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 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scala
Rank 228 250 398
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +148
Contract jobs citing Scala 490 360 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.97% 0.75% 0.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.51% 2.00% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 368 287 124
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £350 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -
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
19485 18017 17104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.45% 37.62% 38.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 13289 11823 10727
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.12% -0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 404 379 549
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.02 £15.33 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £48.50 £45.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015. 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 +39 348 £575 +9.52% 139
North East +6 39 £490 +66.10% 4
North West -21 28 £531 +28.78% 1
South East -1 24 £488 +50.00% 10
East of England - 17 £475 - 3
East Midlands - 15 £425 - 2
Yorkshire -10 11 £395 - 2
West Midlands -2 6 £410 +17.14% 2
South West -40 2 £413 -8.33% 6
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Scala
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

1 641 (76.95%) Java
2 501 (60.14%) Agile Software Development
3 325 (39.02%) TDD
4 214 (25.69%) Scrum
5 206 (24.73%) HTML
6 193 (23.17%) MongoDB
7 183 (21.97%) Ruby
8 179 (21.49%) Spring
9 171 (20.53%) Linux
10 167 (20.05%) JavaScript
10 167 (20.05%) Hadoop
11 165 (19.81%) NoSQL
12 163 (19.57%) Git (software)
13 157 (18.85%) Python
14 156 (18.73%) BDD
15 150 (18.01%) Big Data
16 142 (17.05%) Play Framework
17 137 (16.45%) CSS
18 134 (16.09%) Finance
19 123 (14.77%) RESTful
20 122 (14.65%) Continuous Integration
21 120 (14.41%) SQL
22 107 (12.85%) UNIX
22 107 (12.85%) Pair Programming
22 107 (12.85%) JSON
22 107 (12.85%) Open Source
23 106 (12.73%) Apache Spark
24 105 (12.61%) Hibernate
25 104 (12.48%) Banking
26 102 (12.24%) HTML5

Scala
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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
1 106 (12.73%) Apache Spark
2 65 (7.80%) Node.js
3 41 (4.92%) Tomcat
4 37 (4.44%) Apache
5 33 (3.96%) Apache Pig
6 24 (2.88%) Elasticsearch
6 24 (2.88%) Oracle Coherence
7 22 (2.64%) Confluence
8 15 (1.80%) JBoss
9 11 (1.32%) Jetty
10 9 (1.08%) WebSphere
10 9 (1.08%) MQSeries
10 9 (1.08%) Cloud Foundry
11 8 (0.96%) Apache Solr
12 5 (0.60%) SAS
12 5 (0.60%) WebLogic
13 4 (0.48%) Mule
13 4 (0.48%) OpenStack
14 3 (0.36%) GemFire
14 3 (0.36%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (0.36%) HipChat
2 1 (0.12%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.12%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (0.60%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.12%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 93 (11.16%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (2.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (1.92%) GitHub
4 15 (1.80%) PaaS
5 10 (1.20%) SaaS
6 6 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.48%) Google Analytics
8 4 (0.48%) Heroku
8 4 (0.48%) Engine Yard
8 4 (0.48%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (0.36%) Amazon EMR
10 2 (0.24%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 2 (0.24%) Amazon SQS
11 1 (0.12%) Google Apps
11 1 (0.12%) Route 53
11 1 (0.12%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.12%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 1 (0.12%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 73 (8.76%) HTTP
2 21 (2.52%) TCP/IP
3 16 (1.92%) SSL
4 14 (1.68%) Internet
5 8 (0.96%) Network Security
6 5 (0.60%) AMQP
7 3 (0.36%) ZigBee
7 3 (0.36%) LDAP
7 3 (0.36%) Bluetooth
8 2 (0.24%) SNA
8 2 (0.24%) DNS
9 1 (0.12%) X.509
9 1 (0.12%) FTP
9 1 (0.12%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.12%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 193 (23.17%) MongoDB
2 167 (20.05%) Hadoop
3 165 (19.81%) NoSQL
4 150 (18.01%) Big Data
5 91 (10.92%) Apache Cassandra
6 82 (9.84%) PostgreSQL
7 77 (9.24%) MySQL
7 77 (9.24%) Relational Database
8 45 (5.40%) Apache Hive
9 39 (4.68%) Impala
10 30 (3.60%) HBase
11 27 (3.24%) Redis
12 24 (2.88%) CouchDB
13 19 (2.28%) SQL Server
14 18 (2.16%) RDBMS
14 18 (2.16%) Oracle Database
15 12 (1.44%) Couchbase
15 12 (1.44%) Sqoop
15 12 (1.44%) QlikView
16 10 (1.20%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 163 (19.57%) Git (software)
2 92 (11.04%) Subversion
3 82 (9.84%) Jenkins
4 57 (6.84%) Cucumber
5 48 (5.76%) Selenium
6 47 (5.64%) Maven
7 46 (5.52%) JIRA
8 40 (4.80%) JUnit
9 24 (2.88%) Jasmine
10 23 (2.76%) WebDriver
11 22 (2.64%) TeamCity
12 17 (2.04%) Gradle
12 17 (2.04%) Mercurial
13 15 (1.80%) Mockito
14 13 (1.56%) IntelliJ
15 12 (1.44%) TestNG
16 10 (1.20%) Ant
16 10 (1.20%) Hudson
17 8 (0.96%) JBehave
18 7 (0.84%) Eclipse
General
1 134 (16.09%) Finance
2 104 (12.48%) Banking
3 59 (7.08%) Front Office
4 55 (6.60%) Investment Banking
5 10 (1.20%) Games
6 9 (1.08%) Retail
7 7 (0.84%) Advertising
8 6 (0.72%) Marketing
9 5 (0.60%) Corporate Banking
9 5 (0.60%) Publishing
10 4 (0.48%) Telecoms
11 3 (0.36%) Japanese Language
12 2 (0.24%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.24%) Back Office
13 1 (0.12%) Legal
13 1 (0.12%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 584 (70.11%) Developer
2 247 (29.65%) Scala Developer
3 234 (28.09%) Java Developer
4 112 (13.45%) Architect
5 76 (9.12%) Senior Developer
6 74 (8.88%) Technical Architect
7 38 (4.56%) Senior Java Developer
8 36 (4.32%) Hadoop Developer
9 31 (3.72%) Agile Java Developer
10 30 (3.60%) Senior Architect
10 30 (3.60%) Software Engineer
11 26 (3.12%) Digital Architect
12 25 (3.00%) Digital Technical Architect
12 25 (3.00%) Senior Scala Developer
12 25 (3.00%) Senior Technical Architect
13 19 (2.28%) Analyst
13 19 (2.28%) DevOps Engineer
14 17 (2.04%) Full Stack Developer
15 16 (1.92%) Web Developer
15 16 (1.92%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 206 (24.73%) HTML
2 179 (21.49%) Spring
3 142 (17.05%) Play Framework
4 137 (16.45%) CSS
5 123 (14.77%) RESTful
6 107 (12.85%) JSON
7 105 (12.61%) Hibernate
8 102 (12.24%) HTML5
9 99 (11.88%) Akka
10 98 (11.76%) REST
11 88 (10.56%) J2EE
12 87 (10.44%) Web Services
13 71 (8.52%) AngularJS
14 65 (7.80%) Django
15 58 (6.96%) XML
16 56 (6.72%) Ajax
17 54 (6.48%) Spring MVC
18 53 (6.36%) Ruby on Rails
19 52 (6.24%) CSS3
20 44 (5.28%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 45 (5.40%) User Experience
2 43 (5.16%) Derivative
3 36 (4.32%) Visualisation
4 34 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
5 31 (3.72%) Algorithms
6 23 (2.76%) Fixed Income
7 22 (2.64%) Equities
8 21 (2.52%) Mobile App
9 20 (2.40%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 20 (2.40%) Computer Science
10 17 (2.04%) Market Risk
11 15 (1.80%) Mathematics
11 15 (1.80%) Data Structures
12 13 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
13 12 (1.44%) Equity Derivative
14 11 (1.32%) Credit Risk
14 11 (1.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 8 (0.96%) Cryptography
16 7 (0.84%) Statistics
17 6 (0.72%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 171 (20.53%) Linux
2 107 (12.85%) UNIX
3 47 (5.64%) Mac OS X
4 12 (1.44%) Windows
4 12 (1.44%) Android
4 12 (1.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (1.20%) Apple iOS
5 10 (1.20%) CentOS
6 7 (0.84%) Ubuntu
6 7 (0.84%) VME
6 7 (0.84%) MVS
7 3 (0.36%) Debian
8 2 (0.24%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 501 (60.14%) Agile Software Development
2 325 (39.02%) TDD
3 214 (25.69%) Scrum
4 156 (18.73%) BDD
5 122 (14.65%) Continuous Integration
6 107 (12.85%) Open Source
6 107 (12.85%) Pair Programming
7 90 (10.80%) Configuration Management
8 85 (10.20%) Kanban
9 81 (9.72%) Software Engineering
10 80 (9.60%) DevOps
11 73 (8.76%) MVC
12 72 (8.64%) Multithreading
13 61 (7.32%) OO
13 61 (7.32%) Mentoring
14 60 (7.20%) Functional Programming
15 54 (6.48%) Web Development
16 53 (6.36%) Analytics
17 42 (5.04%) MapReduce
17 42 (5.04%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 641 (76.95%) Java
2 183 (21.97%) Ruby
3 167 (20.05%) JavaScript
4 157 (18.85%) Python
5 120 (14.41%) SQL
6 68 (8.16%) Groovy
7 58 (6.96%) C#
8 49 (5.88%) C++
9 34 (4.08%) Perl
9 34 (4.08%) Go
10 32 (3.84%) R
11 26 (3.12%) Clojure
12 17 (2.04%) Haskell
12 17 (2.04%) PHP
13 15 (1.80%) Bash Shell
14 12 (1.44%) Shell Script
15 8 (0.96%) XQuery
16 7 (0.84%) C
17 6 (0.72%) CoffeeScript
18 5 (0.60%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (3.24%) Degree
2 25 (3.00%) Security Cleared
3 8 (0.96%) PhD
4 5 (0.60%) SC Cleared
5 4 (0.48%) ISEB
6 3 (0.36%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.12%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (4.92%) QA
2 7 (0.84%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.24%) SLA
4 1 (0.12%) COBIT
System Software
1 39 (4.68%) Docker
1 39 (4.68%) HDFS
2 8 (0.96%) Apache Flume
3 6 (0.72%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 3 (0.36%) Platform Symphony
5 1 (0.12%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 84 (10.08%) Puppet
2 58 (6.96%) Opscode Chef
3 35 (4.20%) Ansible
4 24 (2.88%) Salt
5 17 (2.04%) Hadoop YARN
6 10 (1.20%) Nagios
7 8 (0.96%) Graphite
8 7 (0.84%) Apache Shiro
9 6 (0.72%) Oozie
10 4 (0.48%) ZABBIX
10 4 (0.48%) Vagrant
11 3 (0.36%) Munin
11 3 (0.36%) yum
11 3 (0.36%) Capistrano
11 3 (0.36%) Mesos
12 1 (0.12%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 66 (7.92%) Oracle
2 16 (1.92%) Microsoft
2 16 (1.92%) SaltStack
3 15 (1.80%) Tableau
4 11 (1.32%) Cloudera
4 11 (1.32%) CA
5 9 (1.08%) Google
6 8 (0.96%) IBM
7 7 (0.84%) HP
8 6 (0.72%) Splunk
9 5 (0.60%) Twitter
9 5 (0.60%) Rackspace
9 5 (0.60%) Sybase
9 5 (0.60%) Red Hat
9 5 (0.60%) webMethods
9 5 (0.60%) Coremetrics
9 5 (0.60%) VMware
9 5 (0.60%) Omniture
10 4 (0.48%) Akamai
10 4 (0.48%) Netezza
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