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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scala
Rank 117 123 119
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Contract jobs citing Scala 40 33 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.27% 0.80% 0.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.50% 2.52% 2.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 28 17
Median daily rate £450 £425 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £350 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -10.00%
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
1143 1308 1148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 36.38% 31.53% 34.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 812 812 750
Median daily rate £388 £363 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 59 30
Median hourly rate £39.88 £30.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.91% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.10 £16.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.65 £46.22 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +9.45%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 -3 27 £465 +9.41% 9
Merseyside +3 3 £375 -
Scala
England

Scala
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 56 (78.87%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (73.24%) TDD
2 52 (73.24%) Java
3 36 (50.70%) Scrum
4 34 (47.89%) Pair Programming
5 33 (46.48%) RESTful
5 33 (46.48%) BDD
6 28 (39.44%) Git (software)
7 23 (32.39%) Groovy
7 23 (32.39%) Ruby
8 21 (29.58%) OO
8 21 (29.58%) Continuous Integration
9 20 (28.17%) Performance Tuning
10 19 (26.76%) Software Delivery
10 19 (26.76%) SOA
11 18 (25.35%) Spring
11 18 (25.35%) Amazon AWS
11 18 (25.35%) Clojure
11 18 (25.35%) NoSQL
11 18 (25.35%) Microservices
12 16 (22.54%) Python
12 16 (22.54%) Web Services
13 15 (21.13%) Concurrent Programming
14 14 (19.72%) XML
14 14 (19.72%) JavaScript
14 14 (19.72%) HTML
14 14 (19.72%) CSS
14 14 (19.72%) Hibernate
15 13 (18.31%) SQL
15 13 (18.31%) Multithreading

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 3 (4.23%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.41%) Confluence
2 1 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.41%) Liferay
2 1 (1.41%) Mule
2 1 (1.41%) Mule ESB
2 1 (1.41%) nginx
2 1 (1.41%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 18 (25.35%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (16.90%) GitHub
3 8 (11.27%) Amazon Kinesis
4 1 (1.41%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.68%) HTTP
2 1 (1.41%) AMQP
2 1 (1.41%) Internet
2 1 (1.41%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (25.35%) NoSQL
2 12 (16.90%) Hadoop
3 11 (15.49%) Big Data
4 9 (12.68%) Apache Cassandra
5 8 (11.27%) Amazon QuickSight
5 8 (11.27%) Amazon Redshift
6 4 (5.63%) SQL Server
7 3 (4.23%) MongoDB
7 3 (4.23%) MySQL
7 3 (4.23%) Relational Database
8 2 (2.82%) Couchbase
8 2 (2.82%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (2.82%) DB2
9 1 (1.41%) Hazelcast
9 1 (1.41%) HDInsight
9 1 (1.41%) Neo4j
9 1 (1.41%) OrientDB
9 1 (1.41%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.41%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 28 (39.44%) Git (software)
2 12 (16.90%) Mercurial
3 9 (12.68%) JUnit
4 5 (7.04%) Maven
5 4 (5.63%) Jenkins
5 4 (5.63%) JIRA
6 3 (4.23%) Gradle
6 3 (4.23%) Subversion
7 1 (1.41%) Ant
7 1 (1.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.41%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.41%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.41%) Selenium
7 1 (1.41%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (2.82%) Banking
1 2 (2.82%) Finance
1 2 (2.82%) Games
1 2 (2.82%) Marketing
2 1 (1.41%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 54 (76.06%) Developer
2 42 (59.15%) Java Developer
3 28 (39.44%) Scala Developer
4 21 (29.58%) Java Scala Developer
4 21 (29.58%) Senior Developer
5 19 (26.76%) Senior Java Developer
6 16 (22.54%) Senior Java Scala Developer
6 16 (22.54%) Senior Scala Developer
7 14 (19.72%) Agile Developer
8 13 (18.31%) Agile Java Developer
9 9 (12.68%) Scala Software Engineer
9 9 (12.68%) Software Engineer
10 8 (11.27%) Big Data Engineer
10 8 (11.27%) Data Engineer
11 5 (7.04%) Senior Agile Developer
11 5 (7.04%) Senior Agile Java Developer
12 3 (4.23%) Python Developer
13 2 (2.82%) Big Data Developer
13 2 (2.82%) Lead Developer
14 1 (1.41%) Games Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (46.48%) RESTful
2 18 (25.35%) Spring
3 16 (22.54%) Web Services
4 14 (19.72%) CSS
4 14 (19.72%) Hibernate
4 14 (19.72%) HTML
4 14 (19.72%) XML
5 12 (16.90%) CSS3
5 12 (16.90%) HTML5
5 12 (16.90%) JSON
6 11 (15.49%) REST
7 8 (11.27%) XSLT
8 7 (9.86%) Node.js
9 6 (8.45%) SOAP
10 4 (5.63%) J2EE
11 3 (4.23%) Akka
11 3 (4.23%) Grails
11 3 (4.23%) Play Framework
11 3 (4.23%) Redux
11 3 (4.23%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.49%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (4.23%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.82%) Algorithms
3 2 (2.82%) iPad
3 2 (2.82%) User Experience
4 1 (1.41%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (1.41%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 12 (16.90%) Linux
2 3 (4.23%) Android
2 3 (4.23%) Unix
3 1 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (78.87%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (73.24%) TDD
3 36 (50.70%) Scrum
4 34 (47.89%) Pair Programming
5 33 (46.48%) BDD
6 21 (29.58%) Continuous Integration
6 21 (29.58%) OO
7 20 (28.17%) Performance Tuning
8 19 (26.76%) SOA
8 19 (26.76%) Software Delivery
9 18 (25.35%) Microservices
10 15 (21.13%) Concurrent Programming
11 13 (18.31%) Multithreading
12 12 (16.90%) Low Latency
12 12 (16.90%) OOP
12 12 (16.90%) Open Source
13 11 (15.49%) DevOps
13 11 (15.49%) High Availability
14 10 (14.08%) Kanban
14 10 (14.08%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 52 (73.24%) Java
2 23 (32.39%) Groovy
2 23 (32.39%) Ruby
3 18 (25.35%) Clojure
4 16 (22.54%) Python
5 14 (19.72%) JavaScript
6 13 (18.31%) SQL
7 5 (7.04%) F#
8 1 (1.41%) C
8 1 (1.41%) Perl
8 1 (1.41%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (4.23%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.82%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.41%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.41%) QA
1 1 (1.41%) SDET
System Software
1 12 (16.90%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (4.23%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.41%) Ansible
1 1 (1.41%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (11.27%) MapR
2 6 (8.45%) Twitter
3 5 (7.04%) Oracle
4 2 (2.82%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.82%) Perforce
4 2 (2.82%) Sybase
5 1 (1.41%) Google
5 1 (1.41%) MuleSoft
5 1 (1.41%) Red Hat
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