The table below looks at the statistics for Scala skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scala over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scala
Rank 121 138 174
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +36
Contract jobs citing Scala 75 72 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.42% 1.15% 0.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.27% 2.67% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 68 24
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£550 £638 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.72% +27.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £400 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £700 £578
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £425 £330
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +28.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £92.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Programming Languages Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2292 2701 2472
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 43.50% 43.18% 41.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1842 2055 1970
Average daily rate £475 £463 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 19
Average hourly rate £28.19 £41.75 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.49% -7.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.74 £26.65 £17.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £82.00 £72.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

Scala
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Scala across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Scala Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Scala
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Scala across the City of London region.

Scala Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Scala
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scala across the City of London region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

Scala Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Scala
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Scala also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Scala.

1 110 (74.83%) Java
2 107 (72.79%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (48.30%) TDD
4 38 (25.85%) JavaScript
5 35 (23.81%) HTML
6 34 (23.13%) Spring
6 34 (23.13%) BDD
7 32 (21.77%) Big Data
8 31 (21.09%) Python
9 30 (20.41%) Banking
9 30 (20.41%) Scrum
9 30 (20.41%) MongoDB
10 27 (18.37%) Hibernate
11 26 (17.69%) Linux
11 26 (17.69%) Apache Cassandra
12 25 (17.01%) Cucumber
12 25 (17.01%) HTML5
12 25 (17.01%) Git (software)
12 25 (17.01%) Hadoop
12 25 (17.01%) Akka
13 24 (16.33%) Web Services
13 24 (16.33%) SQL
14 23 (15.65%) CSS
14 23 (15.65%) Finance
15 22 (14.97%) Continuous Integration
16 21 (14.29%) Node.js
16 21 (14.29%) Ruby
17 20 (13.61%) NoSQL
17 20 (13.61%) REST
18 19 (12.93%) RESTful

Scala
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Scala also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Scala. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 21 (14.29%) Node.js
2 16 (10.88%) Apache Spark
3 8 (5.44%) Apache
4 4 (2.72%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (2.04%) Mule
5 3 (2.04%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.36%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.68%) TIBCO EMS
7 1 (0.68%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.68%) Jetty
7 1 (0.68%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.72%) GitHub
2 3 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.04%) PaaS
3 2 (1.36%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.68%) ElastiCache
4 1 (0.68%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (0.68%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.44%) HTTP
2 5 (3.40%) AMQP
3 4 (2.72%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.04%) SSL
4 3 (2.04%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (21.77%) Big Data
2 30 (20.41%) MongoDB
3 26 (17.69%) Apache Cassandra
4 25 (17.01%) Hadoop
5 20 (13.61%) NoSQL
6 9 (6.12%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (6.12%) Relational Database
7 7 (4.76%) Apache Hive
7 7 (4.76%) MySQL
8 6 (4.08%) Couchbase
9 5 (3.40%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (2.72%) HBase
10 4 (2.72%) DataStax
11 3 (2.04%) RDBMS
11 3 (2.04%) SQL Server
11 3 (2.04%) QlikView
12 2 (1.36%) Redis
12 2 (1.36%) Neo4j
12 2 (1.36%) Triplestore
12 2 (1.36%) Impala
Development Applications
1 25 (17.01%) Git (software)
1 25 (17.01%) Cucumber
2 16 (10.88%) JIRA
2 16 (10.88%) Selenium
3 14 (9.52%) WebDriver
3 14 (9.52%) Jenkins
4 11 (7.48%) JBehave
5 10 (6.80%) JUnit
5 10 (6.80%) Jasmine
6 9 (6.12%) Hudson
6 9 (6.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 9 (6.12%) Subversion
7 7 (4.76%) TestNG
8 6 (4.08%) Maven
9 5 (3.40%) SoapUI
10 4 (2.72%) Karma Test Runner
10 4 (2.72%) Mockito
11 3 (2.04%) Mercurial
11 3 (2.04%) QUnit
11 3 (2.04%) Sinon.JS
General
1 30 (20.41%) Banking
2 23 (15.65%) Finance
3 7 (4.76%) Front Office
3 7 (4.76%) Investment Banking
4 4 (2.72%) Games
5 3 (2.04%) Corporate Banking
6 2 (1.36%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.36%) Publishing
7 1 (0.68%) Back Office
7 1 (0.68%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.68%) Retail
Job Titles
1 106 (72.11%) Developer
2 52 (35.37%) Scala Developer
3 43 (29.25%) Java Developer
4 16 (10.88%) Agile Java Developer
5 12 (8.16%) Senior Developer
6 10 (6.80%) Architect
7 8 (5.44%) Front-End Developer
8 7 (4.76%) Senior Java Developer
9 5 (3.40%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (3.40%) Technical Architect
9 5 (3.40%) Web Developer
9 5 (3.40%) Automation Engineer
9 5 (3.40%) Hadoop Developer
9 5 (3.40%) Node.js Developer
10 4 (2.72%) Big Data Developer
10 4 (2.72%) Software Engineer
10 4 (2.72%) JavaScript Developer
11 3 (2.04%) Analyst
11 3 (2.04%) QA Automation Engineer
12 2 (1.36%) Digital Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (23.81%) HTML
2 34 (23.13%) Spring
3 27 (18.37%) Hibernate
4 25 (17.01%) HTML5
4 25 (17.01%) Akka
5 24 (16.33%) Web Services
6 23 (15.65%) CSS
7 20 (13.61%) REST
8 19 (12.93%) RESTful
9 17 (11.56%) AngularJS
10 16 (10.88%) JSON
11 14 (9.52%) CSS3
12 11 (7.48%) Backbone.js
12 11 (7.48%) Sass
12 11 (7.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 10 (6.80%) Play Framework
13 10 (6.80%) Ajax
13 10 (6.80%) jQuery
13 10 (6.80%) XML
14 9 (6.12%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.24%) Algorithms
2 16 (10.88%) Open Source
3 12 (8.16%) User Experience
4 10 (6.80%) Derivative
4 10 (6.80%) Computer Science
5 7 (4.76%) Digital Media
6 5 (3.40%) Data Structures
6 5 (3.40%) Fixed Income
6 5 (3.40%) Equities
7 4 (2.72%) Equity Derivative
7 4 (2.72%) Visualisation
7 4 (2.72%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (2.04%) Market Risk
8 3 (2.04%) Mathematics
8 3 (2.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (1.36%) Statistics
9 2 (1.36%) Ontologies
9 2 (1.36%) Semantic Web
9 2 (1.36%) Hedge funds
9 2 (1.36%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 26 (17.69%) Linux
2 9 (6.12%) UNIX
3 3 (2.04%) Windows
3 3 (2.04%) Mac OS X
4 2 (1.36%) Android
4 2 (1.36%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (72.79%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (48.30%) TDD
3 34 (23.13%) BDD
4 30 (20.41%) Scrum
5 22 (14.97%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (8.84%) Multithreading
6 13 (8.84%) Software Engineering
6 13 (8.84%) Pair Programming
7 11 (7.48%) MVC
7 11 (7.48%) MapReduce
8 10 (6.80%) SOA
9 9 (6.12%) ETL
9 9 (6.12%) OOP
9 9 (6.12%) Kanban
10 8 (5.44%) Analytics
10 8 (5.44%) OO
10 8 (5.44%) E-Commerce
11 7 (4.76%) Configuration Management
11 7 (4.76%) Use Case
11 7 (4.76%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 110 (74.83%) Java
2 38 (25.85%) JavaScript
3 31 (21.09%) Python
4 24 (16.33%) SQL
5 21 (14.29%) Ruby
6 15 (10.20%) Groovy
7 8 (5.44%) C#
8 7 (4.76%) PHP
9 6 (4.08%) Haskell
10 5 (3.40%) R
11 4 (2.72%) C++
12 3 (2.04%) Perl
12 3 (2.04%) VBA
12 3 (2.04%) Shell Script
12 3 (2.04%) Bash Shell
12 3 (2.04%) Golang
13 2 (1.36%) SPARQL
13 2 (1.36%) Clojure
14 1 (0.68%) OCaml
14 1 (0.68%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 15 (10.20%) Degree
2 8 (5.44%) ISEB
2 8 (5.44%) ISTQB
3 4 (2.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (2.04%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.68%) PhD
5 1 (0.68%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.12%) QA
System Software
1 5 (3.40%) Apache Flume
2 4 (2.72%) HDFS
3 2 (1.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 9 (6.12%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (4.76%) Puppet
3 5 (3.40%) Ansible
4 3 (2.04%) Salt
4 3 (2.04%) yum
5 2 (1.36%) Oozie
6 1 (0.68%) Nagios
6 1 (0.68%) Capistrano
6 1 (0.68%) Ambari
6 1 (0.68%) Mesos
6 1 (0.68%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 9 (6.12%) Oracle
2 3 (2.04%) Tableau
2 3 (2.04%) Hortonworks
3 2 (1.36%) Cloudera
3 2 (1.36%) Alteryx
3 2 (1.36%) IBM
3 2 (1.36%) TIBCO
3 2 (1.36%) Reuters
4 1 (0.68%) Bloomberg
4 1 (0.68%) Teradata
4 1 (0.68%) Netezza
4 1 (0.68%) DataSynapse
4 1 (0.68%) Rackspace
4 1 (0.68%) Sybase
4 1 (0.68%) MapR
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