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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scala
Rank 131 170 213
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +43
Contract jobs citing Scala 73 55 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.24% 0.77% 0.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.91% 1.74% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 49 15
Average daily rate
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£500 £613 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.36% +44.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £450 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £653 £700 £633
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £440 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +25.71%
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
2506 3169 3126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.43% 44.26% 39.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1952 2451 2398
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 19 15
Average hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.03 £17.50 £13.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £143.00 £57.65 £48.50
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 16 September 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 16 September 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.

1 112 (82.96%) Java
2 82 (60.74%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (48.89%) TDD
4 36 (26.67%) Python
4 36 (26.67%) JavaScript
5 34 (25.19%) BDD
6 33 (24.44%) HTML
7 32 (23.70%) Web Services
7 32 (23.70%) Ruby
8 31 (22.96%) RESTful
9 29 (21.48%) NoSQL
10 27 (20.00%) MongoDB
10 27 (20.00%) Scrum
11 25 (18.52%) Open Source
12 23 (17.04%) HTML5
13 22 (16.30%) E-Commerce
14 21 (15.56%) Spring
14 21 (15.56%) Degree
15 20 (14.81%) Finance
15 20 (14.81%) CSS
15 20 (14.81%) SQL
16 19 (14.07%) Hadoop
16 19 (14.07%) Git (software)
16 19 (14.07%) Groovy
16 19 (14.07%) Apache Cassandra
17 18 (13.33%) Hibernate
17 18 (13.33%) Software Engineering
18 16 (11.85%) UNIX
18 16 (11.85%) Linux
18 16 (11.85%) SOA

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 8 (5.93%) Apache Pig
2 6 (4.44%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (3.70%) Tomcat
4 4 (2.96%) Node.js
5 3 (2.22%) Apache
6 2 (1.48%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.74%) nginx
7 1 (0.74%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.74%) Confluence
7 1 (0.74%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (3.70%) GitHub
1 5 (3.70%) Amazon EMR
2 2 (1.48%) AWS Data Pipeline
2 2 (1.48%) PaaS
2 2 (1.48%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.19%) HTTP
2 3 (2.22%) Internet
3 2 (1.48%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.74%) DNS
4 1 (0.74%) DSL
4 1 (0.74%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (21.48%) NoSQL
2 27 (20.00%) MongoDB
3 19 (14.07%) Apache Cassandra
3 19 (14.07%) Hadoop
4 16 (11.85%) Big Data
5 14 (10.37%) MySQL
6 11 (8.15%) Relational Database
7 7 (5.19%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (4.44%) CouchDB
9 5 (3.70%) Neo4j
9 5 (3.70%) Redis
10 4 (2.96%) Amazon Redshift
11 3 (2.22%) Azkaban
11 3 (2.22%) Apache Hive
11 3 (2.22%) SQL Server
12 2 (1.48%) Amazon RDS
13 1 (0.74%) Voldemort
13 1 (0.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 1 (0.74%) Riak
13 1 (0.74%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 19 (14.07%) Git (software)
2 11 (8.15%) Subversion
3 10 (7.41%) Maven
3 10 (7.41%) Cucumber
4 7 (5.19%) Mercurial
5 5 (3.70%) Selenium
6 4 (2.96%) JBehave
6 4 (2.96%) Mockito
6 4 (2.96%) Jenkins
7 3 (2.22%) Gradle
7 3 (2.22%) JIRA
7 3 (2.22%) Ant
8 2 (1.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (1.48%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.48%) Gerrit
8 2 (1.48%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.74%) Capybara
9 1 (0.74%) PhantomJS
9 1 (0.74%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.74%) Hamcrest
General
1 20 (14.81%) Finance
2 15 (11.11%) Banking
3 11 (8.15%) Front Office
4 7 (5.19%) Back Office
5 5 (3.70%) Investment Banking
6 4 (2.96%) Financial Institution
7 3 (2.22%) Games
7 3 (2.22%) Marketing
8 1 (0.74%) Billing
8 1 (0.74%) Law
8 1 (0.74%) Legal
Job Titles
1 101 (74.81%) Developer
2 54 (40.00%) Java Developer
3 39 (28.89%) Scala Developer
4 12 (8.89%) Senior Developer
5 10 (7.41%) Architect
6 9 (6.67%) Software Engineer
6 9 (6.67%) Agile Java Developer
7 8 (5.93%) Python Developer
8 7 (5.19%) Senior Java Developer
9 6 (4.44%) Programmer
10 4 (2.96%) Front-End Developer
10 4 (2.96%) Enterprise Architect
11 3 (2.22%) Java Programmer
11 3 (2.22%) Web Developer
11 3 (2.22%) Big Data Developer
12 2 (1.48%) Technical Architect
12 2 (1.48%) C# Programmer
12 2 (1.48%) Automation Engineer
12 2 (1.48%) C# .NET Developer
12 2 (1.48%) Digital Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (24.44%) HTML
2 32 (23.70%) Web Services
3 31 (22.96%) RESTful
4 23 (17.04%) HTML5
5 21 (15.56%) Spring
6 20 (14.81%) CSS
7 18 (13.33%) Hibernate
8 14 (10.37%) Play Framework
9 12 (8.89%) AngularJS
9 12 (8.89%) JSON
10 10 (7.41%) REST
10 10 (7.41%) CSS3
10 10 (7.41%) J2EE
11 9 (6.67%) SOAP
11 9 (6.67%) XML
11 9 (6.67%) Ajax
11 9 (6.67%) Akka
12 5 (3.70%) Django
12 5 (3.70%) Ruby on Rails
12 5 (3.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 25 (18.52%) Open Source
2 13 (9.63%) Computer Science
3 7 (5.19%) Derivative
4 6 (4.44%) Digital Media
5 5 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.96%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.48%) Smartphone
7 2 (1.48%) Social Network
7 2 (1.48%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.48%) Physics
7 2 (1.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.48%) W3C
7 2 (1.48%) Social Media
8 1 (0.74%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.74%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.74%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.74%) Equities
8 1 (0.74%) Human Factors
8 1 (0.74%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 1 (0.74%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 16 (11.85%) Linux
1 16 (11.85%) UNIX
2 6 (4.44%) Mac OS X
3 3 (2.22%) MVS
3 3 (2.22%) VME
4 2 (1.48%) Windows
5 1 (0.74%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (60.74%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (48.89%) TDD
3 34 (25.19%) BDD
4 27 (20.00%) Scrum
5 22 (16.30%) E-Commerce
6 18 (13.33%) Software Engineering
7 16 (11.85%) SOA
7 16 (11.85%) Domain-Driven Design
8 14 (10.37%) OO
8 14 (10.37%) Pair Programming
9 12 (8.89%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (8.89%) Kanban
10 11 (8.15%) User Acceptance Testing
10 11 (8.15%) User Stories
10 11 (8.15%) DevOps
11 9 (6.67%) MapReduce
11 9 (6.67%) Test Strategy
11 9 (6.67%) Integration Testing
11 9 (6.67%) Configuration Management
12 8 (5.93%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 112 (82.96%) Java
2 36 (26.67%) JavaScript
2 36 (26.67%) Python
3 32 (23.70%) Ruby
4 20 (14.81%) SQL
5 19 (14.07%) Groovy
6 15 (11.11%) C#
7 13 (9.63%) Clojure
8 10 (7.41%) C++
9 7 (5.19%) Haskell
10 6 (4.44%) F#
11 5 (3.70%) Perl
12 4 (2.96%) PHP
12 4 (2.96%) C
13 3 (2.22%) Erlang
14 2 (1.48%) Bash Shell
14 2 (1.48%) Shell Script
14 2 (1.48%) PL/SQL
14 2 (1.48%) Golang
15 1 (0.74%) R
Qualifications
1 21 (15.56%) Degree
2 2 (1.48%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.74%) Sun Certification
3 1 (0.74%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.96%) QA
2 1 (0.74%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 9 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (5.93%) Puppet
3 4 (2.96%) Oozie
3 4 (2.96%) Salt
4 2 (1.48%) Vagrant
4 2 (1.48%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (2.96%) Rackspace
2 3 (2.22%) Oracle
2 3 (2.22%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.22%) Zend
3 2 (1.48%) Tableau
3 2 (1.48%) Facebook
3 2 (1.48%) Twitter
3 2 (1.48%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.74%) Perforce
4 1 (0.74%) Google
4 1 (0.74%) Atlassian
4 1 (0.74%) Akamai
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