The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 March 2015 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scala
Rank 90 77 65
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -12
Contract jobs citing Scala 7 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.45% 0.74% 0.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.32% 1.88% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 5
Average daily rate
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£540 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.28% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £532 £350 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £375 £323
UK excluding London average daily rate £465 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.41% +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Programming Languages Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
529 478 385
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 34.24% 39.08% 40.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 358 303 218
Average daily rate £350 £330 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 13
Average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £12.50 £18.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £33.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 3 March 2015, 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 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (92.86%) TDD
3 10 (71.43%) HTML
3 10 (71.43%) Java
3 10 (71.43%) CSS
4 8 (57.14%) JavaScript
4 8 (57.14%) Software Testing
5 7 (50.00%) Unit Testing
5 7 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (50.00%) XML
5 7 (50.00%) XSLT
5 7 (50.00%) UNIX
5 7 (50.00%) XML Schema
5 7 (50.00%) XQuery
5 7 (50.00%) OOP
5 7 (50.00%) Regression Testing
5 7 (50.00%) Saxon XSLT
6 5 (35.71%) JSON
6 5 (35.71%) Digital Media
6 5 (35.71%) Play Framework
7 4 (28.57%) REST
7 4 (28.57%) Kanban
7 4 (28.57%) Scrum
8 3 (21.43%) Ruby
8 3 (21.43%) Ajax
8 3 (21.43%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
8 3 (21.43%) HTML5
8 3 (21.43%) MongoDB
8 3 (21.43%) NoSQL

Scala
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (21.43%) MongoDB
1 3 (21.43%) NoSQL
2 2 (14.29%) MySQL
2 2 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Maven
1 2 (14.29%) Hudson
General
1 1 (7.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Technical Architect
2 5 (35.71%) Architect
3 3 (21.43%) Software Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Digital Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Digital Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Technical Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Architect
5 1 (7.14%) XML Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (71.43%) HTML
1 10 (71.43%) CSS
2 7 (50.00%) XML
2 7 (50.00%) XSLT
2 7 (50.00%) XML Schema
2 7 (50.00%) Saxon XSLT
3 5 (35.71%) JSON
3 5 (35.71%) Play Framework
4 4 (28.57%) REST
5 3 (21.43%) Django
5 3 (21.43%) HTML5
5 3 (21.43%) Ajax
6 2 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (14.29%) Spring
6 2 (14.29%) CSS3
6 2 (14.29%) Akka
7 1 (7.14%) Apache Camel
7 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
7 1 (7.14%) RESTful
7 1 (7.14%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Digital Media
2 2 (14.29%) Open Source
3 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (92.86%) TDD
3 8 (57.14%) Software Testing
4 7 (50.00%) Unit Testing
4 7 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (50.00%) OOP
4 7 (50.00%) Regression Testing
5 4 (28.57%) Scrum
5 4 (28.57%) Kanban
6 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
7 2 (14.29%) Product Management
7 2 (14.29%) Software Architecture
7 2 (14.29%) BDD
7 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
8 1 (7.14%) User Stories
8 1 (7.14%) Line Management
8 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
8 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
8 1 (7.14%) MVC
8 1 (7.14%) Extreme Programming
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) Java
2 8 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 7 (50.00%) XQuery
4 3 (21.43%) Ruby
5 2 (14.29%) Python
6 1 (7.14%) R
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Puppet