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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scala
Rank 126 166 187
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +21
Contract jobs citing Scala 82 59 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.36% 0.82% 0.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.17% 1.89% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 56 23
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£528 £625 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.60% +38.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £425 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £683 £700 £638
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £525 £350
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +50.00%
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
2587 3117 2695
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.94% 43.33% 38.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2069 2420 2097
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £301 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £602 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 22 22
Average hourly rate £20.00 £40.00 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +48.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £19.00 £13.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £52.82 £49.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

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 31 October 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 31 October 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.

1 111 (79.29%) Java
2 93 (66.43%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (47.14%) TDD
4 41 (29.29%) JavaScript
5 36 (25.71%) HTML
5 36 (25.71%) Scrum
6 35 (25.00%) RESTful
7 34 (24.29%) Web Services
8 29 (20.71%) Python
8 29 (20.71%) BDD
9 26 (18.57%) MongoDB
9 26 (18.57%) HTML5
9 26 (18.57%) Ruby
10 25 (17.86%) NoSQL
10 25 (17.86%) Git (software)
11 24 (17.14%) Groovy
11 24 (17.14%) E-Commerce
12 23 (16.43%) Big Data
13 21 (15.00%) Linux
13 21 (15.00%) UNIX
13 21 (15.00%) Finance
13 21 (15.00%) Open Source
13 21 (15.00%) Spring
13 21 (15.00%) Degree
14 20 (14.29%) Software Engineering
14 20 (14.29%) Hadoop
14 20 (14.29%) CSS
14 20 (14.29%) SQL
15 18 (12.86%) Hibernate
15 18 (12.86%) Cucumber

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

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 11 (7.86%) Node.js
1 11 (7.86%) Apache Spark
2 6 (4.29%) Apache Pig
2 6 (4.29%) Tomcat
3 5 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (2.86%) Apache
5 2 (1.43%) Alfresco
5 2 (1.43%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.71%) Confluence
6 1 (0.71%) CMS
6 1 (0.71%) Jetty
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.14%) Amazon EMR
2 2 (1.43%) AWS Data Pipeline
2 2 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.71%) PaaS
3 1 (0.71%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (0.71%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.71%) HTTP
2 4 (2.86%) Internet
3 2 (1.43%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.43%) AMQP
4 1 (0.71%) LDAP
4 1 (0.71%) DNS
4 1 (0.71%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (18.57%) MongoDB
2 25 (17.86%) NoSQL
3 23 (16.43%) Big Data
4 20 (14.29%) Hadoop
5 18 (12.86%) Apache Cassandra
6 14 (10.00%) Relational Database
7 10 (7.14%) MySQL
8 7 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (3.57%) Redis
10 4 (2.86%) Neo4j
11 3 (2.14%) Couchbase
11 3 (2.14%) SQL Server
12 2 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (1.43%) CouchDB
12 2 (1.43%) Apache Hive
12 2 (1.43%) HBase
12 2 (1.43%) Amazon Redshift
12 2 (1.43%) Triplestore
13 1 (0.71%) Voldemort
13 1 (0.71%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 25 (17.86%) Git (software)
2 18 (12.86%) Cucumber
3 14 (10.00%) Selenium
4 13 (9.29%) Subversion
5 10 (7.14%) Maven
6 9 (6.43%) Jenkins
7 8 (5.71%) WebDriver
7 8 (5.71%) JIRA
8 7 (5.00%) Mercurial
9 6 (4.29%) JBehave
9 6 (4.29%) Jasmine
10 5 (3.57%) Mockito
10 5 (3.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (3.57%) JUnit
11 4 (2.86%) Hudson
11 4 (2.86%) SoapUI
11 4 (2.86%) Karma Test Runner
12 3 (2.14%) Gradle
12 3 (2.14%) Sinon.JS
12 3 (2.14%) QUnit
General
1 21 (15.00%) Finance
2 17 (12.14%) Banking
3 12 (8.57%) Front Office
4 8 (5.71%) Investment Banking
5 5 (3.57%) Financial Institution
6 4 (2.86%) Back Office
6 4 (2.86%) Games
7 2 (1.43%) Publishing
8 1 (0.71%) Retail
8 1 (0.71%) Billing
8 1 (0.71%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.71%) Law
8 1 (0.71%) Legal
8 1 (0.71%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 100 (71.43%) Developer
2 48 (34.29%) Java Developer
3 42 (30.00%) Scala Developer
4 10 (7.14%) Software Engineer
5 8 (5.71%) Front-End Developer
5 8 (5.71%) Architect
5 8 (5.71%) Senior Developer
6 6 (4.29%) Programmer
6 6 (4.29%) Agile Java Developer
7 4 (2.86%) Development Manager
7 4 (2.86%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (2.14%) Python Developer
8 3 (2.14%) Technical Architect
8 3 (2.14%) Java Programmer
8 3 (2.14%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (2.14%) Big Data Developer
9 2 (1.43%) Digital Architect
9 2 (1.43%) C# Programmer
9 2 (1.43%) Automation Engineer
9 2 (1.43%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (25.71%) HTML
2 35 (25.00%) RESTful
3 34 (24.29%) Web Services
4 26 (18.57%) HTML5
5 21 (15.00%) Spring
6 20 (14.29%) CSS
7 18 (12.86%) Hibernate
8 15 (10.71%) AngularJS
9 14 (10.00%) REST
10 13 (9.29%) Akka
11 11 (7.86%) J2EE
11 11 (7.86%) JSON
12 10 (7.14%) Play Framework
12 10 (7.14%) CSS3
13 9 (6.43%) SOAP
13 9 (6.43%) XML
14 7 (5.00%) Ajax
14 7 (5.00%) jQuery
14 7 (5.00%) Backbone.js
14 7 (5.00%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (15.00%) Open Source
2 12 (8.57%) Algorithms
2 12 (8.57%) Derivative
2 12 (8.57%) Computer Science
3 8 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.29%) Digital Media
5 5 (3.57%) User Experience
6 3 (2.14%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.43%) Semantic Web
7 2 (1.43%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (1.43%) Hedge funds
7 2 (1.43%) Linked Data
7 2 (1.43%) Internet of Things
7 2 (1.43%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.43%) Equity Derivative
7 2 (1.43%) Statistics
7 2 (1.43%) Ontologies
7 2 (1.43%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.43%) Equities
8 1 (0.71%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 21 (15.00%) Linux
1 21 (15.00%) UNIX
2 7 (5.00%) Mac OS X
3 4 (2.86%) Windows
4 3 (2.14%) MVS
4 3 (2.14%) VME
5 1 (0.71%) Android
5 1 (0.71%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.71%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (66.43%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (47.14%) TDD
3 36 (25.71%) Scrum
4 29 (20.71%) BDD
5 24 (17.14%) E-Commerce
6 20 (14.29%) Software Engineering
7 17 (12.14%) SOA
8 16 (11.43%) Pair Programming
8 16 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (10.00%) Domain-Driven Design
10 12 (8.57%) Kanban
10 12 (8.57%) User Acceptance Testing
10 12 (8.57%) Integration Testing
10 12 (8.57%) User Stories
11 10 (7.14%) DevOps
11 10 (7.14%) Test Strategy
11 10 (7.14%) OO
12 9 (6.43%) Configuration Management
12 9 (6.43%) MVC
12 9 (6.43%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 111 (79.29%) Java
2 41 (29.29%) JavaScript
3 29 (20.71%) Python
4 26 (18.57%) Ruby
5 24 (17.14%) Groovy
6 20 (14.29%) SQL
7 13 (9.29%) C#
8 7 (5.00%) C++
8 7 (5.00%) Clojure
9 6 (4.29%) PHP
9 6 (4.29%) Haskell
10 5 (3.57%) Perl
11 4 (2.86%) F#
11 4 (2.86%) Shell Script
11 4 (2.86%) Bash Shell
12 3 (2.14%) C
12 3 (2.14%) R
13 2 (1.43%) Golang
13 2 (1.43%) SPARQL
13 2 (1.43%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 21 (15.00%) Degree
2 4 (2.86%) ISTQB
3 3 (2.14%) ISEB
4 2 (1.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.71%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.71%) QA
2 1 (0.71%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (1.43%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 7 (5.00%) Puppet
1 7 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.14%) Salt
2 3 (2.14%) Oozie
3 2 (1.43%) Ansible
4 1 (0.71%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.71%) Mesos
Vendors
1 5 (3.57%) Oracle
2 4 (2.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.14%) Rackspace
4 2 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.43%) Zend
4 2 (1.43%) Facebook
4 2 (1.43%) Twitter
5 1 (0.71%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.71%) Akamai
5 1 (0.71%) Reuters
5 1 (0.71%) Perforce
5 1 (0.71%) Google
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