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 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scala
Rank 118 127 126
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -1
Contract jobs citing Scala 18 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.56% 0.14% 0.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.62% 0.43% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 6
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£500 - £330
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 - £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £488 £335
% change year-on-year
- +45.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.50 -
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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
1110 939 1081
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 34.84% 34.00% 35.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 718 503 602
Average daily rate £338 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 51 37
Average hourly rate £32.50 £31.56 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.99% -2.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.13 £15.24 £15.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.20 £38.48 £57.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -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 21 November 2014.

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 21 November 2014. 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 - 9 £500 - 1
Manchester -7 7 £475 - 3
Cheshire - - - -
Scala
England

Scala
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 (91.84%) Java
1 45 (91.84%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (77.55%) TDD
3 35 (71.43%) JavaScript
4 32 (65.31%) Open Source
5 29 (59.18%) BDD
6 28 (57.14%) C#
6 28 (57.14%) C++
6 28 (57.14%) Ruby
7 27 (55.10%) Linux
7 27 (55.10%) NoSQL
8 26 (53.06%) Unit Testing
9 25 (51.02%) PHP
9 25 (51.02%) SQL
9 25 (51.02%) Python
10 24 (48.98%) JSON
11 21 (42.86%) HTML
11 21 (42.86%) CSS
11 21 (42.86%) Web Services
12 19 (38.78%) Mentoring
13 18 (36.73%) RESTful
14 15 (30.61%) Continuous Integration
15 13 (26.53%) XHTML
16 12 (24.49%) XML
16 12 (24.49%) Ajax
17 11 (22.45%) Scrum
18 9 (18.37%) HTML5
19 8 (16.33%) Play Framework
20 7 (14.29%) OOP
21 6 (12.24%) MVC

Scala
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 2 (4.08%) JBoss
1 2 (4.08%) Apache
2 1 (2.04%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) PaaS
1 1 (2.04%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) AMQP
1 2 (4.08%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (55.10%) NoSQL
2 4 (8.16%) MongoDB
3 3 (6.12%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (4.08%) MySQL
4 2 (4.08%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.04%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.04%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Maven
1 2 (4.08%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.08%) Hudson
1 2 (4.08%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (2.04%) Publishing
1 1 (2.04%) Games
Job Titles
1 35 (71.43%) Developer
2 13 (26.53%) Java Developer
3 11 (22.45%) Architect
4 9 (18.37%) Technical Architect
5 7 (14.29%) Senior Developer
6 5 (10.20%) Scala Developer
7 4 (8.16%) JavaScript Developer
7 4 (8.16%) Java Architect
8 2 (4.08%) Technical Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Digital Architect
8 2 (4.08%) Software Developer
9 1 (2.04%) Senior Digital Architect
9 1 (2.04%) Java Solutions Architect
9 1 (2.04%) DevOps Engineer
9 1 (2.04%) DevOps Consultant
9 1 (2.04%) C++/Java Developer
9 1 (2.04%) Digital Project Manager
9 1 (2.04%) Senior Architect
9 1 (2.04%) Agile Java Developer
9 1 (2.04%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (48.98%) JSON
2 21 (42.86%) CSS
2 21 (42.86%) Web Services
2 21 (42.86%) HTML
3 18 (36.73%) RESTful
4 13 (26.53%) XHTML
5 12 (24.49%) XML
5 12 (24.49%) Ajax
6 9 (18.37%) HTML5
7 8 (16.33%) Play Framework
8 6 (12.24%) REST
8 6 (12.24%) Spring
9 4 (8.16%) Hibernate
10 3 (6.12%) XML Schema
10 3 (6.12%) Saxon XSLT
10 3 (6.12%) XSLT
10 3 (6.12%) Django
10 3 (6.12%) Backbone.js
10 3 (6.12%) KnockoutJS
10 3 (6.12%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 32 (65.31%) Open Source
2 5 (10.20%) Digital Media
2 5 (10.20%) Computer Science
3 4 (8.16%) Animation
4 1 (2.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 27 (55.10%) Linux
2 4 (8.16%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (91.84%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (77.55%) TDD
3 29 (59.18%) BDD
4 26 (53.06%) Unit Testing
5 19 (38.78%) Mentoring
6 15 (30.61%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (22.45%) Scrum
8 7 (14.29%) OOP
9 6 (12.24%) OO
9 6 (12.24%) MVC
9 6 (12.24%) Software Engineering
10 5 (10.20%) Configuration Management
10 5 (10.20%) Software Testing
11 4 (8.16%) Kanban
11 4 (8.16%) DevOps
12 3 (6.12%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (6.12%) Regression Testing
13 2 (4.08%) Service Delivery
13 2 (4.08%) E-Commerce
13 2 (4.08%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 45 (91.84%) Java
2 35 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 28 (57.14%) C#
3 28 (57.14%) C++
3 28 (57.14%) Ruby
4 25 (51.02%) Python
4 25 (51.02%) PHP
4 25 (51.02%) SQL
5 3 (6.12%) XQuery
6 1 (2.04%) VB
6 1 (2.04%) Clojure
6 1 (2.04%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (4.08%) Degree
2 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (4.08%) Puppet
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