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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scala
Rank 87 139 165
Rank change year-on-year
+52 +26
Contract jobs citing Scala 135 60 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.31% 1.03% 0.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.15% 2.45% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 54 50
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £425 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £668 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £459 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+7.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Scala
London

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
2620 2453 3110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 44.75% 42.26% 43.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 2155 1904 2390
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £305 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 12 29
Average hourly rate £24.62 £38.49 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.05% -9.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.84 £14.88 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £143.25 £104.61 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 July 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 July 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.

1 187 (85.00%) Java
2 127 (57.73%) Agile Software Development
3 88 (40.00%) TDD
4 63 (28.64%) Banking
5 52 (23.64%) Finance
6 51 (23.18%) Spring
6 51 (23.18%) Git (software)
7 44 (20.00%) BDD
8 43 (19.55%) Hadoop
9 41 (18.64%) JavaScript
9 41 (18.64%) Big Data
10 40 (18.18%) HTML
10 40 (18.18%) Subversion
11 38 (17.27%) Multithreading
12 37 (16.82%) RESTful
12 37 (16.82%) Linux
13 35 (15.91%) Python
13 35 (15.91%) Investment Banking
13 35 (15.91%) Ruby
13 35 (15.91%) Apache Spark
14 34 (15.45%) Hibernate
15 33 (15.00%) Front Office
16 32 (14.55%) Scrum
16 32 (14.55%) Oracle
17 31 (14.09%) Amazon AWS
18 30 (13.64%) SQL
19 29 (13.18%) CSS
19 29 (13.18%) Web Services
19 29 (13.18%) Maven
19 29 (13.18%) Pair Programming

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 35 (15.91%) Apache Spark
2 24 (10.91%) Oracle Coherence
3 17 (7.73%) Node.js
4 7 (3.18%) Apache
4 7 (3.18%) Tomcat
5 5 (2.27%) Jetty
6 4 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.91%) Apache Pig
7 2 (0.91%) Mule
7 2 (0.91%) Confluence
7 2 (0.91%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.45%) JBoss
8 1 (0.45%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.45%) IPython
Applications
1 3 (1.36%) HipChat
2 1 (0.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.91%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 31 (14.09%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (3.64%) PaaS
4 3 (1.36%) GitHub
5 2 (0.91%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.91%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.45%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (0.45%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.45%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.45%) HTTP
2 9 (4.09%) TCP/IP
3 8 (3.64%) SSL
4 2 (0.91%) Internet
5 1 (0.45%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (19.55%) Hadoop
2 41 (18.64%) Big Data
3 29 (13.18%) MongoDB
3 29 (13.18%) NoSQL
4 24 (10.91%) Oracle Database
5 14 (6.36%) Apache Cassandra
5 14 (6.36%) MySQL
5 14 (6.36%) PostgreSQL
6 10 (4.55%) Relational Database
7 7 (3.18%) Apache Hive
8 6 (2.73%) QlikView
8 6 (2.73%) RDBMS
9 5 (2.27%) Redis
9 5 (2.27%) Impala
10 4 (1.82%) SQL Server
10 4 (1.82%) HBase
11 3 (1.36%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (1.36%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (1.36%) Neo4j
12 2 (0.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 51 (23.18%) Git (software)
2 40 (18.18%) Subversion
3 29 (13.18%) Maven
4 26 (11.82%) Jenkins
5 22 (10.00%) TeamCity
6 20 (9.09%) Cucumber
7 19 (8.64%) Jasmine
8 12 (5.45%) JIRA
9 8 (3.64%) Mercurial
9 8 (3.64%) Gradle
10 7 (3.18%) JUnit
10 7 (3.18%) JMeter
11 6 (2.73%) Selenium
12 5 (2.27%) Mockito
13 3 (1.36%) Ant
13 3 (1.36%) WebDriver
13 3 (1.36%) Bitbucket
14 2 (0.91%) Hudson
14 2 (0.91%) JBehave
14 2 (0.91%) Spock
General
1 63 (28.64%) Banking
2 52 (23.64%) Finance
3 35 (15.91%) Investment Banking
4 33 (15.00%) Front Office
5 5 (2.27%) Publishing
6 3 (1.36%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.45%) Marketing
7 1 (0.45%) Retail
7 1 (0.45%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 172 (78.18%) Developer
2 85 (38.64%) Java Developer
3 79 (35.91%) Scala Developer
4 18 (8.18%) Agile Java Developer
5 13 (5.91%) Full Stack Developer
6 11 (5.00%) Senior Developer
7 8 (3.64%) Architect
8 7 (3.18%) Senior Java Developer
8 7 (3.18%) Senior Scala Developer
8 7 (3.18%) Hadoop Developer
9 6 (2.73%) DevOps Engineer
10 5 (2.27%) Big Data Developer
10 5 (2.27%) Big Data Consultant
10 5 (2.27%) Data Consultant
10 5 (2.27%) Web Developer
10 5 (2.27%) Consultant
10 5 (2.27%) Development Manager
10 5 (2.27%) Front Office Developer
11 4 (1.82%) Analyst
11 4 (1.82%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (23.18%) Spring
2 40 (18.18%) HTML
3 37 (16.82%) RESTful
4 34 (15.45%) Hibernate
5 29 (13.18%) Web Services
5 29 (13.18%) CSS
5 29 (13.18%) Akka
5 29 (13.18%) Play Framework
6 27 (12.27%) JMS
7 23 (10.45%) REST
8 22 (10.00%) jQuery
8 22 (10.00%) Spring MVC
9 21 (9.55%) Ajax
10 20 (9.09%) J2EE
11 19 (8.64%) HTML5
12 17 (7.73%) AngularJS
13 14 (6.36%) JSON
14 12 (5.45%) CSS3
15 8 (3.64%) Sass
16 7 (3.18%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 22 (10.00%) Interest Rate Derivative
2 17 (7.73%) Algorithms
3 14 (6.36%) User Experience
4 10 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (3.64%) Equity Derivative
5 8 (3.64%) Derivative
5 8 (3.64%) Equities
6 7 (3.18%) Data Structures
7 5 (2.27%) Fixed Income
7 5 (2.27%) Market Risk
8 3 (1.36%) Visualisation
8 3 (1.36%) Credit Derivative
8 3 (1.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (0.91%) Grid Computing
9 2 (0.91%) Social Media
9 2 (0.91%) Credit Risk
9 2 (0.91%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.45%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.45%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.45%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 37 (16.82%) Linux
2 21 (9.55%) UNIX
3 3 (1.36%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.45%) Android
4 1 (0.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (57.73%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (40.00%) TDD
3 44 (20.00%) BDD
4 38 (17.27%) Multithreading
5 32 (14.55%) Scrum
6 29 (13.18%) Pair Programming
7 27 (12.27%) MVC
8 20 (9.09%) Open Source
8 20 (9.09%) DevOps
9 18 (8.18%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (5.91%) OO
11 12 (5.45%) Software Engineering
11 12 (5.45%) MapReduce
11 12 (5.45%) SDLC
12 9 (4.09%) Unit Testing
12 9 (4.09%) Configuration Management
13 8 (3.64%) SOA
13 8 (3.64%) Kanban
13 8 (3.64%) Concurrent Programming
14 7 (3.18%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 187 (85.00%) Java
2 41 (18.64%) JavaScript
3 35 (15.91%) Python
3 35 (15.91%) Ruby
4 30 (13.64%) SQL
5 19 (8.64%) Groovy
6 15 (6.82%) C#
7 10 (4.55%) Go
8 6 (2.73%) C++
9 5 (2.27%) Perl
9 5 (2.27%) PHP
10 4 (1.82%) Clojure
11 3 (1.36%) R
11 3 (1.36%) CoffeeScript
11 3 (1.36%) VBA
12 2 (0.91%) Spark SQL
12 2 (0.91%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.45%) Jython
13 1 (0.45%) Haskell
13 1 (0.45%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (3.64%) Degree
2 3 (1.36%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.91%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.55%) QA
2 5 (2.27%) SLA
3 1 (0.45%) Basel III
3 1 (0.45%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 10 (4.55%) Docker
2 6 (2.73%) HDFS
3 4 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.36%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.45%) NFS
5 1 (0.45%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.45%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 17 (7.73%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (6.36%) Puppet
3 9 (4.09%) Ansible
4 8 (3.64%) Salt
5 3 (1.36%) Vagrant
5 3 (1.36%) Oozie
6 2 (0.91%) yum
7 1 (0.45%) Capistrano
7 1 (0.45%) Kibana
7 1 (0.45%) Chukwa
7 1 (0.45%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (0.45%) logstash
7 1 (0.45%) Nagios
Vendors
1 32 (14.55%) Oracle
2 6 (2.73%) Tableau
3 4 (1.82%) VMware
3 4 (1.82%) SOASTA, Inc
4 3 (1.36%) WorldPay
4 3 (1.36%) Alteryx
4 3 (1.36%) Google
4 3 (1.36%) IBM
5 2 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (0.91%) TIBCO
5 2 (0.91%) Coremetrics
5 2 (0.91%) Omniture
5 2 (0.91%) Zuora
5 2 (0.91%) Splunk
6 1 (0.45%) Actian
6 1 (0.45%) MapR
6 1 (0.45%) Netezza
6 1 (0.45%) hybris
6 1 (0.45%) Rackspace
6 1 (0.45%) Talend
City, London
TechnoRecruit
Rate: £500 - £600 DOE.
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Preferred Choice
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £500 - £650 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group
Rate: £450 - £600 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £600.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £550.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500.00 - £650 per day + Dependent on experience
Posted: 25 days ago