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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scala Developer
Rank 436 542 504
Rank change year-on-year
+106 -38
Contract jobs requiring a Scala Developer 192 74 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.32% 0.13% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.14% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 61 56
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£590 £500 £650
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.00% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £303 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £685 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £455 £375 £450
% change year-on-year
+21.33% -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
55081 52161 48911
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.78% 92.21% 92.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 35197 31609 29039
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2038 2020 2121
Average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 1 September 2015.

Scala Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Scala Developer
Top 28 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 1 September 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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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 +99 187 £590 +18.00% 24
London +109 169 £600 +9.09% 24
City of London +45 58 £583 +13.65% 6
Docklands, London - 10 £650 -
North East -26 8 £525 +51.29%
Tyne and Wear -27 8 £525 +51.29%
Newcastle upon Tyne -29 8 £525 +51.29%
East Midlands - 5 £455 -
Leicester - 4 - -
Leicestershire - 4 - -
Preston +5 2 £500 -
Lancashire -7 2 £500 -
North West -20 2 £500 -
East of England - 2 £388 -
Scotland - 2 £358 -
Glasgow - 2 £358 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £388 -
Canary Wharf - 2 £600 -
West Midlands 0 1 - -
Wales -12 1 £375 -11.76%
Telford -14 1 - -
South Wales -14 1 £375 -11.76%
Shropshire -14 1 - -
South East -24 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 - -
Newport - 1 £375 -
Worthing - 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 £350 -

Scala Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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.

1 319 (96.96%) Scala
2 206 (62.61%) Java
3 167 (50.76%) Agile Software Development
4 110 (33.43%) TDD
5 85 (25.84%) Akka
6 71 (21.58%) JavaScript
7 65 (19.76%) Git (software)
8 62 (18.84%) Linux
9 61 (18.54%) Banking
10 58 (17.63%) Finance
11 56 (17.02%) HTTP
12 55 (16.72%) UNIX
12 55 (16.72%) Scrum
13 54 (16.41%) MongoDB
14 53 (16.11%) BDD
14 53 (16.11%) HTML
15 47 (14.29%) Play Framework
16 46 (13.98%) Front Office
17 45 (13.68%) Pair Programming
18 42 (12.77%) Investment Banking
19 41 (12.46%) Functional Programming
19 41 (12.46%) NoSQL
19 41 (12.46%) REST
20 40 (12.16%) Relational Database
21 39 (11.85%) Big Data
21 39 (11.85%) JSON
22 37 (11.25%) Continuous Integration
23 36 (10.94%) Subversion
23 36 (10.94%) Spring
23 36 (10.94%) CSS

Scala Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 26 (7.90%) Apache Spark
2 15 (4.56%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (2.74%) Tomcat
4 6 (1.82%) JBoss
4 6 (1.82%) Apache
5 4 (1.22%) Jetty
5 4 (1.22%) Node.js
6 2 (0.61%) Apache Solr
6 2 (0.61%) WildFly
7 1 (0.30%) Confluence
7 1 (0.30%) Mule
Applications
1 1 (0.30%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.43%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.61%) GitHub
3 1 (0.30%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 56 (17.02%) HTTP
2 2 (0.61%) Internet
2 2 (0.61%) AMQP
3 1 (0.30%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (16.41%) MongoDB
2 41 (12.46%) NoSQL
3 40 (12.16%) Relational Database
4 39 (11.85%) Big Data
5 35 (10.64%) Hadoop
6 18 (5.47%) PostgreSQL
7 11 (3.34%) Apache Cassandra
8 10 (3.04%) CouchDB
9 9 (2.74%) Couchbase
10 7 (2.13%) MySQL
10 7 (2.13%) RDBMS
11 5 (1.52%) HBase
12 4 (1.22%) Redis
12 4 (1.22%) Apache Hive
13 3 (0.91%) Neo4j
13 3 (0.91%) Impala
14 2 (0.61%) DataStax
14 2 (0.61%) Data Mining
14 2 (0.61%) DB2
15 1 (0.30%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 65 (19.76%) Git (software)
2 36 (10.94%) Subversion
3 11 (3.34%) JIRA
4 10 (3.04%) Cucumber
4 10 (3.04%) Jenkins
5 9 (2.74%) JUnit
6 8 (2.43%) Maven
6 8 (2.43%) Jasmine
6 8 (2.43%) Gradle
7 3 (0.91%) Selenium
7 3 (0.91%) Eclipse
7 3 (0.91%) Mockito
8 2 (0.61%) Hamcrest
8 2 (0.61%) Hudson
8 2 (0.61%) JBehave
8 2 (0.61%) TestNG
8 2 (0.61%) Spock
9 1 (0.30%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.30%) IntelliJ
9 1 (0.30%) JMeter
General
1 61 (18.54%) Banking
2 58 (17.63%) Finance
3 46 (13.98%) Front Office
4 42 (12.77%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.30%) Marketing
5 1 (0.30%) Retail
5 1 (0.30%) Back Office
5 1 (0.30%) Advertising
5 1 (0.30%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (25.84%) Akka
2 53 (16.11%) HTML
3 47 (14.29%) Play Framework
4 41 (12.46%) REST
5 39 (11.85%) JSON
6 36 (10.94%) CSS
6 36 (10.94%) Spring
7 30 (9.12%) RESTful
8 28 (8.51%) Web Services
9 25 (7.60%) J2EE
9 25 (7.60%) Hibernate
10 20 (6.08%) ActiveMQ
11 16 (4.86%) XML
11 16 (4.86%) Middleware
12 14 (4.26%) Grails
13 11 (3.34%) JMS
13 11 (3.34%) Apache Camel
14 9 (2.74%) jQuery
15 8 (2.43%) Spring MVC
15 8 (2.43%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 28 (8.51%) Visualisation
2 27 (8.21%) Derivative
3 25 (7.60%) Equity Derivative
4 13 (3.95%) Fixed Income
5 12 (3.65%) Market Risk
6 11 (3.34%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (3.34%) Equities
7 10 (3.04%) Mobile App
8 9 (2.74%) Algorithms
8 9 (2.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 8 (2.43%) Computer Science
9 8 (2.43%) Data Structures
10 7 (2.13%) Mathematics
11 3 (0.91%) User Experience
12 2 (0.61%) N-Tier
12 2 (0.61%) Interest Rate Derivative
13 1 (0.30%) Statistics
13 1 (0.30%) Spread Betting
13 1 (0.30%) Physics
13 1 (0.30%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 62 (18.84%) Linux
2 55 (16.72%) UNIX
3 35 (10.64%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.30%) Android
4 1 (0.30%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (50.76%) Agile Software Development
2 110 (33.43%) TDD
3 55 (16.72%) Scrum
4 53 (16.11%) BDD
5 45 (13.68%) Pair Programming
6 41 (12.46%) Functional Programming
7 37 (11.25%) Continuous Integration
8 31 (9.42%) Web Development
8 31 (9.42%) Configuration Management
8 31 (9.42%) SDLC
9 29 (8.81%) Web Design
9 29 (8.81%) Responsive Web Design
10 25 (7.60%) Multithreading
11 21 (6.38%) Open Source
12 18 (5.47%) Kanban
13 17 (5.17%) Software Engineering
14 14 (4.26%) OO
14 14 (4.26%) E-Commerce
15 13 (3.95%) Unit Testing
15 13 (3.95%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 319 (96.96%) Scala
2 206 (62.61%) Java
3 71 (21.58%) JavaScript
4 33 (10.03%) Python
5 32 (9.73%) SQL
6 19 (5.78%) Ruby
7 15 (4.56%) Groovy
8 13 (3.95%) C#
9 8 (2.43%) C++
9 8 (2.43%) Clojure
10 6 (1.82%) Haskell
11 4 (1.22%) R
11 4 (1.22%) CoffeeScript
12 3 (0.91%) OCaml
12 3 (0.91%) PHP
13 2 (0.61%) Perl
13 2 (0.61%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.30%) F#
14 1 (0.30%) XQuery
14 1 (0.30%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (3.04%) Degree
2 5 (1.52%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.22%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.52%) QA
2 2 (0.61%) COBIT
3 1 (0.30%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (2.43%) Docker
2 2 (0.61%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 8 (2.43%) Puppet
1 8 (2.43%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.91%) Mesos
3 2 (0.61%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.30%) Ansible
4 1 (0.30%) Apache Shiro
4 1 (0.30%) yum
Vendors
1 18 (5.47%) Oracle
2 9 (2.74%) CA
3 3 (0.91%) Akamai
3 3 (0.91%) Microsoft
4 2 (0.61%) IBM
5 1 (0.30%) SaltStack
5 1 (0.30%) Intel
5 1 (0.30%) Sybase
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