The table below looks at the statistics for Scala skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scala over the 3 months to 28 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scala
Rank 245 274 410
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +136
Contract jobs citing Scala 473 384 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.86% 0.71% 0.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.28% 1.90% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 348 323 110
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£525 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £350 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £92.50 - -
UK excluding London average 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
20749 20208 17661
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.68% 37.29% 37.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 13773 13342 10903
Average daily rate £400 £375 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 433 466 616
Average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £17.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £52.50 £43.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.45 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.85%

Scala
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Scala within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scala within the UK over the 3 months to 28 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +32 436 £538 +7.50% 138
London +48 311 £550 - 109
City of London +32 83 £575 +4.54% 41
North West +5 37 £500 +29.03% 4
North East +19 35 £470 +72.47% 4
Tyne and Wear +15 31 £470 +72.47% 4
Newcastle upon Tyne +15 30 £470 +88.00%
Wales -31 26 £400 -11.11% 1
South East -4 20 £463 +42.30% 4
South Wales -25 18 £400 -11.11% 1
Lancashire +7 16 £543 +40.00%
Cardiff -14 16 £400 -11.11% 1
Yorkshire -6 12 £400 - 1
Cheshire - 11 £438 -
West Sussex - 11 £513 -
Worthing - 11 £513 -
East of England +18 10 £488 -25.00% 3
West Yorkshire -4 9 £390 - 1
Manchester -5 9 £500 +29.03% 4
East Midlands - 9 £425 -
Swansea -7 8 £481 +13.23%
West Wales -9 8 £481 +13.23%
Leicestershire - 8 £425 -
Chester - 8 £438 -
Blackpool +10 7 £570 +15.15%
Leeds -9 6 £388 -
Leicester - 6 - -
Cambridgeshire - 6 £488 - 1
Surrey +18 5 £325 - 1
Preston +1 5 £538 +36.50%

Scala
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 636 (79.10%) Java
2 496 (61.69%) Agile Software Development
3 305 (37.94%) TDD
4 204 (25.37%) MongoDB
5 198 (24.63%) Scrum
6 195 (24.25%) HTML
7 177 (22.01%) Spring
8 174 (21.64%) JavaScript
9 173 (21.52%) Ruby
10 170 (21.14%) Linux
11 169 (21.02%) Hadoop
12 161 (20.02%) Python
13 158 (19.65%) BDD
14 152 (18.91%) Git (software)
15 149 (18.53%) NoSQL
16 148 (18.41%) Big Data
17 134 (16.67%) CSS
18 132 (16.42%) SQL
19 120 (14.93%) Continuous Integration
20 115 (14.30%) UNIX
21 114 (14.18%) Play Framework
22 112 (13.93%) RESTful
23 108 (13.43%) Open Source
24 105 (13.06%) Finance
25 97 (12.06%) Akka
26 94 (11.69%) Hibernate
26 94 (11.69%) HTML5
26 94 (11.69%) Software Engineering
27 93 (11.57%) Banking
28 91 (11.32%) DevOps

Scala
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 88 (10.95%) Apache Spark
2 78 (9.70%) Node.js
3 40 (4.98%) Tomcat
4 34 (4.23%) Apache
5 33 (4.10%) Elasticsearch
6 26 (3.23%) Apache Pig
7 24 (2.99%) JBoss
8 22 (2.74%) Confluence
9 10 (1.24%) Oracle Coherence
10 9 (1.12%) Apache Solr
11 8 (1.00%) WebSphere
12 7 (0.87%) Jetty
13 5 (0.62%) OpenStack
14 4 (0.50%) SAS
14 4 (0.50%) Mule
15 3 (0.37%) Cloud Foundry
15 3 (0.37%) MQSeries
15 3 (0.37%) CMS
16 2 (0.25%) WebSphere Application Server
16 2 (0.25%) Alfresco
Applications
1 3 (0.37%) HipChat
2 1 (0.12%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.12%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (0.50%) WebTrends
2 2 (0.25%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.12%) Magento
3 1 (0.12%) Bond Adapt
Cloud Services
1 68 (8.46%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (1.99%) PaaS
4 12 (1.49%) GitHub
5 11 (1.37%) SaaS
6 8 (1.00%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.50%) Amazon SQS
7 4 (0.50%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 3 (0.37%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (0.37%) Amazon EMR
8 3 (0.37%) Google Analytics
8 3 (0.37%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.12%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (0.12%) Route 53
10 1 (0.12%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 77 (9.58%) HTTP
2 28 (3.48%) TCP/IP
3 23 (2.86%) SSL
4 13 (1.62%) Internet
5 8 (1.00%) Network Security
6 3 (0.37%) LDAP
7 2 (0.25%) SSH
7 2 (0.25%) SNA
7 2 (0.25%) DNS
8 1 (0.12%) MQTT
8 1 (0.12%) AMQP
8 1 (0.12%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.12%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.12%) FTP
8 1 (0.12%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 204 (25.37%) MongoDB
2 169 (21.02%) Hadoop
3 149 (18.53%) NoSQL
4 148 (18.41%) Big Data
5 84 (10.45%) Relational Database
6 81 (10.07%) Apache Cassandra
7 78 (9.70%) PostgreSQL
8 68 (8.46%) MySQL
9 55 (6.84%) Apache Hive
10 38 (4.73%) HBase
11 33 (4.10%) Impala
12 29 (3.61%) Redis
13 27 (3.36%) SQL Server
14 23 (2.86%) RDBMS
15 21 (2.61%) CouchDB
16 13 (1.62%) Couchbase
17 12 (1.49%) QlikView
18 9 (1.12%) Sqoop
19 8 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
19 8 (1.00%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 152 (18.91%) Git (software)
2 80 (9.95%) Jenkins
3 77 (9.58%) Subversion
4 50 (6.22%) Cucumber
5 48 (5.97%) Selenium
5 48 (5.97%) Maven
6 44 (5.47%) JUnit
6 44 (5.47%) JIRA
7 21 (2.61%) WebDriver
8 18 (2.24%) Mercurial
8 18 (2.24%) Jasmine
9 16 (1.99%) Mockito
9 16 (1.99%) Hudson
9 16 (1.99%) Gradle
10 14 (1.74%) TestNG
11 12 (1.49%) Visual Studio
12 11 (1.37%) Artifactory
12 11 (1.37%) TeamCity
12 11 (1.37%) JBehave
12 11 (1.37%) Ant
General
1 105 (13.06%) Finance
2 93 (11.57%) Banking
3 39 (4.85%) Investment Banking
3 39 (4.85%) Front Office
4 9 (1.12%) Legal
4 9 (1.12%) Games
5 8 (1.00%) Advertising
6 7 (0.87%) Marketing
7 6 (0.75%) Back Office
7 6 (0.75%) Telecoms
8 5 (0.62%) Corporate Banking
8 5 (0.62%) Retail
8 5 (0.62%) Publishing
9 3 (0.37%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 540 (67.16%) Developer
2 216 (26.87%) Java Developer
3 215 (26.74%) Scala Developer
4 106 (13.18%) Architect
5 82 (10.20%) Senior Developer
6 74 (9.20%) Technical Architect
7 45 (5.60%) Senior Java Developer
8 36 (4.48%) Hadoop Developer
9 32 (3.98%) Software Engineer
10 27 (3.36%) Senior Architect
11 23 (2.86%) Agile Java Developer
12 22 (2.74%) AWS Developer
13 21 (2.61%) Digital Architect
14 20 (2.49%) Web Developer
14 20 (2.49%) DevOps Engineer
15 19 (2.36%) Digital Technical Architect
15 19 (2.36%) Senior Technical Architect
16 18 (2.24%) Analyst
17 15 (1.87%) Full Stack Developer
18 13 (1.62%) Big Data Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 195 (24.25%) HTML
2 177 (22.01%) Spring
3 134 (16.67%) CSS
4 114 (14.18%) Play Framework
5 112 (13.93%) RESTful
6 97 (12.06%) Akka
7 94 (11.69%) Hibernate
7 94 (11.69%) HTML5
8 88 (10.95%) JSON
9 87 (10.82%) Web Services
10 86 (10.70%) REST
11 85 (10.57%) J2EE
12 66 (8.21%) AngularJS
13 55 (6.84%) XML
14 53 (6.59%) Spring MVC
15 51 (6.34%) Django
16 47 (5.85%) jQuery
17 46 (5.72%) CSS3
18 45 (5.60%) Ajax
19 40 (4.98%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 38 (4.73%) User Experience
2 35 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (4.35%) Visualisation
3 33 (4.10%) Derivative
4 27 (3.36%) Computer Science
5 25 (3.11%) Algorithms
5 25 (3.11%) Equities
6 19 (2.36%) Market Risk
7 17 (2.11%) Fixed Income
8 16 (1.99%) Mobile App
9 13 (1.62%) Data Structures
9 13 (1.62%) Mathematics
10 12 (1.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 12 (1.49%) Equity Derivative
10 12 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
11 11 (1.37%) Statistics
12 10 (1.24%) Credit Risk
13 8 (1.00%) Interest Rate Derivative
13 8 (1.00%) Digital Media
14 6 (0.75%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 170 (21.14%) Linux
2 115 (14.30%) UNIX
3 43 (5.35%) Mac OS X
4 14 (1.74%) Ubuntu
5 12 (1.49%) CentOS
6 11 (1.37%) Android
7 9 (1.12%) Apple iOS
8 7 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (0.87%) VME
8 7 (0.87%) MVS
9 5 (0.62%) Windows
10 3 (0.37%) Debian
11 2 (0.25%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 496 (61.69%) Agile Software Development
2 305 (37.94%) TDD
3 198 (24.63%) Scrum
4 158 (19.65%) BDD
5 120 (14.93%) Continuous Integration
6 108 (13.43%) Open Source
7 94 (11.69%) Software Engineering
8 91 (11.32%) DevOps
9 81 (10.07%) Kanban
9 81 (10.07%) OO
10 80 (9.95%) Configuration Management
11 78 (9.70%) Pair Programming
12 76 (9.45%) MVC
13 60 (7.46%) Web Development
14 59 (7.34%) Multithreading
15 55 (6.84%) Mentoring
16 50 (6.22%) Functional Programming
17 48 (5.97%) Analytics
18 41 (5.10%) MapReduce
19 40 (4.98%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 636 (79.10%) Java
2 174 (21.64%) JavaScript
3 173 (21.52%) Ruby
4 161 (20.02%) Python
5 132 (16.42%) SQL
6 57 (7.09%) C#
7 54 (6.72%) Groovy
8 43 (5.35%) Perl
9 35 (4.35%) Go
10 33 (4.10%) C++
11 32 (3.98%) Clojure
12 31 (3.86%) R
13 30 (3.73%) PHP
14 15 (1.87%) C
14 15 (1.87%) Bash Shell
14 15 (1.87%) Haskell
15 10 (1.24%) Shell Script
15 10 (1.24%) VB
16 9 (1.12%) XQuery
17 5 (0.62%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (4.60%) Degree
2 32 (3.98%) Security Cleared
3 8 (1.00%) PhD
4 7 (0.87%) SC Cleared
4 7 (0.87%) ISEB
5 6 (0.75%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.12%) GNVQ
8 1 (0.12%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.12%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.12%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (4.48%) QA
2 7 (0.87%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.12%) Basel III
System Software
1 40 (4.98%) HDFS
2 32 (3.98%) Docker
3 11 (1.37%) Apache Flume
4 6 (0.75%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 4 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (0.37%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 82 (10.20%) Puppet
2 57 (7.09%) Opscode Chef
3 42 (5.22%) Ansible
4 28 (3.48%) Salt
5 24 (2.99%) Hadoop YARN
6 13 (1.62%) Nagios
7 11 (1.37%) ZABBIX
8 7 (0.87%) Oozie
9 6 (0.75%) Vagrant
10 4 (0.50%) Graphite
11 3 (0.37%) Mesos
11 3 (0.37%) Capistrano
11 3 (0.37%) yum
11 3 (0.37%) Munin
12 1 (0.12%) SELinux
12 1 (0.12%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 56 (6.97%) Oracle
2 22 (2.74%) Microsoft
3 14 (1.74%) Tableau
4 11 (1.37%) SaltStack
4 11 (1.37%) VMware
5 9 (1.12%) Twitter
6 8 (1.00%) CA
7 7 (0.87%) Cloudera
7 7 (0.87%) Sybase
7 7 (0.87%) IBM
8 6 (0.75%) Akamai
8 6 (0.75%) Rackspace
9 5 (0.62%) Splunk
9 5 (0.62%) Red Hat
10 4 (0.50%) TIBCO
10 4 (0.50%) MicroStrategy
10 4 (0.50%) HP
10 4 (0.50%) DataSynapse
10 4 (0.50%) Omniture
10 4 (0.50%) Coremetrics
London
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Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £550 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 hours ago
City of London
Explore Group
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: Up to £625 per day - 6 month contract
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £600 per day - 6 month contract
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £500 - £575 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £550 - £650 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Tyne and Wear
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £600 - 700 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Rate: £350 - 450 per day
Posted: 13 days ago