The table below looks at the statistics for Scala skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scala over the 3 months to 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scala
Rank 245 344 403
Rank change year-on-year
+99 +59
Contract jobs citing Scala 417 225 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.81% 0.48% 0.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.18% 1.23% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 337 187 112
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£513 £550 £563
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.81% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £750 £800
UK excluding London average daily rate £495 £488 £335
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +45.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 0
Average hourly rate - £36.50 -
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 England region.

Programming Languages Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
19157 18247 18134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.37% 38.55% 38.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 13169 11896 11089
Average daily rate £400 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 394 516 656
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £15.25 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £45.00 £47.50
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 England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Scala across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Scala Jobs Demand Trend in England

Scala
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Scala across the England region.

Scala Daily Rate Trend in England

Scala
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scala across the England region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014.

Scala Daily Rate Histogram in England

Scala
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Scala across the England region.

Scala Hourly Rate Trend in England

Scala
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scala within the England region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +58 299 £550 - 79
North East - 64 £450 - 3
North West +10 19 £500 - 2
South East -7 18 £400 +11.88% 7
South West - 11 £450 - 10
Yorkshire - 4 £650 - 2
West Midlands -12 2 £383 -27.14% 2
East of England - - - - 3
East Midlands - - - - 2
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Scala
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 613 (78.99%) Java
2 533 (68.69%) Agile Software Development
3 325 (41.88%) TDD
4 253 (32.60%) Python
5 248 (31.96%) Ruby
6 241 (31.06%) HTML
7 233 (30.03%) JavaScript
8 201 (25.90%) Linux
9 184 (23.71%) Scrum
10 172 (22.16%) BDD
11 169 (21.78%) CSS
12 166 (21.39%) NoSQL
13 158 (20.36%) RESTful
14 157 (20.23%) Open Source
15 148 (19.07%) Web Services
16 144 (18.56%) HTML5
17 142 (18.30%) Spring
18 139 (17.91%) Continuous Integration
19 135 (17.40%) MongoDB
20 128 (16.49%) Big Data
20 128 (16.49%) UNIX
21 118 (15.21%) REST
22 117 (15.08%) Hadoop
22 117 (15.08%) Git (software)
22 117 (15.08%) C#
23 111 (14.30%) SQL
24 110 (14.18%) JSON
25 95 (12.24%) Apache Cassandra
26 93 (11.98%) OO
27 90 (11.60%) Play Framework

Scala
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 70 (9.02%) Node.js
2 66 (8.51%) Apache Spark
3 35 (4.51%) Apache
4 32 (4.12%) Apache Pig
5 30 (3.87%) Tomcat
6 21 (2.71%) Confluence
7 17 (2.19%) JBoss
8 15 (1.93%) Elasticsearch
9 11 (1.42%) Apache Solr
10 9 (1.16%) Alfresco
11 5 (0.64%) CMS
11 5 (0.64%) MQSeries
12 4 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (0.52%) SharePoint
12 4 (0.52%) WebSphere Application Server
12 4 (0.52%) IIS
12 4 (0.52%) Jetty
12 4 (0.52%) nginx
12 4 (0.52%) WebSphere
12 4 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 9 (1.16%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.52%) MS Project
2 4 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.13%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 23 (2.96%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (1.55%) GitHub
3 10 (1.29%) Amazon EMR
3 10 (1.29%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (0.77%) SaaS
6 4 (0.52%) Amazon SQS
7 3 (0.39%) PaaS
8 2 (0.26%) AWS Data Pipeline
8 2 (0.26%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.26%) Heroku
9 1 (0.13%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (0.13%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 72 (9.28%) HTTP
2 11 (1.42%) Internet
3 8 (1.03%) LDAP
3 8 (1.03%) DSL
4 7 (0.90%) AMQP
4 7 (0.90%) TCP/IP
5 5 (0.64%) Firewall
6 4 (0.52%) SSL
7 3 (0.39%) VoIP
8 2 (0.26%) MQTT
9 1 (0.13%) Reverse Proxy
9 1 (0.13%) Intranet
9 1 (0.13%) VPN
9 1 (0.13%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 166 (21.39%) NoSQL
2 135 (17.40%) MongoDB
3 128 (16.49%) Big Data
4 117 (15.08%) Hadoop
5 95 (12.24%) Apache Cassandra
6 80 (10.31%) Relational Database
7 52 (6.70%) MySQL
8 46 (5.93%) Apache Hive
9 37 (4.77%) PostgreSQL
10 31 (3.99%) Redis
11 23 (2.96%) HBase
12 16 (2.06%) SQL Server
13 12 (1.55%) MariaDB
14 11 (1.42%) CouchDB
15 9 (1.16%) DB2
16 8 (1.03%) Couchbase
17 7 (0.90%) Riak
17 7 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
17 7 (0.90%) Data Mining
17 7 (0.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 117 (15.08%) Git (software)
2 73 (9.41%) Jenkins
3 71 (9.15%) Subversion
4 66 (8.51%) Cucumber
5 63 (8.12%) Maven
6 49 (6.31%) Selenium
7 40 (5.15%) JIRA
8 35 (4.51%) JUnit
9 19 (2.45%) WebDriver
10 16 (2.06%) Jasmine
11 15 (1.93%) Artifactory
12 14 (1.80%) Hudson
12 14 (1.80%) Mercurial
13 12 (1.55%) Sinon.JS
13 12 (1.55%) Ant
13 12 (1.55%) WATIR
13 12 (1.55%) RSpec
13 12 (1.55%) Mockito
13 12 (1.55%) QUnit
14 11 (1.42%) Gradle
General
1 82 (10.57%) Finance
2 61 (7.86%) Banking
3 43 (5.54%) Front Office
4 31 (3.99%) Investment Banking
5 17 (2.19%) Games
6 10 (1.29%) Financial Institution
7 9 (1.16%) Telecoms
8 6 (0.77%) Advertising
9 5 (0.64%) Back Office
10 4 (0.52%) Marketing
11 3 (0.39%) Retail
11 3 (0.39%) Publishing
11 3 (0.39%) iGaming
12 2 (0.26%) Law
12 2 (0.26%) Legal
13 1 (0.13%) Billing
13 1 (0.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 521 (67.14%) Developer
2 226 (29.12%) Java Developer
3 175 (22.55%) Scala Developer
4 93 (11.98%) Architect
5 72 (9.28%) Senior Developer
6 41 (5.28%) Technical Architect
7 25 (3.22%) Digital Architect
8 23 (2.96%) Senior Java Developer
9 22 (2.84%) Front-End Developer
10 21 (2.71%) Java Architect
10 21 (2.71%) Big Data Developer
11 20 (2.58%) DevOps Engineer
11 20 (2.58%) Software Engineer
11 20 (2.58%) Agile Java Developer
12 18 (2.32%) Web Developer
13 17 (2.19%) Solutions Architect
14 16 (2.06%) Lead Developer
15 14 (1.80%) ScrumMaster
15 14 (1.80%) JavaScript Developer
16 13 (1.68%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 241 (31.06%) HTML
2 169 (21.78%) CSS
3 158 (20.36%) RESTful
4 148 (19.07%) Web Services
5 144 (18.56%) HTML5
6 142 (18.30%) Spring
7 118 (15.21%) REST
8 110 (14.18%) JSON
9 90 (11.60%) Play Framework
10 78 (10.05%) Ajax
11 75 (9.66%) Hibernate
12 71 (9.15%) CSS3
13 65 (8.38%) Akka
14 57 (7.35%) XML
15 55 (7.09%) Django
16 54 (6.96%) AngularJS
17 52 (6.70%) J2EE
18 43 (5.54%) Ruby on Rails
19 36 (4.64%) SOAP
20 34 (4.38%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 157 (20.23%) Open Source
2 57 (7.35%) Visualisation
3 43 (5.54%) Computer Science
4 32 (4.12%) Analytical Skills
5 26 (3.35%) Derivative
6 25 (3.22%) User Experience
7 23 (2.96%) Algorithms
8 17 (2.19%) Digital Media
9 15 (1.93%) Data Structures
10 13 (1.68%) Mathematics
11 10 (1.29%) Equity Derivative
12 8 (1.03%) Statistics
13 7 (0.90%) Fixed Income
13 7 (0.90%) Equities
13 7 (0.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 7 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
14 6 (0.77%) W3C
15 5 (0.64%) Inversion of Control
15 5 (0.64%) Web 2.0
16 4 (0.52%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 201 (25.90%) Linux
2 128 (16.49%) UNIX
3 64 (8.25%) Mac OS X
4 28 (3.61%) Windows
5 13 (1.68%) Ubuntu
6 10 (1.29%) MVS
6 10 (1.29%) VME
7 8 (1.03%) CentOS
7 8 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (0.77%) Android
8 6 (0.77%) Apple iOS
9 4 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.39%) Solaris
11 2 (0.26%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 533 (68.69%) Agile Software Development
2 325 (41.88%) TDD
3 184 (23.71%) Scrum
4 172 (22.16%) BDD
5 139 (17.91%) Continuous Integration
6 93 (11.98%) OO
7 89 (11.47%) Configuration Management
8 87 (11.21%) Mentoring
9 85 (10.95%) Pair Programming
10 83 (10.70%) Kanban
10 83 (10.70%) Web Development
11 79 (10.18%) DevOps
12 66 (8.51%) SOA
13 64 (8.25%) MVC
14 58 (7.47%) Responsive Web Design
15 55 (7.09%) Web Design
16 52 (6.70%) E-Commerce
17 51 (6.57%) Software Engineering
17 51 (6.57%) Functional Programming
18 48 (6.19%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 613 (78.99%) Java
2 253 (32.60%) Python
3 248 (31.96%) Ruby
4 233 (30.03%) JavaScript
5 117 (15.08%) C#
6 111 (14.30%) SQL
7 89 (11.47%) Groovy
8 87 (11.21%) C++
9 54 (6.96%) PHP
10 29 (3.74%) Golang
11 28 (3.61%) Clojure
12 21 (2.71%) Perl
13 20 (2.58%) R
14 19 (2.45%) Haskell
14 19 (2.45%) C
15 18 (2.32%) Bash Shell
16 15 (1.93%) Shell Script
17 5 (0.64%) MATLAB
17 5 (0.64%) XQuery
18 4 (0.52%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 68 (8.76%) Degree
2 25 (3.22%) Security Cleared
3 14 (1.80%) SC Cleared
4 5 (0.64%) ISTQB
5 4 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.39%) ISEB
7 2 (0.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.26%) PhD
8 1 (0.13%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (3.74%) QA
2 3 (0.39%) COBIT
3 1 (0.13%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 14 (1.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (1.16%) Apache Flume
2 9 (1.16%) HDFS
3 5 (0.64%) Docker
4 2 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.13%) Varnish
5 1 (0.13%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 84 (10.82%) Puppet
2 63 (8.12%) Opscode Chef
3 25 (3.22%) Ansible
4 15 (1.93%) Nagios
4 15 (1.93%) Salt
5 12 (1.55%) Oozie
6 7 (0.90%) Mesos
7 6 (0.77%) Vagrant
7 6 (0.77%) ZABBIX
8 4 (0.52%) Hadoop YARN
8 4 (0.52%) YUM
9 2 (0.26%) Ambari
9 2 (0.26%) Capistrano
10 1 (0.13%) logstash
10 1 (0.13%) Kibana
10 1 (0.13%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 31 (3.99%) Oracle
2 21 (2.71%) Microsoft
3 20 (2.58%) VMware
4 15 (1.93%) Rackspace
5 8 (1.03%) Red Hat
5 8 (1.03%) Perforce
6 6 (0.77%) Google
6 6 (0.77%) Twitter
7 4 (0.52%) HP
7 4 (0.52%) Mercator
7 4 (0.52%) Zend
8 3 (0.39%) GigaSpaces
8 3 (0.39%) Netezza
9 2 (0.26%) Sybase
9 2 (0.26%) Adobe
9 2 (0.26%) Reuters
9 2 (0.26%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.26%) Teradata
9 2 (0.26%) Hortonworks
9 2 (0.26%) Facebook
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