Period
to 19 October 2018

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 19 October 2018 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 135 128 107
Rank change year-on-year -7 -21 +8
Contract jobs citing Scala 21 13 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.67% 0.46% 1.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.49% 1.10% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 56
Manchester median daily rate £444 £600 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.04% +20.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £320 £445 £438
90th Percentile £525 £625 £538
North West median daily rate £463 £575 £500
% change year-on-year -19.57% +15.00% +5.26%
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 1,414 1,184 1,343
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 45.32% 41.76% 36.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 976 822 952
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £258
90th Percentile £556 £525 £524
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 39 28
Manchester median hourly rate £31.25 £35.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.71% +25.00% -21.13%
10th Percentile £13.05 £11.75 £14.09
90th Percentile £43.25 £48.15 £44.13
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £39.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year -11.39% +38.60% -22.97%

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 19 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scala in Manchester

Scala
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scala within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 19 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford - 2 £339 -
Scala
North West

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Scala also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Scala.

1 20 (95.24%) Java
2 14 (66.67%) Groovy
3 13 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (47.62%) TDD
5 9 (42.86%) Git (software)
5 9 (42.86%) RESTful
5 9 (42.86%) Kafka
6 7 (33.33%) Hazelcast
6 7 (33.33%) Docker
6 7 (33.33%) Microservices
6 7 (33.33%) Android
6 7 (33.33%) Spring
6 7 (33.33%) Grails
6 7 (33.33%) SOA
7 6 (28.57%) OOP
7 6 (28.57%) OO
7 6 (28.57%) JIRA
7 6 (28.57%) Software Delivery
7 6 (28.57%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (23.81%) Apache Camel
8 5 (23.81%) Gradle
8 5 (23.81%) Maven
8 5 (23.81%) Open Source
8 5 (23.81%) BDD
8 5 (23.81%) NoSQL
8 5 (23.81%) Python
8 5 (23.81%) SQL
8 5 (23.81%) Pair Programming
8 5 (23.81%) Web Services
9 4 (19.05%) Big Data

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 4 (19.05%) Apache Spark
2 2 (9.52%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (9.52%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (9.52%) Amazon EMR
1 2 (9.52%) Amazon Kinesis
1 2 (9.52%) Amazon S3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) Hazelcast
2 5 (23.81%) NoSQL
3 4 (19.05%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (19.05%) Apache Hive
3 4 (19.05%) Big Data
3 4 (19.05%) Hadoop
4 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 2 (9.52%) Amazon Athena
5 2 (9.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (9.52%) DB2
5 2 (9.52%) HBase
5 2 (9.52%) Impala
5 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
6 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 9 (42.86%) Git (software)
2 6 (28.57%) JIRA
3 5 (23.81%) Gradle
3 5 (23.81%) Maven
4 3 (14.29%) Mercurial
4 3 (14.29%) Subversion
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
1 3 (14.29%) Publishing
1 3 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (61.90%) Developer
2 11 (52.38%) Java Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Data Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Consultant
4 3 (14.29%) Java Consultant
4 3 (14.29%) Senior Consultant
4 3 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Senior Java Consultant
4 3 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Big Data Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Hadoop Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Java Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) AWS Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Python Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (42.86%) Kafka
1 9 (42.86%) RESTful
2 7 (33.33%) Grails
2 7 (33.33%) Spring
3 5 (23.81%) Apache Camel
3 5 (23.81%) Web Services
4 4 (19.05%) Redux
5 3 (14.29%) SOAP
6 2 (9.52%) J2EE
6 2 (9.52%) Play Framework
7 1 (4.76%) .NET
7 1 (4.76%) JSON
7 1 (4.76%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Android
2 1 (4.76%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (47.62%) TDD
3 7 (33.33%) Microservices
3 7 (33.33%) SOA
4 6 (28.57%) OO
4 6 (28.57%) OOP
4 6 (28.57%) Software Delivery
5 5 (23.81%) BDD
5 5 (23.81%) Open Source
5 5 (23.81%) Pair Programming
6 4 (19.05%) Mentoring
6 4 (19.05%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (14.29%) DevOps
7 3 (14.29%) Kanban
7 3 (14.29%) Scrum
7 3 (14.29%) Unit Testing
8 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (9.52%) ETL
8 2 (9.52%) Migration
8 2 (9.52%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 20 (95.24%) Java
2 14 (66.67%) Groovy
3 5 (23.81%) Python
3 5 (23.81%) SQL
4 4 (19.05%) Clojure
5 1 (4.76%) C#
5 1 (4.76%) Erlang
5 1 (4.76%) F#
5 1 (4.76%) Go
5 1 (4.76%) Haskell
5 1 (4.76%) Java 8
5 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (33.33%) Docker
2 6 (28.57%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Kubernetes
2 2 (9.52%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Cloudera
1 4 (19.05%) Hortonworks
2 2 (9.52%) MapR
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle
2 2 (9.52%) Teradata
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft