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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scala
Rank 180 185 252
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +67
Contract jobs citing Scala 251 240 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.20% 1.10% 0.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.79% 2.73% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 216 102
Average daily rate
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£550 £550 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £380 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £750 £800
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +7.14%
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
8987 8791 8314
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.81% 40.20% 42.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 6704 6315 5947
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 £295
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 81 107
Average hourly rate £34.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.95 £18.00 £17.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.75 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.14%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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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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 +3 58 £550 -8.33% 26
Canary Wharf +1 1 £600 -14.28%
Scala
England

Scala
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

1 400 (72.86%) Java
2 347 (63.21%) Agile Software Development
3 222 (40.44%) TDD
4 149 (27.14%) Python
5 141 (25.68%) JavaScript
6 139 (25.32%) HTML
7 138 (25.14%) Hadoop
8 134 (24.41%) Ruby
9 131 (23.86%) Big Data
10 121 (22.04%) BDD
11 117 (21.31%) Linux
12 106 (19.31%) Scrum
13 102 (18.58%) Web Services
14 97 (17.67%) MongoDB
15 95 (17.30%) Continuous Integration
16 87 (15.85%) Git (software)
16 87 (15.85%) CSS
17 86 (15.66%) NoSQL
18 85 (15.48%) HTML5
19 84 (15.30%) Spring
19 84 (15.30%) Apache Spark
20 83 (15.12%) UNIX
21 75 (13.66%) Banking
21 75 (13.66%) Finance
22 72 (13.11%) Node.js
22 72 (13.11%) RESTful
22 72 (13.11%) Akka
23 71 (12.93%) OO
24 67 (12.20%) SQL
24 67 (12.20%) REST

Scala
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 84 (15.30%) Apache Spark
2 72 (13.11%) Node.js
3 32 (5.83%) Apache
4 26 (4.74%) Tomcat
5 21 (3.83%) JBoss
6 18 (3.28%) Apache Pig
7 16 (2.91%) Elasticsearch
8 9 (1.64%) Apache Solr
9 7 (1.28%) WebSphere
10 6 (1.09%) Jetty
10 6 (1.09%) nginx
10 6 (1.09%) WebSphere Application Server
11 4 (0.73%) IIS
11 4 (0.73%) SharePoint
11 4 (0.73%) Confluence
11 4 (0.73%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (0.73%) Alfresco
11 4 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (0.73%) OpenStack
12 3 (0.55%) Mule
Applications
1 8 (1.46%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.73%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (0.73%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.18%) Bond Adapt
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.10%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.28%) GitHub
2 7 (1.28%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (1.09%) Amazon SQS
4 4 (0.73%) SaaS
5 3 (0.55%) PaaS
5 3 (0.55%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.36%) Amazon EMR
6 2 (0.36%) ElastiCache
6 2 (0.36%) AWS Data Pipeline
6 2 (0.36%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (0.18%) Amazon Kinesis
7 1 (0.18%) Heroku
7 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 37 (6.74%) HTTP
2 8 (1.46%) LDAP
2 8 (1.46%) DSL
3 7 (1.28%) Internet
4 5 (0.91%) AMQP
4 5 (0.91%) Firewall
5 4 (0.73%) SSL
6 2 (0.36%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.18%) VPN
7 1 (0.18%) SNA
7 1 (0.18%) DNS
7 1 (0.18%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 138 (25.14%) Hadoop
2 131 (23.86%) Big Data
3 97 (17.67%) MongoDB
4 86 (15.66%) NoSQL
5 67 (12.20%) Apache Cassandra
6 50 (9.11%) Apache Hive
7 48 (8.74%) Relational Database
8 33 (6.01%) HBase
9 30 (5.46%) PostgreSQL
10 29 (5.28%) MySQL
11 28 (5.10%) Redis
12 16 (2.91%) MariaDB
13 15 (2.73%) RDBMS
14 13 (2.37%) SQL Server
15 10 (1.82%) OrientDB
15 10 (1.82%) Impala
16 9 (1.64%) Couchbase
16 9 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
17 7 (1.28%) DataStax
18 6 (1.09%) Riak
Development Applications
1 87 (15.85%) Git (software)
2 65 (11.84%) Cucumber
3 56 (10.20%) Maven
4 53 (9.65%) Jenkins
5 36 (6.56%) Subversion
6 35 (6.38%) Selenium
7 26 (4.74%) JUnit
8 23 (4.19%) Artifactory
9 22 (4.01%) JIRA
9 22 (4.01%) WebDriver
10 19 (3.46%) Hudson
11 16 (2.91%) Jasmine
12 13 (2.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 12 (2.19%) JBehave
13 12 (2.19%) QUnit
13 12 (2.19%) Sinon.JS
14 10 (1.82%) Gradle
14 10 (1.82%) Mockito
15 9 (1.64%) TestNG
16 8 (1.46%) SoapUI
General
1 75 (13.66%) Finance
1 75 (13.66%) Banking
2 48 (8.74%) Front Office
3 33 (6.01%) Investment Banking
4 9 (1.64%) Games
5 7 (1.28%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.09%) Financial Institution
7 5 (0.91%) Retail
8 4 (0.73%) Back Office
8 4 (0.73%) Advertising
9 2 (0.36%) Publishing
9 2 (0.36%) Legal
10 1 (0.18%) Billing
10 1 (0.18%) Marketing
10 1 (0.18%) Law
Job Titles
1 372 (67.76%) Developer
2 162 (29.51%) Scala Developer
3 145 (26.41%) Java Developer
4 38 (6.92%) Senior Developer
5 36 (6.56%) Architect
6 24 (4.37%) Big Data Developer
7 21 (3.83%) Hadoop Developer
8 17 (3.10%) Front-End Developer
9 16 (2.91%) DevOps Engineer
9 16 (2.91%) Software Engineer
9 16 (2.91%) Technical Architect
10 15 (2.73%) Senior Java Developer
11 12 (2.19%) Web Developer
12 10 (1.82%) Lead Developer
12 10 (1.82%) Python Developer
13 9 (1.64%) JavaScript Developer
13 9 (1.64%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 8 (1.46%) Automation Engineer
14 8 (1.46%) Agile Java Developer
14 8 (1.46%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 139 (25.32%) HTML
2 102 (18.58%) Web Services
3 87 (15.85%) CSS
4 85 (15.48%) HTML5
5 84 (15.30%) Spring
6 72 (13.11%) RESTful
6 72 (13.11%) Akka
7 67 (12.20%) REST
8 46 (8.38%) Hibernate
9 45 (8.20%) AngularJS
10 43 (7.83%) Play Framework
11 39 (7.10%) JSON
12 34 (6.19%) XML
12 34 (6.19%) CSS3
13 31 (5.65%) RabbitMQ
14 27 (4.92%) Ajax
15 24 (4.37%) J2EE
15 24 (4.37%) jQuery
16 23 (4.19%) Kafka
17 21 (3.83%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 64 (11.66%) Open Source
2 37 (6.74%) Computer Science
3 32 (5.83%) Analytical Skills
4 30 (5.46%) Derivative
5 23 (4.19%) Visualisation
6 22 (4.01%) Algorithms
7 15 (2.73%) Data Structures
8 13 (2.37%) User Experience
8 13 (2.37%) Digital Media
8 13 (2.37%) Equity Derivative
9 12 (2.19%) Statistics
9 12 (2.19%) Equities
10 9 (1.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 9 (1.64%) Market Risk
11 7 (1.28%) Inversion of Control
11 7 (1.28%) Fixed Income
11 7 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (1.09%) Mobile App
12 6 (1.09%) Mathematics
13 5 (0.91%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 117 (21.31%) Linux
2 83 (15.12%) UNIX
3 36 (6.56%) Mac OS X
4 22 (4.01%) Windows
5 20 (3.64%) Ubuntu
6 10 (1.82%) CentOS
6 10 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (0.91%) Apple iOS
7 5 (0.91%) VME
7 5 (0.91%) Android
7 5 (0.91%) MVS
8 4 (0.73%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.36%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 347 (63.21%) Agile Software Development
2 222 (40.44%) TDD
3 121 (22.04%) BDD
4 106 (19.31%) Scrum
5 95 (17.30%) Continuous Integration
6 71 (12.93%) OO
7 60 (10.93%) DevOps
8 57 (10.38%) Functional Programming
9 54 (9.84%) Kanban
10 52 (9.47%) Pair Programming
11 50 (9.11%) Multithreading
12 49 (8.93%) SOA
13 42 (7.65%) Web Development
14 41 (7.47%) Software Engineering
15 38 (6.92%) Configuration Management
16 37 (6.74%) MapReduce
17 34 (6.19%) MVC
18 32 (5.83%) Mentoring
19 30 (5.46%) User Stories
20 29 (5.28%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 400 (72.86%) Java
2 149 (27.14%) Python
3 141 (25.68%) JavaScript
4 134 (24.41%) Ruby
5 67 (12.20%) SQL
6 58 (10.56%) Groovy
7 40 (7.29%) C++
8 34 (6.19%) C#
9 25 (4.55%) PHP
10 24 (4.37%) Perl
10 24 (4.37%) Clojure
10 24 (4.37%) Golang
11 20 (3.64%) R
11 20 (3.64%) Haskell
12 18 (3.28%) Shell Script
13 15 (2.73%) Bash Shell
14 9 (1.64%) C
15 8 (1.46%) MATLAB
16 5 (0.91%) F#
17 4 (0.73%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 52 (9.47%) Degree
2 17 (3.10%) Security Cleared
3 11 (2.00%) ISTQB
4 10 (1.82%) ISEB
5 7 (1.28%) SC Cleared
6 5 (0.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.36%) PhD
9 1 (0.18%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.18%) GNVQ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (7.10%) QA
2 1 (0.18%) Basel III
2 1 (0.18%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (0.18%) COBIT
System Software
1 21 (3.83%) HDFS
2 14 (2.55%) Apache Flume
3 13 (2.37%) Docker
3 13 (2.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.55%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.18%) vCloud
6 1 (0.18%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 59 (10.75%) Puppet
2 39 (7.10%) Opscode Chef
3 36 (6.56%) Ansible
4 16 (2.91%) Hadoop YARN
4 16 (2.91%) Nagios
5 14 (2.55%) ZABBIX
6 11 (2.00%) Salt
7 8 (1.46%) Oozie
7 8 (1.46%) Mesos
8 4 (0.73%) yum
9 2 (0.36%) Capistrano
9 2 (0.36%) Ambari
10 1 (0.18%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.18%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.18%) Kibana
10 1 (0.18%) logstash
Vendors
1 31 (5.65%) Oracle
2 22 (4.01%) VMware
3 15 (2.73%) Microsoft
4 13 (2.37%) Rackspace
5 8 (1.46%) Perforce
6 7 (1.28%) Red Hat
7 6 (1.09%) Twitter
8 5 (0.91%) Akamai
9 4 (0.73%) Hortonworks
9 4 (0.73%) HP
10 3 (0.55%) Sybase
10 3 (0.55%) Netezza
10 3 (0.55%) Mercator
10 3 (0.55%) Cloudera
11 2 (0.36%) Reuters
11 2 (0.36%) Teradata
11 2 (0.36%) Google
11 2 (0.36%) Zend
11 2 (0.36%) IBM
11 2 (0.36%) Adobe
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £850 per day + Competitive
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £475 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Spring Technology
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
West London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £1.00 - £2.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Linux Recruit
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Montash
Rate: £600 - £750 per day + negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
iKonnect
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: Market related
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £425 - 450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Salt
Posted: 6 days ago