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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scala over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scala
Rank 112 104 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing Scala 13 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.51% 0.32% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.54% 1.09% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 0
Average daily rate £450 £465 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £419 £500 £388
% change year-on-year
-16.25% +29.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
846 644 738
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 33.41% 29.88% 35.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 522 375 430
Average daily rate £363 £340 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.61% +11.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £438 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 37 27
Average hourly rate £23.00 £28.69 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.83% -8.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.04 £16.52 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £35.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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
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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scala within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Shropshire -19 5 - - 1
Coventry - 4 £650 - 2
Birmingham -4 2 £388 - 1
Warwickshire - 2 - - 4
Scala
England

Scala
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 12 (63.16%) Java
2 9 (47.37%) SQL
2 9 (47.37%) Linux
3 8 (42.11%) C#
3 8 (42.11%) HTML
3 8 (42.11%) Hadoop
3 8 (42.11%) Apache Hive
3 8 (42.11%) MongoDB
3 8 (42.11%) Big Data
3 8 (42.11%) Apache Spark
4 7 (36.84%) Logical Data Model
4 7 (36.84%) Impala
4 7 (36.84%) Data Modelling
4 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (31.58%) Workflow
5 6 (31.58%) CSS
5 6 (31.58%) HDFS
5 6 (31.58%) Relational Database
6 5 (26.32%) Analytics
6 5 (26.32%) Python
7 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
7 4 (21.05%) HTTP
7 4 (21.05%) RDBMS
7 4 (21.05%) Finance
7 4 (21.05%) Big Data Analytics
7 4 (21.05%) Data Analytics
7 4 (21.05%) Jenkins
7 4 (21.05%) HTML5
7 4 (21.05%) Open Source
7 4 (21.05%) Selenium

Scala
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 8 (42.11%) Apache Spark
2 2 (10.53%) Apache
2 2 (10.53%) Confluence
2 2 (10.53%) JBoss
2 2 (10.53%) WebLogic
3 1 (5.26%) Apache Pig
3 1 (5.26%) Node.js
3 1 (5.26%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) HTTP
2 3 (15.79%) SSL
2 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.26%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (42.11%) Apache Hive
1 8 (42.11%) Big Data
1 8 (42.11%) Hadoop
1 8 (42.11%) MongoDB
2 7 (36.84%) Impala
3 6 (31.58%) Relational Database
4 4 (21.05%) RDBMS
5 3 (15.79%) NoSQL
6 2 (10.53%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (10.53%) Couchbase
6 2 (10.53%) HBase
6 2 (10.53%) MySQL
7 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (5.26%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
1 4 (21.05%) Jenkins
1 4 (21.05%) Selenium
2 3 (15.79%) JIRA
3 2 (10.53%) Eclipse
3 2 (10.53%) IntelliJ
3 2 (10.53%) JUnit
4 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
4 1 (5.26%) Gatling
4 1 (5.26%) Gradle
4 1 (5.26%) Subversion
4 1 (5.26%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Manufacturing
2 3 (15.79%) Retail
2 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
3 2 (10.53%) Games
4 1 (5.26%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 17 (89.47%) Developer
2 8 (42.11%) Hadoop Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Big Data Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Software Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Digital Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Games Developer
4 2 (10.53%) PHP Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Scala Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Apache Spark Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Automation Tester
5 1 (5.26%) HTML CSS Developer
5 1 (5.26%) HTML Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.26%) MongoDB Developer
5 1 (5.26%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 1 (5.26%) QA Automation Tester
5 1 (5.26%) QA Tester
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (42.11%) HTML
2 6 (31.58%) CSS
3 4 (21.05%) HTML5
4 3 (15.79%) JSON
4 3 (15.79%) REST
4 3 (15.79%) XML
5 2 (10.53%) EJB
5 2 (10.53%) Hibernate
5 2 (10.53%) J2EE
5 2 (10.53%) J2SE
5 2 (10.53%) Play Framework
5 2 (10.53%) SOAP
5 2 (10.53%) Spring
6 1 (5.26%) Ajax
6 1 (5.26%) Apache Avro
6 1 (5.26%) Django
6 1 (5.26%) jQuery
6 1 (5.26%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Mobile Games
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 9 (47.37%) Linux
2 3 (15.79%) Unix
3 1 (5.26%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (36.84%) Data Modelling
1 7 (36.84%) Logical Data Model
2 6 (31.58%) Workflow
3 5 (26.32%) Analytics
4 4 (21.05%) Big Data Analytics
4 4 (21.05%) Data Analytics
4 4 (21.05%) Open Source
5 3 (15.79%) Configuration Management
5 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (15.79%) DevOps
5 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
6 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
6 2 (10.53%) Microservices
6 2 (10.53%) TDD
7 1 (5.26%) MapReduce
7 1 (5.26%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (5.26%) Secure Coding
7 1 (5.26%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) Java
2 9 (47.37%) SQL
3 8 (42.11%) C#
4 5 (26.32%) Python
5 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
6 2 (10.53%) C++
6 2 (10.53%) Haskell
6 2 (10.53%) PHP
6 2 (10.53%) Ruby
7 1 (5.26%) Clojure
7 1 (5.26%) Groovy
7 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) ISEB
1 1 (5.26%) ISTQB
1 1 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) QA
System Software
1 6 (31.58%) HDFS
2 2 (10.53%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Puppet
2 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Adobe
1 2 (10.53%) webMethods
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