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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scala
Rank 58 60 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing Scala 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.55% 0.17% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.22% 0.38% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£500 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £498 £463 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.56% +32.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 Glasgow region.

Programming Languages Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
327 265 278
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 45.23% 43.95% 40.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 148 163
Average daily rate £338 £325 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £227 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £418 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 10
Average hourly rate £22.50 £15.60 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.27% -52.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.70 £13.68 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £16.49 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -7.14%

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 18 December 2014.

Scala Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Scala
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 18 (78.26%) Java
1 18 (78.26%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (78.26%) MongoDB
2 17 (73.91%) NoSQL
3 16 (69.57%) Ruby
4 15 (65.22%) MySQL
4 15 (65.22%) Ruby on Rails
4 15 (65.22%) Django
5 12 (52.17%) Mentoring
6 11 (47.83%) Software Architecture
6 11 (47.83%) Scrum
7 10 (43.48%) TDD
7 10 (43.48%) Kanban
8 8 (34.78%) User Experience
8 8 (34.78%) Play Framework
8 8 (34.78%) Line Management
8 8 (34.78%) Apache Cassandra
8 8 (34.78%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (30.43%) Configuration Management
9 7 (30.43%) SQL
9 7 (30.43%) Product Management
9 7 (30.43%) User Stories
9 7 (30.43%) REST
10 6 (26.09%) Finance
11 4 (17.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 4 (17.39%) SOA
11 4 (17.39%) OO
11 4 (17.39%) Relational Database
12 3 (13.04%) UNIX
12 3 (13.04%) Linux

Scala
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 (4.35%) Magnolia
1 1 (4.35%) CMS
1 1 (4.35%) Liferay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (78.26%) MongoDB
2 17 (73.91%) NoSQL
3 15 (65.22%) MySQL
4 8 (34.78%) Apache Cassandra
4 8 (34.78%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (17.39%) Relational Database
6 1 (4.35%) Big Data
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (4.35%) JasperReports
6 1 (4.35%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Maven
2 1 (4.35%) Hudson
2 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.35%) Ant
2 1 (4.35%) JUnit
General
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Investment Banking
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (69.57%) Architect
1 16 (69.57%) Technical Architect
2 10 (43.48%) Digital Architect
3 7 (30.43%) Developer
3 7 (30.43%) Senior Architect
3 7 (30.43%) Java Developer
3 7 (30.43%) Senior Technical Architect
4 4 (17.39%) Senior Digital Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Lead Technical Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Lead Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Java Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Java Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (65.22%) Ruby on Rails
1 15 (65.22%) Django
2 8 (34.78%) Play Framework
3 7 (30.43%) REST
4 2 (8.70%) Spring
4 2 (8.70%) Hibernate
4 2 (8.70%) J2EE
5 1 (4.35%) AngularJS
5 1 (4.35%) CSS
5 1 (4.35%) JSP
5 1 (4.35%) Servlets
5 1 (4.35%) XML
5 1 (4.35%) HTML
5 1 (4.35%) Java EE
5 1 (4.35%) JSTL
5 1 (4.35%) RESTful
5 1 (4.35%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) User Experience
2 4 (17.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (4.35%) Open Source
3 1 (4.35%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) UNIX
1 3 (13.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (78.26%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (52.17%) Mentoring
3 11 (47.83%) Software Architecture
3 11 (47.83%) Scrum
4 10 (43.48%) TDD
4 10 (43.48%) Kanban
5 8 (34.78%) Line Management
6 7 (30.43%) Configuration Management
6 7 (30.43%) Product Management
6 7 (30.43%) User Stories
7 4 (17.39%) SOA
7 4 (17.39%) OO
8 3 (13.04%) Risk Management
9 1 (4.35%) DevOps
9 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (4.35%) MVC
9 1 (4.35%) Asset Management
9 1 (4.35%) BDD
9 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (4.35%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 18 (78.26%) Java
2 16 (69.57%) Ruby
3 7 (30.43%) SQL
4 2 (8.70%) Python
5 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.35%) XQuery
5 1 (4.35%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle
1 1 (4.35%) Sybase