Period
to 16 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 16 November 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 > Yorkshire
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 116 96 62
Rank change year-on-year -20 -34 +109
Contract jobs citing Scala 89 101 189
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.80% 2.30% 3.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.22% 6.07% 7.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 76 128
Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £470 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.06% +4.44% -6.49%
10th Percentile £406 £400 £381
90th Percentile £581 £538 £538
England median daily rate £550 £538 £525
% change year-on-year +2.33% +2.38% -7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £22.50 - £100.00

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 2,109 1,665 2,388
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 42.60% 37.95% 43.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,470 1,226 1,630
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £291 £294 £281
90th Percentile £530 £531 £538
England median daily rate £475 £451 £425
% change year-on-year +5.32% +6.12% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 13 29
Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.25 £40.00 £14.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.39% +169.09% -27.49%
10th Percentile £14.63 £15.35 £12.95
90th Percentile £47.75 £41.70 £47.50
England median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% +1.35%

Scala
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Scala in Yorkshire

Scala
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Scala in Yorkshire

Scala
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Scala in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 16 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scala in Yorkshire

Scala
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 16 November 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
West Yorkshire -12 85 £450 -4.26% 16
South Yorkshire -7 4 £575 +25.00% 3
Scala
England

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Scala.

1 70 (78.65%) Java
2 61 (68.54%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (41.57%) Groovy
4 32 (35.96%) TDD
5 31 (34.83%) Git (software)
5 31 (34.83%) OOP
6 30 (33.71%) OO
7 29 (32.58%) Microservices
8 28 (31.46%) RESTful
9 27 (30.34%) JavaScript
10 26 (29.21%) Hadoop
10 26 (29.21%) Open Source
11 25 (28.09%) NoSQL
12 24 (26.97%) CSS
13 21 (23.60%) Apache Spark
14 20 (22.47%) Apache Hive
14 20 (22.47%) Big Data
14 20 (22.47%) Continuous Integration
15 19 (21.35%) Pair Programming
15 19 (21.35%) Kafka
16 18 (20.22%) GitHub
16 18 (20.22%) HBase
16 18 (20.22%) HTML
17 17 (19.10%) C#
17 17 (19.10%) MongoDB
17 17 (19.10%) Docker
18 16 (17.98%) Problem-Solving
19 15 (16.85%) HTML5
19 15 (16.85%) Clojure
19 15 (16.85%) Mercurial

Scala
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 21 (23.60%) Apache Spark
2 11 (12.36%) Tomcat
3 8 (8.99%) Apache
4 7 (7.87%) nginx
5 6 (6.74%) Confluence
6 2 (2.25%) CMS
6 2 (2.25%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.12%) Apache Pig
7 1 (1.12%) JBoss
7 1 (1.12%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.12%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 18 (20.22%) GitHub
2 8 (8.99%) Google Analytics
3 5 (5.62%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (3.37%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (3.37%) Amazon S3
4 3 (3.37%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (2.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (2.25%) Amazon EMR
5 2 (2.25%) AWS CloudTrail
5 2 (2.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (1.12%) Amazon Kinesis
6 1 (1.12%) Amazon SageMaker
6 1 (1.12%) Heroku
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 26 (29.21%) Hadoop
2 25 (28.09%) NoSQL
3 20 (22.47%) Apache Hive
3 20 (22.47%) Big Data
4 18 (20.22%) HBase
5 17 (19.10%) MongoDB
6 11 (12.36%) Relational Database
7 10 (11.24%) RDBMS
8 8 (8.99%) MySQL
9 5 (5.62%) Couchbase
9 5 (5.62%) CouchDB
10 4 (4.49%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (3.37%) Data Lake
12 2 (2.25%) Amazon RDS
12 2 (2.25%) Amazon Redshift
12 2 (2.25%) Parquet
12 2 (2.25%) Pentaho
12 2 (2.25%) SQL Server
13 1 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
13 1 (1.12%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 31 (34.83%) Git (software)
2 15 (16.85%) Mercurial
3 12 (13.48%) IntelliJ
4 11 (12.36%) JIRA
5 10 (11.24%) Jenkins
5 10 (11.24%) Selenium
6 9 (10.11%) Cucumber
7 8 (8.99%) Gatling
7 8 (8.99%) JUnit
8 6 (6.74%) Ant
9 4 (4.49%) Subversion
10 3 (3.37%) Eclipse
10 3 (3.37%) gulp
10 3 (3.37%) Sublime Text
11 2 (2.25%) Artifactory
11 2 (2.25%) Maven
11 2 (2.25%) SoapUI
11 2 (2.25%) Visual Studio Code
11 2 (2.25%) WebDriver
12 1 (1.12%) Grunt
General
1 10 (11.24%) Finance
2 4 (4.49%) Retail
3 3 (3.37%) Publishing
4 2 (2.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 63 (70.79%) Developer
2 34 (38.20%) Java Developer
3 30 (33.71%) Scala Developer
4 14 (15.73%) Senior Developer
5 13 (14.61%) Senior Java Developer
6 12 (13.48%) Software Engineer
7 7 (7.87%) Java Scala Developer
8 6 (6.74%) Data Engineer
9 4 (4.49%) Big Data Engineer
9 4 (4.49%) Lead Developer
9 4 (4.49%) Lead Java Developer
10 3 (3.37%) Architect
10 3 (3.37%) Consultant
10 3 (3.37%) Hadoop Developer
10 3 (3.37%) Java Consultant
10 3 (3.37%) Scala Software Engineer
10 3 (3.37%) Senior Consultant
10 3 (3.37%) Senior Java Consultant
11 2 (2.25%) Big Data Developer
11 2 (2.25%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (31.46%) RESTful
2 24 (26.97%) CSS
3 19 (21.35%) Kafka
4 18 (20.22%) HTML
5 15 (16.85%) HTML5
6 13 (14.61%) Play Framework
7 12 (13.48%) CSS3
7 12 (13.48%) Node.js
8 10 (11.24%) JSON
8 10 (11.24%) Spring
9 9 (10.11%) Gherkin
10 7 (7.87%) XML
11 6 (6.74%) Hibernate
11 6 (6.74%) REST
11 6 (6.74%) Servlets
11 6 (6.74%) SOAP
12 5 (5.62%) Grails
12 5 (5.62%) J2EE
12 5 (5.62%) Web Services
13 3 (3.37%) React
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.37%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (3.37%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (1.12%) Algorithms
2 1 (1.12%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.12%) Data Structures
2 1 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 15 (16.85%) Linux
2 6 (6.74%) Ubuntu
2 6 (6.74%) Unix
2 6 (6.74%) Windows
3 3 (3.37%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (68.54%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (35.96%) TDD
3 31 (34.83%) OOP
4 30 (33.71%) OO
5 29 (32.58%) Microservices
6 26 (29.21%) Open Source
7 20 (22.47%) Continuous Integration
8 19 (21.35%) Pair Programming
9 16 (17.98%) Problem-Solving
10 15 (16.85%) Software Engineering
11 14 (15.73%) Scrum
11 14 (15.73%) SOA
12 13 (14.61%) Functional Programming
13 12 (13.48%) High Availability
13 12 (13.48%) Test Automation
14 11 (12.36%) Analytics
14 11 (12.36%) BDD
14 11 (12.36%) DevOps
15 9 (10.11%) Digital Transformation Programme
16 7 (7.87%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 70 (78.65%) Java
2 37 (41.57%) Groovy
3 27 (30.34%) JavaScript
4 17 (19.10%) C#
5 15 (16.85%) Clojure
5 15 (16.85%) Python
6 14 (15.73%) Ruby
7 11 (12.36%) SQL
8 7 (7.87%) C++
9 6 (6.74%) Haskell
9 6 (6.74%) Perl
10 2 (2.25%) PL/SQL
10 2 (2.25%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.12%) Java 8
11 1 (1.12%) Kotlin
11 1 (1.12%) MATLAB
11 1 (1.12%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (2.25%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (2.25%) DBS Check
1 2 (2.25%) Degree
1 2 (2.25%) Security Cleared
1 2 (2.25%) Sun Certification
2 1 (1.12%) AWS Certification
2 1 (1.12%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.12%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.25%) Data Quality
1 2 (2.25%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.12%) QA
System Software
1 17 (19.10%) Docker
2 14 (15.73%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (2.25%) HDFS
4 1 (1.12%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 9 (10.11%) Grafana
1 9 (10.11%) Kibana
2 8 (8.99%) Puppet
3 4 (4.49%) Kubernetes
4 2 (2.25%) Graphite
5 1 (1.12%) Ambari
5 1 (1.12%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 12 (13.48%) MapR
2 8 (8.99%) Google
3 7 (7.87%) Splunk
4 6 (6.74%) Adobe
4 6 (6.74%) Hortonworks
5 2 (2.25%) Cloudera
5 2 (2.25%) Sun
6 1 (1.12%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.12%) Oracle
6 1 (1.12%) Talend
6 1 (1.12%) webMethods