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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scala
Rank 167 192 291
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +99
Contract jobs citing Scala 291 263 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.30% 1.09% 0.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.14% 2.70% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 236 87
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£550 £600 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £425 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £700 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £493 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+15.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £92.50 - -
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
9278 9756 8895
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.60% 40.28% 40.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 6651 7104 6436
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 £300 £295 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 67 100
Average hourly rate £27.37 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.80% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £18.00 £17.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £160.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +4.00%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +29 80 £550 -15.38% 29
Hammersmith - - - - 1
Brentford - - - - 2
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Scala
England

Scala
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 407 (73.47%) Java
2 345 (62.27%) Agile Software Development
3 228 (41.16%) TDD
4 171 (30.87%) Hadoop
5 149 (26.90%) Big Data
6 124 (22.38%) BDD
6 124 (22.38%) MongoDB
7 123 (22.20%) HTML
8 122 (22.02%) JavaScript
9 121 (21.84%) Python
10 118 (21.30%) Scrum
11 111 (20.04%) Ruby
12 107 (19.31%) Spring
13 99 (17.87%) Apache Spark
14 95 (17.15%) Linux
15 94 (16.97%) Continuous Integration
16 93 (16.79%) NoSQL
17 90 (16.25%) Git (software)
18 84 (15.16%) Akka
18 84 (15.16%) CSS
19 82 (14.80%) Finance
20 81 (14.62%) Node.js
21 76 (13.72%) REST
22 75 (13.54%) HTML5
22 75 (13.54%) Banking
22 75 (13.54%) SQL
23 72 (13.00%) Apache Cassandra
24 68 (12.27%) Web Services
25 67 (12.09%) DevOps
26 65 (11.73%) JSON

Scala
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 99 (17.87%) Apache Spark
2 81 (14.62%) Node.js
3 39 (7.04%) Apache
4 34 (6.14%) Tomcat
5 25 (4.51%) Elasticsearch
6 23 (4.15%) JBoss
7 19 (3.43%) Apache Pig
8 9 (1.62%) Apache Solr
9 8 (1.44%) Jetty
10 6 (1.08%) WebSphere
11 5 (0.90%) Confluence
12 4 (0.72%) OpenStack
12 4 (0.72%) CMS
12 4 (0.72%) nginx
13 3 (0.54%) Alfresco
13 3 (0.54%) Mule
14 2 (0.36%) TIBCO EMS
14 2 (0.36%) WebSphere Application Server
14 2 (0.36%) SAS
15 1 (0.18%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 2 (0.36%) HipChat
2 1 (0.18%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.36%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.18%) Bond Adapt
2 1 (0.18%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.18%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 53 (9.57%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (1.99%) GitHub
3 10 (1.81%) Amazon EC2
4 9 (1.62%) PaaS
4 9 (1.62%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (1.44%) Amazon SQS
6 7 (1.26%) SaaS
7 4 (0.72%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 3 (0.54%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (0.54%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.54%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.18%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.18%) Route 53
9 1 (0.18%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 27 (4.87%) HTTP
2 11 (1.99%) TCP/IP
2 11 (1.99%) Internet
3 6 (1.08%) SSL
4 5 (0.90%) AMQP
5 2 (0.36%) LDAP
5 2 (0.36%) SNA
5 2 (0.36%) DNS
6 1 (0.18%) VPN
6 1 (0.18%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.18%) X.509
6 1 (0.18%) Firewall
6 1 (0.18%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 171 (30.87%) Hadoop
2 149 (26.90%) Big Data
3 124 (22.38%) MongoDB
4 93 (16.79%) NoSQL
5 72 (13.00%) Apache Cassandra
6 50 (9.03%) PostgreSQL
6 50 (9.03%) Apache Hive
7 43 (7.76%) HBase
7 43 (7.76%) MySQL
8 38 (6.86%) Relational Database
9 33 (5.96%) Redis
10 27 (4.87%) Impala
11 18 (3.25%) RDBMS
12 15 (2.71%) MariaDB
13 11 (1.99%) OrientDB
13 11 (1.99%) SQL Server
13 11 (1.99%) Data Warehouse
14 10 (1.81%) QlikView
15 9 (1.62%) DataStax
16 6 (1.08%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 90 (16.25%) Git (software)
2 57 (10.29%) Jenkins
3 56 (10.11%) Cucumber
4 46 (8.30%) Maven
5 29 (5.23%) Subversion
6 28 (5.05%) Selenium
7 27 (4.87%) WebDriver
8 25 (4.51%) JUnit
9 24 (4.33%) JIRA
10 21 (3.79%) Jasmine
11 20 (3.61%) Artifactory
12 17 (3.07%) Hudson
12 17 (3.07%) Mockito
13 13 (2.35%) TestNG
13 13 (2.35%) Gradle
14 12 (2.17%) JBehave
15 9 (1.62%) Mercurial
15 9 (1.62%) Karma Test Runner
16 8 (1.44%) Sinon.JS
16 8 (1.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 82 (14.80%) Finance
2 75 (13.54%) Banking
3 28 (5.05%) Front Office
4 26 (4.69%) Investment Banking
5 10 (1.81%) Games
6 7 (1.26%) Advertising
7 6 (1.08%) Marketing
7 6 (1.08%) Retail
8 4 (0.72%) Publishing
8 4 (0.72%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.54%) Back Office
9 3 (0.54%) Corporate Banking
9 3 (0.54%) Japanese Language
10 2 (0.36%) Legal
11 1 (0.18%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 390 (70.40%) Developer
2 187 (33.75%) Scala Developer
3 147 (26.53%) Java Developer
4 43 (7.76%) Senior Developer
5 41 (7.40%) Architect
6 36 (6.50%) Hadoop Developer
7 23 (4.15%) Senior Java Developer
8 22 (3.97%) Software Engineer
8 22 (3.97%) Technical Architect
8 22 (3.97%) Big Data Developer
9 18 (3.25%) Agile Java Developer
10 15 (2.71%) Lead Developer
11 14 (2.53%) DevOps Engineer
12 12 (2.17%) Front-End Developer
13 10 (1.81%) Web Developer
13 10 (1.81%) Analyst
13 10 (1.81%) DevOps Specialist
14 9 (1.62%) Digital Architect
14 9 (1.62%) Node.js Developer
14 9 (1.62%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (22.20%) HTML
2 107 (19.31%) Spring
3 84 (15.16%) CSS
3 84 (15.16%) Akka
4 76 (13.72%) REST
5 75 (13.54%) HTML5
6 68 (12.27%) Web Services
7 65 (11.73%) JSON
8 64 (11.55%) RESTful
9 61 (11.01%) Play Framework
10 52 (9.39%) AngularJS
11 48 (8.66%) Hibernate
12 42 (7.58%) CSS3
13 40 (7.22%) J2EE
14 39 (7.04%) XML
15 36 (6.50%) RabbitMQ
16 34 (6.14%) Kafka
16 34 (6.14%) Ajax
17 32 (5.78%) jQuery
18 28 (5.05%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 54 (9.75%) Open Source
2 33 (5.96%) Computer Science
2 33 (5.96%) Algorithms
3 30 (5.42%) Derivative
4 27 (4.87%) User Experience
5 25 (4.51%) Analytical Skills
6 21 (3.79%) Equities
7 16 (2.89%) Equity Derivative
8 15 (2.71%) Statistics
8 15 (2.71%) Market Risk
8 15 (2.71%) Visualisation
9 14 (2.53%) Data Structures
10 13 (2.35%) Mathematics
11 12 (2.17%) Digital Media
12 11 (1.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 10 (1.81%) Fixed Income
14 6 (1.08%) Credit Risk
14 6 (1.08%) Mobile App
15 5 (0.90%) Physics
16 4 (0.72%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 95 (17.15%) Linux
2 54 (9.75%) UNIX
3 19 (3.43%) Ubuntu
4 16 (2.89%) Mac OS X
5 11 (1.99%) CentOS
6 5 (0.90%) Android
6 5 (0.90%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.54%) Windows
8 2 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.36%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 345 (62.27%) Agile Software Development
2 228 (41.16%) TDD
3 124 (22.38%) BDD
4 118 (21.30%) Scrum
5 94 (16.97%) Continuous Integration
6 67 (12.09%) DevOps
7 59 (10.65%) Software Engineering
8 54 (9.75%) Multithreading
8 54 (9.75%) Pair Programming
9 49 (8.84%) MVC
9 49 (8.84%) Functional Programming
10 48 (8.66%) OO
11 45 (8.12%) MapReduce
12 41 (7.40%) Mentoring
13 40 (7.22%) Kanban
14 38 (6.86%) OOP
15 32 (5.78%) Analytics
16 31 (5.60%) Continuous Delivery
16 31 (5.60%) Configuration Management
17 27 (4.87%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 407 (73.47%) Java
2 122 (22.02%) JavaScript
3 121 (21.84%) Python
4 111 (20.04%) Ruby
5 75 (13.54%) SQL
6 43 (7.76%) Groovy
7 33 (5.96%) R
8 27 (4.87%) C#
9 26 (4.69%) Golang
9 26 (4.69%) Clojure
10 25 (4.51%) C++
11 24 (4.33%) PHP
12 23 (4.15%) Perl
13 20 (3.61%) Haskell
14 11 (1.99%) Bash Shell
15 9 (1.62%) MATLAB
16 7 (1.26%) Shell Script
17 4 (0.72%) XQuery
17 4 (0.72%) OCaml
17 4 (0.72%) F#
Qualifications
1 36 (6.50%) Degree
2 11 (1.99%) Security Cleared
3 8 (1.44%) PhD
4 7 (1.26%) ISEB
4 7 (1.26%) ISTQB
5 5 (0.90%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.18%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.18%) GNVQ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.15%) QA
2 3 (0.54%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.18%) Basel III
3 1 (0.18%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 36 (6.50%) HDFS
2 17 (3.07%) Apache Flume
2 17 (3.07%) Docker
3 8 (1.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.90%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.18%) vCloud
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 53 (9.57%) Puppet
2 36 (6.50%) Opscode Chef
2 36 (6.50%) Ansible
3 26 (4.69%) Hadoop YARN
4 18 (3.25%) Nagios
5 17 (3.07%) ZABBIX
5 17 (3.07%) Salt
6 8 (1.44%) Mesos
7 6 (1.08%) Oozie
8 3 (0.54%) yum
8 3 (0.54%) Capistrano
9 2 (0.36%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.18%) Ambari
10 1 (0.18%) Kibana
10 1 (0.18%) logstash
10 1 (0.18%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.18%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 41 (7.40%) Oracle
2 20 (3.61%) VMware
3 12 (2.17%) Tableau
4 10 (1.81%) Rackspace
5 7 (1.26%) Twitter
6 6 (1.08%) Akamai
7 5 (0.90%) Netezza
7 5 (0.90%) Hortonworks
7 5 (0.90%) IBM
7 5 (0.90%) Red Hat
8 4 (0.72%) TIBCO
8 4 (0.72%) MicroStrategy
8 4 (0.72%) Vertica
9 3 (0.54%) SaltStack
9 3 (0.54%) Cloudera
10 2 (0.36%) Palantir
10 2 (0.36%) Alteryx
10 2 (0.36%) ForgeRock
10 2 (0.36%) Splunk
10 2 (0.36%) Portware
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