Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 65 48
Rank change year-on-year -26 -17 +96
Contract jobs citing Scala 81 100 159
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.36% 3.41% 4.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.11% 8.18% 9.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 70 103
West Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £475 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +3.26% -8.00%
10th Percentile £406 £400 £379
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £463 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -2.63% +5.56% -2.70%
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 1,584 1,222 1,720
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 46.11% 41.72% 45.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,114 908 1,183
West Yorkshire median daily rate £408 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.88% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £292
90th Percentile £538 £523 £525
Yorkshire median daily rate £401 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +0.13% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 2 7
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £31.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.16% +103.28% -27.38%
10th Percentile £13.70 £23.25 £13.20
90th Percentile £38.45 £39.15 £32.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £24.92 £22.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +13.25% +46.67% -32.58%

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 17 October 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 17 October 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 -21 59 £475 - 9
Bradford -9 9 £400 -20.00%
Scala
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 65 (80.25%) Java
2 55 (67.90%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (44.44%) Groovy
4 32 (39.51%) OOP
5 30 (37.04%) OO
6 29 (35.80%) Microservices
7 28 (34.57%) TDD
8 27 (33.33%) Git (software)
9 25 (30.86%) RESTful
10 24 (29.63%) Open Source
10 24 (29.63%) JavaScript
10 24 (29.63%) NoSQL
11 23 (28.40%) Hadoop
12 21 (25.93%) Pair Programming
13 19 (23.46%) CSS
13 19 (23.46%) Apache Hive
13 19 (23.46%) Kafka
13 19 (23.46%) Apache Spark
14 18 (22.22%) Big Data
14 18 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
15 17 (20.99%) MongoDB
15 17 (20.99%) HBase
16 16 (19.75%) GitHub
17 15 (18.52%) Virtual Machines
17 15 (18.52%) Clojure
17 15 (18.52%) C#
17 15 (18.52%) SOA
18 14 (17.28%) Mercurial
18 14 (17.28%) Software Engineering
18 14 (17.28%) Problem-Solving

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 19 (23.46%) Apache Spark
2 11 (13.58%) Tomcat
3 7 (8.64%) Apache
4 6 (7.41%) nginx
5 4 (4.94%) Confluence
6 2 (2.47%) CMS
6 2 (2.47%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.23%) Apache Pig
7 1 (1.23%) JBoss
7 1 (1.23%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.23%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 16 (19.75%) GitHub
2 8 (9.88%) Google Analytics
3 2 (2.47%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.47%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (2.47%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.47%) Amazon S3
3 2 (2.47%) AWS CloudTrail
3 2 (2.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (1.23%) Amazon Kinesis
4 1 (1.23%) Amazon SageMaker
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.64%) HTTP
1 7 (8.64%) SSL
1 7 (8.64%) TCP/IP
2 5 (6.17%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (29.63%) NoSQL
2 23 (28.40%) Hadoop
3 19 (23.46%) Apache Hive
4 18 (22.22%) Big Data
5 17 (20.99%) HBase
5 17 (20.99%) MongoDB
6 11 (13.58%) Relational Database
7 10 (12.35%) RDBMS
8 8 (9.88%) MySQL
9 5 (6.17%) Couchbase
9 5 (6.17%) CouchDB
10 3 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (2.47%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (2.47%) Amazon Redshift
11 2 (2.47%) Data Lake
11 2 (2.47%) Parquet
11 2 (2.47%) Pentaho
11 2 (2.47%) SQL Server
12 1 (1.23%) Amazon Athena
12 1 (1.23%) Amazon Aurora
Development Applications
1 27 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 14 (17.28%) Mercurial
3 12 (14.81%) IntelliJ
4 9 (11.11%) Jenkins
4 9 (11.11%) JIRA
4 9 (11.11%) Selenium
5 8 (9.88%) Cucumber
5 8 (9.88%) Gatling
5 8 (9.88%) JUnit
6 6 (7.41%) Ant
7 3 (3.70%) Eclipse
7 3 (3.70%) gulp
7 3 (3.70%) Sublime Text
7 3 (3.70%) Subversion
8 2 (2.47%) Artifactory
8 2 (2.47%) Maven
8 2 (2.47%) SoapUI
8 2 (2.47%) Visual Studio Code
8 2 (2.47%) WebDriver
9 1 (1.23%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 8 (9.88%) Finance
2 4 (4.94%) Retail
3 3 (3.70%) Publishing
4 2 (2.47%) Banking
Job Titles
1 59 (72.84%) Developer
2 35 (43.21%) Java Developer
3 29 (35.80%) Scala Developer
4 12 (14.81%) Senior Developer
4 12 (14.81%) Senior Java Developer
4 12 (14.81%) Software Engineer
5 8 (9.88%) Java Scala Developer
6 4 (4.94%) Big Data Engineer
6 4 (4.94%) Data Engineer
6 4 (4.94%) Lead Developer
6 4 (4.94%) Lead Java Developer
7 3 (3.70%) Consultant
7 3 (3.70%) Java Consultant
7 3 (3.70%) Scala Software Engineer
7 3 (3.70%) Senior Consultant
7 3 (3.70%) Senior Java Consultant
8 2 (2.47%) Big Data Software Engineer
8 2 (2.47%) Hadoop Developer
8 2 (2.47%) Java Engineer
8 2 (2.47%) Java Hadoop Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (30.86%) RESTful
2 19 (23.46%) CSS
2 19 (23.46%) Kafka
3 13 (16.05%) HTML
3 13 (16.05%) HTML5
4 10 (12.35%) CSS3
4 10 (12.35%) Play Framework
4 10 (12.35%) Spring
5 9 (11.11%) JSON
6 8 (9.88%) Gherkin
6 8 (9.88%) Node.js
7 7 (8.64%) XML
8 6 (7.41%) Hibernate
8 6 (7.41%) Servlets
8 6 (7.41%) SOAP
9 5 (6.17%) Grails
9 5 (6.17%) J2EE
9 5 (6.17%) REST
10 4 (4.94%) Web Services
11 2 (2.47%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.23%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 12 (14.81%) Linux
2 6 (7.41%) Ubuntu
2 6 (7.41%) Windows
3 3 (3.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (67.90%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (39.51%) OOP
3 30 (37.04%) OO
4 29 (35.80%) Microservices
5 28 (34.57%) TDD
6 24 (29.63%) Open Source
7 21 (25.93%) Pair Programming
8 18 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (18.52%) SOA
10 14 (17.28%) Problem-Solving
10 14 (17.28%) Software Engineering
11 13 (16.05%) Functional Programming
11 13 (16.05%) Scrum
12 12 (14.81%) High Availability
13 11 (13.58%) Analytics
13 11 (13.58%) BDD
13 11 (13.58%) DevOps
14 10 (12.35%) Test Automation
15 8 (9.88%) Digital Transformation Programme
16 7 (8.64%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 65 (80.25%) Java
2 36 (44.44%) Groovy
3 24 (29.63%) JavaScript
4 15 (18.52%) C#
4 15 (18.52%) Clojure
5 13 (16.05%) Ruby
6 11 (13.58%) SQL
7 10 (12.35%) Python
8 7 (8.64%) C++
9 6 (7.41%) Haskell
9 6 (7.41%) Perl
10 2 (2.47%) PL/SQL
10 2 (2.47%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.23%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 2 (2.47%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (2.47%) DBS Check
1 2 (2.47%) Security Cleared
1 2 (2.47%) Sun Certification
2 1 (1.23%) AWS Certification
2 1 (1.23%) Degree
2 1 (1.23%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.47%) Data Quality
1 2 (2.47%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (2.47%) QA
System Software
1 15 (18.52%) Virtual Machines
2 13 (16.05%) Docker
3 2 (2.47%) HDFS
4 1 (1.23%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 9 (11.11%) Grafana
1 9 (11.11%) Kibana
2 8 (9.88%) Puppet
3 3 (3.70%) Kubernetes
4 2 (2.47%) Graphite
5 1 (1.23%) Ambari
5 1 (1.23%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 12 (14.81%) MapR
2 8 (9.88%) Google
3 7 (8.64%) Splunk
4 6 (7.41%) Adobe
5 3 (3.70%) Hortonworks
6 2 (2.47%) Oracle
6 2 (2.47%) Sun
7 1 (1.23%) Cadence
7 1 (1.23%) webMethods