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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scala
Rank 99 129 -
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -
Contract jobs citing Scala 29 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.97% 0.11% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.99% 0.34% -
Number of daily rates quoted 20 1 0
Average daily rate
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£485 £413 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.57% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £388
% change year-on-year
- +9.67%
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
969 875 1267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 32.29% 32.32% 39.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 550 463 681
Average daily rate £340 £305 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.47% -1.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £226 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 24 73
Average hourly rate £28.75 £31.56 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% +22.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.61 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.25 £40.00 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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 30 July 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 July 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 -4 4 £425 - 4
Scala
England

Scala
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 43 (86.00%) Java
2 39 (78.00%) TDD
3 37 (74.00%) BDD
4 30 (60.00%) JavaScript
4 30 (60.00%) PHP
4 30 (60.00%) Python
5 29 (58.00%) C#
6 27 (54.00%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (48.00%) Ruby
7 24 (48.00%) Open Source
7 24 (48.00%) NoSQL
7 24 (48.00%) C++
7 24 (48.00%) SQL
7 24 (48.00%) Linux
8 23 (46.00%) Unit Testing
9 19 (38.00%) Web Services
10 18 (36.00%) RESTful
10 18 (36.00%) JSON
11 16 (32.00%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (32.00%) HTML
12 15 (30.00%) CSS
13 14 (28.00%) XML
13 14 (28.00%) J2EE
13 14 (28.00%) Scrum
13 14 (28.00%) Ajax
14 13 (26.00%) Hibernate
14 13 (26.00%) Spring
15 11 (22.00%) MySQL
16 9 (18.00%) UML
16 9 (18.00%) OOA/OOD

Scala
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 6 (12.00%) Tomcat
1 6 (12.00%) WebLogic
2 5 (10.00%) MQSeries
2 5 (10.00%) CMS
2 5 (10.00%) WebSphere
2 5 (10.00%) Escenic
2 5 (10.00%) Adobe CQ
3 2 (4.00%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 4 (8.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.00%) PaaS
1 1 (2.00%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (48.00%) NoSQL
2 11 (22.00%) MySQL
3 6 (12.00%) Big Data
3 6 (12.00%) Hadoop
4 5 (10.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (4.00%) MongoDB
5 2 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.00%) CouchDB
6 1 (2.00%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Mockito
2 1 (2.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.00%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 34 (68.00%) Developer
2 18 (36.00%) Java Developer
3 11 (22.00%) Senior Developer
4 10 (20.00%) Analyst
5 7 (14.00%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (10.00%) Programmer
6 5 (10.00%) Consultant
6 5 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (10.00%) Java Programmer
6 5 (10.00%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (10.00%) Developer Analyst
6 5 (10.00%) Senior Programmer
6 5 (10.00%) Senior Java Programmer
7 4 (8.00%) Agile Business Analyst
7 4 (8.00%) Product Owner
7 4 (8.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 4 (8.00%) Java Consultant
7 4 (8.00%) J2EE Developer
7 4 (8.00%) Systems Analyst
7 4 (8.00%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (38.00%) Web Services
2 18 (36.00%) RESTful
2 18 (36.00%) JSON
3 16 (32.00%) HTML
4 15 (30.00%) CSS
5 14 (28.00%) XML
5 14 (28.00%) J2EE
5 14 (28.00%) Ajax
6 13 (26.00%) Hibernate
6 13 (26.00%) Spring
7 9 (18.00%) XHTML
8 6 (12.00%) HTML5
8 6 (12.00%) CSS3
8 6 (12.00%) jQuery
8 6 (12.00%) Struts
9 5 (10.00%) EJB
9 5 (10.00%) .NET
9 5 (10.00%) Java RMI
9 5 (10.00%) LAMP
9 5 (10.00%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 24 (48.00%) Open Source
2 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 24 (48.00%) Linux
2 1 (2.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (78.00%) TDD
2 37 (74.00%) BDD
3 27 (54.00%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (46.00%) Unit Testing
5 16 (32.00%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (28.00%) Scrum
7 9 (18.00%) UML
7 9 (18.00%) OOA/OOD
8 8 (16.00%) DevOps
9 5 (10.00%) RUP
9 5 (10.00%) OOP
9 5 (10.00%) OOD
10 4 (8.00%) Waterfall
10 4 (8.00%) Business Analysis
10 4 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (8.00%) Configuration Management
10 4 (8.00%) RAD
11 3 (6.00%) MVC
12 2 (4.00%) Process Management
13 1 (2.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 43 (86.00%) Java
2 30 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 30 (60.00%) PHP
2 30 (60.00%) Python
3 29 (58.00%) C#
4 24 (48.00%) Ruby
4 24 (48.00%) C++
4 24 (48.00%) SQL
5 6 (12.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (2.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (16.00%) Puppet
2 6 (12.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (16.00%) JBoss
2 6 (12.00%) Oracle
3 2 (4.00%) VMware
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