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 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scala
Rank 263 329 370
Rank change year-on-year
+66 +41
Contract jobs citing Scala 399 243 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.80% 0.52% 0.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.12% 1.36% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 203 128
Average daily rate
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£531 £500 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £400 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £750 £800
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £450 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £36.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.50 -
Scala
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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
18849 17849 16993
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.02% 38.12% 38.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 13036 11536 10558
Average daily rate £400 £384 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £565 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 414 519 695
Average hourly rate £35.50 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.41% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.85 £15.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.80 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +33 268 £550 +7.84% 51
North East - 48 £450 -
North West +12 27 £538 +16.21% 1
South West -10 18 £450 +20.00% 2
South East -19 18 £475 +5.55% 4
Yorkshire 0 14 £560 +21.08%
East of England - 4 £575 - 1
West Midlands -5 2 £383 -27.14% 2
East Midlands - - - - 1
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Scala
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (79.82%) Java
2 512 (67.55%) Agile Software Development
3 297 (39.18%) TDD
4 237 (31.27%) Python
5 223 (29.42%) HTML
6 218 (28.76%) Ruby
7 207 (27.31%) JavaScript
8 182 (24.01%) Linux
9 181 (23.88%) Scrum
10 152 (20.05%) CSS
10 152 (20.05%) BDD
11 150 (19.79%) Hadoop
12 148 (19.53%) Big Data
13 145 (19.13%) MongoDB
14 140 (18.47%) HTML5
15 139 (18.34%) Spring
16 137 (18.07%) RESTful
17 135 (17.81%) NoSQL
18 129 (17.02%) Continuous Integration
19 124 (16.36%) Web Services
20 123 (16.23%) Open Source
21 115 (15.17%) Git (software)
22 113 (14.91%) REST
22 113 (14.91%) UNIX
23 93 (12.27%) C#
24 90 (11.87%) JSON
25 89 (11.74%) OO
26 87 (11.48%) DevOps
27 86 (11.35%) SQL
28 84 (11.08%) Apache Cassandra

Scala
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 83 (10.95%) Apache Spark
2 79 (10.42%) Node.js
3 44 (5.80%) Apache
4 32 (4.22%) Tomcat
5 25 (3.30%) Apache Pig
6 23 (3.03%) Confluence
6 23 (3.03%) JBoss
7 14 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
8 11 (1.45%) Apache Solr
9 7 (0.92%) Alfresco
10 5 (0.66%) Jetty
10 5 (0.66%) nginx
11 4 (0.53%) CMS
11 4 (0.53%) WebSphere
11 4 (0.53%) IIS
11 4 (0.53%) WebSphere Application Server
11 4 (0.53%) MQSeries
11 4 (0.53%) SharePoint
11 4 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 8 (1.06%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (0.53%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.26%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 15 (1.98%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (1.58%) GitHub
3 6 (0.79%) SaaS
3 6 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (0.53%) Amazon SQS
4 4 (0.53%) PaaS
4 4 (0.53%) Amazon EMR
5 2 (0.26%) AWS Data Pipeline
5 2 (0.26%) CloudBees
5 2 (0.26%) Heroku
5 2 (0.26%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.13%) Amazon Kinesis
6 1 (0.13%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 73 (9.63%) HTTP
2 9 (1.19%) TCP/IP
2 9 (1.19%) SSL
3 8 (1.06%) Internet
3 8 (1.06%) DSL
3 8 (1.06%) LDAP
4 7 (0.92%) AMQP
5 5 (0.66%) Firewall
6 2 (0.26%) SSH
6 2 (0.26%) MQTT
7 1 (0.13%) VoIP
7 1 (0.13%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (0.13%) VPN
7 1 (0.13%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 150 (19.79%) Hadoop
2 148 (19.53%) Big Data
3 145 (19.13%) MongoDB
4 135 (17.81%) NoSQL
5 84 (11.08%) Apache Cassandra
6 74 (9.76%) Relational Database
7 57 (7.52%) Apache Hive
8 42 (5.54%) MySQL
9 37 (4.88%) PostgreSQL
10 33 (4.35%) HBase
11 27 (3.56%) Redis
12 23 (3.03%) SQL Server
13 14 (1.85%) MariaDB
14 12 (1.58%) Couchbase
15 10 (1.32%) OrientDB
16 9 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
16 9 (1.19%) RDBMS
17 8 (1.06%) DB2
17 8 (1.06%) Impala
18 7 (0.92%) DataStax
Development Applications
1 115 (15.17%) Git (software)
2 75 (9.89%) Jenkins
3 68 (8.97%) Cucumber
4 67 (8.84%) Subversion
5 60 (7.92%) Maven
6 55 (7.26%) Selenium
7 46 (6.07%) JIRA
8 39 (5.15%) JUnit
9 22 (2.90%) WebDriver
10 20 (2.64%) Artifactory
11 16 (2.11%) Jasmine
11 16 (2.11%) Hudson
12 14 (1.85%) Ant
13 12 (1.58%) QUnit
13 12 (1.58%) Gradle
13 12 (1.58%) Sinon.JS
13 12 (1.58%) Mercurial
14 11 (1.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 11 (1.45%) RSpec
14 11 (1.45%) JBehave
General
1 74 (9.76%) Finance
2 72 (9.50%) Banking
3 48 (6.33%) Front Office
4 32 (4.22%) Investment Banking
5 11 (1.45%) Games
6 10 (1.32%) Telecoms
7 9 (1.19%) Financial Institution
8 7 (0.92%) Back Office
8 7 (0.92%) Advertising
9 5 (0.66%) Marketing
10 4 (0.53%) Retail
11 3 (0.40%) Publishing
12 2 (0.26%) Legal
13 1 (0.13%) Billing
13 1 (0.13%) Law
Job Titles
1 503 (66.36%) Developer
2 204 (26.91%) Java Developer
3 182 (24.01%) Scala Developer
4 86 (11.35%) Architect
5 71 (9.37%) Senior Developer
6 42 (5.54%) Technical Architect
7 28 (3.69%) Big Data Developer
8 23 (3.03%) Senior Java Developer
9 19 (2.51%) Front-End Developer
10 18 (2.37%) DevOps Engineer
10 18 (2.37%) Web Developer
10 18 (2.37%) Solutions Architect
11 17 (2.24%) Lead Developer
11 17 (2.24%) Hadoop Developer
11 17 (2.24%) Digital Architect
12 16 (2.11%) Software Engineer
13 14 (1.85%) ScrumMaster
14 13 (1.72%) JavaScript Developer
15 12 (1.58%) Java Architect
16 11 (1.45%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 223 (29.42%) HTML
2 152 (20.05%) CSS
3 140 (18.47%) HTML5
4 139 (18.34%) Spring
5 137 (18.07%) RESTful
6 124 (16.36%) Web Services
7 113 (14.91%) REST
8 90 (11.87%) JSON
9 79 (10.42%) Play Framework
10 73 (9.63%) Akka
11 72 (9.50%) Hibernate
12 65 (8.58%) CSS3
13 59 (7.78%) Ajax
14 54 (7.12%) AngularJS
15 53 (6.99%) J2EE
16 48 (6.33%) Django
17 45 (5.94%) XML
18 36 (4.75%) Spring MVC
19 33 (4.35%) Ruby on Rails
20 32 (4.22%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 123 (16.23%) Open Source
2 48 (6.33%) Visualisation
3 36 (4.75%) Computer Science
4 29 (3.83%) Derivative
4 29 (3.83%) Analytical Skills
5 24 (3.17%) Algorithms
6 21 (2.77%) User Experience
7 19 (2.51%) Digital Media
8 17 (2.24%) Data Structures
9 12 (1.58%) Equity Derivative
10 11 (1.45%) Statistics
10 11 (1.45%) Equities
11 9 (1.19%) Fixed Income
12 8 (1.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 7 (0.92%) Mathematics
13 7 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
14 6 (0.79%) Market Risk
14 6 (0.79%) W3C
15 5 (0.66%) Inversion of Control
15 5 (0.66%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 182 (24.01%) Linux
2 113 (14.91%) UNIX
3 59 (7.78%) Mac OS X
4 26 (3.43%) Windows
5 18 (2.37%) Ubuntu
6 9 (1.19%) CentOS
7 8 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (0.92%) Apple iOS
8 7 (0.92%) Android
9 5 (0.66%) VME
9 5 (0.66%) MVS
10 4 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.40%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 512 (67.55%) Agile Software Development
2 297 (39.18%) TDD
3 181 (23.88%) Scrum
4 152 (20.05%) BDD
5 129 (17.02%) Continuous Integration
6 89 (11.74%) OO
7 87 (11.48%) DevOps
8 79 (10.42%) Kanban
9 78 (10.29%) Pair Programming
10 76 (10.03%) Web Development
11 69 (9.10%) Configuration Management
11 69 (9.10%) Mentoring
12 61 (8.05%) MVC
13 58 (7.65%) SOA
14 52 (6.86%) Functional Programming
15 50 (6.60%) Responsive Web Design
15 50 (6.60%) E-Commerce
15 50 (6.60%) Software Engineering
16 48 (6.33%) Web Design
17 46 (6.07%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 605 (79.82%) Java
2 237 (31.27%) Python
3 218 (28.76%) Ruby
4 207 (27.31%) JavaScript
5 93 (12.27%) C#
6 86 (11.35%) SQL
7 76 (10.03%) Groovy
8 59 (7.78%) C++
9 44 (5.80%) PHP
10 29 (3.83%) Golang
11 26 (3.43%) C
12 25 (3.30%) Clojure
13 23 (3.03%) Perl
14 19 (2.51%) Haskell
15 17 (2.24%) R
15 17 (2.24%) Bash Shell
16 14 (1.85%) Shell Script
17 11 (1.45%) VB
18 8 (1.06%) MATLAB
19 6 (0.79%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 59 (7.78%) Degree
2 27 (3.56%) Security Cleared
3 10 (1.32%) SC Cleared
4 8 (1.06%) ISTQB
5 6 (0.79%) ISEB
6 4 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.13%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.13%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (4.49%) QA
2 3 (0.40%) COBIT
3 1 (0.13%) Basel III
3 1 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 19 (2.51%) HDFS
2 14 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (1.58%) Apache Flume
4 9 (1.19%) Docker
5 2 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.13%) vCloud
6 1 (0.13%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 82 (10.82%) Puppet
2 59 (7.78%) Opscode Chef
3 31 (4.09%) Ansible
4 14 (1.85%) Salt
4 14 (1.85%) Nagios
5 13 (1.72%) Oozie
5 13 (1.72%) Hadoop YARN
6 11 (1.45%) ZABBIX
7 7 (0.92%) Mesos
8 4 (0.53%) yum
9 3 (0.40%) Vagrant
10 2 (0.26%) Ambari
10 2 (0.26%) Capistrano
11 1 (0.13%) Kibana
11 1 (0.13%) logstash
11 1 (0.13%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 31 (4.09%) Oracle
2 22 (2.90%) Microsoft
2 22 (2.90%) VMware
3 15 (1.98%) Rackspace
4 10 (1.32%) Twitter
5 8 (1.06%) Perforce
6 7 (0.92%) Red Hat
7 6 (0.79%) Google
8 4 (0.53%) Zend
8 4 (0.53%) Mercator
8 4 (0.53%) HP
8 4 (0.53%) Hortonworks
9 3 (0.40%) Cloudera
9 3 (0.40%) Netezza
9 3 (0.40%) GigaSpaces
10 2 (0.26%) Reuters
10 2 (0.26%) Teradata
10 2 (0.26%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.26%) Adobe
10 2 (0.26%) Temenos
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