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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scala
Rank 101 136 168
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +32
Contract jobs citing Scala 111 62 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.95% 1.08% 0.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.46% 2.59% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 56 43
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £425 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £665 £675 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -
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
2488 2393 3036
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 43.77% 41.81% 43.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2051 1860 2322
Average daily rate £475 £451 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.43% +0.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 10 33
Average hourly rate £23.99 £27.50 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.76% -33.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.72 £14.20 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.35 £31.99 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +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 7 July 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 7 July 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.

1 164 (85.86%) Java
2 117 (61.26%) Agile Software Development
3 87 (45.55%) TDD
4 51 (26.70%) Spring
5 49 (25.65%) Banking
6 41 (21.47%) Git (software)
7 40 (20.94%) Finance
8 39 (20.42%) HTML
8 39 (20.42%) BDD
9 38 (19.90%) Hadoop
10 37 (19.37%) JavaScript
10 37 (19.37%) Hibernate
11 35 (18.32%) Linux
12 34 (17.80%) Big Data
13 31 (16.23%) Ruby
14 30 (15.71%) RESTful
14 30 (15.71%) Amazon AWS
14 30 (15.71%) Python
15 29 (15.18%) Subversion
16 28 (14.66%) CSS
16 28 (14.66%) Multithreading
17 27 (14.14%) Scrum
17 27 (14.14%) Play Framework
17 27 (14.14%) Apache Spark
18 26 (13.61%) MVC
18 26 (13.61%) Web Services
18 26 (13.61%) SQL
19 25 (13.09%) Akka
20 24 (12.57%) Pair Programming
20 24 (12.57%) MongoDB

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

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 27 (14.14%) Apache Spark
2 18 (9.42%) Oracle Coherence
3 13 (6.81%) Node.js
4 8 (4.19%) Apache
5 4 (2.09%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.57%) Mule
7 2 (1.05%) Confluence
7 2 (1.05%) Jetty
7 2 (1.05%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.52%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.52%) JBoss
8 1 (0.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (1.57%) HipChat
2 1 (0.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.05%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 30 (15.71%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (5.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (3.66%) PaaS
4 4 (2.09%) GitHub
5 2 (1.05%) Google Analytics
5 2 (1.05%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.52%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (0.52%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.52%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.24%) HTTP
2 8 (4.19%) TCP/IP
3 7 (3.66%) SSL
4 2 (1.05%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (19.90%) Hadoop
2 34 (17.80%) Big Data
3 24 (12.57%) MongoDB
4 21 (10.99%) NoSQL
5 16 (8.38%) Oracle Database
6 13 (6.81%) MySQL
6 13 (6.81%) PostgreSQL
7 12 (6.28%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (3.14%) Relational Database
9 5 (2.62%) Redis
9 5 (2.62%) QlikView
10 4 (2.09%) Apache Hive
11 3 (1.57%) Neo4j
11 3 (1.57%) SQL Server
11 3 (1.57%) Impala
11 3 (1.57%) RDBMS
12 2 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (1.05%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (1.05%) HBase
13 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 41 (21.47%) Git (software)
2 29 (15.18%) Subversion
3 21 (10.99%) Jenkins
4 19 (9.95%) Maven
5 18 (9.42%) Cucumber
6 17 (8.90%) Jasmine
7 16 (8.38%) TeamCity
8 11 (5.76%) JIRA
9 7 (3.66%) Selenium
9 7 (3.66%) Mercurial
10 5 (2.62%) JUnit
11 4 (2.09%) JMeter
11 4 (2.09%) WebDriver
12 3 (1.57%) Hudson
12 3 (1.57%) JBehave
12 3 (1.57%) Bitbucket
12 3 (1.57%) Gradle
13 2 (1.05%) gulp
13 2 (1.05%) Calabash
13 2 (1.05%) Spock
General
1 49 (25.65%) Banking
2 40 (20.94%) Finance
3 20 (10.47%) Investment Banking
4 19 (9.95%) Front Office
5 3 (1.57%) Corporate Banking
6 2 (1.05%) Publishing
7 1 (0.52%) Games
7 1 (0.52%) Advertising
7 1 (0.52%) Marketing
7 1 (0.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 150 (78.53%) Developer
2 75 (39.27%) Java Developer
3 71 (37.17%) Scala Developer
4 20 (10.47%) Agile Java Developer
5 13 (6.81%) Full Stack Developer
6 11 (5.76%) Senior Developer
7 8 (4.19%) Architect
7 8 (4.19%) Senior Java Developer
8 7 (3.66%) Senior Scala Developer
8 7 (3.66%) Hadoop Developer
9 6 (3.14%) Front Office Developer
10 5 (2.62%) Analyst
10 5 (2.62%) DevOps Engineer
11 4 (2.09%) Big Data Developer
11 4 (2.09%) Big Data Consultant
11 4 (2.09%) Technical Architect
11 4 (2.09%) Web Developer
11 4 (2.09%) Consultant
11 4 (2.09%) Data Consultant
12 3 (1.57%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (26.70%) Spring
2 39 (20.42%) HTML
3 37 (19.37%) Hibernate
4 30 (15.71%) RESTful
5 28 (14.66%) CSS
6 27 (14.14%) Play Framework
7 26 (13.61%) Web Services
8 25 (13.09%) Akka
9 21 (10.99%) J2EE
9 21 (10.99%) Spring MVC
10 20 (10.47%) jQuery
10 20 (10.47%) Ajax
11 19 (9.95%) JMS
12 17 (8.90%) REST
13 16 (8.38%) HTML5
14 14 (7.33%) JSON
15 12 (6.28%) CSS3
15 12 (6.28%) AngularJS
16 9 (4.71%) XML
17 7 (3.66%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.85%) Interest Rate Derivative
2 14 (7.33%) Algorithms
3 11 (5.76%) User Experience
4 7 (3.66%) Derivative
5 6 (3.14%) Equities
5 6 (3.14%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.62%) Fixed Income
7 4 (2.09%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.09%) Market Risk
8 3 (1.57%) Visualisation
8 3 (1.57%) Data Structures
9 2 (1.05%) Social Media
9 2 (1.05%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (1.05%) Credit Risk
9 2 (1.05%) Credit Derivative
9 2 (1.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.52%) DTV
10 1 (0.52%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.52%) BBC
10 1 (0.52%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 35 (18.32%) Linux
2 18 (9.42%) UNIX
3 3 (1.57%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.52%) Android
4 1 (0.52%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (61.26%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (45.55%) TDD
3 39 (20.42%) BDD
4 28 (14.66%) Multithreading
5 27 (14.14%) Scrum
6 26 (13.61%) MVC
7 24 (12.57%) Pair Programming
8 15 (7.85%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (7.33%) Open Source
10 13 (6.81%) DevOps
11 11 (5.76%) MapReduce
12 10 (5.24%) SOA
13 9 (4.71%) OO
13 9 (4.71%) Software Engineering
14 8 (4.19%) Configuration Management
14 8 (4.19%) Analytics
15 7 (3.66%) Low Latency
15 7 (3.66%) Kanban
15 7 (3.66%) OOP
16 6 (3.14%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 164 (85.86%) Java
2 37 (19.37%) JavaScript
3 31 (16.23%) Ruby
4 30 (15.71%) Python
5 26 (13.61%) SQL
6 15 (7.85%) C#
6 15 (7.85%) Groovy
7 8 (4.19%) Go
8 7 (3.66%) C++
9 3 (1.57%) Perl
9 3 (1.57%) PHP
9 3 (1.57%) VBA
9 3 (1.57%) Clojure
9 3 (1.57%) R
9 3 (1.57%) CoffeeScript
10 2 (1.05%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.52%) XQuery
11 1 (0.52%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.52%) Haskell
11 1 (0.52%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (4.19%) Degree
2 4 (2.09%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.05%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.05%) ISEB
3 2 (1.05%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.52%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.71%) QA
2 2 (1.05%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (3.66%) Docker
2 4 (2.09%) HDFS
3 2 (1.05%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.52%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 17 (8.90%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (6.81%) Puppet
3 7 (3.66%) Ansible
3 7 (3.66%) Salt
4 3 (1.57%) yum
5 2 (1.05%) Vagrant
5 2 (1.05%) Oozie
6 1 (0.52%) Capistrano
6 1 (0.52%) Nagios
Vendors
1 23 (12.04%) Oracle
2 5 (2.62%) Tableau
3 3 (1.57%) Google
3 3 (1.57%) WorldPay
4 2 (1.05%) Zuora
4 2 (1.05%) Coremetrics
4 2 (1.05%) Omniture
4 2 (1.05%) Splunk
4 2 (1.05%) Alteryx
4 2 (1.05%) IBM
4 2 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.05%) TIBCO
5 1 (0.52%) Reuters
5 1 (0.52%) Bloomberg
5 1 (0.52%) VMware
5 1 (0.52%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.52%) Adobe
5 1 (0.52%) Intel
5 1 (0.52%) SOASTA, Inc
5 1 (0.52%) Rackspace
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