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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scala
Rank 132 107 113
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +6
Contract jobs citing Scala 2 40 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.067% 1.35% 0.049%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.18% 3.44% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 35 0
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£413 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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 South West region.

Programming Languages Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1106 1164 727
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 36.78% 39.28% 35.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 721 780 435
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £341 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.79% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 65 47
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.19 £15.25 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £46.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +2.85%

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
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 29 May 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
Bristol -19 1 £375 -16.66% 11
Gloucestershire - 1 £450 -
Scala
England

Scala
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 10 (83.33%) Java
2 8 (66.67%) .NET
2 8 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 7 (58.33%) SQL
3 7 (58.33%) C#
3 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
4 6 (50.00%) Test Scripting
5 5 (41.67%) .NET Framework
6 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (33.33%) Web Accessibility
7 3 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
7 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (25.00%) Open Source
7 3 (25.00%) Back Office
7 3 (25.00%) Ruby
7 3 (25.00%) HTML
7 3 (25.00%) Python
8 2 (16.67%) CSS
8 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
8 2 (16.67%) Web Development
8 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
8 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
9 1 (8.33%) RESTful
9 1 (8.33%) Visualisation
9 1 (8.33%) JBehave
9 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
9 1 (8.33%) Java EE
9 1 (8.33%) Selenium
9 1 (8.33%) Git (software)

Scala
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (8.33%) JBehave
2 1 (8.33%) Selenium
2 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (8.33%) Mockito
2 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (8.33%) JMeter
2 1 (8.33%) Subversion
2 1 (8.33%) JUnit
General
1 3 (25.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Developer
2 6 (50.00%) Database Developer
3 5 (41.67%) .NET Developer
4 4 (33.33%) SQL Database Developer
4 4 (33.33%) SQL Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Ruby Developer
5 1 (8.33%) AWS Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (66.67%) .NET
2 5 (41.67%) .NET Framework
3 3 (25.00%) HTML
4 2 (16.67%) CSS
5 1 (8.33%) RESTful
5 1 (8.33%) Java EE
5 1 (8.33%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (8.33%) JSF
5 1 (8.33%) Hibernate
5 1 (8.33%) J2EE
5 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Mac OS X
1 1 (8.33%) UNIX
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) Web Accessibility
3 3 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Open Source
4 2 (16.67%) Web Development
4 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
5 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
5 1 (8.33%) BDD
5 1 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (8.33%) Web Application Development
5 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
5 1 (8.33%) Migration
5 1 (8.33%) Web Design
5 1 (8.33%) TDD
5 1 (8.33%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) Java
2 7 (58.33%) SQL
2 7 (58.33%) C#
3 3 (25.00%) Ruby
3 3 (25.00%) Python
4 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
5 1 (8.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle