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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scala over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scala
Rank 131 108 134
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +26
Contract jobs citing Scala 37 28 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.86% 0.91% 0.070%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.64% 2.75% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 16 0
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£475 £490 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.06% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £400 £440
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
1402 1018 971
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 32.42% 33.00% 33.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 887 587 524
Average daily rate £385 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.46% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £490 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 27 28
Average hourly rate £37.50 £30.00 £33.28
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -9.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £12.98 £21.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

Scala
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Scala across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 August 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scala within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -7 17 £475 +11.76% 4
Lancashire -6 7 £506 +7.14%
Cheshire -16 6 £438 -14.21% 1
Merseyside - 2 £550 -
Scala
England

Scala
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Scala also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Scala.

1 70 (94.59%) Java
2 42 (56.76%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (40.54%) TDD
4 24 (32.43%) Ruby
4 24 (32.43%) Open Source
5 22 (29.73%) Linux
5 22 (29.73%) Git (software)
6 19 (25.68%) MongoDB
6 19 (25.68%) DevOps
7 18 (24.32%) RESTful
7 18 (24.32%) Scrum
8 17 (22.97%) Pair Programming
8 17 (22.97%) Puppet
8 17 (22.97%) NoSQL
9 16 (21.62%) Mentoring
9 16 (21.62%) Groovy
10 15 (20.27%) SOAP
11 14 (18.92%) OO
11 14 (18.92%) SOA
11 14 (18.92%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (18.92%) Subversion
12 13 (17.57%) Mercurial
12 13 (17.57%) Python
12 13 (17.57%) OOP
12 13 (17.57%) BDD
12 13 (17.57%) Software Delivery
13 12 (16.22%) Kafka
13 12 (16.22%) Go
13 12 (16.22%) Ansible
13 12 (16.22%) Docker

Scala
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Scala also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Scala. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (9.46%) Node.js
2 3 (4.05%) OpenStack
3 2 (2.70%) Apache Pig
3 2 (2.70%) nginx
3 2 (2.70%) Confluence
4 1 (1.35%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.76%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.05%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (16.22%) Network Security
2 3 (4.05%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (25.68%) MongoDB
2 17 (22.97%) NoSQL
3 8 (10.81%) Big Data
3 8 (10.81%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.70%) MySQL
4 2 (2.70%) Data Mining
4 2 (2.70%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.70%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.35%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 22 (29.73%) Git (software)
2 14 (18.92%) Subversion
3 13 (17.57%) Mercurial
4 7 (9.46%) Jenkins
5 5 (6.76%) Cucumber
6 3 (4.05%) JIRA
6 3 (4.05%) Selenium
7 1 (1.35%) JUnit
General
1 8 (10.81%) Finance
Job Titles
1 38 (51.35%) Developer
2 24 (32.43%) Java Developer
3 18 (24.32%) Architect
4 17 (22.97%) Technical Architect
4 17 (22.97%) Senior Developer
5 16 (21.62%) Senior Java Developer
6 15 (20.27%) DevOps Engineer
7 12 (16.22%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 7 (9.46%) Scala Developer
9 4 (5.41%) Java Architect
10 3 (4.05%) Java Technical Architect
11 2 (2.70%) Software Engineer
12 1 (1.35%) Software Developer
12 1 (1.35%) Business Analyst
12 1 (1.35%) Solutions Architect
12 1 (1.35%) Analyst
12 1 (1.35%) C++ Developer
12 1 (1.35%) Java Software Engineer
12 1 (1.35%) Team Leader
12 1 (1.35%) Business Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (24.32%) RESTful
2 15 (20.27%) SOAP
3 12 (16.22%) Kafka
4 10 (13.51%) Play Framework
4 10 (13.51%) REST
5 9 (12.16%) Middleware
6 7 (9.46%) JSON
6 7 (9.46%) Web Services
7 6 (8.11%) J2EE
8 5 (6.76%) Spring
9 4 (5.41%) Akka
10 3 (4.05%) AngularJS
10 3 (4.05%) Gherkin
10 3 (4.05%) Hibernate
11 2 (2.70%) Ajax
11 2 (2.70%) CSS
11 2 (2.70%) JMS
11 2 (2.70%) XML
11 2 (2.70%) RabbitMQ
11 2 (2.70%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.05%) Mainframe
1 3 (4.05%) Data Centre
2 2 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.70%) Wiki
3 1 (1.35%) Reference Data
3 1 (1.35%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 22 (29.73%) Linux
2 11 (14.86%) UNIX
3 7 (9.46%) VME
3 7 (9.46%) MVS
4 3 (4.05%) Debian
4 3 (4.05%) Ubuntu
4 3 (4.05%) CentOS
5 1 (1.35%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (56.76%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (40.54%) TDD
3 24 (32.43%) Open Source
4 19 (25.68%) DevOps
5 18 (24.32%) Scrum
6 17 (22.97%) Pair Programming
7 16 (21.62%) Mentoring
8 14 (18.92%) OO
8 14 (18.92%) SOA
8 14 (18.92%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (17.57%) OOP
9 13 (17.57%) BDD
9 13 (17.57%) Software Delivery
10 12 (16.22%) Load Balancing
11 8 (10.81%) Workflow
11 8 (10.81%) CRM
12 7 (9.46%) Analytics
13 6 (8.11%) Configuration Management
13 6 (8.11%) Technical Architecture
14 4 (5.41%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 70 (94.59%) Java
2 24 (32.43%) Ruby
3 16 (21.62%) Groovy
4 13 (17.57%) Python
5 12 (16.22%) Go
6 10 (13.51%) SQL
7 8 (10.81%) JavaScript
8 7 (9.46%) Bash Shell
9 3 (4.05%) Embedded C
9 3 (4.05%) Shell Script
9 3 (4.05%) Perl
9 3 (4.05%) C
10 1 (1.35%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (4.05%) SC Cleared
1 3 (4.05%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 12 (16.22%) Docker
Systems Management
1 17 (22.97%) Puppet
2 12 (16.22%) Ansible
3 4 (5.41%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (4.05%) Nagios
4 3 (4.05%) Munin
4 3 (4.05%) Graphite
5 2 (2.70%) Graylog
Vendors
1 7 (9.46%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.05%) Oracle
2 3 (4.05%) SaltStack
3 2 (2.70%) Hortonworks
3 2 (2.70%) Red Hat
3 2 (2.70%) Teradata
4 1 (1.35%) Google
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