devon - 1 £600 -
Dorset - 1 £325 -
Scala
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, 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 53 (84.13%) Java
2 37 (58.73%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (46.03%) Git (software)
4 27 (42.86%) TDD
5 26 (41.27%) Hadoop
6 25 (39.68%) Linux
7 24 (38.10%) Scrum
7 24 (38.10%) Relational Database
8 23 (36.51%) JavaScript
8 23 (36.51%) Apache Spark
9 22 (34.92%) Ruby
9 22 (34.92%) Test Automation
10 21 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
10 21 (33.33%) Big Data
10 21 (33.33%) Web Design
11 20 (31.75%) Configuration Management
11 20 (31.75%) Jenkins
11 20 (31.75%) Kanban
12 19 (30.16%) BDD
12 19 (30.16%) Continuous Integration
12 19 (30.16%) Play Framework
12 19 (30.16%) Problem-Solving
13 18 (28.57%) Open Source
13 18 (28.57%) HTTP
13 18 (28.57%) Subversion
13 18 (28.57%) Spring
14 17 (26.98%) Ruby on Rails
14 17 (26.98%) JUnit
15 16 (25.40%) Python
15 16 (25.40%) MVC

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 23 (36.51%) Apache Spark
2 15 (23.81%) Confluence
3 3 (4.76%) Apache
3 3 (4.76%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.70%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (6.35%) Amazon EMR
2 4 (6.35%) Amazon Kinesis
2 4 (6.35%) Amazon S3
2 4 (6.35%) AWS Lambda
2 4 (6.35%) Serverless
3 2 (3.17%) Apigee
3 2 (3.17%) GitHub
4 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (28.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (41.27%) Hadoop
2 24 (38.10%) Relational Database
3 21 (33.33%) Big Data
4 12 (19.05%) Apache Hive
4 12 (19.05%) HBase
5 7 (11.11%) Data Lake
6 4 (6.35%) Amazon Athena
6 4 (6.35%) MongoDB
6 4 (6.35%) RDBMS
6 4 (6.35%) Sqoop
7 3 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.59%) Impala
8 1 (1.59%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.59%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 29 (46.03%) Git (software)
2 20 (31.75%) Jenkins
3 18 (28.57%) Subversion
4 17 (26.98%) JUnit
5 15 (23.81%) Hudson
5 15 (23.81%) JIRA
6 5 (7.94%) Eclipse
6 5 (7.94%) IntelliJ
6 5 (7.94%) Maven
7 2 (3.17%) Bitbucket
8 1 (1.59%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 14 (22.22%) Finance
2 11 (17.46%) Banking
Job Titles
1 45 (71.43%) Developer
2 25 (39.68%) Scala Developer
3 17 (26.98%) Agile Developer
4 11 (17.46%) Hadoop Developer
5 5 (7.94%) Data Engineer
5 5 (7.94%) Java Developer
6 4 (6.35%) Big Data Developer
6 4 (6.35%) Big Data Engineer
6 4 (6.35%) Java Scala Developer
7 3 (4.76%) AWS DevOps
7 3 (4.76%) MongoDB Developer
7 3 (4.76%) Trainer
8 2 (3.17%) Data Scientist
8 2 (3.17%) IT Trainer
8 2 (3.17%) Java Hadoop Developer
8 2 (3.17%) Python Engineer
8 2 (3.17%) Ruby on Rails Developer
9 1 (1.59%) C# .NET Developer
9 1 (1.59%) Java Android Developer
9 1 (1.59%) Machine Learning Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (30.16%) Play Framework
2 18 (28.57%) Spring
3 17 (26.98%) Ruby on Rails
4 16 (25.40%) REST
5 15 (23.81%) Django
5 15 (23.81%) Guice
5 15 (23.81%) RESTful
5 15 (23.81%) Spring MVC
6 14 (22.22%) JSON
7 9 (14.29%) Kafka
8 7 (11.11%) CSS
8 7 (11.11%) HTML
9 3 (4.76%) .NET
9 3 (4.76%) Elastic Stack
9 3 (4.76%) Spring Boot
10 2 (3.17%) .NET Core
11 1 (1.59%) Akka
11 1 (1.59%) Dropwizard
11 1 (1.59%) Spark Streaming
11 1 (1.59%) spray
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.87%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.76%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.59%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 25 (39.68%) Linux
2 4 (6.35%) Mac OS X
2 4 (6.35%) Unix
3 3 (4.76%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (58.73%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (42.86%) TDD
3 24 (38.10%) Scrum
4 22 (34.92%) Test Automation
5 21 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
5 21 (33.33%) Web Design
6 20 (31.75%) Configuration Management
6 20 (31.75%) Kanban
7 19 (30.16%) BDD
7 19 (30.16%) Continuous Integration
7 19 (30.16%) Problem-Solving
8 18 (28.57%) Open Source
9 16 (25.40%) MVC
10 15 (23.81%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 15 (23.81%) Functional Programming
10 15 (23.81%) Pair Programming
11 14 (22.22%) OWASP
12 10 (15.87%) Web Development
13 7 (11.11%) SDLC
13 7 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (84.13%) Java
2 23 (36.51%) JavaScript
3 22 (34.92%) Ruby
4 16 (25.40%) Python
5 4 (6.35%) Shell Script
6 2 (3.17%) F#
6 2 (3.17%) Go
6 2 (3.17%) SQL
7 1 (1.59%) C#
7 1 (1.59%) C++
7 1 (1.59%) Kotlin
7 1 (1.59%) R
7 1 (1.59%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 14 (22.22%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (3.17%) Degree
2 2 (3.17%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.17%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.59%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.59%) PhD
System Software
1 4 (6.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (4.76%) Kibana
2 1 (1.59%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 15 (23.81%) Google
2 8 (12.70%) Hortonworks
3 4 (6.35%) Informatica
4 1 (1.59%) Ab Initio
4 1 (1.59%) Netezza
4 1 (1.59%) Teradata