Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 183 160 179
Rank change year-on-year -23 +19 -28
Contract jobs citing Scala 18 68 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.32% 0.99% 0.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.83% 2.70% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 57 45
North West median daily rate £400 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +5.26% -3.06%
England median daily rate £538 £525 £575
% change year-on-year +2.38% -8.70% +15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £100.00 £65.00
% change year-on-year - +53.85% -

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 the North West with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 2160 2517 2699
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 38.00% 36.50% 31.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1482 1733 1684
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +15.38%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £250
90th Percentile £531 £500 £526
England median daily rate £455 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +7.06% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 61 95
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £29.53 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.48% -21.27% +30.43%
10th Percentile £12.00 £13.25 £16.75
90th Percentile £51.71 £42.50 £52.47
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.23
% change year-on-year +6.67% +0.74% +24.08%

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 6 months to 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
Manchester -26 12 £600 +20.00% 8
Lancashire - 3 £400 -
Cheshire - 2 £625 - 2
Merseyside +5 1 - - 5
Scala
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 15 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (77.78%) Java
3 9 (50.00%) Degree
3 9 (50.00%) Hadoop
3 9 (50.00%) DevOps
4 8 (44.44%) Python
4 8 (44.44%) Scrum
5 7 (38.89%) TDD
6 6 (33.33%) Kanban
6 6 (33.33%) Mathematics
6 6 (33.33%) Shell Script
6 6 (33.33%) Windows
6 6 (33.33%) C++
6 6 (33.33%) SQL
6 6 (33.33%) Ansible
7 5 (27.78%) Mesos
7 5 (27.78%) Issue Tracking
7 5 (27.78%) PaaS
7 5 (27.78%) RabbitMQ
7 5 (27.78%) Go
7 5 (27.78%) Relational Database
7 5 (27.78%) .NET
7 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
7 5 (27.78%) MSMQ
7 5 (27.78%) ITIL
7 5 (27.78%) Unix
7 5 (27.78%) Physics
7 5 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (27.78%) Management Information System
7 5 (27.78%) Software Engineering

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 4 (22.22%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 5 (27.78%) PaaS
2 3 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.56%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 5 (27.78%) Relational Database
2 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
3 4 (22.22%) Big Data
4 1 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (5.56%) Apache Hive
4 1 (5.56%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) TeamCity
2 1 (5.56%) Cucumber
2 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.56%) GitLab
2 1 (5.56%) IntelliJ
2 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.56%) JIRA
General
1 2 (11.11%) Marketing
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Developer
2 6 (33.33%) Architect
3 4 (22.22%) Scala Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Cloud Architect
4 3 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Apache Spark Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Java Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Agile Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Agile Java Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Data Scientist
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Agile Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Agile Java Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) .NET
1 5 (27.78%) MSMQ
1 5 (27.78%) RabbitMQ
2 4 (22.22%) Akka
2 4 (22.22%) AngularJS
2 4 (22.22%) HTML
3 3 (16.67%) .NET Framework
3 3 (16.67%) HTML5
3 3 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
3 3 (16.67%) Node.js
3 3 (16.67%) React
4 2 (11.11%) Play Framework
4 2 (11.11%) Web Services
5 1 (5.56%) CSS
5 1 (5.56%) Hibernate
5 1 (5.56%) Kafka
5 1 (5.56%) REST
5 1 (5.56%) RESTful
5 1 (5.56%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Management Information System
2 3 (16.67%) Public Cloud
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Windows
2 5 (27.78%) Unix
3 2 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (50.00%) DevOps
3 8 (44.44%) Scrum
4 7 (38.89%) TDD
5 6 (33.33%) Kanban
5 6 (33.33%) Mathematics
6 5 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (27.78%) Issue Tracking
6 5 (27.78%) ITIL
6 5 (27.78%) Physics
6 5 (27.78%) Software Engineering
7 4 (22.22%) BDD
7 4 (22.22%) Test Automation
8 3 (16.67%) ATDD
8 3 (16.67%) Change Control
8 3 (16.67%) Refactoring
8 3 (16.67%) Regression Testing
8 3 (16.67%) SOA
8 3 (16.67%) Unit Testing
8 3 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (77.78%) Java
2 8 (44.44%) Python
3 6 (33.33%) C++
3 6 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 6 (33.33%) SQL
4 5 (27.78%) Go
5 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
6 3 (16.67%) C#
7 2 (11.11%) Ruby
8 1 (5.56%) C
8 1 (5.56%) R
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (33.33%) Ansible
2 5 (27.78%) Mesos
3 1 (5.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Atlassian