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 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Scala
England / West Midlands
Rank 65 97 104
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +7
Contract jobs citing Scala 54 29 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.25% 1.10% 0.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.37% 3.14% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 12 5
Median daily rate £460 £475 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.15% +2.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £316 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £510 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £500
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
733 924 694
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 30.49% 35.07% 30.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 462 569 401
Median daily rate £390 £370 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.40% +10.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 14 34
Median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -19.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £17.04 £20.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £37.50 £38.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%

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 February 2017.

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 February 2017. 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 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 +31 23 £460 -3.15%
Birmingham +5 7 £450 +16.12%
Coventry -5 6 £525 -19.23%
Scala
England

Scala
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 74 (87.06%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (81.18%) Java
3 50 (58.82%) Open Source
4 49 (57.65%) MongoDB
5 45 (52.94%) JSON
6 43 (50.59%) CSS
7 39 (45.88%) Play Framework
7 39 (45.88%) Ruby
8 36 (42.35%) NoSQL
9 32 (37.65%) HTML
9 32 (37.65%) Linux
10 27 (31.76%) Python
11 26 (30.59%) HTML5
12 24 (28.24%) REST
13 23 (27.06%) CSS3
13 23 (27.06%) IntelliJ
13 23 (27.06%) Ajax
14 20 (23.53%) Automated Testing
14 20 (23.53%) Git (software)
14 20 (23.53%) C#
14 20 (23.53%) Scrum
15 19 (22.35%) DevOps
15 19 (22.35%) Microservices
15 19 (22.35%) QA
15 19 (22.35%) Ruby on Rails
16 18 (21.18%) Jenkins
16 18 (21.18%) Puppet
16 18 (21.18%) Docker
17 17 (20.00%) RESTful
17 17 (20.00%) Django

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 9 (10.59%) Confluence
1 9 (10.59%) Tomcat
2 6 (7.06%) nginx
3 4 (4.71%) Apache
4 3 (3.53%) Apache Spark
5 2 (2.35%) JBoss
5 2 (2.35%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (2.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (12.94%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (12.94%) GitHub
1 11 (12.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (7.06%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 16 (18.82%) HTTP
2 7 (8.24%) SSL
2 7 (8.24%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (57.65%) MongoDB
2 36 (42.35%) NoSQL
3 14 (16.47%) Apache Cassandra
3 14 (16.47%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (14.12%) Relational Database
5 11 (12.94%) MySQL
6 5 (5.88%) EDRMS
7 3 (3.53%) Big Data
7 3 (3.53%) Hadoop
8 2 (2.35%) CouchDB
8 2 (2.35%) Riak
Development Applications
1 23 (27.06%) IntelliJ
2 20 (23.53%) Git (software)
3 18 (21.18%) Jenkins
4 15 (17.65%) Cucumber
4 15 (17.65%) Selenium
5 14 (16.47%) JUnit
6 11 (12.94%) Subversion
7 9 (10.59%) JIRA
8 8 (9.41%) RSpec
9 6 (7.06%) Ant
9 6 (7.06%) Gatling
9 6 (7.06%) Grunt
9 6 (7.06%) gulp
9 6 (7.06%) Karma Test Runner
9 6 (7.06%) Sublime Text
9 6 (7.06%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (5.88%) Eclipse
10 5 (5.88%) WebDriver
11 3 (3.53%) Capybara
11 3 (3.53%) git-flow
General
1 6 (7.06%) Finance
2 5 (5.88%) Games
Job Titles
1 61 (71.76%) Developer
2 42 (49.41%) Scala Developer
3 33 (38.82%) Java Developer
4 20 (23.53%) Java Scala Developer
5 14 (16.47%) Programmer
6 13 (15.29%) MongoDB Developer
7 12 (14.12%) Java Programmer
7 12 (14.12%) Linux Developer
8 11 (12.94%) Architect
8 11 (12.94%) Technical Architect
9 10 (11.76%) Open Source Developer
10 7 (8.24%) Digital Architect
10 7 (8.24%) Digital Technical Architect
11 5 (5.88%) Applications Support
11 5 (5.88%) Head of Development
11 5 (5.88%) QA Engineer
11 5 (5.88%) QA Test Engineer
11 5 (5.88%) Test Engineer
12 4 (4.71%) Cloud Architect
12 4 (4.71%) Quality Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (52.94%) JSON
2 43 (50.59%) CSS
3 39 (45.88%) Play Framework
4 32 (37.65%) HTML
5 26 (30.59%) HTML5
6 24 (28.24%) REST
7 23 (27.06%) Ajax
7 23 (27.06%) CSS3
8 19 (22.35%) Ruby on Rails
9 17 (20.00%) Django
9 17 (20.00%) RESTful
10 14 (16.47%) XML
11 13 (15.29%) Spring
12 12 (14.12%) Web Services
13 8 (9.41%) .NET
13 8 (9.41%) Gherkin
13 8 (9.41%) Node.js
14 7 (8.24%) jQuery
15 6 (7.06%) AngularJS
15 6 (7.06%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.65%) User Experience
2 5 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.18%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.18%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 32 (37.65%) Linux
2 6 (7.06%) Ubuntu
2 6 (7.06%) Windows
3 5 (5.88%) Unix
4 4 (4.71%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (87.06%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (58.82%) Open Source
3 20 (23.53%) Automated Testing
3 20 (23.53%) Scrum
4 19 (22.35%) DevOps
4 19 (22.35%) Microservices
5 14 (16.47%) Configuration Management
5 14 (16.47%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (16.47%) TDD
6 9 (10.59%) Responsive Web Design
6 9 (10.59%) Web Design
7 7 (8.24%) Test Automation
7 7 (8.24%) User Stories
8 6 (7.06%) Analytics
8 6 (7.06%) Case Management
8 6 (7.06%) Cybersecurity
8 6 (7.06%) Data Modelling
9 5 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (5.88%) CRM
9 5 (5.88%) Defect Tracking
Programming Languages
1 69 (81.18%) Java
2 39 (45.88%) Ruby
3 27 (31.76%) Python
4 20 (23.53%) C#
5 11 (12.94%) Groovy
6 10 (11.76%) JavaScript
7 6 (7.06%) Haskell
7 6 (7.06%) Perl
8 5 (5.88%) SQL
9 3 (3.53%) C
9 3 (3.53%) R
10 1 (1.18%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (7.06%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.18%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (22.35%) QA
2 4 (4.71%) WCAG
System Software
1 18 (21.18%) Docker
Systems Management
1 18 (21.18%) Puppet
2 7 (8.24%) Grafana
3 6 (7.06%) Kibana
4 1 (1.18%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (18.82%) Microsoft
2 11 (12.94%) Google
3 2 (2.35%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.18%) Adobe
4 1 (1.18%) Splunk
4 1 (1.18%) webMethods
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