The table below looks at the statistics for Scala skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scala over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scala
Rank 125 122 118
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Contract jobs citing Scala 20 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.61% 0.042% 0.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.65% 0.12% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 1 1
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£425 £375 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.40% +50.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £450 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.50 -
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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 South West region.

Programming Languages Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1212 822 1077
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 36.81% 34.80% 40.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 788 522 595
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £245 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £420 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 65 86
Average hourly rate £36.50 £32.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.06% -13.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £19.37 £18.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

Scala
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Scala across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Scala Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Scala
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Scala across the South West region.

Scala Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Scala
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scala across the South West region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Scala Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Scala
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Bristol -6 8 £550 +46.66% 2
Dorset - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Scala
England

Scala
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 23 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (47.83%) SQL
3 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (34.78%) MVC
4 8 (34.78%) Hibernate
4 8 (34.78%) TDD
4 8 (34.78%) Spring
4 8 (34.78%) .NET
4 8 (34.78%) SQL Server
4 8 (34.78%) Visual Studio
5 7 (30.43%) C#
5 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
5 7 (30.43%) Spring MVC
6 6 (26.09%) Test Scripting
6 6 (26.09%) Degree
6 6 (26.09%) Hadoop
6 6 (26.09%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (26.09%) Big Data
6 6 (26.09%) Play Framework
6 6 (26.09%) J2EE
7 5 (21.74%) MySQL
7 5 (21.74%) JBoss
7 5 (21.74%) MongoDB
7 5 (21.74%) .NET Framework
8 4 (17.39%) Web Accessibility
8 4 (17.39%) Apache
9 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
9 3 (13.04%) Back Office
9 3 (13.04%) Scrum
9 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008

Scala
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 5 (21.74%) JBoss
2 4 (17.39%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (34.78%) SQL Server
2 6 (26.09%) Hadoop
2 6 (26.09%) Apache Cassandra
2 6 (26.09%) Big Data
3 5 (21.74%) MySQL
3 5 (21.74%) MongoDB
4 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (34.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (13.04%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 14 (60.87%) Developer
2 9 (39.13%) Architect
3 7 (30.43%) Java Architect
4 6 (26.09%) Java Developer
4 6 (26.09%) Database Developer
5 5 (21.74%) .NET Developer
6 4 (17.39%) SQL Developer
6 4 (17.39%) SQL Database Developer
7 3 (13.04%) Technical Architect
8 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Developer
8 1 (4.35%) Scala Developer
8 1 (4.35%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (34.78%) Hibernate
1 8 (34.78%) Spring
1 8 (34.78%) .NET
2 7 (30.43%) Spring MVC
3 6 (26.09%) Play Framework
3 6 (26.09%) J2EE
4 5 (21.74%) .NET Framework
5 2 (8.70%) Akka
6 1 (4.35%) HTML
6 1 (4.35%) CSS
6 1 (4.35%) Web Services
6 1 (4.35%) REST
6 1 (4.35%) JSON
6 1 (4.35%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (34.78%) MVC
2 8 (34.78%) TDD
3 6 (26.09%) Test Scripting
4 4 (17.39%) Web Accessibility
5 3 (13.04%) Scrum
6 2 (8.70%) Kanban
6 2 (8.70%) DevOps
6 2 (8.70%) Extreme Programming
7 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (4.35%) SOA
7 1 (4.35%) OO
7 1 (4.35%) Unit Testing
7 1 (4.35%) Waterfall
7 1 (4.35%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (47.83%) SQL
3 7 (30.43%) C#
4 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.35%) Ruby
5 1 (4.35%) VB
5 1 (4.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
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