Period
to 10 August 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 10 August 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
10 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 37 57 100
Rank change year-on-year +20 +43 -78
Contract jobs citing Scala 3 13 2
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 1.20% 1.78% 0.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.97% 4.68% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 13 0
Median daily rate £425 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.67% - -
North East median daily rate £425 £319 -
% change year-on-year +33.33% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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 101 278 409
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 40.24% 37.98% 40.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 189 306
Median daily rate £475 £450 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +24.14% -
10th Percentile £325 £300 £256
90th Percentile £650 £590 £550
North East median daily rate £450 £425 £365
% change year-on-year +5.88% +16.44% +0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 5
Median hourly rate £35.00 £52.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.69% +48.57% -17.65%
10th Percentile £12.09 £25.35 £29.95
90th Percentile £43.75 £57.30 £42.50
Median hourly rate £35.00 £44.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year -21.35% +27.14% -18.60%

Scala
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing Scala as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Scala in Tyne and Wear.

Daily rate trend for Scala in Tyne and Wear

Scala
Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Scala in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 10 August 2020.

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 10 August 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 +17 3 £425 +41.67% 1
Scala
North East

For the 6 months to 10 August 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 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) Play Framework
2 2 (66.67%) Microservices
2 2 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Pair Programming
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) Spring
3 1 (33.33%) Spring MVC
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) CSS3

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:

Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Cucumber
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Scala Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Play Framework
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) CSS3
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) Spring MVC
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Microservices
1 2 (66.67%) Pair Programming
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) TDD
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) Java