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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scala
Rank 282 272 370
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +98
Contract jobs citing Scala 322 317 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.68% 0.69% 0.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.78% 1.84% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 272 121
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£544 £525 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £700 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +21.42%
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
18058 17255 15397
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.86% 37.42% 37.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 11935 11001 9623
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £253 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 395 451 602
Average hourly rate £35.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £16.50 £16.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £34.06 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.70%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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 -7 263 £550 -8.33% 107
North West -19 23 £530 +41.33% 6
South East -22 8 £325 -35.00% 10
West Midlands -6 7 £465 -7.00%
Yorkshire -14 7 £650 +40.54% 2
East of England +9 6 £525 -6.66% 4
South West -14 5 £425 -10.47% 4
North East 0 3 £388 +55.00% 2
East Midlands - - - -
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Scala
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

1 590 (77.84%) Java
2 514 (67.81%) Agile Software Development
3 282 (37.20%) TDD
4 218 (28.76%) Python
5 209 (27.57%) HTML
6 199 (26.25%) Ruby
7 198 (26.12%) Scrum
8 192 (25.33%) JavaScript
9 178 (23.48%) Linux
10 175 (23.09%) MongoDB
11 163 (21.50%) Hadoop
12 155 (20.45%) BDD
13 154 (20.32%) Spring
14 141 (18.60%) Big Data
15 140 (18.47%) CSS
16 133 (17.55%) Continuous Integration
17 129 (17.02%) NoSQL
18 119 (15.70%) RESTful
19 117 (15.44%) Open Source
20 116 (15.30%) Git (software)
21 115 (15.17%) HTML5
22 104 (13.72%) UNIX
22 104 (13.72%) Web Services
23 102 (13.46%) REST
24 100 (13.19%) DevOps
25 96 (12.66%) Akka
25 96 (12.66%) SQL
26 92 (12.14%) Node.js
27 91 (12.01%) Apache Spark
28 89 (11.74%) Apache Cassandra

Scala
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 92 (12.14%) Node.js
2 91 (12.01%) Apache Spark
3 48 (6.33%) Apache
4 40 (5.28%) Tomcat
5 27 (3.56%) JBoss
6 26 (3.43%) Apache Pig
7 23 (3.03%) Confluence
7 23 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
8 13 (1.72%) Apache Solr
9 8 (1.06%) Jetty
10 6 (0.79%) CMS
10 6 (0.79%) Alfresco
10 6 (0.79%) nginx
11 5 (0.66%) WebSphere
12 4 (0.53%) Mule
12 4 (0.53%) OpenStack
13 3 (0.40%) WebSphere Application Server
14 2 (0.26%) SAS
14 2 (0.26%) Adobe CQ
15 1 (0.13%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (0.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.13%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.26%) WebTrends
1 2 (0.26%) Temenos T24
2 1 (0.13%) Bond Adapt
Cloud Services
1 20 (2.64%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (1.85%) SaaS
3 11 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (1.06%) Amazon SQS
4 8 (1.06%) GitHub
5 7 (0.92%) PaaS
6 6 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (0.53%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 4 (0.53%) ElastiCache
8 3 (0.40%) Amazon EMR
8 3 (0.40%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.13%) Route 53
9 1 (0.13%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 66 (8.71%) HTTP
2 13 (1.72%) TCP/IP
3 11 (1.45%) Internet
4 10 (1.32%) SSL
5 8 (1.06%) AMQP
6 3 (0.40%) MQTT
6 3 (0.40%) DNS
7 2 (0.26%) LDAP
7 2 (0.26%) SNA
7 2 (0.26%) Firewall
7 2 (0.26%) SSH
8 1 (0.13%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (0.13%) DSL
8 1 (0.13%) FTP
8 1 (0.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 175 (23.09%) MongoDB
2 163 (21.50%) Hadoop
3 141 (18.60%) Big Data
4 129 (17.02%) NoSQL
5 89 (11.74%) Apache Cassandra
6 77 (10.16%) Relational Database
7 55 (7.26%) PostgreSQL
7 55 (7.26%) Apache Hive
8 49 (6.46%) MySQL
9 40 (5.28%) HBase
10 34 (4.49%) Redis
11 20 (2.64%) Impala
12 18 (2.37%) RDBMS
13 17 (2.24%) SQL Server
14 16 (2.11%) MariaDB
15 13 (1.72%) Couchbase
16 11 (1.45%) OrientDB
17 10 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
18 9 (1.19%) DataStax
19 8 (1.06%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 116 (15.30%) Git (software)
2 76 (10.03%) Jenkins
3 67 (8.84%) Cucumber
4 65 (8.58%) Maven
5 64 (8.44%) Selenium
6 57 (7.52%) Subversion
7 52 (6.86%) JIRA
8 42 (5.54%) JUnit
9 27 (3.56%) WebDriver
10 22 (2.90%) Artifactory
10 22 (2.90%) Jasmine
10 22 (2.90%) Hudson
11 14 (1.85%) Ant
11 14 (1.85%) Mockito
12 13 (1.72%) Sinon.JS
12 13 (1.72%) QUnit
12 13 (1.72%) JBehave
13 12 (1.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 12 (1.58%) TestNG
13 12 (1.58%) Gradle
General
1 86 (11.35%) Banking
2 85 (11.21%) Finance
3 40 (5.28%) Front Office
4 35 (4.62%) Investment Banking
5 14 (1.85%) Games
6 10 (1.32%) Advertising
7 9 (1.19%) Back Office
8 8 (1.06%) Marketing
9 6 (0.79%) Telecoms
9 6 (0.79%) Retail
10 5 (0.66%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.53%) Publishing
12 3 (0.40%) Japanese Language
13 2 (0.26%) Legal
13 2 (0.26%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 485 (63.98%) Developer
2 199 (26.25%) Java Developer
3 194 (25.59%) Scala Developer
4 96 (12.66%) Architect
5 71 (9.37%) Senior Developer
6 51 (6.73%) Technical Architect
7 30 (3.96%) Hadoop Developer
8 26 (3.43%) Senior Java Developer
9 25 (3.30%) Big Data Developer
10 20 (2.64%) Software Engineer
11 19 (2.51%) DevOps Engineer
11 19 (2.51%) Analyst
11 19 (2.51%) Lead Developer
11 19 (2.51%) Solutions Architect
12 16 (2.11%) Front-End Developer
12 16 (2.11%) Digital Architect
13 15 (1.98%) Web Developer
14 14 (1.85%) Agile Java Developer
15 13 (1.72%) Java Architect
16 12 (1.58%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 209 (27.57%) HTML
2 154 (20.32%) Spring
3 140 (18.47%) CSS
4 119 (15.70%) RESTful
5 115 (15.17%) HTML5
6 104 (13.72%) Web Services
7 102 (13.46%) REST
8 96 (12.66%) Akka
9 88 (11.61%) JSON
10 86 (11.35%) Play Framework
11 82 (10.82%) Hibernate
12 58 (7.65%) AngularJS
13 55 (7.26%) CSS3
14 54 (7.12%) Django
14 54 (7.12%) J2EE
15 50 (6.60%) XML
16 47 (6.20%) Ajax
17 46 (6.07%) Spring MVC
18 36 (4.75%) .NET
19 33 (4.35%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 117 (15.44%) Open Source
2 40 (5.28%) Computer Science
3 35 (4.62%) Visualisation
4 34 (4.49%) Derivative
5 30 (3.96%) Analytical Skills
6 28 (3.69%) Algorithms
7 26 (3.43%) User Experience
8 19 (2.51%) Digital Media
8 19 (2.51%) Equities
9 15 (1.98%) Equity Derivative
9 15 (1.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 14 (1.85%) Statistics
10 14 (1.85%) Market Risk
11 13 (1.72%) Data Structures
12 11 (1.45%) Mathematics
13 8 (1.06%) Web 2.0
14 7 (0.92%) Mobile App
14 7 (0.92%) Hedge funds
14 7 (0.92%) Inversion of Control
15 6 (0.79%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 178 (23.48%) Linux
2 104 (13.72%) UNIX
3 49 (6.46%) Mac OS X
4 20 (2.64%) Ubuntu
5 13 (1.72%) Windows
6 12 (1.58%) CentOS
7 8 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (0.79%) Android
8 6 (0.79%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.26%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 514 (67.81%) Agile Software Development
2 282 (37.20%) TDD
3 198 (26.12%) Scrum
4 155 (20.45%) BDD
5 133 (17.55%) Continuous Integration
6 100 (13.19%) DevOps
7 75 (9.89%) Mentoring
8 73 (9.63%) Kanban
9 70 (9.23%) Pair Programming
9 70 (9.23%) OO
10 68 (8.97%) MVC
10 68 (8.97%) Web Development
11 62 (8.18%) Software Engineering
12 59 (7.78%) Functional Programming
13 58 (7.65%) Multithreading
14 57 (7.52%) Configuration Management
15 50 (6.60%) OOP
16 48 (6.33%) MapReduce
17 44 (5.80%) SOA
18 41 (5.41%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 590 (77.84%) Java
2 218 (28.76%) Python
3 199 (26.25%) Ruby
4 192 (25.33%) JavaScript
5 96 (12.66%) SQL
6 66 (8.71%) C#
7 59 (7.78%) Groovy
8 43 (5.67%) PHP
9 32 (4.22%) C++
10 31 (4.09%) Perl
11 29 (3.83%) Golang
11 29 (3.83%) R
12 28 (3.69%) Clojure
13 24 (3.17%) Haskell
14 12 (1.58%) XQuery
14 12 (1.58%) Shell Script
14 12 (1.58%) C
14 12 (1.58%) Bash Shell
15 10 (1.32%) VB
16 8 (1.06%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 55 (7.26%) Degree
2 29 (3.83%) Security Cleared
3 10 (1.32%) ISEB
3 10 (1.32%) ISTQB
4 8 (1.06%) SC Cleared
5 6 (0.79%) PhD
6 5 (0.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (0.66%) VCP4
7 1 (0.13%) GNVQ
7 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.13%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (5.28%) QA
2 2 (0.26%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.13%) Basel III
System Software
1 32 (4.22%) HDFS
2 16 (2.11%) Apache Flume
3 15 (1.98%) Docker
4 13 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (0.66%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.13%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 75 (9.89%) Puppet
2 53 (6.99%) Opscode Chef
3 39 (5.15%) Ansible
4 23 (3.03%) Hadoop YARN
5 19 (2.51%) Nagios
6 14 (1.85%) ZABBIX
6 14 (1.85%) Salt
7 9 (1.19%) Mesos
7 9 (1.19%) Oozie
8 3 (0.40%) yum
8 3 (0.40%) Capistrano
9 2 (0.26%) Ambari
10 1 (0.13%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.13%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.13%) logstash
10 1 (0.13%) Kibana
Vendors
1 38 (5.01%) Oracle
2 22 (2.90%) VMware
3 13 (1.72%) Twitter
3 13 (1.72%) Rackspace
4 12 (1.58%) Microsoft
5 10 (1.32%) Tableau
6 6 (0.79%) Red Hat
6 6 (0.79%) Netezza
6 6 (0.79%) Akamai
6 6 (0.79%) Hortonworks
7 5 (0.66%) Google
8 4 (0.53%) MicroStrategy
8 4 (0.53%) Cloudera
8 4 (0.53%) Vertica
9 3 (0.40%) Reuters
9 3 (0.40%) IBM
10 2 (0.26%) Sybase
10 2 (0.26%) Adobe
10 2 (0.26%) Temenos
10 2 (0.26%) Mercator
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