The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the London region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scala
Rank 196 255 329
Rank change year-on-year
+59 +74
Contract jobs citing Scala 243 171 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.03% 0.71% 0.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.47% 1.63% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 134 71
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£500 £550 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £388 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £675 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £388
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £72.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Programming Languages Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
9823 10518 10259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.60% 43.38% 39.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7033 7463 7045
Average daily rate £425 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £299 £280
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 67 111 158
Average hourly rate £34.00 £37.50 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +5.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £19.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £51.54 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
Scala
England

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 25 July 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 25 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +13 60 £500 -13.04% 21
Docklands, London - 5 £625 -
Canary Wharf +21 3 £550 +37.50%
Westminster - - - -
Scala
England

Scala
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 394 (78.64%) Java
2 206 (41.12%) TDD
3 171 (34.13%) Agile Software Development
4 132 (26.35%) Python
5 126 (25.15%) Ruby
6 121 (24.15%) JavaScript
6 121 (24.15%) HTML
7 115 (22.95%) Scrum
7 115 (22.95%) BDD
8 113 (22.55%) NoSQL
9 103 (20.56%) Open Source
10 102 (20.36%) Linux
11 99 (19.76%) Spring
12 97 (19.36%) Apache Cassandra
13 89 (17.76%) UNIX
14 88 (17.56%) CSS
15 85 (16.97%) Derivative
16 84 (16.77%) MongoDB
17 82 (16.37%) C++
18 79 (15.77%) HTML5
19 75 (14.97%) Finance
20 71 (14.17%) Computer Science
20 71 (14.17%) Continuous Integration
21 70 (13.97%) Kanban
22 67 (13.37%) OO
23 66 (13.17%) Web Services
23 66 (13.17%) Big Data
24 62 (12.38%) Hadoop
25 61 (12.18%) Pair Programming
26 60 (11.98%) SQL

Scala
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 38 (7.58%) Node.js
2 32 (6.39%) Apache Pig
3 10 (2.00%) Tomcat
4 8 (1.60%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (1.00%) Apache
6 4 (0.80%) Oracle Workflow
7 3 (0.60%) SAS
7 3 (0.60%) CMS
7 3 (0.60%) Alfresco
8 2 (0.40%) Mule
8 2 (0.40%) Jetty
8 2 (0.40%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (0.40%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.20%) Confluence
9 1 (0.20%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.20%) Adobe CQ
9 1 (0.20%) nginx
9 1 (0.20%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 2 (0.40%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.20%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 23 (4.59%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (2.40%) GitHub
3 11 (2.20%) Amazon EMR
4 10 (2.00%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (1.00%) Amazon S3
6 5 (1.00%) SaaS
7 3 (0.60%) PaaS
8 2 (0.40%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (0.40%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.20%) IaaS
9 1 (0.20%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.20%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 25 (4.99%) HTTP
2 6 (1.20%) Internet
3 5 (1.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.60%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (22.55%) NoSQL
2 97 (19.36%) Apache Cassandra
3 84 (16.77%) MongoDB
4 66 (13.17%) Big Data
5 62 (12.38%) Hadoop
6 43 (8.58%) Apache Hive
7 40 (7.98%) Relational Database
8 38 (7.58%) MySQL
9 29 (5.79%) PostgreSQL
10 16 (3.19%) HBase
10 16 (3.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 14 (2.79%) Redis
12 12 (2.40%) RDBMS
13 9 (1.80%) Data Mining
13 9 (1.80%) CouchDB
14 5 (1.00%) Amazon Redshift
14 5 (1.00%) Impala
15 4 (0.80%) Neo4j
15 4 (0.80%) KDB
16 3 (0.60%) Voldemort
Development Applications
1 54 (10.78%) Git (software)
2 32 (6.39%) Subversion
3 31 (6.19%) Cucumber
4 28 (5.59%) Jenkins
5 21 (4.19%) Maven
6 17 (3.39%) Ant
7 15 (2.99%) Selenium
8 14 (2.79%) JBehave
9 13 (2.59%) Visual Studio
10 9 (1.80%) JIRA
10 9 (1.80%) JUnit
10 9 (1.80%) WebDriver
10 9 (1.80%) RSpec
11 7 (1.40%) Trac
12 6 (1.20%) Mockito
12 6 (1.20%) WATIR
13 5 (1.00%) Mercurial
14 4 (0.80%) Eclipse
15 3 (0.60%) TeamCity
15 3 (0.60%) FitNesse
General
1 75 (14.97%) Finance
2 52 (10.38%) Front Office
3 41 (8.18%) Banking
4 23 (4.59%) Investment Banking
5 11 (2.20%) Marketing
5 11 (2.20%) Games
6 10 (2.00%) Back Office
6 10 (2.00%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.00%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.60%) Billing
8 3 (0.60%) iGaming
8 3 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.40%) Legal
9 2 (0.40%) Publishing
10 1 (0.20%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.20%) Law
10 1 (0.20%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 354 (70.66%) Developer
2 175 (34.93%) Java Developer
3 129 (25.75%) Scala Developer
4 53 (10.58%) Senior Developer
5 46 (9.18%) Architect
6 39 (7.78%) Senior Java Developer
7 27 (5.39%) Agile Java Developer
8 24 (4.79%) Technical Architect
9 18 (3.59%) Software Engineer
10 17 (3.39%) Programmer
11 13 (2.59%) Release Manager
12 12 (2.40%) Python Developer
12 12 (2.40%) Enterprise Architect
13 11 (2.20%) Front-End Developer
13 11 (2.20%) Digital Architect
14 10 (2.00%) Hadoop Developer
14 10 (2.00%) JavaScript Developer
14 10 (2.00%) C++ Developer
14 10 (2.00%) Front Office Developer
15 9 (1.80%) Games Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (24.15%) HTML
2 99 (19.76%) Spring
3 88 (17.56%) CSS
4 79 (15.77%) HTML5
5 66 (13.17%) Web Services
6 56 (11.18%) REST
7 50 (9.98%) AngularJS
7 50 (9.98%) Hibernate
7 50 (9.98%) Play Framework
8 48 (9.58%) Ruby on Rails
9 44 (8.78%) CSS3
10 42 (8.38%) JSON
11 40 (7.98%) MapReduce
11 40 (7.98%) RESTful
12 38 (7.58%) Ajax
13 32 (6.39%) Django
14 29 (5.79%) XML
15 28 (5.59%) Akka
16 22 (4.39%) Kafka
17 21 (4.19%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 103 (20.56%) Open Source
2 85 (16.97%) Derivative
3 71 (14.17%) Computer Science
4 40 (7.98%) Fixed Income
5 32 (6.39%) Mathematics
5 32 (6.39%) Visualisation
6 27 (5.39%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 17 (3.39%) Equities
8 14 (2.79%) Equity Derivative
9 12 (2.40%) Digital Media
9 12 (2.40%) Physics
10 11 (2.20%) Credit Derivative
10 11 (2.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 6 (1.20%) Statistics
12 5 (1.00%) Management Information System
13 4 (0.80%) Mainframe
13 4 (0.80%) Reference Data
13 4 (0.80%) Data Integration
14 3 (0.60%) Mobile App
14 3 (0.60%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 102 (20.36%) Linux
2 89 (17.76%) UNIX
3 22 (4.39%) Mac OS X
4 16 (3.19%) Windows
5 13 (2.59%) Windows XP
5 13 (2.59%) Windows 7
6 6 (1.20%) VME
7 5 (1.00%) MVS
8 2 (0.40%) CentOS
8 2 (0.40%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 206 (41.12%) TDD
2 171 (34.13%) Agile Software Development
3 115 (22.95%) Scrum
3 115 (22.95%) BDD
4 71 (14.17%) Continuous Integration
5 70 (13.97%) Kanban
6 67 (13.37%) OO
7 61 (12.18%) Pair Programming
8 49 (9.78%) Configuration Management
9 48 (9.58%) Software Engineering
10 34 (6.79%) E-Commerce
11 31 (6.19%) Analytics
11 31 (6.19%) DevOps
12 30 (5.99%) Responsive Web Design
12 30 (5.99%) MVC
13 28 (5.59%) Multithreading
13 28 (5.59%) Web Development
14 25 (4.99%) User Stories
15 24 (4.79%) Web Design
16 23 (4.59%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 394 (78.64%) Java
2 132 (26.35%) Python
3 126 (25.15%) Ruby
4 121 (24.15%) JavaScript
5 82 (16.37%) C++
6 60 (11.98%) SQL
7 52 (10.38%) Groovy
8 39 (7.78%) Clojure
9 38 (7.58%) Perl
10 36 (7.19%) C#
11 16 (3.19%) PHP
11 16 (3.19%) R
12 15 (2.99%) C
13 13 (2.59%) Haskell
14 12 (2.40%) Golang
15 10 (2.00%) Erlang
16 9 (1.80%) XQuery
17 8 (1.60%) Bash Shell
18 7 (1.40%) F#
19 5 (1.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 58 (11.58%) Degree
2 12 (2.40%) Security Cleared
3 11 (2.20%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.20%) PhD
5 1 (0.20%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.20%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.60%) QA
2 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.20%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 6 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (1.00%) HDFS
3 2 (0.40%) Varnish
4 1 (0.20%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 29 (5.79%) Puppet
2 25 (4.99%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (3.79%) Oozie
4 13 (2.59%) Salt
5 8 (1.60%) Vagrant
6 2 (0.40%) YUM
7 1 (0.20%) Nagios
7 1 (0.20%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.20%) Cacti
Vendors
1 20 (3.99%) Oracle
2 13 (2.59%) Perforce
3 10 (2.00%) JBoss
3 10 (2.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (2.00%) GigaSpaces
3 10 (2.00%) Rackspace
4 6 (1.20%) Bloomberg
4 6 (1.20%) VMware
4 6 (1.20%) ION Trading
4 6 (1.20%) Tradeweb
5 5 (1.00%) Zend
6 4 (0.80%) Akamai
7 3 (0.60%) Sybase
8 2 (0.40%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.40%) Tableau
8 2 (0.40%) Google
8 2 (0.40%) Mercator
9 1 (0.20%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.20%) DataSynapse
9 1 (0.20%) Appcelerator
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