The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the North West region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scala
Rank 109 114 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing Scala 26 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.82% 0.12% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.56% 0.38% -
Number of daily rates quoted 21 1 0
Average daily rate £388 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £325
% change year-on-year
- +30.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Programming Languages Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1017 781 1004
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 32.13% 32.39% 32.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 579 384 560
Average daily rate £330 £323 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.32% -0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £438 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 40 55
Average hourly rate £36.15 £24.25 £23.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.05% +4.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.24 £12.02 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £140.00 £112.50 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
Scala
England

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Lancashire - 19 £400 - 1
Manchester 0 13 £363 +11.53% 2
Merseyside - 3 £413 -
Scala
England

Scala
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 29 (74.36%) Java
2 26 (66.67%) TDD
3 23 (58.97%) BDD
4 18 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (38.46%) MySQL
6 14 (35.90%) Hibernate
6 14 (35.90%) Scrum
6 14 (35.90%) Spring
7 13 (33.33%) Process Management
8 12 (30.77%) Web Development
9 11 (28.21%) Play Framework
9 11 (28.21%) J2EE
9 11 (28.21%) OO
10 10 (25.64%) JBoss
10 10 (25.64%) CSS
10 10 (25.64%) Web Services
10 10 (25.64%) PHP
10 10 (25.64%) HTML
10 10 (25.64%) HTML5
10 10 (25.64%) CSS3
11 9 (23.08%) Batik
11 9 (23.08%) Cloud Computing
11 9 (23.08%) CouchDB
11 9 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
11 9 (23.08%) JavaScript
11 9 (23.08%) OOA/OOD
11 9 (23.08%) Python
11 9 (23.08%) SVG
11 9 (23.08%) Configuration Management
12 8 (20.51%) Perl

Scala
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 7 (17.95%) WebLogic
1 7 (17.95%) Tomcat
2 6 (15.38%) MQSeries
2 6 (15.38%) CMS
2 6 (15.38%) WebSphere
2 6 (15.38%) Escenic
2 6 (15.38%) Adobe CQ
3 4 (10.26%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (23.08%) Cloud Computing
1 9 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (38.46%) MySQL
2 9 (23.08%) CouchDB
3 6 (15.38%) MongoDB
3 6 (15.38%) Big Data
3 6 (15.38%) SQL Server
3 6 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (15.38%) Hadoop
4 3 (7.69%) NoSQL
5 2 (5.13%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Mockito
General
1 6 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 28 (71.79%) Developer
2 14 (35.90%) Java Developer
3 12 (30.77%) Scala Developer
4 8 (20.51%) DevOps Engineer
5 7 (17.95%) Analyst
5 7 (17.95%) Senior Developer
6 6 (15.38%) Programmer
6 6 (15.38%) Java Programmer
6 6 (15.38%) Senior Java Developer
6 6 (15.38%) Developer Analyst
6 6 (15.38%) Senior Programmer
6 6 (15.38%) Senior Java Programmer
6 6 (15.38%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (7.69%) Consultant
7 3 (7.69%) J2EE Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Java Consultant
7 3 (7.69%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Technical Architect
8 2 (5.13%) Architect
8 2 (5.13%) Senior Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (35.90%) Hibernate
1 14 (35.90%) Spring
2 11 (28.21%) J2EE
2 11 (28.21%) Play Framework
3 10 (25.64%) CSS3
3 10 (25.64%) HTML5
3 10 (25.64%) HTML
3 10 (25.64%) CSS
3 10 (25.64%) Web Services
4 9 (23.08%) SVG
4 9 (23.08%) Batik
5 8 (20.51%) jQuery
5 8 (20.51%) Akka
5 8 (20.51%) Ajax
5 8 (20.51%) Ruby on Rails
6 7 (17.95%) Struts
7 6 (15.38%) XML
7 6 (15.38%) .NET
7 6 (15.38%) EJB
7 6 (15.38%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Open Source
2 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (66.67%) TDD
2 23 (58.97%) BDD
3 18 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (35.90%) Scrum
5 13 (33.33%) Process Management
6 12 (30.77%) Web Development
7 11 (28.21%) OO
8 9 (23.08%) OOA/OOD
8 9 (23.08%) Configuration Management
9 7 (17.95%) UML
10 6 (15.38%) OOP
10 6 (15.38%) OOD
10 6 (15.38%) RUP
10 6 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (12.82%) MVC
12 3 (7.69%) Kanban
13 2 (5.13%) Product Management
13 2 (5.13%) Software Architecture
13 2 (5.13%) User Stories
14 1 (2.56%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 29 (74.36%) Java
2 10 (25.64%) PHP
3 9 (23.08%) Python
3 9 (23.08%) JavaScript
4 8 (20.51%) Perl
5 7 (17.95%) C#
6 3 (7.69%) Ruby
7 1 (2.56%) SQL
7 1 (2.56%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.38%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (20.51%) Puppet
1 8 (20.51%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (25.64%) JBoss
2 7 (17.95%) Oracle
3 3 (7.69%) Mercator
4 1 (2.56%) VMware
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