Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 100 59 145
Rank change year-on-year -41 +86 +29
Contract jobs citing Scala 83 162 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.90% 3.32% 1.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.97% 7.91% 3.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 114 49
Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% -10.00% -10.71%
10th Percentile £400 £386 £383
90th Percentile £525 £571 £675
England median daily rate £548 £525 £550
% change year-on-year +4.38% -4.55% +7.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £82.50 £29.82 £65.00
% change year-on-year +176.71% -54.13% -

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 1,670 2,047 2,326
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 38.15% 41.90% 38.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,206 1,406 1,545
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +11.11%
10th Percentile £283 £281 £268
90th Percentile £538 £538 £533
England median daily rate £475 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +11.76% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 28 36
Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £15.25 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +162.30% -21.79% -40.00%
10th Percentile £22.85 £12.51 £12.13
90th Percentile £43.75 £44.88 £40.00
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%

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 21 January 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 21 January 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 -46 68 £475 - 13
South Yorkshire -8 10 £500 +11.11% 3
Humberside - 1 £415 -
Scala
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Scala also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for Scala.

1 72 (86.75%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (55.42%) Java
3 43 (51.81%) Open Source
4 42 (50.60%) Scrum
5 29 (34.94%) TDD
6 26 (31.33%) Ruby
7 24 (28.92%) Play Framework
7 24 (28.92%) BDD
8 23 (27.71%) Linux
9 22 (26.51%) CSS
10 21 (25.30%) Node.js
11 20 (24.10%) HTML
11 20 (24.10%) Python
12 19 (22.89%) Pair Programming
12 19 (22.89%) Software Engineering
12 19 (22.89%) Git (software)
13 18 (21.69%) Test Automation
13 18 (21.69%) Docker
14 17 (20.48%) Microservices
14 17 (20.48%) JSON
15 16 (19.28%) Apache Spark
16 15 (18.07%) DevOps
16 15 (18.07%) Jenkins
16 15 (18.07%) Hadoop
17 14 (16.87%) High Availability
17 14 (16.87%) RESTful
18 12 (14.46%) JavaScript
18 12 (14.46%) Kanban
18 12 (14.46%) React
19 11 (13.25%) Confluence

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 16 (19.28%) Apache Spark
2 11 (13.25%) Confluence
3 4 (4.82%) SAS
4 3 (3.61%) Apache Pig
5 1 (1.20%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.82%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.61%) AWS Lambda
3 3 (3.61%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (3.61%) IaaS
3 3 (3.61%) Loggly
3 3 (3.61%) Serverless
3 3 (3.61%) Sumo Logic
4 2 (2.41%) Heroku
5 1 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.20%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.20%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (1.20%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.64%) HTTP
2 2 (2.41%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (18.07%) Hadoop
2 11 (13.25%) Big Data
3 10 (12.05%) Relational Database
4 8 (9.64%) MongoDB
5 7 (8.43%) Apache Hive
6 5 (6.02%) NoSQL
7 3 (3.61%) Base SAS
7 3 (3.61%) MySQL
7 3 (3.61%) Redis
7 3 (3.61%) Sqoop
8 2 (2.41%) HBase
8 2 (2.41%) Pentaho
9 1 (1.20%) Apache Kudu
9 1 (1.20%) Impala
9 1 (1.20%) SAS Visual Analytics
Development Applications
1 19 (22.89%) Git (software)
2 15 (18.07%) Jenkins
3 11 (13.25%) JIRA
4 8 (9.64%) JUnit
4 8 (9.64%) Subversion
5 7 (8.43%) WebDriver
6 6 (7.23%) Cucumber
6 6 (7.23%) Selenium
7 5 (6.02%) IntelliJ
8 3 (3.61%) Maven
8 3 (3.61%) Vagrant
9 2 (2.41%) Axure RP
9 2 (2.41%) Sonatype Nexus
10 1 (1.20%) Gatling
10 1 (1.20%) JMeter
10 1 (1.20%) RSpec
10 1 (1.20%) TestNG
General
1 6 (7.23%) Games
2 5 (6.02%) Marketing
3 4 (4.82%) Finance
4 2 (2.41%) Online Betting
4 2 (2.41%) Retail
5 1 (1.20%) Automotive
5 1 (1.20%) Banking
5 1 (1.20%) Private Banking
5 1 (1.20%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 48 (57.83%) Developer
2 36 (43.37%) Scala Developer
3 13 (15.66%) Java Developer
4 7 (8.43%) Architect
5 6 (7.23%) Analyst
5 6 (7.23%) Digital Architect
5 6 (7.23%) Java Scala Developer
6 5 (6.02%) Data Scientist
7 4 (4.82%) Agile Developer
7 4 (4.82%) Agile Java Developer
7 4 (4.82%) Automation Tester
7 4 (4.82%) Full Stack Developer
7 4 (4.82%) Tester
8 3 (3.61%) Big Data Engineer
8 3 (3.61%) Data Engineer
8 3 (3.61%) Designer
8 3 (3.61%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (3.61%) Site Engineer
8 3 (3.61%) Technical Architect
8 3 (3.61%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (28.92%) Play Framework
2 22 (26.51%) CSS
3 21 (25.30%) Node.js
4 20 (24.10%) HTML
5 17 (20.48%) JSON
6 14 (16.87%) RESTful
7 12 (14.46%) React
8 11 (13.25%) Spring
9 10 (12.05%) HTML5
10 9 (10.84%) REST
11 8 (9.64%) AngularJS
12 7 (8.43%) Ajax
12 7 (8.43%) CSS3
12 7 (8.43%) Ruby on Rails
13 6 (7.23%) Django
13 6 (7.23%) Guice
14 5 (6.02%) Kafka
14 5 (6.02%) Web Services
14 5 (6.02%) XML
15 4 (4.82%) Dropwizard
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.23%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (2.41%) User Experience
3 1 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.20%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.20%) Smartphone
3 1 (1.20%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 23 (27.71%) Linux
2 11 (13.25%) Unix
3 8 (9.64%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (86.75%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (51.81%) Open Source
3 42 (50.60%) Scrum
4 29 (34.94%) TDD
5 24 (28.92%) BDD
6 19 (22.89%) Pair Programming
6 19 (22.89%) Software Engineering
7 18 (21.69%) Test Automation
8 17 (20.48%) Microservices
9 15 (18.07%) DevOps
10 14 (16.87%) High Availability
11 12 (14.46%) Kanban
12 11 (13.25%) Web Development
13 10 (12.05%) Responsive Web Design
14 9 (10.84%) Continuous Integration
14 9 (10.84%) Mentoring
15 8 (9.64%) Continuous Delivery
15 8 (9.64%) Web Design
16 7 (8.43%) Acceptance Criteria
16 7 (8.43%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (55.42%) Java
2 26 (31.33%) Ruby
3 20 (24.10%) Python
4 12 (14.46%) JavaScript
5 10 (12.05%) C#
6 8 (9.64%) SQL
7 4 (4.82%) Groovy
8 3 (3.61%) Bash Shell
8 3 (3.61%) C++
8 3 (3.61%) Go
8 3 (3.61%) PHP
9 2 (2.41%) Clojure
9 2 (2.41%) Elixir
9 2 (2.41%) HiveQL
9 2 (2.41%) R
9 2 (2.41%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.20%) ES7
10 1 (1.20%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (4.82%) Degree
2 1 (1.20%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.20%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.43%) QA
2 2 (2.41%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.41%) WCAG
System Software
1 18 (21.69%) Docker
2 2 (2.41%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 11 (13.25%) Puppet
2 3 (3.61%) Nagios
2 3 (3.61%) Prometheus
2 3 (3.61%) Rancher
2 3 (3.61%) Terraform
2 3 (3.61%) ZABBIX
3 2 (2.41%) Grafana
3 2 (2.41%) Oozie
3 2 (2.41%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.20%) Ambari
Vendors
1 10 (12.05%) Google
2 5 (6.02%) Atlassian
2 5 (6.02%) Oracle
2 5 (6.02%) Splunk
3 3 (3.61%) Cloudera
3 3 (3.61%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.61%) New Relic
3 3 (3.61%) Rackspace
4 2 (2.41%) Cadence
4 2 (2.41%) Informatica
4 2 (2.41%) Maxymiser
4 2 (2.41%) Optimizely
4 2 (2.41%) Talend
5 1 (1.20%) Tableau