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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scala
Rank 228 242 233
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -9
Contract jobs citing Scala 17 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.18% 0.034% 0.071%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.56% 0.097% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 5
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£325 £475 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.57% +35.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £440 £350
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +25.71%
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
3018 3104 3080
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 32.53% 34.99% 31.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1664 1628 1509
Average daily rate £350 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 154 191
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.63 £17.50 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -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
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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +20 12 £300 -36.84% 2
Buckinghamshire - 3 £325 -
Hampshire - 1 £400 - 2
Surrey - 1 - - 1
Oxfordshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - - 1
Scala
England

Scala
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 21 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (57.14%) TDD
2 12 (57.14%) Groovy
3 11 (52.38%) JavaScript
4 10 (47.62%) HTML
4 10 (47.62%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (47.62%) Open Source
5 9 (42.86%) Pair Programming
6 8 (38.10%) Spring
6 8 (38.10%) SOAP
6 8 (38.10%) Scrum
7 7 (33.33%) SOA
7 7 (33.33%) Eclipse
7 7 (33.33%) XML
7 7 (33.33%) MySQL
7 7 (33.33%) CSS
7 7 (33.33%) RESTful
8 6 (28.57%) MongoDB
8 6 (28.57%) Subversion
8 6 (28.57%) JUnit
8 6 (28.57%) OOP
8 6 (28.57%) OO
9 5 (23.81%) Struts
9 5 (23.81%) J2EE
9 5 (23.81%) jQuery
9 5 (23.81%) NoSQL
9 5 (23.81%) Jenkins
10 4 (19.05%) Mercurial
10 4 (19.05%) Git (software)
10 4 (19.05%) REST

Scala
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (19.05%) Tomcat
2 2 (9.52%) Node.js
2 2 (9.52%) WebSphere
2 2 (9.52%) Liferay
2 2 (9.52%) Apache Solr
2 2 (9.52%) Alfresco
2 2 (9.52%) Escenic
2 2 (9.52%) Adobe CQ
2 2 (9.52%) MQSeries
2 2 (9.52%) CMS
2 2 (9.52%) WebLogic
2 2 (9.52%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) MySQL
2 6 (28.57%) MongoDB
3 5 (23.81%) NoSQL
4 3 (14.29%) Big Data
4 3 (14.29%) Hadoop
5 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
6 1 (4.76%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (33.33%) Eclipse
2 6 (28.57%) Subversion
2 6 (28.57%) JUnit
3 5 (23.81%) Jenkins
4 4 (19.05%) Mercurial
4 4 (19.05%) Git (software)
5 3 (14.29%) IntelliJ
5 3 (14.29%) Selenium
5 3 (14.29%) JIRA
5 3 (14.29%) Maven
5 3 (14.29%) Gradle
6 1 (4.76%) Ant
6 1 (4.76%) NetBeans
6 1 (4.76%) Cucumber
6 1 (4.76%) Hudson
6 1 (4.76%) TeamCity
6 1 (4.76%) Mockito
6 1 (4.76%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Games
Job Titles
1 18 (85.71%) Developer
2 17 (80.95%) Java Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Senior Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Senior Java Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Agile Java Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Programmer
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Java Programmer
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Programmer
5 2 (9.52%) Developer Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Java Programmer
6 1 (4.76%) Games Programmer
6 1 (4.76%) .NET Web Developer
6 1 (4.76%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.76%) J2EE Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Web Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (47.62%) HTML
2 8 (38.10%) Spring
2 8 (38.10%) SOAP
3 7 (33.33%) XML
3 7 (33.33%) CSS
3 7 (33.33%) RESTful
4 5 (23.81%) Struts
4 5 (23.81%) J2EE
4 5 (23.81%) jQuery
5 4 (19.05%) REST
5 4 (19.05%) Hibernate
5 4 (19.05%) Web Services
5 4 (19.05%) Servlets
5 4 (19.05%) XSLT
6 3 (14.29%) .NET
6 3 (14.29%) XHTML
6 3 (14.29%) Velocity
6 3 (14.29%) JSR 168
6 3 (14.29%) Ajax
6 3 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 10 (47.62%) Open Source
2 1 (4.76%) W3C
2 1 (4.76%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Linux
2 3 (14.29%) UNIX
2 3 (14.29%) Apple iOS
2 3 (14.29%) Android
3 2 (9.52%) Solaris
4 1 (4.76%) Windows
4 1 (4.76%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) TDD
2 10 (47.62%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (42.86%) Pair Programming
4 8 (38.10%) Scrum
5 7 (33.33%) SOA
6 6 (28.57%) OOP
6 6 (28.57%) OO
7 4 (19.05%) E-Commerce
7 4 (19.05%) MVC
8 3 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
8 3 (14.29%) OOD
8 3 (14.29%) BDD
8 3 (14.29%) User Experience Design
8 3 (14.29%) Release Management
8 3 (14.29%) Software Testing
9 2 (9.52%) Functional Testing
9 2 (9.52%) UML
9 2 (9.52%) RUP
10 1 (4.76%) Migration
10 1 (4.76%) Extreme Programming
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (57.14%) Groovy
3 11 (52.38%) JavaScript
4 3 (14.29%) C#
5 2 (9.52%) Python
5 2 (9.52%) SQL
6 1 (4.76%) C++
6 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
6 1 (4.76%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle
2 2 (9.52%) GigaSpaces
2 2 (9.52%) JBoss
3 1 (4.76%) Red Hat
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