Period
to 16 January 2019

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 January 2019 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 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 122 98 61
Rank change year-on-year -24 -37 +88
Contract jobs citing Scala 68 82 166
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.40% 1.86% 3.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.36% 4.93% 8.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 72 117
Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% -10.00%
10th Percentile £408 £400 £398
90th Percentile £588 £525 £568
England median daily rate £550 £546 £525
% change year-on-year +0.73% +4.00% -4.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £122.84 £82.50 £29.82
% change year-on-year +48.89% +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 2,025 1,662 2,073
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 41.66% 37.75% 42.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,404 1,216 1,413
Yorkshire median daily rate £404 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.94% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £289 £281
90th Percentile £538 £538 £538
England median daily rate £475 £475 £425
% change year-on-year - +11.76% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 21 28
Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.25 £40.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.39% +162.30% -21.79%
10th Percentile £14.69 £20.75 £12.51
90th Percentile £48.75 £43.75 £44.88
England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

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 January 2019.

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 January 2019. 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 -6 62 £475 - 20
South Yorkshire -12 6 £525 +5.00% 7
Scala
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, 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 48 (70.59%) Java
2 39 (57.35%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (39.71%) Hadoop
4 25 (36.76%) Apache Spark
5 23 (33.82%) Big Data
6 21 (30.88%) NoSQL
7 19 (27.94%) Relational Database
7 19 (27.94%) Apache Hive
8 18 (26.47%) Software Engineering
8 18 (26.47%) Kafka
9 17 (25.00%) HBase
9 17 (25.00%) TDD
9 17 (25.00%) Groovy
9 17 (25.00%) OOP
10 16 (23.53%) OO
10 16 (23.53%) Python
10 16 (23.53%) CSS
10 16 (23.53%) Git (software)
11 15 (22.06%) RESTful
11 15 (22.06%) Continuous Integration
11 15 (22.06%) Microservices
12 14 (20.59%) Docker
12 14 (20.59%) JavaScript
12 14 (20.59%) RDBMS
13 13 (19.12%) C#
13 13 (19.12%) HTML
14 12 (17.65%) Test Automation
15 11 (16.18%) Ruby
15 11 (16.18%) Functional Programming
15 11 (16.18%) MapR

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 25 (36.76%) Apache Spark
2 6 (8.82%) Confluence
3 5 (7.35%) Apache
4 3 (4.41%) nginx
4 3 (4.41%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.94%) CMS
6 1 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.47%) JBoss
6 1 (1.47%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.47%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.76%) GitHub
2 7 (10.29%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (7.35%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (7.35%) Amazon S3
4 4 (5.88%) Amazon EMR
4 4 (5.88%) Google Analytics
5 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (2.94%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (2.94%) Amazon Kinesis
6 2 (2.94%) AWS CloudTrail
6 2 (2.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (1.47%) Amazon SageMaker
7 1 (1.47%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (1.47%) Heroku
7 1 (1.47%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.41%) HTTP
1 3 (4.41%) SSL
1 3 (4.41%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.47%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (39.71%) Hadoop
2 23 (33.82%) Big Data
3 21 (30.88%) NoSQL
4 19 (27.94%) Apache Hive
4 19 (27.94%) Relational Database
5 17 (25.00%) HBase
6 14 (20.59%) RDBMS
7 9 (13.24%) MongoDB
8 5 (7.35%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (4.41%) Amazon Redshift
9 3 (4.41%) Data Lake
9 3 (4.41%) MySQL
10 2 (2.94%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (2.94%) Impala
10 2 (2.94%) Pentaho
11 1 (1.47%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (1.47%) CouchDB
11 1 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (1.47%) Snowflake Schema
11 1 (1.47%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (23.53%) Git (software)
2 7 (10.29%) IntelliJ
2 7 (10.29%) JIRA
3 6 (8.82%) Jenkins
3 6 (8.82%) Selenium
4 5 (7.35%) Cucumber
5 4 (5.88%) Gatling
6 3 (4.41%) JUnit
6 3 (4.41%) Mercurial
7 2 (2.94%) Ant
7 2 (2.94%) Artifactory
7 2 (2.94%) Eclipse
7 2 (2.94%) gulp
7 2 (2.94%) SoapUI
7 2 (2.94%) Sublime Text
7 2 (2.94%) Visual Studio Code
7 2 (2.94%) WebDriver
8 1 (1.47%) Maven
8 1 (1.47%) Subversion
General
1 7 (10.29%) Finance
2 1 (1.47%) Banking
Job Titles
1 47 (69.12%) Developer
2 22 (32.35%) Java Developer
2 22 (32.35%) Scala Developer
3 13 (19.12%) Senior Developer
4 12 (17.65%) Senior Java Developer
5 10 (14.71%) Software Engineer
6 7 (10.29%) Data Engineer
7 5 (7.35%) Big Data Developer
7 5 (7.35%) Java Scala Developer
8 4 (5.88%) Big Data Engineer
8 4 (5.88%) Big Data Software Engineer
9 3 (4.41%) Agile Developer
9 3 (4.41%) Architect
9 3 (4.41%) Hadoop Developer
9 3 (4.41%) Java Engineer
9 3 (4.41%) Senior Agile Developer
10 2 (2.94%) Agile Java Developer
10 2 (2.94%) AWS Engineer
10 2 (2.94%) ETL Developer
10 2 (2.94%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (26.47%) Kafka
2 16 (23.53%) CSS
3 15 (22.06%) RESTful
4 13 (19.12%) HTML
5 11 (16.18%) REST
6 10 (14.71%) HTML5
6 10 (14.71%) JSON
6 10 (14.71%) Node.js
6 10 (14.71%) Play Framework
7 8 (11.76%) Spring
8 7 (10.29%) CSS3
9 5 (7.35%) Ajax
9 5 (7.35%) Gherkin
9 5 (7.35%) Web Services
10 4 (5.88%) J2EE
10 4 (5.88%) React
10 4 (5.88%) XML
11 3 (4.41%) PySpark
11 3 (4.41%) SOAP
11 3 (4.41%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (2.94%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (1.47%) Algorithms
2 1 (1.47%) Data Structures
2 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.71%) Linux
2 6 (8.82%) Unix
3 3 (4.41%) Mac OS X
4 2 (2.94%) Ubuntu
4 2 (2.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (57.35%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (26.47%) Software Engineering
3 17 (25.00%) OOP
3 17 (25.00%) TDD
4 16 (23.53%) OO
5 15 (22.06%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (22.06%) Microservices
6 12 (17.65%) Test Automation
7 11 (16.18%) Functional Programming
7 11 (16.18%) Problem-Solving
8 10 (14.71%) Scrum
9 8 (11.76%) Open Source
9 8 (11.76%) Pair Programming
10 7 (10.29%) DevOps
11 6 (8.82%) Analytics
12 5 (7.35%) Technical Leadership
13 4 (5.88%) Data Management
14 3 (4.41%) Kanban
14 3 (4.41%) Test Scripting
14 3 (4.41%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 48 (70.59%) Java
2 17 (25.00%) Groovy
3 16 (23.53%) Python
4 14 (20.59%) JavaScript
5 13 (19.12%) C#
6 11 (16.18%) Ruby
7 7 (10.29%) C++
7 7 (10.29%) SQL
8 6 (8.82%) Clojure
9 2 (2.94%) Haskell
9 2 (2.94%) Java 8
9 2 (2.94%) Perl
9 2 (2.94%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.47%) Kotlin
10 1 (1.47%) PHP
10 1 (1.47%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (2.94%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (2.94%) DBS Check
1 2 (2.94%) Degree
1 2 (2.94%) SC Cleared
1 2 (2.94%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.47%) AWS Certification
2 1 (1.47%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.94%) Data Quality
1 2 (2.94%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.47%) QA
System Software
1 14 (20.59%) Docker
2 4 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (4.41%) HDFS
4 1 (1.47%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 5 (7.35%) Grafana
1 5 (7.35%) Kibana
2 4 (5.88%) Puppet
3 2 (2.94%) Graphite
4 1 (1.47%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.47%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 11 (16.18%) MapR
2 7 (10.29%) Hortonworks
3 4 (5.88%) Cloudera
3 4 (5.88%) Google
3 4 (5.88%) Splunk
4 3 (4.41%) Adobe
5 1 (1.47%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.47%) Talend
5 1 (1.47%) webMethods