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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scala
Rank 103 127 134
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +7
Contract jobs citing Scala 50 62 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.59% 1.21% 1.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.57% 2.65% 2.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 53 67
Average daily rate £575 £550 £625
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £367 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £500 £400
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Scala
London

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
1400 2340 2568
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 44.50% 45.52% 43.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1166 1927 1947
Average daily rate £475 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £638
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 14
Average hourly rate £29.64 £29.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.20% -13.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £27.37 £24.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £147.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 10 February 2016.

Scala Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Scala
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Scala across the City of London region.

Scala Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Scala
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 132 (72.53%) Java
2 70 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (34.62%) Finance
4 61 (33.52%) Banking
5 59 (32.42%) Software Engineering
6 46 (25.27%) TDD
7 41 (22.53%) Apache Spark
8 39 (21.43%) Investment Banking
9 36 (19.78%) Linux
9 36 (19.78%) Big Data
9 36 (19.78%) Functional Programming
10 35 (19.23%) JavaScript
11 33 (18.13%) BDD
12 32 (17.58%) Open Source
12 32 (17.58%) Hadoop
13 30 (16.48%) Unix
14 29 (15.93%) NoSQL
15 27 (14.84%) HTML
16 26 (14.29%) Python
17 24 (13.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
17 24 (13.19%) Gradle
17 24 (13.19%) Git (software)
18 23 (12.64%) Apache Cassandra
18 23 (12.64%) JUnit
18 23 (12.64%) Fixed Income
19 21 (11.54%) Front Office
19 21 (11.54%) Eclipse
19 21 (11.54%) Algorithmic Trading
20 20 (10.99%) Electronic Trading
20 20 (10.99%) Grid Computing

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 41 (22.53%) Apache Spark
2 11 (6.04%) Node.js
3 9 (4.95%) Oracle Coherence
4 6 (3.30%) OpenStack
5 5 (2.75%) Apache Pig
5 5 (2.75%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.10%) Apache
6 2 (1.10%) Jetty
7 1 (0.55%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.55%) Confluence
7 1 (0.55%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.40%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.75%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.55%) Amazon Kinesis
3 1 (0.55%) PaaS
3 1 (0.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.30%) HTTP
2 1 (0.55%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (19.78%) Big Data
2 32 (17.58%) Hadoop
3 29 (15.93%) NoSQL
4 23 (12.64%) Apache Cassandra
5 19 (10.44%) KDB
5 19 (10.44%) MongoDB
6 12 (6.59%) Apache Hive
7 9 (4.95%) HBase
7 9 (4.95%) Oracle Database
8 8 (4.40%) Relational Database
9 7 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (3.30%) Impala
11 5 (2.75%) Neo4j
11 5 (2.75%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (2.75%) SQL Server
12 4 (2.20%) Datomic
12 4 (2.20%) Parquet
13 3 (1.65%) RDBMS
13 3 (1.65%) Sqoop
14 2 (1.10%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 24 (13.19%) Git (software)
1 24 (13.19%) Gradle
2 23 (12.64%) JUnit
3 21 (11.54%) Eclipse
4 19 (10.44%) VTune
5 17 (9.34%) Subversion
6 15 (8.24%) Maven
7 12 (6.59%) Jenkins
8 11 (6.04%) Jasmine
8 11 (6.04%) TeamCity
9 9 (4.95%) Cucumber
10 8 (4.40%) WebDriver
11 5 (2.75%) Bower
11 5 (2.75%) Grunt
12 4 (2.20%) Hudson
12 4 (2.20%) JIRA
13 3 (1.65%) Ant
13 3 (1.65%) Mockito
13 3 (1.65%) Selenium
13 3 (1.65%) SonarQube
General
1 63 (34.62%) Finance
2 61 (33.52%) Banking
3 39 (21.43%) Investment Banking
4 21 (11.54%) Front Office
5 5 (2.75%) Publishing
6 3 (1.65%) Marketing
7 1 (0.55%) Games
7 1 (0.55%) Retail
7 1 (0.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 95 (52.20%) Developer
2 47 (25.82%) Software Engineer
3 44 (24.18%) Scala Developer
4 40 (21.98%) Java Engineer
5 39 (21.43%) Java Software Engineer
6 36 (19.78%) Java Developer
7 25 (13.74%) Scala Software Engineer
8 20 (10.99%) Java Scala Software Engineer
9 19 (10.44%) Java Scala Developer
10 13 (7.14%) C# Developer
11 11 (6.04%) Excel Developer
11 11 (6.04%) Front Office Developer
12 10 (5.49%) Agile Developer
13 9 (4.95%) AWS Developer
13 9 (4.95%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
13 9 (4.95%) HTML Developer
13 9 (4.95%) Investment Banking Java Developer
13 9 (4.95%) JavaScript Developer
14 8 (4.40%) Agile Java Developer
15 7 (3.85%) Big Data Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (14.84%) HTML
2 19 (10.44%) Akka
2 19 (10.44%) Kafka
3 17 (9.34%) HTML5
4 15 (8.24%) Play Framework
4 15 (8.24%) RESTful
5 14 (7.69%) Spring
6 12 (6.59%) CSS
7 11 (6.04%) Ajax
7 11 (6.04%) JMS
7 11 (6.04%) jQuery
8 10 (5.49%) AngularJS
8 10 (5.49%) REST
8 10 (5.49%) Web Services
9 6 (3.30%) D3.js
9 6 (3.30%) Hibernate
9 6 (3.30%) RequireJS
10 5 (2.75%) spray
10 5 (2.75%) XML
11 4 (2.20%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 23 (12.64%) Fixed Income
2 20 (10.99%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (10.99%) Grid Computing
3 18 (9.89%) Equities
4 7 (3.85%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 4 (2.20%) User Experience
6 3 (1.65%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.65%) Derivative
6 3 (1.65%) Equity Derivative
6 3 (1.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.10%) Credit Risk
7 2 (1.10%) Equity Risk
7 2 (1.10%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.10%) W3C
8 1 (0.55%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.55%) Linked Data
8 1 (0.55%) Semantic Web
8 1 (0.55%) Spread Betting
8 1 (0.55%) Statistics
8 1 (0.55%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 36 (19.78%) Linux
2 30 (16.48%) Unix
3 19 (10.44%) Solaris
4 3 (1.65%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.55%) Android
5 1 (0.55%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (32.42%) Software Engineering
3 46 (25.27%) TDD
4 36 (19.78%) Functional Programming
5 33 (18.13%) BDD
6 32 (17.58%) Open Source
7 21 (11.54%) Algorithmic Trading
8 20 (10.99%) Electronic Trading
8 20 (10.99%) Low Latency
9 18 (9.89%) SDLC
10 14 (7.69%) DevOps
10 14 (7.69%) Scrum
11 13 (7.14%) OO
12 12 (6.59%) Mentoring
12 12 (6.59%) Multithreading
12 12 (6.59%) Pair Programming
13 10 (5.49%) Data Modelling
13 10 (5.49%) SOA
14 8 (4.40%) Market Making
14 8 (4.40%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 132 (72.53%) Java
2 35 (19.23%) JavaScript
3 26 (14.29%) Python
4 17 (9.34%) C#
5 12 (6.59%) Ruby
6 8 (4.40%) Perl
7 6 (3.30%) C++
8 5 (2.75%) Clojure
8 5 (2.75%) Go
8 5 (2.75%) SQL
9 4 (2.20%) Erlang
9 4 (2.20%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.65%) CoffeeScript
10 3 (1.65%) Haskell
10 3 (1.65%) PHP
11 2 (1.10%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.10%) Groovy
11 2 (1.10%) MATLAB
11 2 (1.10%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.55%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (3.30%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 24 (13.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 12 (6.59%) Docker
3 5 (2.75%) HDFS
4 3 (1.65%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (6.59%) Puppet
2 8 (4.40%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (2.75%) Ansible
3 5 (2.75%) Mesos
4 3 (1.65%) Kubernetes
5 2 (1.10%) Hadoop YARN
5 2 (1.10%) Oozie
Vendors
1 12 (6.59%) Oracle
2 5 (2.75%) MapR
2 5 (2.75%) Splunk
3 4 (2.20%) Cloudera
4 2 (1.10%) Red Gate
5 1 (0.55%) Actian
5 1 (0.55%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.55%) Perforce
5 1 (0.55%) Sybase
5 1 (0.55%) VMware
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