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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scala
Rank 115 146 180
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +34
Contract jobs citing Scala 81 68 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.49% 1.08% 0.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.55% 2.54% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 62 20
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £388 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £700 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £92.50 - -
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
2282 2672 2625
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.04% 42.45% 41.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1824 2052 2041
Average daily rate £463 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 10 20
Average hourly rate £30.00 £30.34 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.12% -39.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.72 £18.10 £14.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £92.00 £72.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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.

1 106 (76.81%) Java
2 93 (67.39%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (50.72%) TDD
4 40 (28.99%) Spring
5 34 (24.64%) JavaScript
6 33 (23.91%) BDD
7 30 (21.74%) HTML
8 29 (21.01%) Python
8 29 (21.01%) Big Data
9 28 (20.29%) Hadoop
10 27 (19.57%) Banking
10 27 (19.57%) Hibernate
11 26 (18.84%) Linux
11 26 (18.84%) MongoDB
12 23 (16.67%) Git (software)
12 23 (16.67%) SQL
12 23 (16.67%) Ruby
13 22 (15.94%) Finance
13 22 (15.94%) Apache Cassandra
13 22 (15.94%) HTML5
14 21 (15.22%) Scrum
15 20 (14.49%) Akka
16 19 (13.77%) Algorithms
16 19 (13.77%) CSS
16 19 (13.77%) Cucumber
16 19 (13.77%) REST
17 18 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
17 18 (13.04%) Web Services
17 18 (13.04%) Apache Spark
18 17 (12.32%) Open Source

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 18 (13.04%) Apache Spark
2 17 (12.32%) Node.js
3 6 (4.35%) Apache
4 4 (2.90%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (2.17%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.17%) Mule
6 2 (1.45%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.72%) JBoss
7 1 (0.72%) Jetty
7 1 (0.72%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.72%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 2 (1.45%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 13 (9.42%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.62%) PaaS
4 4 (2.90%) GitHub
5 2 (1.45%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.72%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.72%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.80%) HTTP
2 6 (4.35%) TCP/IP
3 5 (3.62%) SSL
3 5 (3.62%) AMQP
4 3 (2.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (21.01%) Big Data
2 28 (20.29%) Hadoop
3 26 (18.84%) MongoDB
4 22 (15.94%) Apache Cassandra
5 17 (12.32%) NoSQL
6 11 (7.97%) PostgreSQL
7 10 (7.25%) MySQL
8 7 (5.07%) Apache Hive
9 6 (4.35%) Relational Database
10 4 (2.90%) DataStax
10 4 (2.90%) Couchbase
10 4 (2.90%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (2.17%) SQL Server
11 3 (2.17%) RDBMS
11 3 (2.17%) QlikView
11 3 (2.17%) HBase
12 2 (1.45%) Impala
12 2 (1.45%) MarkLogic
12 2 (1.45%) Redis
13 1 (0.72%) DB2
Development Applications
1 23 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 19 (13.77%) Cucumber
3 14 (10.14%) JIRA
3 14 (10.14%) Jenkins
4 11 (7.97%) Selenium
5 9 (6.52%) Subversion
5 9 (6.52%) WebDriver
5 9 (6.52%) Jasmine
6 7 (5.07%) JUnit
6 7 (5.07%) JBehave
7 6 (4.35%) Hudson
7 6 (4.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (3.62%) Maven
8 5 (3.62%) Mercurial
9 4 (2.90%) Mockito
9 4 (2.90%) TestNG
10 3 (2.17%) Gradle
11 2 (1.45%) Spock
11 2 (1.45%) Calabash
11 2 (1.45%) Bitbucket
General
1 27 (19.57%) Banking
2 22 (15.94%) Finance
3 5 (3.62%) Front Office
4 3 (2.17%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.17%) Games
4 3 (2.17%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (0.72%) Retail
5 1 (0.72%) Publishing
5 1 (0.72%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.72%) Back Office
5 1 (0.72%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 101 (73.19%) Developer
2 50 (36.23%) Scala Developer
3 44 (31.88%) Java Developer
4 18 (13.04%) Agile Java Developer
5 12 (8.70%) Senior Developer
6 8 (5.80%) Architect
7 7 (5.07%) Senior Java Developer
7 7 (5.07%) Hadoop Developer
8 5 (3.62%) Web Developer
8 5 (3.62%) Front-End Developer
8 5 (3.62%) Automation Engineer
8 5 (3.62%) Node.js Developer
9 4 (2.90%) DevOps Engineer
9 4 (2.90%) Big Data Developer
9 4 (2.90%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (2.90%) Technical Architect
9 4 (2.90%) Software Engineer
10 3 (2.17%) Analyst
10 3 (2.17%) JavaScript Developer
10 3 (2.17%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (28.99%) Spring
2 30 (21.74%) HTML
3 27 (19.57%) Hibernate
4 22 (15.94%) HTML5
5 20 (14.49%) Akka
6 19 (13.77%) CSS
6 19 (13.77%) REST
7 18 (13.04%) Web Services
8 16 (11.59%) JSON
9 15 (10.87%) RESTful
10 13 (9.42%) AngularJS
11 12 (8.70%) CSS3
11 12 (8.70%) Play Framework
12 11 (7.97%) Ajax
12 11 (7.97%) Spring MVC
13 10 (7.25%) XML
13 10 (7.25%) J2EE
14 8 (5.80%) jQuery
15 7 (5.07%) Sass
15 7 (5.07%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.77%) Algorithms
2 17 (12.32%) Open Source
3 9 (6.52%) User Experience
4 8 (5.80%) Computer Science
5 5 (3.62%) Derivative
5 5 (3.62%) Data Structures
6 4 (2.90%) Visualisation
6 4 (2.90%) Equities
7 3 (2.17%) Fixed Income
7 3 (2.17%) Mathematics
7 3 (2.17%) Market Risk
7 3 (2.17%) Digital Media
7 3 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.45%) Equity Derivative
8 2 (1.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.72%) NHS
9 1 (0.72%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.72%) Credit Derivative
9 1 (0.72%) Neural Network
9 1 (0.72%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 26 (18.84%) Linux
2 4 (2.90%) UNIX
3 2 (1.45%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.45%) Android
4 1 (0.72%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.72%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (67.39%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (50.72%) TDD
3 33 (23.91%) BDD
4 21 (15.22%) Scrum
5 18 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (11.59%) MVC
7 12 (8.70%) MapReduce
7 12 (8.70%) Multithreading
7 12 (8.70%) Software Engineering
7 12 (8.70%) Pair Programming
8 9 (6.52%) OOP
8 9 (6.52%) OO
9 8 (5.80%) Analytics
9 8 (5.80%) SOA
9 8 (5.80%) ETL
10 7 (5.07%) Configuration Management
10 7 (5.07%) DevOps
10 7 (5.07%) Functional Programming
11 6 (4.35%) Mentoring
11 6 (4.35%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 106 (76.81%) Java
2 34 (24.64%) JavaScript
3 29 (21.01%) Python
4 23 (16.67%) SQL
4 23 (16.67%) Ruby
5 10 (7.25%) Groovy
6 9 (6.52%) C#
7 7 (5.07%) Go
8 5 (3.62%) R
9 4 (2.90%) Haskell
9 4 (2.90%) C++
9 4 (2.90%) PHP
10 3 (2.17%) VBA
10 3 (2.17%) Perl
10 3 (2.17%) Clojure
11 2 (1.45%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.72%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.72%) XQuery
12 1 (0.72%) OCaml
Qualifications
1 12 (8.70%) Degree
2 6 (4.35%) ISTQB
3 5 (3.62%) ISEB
4 3 (2.17%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.72%) PhD
6 1 (0.72%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.07%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.90%) HDFS
2 3 (2.17%) Apache Flume
3 2 (1.45%) Docker
3 2 (1.45%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.72%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 13 (9.42%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (7.97%) Puppet
3 7 (5.07%) Ansible
4 5 (3.62%) Salt
5 3 (2.17%) yum
6 2 (1.45%) Oozie
7 1 (0.72%) Nagios
7 1 (0.72%) Capistrano
7 1 (0.72%) Ambari
7 1 (0.72%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.72%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 8 (5.80%) Oracle
2 3 (2.17%) Tableau
2 3 (2.17%) Hortonworks
3 2 (1.45%) Alteryx
3 2 (1.45%) Cloudera
3 2 (1.45%) IBM
3 2 (1.45%) TIBCO
4 1 (0.72%) Reuters
4 1 (0.72%) Bloomberg
4 1 (0.72%) Sybase
4 1 (0.72%) Teradata
4 1 (0.72%) DataSynapse
4 1 (0.72%) Netezza
4 1 (0.72%) Rackspace
4 1 (0.72%) WorldPay
4 1 (0.72%) MapR
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