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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scala
Rank 136 156 212
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +56
Contract jobs citing Scala 63 66 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.08% 0.90% 0.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.55% 2.01% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 58 12
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£500 £588 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.89% +11.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £425 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £668 £700 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £440 £350
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +25.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
2466 3280 3119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.44% 44.53% 39.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1892 2530 2406
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £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 11 18 18
Average hourly rate £45.00 £51.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +36.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £18.00 £16.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £116.09 £59.00 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -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 27 August 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 27 August 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.

1 105 (84.68%) Java
2 62 (50.00%) TDD
3 38 (30.65%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (28.23%) Python
5 33 (26.61%) BDD
6 30 (24.19%) JavaScript
7 29 (23.39%) NoSQL
8 28 (22.58%) Ruby
8 28 (22.58%) RESTful
9 27 (21.77%) MongoDB
9 27 (21.77%) Web Services
10 26 (20.97%) HTML
11 24 (19.35%) Scrum
12 22 (17.74%) Open Source
13 21 (16.94%) E-Commerce
14 20 (16.13%) HTML5
15 19 (15.32%) Apache Cassandra
15 19 (15.32%) Degree
16 18 (14.52%) Hadoop
16 18 (14.52%) Git (software)
16 18 (14.52%) SQL
16 18 (14.52%) Spring
16 18 (14.52%) Software Engineering
17 16 (12.90%) Hibernate
17 16 (12.90%) Finance
17 16 (12.90%) CSS
17 16 (12.90%) Groovy
17 16 (12.90%) Big Data
18 15 (12.10%) C#
19 14 (11.29%) OO

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (6.45%) Apache Pig
2 6 (4.84%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (4.03%) Tomcat
3 5 (4.03%) Node.js
4 2 (1.61%) Apache
4 2 (1.61%) Alfresco
5 1 (0.81%) nginx
5 1 (0.81%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.81%) Confluence
5 1 (0.81%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.03%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (4.03%) GitHub
1 5 (4.03%) Amazon EMR
2 2 (1.61%) AWS Data Pipeline
2 2 (1.61%) PaaS
2 2 (1.61%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.23%) HTTP
2 1 (0.81%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.81%) Internet
2 1 (0.81%) DSL
2 1 (0.81%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (23.39%) NoSQL
2 27 (21.77%) MongoDB
3 19 (15.32%) Apache Cassandra
4 18 (14.52%) Hadoop
5 16 (12.90%) Big Data
6 12 (9.68%) MySQL
7 8 (6.45%) Relational Database
8 7 (5.65%) CouchDB
9 6 (4.84%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (4.03%) Neo4j
10 5 (4.03%) Amazon Redshift
11 4 (3.23%) Redis
12 3 (2.42%) Apache Hive
12 3 (2.42%) SQL Server
12 3 (2.42%) Azkaban
13 2 (1.61%) Amazon RDS
13 2 (1.61%) Data Mining
14 1 (0.81%) RDBMS
14 1 (0.81%) Text Mining
14 1 (0.81%) Riak
Development Applications
1 18 (14.52%) Git (software)
2 10 (8.06%) Subversion
3 9 (7.26%) Cucumber
4 7 (5.65%) Mercurial
4 7 (5.65%) Maven
5 5 (4.03%) Selenium
5 5 (4.03%) JBehave
5 5 (4.03%) Jenkins
6 3 (2.42%) Mockito
6 3 (2.42%) Ant
7 2 (1.61%) JIRA
7 2 (1.61%) Gerrit
7 2 (1.61%) Jasmine
7 2 (1.61%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.81%) Capybara
8 1 (0.81%) Gradle
8 1 (0.81%) PhantomJS
8 1 (0.81%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 1 (0.81%) Hamcrest
8 1 (0.81%) WebDriver
General
1 16 (12.90%) Finance
2 11 (8.87%) Banking
3 9 (7.26%) Front Office
4 6 (4.84%) Back Office
5 3 (2.42%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.42%) Marketing
5 3 (2.42%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.61%) Legal
6 2 (1.61%) Games
7 1 (0.81%) Billing
7 1 (0.81%) Law
Job Titles
1 95 (76.61%) Developer
2 50 (40.32%) Java Developer
3 34 (27.42%) Scala Developer
4 11 (8.87%) Senior Developer
5 10 (8.06%) Architect
6 9 (7.26%) Agile Java Developer
7 8 (6.45%) Software Engineer
7 8 (6.45%) Senior Java Developer
7 8 (6.45%) Python Developer
8 6 (4.84%) Programmer
9 4 (3.23%) Enterprise Architect
10 3 (2.42%) Java Programmer
10 3 (2.42%) Quantitative Developer
10 3 (2.42%) C++ Developer
10 3 (2.42%) C++ Quantitative Developer
10 3 (2.42%) Big Data Developer
11 2 (1.61%) C# .NET Developer
11 2 (1.61%) Digital Architect
11 2 (1.61%) C# Programmer
11 2 (1.61%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (22.58%) RESTful
2 27 (21.77%) Web Services
3 26 (20.97%) HTML
4 20 (16.13%) HTML5
5 18 (14.52%) Spring
6 16 (12.90%) Hibernate
6 16 (12.90%) CSS
7 13 (10.48%) Play Framework
8 12 (9.68%) AngularJS
9 10 (8.06%) CSS3
9 10 (8.06%) JSON
10 9 (7.26%) Ajax
10 9 (7.26%) Akka
11 8 (6.45%) REST
12 7 (5.65%) XML
12 7 (5.65%) J2EE
12 7 (5.65%) SOAP
13 6 (4.84%) jQuery
14 5 (4.03%) Django
14 5 (4.03%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 22 (17.74%) Open Source
2 12 (9.68%) Computer Science
3 8 (6.45%) Derivative
4 6 (4.84%) Digital Media
5 3 (2.42%) Visualisation
5 3 (2.42%) Fixed Income
5 3 (2.42%) Mathematics
5 3 (2.42%) Physics
6 2 (1.61%) Smartphone
6 2 (1.61%) Statistics
6 2 (1.61%) Social Network
6 2 (1.61%) Social Media
6 2 (1.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.61%) W3C
7 1 (0.81%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.81%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.81%) Neural Network
7 1 (0.81%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 1 (0.81%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 11 (8.87%) Linux
2 10 (8.06%) UNIX
3 3 (2.42%) MVS
3 3 (2.42%) VME
4 2 (1.61%) Windows
4 2 (1.61%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.81%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.81%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.81%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (50.00%) TDD
2 38 (30.65%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (26.61%) BDD
4 24 (19.35%) Scrum
5 21 (16.94%) E-Commerce
6 18 (14.52%) Software Engineering
7 14 (11.29%) Pair Programming
7 14 (11.29%) OO
8 13 (10.48%) SOA
8 13 (10.48%) Domain-Driven Design
9 12 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (8.87%) DevOps
11 10 (8.06%) User Stories
12 9 (7.26%) MapReduce
12 9 (7.26%) Kanban
12 9 (7.26%) User Acceptance Testing
13 8 (6.45%) Configuration Management
13 8 (6.45%) MVC
14 7 (5.65%) Integration Testing
14 7 (5.65%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 105 (84.68%) Java
2 35 (28.23%) Python
3 30 (24.19%) JavaScript
4 28 (22.58%) Ruby
5 18 (14.52%) SQL
6 16 (12.90%) Groovy
7 15 (12.10%) C#
8 14 (11.29%) Clojure
9 13 (10.48%) C++
10 7 (5.65%) Perl
10 7 (5.65%) Haskell
11 6 (4.84%) F#
12 5 (4.03%) PHP
12 5 (4.03%) C
13 4 (3.23%) Erlang
14 2 (1.61%) Bash Shell
14 2 (1.61%) R
14 2 (1.61%) Golang
15 1 (0.81%) PHP5
15 1 (0.81%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (15.32%) Degree
2 1 (0.81%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.81%) PhD
2 1 (0.81%) Sun Certification
2 1 (0.81%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.61%) QA
2 1 (0.81%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 8 (6.45%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (5.65%) Puppet
3 4 (3.23%) Oozie
3 4 (3.23%) Salt
4 2 (1.61%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.81%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (3.23%) Rackspace
2 3 (2.42%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.42%) Zend
3 2 (1.61%) Tableau
3 2 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (1.61%) Perforce
3 2 (1.61%) Facebook
3 2 (1.61%) Twitter
4 1 (0.81%) Oracle
4 1 (0.81%) Google
4 1 (0.81%) Appcelerator
4 1 (0.81%) Atlassian
4 1 (0.81%) Akamai
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