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 30 May 2016 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scala
Rank 139 112 120
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +8
Contract jobs citing Scala 25 37 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.64% 0.99% 0.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.89% 3.12% 2.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 31 16
Median daily rate £500 £500 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +29.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £590 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
1324 1187 936
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 33.92% 31.79% 29.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 872 769 546
Median daily rate £385 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £570 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 28 23
Median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £31.24
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% +8.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £15.00 £15.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.23 £46.09 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%

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 30 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scala within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 0 20 £500 - 5
Merseyside - 5 £385 -
Lancashire -12 1 £450 -17.05% 3
Scala
England

Scala
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, 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 62 (79.49%) Java
2 52 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (65.38%) TDD
4 41 (52.56%) Scrum
5 40 (51.28%) HTTP
6 34 (43.59%) Linux
6 34 (43.59%) RESTful
7 33 (42.31%) Git (software)
7 33 (42.31%) Amazon AWS
7 33 (42.31%) JavaScript
8 30 (38.46%) SQL
8 30 (38.46%) HTML
8 30 (38.46%) CSS
9 29 (37.18%) NoSQL
9 29 (37.18%) REST
9 29 (37.18%) Web Services
10 28 (35.90%) Ruby
11 27 (34.62%) BDD
12 26 (33.33%) HTML5
12 26 (33.33%) JSON
12 26 (33.33%) XML
13 23 (29.49%) Python
13 23 (29.49%) High Availability
14 21 (26.92%) Performance Tuning
15 20 (25.64%) Pair Programming
16 17 (21.79%) C#
16 17 (21.79%) .NET
17 16 (20.51%) SQL Server
17 16 (20.51%) Unix
17 16 (20.51%) Visual Studio

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 (6.41%) Apache Spark
1 5 (6.41%) SAS
1 5 (6.41%) WebLogic
2 4 (5.13%) Oracle Service Bus
3 3 (3.85%) Confluence
3 3 (3.85%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 33 (42.31%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (19.23%) GitHub
3 3 (3.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 3 (3.85%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (3.85%) Amazon EMR
3 3 (3.85%) Amazon Kinesis
3 3 (3.85%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (3.85%) AWS CloudTrail
3 3 (3.85%) AWS Lambda
3 3 (3.85%) Route 53
4 2 (2.56%) Amazon S3
4 2 (2.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 40 (51.28%) HTTP
2 3 (3.85%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (37.18%) NoSQL
2 16 (20.51%) SQL Server
3 8 (10.26%) Apache Cassandra
4 7 (8.97%) Hadoop
5 5 (6.41%) Apache Hive
5 5 (6.41%) MongoDB
6 4 (5.13%) Oracle ODI
7 3 (3.85%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (3.85%) DataStax
7 3 (3.85%) MySQL
7 3 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (3.85%) SAS Enterprise Miner
8 2 (2.56%) Big Data
9 1 (1.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 33 (42.31%) Git (software)
2 16 (20.51%) Visual Studio
3 15 (19.23%) Subversion
4 11 (14.10%) Mercurial
5 8 (10.26%) JUnit
6 3 (3.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (3.85%) GitLab
6 3 (3.85%) Jenkins
6 3 (3.85%) JIRA
General
1 3 (3.85%) Finance
2 1 (1.28%) Retail
Job Titles
1 71 (91.03%) Developer
2 36 (46.15%) Java Developer
3 30 (38.46%) Scala Developer
4 22 (28.21%) Java Scala Developer
5 16 (20.51%) Senior Developer
5 16 (20.51%) Senior Java Developer
6 15 (19.23%) .NET Developer
6 15 (19.23%) C# Developer
7 14 (17.95%) C# .NET Developer
8 11 (14.10%) Senior Java Scala Developer
8 11 (14.10%) Senior Scala Developer
9 9 (11.54%) Agile Developer
9 9 (11.54%) Agile Java Developer
10 8 (10.26%) Software Developer
11 5 (6.41%) Silverlight Developer
12 4 (5.13%) Senior Agile Developer
12 4 (5.13%) Senior Agile Java Developer
13 3 (3.85%) Architect
13 3 (3.85%) SQL Developer
14 2 (2.56%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (43.59%) RESTful
2 30 (38.46%) CSS
2 30 (38.46%) HTML
3 29 (37.18%) REST
3 29 (37.18%) Web Services
4 26 (33.33%) HTML5
4 26 (33.33%) JSON
4 26 (33.33%) XML
5 17 (21.79%) .NET
6 16 (20.51%) Silverlight
7 14 (17.95%) Spring
8 12 (15.38%) CSS3
8 12 (15.38%) Hibernate
9 7 (8.97%) XSLT
10 1 (1.28%) Akka
10 1 (1.28%) Dropwizard
10 1 (1.28%) J2EE
10 1 (1.28%) JAX-RS
10 1 (1.28%) jQuery
10 1 (1.28%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.95%) Visualisation
2 11 (14.10%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.28%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 34 (43.59%) Linux
2 16 (20.51%) Unix
3 15 (19.23%) Mac OS X
4 3 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (3.85%) Windows
4 3 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (65.38%) TDD
3 41 (52.56%) Scrum
4 27 (34.62%) BDD
5 23 (29.49%) High Availability
6 21 (26.92%) Performance Tuning
7 20 (25.64%) Pair Programming
8 16 (20.51%) Web Development
9 14 (17.95%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (17.95%) Open Source
9 14 (17.95%) Responsive Web Design
9 14 (17.95%) Web Design
10 12 (15.38%) OO
10 12 (15.38%) Software Delivery
11 11 (14.10%) Microservices
11 11 (14.10%) OOP
11 11 (14.10%) SOA
12 8 (10.26%) Software Engineering
13 7 (8.97%) Low Latency
14 6 (7.69%) Concurrent Programming
Programming Languages
1 62 (79.49%) Java
2 33 (42.31%) JavaScript
3 30 (38.46%) SQL
4 28 (35.90%) Ruby
5 23 (29.49%) Python
6 17 (21.79%) C#
7 16 (20.51%) XAML
8 11 (14.10%) Clojure
8 11 (14.10%) Groovy
9 3 (3.85%) PowerShell
System Software
1 2 (2.56%) Docker
1 2 (2.56%) Squid
Systems Management
1 7 (8.97%) Puppet
2 3 (3.85%) Nessus
2 3 (3.85%) Oozie
2 3 (3.85%) Rundeck
3 2 (2.56%) Ansible
3 2 (2.56%) Kubernetes
3 2 (2.56%) Mesos
Vendors
1 16 (20.51%) Telerik
2 5 (6.41%) Hortonworks
2 5 (6.41%) Oracle
3 4 (5.13%) Endeca
4 3 (3.85%) AppDynamics
4 3 (3.85%) Atlassian
4 3 (3.85%) Qualys
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