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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scala
Rank 129 102 112
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +10
Contract jobs citing Scala 22 27 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.60% 0.94% 0.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.94% 2.76% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 21 4
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£500 £375 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £350 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £324
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £425 £330
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +28.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Scala
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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
1135 979 784
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 31.18% 34.19% 33.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 713 558 395
Average daily rate £360 £330 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £219 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 38 38
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.06 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +44.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 £15.25 £11.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.09 £140.00 £50.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 26 March 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 March 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 -12 8 £528 +50.71% 6
Cheshire -3 1 £438 -
Scala
England

Scala
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 43 (87.76%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (85.71%) Java
3 27 (55.10%) TDD
4 17 (34.69%) Scrum
4 17 (34.69%) Spring
4 17 (34.69%) Play Framework
5 16 (32.65%) MongoDB
6 15 (30.61%) Open Source
6 15 (30.61%) Hibernate
6 15 (30.61%) JavaScript
7 13 (26.53%) HTML
7 13 (26.53%) Kanban
7 13 (26.53%) Spring MVC
8 12 (24.49%) CSS
9 11 (22.45%) BDD
9 11 (22.45%) Akka
10 9 (18.37%) MVC
11 8 (16.33%) Extreme Programming
11 8 (16.33%) Ruby
11 8 (16.33%) UNIX
11 8 (16.33%) AngularJS
11 8 (16.33%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (16.33%) Software Testing
11 8 (16.33%) JSON
12 7 (14.29%) Unit Testing
12 7 (14.29%) NoSQL
12 7 (14.29%) DevOps
12 7 (14.29%) Linux
12 7 (14.29%) OOP
12 7 (14.29%) XML

Scala
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 (12.24%) Tomcat
1 6 (12.24%) Node.js
2 3 (6.12%) JBoss
2 3 (6.12%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.12%) MQTT
1 3 (6.12%) AMQP
2 1 (2.04%) Network Security
2 1 (2.04%) FTP
2 1 (2.04%) HTTP
2 1 (2.04%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (32.65%) MongoDB
2 7 (14.29%) NoSQL
3 6 (12.24%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (6.12%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (6.12%) MySQL
5 2 (4.08%) Data Mining
6 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.04%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 7 (14.29%) Maven
2 5 (10.20%) Selenium
2 5 (10.20%) Ant
2 5 (10.20%) JUnit
3 2 (4.08%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.08%) Hudson
4 1 (2.04%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.04%) Subversion
General
1 3 (6.12%) Finance
2 1 (2.04%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 29 (59.18%) Developer
2 22 (44.90%) Technical Architect
2 22 (44.90%) Architect
3 14 (28.57%) Java Developer
4 9 (18.37%) Senior Developer
5 8 (16.33%) Scala Developer
6 7 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
7 5 (10.20%) Software Developer
8 4 (8.16%) Java Architect
9 2 (4.08%) Senior Software Developer
9 2 (4.08%) Java Technical Architect
9 2 (4.08%) Digital Architect
10 1 (2.04%) Senior Digital Architect
10 1 (2.04%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 1 (2.04%) DevOps Engineer
10 1 (2.04%) Ruby Developer
10 1 (2.04%) Senior Architect
10 1 (2.04%) Technical Developer
10 1 (2.04%) XML Developer
10 1 (2.04%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (34.69%) Spring
1 17 (34.69%) Play Framework
2 15 (30.61%) Hibernate
3 13 (26.53%) HTML
3 13 (26.53%) Spring MVC
4 12 (24.49%) CSS
5 11 (22.45%) Akka
6 8 (16.33%) AngularJS
6 8 (16.33%) JSON
7 7 (14.29%) XML
7 7 (14.29%) XSLT
7 7 (14.29%) XML Schema
7 7 (14.29%) Saxon XSLT
8 5 (10.20%) REST
8 5 (10.20%) Apache Wicket
8 5 (10.20%) HTML5
8 5 (10.20%) Struts
9 4 (8.16%) J2EE
9 4 (8.16%) Apache Camel
10 3 (6.12%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 15 (30.61%) Open Source
2 5 (10.20%) Digital Media
3 3 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.04%) User Experience
4 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.04%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.33%) UNIX
2 7 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.04%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (87.76%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (55.10%) TDD
3 17 (34.69%) Scrum
4 13 (26.53%) Kanban
5 11 (22.45%) BDD
6 9 (18.37%) MVC
7 8 (16.33%) Extreme Programming
7 8 (16.33%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (16.33%) Software Testing
8 7 (14.29%) Unit Testing
8 7 (14.29%) DevOps
8 7 (14.29%) OOP
8 7 (14.29%) Configuration Management
8 7 (14.29%) Regression Testing
9 6 (12.24%) Mentoring
10 4 (8.16%) Pair Programming
10 4 (8.16%) Software Engineering
10 4 (8.16%) Software Architecture
10 4 (8.16%) Technical Architecture
11 2 (4.08%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 42 (85.71%) Java
2 15 (30.61%) JavaScript
3 8 (16.33%) Ruby
4 7 (14.29%) XQuery
5 5 (10.20%) Python
6 3 (6.12%) SQL
7 1 (2.04%) Golang
7 1 (2.04%) R
7 1 (2.04%) Groovy
7 1 (2.04%) Clojure
7 1 (2.04%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (2.04%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (6.12%) Puppet
2 1 (2.04%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (6.12%) Oracle
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