Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 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
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 182 179 172
Rank change year-on-year -3 -7 +30
Contract jobs citing Scala 22 20 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.40% 0.37% 0.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.02% 0.95% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 15 18
South West median daily rate £550 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.71% -2.78% +20.00%
10th Percentile £450 £413 £331
90th Percentile £650 £525 £594
England median daily rate £550 £525 £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 £45.00 - -

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 2,159 2,116 2,258
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 39.69% 38.75% 38.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,363 1,285 1,416
South West median daily rate £400 £388 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +6.90% -3.33%
10th Percentile £275 £270 £263
90th Percentile £550 £513 £500
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 112 168
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £43.50 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.30% +3.57% +12.00%
10th Percentile £26.75 £31.25 £24.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £53.75 £51.15
England median hourly rate £41.77 £40.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.76% +7.33% +4.17%

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 16 August 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 16 August 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 -12 15 £581 +32.86% 5
Wiltshire - 5 £550 - 1
Somerset +8 2 £428 -5.00% 1
Scala
England

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 18 (81.82%) Java
2 15 (68.18%) Finance
2 15 (68.18%) Kafka
3 12 (54.55%) Hadoop
3 12 (54.55%) SDLC
4 9 (40.91%) Apache Spark
4 9 (40.91%) Hortonworks
4 9 (40.91%) HBase
4 9 (40.91%) Linux
5 8 (36.36%) C#
5 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
6 7 (31.82%) Open Source
6 7 (31.82%) Docker
7 6 (27.27%) Jenkins
7 6 (27.27%) Banking
7 6 (27.27%) Data Management
7 6 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
7 6 (27.27%) Big Data
7 6 (27.27%) Apache Hive
8 5 (22.73%) Git (software)
9 4 (18.18%) F#
9 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (18.18%) Software Engineering
9 4 (18.18%) REST
9 4 (18.18%) .NET
9 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET
9 4 (18.18%) Back Office
9 4 (18.18%) 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 9 (40.91%) Apache Spark
2 3 (13.64%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (4.55%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 8 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (13.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 3 (13.64%) CloudFront
3 2 (9.09%) npm
3 2 (9.09%) NuGet
3 2 (9.09%) Sauce Labs
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (54.55%) Hadoop
2 9 (40.91%) HBase
3 6 (27.27%) Apache Hive
3 6 (27.27%) Big Data
4 3 (13.64%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (13.64%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Jenkins
2 5 (22.73%) Git (software)
3 3 (13.64%) Artifactory
3 3 (13.64%) Eclipse
3 3 (13.64%) IntelliJ
3 3 (13.64%) JUnit
3 3 (13.64%) Maven
3 3 (13.64%) SonarQube
3 3 (13.64%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (9.09%) Bitbucket
4 2 (9.09%) Cucumber
4 2 (9.09%) JMeter
4 2 (9.09%) Selenium
4 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio Code
4 2 (9.09%) WebStorm
General
1 15 (68.18%) Finance
2 6 (27.27%) Banking
3 4 (18.18%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 15 (68.18%) Developer
2 9 (40.91%) Hadoop Developer
3 7 (31.82%) Java Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Big Data Developer
4 3 (13.64%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Java Hadoop Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Android Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Java Android Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Java Scala Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Scala Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (68.18%) Kafka
2 4 (18.18%) .NET
2 4 (18.18%) AngularJS
2 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET
2 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (18.18%) REST
2 4 (18.18%) Sass
2 4 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (13.64%) HTML
3 3 (13.64%) React
4 2 (9.09%) HTML5
4 2 (9.09%) RAML
4 2 (9.09%) Swagger
4 2 (9.09%) YAML
5 1 (4.55%) CSS
5 1 (4.55%) LDAP
5 1 (4.55%) OAuth
5 1 (4.55%) OAuth2
5 1 (4.55%) Spring
5 1 (4.55%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (40.91%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) SDLC
2 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (31.82%) Open Source
4 6 (27.27%) Data Management
4 6 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (18.18%) DevOps
5 4 (18.18%) Microservices
5 4 (18.18%) Mobile Development
5 4 (18.18%) MVC
5 4 (18.18%) Software Engineering
6 3 (13.64%) Business Analysis
6 3 (13.64%) Configuration Management
6 3 (13.64%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 3 (13.64%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (13.64%) Waterfall
7 2 (9.09%) BDD
7 2 (9.09%) Mathematics
7 2 (9.09%) Software Delivery
7 2 (9.09%) SOLID
7 2 (9.09%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 18 (81.82%) Java
2 8 (36.36%) C#
3 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 4 (18.18%) F#
4 4 (18.18%) TypeScript
5 3 (13.64%) PHP
5 3 (13.64%) Python
6 2 (9.09%) Bash Shell
7 1 (4.55%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (31.82%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) Kubernetes
2 3 (13.64%) Ansible
3 2 (9.09%) Grafana
3 2 (9.09%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Hortonworks
2 3 (13.64%) Veracode
3 2 (9.09%) Apigee
3 2 (9.09%) AppDynamics
3 2 (9.09%) Splunk
4 1 (4.55%) Google