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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scala
Rank 127 118 128
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +10
Contract jobs citing Scala 29 47 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.82% 1.05% 0.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.20% 3.40% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 34 7
Median daily rate £500 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £395
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £547
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £470 £416
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +12.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £65.00 -
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
1321 1381 1106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 37.26% 30.78% 34.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 896 876 669
Median daily rate £375 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 49 29
Median hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +10.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.95 £19.15 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.40 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.76% +11.42%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 -4 25 £513 +7.89% 5
Merseyside - 1 £375 - 1
Scala
England

Scala
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 63 (96.92%) Java
2 54 (83.08%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (76.92%) TDD
4 42 (64.62%) Pair Programming
5 35 (53.85%) Scrum
6 29 (44.62%) Spring
7 28 (43.08%) Continuous Integration
8 27 (41.54%) Ruby
8 27 (41.54%) BDD
9 26 (40.00%) RESTful
10 25 (38.46%) Groovy
11 24 (36.92%) Git (software)
11 24 (36.92%) Hibernate
11 24 (36.92%) JavaScript
12 23 (35.38%) SOA
12 23 (35.38%) OO
12 23 (35.38%) GitHub
12 23 (35.38%) Software Delivery
13 22 (33.85%) Microservices
13 22 (33.85%) Clojure
14 21 (32.31%) Open Source
15 19 (29.23%) HTML5
15 19 (29.23%) Mercurial
15 19 (29.23%) Enterprise Software
15 19 (29.23%) CSS3
15 19 (29.23%) HTML
15 19 (29.23%) OOP
15 19 (29.23%) CSS
15 19 (29.23%) Virtual Machines
16 18 (27.69%) Concurrent Programming

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 (7.69%) Apache Spark
1 5 (7.69%) SAS
1 5 (7.69%) WebLogic
2 4 (6.15%) Confluence
2 4 (6.15%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (1.54%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.54%) Liferay
3 1 (1.54%) Mule
3 1 (1.54%) Mule ESB
3 1 (1.54%) nginx
3 1 (1.54%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 23 (35.38%) GitHub
2 7 (10.77%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (7.69%) Amazon Kinesis
4 3 (4.62%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 3 (4.62%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (4.62%) Amazon EMR
4 3 (4.62%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (4.62%) AWS CloudTrail
4 3 (4.62%) AWS Lambda
4 3 (4.62%) Route 53
5 2 (3.08%) Amazon S3
5 2 (3.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.62%) OpenVPN
2 1 (1.54%) AMQP
2 1 (1.54%) Internet
2 1 (1.54%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.38%) Apache Cassandra
1 10 (15.38%) Hadoop
2 5 (7.69%) Apache Hive
2 5 (7.69%) Big Data
2 5 (7.69%) NoSQL
3 4 (6.15%) MongoDB
3 4 (6.15%) MySQL
3 4 (6.15%) Oracle ODI
4 3 (4.62%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (4.62%) DataStax
4 3 (4.62%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (4.62%) SAS Enterprise Miner
5 2 (3.08%) Amazon QuickSight
5 2 (3.08%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (1.54%) DB2
6 1 (1.54%) Hazelcast
6 1 (1.54%) Neo4j
6 1 (1.54%) OrientDB
6 1 (1.54%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.54%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 24 (36.92%) Git (software)
2 19 (29.23%) Mercurial
3 7 (10.77%) Jenkins
3 7 (10.77%) JIRA
4 5 (7.69%) Maven
5 4 (6.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (4.62%) GitLab
6 3 (4.62%) Gradle
7 2 (3.08%) Subversion
8 1 (1.54%) Ant
8 1 (1.54%) Bitbucket
8 1 (1.54%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.54%) JUnit
8 1 (1.54%) Selenium
8 1 (1.54%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (3.08%) Banking
2 1 (1.54%) Finance
2 1 (1.54%) Games
2 1 (1.54%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 56 (86.15%) Developer
2 51 (78.46%) Java Developer
3 29 (44.62%) Scala Developer
4 28 (43.08%) Senior Developer
4 28 (43.08%) Senior Java Developer
5 27 (41.54%) Java Scala Developer
6 22 (33.85%) Senior Java Scala Developer
6 22 (33.85%) Senior Scala Developer
7 14 (21.54%) Agile Developer
7 14 (21.54%) Agile Java Developer
8 6 (9.23%) Senior Agile Developer
8 6 (9.23%) Senior Agile Java Developer
9 3 (4.62%) Architect
10 2 (3.08%) AWS Architect
10 2 (3.08%) AWS Developer
10 2 (3.08%) Big Data Engineer
10 2 (3.08%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
10 2 (3.08%) Data Engineer
10 2 (3.08%) DevOps Engineer
10 2 (3.08%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (44.62%) Spring
2 26 (40.00%) RESTful
3 24 (36.92%) Hibernate
4 19 (29.23%) CSS
4 19 (29.23%) CSS3
4 19 (29.23%) HTML
4 19 (29.23%) HTML5
5 6 (9.23%) J2EE
6 5 (7.69%) Web Services
7 3 (4.62%) Grails
7 3 (4.62%) Node.js
7 3 (4.62%) Play Framework
8 2 (3.08%) Akka
8 2 (3.08%) SOAP
9 1 (1.54%) Dropwizard
9 1 (1.54%) EJB
9 1 (1.54%) JAX-RS
9 1 (1.54%) REST
9 1 (1.54%) XML
9 1 (1.54%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 19 (29.23%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.08%) iPad
3 1 (1.54%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.54%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (1.54%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.15%) Linux
1 4 (6.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 4 (6.15%) Windows
2 3 (4.62%) Android
2 3 (4.62%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (4.62%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.54%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (83.08%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (76.92%) TDD
3 42 (64.62%) Pair Programming
4 35 (53.85%) Scrum
5 28 (43.08%) Continuous Integration
6 27 (41.54%) BDD
7 23 (35.38%) OO
7 23 (35.38%) SOA
7 23 (35.38%) Software Delivery
8 22 (33.85%) Microservices
9 21 (32.31%) Open Source
10 19 (29.23%) OOP
11 18 (27.69%) Concurrent Programming
12 16 (24.62%) Multithreading
13 15 (23.08%) Low Latency
13 15 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
14 13 (20.00%) DevOps
14 13 (20.00%) Kanban
15 6 (9.23%) Continuous Deployment
16 3 (4.62%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 63 (96.92%) Java
2 27 (41.54%) Ruby
3 25 (38.46%) Groovy
4 24 (36.92%) JavaScript
5 22 (33.85%) Clojure
6 12 (18.46%) Python
7 3 (4.62%) PowerShell
8 2 (3.08%) F#
9 1 (1.54%) Perl
9 1 (1.54%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.54%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (4.62%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.08%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.54%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) QA
1 1 (1.54%) SDET
System Software
1 19 (29.23%) Virtual Machines
2 5 (7.69%) Docker
3 2 (3.08%) Squid
Systems Management
1 8 (12.31%) Puppet
2 3 (4.62%) Ansible
2 3 (4.62%) Nessus
2 3 (4.62%) Oozie
2 3 (4.62%) Rundeck
3 2 (3.08%) Kubernetes
3 2 (3.08%) Mesos
Vendors
1 9 (13.85%) Oracle
2 5 (7.69%) Hortonworks
3 4 (6.15%) Endeca
4 3 (4.62%) AppDynamics
4 3 (4.62%) Atlassian
4 3 (4.62%) Qualys
5 2 (3.08%) MapR
6 1 (1.54%) MuleSoft
6 1 (1.54%) Perforce
6 1 (1.54%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.54%) Sybase
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