Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 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
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 54 72
Rank change year-on-year -32 +18 +95
Contract jobs citing Scala 89 113 123
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.61% 3.97% 3.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.36% 9.10% 6.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 75 78
West Yorkshire median daily rate £483 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.58% - +18.75%
10th Percentile £413 £410 £377
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £490 £475 £455
% change year-on-year +3.16% +4.40% +7.06%
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 1,661 1,242 1,839
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 48.74% 43.66% 45.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,161 913 1,298
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £299
90th Percentile £535 £537 £525
Yorkshire median daily rate £401 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +0.13% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 6 10
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.24 £38.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -51.99% +171.43% -60.00%
10th Percentile £13.64 £17.81 £12.38
90th Percentile £42.58 £41.75 £16.46
Yorkshire median hourly rate £33.50 £39.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year -14.10% +151.61% -55.71%

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 18 August 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 18 August 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 -22 73 £500 +2.56% 7
Bradford -8 6 £353 -29.50%
Scala
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 76 (85.39%) Java
2 60 (67.42%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (37.08%) OO
4 32 (35.96%) OOP
4 32 (35.96%) Hadoop
4 32 (35.96%) NoSQL
5 30 (33.71%) TDD
6 28 (31.46%) Continuous Integration
6 28 (31.46%) Groovy
6 28 (31.46%) RESTful
6 28 (31.46%) Big Data
6 28 (31.46%) Kafka
6 28 (31.46%) Open Source
6 28 (31.46%) Microservices
7 27 (30.34%) Apache Spark
8 25 (28.09%) Apache Hive
9 24 (26.97%) HBase
9 24 (26.97%) Pair Programming
10 22 (24.72%) Scrum
10 22 (24.72%) JavaScript
11 21 (23.60%) Git (software)
11 21 (23.60%) GitHub
11 21 (23.60%) DevOps
12 19 (21.35%) CSS
13 17 (19.10%) Python
13 17 (19.10%) SQL
13 17 (19.10%) SOA
13 17 (19.10%) Virtual Machines
14 16 (17.98%) BDD
15 15 (16.85%) MongoDB

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 27 (30.34%) Apache Spark
2 11 (12.36%) Tomcat
3 7 (7.87%) Apache
4 6 (6.74%) nginx
5 2 (2.25%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.12%) Apache Pig
6 1 (1.12%) JBoss
6 1 (1.12%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.12%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 21 (23.60%) GitHub
2 6 (6.74%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.12%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.87%) HTTP
1 7 (7.87%) SSL
1 7 (7.87%) TCP/IP
2 5 (5.62%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (35.96%) Hadoop
1 32 (35.96%) NoSQL
2 28 (31.46%) Big Data
3 25 (28.09%) Apache Hive
4 24 (26.97%) HBase
5 15 (16.85%) MongoDB
6 12 (13.48%) Relational Database
7 10 (11.24%) RDBMS
8 8 (8.99%) MySQL
9 7 (7.87%) Impala
9 7 (7.87%) Sqoop
10 5 (5.62%) Couchbase
10 5 (5.62%) CouchDB
10 5 (5.62%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (2.25%) Parquet
11 2 (2.25%) SQL Server
12 1 (1.12%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (23.60%) Git (software)
2 14 (15.73%) Mercurial
3 10 (11.24%) IntelliJ
4 9 (10.11%) JUnit
4 9 (10.11%) Selenium
5 8 (8.99%) Cucumber
5 8 (8.99%) Jenkins
6 7 (7.87%) Gatling
7 6 (6.74%) Ant
8 5 (5.62%) JIRA
9 3 (3.37%) Eclipse
9 3 (3.37%) Subversion
10 2 (2.25%) Maven
10 2 (2.25%) SoapUI
11 1 (1.12%) Grunt
11 1 (1.12%) Karma Test Runner
11 1 (1.12%) Mockito
11 1 (1.12%) RSpec
11 1 (1.12%) Sublime Text
11 1 (1.12%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (5.62%) Finance
2 4 (4.49%) Retail
3 3 (3.37%) Publishing
4 2 (2.25%) Banking
4 2 (2.25%) Games
5 1 (1.12%) Law
Job Titles
1 57 (64.04%) Developer
2 34 (38.20%) Java Developer
3 31 (34.83%) Scala Developer
4 12 (13.48%) Software Engineer
5 11 (12.36%) Java Scala Developer
6 8 (8.99%) Data Engineer
7 7 (7.87%) Lead Developer
7 7 (7.87%) Senior Developer
7 7 (7.87%) Senior Java Developer
8 6 (6.74%) Lead Java Developer
9 4 (4.49%) Big Data Engineer
9 4 (4.49%) Java Engineer
10 3 (3.37%) Big Data Developer
10 3 (3.37%) Consultant
10 3 (3.37%) Hadoop Developer
10 3 (3.37%) Java Consultant
10 3 (3.37%) Java Hadoop Developer
10 3 (3.37%) Scala Software Engineer
10 3 (3.37%) Senior Consultant
10 3 (3.37%) Senior Java Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (31.46%) Kafka
1 28 (31.46%) RESTful
2 19 (21.35%) CSS
3 14 (15.73%) HTML
4 12 (13.48%) HTML5
5 11 (12.36%) CSS3
5 11 (12.36%) Play Framework
6 10 (11.24%) JSON
6 10 (11.24%) Spring
7 7 (7.87%) Hibernate
7 7 (7.87%) Node.js
7 7 (7.87%) Spark Streaming
7 7 (7.87%) XML
8 6 (6.74%) Gherkin
8 6 (6.74%) J2EE
8 6 (6.74%) Servlets
8 6 (6.74%) SOAP
9 5 (5.62%) Grails
10 4 (4.49%) REST
11 3 (3.37%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.12%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 13 (14.61%) Linux
2 7 (7.87%) Ubuntu
3 6 (6.74%) Windows
4 2 (2.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (67.42%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (37.08%) OO
3 32 (35.96%) OOP
4 30 (33.71%) TDD
5 28 (31.46%) Continuous Integration
5 28 (31.46%) Microservices
5 28 (31.46%) Open Source
6 24 (26.97%) Pair Programming
7 22 (24.72%) Scrum
8 21 (23.60%) DevOps
9 17 (19.10%) SOA
10 16 (17.98%) BDD
11 15 (16.85%) High Availability
11 15 (16.85%) Software Engineering
12 13 (14.61%) Test Automation
13 12 (13.48%) Problem-Solving
14 11 (12.36%) Functional Programming
15 9 (10.11%) Business Intelligence
16 8 (8.99%) Data Modelling
16 8 (8.99%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 76 (85.39%) Java
2 28 (31.46%) Groovy
3 22 (24.72%) JavaScript
4 17 (19.10%) Python
4 17 (19.10%) SQL
5 14 (15.73%) C#
6 13 (14.61%) Clojure
7 11 (12.36%) Ruby
8 7 (7.87%) C++
8 7 (7.87%) Shell Script
9 6 (6.74%) Haskell
9 6 (6.74%) Perl
10 2 (2.25%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.12%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 10 (11.24%) Security Cleared
2 7 (7.87%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.25%) Sun Certification
4 1 (1.12%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.12%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.49%) QA
2 1 (1.12%) WCAG
System Software
1 17 (19.10%) Virtual Machines
2 9 (10.11%) Docker
3 7 (7.87%) Apache Flume
4 2 (2.25%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 8 (8.99%) Kibana
1 8 (8.99%) Puppet
2 7 (7.87%) Ansible
2 7 (7.87%) Grafana
3 4 (4.49%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.12%) Ambari
Vendors
1 12 (13.48%) MapR
2 7 (7.87%) Informatica
2 7 (7.87%) Talend
3 6 (6.74%) Google
3 6 (6.74%) Splunk
4 5 (5.62%) Adobe
5 4 (4.49%) Capita
6 3 (3.37%) Oracle
7 2 (2.25%) Cadence
7 2 (2.25%) Hortonworks
7 2 (2.25%) Sun
8 1 (1.12%) webMethods