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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scala
Rank 131 201 247
Rank change year-on-year
+70 +46
Contract jobs citing Scala 403 241 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.71% 1.02% 0.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.03% 2.45% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 197 135
Average daily rate
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£575 £500 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £650 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £464 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.11% +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
10005 9831 10544
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.50% 41.68% 43.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 7316 7042 7479
Average daily rate £450 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 66 107
Average hourly rate £27.78 £34.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.29% -9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.49 £16.85 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £53.00 £52.14
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -

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 July 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 July 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 +57 136 £600 +20.00% 40
Docklands, London -1 7 £650 +4.00%
Croydon - 2 £525 -
Canary Wharf -13 1 £500 -9.09%
Hammersmith - 1 - -
Brentford - 1 £400 - 1
Scala
England

Scala
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 547 (77.15%) Java
2 419 (59.10%) Agile Software Development
3 273 (38.50%) TDD
4 168 (23.70%) Hadoop
5 156 (22.00%) Scrum
6 155 (21.86%) Git (software)
6 155 (21.86%) Big Data
7 146 (20.59%) BDD
7 146 (20.59%) Spring
8 145 (20.45%) JavaScript
8 145 (20.45%) HTML
9 136 (19.18%) MongoDB
10 135 (19.04%) Banking
11 131 (18.48%) Finance
12 122 (17.21%) Linux
13 121 (17.07%) Ruby
14 120 (16.93%) Python
14 120 (16.93%) Apache Spark
15 115 (16.22%) SQL
16 109 (15.37%) NoSQL
17 107 (15.09%) CSS
18 104 (14.67%) Pair Programming
19 99 (13.96%) RESTful
20 98 (13.82%) Amazon AWS
20 98 (13.82%) Continuous Integration
21 93 (13.12%) Subversion
22 89 (12.55%) Play Framework
23 88 (12.41%) Web Services
24 86 (12.13%) Front Office
25 85 (11.99%) Hibernate

Scala
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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
1 120 (16.93%) Apache Spark
2 60 (8.46%) Node.js
3 39 (5.50%) Tomcat
4 30 (4.23%) Apache
4 30 (4.23%) Oracle Coherence
5 25 (3.53%) Elasticsearch
6 22 (3.10%) Apache Pig
7 15 (2.12%) Cloud Foundry
7 15 (2.12%) Jetty
7 15 (2.12%) MQSeries
8 10 (1.41%) JBoss
9 6 (0.85%) Apache Solr
10 5 (0.71%) Confluence
11 3 (0.42%) GemFire
11 3 (0.42%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.28%) Mule
12 2 (0.28%) SAS
13 1 (0.14%) Commerce Server
13 1 (0.14%) CMS
13 1 (0.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (0.42%) HipChat
2 1 (0.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.14%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (0.71%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.14%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 98 (13.82%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (2.12%) PaaS
4 12 (1.69%) GitHub
5 7 (0.99%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (0.56%) Google Analytics
6 4 (0.56%) Heroku
6 4 (0.56%) Engine Yard
6 4 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.42%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (0.42%) SaaS
7 3 (0.42%) Amazon EMR
8 2 (0.28%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 2 (0.28%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.14%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.14%) Route 53
9 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.14%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.14%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.14%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 55 (7.76%) HTTP
2 20 (2.82%) TCP/IP
3 16 (2.26%) Internet
4 15 (2.12%) SSL
5 4 (0.56%) AMQP
6 3 (0.42%) DNS
7 2 (0.28%) LDAP
7 2 (0.28%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.14%) SNA
8 1 (0.14%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 168 (23.70%) Hadoop
2 155 (21.86%) Big Data
3 136 (19.18%) MongoDB
4 109 (15.37%) NoSQL
5 78 (11.00%) Apache Cassandra
6 64 (9.03%) PostgreSQL
7 49 (6.91%) MySQL
8 46 (6.49%) Relational Database
9 43 (6.06%) Apache Hive
10 39 (5.50%) Impala
11 33 (4.65%) HBase
12 28 (3.95%) Redis
13 23 (3.24%) Oracle Database
14 22 (3.10%) SQL Server
15 18 (2.54%) RDBMS
16 14 (1.97%) QlikView
17 13 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
18 10 (1.41%) Neo4j
19 9 (1.27%) CouchDB
20 8 (1.13%) DataStax
Development Applications
1 155 (21.86%) Git (software)
2 93 (13.12%) Subversion
3 63 (8.89%) Jenkins
4 50 (7.05%) Maven
5 49 (6.91%) Cucumber
6 29 (4.09%) TeamCity
7 26 (3.67%) JUnit
8 25 (3.53%) Jasmine
9 24 (3.39%) WebDriver
10 22 (3.10%) Gradle
11 20 (2.82%) JIRA
12 19 (2.68%) Selenium
12 19 (2.68%) Mockito
13 15 (2.12%) Mercurial
14 10 (1.41%) TestNG
15 9 (1.27%) Liquibase
16 8 (1.13%) Ant
17 7 (0.99%) JMeter
17 7 (0.99%) Hudson
18 6 (0.85%) Spock
General
1 135 (19.04%) Banking
2 131 (18.48%) Finance
3 86 (12.13%) Front Office
4 78 (11.00%) Investment Banking
5 11 (1.55%) Publishing
6 10 (1.41%) Retail
7 9 (1.27%) Games
8 7 (0.99%) Advertising
8 7 (0.99%) Marketing
9 5 (0.71%) Corporate Banking
10 3 (0.42%) Japanese Language
11 2 (0.28%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.28%) Back Office
11 2 (0.28%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 531 (74.89%) Developer
2 236 (33.29%) Scala Developer
3 208 (29.34%) Java Developer
4 53 (7.48%) Senior Developer
5 47 (6.63%) Architect
6 34 (4.80%) Agile Java Developer
7 31 (4.37%) Hadoop Developer
8 25 (3.53%) Software Engineer
9 24 (3.39%) Senior Java Developer
9 24 (3.39%) Senior Scala Developer
10 23 (3.24%) Technical Architect
11 17 (2.40%) Web Developer
12 16 (2.26%) Full Stack Developer
13 15 (2.12%) Core Java Developer
14 13 (1.83%) Big Data Developer
14 13 (1.83%) Consultant
14 13 (1.83%) Java Software Engineer
15 12 (1.69%) Front Office Developer
16 11 (1.55%) Analyst
16 11 (1.55%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 146 (20.59%) Spring
2 145 (20.45%) HTML
3 107 (15.09%) CSS
4 99 (13.96%) RESTful
5 89 (12.55%) Play Framework
6 88 (12.41%) Web Services
7 85 (11.99%) Hibernate
7 85 (11.99%) Akka
8 83 (11.71%) REST
9 82 (11.57%) HTML5
10 68 (9.59%) J2EE
11 66 (9.31%) JSON
12 63 (8.89%) AngularJS
13 60 (8.46%) Spring MVC
14 47 (6.63%) jQuery
15 45 (6.35%) JMS
16 43 (6.06%) Ajax
16 43 (6.06%) CSS3
17 35 (4.94%) Kafka
18 34 (4.80%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 53 (7.48%) Derivative
2 37 (5.22%) Algorithms
3 33 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
4 32 (4.51%) User Experience
5 27 (3.81%) Equity Derivative
6 26 (3.67%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 25 (3.53%) Visualisation
8 24 (3.39%) Fixed Income
8 24 (3.39%) Data Structures
9 23 (3.24%) Equities
10 18 (2.54%) Mathematics
11 16 (2.26%) Market Risk
12 13 (1.83%) Computer Science
13 12 (1.69%) Credit Risk
14 11 (1.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 10 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
16 8 (1.13%) Grid Computing
16 8 (1.13%) Cryptography
17 6 (0.85%) Statistics
18 5 (0.71%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 122 (17.21%) Linux
2 74 (10.44%) UNIX
3 29 (4.09%) Mac OS X
4 12 (1.69%) Android
5 10 (1.41%) Apple iOS
6 8 (1.13%) Windows
7 7 (0.99%) CentOS
8 4 (0.56%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 419 (59.10%) Agile Software Development
2 273 (38.50%) TDD
3 156 (22.00%) Scrum
4 146 (20.59%) BDD
5 104 (14.67%) Pair Programming
6 98 (13.82%) Continuous Integration
7 81 (11.42%) Multithreading
8 79 (11.14%) MVC
9 78 (11.00%) Open Source
10 69 (9.73%) Kanban
10 69 (9.73%) Software Engineering
11 68 (9.59%) DevOps
12 62 (8.74%) OO
13 61 (8.60%) Functional Programming
14 55 (7.76%) Configuration Management
15 46 (6.49%) MapReduce
16 42 (5.92%) Analytics
16 42 (5.92%) Mentoring
17 40 (5.64%) SOA
18 33 (4.65%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 547 (77.15%) Java
2 145 (20.45%) JavaScript
3 121 (17.07%) Ruby
4 120 (16.93%) Python
5 115 (16.22%) SQL
6 62 (8.74%) C#
7 58 (8.18%) C++
8 56 (7.90%) Groovy
9 32 (4.51%) Perl
10 31 (4.37%) Go
11 26 (3.67%) Clojure
11 26 (3.67%) R
12 21 (2.96%) PHP
13 16 (2.26%) Haskell
14 11 (1.55%) Bash Shell
15 7 (0.99%) T-SQL
16 6 (0.85%) CoffeeScript
17 5 (0.71%) Shell Script
18 4 (0.56%) C
19 3 (0.42%) OCaml
Qualifications
1 27 (3.81%) Degree
2 21 (2.96%) Security Cleared
3 7 (0.99%) PhD
4 6 (0.85%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.14%) A+ Certification
5 1 (0.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (5.36%) QA
2 7 (0.99%) PCI DSS
3 5 (0.71%) SLA
4 2 (0.28%) COBIT
5 1 (0.14%) Basel III
5 1 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 41 (5.78%) HDFS
2 26 (3.67%) Docker
3 8 (1.13%) Apache Flume
4 6 (0.85%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 4 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (0.42%) Platform Symphony
7 1 (0.14%) NFS
7 1 (0.14%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 51 (7.19%) Puppet
2 39 (5.50%) Opscode Chef
3 30 (4.23%) Ansible
4 25 (3.53%) Salt
5 17 (2.40%) Hadoop YARN
6 10 (1.41%) Apache Shiro
7 7 (0.99%) Oozie
7 7 (0.99%) Nagios
8 6 (0.85%) Graphite
9 5 (0.71%) Vagrant
10 4 (0.56%) ZABBIX
11 3 (0.42%) Capistrano
11 3 (0.42%) Mesos
12 2 (0.28%) yum
13 1 (0.14%) OpenAM
13 1 (0.14%) Kibana
13 1 (0.14%) Chukwa
13 1 (0.14%) logstash
Vendors
1 65 (9.17%) Oracle
2 17 (2.40%) SaltStack
3 15 (2.12%) Tableau
4 11 (1.55%) Cloudera
5 9 (1.27%) Microsoft
6 8 (1.13%) IBM
6 8 (1.13%) VMware
6 8 (1.13%) Google
7 7 (0.99%) HP
8 6 (0.85%) Sybase
8 6 (0.85%) AppDynamics
9 5 (0.71%) Actian
9 5 (0.71%) Splunk
9 5 (0.71%) Coremetrics
9 5 (0.71%) Netezza
9 5 (0.71%) Perforce
9 5 (0.71%) Omniture
10 4 (0.56%) Red Gate
10 4 (0.56%) Vertica
10 4 (0.56%) Rackspace
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