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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scala
Rank 271 370 447
Rank change year-on-year
+99 +77
Contract jobs citing Scala 356 199 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.71% 0.41% 0.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.89% 1.05% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 142 78
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +35.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £371
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £700 £633
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £440 £350
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +25.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 England region.

Programming Languages Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
18856 19016 20040
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.45% 39.53% 37.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 12151 12159 12181
Average daily rate £398 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £260 £250
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 383 514 713
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £16.72 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +57 262 £500 -9.09% 53
North West +24 28 £490 - 3
North East - 27 £400 - 2
South East +6 14 £325 - 7
South West - 11 £300 - 3
West Midlands - 11 £388 - 2
Yorkshire -3 2 £763 +73.35% 1
East Midlands 0 1 £338 -
East of England - - - - 2
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Scala
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 555 (82.96%) Java
2 304 (45.44%) TDD
3 240 (35.87%) Agile Software Development
4 188 (28.10%) BDD
5 187 (27.95%) JavaScript
6 183 (27.35%) Python
7 180 (26.91%) HTML
8 170 (25.41%) Ruby
9 153 (22.87%) Scrum
10 146 (21.82%) NoSQL
11 133 (19.88%) Web Services
12 130 (19.43%) Open Source
13 128 (19.13%) Linux
13 128 (19.13%) CSS
14 122 (18.24%) Spring
15 119 (17.79%) HTML5
16 111 (16.59%) C++
16 111 (16.59%) OO
17 108 (16.14%) C#
18 103 (15.40%) Big Data
19 102 (15.25%) Apache Cassandra
20 99 (14.80%) UNIX
21 95 (14.20%) Continuous Integration
22 94 (14.05%) Hadoop
23 90 (13.45%) Play Framework
24 89 (13.30%) RESTful
25 87 (13.00%) SQL
26 85 (12.71%) Finance
26 85 (12.71%) MongoDB
27 79 (11.81%) Groovy

Scala
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 37 (5.53%) Node.js
2 29 (4.33%) Apache Pig
3 22 (3.29%) Tomcat
4 13 (1.94%) MQSeries
4 13 (1.94%) Apache
5 12 (1.79%) CMS
5 12 (1.79%) WebSphere
6 9 (1.35%) WebLogic
6 9 (1.35%) Elasticsearch
7 8 (1.20%) Adobe CQ
8 7 (1.05%) Escenic
8 7 (1.05%) Apache Solr
9 5 (0.75%) Alfresco
9 5 (0.75%) Mule
10 3 (0.45%) LiveCycle
10 3 (0.45%) IIS
10 3 (0.45%) WebSphere Application Server
10 3 (0.45%) SharePoint
10 3 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 8 (1.20%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.90%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.45%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.15%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 51 (7.62%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (4.93%) Cloud Computing
3 14 (2.09%) GitHub
4 13 (1.94%) Amazon EMR
5 11 (1.64%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (0.90%) Amazon S3
7 5 (0.75%) SaaS
7 5 (0.75%) PaaS
8 2 (0.30%) Heroku
8 2 (0.30%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (0.30%) IaaS
8 2 (0.30%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (0.30%) AWS Data Pipeline
Communications & Networking
1 32 (4.78%) HTTP
2 11 (1.64%) Internet
3 7 (1.05%) DSL
3 7 (1.05%) LDAP
4 6 (0.90%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.45%) SSL
5 3 (0.45%) VoIP
5 3 (0.45%) Firewall
6 2 (0.30%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 146 (21.82%) NoSQL
2 103 (15.40%) Big Data
3 102 (15.25%) Apache Cassandra
4 94 (14.05%) Hadoop
5 85 (12.71%) MongoDB
6 55 (8.22%) MySQL
7 46 (6.88%) Apache Hive
8 38 (5.68%) CouchDB
9 37 (5.53%) Relational Database
10 29 (4.33%) PostgreSQL
11 21 (3.14%) SQL Server
12 14 (2.09%) Redis
13 13 (1.94%) HBase
14 11 (1.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 8 (1.20%) Data Mining
16 6 (0.90%) DB2
16 6 (0.90%) Neo4j
16 6 (0.90%) Amazon Redshift
16 6 (0.90%) Impala
17 5 (0.75%) Azkaban
Development Applications
1 67 (10.01%) Git (software)
2 44 (6.58%) Cucumber
2 44 (6.58%) Subversion
3 37 (5.53%) Jenkins
4 35 (5.23%) Maven
5 28 (4.19%) JUnit
6 24 (3.59%) Selenium
7 15 (2.24%) RSpec
8 14 (2.09%) Eclipse
9 13 (1.94%) WebDriver
10 12 (1.79%) Mercurial
10 12 (1.79%) JIRA
11 11 (1.64%) JBehave
12 10 (1.49%) Mockito
13 8 (1.20%) Ant
14 7 (1.05%) WATIR
15 6 (0.90%) TeamCity
16 5 (0.75%) IntelliJ
16 5 (0.75%) Gradle
17 4 (0.60%) Hudson
General
1 85 (12.71%) Finance
2 49 (7.32%) Front Office
3 35 (5.23%) Banking
4 18 (2.69%) Games
5 17 (2.54%) Investment Banking
6 11 (1.64%) Marketing
7 10 (1.49%) Back Office
8 7 (1.05%) Telecoms
9 6 (0.90%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.45%) Legal
10 3 (0.45%) iGaming
11 2 (0.30%) Publishing
11 2 (0.30%) Law
12 1 (0.15%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.15%) Advertising
12 1 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.15%) Retail
12 1 (0.15%) Billing
Job Titles
1 469 (70.10%) Developer
2 239 (35.72%) Java Developer
3 150 (22.42%) Scala Developer
4 70 (10.46%) Architect
5 68 (10.16%) Senior Developer
6 42 (6.28%) Senior Java Developer
7 33 (4.93%) Agile Java Developer
8 26 (3.89%) Java Architect
8 26 (3.89%) Programmer
8 26 (3.89%) Software Engineer
9 20 (2.99%) Analyst
9 20 (2.99%) Technical Architect
10 18 (2.69%) DevOps Engineer
11 17 (2.54%) Python Developer
12 15 (2.24%) Front-End Developer
13 13 (1.94%) JavaScript Developer
13 13 (1.94%) Digital Architect
13 13 (1.94%) Web Developer
14 12 (1.79%) Front Office Developer
14 12 (1.79%) Java Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 180 (26.91%) HTML
2 133 (19.88%) Web Services
3 128 (19.13%) CSS
4 122 (18.24%) Spring
5 119 (17.79%) HTML5
6 90 (13.45%) Play Framework
7 89 (13.30%) RESTful
8 72 (10.76%) REST
9 70 (10.46%) JSON
10 67 (10.01%) Ajax
11 66 (9.87%) Hibernate
12 62 (9.27%) CSS3
13 57 (8.52%) AngularJS
14 53 (7.92%) Akka
14 53 (7.92%) Ruby on Rails
15 50 (7.47%) J2EE
16 49 (7.32%) XML
17 29 (4.33%) Django
17 29 (4.33%) jQuery
18 26 (3.89%) Batik
Miscellaneous
1 130 (19.43%) Open Source
2 58 (8.67%) Computer Science
3 56 (8.37%) Derivative
4 34 (5.08%) Visualisation
5 29 (4.33%) Mathematics
6 25 (3.74%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 19 (2.84%) Fixed Income
8 14 (2.09%) Digital Media
9 12 (1.79%) Equity Derivative
10 11 (1.64%) Equities
11 10 (1.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 9 (1.35%) Physics
13 8 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
14 6 (0.90%) Data Integration
15 5 (0.75%) Mainframe
16 4 (0.60%) Statistics
16 4 (0.60%) Animation
16 4 (0.60%) Reference Data
17 3 (0.45%) Social Media
17 3 (0.45%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 128 (19.13%) Linux
2 99 (14.80%) UNIX
3 26 (3.89%) Mac OS X
4 22 (3.29%) Windows
5 11 (1.64%) VME
6 10 (1.49%) MVS
7 5 (0.75%) Android
8 4 (0.60%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.30%) Solaris
10 2 (0.30%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.30%) CentOS
10 2 (0.30%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.30%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.15%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 304 (45.44%) TDD
2 240 (35.87%) Agile Software Development
3 188 (28.10%) BDD
4 153 (22.87%) Scrum
5 111 (16.59%) OO
6 95 (14.20%) Continuous Integration
7 77 (11.51%) Pair Programming
8 71 (10.61%) Kanban
9 68 (10.16%) Configuration Management
10 58 (8.67%) Web Development
11 57 (8.52%) Software Engineering
12 50 (7.47%) DevOps
13 48 (7.17%) Functional Programming
14 44 (6.58%) SOA
15 42 (6.28%) E-Commerce
15 42 (6.28%) MVC
16 41 (6.13%) MapReduce
17 40 (5.98%) Unit Testing
18 38 (5.68%) Responsive Web Design
19 37 (5.53%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 555 (82.96%) Java
2 187 (27.95%) JavaScript
3 183 (27.35%) Python
4 170 (25.41%) Ruby
5 111 (16.59%) C++
6 108 (16.14%) C#
7 87 (13.00%) SQL
8 79 (11.81%) Groovy
9 54 (8.07%) PHP
10 36 (5.38%) Clojure
11 34 (5.08%) Perl
12 23 (3.44%) C
13 15 (2.24%) Haskell
14 14 (2.09%) Golang
15 12 (1.79%) R
15 12 (1.79%) Bash Shell
16 10 (1.49%) Erlang
16 10 (1.49%) Shell Script
17 7 (1.05%) F#
18 5 (0.75%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 66 (9.87%) Degree
2 8 (1.20%) Security Cleared
3 7 (1.05%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.30%) PhD
5 2 (0.30%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.15%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.15%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.14%) QA
2 3 (0.45%) COBIT
3 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.15%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 8 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (0.75%) HDFS
3 3 (0.45%) Varnish
4 1 (0.15%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 54 (8.07%) Puppet
2 45 (6.73%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (2.99%) Oozie
4 15 (2.24%) Salt
5 12 (1.79%) Nagios
6 8 (1.20%) Vagrant
7 3 (0.45%) YUM
8 2 (0.30%) Ansible
Vendors
1 31 (4.63%) Oracle
2 19 (2.84%) JBoss
3 18 (2.69%) Microsoft
4 13 (1.94%) Rackspace
5 9 (1.35%) Perforce
5 9 (1.35%) VMware
6 7 (1.05%) Zend
7 6 (0.90%) Red Hat
8 5 (0.75%) GigaSpaces
9 4 (0.60%) Akamai
10 3 (0.45%) WSO2
10 3 (0.45%) Adobe
10 3 (0.45%) HP
10 3 (0.45%) Mercator
11 2 (0.30%) Bloomberg
11 2 (0.30%) ION Trading
11 2 (0.30%) Google
11 2 (0.30%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.30%) Tradeweb
11 2 (0.30%) Sitecore
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