Period
to 21 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 21 August 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
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
21 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 84 88 56
Rank change year-on-year +4 -32 +15
Contract jobs citing Scala 49 86 111
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.89% 2.55% 3.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.20% 5.22% 9.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 52 73
West Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% - -
10th Percentile £324 £413 £410
90th Percentile £555 £575 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £475 £475
% change year-on-year -5.26% - +4.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,166 1,647 1,223
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 45.02% 48.74% 43.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 786 1,152 898
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% -
10th Percentile £313 £313 £300
90th Percentile £553 £537 £528
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £401 £400
% change year-on-year +6.12% +0.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 18 6
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.86 £18.24 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.32% -51.99% +171.43%
10th Percentile £15.50 £13.64 £17.81
90th Percentile £35.00 £42.58 £41.75
Yorkshire median hourly rate £26.21 £33.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year -21.77% -14.10% +151.61%

Scala
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings citing Scala as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Scala in West Yorkshire

Scala
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Scala in West Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Scala in West Yorkshire

Scala
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Scala in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 21 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scala in West Yorkshire

Scala
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 21 August 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
Leeds -9 39 £450 -10.00% 7
Bradford -4 5 £335 -4.96%
Scala
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Scala.

1 29 (59.18%) Hadoop
1 29 (59.18%) Big Data
2 28 (57.14%) Apache Spark
3 26 (53.06%) Java
4 25 (51.02%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (48.98%) Linux
6 21 (42.86%) Git (software)
7 20 (40.82%) Kafka
8 17 (34.69%) Python
9 15 (30.61%) SQL
10 14 (28.57%) Analytics
10 14 (28.57%) Apache Hive
10 14 (28.57%) Data Science
11 12 (24.49%) Google
11 12 (24.49%) TDD
12 10 (20.41%) Software Engineering
12 10 (20.41%) Data Warehouse
12 10 (20.41%) Docker
12 10 (20.41%) GCP
12 10 (20.41%) Jenkins
12 10 (20.41%) Impala
13 9 (18.37%) Test Automation
13 9 (18.37%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (18.37%) NoSQL
13 9 (18.37%) AWS
13 9 (18.37%) HBase
14 8 (16.33%) Tableau
14 8 (16.33%) Unit Testing
14 8 (16.33%) JUnit
14 8 (16.33%) DevOps

Scala
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 28 (57.14%) Apache Spark
2 6 (12.24%) Apache
3 2 (4.08%) JBoss
3 2 (4.08%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.04%) Apache Airflow
4 1 (2.04%) Jupyter
4 1 (2.04%) Luigi
4 1 (2.04%) nginx
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (2.04%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 10 (20.41%) GCP
2 9 (18.37%) AWS
3 7 (14.29%) Azure
4 2 (4.08%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (4.08%) Amazon EMR
4 2 (4.08%) Google Analytics
5 1 (2.04%) Amazon ECS
5 1 (2.04%) Amazon Kinesis
5 1 (2.04%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (2.04%) AWS Fargate
5 1 (2.04%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (2.04%) GitHub
5 1 (2.04%) Power Platform
5 1 (2.04%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.12%) HTTP
1 3 (6.12%) SSL
1 3 (6.12%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.08%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (59.18%) Big Data
1 29 (59.18%) Hadoop
2 14 (28.57%) Apache Hive
3 10 (20.41%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (20.41%) Impala
4 9 (18.37%) HBase
4 9 (18.37%) NoSQL
5 6 (12.24%) Relational Database
6 4 (8.16%) BigQuery
6 4 (8.16%) MongoDB
6 4 (8.16%) RDBMS
6 4 (8.16%) Snowflake Schema
6 4 (8.16%) Spotfire
7 1 (2.04%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.04%) KNIME
7 1 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (2.04%) Power BI
7 1 (2.04%) Qlik Sense
7 1 (2.04%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 21 (42.86%) Git (software)
2 10 (20.41%) Jenkins
3 8 (16.33%) JUnit
4 7 (14.29%) Eclipse
4 7 (14.29%) IntelliJ
5 5 (10.20%) Maven
6 3 (6.12%) Selenium
7 2 (4.08%) Cucumber
7 2 (4.08%) Gatling
8 1 (2.04%) Ant
8 1 (2.04%) Sublime Text
General
1 4 (8.16%) Marketing
2 1 (2.04%) Finance
Job Titles
1 32 (65.31%) Developer
2 21 (42.86%) Scala Developer
3 9 (18.37%) Big Data Engineer
4 8 (16.33%) Data Engineer
5 5 (10.20%) Python Developer
5 5 (10.20%) Software Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) Hadoop Developer
6 4 (8.16%) Hadoop Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Apache Spark Developer
7 3 (6.12%) Big Data Developer
7 3 (6.12%) Python Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Ruby Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Architect
8 2 (4.08%) Big Data Software Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Java Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Java Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Java Scala Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Java Software Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Ruby Engineer
9 1 (2.04%) Java Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (40.82%) Kafka
2 7 (14.29%) CSS
2 7 (14.29%) HTML
2 7 (14.29%) HTML5
3 5 (10.20%) CSS3
3 5 (10.20%) JSON
3 5 (10.20%) Play Framework
3 5 (10.20%) REST
3 5 (10.20%) Spark Streaming
4 4 (8.16%) Apache Beam
5 3 (6.12%) XML
6 2 (4.08%) Ajax
6 2 (4.08%) EJB
6 2 (4.08%) Gherkin
6 2 (4.08%) Hibernate
6 2 (4.08%) J2EE
6 2 (4.08%) J2SE
6 2 (4.08%) Node.js
6 2 (4.08%) SOAP
6 2 (4.08%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.08%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (2.04%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 24 (48.98%) Linux
2 2 (4.08%) Unix
3 1 (2.04%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (51.02%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (28.57%) Analytics
2 14 (28.57%) Data Science
3 12 (24.49%) TDD
4 10 (20.41%) Software Engineering
5 9 (18.37%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (18.37%) Test Automation
6 8 (16.33%) DevOps
6 8 (16.33%) Unit Testing
7 6 (12.24%) Data Visualisation
7 6 (12.24%) Visualisation
8 4 (8.16%) Data Integration
8 4 (8.16%) MapReduce
8 4 (8.16%) OO
8 4 (8.16%) Performance Measurement
8 4 (8.16%) Personalization
9 3 (6.12%) Data Analytics
9 3 (6.12%) Microservices
9 3 (6.12%) Predictive Analytics
9 3 (6.12%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 26 (53.06%) Java
2 17 (34.69%) Python
3 15 (30.61%) SQL
4 6 (12.24%) Ruby
5 5 (10.20%) JavaScript
5 5 (10.20%) R
6 4 (8.16%) Shell Script
7 3 (6.12%) Groovy
8 2 (4.08%) C#
8 2 (4.08%) C++
8 2 (4.08%) Java 8
8 2 (4.08%) Kotlin
9 1 (2.04%) Bash Shell
9 1 (2.04%) HiveQL
9 1 (2.04%) Perl
9 1 (2.04%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (6.12%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) QA
1 1 (2.04%) WCAG
System Software
1 10 (20.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (14.29%) Terraform
2 5 (10.20%) Kibana
3 3 (6.12%) Grafana
3 3 (6.12%) Kubernetes
4 2 (4.08%) Puppet
4 2 (4.08%) Rancher
5 1 (2.04%) Ansible
5 1 (2.04%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (24.49%) Google
2 8 (16.33%) Tableau
3 4 (8.16%) Dataiku
4 2 (4.08%) Adobe
4 2 (4.08%) MapR
4 2 (4.08%) Splunk
4 2 (4.08%) webMethods
5 1 (2.04%) Alteryx
5 1 (2.04%) Hortonworks
5 1 (2.04%) Informatica
5 1 (2.04%) Oracle
5 1 (2.04%) Paxata