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 30 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scala
Rank 130 105 129
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +24
Contract jobs citing Scala 23 29 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.60% 0.96% 0.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.01% 3.06% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 20 1
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£475 £485 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.06% +17.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £464 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.11% +5.88%
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 North West region.

Programming Languages Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1144 949 878
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 29.84% 31.44% 32.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 731 544 466
Average daily rate £363 £338 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% +9.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £240 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 27 25
Average hourly rate £37.50 £26.88 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.53% -28.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £12.50 £15.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.75 £42.25 £40.23
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -

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 30 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 30 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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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
Manchester -6 11 £475 +11.76% 5
Cheshire -19 5 £438 -14.21% 2
Lancashire +9 3 £475 +22.58%
Merseyside - 2 £550 -
Scala
England

Scala
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 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 47 (90.38%) Java
2 27 (51.92%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (42.31%) TDD
4 18 (34.62%) Linux
5 17 (32.69%) Ruby
5 17 (32.69%) NoSQL
6 16 (30.77%) Open Source
7 15 (28.85%) MongoDB
8 14 (26.92%) Python
8 14 (26.92%) DevOps
9 12 (23.08%) Puppet
10 11 (21.15%) BDD
10 11 (21.15%) RESTful
10 11 (21.15%) UNIX
11 10 (19.23%) SQL
11 10 (19.23%) Scrum
11 10 (19.23%) Git (software)
12 9 (17.31%) Network Security
12 9 (17.31%) Load Balancing
12 9 (17.31%) Go
12 9 (17.31%) Kafka
12 9 (17.31%) Pair Programming
12 9 (17.31%) Middleware
12 9 (17.31%) Mentoring
12 9 (17.31%) Ansible
12 9 (17.31%) Docker
13 8 (15.38%) CRM
13 8 (15.38%) Workflow
13 8 (15.38%) Play Framework
13 8 (15.38%) REST

Scala
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 3 (5.77%) Node.js
1 3 (5.77%) OpenStack
2 2 (3.85%) Apache Pig
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.77%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (17.31%) Network Security
2 3 (5.77%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (32.69%) NoSQL
2 15 (28.85%) MongoDB
3 4 (7.69%) Big Data
3 4 (7.69%) Hadoop
4 2 (3.85%) MySQL
4 2 (3.85%) Data Mining
4 2 (3.85%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.85%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.92%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 10 (19.23%) Git (software)
2 6 (11.54%) Subversion
3 5 (9.62%) Mercurial
4 3 (5.77%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.85%) Selenium
6 1 (1.92%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.92%) JUnit
General
1 7 (13.46%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (42.31%) Developer
2 16 (30.77%) Architect
3 15 (28.85%) Technical Architect
4 12 (23.08%) Java Developer
4 12 (23.08%) DevOps Engineer
5 9 (17.31%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 6 (11.54%) Scala Developer
6 6 (11.54%) Senior Java Developer
6 6 (11.54%) Senior Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Java Architect
8 2 (3.85%) Java Technical Architect
9 1 (1.92%) Technical Solutions Architect
9 1 (1.92%) Ruby Developer
9 1 (1.92%) Agile Java Developer
9 1 (1.92%) C++ Developer
9 1 (1.92%) Java Software Engineer
9 1 (1.92%) Team Leader
9 1 (1.92%) Business Architect
9 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Architect
9 1 (1.92%) Java Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (21.15%) RESTful
2 9 (17.31%) Kafka
2 9 (17.31%) Middleware
3 8 (15.38%) REST
3 8 (15.38%) Play Framework
4 7 (13.46%) JSON
5 6 (11.54%) SOAP
6 5 (9.62%) Spring
6 5 (9.62%) Akka
7 4 (7.69%) AngularJS
7 4 (7.69%) Web Services
7 4 (7.69%) J2EE
8 3 (5.77%) Hibernate
8 3 (5.77%) HTML
9 2 (3.85%) HTML5
9 2 (3.85%) Ajax
9 2 (3.85%) CSS
9 2 (3.85%) JMS
9 2 (3.85%) XML
10 1 (1.92%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.77%) Mainframe
1 3 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (5.77%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.92%) Reference Data
2 1 (1.92%) Visualisation
2 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.92%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (34.62%) Linux
2 11 (21.15%) UNIX
3 7 (13.46%) VME
3 7 (13.46%) MVS
4 3 (5.77%) Debian
4 3 (5.77%) Ubuntu
4 3 (5.77%) CentOS
5 1 (1.92%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (51.92%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (42.31%) TDD
3 16 (30.77%) Open Source
4 14 (26.92%) DevOps
5 11 (21.15%) BDD
6 10 (19.23%) Scrum
7 9 (17.31%) Pair Programming
7 9 (17.31%) Load Balancing
7 9 (17.31%) Mentoring
8 8 (15.38%) CRM
8 8 (15.38%) Workflow
9 7 (13.46%) Analytics
10 6 (11.54%) OO
10 6 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (9.62%) Technical Architecture
11 5 (9.62%) OOP
11 5 (9.62%) SOA
11 5 (9.62%) Configuration Management
11 5 (9.62%) Software Delivery
12 4 (7.69%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 47 (90.38%) Java
2 17 (32.69%) Ruby
3 14 (26.92%) Python
4 10 (19.23%) SQL
5 9 (17.31%) Go
6 7 (13.46%) Groovy
7 6 (11.54%) Bash Shell
8 4 (7.69%) JavaScript
9 3 (5.77%) Perl
9 3 (5.77%) C
9 3 (5.77%) Embedded C
9 3 (5.77%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.92%) C++
10 1 (1.92%) R
System Software
1 9 (17.31%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (23.08%) Puppet
2 9 (17.31%) Ansible
3 3 (5.77%) Graphite
3 3 (5.77%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (5.77%) Nagios
3 3 (5.77%) Munin
Vendors
1 7 (13.46%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.77%) Oracle
3 2 (3.85%) Teradata
3 2 (3.85%) Hortonworks
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