Period
to 15 October 2018

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 15 October 2018 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 133 117 134
Rank change year-on-year -16 +17 +31
Contract jobs citing Scala 64 73 84
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.27% 1.60% 1.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.66% 5.17% 4.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 48 64
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £473 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +2.72% +15.00%
10th Percentile £366 £275 £379
90th Percentile £574 £532 £513
England median daily rate £550 £538 £513
% change year-on-year +2.33% +4.88% -6.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £69.17 - -

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 1,751 1,412 2,005
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 34.66% 30.88% 32.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,077 909 1,261
West Midlands median daily rate £420 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.39% +3.33% +10.29%
10th Percentile £299 £262 £250
90th Percentile £545 £538 £506
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 48 57
West Midlands median hourly rate £29.50 £33.22 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.20% +12.61% +14.96%
10th Percentile £15.25 £17.05 £14.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £67.23 £42.85
England median hourly rate £42.27 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.66% +6.67% +2.74%

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 15 October 2018.

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 15 October 2018. 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 -18 55 £450 -10.00% 3
Birmingham -23 4 £550 +37.50% 1
Coventry -14 2 £325 - 1
Solihull - 1 £550 - 1
Scala
England

For the 6 months to 15 October 2018, 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 50 (78.13%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (71.88%) Selenium
3 42 (65.63%) HTML
3 42 (65.63%) CSS
4 41 (64.06%) Java
4 41 (64.06%) Scrum
5 38 (59.38%) Test Automation
6 37 (57.81%) REST
7 36 (56.25%) HTML5
7 36 (56.25%) Ruby
8 34 (53.13%) Play Framework
9 33 (51.56%) Gherkin
10 32 (50.00%) MongoDB
11 31 (48.44%) Docker
12 30 (46.88%) Jenkins
12 30 (46.88%) JavaScript
13 29 (45.31%) Groovy
14 28 (43.75%) DevOps
15 27 (42.19%) Continuous Integration
16 26 (40.63%) Git (software)
16 26 (40.63%) Cucumber
17 25 (39.06%) Node.js
18 24 (37.50%) Open Source
18 24 (37.50%) Linux
18 24 (37.50%) Microservices
18 24 (37.50%) gulp
19 23 (35.94%) IntelliJ
19 23 (35.94%) Confluence
19 23 (35.94%) JSON
19 23 (35.94%) JIRA

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 23 (35.94%) Confluence
2 11 (17.19%) Apache
3 10 (15.63%) JBoss
3 10 (15.63%) WebLogic
4 7 (10.94%) nginx
4 7 (10.94%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.13%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 20 (31.25%) GitHub
1 20 (31.25%) Google Analytics
2 7 (10.94%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (10.94%) Slack
3 2 (3.13%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 12 (18.75%) HTTP
2 11 (17.19%) SSL
2 11 (17.19%) TCP/IP
3 7 (10.94%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 19 (29.69%) NoSQL
3 12 (18.75%) Apache Cassandra
4 8 (12.50%) MySQL
4 8 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (9.38%) Oracle Database
6 4 (6.25%) Big Data
7 2 (3.13%) Hadoop
7 2 (3.13%) HBase
8 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 46 (71.88%) Selenium
2 30 (46.88%) Jenkins
3 26 (40.63%) Cucumber
3 26 (40.63%) Git (software)
4 24 (37.50%) gulp
5 23 (35.94%) IntelliJ
5 23 (35.94%) JIRA
6 20 (31.25%) Sublime Text
7 17 (26.56%) Gatling
8 13 (20.31%) Visual Studio Code
8 13 (20.31%) WebDriver
9 11 (17.19%) Grunt
9 11 (17.19%) JUnit
9 11 (17.19%) SoapUI
10 10 (15.63%) Eclipse
10 10 (15.63%) Karma Test Runner
11 9 (14.06%) Artifactory
12 8 (12.50%) Ant
13 4 (6.25%) Mocha
13 4 (6.25%) WebStorm
General
1 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 40 (62.50%) Developer
2 27 (42.19%) Scala Developer
3 10 (15.63%) Java Developer
4 8 (12.50%) Architect
5 7 (10.94%) Analyst
5 7 (10.94%) Test Analyst
6 6 (9.38%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (7.81%) Digital Architect
7 5 (7.81%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 4 (6.25%) Backend Developer
8 4 (6.25%) Digital Solutions Architect
8 4 (6.25%) QA Analyst
8 4 (6.25%) QA Test Analyst
9 3 (4.69%) Java Scala Developer
9 3 (4.69%) Programmer
9 3 (4.69%) Tester
10 2 (3.13%) Agile Developer
10 2 (3.13%) DevOps Engineer
10 2 (3.13%) Selenium Test Analyst
10 2 (3.13%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (65.63%) CSS
1 42 (65.63%) HTML
2 37 (57.81%) REST
3 36 (56.25%) HTML5
4 34 (53.13%) Play Framework
5 33 (51.56%) Gherkin
6 25 (39.06%) Node.js
7 23 (35.94%) JSON
8 21 (32.81%) RESTful
9 20 (31.25%) Spring
9 20 (31.25%) Web Services
10 17 (26.56%) LESS
10 17 (26.56%) Sass
11 16 (25.00%) SOAP
12 14 (21.88%) CSS3
13 13 (20.31%) Ajax
14 12 (18.75%) AngularJS
15 11 (17.19%) Hibernate
15 11 (17.19%) jQuery
16 10 (15.63%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.94%) User Experience
2 1 (1.56%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 24 (37.50%) Linux
2 11 (17.19%) Ubuntu
2 11 (17.19%) Windows
3 10 (15.63%) Unix
4 7 (10.94%) Mac OS
5 4 (6.25%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (78.13%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (64.06%) Scrum
3 38 (59.38%) Test Automation
4 28 (43.75%) DevOps
5 27 (42.19%) Continuous Integration
6 24 (37.50%) Microservices
6 24 (37.50%) Open Source
7 22 (34.38%) Kanban
8 21 (32.81%) TDD
9 20 (31.25%) Analytics
10 18 (28.13%) Configuration Management
11 16 (25.00%) Prototyping
12 15 (23.44%) Continuous Improvement
13 12 (18.75%) API Testing
13 12 (18.75%) Service Delivery
14 10 (15.63%) Line Management
14 10 (15.63%) Mentoring
14 10 (15.63%) Pair Programming
15 9 (14.06%) Problem-Solving
15 9 (14.06%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 41 (64.06%) Java
2 36 (56.25%) Ruby
3 30 (46.88%) JavaScript
4 29 (45.31%) Groovy
5 22 (34.38%) Python
6 12 (18.75%) C#
6 12 (18.75%) SQL
7 8 (12.50%) Haskell
7 8 (12.50%) Perl
8 7 (10.94%) Bash Shell
9 4 (6.25%) CoffeeScript
10 1 (1.56%) C
10 1 (1.56%) ES6
10 1 (1.56%) Go
10 1 (1.56%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 2 (3.13%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.56%) DBS Check
2 1 (1.56%) ISEB
2 1 (1.56%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (1.56%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 31 (48.44%) Docker
2 6 (9.38%) LXC
Systems Management
1 19 (29.69%) Grafana
1 19 (29.69%) Kibana
2 18 (28.13%) Puppet
3 12 (18.75%) Graphite
4 7 (10.94%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (3.13%) Ansible
5 2 (3.13%) Kubernetes
5 2 (3.13%) Mesos
6 1 (1.56%) Packer
6 1 (1.56%) Terraform
Vendors
1 21 (32.81%) Google
2 9 (14.06%) Splunk
3 7 (10.94%) webMethods
4 6 (9.38%) Adobe
4 6 (9.38%) Atlassian
4 6 (9.38%) Oracle