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 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scala
Rank 176 239 297
Rank change year-on-year
+63 +58
Contract jobs citing Scala 294 192 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.20% 0.77% 0.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.85% 1.82% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 162 84
Average daily rate
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£525 £550 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +7.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £405 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £750 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £525 £350
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.50 -
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
10322 10561 9666
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.01% 42.31% 40.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 7719 7642 6897
Average daily rate £435 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.35% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £288
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 53 81 105
Average hourly rate £29.00 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £17.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 October 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 30 October 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 82 £525 -16.00% 19
Canary Wharf +16 3 £575 +53.33%
Docklands, London +14 1 - -
Westminster - 1 £488 -
Hounslow - - - -
Isleworth - - - - 2
Scala
England

Scala
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 October 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.

1 408 (76.12%) Java
2 338 (63.06%) Agile Software Development
3 230 (42.91%) TDD
4 161 (30.04%) JavaScript
5 154 (28.73%) HTML
6 137 (25.56%) Python
7 131 (24.44%) Ruby
8 122 (22.76%) Scrum
9 121 (22.57%) BDD
10 119 (22.20%) Linux
11 108 (20.15%) Web Services
12 101 (18.84%) UNIX
13 100 (18.66%) CSS
14 99 (18.47%) HTML5
15 95 (17.72%) NoSQL
16 91 (16.98%) Big Data
17 90 (16.79%) Spring
18 87 (16.23%) Git (software)
19 84 (15.67%) Open Source
19 84 (15.67%) Finance
20 83 (15.49%) RESTful
20 83 (15.49%) Hadoop
21 80 (14.93%) Apache Cassandra
22 78 (14.55%) OO
23 77 (14.37%) MongoDB
23 77 (14.37%) Kanban
24 75 (13.99%) Groovy
25 74 (13.81%) Continuous Integration
26 71 (13.25%) SQL
27 66 (12.31%) Configuration Management

Scala
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 57 (10.63%) Node.js
2 44 (8.21%) Apache Spark
3 33 (6.16%) Apache Pig
4 21 (3.92%) Tomcat
5 18 (3.36%) Apache
6 12 (2.24%) Elasticsearch
7 7 (1.31%) Apache Solr
8 5 (0.93%) JBoss
9 4 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (0.75%) Alfresco
9 4 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (0.75%) WebSphere
9 4 (0.75%) SharePoint
9 4 (0.75%) WebSphere Application Server
9 4 (0.75%) IIS
10 3 (0.56%) Cloud Foundry
10 3 (0.56%) nginx
10 3 (0.56%) Confluence
10 3 (0.56%) Mule
10 3 (0.56%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 9 (1.68%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (0.75%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.19%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.80%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (2.24%) GitHub
3 11 (2.05%) Amazon EMR
4 7 (1.31%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (0.75%) Amazon SQS
5 4 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.37%) SaaS
6 2 (0.37%) Heroku
6 2 (0.37%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.37%) AWS Data Pipeline
7 1 (0.19%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (9.33%) HTTP
2 9 (1.68%) Internet
3 8 (1.49%) DSL
3 8 (1.49%) LDAP
4 7 (1.31%) TCP/IP
5 5 (0.93%) Firewall
6 4 (0.75%) SSL
7 3 (0.56%) VoIP
8 2 (0.37%) AMQP
9 1 (0.19%) VPN
9 1 (0.19%) DNS
9 1 (0.19%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (17.72%) NoSQL
2 91 (16.98%) Big Data
3 83 (15.49%) Hadoop
4 80 (14.93%) Apache Cassandra
5 77 (14.37%) MongoDB
6 52 (9.70%) Relational Database
7 47 (8.77%) Apache Hive
8 33 (6.16%) MySQL
9 31 (5.78%) PostgreSQL
10 29 (5.41%) Redis
11 20 (3.73%) HBase
12 10 (1.87%) SQL Server
13 8 (1.49%) Data Mining
14 7 (1.31%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 6 (1.12%) MariaDB
15 6 (1.12%) CouchDB
15 6 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
15 6 (1.12%) Azkaban
15 6 (1.12%) Impala
16 5 (0.93%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 87 (16.23%) Git (software)
2 59 (11.01%) Cucumber
3 48 (8.96%) Maven
4 43 (8.02%) Subversion
5 36 (6.72%) Jenkins
6 30 (5.60%) Selenium
7 17 (3.17%) JUnit
8 15 (2.80%) Jasmine
8 15 (2.80%) WebDriver
9 12 (2.24%) JIRA
9 12 (2.24%) WATIR
10 11 (2.05%) Sinon.JS
10 11 (2.05%) QUnit
10 11 (2.05%) Mercurial
11 10 (1.87%) RSpec
11 10 (1.87%) Mockito
11 10 (1.87%) Hudson
12 9 (1.68%) Artifactory
13 8 (1.49%) Karma Test Runner
13 8 (1.49%) JBehave
General
1 84 (15.67%) Finance
2 55 (10.26%) Banking
3 54 (10.07%) Front Office
4 29 (5.41%) Investment Banking
5 17 (3.17%) Games
6 10 (1.87%) Financial Institution
7 7 (1.31%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.31%) Back Office
8 6 (1.12%) Marketing
9 3 (0.56%) Advertising
9 3 (0.56%) iGaming
10 2 (0.37%) Publishing
10 2 (0.37%) Law
10 2 (0.37%) Legal
10 2 (0.37%) Retail
11 1 (0.19%) Billing
11 1 (0.19%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 369 (68.84%) Developer
2 165 (30.78%) Java Developer
3 126 (23.51%) Scala Developer
4 46 (8.58%) Architect
5 38 (7.09%) Senior Developer
6 24 (4.48%) Technical Architect
7 21 (3.92%) Front-End Developer
8 19 (3.54%) Software Engineer
9 18 (3.36%) Senior Java Developer
10 17 (3.17%) Programmer
10 17 (3.17%) Agile Java Developer
11 14 (2.61%) Big Data Developer
12 13 (2.43%) Web Developer
12 13 (2.43%) Digital Architect
13 12 (2.24%) Python Developer
13 12 (2.24%) JavaScript Developer
14 11 (2.05%) Hadoop Developer
15 9 (1.68%) Front Office Developer
15 9 (1.68%) Games Programmer
15 9 (1.68%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 154 (28.73%) HTML
2 108 (20.15%) Web Services
3 100 (18.66%) CSS
4 99 (18.47%) HTML5
5 90 (16.79%) Spring
6 83 (15.49%) RESTful
7 62 (11.57%) REST
8 58 (10.82%) AngularJS
9 49 (9.14%) Hibernate
10 44 (8.21%) Play Framework
11 42 (7.84%) Akka
12 39 (7.28%) CSS3
13 38 (7.09%) JSON
14 35 (6.53%) XML
15 33 (6.16%) Ruby on Rails
15 33 (6.16%) Ajax
16 26 (4.85%) jQuery
17 25 (4.66%) J2EE
17 25 (4.66%) SOAP
18 22 (4.10%) Cascading
Miscellaneous
1 84 (15.67%) Open Source
2 45 (8.40%) Computer Science
3 44 (8.21%) Visualisation
4 33 (6.16%) Derivative
4 33 (6.16%) Analytical Skills
5 25 (4.66%) Algorithms
6 20 (3.73%) Mathematics
7 16 (2.99%) User Experience
8 15 (2.80%) Data Structures
9 13 (2.43%) Fixed Income
10 10 (1.87%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 9 (1.68%) Digital Media
12 8 (1.49%) Equity Derivative
12 8 (1.49%) Equities
13 7 (1.31%) Physics
13 7 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
14 5 (0.93%) W3C
14 5 (0.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 5 (0.93%) Inversion of Control
15 4 (0.75%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 119 (22.20%) Linux
2 101 (18.84%) UNIX
3 43 (8.02%) Mac OS X
4 22 (4.10%) Windows
5 10 (1.87%) VME
5 10 (1.87%) MVS
6 8 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (1.31%) CentOS
8 6 (1.12%) Ubuntu
9 4 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.37%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.37%) Android
10 2 (0.37%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 338 (63.06%) Agile Software Development
2 230 (42.91%) TDD
3 122 (22.76%) Scrum
4 121 (22.57%) BDD
5 78 (14.55%) OO
6 77 (14.37%) Kanban
7 74 (13.81%) Continuous Integration
8 66 (12.31%) Configuration Management
9 61 (11.38%) Pair Programming
10 53 (9.89%) SOA
11 51 (9.51%) Web Development
12 47 (8.77%) User Stories
13 45 (8.40%) DevOps
14 44 (8.21%) MapReduce
15 43 (8.02%) Responsive Web Design
15 43 (8.02%) Functional Programming
16 42 (7.84%) Software Engineering
17 41 (7.65%) E-Commerce
18 39 (7.28%) Web Design
19 38 (7.09%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 408 (76.12%) Java
2 161 (30.04%) JavaScript
3 137 (25.56%) Python
4 131 (24.44%) Ruby
5 75 (13.99%) Groovy
6 71 (13.25%) SQL
7 60 (11.19%) C++
8 47 (8.77%) C#
9 32 (5.97%) Clojure
10 23 (4.29%) Golang
11 21 (3.92%) PHP
12 19 (3.54%) C
13 18 (3.36%) Haskell
13 18 (3.36%) Bash Shell
14 17 (3.17%) Perl
15 15 (2.80%) R
15 15 (2.80%) Shell Script
16 7 (1.31%) F#
17 4 (0.75%) C-shell
17 4 (0.75%) Jython
Qualifications
1 61 (11.38%) Degree
2 16 (2.99%) Security Cleared
3 7 (1.31%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.75%) ISTQB
4 4 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.56%) ISEB
6 2 (0.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.19%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (5.04%) QA
2 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.19%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.19%) COBIT
System Software
1 13 (2.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (1.49%) Apache Flume
3 6 (1.12%) HDFS
4 4 (0.75%) Docker
5 2 (0.37%) Varnish
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.19%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 51 (9.51%) Puppet
2 36 (6.72%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (3.36%) Oozie
4 16 (2.99%) Ansible
5 15 (2.80%) Salt
6 8 (1.49%) Vagrant
7 6 (1.12%) Nagios
7 6 (1.12%) Mesos
8 4 (0.75%) YUM
9 2 (0.37%) Capistrano
10 1 (0.19%) Hadoop YARN
10 1 (0.19%) Kibana
10 1 (0.19%) logstash
10 1 (0.19%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.19%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.19%) Ambari
Vendors
1 21 (3.92%) Microsoft
2 19 (3.54%) Oracle
3 14 (2.61%) VMware
4 13 (2.43%) Rackspace
5 8 (1.49%) Perforce
6 7 (1.31%) Red Hat
7 5 (0.93%) Zend
8 4 (0.75%) Akamai
8 4 (0.75%) HP
8 4 (0.75%) Mercator
9 3 (0.56%) Google
9 3 (0.56%) Twitter
10 2 (0.37%) Facebook
10 2 (0.37%) Netezza
10 2 (0.37%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.37%) Adobe
10 2 (0.37%) Reuters
11 1 (0.19%) Sybase
11 1 (0.19%) Symantec
11 1 (0.19%) EMC
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