The table below looks at the statistics for Scala skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scala over the 3 months to 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scala
Rank 117 95 122
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +27
Contract jobs citing Scala 28 34 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.77% 1.11% 0.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.42% 3.79% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 22 1
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£531 £413 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.78% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -
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 North West region.

Programming Languages Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1155 897 808
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 31.83% 29.28% 32.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 733 506 416
Average daily rate £363 £330 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.84% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £495 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 23 27
Average hourly rate £37.00 £25.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.00% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.68 £12.50 £13.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.75 £42.00 £50.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%

Scala
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Scala Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Scala
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Scala Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Scala
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scala across the North West region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015.

Scala Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Scala
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scala within the North West region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015. 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
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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
Lancashire +6 11 £545 +34.15%
Cheshire -6 10 £438 -15.04%
Manchester -13 4 £400 +3.22% 1
Merseyside -14 2 £550 +33.33%
Scala
England

Scala
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 45 (90.00%) Java
2 25 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (34.00%) Linux
4 16 (32.00%) TDD
4 16 (32.00%) Ruby
4 16 (32.00%) MongoDB
5 15 (30.00%) NoSQL
6 14 (28.00%) Open Source
7 13 (26.00%) UNIX
7 13 (26.00%) Python
7 13 (26.00%) DevOps
8 12 (24.00%) Puppet
9 10 (20.00%) BDD
9 10 (20.00%) SQL
10 9 (18.00%) Finance
11 8 (16.00%) Workflow
11 8 (16.00%) Middleware
11 8 (16.00%) CRM
11 8 (16.00%) Network Security
11 8 (16.00%) Load Balancing
11 8 (16.00%) Go
11 8 (16.00%) Kafka
11 8 (16.00%) Play Framework
11 8 (16.00%) Ansible
11 8 (16.00%) Docker
12 7 (14.00%) Analytics
12 7 (14.00%) VME
12 7 (14.00%) Microsoft
12 7 (14.00%) MVS
13 6 (12.00%) Configuration Management

Scala
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 5 (10.00%) Node.js
2 3 (6.00%) OpenStack
3 2 (4.00%) Apache Pig
3 2 (4.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.00%) JBoss
4 1 (2.00%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.00%) Network Security
2 2 (4.00%) HTTP
3 1 (2.00%) AMQP
3 1 (2.00%) MQTT
3 1 (2.00%) LDAP
3 1 (2.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (32.00%) MongoDB
2 15 (30.00%) NoSQL
3 4 (8.00%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (4.00%) Hadoop
4 2 (4.00%) MySQL
4 2 (4.00%) Data Mining
4 2 (4.00%) Big Data
4 2 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.00%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 5 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.00%) Selenium
2 3 (6.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (6.00%) JUnit
3 2 (4.00%) Ant
3 2 (4.00%) Maven
4 1 (2.00%) Subversion
4 1 (2.00%) Cucumber
General
1 9 (18.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (42.00%) Developer
2 18 (36.00%) Architect
3 17 (34.00%) Technical Architect
4 11 (22.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 8 (16.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 7 (14.00%) Java Developer
7 6 (12.00%) Senior Developer
7 6 (12.00%) Scala Developer
8 5 (10.00%) Software Developer
9 4 (8.00%) Senior Java Developer
10 3 (6.00%) Java Architect
11 2 (4.00%) Java Technical Architect
11 2 (4.00%) Senior Software Developer
12 1 (2.00%) Business Architect
12 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Architect
12 1 (2.00%) Java Team Leader
12 1 (2.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
12 1 (2.00%) C++ Developer
12 1 (2.00%) Team Leader
12 1 (2.00%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.00%) Middleware
1 8 (16.00%) Kafka
1 8 (16.00%) Play Framework
2 6 (12.00%) AngularJS
2 6 (12.00%) JSON
2 6 (12.00%) Spring
3 5 (10.00%) HTML
3 5 (10.00%) Hibernate
3 5 (10.00%) Akka
3 5 (10.00%) REST
4 4 (8.00%) Spring MVC
4 4 (8.00%) J2EE
4 4 (8.00%) CSS
5 3 (6.00%) XML
5 3 (6.00%) JMS
5 3 (6.00%) RESTful
6 2 (4.00%) HTML5
6 2 (4.00%) Apache Wicket
6 2 (4.00%) XML Schema
6 2 (4.00%) Saxon XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.00%) Mainframe
1 3 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (6.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.00%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.00%) User Experience
3 1 (2.00%) Reference Data
3 1 (2.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 17 (34.00%) Linux
2 13 (26.00%) UNIX
3 7 (14.00%) VME
3 7 (14.00%) MVS
4 3 (6.00%) Debian
4 3 (6.00%) Ubuntu
4 3 (6.00%) CentOS
5 1 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (32.00%) TDD
3 14 (28.00%) Open Source
4 13 (26.00%) DevOps
5 10 (20.00%) BDD
6 8 (16.00%) Load Balancing
6 8 (16.00%) Workflow
6 8 (16.00%) CRM
7 7 (14.00%) Analytics
8 6 (12.00%) Configuration Management
9 5 (10.00%) Scrum
9 5 (10.00%) Unit Testing
9 5 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
10 4 (8.00%) Enterprise Architecture
10 4 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (8.00%) Kanban
10 4 (8.00%) Software Architecture
11 3 (6.00%) Software Engineering
11 3 (6.00%) Strategic Planning
11 3 (6.00%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 45 (90.00%) Java
2 16 (32.00%) Ruby
3 13 (26.00%) Python
4 10 (20.00%) SQL
5 8 (16.00%) Go
6 6 (12.00%) Bash Shell
6 6 (12.00%) JavaScript
7 3 (6.00%) Perl
7 3 (6.00%) C
7 3 (6.00%) Shell Script
7 3 (6.00%) Embedded C
8 2 (4.00%) XQuery
9 1 (2.00%) C++
9 1 (2.00%) R
9 1 (2.00%) Groovy
System Software
1 8 (16.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (24.00%) Puppet
2 8 (16.00%) Ansible
3 3 (6.00%) Graphite
3 3 (6.00%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (6.00%) Nagios
3 3 (6.00%) Munin
Vendors
1 7 (14.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.00%) Oracle
3 2 (4.00%) Teradata
3 2 (4.00%) Hortonworks