Period
to 26 May 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 26 May 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
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 157 97 111
Rank change year-on-year -60 +14 +56
Contract jobs citing Scala 33 76 85
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.67% 1.76% 1.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.04% 5.71% 4.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 61 45
West Midlands median daily rate £475 £475 £475
10th Percentile £343 £413 £370
90th Percentile £583 £538 £533
England median daily rate £550 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +4.76% - -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £72.50 £29.82 -
% change year-on-year +143.17% - -

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 1,617 1,332 1,821
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 32.80% 30.76% 33.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,019 856 1,119
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £269 £250 £250
90th Percentile £538 £525 £513
England median daily rate £475 £448 £425
% change year-on-year +6.15% +5.29% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 34 28
West Midlands median hourly rate £37.50 £32.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.19% +42.22% -21.58%
10th Percentile £18.18 £21.63 £13.19
90th Percentile £48.75 £75.63 £38.75
England median hourly rate £40.50 £41.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year -2.41% +7.10% +10.71%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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
Birmingham -11 14 £513 +7.89% 7
Shropshire -37 10 £513 +3.72%
Warwickshire +2 3 £275 -
Coventry -15 3 £475 -9.52% 2
Wolverhampton - 1 £375 -
Scala
England

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 23 (69.70%) MongoDB
2 21 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (57.58%) JavaScript
3 19 (57.58%) Python
4 17 (51.52%) Java
4 17 (51.52%) CSS
4 17 (51.52%) Node.js
4 17 (51.52%) JSON
5 15 (45.45%) HTML
5 15 (45.45%) Ruby
6 14 (42.42%) Open Source
7 13 (39.39%) REST
7 13 (39.39%) AngularJS
8 12 (36.36%) NoSQL
8 12 (36.36%) Linux
9 11 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (30.30%) RESTful
10 10 (30.30%) HTML5
10 10 (30.30%) Scrum
10 10 (30.30%) Go
10 10 (30.30%) React
11 9 (27.27%) Docker
11 9 (27.27%) CSS3
11 9 (27.27%) Git (software)
12 8 (24.24%) Selenium
12 8 (24.24%) Groovy
12 8 (24.24%) Apache Cassandra
12 8 (24.24%) TDD
13 7 (21.21%) Configuration Management
13 7 (21.21%) Puppet

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 5 (15.15%) Apache Spark
1 5 (15.15%) Confluence
2 3 (9.09%) Cloud Foundry
2 3 (9.09%) nginx
2 3 (9.09%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.03%) Apache
3 1 (3.03%) JBoss
3 1 (3.03%) Mule
3 1 (3.03%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.18%) GitHub
2 4 (12.12%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (9.09%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.15%) HTTP
2 4 (12.12%) SSL
2 4 (12.12%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (69.70%) MongoDB
2 12 (36.36%) NoSQL
3 8 (24.24%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (15.15%) Big Data
4 5 (15.15%) MySQL
4 5 (15.15%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (9.09%) Neo4j
5 3 (9.09%) Oracle Database
6 1 (3.03%) Apache Hive
6 1 (3.03%) Apache Kudu
6 1 (3.03%) Hadoop
6 1 (3.03%) Impala
6 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
6 1 (3.03%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 9 (27.27%) Git (software)
2 8 (24.24%) Selenium
3 7 (21.21%) Jenkins
4 5 (15.15%) JIRA
5 4 (12.12%) Ant
6 3 (9.09%) Cucumber
6 3 (9.09%) Gatling
6 3 (9.09%) GitLab
6 3 (9.09%) Grunt
6 3 (9.09%) gulp
6 3 (9.09%) IntelliJ
6 3 (9.09%) Karma Test Runner
6 3 (9.09%) Sublime Text
7 1 (3.03%) Eclipse
7 1 (3.03%) JUnit
7 1 (3.03%) SoapUI
7 1 (3.03%) Subversion
General
1 3 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Automotive
2 1 (3.03%) Retail
2 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (60.61%) Developer
2 9 (27.27%) JavaScript Developer
3 7 (21.21%) Architect
4 6 (18.18%) Node.js Developer
4 6 (18.18%) Scala Developer
5 5 (15.15%) React Developer
6 4 (12.12%) Full Stack Developer
6 4 (12.12%) Java Developer
7 3 (9.09%) Data Scientist
7 3 (9.09%) Digital Architect
7 3 (9.09%) Senior Developer
7 3 (9.09%) Senior Full Stack Developer
7 3 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (9.09%) Technical Architect
8 2 (6.06%) Angular Developer
8 2 (6.06%) Backend Developer
8 2 (6.06%) Digital Solutions Architect
8 2 (6.06%) Programmer
8 2 (6.06%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (51.52%) CSS
1 17 (51.52%) JSON
1 17 (51.52%) Node.js
2 15 (45.45%) HTML
3 13 (39.39%) AngularJS
3 13 (39.39%) REST
4 10 (30.30%) HTML5
4 10 (30.30%) React
4 10 (30.30%) RESTful
5 9 (27.27%) CSS3
6 6 (18.18%) Ajax
6 6 (18.18%) Play Framework
6 6 (18.18%) Spring
7 5 (15.15%) Django
7 5 (15.15%) KnockoutJS
7 5 (15.15%) Web Services
8 4 (12.12%) Gherkin
8 4 (12.12%) J2EE
8 4 (12.12%) SOAP
9 3 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) User Experience
2 2 (6.06%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 12 (36.36%) Linux
2 4 (12.12%) Unix
3 3 (9.09%) Mac OS X
3 3 (9.09%) Ubuntu
3 3 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (42.42%) Open Source
3 11 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (30.30%) Scrum
5 8 (24.24%) TDD
6 7 (21.21%) Configuration Management
6 7 (21.21%) DevOps
7 6 (18.18%) Kanban
7 6 (18.18%) Mentoring
7 6 (18.18%) Microservices
7 6 (18.18%) Test Automation
8 5 (15.15%) Software Engineering
9 4 (12.12%) Analytics
9 4 (12.12%) Deployment Automation
9 4 (12.12%) OWASP
9 4 (12.12%) Problem-Solving
9 4 (12.12%) Prototyping
9 4 (12.12%) Software Delivery
10 3 (9.09%) Coaching
10 3 (9.09%) Data Science
Programming Languages
1 19 (57.58%) JavaScript
1 19 (57.58%) Python
2 17 (51.52%) Java
3 15 (45.45%) Ruby
4 10 (30.30%) Go
5 8 (24.24%) Groovy
6 7 (21.21%) Haskell
7 5 (15.15%) C#
8 4 (12.12%) Perl
9 3 (9.09%) Clojure
9 3 (9.09%) Erlang
9 3 (9.09%) F#
9 3 (9.09%) R
10 1 (3.03%) Java 8
10 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 9 (27.27%) Docker
2 3 (9.09%) LXC
2 3 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (21.21%) Puppet
2 3 (9.09%) Grafana
2 3 (9.09%) Kibana
2 3 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (18.18%) Google
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle
3 2 (6.06%) Cloudera
4 1 (3.03%) Adobe
4 1 (3.03%) Atlassian
4 1 (3.03%) webMethods