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 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scala
Rank 75 137 162
Rank change year-on-year
+62 +25
Contract jobs citing Scala 139 65 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.62% 1.10% 0.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.72% 2.60% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 56 58
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -14.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £406 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £663 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £400 £440
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -9.09%
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
2431 2496 3282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 45.89% 42.42% 44.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2028 1915 2532
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 18
Average hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £51.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.81 £16.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £187.50 £116.09 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 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 27 August 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.

1 171 (76.34%) Java
2 119 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
3 78 (34.82%) TDD
4 77 (34.38%) Banking
5 67 (29.91%) Finance
6 52 (23.21%) Git (software)
7 51 (22.77%) Investment Banking
8 45 (20.09%) HTML
9 43 (19.20%) Spring
10 42 (18.75%) Subversion
10 42 (18.75%) JavaScript
10 42 (18.75%) Hadoop
10 42 (18.75%) Big Data
11 38 (16.96%) BDD
12 37 (16.52%) Multithreading
13 36 (16.07%) Ruby
13 36 (16.07%) Linux
14 35 (15.63%) Apache Spark
15 33 (14.73%) Python
15 33 (14.73%) RESTful
16 32 (14.29%) Front Office
16 32 (14.29%) Play Framework
17 31 (13.84%) CSS
17 31 (13.84%) Oracle
18 30 (13.39%) SQL
18 30 (13.39%) Amazon AWS
19 28 (12.50%) MongoDB
19 28 (12.50%) JMS
19 28 (12.50%) Hibernate
19 28 (12.50%) Akka

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (15.63%) Apache Spark
2 24 (10.71%) Oracle Coherence
3 14 (6.25%) Node.js
4 6 (2.68%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (2.68%) Tomcat
5 5 (2.23%) Apache
5 5 (2.23%) Jetty
6 2 (0.89%) Apache Pig
6 2 (0.89%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.89%) Confluence
7 1 (0.45%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.45%) IPython
7 1 (0.45%) Mule
7 1 (0.45%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.45%) JBoss
7 1 (0.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (1.34%) HipChat
2 1 (0.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.89%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 30 (13.39%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (4.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (3.57%) PaaS
4 3 (1.34%) GitHub
5 2 (0.89%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.45%) SaaS
6 1 (0.45%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.45%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.70%) HTTP
2 8 (3.57%) TCP/IP
3 7 (3.13%) SSL
4 1 (0.45%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (18.75%) Hadoop
1 42 (18.75%) Big Data
2 28 (12.50%) MongoDB
3 26 (11.61%) NoSQL
4 24 (10.71%) Oracle Database
5 13 (5.80%) Apache Cassandra
5 13 (5.80%) MySQL
5 13 (5.80%) PostgreSQL
6 12 (5.36%) Relational Database
7 7 (3.13%) Apache Hive
8 6 (2.68%) HBase
8 6 (2.68%) Impala
9 5 (2.23%) QlikView
9 5 (2.23%) SQL Server
9 5 (2.23%) RDBMS
10 4 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (1.79%) Redis
11 3 (1.34%) Neo4j
11 3 (1.34%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (0.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 52 (23.21%) Git (software)
2 42 (18.75%) Subversion
3 27 (12.05%) Maven
4 24 (10.71%) TeamCity
4 24 (10.71%) Jenkins
5 17 (7.59%) Jasmine
6 16 (7.14%) Cucumber
7 13 (5.80%) JIRA
8 8 (3.57%) Gradle
9 7 (3.13%) JUnit
9 7 (3.13%) JMeter
9 7 (3.13%) Mercurial
10 5 (2.23%) Selenium
11 4 (1.79%) WebDriver
11 4 (1.79%) Mockito
12 3 (1.34%) Ant
12 3 (1.34%) Visual Studio
12 3 (1.34%) Bitbucket
13 2 (0.89%) Grunt
13 2 (0.89%) Bower
General
1 77 (34.38%) Banking
2 67 (29.91%) Finance
3 51 (22.77%) Investment Banking
4 32 (14.29%) Front Office
5 6 (2.68%) Publishing
6 2 (0.89%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.45%) Marketing
7 1 (0.45%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 175 (78.13%) Developer
2 85 (37.95%) Scala Developer
3 71 (31.70%) Java Developer
4 14 (6.25%) Full Stack Developer
5 12 (5.36%) Agile Java Developer
6 10 (4.46%) Senior Developer
7 8 (3.57%) Hadoop Developer
8 7 (3.13%) Development Manager
8 7 (3.13%) Architect
9 6 (2.68%) Senior Java Developer
9 6 (2.68%) Senior Scala Developer
10 5 (2.23%) DevOps Engineer
10 5 (2.23%) Big Data Consultant
10 5 (2.23%) Data Consultant
10 5 (2.23%) Consultant
10 5 (2.23%) Front Office Developer
11 4 (1.79%) Analyst
11 4 (1.79%) Technical Architect
11 4 (1.79%) Web Developer
11 4 (1.79%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (20.09%) HTML
2 43 (19.20%) Spring
3 33 (14.73%) RESTful
4 32 (14.29%) Play Framework
5 31 (13.84%) CSS
6 28 (12.50%) JMS
6 28 (12.50%) Hibernate
6 28 (12.50%) Akka
7 27 (12.05%) Web Services
8 22 (9.82%) REST
9 20 (8.93%) HTML5
9 20 (8.93%) Spring MVC
9 20 (8.93%) jQuery
9 20 (8.93%) Ajax
10 17 (7.59%) J2EE
11 16 (7.14%) AngularJS
12 12 (5.36%) JSON
13 11 (4.91%) CSS3
14 7 (3.13%) Grails
14 7 (3.13%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 22 (9.82%) Interest Rate Derivative
2 15 (6.70%) User Experience
3 12 (5.36%) Algorithms
4 11 (4.91%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (3.57%) Derivative
5 8 (3.57%) Equity Derivative
5 8 (3.57%) Equities
6 6 (2.68%) Data Structures
7 5 (2.23%) Market Risk
8 4 (1.79%) Fixed Income
8 4 (1.79%) Credit Risk
9 3 (1.34%) Credit Derivative
9 3 (1.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (1.34%) Visualisation
10 2 (0.89%) Social Media
10 2 (0.89%) W3C
10 2 (0.89%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.89%) BBC
10 2 (0.89%) Grid Computing
10 2 (0.89%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 36 (16.07%) Linux
2 23 (10.27%) UNIX
3 5 (2.23%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.45%) Android
4 1 (0.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (34.82%) TDD
3 38 (16.96%) BDD
4 37 (16.52%) Multithreading
5 27 (12.05%) Pair Programming
6 26 (11.61%) Scrum
6 26 (11.61%) SDLC
7 25 (11.16%) MVC
8 21 (9.38%) Open Source
8 21 (9.38%) DevOps
9 15 (6.70%) OO
10 14 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (5.80%) Software Engineering
12 12 (5.36%) SOA
13 11 (4.91%) Configuration Management
14 10 (4.46%) Data Modelling
14 10 (4.46%) MapReduce
15 9 (4.02%) Unit Testing
16 8 (3.57%) Concurrent Programming
17 7 (3.13%) Functional Programming
Programming Languages
1 171 (76.34%) Java
2 42 (18.75%) JavaScript
3 36 (16.07%) Ruby
4 33 (14.73%) Python
5 30 (13.39%) SQL
6 18 (8.04%) Groovy
7 17 (7.59%) C#
8 9 (4.02%) Go
9 6 (2.68%) C++
9 6 (2.68%) Perl
10 5 (2.23%) PHP
11 3 (1.34%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.34%) Clojure
11 3 (1.34%) R
11 3 (1.34%) CoffeeScript
12 2 (0.89%) Spark SQL
12 2 (0.89%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.89%) VBA
13 1 (0.45%) Jython
Qualifications
1 6 (2.68%) Degree
2 2 (0.89%) SC Cleared
2 2 (0.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.91%) QA
2 5 (2.23%) SLA
3 1 (0.45%) Basel III
3 1 (0.45%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 10 (4.46%) Docker
2 6 (2.68%) HDFS
3 4 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.34%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 3 (1.34%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.45%) GPFS
5 1 (0.45%) NFS
Systems Management
1 15 (6.70%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (5.80%) Puppet
3 8 (3.57%) Ansible
4 7 (3.13%) Salt
5 3 (1.34%) Vagrant
5 3 (1.34%) Oozie
6 1 (0.45%) logstash
6 1 (0.45%) Kibana
6 1 (0.45%) Chukwa
6 1 (0.45%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (0.45%) yum
Vendors
1 31 (13.84%) Oracle
2 5 (2.23%) Tableau
3 4 (1.79%) SOASTA, Inc
3 4 (1.79%) VMware
3 4 (1.79%) Splunk
4 3 (1.34%) Google
4 3 (1.34%) IBM
4 3 (1.34%) Alteryx
4 3 (1.34%) MapR
5 2 (0.89%) Cloudera
5 2 (0.89%) Zuora
5 2 (0.89%) WorldPay
5 2 (0.89%) Actian
5 2 (0.89%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (0.89%) TIBCO
5 2 (0.89%) Coremetrics
5 2 (0.89%) Red Gate
5 2 (0.89%) Omniture
6 1 (0.45%) Netezza
6 1 (0.45%) Atlassian
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