The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the City of London region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scala
Rank 145 158 210
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +52
Contract jobs citing Scala 60 63 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.02% 0.89% 0.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.41% 2.02% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 52 10
Average daily rate
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£500 £575 £638
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% -9.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £425 £568
10% offered a daily rate of more than £665 £700 £685
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £388
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Programming Languages Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2494 3121 3025
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.29% 43.93% 38.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1936 2403 2346
Average daily rate £451 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 32 23
Average hourly rate £29.74 £41.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.33% +10.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.58 £22.50 £21.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.64 £52.50 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
Scala
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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 25 July 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 25 July 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.

1 104 (83.20%) Java
2 64 (51.20%) TDD
3 37 (29.60%) Python
4 31 (24.80%) BDD
4 31 (24.80%) MongoDB
4 31 (24.80%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (24.00%) NoSQL
6 27 (21.60%) Ruby
6 27 (21.60%) JavaScript
7 25 (20.00%) HTML
7 25 (20.00%) Scrum
8 23 (18.40%) Apache Cassandra
8 23 (18.40%) Open Source
9 22 (17.60%) Web Services
10 20 (16.00%) Spring
10 20 (16.00%) RESTful
11 19 (15.20%) Continuous Integration
11 19 (15.20%) Hibernate
12 18 (14.40%) Software Engineering
13 17 (13.60%) Derivative
13 17 (13.60%) CSS
13 17 (13.60%) OO
13 17 (13.60%) SQL
13 17 (13.60%) E-Commerce
13 17 (13.60%) Git (software)
14 16 (12.80%) Degree
14 16 (12.80%) HTML5
14 16 (12.80%) C++
14 16 (12.80%) Akka
15 15 (12.00%) Play Framework

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 8 (6.40%) Apache Pig
2 7 (5.60%) Node.js
3 6 (4.80%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (4.00%) Tomcat
5 4 (3.20%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (1.60%) Alfresco
6 2 (1.60%) Apache
7 1 (0.80%) CMS
7 1 (0.80%) nginx
7 1 (0.80%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.80%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.00%) GitHub
2 4 (3.20%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.40%) Amazon EMR
4 2 (1.60%) PaaS
4 2 (1.60%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.80%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.20%) HTTP
2 1 (0.80%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.80%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (24.80%) MongoDB
2 30 (24.00%) NoSQL
3 23 (18.40%) Apache Cassandra
4 14 (11.20%) Hadoop
5 12 (9.60%) MySQL
6 9 (7.20%) Big Data
6 9 (7.20%) Relational Database
7 8 (6.40%) CouchDB
8 7 (5.60%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (3.20%) Redis
9 4 (3.20%) Neo4j
10 3 (2.40%) Apache Hive
10 3 (2.40%) Amazon Redshift
11 2 (1.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (1.60%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (1.60%) Data Mining
11 2 (1.60%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.80%) SQL Server
12 1 (0.80%) Text Mining
12 1 (0.80%) Mahout
Development Applications
1 17 (13.60%) Git (software)
2 9 (7.20%) Subversion
3 8 (6.40%) Jenkins
4 7 (5.60%) Ant
5 6 (4.80%) Maven
5 6 (4.80%) Cucumber
6 5 (4.00%) Mercurial
6 5 (4.00%) JBehave
6 5 (4.00%) Selenium
6 5 (4.00%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.60%) JIRA
7 2 (1.60%) Gerrit
7 2 (1.60%) Mockito
7 2 (1.60%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.80%) Hamcrest
8 1 (0.80%) Trac
8 1 (0.80%) PhoneGap
8 1 (0.80%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 1 (0.80%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.80%) Firebug
General
1 15 (12.00%) Finance
2 8 (6.40%) Front Office
2 8 (6.40%) Banking
3 6 (4.80%) Back Office
4 3 (2.40%) Billing
4 3 (2.40%) Marketing
5 2 (1.60%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.60%) Legal
6 1 (0.80%) Games
6 1 (0.80%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 96 (76.80%) Developer
2 47 (37.60%) Java Developer
3 36 (28.80%) Scala Developer
4 11 (8.80%) Architect
4 11 (8.80%) Senior Developer
5 9 (7.20%) Senior Java Developer
5 9 (7.20%) Agile Java Developer
6 7 (5.60%) Python Developer
6 7 (5.60%) Software Engineer
7 5 (4.00%) Release Manager
7 5 (4.00%) C++ Developer
7 5 (4.00%) Build Manager
7 5 (4.00%) Quantitative Developer
7 5 (4.00%) C++ Quantitative Developer
7 5 (4.00%) Build and Release Manager
8 4 (3.20%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (3.20%) Enterprise Architect
8 4 (3.20%) Programmer
8 4 (3.20%) Technical Architect
9 2 (1.60%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (20.00%) HTML
2 22 (17.60%) Web Services
3 20 (16.00%) Spring
3 20 (16.00%) RESTful
4 19 (15.20%) Hibernate
5 17 (13.60%) CSS
6 16 (12.80%) HTML5
6 16 (12.80%) Akka
7 15 (12.00%) Play Framework
8 14 (11.20%) AngularJS
9 11 (8.80%) CSS3
10 9 (7.20%) JSON
10 9 (7.20%) XML
10 9 (7.20%) Ajax
11 8 (6.40%) J2EE
11 8 (6.40%) jQuery
11 8 (6.40%) REST
12 6 (4.80%) Django
12 6 (4.80%) Ruby on Rails
13 5 (4.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (18.40%) Open Source
2 17 (13.60%) Derivative
3 15 (12.00%) Computer Science
4 11 (8.80%) Fixed Income
5 6 (4.80%) Digital Media
5 6 (4.80%) Visualisation
6 4 (3.20%) Credit Derivative
6 4 (3.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (2.40%) Mathematics
7 3 (2.40%) Physics
8 2 (1.60%) Social Media
8 2 (1.60%) Social Network
8 2 (1.60%) RIA
8 2 (1.60%) W3C
8 2 (1.60%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.60%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.80%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 1 (0.80%) Statistics
9 1 (0.80%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.80%) Neural Network
Operating Systems
1 14 (11.20%) Linux
2 9 (7.20%) UNIX
3 5 (4.00%) Windows
3 5 (4.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (4.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (1.60%) Mac OS X
4 2 (1.60%) MVS
4 2 (1.60%) VME
5 1 (0.80%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (51.20%) TDD
2 31 (24.80%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (24.80%) BDD
3 25 (20.00%) Scrum
4 19 (15.20%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (14.40%) Software Engineering
6 17 (13.60%) OO
6 17 (13.60%) E-Commerce
7 13 (10.40%) Pair Programming
8 12 (9.60%) Kanban
9 11 (8.80%) DevOps
10 10 (8.00%) Workflow
11 9 (7.20%) Analytics
12 8 (6.40%) Domain-Driven Design
12 8 (6.40%) MVC
12 8 (6.40%) SOA
12 8 (6.40%) Configuration Management
13 7 (5.60%) User Stories
14 6 (4.80%) Responsive Web Design
15 5 (4.00%) CQRS
Programming Languages
1 104 (83.20%) Java
2 37 (29.60%) Python
3 27 (21.60%) Ruby
3 27 (21.60%) JavaScript
4 17 (13.60%) SQL
5 16 (12.80%) C++
6 14 (11.20%) Clojure
7 12 (9.60%) C#
8 10 (8.00%) Perl
8 10 (8.00%) Groovy
9 7 (5.60%) PHP
10 6 (4.80%) Haskell
11 5 (4.00%) F#
11 5 (4.00%) C
12 4 (3.20%) Erlang
13 2 (1.60%) Golang
14 1 (0.80%) R
14 1 (0.80%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.80%) PHP5
14 1 (0.80%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (12.80%) Degree
2 1 (0.80%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.80%) PhD
2 1 (0.80%) Sun Certification
Systems Management
1 7 (5.60%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (4.80%) Puppet
3 4 (3.20%) Salt
3 4 (3.20%) Oozie
4 2 (1.60%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 6 (4.80%) Oracle
2 5 (4.00%) Perforce
3 4 (3.20%) Rackspace
4 3 (2.40%) Zend
5 2 (1.60%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.60%) Tableau
6 1 (0.80%) Appcelerator
6 1 (0.80%) Facebook
6 1 (0.80%) Twitter
6 1 (0.80%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.80%) Google
6 1 (0.80%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.80%) Akamai
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