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 23 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scala
Rank 120 110 109
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -1
Contract jobs citing Scala 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.038% 0.087% 0.099%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.095% 0.24% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£650 - -
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 - £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
1048 840 733
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 39.52% 36.59% 36.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 611 436 410
Average daily rate £375 £348 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.91% +6.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £225 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 20 14
Average hourly rate £36.25 £32.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.12 £13.30 £16.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.60 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -7.14%

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
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 23 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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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 -6 1 £650 -
Scala
UK

Scala
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 22 (81.48%) Java
2 21 (77.78%) NoSQL
3 20 (74.07%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (62.96%) MongoDB
5 16 (59.26%) Ruby
6 15 (55.56%) MySQL
6 15 (55.56%) Ruby on Rails
6 15 (55.56%) Django
7 13 (48.15%) Scrum
8 12 (44.44%) TDD
8 12 (44.44%) Mentoring
9 11 (40.74%) Software Architecture
10 10 (37.04%) Kanban
11 8 (29.63%) User Experience
11 8 (29.63%) Line Management
11 8 (29.63%) Apache Cassandra
11 8 (29.63%) Play Framework
11 8 (29.63%) PostgreSQL
11 8 (29.63%) OO
12 7 (25.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 7 (25.93%) Configuration Management
12 7 (25.93%) Product Management
12 7 (25.93%) User Stories
12 7 (25.93%) REST
13 5 (18.52%) SQL
13 5 (18.52%) XML
14 4 (14.81%) XSLT
14 4 (14.81%) Front Office
14 4 (14.81%) SOA
14 4 (14.81%) Finance

Scala
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.70%) Liferay
1 1 (3.70%) Magnolia
1 1 (3.70%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (77.78%) NoSQL
2 17 (62.96%) MongoDB
3 15 (55.56%) MySQL
4 8 (29.63%) Apache Cassandra
4 8 (29.63%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (11.11%) Relational Database
6 1 (3.70%) Hadoop
6 1 (3.70%) Big Data
6 1 (3.70%) JasperReports
6 1 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Subversion
1 2 (7.41%) Maven
1 2 (7.41%) Git (software)
1 2 (7.41%) Mercurial
2 1 (3.70%) Hudson
2 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.70%) Ant
2 1 (3.70%) JUnit
General
1 4 (14.81%) Front Office
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (59.26%) Architect
1 16 (59.26%) Technical Architect
2 11 (40.74%) Developer
3 10 (37.04%) Digital Architect
4 7 (25.93%) Java Developer
4 7 (25.93%) Senior Technical Architect
4 7 (25.93%) Senior Architect
5 6 (22.22%) Senior Developer
6 4 (14.81%) Senior Digital Architect
7 2 (7.41%) Lead Architect
7 2 (7.41%) Lead Technical Architect
7 2 (7.41%) Senior Java Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Agile Java Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Java Architect
8 1 (3.70%) Senior Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (55.56%) Ruby on Rails
1 15 (55.56%) Django
2 8 (29.63%) Play Framework
3 7 (25.93%) REST
4 5 (18.52%) XML
5 4 (14.81%) XSLT
5 4 (14.81%) Java SE
6 3 (11.11%) RESTful
7 2 (7.41%) J2EE
7 2 (7.41%) SOAP
7 2 (7.41%) Spring
7 2 (7.41%) Hibernate
8 1 (3.70%) Java EE
8 1 (3.70%) JSTL
8 1 (3.70%) jQuery
8 1 (3.70%) HTML
8 1 (3.70%) CSS
8 1 (3.70%) JSP
8 1 (3.70%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) User Experience
2 7 (25.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (14.81%) Derivative
4 1 (3.70%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) UNIX
1 3 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (74.07%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (48.15%) Scrum
3 12 (44.44%) TDD
3 12 (44.44%) Mentoring
4 11 (40.74%) Software Architecture
5 10 (37.04%) Kanban
6 8 (29.63%) Line Management
6 8 (29.63%) OO
7 7 (25.93%) Configuration Management
7 7 (25.93%) Product Management
7 7 (25.93%) User Stories
8 4 (14.81%) SOA
8 4 (14.81%) Functional Programming
9 3 (11.11%) Risk Management
10 2 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
11 1 (3.70%) BDD
11 1 (3.70%) DevOps
11 1 (3.70%) Pair Programming
11 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
11 1 (3.70%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 22 (81.48%) Java
2 16 (59.26%) Ruby
3 5 (18.52%) SQL
4 4 (14.81%) Haskell
4 4 (14.81%) Clojure
5 2 (7.41%) Groovy
6 1 (3.70%) XPath
6 1 (3.70%) XQuery
6 1 (3.70%) Python
6 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle
1 1 (3.70%) Sybase