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 3 months to 28 April 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
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 84 89
Rank change year-on-year +4 +5  
Contract jobs citing Scala 10 19 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.71% 1.05% 0.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.70% 3.39% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 4
Median daily rate £438 £500 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% -2.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £453 £465
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £510 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £475 £463
% change year-on-year - +2.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Scala is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 588 561 517
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 41.88% 30.88% 31.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 366 313
Median daily rate £365 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £281 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 2 9
Median hourly rate £40.00 £17.30 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +131.21% -8.94%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £15.46 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £17.30 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year +11.84% +7.04%  

Scala
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester citing Scala as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 28 April 2017.

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 3 months to 28 April 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
Salford -7 1 - -
Scala
North West

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 27 (71.05%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (65.79%) Java
3 24 (63.16%) TDD
4 20 (52.63%) Scrum
5 17 (44.74%) Web Services
5 17 (44.74%) BDD
6 16 (42.11%) NoSQL
6 16 (42.11%) Git (software)
7 15 (39.47%) RESTful
7 15 (39.47%) REST
7 15 (39.47%) Python
8 14 (36.84%) SQL
9 13 (34.21%) XML
9 13 (34.21%) Linux
10 12 (31.58%) Pair Programming
11 11 (28.95%) Software Engineering
11 11 (28.95%) High Availability
11 11 (28.95%) Amazon AWS
12 10 (26.32%) Hadoop
12 10 (26.32%) JSON
12 10 (26.32%) Performance Tuning
13 9 (23.68%) Groovy
13 9 (23.68%) HTTP
14 8 (21.05%) XSLT
14 8 (21.05%) SQL Server
14 8 (21.05%) JUnit
14 8 (21.05%) Ruby
15 7 (18.42%) Clojure
15 7 (18.42%) HTML
16 6 (15.79%) 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 (13.16%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 11 (28.95%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (10.53%) GitHub
3 1 (2.63%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (23.68%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (42.11%) NoSQL
2 10 (26.32%) Hadoop
3 8 (21.05%) SQL Server
4 6 (15.79%) Big Data
4 6 (15.79%) MongoDB
5 4 (10.53%) Couchbase
5 4 (10.53%) MySQL
5 4 (10.53%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.63%) HDInsight
6 1 (2.63%) Pentaho
6 1 (2.63%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 16 (42.11%) Git (software)
2 8 (21.05%) JUnit
3 2 (5.26%) Mercurial
4 1 (2.63%) Ant
4 1 (2.63%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.63%) Gradle
4 1 (2.63%) IntelliJ
4 1 (2.63%) Maven
4 1 (2.63%) Selenium
4 1 (2.63%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.63%) Spock
4 1 (2.63%) Subversion
4 1 (2.63%) Vagrant
4 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (10.53%) Marketing
2 1 (2.63%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Games
Job Titles
1 25 (65.79%) Developer
2 11 (28.95%) Java Developer
3 10 (26.32%) Scala Developer
4 8 (21.05%) Scala Software Engineer
4 8 (21.05%) Software Engineer
5 6 (15.79%) Senior Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Agile Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Apache Spark Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Lead Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Cloud Architect
7 2 (5.26%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (5.26%) Java Consultant
7 2 (5.26%) Java Scala Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Lead Java Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Node.js Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Senior Java Scala Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Senior Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (44.74%) Web Services
2 15 (39.47%) REST
2 15 (39.47%) RESTful
3 13 (34.21%) XML
4 10 (26.32%) JSON
5 8 (21.05%) XSLT
6 7 (18.42%) HTML
7 6 (15.79%) CSS
7 6 (15.79%) Node.js
8 5 (13.16%) SOAP
9 4 (10.53%) Ajax
9 4 (10.53%) Akka
9 4 (10.53%) DOM
9 4 (10.53%) SAX
9 4 (10.53%) Spring
9 4 (10.53%) XML Schema
10 3 (7.89%) Play Framework
11 2 (5.26%) .NET
11 2 (5.26%) HTML5
11 2 (5.26%) spray
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Algorithms
1 4 (10.53%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (34.21%) Linux
2 4 (10.53%) Unix
2 4 (10.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (71.05%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (63.16%) TDD
3 20 (52.63%) Scrum
4 17 (44.74%) BDD
5 12 (31.58%) Pair Programming
6 11 (28.95%) High Availability
6 11 (28.95%) Software Engineering
7 10 (26.32%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (15.79%) DevOps
9 5 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (13.16%) Kanban
9 5 (13.16%) Mentoring
9 5 (13.16%) Microservices
10 4 (10.53%) ITIL
10 4 (10.53%) OO
10 4 (10.53%) Refactoring
10 4 (10.53%) SDLC
10 4 (10.53%) SOA
10 4 (10.53%) Software Delivery
11 3 (7.89%) Concurrent Programming
Programming Languages
1 25 (65.79%) Java
2 15 (39.47%) Python
3 14 (36.84%) SQL
4 9 (23.68%) Groovy
5 8 (21.05%) Ruby
6 7 (18.42%) Clojure
7 6 (15.79%) JavaScript
8 4 (10.53%) Shell Script
9 2 (5.26%) C++
9 2 (5.26%) F#
10 1 (2.63%) C
10 1 (2.63%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) Docker
1 2 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (13.16%) Puppet
2 4 (10.53%) Ansible
2 4 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.63%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 6 (15.79%) Twitter
2 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.63%) Cloudera
3 1 (2.63%) Google
3 1 (2.63%) VMware