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 3 months to 24 April 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
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 128 122 -
Rank change year-on-year -6 -  
Contract jobs citing Scala 12 19 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.46% 0.64% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.14% 1.73% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 0
Median daily rate £425 £388 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.67% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £458 £463
% change year-on-year +3.82% -1.08%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 1054 1096 1206
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 40.00% 36.64% 37.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 663 652 746
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 112 67
Median hourly rate £43.00 £42.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.77% +20.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.53 £23.40 £20.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £49.10 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year +11.84% +7.04%  

Scala
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing Scala as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 24 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +1 5 £425 +17.24% 5
Gloucestershire -8 2 - - 1
Dorset - 2 - -
Cornwall - 1 - -
Somerset - 1 £400 -
Scala
England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 23 (67.65%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (58.82%) Java
3 14 (41.18%) Python
4 12 (35.29%) SQL
4 12 (35.29%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (35.29%) BDD
5 11 (32.35%) NoSQL
5 11 (32.35%) Scrum
5 11 (32.35%) JavaScript
5 11 (32.35%) TDD
5 11 (32.35%) Hadoop
6 10 (29.41%) Kanban
6 10 (29.41%) Ruby
6 10 (29.41%) .NET
6 10 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
6 10 (29.41%) Apache Spark
7 9 (26.47%) DevOps
7 9 (26.47%) Elasticsearch
7 9 (26.47%) Play Framework
7 9 (26.47%) Relational Database
7 9 (26.47%) Microservices
7 9 (26.47%) Big Data
8 8 (23.53%) C#
8 8 (23.53%) HTML
8 8 (23.53%) CSS
8 8 (23.53%) E-Commerce
8 8 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (20.59%) Git (software)
9 7 (20.59%) Linux
9 7 (20.59%) SQL Server

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 10 (29.41%) Apache Spark
2 9 (26.47%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (11.76%) Apache
3 4 (11.76%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (2.94%) Apache Pig
4 1 (2.94%) Confluence
4 1 (2.94%) Jupyter
4 1 (2.94%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (2.94%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 10 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (17.65%) GitHub
3 4 (11.76%) Amazon Kinesis
3 4 (11.76%) Heroku
3 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (11.76%) OpenShift
3 4 (11.76%) PaaS
4 3 (8.82%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.76%) HTTP
2 3 (8.82%) SSH
3 1 (2.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (35.29%) PostgreSQL
2 11 (32.35%) Hadoop
2 11 (32.35%) NoSQL
3 9 (26.47%) Big Data
3 9 (26.47%) Relational Database
4 7 (20.59%) SQL Server
5 5 (14.71%) MongoDB
6 3 (8.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 3 (8.82%) MySQL
7 2 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (2.94%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (2.94%) Apache Accumulo
8 1 (2.94%) Apache Hive
8 1 (2.94%) HBase
8 1 (2.94%) MariaDB
8 1 (2.94%) Neo4j
8 1 (2.94%) OrientDB
8 1 (2.94%) Redis
8 1 (2.94%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 7 (20.59%) Git (software)
2 5 (14.71%) Cucumber
3 4 (11.76%) Eclipse
3 4 (11.76%) IntelliJ
3 4 (11.76%) Jenkins
4 3 (8.82%) JIRA
4 3 (8.82%) JUnit
4 3 (8.82%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (8.82%) TeamCity
5 2 (5.88%) Capybara
5 2 (5.88%) git-flow
5 2 (5.88%) GoCD
5 2 (5.88%) Mockito
5 2 (5.88%) RSpec
5 2 (5.88%) Subversion
5 2 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (5.88%) Zephyr
6 1 (2.94%) Selenium
6 1 (2.94%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (2.94%) TestNG
General
1 2 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (70.59%) Developer
2 9 (26.47%) Scala Developer
3 8 (23.53%) Java Developer
4 6 (17.65%) Senior Developer
5 5 (14.71%) Data Engineer
5 5 (14.71%) Polyglot Developer
5 5 (14.71%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (11.76%) C# Developer
6 4 (11.76%) Python Developer
7 3 (8.82%) .NET Developer
7 3 (8.82%) Java Scala Developer
8 2 (5.88%) Big Data Developer
8 2 (5.88%) Java Engineer
8 2 (5.88%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 2 (5.88%) Senior C# Developer
8 2 (5.88%) Senior Java Scala Developer
8 2 (5.88%) Senior Scala Developer
8 2 (5.88%) Test Automation Engineer
8 2 (5.88%) Test Engineer
9 1 (2.94%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (29.41%) .NET
2 9 (26.47%) Play Framework
3 8 (23.53%) CSS
3 8 (23.53%) HTML
4 7 (20.59%) Kafka
4 7 (20.59%) REST
5 6 (17.65%) RESTful
5 6 (17.65%) Spring
5 6 (17.65%) XML
6 5 (14.71%) RabbitMQ
6 5 (14.71%) SOAP
7 4 (11.76%) jQuery
7 4 (11.76%) Sass
8 3 (8.82%) AngularJS
8 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET
8 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (8.82%) Ember.js
8 3 (8.82%) HTML5
8 3 (8.82%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (8.82%) Blog
2 3 (8.82%) Public Cloud
2 3 (8.82%) User Experience
3 2 (5.88%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.94%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (2.94%) e-Health
4 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.94%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.59%) Linux
2 4 (11.76%) Unix
3 2 (5.88%) Mac OS X
3 2 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (67.65%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (35.29%) BDD
3 11 (32.35%) Scrum
3 11 (32.35%) TDD
4 10 (29.41%) Kanban
5 9 (26.47%) DevOps
5 9 (26.47%) Microservices
6 8 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (23.53%) E-Commerce
7 5 (14.71%) Data Modelling
7 5 (14.71%) Open Source
7 5 (14.71%) Unit Testing
8 4 (11.76%) ATDD
8 4 (11.76%) Event-Driven Architecture
8 4 (11.76%) Machine Learning
8 4 (11.76%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (8.82%) Continuous Deployment
9 3 (8.82%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (8.82%) CQRS
9 3 (8.82%) Functional Programming
Programming Languages
1 20 (58.82%) Java
2 14 (41.18%) Python
3 12 (35.29%) SQL
4 11 (32.35%) JavaScript
5 10 (29.41%) Ruby
6 8 (23.53%) C#
7 3 (8.82%) Clojure
8 2 (5.88%) C
8 2 (5.88%) C++
8 2 (5.88%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.94%) Go
9 1 (2.94%) Groovy
9 1 (2.94%) Haskell
9 1 (2.94%) Perl
9 1 (2.94%) R
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (5.88%) ISEB
2 2 (5.88%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.94%) CISA
3 1 (2.94%) CISM
3 1 (2.94%) CISSP
3 1 (2.94%) Degree
3 1 (2.94%) GSEC
3 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) QA
2 1 (2.94%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (20.59%) Docker
2 3 (8.82%) LXC
3 2 (5.88%) HDFS
4 1 (2.94%) KVM
4 1 (2.94%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) Hadoop YARN
1 3 (8.82%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.94%) Ambari
2 1 (2.94%) Kibana
2 1 (2.94%) Oozie
Vendors
1 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
1 4 (11.76%) Oracle
2 2 (5.88%) HP
3 1 (2.94%) Cognos
3 1 (2.94%) IBM
3 1 (2.94%) Informatica
3 1 (2.94%) Jaspersoft
3 1 (2.94%) Talend
3 1 (2.94%) Teradata