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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scala
Rank 264 281 439
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +158
Contract jobs citing Scala 393 334 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.78% 0.68% 0.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.05% 1.81% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 287 78
Average daily rate
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£539 £500 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.75% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £375 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £700 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £456 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+7.35% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £92.50 - -
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
19179 18452 15732
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.89% 37.66% 37.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 12681 12246 9874
Average daily rate £400 £375 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -5.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 410 444 586
Average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £18.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.25 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +4.00%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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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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 +23 300 £550 - 100
North West -8 28 £531 +37.09% 6
North East -2 23 £450 +80.00% 3
South East +4 18 £450 -10.00% 8
Yorkshire -3 9 £450 - 5
East Midlands - 9 £425 -
East of England +10 6 £488 -13.33% 2
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Scala
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 571 (76.95%) Java
2 465 (62.67%) Agile Software Development
3 287 (38.68%) TDD
4 193 (26.01%) Scrum
4 193 (26.01%) MongoDB
5 187 (25.20%) Hadoop
6 166 (22.37%) Ruby
7 165 (22.24%) HTML
8 164 (22.10%) Python
8 164 (22.10%) Big Data
9 157 (21.16%) NoSQL
10 152 (20.49%) JavaScript
11 151 (20.35%) Spring
12 150 (20.22%) BDD
13 139 (18.73%) Linux
14 124 (16.71%) Continuous Integration
15 109 (14.69%) Git (software)
15 109 (14.69%) Open Source
16 107 (14.42%) CSS
17 105 (14.15%) SQL
18 104 (14.02%) Akka
19 102 (13.75%) Play Framework
19 102 (13.75%) Apache Spark
20 101 (13.61%) DevOps
21 96 (12.94%) Finance
22 93 (12.53%) RESTful
23 87 (11.73%) REST
24 84 (11.32%) HTML5
24 84 (11.32%) JSON
25 82 (11.05%) UNIX

Scala
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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
1 102 (13.75%) Apache Spark
2 77 (10.38%) Node.js
3 40 (5.39%) Apache
4 39 (5.26%) Tomcat
5 26 (3.50%) JBoss
6 24 (3.23%) Apache Pig
7 23 (3.10%) Elasticsearch
8 19 (2.56%) Confluence
9 9 (1.21%) Apache Solr
10 8 (1.08%) Jetty
11 6 (0.81%) WebSphere
12 5 (0.67%) CMS
13 4 (0.54%) Alfresco
13 4 (0.54%) Mule
14 3 (0.40%) Oracle Coherence
14 3 (0.40%) OpenStack
15 2 (0.27%) Magnolia
15 2 (0.27%) WebSphere Application Server
15 2 (0.27%) SAS
15 2 (0.27%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (0.27%) HipChat
2 1 (0.13%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (0.40%) WebTrends
2 2 (0.27%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.13%) Magento
3 1 (0.13%) Bond Adapt
Cloud Services
1 58 (7.82%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (1.89%) PaaS
4 12 (1.62%) SaaS
4 12 (1.62%) GitHub
5 10 (1.35%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (0.54%) Amazon SQS
6 4 (0.54%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 3 (0.40%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (0.40%) Amazon EMR
7 3 (0.40%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.27%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.13%) Route 53
9 1 (0.13%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.13%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 59 (7.95%) HTTP
2 22 (2.96%) TCP/IP
3 17 (2.29%) SSL
4 12 (1.62%) Internet
5 5 (0.67%) Network Security
6 3 (0.40%) AMQP
6 3 (0.40%) LDAP
7 2 (0.27%) SNA
7 2 (0.27%) DNS
7 2 (0.27%) SSH
8 1 (0.13%) MQTT
8 1 (0.13%) X.509
8 1 (0.13%) FTP
8 1 (0.13%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 193 (26.01%) MongoDB
2 187 (25.20%) Hadoop
3 164 (22.10%) Big Data
4 157 (21.16%) NoSQL
5 81 (10.92%) Apache Cassandra
6 72 (9.70%) PostgreSQL
7 64 (8.63%) MySQL
8 61 (8.22%) Relational Database
9 56 (7.55%) Apache Hive
10 42 (5.66%) HBase
11 35 (4.72%) Redis
12 32 (4.31%) Impala
13 24 (3.23%) SQL Server
14 20 (2.70%) CouchDB
15 18 (2.43%) RDBMS
16 16 (2.16%) Couchbase
17 12 (1.62%) MariaDB
18 11 (1.48%) OrientDB
18 11 (1.48%) QlikView
19 9 (1.21%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 109 (14.69%) Git (software)
2 68 (9.16%) Jenkins
3 52 (7.01%) Subversion
4 51 (6.87%) Maven
5 50 (6.74%) Cucumber
6 43 (5.80%) Selenium
7 42 (5.66%) JIRA
8 34 (4.58%) JUnit
9 20 (2.70%) WebDriver
10 19 (2.56%) Hudson
11 16 (2.16%) Mercurial
11 16 (2.16%) Artifactory
12 15 (2.02%) Mockito
13 13 (1.75%) TestNG
13 13 (1.75%) Jasmine
14 11 (1.48%) JBehave
14 11 (1.48%) Gradle
14 11 (1.48%) Visual Studio
15 9 (1.21%) Ant
16 7 (0.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 96 (12.94%) Finance
2 79 (10.65%) Banking
3 28 (3.77%) Investment Banking
3 28 (3.77%) Front Office
4 10 (1.35%) Advertising
4 10 (1.35%) Marketing
5 9 (1.21%) Games
6 6 (0.81%) Back Office
6 6 (0.81%) Telecoms
6 6 (0.81%) Retail
7 5 (0.67%) Corporate Banking
8 4 (0.54%) Publishing
9 3 (0.40%) Japanese Language
10 2 (0.27%) Legal
11 1 (0.13%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 478 (64.42%) Developer
2 210 (28.30%) Scala Developer
3 186 (25.07%) Java Developer
4 105 (14.15%) Architect
5 71 (9.57%) Technical Architect
6 65 (8.76%) Senior Developer
7 38 (5.12%) Hadoop Developer
8 32 (4.31%) Senior Java Developer
9 31 (4.18%) Software Engineer
10 22 (2.96%) Senior Architect
11 19 (2.56%) Big Data Developer
11 19 (2.56%) Digital Architect
11 19 (2.56%) Agile Java Developer
12 18 (2.43%) DevOps Engineer
13 17 (2.29%) Digital Technical Architect
13 17 (2.29%) Analyst
14 15 (2.02%) Lead Developer
15 14 (1.89%) Web Developer
16 13 (1.75%) Senior Technical Architect
16 13 (1.75%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 165 (22.24%) HTML
2 151 (20.35%) Spring
3 107 (14.42%) CSS
4 104 (14.02%) Akka
5 102 (13.75%) Play Framework
6 93 (12.53%) RESTful
7 87 (11.73%) REST
8 84 (11.32%) HTML5
8 84 (11.32%) JSON
9 73 (9.84%) Web Services
10 68 (9.16%) Hibernate
11 64 (8.63%) J2EE
12 62 (8.36%) AngularJS
13 53 (7.14%) Django
14 48 (6.47%) XML
15 46 (6.20%) Spring MVC
16 40 (5.39%) CSS3
17 37 (4.99%) Ajax
18 36 (4.85%) Kafka
19 35 (4.72%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 109 (14.69%) Open Source
2 39 (5.26%) User Experience
3 30 (4.04%) Algorithms
3 30 (4.04%) Computer Science
4 28 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
5 27 (3.64%) Derivative
5 27 (3.64%) Visualisation
6 22 (2.96%) Equities
7 17 (2.29%) Market Risk
8 16 (2.16%) Mobile App
9 15 (2.02%) Statistics
10 14 (1.89%) Mathematics
10 14 (1.89%) Equity Derivative
11 13 (1.75%) Digital Media
11 13 (1.75%) Data Structures
12 12 (1.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 8 (1.08%) Fixed Income
14 7 (0.94%) Credit Risk
15 6 (0.81%) Web 2.0
15 6 (0.81%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 139 (18.73%) Linux
2 82 (11.05%) UNIX
3 28 (3.77%) Mac OS X
4 16 (2.16%) Ubuntu
5 10 (1.35%) CentOS
6 7 (0.94%) VME
6 7 (0.94%) MVS
7 5 (0.67%) Android
7 5 (0.67%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.40%) Windows
9 2 (0.27%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 465 (62.67%) Agile Software Development
2 287 (38.68%) TDD
3 193 (26.01%) Scrum
4 150 (20.22%) BDD
5 124 (16.71%) Continuous Integration
6 101 (13.61%) DevOps
7 76 (10.24%) Kanban
8 74 (9.97%) Software Engineering
9 70 (9.43%) Pair Programming
10 67 (9.03%) MVC
11 60 (8.09%) Mentoring
12 58 (7.82%) OO
13 54 (7.28%) Multithreading
13 54 (7.28%) Functional Programming
14 51 (6.87%) Configuration Management
15 46 (6.20%) OOP
16 45 (6.06%) MapReduce
16 45 (6.06%) Analytics
17 43 (5.80%) Web Development
18 40 (5.39%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 571 (76.95%) Java
2 166 (22.37%) Ruby
3 164 (22.10%) Python
4 152 (20.49%) JavaScript
5 105 (14.15%) SQL
6 51 (6.87%) Groovy
7 44 (5.93%) C#
8 36 (4.85%) Go
9 33 (4.45%) PHP
10 32 (4.31%) R
11 30 (4.04%) Clojure
12 29 (3.91%) C++
13 26 (3.50%) Perl
14 20 (2.70%) Haskell
15 13 (1.75%) C
16 12 (1.62%) XQuery
17 10 (1.35%) VB
17 10 (1.35%) Bash Shell
18 8 (1.08%) MATLAB
19 7 (0.94%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 36 (4.85%) Degree
2 18 (2.43%) Security Cleared
3 9 (1.21%) PhD
4 7 (0.94%) ISEB
5 6 (0.81%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.27%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.13%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.13%) GNVQ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (3.77%) QA
2 6 (0.81%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.13%) Basel III
3 1 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 43 (5.80%) HDFS
2 29 (3.91%) Docker
3 11 (1.48%) Apache Flume
4 7 (0.94%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 6 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.13%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 75 (10.11%) Puppet
2 54 (7.28%) Opscode Chef
3 42 (5.66%) Ansible
4 27 (3.64%) Hadoop YARN
5 26 (3.50%) Salt
6 16 (2.16%) ZABBIX
7 15 (2.02%) Nagios
8 6 (0.81%) Oozie
9 4 (0.54%) Mesos
10 3 (0.40%) Vagrant
10 3 (0.40%) yum
10 3 (0.40%) Capistrano
11 1 (0.13%) Ambari
11 1 (0.13%) OpenAM
11 1 (0.13%) Graphite
Vendors
1 47 (6.33%) Oracle
2 20 (2.70%) Microsoft
3 16 (2.16%) VMware
4 13 (1.75%) Tableau
5 9 (1.21%) Twitter
5 9 (1.21%) Rackspace
6 8 (1.08%) CA
7 7 (0.94%) IBM
8 6 (0.81%) Akamai
8 6 (0.81%) Cloudera
8 6 (0.81%) SaltStack
9 5 (0.67%) Hortonworks
9 5 (0.67%) Netezza
10 4 (0.54%) Vertica
10 4 (0.54%) MicroStrategy
10 4 (0.54%) Red Hat
10 4 (0.54%) Sybase
10 4 (0.54%) TIBCO
10 4 (0.54%) Splunk
11 3 (0.40%) Mercator
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