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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scala
Rank 128 165 195
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +30
Contract jobs citing Scala 81 57 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.35% 0.78% 0.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.15% 1.82% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 55 21
Average daily rate
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£519 £625 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.00% +47.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £425 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £688 £700 £638
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £525 £350
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.50 -
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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
2570 3135 2767
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.95% 43.12% 39.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2061 2436 2132
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £305 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £601 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 22 21
Average hourly rate £20.00 £40.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +29.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £17.50 £13.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £52.82 £49.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 2014, 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.

1 114 (80.28%) Java
2 93 (65.49%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (47.18%) TDD
4 40 (28.17%) JavaScript
5 37 (26.06%) Scrum
6 35 (24.65%) HTML
6 35 (24.65%) RESTful
7 34 (23.94%) Web Services
8 32 (22.54%) Python
9 31 (21.83%) BDD
10 29 (20.42%) Ruby
11 28 (19.72%) MongoDB
12 26 (18.31%) NoSQL
13 25 (17.61%) Git (software)
13 25 (17.61%) E-Commerce
14 24 (16.90%) Groovy
14 24 (16.90%) HTML5
15 23 (16.20%) Finance
16 22 (15.49%) Hadoop
16 22 (15.49%) Big Data
17 21 (14.79%) Open Source
17 21 (14.79%) Degree
17 21 (14.79%) UNIX
18 20 (14.08%) CSS
18 20 (14.08%) SQL
18 20 (14.08%) Spring
19 19 (13.38%) Software Engineering
19 19 (13.38%) Linux
20 18 (12.68%) Apache Cassandra
21 17 (11.97%) SOA

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 10 (7.04%) Apache Spark
2 9 (6.34%) Node.js
3 8 (5.63%) Apache Pig
4 5 (3.52%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (3.52%) Tomcat
5 4 (2.82%) Apache
6 2 (1.41%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.70%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.70%) Confluence
7 1 (0.70%) CMS
7 1 (0.70%) Jetty
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.11%) Amazon EMR
2 2 (1.41%) AWS Data Pipeline
2 2 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.41%) PaaS
3 1 (0.70%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (0.70%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.34%) HTTP
2 3 (2.11%) Internet
3 2 (1.41%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.70%) DNS
4 1 (0.70%) DSL
4 1 (0.70%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (19.72%) MongoDB
2 26 (18.31%) NoSQL
3 22 (15.49%) Big Data
3 22 (15.49%) Hadoop
4 18 (12.68%) Apache Cassandra
5 15 (10.56%) Relational Database
6 10 (7.04%) MySQL
7 7 (4.93%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (3.52%) Redis
8 5 (3.52%) Neo4j
9 3 (2.11%) Couchbase
9 3 (2.11%) SQL Server
9 3 (2.11%) Apache Hive
10 2 (1.41%) Amazon Redshift
10 2 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.41%) CouchDB
10 2 (1.41%) Triplestore
10 2 (1.41%) HBase
11 1 (0.70%) Text Mining
11 1 (0.70%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 25 (17.61%) Git (software)
2 16 (11.27%) Cucumber
3 14 (9.86%) Subversion
4 12 (8.45%) Selenium
5 10 (7.04%) Maven
6 8 (5.63%) Jenkins
7 7 (4.93%) Mercurial
7 7 (4.93%) JIRA
7 7 (4.93%) JBehave
7 7 (4.93%) WebDriver
8 5 (3.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (3.52%) Jasmine
9 4 (2.82%) SoapUI
9 4 (2.82%) Hudson
9 4 (2.82%) Mockito
9 4 (2.82%) JUnit
10 3 (2.11%) TestNG
10 3 (2.11%) QUnit
10 3 (2.11%) Ant
10 3 (2.11%) Gradle
General
1 23 (16.20%) Finance
2 17 (11.97%) Banking
3 12 (8.45%) Front Office
4 8 (5.63%) Investment Banking
5 5 (3.52%) Financial Institution
6 4 (2.82%) Back Office
6 4 (2.82%) Games
7 2 (1.41%) Marketing
7 2 (1.41%) Publishing
8 1 (0.70%) Retail
8 1 (0.70%) Billing
8 1 (0.70%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.70%) Law
8 1 (0.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 103 (72.54%) Developer
2 49 (34.51%) Java Developer
3 42 (29.58%) Scala Developer
4 9 (6.34%) Software Engineer
5 8 (5.63%) Architect
5 8 (5.63%) Senior Developer
6 7 (4.93%) Front-End Developer
7 6 (4.23%) Agile Java Developer
7 6 (4.23%) Programmer
8 4 (2.82%) Development Manager
8 4 (2.82%) Senior Java Developer
8 4 (2.82%) Python Developer
8 4 (2.82%) Big Data Developer
9 3 (2.11%) Java Programmer
9 3 (2.11%) Technical Architect
10 2 (1.41%) Web Developer
10 2 (1.41%) Front Office Developer
10 2 (1.41%) .NET Programmer
10 2 (1.41%) .NET Developer
10 2 (1.41%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (24.65%) HTML
1 35 (24.65%) RESTful
2 34 (23.94%) Web Services
3 24 (16.90%) HTML5
4 20 (14.08%) CSS
4 20 (14.08%) Spring
5 17 (11.97%) Hibernate
6 14 (9.86%) REST
6 14 (9.86%) AngularJS
6 14 (9.86%) Akka
7 11 (7.75%) JSON
7 11 (7.75%) J2EE
8 10 (7.04%) CSS3
8 10 (7.04%) Play Framework
9 9 (6.34%) SOAP
9 9 (6.34%) XML
10 7 (4.93%) jQuery
10 7 (4.93%) Ajax
11 6 (4.23%) Spring MVC
11 6 (4.23%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (14.79%) Open Source
2 12 (8.45%) Derivative
2 12 (8.45%) Computer Science
3 10 (7.04%) Algorithms
4 6 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.23%) Digital Media
5 4 (2.82%) Visualisation
5 4 (2.82%) User Experience
6 2 (1.41%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.41%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (1.41%) Semantic Web
6 2 (1.41%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (1.41%) Hedge funds
6 2 (1.41%) Linked Data
6 2 (1.41%) Social Network
6 2 (1.41%) Equity Derivative
6 2 (1.41%) Statistics
6 2 (1.41%) Ontologies
6 2 (1.41%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.41%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 21 (14.79%) UNIX
2 19 (13.38%) Linux
3 8 (5.63%) Mac OS X
4 4 (2.82%) Windows
5 3 (2.11%) MVS
5 3 (2.11%) VME
6 1 (0.70%) Android
6 1 (0.70%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (65.49%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (47.18%) TDD
3 37 (26.06%) Scrum
4 31 (21.83%) BDD
5 25 (17.61%) E-Commerce
6 19 (13.38%) Software Engineering
7 17 (11.97%) SOA
8 16 (11.27%) Pair Programming
8 16 (11.27%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (9.86%) Domain-Driven Design
10 12 (8.45%) Kanban
10 12 (8.45%) User Acceptance Testing
10 12 (8.45%) User Stories
10 12 (8.45%) DevOps
11 11 (7.75%) Integration Testing
12 10 (7.04%) Web Development
12 10 (7.04%) Test Strategy
12 10 (7.04%) Configuration Management
13 9 (6.34%) MVC
13 9 (6.34%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 114 (80.28%) Java
2 40 (28.17%) JavaScript
3 32 (22.54%) Python
4 29 (20.42%) Ruby
5 24 (16.90%) Groovy
6 20 (14.08%) SQL
7 11 (7.75%) C#
8 10 (7.04%) Clojure
9 7 (4.93%) C++
9 7 (4.93%) Haskell
10 6 (4.23%) PHP
11 5 (3.52%) F#
12 4 (2.82%) Shell Script
12 4 (2.82%) Perl
12 4 (2.82%) C
13 3 (2.11%) Bash Shell
13 3 (2.11%) Erlang
14 2 (1.41%) SPARQL
14 2 (1.41%) PL/SQL
14 2 (1.41%) Golang
Qualifications
1 21 (14.79%) Degree
2 4 (2.82%) ISTQB
3 3 (2.11%) ISEB
4 2 (1.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.63%) QA
2 1 (0.70%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (1.41%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 9 (6.34%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (5.63%) Puppet
3 4 (2.82%) Salt
3 4 (2.82%) Oozie
4 2 (1.41%) Vagrant
4 2 (1.41%) Ansible
5 1 (0.70%) Mesos
Vendors
1 5 (3.52%) Oracle
2 4 (2.82%) Microsoft
2 4 (2.82%) Rackspace
3 2 (1.41%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (1.41%) Zend
3 2 (1.41%) Facebook
3 2 (1.41%) Twitter
4 1 (0.70%) Atlassian
4 1 (0.70%) Akamai
4 1 (0.70%) Reuters
4 1 (0.70%) Perforce
4 1 (0.70%) Google
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