Period
to 13 December 2018

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 13 December 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
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 83 43
Rank change year-on-year -9 -40 +92
Contract jobs citing Scala 78 79 160
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.27% 2.59% 4.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.12% 6.30% 10.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 67 105
West Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £475 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.26% -18.22%
10th Percentile £406 £400 £380
90th Percentile £575 £525 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -10.00%
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 1,522 1,253 1,551
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 44.31% 41.15% 44.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,082 947 1,086
West Yorkshire median daily rate £405 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £299 £281
90th Percentile £538 £538 £525
Yorkshire median daily rate £405 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +1.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 12 8
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.25 £40.00 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.39% +201.89% -32.05%
10th Percentile £13.81 £40.00 £10.69
90th Percentile £36.05 £40.00 £30.63
Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.25 £40.00 £14.87
% change year-on-year -49.39% +169.09% -23.77%

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 13 December 2018.

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 13 December 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
Leeds +3 53 £475 +1.06% 11
Bradford -11 8 £406 -
Scala
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Scala.

1 57 (73.08%) Java
2 49 (62.82%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (35.90%) Groovy
3 28 (35.90%) Hadoop
4 27 (34.62%) OOP
5 25 (32.05%) OO
6 24 (30.77%) TDD
7 23 (29.49%) Microservices
7 23 (29.49%) Apache Spark
8 22 (28.21%) RESTful
8 22 (28.21%) Git (software)
9 21 (26.92%) Apache Hive
9 21 (26.92%) NoSQL
9 21 (26.92%) Big Data
10 20 (25.64%) JavaScript
11 19 (24.36%) Continuous Integration
11 19 (24.36%) Kafka
12 18 (23.08%) HBase
12 18 (23.08%) CSS
13 15 (19.23%) Software Engineering
14 14 (17.95%) Pair Programming
14 14 (17.95%) Open Source
14 14 (17.95%) Problem-Solving
15 13 (16.67%) HTML5
15 13 (16.67%) MongoDB
15 13 (16.67%) GitHub
15 13 (16.67%) Functional Programming
15 13 (16.67%) Relational Database
15 13 (16.67%) C#
15 13 (16.67%) HTML

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 23 (29.49%) Apache Spark
2 7 (8.97%) Apache
2 7 (8.97%) Tomcat
3 6 (7.69%) Confluence
4 4 (5.13%) nginx
5 2 (2.56%) CMS
5 2 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.28%) Apache Pig
6 1 (1.28%) JBoss
6 1 (1.28%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.28%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 13 (16.67%) GitHub
2 6 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (7.69%) Google Analytics
3 5 (6.41%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (6.41%) Amazon S3
4 4 (5.13%) Amazon EMR
5 2 (2.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (2.56%) Amazon Kinesis
5 2 (2.56%) AWS CloudTrail
5 2 (2.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (1.28%) Amazon SageMaker
6 1 (1.28%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (1.28%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.41%) HTTP
1 5 (6.41%) SSL
1 5 (6.41%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.85%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (35.90%) Hadoop
2 21 (26.92%) Apache Hive
2 21 (26.92%) Big Data
2 21 (26.92%) NoSQL
3 18 (23.08%) HBase
4 13 (16.67%) MongoDB
4 13 (16.67%) Relational Database
5 10 (12.82%) RDBMS
6 6 (7.69%) MySQL
7 5 (6.41%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (3.85%) Amazon Redshift
8 3 (3.85%) Couchbase
8 3 (3.85%) CouchDB
8 3 (3.85%) Data Lake
9 2 (2.56%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (2.56%) Impala
9 2 (2.56%) Parquet
9 2 (2.56%) Pentaho
9 2 (2.56%) SQL Server
10 1 (1.28%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 22 (28.21%) Git (software)
2 10 (12.82%) IntelliJ
3 9 (11.54%) JIRA
3 9 (11.54%) Mercurial
4 8 (10.26%) Jenkins
4 8 (10.26%) Selenium
5 7 (8.97%) Cucumber
6 6 (7.69%) Gatling
6 6 (7.69%) JUnit
7 4 (5.13%) Ant
8 3 (3.85%) Eclipse
9 2 (2.56%) Artifactory
9 2 (2.56%) gulp
9 2 (2.56%) Maven
9 2 (2.56%) SoapUI
9 2 (2.56%) Sublime Text
9 2 (2.56%) Visual Studio Code
9 2 (2.56%) WebDriver
10 1 (1.28%) Subversion
General
1 8 (10.26%) Finance
2 2 (2.56%) Banking
2 2 (2.56%) Retail
3 1 (1.28%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 55 (70.51%) Developer
2 27 (34.62%) Java Developer
2 27 (34.62%) Scala Developer
3 13 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 13 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
4 12 (15.38%) Software Engineer
5 7 (8.97%) Data Engineer
6 5 (6.41%) Java Scala Developer
7 4 (5.13%) Big Data Engineer
8 3 (3.85%) Hadoop Developer
8 3 (3.85%) Lead Developer
8 3 (3.85%) Lead Java Developer
8 3 (3.85%) Scala Software Engineer
9 2 (2.56%) AWS Engineer
9 2 (2.56%) Big Data Developer
9 2 (2.56%) ETL Developer
9 2 (2.56%) Java Engineer
9 2 (2.56%) Java Hadoop Developer
9 2 (2.56%) Java Software Engineer
9 2 (2.56%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (28.21%) RESTful
2 19 (24.36%) Kafka
3 18 (23.08%) CSS
4 13 (16.67%) HTML
4 13 (16.67%) HTML5
5 11 (14.10%) JSON
6 10 (12.82%) CSS3
7 9 (11.54%) Play Framework
7 9 (11.54%) REST
7 9 (11.54%) Spring
8 7 (8.97%) Gherkin
9 6 (7.69%) Node.js
9 6 (7.69%) XML
10 5 (6.41%) J2EE
10 5 (6.41%) Web Services
11 4 (5.13%) Hibernate
11 4 (5.13%) Servlets
11 4 (5.13%) SOAP
12 3 (3.85%) Ajax
12 3 (3.85%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.56%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.82%) Linux
2 4 (5.13%) Ubuntu
2 4 (5.13%) Windows
3 3 (3.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (62.82%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (34.62%) OOP
3 25 (32.05%) OO
4 24 (30.77%) TDD
5 23 (29.49%) Microservices
6 19 (24.36%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (19.23%) Software Engineering
8 14 (17.95%) Open Source
8 14 (17.95%) Pair Programming
8 14 (17.95%) Problem-Solving
9 13 (16.67%) Functional Programming
10 12 (15.38%) Scrum
11 11 (14.10%) Test Automation
12 9 (11.54%) Analytics
12 9 (11.54%) DevOps
12 9 (11.54%) SOA
12 9 (11.54%) Technical Leadership
13 6 (7.69%) High Availability
14 5 (6.41%) BDD
14 5 (6.41%) Digital Transformation Programme
Programming Languages
1 57 (73.08%) Java
2 28 (35.90%) Groovy
3 20 (25.64%) JavaScript
4 13 (16.67%) C#
5 12 (15.38%) Clojure
5 12 (15.38%) Python
6 10 (12.82%) Ruby
7 8 (10.26%) SQL
8 7 (8.97%) C++
9 4 (5.13%) Haskell
9 4 (5.13%) Perl
10 2 (2.56%) PL/SQL
10 2 (2.56%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.28%) Java 8
11 1 (1.28%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 2 (2.56%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (2.56%) DBS Check
1 2 (2.56%) Security Cleared
1 2 (2.56%) Sun Certification
2 1 (1.28%) AWS Certification
2 1 (1.28%) Degree
2 1 (1.28%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.56%) Data Quality
1 2 (2.56%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.28%) QA
System Software
1 12 (15.38%) Docker
2 9 (11.54%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (2.56%) HDFS
4 1 (1.28%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 7 (8.97%) Grafana
1 7 (8.97%) Kibana
2 6 (7.69%) Puppet
3 2 (2.56%) Graphite
4 1 (1.28%) Ambari
4 1 (1.28%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.28%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 12 (15.38%) MapR
2 7 (8.97%) Hortonworks
3 6 (7.69%) Google
3 6 (7.69%) Splunk
4 5 (6.41%) Adobe
5 4 (5.13%) Cloudera
6 2 (2.56%) Sun
7 1 (1.28%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.28%) Oracle
7 1 (1.28%) Talend
7 1 (1.28%) webMethods