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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scala
Rank 78 - 107
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Scala 57 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.98% - 0.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.11% - 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 0 6
Median daily rate £475 - £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £407 - £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 - £350
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
933 784 699
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 32.38% 31.04% 30.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 572 487 419
Median daily rate £380 £325 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 46 22
Median hourly rate £22.50 £26.50 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.09% -17.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £17.45 £22.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 - 49 £475 -
Worcestershire - 3 £400 -
Birmingham - 1 £433 -
Scala
England

Scala
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 79 (92.94%) Java
2 78 (91.76%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (84.71%) MongoDB
4 59 (69.41%) Play Framework
5 56 (65.88%) JSON
6 52 (61.18%) Puppet
7 50 (58.82%) Microservices
8 49 (57.65%) DevOps
9 46 (54.12%) Open Source
10 42 (49.41%) Spring
11 29 (34.12%) JavaScript
11 29 (34.12%) WebDriver
12 28 (32.94%) Scrum
13 27 (31.76%) Node.js
13 27 (31.76%) XML
13 27 (31.76%) Software Engineering
14 24 (28.24%) Linux
14 24 (28.24%) J2SE
14 24 (28.24%) J2EE
15 22 (25.88%) CSS
15 22 (25.88%) Docker
16 21 (24.71%) Continuous Delivery
16 21 (24.71%) Selenium
17 20 (23.53%) HTML
17 20 (23.53%) SQL
18 18 (21.18%) REST
18 18 (21.18%) Unix
18 18 (21.18%) Software Architecture
18 18 (21.18%) Git (software)
19 17 (20.00%) HTML5

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 (31.76%) Node.js
2 17 (20.00%) WebLogic
3 11 (12.94%) JBoss
4 10 (11.76%) Apache
5 7 (8.24%) WebLogic Portal
6 3 (3.53%) Apache Spark
7 2 (2.35%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.18%) Apache Pig
8 1 (1.18%) Confluence
8 1 (1.18%) nginx
8 1 (1.18%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (1.18%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (5.88%) Google App Engine
1 5 (5.88%) Google Cloud Platform
1 5 (5.88%) Heroku
1 5 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.35%) GitHub
3 1 (1.18%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.76%) HTTP
1 10 (11.76%) TCP/IP
2 9 (10.59%) SSL
3 7 (8.24%) Network Security
4 1 (1.18%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (84.71%) MongoDB
2 4 (4.71%) NoSQL
3 3 (3.53%) Apache Hive
3 3 (3.53%) Big Data
3 3 (3.53%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.35%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (2.35%) Couchbase
4 2 (2.35%) HBase
4 2 (2.35%) Impala
4 2 (2.35%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.18%) MySQL
5 1 (1.18%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 29 (34.12%) WebDriver
2 21 (24.71%) Selenium
3 18 (21.18%) Git (software)
4 16 (18.82%) JUnit
5 13 (15.29%) IntelliJ
6 12 (14.12%) Jenkins
7 10 (11.76%) Eclipse
8 3 (3.53%) Spock
8 3 (3.53%) TestNG
9 2 (2.35%) Cucumber
9 2 (2.35%) Gatling
9 2 (2.35%) JIRA
10 1 (1.18%) Ant
10 1 (1.18%) Grunt
10 1 (1.18%) gulp
10 1 (1.18%) Karma Test Runner
10 1 (1.18%) Maven
10 1 (1.18%) Sublime Text
10 1 (1.18%) Subversion
General
1 2 (2.35%) Aerospace
1 2 (2.35%) Games
Job Titles
1 44 (51.76%) Developer
2 34 (40.00%) Architect
3 28 (32.94%) Digital Architect
4 27 (31.76%) Software Architect
5 23 (27.06%) Java Developer
5 23 (27.06%) Software Engineer
6 20 (23.53%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 16 (18.82%) Java Architect
7 16 (18.82%) Scala Developer
8 14 (16.47%) Java Engineer
8 14 (16.47%) Java Software Engineer
9 13 (15.29%) Java Software Developer
10 12 (14.12%) Java Scala Developer
11 11 (12.94%) DevOps Engineer
11 11 (12.94%) Scala Software Engineer
12 10 (11.76%) Java Scala Software Engineer
12 10 (11.76%) Java Software Architect
12 10 (11.76%) Software Developer
13 9 (10.59%) Digital Developer
13 9 (10.59%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (69.41%) Play Framework
2 56 (65.88%) JSON
3 42 (49.41%) Spring
4 27 (31.76%) XML
5 24 (28.24%) J2EE
5 24 (28.24%) J2SE
6 22 (25.88%) CSS
7 20 (23.53%) HTML
8 18 (21.18%) REST
9 17 (20.00%) HTML5
9 17 (20.00%) SOAP
9 17 (20.00%) Spring Boot
10 15 (17.65%) Hibernate
11 11 (12.94%) EJB
12 2 (2.35%) Ajax
13 1 (1.18%) Java SE
13 1 (1.18%) jQuery
13 1 (1.18%) RESTful
13 1 (1.18%) Servlets
13 1 (1.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.24%) Data Centre
2 2 (2.35%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.35%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (2.35%) Mobile Games
3 1 (1.18%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 24 (28.24%) Linux
2 18 (21.18%) Unix
3 3 (3.53%) Fedora
3 3 (3.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.18%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.18%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (91.76%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (58.82%) Microservices
3 49 (57.65%) DevOps
4 46 (54.12%) Open Source
5 28 (32.94%) Scrum
6 27 (31.76%) Software Engineering
7 21 (24.71%) Continuous Delivery
8 18 (21.18%) Software Architecture
9 14 (16.47%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (9.41%) Configuration Management
11 7 (8.24%) Service Management
12 5 (5.88%) Automated Testing
12 5 (5.88%) Mentoring
12 5 (5.88%) TDD
13 4 (4.71%) User Stories
14 3 (3.53%) Process Improvement
14 3 (3.53%) System Testing
14 3 (3.53%) Test Strategy
15 2 (2.35%) Data Modelling
15 2 (2.35%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 79 (92.94%) Java
2 29 (34.12%) JavaScript
3 20 (23.53%) SQL
4 10 (11.76%) C#
5 8 (9.41%) Haskell
6 5 (5.88%) Groovy
7 4 (4.71%) Python
8 3 (3.53%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.35%) C++
9 2 (2.35%) Ruby
10 1 (1.18%) Clojure
10 1 (1.18%) Perl
10 1 (1.18%) PHP
10 1 (1.18%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (16.47%) Security Cleared
2 13 (15.29%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.18%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.18%) ISEB
3 1 (1.18%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.06%) QA
System Software
1 22 (25.88%) Docker
2 1 (1.18%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 52 (61.18%) Puppet
2 1 (1.18%) Grafana
2 1 (1.18%) Kibana
Vendors
1 17 (20.00%) webMethods
2 11 (12.94%) Adobe
3 6 (7.06%) Google
4 3 (3.53%) Atlassian
4 3 (3.53%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.18%) Oracle