The first table below looks at the demand 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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the England region.

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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scala
Rank 265 359 457
Rank change year-on-year
+94 +98
Contract jobs citing Scala 338 196 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.68% 0.42% 0.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.85% 1.09% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 145 75
Average daily rate
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£475 £525 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +28.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £388 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £675 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £388
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £72.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Programming Languages Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
18282 18061 19435
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.04% 38.75% 36.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 11880 11396 11834
Average daily rate £390 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £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 379 508 755
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £16.86 £18.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
Scala
UK

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 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 1 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 +48 241 £500 -9.09% 61
North West +20 30 £480 +16.36% 5
South West - 19 £338 - 2
North East - 18 £450 - 10
South East +7 16 £325 -31.57% 5
West Midlands - 13 £350 - 3
East Midlands -2 1 £338 - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 1
East of England - - - - 3
Scala
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Scala
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 553 (81.56%) Java
2 303 (44.69%) TDD
3 228 (33.63%) Agile Software Development
4 200 (29.50%) Python
5 194 (28.61%) BDD
6 182 (26.84%) JavaScript
7 170 (25.07%) HTML
8 169 (24.93%) Ruby
9 153 (22.57%) Scrum
10 150 (22.12%) NoSQL
11 142 (20.94%) Open Source
12 139 (20.50%) Linux
13 135 (19.91%) CSS
14 133 (19.62%) Spring
15 129 (19.03%) Web Services
16 114 (16.81%) Continuous Integration
17 111 (16.37%) C++
18 108 (15.93%) HTML5
19 106 (15.63%) Apache Cassandra
20 102 (15.04%) OO
21 98 (14.45%) Play Framework
22 94 (13.86%) UNIX
23 91 (13.42%) Big Data
24 90 (13.27%) MongoDB
25 89 (13.13%) C#
26 87 (12.83%) Hadoop
27 86 (12.68%) SQL
28 80 (11.80%) Derivative
28 80 (11.80%) Finance
29 78 (11.50%) RESTful

Scala
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 41 (6.05%) Node.js
2 35 (5.16%) Apache Pig
3 21 (3.10%) Tomcat
4 13 (1.92%) CMS
5 12 (1.77%) Mule
6 9 (1.33%) LiveCycle
6 9 (1.33%) WebSphere
6 9 (1.33%) MQSeries
6 9 (1.33%) WebLogic
7 8 (1.18%) Adobe CQ
8 7 (1.03%) Elasticsearch
8 7 (1.03%) Escenic
8 7 (1.03%) Apache
9 5 (0.74%) Apache Solr
10 4 (0.59%) Alfresco
11 3 (0.44%) SAS
12 2 (0.29%) Oracle Workflow
12 2 (0.29%) Sitecore CMS
12 2 (0.29%) Cloud Foundry
13 1 (0.15%) Magnolia
Applications
1 6 (0.88%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.15%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 53 (7.82%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (5.31%) Cloud Computing
3 13 (1.92%) GitHub
4 11 (1.62%) Amazon EMR
5 10 (1.47%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (0.74%) Amazon S3
6 5 (0.74%) SaaS
6 5 (0.74%) PaaS
7 2 (0.29%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (0.29%) IaaS
7 2 (0.29%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.15%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.15%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 27 (3.98%) HTTP
2 9 (1.33%) Internet
3 5 (0.74%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.44%) VoIP
5 2 (0.29%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 150 (22.12%) NoSQL
2 106 (15.63%) Apache Cassandra
3 91 (13.42%) Big Data
4 90 (13.27%) MongoDB
5 87 (12.83%) Hadoop
6 55 (8.11%) MySQL
7 47 (6.93%) Apache Hive
8 41 (6.05%) Relational Database
9 40 (5.90%) CouchDB
10 29 (4.28%) PostgreSQL
11 17 (2.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 17 (2.51%) HBase
12 14 (2.06%) Redis
13 13 (1.92%) SQL Server
14 9 (1.33%) Data Mining
14 9 (1.33%) RDBMS
15 5 (0.74%) Impala
15 5 (0.74%) Amazon Redshift
15 5 (0.74%) Neo4j
16 4 (0.59%) KDB
Development Applications
1 73 (10.77%) Git (software)
2 52 (7.67%) Jenkins
2 52 (7.67%) Subversion
3 40 (5.90%) Cucumber
4 33 (4.87%) Maven
5 25 (3.69%) Selenium
6 24 (3.54%) JUnit
7 20 (2.95%) Ant
8 14 (2.06%) JBehave
8 14 (2.06%) WebDriver
9 13 (1.92%) JIRA
9 13 (1.92%) Eclipse
9 13 (1.92%) Visual Studio
10 12 (1.77%) RSpec
11 10 (1.47%) Mercurial
12 9 (1.33%) Mockito
13 7 (1.03%) Trac
14 6 (0.88%) WATIR
14 6 (0.88%) TeamCity
15 4 (0.59%) IntelliJ
General
1 80 (11.80%) Finance
2 53 (7.82%) Front Office
3 37 (5.46%) Banking
4 21 (3.10%) Investment Banking
5 16 (2.36%) Games
6 11 (1.62%) Marketing
7 10 (1.47%) Back Office
8 8 (1.18%) Financial Institution
9 6 (0.88%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.44%) iGaming
10 3 (0.44%) Billing
10 3 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.29%) Publishing
11 2 (0.29%) Legal
12 1 (0.15%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.15%) Advertising
12 1 (0.15%) Law
12 1 (0.15%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 467 (68.88%) Developer
2 238 (35.10%) Java Developer
3 156 (23.01%) Scala Developer
4 73 (10.77%) Senior Developer
5 72 (10.62%) Architect
6 46 (6.78%) Senior Java Developer
7 33 (4.87%) Agile Java Developer
8 30 (4.42%) Java Architect
9 27 (3.98%) Software Engineer
10 26 (3.83%) Technical Architect
11 25 (3.69%) Programmer
12 23 (3.39%) DevOps Engineer
13 21 (3.10%) Analyst
14 15 (2.21%) Front-End Developer
14 15 (2.21%) Web Developer
15 14 (2.06%) Python Developer
16 13 (1.92%) Release Manager
17 12 (1.77%) Enterprise Architect
18 11 (1.62%) Digital Architect
18 11 (1.62%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 170 (25.07%) HTML
2 135 (19.91%) CSS
3 133 (19.62%) Spring
4 129 (19.03%) Web Services
5 108 (15.93%) HTML5
6 98 (14.45%) Play Framework
7 78 (11.50%) RESTful
8 72 (10.62%) REST
8 72 (10.62%) Hibernate
9 69 (10.18%) JSON
10 63 (9.29%) Ajax
11 60 (8.85%) CSS3
12 58 (8.55%) XML
12 58 (8.55%) Akka
13 52 (7.67%) Ruby on Rails
14 51 (7.52%) J2EE
14 51 (7.52%) AngularJS
15 44 (6.49%) MapReduce
16 34 (5.01%) jQuery
17 29 (4.28%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 142 (20.94%) Open Source
2 80 (11.80%) Derivative
3 71 (10.47%) Computer Science
4 39 (5.75%) Fixed Income
5 36 (5.31%) Visualisation
6 35 (5.16%) Mathematics
7 28 (4.13%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 16 (2.36%) Equities
9 14 (2.06%) Equity Derivative
10 13 (1.92%) Digital Media
11 12 (1.77%) Physics
12 11 (1.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 8 (1.18%) Statistics
13 8 (1.18%) Credit Derivative
14 5 (0.74%) Data Integration
14 5 (0.74%) Management Information System
15 4 (0.59%) Mainframe
15 4 (0.59%) Reference Data
16 3 (0.44%) Enterprise Software
16 3 (0.44%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 139 (20.50%) Linux
2 94 (13.86%) UNIX
3 24 (3.54%) Mac OS X
4 19 (2.80%) Windows
5 13 (1.92%) Windows 7
5 13 (1.92%) Windows XP
6 6 (0.88%) VME
7 5 (0.74%) Android
7 5 (0.74%) MVS
8 4 (0.59%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.29%) CentOS
9 2 (0.29%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.15%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.15%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 303 (44.69%) TDD
2 228 (33.63%) Agile Software Development
3 194 (28.61%) BDD
4 153 (22.57%) Scrum
5 114 (16.81%) Continuous Integration
6 102 (15.04%) OO
7 74 (10.91%) Pair Programming
8 70 (10.32%) Kanban
9 67 (9.88%) Configuration Management
10 61 (9.00%) Software Engineering
11 59 (8.70%) Web Development
12 53 (7.82%) DevOps
13 43 (6.34%) Unit Testing
14 42 (6.19%) MVC
15 41 (6.05%) E-Commerce
16 35 (5.16%) Responsive Web Design
16 35 (5.16%) SOA
17 33 (4.87%) Analytics
18 29 (4.28%) Web Design
18 29 (4.28%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 553 (81.56%) Java
2 200 (29.50%) Python
3 182 (26.84%) JavaScript
4 169 (24.93%) Ruby
5 111 (16.37%) C++
6 89 (13.13%) C#
7 86 (12.68%) SQL
8 71 (10.47%) Groovy
9 60 (8.85%) PHP
10 53 (7.82%) Perl
11 39 (5.75%) Clojure
12 19 (2.80%) R
13 17 (2.51%) C
14 14 (2.06%) Haskell
15 12 (1.77%) Golang
16 11 (1.62%) Erlang
17 9 (1.33%) XQuery
18 8 (1.18%) Bash Shell
18 8 (1.18%) F#
19 5 (0.74%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 71 (10.47%) Degree
2 12 (1.77%) Security Cleared
3 11 (1.62%) SC Cleared
4 8 (1.18%) PhD
5 1 (0.15%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.15%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.15%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (1.92%) QA
2 1 (0.15%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (0.74%) HDFS
3 2 (0.29%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 52 (7.67%) Puppet
2 46 (6.78%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (2.80%) Oozie
4 14 (2.06%) Salt
5 13 (1.92%) Nagios
6 8 (1.18%) Vagrant
7 2 (0.29%) YUM
8 1 (0.15%) Ansible
8 1 (0.15%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.15%) Cacti
Vendors
1 38 (5.60%) Oracle
2 28 (4.13%) JBoss
3 13 (1.92%) Perforce
4 11 (1.62%) Rackspace
5 10 (1.47%) Adobe
5 10 (1.47%) WSO2
6 9 (1.33%) GigaSpaces
6 9 (1.33%) VMware
6 9 (1.33%) Microsoft
7 7 (1.03%) Zend
8 5 (0.74%) Tradeweb
8 5 (0.74%) ION Trading
8 5 (0.74%) Bloomberg
9 4 (0.59%) Akamai
10 3 (0.44%) Sybase
10 3 (0.44%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.29%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.29%) Mercator
11 2 (0.29%) Google
11 2 (0.29%) Sitecore
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day based on experience
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
C4 Commerce
Rate: From £300 to £375 per day hybris eCommerce platform exposure and certi
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £600 per day - 6 month contract
Posted: Yesterday
London
Linux Recruit
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 - £375.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Camden, London
Oliver Bernard
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day or £70-90K permanent + bonus + package
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £600 per day | 12 month contract
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: From £400 to £400 per day Contract Length: 5 months
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Hydrogen Group
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago