Period
to 18 June 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 18 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 162 157 95
Rank change year-on-year -5 -62 +14
Contract jobs citing Scala 24 35 78
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.53% 0.72% 1.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.47% 2.20% 5.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 25 60
West Midlands median daily rate £440 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.37% - -
10th Percentile £369 £313 £419
90th Percentile £463 £578 £538
England median daily rate £561 £550 £525
% change year-on-year +2.05% +4.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £33.75 £29.82
% change year-on-year +3.70% +13.20% -

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 1,631 1,590 1,344
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 35.98% 32.57% 30.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,014 995 869
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £310 £275 £250
90th Percentile £575 £538 £525
England median daily rate £480 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 30 39
West Midlands median hourly rate £41.25 £35.36 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% +14.05% +24.00%
10th Percentile £35.00 £17.71 £20.50
90th Percentile £47.88 £48.75 £72.50
England median hourly rate £43.00 £41.50 £41.38
% change year-on-year +3.61% +0.30% +7.47%

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
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 18 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
Shropshire -13 9 £440 -14.15%
Coventry -6 6 - -
Birmingham +1 3 £450 -12.20% 2
Warwickshire +7 2 £400 +45.45%
Scala
England

For the 6 months to 18 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Scala.

1 23 (95.83%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (54.17%) Microservices
3 11 (45.83%) Java
3 11 (45.83%) Python
4 10 (41.67%) Linux
4 10 (41.67%) TDD
4 10 (41.67%) Play Framework
4 10 (41.67%) MongoDB
5 8 (33.33%) REST
6 7 (29.17%) Amazon AWS
6 7 (29.17%) JavaScript
6 7 (29.17%) Spring
6 7 (29.17%) Ruby
6 7 (29.17%) Mac OS
7 6 (25.00%) .NET
7 6 (25.00%) Unix
7 6 (25.00%) Service Delivery
7 6 (25.00%) Go
8 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (20.83%) Analytics
8 5 (20.83%) ETL
8 5 (20.83%) Hadoop
9 4 (16.67%) JSON
9 4 (16.67%) SQL
9 4 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (16.67%) Data Analytics
9 4 (16.67%) Docker
10 3 (12.50%) DevOps
10 3 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
10 3 (12.50%) Presto

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 (12.50%) Apache
1 3 (12.50%) Apache Spark
2 1 (4.17%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 7 (29.17%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (12.50%) Amazon EMR
3 3 (12.50%) Amazon Kinesis
3 3 (12.50%) Amazon S3
3 3 (12.50%) AWS Lambda
3 3 (12.50%) Serverless
4 1 (4.17%) GitHub
4 1 (4.17%) Google Analytics
4 1 (4.17%) Google Docs
4 1 (4.17%) Power Platform
4 1 (4.17%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (41.67%) MongoDB
2 5 (20.83%) Hadoop
3 3 (12.50%) Amazon Athena
3 3 (12.50%) Amazon QuickSight
3 3 (12.50%) Amazon Redshift
3 3 (12.50%) Data Lake
3 3 (12.50%) Parquet
3 3 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (12.50%) Presto
3 3 (12.50%) RDBMS
3 3 (12.50%) Relational Database
4 2 (8.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (8.33%) NoSQL
4 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (4.17%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.17%) Artifactory
2 1 (4.17%) Cucumber
2 1 (4.17%) Gatling
2 1 (4.17%) gulp
2 1 (4.17%) IntelliJ
2 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.17%) JIRA
2 1 (4.17%) Selenium
2 1 (4.17%) Sublime Text
2 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio Code
2 1 (4.17%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (12.50%) Retail
2 2 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (83.33%) Developer
2 9 (37.50%) Scala Developer
3 7 (29.17%) Programmer
4 6 (25.00%) .NET Developer
5 5 (20.83%) Java Developer
6 4 (16.67%) Backend Developer
6 4 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (12.50%) Data Engineer
7 3 (12.50%) Python Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Agile .NET Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Agile Developer
8 1 (4.17%) AWS Engineer
8 1 (4.17%) Azure Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Power BI Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Ruby Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (41.67%) Play Framework
2 8 (33.33%) REST
3 7 (29.17%) Spring
4 6 (25.00%) .NET
5 4 (16.67%) JSON
6 3 (12.50%) LAPP Stack
6 3 (12.50%) XML
7 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (4.17%) CSS
8 1 (4.17%) Django
8 1 (4.17%) Gherkin
8 1 (4.17%) HTML
8 1 (4.17%) HTML5
8 1 (4.17%) LESS
8 1 (4.17%) Node.js
8 1 (4.17%) RESTful
8 1 (4.17%) Sass
8 1 (4.17%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (41.67%) Linux
2 7 (29.17%) Mac OS
3 6 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (95.83%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (54.17%) Microservices
3 10 (41.67%) TDD
4 6 (25.00%) Service Delivery
5 5 (20.83%) Analytics
5 5 (20.83%) ETL
6 4 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (16.67%) Data Analytics
7 3 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (12.50%) Data Cleansing
7 3 (12.50%) Data Migration
7 3 (12.50%) DevOps
7 3 (12.50%) Machine Learning
7 3 (12.50%) MapReduce
7 3 (12.50%) Migration
7 3 (12.50%) Open Source
7 3 (12.50%) Pair Programming
8 2 (8.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 2 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
8 2 (8.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 11 (45.83%) Java
1 11 (45.83%) Python
2 7 (29.17%) JavaScript
2 7 (29.17%) Ruby
3 6 (25.00%) Go
4 4 (16.67%) SQL
5 2 (8.33%) C#
5 2 (8.33%) Java 8
5 2 (8.33%) T-SQL
6 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
6 1 (4.17%) Groovy
6 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) GDPR
2 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Grafana
1 1 (4.17%) Graphite
1 1 (4.17%) Kibana
1 1 (4.17%) Kubernetes
1 1 (4.17%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (4.17%) Google
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Splunk