The table below looks at the statistics for Scala skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scala over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scala
Rank 186 264 317
Rank change year-on-year
+78 +53
Contract jobs citing Scala 276 177 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.13% 0.70% 0.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.71% 1.62% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 131 69
Average daily rate
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£500 £550 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +29.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £700 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £440 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +25.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Scala
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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 London region.

Programming Languages Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
10172 10931 10384
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.53% 43.49% 40.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 7298 7805 7252
Average daily rate £425 £426 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.11% +0.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 91 136
Average hourly rate £31.50 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £17.50 £13.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £112.75 £59.10 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

Scala
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Scala Jobs Demand Trend in London

Scala
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Scala Daily Rate Trend in London

Scala
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scala across the London region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Scala Daily Rate Histogram in London

Scala
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Scala across the London region.

Scala Hourly Rate Trend in London

Scala
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scala within the London region over the 3 months to 19 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
City of London +44 73 £500 -16.66% 20
Canary Wharf +23 2 £575 +48.38%
Chiswick - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Isleworth - - - -
Scala
England

Scala
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 431 (80.41%) Java
2 316 (58.96%) Agile Software Development
3 241 (44.96%) TDD
4 153 (28.54%) JavaScript
5 147 (27.43%) HTML
6 137 (25.56%) Python
7 134 (25.00%) BDD
8 130 (24.25%) Scrum
9 129 (24.07%) Ruby
10 115 (21.46%) Linux
11 111 (20.71%) NoSQL
12 104 (19.40%) Web Services
13 102 (19.03%) UNIX
14 101 (18.84%) Spring
15 93 (17.35%) HTML5
16 92 (17.16%) CSS
17 91 (16.98%) Open Source
18 85 (15.86%) Finance
19 82 (15.30%) Apache Cassandra
20 81 (15.11%) Kanban
21 80 (14.93%) Big Data
21 80 (14.93%) OO
22 77 (14.37%) MongoDB
23 76 (14.18%) C++
24 75 (13.99%) Hadoop
25 70 (13.06%) Git (software)
26 69 (12.87%) Groovy
27 68 (12.69%) RESTful
28 67 (12.50%) SQL
28 67 (12.50%) Pair Programming

Scala
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 40 (7.46%) Node.js
2 32 (5.97%) Apache Pig
3 15 (2.80%) Tomcat
4 12 (2.24%) Apache
5 11 (2.05%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (0.75%) WebSphere
6 4 (0.75%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (0.75%) IIS
6 4 (0.75%) SharePoint
6 4 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (0.75%) Apache Solr
6 4 (0.75%) Alfresco
7 3 (0.56%) nginx
7 3 (0.56%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (0.37%) Adobe CQ
8 2 (0.37%) Confluence
8 2 (0.37%) Mule
9 1 (0.19%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.19%) Jetty
Applications
1 10 (1.87%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (0.75%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.19%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 23 (4.29%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (2.43%) Amazon EMR
3 12 (2.24%) GitHub
4 10 (1.87%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (1.31%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (1.12%) Amazon S3
7 5 (0.93%) SaaS
8 3 (0.56%) PaaS
9 2 (0.37%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (0.37%) AWS Data Pipeline
9 2 (0.37%) Amazon ELB
9 2 (0.37%) Heroku
10 1 (0.19%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (7.84%) HTTP
2 9 (1.68%) Internet
3 8 (1.49%) DSL
3 8 (1.49%) LDAP
4 7 (1.31%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.75%) Firewall
5 4 (0.75%) SSL
6 3 (0.56%) VoIP
7 1 (0.19%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (20.71%) NoSQL
2 82 (15.30%) Apache Cassandra
3 80 (14.93%) Big Data
4 77 (14.37%) MongoDB
5 75 (13.99%) Hadoop
6 50 (9.33%) Apache Hive
7 40 (7.46%) Relational Database
8 39 (7.28%) MySQL
9 31 (5.78%) PostgreSQL
10 19 (3.54%) Redis
11 15 (2.80%) HBase
12 10 (1.87%) SQL Server
13 9 (1.68%) CouchDB
13 9 (1.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 8 (1.49%) Data Mining
15 6 (1.12%) Neo4j
15 6 (1.12%) Impala
16 5 (0.93%) KDB
16 5 (0.93%) Amazon Redshift
16 5 (0.93%) Azkaban
Development Applications
1 70 (13.06%) Git (software)
2 46 (8.58%) Cucumber
3 41 (7.65%) Subversion
4 36 (6.72%) Maven
5 21 (3.92%) Jenkins
6 18 (3.36%) Selenium
7 13 (2.43%) JUnit
8 12 (2.24%) WATIR
9 10 (1.87%) RSpec
10 9 (1.68%) JBehave
11 8 (1.49%) JIRA
11 8 (1.49%) Mercurial
11 8 (1.49%) Mockito
12 7 (1.31%) WebDriver
13 5 (0.93%) TeamCity
13 5 (0.93%) Sahi
13 5 (0.93%) Jasmine
13 5 (0.93%) Hudson
13 5 (0.93%) Ant
13 5 (0.93%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 85 (15.86%) Finance
2 61 (11.38%) Front Office
3 52 (9.70%) Banking
4 25 (4.66%) Investment Banking
5 16 (2.99%) Games
6 13 (2.43%) Back Office
7 11 (2.05%) Marketing
8 7 (1.31%) Financial Institution
9 6 (1.12%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.56%) iGaming
11 2 (0.37%) Publishing
11 2 (0.37%) Law
11 2 (0.37%) Legal
12 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.19%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.19%) Advertising
12 1 (0.19%) Retail
12 1 (0.19%) Billing
Job Titles
1 389 (72.57%) Developer
2 195 (36.38%) Java Developer
3 127 (23.69%) Scala Developer
4 46 (8.58%) Senior Developer
5 41 (7.65%) Architect
6 27 (5.04%) Agile Java Developer
6 27 (5.04%) Senior Java Developer
7 23 (4.29%) Software Engineer
8 22 (4.10%) Technical Architect
9 19 (3.54%) Python Developer
10 18 (3.36%) Programmer
11 16 (2.99%) Front Office Developer
12 14 (2.61%) Front-End Developer
13 13 (2.43%) Web Developer
14 12 (2.24%) Digital Architect
15 10 (1.87%) Big Data Developer
15 10 (1.87%) Hadoop Developer
16 9 (1.68%) Games Programmer
17 8 (1.49%) JavaScript Developer
18 7 (1.31%) Ruby Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 147 (27.43%) HTML
2 104 (19.40%) Web Services
3 101 (18.84%) Spring
4 93 (17.35%) HTML5
5 92 (17.16%) CSS
6 68 (12.69%) RESTful
7 56 (10.45%) AngularJS
8 47 (8.77%) Hibernate
8 47 (8.77%) REST
9 45 (8.40%) Play Framework
10 36 (6.72%) JSON
10 36 (6.72%) Ruby on Rails
11 33 (6.16%) XML
11 33 (6.16%) CSS3
12 31 (5.78%) Ajax
13 30 (5.60%) Akka
14 25 (4.66%) Cascading
14 25 (4.66%) Kafka
15 20 (3.73%) SOAP
15 20 (3.73%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 91 (16.98%) Open Source
2 57 (10.63%) Computer Science
3 50 (9.33%) Derivative
4 42 (7.84%) Visualisation
5 35 (6.53%) Analytical Skills
6 29 (5.41%) Mathematics
7 25 (4.66%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 13 (2.43%) Fixed Income
9 11 (2.05%) Equities
10 10 (1.87%) Equity Derivative
10 10 (1.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 10 (1.87%) User Experience
11 9 (1.68%) Digital Media
11 9 (1.68%) Physics
12 7 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
13 6 (1.12%) Mainframe
13 6 (1.12%) Data Integration
14 5 (0.93%) W3C
15 4 (0.75%) Statistics
15 4 (0.75%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 115 (21.46%) Linux
2 102 (19.03%) UNIX
3 38 (7.09%) Mac OS X
4 18 (3.36%) Windows
5 11 (2.05%) VME
6 10 (1.87%) MVS
7 8 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (1.12%) CentOS
9 4 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.37%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.19%) Android
11 1 (0.19%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.19%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 316 (58.96%) Agile Software Development
2 241 (44.96%) TDD
3 134 (25.00%) BDD
4 130 (24.25%) Scrum
5 81 (15.11%) Kanban
6 80 (14.93%) OO
7 67 (12.50%) Pair Programming
8 63 (11.75%) Continuous Integration
9 59 (11.01%) Configuration Management
10 49 (9.14%) Functional Programming
11 48 (8.96%) Software Engineering
12 45 (8.40%) User Stories
13 44 (8.21%) MapReduce
14 42 (7.84%) SOA
15 41 (7.65%) Web Development
15 41 (7.65%) Responsive Web Design
16 40 (7.46%) E-Commerce
17 38 (7.09%) MVC
18 36 (6.72%) DevOps
19 34 (6.34%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 431 (80.41%) Java
2 153 (28.54%) JavaScript
3 137 (25.56%) Python
4 129 (24.07%) Ruby
5 76 (14.18%) C++
6 69 (12.87%) Groovy
7 67 (12.50%) SQL
8 52 (9.70%) C#
9 36 (6.72%) Clojure
10 21 (3.92%) C
11 20 (3.73%) Haskell
12 18 (3.36%) Perl
13 17 (3.17%) Golang
14 16 (2.99%) PHP
15 13 (2.43%) Bash Shell
15 13 (2.43%) R
16 11 (2.05%) Shell Script
17 8 (1.49%) Erlang
18 7 (1.31%) F#
19 4 (0.75%) Jython
Qualifications
1 56 (10.45%) Degree
2 10 (1.87%) Security Cleared
3 7 (1.31%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.37%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.37%) PhD
6 1 (0.19%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.73%) QA
2 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.19%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.19%) COBIT
System Software
1 7 (1.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (1.12%) HDFS
3 2 (0.37%) Apache Flume
3 2 (0.37%) Varnish
4 1 (0.19%) Docker
4 1 (0.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 43 (8.02%) Puppet
2 35 (6.53%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (3.92%) Oozie
4 15 (2.80%) Salt
5 8 (1.49%) Vagrant
6 6 (1.12%) Ansible
7 3 (0.56%) YUM
8 2 (0.37%) Capistrano
9 1 (0.19%) Ambari
9 1 (0.19%) Nagios
Vendors
1 19 (3.54%) Microsoft
2 14 (2.61%) Rackspace
3 11 (2.05%) Oracle
4 8 (1.49%) Perforce
5 7 (1.31%) Zend
5 7 (1.31%) VMware
6 6 (1.12%) Red Hat
7 4 (0.75%) HP
7 4 (0.75%) JBoss
8 3 (0.56%) Akamai
8 3 (0.56%) Twitter
8 3 (0.56%) Mercator
8 3 (0.56%) Google
9 2 (0.37%) Netezza
9 2 (0.37%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.37%) Tableau
9 2 (0.37%) Facebook
10 1 (0.19%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.19%) Sencha
10 1 (0.19%) Talend
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