The first table below looks at the demand for Scala skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scala over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the West Midlands region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scala
Rank 107 - 100
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Scala 13 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.53% - 0.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.77% - 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £388
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Programming Languages Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
735 638 749
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 29.85% 32.08% 33.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 429 352 392
Average daily rate £325 £303 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.43% -6.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £220 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £424 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 16 30
Average hourly rate £25.25 £30.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.83% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.65 £15.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £114.70 £37.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
Scala
England

Scala
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Scala across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scala within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 August 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
Birmingham - 1 £315 -
Staffordshire - - - - 3
Warwickshire - - - -
Scala
England

Scala
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 14 (63.64%) Java
2 9 (40.91%) PHP
3 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
3 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (27.27%) DevOps
4 6 (27.27%) Nagios
4 6 (27.27%) Configuration Management
4 6 (27.27%) Perl
4 6 (27.27%) Linux
4 6 (27.27%) Python
4 6 (27.27%) Spring
4 6 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (27.27%) Puppet
5 5 (22.73%) HTML5
5 5 (22.73%) CSS
5 5 (22.73%) HTML
5 5 (22.73%) Play Framework
6 4 (18.18%) J2EE
6 4 (18.18%) Hibernate
7 3 (13.64%) Scrum
7 3 (13.64%) Web Design
7 3 (13.64%) CMS
7 3 (13.64%) jQuery
7 3 (13.64%) CSS3
7 3 (13.64%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (13.64%) Sass
8 2 (9.09%) Big Data
8 2 (9.09%) MapReduce
8 2 (9.09%) Akka

Scala
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 3 (13.64%) CMS
2 2 (9.09%) Apache Pig
2 2 (9.09%) WebSphere
2 2 (9.09%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (4.55%) Magnolia
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) Big Data
1 2 (9.09%) Hadoop
1 2 (9.09%) Apache Hive
2 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.55%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.55%) CouchDB
2 1 (4.55%) Riak
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Selenium
1 2 (9.09%) JIRA
1 2 (9.09%) Eclipse
2 1 (4.55%) Ant
2 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 14 (63.64%) Developer
2 10 (45.45%) Java Developer
3 7 (31.82%) Scala Developer
4 6 (27.27%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (27.27%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Architect
5 3 (13.64%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Lead Java Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Java Architect
6 2 (9.09%) Technical Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Lead Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Technical Architect
7 1 (4.55%) Web Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Data Architect
7 1 (4.55%) Applications Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 1 (4.55%) J2EE Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Java Applications Developer
7 1 (4.55%) UI Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Big Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) Spring
2 5 (22.73%) HTML5
2 5 (22.73%) CSS
2 5 (22.73%) HTML
2 5 (22.73%) Play Framework
3 4 (18.18%) J2EE
3 4 (18.18%) Hibernate
4 3 (13.64%) jQuery
4 3 (13.64%) CSS3
4 3 (13.64%) Sass
5 2 (9.09%) MapReduce
5 2 (9.09%) Akka
5 2 (9.09%) JSON
5 2 (9.09%) REST
5 2 (9.09%) Web Services
6 1 (4.55%) JMS
6 1 (4.55%) .NET
6 1 (4.55%) JMX
6 1 (4.55%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (4.55%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Mathematics
1 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
1 2 (9.09%) Statistics
1 2 (9.09%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (27.27%) DevOps
2 6 (27.27%) Configuration Management
2 6 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (13.64%) Scrum
3 3 (13.64%) Web Design
3 3 (13.64%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (9.09%) Data Analysis
4 2 (9.09%) Logistics
4 2 (9.09%) BDD
4 2 (9.09%) TDD
4 2 (9.09%) MVC
4 2 (9.09%) OO
4 2 (9.09%) SOA
5 1 (4.55%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (63.64%) Java
2 9 (40.91%) PHP
3 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
4 6 (27.27%) Perl
4 6 (27.27%) Python
5 2 (9.09%) R
6 1 (4.55%) C#
6 1 (4.55%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
1 2 (9.09%) PhD
Systems Management
1 6 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (27.27%) Nagios
1 6 (27.27%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Sitecore
2 1 (4.55%) MapR
2 1 (4.55%) Splunk
2 1 (4.55%) Cloudera
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