The table below looks at the statistics for Scala skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scala over the 3 months to 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scala
Rank 105 107 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing Scala 24 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.87% 0.40% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.19% 1.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 17 2 0
Average daily rate
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£650 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £440 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +25.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.50 -
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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
1097 856 777
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 39.73% 34.04% 29.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 615 411 380
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 29 44
Average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.60 £13.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £36.90 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

Scala
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Scala across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scala within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
Glasgow -4 18 £650 +44.44% 1
Edinburgh - 2 £450 -
Scala
UK

Scala
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 26 (83.87%) Java
2 19 (61.29%) NoSQL
3 17 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (51.61%) MongoDB
5 14 (45.16%) Ruby
6 13 (41.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 13 (41.94%) Scrum
6 13 (41.94%) MySQL
6 13 (41.94%) Ruby on Rails
6 13 (41.94%) Django
7 12 (38.71%) TDD
7 12 (38.71%) Mentoring
8 11 (35.48%) SQL
8 11 (35.48%) OO
9 10 (32.26%) Kanban
9 10 (32.26%) Software Architecture
10 8 (25.81%) Apache Cassandra
10 8 (25.81%) Play Framework
10 8 (25.81%) Relational Database
10 8 (25.81%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (25.81%) Linux
11 7 (22.58%) Configuration Management
11 7 (22.58%) UNIX
11 7 (22.58%) SOA
11 7 (22.58%) Product Management
11 7 (22.58%) REST
11 7 (22.58%) Finance
11 7 (22.58%) User Stories
11 7 (22.58%) Line Management
11 7 (22.58%) User Experience

Scala
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (61.29%) NoSQL
2 16 (51.61%) MongoDB
3 13 (41.94%) MySQL
4 8 (25.81%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (25.81%) Apache Cassandra
4 8 (25.81%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.23%) Big Data
5 1 (3.23%) JasperReports
5 1 (3.23%) Hadoop
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.45%) Mercurial
1 2 (6.45%) Subversion
2 1 (3.23%) Maven
2 1 (3.23%) JUnit
2 1 (3.23%) Hudson
2 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (22.58%) Finance
2 5 (16.13%) Banking
3 4 (12.90%) Front Office
4 1 (3.23%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (54.84%) Developer
2 14 (45.16%) Technical Architect
2 14 (45.16%) Architect
3 13 (41.94%) Java Developer
4 10 (32.26%) Digital Architect
5 6 (19.35%) Senior Technical Architect
5 6 (19.35%) Senior Developer
5 6 (19.35%) Senior Architect
6 4 (12.90%) Senior Digital Architect
7 2 (6.45%) Senior Java Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Lead Technical Architect
8 1 (3.23%) Java Architect
8 1 (3.23%) Senior Java Architect
8 1 (3.23%) Lead Architect
8 1 (3.23%) Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (41.94%) Ruby on Rails
1 13 (41.94%) Django
2 8 (25.81%) Play Framework
3 7 (22.58%) REST
4 5 (16.13%) XML
5 4 (12.90%) XSLT
5 4 (12.90%) Java SE
6 3 (9.68%) RESTful
7 2 (6.45%) SOAP
8 1 (3.23%) jQuery
8 1 (3.23%) Java EE
8 1 (3.23%) JSTL
8 1 (3.23%) Hibernate
8 1 (3.23%) Spring
8 1 (3.23%) HTML
8 1 (3.23%) J2EE
8 1 (3.23%) CSS
8 1 (3.23%) JSP
8 1 (3.23%) Servlets
8 1 (3.23%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (41.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 7 (22.58%) User Experience
3 4 (12.90%) Derivative
4 2 (6.45%) Open Source
5 1 (3.23%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.81%) Linux
2 7 (22.58%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (41.94%) Scrum
3 12 (38.71%) TDD
3 12 (38.71%) Mentoring
4 11 (35.48%) OO
5 10 (32.26%) Kanban
5 10 (32.26%) Software Architecture
6 7 (22.58%) Product Management
6 7 (22.58%) SOA
6 7 (22.58%) Configuration Management
6 7 (22.58%) User Stories
6 7 (22.58%) Line Management
7 4 (12.90%) Functional Programming
8 3 (9.68%) Risk Management
9 2 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (3.23%) Multithreading
10 1 (3.23%) OOP
10 1 (3.23%) BDD
10 1 (3.23%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (3.23%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 26 (83.87%) Java
2 14 (45.16%) Ruby
3 11 (35.48%) SQL
4 4 (12.90%) Haskell
4 4 (12.90%) Clojure
5 2 (6.45%) Groovy
5 2 (6.45%) Python
6 1 (3.23%) XQuery
6 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.23%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle
1 1 (3.23%) Sybase
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