Period
to 23 January 2018

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 23 January 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
England > North West
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 167 145 156
Rank change year-on-year -22 +11 +5
Contract jobs citing Scala 31 65 92
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.57% 1.07% 1.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.43% 2.84% 3.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 43 72
North West median daily rate £450 £500 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +14.29% -12.50%
10th Percentile £400 £364 £331
90th Percentile £638 £538 £513
England median daily rate £546 £525 £550
% change year-on-year +4.00% -4.55% +7.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £82.50 £29.82 £65.00
% change year-on-year +176.71% -54.13% -

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 2,174 2,290 2,788
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 39.99% 37.70% 33.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,505 1,595 1,773
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +11.94%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £238
90th Percentile £540 £525 £526
England median daily rate £475 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +11.76% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 61 117
North West median hourly rate £37.50 £39.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.85% +5.41% +11.21%
10th Percentile £12.90 £14.00 £13.50
90th Percentile £48.30 £49.75 £47.33
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%

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 23 January 2018.

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 23 January 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
Manchester -26 24 £538 +7.50% 11
Cheshire +8 4 £625 +75.44% 4
Lancashire - 3 £400 -
Scala
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 North West region with a requirement for Scala.

1 23 (74.19%) Java
2 18 (58.06%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (54.84%) Scrum
4 16 (51.61%) TDD
4 16 (51.61%) Python
5 12 (38.71%) Kanban
5 12 (38.71%) Hadoop
6 11 (35.48%) Big Data
7 10 (32.26%) Apache Spark
8 9 (29.03%) DevOps
8 9 (29.03%) Linux
8 9 (29.03%) JavaScript
8 9 (29.03%) HTML
9 8 (25.81%) SQL
9 8 (25.81%) Ruby
10 7 (22.58%) Amazon AWS
10 7 (22.58%) BDD
10 7 (22.58%) Git (software)
10 7 (22.58%) Web Services
11 6 (19.35%) CSS
11 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
11 6 (19.35%) Pair Programming
11 6 (19.35%) Node.js
11 6 (19.35%) REST
11 6 (19.35%) Relational Database
12 5 (16.13%) Microservices
12 5 (16.13%) MongoDB
12 5 (16.13%) AngularJS
12 5 (16.13%) Groovy
12 5 (16.13%) Marketing

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 10 (32.26%) Apache Spark
2 2 (6.45%) Apache
3 1 (3.23%) CMS
3 1 (3.23%) Tornado
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 7 (22.58%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (9.68%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (3.23%) PaaS
4 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) HTTP
1 1 (3.23%) Kerberos
1 1 (3.23%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (38.71%) Hadoop
2 11 (35.48%) Big Data
3 6 (19.35%) Relational Database
4 5 (16.13%) MongoDB
4 5 (16.13%) NoSQL
4 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
5 4 (12.90%) MySQL
6 3 (9.68%) Couchbase
7 2 (6.45%) OLAP
8 1 (3.23%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (3.23%) Apache Hive
8 1 (3.23%) CouchDB
8 1 (3.23%) Hazelcast
8 1 (3.23%) Neo4j
8 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
8 1 (3.23%) Riak
Development Applications
1 7 (22.58%) Git (software)
2 4 (12.90%) TeamCity
3 2 (6.45%) Jenkins
3 2 (6.45%) JIRA
General
1 5 (16.13%) Marketing
2 2 (6.45%) Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (70.97%) Developer
2 11 (35.48%) Java Developer
3 8 (25.81%) Scala Developer
4 7 (22.58%) Architect
5 4 (12.90%) Cloud Architect
6 3 (9.68%) Agile Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Agile Java Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Apache Spark Developer
6 3 (9.68%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Full Stack Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Cloud Developer
7 2 (6.45%) DevOps Architect
7 2 (6.45%) DevOps Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Java Scala Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Software Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Technical Architect
7 2 (6.45%) Web Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Consultant
8 1 (3.23%) Data Architect
8 1 (3.23%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (29.03%) HTML
2 7 (22.58%) Web Services
3 6 (19.35%) CSS
3 6 (19.35%) Node.js
3 6 (19.35%) REST
4 5 (16.13%) Ajax
4 5 (16.13%) AngularJS
4 5 (16.13%) SOAP
5 4 (12.90%) Akka
5 4 (12.90%) DOM
5 4 (12.90%) Play Framework
5 4 (12.90%) SAX
5 4 (12.90%) Spring
5 4 (12.90%) XML
5 4 (12.90%) XML Schema
6 3 (9.68%) HTML5
6 3 (9.68%) J2EE
6 3 (9.68%) KnockoutJS
6 3 (9.68%) React
7 2 (6.45%) PySpark
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Algorithms
1 3 (9.68%) User Experience
2 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.23%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.23%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 9 (29.03%) Linux
2 3 (9.68%) Windows
3 1 (3.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (58.06%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (54.84%) Scrum
3 16 (51.61%) TDD
4 12 (38.71%) Kanban
5 9 (29.03%) DevOps
6 7 (22.58%) BDD
7 6 (19.35%) Pair Programming
8 5 (16.13%) Microservices
8 5 (16.13%) Software Engineering
9 4 (12.90%) Refactoring
10 3 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (9.68%) Mentoring
10 3 (9.68%) Open Source
10 3 (9.68%) SDLC
10 3 (9.68%) SOA
11 2 (6.45%) Configuration Management
11 2 (6.45%) E-Commerce
11 2 (6.45%) ETL
11 2 (6.45%) Mathematics
11 2 (6.45%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 23 (74.19%) Java
2 16 (51.61%) Python
3 9 (29.03%) JavaScript
4 8 (25.81%) Ruby
4 8 (25.81%) SQL
5 5 (16.13%) Groovy
6 3 (9.68%) C#
6 3 (9.68%) Shell Script
7 2 (6.45%) C++
8 1 (3.23%) C
8 1 (3.23%) Clojure
8 1 (3.23%) Go
8 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
8 1 (3.23%) R
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) Docker
2 1 (3.23%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) Ansible
2 2 (6.45%) Mesos
2 2 (6.45%) Puppet
3 1 (3.23%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (3.23%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.68%) Google
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle