Period
to 12 November 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 12 November 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
12 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 154 144 117
Rank change year-on-year -10 -27 +28
Contract jobs citing Scala 15 65 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.38% 1.28% 1.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.14% 3.63% 4.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 31 45
West Midlands median daily rate £463 £440 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.11% -2.22% -
10th Percentile £350 £366 £275
90th Percentile £638 £575 £528
England median daily rate £575 £550 £538
% change year-on-year +4.55% +2.33% +2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £16.00 £22.50 -
% change year-on-year -28.89% - -

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 West Midlands with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,314 1,790 1,463
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 33.61% 35.27% 30.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 889 1,106 941
West Midlands median daily rate £418 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.76% +9.68% +3.33%
10th Percentile £284 £300 £250
90th Percentile £550 £550 £538
England median daily rate £488 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 28 47
West Midlands median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +17.19% +21.47%
10th Percentile £14.64 £15.25 £15.14
90th Percentile £56.25 £57.65 £49.25
England median hourly rate £44.00 £42.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +6.67%

Scala
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Scala as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Scala in the West Midlands

Scala
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Scala in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Scala in the West Midlands

Scala
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Scala in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 12 November 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scala in the West Midlands

Scala
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scala within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 12 November 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
Shropshire +6 8 £463 +5.11% 4
Birmingham +7 5 £450 -25.00% 3
Warwickshire - 1 £575 -
Scala
England

For the 6 months to 12 November 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Scala.

1 9 (60.00%) Java
1 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (53.33%) Python
2 8 (53.33%) Jenkins
3 7 (46.67%) CSS
3 7 (46.67%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (46.67%) Groovy
4 6 (40.00%) Git (software)
4 6 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 6 (40.00%) TDD
4 6 (40.00%) Play Framework
4 6 (40.00%) DevOps
4 6 (40.00%) Microservices
5 5 (33.33%) Docker
5 5 (33.33%) Gatling
5 5 (33.33%) Cucumber
5 5 (33.33%) MongoDB
5 5 (33.33%) Node.js
5 5 (33.33%) Selenium
5 5 (33.33%) HTML
6 4 (26.67%) Linux
6 4 (26.67%) JSON
6 4 (26.67%) DSL
6 4 (26.67%) Azure
6 4 (26.67%) NoSQL
6 4 (26.67%) Puppet
7 3 (20.00%) Process Improvement
7 3 (20.00%) Test Strategy
7 3 (20.00%) User Stories
7 3 (20.00%) Kibana

Scala
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 3 (20.00%) Apache Spark
1 3 (20.00%) Confluence
2 2 (13.33%) nginx
2 2 (13.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (6.67%) Apache
3 1 (6.67%) JBoss
3 1 (6.67%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Azure
2 3 (20.00%) AWS
2 3 (20.00%) BrowserStack
2 3 (20.00%) GitHub
3 2 (13.33%) Google Analytics
4 1 (6.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (6.67%) Amazon ECS
4 1 (6.67%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (6.67%) Amazon S3
4 1 (6.67%) AWS CloudTrail
4 1 (6.67%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (6.67%) GCP
4 1 (6.67%) Serverless
4 1 (6.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) DSL
2 2 (13.33%) HTTP
2 2 (13.33%) SSL
2 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 4 (26.67%) NoSQL
3 3 (20.00%) Big Data
4 1 (6.67%) Hadoop
4 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (53.33%) Jenkins
2 6 (40.00%) Git (software)
3 5 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 5 (33.33%) Gatling
3 5 (33.33%) Selenium
4 3 (20.00%) Ant
4 3 (20.00%) IntelliJ
4 3 (20.00%) JIRA
4 3 (20.00%) WebDriver
5 2 (13.33%) Artifactory
5 2 (13.33%) Grunt
5 2 (13.33%) gulp
5 2 (13.33%) Karma Test Runner
5 2 (13.33%) Sublime Text
6 1 (6.67%) Eclipse
6 1 (6.67%) JUnit
General
1 1 (6.67%) Aerospace
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Scala Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Data Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Java Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Data Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Apache Spark Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Automation Tester
5 1 (6.67%) AWS Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Big Data Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Python Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) CSS
2 6 (40.00%) Play Framework
3 5 (33.33%) HTML
3 5 (33.33%) Node.js
4 4 (26.67%) JSON
5 3 (20.00%) Kafka
5 3 (20.00%) Spring
5 3 (20.00%) XML
6 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
6 2 (13.33%) Gherkin
6 2 (13.33%) HTML5
6 2 (13.33%) jQuery
6 2 (13.33%) REST
6 2 (13.33%) Servlets
7 1 (6.67%) Ajax
7 1 (6.67%) EJB
7 1 (6.67%) Hibernate
7 1 (6.67%) J2EE
7 1 (6.67%) J2SE
7 1 (6.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Robotics
2 1 (6.67%) Data Structures
2 1 (6.67%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Linux
2 3 (20.00%) Windows
3 2 (13.33%) Ubuntu
4 1 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (46.67%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (40.00%) DevOps
3 6 (40.00%) Microservices
3 6 (40.00%) TDD
3 6 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (20.00%) Acceptance Criteria
4 3 (20.00%) BDD
4 3 (20.00%) Defect Management
4 3 (20.00%) ETL
4 3 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Process Improvement
4 3 (20.00%) Test Management
4 3 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 3 (20.00%) User Stories
5 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
5 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling
5 2 (13.33%) Open Source
5 2 (13.33%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) Java
2 8 (53.33%) Python
3 7 (46.67%) Groovy
4 3 (20.00%) Java 8
4 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (20.00%) Perl
4 3 (20.00%) Ruby
4 3 (20.00%) SQL
5 2 (13.33%) C#
5 2 (13.33%) Haskell
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) Puppet
2 3 (20.00%) Kibana
3 2 (13.33%) Grafana
4 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Adobe
1 2 (13.33%) Databricks
1 2 (13.33%) Google
2 1 (6.67%) Splunk
2 1 (6.67%) webMethods