The table below looks at the statistics for Scala skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scala over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scala
Rank 55 53 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing Scala 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.29% 0.33% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.91% 1.32% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate £388 £388 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £500 £400
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Scala
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Programming Languages Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
219 152 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 32.30% 25.12% 33.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 99 113
Average daily rate £338 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £253 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 5
Average hourly rate £14.25 £13.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.61% -48.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.05 £11.80 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.45 £22.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

Scala
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Scala across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Scala Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Scala
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Scala across the Birmingham region.

Scala Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Scala
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scala across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Scala Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Scala
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Scala also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Scala.

1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) PHP
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) GitHub
2 2 (50.00%) MySQL
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) Apache Pig
3 1 (25.00%) Gradle
3 1 (25.00%) Apache Avro
3 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Apache Spark
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) Ticket Management
3 1 (25.00%) Parquet
3 1 (25.00%) Secure Coding
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) XHTML
3 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (25.00%) ETL
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) MVC

Scala
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Scala also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Scala. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Apache Pig
1 1 (25.00%) Apache Spark
1 1 (25.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (25.00%) Apache Hive
2 1 (25.00%) Big Data
2 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (25.00%) HBase
2 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (25.00%) Parquet
2 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Gradle
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) PHP Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Big Data Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Hadoop Developer
3 1 (25.00%) HTML CSS Developer
3 1 (25.00%) HTML Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (25.00%) MySQL Developer
3 1 (25.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) Ajax
3 1 (25.00%) Apache Avro
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) JSON
3 1 (25.00%) REST
3 1 (25.00%) XHTML
3 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (25.00%) ETL
2 1 (25.00%) MapReduce
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Open Source
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) Secure Coding
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) PHP
3 1 (25.00%) Clojure
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby
3 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared