Period
to 25 June 2019

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 25 June 2019 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
25 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 50 103 12
Rank change year-on-year +53 -91 +105
Contract jobs citing Scala 27 3 126
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 3.40% 0.28% 12.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.49% 0.74% 34.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 0 78
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £310 - £350
10th Percentile £270 - £300
90th Percentile £490 - £525
North East median daily rate £315 - £350
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 318 406 367
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 40.05% 37.66% 37.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 298 241
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £450 £355 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.62% +1.43% +7.69%
10th Percentile £291 £263 £285
90th Percentile £588 £539 £524
North East median daily rate £425 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +17.24% +3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 9
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £52.00 £35.00 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.57% -16.67% +46.09%
10th Percentile £25.35 £30.30 £12.15
90th Percentile £57.30 £42.25 £49.26
North East median hourly rate £44.50 £35.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year +27.14% -14.63% +43.86%

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 25 June 2019.

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 25 June 2019. 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 +46 27 £310 -
Scala
North East

For the 6 months to 25 June 2019, 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 20 (74.07%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (70.37%) Selenium
2 19 (70.37%) Cucumber
3 17 (62.96%) Scrum
3 17 (62.96%) Java
4 15 (55.56%) Test Automation
5 11 (40.74%) Kanban
5 11 (40.74%) Git (software)
5 11 (40.74%) JIRA
5 11 (40.74%) API Testing
6 10 (37.04%) QA
7 9 (33.33%) Groovy
7 9 (33.33%) RESTful
7 9 (33.33%) Gherkin
7 9 (33.33%) JavaScript
7 9 (33.33%) Web Services
7 9 (33.33%) Python
7 9 (33.33%) DevOps
8 8 (29.63%) Jenkins
8 8 (29.63%) Bash Shell
8 8 (29.63%) PowerShell
9 7 (25.93%) Confluence
10 6 (22.22%) Unit Testing
10 6 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (22.22%) Regression Testing
10 6 (22.22%) TDD
10 6 (22.22%) User Stories
10 6 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (18.52%) Problem-Solving
11 5 (18.52%) Acceptance Criteria

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 7 (25.93%) Confluence
2 1 (3.70%) Apache Spark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.70%) Big Data
2 1 (3.70%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.70%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 19 (70.37%) Cucumber
1 19 (70.37%) Selenium
2 11 (40.74%) Git (software)
2 11 (40.74%) JIRA
3 8 (29.63%) Jenkins
4 5 (18.52%) JUnit
4 5 (18.52%) Maven
4 5 (18.52%) SonarQube
4 5 (18.52%) TestNG
5 4 (14.81%) Hudson
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 6 (22.22%) Developer
2 6 (22.22%) DevOps Automation Engineer
2 6 (22.22%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (22.22%) Test Automation Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Tester
4 4 (14.81%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 4 (14.81%) QA Tester
5 3 (11.11%) QA Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) QA Test Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Automation Test Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Programmer
6 2 (7.41%) Scala Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Test Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Automation Tester
7 1 (3.70%) Big Data Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Big Data Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Digital Product Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (33.33%) Gherkin
1 9 (33.33%) RESTful
1 9 (33.33%) Web Services
2 5 (18.52%) Play Framework
3 4 (14.81%) CSS
3 4 (14.81%) CSS3
3 4 (14.81%) HTML
3 4 (14.81%) HTML5
3 4 (14.81%) Node.js
3 4 (14.81%) REST
4 3 (11.11%) Express
4 3 (11.11%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Self-Motivation
1 1 (3.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (74.07%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (62.96%) Scrum
3 15 (55.56%) Test Automation
4 11 (40.74%) API Testing
4 11 (40.74%) Kanban
5 9 (33.33%) DevOps
6 6 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (22.22%) Regression Testing
6 6 (22.22%) TDD
6 6 (22.22%) Unit Testing
6 6 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (22.22%) User Stories
7 5 (18.52%) Acceptance Criteria
7 5 (18.52%) Configuration Management
7 5 (18.52%) Defect Management
7 5 (18.52%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (18.52%) Software Engineering
8 4 (14.81%) Front End Development
8 4 (14.81%) Performance Testing
9 3 (11.11%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (62.96%) Java
2 9 (33.33%) Groovy
2 9 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 9 (33.33%) Python
3 8 (29.63%) Bash Shell
3 8 (29.63%) PowerShell
4 5 (18.52%) Perl
4 5 (18.52%) PHP
4 5 (18.52%) Ruby
5 2 (7.41%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (37.04%) QA
2 1 (3.70%) GDPR
2 1 (3.70%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.70%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Oozie
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Atlassian
2 1 (3.70%) Cloudera
2 1 (3.70%) StreamSets