Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 119 71 75
Rank change year-on-year -48 +4 +121
Contract jobs citing Scala 84 124 171
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.67% 2.98% 3.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.78% 7.58% 6.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 80 121
Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £406 £397 £375
90th Percentile £575 £553 £538
England median daily rate £550 £525 £523
% change year-on-year +4.76% +0.48% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £45.84 - -

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 2,224 1,636 2,550
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 44.27% 39.35% 45.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,541 1,184 1,766
Yorkshire median daily rate £408 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.88% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £300 £291 £291
90th Percentile £538 £525 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 11 31
Yorkshire median hourly rate £22.08 £39.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.39% +151.61% -31.11%
10th Percentile £13.81 £14.13 £12.75
90th Percentile £43.25 £43.75 £47.50
England median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% +2.74%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 -31 80 £475 - 16
South Yorkshire -8 4 £550 +30.95% 5
Scala
England

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 67 (79.76%) Java
2 57 (67.86%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (40.48%) OO
4 32 (38.10%) OOP
5 31 (36.90%) TDD
5 31 (36.90%) Groovy
6 28 (33.33%) Microservices
7 27 (32.14%) Open Source
7 27 (32.14%) NoSQL
8 26 (30.95%) RESTful
9 24 (28.57%) Pair Programming
10 23 (27.38%) Hadoop
10 23 (27.38%) Git (software)
11 22 (26.19%) Continuous Integration
11 22 (26.19%) JavaScript
12 20 (23.81%) CSS
12 20 (23.81%) Kafka
13 19 (22.62%) Big Data
13 19 (22.62%) Apache Hive
13 19 (22.62%) Apache Spark
14 18 (21.43%) HBase
15 17 (20.24%) Virtual Machines
15 17 (20.24%) SOA
15 17 (20.24%) Scrum
16 16 (19.05%) MongoDB
17 15 (17.86%) HTML5
17 15 (17.86%) GitHub
17 15 (17.86%) Mercurial
17 15 (17.86%) C#
17 15 (17.86%) HTML

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 19 (22.62%) Apache Spark
2 11 (13.10%) Tomcat
3 8 (9.52%) Apache
4 7 (8.33%) nginx
5 2 (2.38%) CMS
5 2 (2.38%) Confluence
5 2 (2.38%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.19%) Apache Pig
6 1 (1.19%) JBoss
6 1 (1.19%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.19%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 15 (17.86%) GitHub
2 8 (9.52%) Google Analytics
3 2 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.33%) HTTP
1 7 (8.33%) SSL
1 7 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 5 (5.95%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (32.14%) NoSQL
2 23 (27.38%) Hadoop
3 19 (22.62%) Apache Hive
3 19 (22.62%) Big Data
4 18 (21.43%) HBase
5 16 (19.05%) MongoDB
6 11 (13.10%) Relational Database
7 10 (11.90%) RDBMS
8 9 (10.71%) MySQL
9 5 (5.95%) Couchbase
9 5 (5.95%) CouchDB
10 2 (2.38%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (2.38%) Parquet
10 2 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (2.38%) SQL Server
11 1 (1.19%) Impala
11 1 (1.19%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 23 (27.38%) Git (software)
2 15 (17.86%) Mercurial
3 11 (13.10%) IntelliJ
4 9 (10.71%) Selenium
5 8 (9.52%) Cucumber
5 8 (9.52%) Gatling
5 8 (9.52%) Jenkins
5 8 (9.52%) JUnit
6 7 (8.33%) JIRA
7 6 (7.14%) Ant
8 4 (4.76%) Subversion
9 3 (3.57%) Eclipse
9 3 (3.57%) gulp
9 3 (3.57%) Sublime Text
10 2 (2.38%) Artifactory
10 2 (2.38%) Maven
10 2 (2.38%) SoapUI
10 2 (2.38%) Visual Studio Code
10 2 (2.38%) WebDriver
11 1 (1.19%) Grunt
General
1 5 (5.95%) Finance
2 4 (4.76%) Retail
3 3 (3.57%) Publishing
4 2 (2.38%) Banking
Job Titles
1 60 (71.43%) Developer
2 35 (41.67%) Java Developer
3 31 (36.90%) Scala Developer
4 11 (13.10%) Software Engineer
5 10 (11.90%) Senior Developer
6 9 (10.71%) Java Scala Developer
6 9 (10.71%) Senior Java Developer
7 5 (5.95%) Lead Developer
7 5 (5.95%) Lead Java Developer
8 4 (4.76%) Big Data Engineer
9 3 (3.57%) Consultant
9 3 (3.57%) Data Engineer
9 3 (3.57%) Java Consultant
9 3 (3.57%) Scala Software Engineer
9 3 (3.57%) Senior Consultant
9 3 (3.57%) Senior Java Consultant
10 2 (2.38%) Architect
10 2 (2.38%) Java Engineer
10 2 (2.38%) Java Software Engineer
10 2 (2.38%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (30.95%) RESTful
2 20 (23.81%) CSS
2 20 (23.81%) Kafka
3 15 (17.86%) HTML
3 15 (17.86%) HTML5
4 12 (14.29%) CSS3
5 10 (11.90%) Play Framework
5 10 (11.90%) Spring
6 9 (10.71%) JSON
6 9 (10.71%) Node.js
7 8 (9.52%) Gherkin
8 6 (7.14%) Hibernate
8 6 (7.14%) REST
8 6 (7.14%) Servlets
8 6 (7.14%) SOAP
8 6 (7.14%) XML
9 5 (5.95%) Grails
9 5 (5.95%) J2EE
10 2 (2.38%) .NET
10 2 (2.38%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (2.38%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (1.19%) Algorithms
2 1 (1.19%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.19%) Data Structures
2 1 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.19%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (15.48%) Linux
2 6 (7.14%) Ubuntu
2 6 (7.14%) Windows
3 2 (2.38%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (67.86%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (40.48%) OO
3 32 (38.10%) OOP
4 31 (36.90%) TDD
5 28 (33.33%) Microservices
6 27 (32.14%) Open Source
7 24 (28.57%) Pair Programming
8 22 (26.19%) Continuous Integration
9 17 (20.24%) Scrum
9 17 (20.24%) SOA
10 14 (16.67%) BDD
10 14 (16.67%) DevOps
10 14 (16.67%) High Availability
11 13 (15.48%) Functional Programming
11 13 (15.48%) Software Engineering
12 12 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
13 10 (11.90%) Test Automation
14 9 (10.71%) Analytics
14 9 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
15 8 (9.52%) Digital Transformation Programme
Programming Languages
1 67 (79.76%) Java
2 31 (36.90%) Groovy
3 22 (26.19%) JavaScript
4 15 (17.86%) C#
5 13 (15.48%) Clojure
6 12 (14.29%) Python
6 12 (14.29%) Ruby
7 11 (13.10%) SQL
8 7 (8.33%) C++
9 6 (7.14%) Haskell
9 6 (7.14%) Perl
10 2 (2.38%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.19%) Kotlin
11 1 (1.19%) MATLAB
11 1 (1.19%) PHP
11 1 (1.19%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (3.57%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.38%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (2.38%) DBS Check
2 2 (2.38%) Sun Certification
3 1 (1.19%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.19%) Degree
3 1 (1.19%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.38%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 17 (20.24%) Virtual Machines
2 11 (13.10%) Docker
3 2 (2.38%) HDFS
4 1 (1.19%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 9 (10.71%) Grafana
1 9 (10.71%) Kibana
2 7 (8.33%) Puppet
3 4 (4.76%) Kubernetes
4 2 (2.38%) Graphite
5 1 (1.19%) Ambari
5 1 (1.19%) Ansible
Vendors
1 12 (14.29%) MapR
2 8 (9.52%) Google
3 7 (8.33%) Capita
3 7 (8.33%) Splunk
4 5 (5.95%) Adobe
5 2 (2.38%) Hortonworks
5 2 (2.38%) Oracle
5 2 (2.38%) Sun
6 1 (1.19%) Cadence
6 1 (1.19%) Informatica
6 1 (1.19%) Talend
6 1 (1.19%) webMethods