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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scala
Rank 192 294 303
Rank change year-on-year
+102 +9
Contract jobs citing Scala 264 95 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.09% 0.44% 0.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.70% 1.08% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 84 88
Average daily rate £600 £500 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £650 £658
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £325
% change year-on-year
- +30.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Programming Languages Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
9782 8774 10499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 40.43% 40.61% 37.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 7143 6354 7145
Average daily rate £425 £450 £434
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +3.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £624 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 100 118
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.60 £17.86 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £160.00 £48.56 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London +31 72 £650 +30.00% 32
Canary Wharf - 12 £700 -
Scala
England

Scala
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 426 (85.54%) Java
2 172 (34.54%) TDD
3 155 (31.12%) Ruby
4 142 (28.51%) Python
5 141 (28.31%) Derivative
6 140 (28.11%) Spring
7 138 (27.71%) Agile Software Development
8 137 (27.51%) Continuous Integration
9 113 (22.69%) OO
10 107 (21.49%) UNIX
10 107 (21.49%) Open Source
11 101 (20.28%) Hibernate
12 100 (20.08%) Perl
13 98 (19.68%) C++
14 96 (19.28%) JavaScript
14 96 (19.28%) Linux
15 95 (19.08%) HTML
16 93 (18.67%) MongoDB
17 91 (18.27%) Scrum
18 88 (17.67%) NoSQL
19 85 (17.07%) BDD
20 80 (16.06%) Banking
21 79 (15.86%) SQL
22 73 (14.66%) Unit Testing
23 71 (14.26%) HTML5
24 70 (14.06%) Finance
25 67 (13.45%) CSS
25 67 (13.45%) Web Services
26 65 (13.05%) Apache Cassandra
27 63 (12.65%) Oracle

Scala
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 28 (5.62%) Node.js
2 18 (3.61%) CMS
3 17 (3.41%) Alfresco
3 17 (3.41%) Apache Solr
4 16 (3.21%) Apache
5 13 (2.61%) Tomcat
6 11 (2.21%) Oracle Workflow
7 8 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
8 7 (1.41%) Apache Pig
9 6 (1.20%) GemFire
10 5 (1.00%) Oracle Coherence
11 4 (0.80%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.60%) SAS
12 3 (0.60%) Mule
13 2 (0.40%) nginx
13 2 (0.40%) Jetty
14 1 (0.20%) WebLogic
14 1 (0.20%) Liferay
Applications
1 1 (0.20%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 25 (5.02%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (2.21%) Amazon EC2
3 10 (2.01%) Amazon S3
4 8 (1.61%) Amazon SQS
4 8 (1.61%) Amazon ELB
5 4 (0.80%) GitHub
5 4 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.60%) SaaS
7 2 (0.40%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.20%) Heroku
8 1 (0.20%) PaaS
8 1 (0.20%) IaaS
8 1 (0.20%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.01%) Internet
2 8 (1.61%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (18.67%) MongoDB
2 88 (17.67%) NoSQL
3 65 (13.05%) Apache Cassandra
4 54 (10.84%) Relational Database
5 53 (10.64%) MySQL
6 42 (8.43%) RDBMS
6 42 (8.43%) Hadoop
7 41 (8.23%) Big Data
8 22 (4.42%) PostgreSQL
9 14 (2.81%) CouchDB
10 12 (2.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 10 (2.01%) Apache Hive
12 8 (1.61%) HBase
13 6 (1.20%) SQL Server
14 5 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
14 5 (1.00%) Amazon Redshift
14 5 (1.00%) Redis
15 4 (0.80%) DB2
16 2 (0.40%) Amazon RDS
16 2 (0.40%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 47 (9.44%) Git (software)
2 42 (8.43%) Cucumber
3 33 (6.63%) Jenkins
4 24 (4.82%) Selenium
4 24 (4.82%) WebDriver
5 19 (3.82%) Mockito
6 17 (3.41%) Subversion
6 17 (3.41%) Ant
6 17 (3.41%) JBehave
7 14 (2.81%) Maven
8 13 (2.61%) Visual Studio
9 12 (2.41%) JUnit
10 8 (1.61%) JIRA
11 7 (1.41%) FitNesse
11 7 (1.41%) Trac
11 7 (1.41%) RSpec
12 4 (0.80%) Hudson
13 2 (0.40%) PhoneGap
13 2 (0.40%) Appcelerator Titanium
13 2 (0.40%) Jasmine
General
1 80 (16.06%) Banking
2 70 (14.06%) Finance
3 61 (12.25%) Investment Banking
4 49 (9.84%) Front Office
5 12 (2.41%) Retail
6 7 (1.41%) Financial Institution
7 6 (1.20%) Billing
7 6 (1.20%) Back Office
8 4 (0.80%) Marketing
8 4 (0.80%) Telecoms
8 4 (0.80%) Publishing
9 3 (0.60%) Games
9 3 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.40%) Advertising
11 1 (0.20%) Electronics
11 1 (0.20%) Legal
Job Titles
1 367 (73.69%) Developer
2 196 (39.36%) Scala Developer
3 177 (35.54%) Java Developer
4 73 (14.66%) Senior Developer
5 63 (12.65%) Senior Java Developer
6 28 (5.62%) Architect
7 18 (3.61%) Software Engineer
8 16 (3.21%) Software Developer
9 14 (2.81%) Agile Java Developer
9 14 (2.81%) Technical Architect
10 13 (2.61%) Release Manager
11 12 (2.41%) C++ Developer
12 11 (2.21%) Enterprise Architect
13 9 (1.81%) Front Office Developer
13 9 (1.81%) Python Developer
14 8 (1.61%) Technical Leader
14 8 (1.61%) Programmer
15 7 (1.41%) Web Developer
15 7 (1.41%) Quantitative Developer
15 7 (1.41%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 140 (28.11%) Spring
2 101 (20.28%) Hibernate
3 95 (19.08%) HTML
4 71 (14.26%) HTML5
5 67 (13.45%) CSS
5 67 (13.45%) Web Services
6 49 (9.84%) CSS3
7 46 (9.24%) RESTful
7 46 (9.24%) Akka
8 42 (8.43%) JPA
9 38 (7.63%) jQuery
10 37 (7.43%) REST
11 30 (6.02%) AngularJS
12 29 (5.82%) Play Framework
12 29 (5.82%) JSON
13 28 (5.62%) Ruby on Rails
14 25 (5.02%) Backbone.js
14 25 (5.02%) XML
14 25 (5.02%) Ajax
15 24 (4.82%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 141 (28.31%) Derivative
2 107 (21.49%) Open Source
3 53 (10.64%) Computer Science
4 50 (10.04%) Fixed Income
5 29 (5.82%) Credit Derivative
6 18 (3.61%) Equities
7 15 (3.01%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 14 (2.81%) Mathematics
8 14 (2.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 13 (2.61%) Digital Media
10 12 (2.41%) Equity Derivative
11 9 (1.81%) Mobile App
12 8 (1.61%) Grid Computing
12 8 (1.61%) Physics
13 7 (1.41%) Replication
13 7 (1.41%) Mobile Payment
13 7 (1.41%) Machine Learning
14 6 (1.20%) Visualisation
15 5 (1.00%) Statistics
16 4 (0.80%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 107 (21.49%) UNIX
2 96 (19.28%) Linux
3 22 (4.42%) Windows
4 21 (4.22%) Windows XP
4 21 (4.22%) Windows 7
5 7 (1.41%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.40%) Android
7 1 (0.20%) VME
7 1 (0.20%) CentOS
7 1 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (34.54%) TDD
2 138 (27.71%) Agile Software Development
3 137 (27.51%) Continuous Integration
4 113 (22.69%) OO
5 91 (18.27%) Scrum
6 85 (17.07%) BDD
7 73 (14.66%) Unit Testing
8 63 (12.65%) Refactoring
9 61 (12.25%) Regression Testing
10 57 (11.45%) Software Engineering
11 47 (9.44%) Kanban
12 44 (8.84%) Multithreading
12 44 (8.84%) Pair Programming
13 43 (8.63%) MVC
14 34 (6.83%) E-Commerce
14 34 (6.83%) Performance Tuning
15 27 (5.42%) Workflow
16 24 (4.82%) Web Development
17 22 (4.42%) Analytics
18 21 (4.22%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 426 (85.54%) Java
2 155 (31.12%) Ruby
3 142 (28.51%) Python
4 100 (20.08%) Perl
5 98 (19.68%) C++
6 96 (19.28%) JavaScript
7 79 (15.86%) SQL
8 53 (10.64%) C#
9 26 (5.22%) Clojure
10 21 (4.22%) PHP
11 20 (4.02%) Groovy
12 12 (2.41%) C
13 9 (1.81%) Erlang
14 8 (1.61%) Haskell
15 7 (1.41%) XQuery
15 7 (1.41%) R
16 6 (1.20%) Shell Script
17 5 (1.00%) Lisp
18 3 (0.60%) F#
19 2 (0.40%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 54 (10.84%) Degree
2 11 (2.21%) SC Cleared
2 11 (2.21%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.00%) PhD
4 1 (0.20%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.20%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.60%) QA
System Software
1 10 (2.01%) Platform Symphony
2 1 (0.20%) VirtualBox
2 1 (0.20%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 22 (4.42%) Puppet
2 19 (3.82%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.60%) Oozie
3 3 (0.60%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.20%) Nagios
4 1 (0.20%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.20%) Cacti
Vendors
1 63 (12.65%) Oracle
2 35 (7.03%) JBoss
3 34 (6.83%) GigaSpaces
4 13 (2.61%) Perforce
5 11 (2.21%) Bloomberg
5 11 (2.21%) ION Trading
5 11 (2.21%) Tradeweb
6 8 (1.61%) Sybase
7 5 (1.00%) DataSynapse
8 4 (0.80%) Rackspace
9 3 (0.60%) Microsoft
10 2 (0.40%) Appcelerator
10 2 (0.40%) Tableau
10 2 (0.40%) Zend
10 2 (0.40%) Infragistics
11 1 (0.20%) Murex
11 1 (0.20%) Calypso
11 1 (0.20%) Fidessa
11 1 (0.20%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.20%) TIBCO
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