Period
to 16 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for Scala skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Scala over the 6 months to 16 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Scala
North West > Manchester
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 128 103 94
Rank change year-on-year -25 -9 +26
Contract jobs citing Scala 16 57 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.55% 1.68% 1.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.26% 4.15% 4.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 49 53
Manchester median daily rate £558 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.50% +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £385 £417 £322
90th Percentile £625 £538 £513
North West median daily rate £500 £500 £438
% change year-on-year - +14.29% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

Scala is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1272 1373 1369
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 43.76% 40.44% 34.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 924 985 836
Manchester median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £290 £263 £233
90th Percentile £538 £500 £513
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 25 55
Manchester median hourly rate £27.47 £23.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.87% -21.67% +48.15%
10th Percentile £11.75 £14.48 £13.05
90th Percentile £46.50 £44.50 £41.60
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £37.25
% change year-on-year +23.08% -12.75% +19.39%

Scala
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing Scala as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Scala in Manchester

Scala
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Scala in Manchester.

Contractor daily rate trend for Scala in Manchester

Scala
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Scala in Manchester over the 6 months to 16 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scala in Manchester

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Scala.

1 12 (75.00%) Java
2 10 (62.50%) Python
3 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (50.00%) TDD
4 8 (50.00%) Hadoop
5 6 (37.50%) Big Data
5 6 (37.50%) DevOps
6 5 (31.25%) Apache Spark
6 5 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (31.25%) BDD
6 5 (31.25%) Scrum
6 5 (31.25%) SQL
6 5 (31.25%) Linux
7 4 (25.00%) Shell Script
7 4 (25.00%) Kanban
7 4 (25.00%) Akka
8 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
8 3 (18.75%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (18.75%) Pair Programming
8 3 (18.75%) Ruby
8 3 (18.75%) Google
8 3 (18.75%) Marketing
8 3 (18.75%) Mathematics
8 3 (18.75%) Degree
8 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
8 3 (18.75%) Web Services
8 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
8 3 (18.75%) C++
9 2 (12.50%) HTML
9 2 (12.50%) JavaScript

Scala
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 5 (31.25%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 5 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (18.75%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (12.50%) PaaS
4 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Kerberos
1 1 (6.25%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 6 (37.50%) Big Data
3 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
3 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
4 2 (12.50%) MongoDB
5 1 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (6.25%) Apache Hive
5 1 (6.25%) Couchbase
5 1 (6.25%) Hazelcast
5 1 (6.25%) MySQL
5 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
5 1 (6.25%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
2 2 (12.50%) JIRA
2 2 (12.50%) TeamCity
3 1 (6.25%) Cucumber
3 1 (6.25%) GitLab
3 1 (6.25%) IntelliJ
General
1 3 (18.75%) Marketing
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Developer
2 5 (31.25%) Architect
3 4 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Scala Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Cloud Architect
5 2 (12.50%) Apache Spark Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Cloud Developer
5 2 (12.50%) DevOps Architect
5 2 (12.50%) DevOps Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Agile Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Hadoop Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Java Web Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Agile Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Agile Java Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Software Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) Akka
2 3 (18.75%) Web Services
3 2 (12.50%) .NET
3 2 (12.50%) CSS
3 2 (12.50%) Hibernate
3 2 (12.50%) HTML
3 2 (12.50%) Kafka
3 2 (12.50%) MSMQ
3 2 (12.50%) Play Framework
3 2 (12.50%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (12.50%) REST
3 2 (12.50%) Spring
4 1 (6.25%) Ajax
4 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
4 1 (6.25%) Java EE
4 1 (6.25%) Node.js
4 1 (6.25%) PySpark
4 1 (6.25%) RESTful
4 1 (6.25%) SAX
4 1 (6.25%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) Algorithms
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Linux
2 2 (12.50%) Unix
2 2 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (50.00%) TDD
3 6 (37.50%) DevOps
4 5 (31.25%) BDD
4 5 (31.25%) Scrum
5 4 (25.00%) Kanban
6 3 (18.75%) Mathematics
6 3 (18.75%) Pair Programming
7 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
7 2 (12.50%) Issue Tracking
7 2 (12.50%) ITIL
7 2 (12.50%) Low Latency
7 2 (12.50%) Machine Learning
7 2 (12.50%) Multithreading
7 2 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (12.50%) Physics
7 2 (12.50%) SDLC
8 1 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
8 1 (6.25%) Mathematical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) Java
2 10 (62.50%) Python
3 5 (31.25%) SQL
4 4 (25.00%) Shell Script
5 3 (18.75%) C++
5 3 (18.75%) Ruby
6 2 (12.50%) Go
6 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
7 1 (6.25%) C
7 1 (6.25%) Groovy
7 1 (6.25%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Ansible
1 2 (12.50%) Mesos
2 1 (6.25%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Google
2 1 (6.25%) Atlassian
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft