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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scala
Rank 97 118 119
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +1
Contract jobs citing Scala 36 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.32% 0.27% 0.083%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.98% 0.89% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 2 2
Median daily rate £425 £458 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.10% +19.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £304 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £612 £437
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £495
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £65.00 -
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
904 789 766
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 33.05% 30.78% 31.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 541 478 466
Median daily rate £375 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 23 40
Median hourly rate £30.75 £31.44 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.19% +9.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £14.96 £17.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 - 19 £450 - 4
Coventry -16 4 £488 -25.00%
Worcestershire - 3 £363 -
Scala
England

Scala
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 61 (88.41%) Java
2 56 (81.16%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (60.87%) Play Framework
4 36 (52.17%) MongoDB
5 34 (49.28%) Open Source
6 33 (47.83%) JSON
7 28 (40.58%) DevOps
7 28 (40.58%) CSS
8 25 (36.23%) HTML
9 23 (33.33%) Spring
10 22 (31.88%) Ruby
10 22 (31.88%) Selenium
10 22 (31.88%) REST
11 21 (30.43%) HTML5
11 21 (30.43%) Software Engineering
11 21 (30.43%) Scrum
12 20 (28.99%) J2EE
13 19 (27.54%) TDD
14 18 (26.09%) SQL
15 17 (24.64%) XML
15 17 (24.64%) Python
15 17 (24.64%) Microservices
16 16 (23.19%) Linux
16 16 (23.19%) JUnit
16 16 (23.19%) Puppet
17 15 (21.74%) Git (software)
17 15 (21.74%) Docker
17 15 (21.74%) Jenkins
18 14 (20.29%) RESTful
18 14 (20.29%) QA

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 11 (15.94%) WebLogic
2 7 (10.14%) Apache
2 7 (10.14%) Confluence
2 7 (10.14%) JBoss
3 4 (5.80%) WebLogic Portal
4 3 (4.35%) Apache Spark
5 2 (2.90%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.45%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (1.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (14.49%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (11.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (8.70%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (7.25%) GitHub
5 4 (5.80%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (5.80%) Google App Engine
5 4 (5.80%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.45%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.04%) HTTP
2 2 (2.90%) SSL
2 2 (2.90%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (52.17%) MongoDB
2 12 (17.39%) NoSQL
3 8 (11.59%) Relational Database
4 7 (10.14%) Apache Cassandra
4 7 (10.14%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (5.80%) MySQL
6 3 (4.35%) Big Data
6 3 (4.35%) Hadoop
7 2 (2.90%) CouchDB
7 2 (2.90%) Riak
Development Applications
1 22 (31.88%) Selenium
2 16 (23.19%) JUnit
3 15 (21.74%) Git (software)
3 15 (21.74%) Jenkins
4 14 (20.29%) IntelliJ
5 10 (14.49%) Eclipse
6 9 (13.04%) Cucumber
7 8 (11.59%) Subversion
7 8 (11.59%) WebDriver
8 7 (10.14%) JIRA
8 7 (10.14%) RSpec
9 4 (5.80%) Spock
9 4 (5.80%) TestNG
10 3 (4.35%) Capybara
10 3 (4.35%) git-flow
11 1 (1.45%) Gradle
11 1 (1.45%) Grunt
11 1 (1.45%) Hudson
11 1 (1.45%) Karma Test Runner
11 1 (1.45%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (5.80%) Games
Job Titles
1 50 (72.46%) Developer
2 33 (47.83%) Scala Developer
3 23 (33.33%) Java Developer
4 14 (20.29%) Software Engineer
5 12 (17.39%) Java Scala Developer
6 10 (14.49%) Scala Software Engineer
7 8 (11.59%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 8 (11.59%) DevOps Engineer
7 8 (11.59%) Java Engineer
7 8 (11.59%) Java Scala Software Engineer
7 8 (11.59%) Java Software Developer
7 8 (11.59%) Java Software Engineer
8 7 (10.14%) Architect
9 5 (7.25%) Lead Developer
9 5 (7.25%) Technical Architect
9 5 (7.25%) Tester
10 4 (5.80%) Lead Software Developer
10 4 (5.80%) Lead Software Engineer
10 4 (5.80%) QA Engineer
10 4 (5.80%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (60.87%) Play Framework
2 33 (47.83%) JSON
3 28 (40.58%) CSS
4 25 (36.23%) HTML
5 23 (33.33%) Spring
6 22 (31.88%) REST
7 21 (30.43%) HTML5
8 20 (28.99%) J2EE
9 17 (24.64%) XML
10 14 (20.29%) RESTful
11 13 (18.84%) CSS3
12 12 (17.39%) Ajax
13 11 (15.94%) Hibernate
14 10 (14.49%) J2SE
14 10 (14.49%) Ruby on Rails
14 10 (14.49%) SOAP
15 8 (11.59%) Akka
15 8 (11.59%) Django
16 7 (10.14%) EJB
17 6 (8.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.25%) User Experience
2 3 (4.35%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.45%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.45%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 16 (23.19%) Linux
2 13 (18.84%) Unix
3 3 (4.35%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.45%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (81.16%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (49.28%) Open Source
3 28 (40.58%) DevOps
4 21 (30.43%) Scrum
4 21 (30.43%) Software Engineering
5 19 (27.54%) TDD
6 17 (24.64%) Microservices
7 14 (20.29%) Automated Testing
8 11 (15.94%) Configuration Management
8 11 (15.94%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (14.49%) User Stories
10 7 (10.14%) Responsive Web Design
10 7 (10.14%) Web Design
11 6 (8.70%) BDD
11 6 (8.70%) Test Automation
12 5 (7.25%) Kanban
13 4 (5.80%) MVC
13 4 (5.80%) Test Scripting
13 4 (5.80%) Unit Testing
13 4 (5.80%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 61 (88.41%) Java
2 22 (31.88%) Ruby
3 18 (26.09%) SQL
4 17 (24.64%) Python
5 9 (13.04%) Groovy
6 6 (8.70%) JavaScript
7 4 (5.80%) C#
8 3 (4.35%) R
9 1 (1.45%) Haskell
9 1 (1.45%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (10.14%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (20.29%) QA
2 3 (4.35%) WCAG
System Software
1 15 (21.74%) Docker
Systems Management
1 16 (23.19%) Puppet
2 2 (2.90%) Grafana
3 1 (1.45%) Kibana
3 1 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (14.49%) webMethods
2 8 (11.59%) Google
3 4 (5.80%) Adobe
3 4 (5.80%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.90%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.45%) Splunk
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