The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Glasgow region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scala
Rank 65 71 59
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -12
Contract jobs citing Scala 3 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.44% 0.77% 0.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.89% 1.33% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 0
Average daily rate £300 £494 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.24% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £325
% change year-on-year
- +30.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Programming Languages Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
337 527 274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 49.05% 58.23% 35.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 275 163
Average daily rate £375 £340 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Average hourly rate - £15.24 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -41.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
Scala
Scotland

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 5 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 4 (80.00%) Spring
3 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) JUnit
3 3 (60.00%) UNIX
3 3 (60.00%) Linux
4 2 (40.00%) VBA
4 2 (40.00%) Sybase
4 2 (40.00%) DB2
4 2 (40.00%) Perl
4 2 (40.00%) Front Office
4 2 (40.00%) MVC
4 2 (40.00%) OO
4 2 (40.00%) J2SE
4 2 (40.00%) JMS
4 2 (40.00%) RDBMS
4 2 (40.00%) Equity Derivative
4 2 (40.00%) Mathematics
4 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (40.00%) Spring MVC
4 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (40.00%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
5 1 (20.00%) HTML5
5 1 (20.00%) REST
5 1 (20.00%) Dependency Management

Scala
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) DB2
1 2 (40.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) JUnit
2 1 (20.00%) Maven
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Front Office
3 1 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) Spring
2 2 (40.00%) J2SE
2 2 (40.00%) JMS
2 2 (40.00%) Spring MVC
3 1 (20.00%) HTML5
3 1 (20.00%) REST
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) JSON
3 1 (20.00%) iBATIS
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) J2EE
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) JSP
3 1 (20.00%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Equity Derivative
1 2 (40.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) UNIX
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) OO
2 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Dependency Management
3 1 (20.00%) Web Development
3 1 (20.00%) Web Design
3 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) VBA
3 2 (40.00%) Perl
4 1 (20.00%) Python
4 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Sybase