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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scala
Rank 184 258 323
Rank change year-on-year
+74 +65
Contract jobs citing Scala 266 182 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.09% 0.73% 0.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.63% 1.65% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 131 72
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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 £375 £390 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £700 £648
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £440 £350
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +25.71%
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
10129 11004 10474
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.63% 43.99% 40.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 7148 7838 7298
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
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 64 84 146
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £17.50 £15.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.62 £59.00 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +16 64 £500 -14.89% 21
Canary Wharf +14 4 £563 +40.62%
Chiswick - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Isleworth - - - -
Scala
England

Scala
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 399 (80.61%) Java
2 217 (43.84%) TDD
3 187 (37.78%) Agile Software Development
4 135 (27.27%) JavaScript
5 134 (27.07%) HTML
6 121 (24.44%) Python
6 121 (24.44%) BDD
7 120 (24.24%) Ruby
8 117 (23.64%) Scrum
9 113 (22.83%) NoSQL
10 93 (18.79%) Open Source
10 93 (18.79%) Spring
11 92 (18.59%) HTML5
12 91 (18.38%) Linux
13 90 (18.18%) UNIX
14 86 (17.37%) CSS
14 86 (17.37%) Apache Cassandra
15 82 (16.57%) Big Data
15 82 (16.57%) Web Services
16 79 (15.96%) Finance
17 76 (15.35%) C++
18 75 (15.15%) OO
18 75 (15.15%) MongoDB
19 72 (14.55%) Hadoop
20 70 (14.14%) Kanban
21 66 (13.33%) Groovy
22 64 (12.93%) Pair Programming
23 60 (12.12%) SQL
24 59 (11.92%) Git (software)
25 56 (11.31%) Configuration Management

Scala
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 36 (7.27%) Node.js
2 29 (5.86%) Apache Pig
3 11 (2.22%) Tomcat
4 10 (2.02%) Apache
5 9 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (0.61%) Cloud Foundry
6 3 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (0.61%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.61%) SharePoint
6 3 (0.61%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (0.61%) IIS
6 3 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (0.61%) Alfresco
6 3 (0.61%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.40%) Confluence
7 2 (0.40%) Mule
7 2 (0.40%) CMS
8 1 (0.20%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.20%) SAS
8 1 (0.20%) nginx
Applications
1 8 (1.62%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (0.61%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.20%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 25 (5.05%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (2.63%) Amazon EMR
3 12 (2.42%) GitHub
4 11 (2.22%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (1.21%) Amazon S3
7 5 (1.01%) SaaS
8 3 (0.61%) PaaS
9 2 (0.40%) Heroku
9 2 (0.40%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (0.40%) Amazon ELB
9 2 (0.40%) AWS Data Pipeline
10 1 (0.20%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (6.67%) HTTP
2 8 (1.62%) Internet
3 7 (1.41%) DSL
3 7 (1.41%) LDAP
4 6 (1.21%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.61%) SSL
5 3 (0.61%) VoIP
5 3 (0.61%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (22.83%) NoSQL
2 86 (17.37%) Apache Cassandra
3 82 (16.57%) Big Data
4 75 (15.15%) MongoDB
5 72 (14.55%) Hadoop
6 46 (9.29%) Apache Hive
7 36 (7.27%) Relational Database
8 35 (7.07%) MySQL
9 26 (5.25%) PostgreSQL
10 14 (2.83%) Redis
11 13 (2.63%) HBase
12 11 (2.22%) CouchDB
12 11 (2.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 8 (1.62%) SQL Server
13 8 (1.62%) Data Mining
14 6 (1.21%) Neo4j
14 6 (1.21%) Amazon Redshift
14 6 (1.21%) Impala
15 5 (1.01%) Azkaban
16 4 (0.81%) Voldemort
Development Applications
1 59 (11.92%) Git (software)
2 38 (7.68%) Cucumber
3 35 (7.07%) Subversion
4 27 (5.45%) Maven
5 19 (3.84%) Jenkins
6 13 (2.63%) Selenium
7 11 (2.22%) RSpec
7 11 (2.22%) JBehave
8 8 (1.62%) Mercurial
8 8 (1.62%) JUnit
9 7 (1.41%) JIRA
9 7 (1.41%) WATIR
9 7 (1.41%) Mockito
9 7 (1.41%) WebDriver
10 5 (1.01%) TeamCity
10 5 (1.01%) Ant
11 4 (0.81%) Eclipse
12 3 (0.61%) Hudson
12 3 (0.61%) Trac
13 2 (0.40%) PhantomJS
General
1 79 (15.96%) Finance
2 50 (10.10%) Front Office
3 37 (7.47%) Banking
4 18 (3.64%) Investment Banking
5 13 (2.63%) Games
6 11 (2.22%) Marketing
7 10 (2.02%) Back Office
8 6 (1.21%) Financial Institution
9 5 (1.01%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.61%) Legal
10 3 (0.61%) iGaming
11 2 (0.40%) Publishing
11 2 (0.40%) Law
12 1 (0.20%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.20%) Advertising
12 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.20%) Retail
12 1 (0.20%) Billing
Job Titles
1 357 (72.12%) Developer
2 184 (37.17%) Java Developer
3 115 (23.23%) Scala Developer
4 47 (9.49%) Architect
5 46 (9.29%) Senior Developer
6 32 (6.46%) Senior Java Developer
7 28 (5.66%) Agile Java Developer
8 21 (4.24%) Software Engineer
9 20 (4.04%) Technical Architect
10 18 (3.64%) Programmer
11 17 (3.43%) Python Developer
12 13 (2.63%) Front-End Developer
12 13 (2.63%) Digital Architect
13 12 (2.42%) Enterprise Architect
13 12 (2.42%) Front Office Developer
14 10 (2.02%) Web Developer
14 10 (2.02%) Hadoop Developer
15 9 (1.82%) Big Data Developer
15 9 (1.82%) Games Programmer
15 9 (1.82%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 134 (27.07%) HTML
2 93 (18.79%) Spring
3 92 (18.59%) HTML5
4 86 (17.37%) CSS
5 82 (16.57%) Web Services
6 55 (11.11%) REST
6 55 (11.11%) RESTful
7 53 (10.71%) AngularJS
8 47 (9.49%) Play Framework
9 45 (9.09%) Hibernate
10 44 (8.89%) Ruby on Rails
11 41 (8.28%) JSON
11 41 (8.28%) CSS3
12 36 (7.27%) Ajax
13 27 (5.45%) Django
13 27 (5.45%) Akka
14 24 (4.85%) Kafka
14 24 (4.85%) XML
14 24 (4.85%) Cascading
15 20 (4.04%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 93 (18.79%) Open Source
2 56 (11.31%) Derivative
3 54 (10.91%) Computer Science
4 34 (6.87%) Visualisation
5 29 (5.86%) Mathematics
6 25 (5.05%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 19 (3.84%) Fixed Income
8 12 (2.42%) Equity Derivative
9 11 (2.22%) Equities
9 11 (2.22%) Digital Media
10 10 (2.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 9 (1.82%) Physics
12 7 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
13 6 (1.21%) Data Integration
14 5 (1.01%) Mainframe
15 4 (0.81%) Statistics
15 4 (0.81%) Reference Data
16 3 (0.61%) Social Media
16 3 (0.61%) Management Information System
17 2 (0.40%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 91 (18.38%) Linux
2 90 (18.18%) UNIX
3 27 (5.45%) Mac OS X
4 15 (3.03%) Windows
5 11 (2.22%) VME
6 10 (2.02%) MVS
7 3 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.40%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.40%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.40%) CentOS
8 2 (0.40%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 217 (43.84%) TDD
2 187 (37.78%) Agile Software Development
3 121 (24.44%) BDD
4 117 (23.64%) Scrum
5 75 (15.15%) OO
6 70 (14.14%) Kanban
7 64 (12.93%) Pair Programming
8 56 (11.31%) Configuration Management
9 55 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
10 46 (9.29%) Software Engineering
11 45 (9.09%) Functional Programming
12 41 (8.28%) MapReduce
13 37 (7.47%) Responsive Web Design
13 37 (7.47%) E-Commerce
14 36 (7.27%) User Stories
15 33 (6.67%) DevOps
16 32 (6.46%) MVC
16 32 (6.46%) Web Development
17 31 (6.26%) SOA
18 29 (5.86%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 399 (80.61%) Java
2 135 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 121 (24.44%) Python
4 120 (24.24%) Ruby
5 76 (15.35%) C++
6 66 (13.33%) Groovy
7 60 (12.12%) SQL
8 46 (9.29%) C#
9 36 (7.27%) Clojure
10 21 (4.24%) C
11 20 (4.04%) Perl
12 15 (3.03%) Haskell
13 14 (2.83%) Golang
14 13 (2.63%) PHP
15 12 (2.42%) R
15 12 (2.42%) Bash Shell
16 10 (2.02%) Shell Script
17 9 (1.82%) Erlang
18 7 (1.41%) F#
19 5 (1.01%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 52 (10.51%) Degree
2 6 (1.21%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.01%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.40%) PhD
5 2 (0.40%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.20%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.02%) QA
2 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.20%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.20%) COBIT
System Software
1 6 (1.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (1.01%) HDFS
3 3 (0.61%) Varnish
4 1 (0.20%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 37 (7.47%) Puppet
2 30 (6.06%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (4.04%) Oozie
4 15 (3.03%) Salt
5 8 (1.62%) Vagrant
6 3 (0.61%) YUM
7 2 (0.40%) Ansible
Vendors
1 18 (3.64%) Microsoft
2 13 (2.63%) Rackspace
3 11 (2.22%) Oracle
4 9 (1.82%) Perforce
5 7 (1.41%) Zend
6 6 (1.21%) JBoss
6 6 (1.21%) VMware
7 5 (1.01%) Red Hat
8 4 (0.81%) Akamai
9 3 (0.61%) Mercator
9 3 (0.61%) HP
9 3 (0.61%) GigaSpaces
10 2 (0.40%) ION Trading
10 2 (0.40%) Google
10 2 (0.40%) Sybase
10 2 (0.40%) Bloomberg
10 2 (0.40%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.40%) Tableau
10 2 (0.40%) Tradeweb
10 2 (0.40%) Facebook
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