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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scala
Rank 89 92 77
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -15
Contract jobs citing Scala 18 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.99% 0.42% 0.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.20% 1.34% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 7
Average daily rate £500 £513 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +36.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £465 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £613 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £463 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Scala
North West

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
562 524 501
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 30.98% 31.36% 36.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 368 319 291
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 9
Average hourly rate £15.00 £19.00 £37.49
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% -49.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scala within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford -6 3 £463 -7.50%
Scala
North West

Scala
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 47 (75.81%) Java
2 44 (70.97%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (67.74%) TDD
4 40 (64.52%) HTTP
5 34 (54.84%) Scrum
6 30 (48.39%) SQL
6 30 (48.39%) Linux
7 29 (46.77%) RESTful
7 29 (46.77%) NoSQL
7 29 (46.77%) REST
8 28 (45.16%) Amazon AWS
9 27 (43.55%) Web Services
9 27 (43.55%) Git (software)
10 26 (41.94%) JSON
10 26 (41.94%) XML
11 24 (38.71%) BDD
11 24 (38.71%) CSS
11 24 (38.71%) HTML
12 23 (37.10%) JavaScript
12 23 (37.10%) High Availability
13 21 (33.87%) HTML5
14 19 (30.65%) Performance Tuning
14 19 (30.65%) Ruby
15 16 (25.81%) C#
15 16 (25.81%) .NET
15 16 (25.81%) Python
16 15 (24.19%) XAML
16 15 (24.19%) SQL Server
16 15 (24.19%) Visual Studio
16 15 (24.19%) Unix

Scala
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 3 (4.84%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 28 (45.16%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (11.29%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 40 (64.52%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (46.77%) NoSQL
2 15 (24.19%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.23%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (1.61%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 27 (43.55%) Git (software)
2 15 (24.19%) Visual Studio
3 14 (22.58%) Subversion
4 8 (12.90%) JUnit
5 6 (9.68%) Mercurial
General
1 3 (4.84%) Finance
2 1 (1.61%) Retail
Job Titles
1 60 (96.77%) Developer
2 28 (45.16%) Java Developer
3 26 (41.94%) Scala Developer
4 18 (29.03%) Java Scala Developer
5 14 (22.58%) .NET Developer
5 14 (22.58%) C# Developer
6 13 (20.97%) C# .NET Developer
7 10 (16.13%) Senior Developer
7 10 (16.13%) Senior Java Developer
8 8 (12.90%) Agile Developer
8 8 (12.90%) Agile Java Developer
8 8 (12.90%) Software Developer
9 7 (11.29%) Senior Java Scala Developer
9 7 (11.29%) Senior Scala Developer
10 4 (6.45%) Silverlight Developer
11 3 (4.84%) Senior Agile Developer
11 3 (4.84%) Senior Agile Java Developer
11 3 (4.84%) SQL Developer
12 1 (1.61%) Digital Developer
12 1 (1.61%) Scala Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (46.77%) REST
1 29 (46.77%) RESTful
2 27 (43.55%) Web Services
3 26 (41.94%) JSON
3 26 (41.94%) XML
4 24 (38.71%) CSS
4 24 (38.71%) HTML
5 21 (33.87%) HTML5
6 16 (25.81%) .NET
7 15 (24.19%) Silverlight
8 8 (12.90%) Spring
9 7 (11.29%) CSS3
9 7 (11.29%) XSLT
10 6 (9.68%) Hibernate
11 1 (1.61%) Akka
11 1 (1.61%) jQuery
11 1 (1.61%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 14 (22.58%) Visualisation
2 6 (9.68%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 30 (48.39%) Linux
2 15 (24.19%) Unix
3 14 (22.58%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (70.97%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (67.74%) TDD
3 34 (54.84%) Scrum
4 24 (38.71%) BDD
5 23 (37.10%) High Availability
6 19 (30.65%) Performance Tuning
7 15 (24.19%) Web Development
8 14 (22.58%) Responsive Web Design
8 14 (22.58%) Web Design
9 11 (17.74%) Pair Programming
10 8 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (12.90%) Software Delivery
10 8 (12.90%) Software Engineering
11 7 (11.29%) OO
11 7 (11.29%) Open Source
12 6 (9.68%) Microservices
12 6 (9.68%) OOP
12 6 (9.68%) SOA
13 5 (8.06%) Low Latency
14 4 (6.45%) Concurrent Programming
Programming Languages
1 47 (75.81%) Java
2 30 (48.39%) SQL
3 23 (37.10%) JavaScript
4 19 (30.65%) Ruby
5 16 (25.81%) C#
5 16 (25.81%) Python
6 15 (24.19%) XAML
7 6 (9.68%) Clojure
7 6 (9.68%) Groovy
Vendors
1 15 (24.19%) Telerik
Manchester, Lancashire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
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