The table below looks at the statistics for Scala skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scala over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scala
Rank 256 232 212
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -20
Contract jobs citing Scala 10 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.10% 0.068% 0.078%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.30% 0.21% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 5
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£325 £500 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.00% +33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £495 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
+16.47% +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 South East region.

Programming Languages Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3334 2822 2373
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 34.02% 31.87% 31.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1869 1503 1181
Average daily rate £350 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £229 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 125 183
Average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £15.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

Scala
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Scala across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Scala Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Scala
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Scala Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Scala
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Scala across the South East region.

Scala Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Scala
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scala within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 February 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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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
Oxfordshire -10 6 - - 1
Berkshire +2 3 - - 1
East Sussex - 1 £325 - 2
Hampshire - - - - 2
Kent - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1
Scala
England

Scala
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 27 (96.43%) Java
2 24 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (71.43%) TDD
4 18 (64.29%) Scrum
5 15 (53.57%) BDD
6 14 (50.00%) HTML
7 13 (46.43%) MongoDB
8 12 (42.86%) NoSQL
8 12 (42.86%) Analytics
8 12 (42.86%) Pair Programming
9 11 (39.29%) JavaScript
9 11 (39.29%) E-Commerce
10 10 (35.71%) Linux
10 10 (35.71%) Extreme Programming
10 10 (35.71%) Groovy
11 9 (32.14%) RESTful
12 8 (28.57%) Node.js
12 8 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (28.57%) User Experience
12 8 (28.57%) Spring
12 8 (28.57%) JIRA
12 8 (28.57%) HTTP
13 7 (25.00%) Web Analytics
13 7 (25.00%) Web 2.0
13 7 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
13 7 (25.00%) SEO
13 7 (25.00%) Feature Driven Development
13 7 (25.00%) User Stories
13 7 (25.00%) Hadoop
13 7 (25.00%) Big Data

Scala
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 8 (28.57%) Node.js
2 6 (21.43%) Apache
3 2 (7.14%) Tomcat
3 2 (7.14%) Apache Pig
4 1 (3.57%) Alfresco
4 1 (3.57%) Liferay
4 1 (3.57%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) SaaS
1 1 (3.57%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (28.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (46.43%) MongoDB
2 12 (42.86%) NoSQL
3 7 (25.00%) Big Data
3 7 (25.00%) Hadoop
4 2 (7.14%) Apache Hive
5 1 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (28.57%) JIRA
2 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.14%) JUnit
2 2 (7.14%) Subversion
2 2 (7.14%) Maven
3 1 (3.57%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.57%) IntelliJ
3 1 (3.57%) Mercurial
3 1 (3.57%) Gradle
3 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.57%) Ant
General
1 1 (3.57%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 15 (53.57%) Developer
2 8 (28.57%) Architect
2 8 (28.57%) Java Developer
3 7 (25.00%) Business Analyst
3 7 (25.00%) Analyst
3 7 (25.00%) Agile Business Analyst
4 6 (21.43%) Senior Developer
5 5 (17.86%) Big Data Architect
5 5 (17.86%) Senior Data Architect
5 5 (17.86%) Senior Architect
5 5 (17.86%) Data Architect
6 3 (10.71%) Scala Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Big Data Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Development Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Senior Development Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) Agile Java Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Software Architect
8 1 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (3.57%) Senior Java Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (50.00%) HTML
2 9 (32.14%) RESTful
3 8 (28.57%) Spring
4 6 (21.43%) CSS
5 5 (17.86%) .NET
5 5 (17.86%) .NET Framework
5 5 (17.86%) Backbone.js
5 5 (17.86%) Ember.js
5 5 (17.86%) AngularJS
5 5 (17.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (14.29%) Hibernate
6 4 (14.29%) SOAP
7 3 (10.71%) XML
7 3 (10.71%) J2EE
7 3 (10.71%) REST
7 3 (10.71%) Spring MVC
7 3 (10.71%) Play Framework
8 2 (7.14%) Akka
8 2 (7.14%) XSLT
9 1 (3.57%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) User Experience
2 7 (25.00%) Web 2.0
3 2 (7.14%) Open Source
4 1 (3.57%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (35.71%) Linux
2 1 (3.57%) UNIX
2 1 (3.57%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (71.43%) TDD
3 18 (64.29%) Scrum
4 15 (53.57%) BDD
5 12 (42.86%) Analytics
5 12 (42.86%) Pair Programming
6 11 (39.29%) E-Commerce
7 10 (35.71%) Extreme Programming
8 8 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (25.00%) User Stories
9 7 (25.00%) Feature Driven Development
9 7 (25.00%) SEO
9 7 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (25.00%) Web Analytics
10 6 (21.43%) Software Engineering
10 6 (21.43%) OO
10 6 (21.43%) DevOps
11 5 (17.86%) Kanban
11 5 (17.86%) Web Development
12 4 (14.29%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 27 (96.43%) Java
2 11 (39.29%) JavaScript
3 10 (35.71%) Groovy
4 5 (17.86%) C#
4 5 (17.86%) C++
4 5 (17.86%) PHP
5 4 (14.29%) SQL
6 3 (10.71%) Python
6 3 (10.71%) Perl
7 1 (3.57%) XQuery
7 1 (3.57%) XPath
7 1 (3.57%) JPQL
7 1 (3.57%) HQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) Twitter
2 1 (3.57%) GigaSpaces