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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scala
Rank 122 124 97
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -27
Contract jobs citing Scala 37 29 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.99% 0.78% 1.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.81% 2.38% 4.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 25 26
Median daily rate £500 £525 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £438 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £590 £518
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
1317 1217 899
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 35.08% 32.73% 29.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 888 781 516
Median daily rate £388 £365 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.16% +8.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £525 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 26 23
Median hourly rate £28.50 £37.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.97% +48.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £18.73 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £57.75 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.45 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+0.13% +4.02%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 +26 32 £500 +17.64% 3
Merseyside +3 5 £385 -30.00% 1
Scala
England

Scala
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 61 (100.00%) Java
2 51 (83.61%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (78.69%) TDD
4 36 (59.02%) Scrum
5 29 (47.54%) Pair Programming
6 28 (45.90%) RESTful
7 26 (42.62%) BDD
8 22 (36.07%) Git (software)
8 22 (36.07%) Spring
8 22 (36.07%) JavaScript
9 19 (31.15%) Continuous Integration
9 19 (31.15%) Amazon AWS
9 19 (31.15%) GitHub
10 18 (29.51%) Performance Tuning
10 18 (29.51%) Open Source
10 18 (29.51%) Groovy
10 18 (29.51%) Ruby
10 18 (29.51%) HTML
10 18 (29.51%) CSS
11 17 (27.87%) Hibernate
11 17 (27.87%) Software Delivery
12 16 (26.23%) HTML5
12 16 (26.23%) NoSQL
12 16 (26.23%) CSS3
12 16 (26.23%) SOA
12 16 (26.23%) OO
12 16 (26.23%) Web Services
13 15 (24.59%) OOP
13 15 (24.59%) Clojure
13 15 (24.59%) REST

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 (8.20%) Apache Spark
1 5 (8.20%) SAS
1 5 (8.20%) WebLogic
2 4 (6.56%) Oracle Service Bus
3 3 (4.92%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 19 (31.15%) Amazon AWS
1 19 (31.15%) GitHub
2 3 (4.92%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 3 (4.92%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (4.92%) Amazon EMR
2 3 (4.92%) Amazon Kinesis
2 3 (4.92%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (4.92%) AWS CloudTrail
2 3 (4.92%) AWS Lambda
2 3 (4.92%) Route 53
3 2 (3.28%) Amazon S3
3 2 (3.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (21.31%) HTTP
2 3 (4.92%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (26.23%) NoSQL
2 8 (13.11%) Apache Cassandra
3 7 (11.48%) Hadoop
4 5 (8.20%) Apache Hive
4 5 (8.20%) MongoDB
5 4 (6.56%) Oracle ODI
6 3 (4.92%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (4.92%) DataStax
6 3 (4.92%) MySQL
6 3 (4.92%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (4.92%) SAS Enterprise Miner
7 2 (3.28%) Big Data
8 1 (1.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (1.64%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 22 (36.07%) Git (software)
2 15 (24.59%) Mercurial
3 6 (9.84%) JIRA
4 4 (6.56%) JUnit
5 3 (4.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (4.92%) GitLab
5 3 (4.92%) Gradle
5 3 (4.92%) Jenkins
5 3 (4.92%) Maven
Job Titles
1 54 (88.52%) Developer
2 40 (65.57%) Java Developer
3 27 (44.26%) Scala Developer
4 20 (32.79%) Java Scala Developer
4 20 (32.79%) Senior Developer
4 20 (32.79%) Senior Java Developer
5 15 (24.59%) Senior Java Scala Developer
5 15 (24.59%) Senior Scala Developer
6 9 (14.75%) Agile Developer
6 9 (14.75%) Agile Java Developer
7 4 (6.56%) Senior Agile Developer
7 4 (6.56%) Senior Agile Java Developer
7 4 (6.56%) Software Developer
8 3 (4.92%) Architect
9 2 (3.28%) Applications Developer
9 2 (3.28%) AWS Architect
9 2 (3.28%) AWS Developer
9 2 (3.28%) DevOps Engineer
9 2 (3.28%) Technical Architect
10 1 (1.64%) Scala Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (45.90%) RESTful
2 22 (36.07%) Spring
3 18 (29.51%) CSS
3 18 (29.51%) HTML
4 17 (27.87%) Hibernate
5 16 (26.23%) CSS3
5 16 (26.23%) HTML5
5 16 (26.23%) Web Services
6 15 (24.59%) REST
7 13 (21.31%) JSON
7 13 (21.31%) XML
8 4 (6.56%) J2EE
8 4 (6.56%) Play Framework
8 4 (6.56%) XSLT
9 3 (4.92%) Akka
9 3 (4.92%) Grails
9 3 (4.92%) Node.js
10 1 (1.64%) .NET
10 1 (1.64%) Dropwizard
10 1 (1.64%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (24.59%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.28%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.03%) Linux
2 3 (4.92%) Android
2 3 (4.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (4.92%) Windows
2 3 (4.92%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (4.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (83.61%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (78.69%) TDD
3 36 (59.02%) Scrum
4 29 (47.54%) Pair Programming
5 26 (42.62%) BDD
6 19 (31.15%) Continuous Integration
7 18 (29.51%) Open Source
7 18 (29.51%) Performance Tuning
8 17 (27.87%) Software Delivery
9 16 (26.23%) OO
9 16 (26.23%) SOA
10 15 (24.59%) Microservices
10 15 (24.59%) OOP
11 11 (18.03%) High Availability
11 11 (18.03%) Low Latency
12 10 (16.39%) Concurrent Programming
12 10 (16.39%) Multithreading
13 8 (13.11%) Kanban
14 6 (9.84%) DevOps
15 5 (8.20%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 61 (100.00%) Java
2 22 (36.07%) JavaScript
3 18 (29.51%) Groovy
3 18 (29.51%) Ruby
4 15 (24.59%) Clojure
5 14 (22.95%) SQL
6 9 (14.75%) Python
7 3 (4.92%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.64%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (3.28%) SC Cleared
1 2 (3.28%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 15 (24.59%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (4.92%) Docker
3 2 (3.28%) Squid
Systems Management
1 7 (11.48%) Puppet
2 3 (4.92%) Nessus
2 3 (4.92%) Oozie
2 3 (4.92%) Rundeck
3 2 (3.28%) Ansible
3 2 (3.28%) Kubernetes
3 2 (3.28%) Mesos
Vendors
1 7 (11.48%) Oracle
2 5 (8.20%) Hortonworks
3 4 (6.56%) Endeca
4 3 (4.92%) AppDynamics
4 3 (4.92%) Atlassian
4 3 (4.92%) Qualys
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