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 3 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scala
Rank 147 132 122
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -10
Contract jobs citing Scala 19 29 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.47% 0.74% 0.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.38% 2.30% 2.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 24 16
Median daily rate £500 £525 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +35.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £438 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £590 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £463 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +8.82%
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
1380 1261 1002
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 34.22% 32.24% 31.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 891 795 565
Median daily rate £375 £365 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £536 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 28 34
Median hourly rate £35.50 £37.00 £37.49
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.05% -1.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £15.00 £20.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £46.09 £140.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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
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 3 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 +8 19 £500 -2.43% 1
Lancashire -9 1 £450 -17.80%
Scala
England

Scala
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 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 50 (75.76%) Java
2 47 (71.21%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (68.18%) TDD
4 40 (60.61%) HTTP
5 36 (54.55%) Scrum
6 31 (46.97%) RESTful
6 31 (46.97%) Linux
7 30 (45.45%) SQL
7 30 (45.45%) Git (software)
7 30 (45.45%) NoSQL
8 29 (43.94%) REST
9 28 (42.42%) Amazon AWS
10 27 (40.91%) HTML
10 27 (40.91%) CSS
10 27 (40.91%) Web Services
11 26 (39.39%) XML
11 26 (39.39%) JSON
12 25 (37.88%) JavaScript
13 24 (36.36%) BDD
14 23 (34.85%) HTML5
14 23 (34.85%) High Availability
15 20 (30.30%) Ruby
16 19 (28.79%) Performance Tuning
17 17 (25.76%) C#
17 17 (25.76%) .NET
17 17 (25.76%) Python
18 16 (24.24%) XAML
18 16 (24.24%) SQL Server
18 16 (24.24%) Visual Studio
18 16 (24.24%) Unix

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 (4.55%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 28 (42.42%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (13.64%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 40 (60.61%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (45.45%) NoSQL
2 16 (24.24%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.55%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (1.52%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 30 (45.45%) Git (software)
2 16 (24.24%) Visual Studio
3 15 (22.73%) Subversion
4 8 (12.12%) JUnit
4 8 (12.12%) Mercurial
General
1 3 (4.55%) Finance
2 1 (1.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 64 (96.97%) Developer
2 30 (45.45%) Java Developer
3 28 (42.42%) Scala Developer
4 20 (30.30%) Java Scala Developer
5 15 (22.73%) .NET Developer
5 15 (22.73%) C# Developer
6 14 (21.21%) C# .NET Developer
7 12 (18.18%) Senior Developer
7 12 (18.18%) Senior Java Developer
8 9 (13.64%) Senior Java Scala Developer
8 9 (13.64%) Senior Scala Developer
8 9 (13.64%) Software Developer
9 8 (12.12%) Agile Developer
9 8 (12.12%) Agile Java Developer
10 5 (7.58%) Silverlight Developer
11 3 (4.55%) Senior Agile Developer
11 3 (4.55%) Senior Agile Java Developer
11 3 (4.55%) SQL Developer
12 2 (3.03%) XAML Developer
13 1 (1.52%) Java Scala Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (46.97%) RESTful
2 29 (43.94%) REST
3 27 (40.91%) CSS
3 27 (40.91%) HTML
3 27 (40.91%) Web Services
4 26 (39.39%) JSON
4 26 (39.39%) XML
5 23 (34.85%) HTML5
6 17 (25.76%) .NET
7 16 (24.24%) Silverlight
8 10 (15.15%) Spring
9 9 (13.64%) CSS3
10 8 (12.12%) Hibernate
11 7 (10.61%) XSLT
12 1 (1.52%) Akka
12 1 (1.52%) jQuery
12 1 (1.52%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 14 (21.21%) Visualisation
2 8 (12.12%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.52%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 31 (46.97%) Linux
2 16 (24.24%) Unix
3 15 (22.73%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (71.21%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (68.18%) TDD
3 36 (54.55%) Scrum
4 24 (36.36%) BDD
5 23 (34.85%) High Availability
6 19 (28.79%) Performance Tuning
7 16 (24.24%) Web Development
8 14 (21.21%) Responsive Web Design
8 14 (21.21%) Web Design
9 13 (19.70%) Pair Programming
10 11 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (16.67%) Software Delivery
11 10 (15.15%) OO
12 9 (13.64%) OOP
12 9 (13.64%) Open Source
13 8 (12.12%) Microservices
13 8 (12.12%) SOA
13 8 (12.12%) Software Engineering
14 5 (7.58%) Low Latency
15 4 (6.06%) Concurrent Programming
Programming Languages
1 50 (75.76%) Java
2 30 (45.45%) SQL
3 25 (37.88%) JavaScript
4 20 (30.30%) Ruby
5 17 (25.76%) C#
5 17 (25.76%) Python
6 16 (24.24%) XAML
7 9 (13.64%) Groovy
8 8 (12.12%) Clojure
Vendors
1 16 (24.24%) Telerik
Manchester, Lancashire
Oliver Bernard
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