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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scala
Rank 89 77 73
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -4
Contract jobs citing Scala 7 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.43% 0.92% 0.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.33% 2.44% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 1
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£525 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.82% +11.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £493 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+15.88% -
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
526 533 358
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 32.27% 37.59% 35.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 315 176
Average daily rate £350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 21
Average hourly rate £21.50 £25.00 £27.99
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.00% -10.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £14.40 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £53.99 £126.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +4.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scala across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Scala Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Scala
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 17 (94.44%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (88.89%) TDD
3 11 (61.11%) HTML
3 11 (61.11%) Java
3 11 (61.11%) CSS
4 9 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 8 (44.44%) UNIX
5 8 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (44.44%) Play Framework
6 7 (38.89%) JSON
6 7 (38.89%) Unit Testing
6 7 (38.89%) Saxon XSLT
6 7 (38.89%) Software Testing
6 7 (38.89%) OOP
6 7 (38.89%) XML Schema
6 7 (38.89%) XML
6 7 (38.89%) XSLT
6 7 (38.89%) XQuery
6 7 (38.89%) Regression Testing
7 6 (33.33%) Python
7 6 (33.33%) Scrum
7 6 (33.33%) Kanban
8 5 (27.78%) Ruby
8 5 (27.78%) BDD
8 5 (27.78%) MongoDB
8 5 (27.78%) NoSQL
8 5 (27.78%) Akka
9 4 (22.22%) REST
9 4 (22.22%) Digital Media
9 4 (22.22%) Open Source

Scala
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) MongoDB
1 5 (27.78%) NoSQL
2 3 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (11.11%) MySQL
3 2 (11.11%) Data Mining
3 2 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
4 1 (5.56%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Maven
1 2 (11.11%) Hudson
2 1 (5.56%) Subversion
2 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Developer
2 6 (33.33%) Technical Architect
2 6 (33.33%) Architect
3 4 (22.22%) Scala Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Software Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Digital Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Digital Technical Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Java Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Technical Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Java Technical Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Java Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Ruby Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Architect
6 1 (5.56%) XML Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Digital Technical Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Digital Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (61.11%) HTML
1 11 (61.11%) CSS
2 8 (44.44%) Play Framework
3 7 (38.89%) XML
3 7 (38.89%) XSLT
3 7 (38.89%) XML Schema
3 7 (38.89%) Saxon XSLT
3 7 (38.89%) JSON
4 5 (27.78%) Akka
5 4 (22.22%) REST
6 3 (16.67%) Django
6 3 (16.67%) RESTful
6 3 (16.67%) HTML5
6 3 (16.67%) Ajax
6 3 (16.67%) AngularJS
7 2 (11.11%) Spring
7 2 (11.11%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (11.11%) CSS3
7 2 (11.11%) J2EE
8 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Open Source
1 4 (22.22%) Digital Media
2 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) UNIX
2 2 (11.11%) Linux
3 1 (5.56%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (94.44%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (88.89%) TDD
3 8 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (38.89%) Unit Testing
4 7 (38.89%) Software Testing
4 7 (38.89%) OOP
4 7 (38.89%) Regression Testing
5 6 (33.33%) Scrum
5 6 (33.33%) Kanban
6 5 (27.78%) BDD
7 4 (22.22%) Software Architecture
7 4 (22.22%) Configuration Management
8 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
9 2 (11.11%) Data Analysis
9 2 (11.11%) Web Development
9 2 (11.11%) Product Management
9 2 (11.11%) Domain-Driven Design
9 2 (11.11%) Analytics
9 2 (11.11%) Functional Programming
10 1 (5.56%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) Java
2 9 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (38.89%) XQuery
4 6 (33.33%) Python
5 5 (27.78%) Ruby
6 1 (5.56%) R
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Puppet
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