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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scala over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Scala
England / North West
Rank 99 104 119
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +15
Contract jobs citing Scala 34 54 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.29% 1.45% 0.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.23% 3.82% 2.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 42 16
Median daily rate £450 £425 £515
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -17.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £327 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £498 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £500
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
1052 1415 1101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 40.03% 37.98% 33.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 724 905 719
Median daily rate £375 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 69 25
Median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.86% +4.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £14.60 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.33 £52.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +11.88%

Scala
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Scala as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scala within the North West region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -18 20 £488 +14.70% 6
Cheshire +27 5 £388 -18.42% 2
Merseyside - 3 £325 -
Lancashire - 2 - -
Scala
England

Scala
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Scala also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Scala.

1 46 (68.66%) Java
2 41 (61.19%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (52.24%) TDD
4 27 (40.30%) BDD
5 26 (38.81%) Scrum
6 24 (35.82%) RESTful
7 23 (34.33%) Pair Programming
8 22 (32.84%) Amazon AWS
9 21 (31.34%) Git (software)
9 21 (31.34%) Python
10 20 (29.85%) Web Services
10 20 (29.85%) REST
11 19 (28.36%) NoSQL
12 18 (26.87%) Hadoop
13 16 (23.88%) XML
13 16 (23.88%) SQL
14 15 (22.39%) HTML
14 15 (22.39%) Groovy
14 15 (22.39%) Ruby
15 14 (20.90%) Big Data
15 14 (20.90%) Performance Tuning
16 13 (19.40%) OO
16 13 (19.40%) JSON
17 12 (17.91%) Spring
17 12 (17.91%) Continuous Integration
17 12 (17.91%) Clojure
17 12 (17.91%) CSS
17 12 (17.91%) JavaScript
17 12 (17.91%) Microservices
18 11 (16.42%) High Availability

Scala
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (7.46%) Apache Spark
2 2 (2.99%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 22 (32.84%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (11.94%) Amazon Kinesis
3 7 (10.45%) GitHub
4 1 (1.49%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (16.42%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (28.36%) NoSQL
2 18 (26.87%) Hadoop
3 14 (20.90%) Big Data
4 11 (16.42%) Apache Cassandra
5 10 (14.93%) SQL Server
6 8 (11.94%) Amazon QuickSight
6 8 (11.94%) Amazon Redshift
7 6 (8.96%) MySQL
8 5 (7.46%) MongoDB
9 4 (5.97%) Relational Database
10 3 (4.48%) Hazelcast
11 2 (2.99%) Couchbase
11 2 (2.99%) CouchDB
11 2 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (2.99%) DB2
11 2 (2.99%) Neo4j
11 2 (2.99%) Riak
12 1 (1.49%) HDInsight
12 1 (1.49%) Pentaho
12 1 (1.49%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 21 (31.34%) Git (software)
2 8 (11.94%) JUnit
3 5 (7.46%) Mercurial
4 3 (4.48%) Eclipse
4 3 (4.48%) IntelliJ
4 3 (4.48%) Subversion
5 2 (2.99%) Selenium
6 1 (1.49%) Ant
6 1 (1.49%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.49%) Gradle
6 1 (1.49%) JIRA
6 1 (1.49%) Maven
6 1 (1.49%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.49%) Spock
6 1 (1.49%) Vagrant
6 1 (1.49%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.49%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (2.99%) Finance
1 2 (2.99%) Marketing
2 1 (1.49%) Games
Job Titles
1 46 (68.66%) Developer
2 30 (44.78%) Java Developer
3 15 (22.39%) Scala Developer
4 14 (20.90%) Senior Developer
5 10 (14.93%) Senior Java Developer
6 8 (11.94%) Big Data Engineer
6 8 (11.94%) Data Engineer
6 8 (11.94%) Scala Software Engineer
6 8 (11.94%) Software Engineer
7 7 (10.45%) Agile Developer
7 7 (10.45%) Java Scala Developer
7 7 (10.45%) Senior Java Scala Developer
7 7 (10.45%) Senior Scala Developer
8 5 (7.46%) Agile Java Developer
8 5 (7.46%) Python Developer
9 4 (5.97%) Senior Agile Developer
9 4 (5.97%) Senior Agile Java Developer
10 3 (4.48%) Apache Spark Developer
11 2 (2.99%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
11 2 (2.99%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (35.82%) RESTful
2 20 (29.85%) REST
2 20 (29.85%) Web Services
3 16 (23.88%) XML
4 15 (22.39%) HTML
5 13 (19.40%) JSON
6 12 (17.91%) CSS
6 12 (17.91%) Spring
7 10 (14.93%) SOAP
8 8 (11.94%) XSLT
9 7 (10.45%) Hibernate
9 7 (10.45%) Node.js
9 7 (10.45%) Play Framework
10 5 (7.46%) CSS3
10 5 (7.46%) HTML5
11 4 (5.97%) Ajax
11 4 (5.97%) DOM
11 4 (5.97%) SAX
11 4 (5.97%) XML Schema
12 3 (4.48%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.48%) Client/Server
2 2 (2.99%) Algorithms
2 2 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (2.99%) User Experience
2 2 (2.99%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 11 (16.42%) Linux
2 7 (10.45%) Unix
3 4 (5.97%) Windows
4 2 (2.99%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (61.19%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (52.24%) TDD
3 27 (40.30%) BDD
4 26 (38.81%) Scrum
5 23 (34.33%) Pair Programming
6 14 (20.90%) Performance Tuning
7 13 (19.40%) OO
8 12 (17.91%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (17.91%) Microservices
9 11 (16.42%) High Availability
9 11 (16.42%) Software Engineering
10 10 (14.93%) DevOps
10 10 (14.93%) SOA
10 10 (14.93%) Software Delivery
11 9 (13.43%) Analytics
12 7 (10.45%) Concurrent Programming
13 6 (8.96%) Kanban
13 6 (8.96%) Low Latency
13 6 (8.96%) Multithreading
14 5 (7.46%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 46 (68.66%) Java
2 21 (31.34%) Python
3 16 (23.88%) SQL
4 15 (22.39%) Groovy
4 15 (22.39%) Ruby
5 12 (17.91%) Clojure
5 12 (17.91%) JavaScript
6 5 (7.46%) F#
7 4 (5.97%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.99%) C#
8 2 (2.99%) C++
9 1 (1.49%) C
9 1 (1.49%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.99%) QA
2 1 (1.49%) SDET
System Software
1 5 (7.46%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (2.99%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (7.46%) Puppet
2 4 (5.97%) Ansible
2 4 (5.97%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.49%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 8 (11.94%) MapR
2 6 (8.96%) Twitter
3 4 (5.97%) Oracle
4 2 (2.99%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.99%) Perforce
4 2 (2.99%) Sybase
5 1 (1.49%) Cloudera
5 1 (1.49%) Google
5 1 (1.49%) VMware
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