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 1 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scala
Rank 83 114 115
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +1
Contract jobs citing Scala 58 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.94% 0.25% 0.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.88% 0.78% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 3 8
Median daily rate £450 £410 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% +17.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £322 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £442 £361
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
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
986 771 724
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 32.98% 32.46% 30.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 637 472 429
Median daily rate £375 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £216 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 36 28
Median hourly rate £25.00 £24.88 £33.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.50% -25.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £16.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.25 £37.50 £44.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.45 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+0.13% +4.02%

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 1 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 1 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 +7 51 £450 +9.75% 1
Birmingham - 1 £433 -
Worcestershire - 1 £400 -
Scala
England

Scala
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 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 95 (95.00%) Java
2 91 (91.00%) Agile Software Development
3 84 (84.00%) MongoDB
4 72 (72.00%) Play Framework
5 63 (63.00%) DevOps
6 62 (62.00%) JSON
7 58 (58.00%) Open Source
7 58 (58.00%) Puppet
8 56 (56.00%) Microservices
9 48 (48.00%) Spring
10 39 (39.00%) Software Engineering
11 33 (33.00%) J2EE
11 33 (33.00%) XML
12 31 (31.00%) Scrum
12 31 (31.00%) WebDriver
13 30 (30.00%) J2SE
14 29 (29.00%) JavaScript
14 29 (29.00%) Selenium
15 28 (28.00%) Linux
15 28 (28.00%) Docker
16 27 (27.00%) Node.js
17 24 (24.00%) REST
17 24 (24.00%) Unix
17 24 (24.00%) SQL
18 23 (23.00%) WebLogic
18 23 (23.00%) CSS
18 23 (23.00%) SOAP
18 23 (23.00%) webMethods
19 22 (22.00%) HTML
19 22 (22.00%) Continuous Delivery

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 23 (23.00%) WebLogic
2 13 (13.00%) JBoss
3 12 (12.00%) Apache
4 11 (11.00%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (2.00%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.00%) Apache Pig
6 1 (1.00%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.00%) Confluence
6 1 (1.00%) nginx
6 1 (1.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (1.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
2 9 (9.00%) Amazon EC2
2 9 (9.00%) Google App Engine
2 9 (9.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 9 (9.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (5.00%) Heroku
4 2 (2.00%) GitHub
5 1 (1.00%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.00%) HTTP
1 10 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 9 (9.00%) SSL
3 7 (7.00%) Network Security
4 1 (1.00%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (84.00%) MongoDB
2 4 (4.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (2.00%) Couchbase
3 2 (2.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.00%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.00%) Big Data
4 1 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.00%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.00%) HBase
4 1 (1.00%) MySQL
4 1 (1.00%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 31 (31.00%) WebDriver
2 29 (29.00%) Selenium
3 19 (19.00%) Git (software)
4 18 (18.00%) JUnit
5 15 (15.00%) IntelliJ
6 14 (14.00%) Jenkins
7 12 (12.00%) Eclipse
8 5 (5.00%) Spock
8 5 (5.00%) TestNG
9 2 (2.00%) Cucumber
9 2 (2.00%) Gatling
9 2 (2.00%) JIRA
10 1 (1.00%) Ant
10 1 (1.00%) Grunt
10 1 (1.00%) gulp
10 1 (1.00%) Karma Test Runner
10 1 (1.00%) Maven
10 1 (1.00%) Sublime Text
10 1 (1.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (2.00%) Aerospace
1 2 (2.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 53 (53.00%) Developer
2 35 (35.00%) Architect
3 33 (33.00%) Software Engineer
4 30 (30.00%) Java Developer
5 28 (28.00%) Digital Architect
5 28 (28.00%) Software Architect
6 25 (25.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 25 (25.00%) Scala Developer
7 19 (19.00%) Java Engineer
7 19 (19.00%) Java Software Developer
7 19 (19.00%) Java Software Engineer
8 18 (18.00%) Java Scala Developer
9 16 (16.00%) DevOps Engineer
9 16 (16.00%) Java Architect
9 16 (16.00%) Scala Software Engineer
10 15 (15.00%) Java Scala Software Engineer
11 13 (13.00%) Lead Developer
12 11 (11.00%) Lead Software Developer
12 11 (11.00%) Lead Software Engineer
12 11 (11.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (72.00%) Play Framework
2 62 (62.00%) JSON
3 48 (48.00%) Spring
4 33 (33.00%) J2EE
4 33 (33.00%) XML
5 30 (30.00%) J2SE
6 27 (27.00%) Node.js
7 24 (24.00%) REST
8 23 (23.00%) CSS
8 23 (23.00%) SOAP
9 22 (22.00%) HTML
10 21 (21.00%) Hibernate
11 19 (19.00%) HTML5
12 17 (17.00%) Spring Boot
13 13 (13.00%) EJB
14 3 (3.00%) Akka
15 2 (2.00%) Ajax
16 1 (1.00%) Java EE
16 1 (1.00%) Java SE
16 1 (1.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (2.00%) Mobile Games
3 1 (1.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 28 (28.00%) Linux
2 24 (24.00%) Unix
3 3 (3.00%) Fedora
3 3 (3.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.00%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.00%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (91.00%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (63.00%) DevOps
3 58 (58.00%) Open Source
4 56 (56.00%) Microservices
5 39 (39.00%) Software Engineering
6 31 (31.00%) Scrum
7 22 (22.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 19 (19.00%) Software Architecture
9 17 (17.00%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (9.00%) TDD
11 8 (8.00%) Configuration Management
12 7 (7.00%) Automated Testing
12 7 (7.00%) Mentoring
12 7 (7.00%) Service Management
13 6 (6.00%) User Stories
14 4 (4.00%) Process Improvement
15 3 (3.00%) BDD
15 3 (3.00%) System Testing
15 3 (3.00%) Test Strategy
16 2 (2.00%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 95 (95.00%) Java
2 29 (29.00%) JavaScript
3 24 (24.00%) SQL
4 10 (10.00%) C#
5 8 (8.00%) Haskell
6 7 (7.00%) Groovy
6 7 (7.00%) Python
7 5 (5.00%) Ruby
8 3 (3.00%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.00%) C++
10 1 (1.00%) Clojure
10 1 (1.00%) Perl
10 1 (1.00%) PHP
10 1 (1.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (16.00%) Security Cleared
2 15 (15.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.00%) ISEB
3 1 (1.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.00%) QA
System Software
1 28 (28.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 58 (58.00%) Puppet
2 1 (1.00%) Grafana
2 1 (1.00%) Kibana
Vendors
1 23 (23.00%) webMethods
2 15 (15.00%) Adobe
3 10 (10.00%) Google
4 3 (3.00%) Atlassian
4 3 (3.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.00%) Oracle