Period
to 27 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 27 February 2020 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
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
27 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 50 63 53
Rank change year-on-year +13 -10 -16
Contract jobs citing Scala 30 35 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 3.87% 3.32% 3.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.87% 7.81% 11.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 25 31
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £300 £302 £345
90th Percentile £525 £506 £550
North East median daily rate £400 £440 £400
% change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - -
North East median hourly rate - - -

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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Tyne and Wear
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 304 448 332
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 39.18% 42.46% 33.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 342 249
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £425 £425 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.28% +12.14%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £613 £538 £550
North East median daily rate £425 £425 £380
% change year-on-year - +11.84% +7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 5
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £52.00 £45.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.56% +38.46% -13.33%
10th Percentile £26.45 £33.65 £24.60
90th Percentile £57.00 £48.75 £37.25
North East median hourly rate £49.00 £44.75 £42.50
% change year-on-year +9.50% +5.29% +13.33%

Scala
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing Scala as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for Scala in Tyne and Wear

Scala
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Scala in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor daily rate trend for Scala in Tyne and Wear

Scala
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Scala in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 27 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scala in Tyne and Wear

Scala
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scala within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 27 February 2020. 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +6 29 £400 -5.88% 1
Scala
North East

For the 6 months to 27 February 2020, 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Scala.

1 26 (86.67%) Test Automation
2 23 (76.67%) Cucumber
3 22 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (63.33%) Gatling
5 18 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (53.33%) Selenium
6 16 (53.33%) JavaScript
6 16 (53.33%) Node.js
6 16 (53.33%) Jenkins
7 15 (50.00%) REST
7 15 (50.00%) Git (software)
7 15 (50.00%) Play Framework
7 15 (50.00%) Microservices
8 14 (46.67%) HTML5
8 14 (46.67%) CSS3
8 14 (46.67%) HTML
8 14 (46.67%) CSS
8 14 (46.67%) JSON
9 12 (40.00%) Java
9 12 (40.00%) GitHub
10 11 (36.67%) WCAG
11 10 (33.33%) Google Analytics
11 10 (33.33%) Google
11 10 (33.33%) JUnit
11 10 (33.33%) XML
11 10 (33.33%) HTTP
11 10 (33.33%) TCP/IP
11 10 (33.33%) SSL
11 10 (33.33%) Sass
11 10 (33.33%) Analytics

Scala
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 2 (6.67%) Apache
1 2 (6.67%) Apache Spark
2 1 (3.33%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 12 (40.00%) GitHub
2 10 (33.33%) Google Analytics
3 2 (6.67%) Azure
3 2 (6.67%) GCP
4 1 (3.33%) BrowserStack
4 1 (3.33%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 10 (33.33%) HTTP
1 10 (33.33%) SSL
1 10 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.67%) Big Data
2 2 (6.67%) BigQuery
2 2 (6.67%) Cloud Spanner
2 2 (6.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 23 (76.67%) Cucumber
2 19 (63.33%) Gatling
3 16 (53.33%) Jenkins
3 16 (53.33%) Selenium
4 15 (50.00%) Git (software)
5 10 (33.33%) JUnit
6 2 (6.67%) Artifactory
6 2 (6.67%) GitLab
7 1 (3.33%) Apache Ivy
7 1 (3.33%) Burp Suite
7 1 (3.33%) HP UFT
7 1 (3.33%) Jasmine
7 1 (3.33%) JIRA
7 1 (3.33%) JMeter
7 1 (3.33%) LoadRunner
7 1 (3.33%) SoapUI
7 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (13.33%) Public Sector
2 2 (6.67%) Legal
3 1 (3.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (63.33%) Developer
2 9 (30.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 6 (20.00%) Scala Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Automation Tester
4 4 (13.33%) Java Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Test Automation Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Test Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Tester
5 2 (6.67%) Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Backend Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Data Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Java Scala Developer
5 2 (6.67%) QA Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) QA Test Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Test Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) HTML CSS Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Java Automation Tester
6 1 (3.33%) Junior Data Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Node.js Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (53.33%) Node.js
2 15 (50.00%) Play Framework
2 15 (50.00%) REST
3 14 (46.67%) CSS
3 14 (46.67%) CSS3
3 14 (46.67%) HTML
3 14 (46.67%) HTML5
3 14 (46.67%) JSON
4 10 (33.33%) Gherkin
4 10 (33.33%) Sass
4 10 (33.33%) XML
5 4 (13.33%) Ajax
5 4 (13.33%) RESTful
6 2 (6.67%) Kafka
7 1 (3.33%) Akka
7 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (3.33%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (3.33%) SOAP
7 1 (3.33%) Spring
7 1 (3.33%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) User Experience
2 1 (3.33%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (3.33%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (86.67%) Test Automation
2 22 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (50.00%) Microservices
5 10 (33.33%) Analytics
5 10 (33.33%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
5 10 (33.33%) Front End Development
5 10 (33.33%) Lean Software Development
5 10 (33.33%) Mentoring
5 10 (33.33%) Open Source
6 9 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 9 (30.00%) Line Management
6 9 (30.00%) Web Development
7 8 (26.67%) Pair Programming
7 8 (26.67%) Scrum
8 5 (16.67%) API Testing
8 5 (16.67%) Functional Testing
8 5 (16.67%) OO
8 5 (16.67%) TDD
8 5 (16.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 16 (53.33%) JavaScript
2 12 (40.00%) Java
3 7 (23.33%) Kotlin
4 4 (13.33%) Java 8
5 2 (6.67%) Python
6 1 (3.33%) C#
6 1 (3.33%) Ruby
6 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (3.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (3.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (36.67%) WCAG
2 2 (6.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (33.33%) Grafana
1 10 (33.33%) Kibana
2 1 (3.33%) Nessus
Vendors
1 10 (33.33%) Google
2 2 (6.67%) Databricks
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle