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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scala
Rank 162 189 276
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +87
Contract jobs citing Scala 326 269 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.39% 1.16% 0.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.30% 2.77% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 227 106
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£573 £525 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.04% -4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £403 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £700 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Scala
England

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
9886 9726 9979
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.19% 41.80% 42.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 7244 7080 7083
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 63 123
Average hourly rate £30.00 £31.99 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.22% -14.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.80 £16.95 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.19 £50.00 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.45 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.02% +5.88%

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 30 June 2015.

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 30 June 2015. 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 +34 100 £600 +9.09% 51
Docklands, London -5 2 £600 -4.00%
Isleworth - 2 - - 1
Canary Wharf -12 1 - -
Hammersmith - 1 - -
Brentford - 1 £400 - 1
Osterley - 1 £530 -
Scala
England

Scala
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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.

1 474 (79.00%) Java
2 360 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 244 (40.67%) TDD
4 141 (23.50%) HTML
5 138 (23.00%) Scrum
6 134 (22.33%) Hadoop
7 131 (21.83%) Spring
8 130 (21.67%) JavaScript
9 129 (21.50%) Git (software)
10 123 (20.50%) BDD
11 121 (20.17%) Big Data
12 112 (18.67%) MongoDB
13 110 (18.33%) Linux
14 107 (17.83%) Python
14 107 (17.83%) Ruby
15 104 (17.33%) Finance
16 98 (16.33%) SQL
17 96 (16.00%) CSS
18 92 (15.33%) Banking
19 89 (14.83%) Continuous Integration
20 86 (14.33%) NoSQL
21 83 (13.83%) Amazon AWS
21 83 (13.83%) Apache Spark
22 81 (13.50%) RESTful
22 81 (13.50%) Pair Programming
22 81 (13.50%) Web Services
23 80 (13.33%) Akka
24 77 (12.83%) Play Framework
25 76 (12.67%) Hibernate
26 71 (11.83%) Subversion

Scala
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 83 (13.83%) Apache Spark
2 48 (8.00%) Node.js
3 32 (5.33%) Tomcat
4 23 (3.83%) Apache
5 22 (3.67%) Elasticsearch
6 21 (3.50%) Apache Pig
7 19 (3.17%) Oracle Coherence
8 10 (1.67%) JBoss
9 9 (1.50%) Jetty
10 6 (1.00%) Apache Solr
10 6 (1.00%) Confluence
10 6 (1.00%) MQSeries
10 6 (1.00%) WebSphere
10 6 (1.00%) Cloud Foundry
11 3 (0.50%) SAS
11 3 (0.50%) Mule
12 2 (0.33%) CMS
12 2 (0.33%) WebSphere Application Server
13 1 (0.17%) SharePoint
13 1 (0.17%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 3 (0.50%) HipChat
2 1 (0.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.17%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (0.83%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.17%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 83 (13.83%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (3.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (2.50%) PaaS
4 13 (2.17%) GitHub
5 7 (1.17%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (0.83%) SaaS
7 4 (0.67%) Google Analytics
8 3 (0.50%) Heroku
8 3 (0.50%) Engine Yard
8 3 (0.50%) Amazon SQS
8 3 (0.50%) Amazon EMR
8 3 (0.50%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 3 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.50%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.33%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.17%) Google Apps
10 1 (0.17%) Route 53
10 1 (0.17%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (0.17%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 50 (8.33%) HTTP
2 19 (3.17%) TCP/IP
3 14 (2.33%) SSL
3 14 (2.33%) Internet
4 4 (0.67%) AMQP
5 2 (0.33%) LDAP
5 2 (0.33%) SNA
5 2 (0.33%) DNS
6 1 (0.17%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.17%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 134 (22.33%) Hadoop
2 121 (20.17%) Big Data
3 112 (18.67%) MongoDB
4 86 (14.33%) NoSQL
5 61 (10.17%) Apache Cassandra
6 57 (9.50%) PostgreSQL
7 50 (8.33%) Relational Database
8 49 (8.17%) MySQL
9 34 (5.67%) Apache Hive
10 29 (4.83%) Impala
11 28 (4.67%) HBase
12 24 (4.00%) Redis
13 18 (3.00%) RDBMS
14 17 (2.83%) SQL Server
15 16 (2.67%) Oracle Database
16 12 (2.00%) QlikView
17 10 (1.67%) CouchDB
18 8 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
18 8 (1.33%) Neo4j
18 8 (1.33%) DataStax
Development Applications
1 129 (21.50%) Git (software)
2 71 (11.83%) Subversion
3 53 (8.83%) Jenkins
4 45 (7.50%) Cucumber
5 41 (6.83%) Maven
6 22 (3.67%) JUnit
7 20 (3.33%) JIRA
7 20 (3.33%) TeamCity
7 20 (3.33%) WebDriver
8 19 (3.17%) Jasmine
9 17 (2.83%) Mercurial
9 17 (2.83%) Selenium
10 16 (2.67%) Gradle
11 13 (2.17%) Mockito
12 11 (1.83%) Hudson
13 9 (1.50%) TestNG
14 7 (1.17%) JBehave
15 6 (1.00%) Spock
15 6 (1.00%) Liquibase
16 5 (0.83%) Ant
General
1 104 (17.33%) Finance
2 92 (15.33%) Banking
3 54 (9.00%) Front Office
4 47 (7.83%) Investment Banking
5 8 (1.33%) Retail
5 8 (1.33%) Games
6 7 (1.17%) Advertising
7 6 (1.00%) Marketing
8 5 (0.83%) Corporate Banking
9 4 (0.67%) Publishing
9 4 (0.67%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.50%) Japanese Language
11 2 (0.33%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.33%) Back Office
12 1 (0.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 447 (74.50%) Developer
2 206 (34.33%) Scala Developer
3 177 (29.50%) Java Developer
4 53 (8.83%) Senior Developer
5 44 (7.33%) Architect
6 28 (4.67%) Hadoop Developer
7 26 (4.33%) Agile Java Developer
8 25 (4.17%) Software Engineer
9 24 (4.00%) Senior Java Developer
9 24 (4.00%) Senior Scala Developer
10 22 (3.67%) Technical Architect
11 14 (2.33%) Analyst
11 14 (2.33%) Full Stack Developer
12 12 (2.00%) Web Developer
12 12 (2.00%) Front Office Developer
13 11 (1.83%) Java Software Engineer
13 11 (1.83%) AWS Developer
14 10 (1.67%) Digital Architect
15 9 (1.50%) Digital Technical Architect
15 9 (1.50%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (23.50%) HTML
2 131 (21.83%) Spring
3 96 (16.00%) CSS
4 81 (13.50%) Web Services
4 81 (13.50%) RESTful
5 80 (13.33%) Akka
6 77 (12.83%) Play Framework
7 76 (12.67%) Hibernate
8 69 (11.50%) HTML5
9 68 (11.33%) REST
10 66 (11.00%) JSON
10 66 (11.00%) J2EE
11 53 (8.83%) AngularJS
12 44 (7.33%) Spring MVC
13 39 (6.50%) XML
13 39 (6.50%) Ajax
14 36 (6.00%) CSS3
15 35 (5.83%) jQuery
16 26 (4.33%) JMS
17 23 (3.83%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 39 (6.50%) Derivative
2 30 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (5.00%) Algorithms
3 25 (4.17%) User Experience
4 24 (4.00%) Visualisation
5 23 (3.83%) Fixed Income
6 22 (3.67%) Equities
7 21 (3.50%) Computer Science
8 17 (2.83%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 17 (2.83%) Market Risk
9 15 (2.50%) Data Structures
10 14 (2.33%) Mathematics
11 11 (1.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 10 (1.67%) Equity Derivative
13 9 (1.50%) Credit Risk
14 8 (1.33%) Cryptography
14 8 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
15 7 (1.17%) Statistics
16 6 (1.00%) Grid Computing
17 5 (0.83%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 110 (18.33%) Linux
2 70 (11.67%) UNIX
3 29 (4.83%) Mac OS X
4 12 (2.00%) Android
5 10 (1.67%) Apple iOS
6 8 (1.33%) Windows
7 7 (1.17%) CentOS
8 4 (0.67%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 360 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 244 (40.67%) TDD
3 138 (23.00%) Scrum
4 123 (20.50%) BDD
5 89 (14.83%) Continuous Integration
6 81 (13.50%) Pair Programming
7 67 (11.17%) Multithreading
8 65 (10.83%) Software Engineering
8 65 (10.83%) MVC
9 56 (9.33%) Open Source
10 55 (9.17%) DevOps
11 53 (8.83%) Configuration Management
12 52 (8.67%) Kanban
13 51 (8.50%) Functional Programming
14 50 (8.33%) OO
15 42 (7.00%) Mentoring
16 37 (6.17%) Analytics
17 32 (5.33%) MapReduce
17 32 (5.33%) SOA
18 30 (5.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 474 (79.00%) Java
2 130 (21.67%) JavaScript
3 107 (17.83%) Python
3 107 (17.83%) Ruby
4 98 (16.33%) SQL
5 52 (8.67%) C#
6 47 (7.83%) Groovy
7 37 (6.17%) C++
8 28 (4.67%) R
9 27 (4.50%) Perl
10 26 (4.33%) Clojure
11 25 (4.17%) Go
12 17 (2.83%) Haskell
13 15 (2.50%) PHP
14 9 (1.50%) Shell Script
14 9 (1.50%) Bash Shell
15 6 (1.00%) CoffeeScript
16 5 (0.83%) T-SQL
17 4 (0.67%) XQuery
17 4 (0.67%) C
Qualifications
1 27 (4.50%) Degree
2 17 (2.83%) Security Cleared
3 8 (1.33%) PhD
4 5 (0.83%) SC Cleared
5 4 (0.67%) ISEB
6 3 (0.50%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.17%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (5.00%) QA
2 7 (1.17%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.17%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (4.83%) HDFS
2 22 (3.67%) Docker
3 8 (1.33%) Apache Flume
4 6 (1.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 3 (0.50%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 49 (8.17%) Puppet
2 36 (6.00%) Opscode Chef
3 27 (4.50%) Ansible
4 21 (3.50%) Salt
5 15 (2.50%) Hadoop YARN
6 7 (1.17%) Apache Shiro
6 7 (1.17%) Nagios
7 5 (0.83%) Oozie
8 4 (0.67%) ZABBIX
8 4 (0.67%) Vagrant
9 3 (0.50%) yum
9 3 (0.50%) Capistrano
9 3 (0.50%) Graphite
9 3 (0.50%) Mesos
10 1 (0.17%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 53 (8.83%) Oracle
2 15 (2.50%) Tableau
3 14 (2.33%) SaltStack
4 8 (1.33%) Google
4 8 (1.33%) Microsoft
5 7 (1.17%) IBM
5 7 (1.17%) HP
6 6 (1.00%) Cloudera
7 5 (0.83%) Rackspace
7 5 (0.83%) Coremetrics
7 5 (0.83%) Omniture
7 5 (0.83%) Sybase
7 5 (0.83%) Red Hat
7 5 (0.83%) Splunk
8 4 (0.67%) TIBCO
8 4 (0.67%) MicroStrategy
8 4 (0.67%) VMware
8 4 (0.67%) Netezza
8 4 (0.67%) DataSynapse
8 4 (0.67%) Twitter
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