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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scala Developer
Rank 467 475 530
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +55
Contract jobs requiring a Scala Developer 140 108 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.21% 0.040%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.22% 0.044%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 93 14
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£550 £450 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -21.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £700 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £450 £500
% change year-on-year
+2.77% -10.00%
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
50008 48637 43579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.32% 92.39% 92.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 30924 30184 25017
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
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 1983 2005 2160
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

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 22 May 2015.

Scala Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Scala Developer
Top 27 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 22 May 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 +21 134 £563 -6.25% 19
London +29 108 £588 -9.61% 15
City of London +22 25 £625 -5.66% 7
East Midlands - 7 - -
North East - 7 £450 -
Tyne and Wear - 7 £450 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 7 £450 -
Leicestershire - 7 - -
West Sussex - 6 £475 -
Leicester - 6 - -
Worthing - 6 £475 -
South East - 6 £475 - 1
Wales -20 5 £463 +2.77%
North West - 5 £538 - 2
South Wales -14 4 £463 +2.77%
Lancashire - 3 £550 -
Preston - 3 £550 -
Manchester - 3 £525 - 2
Cardiff -5 2 £463 +2.77%
Swansea -5 2 £463 +8.82%
West Wales -8 2 £463 +8.82%
Newport -23 2 £463 +2.77%
Salford - 1 £500 -
Hounslow - 1 £500 -
Leeds - 1 £450 - 1
West Yorkshire - 1 £450 - 1
Yorkshire - 1 £450 - 1

Scala Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 217 (95.18%) Scala
2 157 (68.86%) Java
3 132 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
4 96 (42.11%) TDD
5 71 (31.14%) Akka
6 54 (23.68%) Scrum
7 51 (22.37%) Spring
8 47 (20.61%) Big Data
9 46 (20.18%) JavaScript
10 45 (19.74%) Hadoop
11 43 (18.86%) BDD
12 42 (18.42%) Git (software)
13 37 (16.23%) MongoDB
13 37 (16.23%) Hibernate
14 35 (15.35%) HTML
15 32 (14.04%) J2EE
15 32 (14.04%) Linux
16 30 (13.16%) UNIX
16 30 (13.16%) Banking
16 30 (13.16%) Multithreading
16 30 (13.16%) Play Framework
17 29 (12.72%) RESTful
18 28 (12.28%) NoSQL
18 28 (12.28%) Relational Database
19 27 (11.84%) SQL
20 26 (11.40%) Python
20 26 (11.40%) JSON
20 26 (11.40%) Continuous Integration
21 25 (10.96%) Functional Programming
22 23 (10.09%) CSS

Scala Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 23 (10.09%) Apache Spark
2 12 (5.26%) Tomcat
3 9 (3.95%) Node.js
4 8 (3.51%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (3.51%) JBoss
4 8 (3.51%) Apache
5 6 (2.63%) Jetty
6 3 (1.32%) Mule
7 2 (0.88%) WildFly
7 2 (0.88%) nginx
7 2 (0.88%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.88%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.88%) SAS
8 1 (0.44%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.44%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.95%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.19%) SaaS
3 2 (0.88%) PaaS
3 2 (0.88%) GitHub
4 1 (0.44%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.44%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.44%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.44%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 22 (9.65%) HTTP
2 2 (0.88%) SNA
3 1 (0.44%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (20.61%) Big Data
2 45 (19.74%) Hadoop
3 37 (16.23%) MongoDB
4 28 (12.28%) NoSQL
4 28 (12.28%) Relational Database
5 13 (5.70%) PostgreSQL
6 12 (5.26%) MySQL
7 11 (4.82%) CouchDB
8 9 (3.95%) RDBMS
9 7 (3.07%) Couchbase
9 7 (3.07%) Apache Cassandra
10 6 (2.63%) Redis
10 6 (2.63%) Apache Hive
11 4 (1.75%) HBase
12 3 (1.32%) Impala
13 2 (0.88%) Sqoop
13 2 (0.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 2 (0.88%) DB2
13 2 (0.88%) Data Mining
14 1 (0.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 42 (18.42%) Git (software)
2 19 (8.33%) Subversion
3 13 (5.70%) Maven
4 10 (4.39%) Gradle
5 9 (3.95%) Cucumber
6 8 (3.51%) Jasmine
7 7 (3.07%) JUnit
8 6 (2.63%) Mockito
8 6 (2.63%) Jenkins
9 5 (2.19%) Hamcrest
10 2 (0.88%) JBehave
10 2 (0.88%) Spock
10 2 (0.88%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.44%) IntelliJ
11 1 (0.44%) Hudson
11 1 (0.44%) Selenium
11 1 (0.44%) jMock
11 1 (0.44%) TestNG
General
1 30 (13.16%) Banking
2 21 (9.21%) Finance
3 17 (7.46%) Front Office
4 7 (3.07%) Investment Banking
5 5 (2.19%) Marketing
5 5 (2.19%) Advertising
6 2 (0.88%) Retail
7 1 (0.44%) Legal
7 1 (0.44%) Back Office
7 1 (0.44%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (31.14%) Akka
2 51 (22.37%) Spring
3 37 (16.23%) Hibernate
4 35 (15.35%) HTML
5 32 (14.04%) J2EE
6 30 (13.16%) Play Framework
7 29 (12.72%) RESTful
8 26 (11.40%) JSON
9 23 (10.09%) CSS
10 22 (9.65%) Web Services
10 22 (9.65%) REST
11 18 (7.89%) XML
12 11 (4.82%) Apache Camel
13 10 (4.39%) Middleware
14 9 (3.95%) J2SE
14 9 (3.95%) AngularJS
14 9 (3.95%) HTML5
14 9 (3.95%) jQuery
14 9 (3.95%) Spring MVC
15 8 (3.51%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 15 (6.58%) Visualisation
2 13 (5.70%) Derivative
2 13 (5.70%) Market Risk
3 11 (4.82%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.82%) Algorithms
4 10 (4.39%) Equities
5 9 (3.95%) Open Source
6 8 (3.51%) Computer Science
7 6 (2.63%) Mobile App
7 6 (2.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 6 (2.63%) Data Structures
8 5 (2.19%) Equity Derivative
9 4 (1.75%) Fixed Income
10 3 (1.32%) Statistics
11 2 (0.88%) Reference Data
11 2 (0.88%) Credit Risk
11 2 (0.88%) Social Network
11 2 (0.88%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.88%) User Experience
11 2 (0.88%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 32 (14.04%) Linux
2 30 (13.16%) UNIX
3 18 (7.89%) Mac OS X
4 3 (1.32%) Android
5 2 (0.88%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (42.11%) TDD
3 54 (23.68%) Scrum
4 43 (18.86%) BDD
5 30 (13.16%) Multithreading
6 26 (11.40%) Continuous Integration
7 25 (10.96%) Functional Programming
8 19 (8.33%) Software Engineering
9 18 (7.89%) Pair Programming
9 18 (7.89%) Configuration Management
10 17 (7.46%) Web Development
11 16 (7.02%) Web Design
11 16 (7.02%) OOP
11 16 (7.02%) Responsive Web Design
12 15 (6.58%) Mentoring
13 14 (6.14%) OO
14 13 (5.70%) MVC
14 13 (5.70%) Content Management
15 11 (4.82%) Kanban
16 10 (4.39%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 217 (95.18%) Scala
2 157 (68.86%) Java
3 46 (20.18%) JavaScript
4 27 (11.84%) SQL
5 26 (11.40%) Python
6 11 (4.82%) Ruby
7 9 (3.95%) Groovy
7 9 (3.95%) Haskell
8 8 (3.51%) Clojure
8 8 (3.51%) C#
9 5 (2.19%) C++
10 4 (1.75%) OCaml
11 3 (1.32%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.32%) MATLAB
11 3 (1.32%) Perl
11 3 (1.32%) R
11 3 (1.32%) F#
12 2 (0.88%) Spark SQL
12 2 (0.88%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.88%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (3.07%) Degree
2 5 (2.19%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.32%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 6 (2.63%) Docker
2 2 (0.88%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.44%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (1.32%) yum
2 2 (0.88%) Puppet
2 2 (0.88%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.44%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 18 (7.89%) Oracle
2 6 (2.63%) Akamai
2 6 (2.63%) CA
3 3 (1.32%) Twitter
4 2 (0.88%) Palantir
5 1 (0.44%) Intel
5 1 (0.44%) Sybase
5 1 (0.44%) DataSynapse
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