The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 29 June 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
England > North West
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 129 128 123
Rank change year-on-year -1 -5  
Contract jobs citing Scala 9 36 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.30% 0.96% 0.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.82% 2.76% 2.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 36 25
North West median daily rate £575 £500 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.00% -4.76%  
10th Percentile £343 £405 £419
90th Percentile £600 £538 £590
England median daily rate £525 £518 £550
% change year-on-year +1.44% -5.90%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England 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 the North West with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 1091 1302 1213
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 36.91% 34.64% 32.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1344 1744 1468
North West median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
10th Percentile £288 £269 £263
90th Percentile £538 £519 £563
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 78 36
North West median hourly rate £41.00 £28.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.85% -22.97%  
10th Percentile £14.70 £18.80 £17.50
90th Percentile £47.63 £45.75 £57.75
England median hourly rate £41.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +10.66% +1.35%  

Scala
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Scala as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Scala in the North West

Scala
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Scala in the North West

Scala
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Scala in the North West over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scala in the North West

Scala
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scala within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 June 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
Manchester -9 7 £588 +17.50% 2
Merseyside -7 2 £388 +0.64%
Scala
England

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 North West region with a requirement for Scala.

1 29 (93.55%) Java
2 17 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (41.94%) HTML
3 13 (41.94%) Python
4 12 (38.71%) REST
5 11 (35.48%) SQL Server
5 11 (35.48%) TDD
6 10 (32.26%) CSS
6 10 (32.26%) Web Services
6 10 (32.26%) JavaScript
6 10 (32.26%) Play Framework
7 9 (29.03%) SQL
7 9 (29.03%) Spring
7 9 (29.03%) Hadoop
8 8 (25.81%) Scrum
8 8 (25.81%) Unix
8 8 (25.81%) SOAP
8 8 (25.81%) DevOps
9 7 (22.58%) Relational Database
9 7 (22.58%) Ansible
9 7 (22.58%) ITIL
9 7 (22.58%) Windows
9 7 (22.58%) Shell Script
9 7 (22.58%) Refactoring
9 7 (22.58%) Git (software)
10 6 (19.35%) Groovy
10 6 (19.35%) MongoDB
10 6 (19.35%) Apache Cassandra
10 6 (19.35%) Pair Programming
10 6 (19.35%) MySQL

Scala
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 2 (6.45%) Apache
1 2 (6.45%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.13%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (9.68%) GitHub
2 3 (9.68%) PaaS
3 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (35.48%) SQL Server
2 9 (29.03%) Hadoop
3 7 (22.58%) Relational Database
4 6 (19.35%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (19.35%) MongoDB
4 6 (19.35%) MySQL
5 5 (16.13%) NoSQL
6 4 (12.90%) Hazelcast
7 3 (9.68%) Big Data
8 2 (6.45%) Couchbase
8 2 (6.45%) CouchDB
8 2 (6.45%) Neo4j
8 2 (6.45%) Riak
9 1 (3.23%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 7 (22.58%) Git (software)
2 3 (9.68%) Eclipse
2 3 (9.68%) IntelliJ
3 1 (3.23%) Ant
3 1 (3.23%) Gradle
3 1 (3.23%) JIRA
3 1 (3.23%) Maven
3 1 (3.23%) Mercurial
3 1 (3.23%) Selenium
3 1 (3.23%) SoapUI
3 1 (3.23%) Spock
3 1 (3.23%) Subversion
3 1 (3.23%) Vagrant
3 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (6.45%) Finance
1 2 (6.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (70.97%) Developer
2 14 (45.16%) Java Developer
3 7 (22.58%) Scala Developer
4 5 (16.13%) Architect
4 5 (16.13%) Cloud Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Agile Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Java Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Node.js Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Python Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Java Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Technical Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (41.94%) HTML
2 12 (38.71%) REST
3 10 (32.26%) CSS
3 10 (32.26%) Play Framework
3 10 (32.26%) Web Services
4 9 (29.03%) Spring
5 8 (25.81%) SOAP
6 5 (16.13%) .NET
6 5 (16.13%) Ajax
6 5 (16.13%) Hibernate
6 5 (16.13%) RESTful
6 5 (16.13%) XML
7 4 (12.90%) Akka
7 4 (12.90%) DOM
7 4 (12.90%) SAX
7 4 (12.90%) XML Schema
8 3 (9.68%) .NET Framework
8 3 (9.68%) MSMQ
8 3 (9.68%) Node.js
8 3 (9.68%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Management Information System
1 3 (9.68%) Public Cloud
2 2 (6.45%) Algorithms
2 2 (6.45%) User Experience
2 2 (6.45%) Wiki
3 1 (3.23%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.81%) Unix
2 7 (22.58%) Windows
3 2 (6.45%) Android
3 2 (6.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (35.48%) TDD
3 8 (25.81%) DevOps
3 8 (25.81%) Scrum
4 7 (22.58%) ITIL
4 7 (22.58%) Refactoring
5 6 (19.35%) Pair Programming
6 5 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (16.13%) Kanban
7 4 (12.90%) BDD
7 4 (12.90%) E-Commerce
7 4 (12.90%) Functional Programming
7 4 (12.90%) Software Engineering
7 4 (12.90%) Test Automation
7 4 (12.90%) Unit Testing
8 3 (9.68%) Issue Tracking
8 3 (9.68%) IT Strategy
8 3 (9.68%) Mentoring
8 3 (9.68%) MVC
8 3 (9.68%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (93.55%) Java
2 13 (41.94%) Python
3 10 (32.26%) JavaScript
4 9 (29.03%) SQL
5 7 (22.58%) Shell Script
6 6 (19.35%) Groovy
7 5 (16.13%) C++
8 4 (12.90%) Clojure
8 4 (12.90%) Ruby
9 3 (9.68%) Go
10 2 (6.45%) C#
10 2 (6.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Docker
2 1 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (22.58%) Ansible
2 5 (16.13%) Puppet
3 4 (12.90%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (9.68%) Mesos
5 1 (3.23%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle
2 1 (3.23%) Cloudera
2 1 (3.23%) VMware