Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 157 158 196
Rank change year-on-year +1 +38 -2
Contract jobs citing Scala 38 41 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.73% 0.77% 0.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.88% 1.85% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 28 16
South West median daily rate £475 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +28.57% -22.22%
10th Percentile £329 £331 £325
90th Percentile £533 £675 £524
England median daily rate £543 £525 £550
% change year-on-year +3.33% -4.55% +9.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
South West median hourly rate - - £65.00
England median hourly rate £82.50 £29.82 £65.00
% change year-on-year +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 2,016 2,221 2,464
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 38.60% 41.55% 39.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,243 1,430 1,629
South West median daily rate £400 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.59% -2.67% -
10th Percentile £275 £263 £263
90th Percentile £550 £525 £500
England median daily rate £475 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +11.76% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 162 161
South West median hourly rate £39.00 £39.50 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.27% -4.82% +18.57%
10th Percentile £22.20 £21.94 £26.25
90th Percentile £48.00 £47.50 £52.50
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%

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 20 January 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 20 January 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 0 32 £475 +5.56% 16
Somerset -1 4 £300 -45.50% 1
Gloucestershire +17 2 - -
Scala
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 28 (73.68%) Java
2 22 (57.89%) REST
3 21 (55.26%) TDD
4 20 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (47.37%) Test Automation
6 17 (44.74%) BDD
6 17 (44.74%) Microservices
7 16 (42.11%) SQL
8 15 (39.47%) Python
9 14 (36.84%) Apache Spark
9 14 (36.84%) Web Services
9 14 (36.84%) NoSQL
10 13 (34.21%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (34.21%) Spring
10 13 (34.21%) Functional Programming
11 12 (31.58%) Ruby
11 12 (31.58%) MVC
11 12 (31.58%) CSS
12 11 (28.95%) Unit Testing
12 11 (28.95%) MongoDB
12 11 (28.95%) Kafka
12 11 (28.95%) GitHub
13 10 (26.32%) Play Framework
13 10 (26.32%) SOAP
14 9 (23.68%) JavaScript
14 9 (23.68%) Spring Boot
15 8 (21.05%) Continuous Delivery
15 8 (21.05%) MySQL
15 8 (21.05%) PostgreSQL
15 8 (21.05%) Git (software)

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 (36.84%) Apache Spark
2 5 (13.16%) Apache
3 1 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 11 (28.95%) GitHub
2 2 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.63%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.63%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.16%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (36.84%) NoSQL
2 11 (28.95%) MongoDB
3 8 (21.05%) MySQL
3 8 (21.05%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (18.42%) CouchDB
4 7 (18.42%) Relational Database
5 5 (13.16%) Neo4j
5 5 (13.16%) Riak
6 4 (10.53%) Hadoop
7 1 (2.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (2.63%) Big Data
7 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (21.05%) Git (software)
2 5 (13.16%) git-flow
2 5 (13.16%) Jasmine
2 5 (13.16%) Karma Test Runner
2 5 (13.16%) Mocha
2 5 (13.16%) SonarQube
3 3 (7.89%) Gatling
3 3 (7.89%) Jenkins
3 3 (7.89%) JMeter
3 3 (7.89%) Selenium
3 3 (7.89%) The Grinder
4 2 (5.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (5.26%) Cucumber
4 2 (5.26%) SpecFlow
5 1 (2.63%) JIRA
5 1 (2.63%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (2.63%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.63%) Travis CI
5 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (2.63%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (2.63%) Advertising
1 1 (2.63%) Finance
Job Titles
1 29 (76.32%) Developer
2 15 (39.47%) Scala Developer
3 12 (31.58%) Java Developer
4 3 (7.89%) Java Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Lead Developer
4 3 (7.89%) Python Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Architect
5 2 (5.26%) Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Data Science Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Java Software Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) QA Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) QA Automation Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) QA Test Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Senior Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Senior Scala Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Software Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Test Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) Digital Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Machine Learning Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (57.89%) REST
2 14 (36.84%) Web Services
3 13 (34.21%) Spring
4 12 (31.58%) CSS
5 11 (28.95%) Kafka
6 10 (26.32%) Play Framework
6 10 (26.32%) SOAP
7 9 (23.68%) Spring Boot
8 7 (18.42%) Ajax
8 7 (18.42%) Apache Wicket
8 7 (18.42%) HTML
8 7 (18.42%) XML
9 6 (15.79%) jQuery
10 5 (13.16%) DOM
10 5 (13.16%) RESTful
10 5 (13.16%) SAX
10 5 (13.16%) Servlets
10 5 (13.16%) XML Schema
11 3 (7.89%) .NET
11 3 (7.89%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (7.89%) Algorithms
2 3 (7.89%) User Experience
3 1 (2.63%) Blog
3 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.63%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.63%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.63%) Social Media
3 1 (2.63%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.16%) Linux
2 3 (7.89%) CentOS
2 3 (7.89%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (55.26%) TDD
2 20 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (47.37%) Test Automation
4 17 (44.74%) BDD
4 17 (44.74%) Microservices
5 13 (34.21%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (34.21%) Functional Programming
6 12 (31.58%) MVC
7 11 (28.95%) Unit Testing
8 8 (21.05%) Continuous Delivery
9 6 (15.79%) Software Engineering
10 5 (13.16%) Mentoring
10 5 (13.16%) Scrum
11 4 (10.53%) Refactoring
12 3 (7.89%) Image Processing
12 3 (7.89%) Kanban
12 3 (7.89%) Machine Learning
12 3 (7.89%) Performance Testing
12 3 (7.89%) QA Automation
13 2 (5.26%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 28 (73.68%) Java
2 16 (42.11%) SQL
3 15 (39.47%) Python
4 12 (31.58%) Ruby
5 9 (23.68%) JavaScript
6 7 (18.42%) Groovy
7 3 (7.89%) Bash Shell
8 2 (5.26%) C
8 2 (5.26%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (18.42%) Degree
2 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.63%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 1 (2.63%) Facebook
1 1 (2.63%) Google
1 1 (2.63%) Tableau