Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 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
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 130 120 98
Rank change year-on-year -10 -22 +34
Contract jobs citing Scala 27 20 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.83% 0.71% 1.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.79% 1.75% 4.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 15 49
Manchester median daily rate £500 £500 £500
10th Percentile £362 £380 £425
90th Percentile £590 £600 £538
North West median daily rate £463 £450 £500
% change year-on-year +2.78% -10.00% +1.52%
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 1,506 1,142 1,221
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 46.50% 40.51% 33.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,045 764 805
Manchester median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £300 £267 £250
90th Percentile £550 £521 £518
North West median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 43 18
Manchester median hourly rate £33.75 £35.00 £22.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.57% +53.85% +13.75%
10th Percentile £12.75 £11.75 £12.73
90th Percentile £43.75 £44.75 £47.65
North West median hourly rate £36.25 £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -9.38% +23.08% -7.14%

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 21 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scala in Manchester

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 21 (77.78%) Java
2 16 (59.26%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (55.56%) TDD
3 15 (55.56%) Groovy
4 12 (44.44%) Python
4 12 (44.44%) Git (software)
4 12 (44.44%) RESTful
4 12 (44.44%) Microservices
5 11 (40.74%) OOP
5 11 (40.74%) SOA
6 10 (37.04%) OO
6 10 (37.04%) Virtual Machines
7 9 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (25.93%) Clojure
8 7 (25.93%) BDD
8 7 (25.93%) Pair Programming
8 7 (25.93%) Problem-Solving
8 7 (25.93%) Software Delivery
9 6 (22.22%) Docker
9 6 (22.22%) Mentoring
9 6 (22.22%) Kubernetes
9 6 (22.22%) SQL
9 6 (22.22%) Big Data
10 5 (18.52%) Kafka
10 5 (18.52%) Analytics
10 5 (18.52%) Open Source
10 5 (18.52%) NoSQL
10 5 (18.52%) Software Engineering
10 5 (18.52%) JIRA
10 5 (18.52%) SOAP

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 (14.81%) Apache Spark
2 2 (7.41%) Apache
2 2 (7.41%) Tornado
3 1 (3.70%) Apache Solr
3 1 (3.70%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (11.11%) GitHub
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (7.41%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (3.70%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) Big Data
2 5 (18.52%) NoSQL
3 3 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (11.11%) Hazelcast
3 3 (11.11%) MongoDB
3 3 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
4 2 (7.41%) Apache Hive
4 2 (7.41%) Hadoop
4 2 (7.41%) HBase
4 2 (7.41%) MySQL
5 1 (3.70%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (3.70%) CouchDB
5 1 (3.70%) Data Mining
5 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.70%) DB2
5 1 (3.70%) Impala
5 1 (3.70%) Neo4j
5 1 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (3.70%) Riak
Development Applications
1 12 (44.44%) Git (software)
2 5 (18.52%) JIRA
3 4 (14.81%) Mercurial
4 3 (11.11%) Gradle
4 3 (11.11%) Maven
4 3 (11.11%) Subversion
5 1 (3.70%) git-flow
5 1 (3.70%) GitLab
5 1 (3.70%) Jasmine
5 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.70%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (3.70%) Mocha
5 1 (3.70%) PyCharm
5 1 (3.70%) SonarQube
5 1 (3.70%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (18.52%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Marketing
2 3 (11.11%) Publishing
2 3 (11.11%) Retail
3 1 (3.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (48.15%) Developer
2 9 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Consultant
3 4 (14.81%) Senior Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Cloud Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Java Consultant
4 3 (11.11%) Senior Consultant
4 3 (11.11%) Senior Java Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Cloud Software Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Java Scala Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Kubernetes Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Python Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Scala Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Agile Java Developer
6 1 (3.70%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Java Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Java Technical Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (44.44%) RESTful
2 5 (18.52%) Kafka
2 5 (18.52%) SOAP
3 4 (14.81%) Spring
4 3 (11.11%) Apache Camel
4 3 (11.11%) Grails
5 2 (7.41%) AngularJS
5 2 (7.41%) CSS
5 2 (7.41%) Flask
5 2 (7.41%) HTML
5 2 (7.41%) Play Framework
5 2 (7.41%) Redux
5 2 (7.41%) REST
5 2 (7.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (7.41%) Web Services
6 1 (3.70%) .NET
6 1 (3.70%) DOM
6 1 (3.70%) J2EE
6 1 (3.70%) XML
6 1 (3.70%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
1 1 (3.70%) Linux Command Line
1 1 (3.70%) Self-Motivation
1 1 (3.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Android
1 3 (11.11%) Linux
1 3 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (59.26%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (55.56%) TDD
3 12 (44.44%) Microservices
4 11 (40.74%) OOP
4 11 (40.74%) SOA
5 10 (37.04%) OO
6 9 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (25.93%) BDD
7 7 (25.93%) Pair Programming
7 7 (25.93%) Problem-Solving
7 7 (25.93%) Software Delivery
8 6 (22.22%) Mentoring
9 5 (18.52%) Analytics
9 5 (18.52%) Open Source
9 5 (18.52%) Software Engineering
10 4 (14.81%) DevOps
10 4 (14.81%) Kanban
10 4 (14.81%) Machine Learning
10 4 (14.81%) Scrum
10 4 (14.81%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 21 (77.78%) Java
2 15 (55.56%) Groovy
3 12 (44.44%) Python
4 7 (25.93%) Clojure
5 6 (22.22%) SQL
6 4 (14.81%) Go
7 3 (11.11%) Ruby
8 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
8 2 (7.41%) R
9 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
9 1 (3.70%) C#
9 1 (3.70%) Erlang
9 1 (3.70%) F#
9 1 (3.70%) Haskell
9 1 (3.70%) Java 8
9 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
9 1 (3.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) Degree
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.70%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) GCP
2 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 10 (37.04%) Virtual Machines
2 6 (22.22%) Docker
3 1 (3.70%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 6 (22.22%) Kubernetes
2 3 (11.11%) Ansible
3 1 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.70%) Puppet
3 1 (3.70%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (7.41%) Cloudera
1 2 (7.41%) Hortonworks
1 2 (7.41%) MapR
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle
2 1 (3.70%) Atlassian
2 1 (3.70%) Teradata