Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 109 143 162
Rank change year-on-year +34 +19 0
Contract jobs citing Scala 70 69 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.45% 1.12% 0.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.68% 3.47% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 56 7
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.50% +3.23%
10th Percentile £275 £363 £276
90th Percentile £527 £513 £500
England median daily rate £538 £525 £575
% change year-on-year +2.38% -8.70% +15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £100.00 £65.00
% change year-on-year - +53.85% -

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 1497 1987 1514
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 30.92% 32.13% 30.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 971 1217 894
West Midlands median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £213
90th Percentile £538 £500 £488
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 62 56
West Midlands median hourly rate £31.25 £24.25 £27.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.87% -10.45% +23.09%
10th Percentile £15.65 £11.73 £12.40
90th Percentile £49.63 £42.48 £43.15
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +21.95%

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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 -8 23 £500 +8.11%
Birmingham - 14 £400 - 1
Warwickshire - 7 £300 -
Coventry +22 5 - - 1
Scala
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Scala also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Scala.

1 56 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (68.57%) MongoDB
3 45 (64.29%) Java
4 37 (52.86%) Continuous Integration
5 31 (44.29%) NoSQL
6 30 (42.86%) Apache Cassandra
6 30 (42.86%) Open Source
7 28 (40.00%) SQL
8 27 (38.57%) JSON
9 26 (37.14%) Spring
9 26 (37.14%) R
10 25 (35.71%) Play Framework
10 25 (35.71%) Apache Spark
10 25 (35.71%) Scrum
11 24 (34.29%) Analytics
11 24 (34.29%) Big Data
12 23 (32.86%) JUnit
12 23 (32.86%) Python
13 22 (31.43%) Jenkins
13 22 (31.43%) Docker
14 21 (30.00%) CSS
15 20 (28.57%) HTML
15 20 (28.57%) REST
15 20 (28.57%) HTML5
16 19 (27.14%) RESTful
17 18 (25.71%) Git (software)
17 18 (25.71%) Hibernate
18 17 (24.29%) Mathematics
19 16 (22.86%) TDD
19 16 (22.86%) Ruby

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 25 (35.71%) Apache Spark
2 16 (22.86%) JBoss
3 10 (14.29%) GlassFish
3 10 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 10 (14.29%) WildFly
4 8 (11.43%) Apache
5 6 (8.57%) WebLogic
6 5 (7.14%) Confluence
7 3 (4.29%) nginx
7 3 (4.29%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.71%) Heroku
2 3 (4.29%) GitHub
2 3 (4.29%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (18.57%) HTTP
2 6 (8.57%) SSL
2 6 (8.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (68.57%) MongoDB
2 31 (44.29%) NoSQL
3 30 (42.86%) Apache Cassandra
4 24 (34.29%) Big Data
5 15 (21.43%) MySQL
5 15 (21.43%) PostgreSQL
6 10 (14.29%) Hadoop
6 10 (14.29%) Power BI
6 10 (14.29%) QlikView
6 10 (14.29%) Spotfire
7 4 (5.71%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 23 (32.86%) JUnit
2 22 (31.43%) Jenkins
3 18 (25.71%) Git (software)
4 12 (17.14%) IntelliJ
4 12 (17.14%) Selenium
5 10 (14.29%) Hudson
5 10 (14.29%) JBehave
6 7 (10.00%) Subversion
7 6 (8.57%) Eclipse
8 5 (7.14%) JIRA
8 5 (7.14%) WebDriver
9 4 (5.71%) Cucumber
10 3 (4.29%) Ant
10 3 (4.29%) Gatling
10 3 (4.29%) Grunt
10 3 (4.29%) gulp
10 3 (4.29%) Karma Test Runner
10 3 (4.29%) Maven
10 3 (4.29%) Sublime Text
11 2 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (1.43%) Finance
1 1 (1.43%) Games
Job Titles
1 32 (45.71%) Developer
2 20 (28.57%) Data Scientist
3 15 (21.43%) Scala Developer
4 12 (17.14%) Digital Developer
5 11 (15.71%) Senior Developer
6 9 (12.86%) Architect
7 8 (11.43%) Java Developer
8 6 (8.57%) Big Data Engineer
8 6 (8.57%) Data Engineer
8 6 (8.57%) Java Scala Developer
8 6 (8.57%) Technical Architect
9 4 (5.71%) Digital Architect
9 4 (5.71%) Java Architect
10 3 (4.29%) Python Developer
10 3 (4.29%) R Developer
10 3 (4.29%) UI Architect
11 2 (2.86%) Agile Developer
11 2 (2.86%) Agile Java Developer
11 2 (2.86%) Java Software Developer
11 2 (2.86%) Machine Learning Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (38.57%) JSON
2 26 (37.14%) Spring
3 25 (35.71%) Play Framework
4 21 (30.00%) CSS
5 20 (28.57%) HTML
5 20 (28.57%) HTML5
5 20 (28.57%) REST
6 19 (27.14%) RESTful
7 18 (25.71%) Hibernate
8 13 (18.57%) Ajax
8 13 (18.57%) CSS3
9 12 (17.14%) Django
9 12 (17.14%) Ruby on Rails
10 10 (14.29%) D3.js
10 10 (14.29%) HornetQ
10 10 (14.29%) Java EE
10 10 (14.29%) JAX-RS
10 10 (14.29%) JMS
10 10 (14.29%) RESTEasy
10 10 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 7 (10.00%) Algorithms
3 6 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.71%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.86%) Smart City
5 2 (2.86%) Smart Energy
5 2 (2.86%) User Experience
6 1 (1.43%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (18.57%) Linux
2 10 (14.29%) Android
2 10 (14.29%) Apple iOS
3 6 (8.57%) Unix
4 3 (4.29%) Ubuntu
4 3 (4.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (52.86%) Continuous Integration
3 30 (42.86%) Open Source
4 25 (35.71%) Scrum
5 24 (34.29%) Analytics
6 17 (24.29%) Mathematics
7 16 (22.86%) TDD
8 15 (21.43%) Kanban
8 15 (21.43%) Microservices
9 14 (20.00%) Test Automation
10 13 (18.57%) DevOps
11 12 (17.14%) Software Engineering
12 11 (15.71%) Configuration Management
12 11 (15.71%) Unit Testing
13 10 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
13 10 (14.29%) DSDM
13 10 (14.29%) Information Security
13 10 (14.29%) Predictive Analytics
13 10 (14.29%) SOA
13 10 (14.29%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 45 (64.29%) Java
2 28 (40.00%) SQL
3 26 (37.14%) R
4 23 (32.86%) Python
5 16 (22.86%) Ruby
6 12 (17.14%) JavaScript
7 10 (14.29%) GraphQL
8 9 (12.86%) C#
9 5 (7.14%) Groovy
10 3 (4.29%) Haskell
10 3 (4.29%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (20.00%) Degree
2 3 (4.29%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.43%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.57%) Data Quality
2 3 (4.29%) QA
3 1 (1.43%) WCAG
System Software
1 22 (31.43%) Docker
Systems Management
1 16 (22.86%) Puppet
2 3 (4.29%) Grafana
2 3 (4.29%) Kibana
Vendors
1 10 (14.29%) Google
1 10 (14.29%) Oracle
1 10 (14.29%) Tableau
2 6 (8.57%) webMethods
3 2 (2.86%) Adobe
4 1 (1.43%) Atlassian