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 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scala
Rank 229 364 420
Rank change year-on-year
+135 +56
Contract jobs citing Scala 500 227 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.87% 0.44% 0.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.31% 1.15% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 404 189 109
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£514 £550 £585
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.59% -5.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £400 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £750 £800
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £488 £335
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +45.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 0
Average hourly rate - £36.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.50 -

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
21602 19764 19116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.45% 38.18% 37.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 14611 12659 11541
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 425 560 710
Average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.40 £14.54 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 November 2014.

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 November 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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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 +85 433 £513 -6.81% 106
London +59 301 £550 - 76
City of London +43 77 £550 -8.33% 22
North East - 65 £450 - 3
Tyne and Wear - 65 £450 - 2
Newcastle upon Tyne - 65 £450 - 2
Wales - 46 £500 - 2
South Wales - 26 £495 - 2
Cardiff - 26 £495 - 2
South East -16 20 £400 +11.88% 9
North West +19 19 £500 - 2
Glasgow +11 18 £650 -
Scotland +6 18 £650 - 1
West Wales - 18 £500 -
Swansea - 18 £500 -
Berkshire +17 13 £550 +22.22% 4
West Yorkshire - 13 £560 - 3
Yorkshire - 13 £560 - 3
Leeds - 12 £560 - 3
South West - 11 £450 - 7
Lancashire - 10 £500 - 1
Westminster - 8 £556 -
Reading +19 7 £550 +22.22% 2
Manchester -6 7 £475 - 1
Bristol - 7 £500 - 4
Oxford - 6 £400 - 1
Slough - 6 £308 -
Oxfordshire - 6 £400 - 1
West Midlands -12 2 £383 -27.14% 2
East of England - 2 £500 - 2

Scala
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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.

1 691 (77.64%) Java
2 615 (69.10%) Agile Software Development
3 352 (39.55%) TDD
4 276 (31.01%) HTML
5 272 (30.56%) Ruby
6 266 (29.89%) JavaScript
7 262 (29.44%) Python
8 226 (25.39%) Linux
9 215 (24.16%) Scrum
10 201 (22.58%) CSS
11 189 (21.24%) NoSQL
12 188 (21.12%) MongoDB
13 187 (21.01%) BDD
14 176 (19.78%) RESTful
14 176 (19.78%) Open Source
14 176 (19.78%) HTML5
15 163 (18.31%) REST
16 161 (18.09%) Web Services
16 161 (18.09%) Spring
17 147 (16.52%) Git (software)
18 146 (16.40%) Continuous Integration
19 140 (15.73%) JSON
20 134 (15.06%) UNIX
20 134 (15.06%) Big Data
21 123 (13.82%) Hadoop
22 120 (13.48%) SQL
23 117 (13.15%) C#
23 117 (13.15%) Play Framework
24 113 (12.70%) OO
25 111 (12.47%) Mentoring

Scala
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 73 (8.20%) Node.js
2 70 (7.87%) Apache Spark
3 38 (4.27%) Apache
4 34 (3.82%) Apache Pig
5 31 (3.48%) Tomcat
6 26 (2.92%) JBoss
7 22 (2.47%) Confluence
8 17 (1.91%) Elasticsearch
9 12 (1.35%) IIS
10 11 (1.24%) Apache Solr
11 9 (1.01%) Alfresco
12 6 (0.67%) CMS
13 5 (0.56%) MQSeries
14 4 (0.45%) SharePoint
14 4 (0.45%) WebSphere Application Server
14 4 (0.45%) WebLogic
14 4 (0.45%) WebSphere
14 4 (0.45%) Mule
14 4 (0.45%) Jetty
14 4 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 9 (1.01%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.45%) MS Project
2 4 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.22%) Summit
2 1 (0.11%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 23 (2.58%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (1.35%) GitHub
3 10 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
3 10 (1.12%) Amazon EMR
4 8 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (0.67%) SaaS
6 4 (0.45%) Amazon SQS
7 3 (0.34%) PaaS
8 2 (0.22%) Heroku
8 2 (0.22%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.22%) AWS Data Pipeline
9 1 (0.11%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (0.11%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 97 (10.90%) HTTP
2 12 (1.35%) TCP/IP
3 11 (1.24%) Internet
4 9 (1.01%) SSL
5 8 (0.90%) LDAP
5 8 (0.90%) DSL
6 7 (0.79%) AMQP
7 5 (0.56%) Firewall
8 3 (0.34%) VoIP
9 2 (0.22%) MQTT
10 1 (0.11%) Reverse Proxy
10 1 (0.11%) VPN
10 1 (0.11%) DNS
10 1 (0.11%) Intranet
10 1 (0.11%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 189 (21.24%) NoSQL
2 188 (21.12%) MongoDB
3 134 (15.06%) Big Data
4 123 (13.82%) Hadoop
5 107 (12.02%) Apache Cassandra
6 84 (9.44%) Relational Database
7 68 (7.64%) MySQL
8 48 (5.39%) Apache Hive
9 46 (5.17%) PostgreSQL
10 31 (3.48%) Redis
11 25 (2.81%) HBase
12 24 (2.70%) SQL Server
13 12 (1.35%) MariaDB
14 11 (1.24%) CouchDB
15 9 (1.01%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 9 (1.01%) Couchbase
15 9 (1.01%) DB2
16 8 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
17 7 (0.79%) DataStax
17 7 (0.79%) Voldemort
Development Applications
1 147 (16.52%) Git (software)
2 100 (11.24%) Jenkins
3 95 (10.67%) Subversion
4 73 (8.20%) Cucumber
5 67 (7.53%) Maven
6 61 (6.85%) JUnit
7 58 (6.52%) Selenium
8 44 (4.94%) JIRA
9 36 (4.04%) Jasmine
10 23 (2.58%) WebDriver
11 18 (2.02%) Hudson
12 16 (1.80%) Mercurial
12 16 (1.80%) Sinon.JS
12 16 (1.80%) QUnit
13 15 (1.69%) Artifactory
14 14 (1.57%) RSpec
15 13 (1.46%) Ant
16 12 (1.35%) WATIR
16 12 (1.35%) Mockito
17 11 (1.24%) Gradle
General
1 93 (10.45%) Finance
2 64 (7.19%) Banking
3 48 (5.39%) Front Office
4 32 (3.60%) Investment Banking
5 19 (2.13%) Games
6 10 (1.12%) Financial Institution
6 10 (1.12%) Telecoms
7 7 (0.79%) Advertising
8 5 (0.56%) Marketing
9 4 (0.45%) Back Office
9 4 (0.45%) Legal
10 3 (0.34%) iGaming
10 3 (0.34%) Publishing
10 3 (0.34%) Retail
11 2 (0.22%) Law
12 1 (0.11%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.11%) Billing
Job Titles
1 586 (65.84%) Developer
2 245 (27.53%) Java Developer
3 195 (21.91%) Scala Developer
4 123 (13.82%) Architect
5 85 (9.55%) Senior Developer
6 70 (7.87%) Technical Architect
7 35 (3.93%) Digital Architect
8 28 (3.15%) Senior Java Developer
9 25 (2.81%) Front-End Developer
9 25 (2.81%) Web Developer
10 24 (2.70%) Java Architect
11 23 (2.58%) Big Data Developer
12 20 (2.25%) Software Engineer
12 20 (2.25%) Agile Java Developer
12 20 (2.25%) DevOps Engineer
13 17 (1.91%) Solutions Architect
14 16 (1.80%) Lead Developer
14 16 (1.80%) Senior Architect
15 15 (1.69%) Analyst
16 14 (1.57%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 276 (31.01%) HTML
2 201 (22.58%) CSS
3 176 (19.78%) RESTful
3 176 (19.78%) HTML5
4 163 (18.31%) REST
5 161 (18.09%) Web Services
5 161 (18.09%) Spring
6 140 (15.73%) JSON
7 117 (13.15%) Play Framework
8 102 (11.46%) Ajax
9 99 (11.12%) CSS3
10 81 (9.10%) Hibernate
11 75 (8.43%) XML
12 70 (7.87%) Django
12 70 (7.87%) Akka
13 59 (6.63%) J2EE
13 59 (6.63%) jQuery
14 58 (6.52%) Ruby on Rails
15 56 (6.29%) AngularJS
16 47 (5.28%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 176 (19.78%) Open Source
2 57 (6.40%) Visualisation
3 44 (4.94%) Computer Science
4 34 (3.82%) Analytical Skills
5 33 (3.71%) User Experience
6 31 (3.48%) Derivative
7 23 (2.58%) Algorithms
8 18 (2.02%) Digital Media
9 16 (1.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 15 (1.69%) Data Structures
11 13 (1.46%) Mathematics
12 11 (1.24%) Equity Derivative
13 9 (1.01%) Clustering
14 8 (0.90%) W3C
14 8 (0.90%) Statistics
15 7 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
15 7 (0.79%) Fixed Income
15 7 (0.79%) Equities
16 5 (0.56%) Inversion of Control
16 5 (0.56%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 226 (25.39%) Linux
2 134 (15.06%) UNIX
3 64 (7.19%) Mac OS X
4 36 (4.04%) Windows
5 13 (1.46%) Ubuntu
6 12 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (1.12%) MVS
7 10 (1.12%) CentOS
7 10 (1.12%) VME
8 9 (1.01%) Apple iOS
8 9 (1.01%) Android
9 8 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.34%) Solaris
12 2 (0.22%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 615 (69.10%) Agile Software Development
2 352 (39.55%) TDD
3 215 (24.16%) Scrum
4 187 (21.01%) BDD
5 146 (16.40%) Continuous Integration
6 113 (12.70%) OO
7 111 (12.47%) Mentoring
8 103 (11.57%) Configuration Management
9 100 (11.24%) Kanban
10 94 (10.56%) Pair Programming
11 88 (9.89%) DevOps
12 85 (9.55%) Web Development
13 74 (8.31%) SOA
14 73 (8.20%) MVC
15 58 (6.52%) Software Engineering
15 58 (6.52%) Responsive Web Design
16 57 (6.40%) User Stories
16 57 (6.40%) Functional Programming
17 55 (6.18%) Web Design
18 54 (6.07%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 691 (77.64%) Java
2 272 (30.56%) Ruby
3 266 (29.89%) JavaScript
4 262 (29.44%) Python
5 120 (13.48%) SQL
6 117 (13.15%) C#
7 91 (10.22%) Groovy
8 86 (9.66%) C++
9 66 (7.42%) PHP
10 33 (3.71%) Clojure
11 30 (3.37%) Golang
12 28 (3.15%) C
13 26 (2.92%) Perl
14 23 (2.58%) Haskell
15 20 (2.25%) R
16 18 (2.02%) Bash Shell
17 15 (1.69%) Shell Script
18 10 (1.12%) VB
19 8 (0.90%) XQuery
20 5 (0.56%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 69 (7.75%) Degree
2 40 (4.49%) Security Cleared
3 18 (2.02%) SC Cleared
4 5 (0.56%) ISTQB
5 4 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.34%) ISEB
7 2 (0.22%) PhD
7 2 (0.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.11%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.11%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (3.93%) QA
2 3 (0.34%) COBIT
3 2 (0.22%) ISO 14001
3 2 (0.22%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 22 (2.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (1.01%) HDFS
2 9 (1.01%) Apache Flume
3 5 (0.56%) Docker
4 3 (0.34%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.11%) Varnish
6 1 (0.11%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 87 (9.78%) Puppet
2 67 (7.53%) Opscode Chef
3 28 (3.15%) Ansible
4 15 (1.69%) Salt
4 15 (1.69%) Nagios
5 12 (1.35%) Oozie
6 8 (0.90%) Mesos
6 8 (0.90%) Hyperic
7 6 (0.67%) ZABBIX
7 6 (0.67%) Vagrant
8 4 (0.45%) YUM
8 4 (0.45%) Hadoop YARN
9 2 (0.22%) Capistrano
9 2 (0.22%) Ambari
10 1 (0.11%) Kibana
10 1 (0.11%) logstash
10 1 (0.11%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 35 (3.93%) Oracle
2 28 (3.15%) VMware
3 21 (2.36%) Microsoft
4 18 (2.02%) Red Hat
5 15 (1.69%) Rackspace
6 8 (0.90%) Perforce
6 8 (0.90%) BMC
7 7 (0.79%) Twitter
8 6 (0.67%) Google
9 4 (0.45%) Mercator
9 4 (0.45%) HP
9 4 (0.45%) Zend
10 3 (0.34%) GigaSpaces
10 3 (0.34%) Netezza
10 3 (0.34%) Sybase
11 2 (0.22%) Teradata
11 2 (0.22%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.22%) Reuters
11 2 (0.22%) Adobe
11 2 (0.22%) Akamai
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