The table below looks at the statistics for the Scala Developer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scala Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scala Developer
Rank 532 491 586
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +95
Contract jobs requiring a Scala Developer 74 88 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.17% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.18% 0.009%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 56 5
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£500 £650 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £425 £465
10% offered a daily rate of more than £685 £700 £640
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £450 -
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
52093 48868 53723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.10% 92.73% 92.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 31576 29013 30174
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2015 2118 2639
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

Scala Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Scala Developer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Scala Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Scala Developer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Scala Developer within the UK.

Scala Developer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Scala Developer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scala Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Scala Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Scala Developer
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scala Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 29 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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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
England -31 72 £500 -23.07% 11
London -12 50 £550 -15.38% 8
City of London +1 17 £513 -26.78% 3
North East - 9 £347 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 8 £347 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 8 £347 - 1
Edinburgh - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Scotland - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -

Scala Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Scala Developer in their job title 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 with Scala Developer in their job title.

1 174 (96.67%) Scala
2 156 (86.67%) Java
3 101 (56.11%) TDD
4 70 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
5 69 (38.33%) BDD
6 52 (28.89%) Play Framework
6 52 (28.89%) Web Services
6 52 (28.89%) OO
7 50 (27.78%) Pair Programming
8 42 (23.33%) Akka
9 35 (19.44%) Amazon AWS
9 35 (19.44%) Scrum
9 35 (19.44%) JavaScript
10 34 (18.89%) Front Office
11 32 (17.78%) Python
12 31 (17.22%) HTML
12 31 (17.22%) Finance
12 31 (17.22%) Derivative
13 28 (15.56%) Spring
13 28 (15.56%) Web Development
13 28 (15.56%) Functional Programming
14 26 (14.44%) Open Source
14 26 (14.44%) RESTful
14 26 (14.44%) Computer Science
14 26 (14.44%) UNIX
15 25 (13.89%) CouchDB
16 24 (13.33%) HTML5
16 24 (13.33%) C#
16 24 (13.33%) Degree
17 23 (12.78%) Batik

Scala Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Scala Developer in their job title 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 with Scala Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (2.78%) MQSeries
1 5 (2.78%) Node.js
2 4 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (2.22%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.67%) Apache Pig
4 2 (1.11%) Mule
4 2 (1.11%) Apache Solr
4 2 (1.11%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (1.11%) Apache
5 1 (0.56%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.56%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.56%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.56%) IIS
5 1 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.56%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (0.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.56%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 35 (19.44%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (12.78%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (3.89%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (3.89%) Amazon S3
3 7 (3.89%) GitHub
4 5 (2.78%) Amazon ELB
4 5 (2.78%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (1.11%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.56%) HTTP
2 1 (0.56%) Firewall
2 1 (0.56%) SSL
2 1 (0.56%) Intranet
2 1 (0.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (13.89%) CouchDB
2 23 (12.78%) Hadoop
3 22 (12.22%) Apache Cassandra
4 21 (11.67%) MongoDB
5 19 (10.56%) Big Data
6 15 (8.33%) NoSQL
7 11 (6.11%) Relational Database
8 10 (5.56%) MySQL
9 6 (3.33%) SQL Server
10 5 (2.78%) DB2
10 5 (2.78%) RDBMS
11 4 (2.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 3 (1.67%) Redis
13 2 (1.11%) Voldemort
13 2 (1.11%) Amazon Redshift
13 2 (1.11%) PostgreSQL
14 1 (0.56%) Impala
14 1 (0.56%) HBase
14 1 (0.56%) Sqoop
14 1 (0.56%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 18 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 12 (6.67%) Subversion
2 12 (6.67%) Cucumber
3 11 (6.11%) JUnit
4 8 (4.44%) Jenkins
5 7 (3.89%) Jasmine
6 6 (3.33%) Selenium
7 4 (2.22%) JIRA
8 3 (1.67%) Trac
9 2 (1.11%) TestNG
9 2 (1.11%) Eclipse
9 2 (1.11%) Maven
10 1 (0.56%) PhantomJS
10 1 (0.56%) Capybara
10 1 (0.56%) Gradle
10 1 (0.56%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.56%) Hudson
10 1 (0.56%) RSpec
10 1 (0.56%) JBehave
General
1 34 (18.89%) Front Office
2 31 (17.22%) Finance
3 17 (9.44%) Banking
4 10 (5.56%) Back Office
5 4 (2.22%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.67%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.56%) Legal
7 1 (0.56%) Publishing
7 1 (0.56%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (28.89%) Play Framework
1 52 (28.89%) Web Services
2 42 (23.33%) Akka
3 31 (17.22%) HTML
4 28 (15.56%) Spring
5 26 (14.44%) RESTful
6 24 (13.33%) HTML5
7 23 (12.78%) Batik
7 23 (12.78%) SVG
8 18 (10.00%) CSS
9 14 (7.78%) REST
10 12 (6.67%) Ajax
11 10 (5.56%) J2EE
11 10 (5.56%) Hibernate
12 9 (5.00%) CSS3
12 9 (5.00%) AngularJS
12 9 (5.00%) JSON
12 9 (5.00%) .NET
13 8 (4.44%) jQuery
14 6 (3.33%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 31 (17.22%) Derivative
2 26 (14.44%) Open Source
2 26 (14.44%) Computer Science
3 11 (6.11%) Mathematics
3 11 (6.11%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 9 (5.00%) Equities
4 9 (5.00%) Equity Derivative
5 5 (2.78%) Fixed Income
5 5 (2.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (2.22%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.11%) Video on Demand
7 2 (1.11%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.11%) Streaming Video
7 2 (1.11%) Blog
8 1 (0.56%) Clustering
8 1 (0.56%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.56%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 26 (14.44%) UNIX
2 14 (7.78%) Linux
3 6 (3.33%) Windows
4 5 (2.78%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (56.11%) TDD
2 70 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (38.33%) BDD
4 52 (28.89%) OO
5 50 (27.78%) Pair Programming
6 35 (19.44%) Scrum
7 28 (15.56%) Web Development
7 28 (15.56%) Functional Programming
8 23 (12.78%) Risk Management
8 23 (12.78%) Process Management
9 20 (11.11%) Kanban
9 20 (11.11%) SOA
9 20 (11.11%) Software Engineering
10 15 (8.33%) Domain-Driven Design
11 14 (7.78%) ATDD
12 12 (6.67%) Unit Testing
12 12 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
13 11 (6.11%) Multithreading
13 11 (6.11%) Low Latency
13 11 (6.11%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 174 (96.67%) Scala
2 156 (86.67%) Java
3 35 (19.44%) JavaScript
4 32 (17.78%) Python
5 24 (13.33%) C#
6 22 (12.22%) C++
7 12 (6.67%) Ruby
8 10 (5.56%) Clojure
9 7 (3.89%) Haskell
10 6 (3.33%) Shell Script
11 5 (2.78%) SQL
11 5 (2.78%) Erlang
12 4 (2.22%) F#
12 4 (2.22%) C
13 3 (1.67%) Perl
13 3 (1.67%) XQuery
13 3 (1.67%) Groovy
14 2 (1.11%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.56%) Korn
15 1 (0.56%) XPath
Qualifications
1 24 (13.33%) Degree
2 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (0.56%) Apache Flume
1 1 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.67%) Oozie
2 2 (1.11%) YUM
2 2 (1.11%) Puppet
2 2 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.56%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 10 (5.56%) Oracle
2 4 (2.22%) JBoss
3 3 (1.67%) GigaSpaces
4 1 (0.56%) VMware
4 1 (0.56%) HP
4 1 (0.56%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.56%) Red Hat
4 1 (0.56%) Akamai
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