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 4 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scala
Rank 208 293 395
Rank change year-on-year
+85 +102
Contract jobs citing Scala 659 369 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.13% 0.66% 0.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.94% 1.78% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 530 274 138
Average daily rate
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£550 £475 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £350 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £650 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £400 £440
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -9.09%
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 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
22386 20754 20268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.31% 37.15% 38.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 15063 13125 12778
Average daily rate £400 £388 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £265 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.00% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 523 429 570
Average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.25 £16.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £60.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +4.47%

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 4 September 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 4 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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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 +99 643 £550 +10.00% 168
London +84 482 £575 +15.00% 138
City of London +73 140 £600 +20.00% 38
North East -5 51 £470 +17.56% 5
Newcastle upon Tyne -5 46 £466 +16.37% 5
Tyne and Wear -8 46 £466 +16.37% 5
North West -7 40 £475 +11.76% 8
Manchester -5 19 £475 +11.76% 8
South East -20 19 £500 +52.67% 8
East Midlands +6 16 £381 +12.95% 2
East of England - 13 £488 -
Yorkshire -18 12 £425 -44.28% 4
Leicestershire - 12 £375 -
Leicester - 12 £375 -
Docklands, London -1 11 £650 +4.00%
West Midlands +10 10 £405 +2.85%
Canary Wharf -4 8 £600 +6.66%
Lancashire -7 8 £506 -
West Yorkshire -22 7 £430 -43.62% 4
Leeds -23 7 £430 -43.62% 4
West Sussex - 7 £481 -
Essex - 7 £591 -
Preston +11 6 £513 -
Cheshire -10 6 £438 -6.41%
Cambridgeshire - 6 £388 -
Shropshire -6 5 £410 +2.50%
Telford -7 5 £410 +2.50%
Sheffield - 5 £425 -
South Yorkshire - 5 £425 -
Southend-on-Sea - 5 £600 -

Scala
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 835 (74.29%) Java
2 684 (60.85%) Agile Software Development
3 431 (38.35%) TDD
4 271 (24.11%) Scrum
5 262 (23.31%) MongoDB
6 261 (23.22%) HTML
7 245 (21.80%) Ruby
8 241 (21.44%) Git (software)
9 231 (20.55%) JavaScript
10 222 (19.75%) Hadoop
11 221 (19.66%) Big Data
12 220 (19.57%) Linux
13 219 (19.48%) Python
14 213 (18.95%) NoSQL
15 206 (18.33%) Spring
16 200 (17.79%) RESTful
17 195 (17.35%) Banking
18 193 (17.17%) BDD
19 186 (16.55%) Finance
20 185 (16.46%) Play Framework
21 180 (16.01%) Open Source
22 164 (14.59%) Pair Programming
23 163 (14.50%) SQL
24 159 (14.15%) CSS
25 157 (13.97%) Apache Spark
26 153 (13.61%) Continuous Integration
27 146 (12.99%) REST
27 146 (12.99%) Subversion
28 143 (12.72%) HTML5
29 139 (12.37%) UNIX

Scala
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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
1 157 (13.97%) Apache Spark
2 91 (8.10%) Node.js
3 43 (3.83%) Tomcat
4 42 (3.74%) Elasticsearch
5 39 (3.47%) Confluence
6 38 (3.38%) Apache Pig
7 34 (3.02%) Apache
7 34 (3.02%) Oracle Coherence
8 21 (1.87%) Jetty
8 21 (1.87%) JBoss
9 19 (1.69%) MQSeries
9 19 (1.69%) Cloud Foundry
10 13 (1.16%) Apache Solr
11 5 (0.44%) WebSphere
11 5 (0.44%) WebLogic
12 4 (0.36%) CMS
12 4 (0.36%) SAS
12 4 (0.36%) Sitecore CMS
12 4 (0.36%) Umbraco
12 4 (0.36%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (0.27%) HipChat
2 1 (0.089%) MS Office
2 1 (0.089%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.089%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.089%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (0.27%) WebTrends
1 3 (0.27%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 110 (9.79%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (1.33%) GitHub
4 14 (1.25%) PaaS
5 7 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (0.36%) SaaS
7 4 (0.36%) Google Analytics
7 4 (0.36%) Heroku
7 4 (0.36%) Engine Yard
8 3 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.089%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.089%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.089%) Azure Machine Learning
9 1 (0.089%) IaaS
9 1 (0.089%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.089%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 106 (9.43%) HTTP
2 17 (1.51%) TCP/IP
3 16 (1.42%) SSL
4 13 (1.16%) Internet
5 12 (1.07%) Network Security
6 4 (0.36%) AMQP
7 3 (0.27%) ZigBee
7 3 (0.27%) Bluetooth
8 2 (0.18%) LDAP
8 2 (0.18%) Kerberos
8 2 (0.18%) DSL
9 1 (0.089%) X.509
9 1 (0.089%) Skype
9 1 (0.089%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 262 (23.31%) MongoDB
2 222 (19.75%) Hadoop
3 221 (19.66%) Big Data
4 213 (18.95%) NoSQL
5 118 (10.50%) Apache Cassandra
6 108 (9.61%) Relational Database
7 87 (7.74%) MySQL
7 87 (7.74%) PostgreSQL
8 72 (6.41%) Apache Hive
9 54 (4.80%) HBase
10 50 (4.45%) Impala
11 37 (3.29%) SQL Server
12 30 (2.67%) CouchDB
13 29 (2.58%) RDBMS
14 27 (2.40%) Oracle Database
15 26 (2.31%) Redis
16 22 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
17 20 (1.78%) Couchbase
18 16 (1.42%) QlikView
19 14 (1.25%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 241 (21.44%) Git (software)
2 146 (12.99%) Subversion
3 129 (11.48%) Jenkins
4 87 (7.74%) Cucumber
5 71 (6.32%) JIRA
6 69 (6.14%) Selenium
7 59 (5.25%) JUnit
8 57 (5.07%) Maven
9 34 (3.02%) TeamCity
9 34 (3.02%) WebDriver
10 30 (2.67%) Mercurial
11 29 (2.58%) Gradle
12 25 (2.22%) Jasmine
12 25 (2.22%) Mockito
13 14 (1.25%) TestNG
14 13 (1.16%) Ant
15 12 (1.07%) IntelliJ
16 11 (0.98%) JMeter
16 11 (0.98%) Grunt
17 10 (0.89%) RSpec
General
1 195 (17.35%) Banking
2 186 (16.55%) Finance
3 119 (10.59%) Investment Banking
4 98 (8.72%) Front Office
5 19 (1.69%) Publishing
6 12 (1.07%) Games
7 11 (0.98%) Legal
8 10 (0.89%) Retail
9 4 (0.36%) Marketing
9 4 (0.36%) Advertising
10 3 (0.27%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.27%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.27%) Corporate Banking
11 2 (0.18%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.089%) International Banking
12 1 (0.089%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 791 (70.37%) Developer
2 320 (28.47%) Scala Developer
3 298 (26.51%) Java Developer
4 133 (11.83%) Architect
5 104 (9.25%) Senior Developer
6 83 (7.38%) Technical Architect
7 61 (5.43%) Senior Java Developer
8 41 (3.65%) Agile Java Developer
9 37 (3.29%) Hadoop Developer
10 33 (2.94%) Senior Architect
10 33 (2.94%) Digital Architect
11 31 (2.76%) Big Data Developer
12 29 (2.58%) Senior Technical Architect
12 29 (2.58%) Software Engineer
13 28 (2.49%) Web Developer
13 28 (2.49%) Solutions Architect
14 26 (2.31%) Digital Technical Architect
14 26 (2.31%) Senior Scala Developer
15 22 (1.96%) DevOps Engineer
16 19 (1.69%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 261 (23.22%) HTML
2 206 (18.33%) Spring
3 200 (17.79%) RESTful
4 185 (16.46%) Play Framework
5 159 (14.15%) CSS
6 146 (12.99%) REST
7 143 (12.72%) HTML5
8 132 (11.74%) JSON
9 125 (11.12%) Akka
10 116 (10.32%) Hibernate
11 109 (9.70%) Web Services
12 96 (8.54%) J2EE
13 91 (8.10%) AngularJS
14 83 (7.38%) Django
15 65 (5.78%) Kafka
16 64 (5.69%) jQuery
16 64 (5.69%) JMS
17 61 (5.43%) Ajax
17 61 (5.43%) CSS3
18 59 (5.25%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 58 (5.16%) Derivative
1 58 (5.16%) User Experience
2 50 (4.45%) Visualisation
3 48 (4.27%) Analytical Skills
4 35 (3.11%) Algorithms
4 35 (3.11%) Equity Derivative
5 31 (2.76%) Fixed Income
6 29 (2.58%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 27 (2.40%) Data Structures
8 23 (2.05%) Enterprise Software
9 21 (1.87%) Mobile App
10 18 (1.60%) Computer Science
10 18 (1.60%) Market Risk
11 17 (1.51%) Equities
12 14 (1.25%) Credit Risk
13 13 (1.16%) Mathematics
14 12 (1.07%) Social Media
15 10 (0.89%) Data Integration
15 10 (0.89%) Grid Computing
16 9 (0.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 220 (19.57%) Linux
2 139 (12.37%) UNIX
3 63 (5.60%) Mac OS X
4 17 (1.51%) Windows
5 12 (1.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (0.98%) Android
7 10 (0.89%) CentOS
8 9 (0.80%) Apple iOS
9 7 (0.62%) Ubuntu
9 7 (0.62%) VME
9 7 (0.62%) MVS
10 5 (0.44%) Windows Phone
11 3 (0.27%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 684 (60.85%) Agile Software Development
2 431 (38.35%) TDD
3 271 (24.11%) Scrum
4 193 (17.17%) BDD
5 180 (16.01%) Open Source
6 164 (14.59%) Pair Programming
7 153 (13.61%) Continuous Integration
8 119 (10.59%) Kanban
9 113 (10.05%) DevOps
10 111 (9.88%) OO
11 109 (9.70%) Configuration Management
12 103 (9.16%) Software Engineering
13 90 (8.01%) Multithreading
14 85 (7.56%) SOA
15 81 (7.21%) Functional Programming
16 80 (7.12%) MVC
17 78 (6.94%) Mentoring
18 71 (6.32%) Web Development
19 55 (4.89%) Responsive Web Design
20 51 (4.54%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 835 (74.29%) Java
2 245 (21.80%) Ruby
3 231 (20.55%) JavaScript
4 219 (19.48%) Python
5 163 (14.50%) SQL
6 95 (8.45%) Groovy
7 78 (6.94%) C#
8 67 (5.96%) C++
9 56 (4.98%) Perl
10 41 (3.65%) Go
11 38 (3.38%) Clojure
12 27 (2.40%) PHP
13 23 (2.05%) R
14 17 (1.51%) Bash Shell
15 14 (1.25%) Haskell
16 10 (0.89%) T-SQL
17 7 (0.62%) Shell Script
17 7 (0.62%) CoffeeScript
18 6 (0.53%) C
19 3 (0.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 46 (4.09%) Security Cleared
2 35 (3.11%) Degree
3 17 (1.51%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.27%) PhD
5 2 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (0.18%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.089%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (4.80%) QA
2 8 (0.71%) SLA
3 5 (0.44%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.18%) COBIT
5 1 (0.089%) Basel III
5 1 (0.089%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 53 (4.72%) Docker
2 51 (4.54%) HDFS
3 14 (1.25%) Apache Flume
4 8 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (0.62%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 3 (0.27%) Platform Symphony
7 1 (0.089%) GPFS
7 1 (0.089%) NFS
Systems Management
1 104 (9.25%) Puppet
2 73 (6.49%) Opscode Chef
3 42 (3.74%) Ansible
4 24 (2.14%) Salt
5 21 (1.87%) Oozie
6 14 (1.25%) Vagrant
7 11 (0.98%) Hadoop YARN
7 11 (0.98%) Graphite
8 7 (0.62%) Mesos
8 7 (0.62%) Apache Shiro
8 7 (0.62%) Nagios
9 5 (0.44%) Ambari
10 4 (0.36%) ZABBIX
11 3 (0.27%) Munin
11 3 (0.27%) Graylog
12 2 (0.18%) Capistrano
13 1 (0.089%) yum
13 1 (0.089%) Chukwa
13 1 (0.089%) Kibana
13 1 (0.089%) logstash
Vendors
1 83 (7.38%) Oracle
2 23 (2.05%) Cloudera
3 22 (1.96%) SaltStack
4 17 (1.51%) Microsoft
4 17 (1.51%) CA
5 13 (1.16%) VMware
6 11 (0.98%) Google
6 11 (0.98%) Sybase
7 8 (0.71%) Actian
7 8 (0.71%) IBM
8 7 (0.62%) MapR
8 7 (0.62%) SOASTA, Inc
8 7 (0.62%) Hortonworks
8 7 (0.62%) AppDynamics
8 7 (0.62%) HP
8 7 (0.62%) Red Gate
8 7 (0.62%) Splunk
9 6 (0.53%) Tableau
9 6 (0.53%) Teradata
9 6 (0.53%) Red Hat
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