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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scala
Rank 132 135 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing Scala 11 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.34% 0.034% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.00% 0.099% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Average daily rate
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£425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £440 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +25.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.50 -
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
1101 1015 1288
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 34.04% 34.50% 38.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 672 553 682
Average daily rate £325 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 32 56
Average hourly rate £34.00 £31.56 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.74% -2.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.83 £18.03 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £42.26
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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
Manchester -9 5 £425 - 1
Scala
England

Scala
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 (93.75%) Java
2 44 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (85.42%) TDD
4 36 (75.00%) BDD
5 34 (70.83%) JavaScript
6 31 (64.58%) C#
7 28 (58.33%) C++
8 26 (54.17%) PHP
8 26 (54.17%) Linux
8 26 (54.17%) Open Source
9 25 (52.08%) Python
10 24 (50.00%) SQL
10 24 (50.00%) NoSQL
10 24 (50.00%) Ruby
11 23 (47.92%) Unit Testing
12 20 (41.67%) HTML
12 20 (41.67%) Mentoring
13 19 (39.58%) CSS
13 19 (39.58%) Web Services
13 19 (39.58%) JSON
14 18 (37.50%) RESTful
15 17 (35.42%) Scrum
16 13 (27.08%) XML
16 13 (27.08%) XHTML
16 13 (27.08%) J2EE
16 13 (27.08%) Ajax
17 12 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
18 11 (22.92%) Spring
18 11 (22.92%) Hibernate
19 10 (20.83%) HTML5

Scala
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 5 (10.42%) WebLogic
1 5 (10.42%) Tomcat
2 4 (8.33%) MQSeries
2 4 (8.33%) CMS
2 4 (8.33%) WebSphere
2 4 (8.33%) Escenic
2 4 (8.33%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 3 (6.25%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) PaaS
1 1 (2.08%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 8 (16.67%) MySQL
3 5 (10.42%) Hadoop
3 5 (10.42%) Big Data
4 4 (8.33%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.08%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (2.08%) Games
Job Titles
1 35 (72.92%) Developer
2 16 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 10 (20.83%) Senior Developer
4 8 (16.67%) Analyst
5 5 (10.42%) Architect
5 5 (10.42%) Consultant
6 4 (8.33%) Programmer
6 4 (8.33%) J2EE Developer
6 4 (8.33%) Java Consultant
6 4 (8.33%) Java Programmer
6 4 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (8.33%) Developer Analyst
6 4 (8.33%) Senior Programmer
6 4 (8.33%) Senior Java Programmer
6 4 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (8.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 4 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) Product Owner
7 3 (6.25%) Agile Business Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (41.67%) HTML
2 19 (39.58%) Web Services
2 19 (39.58%) CSS
2 19 (39.58%) JSON
3 18 (37.50%) RESTful
4 13 (27.08%) Ajax
4 13 (27.08%) XML
4 13 (27.08%) XHTML
4 13 (27.08%) J2EE
5 11 (22.92%) Hibernate
5 11 (22.92%) Spring
6 10 (20.83%) HTML5
7 5 (10.42%) jQuery
7 5 (10.42%) CSS3
7 5 (10.42%) Struts
8 4 (8.33%) JSF
8 4 (8.33%) Ruby on Rails
8 4 (8.33%) EJB
8 4 (8.33%) .NET
8 4 (8.33%) Java RMI
Miscellaneous
1 26 (54.17%) Open Source
2 4 (8.33%) Animation
2 4 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.25%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 26 (54.17%) Linux
2 1 (2.08%) Android
2 1 (2.08%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (85.42%) TDD
3 36 (75.00%) BDD
4 23 (47.92%) Unit Testing
5 20 (41.67%) Mentoring
6 17 (35.42%) Scrum
7 12 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (16.67%) OOP
8 8 (16.67%) OOA/OOD
9 7 (14.58%) UML
10 5 (10.42%) OO
10 5 (10.42%) Software Engineering
10 5 (10.42%) MVC
11 4 (8.33%) RUP
11 4 (8.33%) OOD
12 3 (6.25%) RAD
12 3 (6.25%) Business Analysis
12 3 (6.25%) Waterfall
12 3 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
12 3 (6.25%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 45 (93.75%) Java
2 34 (70.83%) JavaScript
3 31 (64.58%) C#
4 28 (58.33%) C++
5 26 (54.17%) PHP
6 25 (52.08%) Python
7 24 (50.00%) Ruby
7 24 (50.00%) SQL
8 1 (2.08%) VB
8 1 (2.08%) Perl
8 1 (2.08%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (2.08%) Degree
1 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.42%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (6.25%) Puppet
2 1 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (10.42%) Oracle
1 5 (10.42%) JBoss
2 1 (2.08%) VMware
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