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 24 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
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scala
Rank 127 161 171
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +10
Contract jobs citing Scala 77 60 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.33% 0.84% 0.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.05% 1.99% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 56 33
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£538 £600 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.41% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £425 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £700 £800
UK excluding London average daily rate £490 £488 £335
% change year-on-year
+0.51% +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
2525 3012 2547
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 43.45% 42.33% 39.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2039 2348 1995
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £305 £288
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 22 20
Average hourly rate £30.00 £40.00 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +15.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £19.81 £13.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.63 £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 24 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 24 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.

1 110 (76.92%) Java
2 99 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (47.55%) TDD
4 44 (30.77%) JavaScript
5 38 (26.57%) HTML
6 36 (25.17%) Web Services
6 36 (25.17%) Scrum
7 34 (23.78%) RESTful
8 30 (20.98%) Python
9 29 (20.28%) HTML5
9 29 (20.28%) BDD
9 29 (20.28%) MongoDB
10 26 (18.18%) NoSQL
10 26 (18.18%) Big Data
11 25 (17.48%) Git (software)
12 24 (16.78%) Spring
12 24 (16.78%) E-Commerce
13 23 (16.08%) Ruby
13 23 (16.08%) Groovy
13 23 (16.08%) Open Source
14 22 (15.38%) Linux
14 22 (15.38%) SQL
15 21 (14.69%) CSS
16 20 (13.99%) Finance
16 20 (13.99%) Hadoop
16 20 (13.99%) Degree
16 20 (13.99%) Cucumber
17 19 (13.29%) Banking
17 19 (13.29%) Software Engineering
17 19 (13.29%) Hibernate

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 12 (8.39%) Apache Spark
3 6 (4.20%) Tomcat
4 5 (3.50%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (2.80%) Apache
5 4 (2.80%) Apache Pig
6 2 (1.40%) Jetty
6 2 (1.40%) Alfresco
6 2 (1.40%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.70%) Confluence
7 1 (0.70%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.40%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.40%) Amazon EMR
1 2 (1.40%) AWS Data Pipeline
2 1 (0.70%) Amazon Kinesis
2 1 (0.70%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (0.70%) GitHub
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%) DNS
5 1 (0.70%) DSL
5 1 (0.70%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (20.28%) MongoDB
2 26 (18.18%) NoSQL
2 26 (18.18%) Big Data
3 20 (13.99%) Hadoop
4 18 (12.59%) Apache Cassandra
5 14 (9.79%) Relational Database
6 9 (6.29%) MySQL
7 5 (3.50%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (3.50%) Couchbase
7 5 (3.50%) DataStax
8 4 (2.80%) SQL Server
8 4 (2.80%) Redis
8 4 (2.80%) Neo4j
9 3 (2.10%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (2.10%) HBase
10 2 (1.40%) Triplestore
10 2 (1.40%) Amazon Redshift
10 2 (1.40%) DB2
10 2 (1.40%) CouchDB
10 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%) JBehave
8 6 (4.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 6 (4.20%) Mockito
8 6 (4.20%) Jasmine
9 5 (3.50%) JUnit
10 4 (2.80%) SoapUI
10 4 (2.80%) Hudson
10 4 (2.80%) Gradle
10 4 (2.80%) Karma Test Runner
11 3 (2.10%) Sinon.JS
11 3 (2.10%) QUnit
General
1 20 (13.99%) Finance
2 19 (13.29%) Banking
3 11 (7.69%) Front Office
4 8 (5.59%) Investment Banking
5 5 (3.50%) Games
5 5 (3.50%) Financial Institution
6 4 (2.80%) Back Office
7 2 (1.40%) Publishing
8 1 (0.70%) Retail
8 1 (0.70%) Billing
8 1 (0.70%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.70%) Law
8 1 (0.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 104 (72.73%) Developer
2 49 (34.27%) Java Developer
3 44 (30.77%) Scala Developer
4 9 (6.29%) Front-End Developer
5 8 (5.59%) Software Engineer
6 7 (4.90%) Architect
6 7 (4.90%) Senior Developer
6 7 (4.90%) Agile Java Developer
7 5 (3.50%) Programmer
8 4 (2.80%) Development Manager
8 4 (2.80%) Senior Java Developer
8 4 (2.80%) Big Data Developer
9 3 (2.10%) JavaScript Developer
9 3 (2.10%) Automation Engineer
9 3 (2.10%) Test Engineer
10 2 (1.40%) .NET Developer
10 2 (1.40%) C# Developer
10 2 (1.40%) PHP Developer
10 2 (1.40%) Java Programmer
10 2 (1.40%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (26.57%) HTML
2 36 (25.17%) Web Services
3 34 (23.78%) RESTful
4 29 (20.28%) HTML5
5 24 (16.78%) Spring
6 21 (14.69%) CSS
7 19 (13.29%) Hibernate
8 16 (11.19%) REST
8 16 (11.19%) AngularJS
9 13 (9.09%) Akka
9 13 (9.09%) JSON
10 11 (7.69%) CSS3
10 11 (7.69%) J2EE
11 10 (6.99%) XML
11 10 (6.99%) Play Framework
12 9 (6.29%) SOAP
13 8 (5.59%) Backbone.js
13 8 (5.59%) jQuery
13 8 (5.59%) LESS
14 7 (4.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
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
6 6 (4.20%) User Experience
6 6 (4.20%) Digital Media
7 4 (2.80%) Visualisation
8 3 (2.10%) Equities
9 2 (1.40%) Fixed Income
9 2 (1.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (1.40%) Equity Derivative
9 2 (1.40%) Statistics
9 2 (1.40%) Semantic Web
9 2 (1.40%) Inversion of Control
9 2 (1.40%) Hedge funds
9 2 (1.40%) Ontologies
9 2 (1.40%) Linked Data
9 2 (1.40%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.70%) Data Structures
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%) MVS
5 3 (2.10%) VME
6 1 (0.70%) Android
6 1 (0.70%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (47.55%) TDD
3 36 (25.17%) Scrum
4 29 (20.28%) 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 13 (9.09%) Domain-Driven Design
11 12 (8.39%) Kanban
12 11 (7.69%) Integration Testing
12 11 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
13 10 (6.99%) Test Strategy
13 10 (6.99%) MVC
13 10 (6.99%) User Stories
14 9 (6.29%) OO
14 9 (6.29%) MapReduce
14 9 (6.29%) Web Development
15 8 (5.59%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 110 (76.92%) 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 15 (10.49%) C#
7 7 (4.90%) C++
8 6 (4.20%) PHP
8 6 (4.20%) Haskell
8 6 (4.20%) Clojure
9 5 (3.50%) R
10 4 (2.80%) Bash Shell
10 4 (2.80%) Shell Script
10 4 (2.80%) Perl
11 3 (2.10%) F#
12 2 (1.40%) SPARQL
12 2 (1.40%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.40%) C
12 2 (1.40%) Golang
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%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (1.40%) Facebook
3 2 (1.40%) Twitter
3 2 (1.40%) Rackspace
4 1 (0.70%) Hortonworks
4 1 (0.70%) MapR
4 1 (0.70%) Sybase
4 1 (0.70%) Reuters
4 1 (0.70%) Perforce
4 1 (0.70%) Teradata
4 1 (0.70%) Google
4 1 (0.70%) Netezza
4 1 (0.70%) Zend
4 1 (0.70%) Atlassian
4 1 (0.70%) Akamai
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