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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scala
Rank 126 168 169
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +1
Contract jobs citing Scala 78 60 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.37% 0.85% 0.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.12% 2.00% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 56 35
Average daily rate
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£550 £600 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £425 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £700 £800
UK excluding London average daily rate £495 £488 £335
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +45.52%
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
2498 3005 2560
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 43.82% 42.44% 39.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2024 2338 2002
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £301 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 23 23
Average hourly rate £30.00 £40.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +29.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £20.22 £13.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £54.69 £49.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -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 26 November 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 26 November 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.

1 107 (74.83%) Java
2 100 (69.93%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (47.55%) TDD
4 44 (30.77%) JavaScript
5 38 (26.57%) HTML
6 37 (25.87%) Web Services
7 36 (25.17%) Scrum
8 35 (24.48%) RESTful
9 30 (20.98%) MongoDB
9 30 (20.98%) Python
10 29 (20.28%) HTML5
11 28 (19.58%) BDD
11 28 (19.58%) Big Data
12 27 (18.88%) NoSQL
13 25 (17.48%) Git (software)
14 24 (16.78%) Spring
14 24 (16.78%) E-Commerce
15 23 (16.08%) Ruby
15 23 (16.08%) Groovy
15 23 (16.08%) Open Source
16 22 (15.38%) Hadoop
16 22 (15.38%) Linux
16 22 (15.38%) SQL
17 21 (14.69%) CSS
18 20 (13.99%) Finance
18 20 (13.99%) Cucumber
18 20 (13.99%) Degree
19 19 (13.29%) Software Engineering
19 19 (13.29%) Hibernate
19 19 (13.29%) UNIX

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

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 14 (9.79%) Node.js
2 13 (9.09%) Apache Spark
3 6 (4.20%) Tomcat
4 5 (3.50%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (2.80%) Apache Pig
5 4 (2.80%) Apache
6 2 (1.40%) Apache Solr
6 2 (1.40%) Alfresco
6 2 (1.40%) Jetty
7 1 (0.70%) Confluence
7 1 (0.70%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.40%) Amazon EMR
1 2 (1.40%) AWS Data Pipeline
1 2 (1.40%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.70%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (0.70%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.59%) HTTP
2 5 (3.50%) AMQP
3 4 (2.80%) Internet
4 2 (1.40%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.70%) DSL
5 1 (0.70%) DNS
5 1 (0.70%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (20.98%) MongoDB
2 28 (19.58%) Big Data
3 27 (18.88%) NoSQL
4 22 (15.38%) Hadoop
5 18 (12.59%) Apache Cassandra
6 14 (9.79%) Relational Database
7 9 (6.29%) MySQL
8 6 (4.20%) Couchbase
9 5 (3.50%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (3.50%) DataStax
10 4 (2.80%) Neo4j
10 4 (2.80%) Redis
10 4 (2.80%) SQL Server
11 3 (2.10%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (2.10%) HBase
12 2 (1.40%) Amazon Redshift
12 2 (1.40%) Triplestore
12 2 (1.40%) DB2
12 2 (1.40%) CouchDB
12 2 (1.40%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 25 (17.48%) Git (software)
2 20 (13.99%) Cucumber
3 15 (10.49%) Selenium
4 13 (9.09%) Subversion
5 11 (7.69%) Maven
6 9 (6.29%) JIRA
6 9 (6.29%) WebDriver
6 9 (6.29%) Jenkins
7 7 (4.90%) Mercurial
8 6 (4.20%) Jasmine
8 6 (4.20%) JBehave
8 6 (4.20%) Mockito
8 6 (4.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (3.50%) JUnit
10 4 (2.80%) Gradle
10 4 (2.80%) Karma Test Runner
10 4 (2.80%) SoapUI
10 4 (2.80%) Hudson
11 3 (2.10%) TestNG
11 3 (2.10%) Ant
General
1 20 (13.99%) Finance
2 18 (12.59%) Banking
3 11 (7.69%) Front Office
4 8 (5.59%) Investment Banking
5 5 (3.50%) Financial Institution
5 5 (3.50%) Games
6 3 (2.10%) Back Office
7 2 (1.40%) Publishing
8 1 (0.70%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.70%) Law
8 1 (0.70%) Legal
8 1 (0.70%) Billing
8 1 (0.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 105 (73.43%) Developer
2 48 (33.57%) Java Developer
3 44 (30.77%) Scala Developer
4 9 (6.29%) Front-End Developer
5 8 (5.59%) Senior Developer
5 8 (5.59%) Software Engineer
6 7 (4.90%) Architect
7 6 (4.20%) Agile Java Developer
8 5 (3.50%) Programmer
8 5 (3.50%) Big Data Developer
9 4 (2.80%) Senior Java Developer
9 4 (2.80%) Development Manager
10 3 (2.10%) JavaScript Developer
10 3 (2.10%) Automation Engineer
10 3 (2.10%) Test Engineer
11 2 (1.40%) Digital Architect
11 2 (1.40%) Node.js Developer
11 2 (1.40%) Java Programmer
11 2 (1.40%) .NET Developer
11 2 (1.40%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (26.57%) HTML
2 37 (25.87%) Web Services
3 35 (24.48%) RESTful
4 29 (20.28%) HTML5
5 24 (16.78%) Spring
6 21 (14.69%) CSS
7 19 (13.29%) Hibernate
8 17 (11.89%) REST
9 16 (11.19%) AngularJS
10 14 (9.79%) Akka
11 13 (9.09%) JSON
12 11 (7.69%) J2EE
12 11 (7.69%) CSS3
13 10 (6.99%) Play Framework
13 10 (6.99%) XML
14 9 (6.29%) SOAP
15 8 (5.59%) Backbone.js
15 8 (5.59%) LESS
15 8 (5.59%) jQuery
16 7 (4.90%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 23 (16.08%) Open Source
2 13 (9.09%) Algorithms
3 12 (8.39%) Computer Science
4 10 (6.99%) Derivative
5 7 (4.90%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (4.90%) Digital Media
6 6 (4.20%) User Experience
7 4 (2.80%) Visualisation
8 3 (2.10%) Equities
8 3 (2.10%) Data Structures
9 2 (1.40%) Linked Data
9 2 (1.40%) Internet of Things
9 2 (1.40%) Fixed Income
9 2 (1.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (1.40%) Semantic Web
9 2 (1.40%) Inversion of Control
9 2 (1.40%) Hedge funds
9 2 (1.40%) Equity Derivative
9 2 (1.40%) Statistics
9 2 (1.40%) Ontologies
Operating Systems
1 22 (15.38%) Linux
2 19 (13.29%) UNIX
3 7 (4.90%) Mac OS X
4 4 (2.80%) Windows
5 3 (2.10%) VME
5 3 (2.10%) MVS
6 1 (0.70%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.70%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (69.93%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (47.55%) TDD
3 36 (25.17%) Scrum
4 28 (19.58%) BDD
5 24 (16.78%) E-Commerce
6 19 (13.29%) Software Engineering
7 17 (11.89%) Pair Programming
8 16 (11.19%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (10.49%) SOA
10 12 (8.39%) Domain-Driven Design
11 11 (7.69%) Kanban
11 11 (7.69%) Integration Testing
11 11 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
11 11 (7.69%) Functional Programming
12 10 (6.99%) Test Strategy
12 10 (6.99%) User Stories
12 10 (6.99%) OO
12 10 (6.99%) MVC
13 9 (6.29%) Web Development
13 9 (6.29%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 107 (74.83%) Java
2 44 (30.77%) JavaScript
3 30 (20.98%) Python
4 23 (16.08%) Ruby
4 23 (16.08%) Groovy
5 22 (15.38%) SQL
6 14 (9.79%) C#
7 7 (4.90%) Haskell
8 6 (4.20%) C++
8 6 (4.20%) PHP
8 6 (4.20%) Clojure
9 5 (3.50%) R
10 4 (2.80%) Shell Script
10 4 (2.80%) Bash Shell
11 3 (2.10%) Perl
12 2 (1.40%) Golang
12 2 (1.40%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.40%) C
12 2 (1.40%) F#
12 2 (1.40%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 20 (13.99%) Degree
2 5 (3.50%) ISTQB
3 3 (2.10%) ISEB
4 2 (1.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.59%) QA
2 1 (0.70%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (2.10%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.70%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.70%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 8 (5.59%) Puppet
2 6 (4.20%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (2.80%) Oozie
4 3 (2.10%) Ansible
5 2 (1.40%) Salt
6 1 (0.70%) Mesos
6 1 (0.70%) Ambari
Vendors
1 6 (4.20%) Oracle
2 4 (2.80%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.40%) Rackspace
3 2 (1.40%) Facebook
3 2 (1.40%) Twitter
3 2 (1.40%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.70%) Atlassian
4 1 (0.70%) Zend
4 1 (0.70%) Netezza
4 1 (0.70%) Google
4 1 (0.70%) Akamai
4 1 (0.70%) Reuters
4 1 (0.70%) Sybase
4 1 (0.70%) Perforce
4 1 (0.70%) Teradata
4 1 (0.70%) MapR
4 1 (0.70%) Hortonworks
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