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 3 months to 22 June 2017 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 94 133
Rank change year-on-year +43 +39  
Contract jobs citing Scala 76 53 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 3.78% 1.90% 0.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.95% 4.17% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 38 10
Median daily rate £475 £450 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +13.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £569
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Scala is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 849 1272 1184
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 42.20% 45.56% 40.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 588 894 801
Median daily rate £400 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +21.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £305 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 15
Median hourly rate £40.00 £19.30 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +107.30% -44.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £13.13 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.65 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +14.86% +2.77%  

Scala
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Yorkshire citing Scala as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire +38 62 £500 - 9
South Yorkshire +10 9 £400 +1.58% 1
Scala
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, 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.

1 116 (88.55%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (70.99%) Java
3 70 (53.44%) Ruby
3 70 (53.44%) Test Automation
4 68 (51.91%) HTML
5 63 (48.09%) CSS
6 62 (47.33%) Python
7 59 (45.04%) Linux
7 59 (45.04%) RESTful
8 57 (43.51%) Scrum
9 53 (40.46%) Git (software)
10 52 (39.69%) Spring
11 51 (38.93%) JSON
12 49 (37.40%) Play Framework
13 48 (36.64%) HTML5
14 47 (35.88%) Open Source
15 44 (33.59%) Configuration Management
16 43 (32.82%) REST
17 42 (32.06%) CSS3
17 42 (32.06%) Jenkins
18 41 (31.30%) Django
19 39 (29.77%) Continuous Integration
19 39 (29.77%) TDD
19 39 (29.77%) Relational Database
20 38 (29.01%) JIRA
21 37 (28.24%) Ajax
22 36 (27.48%) Subversion
23 35 (26.72%) HTTP
24 34 (25.95%) Ruby on Rails
24 34 (25.95%) 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 34 (25.95%) Confluence
2 5 (3.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (1.53%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.76%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.05%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.29%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (2.29%) IaaS
2 3 (2.29%) Loggly
2 3 (2.29%) Sumo Logic
3 1 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 35 (26.72%) HTTP
2 6 (4.58%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (29.77%) Relational Database
2 16 (12.21%) MongoDB
3 13 (9.92%) NoSQL
4 9 (6.87%) Apache Cassandra
5 8 (6.11%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (4.58%) MySQL
7 5 (3.82%) SQL Server
8 3 (2.29%) Riak
9 2 (1.53%) Couchbase
9 2 (1.53%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.76%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 53 (40.46%) Git (software)
2 42 (32.06%) Jenkins
3 38 (29.01%) JIRA
4 36 (27.48%) Subversion
5 29 (22.14%) JUnit
6 16 (12.21%) Selenium
7 14 (10.69%) Cucumber
8 6 (4.58%) WebDriver
9 5 (3.82%) IntelliJ
9 5 (3.82%) Maven
9 5 (3.82%) SoapUI
10 4 (3.05%) Grunt
11 3 (2.29%) Vagrant
12 2 (1.53%) DbUnit
12 2 (1.53%) Gatling
12 2 (1.53%) JMeter
12 2 (1.53%) Mockito
12 2 (1.53%) Oracle Forms
12 2 (1.53%) SonarQube
12 2 (1.53%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (4.58%) Finance
2 4 (3.05%) Back Office
3 2 (1.53%) German Language
3 2 (1.53%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 101 (77.10%) Developer
2 62 (47.33%) Scala Developer
3 48 (36.64%) Java Developer
4 31 (23.66%) Java Scala Developer
5 14 (10.69%) Architect
5 14 (10.69%) Technical Architect
6 6 (4.58%) Agile Developer
6 6 (4.58%) Agile Java Developer
6 6 (4.58%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 6 (4.58%) PHP Developer
7 5 (3.82%) Tester
8 4 (3.05%) Automation Tester
8 4 (3.05%) Java Architect
8 4 (3.05%) Java Technical Architect
8 4 (3.05%) Senior Developer
8 4 (3.05%) Senior Java Developer
9 3 (2.29%) Full Stack Developer
9 3 (2.29%) Software Engineer
9 3 (2.29%) Test Leader
10 2 (1.53%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (51.91%) HTML
2 63 (48.09%) CSS
3 59 (45.04%) RESTful
4 52 (39.69%) Spring
5 51 (38.93%) JSON
6 49 (37.40%) Play Framework
7 48 (36.64%) HTML5
8 43 (32.82%) REST
9 42 (32.06%) CSS3
10 41 (31.30%) Django
11 37 (28.24%) Ajax
12 34 (25.95%) Ruby on Rails
13 32 (24.43%) Spring MVC
14 27 (20.61%) Guice
15 17 (12.98%) Web Services
16 11 (8.40%) J2EE
16 11 (8.40%) Node.js
17 8 (6.11%) Gherkin
18 7 (5.34%) .NET
18 7 (5.34%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.11%) User Experience
2 7 (5.34%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (3.82%) Driving Licence
4 3 (2.29%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.53%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.53%) iPad
5 2 (1.53%) Social Media
5 2 (1.53%) Web 2.0
6 1 (0.76%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.76%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 59 (45.04%) Linux
2 18 (13.74%) Unix
3 14 (10.69%) Mac OS X
4 5 (3.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (88.55%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (53.44%) Test Automation
3 57 (43.51%) Scrum
4 47 (35.88%) Open Source
5 44 (33.59%) Configuration Management
6 39 (29.77%) Continuous Integration
6 39 (29.77%) TDD
7 33 (25.19%) Responsive Web Design
7 33 (25.19%) Web Design
8 32 (24.43%) MVC
9 24 (18.32%) OWASP
10 22 (16.79%) Software Engineering
11 20 (15.27%) Web Development
12 17 (12.98%) Kanban
13 15 (11.45%) API Development
14 14 (10.69%) User Stories
15 13 (9.92%) Continuous Deployment
16 12 (9.16%) BDD
16 12 (9.16%) DevOps
16 12 (9.16%) Digital Transformation Programme
Programming Languages
1 93 (70.99%) Java
2 70 (53.44%) Ruby
3 62 (47.33%) Python
4 32 (24.43%) JavaScript
5 29 (22.14%) C#
6 12 (9.16%) Groovy
7 10 (7.63%) PHP
8 8 (6.11%) Go
9 6 (4.58%) Bash Shell
9 6 (4.58%) ECMAScript
10 3 (2.29%) C++
11 2 (1.53%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.53%) SQL
12 1 (0.76%) Clojure
12 1 (0.76%) Elixir
12 1 (0.76%) Erlang
12 1 (0.76%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 3 (2.29%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (2.29%) Degree
2 2 (1.53%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.76%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.76%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (0.76%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.11%) QA
System Software
1 7 (5.34%) Docker
2 1 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (7.63%) Puppet
2 9 (6.87%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.29%) Ansible
3 3 (2.29%) Nagios
3 3 (2.29%) Prometheus
3 3 (2.29%) Salt
3 3 (2.29%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.76%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 30 (22.90%) Google
2 11 (8.40%) Oracle
3 6 (4.58%) Zend
4 4 (3.05%) Atlassian
5 3 (2.29%) New Relic
5 3 (2.29%) Rackspace
5 3 (2.29%) SaltStack
5 3 (2.29%) Splunk
6 1 (0.76%) VMware
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