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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scala
Rank 276 376 454
Rank change year-on-year
+100 +78
Contract jobs citing Scala 359 190 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.68% 0.39% 0.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.86% 1.00% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 141 75
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £405 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £700 £638
UK excluding London average daily rate £416 £440 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.39% +25.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £36.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.50 -
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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
19315 19025 20286
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 36.82% 39.50% 37.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 12596 12314 12162
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £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 386 492 715
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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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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 +78 274 £500 -9.09% 48
North East - 43 £395 - 9
South East +3 15 £332 +25.09% 3
North West +10 11 £425 - 4
West Midlands - 9 £400 - 2
South West - 4 £375 - 3
Yorkshire -2 2 £763 +73.35%
East of England - - - - 2
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Scala
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 605 (82.65%) Java
2 461 (62.98%) Agile Software Development
3 332 (45.36%) TDD
4 218 (29.78%) JavaScript
4 218 (29.78%) Python
5 213 (29.10%) HTML
6 201 (27.46%) BDD
7 194 (26.50%) Ruby
8 178 (24.32%) Scrum
9 168 (22.95%) Linux
10 151 (20.63%) CSS
11 149 (20.36%) Web Services
12 140 (19.13%) NoSQL
13 136 (18.58%) Spring
14 131 (17.90%) Open Source
14 131 (17.90%) HTML5
15 129 (17.62%) C#
16 127 (17.35%) UNIX
17 120 (16.39%) RESTful
18 116 (15.85%) OO
19 113 (15.44%) C++
20 111 (15.16%) Continuous Integration
21 101 (13.80%) Big Data
22 98 (13.39%) Hadoop
23 97 (13.25%) SQL
24 95 (12.98%) Apache Cassandra
25 94 (12.84%) Git (software)
26 91 (12.43%) Finance
27 88 (12.02%) MongoDB
28 86 (11.75%) Play Framework

Scala
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 42 (5.74%) Node.js
2 32 (4.37%) Apache Pig
3 28 (3.83%) Tomcat
4 17 (2.32%) Apache
5 13 (1.78%) MQSeries
6 12 (1.64%) WebSphere
7 11 (1.50%) Elasticsearch
8 10 (1.37%) WebLogic
9 9 (1.23%) Adobe CQ
9 9 (1.23%) CMS
10 8 (1.09%) Apache Solr
11 7 (0.96%) Escenic
11 7 (0.96%) Alfresco
12 5 (0.68%) Mule
13 4 (0.55%) WebSphere Application Server
13 4 (0.55%) IIS
13 4 (0.55%) SharePoint
13 4 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
13 4 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
14 3 (0.41%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 10 (1.37%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.68%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (0.55%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.14%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 41 (5.60%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (3.83%) Cloud Computing
3 16 (2.19%) GitHub
4 13 (1.78%) Amazon EMR
5 9 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (0.82%) SaaS
7 5 (0.68%) PaaS
7 5 (0.68%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.27%) IaaS
8 2 (0.27%) Heroku
8 2 (0.27%) AWS Data Pipeline
9 1 (0.14%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.14%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 53 (7.24%) HTTP
2 12 (1.64%) Internet
3 8 (1.09%) DSL
3 8 (1.09%) LDAP
4 7 (0.96%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.55%) Firewall
5 4 (0.55%) SSL
6 3 (0.41%) VoIP
7 2 (0.27%) Intranet
8 1 (0.14%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (19.13%) NoSQL
2 101 (13.80%) Big Data
3 98 (13.39%) Hadoop
4 95 (12.98%) Apache Cassandra
5 88 (12.02%) MongoDB
6 59 (8.06%) MySQL
7 54 (7.38%) Relational Database
8 50 (6.83%) Apache Hive
9 35 (4.78%) PostgreSQL
10 29 (3.96%) CouchDB
11 23 (3.14%) SQL Server
12 19 (2.60%) Redis
13 15 (2.05%) HBase
14 9 (1.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 8 (1.09%) Data Mining
15 8 (1.09%) DB2
16 6 (0.82%) Neo4j
16 6 (0.82%) Impala
17 5 (0.68%) Azkaban
17 5 (0.68%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 94 (12.84%) Git (software)
2 64 (8.74%) Subversion
3 52 (7.10%) Cucumber
4 46 (6.28%) Maven
5 39 (5.33%) Jenkins
6 34 (4.64%) JUnit
7 29 (3.96%) Selenium
8 15 (2.05%) JIRA
9 14 (1.91%) Eclipse
9 14 (1.91%) RSpec
9 14 (1.91%) WebDriver
10 12 (1.64%) Mercurial
10 12 (1.64%) WATIR
10 12 (1.64%) Mockito
11 9 (1.23%) Gradle
12 8 (1.09%) Ant
12 8 (1.09%) JBehave
13 6 (0.82%) IntelliJ
13 6 (0.82%) TeamCity
13 6 (0.82%) Jasmine
General
1 91 (12.43%) Finance
2 62 (8.47%) Front Office
3 53 (7.24%) Banking
4 26 (3.55%) Investment Banking
5 22 (3.01%) Games
6 13 (1.78%) Back Office
7 11 (1.50%) Marketing
8 8 (1.09%) Telecoms
9 7 (0.96%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.41%) iGaming
11 2 (0.27%) Advertising
11 2 (0.27%) Law
11 2 (0.27%) Legal
11 2 (0.27%) Retail
12 1 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.14%) Billing
12 1 (0.14%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 523 (71.45%) Developer
2 255 (34.84%) Java Developer
3 165 (22.54%) Scala Developer
4 75 (10.25%) Senior Developer
5 65 (8.88%) Architect
6 34 (4.64%) Senior Java Developer
6 34 (4.64%) Agile Java Developer
7 27 (3.69%) Java Architect
8 26 (3.55%) Software Engineer
8 26 (3.55%) Programmer
9 24 (3.28%) Technical Architect
10 22 (3.01%) Analyst
11 21 (2.87%) Python Developer
12 19 (2.60%) Web Developer
13 17 (2.32%) DevOps Engineer
14 16 (2.19%) Front Office Developer
15 15 (2.05%) Front-End Developer
16 12 (1.64%) Java Programmer
16 12 (1.64%) JavaScript Developer
16 12 (1.64%) Digital Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 213 (29.10%) HTML
2 151 (20.63%) CSS
3 149 (20.36%) Web Services
4 136 (18.58%) Spring
5 131 (17.90%) HTML5
6 120 (16.39%) RESTful
7 86 (11.75%) Play Framework
8 78 (10.66%) JSON
8 78 (10.66%) REST
9 72 (9.84%) Ajax
10 71 (9.70%) Hibernate
11 64 (8.74%) CSS3
12 61 (8.33%) XML
13 60 (8.20%) AngularJS
14 55 (7.51%) Akka
15 54 (7.38%) J2EE
16 44 (6.01%) Ruby on Rails
17 31 (4.23%) SOAP
18 29 (3.96%) jQuery
19 25 (3.42%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 131 (17.90%) Open Source
2 59 (8.06%) Computer Science
3 54 (7.38%) Visualisation
4 50 (6.83%) Derivative
5 35 (4.78%) Analytical Skills
6 29 (3.96%) Mathematics
7 25 (3.42%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 15 (2.05%) User Experience
9 13 (1.78%) Digital Media
9 13 (1.78%) Fixed Income
10 11 (1.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 11 (1.50%) Equities
11 10 (1.37%) Equity Derivative
12 9 (1.23%) Physics
13 8 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
14 6 (0.82%) Mainframe
14 6 (0.82%) W3C
14 6 (0.82%) Data Integration
15 4 (0.55%) Management Information System
15 4 (0.55%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 168 (22.95%) Linux
2 127 (17.35%) UNIX
3 52 (7.10%) Mac OS X
4 25 (3.42%) Windows
5 11 (1.50%) VME
6 10 (1.37%) MVS
7 8 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (0.82%) Android
8 6 (0.82%) CentOS
9 5 (0.68%) Apple iOS
10 4 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.41%) Solaris
12 2 (0.27%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.27%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 461 (62.98%) Agile Software Development
2 332 (45.36%) TDD
3 201 (27.46%) BDD
4 178 (24.32%) Scrum
5 116 (15.85%) OO
6 111 (15.16%) Continuous Integration
7 84 (11.48%) Kanban
7 84 (11.48%) Pair Programming
8 80 (10.93%) Configuration Management
9 75 (10.25%) Web Development
10 67 (9.15%) Mentoring
11 58 (7.92%) Software Engineering
12 57 (7.79%) SOA
13 53 (7.24%) MVC
13 53 (7.24%) DevOps
13 53 (7.24%) Functional Programming
14 51 (6.97%) Responsive Web Design
15 49 (6.69%) E-Commerce
16 48 (6.56%) User Stories
17 44 (6.01%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 605 (82.65%) Java
2 218 (29.78%) JavaScript
2 218 (29.78%) Python
3 194 (26.50%) Ruby
4 129 (17.62%) C#
5 113 (15.44%) C++
6 97 (13.25%) SQL
7 84 (11.48%) Groovy
8 53 (7.24%) PHP
9 36 (4.92%) Clojure
10 31 (4.23%) Perl
11 23 (3.14%) C
12 21 (2.87%) Haskell
13 17 (2.32%) Golang
14 13 (1.78%) Bash Shell
14 13 (1.78%) R
15 11 (1.50%) Shell Script
16 9 (1.23%) Erlang
17 7 (0.96%) F#
18 4 (0.55%) Jython
Qualifications
1 69 (9.43%) Degree
2 13 (1.78%) Security Cleared
3 10 (1.37%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.27%) PhD
5 2 (0.27%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.14%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.14%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (4.37%) QA
2 3 (0.41%) COBIT
3 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.14%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 9 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (0.82%) HDFS
3 2 (0.27%) Apache Flume
3 2 (0.27%) Varnish
3 2 (0.27%) Docker
4 1 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 58 (7.92%) Puppet
2 49 (6.69%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (2.87%) Oozie
4 16 (2.19%) Salt
5 11 (1.50%) Nagios
6 8 (1.09%) Vagrant
7 7 (0.96%) Ansible
8 4 (0.55%) YUM
9 2 (0.27%) Capistrano
10 1 (0.14%) Ambari
Vendors
1 33 (4.51%) Oracle
2 19 (2.60%) Microsoft
3 18 (2.46%) JBoss
4 15 (2.05%) Rackspace
5 10 (1.37%) VMware
6 8 (1.09%) Perforce
7 7 (0.96%) Zend
7 7 (0.96%) Red Hat
8 4 (0.55%) Mercator
8 4 (0.55%) HP
8 4 (0.55%) Akamai
9 3 (0.41%) Twitter
9 3 (0.41%) GigaSpaces
9 3 (0.41%) Adobe
9 3 (0.41%) Google
10 2 (0.27%) Netezza
10 2 (0.27%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.27%) Facebook
10 2 (0.27%) Tableau
10 2 (0.27%) WSO2
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