The table below looks at the statistics for Scala skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scala over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scala
Rank 90 114 112
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -2
Contract jobs citing Scala 53 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.69% 0.29% 0.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.27% 0.96% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 4 9
Median daily rate £450 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £315 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £438 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £470 £450
% change year-on-year
+1.06% +4.44%
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 West Midlands region.

Programming Languages Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1005 731 702
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 32.06% 30.60% 29.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 642 434 413
Median daily rate £375 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 30 21
Median hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 £16.75 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £36.50 £44.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

Scala
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing Scala as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Scala Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Scala
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Scala Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Scala
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scala across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016.

Scala Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Scala
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scala within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 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
Shropshire +5 45 £450 +9.75% 2
Worcestershire - 1 £400 -
Scala
England

Scala
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Scala.

1 103 (96.26%) Java
2 98 (91.59%) Agile Software Development
3 89 (83.18%) MongoDB
4 81 (75.70%) Play Framework
5 70 (65.42%) DevOps
6 68 (63.55%) JSON
7 65 (60.75%) Puppet
8 63 (58.88%) Open Source
8 63 (58.88%) Microservices
9 52 (48.60%) Spring
10 44 (41.12%) Software Engineering
11 39 (36.45%) J2EE
11 39 (36.45%) XML
12 35 (32.71%) Docker
13 34 (31.78%) J2SE
13 34 (31.78%) Selenium
14 33 (30.84%) Scrum
15 32 (29.91%) WebDriver
16 28 (26.17%) Linux
16 28 (26.17%) Unix
16 28 (26.17%) SQL
16 28 (26.17%) JavaScript
16 28 (26.17%) REST
17 27 (25.23%) Node.js
17 27 (25.23%) SOAP
17 27 (25.23%) WebLogic
17 27 (25.23%) CSS
17 27 (25.23%) webMethods
18 25 (23.36%) Hibernate
19 24 (22.43%) HTML

Scala
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 27 (25.23%) WebLogic
2 16 (14.95%) JBoss
3 15 (14.02%) Apache
4 12 (11.21%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (1.87%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.93%) Confluence
6 1 (0.93%) nginx
6 1 (0.93%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 12 (11.21%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (11.21%) Cloud Computing
2 10 (9.35%) Amazon EC2
2 10 (9.35%) Google App Engine
2 10 (9.35%) Google Cloud Platform
2 10 (9.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (4.67%) Heroku
4 1 (0.93%) GitHub
4 1 (0.93%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.35%) HTTP
1 10 (9.35%) TCP/IP
2 9 (8.41%) SSL
3 7 (6.54%) Network Security
4 1 (0.93%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (83.18%) MongoDB
2 3 (2.80%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.87%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (1.87%) Couchbase
4 1 (0.93%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 34 (31.78%) Selenium
2 32 (29.91%) WebDriver
3 21 (19.63%) Git (software)
3 21 (19.63%) IntelliJ
3 21 (19.63%) JUnit
4 15 (14.02%) Eclipse
4 15 (14.02%) Jenkins
5 6 (5.61%) Spock
5 6 (5.61%) TestNG
6 2 (1.87%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.87%) Gatling
7 1 (0.93%) Ant
7 1 (0.93%) Grunt
7 1 (0.93%) gulp
7 1 (0.93%) JIRA
7 1 (0.93%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (0.93%) Maven
7 1 (0.93%) Sublime Text
7 1 (0.93%) Subversion
General
1 2 (1.87%) Aerospace
1 2 (1.87%) Games
Job Titles
1 59 (55.14%) Developer
2 37 (34.58%) Software Engineer
3 36 (33.64%) Architect
4 32 (29.91%) Java Developer
4 32 (29.91%) Scala Developer
5 29 (27.10%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 29 (27.10%) Software Architect
6 28 (26.17%) Digital Architect
7 22 (20.56%) Java Engineer
7 22 (20.56%) Java Software Engineer
8 21 (19.63%) Java Software Developer
8 21 (19.63%) Scala Software Engineer
9 20 (18.69%) Java Scala Developer
10 19 (17.76%) DevOps Engineer
11 18 (16.82%) Java Scala Software Engineer
12 16 (14.95%) Java Architect
13 14 (13.08%) Lead Developer
14 13 (12.15%) Software Developer
15 12 (11.21%) Lead DevOps
15 12 (11.21%) Lead Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (75.70%) Play Framework
2 68 (63.55%) JSON
3 52 (48.60%) Spring
4 39 (36.45%) J2EE
4 39 (36.45%) XML
5 34 (31.78%) J2SE
6 28 (26.17%) REST
7 27 (25.23%) CSS
7 27 (25.23%) Node.js
7 27 (25.23%) SOAP
8 25 (23.36%) Hibernate
9 24 (22.43%) HTML
10 22 (20.56%) HTML5
11 17 (15.89%) Spring Boot
12 16 (14.95%) EJB
13 5 (4.67%) Akka
14 2 (1.87%) Java EE
15 1 (0.93%) Ajax
15 1 (0.93%) jQuery
15 1 (0.93%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.54%) Data Centre
2 2 (1.87%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (1.87%) Mobile Games
3 1 (0.93%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (0.93%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 28 (26.17%) Linux
1 28 (26.17%) Unix
2 3 (2.80%) Fedora
2 3 (2.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.93%) Mac OS X
3 1 (0.93%) Ubuntu
3 1 (0.93%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (91.59%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (65.42%) DevOps
3 63 (58.88%) Microservices
3 63 (58.88%) Open Source
4 44 (41.12%) Software Engineering
5 33 (30.84%) Scrum
6 23 (21.50%) Continuous Delivery
7 20 (18.69%) Software Architecture
8 19 (17.76%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (10.28%) TDD
10 8 (7.48%) Automated Testing
10 8 (7.48%) Configuration Management
11 7 (6.54%) Mentoring
11 7 (6.54%) Service Management
11 7 (6.54%) User Stories
12 5 (4.67%) Process Improvement
13 4 (3.74%) BDD
14 3 (2.80%) Kanban
14 3 (2.80%) System Testing
14 3 (2.80%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 103 (96.26%) Java
2 28 (26.17%) JavaScript
2 28 (26.17%) SQL
3 10 (9.35%) C#
4 9 (8.41%) Python
5 8 (7.48%) Groovy
5 8 (7.48%) Haskell
6 7 (6.54%) Ruby
7 3 (2.80%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.87%) C++
9 1 (0.93%) Perl
Qualifications
1 17 (15.89%) Security Cleared
2 16 (14.95%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.93%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.93%) ISEB
3 1 (0.93%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.35%) QA
System Software
1 35 (32.71%) Docker
Systems Management
1 65 (60.75%) Puppet
2 1 (0.93%) Grafana
2 1 (0.93%) Kibana
Vendors
1 27 (25.23%) webMethods
2 16 (14.95%) Adobe
3 11 (10.28%) Google
4 3 (2.80%) Atlassian
4 3 (2.80%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle
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