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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scala
Rank 110 115 110
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Contract jobs citing Scala 48 26 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.27% 0.79% 0.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.40% 2.30% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 17 18
Average daily rate £425 £500 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £400 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £500 £400
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Scala
England

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
1413 1129 989
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 37.28% 34.52% 35.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 914 733 565
Average daily rate £363 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £265 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 29 34
Average hourly rate £37.00 £35.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.22% +7.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.23 £19.00 £17.91
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £42.50 £140.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +22 46 £425 -19.81% 2
Cheshire - 1 £475 -
Scala
England

Scala
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 69 (81.18%) Java
2 61 (71.76%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (60.00%) TDD
4 43 (50.59%) Scrum
5 42 (49.41%) HTTP
6 41 (48.24%) RESTful
7 40 (47.06%) Git (software)
8 37 (43.53%) REST
9 35 (41.18%) SQL
10 34 (40.00%) Web Services
10 34 (40.00%) Linux
10 34 (40.00%) NoSQL
11 33 (38.82%) Amazon AWS
12 29 (34.12%) JSON
12 29 (34.12%) High Availability
13 28 (32.94%) XML
14 26 (30.59%) Ruby
15 25 (29.41%) Subversion
16 24 (28.24%) BDD
17 23 (27.06%) JavaScript
17 23 (27.06%) HTML
18 20 (23.53%) CSS
19 17 (20.00%) Python
20 16 (18.82%) Visual Studio
20 16 (18.82%) Unix
20 16 (18.82%) XAML
20 16 (18.82%) C#
20 16 (18.82%) .NET
20 16 (18.82%) SQL Server
20 16 (18.82%) Telerik

Scala
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (5.88%) Confluence
1 5 (5.88%) nginx
1 5 (5.88%) Node.js
2 1 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.18%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 33 (38.82%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.18%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 42 (49.41%) HTTP
2 2 (2.35%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (40.00%) NoSQL
2 16 (18.82%) SQL Server
3 7 (8.24%) MongoDB
4 5 (5.88%) Big Data
4 5 (5.88%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.35%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 40 (47.06%) Git (software)
2 25 (29.41%) Subversion
3 16 (18.82%) Visual Studio
4 11 (12.94%) Mercurial
5 8 (9.41%) Cucumber
5 8 (9.41%) JUnit
6 7 (8.24%) Jenkins
7 6 (7.06%) JIRA
8 2 (2.35%) Selenium
9 1 (1.18%) JBehave
9 1 (1.18%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (4.71%) Finance
2 1 (1.18%) Banking
2 1 (1.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 70 (82.35%) Developer
2 33 (38.82%) Java Developer
3 23 (27.06%) Scala Developer
4 15 (17.65%) .NET Developer
4 15 (17.65%) C# Developer
4 15 (17.65%) Senior Developer
5 14 (16.47%) C# .NET Developer
6 13 (15.29%) Java Scala Developer
6 13 (15.29%) Senior Java Developer
7 9 (10.59%) Software Developer
8 8 (9.41%) Java Engineer
8 8 (9.41%) Software Engineer
9 6 (7.06%) Agile Developer
9 6 (7.06%) Agile Java Developer
10 5 (5.88%) Hadoop Developer
10 5 (5.88%) Java Scala Software Engineer
10 5 (5.88%) Java Software Engineer
10 5 (5.88%) Scala Software Engineer
10 5 (5.88%) Senior Hadoop Developer
10 5 (5.88%) Silverlight Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (48.24%) RESTful
2 37 (43.53%) REST
3 34 (40.00%) Web Services
4 29 (34.12%) JSON
5 28 (32.94%) XML
6 23 (27.06%) HTML
7 20 (23.53%) CSS
8 16 (18.82%) .NET
8 16 (18.82%) Silverlight
9 15 (17.65%) HTML5
10 11 (12.94%) SOAP
11 7 (8.24%) Play Framework
11 7 (8.24%) XSLT
12 5 (5.88%) RabbitMQ
12 5 (5.88%) Spring
13 3 (3.53%) Gherkin
13 3 (3.53%) jQuery
14 2 (2.35%) Kafka
15 1 (1.18%) AngularJS
15 1 (1.18%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.47%) Visualisation
2 5 (5.88%) Wiki
3 1 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.18%) iPad
3 1 (1.18%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 34 (40.00%) Linux
2 16 (18.82%) Unix
3 15 (17.65%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (71.76%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (60.00%) TDD
3 43 (50.59%) Scrum
4 29 (34.12%) High Availability
5 24 (28.24%) BDD
6 16 (18.82%) Web Development
7 15 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (17.65%) Performance Tuning
8 14 (16.47%) Responsive Web Design
8 14 (16.47%) Software Delivery
8 14 (16.47%) Web Design
9 13 (15.29%) Open Source
9 13 (15.29%) Pair Programming
10 12 (14.12%) Mentoring
10 12 (14.12%) OO
10 12 (14.12%) OOP
10 12 (14.12%) SOA
10 12 (14.12%) Software Engineering
11 6 (7.06%) DevOps
12 4 (4.71%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 69 (81.18%) Java
2 35 (41.18%) SQL
3 26 (30.59%) Ruby
4 23 (27.06%) JavaScript
5 17 (20.00%) Python
6 16 (18.82%) C#
6 16 (18.82%) XAML
7 13 (15.29%) Groovy
8 2 (2.35%) Clojure
8 2 (2.35%) Go
9 1 (1.18%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (3.53%) BPSS Clearance
1 3 (3.53%) SC Cleared
1 3 (3.53%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.53%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (5.88%) Graylog
2 4 (4.71%) Puppet
3 2 (2.35%) Ansible
4 1 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (18.82%) Telerik
2 6 (7.06%) SaltStack
3 5 (5.88%) Red Hat
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