Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 134 108 149
Rank change year-on-year -26 +41 +12
Contract jobs citing Scala 46 86 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.98% 1.65% 0.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.93% 5.12% 2.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 64 14
West Midlands median daily rate £475 £453 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.97% -4.74% +5.56%
10th Percentile £375 £366 £308
90th Percentile £530 £538 £556
England median daily rate £540 £525 £550
% change year-on-year +2.86% -4.55% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £82.50 £29.82 £65.00
% change year-on-year +176.71% -54.13% -

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 1,568 1,681 1,700
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 33.45% 32.17% 33.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 991 1,037 1,040
West Midlands median daily rate £388 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +1.35% +6.02%
10th Percentile £250 £262 £250
90th Percentile £538 £525 £500
England median daily rate £475 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +11.76% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 50 37
West Midlands median hourly rate £33.00 £25.00 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.00% -12.86% -
10th Percentile £23.52 £14.65 £12.87
90th Percentile £48.75 £42.50 £43.75
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +11.94%

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 25 February 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 25 February 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 -23 15 £500 +11.11%
Birmingham -7 12 £401 -11.00% 7
Coventry -3 3 £475 -9.52% 3
Warwickshire - 3 £275 -
Scala
England

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 36 (78.26%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (73.91%) MongoDB
3 23 (50.00%) Java
4 22 (47.83%) Continuous Integration
5 21 (45.65%) R
5 21 (45.65%) Python
6 17 (36.96%) Apache Cassandra
6 17 (36.96%) Open Source
6 17 (36.96%) Data Science
7 16 (34.78%) Big Data
7 16 (34.78%) Apache Spark
7 16 (34.78%) JSON
7 16 (34.78%) JavaScript
8 14 (30.43%) Scrum
8 14 (30.43%) NoSQL
9 12 (26.09%) CSS
9 12 (26.09%) Node.js
9 12 (26.09%) Microservices
9 12 (26.09%) DevOps
10 11 (23.91%) Play Framework
10 11 (23.91%) HTML
11 10 (21.74%) HTML5
11 10 (21.74%) Git (software)
11 10 (21.74%) Bayesian Methods
12 9 (19.57%) Ruby
12 9 (19.57%) SQL
13 8 (17.39%) TDD
13 8 (17.39%) Puppet
13 8 (17.39%) Deep Learning
13 8 (17.39%) Analytics

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 16 (34.78%) Apache Spark
2 4 (8.70%) Apache
3 3 (6.52%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (4.35%) JBoss
4 2 (4.35%) nginx
4 2 (4.35%) Tomcat
4 2 (4.35%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.17%) Confluence
5 1 (2.17%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.87%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (10.87%) GitHub
2 4 (8.70%) Heroku
2 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.35%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.04%) HTTP
2 4 (8.70%) SSL
2 4 (8.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (73.91%) MongoDB
2 17 (36.96%) Apache Cassandra
3 16 (34.78%) Big Data
4 14 (30.43%) NoSQL
5 5 (10.87%) Power BI
5 5 (10.87%) QlikView
5 5 (10.87%) Spotfire
6 3 (6.52%) Neo4j
7 2 (4.35%) MySQL
7 2 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (2.17%) Apache Hive
8 1 (2.17%) Apache Kudu
8 1 (2.17%) Hadoop
8 1 (2.17%) Impala
8 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
8 1 (2.17%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 10 (21.74%) Git (software)
2 7 (15.22%) Selenium
3 5 (10.87%) IntelliJ
3 5 (10.87%) Jenkins
3 5 (10.87%) JUnit
3 5 (10.87%) WebDriver
4 3 (6.52%) Cucumber
4 3 (6.52%) GitLab
5 2 (4.35%) Ant
5 2 (4.35%) Eclipse
5 2 (4.35%) Gatling
5 2 (4.35%) Grunt
5 2 (4.35%) gulp
5 2 (4.35%) Karma Test Runner
5 2 (4.35%) Sublime Text
5 2 (4.35%) Subversion
6 1 (2.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (2.17%) Mercurial
6 1 (2.17%) Mockito
6 1 (2.17%) RSpec
General
1 2 (4.35%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Automotive
2 1 (2.17%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (32.61%) Data Scientist
1 15 (32.61%) Developer
2 7 (15.22%) Java Developer
3 6 (13.04%) Architect
3 6 (13.04%) Big Data Engineer
3 6 (13.04%) Data Engineer
3 6 (13.04%) Scala Developer
4 4 (8.70%) Full Stack Developer
5 3 (6.52%) Digital Architect
5 3 (6.52%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 3 (6.52%) Java Architect
5 3 (6.52%) Java Scala Developer
5 3 (6.52%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (6.52%) Senior Developer
5 3 (6.52%) Senior Full Stack Developer
5 3 (6.52%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (6.52%) Technical Architect
5 3 (6.52%) UI Architect
6 2 (4.35%) Programmer
6 2 (4.35%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (34.78%) JSON
2 12 (26.09%) CSS
2 12 (26.09%) Node.js
3 11 (23.91%) HTML
3 11 (23.91%) Play Framework
4 10 (21.74%) HTML5
5 8 (17.39%) REST
6 7 (15.22%) AngularJS
6 7 (15.22%) CSS3
7 6 (13.04%) Kafka
7 6 (13.04%) RESTful
8 5 (10.87%) D3.js
8 5 (10.87%) J2EE
8 5 (10.87%) Spring
8 5 (10.87%) XML
9 4 (8.70%) Ajax
10 3 (6.52%) Django
10 3 (6.52%) Hibernate
10 3 (6.52%) jQuery
10 3 (6.52%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) Algorithms
1 4 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.52%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.35%) Smart City
3 2 (4.35%) Smart Energy
3 2 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.04%) Linux
2 3 (6.52%) Unix
3 2 (4.35%) Ubuntu
3 2 (4.35%) Windows
4 1 (2.17%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (78.26%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (47.83%) Continuous Integration
3 17 (36.96%) Data Science
3 17 (36.96%) Open Source
4 14 (30.43%) Scrum
5 12 (26.09%) DevOps
5 12 (26.09%) Microservices
6 10 (21.74%) Bayesian Methods
7 8 (17.39%) Analytics
7 8 (17.39%) Deep Learning
7 8 (17.39%) TDD
8 7 (15.22%) Test Automation
9 6 (13.04%) Continuous Delivery
9 6 (13.04%) Data Visualisation
9 6 (13.04%) Information Security
9 6 (13.04%) Visualisation
10 5 (10.87%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (10.87%) Mathematics
10 5 (10.87%) Software Engineering
11 4 (8.70%) OO
Programming Languages
1 23 (50.00%) Java
2 21 (45.65%) Python
2 21 (45.65%) R
3 16 (34.78%) JavaScript
4 9 (19.57%) Ruby
4 9 (19.57%) SQL
5 7 (15.22%) Groovy
6 5 (10.87%) GraphQL
6 5 (10.87%) Haskell
7 3 (6.52%) C#
7 3 (6.52%) Clojure
7 3 (6.52%) Erlang
7 3 (6.52%) F#
7 3 (6.52%) Go
8 2 (4.35%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (4.35%) Degree
2 1 (2.17%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.17%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) Data Quality
2 3 (6.52%) QA
3 1 (2.17%) WCAG
System Software
1 7 (15.22%) Docker
2 3 (6.52%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (17.39%) Puppet
2 2 (4.35%) Grafana
2 2 (4.35%) Kibana
Vendors
1 6 (13.04%) Google
2 5 (10.87%) Tableau
3 2 (4.35%) webMethods
4 1 (2.17%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.17%) Cloudera