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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scala
Rank 103 106 113
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +7
Contract jobs citing Scala 28 19 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.89% 0.70% 0.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.56% 1.97% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 14 8
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£540 £400 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £368 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £481 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +7.14%
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
1093 963 985
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 34.74% 35.39% 36.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 717 554 563
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 33 45
Average hourly rate £35.50 £32.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.93% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.60 £15.24 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.00 £41.43
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.75 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.14%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 -13 19 £550 +29.41% 1
Manchester 0 9 £530 +41.33% 3
Cheshire - - - - 1
Scala
England

Scala
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 41 (91.11%) Java
2 40 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (55.56%) TDD
4 19 (42.22%) Scrum
4 19 (42.22%) JavaScript
5 17 (37.78%) Spring
6 16 (35.56%) HTML
6 16 (35.56%) CSS
7 15 (33.33%) Hibernate
8 14 (31.11%) Open Source
9 13 (28.89%) Spring MVC
9 13 (28.89%) Play Framework
9 13 (28.89%) MVC
10 11 (24.44%) OOP
10 11 (24.44%) MongoDB
10 11 (24.44%) Kanban
11 9 (20.00%) HTML5
11 9 (20.00%) Software Testing
12 8 (17.78%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (17.78%) Digital Media
12 8 (17.78%) AngularJS
12 8 (17.78%) UNIX
12 8 (17.78%) Extreme Programming
13 7 (15.56%) Maven
13 7 (15.56%) Saxon XSLT
13 7 (15.56%) Regression Testing
13 7 (15.56%) XML Schema
13 7 (15.56%) XQuery
13 7 (15.56%) XML
13 7 (15.56%) XSLT

Scala
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 6 (13.33%) Tomcat
2 5 (11.11%) Node.js
3 3 (6.67%) JBoss
3 3 (6.67%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.67%) AMQP
1 3 (6.67%) MQTT
2 1 (2.22%) LDAP
2 1 (2.22%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (24.44%) MongoDB
2 6 (13.33%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (6.67%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.44%) MySQL
4 2 (4.44%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 7 (15.56%) Maven
2 5 (11.11%) Selenium
2 5 (11.11%) Ant
2 5 (11.11%) JUnit
3 2 (4.44%) Hudson
4 1 (2.22%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (4.44%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Publishing
2 1 (2.22%) Games
Job Titles
1 26 (57.78%) Developer
2 20 (44.44%) Architect
3 19 (42.22%) Technical Architect
4 13 (28.89%) Java Developer
5 8 (17.78%) Senior Developer
6 6 (13.33%) Senior Java Developer
7 5 (11.11%) Software Developer
8 4 (8.89%) JavaScript Developer
9 3 (6.67%) Java Architect
9 3 (6.67%) Scala Developer
10 2 (4.44%) Digital Architect
10 2 (4.44%) Technical Developer
10 2 (4.44%) Senior Software Developer
11 1 (2.22%) Senior Technical Architect
11 1 (2.22%) Solutions Architect
11 1 (2.22%) Project Manager
11 1 (2.22%) XML Developer
11 1 (2.22%) Java Solutions Architect
11 1 (2.22%) Java Technical Architect
11 1 (2.22%) Digital Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (37.78%) Spring
2 16 (35.56%) HTML
2 16 (35.56%) CSS
3 15 (33.33%) Hibernate
4 13 (28.89%) Spring MVC
4 13 (28.89%) Play Framework
5 9 (20.00%) HTML5
6 8 (17.78%) AngularJS
7 7 (15.56%) Akka
7 7 (15.56%) XML Schema
7 7 (15.56%) Saxon XSLT
7 7 (15.56%) XML
7 7 (15.56%) XSLT
8 6 (13.33%) REST
8 6 (13.33%) JSON
9 5 (11.11%) Apache Wicket
9 5 (11.11%) Struts
10 4 (8.89%) XHTML
10 4 (8.89%) Apache Camel
11 3 (6.67%) JavaScriptMVC
Miscellaneous
1 14 (31.11%) Open Source
2 8 (17.78%) Digital Media
3 5 (11.11%) Computer Science
4 4 (8.89%) Animation
5 1 (2.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.78%) UNIX
2 6 (13.33%) Linux
3 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (55.56%) TDD
3 19 (42.22%) Scrum
4 13 (28.89%) MVC
5 11 (24.44%) OOP
5 11 (24.44%) Kanban
6 9 (20.00%) Software Testing
7 8 (17.78%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (17.78%) Extreme Programming
8 7 (15.56%) Regression Testing
8 7 (15.56%) BDD
8 7 (15.56%) Unit Testing
9 6 (13.33%) Configuration Management
9 6 (13.33%) OO
10 5 (11.11%) Software Engineering
10 5 (11.11%) DevOps
11 4 (8.89%) Mentoring
12 3 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
12 3 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (6.67%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 41 (91.11%) Java
2 19 (42.22%) JavaScript
3 7 (15.56%) XQuery
4 4 (8.89%) Ruby
4 4 (8.89%) C#
4 4 (8.89%) C++
5 3 (6.67%) SQL
6 1 (2.22%) VB
6 1 (2.22%) Python
6 1 (2.22%) Clojure
6 1 (2.22%) PHP
6 1 (2.22%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (2.22%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (4.44%) Oracle
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