The first table below looks at the demand for Scala skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scala over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Manchester region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scala
Rank 76 71 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing Scala 13 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.90% 0.30% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.40% 0.84% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 0
Average daily rate £363 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £325
% change year-on-year
- +30.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Programming Languages Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
542 359 498
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 37.69% 35.86% 36.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 177 305
Average daily rate £325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £370 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 21 29
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.99 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.66% +28.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £13.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.99 £126.90 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
Scala
North West

Scala
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Scala Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Scala
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Scala Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Scala
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 10 (58.82%) Java
2 9 (52.94%) TDD
2 9 (52.94%) BDD
3 8 (47.06%) PHP
4 7 (41.18%) CSS
4 7 (41.18%) UML
4 7 (41.18%) JavaScript
4 7 (41.18%) Perl
4 7 (41.18%) HTML
4 7 (41.18%) J2EE
4 7 (41.18%) Python
4 7 (41.18%) jQuery
4 7 (41.18%) Scrum
4 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (41.18%) Puppet
4 7 (41.18%) CSS3
4 7 (41.18%) HTML5
4 7 (41.18%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (35.29%) Big Data
5 6 (35.29%) QA
5 6 (35.29%) Escenic
5 6 (35.29%) Adobe CQ
5 6 (35.29%) XML
5 6 (35.29%) Finance
5 6 (35.29%) CMS
5 6 (35.29%) LAMP
5 6 (35.29%) Hibernate
5 6 (35.29%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (35.29%) Hadoop
5 6 (35.29%) Spring

Scala
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 6 (35.29%) Escenic
1 6 (35.29%) Adobe CQ
1 6 (35.29%) CMS
1 6 (35.29%) WebSphere
1 6 (35.29%) MQSeries
1 6 (35.29%) Tomcat
1 6 (35.29%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (11.76%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) Big Data
1 6 (35.29%) Hadoop
1 6 (35.29%) MySQL
1 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) CouchDB
General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Developer
2 7 (41.18%) Analyst
2 7 (41.18%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (35.29%) Senior Analyst
3 6 (35.29%) Java Developer
3 6 (35.29%) Java Programmer
3 6 (35.29%) Senior Java Developer
3 6 (35.29%) Developer Analyst
3 6 (35.29%) Senior Developer
3 6 (35.29%) Programmer
3 6 (35.29%) Senior Programmer
3 6 (35.29%) Senior Java Programmer
4 2 (11.76%) Scala Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (5.88%) UI Programmer
5 1 (5.88%) Product Owner
5 1 (5.88%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) UI Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) CSS
1 7 (41.18%) HTML
1 7 (41.18%) J2EE
1 7 (41.18%) jQuery
1 7 (41.18%) CSS3
1 7 (41.18%) HTML5
2 6 (35.29%) XML
2 6 (35.29%) LAMP
2 6 (35.29%) Hibernate
2 6 (35.29%) Spring
2 6 (35.29%) JSF
2 6 (35.29%) Ajax
2 6 (35.29%) Ruby on Rails
2 6 (35.29%) Java RMI
2 6 (35.29%) EJB
2 6 (35.29%) Struts
2 6 (35.29%) .NET
3 2 (11.76%) Web Services
3 2 (11.76%) SVG
3 2 (11.76%) Batik
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) TDD
1 9 (52.94%) BDD
2 7 (41.18%) UML
2 7 (41.18%) Scrum
2 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (35.29%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (35.29%) RUP
3 6 (35.29%) OOD
3 6 (35.29%) Configuration Management
3 6 (35.29%) OOP
3 6 (35.29%) OOA/OOD
4 2 (11.76%) OO
4 2 (11.76%) Web Development
4 2 (11.76%) Process Management
5 1 (5.88%) Waterfall
5 1 (5.88%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (5.88%) Web Design
5 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) Java
2 8 (47.06%) PHP
3 7 (41.18%) JavaScript
3 7 (41.18%) Perl
3 7 (41.18%) Python
4 6 (35.29%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (35.29%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (41.18%) Puppet
1 7 (41.18%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) JBoss
1 6 (35.29%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) VMware