The first table below looks at the demand for Scala skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scala over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the South West region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scala
Rank 121 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Scala 21 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.69% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.84% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 0
Average daily rate
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £388
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Programming Languages Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1144 703 1057
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 37.57% 32.74% 34.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 754 446 570
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 £250 £223 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 42 84
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.75 £12.78 £22.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
Scala
England

Scala
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Scala Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Scala
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Scala Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Scala
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scala across the South West region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Scala Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Scala
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 25 July 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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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
Dorset - - - - 1
Scala
England

Scala
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 50 (89.29%) Java
2 36 (64.29%) TDD
2 36 (64.29%) BDD
3 33 (58.93%) Web Services
3 33 (58.93%) OO
4 32 (57.14%) Akka
4 32 (57.14%) Play Framework
5 29 (51.79%) Batik
5 29 (51.79%) Cloud Computing
5 29 (51.79%) CouchDB
5 29 (51.79%) Amazon AWS
5 29 (51.79%) SVG
5 29 (51.79%) Web Development
5 29 (51.79%) Process Management
6 14 (25.00%) Hadoop
6 14 (25.00%) Big Data
7 12 (21.43%) Apache Cassandra
7 12 (21.43%) Degree
8 10 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (12.50%) Scrum
9 7 (12.50%) J2EE
10 6 (10.71%) JavaScript
10 6 (10.71%) Perl
10 6 (10.71%) PHP
10 6 (10.71%) CSS
10 6 (10.71%) Nagios
10 6 (10.71%) Configuration Management
10 6 (10.71%) Python
10 6 (10.71%) HTML
10 6 (10.71%) Hibernate

Scala
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 3 (5.36%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.57%) MQSeries
2 2 (3.57%) CMS
2 2 (3.57%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.57%) Escenic
2 2 (3.57%) Adobe CQ
2 2 (3.57%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (3.57%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 29 (51.79%) Cloud Computing
1 29 (51.79%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (51.79%) CouchDB
2 14 (25.00%) Hadoop
2 14 (25.00%) Big Data
3 12 (21.43%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (5.36%) MySQL
5 2 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.79%) JUnit
1 1 (1.79%) Eclipse
1 1 (1.79%) NetBeans
General
1 2 (3.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 28 (50.00%) Developer
2 25 (44.64%) Scala Developer
3 22 (39.29%) Java Architect
3 22 (39.29%) Architect
4 15 (26.79%) Java Developer
5 6 (10.71%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Junior
6 4 (7.14%) Junior Developer
6 4 (7.14%) Junior Java Developer
6 4 (7.14%) Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) Technical Architect
7 3 (5.36%) Technical Developer
8 2 (3.57%) Agile Business Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) Product Owner
8 2 (3.57%) Senior Developer
8 2 (3.57%) Programmer
8 2 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) Systems Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) Business Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) Java Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (58.93%) Web Services
2 32 (57.14%) Akka
2 32 (57.14%) Play Framework
3 29 (51.79%) Batik
3 29 (51.79%) SVG
4 7 (12.50%) J2EE
5 6 (10.71%) HTML
5 6 (10.71%) CSS
5 6 (10.71%) Hibernate
5 6 (10.71%) Spring
6 5 (8.93%) HTML5
7 3 (5.36%) REST
7 3 (5.36%) Ajax
7 3 (5.36%) JSON
7 3 (5.36%) XML
8 2 (3.57%) Struts
8 2 (3.57%) .NET
8 2 (3.57%) EJB
8 2 (3.57%) Java RMI
8 2 (3.57%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.36%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (64.29%) TDD
1 36 (64.29%) BDD
2 33 (58.93%) OO
3 29 (51.79%) Web Development
3 29 (51.79%) Process Management
4 10 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (12.50%) Scrum
6 6 (10.71%) Configuration Management
6 6 (10.71%) DevOps
6 6 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (7.14%) UML
7 4 (7.14%) Pair Programming
8 3 (5.36%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (5.36%) MVC
8 3 (5.36%) SOA
9 2 (3.57%) OOP
9 2 (3.57%) OOA/OOD
9 2 (3.57%) RAD
9 2 (3.57%) RUP
9 2 (3.57%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 50 (89.29%) Java
2 6 (10.71%) JavaScript
2 6 (10.71%) Perl
2 6 (10.71%) PHP
2 6 (10.71%) Python
3 2 (3.57%) C#
4 1 (1.79%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (21.43%) Degree
2 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.79%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (10.71%) Nagios
1 6 (10.71%) Puppet
1 6 (10.71%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (5.36%) Oracle
1 3 (5.36%) Zend
2 2 (3.57%) JBoss