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 1 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scala
Rank 268 377 457
Rank change year-on-year
+109 +80
Contract jobs citing Scala 374 192 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.72% 0.40% 0.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.95% 1.01% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 145 81
Average daily rate
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£475 £550 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +29.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £402 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £655 £700 £638
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £440 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +25.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 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
19162 18977 20042
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 36.85% 39.44% 37.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 12618 12345 12002
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 382 496 691
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £16.18 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +68 274 £500 -9.09% 52
North East - 59 £450 - 11
South East -3 14 £332 +25.09% 2
North West +1 11 £425 - 1
West Midlands - 8 £400 - 2
South West - 5 £375 - 1
Yorkshire -2 2 £763 +73.35%
East of England - - - - 3
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Scala
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 605 (81.87%) Java
2 463 (62.65%) Agile Software Development
3 324 (43.84%) TDD
4 234 (31.66%) Python
5 224 (30.31%) HTML
6 215 (29.09%) JavaScript
7 210 (28.42%) Ruby
8 192 (25.98%) BDD
9 178 (24.09%) Linux
10 173 (23.41%) Scrum
11 153 (20.70%) CSS
12 148 (20.03%) NoSQL
13 147 (19.89%) Web Services
14 139 (18.81%) HTML5
15 138 (18.67%) Open Source
16 136 (18.40%) Spring
17 133 (18.00%) RESTful
18 127 (17.19%) C#
19 126 (17.05%) UNIX
20 119 (16.10%) OO
21 110 (14.88%) C++
22 109 (14.75%) Continuous Integration
23 99 (13.40%) Big Data
23 99 (13.40%) SQL
24 97 (13.13%) MongoDB
24 97 (13.13%) Apache Cassandra
24 97 (13.13%) Hadoop
25 95 (12.86%) Git (software)
26 89 (12.04%) JSON
27 88 (11.91%) Play Framework

Scala
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 45 (6.09%) Node.js
2 34 (4.60%) Apache Pig
2 34 (4.60%) Apache Spark
3 23 (3.11%) Tomcat
4 19 (2.57%) Apache
5 13 (1.76%) Elasticsearch
6 11 (1.49%) Confluence
7 9 (1.22%) MQSeries
8 7 (0.95%) Apache Solr
8 7 (0.95%) Alfresco
8 7 (0.95%) WebSphere
9 6 (0.81%) Adobe CQ
10 5 (0.68%) WebLogic
10 5 (0.68%) CMS
10 5 (0.68%) Mule
11 4 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (0.54%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (0.54%) IIS
11 4 (0.54%) WebSphere Application Server
11 4 (0.54%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (1.35%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (0.54%) MS Project
2 4 (0.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.14%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 37 (5.01%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (3.38%) Cloud Computing
3 18 (2.44%) GitHub
4 12 (1.62%) Amazon EMR
5 8 (1.08%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (0.68%) SaaS
6 5 (0.68%) PaaS
7 4 (0.54%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.27%) AWS Data Pipeline
8 2 (0.27%) IaaS
8 2 (0.27%) Heroku
9 1 (0.14%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.14%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 56 (7.58%) HTTP
2 12 (1.62%) Internet
3 8 (1.08%) LDAP
3 8 (1.08%) DSL
4 7 (0.95%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.54%) Firewall
5 4 (0.54%) SSL
6 3 (0.41%) VoIP
7 2 (0.27%) Intranet
8 1 (0.14%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 148 (20.03%) NoSQL
2 99 (13.40%) Big Data
3 97 (13.13%) MongoDB
3 97 (13.13%) Apache Cassandra
3 97 (13.13%) Hadoop
4 61 (8.25%) Relational Database
5 53 (7.17%) MySQL
6 52 (7.04%) Apache Hive
7 33 (4.47%) PostgreSQL
8 27 (3.65%) CouchDB
9 22 (2.98%) Redis
10 19 (2.57%) SQL Server
11 15 (2.03%) HBase
12 8 (1.08%) DB2
12 8 (1.08%) Data Mining
13 7 (0.95%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 6 (0.81%) Impala
14 6 (0.81%) Azkaban
14 6 (0.81%) Neo4j
15 5 (0.68%) KDB
Development Applications
1 95 (12.86%) Git (software)
2 65 (8.80%) Subversion
3 53 (7.17%) Cucumber
4 50 (6.77%) Jenkins
5 46 (6.22%) Maven
6 37 (5.01%) Selenium
7 34 (4.60%) JUnit
8 23 (3.11%) JIRA
9 13 (1.76%) Eclipse
9 13 (1.76%) RSpec
9 13 (1.76%) WebDriver
10 12 (1.62%) Mercurial
10 12 (1.62%) WATIR
11 10 (1.35%) Mockito
12 9 (1.22%) Gradle
13 8 (1.08%) Ant
14 7 (0.95%) JBehave
14 7 (0.95%) Hudson
14 7 (0.95%) Jasmine
15 6 (0.81%) TeamCity
General
1 86 (11.64%) Finance
2 61 (8.25%) Front Office
3 55 (7.44%) Banking
4 28 (3.79%) Investment Banking
5 22 (2.98%) Games
6 13 (1.76%) Back Office
7 11 (1.49%) Marketing
8 8 (1.08%) Telecoms
9 7 (0.95%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.41%) iGaming
11 2 (0.27%) Advertising
11 2 (0.27%) Law
11 2 (0.27%) Legal
11 2 (0.27%) Retail
12 1 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.14%) Billing
12 1 (0.14%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 519 (70.23%) Developer
2 245 (33.15%) Java Developer
3 162 (21.92%) Scala Developer
4 79 (10.69%) Architect
5 75 (10.15%) Senior Developer
6 32 (4.33%) Agile Java Developer
7 28 (3.79%) Senior Java Developer
8 27 (3.65%) Technical Architect
8 27 (3.65%) Java Architect
9 24 (3.25%) Software Engineer
10 22 (2.98%) Python Developer
10 22 (2.98%) Programmer
11 21 (2.84%) Web Developer
12 19 (2.57%) Analyst
13 18 (2.44%) Digital Architect
14 16 (2.17%) DevOps Engineer
15 14 (1.89%) Front-End Developer
15 14 (1.89%) Front Office Developer
16 13 (1.76%) JavaScript Developer
17 11 (1.49%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 224 (30.31%) HTML
2 153 (20.70%) CSS
3 147 (19.89%) Web Services
4 139 (18.81%) HTML5
5 136 (18.40%) Spring
6 133 (18.00%) RESTful
7 89 (12.04%) JSON
8 88 (11.91%) Play Framework
9 81 (10.96%) REST
10 74 (10.01%) Ajax
11 66 (8.93%) Hibernate
12 65 (8.80%) CSS3
13 60 (8.12%) AngularJS
14 57 (7.71%) XML
15 55 (7.44%) Akka
16 50 (6.77%) J2EE
17 39 (5.28%) Ruby on Rails
18 33 (4.47%) Django
19 32 (4.33%) SOAP
20 27 (3.65%) Cascading
Miscellaneous
1 138 (18.67%) Open Source
2 56 (7.58%) Visualisation
2 56 (7.58%) Computer Science
3 44 (5.95%) Derivative
4 33 (4.47%) Algorithms
4 33 (4.47%) Analytical Skills
5 27 (3.65%) Mathematics
6 21 (2.84%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 15 (2.03%) User Experience
7 15 (2.03%) Data Structures
8 13 (1.76%) Fixed Income
9 11 (1.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 11 (1.49%) Digital Media
10 10 (1.35%) Equities
11 9 (1.22%) Equity Derivative
11 9 (1.22%) Physics
12 7 (0.95%) W3C
12 7 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
13 6 (0.81%) Data Integration
13 6 (0.81%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 178 (24.09%) Linux
2 126 (17.05%) UNIX
3 54 (7.31%) Mac OS X
4 25 (3.38%) Windows
5 11 (1.49%) VME
6 10 (1.35%) MVS
7 8 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (0.95%) Android
9 6 (0.81%) Apple iOS
9 6 (0.81%) CentOS
10 4 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.41%) Solaris
12 2 (0.27%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.27%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 463 (62.65%) Agile Software Development
2 324 (43.84%) TDD
3 192 (25.98%) BDD
4 173 (23.41%) Scrum
5 119 (16.10%) OO
6 109 (14.75%) Continuous Integration
7 82 (11.10%) Configuration Management
7 82 (11.10%) Kanban
8 81 (10.96%) Pair Programming
9 80 (10.83%) Web Development
10 71 (9.61%) Mentoring
11 59 (7.98%) SOA
12 56 (7.58%) Software Engineering
13 53 (7.17%) Responsive Web Design
14 52 (7.04%) E-Commerce
14 52 (7.04%) MVC
14 52 (7.04%) Functional Programming
15 51 (6.90%) DevOps
16 50 (6.77%) User Stories
17 46 (6.22%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 605 (81.87%) Java
2 234 (31.66%) Python
3 215 (29.09%) JavaScript
4 210 (28.42%) Ruby
5 127 (17.19%) C#
6 110 (14.88%) C++
7 99 (13.40%) SQL
8 86 (11.64%) Groovy
9 53 (7.17%) PHP
10 39 (5.28%) Clojure
11 28 (3.79%) Perl
12 23 (3.11%) C
13 22 (2.98%) Haskell
14 17 (2.30%) Golang
15 13 (1.76%) R
15 13 (1.76%) Bash Shell
16 11 (1.49%) Shell Script
17 9 (1.22%) Erlang
18 8 (1.08%) F#
19 4 (0.54%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 70 (9.47%) Degree
2 13 (1.76%) Security Cleared
3 10 (1.35%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.27%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.27%) PhD
6 1 (0.14%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.14%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (4.06%) QA
2 3 (0.41%) COBIT
3 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.14%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 8 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (0.81%) HDFS
3 3 (0.41%) Docker
4 2 (0.27%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.27%) Varnish
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 66 (8.93%) Puppet
2 57 (7.71%) Opscode Chef
3 23 (3.11%) Oozie
4 15 (2.03%) Salt
5 10 (1.35%) Nagios
6 8 (1.08%) Vagrant
7 7 (0.95%) Ansible
8 4 (0.54%) YUM
9 2 (0.27%) Capistrano
10 1 (0.14%) Ambari
10 1 (0.14%) Mesos
10 1 (0.14%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 28 (3.79%) Oracle
2 21 (2.84%) Microsoft
3 13 (1.76%) JBoss
3 13 (1.76%) Rackspace
4 9 (1.22%) VMware
5 8 (1.08%) Perforce
6 7 (0.95%) Red Hat
6 7 (0.95%) Zend
7 4 (0.54%) Akamai
7 4 (0.54%) Mercator
7 4 (0.54%) Adobe
7 4 (0.54%) HP
8 3 (0.41%) Google
8 3 (0.41%) GigaSpaces
8 3 (0.41%) Twitter
9 2 (0.27%) WSO2
9 2 (0.27%) Facebook
9 2 (0.27%) Netezza
9 2 (0.27%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.14%) Interwoven
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