Period
to 21 June 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 21 June 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
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 162 171 172
Rank change year-on-year +9 +1 +31
Contract jobs citing Scala 28 25 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.56% 0.48% 0.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.45% 1.22% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 21 22
South West median daily rate £525 £425 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.53% +17.24% -19.44%
10th Percentile £430 £375 £325
90th Percentile £650 £525 £574
England median daily rate £550 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +4.76% - -2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £33.75 £29.82 -
% change year-on-year +13.20% - -

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 1,937 2,048 2,250
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 38.54% 39.05% 38.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,193 1,258 1,369
South West median daily rate £410 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.33% +3.45% -3.33%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £263
90th Percentile £563 £518 £488
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 136 196
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +1.19% +15.07%
10th Percentile £26.75 £29.75 £25.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £53.75 £52.38
England median hourly rate £41.50 £41.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year +1.22% +6.49% +10.00%

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 21 June 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 21 June 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 +9 23 £525 +23.53% 8
Wiltshire - 5 £550 - 2
Scala
England

For the 6 months to 21 June 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 22 (78.57%) Java
2 15 (53.57%) REST
3 12 (42.86%) Kafka
3 12 (42.86%) Microservices
4 11 (39.29%) BDD
4 11 (39.29%) TDD
5 10 (35.71%) MVC
5 10 (35.71%) C#
5 10 (35.71%) Open Source
5 10 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
6 9 (32.14%) MongoDB
6 9 (32.14%) Docker
6 9 (32.14%) Jenkins
6 9 (32.14%) Python
6 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (28.57%) Finance
7 8 (28.57%) JavaScript
7 8 (28.57%) Apache Spark
7 8 (28.57%) Test Automation
8 7 (25.00%) Play Framework
8 7 (25.00%) Degree
8 7 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (25.00%) SonarQube
8 7 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
9 6 (21.43%) Continuous Delivery
9 6 (21.43%) Spring Boot
9 6 (21.43%) Apache Wicket
9 6 (21.43%) Spring
9 6 (21.43%) Software Engineering
9 6 (21.43%) Ruby

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 8 (28.57%) Apache Spark
2 5 (17.86%) Cloud Foundry
3 4 (14.29%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 10 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (17.86%) GitHub
3 3 (10.71%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 3 (10.71%) CloudFront
4 2 (7.14%) npm
4 2 (7.14%) NuGet
4 2 (7.14%) Sauce Labs
5 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) HTTP
2 1 (3.57%) Internet
2 1 (3.57%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (32.14%) MongoDB
2 6 (21.43%) CouchDB
2 6 (21.43%) MySQL
2 6 (21.43%) NoSQL
2 6 (21.43%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (17.86%) Hadoop
4 4 (14.29%) HBase
4 4 (14.29%) Neo4j
4 4 (14.29%) Relational Database
4 4 (14.29%) Riak
5 3 (10.71%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (7.14%) Apache Hive
6 2 (7.14%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 9 (32.14%) Jenkins
2 7 (25.00%) SonarQube
3 4 (14.29%) git-flow
3 4 (14.29%) Jasmine
3 4 (14.29%) Karma Test Runner
3 4 (14.29%) Mocha
4 3 (10.71%) Artifactory
4 3 (10.71%) Cucumber
4 3 (10.71%) Git (software)
4 3 (10.71%) JMeter
4 3 (10.71%) Selenium
4 3 (10.71%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (7.14%) Bitbucket
5 2 (7.14%) JUnit
5 2 (7.14%) Visual Studio Code
5 2 (7.14%) WebStorm
6 1 (3.57%) Eclipse
6 1 (3.57%) IntelliJ
6 1 (3.57%) SpecFlow
6 1 (3.57%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (28.57%) Finance
2 4 (14.29%) Back Office
3 2 (7.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (64.29%) Developer
2 8 (28.57%) Java Developer
3 5 (17.86%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Scala Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Hadoop Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Lead Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Software Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Big Data Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Java Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Java Hadoop Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Junior
7 1 (3.57%) Junior Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Junior Java Developer
7 1 (3.57%) QA Automation Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) QA Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Security Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Test Automation Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (53.57%) REST
2 12 (42.86%) Kafka
3 7 (25.00%) Play Framework
4 6 (21.43%) Apache Wicket
4 6 (21.43%) HTML
4 6 (21.43%) SOAP
4 6 (21.43%) Spring
4 6 (21.43%) Spring Boot
4 6 (21.43%) Web Services
4 6 (21.43%) XML
5 4 (14.29%) .NET
5 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET
5 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (14.29%) CSS
5 4 (14.29%) DOM
5 4 (14.29%) Sass
5 4 (14.29%) SAX
5 4 (14.29%) Servlets
5 4 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 4 (14.29%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) Microservices
2 11 (39.29%) BDD
2 11 (39.29%) TDD
3 10 (35.71%) MVC
3 10 (35.71%) Open Source
4 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (28.57%) Test Automation
6 7 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (21.43%) Continuous Delivery
7 6 (21.43%) DevOps
7 6 (21.43%) Functional Programming
7 6 (21.43%) Software Engineering
8 5 (17.86%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 5 (17.86%) SDLC
8 5 (17.86%) Unit Testing
9 4 (14.29%) Mobile Development
10 3 (10.71%) Configuration Management
10 3 (10.71%) Data Management
10 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (78.57%) Java
2 10 (35.71%) C#
3 9 (32.14%) Python
4 8 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 6 (21.43%) Groovy
5 6 (21.43%) Ruby
5 6 (21.43%) SQL
6 5 (17.86%) PHP
7 4 (14.29%) F#
7 4 (14.29%) TypeScript
8 2 (7.14%) Bash Shell
9 1 (3.57%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (3.57%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 9 (32.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) Ansible
2 4 (14.29%) Kubernetes
3 2 (7.14%) Grafana
3 2 (7.14%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) Hortonworks
2 3 (10.71%) Veracode
3 2 (7.14%) Apigee
3 2 (7.14%) AppDynamics
3 2 (7.14%) Splunk
4 1 (3.57%) Google