The table below looks at the statistics for Scala skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scala over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scala
Rank 170 300 289
Rank change year-on-year
+130 -11
Contract jobs citing Scala 820 402 388
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.48% 0.72% 0.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.87% 1.93% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 565 298 328
Median daily rate £525 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £400 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £463 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £92.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Programming Languages Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
21209 20865 20370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.16% 37.36% 37.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 14599 13576 13264
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 462 443 481
Median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £19.77 £18.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £51.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.09%

Scala
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Scala as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Scala Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Scala
Daily Rate Trend

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

Scala Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Scala
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scala within the UK over the 3 months to 4 May 2016.

Scala Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Scala
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Scala Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Scala
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scala within the UK over the 3 months to 4 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +132 810 £525 -4.54% 191
London +68 518 £550 - 141
South East +94 120 £475 - 16
West Sussex +45 93 £475 -7.31% 3
Worthing +10 78 £475 -7.31% 3
City of London +24 61 £550 -4.34% 35
West Midlands - 59 £510 - 9
Shropshire - 53 £510 - 2
Yorkshire +30 39 £475 +5.55% 7
Telford - 38 £500 -
West Yorkshire +29 27 £500 +3.62% 5
Leeds +15 24 £500 +25.00% 5
North West -9 22 £500 -5.88% 6
Manchester +4 19 £500 -2.43% 4
North East -25 18 £450 - 3
Tyne and Wear -25 17 £450 - 2
Newcastle upon Tyne -32 16 £450 - 2
South West - 15 £429 - 6
East Midlands +11 10 £500 +17.64% 1
Leicestershire +5 10 £500 +17.64%
South Yorkshire +3 10 £394 -12.50% 2
Sheffield -9 9 £375 -16.66% 2
Leicester +2 8 - -
Brighton - 8 £500 -
Gloucestershire - 8 £588 - 1
East Sussex - 8 £500 - 1
East of England +10 7 - - 2
Cambridgeshire +7 7 - -
Croydon - 7 £413 -
Surrey -3 6 £431 - 3

Scala
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Scala also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Scala.

1 1138 (78.37%) Java
2 964 (66.39%) Agile Software Development
3 574 (39.53%) TDD
4 493 (33.95%) Scrum
5 455 (31.34%) Python
6 401 (27.62%) HTML
7 380 (26.17%) MongoDB
8 366 (25.21%) CSS
9 360 (24.79%) NoSQL
10 356 (24.52%) REST
11 352 (24.24%) JavaScript
12 347 (23.90%) Spring
13 345 (23.76%) Ruby
14 338 (23.28%) Hadoop
15 329 (22.66%) Big Data
16 327 (22.52%) Play Framework
17 319 (21.97%) Apache Spark
18 309 (21.28%) Linux
19 296 (20.39%) BDD
20 291 (20.04%) Open Source
21 290 (19.97%) Git (software)
22 274 (18.87%) Continuous Integration
23 258 (17.77%) RESTful
24 233 (16.05%) HTML5
25 226 (15.56%) HTTP
26 224 (15.43%) JSON
27 220 (15.15%) SQL
28 215 (14.81%) Pair Programming
29 214 (14.74%) Unix
30 205 (14.12%) Apache Cassandra

Scala
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 319 (21.97%) Apache Spark
2 165 (11.36%) Node.js
3 91 (6.27%) Elasticsearch
4 77 (5.30%) Confluence
5 68 (4.68%) Apache
6 67 (4.61%) Apache Pig
7 36 (2.48%) Tomcat
8 16 (1.10%) JBoss
8 16 (1.10%) SAS
9 14 (0.96%) WebLogic
10 10 (0.69%) Jetty
10 10 (0.69%) OpenStack
11 9 (0.62%) Oracle Coherence
12 8 (0.55%) nginx
13 7 (0.48%) Alfresco
13 7 (0.48%) Cloud Foundry
14 6 (0.41%) Apache Solr
15 5 (0.34%) CMS
15 5 (0.34%) SharePoint
16 4 (0.28%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 7 (0.48%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.069%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.069%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 152 (10.47%) Amazon AWS
2 70 (4.82%) GitHub
3 22 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
4 16 (1.10%) Heroku
5 12 (0.83%) SaaS
6 9 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
6 9 (0.62%) Amazon EMR
6 9 (0.62%) AWS CloudFormation
7 5 (0.34%) Amazon S3
7 5 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.34%) PaaS
8 4 (0.28%) AdWords
8 4 (0.28%) Amazon SQS
8 4 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (0.21%) IaaS
10 2 (0.14%) Amazon Kinesis
10 2 (0.14%) Google App Engine
11 1 (0.069%) CloudBees
11 1 (0.069%) Rackspace Cloud
11 1 (0.069%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 226 (15.56%) HTTP
2 30 (2.07%) Internet
3 19 (1.31%) TCP/IP
4 14 (0.96%) SSL
5 8 (0.55%) Network Security
6 6 (0.41%) Kerberos
6 6 (0.41%) SNA
7 5 (0.34%) DSL
8 4 (0.28%) AMQP
9 1 (0.069%) DNS
9 1 (0.069%) Firewall
9 1 (0.069%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.069%) Intranet
9 1 (0.069%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (0.069%) LDAP
9 1 (0.069%) OpenVPN
9 1 (0.069%) Skype
9 1 (0.069%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 380 (26.17%) MongoDB
2 360 (24.79%) NoSQL
3 338 (23.28%) Hadoop
4 329 (22.66%) Big Data
5 205 (14.12%) Apache Cassandra
6 173 (11.91%) Apache Hive
7 155 (10.67%) Relational Database
8 111 (7.64%) MySQL
9 90 (6.20%) PostgreSQL
10 88 (6.06%) HBase
11 56 (3.86%) Redis
12 43 (2.96%) Neo4j
13 40 (2.75%) SQL Server
14 37 (2.55%) Impala
15 29 (2.00%) RDBMS
16 27 (1.86%) CouchDB
17 23 (1.58%) OrientDB
18 21 (1.45%) Oracle Database
19 20 (1.38%) Couchbase
19 20 (1.38%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 290 (19.97%) Git (software)
2 188 (12.95%) Jenkins
3 174 (11.98%) Subversion
4 153 (10.54%) Cucumber
5 143 (9.85%) JUnit
6 115 (7.92%) Selenium
7 97 (6.68%) JIRA
8 70 (4.82%) Maven
9 48 (3.31%) WebDriver
10 44 (3.03%) Gradle
11 34 (2.34%) Hudson
12 29 (2.00%) IntelliJ
13 26 (1.79%) Mockito
14 23 (1.58%) Visual Studio
15 22 (1.52%) Mercurial
16 20 (1.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 20 (1.38%) RSpec
17 17 (1.17%) Ant
17 17 (1.17%) Bitbucket
17 17 (1.17%) Jasmine
General
1 158 (10.88%) Finance
2 122 (8.40%) Banking
3 47 (3.24%) Investment Banking
4 36 (2.48%) Retail
5 31 (2.13%) Front Office
6 26 (1.79%) Publishing
7 25 (1.72%) Legal
8 19 (1.31%) Financial Institution
9 13 (0.90%) Games
10 12 (0.83%) Marketing
11 8 (0.55%) Advertising
11 8 (0.55%) Telecoms
12 7 (0.48%) Back Office
13 4 (0.28%) Retail Banking
14 3 (0.21%) Corporate Banking
15 2 (0.14%) Aerospace
15 2 (0.14%) Wholesale Banking
16 1 (0.069%) Electronics
16 1 (0.069%) Law
16 1 (0.069%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1105 (76.10%) Developer
2 538 (37.05%) Scala Developer
3 481 (33.13%) Java Developer
4 200 (13.77%) Java Scala Developer
5 167 (11.50%) Senior Developer
6 153 (10.54%) Agile Developer
7 113 (7.78%) Agile Java Developer
8 111 (7.64%) Senior Java Developer
9 107 (7.37%) Architect
10 99 (6.82%) Big Data Developer
10 99 (6.82%) Hadoop Developer
11 75 (5.17%) Data Engineer
12 67 (4.61%) Software Developer
12 67 (4.61%) Software Engineer
13 65 (4.48%) Senior Scala Developer
14 61 (4.20%) Hadoop Engineer
15 50 (3.44%) Big Data Engineer
16 47 (3.24%) Apache Spark Developer
17 43 (2.96%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
18 42 (2.89%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 401 (27.62%) HTML
2 366 (25.21%) CSS
3 356 (24.52%) REST
4 347 (23.90%) Spring
5 327 (22.52%) Play Framework
6 258 (17.77%) RESTful
7 233 (16.05%) HTML5
8 224 (15.43%) JSON
9 192 (13.22%) Web Services
10 190 (13.09%) Akka
11 164 (11.29%) Kafka
12 152 (10.47%) CSS3
13 131 (9.02%) Hibernate
14 127 (8.75%) Ajax
15 111 (7.64%) Ruby on Rails
16 107 (7.37%) XML
17 97 (6.68%) Django
18 94 (6.47%) AngularJS
19 78 (5.37%) jQuery
20 76 (5.23%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 64 (4.41%) Visualisation
2 54 (3.72%) User Experience
3 53 (3.65%) Analytical Skills
4 39 (2.69%) Computer Science
5 34 (2.34%) Equities
6 24 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
7 23 (1.58%) Statistics
8 22 (1.52%) Algorithms
9 19 (1.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 19 (1.31%) Mathematics
10 18 (1.24%) Derivative
10 18 (1.24%) Fintech
10 18 (1.24%) Mobile App
11 16 (1.10%) Wiki
12 15 (1.03%) Fixed Income
13 14 (0.96%) Data Structures
14 12 (0.83%) Cyberthreat
14 12 (0.83%) Data Centre
15 9 (0.62%) Digital Media
15 9 (0.62%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 309 (21.28%) Linux
2 214 (14.74%) Unix
3 89 (6.13%) Mac OS X
4 32 (2.20%) Mac OS
5 31 (2.13%) Windows
6 19 (1.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 18 (1.24%) Android
7 18 (1.24%) Apple iOS
8 11 (0.76%) Ubuntu
9 10 (0.69%) CentOS
10 6 (0.41%) Solaris
11 2 (0.14%) Fedora
12 1 (0.069%) Kali Linux
12 1 (0.069%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.069%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.069%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.069%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.069%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.069%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.069%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 964 (66.39%) Agile Software Development
2 574 (39.53%) TDD
3 493 (33.95%) Scrum
4 296 (20.39%) BDD
5 291 (20.04%) Open Source
6 274 (18.87%) Continuous Integration
7 215 (14.81%) Pair Programming
8 180 (12.40%) Kanban
9 172 (11.85%) Software Engineering
10 163 (11.23%) DevOps
11 150 (10.33%) OO
12 149 (10.26%) Web Development
13 143 (9.85%) Responsive Web Design
14 141 (9.71%) Microservices
15 136 (9.37%) Automated Testing
16 127 (8.75%) Web Design
17 117 (8.06%) Configuration Management
18 116 (7.99%) Continuous Delivery
19 110 (7.58%) Mentoring
20 93 (6.40%) Functional Programming
Programming Languages
1 1138 (78.37%) Java
2 455 (31.34%) Python
3 352 (24.24%) JavaScript
4 345 (23.76%) Ruby
5 220 (15.15%) SQL
6 122 (8.40%) C#
7 99 (6.82%) Clojure
8 91 (6.27%) Go
9 87 (5.99%) Groovy
10 71 (4.89%) Perl
11 48 (3.31%) R
12 39 (2.69%) C++
12 39 (2.69%) PHP
13 27 (1.86%) Haskell
14 21 (1.45%) C
15 16 (1.10%) Jython
15 16 (1.10%) Shell Script
15 16 (1.10%) XAML
16 15 (1.03%) MATLAB
16 15 (1.03%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 107 (7.37%) Security Cleared
2 50 (3.44%) Degree
3 44 (3.03%) SC Cleared
4 15 (1.03%) DV Cleared
4 15 (1.03%) PhD
5 8 (0.55%) BPSS Clearance
6 6 (0.41%) ISEB
6 6 (0.41%) ISTQB
6 6 (0.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (0.21%) MCSD
7 3 (0.21%) MCSE
7 3 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.14%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 2 (0.14%) BC Cleared
8 2 (0.14%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (2.55%) QA
2 18 (1.24%) Disclosure Scotland
3 11 (0.76%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.34%) WCAG
5 3 (0.21%) SDET
5 3 (0.21%) SLA
6 1 (0.069%) MiFID
System Software
1 126 (8.68%) Docker
2 57 (3.93%) HDFS
3 36 (2.48%) Apache Flume
4 11 (0.76%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 3 (0.21%) LXC
5 3 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.069%) KVM
6 1 (0.069%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.069%) Xen
Systems Management
1 124 (8.54%) Puppet
2 47 (3.24%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (1.38%) Ansible
4 19 (1.31%) Mesos
5 16 (1.10%) Kubernetes
6 14 (0.96%) Oozie
7 13 (0.90%) Hadoop YARN
8 5 (0.34%) Ambari
8 5 (0.34%) Graphite
9 4 (0.28%) Nagios
10 2 (0.14%) Ganglia
10 2 (0.14%) Kibana
10 2 (0.14%) Salt
10 2 (0.14%) SELinux
10 2 (0.14%) ZABBIX
11 1 (0.069%) HP Quality Center
11 1 (0.069%) logstash
11 1 (0.069%) Nessus
11 1 (0.069%) Nmap
11 1 (0.069%) StatsD
Vendors
1 74 (5.10%) Google
2 66 (4.55%) Oracle
3 54 (3.72%) Cloudera
4 19 (1.31%) Hortonworks
4 19 (1.31%) MapR
5 16 (1.10%) Telerik
6 13 (0.90%) Adobe
7 12 (0.83%) Microsoft
7 12 (0.83%) Red Hat
7 12 (0.83%) Tableau
8 11 (0.76%) AppDynamics
8 11 (0.76%) IBM
8 11 (0.76%) webMethods
9 10 (0.69%) New Relic
9 10 (0.69%) VMware
10 9 (0.62%) Atlassian
10 9 (0.62%) CA
11 8 (0.55%) SaltStack
12 7 (0.48%) Dynatrace
12 7 (0.48%) Talend
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £585 - £625 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £475 - £550 per day +
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Shropshire
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £350 - £460 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Shropshire
Salt
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 13 hours ago
UK
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: £0 - £475 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £475 - £550 per day +
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £600 - £675 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500.00 - £535.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £750 - £850 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
LA International
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £600 - £650 per day +
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Ifftner Solutions
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
Aquent
Rate: Up to £600 per day Depending on Experience.
Posted: 6 days ago
City Of London
HFG
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Worthing
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: £475 - £550+ per day
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 9 days ago