The table below looks at the statistics for Scala skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scala over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scala
Rank 128 134 128
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Contract jobs citing Scala 7 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.28% 0.12% 0.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.76% 0.41% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 2
Median daily rate £388 £375 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -5.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £355 £391
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £375 £399
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £464 £450
% change year-on-year
+2.37% +3.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Scala
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Programming Languages Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
917 984 1100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 36.98% 30.71% 39.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 541 512 593
Median daily rate £340 £360 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 20 11
Median hourly rate £36.00 £34.80 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -0.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £25.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.98 £55.00 £44.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

Scala
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing Scala as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Scala Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Scala
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Scala across the Scotland region.

Scala Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Scala
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scala across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016.

Scala Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Scala
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scala within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +4 7 £388 +3.33% 2
Scala
UK

Scala
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Scala also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Scala.

1 10 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (80.00%) JUnit
3 7 (70.00%) Spring
4 6 (60.00%) Software Engineering
4 6 (60.00%) Sybase
4 6 (60.00%) DB2
4 6 (60.00%) J2SE
4 6 (60.00%) Unix
4 6 (60.00%) Linux
4 6 (60.00%) SQL
4 6 (60.00%) RDBMS
4 6 (60.00%) Relational Database
5 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (50.00%) Finance
6 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (40.00%) Equity Derivative
6 4 (40.00%) Perl
7 3 (30.00%) Dodd-Frank
7 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (30.00%) SDLC
7 3 (30.00%) VBA
7 3 (30.00%) OO
7 3 (30.00%) JMS
7 3 (30.00%) OOD
7 3 (30.00%) Banking
8 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
8 2 (20.00%) Selenium
8 2 (20.00%) Wealth Management
8 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
8 2 (20.00%) Investment Banking

Scala
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) DB2
1 6 (60.00%) RDBMS
1 6 (60.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (20.00%) Big Data
3 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (80.00%) JUnit
2 2 (20.00%) Ranorex
2 2 (20.00%) Selenium
2 2 (20.00%) SoapUI
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Banking
3 2 (20.00%) Front Office
3 2 (20.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Developer
2 6 (60.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (40.00%) Scala Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Consultant
4 2 (20.00%) Java Scala Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Test Automation Consultant
4 2 (20.00%) Test Automation Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Test Consultant
4 2 (20.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) Spring
2 6 (60.00%) J2SE
3 3 (30.00%) JMS
4 2 (20.00%) .NET
5 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (40.00%) Equity Derivative
3 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (10.00%) Derivative
4 1 (10.00%) Equities
4 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Linux
1 6 (60.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) OO
3 3 (30.00%) OOD
3 3 (30.00%) SDLC
3 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Investment Management
4 2 (20.00%) Open Source
4 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (20.00%) Wealth Management
5 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
5 1 (10.00%) Low Latency
5 1 (10.00%) Microservices
5 1 (10.00%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (60.00%) SQL
3 4 (40.00%) Perl
4 3 (30.00%) VBA
5 2 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) Dodd-Frank
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Sybase