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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scala
Rank 89 82 79
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -3
Contract jobs citing Scala 17 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.92% 0.38% 0.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.79% 1.07% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 3 0
Average daily rate
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£475 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £400 £440
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -9.09%
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
610 469 426
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 32.96% 35.83% 35.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 379 303 255
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £227 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £427 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 12 10
Average hourly rate £37.50 £18.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.33% -24.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.25 £12.50 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 28 August 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 24 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
1 24 (92.31%) TDD
2 22 (84.62%) Java
3 17 (65.38%) RESTful
4 16 (61.54%) Scrum
5 15 (57.69%) Open Source
5 15 (57.69%) Groovy
5 15 (57.69%) Pair Programming
6 14 (53.85%) Subversion
6 14 (53.85%) Git (software)
6 14 (53.85%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (53.85%) OO
6 14 (53.85%) Mentoring
7 13 (50.00%) Software Delivery
7 13 (50.00%) OOP
7 13 (50.00%) SOAP
7 13 (50.00%) SOA
7 13 (50.00%) Mercurial
8 8 (30.77%) Python
9 6 (23.08%) Hadoop
9 6 (23.08%) BDD
9 6 (23.08%) Big Data
10 5 (19.23%) Analytics
10 5 (19.23%) Linux
11 4 (15.38%) UNIX
11 4 (15.38%) JSON
11 4 (15.38%) REST
11 4 (15.38%) NoSQL
11 4 (15.38%) Play Framework
12 3 (11.54%) Bash Shell

Scala
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (3.85%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.85%) SaaS
2 1 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) Hadoop
1 6 (23.08%) Big Data
2 4 (15.38%) NoSQL
3 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 2 (7.69%) Data Mining
3 2 (7.69%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.85%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 14 (53.85%) Subversion
1 14 (53.85%) Git (software)
2 13 (50.00%) Mercurial
3 2 (7.69%) Selenium
4 1 (3.85%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (96.15%) Developer
2 18 (69.23%) Java Developer
3 13 (50.00%) Senior Developer
3 13 (50.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Scala Developer
5 1 (3.85%) C++ Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Java Technical Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Java Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Ruby Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Agile Java Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Technical Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Software Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (65.38%) RESTful
2 13 (50.00%) SOAP
3 4 (15.38%) JSON
3 4 (15.38%) REST
3 4 (15.38%) Play Framework
4 3 (11.54%) AngularJS
4 3 (11.54%) Akka
4 3 (11.54%) J2EE
4 3 (11.54%) Web Services
5 2 (7.69%) XML
5 2 (7.69%) CSS
5 2 (7.69%) Spring
5 2 (7.69%) HTML
6 1 (3.85%) React
6 1 (3.85%) CSS3
6 1 (3.85%) Ajax
6 1 (3.85%) JDBC
6 1 (3.85%) Batik
6 1 (3.85%) HTML5
6 1 (3.85%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) Visualisation
2 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) Linux
2 4 (15.38%) UNIX
3 1 (3.85%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
1 24 (92.31%) TDD
2 16 (61.54%) Scrum
3 15 (57.69%) Open Source
3 15 (57.69%) Pair Programming
4 14 (53.85%) OO
4 14 (53.85%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (53.85%) Mentoring
5 13 (50.00%) Software Delivery
5 13 (50.00%) OOP
5 13 (50.00%) SOA
6 6 (23.08%) BDD
7 5 (19.23%) Analytics
8 3 (11.54%) Unit Testing
9 2 (7.69%) Kanban
9 2 (7.69%) Software Architecture
9 2 (7.69%) Data Analysis
9 2 (7.69%) Software Engineering
9 2 (7.69%) Web Development
9 2 (7.69%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 22 (84.62%) Java
2 15 (57.69%) Groovy
3 8 (30.77%) Python
4 3 (11.54%) Embedded C
4 3 (11.54%) Bash Shell
4 3 (11.54%) C
5 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
5 2 (7.69%) Ruby
6 1 (3.85%) SQL
6 1 (3.85%) C++
Vendors
1 1 (3.85%) Google
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