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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scala
Rank 181 214 253
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +39
Contract jobs citing Scala 268 227 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.18% 0.95% 0.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.75% 2.36% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 197 112
Average daily rate
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£550 £510 £580
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.84% -12.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £400 £366
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £750 £800
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £450 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.50 -
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
9753 9612 8720
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.86% 40.39% 41.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 7431 6941 6233
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £290
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 45 84 122
Average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £18.79 £14.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 70 £550 +10.00% 12
Canary Wharf +7 2 £588 -16.07%
Docklands, London - - - -
Scala
England

Scala
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 403 (74.35%) Java
2 346 (63.84%) Agile Software Development
3 228 (42.07%) TDD
4 152 (28.04%) Python
5 145 (26.75%) JavaScript
6 139 (25.65%) Hadoop
7 137 (25.28%) Big Data
8 133 (24.54%) HTML
9 131 (24.17%) Ruby
10 126 (23.25%) BDD
11 113 (20.85%) Linux
12 105 (19.37%) Web Services
12 105 (19.37%) Scrum
13 95 (17.53%) MongoDB
14 94 (17.34%) NoSQL
15 93 (17.16%) Continuous Integration
16 88 (16.24%) Git (software)
17 86 (15.87%) CSS
18 85 (15.68%) HTML5
19 83 (15.31%) Spring
19 83 (15.31%) Apache Spark
20 79 (14.58%) RESTful
21 78 (14.39%) UNIX
22 74 (13.65%) Finance
23 72 (13.28%) OO
23 72 (13.28%) Apache Cassandra
24 69 (12.73%) Node.js
24 69 (12.73%) Banking
25 67 (12.36%) REST
26 65 (11.99%) Open Source

Scala
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 83 (15.31%) Apache Spark
2 69 (12.73%) Node.js
3 30 (5.54%) Apache
4 25 (4.61%) Tomcat
5 23 (4.24%) Apache Pig
6 16 (2.95%) JBoss
7 14 (2.58%) Elasticsearch
8 9 (1.66%) Apache Solr
9 5 (0.92%) nginx
10 4 (0.74%) Confluence
10 4 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (0.74%) WebSphere
10 4 (0.74%) Jetty
10 4 (0.74%) Alfresco
10 4 (0.74%) IIS
10 4 (0.74%) WebSphere Application Server
10 4 (0.74%) SharePoint
10 4 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.55%) OpenStack
11 3 (0.55%) Mule
Applications
1 8 (1.48%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (0.74%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.58%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (1.66%) GitHub
3 6 (1.11%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (0.74%) Amazon SQS
4 4 (0.74%) Amazon EMR
5 3 (0.55%) SaaS
6 2 (0.37%) PaaS
6 2 (0.37%) Heroku
6 2 (0.37%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.37%) AWS Data Pipeline
6 2 (0.37%) CloudBees
7 1 (0.18%) Amazon Kinesis
7 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 43 (7.93%) HTTP
2 8 (1.48%) LDAP
2 8 (1.48%) DSL
3 7 (1.29%) Internet
4 5 (0.92%) Firewall
4 5 (0.92%) AMQP
5 4 (0.74%) SSL
5 4 (0.74%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.18%) VPN
6 1 (0.18%) DNS
6 1 (0.18%) VoIP
6 1 (0.18%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 139 (25.65%) Hadoop
2 137 (25.28%) Big Data
3 95 (17.53%) MongoDB
4 94 (17.34%) NoSQL
5 72 (13.28%) Apache Cassandra
6 55 (10.15%) Apache Hive
7 44 (8.12%) Relational Database
8 33 (6.09%) HBase
9 27 (4.98%) Redis
10 26 (4.80%) PostgreSQL
10 26 (4.80%) MySQL
11 14 (2.58%) MariaDB
12 11 (2.03%) SQL Server
13 10 (1.85%) OrientDB
14 9 (1.66%) Data Warehouse
14 9 (1.66%) RDBMS
14 9 (1.66%) Couchbase
15 8 (1.48%) Impala
16 7 (1.29%) DataStax
17 6 (1.11%) Riak
Development Applications
1 88 (16.24%) Git (software)
2 63 (11.62%) Cucumber
3 52 (9.59%) Maven
4 48 (8.86%) Jenkins
5 40 (7.38%) Subversion
6 34 (6.27%) Selenium
7 22 (4.06%) JUnit
8 20 (3.69%) Artifactory
9 19 (3.51%) JIRA
9 19 (3.51%) WebDriver
10 16 (2.95%) Jasmine
11 14 (2.58%) Hudson
12 12 (2.21%) QUnit
12 12 (2.21%) Sinon.JS
13 11 (2.03%) JBehave
13 11 (2.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 11 (2.03%) WATIR
14 10 (1.85%) Mercurial
15 9 (1.66%) RSpec
15 9 (1.66%) Mockito
General
1 74 (13.65%) Finance
2 69 (12.73%) Banking
3 48 (8.86%) Front Office
4 32 (5.90%) Investment Banking
5 9 (1.66%) Games
5 9 (1.66%) Financial Institution
6 7 (1.29%) Telecoms
7 4 (0.74%) Back Office
7 4 (0.74%) Advertising
7 4 (0.74%) Retail
8 2 (0.37%) Legal
8 2 (0.37%) Marketing
8 2 (0.37%) Publishing
9 1 (0.18%) Law
9 1 (0.18%) Billing
Job Titles
1 370 (68.27%) Developer
2 150 (27.68%) Scala Developer
3 147 (27.12%) Java Developer
4 38 (7.01%) Senior Developer
5 32 (5.90%) Architect
6 26 (4.80%) Big Data Developer
7 18 (3.32%) Front-End Developer
8 17 (3.14%) Hadoop Developer
8 17 (3.14%) DevOps Engineer
9 16 (2.95%) Senior Java Developer
10 15 (2.77%) Software Engineer
10 15 (2.77%) Technical Architect
11 12 (2.21%) Web Developer
12 10 (1.85%) PHP Developer
12 10 (1.85%) Python Developer
12 10 (1.85%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 9 (1.66%) Agile Java Developer
13 9 (1.66%) JavaScript Developer
14 8 (1.48%) Development Manager
15 7 (1.29%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (24.54%) HTML
2 105 (19.37%) Web Services
3 86 (15.87%) CSS
4 85 (15.68%) HTML5
5 83 (15.31%) Spring
6 79 (14.58%) RESTful
7 67 (12.36%) REST
8 61 (11.25%) Akka
9 44 (8.12%) AngularJS
9 44 (8.12%) Hibernate
10 38 (7.01%) Play Framework
11 37 (6.83%) JSON
12 34 (6.27%) XML
12 34 (6.27%) CSS3
13 26 (4.80%) RabbitMQ
13 26 (4.80%) jQuery
14 25 (4.61%) SOAP
14 25 (4.61%) Ajax
14 25 (4.61%) J2EE
15 24 (4.43%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 65 (11.99%) Open Source
2 33 (6.09%) Visualisation
3 31 (5.72%) Computer Science
4 29 (5.35%) Derivative
4 29 (5.35%) Analytical Skills
5 24 (4.43%) Algorithms
6 17 (3.14%) Data Structures
7 12 (2.21%) User Experience
7 12 (2.21%) Equity Derivative
7 12 (2.21%) Digital Media
8 11 (2.03%) Statistics
8 11 (2.03%) Equities
9 9 (1.66%) Fixed Income
10 8 (1.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 7 (1.29%) Mathematics
11 7 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (1.11%) Market Risk
13 5 (0.92%) Inversion of Control
13 5 (0.92%) W3C
14 4 (0.74%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 113 (20.85%) Linux
2 78 (14.39%) UNIX
3 38 (7.01%) Mac OS X
4 21 (3.87%) Windows
5 17 (3.14%) Ubuntu
6 9 (1.66%) CentOS
7 8 (1.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (0.92%) VME
8 5 (0.92%) MVS
9 4 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (0.74%) Android
9 4 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (0.74%) Apple iOS
9 4 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 346 (63.84%) Agile Software Development
2 228 (42.07%) TDD
3 126 (23.25%) BDD
4 105 (19.37%) Scrum
5 93 (17.16%) Continuous Integration
6 72 (13.28%) OO
7 58 (10.70%) Pair Programming
8 56 (10.33%) Kanban
8 56 (10.33%) DevOps
9 50 (9.23%) Functional Programming
10 47 (8.67%) SOA
11 46 (8.49%) Configuration Management
12 44 (8.12%) Web Development
12 44 (8.12%) MapReduce
13 41 (7.56%) Multithreading
14 38 (7.01%) Software Engineering
15 34 (6.27%) MVC
16 33 (6.09%) E-Commerce
16 33 (6.09%) User Stories
17 32 (5.90%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 403 (74.35%) Java
2 152 (28.04%) Python
3 145 (26.75%) JavaScript
4 131 (24.17%) Ruby
5 63 (11.62%) Groovy
6 62 (11.44%) SQL
7 43 (7.93%) C++
8 31 (5.72%) C#
9 29 (5.35%) Golang
10 27 (4.98%) PHP
11 24 (4.43%) Clojure
12 19 (3.51%) Perl
12 19 (3.51%) Haskell
13 17 (3.14%) R
13 17 (3.14%) Bash Shell
14 16 (2.95%) C
15 14 (2.58%) Shell Script
16 8 (1.48%) MATLAB
17 4 (0.74%) Jython
17 4 (0.74%) Korn
Qualifications
1 51 (9.41%) Degree
2 17 (3.14%) Security Cleared
3 8 (1.48%) ISTQB
4 7 (1.29%) SC Cleared
5 6 (1.11%) ISEB
6 4 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.18%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.18%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (6.09%) QA
2 1 (0.18%) Basel III
2 1 (0.18%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (0.18%) COBIT
System Software
1 19 (3.51%) HDFS
2 14 (2.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (2.21%) Apache Flume
4 9 (1.66%) Docker
5 2 (0.37%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.37%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.18%) vCloud
6 1 (0.18%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 63 (11.62%) Puppet
2 45 (8.30%) Opscode Chef
3 31 (5.72%) Ansible
4 14 (2.58%) Salt
4 14 (2.58%) Nagios
5 13 (2.40%) Oozie
5 13 (2.40%) Hadoop YARN
6 11 (2.03%) ZABBIX
7 7 (1.29%) Mesos
8 4 (0.74%) yum
9 3 (0.55%) Vagrant
10 2 (0.37%) Ambari
10 2 (0.37%) Capistrano
11 1 (0.18%) Kibana
11 1 (0.18%) logstash
11 1 (0.18%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 25 (4.61%) Oracle
2 21 (3.87%) VMware
3 15 (2.77%) Microsoft
3 15 (2.77%) Rackspace
4 8 (1.48%) Perforce
5 6 (1.11%) Twitter
5 6 (1.11%) Red Hat
6 4 (0.74%) HP
6 4 (0.74%) Mercator
6 4 (0.74%) Zend
6 4 (0.74%) Hortonworks
7 3 (0.55%) Cloudera
7 3 (0.55%) Google
7 3 (0.55%) Netezza
8 2 (0.37%) Reuters
8 2 (0.37%) Teradata
8 2 (0.37%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.37%) Adobe
8 2 (0.37%) Sybase
8 2 (0.37%) Facebook
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