The table below looks at the statistics for Scala skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scala over the 3 months to 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scala
Rank 68 72 49
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -23
Contract jobs citing Scala 4 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.44% 0.69% 1.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.13% 1.41% 4.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 2
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£365 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% -11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £400 £440
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Scala
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Glasgow region.

Programming Languages Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
355 427 279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 39.10% 49.08% 42.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 186 139
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £450 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 0
Average hourly rate £55.00 £17.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+214.28% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

Scala
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Scala across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Scala Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Scala
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Scala across the Glasgow region.

Scala Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Scala
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scala across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Scala Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Scala
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 7 (87.50%) Java
2 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 6 (75.00%) JUnit
2 6 (75.00%) Banking
2 6 (75.00%) Spring
3 5 (62.50%) Investment Banking
3 5 (62.50%) Big Data
3 5 (62.50%) Relational Database
3 5 (62.50%) Sybase
3 5 (62.50%) RDBMS
4 4 (50.00%) OOD
4 4 (50.00%) Finance
4 4 (50.00%) DB2
4 4 (50.00%) OO
4 4 (50.00%) J2SE
4 4 (50.00%) JMS
4 4 (50.00%) UNIX
4 4 (50.00%) Linux
4 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (50.00%) SDLC
4 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 4 (50.00%) Wealth Management
4 4 (50.00%) Investment Management
5 3 (37.50%) Oracle
6 2 (25.00%) Functional Programming
6 2 (25.00%) Apache Camel
6 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
6 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (25.00%) J2EE
6 2 (25.00%) JavaScript

Scala
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 2 (25.00%) Apache
2 1 (12.50%) Apache Pig
2 1 (12.50%) Apache Spark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) RDBMS
1 5 (62.50%) Big Data
1 5 (62.50%) Relational Database
2 4 (50.00%) DB2
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (12.50%) MarkLogic
4 1 (12.50%) Hadoop
4 1 (12.50%) Apache Hive
4 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
4 1 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (12.50%) HBase
4 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (12.50%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) JUnit
2 1 (12.50%) Maven
2 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (12.50%) Hudson
General
1 6 (75.00%) Banking
2 5 (62.50%) Investment Banking
3 4 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 5 (62.50%) Senior Developer
2 5 (62.50%) Java Developer
3 4 (50.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) Spring
2 4 (50.00%) J2SE
2 4 (50.00%) JMS
3 2 (25.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (25.00%) J2EE
3 2 (25.00%) Apache Camel
4 1 (12.50%) Drools
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Equities
2 1 (12.50%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) UNIX
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) OOD
1 4 (50.00%) OO
1 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 4 (50.00%) Wealth Management
1 4 (50.00%) Investment Management
1 4 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (25.00%) Functional Programming
3 1 (12.50%) UML
3 1 (12.50%) MapReduce
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
3 1 (12.50%) ETL
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) Java
2 6 (75.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
4 1 (12.50%) Python
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Sybase
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) IBM
3 1 (12.50%) Teradata
3 1 (12.50%) Netezza
3 1 (12.50%) Greenplum
3 1 (12.50%) Vertica
3 1 (12.50%) Hortonworks
3 1 (12.50%) Cloudera
3 1 (12.50%) MapR