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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scala
Rank 130 143 158
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +15
Contract jobs citing Scala 70 66 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.24% 0.97% 0.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.78% 2.29% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 59 32
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£550 £525 £631
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -16.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £413 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £700 £800
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £450 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +28.57%
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
2515 2883 2493
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 44.58% 42.41% 40.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2067 2234 1930
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £301 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 22 38
Average hourly rate £25.00 £33.50 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.37% -2.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £19.20 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £75.03 £49.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -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 19 December 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 19 December 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.

1 108 (75.52%) Java
2 99 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (46.15%) TDD
4 41 (28.67%) JavaScript
5 37 (25.87%) Web Services
6 36 (25.17%) HTML
7 35 (24.48%) Scrum
8 32 (22.38%) RESTful
9 31 (21.68%) MongoDB
9 31 (21.68%) Big Data
10 29 (20.28%) HTML5
10 29 (20.28%) Python
11 28 (19.58%) BDD
12 26 (18.18%) Hadoop
13 24 (16.78%) Groovy
13 24 (16.78%) Spring
14 23 (16.08%) Apache Cassandra
15 22 (15.38%) NoSQL
15 22 (15.38%) Git (software)
15 22 (15.38%) Degree
15 22 (15.38%) SQL
16 20 (13.99%) Linux
16 20 (13.99%) Cucumber
17 19 (13.29%) Ruby
17 19 (13.29%) Continuous Integration
17 19 (13.29%) E-Commerce
17 19 (13.29%) Banking
18 18 (12.59%) Software Engineering
18 18 (12.59%) Hibernate
18 18 (12.59%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 16 (11.19%) Apache Spark
2 15 (10.49%) Node.js
3 5 (3.50%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (2.80%) Apache
4 4 (2.80%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.10%) Apache Pig
6 2 (1.40%) Jetty
7 1 (0.70%) Confluence
7 1 (0.70%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.70%) Alfresco
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.40%) AWS Data Pipeline
1 2 (1.40%) Amazon EMR
1 2 (1.40%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.70%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (0.70%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.90%) 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%) LDAP
5 1 (0.70%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (21.68%) MongoDB
1 31 (21.68%) Big Data
2 26 (18.18%) Hadoop
3 23 (16.08%) Apache Cassandra
4 22 (15.38%) NoSQL
5 9 (6.29%) Relational Database
6 7 (4.90%) MySQL
7 6 (4.20%) Couchbase
7 6 (4.20%) Apache Hive
8 5 (3.50%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (3.50%) DataStax
9 4 (2.80%) HBase
9 4 (2.80%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (2.10%) SQL Server
10 3 (2.10%) Neo4j
11 2 (1.40%) Amazon Redshift
11 2 (1.40%) Triplestore
11 2 (1.40%) Redis
11 2 (1.40%) CouchDB
11 2 (1.40%) DB2
Development Applications
1 22 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 20 (13.99%) Cucumber
3 15 (10.49%) Selenium
4 12 (8.39%) JIRA
5 11 (7.69%) Maven
5 11 (7.69%) Subversion
6 10 (6.99%) WebDriver
7 9 (6.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 9 (6.29%) Jenkins
8 8 (5.59%) JBehave
9 7 (4.90%) JUnit
10 6 (4.20%) Jasmine
10 6 (4.20%) SoapUI
10 6 (4.20%) Hudson
10 6 (4.20%) Mercurial
11 5 (3.50%) TestNG
11 5 (3.50%) Mockito
11 5 (3.50%) Gradle
12 4 (2.80%) Karma Test Runner
13 3 (2.10%) Ant
General
1 19 (13.29%) Banking
2 18 (12.59%) Finance
3 12 (8.39%) Front Office
4 8 (5.59%) Investment Banking
5 6 (4.20%) Games
6 5 (3.50%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.40%) Publishing
7 2 (1.40%) Back Office
8 1 (0.70%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.70%) Law
8 1 (0.70%) Billing
8 1 (0.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 103 (72.03%) Developer
2 44 (30.77%) Java Developer
2 44 (30.77%) Scala Developer
3 9 (6.29%) Senior Developer
4 8 (5.59%) Front-End Developer
5 7 (4.90%) Software Engineer
6 5 (3.50%) Architect
6 5 (3.50%) Programmer
6 5 (3.50%) Agile Java Developer
6 5 (3.50%) Automation Engineer
6 5 (3.50%) Big Data Developer
7 4 (2.80%) Node.js Developer
7 4 (2.80%) Development Manager
7 4 (2.80%) Test Engineer
8 3 (2.10%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (2.10%) JavaScript Developer
9 2 (1.40%) Hadoop Developer
9 2 (1.40%) .NET Programmer
9 2 (1.40%) C# Programmer
9 2 (1.40%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (25.87%) Web Services
2 36 (25.17%) HTML
3 32 (22.38%) RESTful
4 29 (20.28%) HTML5
5 24 (16.78%) Spring
6 18 (12.59%) Hibernate
6 18 (12.59%) CSS
6 18 (12.59%) REST
7 15 (10.49%) Akka
7 15 (10.49%) JSON
8 13 (9.09%) AngularJS
9 10 (6.99%) CSS3
9 10 (6.99%) XML
9 10 (6.99%) J2EE
10 9 (6.29%) Play Framework
11 8 (5.59%) LESS
11 8 (5.59%) Backbone.js
11 8 (5.59%) SOAP
12 7 (4.90%) Ajax
12 7 (4.90%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.19%) Open Source
2 13 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 13 (9.09%) Algorithms
3 11 (7.69%) Derivative
4 7 (4.90%) Digital Media
4 7 (4.90%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (4.20%) User Experience
6 3 (2.10%) Equities
6 3 (2.10%) Visualisation
6 3 (2.10%) Equity Derivative
6 3 (2.10%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.40%) Internet of Things
7 2 (1.40%) Linked Data
7 2 (1.40%) Statistics
7 2 (1.40%) Ontologies
7 2 (1.40%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.40%) Semantic Web
7 2 (1.40%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (1.40%) Hedge funds
7 2 (1.40%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 20 (13.99%) Linux
2 15 (10.49%) UNIX
3 6 (4.20%) Mac OS X
4 4 (2.80%) Windows
5 2 (1.40%) Android
5 2 (1.40%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.70%) MVS
6 1 (0.70%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (46.15%) TDD
3 35 (24.48%) Scrum
4 28 (19.58%) BDD
5 19 (13.29%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (13.29%) E-Commerce
6 18 (12.59%) Software Engineering
7 15 (10.49%) Pair Programming
8 14 (9.79%) SOA
9 13 (9.09%) MapReduce
10 12 (8.39%) Domain-Driven Design
10 12 (8.39%) Kanban
11 11 (7.69%) Integration Testing
11 11 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
11 11 (7.69%) Test Strategy
11 11 (7.69%) Functional Programming
12 10 (6.99%) User Stories
13 8 (5.59%) Analytics
13 8 (5.59%) Multithreading
13 8 (5.59%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 108 (75.52%) Java
2 41 (28.67%) JavaScript
3 29 (20.28%) Python
4 24 (16.78%) Groovy
5 22 (15.38%) SQL
6 19 (13.29%) Ruby
7 10 (6.99%) C#
8 7 (4.90%) Haskell
9 6 (4.20%) PHP
10 5 (3.50%) C++
10 5 (3.50%) R
11 3 (2.10%) Shell Script
11 3 (2.10%) Perl
11 3 (2.10%) Clojure
11 3 (2.10%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.40%) Golang
12 2 (1.40%) F#
12 2 (1.40%) SPARQL
12 2 (1.40%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.40%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (15.38%) Degree
2 7 (4.90%) ISTQB
3 5 (3.50%) ISEB
4 3 (2.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.99%) QA
2 1 (0.70%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (2.10%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.70%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.70%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.70%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 8 (5.59%) Puppet
2 7 (4.90%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (2.80%) Ansible
4 3 (2.10%) Oozie
5 2 (1.40%) Salt
6 1 (0.70%) Ambari
6 1 (0.70%) Mesos
6 1 (0.70%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 8 (5.59%) Oracle
2 3 (2.10%) Hortonworks
3 2 (1.40%) Facebook
3 2 (1.40%) Twitter
3 2 (1.40%) Cloudera
3 2 (1.40%) Rackspace
3 2 (1.40%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (1.40%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.70%) Reuters
4 1 (0.70%) Sybase
4 1 (0.70%) Perforce
4 1 (0.70%) Teradata
4 1 (0.70%) Atlassian
4 1 (0.70%) Zend
4 1 (0.70%) Google
4 1 (0.70%) Netezza
4 1 (0.70%) MapR
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