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 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 236 234 244
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +10
Contract jobs citing Scala 14 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.15% 0.046% 0.060%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.46% 0.13% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 5
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£332 £265 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.09% -24.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £440 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +25.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £36.50 -
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 South East region.

Programming Languages Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3052 3079 3188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 32.71% 35.36% 32.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1697 1683 1497
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 127 167
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £17.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £42.90
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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scala across the South East region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

Scala Daily Rate Histogram 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 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
Berkshire +17 12 £330 -
Surrey 0 2 £400 -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - - 1
Hampshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Scala
England

Scala
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 (100.00%) Java
2 16 (59.26%) TDD
3 15 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (55.56%) Groovy
4 14 (51.85%) Pair Programming
5 13 (48.15%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (44.44%) HTML
7 11 (40.74%) JavaScript
7 11 (40.74%) Scrum
7 11 (40.74%) Open Source
7 11 (40.74%) Spring
8 10 (37.04%) RESTful
8 10 (37.04%) SOAP
9 9 (33.33%) E-Commerce
9 9 (33.33%) MongoDB
10 8 (29.63%) Eclipse
10 8 (29.63%) XML
11 7 (25.93%) JUnit
11 7 (25.93%) SOA
11 7 (25.93%) Subversion
11 7 (25.93%) NoSQL
12 6 (22.22%) BDD
12 6 (22.22%) Jenkins
12 6 (22.22%) JIRA
12 6 (22.22%) CSS
12 6 (22.22%) J2EE
12 6 (22.22%) MySQL
12 6 (22.22%) OO
13 5 (18.52%) Linux
13 5 (18.52%) OOP

Scala
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 4 (14.81%) Tomcat
2 3 (11.11%) Alfresco
2 3 (11.11%) Liferay
2 3 (11.11%) Apache
3 2 (7.41%) Node.js
3 2 (7.41%) Apache Solr
4 1 (3.70%) Escenic
4 1 (3.70%) MQSeries
4 1 (3.70%) CMS
4 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.70%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (3.70%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) GitHub
2 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) HTTP
2 1 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 7 (25.93%) NoSQL
3 6 (22.22%) MySQL
4 2 (7.41%) Big Data
4 2 (7.41%) Hadoop
5 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
5 1 (3.70%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 8 (29.63%) Eclipse
2 7 (25.93%) JUnit
2 7 (25.93%) Subversion
3 6 (22.22%) JIRA
3 6 (22.22%) Jenkins
4 5 (18.52%) Git (software)
5 4 (14.81%) Mercurial
5 4 (14.81%) Gradle
5 4 (14.81%) Maven
5 4 (14.81%) IntelliJ
6 3 (11.11%) Selenium
7 1 (3.70%) TeamCity
7 1 (3.70%) NetBeans
7 1 (3.70%) Ant
7 1 (3.70%) WebDriver
7 1 (3.70%) Mockito
7 1 (3.70%) Cucumber
7 1 (3.70%) Hudson
General
1 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.70%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Games
Job Titles
1 22 (81.48%) Developer
2 21 (77.78%) Java Developer
3 6 (22.22%) Agile Java Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Senior Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Scala Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Agile Business Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Business Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Programmer
7 1 (3.70%) Games Programmer
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Software Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Web Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Developer Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) MySQL Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Programmer
7 1 (3.70%) Python Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Python Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (44.44%) HTML
2 11 (40.74%) Spring
3 10 (37.04%) SOAP
3 10 (37.04%) RESTful
4 8 (29.63%) XML
5 6 (22.22%) CSS
5 6 (22.22%) J2EE
6 5 (18.52%) Struts
6 5 (18.52%) Web Services
6 5 (18.52%) XSLT
6 5 (18.52%) REST
6 5 (18.52%) Servlets
7 4 (14.81%) Velocity
7 4 (14.81%) JSR 168
7 4 (14.81%) jQuery
7 4 (14.81%) XHTML
7 4 (14.81%) Hibernate
8 3 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (7.41%) Ajax
9 2 (7.41%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (40.74%) Open Source
2 5 (18.52%) User Experience
3 2 (7.41%) Web 2.0
4 1 (3.70%) Visualisation
4 1 (3.70%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) Linux
2 3 (11.11%) UNIX
2 3 (11.11%) Android
2 3 (11.11%) Apple iOS
2 3 (11.11%) Solaris
3 1 (3.70%) Windows
3 1 (3.70%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (59.26%) TDD
2 15 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (51.85%) Pair Programming
4 13 (48.15%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (40.74%) Scrum
6 9 (33.33%) E-Commerce
7 7 (25.93%) SOA
8 6 (22.22%) OO
8 6 (22.22%) BDD
9 5 (18.52%) Mentoring
9 5 (18.52%) OOP
9 5 (18.52%) MVC
10 4 (14.81%) Extreme Programming
11 3 (11.11%) Software Testing
11 3 (11.11%) Release Management
11 3 (11.11%) UX Design
11 3 (11.11%) Functional Testing
12 2 (7.41%) Analytics
12 2 (7.41%) User Stories
12 2 (7.41%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 27 (100.00%) Java
2 15 (55.56%) Groovy
3 11 (40.74%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.41%) C#
4 2 (7.41%) SQL
4 2 (7.41%) Python
5 1 (3.70%) Ruby
5 1 (3.70%) C++
5 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) Degree
1 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) GigaSpaces
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle
3 1 (3.70%) JBoss
3 1 (3.70%) Red Hat