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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scala
Rank 120 200 287
Rank change year-on-year
+80 +87
Contract jobs citing Scala 1110 704 419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.07% 1.23% 0.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.08% 3.23% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 825 577 331
Median daily rate £505 £550 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.18% +15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £413 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £688 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £466 £416
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +11.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
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
21866 21807 21252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 40.74% 38.11% 36.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 15062 14809 13683
Median daily rate £425 £413 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 464 528 414
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.53 £17.22 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.41 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 +76 1069 £508 -7.63% 247
London +19 690 £538 -10.41% 186
Yorkshire +101 129 £450 +5.88% 9
City of London +1 122 £575 -8.00% 45
South East +112 119 £475 -2.56% 14
West Yorkshire +91 107 £450 +3.74% 6
Leeds +76 104 £450 +3.74% 5
West Sussex +28 36 £475 -1.29%
West Midlands +2 36 £475 +26.66% 5
Oxfordshire +20 31 £450 - 4
North West 0 30 £500 +5.26% 13
Shropshire 0 28 £475 - 1
Telford -1 28 £475 - 1
Manchester -3 27 £500 +5.26% 9
North East -49 27 £450 - 2
South West +32 26 £463 +15.62% 3
Worthing +4 23 £475 +2.70%
Newcastle upon Tyne -49 23 £475 +5.55% 2
Tyne and Wear -51 23 £475 +5.55% 2
South Yorkshire +15 21 £444 +4.41% 3
Sheffield +12 21 £444 +4.41% 3
Oxford -1 20 £475 +5.55% 2
Wales +38 19 £500 +45.45% 2
South Wales +40 18 £500 +45.45% 1
Westminster - 18 £419 -
Buckinghamshire +30 15 £500 - 1
Hampshire - 15 £485 - 3
Newport +21 14 £500 +48.14%
Scotland +17 13 £450 +1.12% 2
Bristol +12 12 £463 +23.33% 2

Scala
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 1414 (74.93%) Java
2 1290 (68.36%) Agile Software Development
3 816 (43.24%) TDD
4 662 (35.08%) Scrum
5 468 (24.80%) Hadoop
6 467 (24.75%) Python
7 460 (24.38%) Play Framework
8 457 (24.22%) Apache Spark
9 453 (24.01%) BDD
10 443 (23.48%) HTML
11 427 (22.63%) JavaScript
12 413 (21.89%) Big Data
13 409 (21.67%) Spring
14 404 (21.41%) Git (software)
15 397 (21.04%) MongoDB
16 393 (20.83%) Open Source
17 389 (20.61%) Ruby
18 386 (20.46%) CSS
19 382 (20.24%) REST
20 371 (19.66%) Continuous Integration
21 363 (19.24%) NoSQL
22 346 (18.34%) Linux
23 334 (17.70%) Akka
24 330 (17.49%) HTML5
25 310 (16.43%) Pair Programming
26 307 (16.27%) Kanban
27 294 (15.58%) Jenkins
28 292 (15.47%) JSON
29 287 (15.21%) DevOps
30 278 (14.73%) RESTful

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
1 457 (24.22%) Apache Spark
2 159 (8.43%) Elasticsearch
3 146 (7.74%) Apache
4 102 (5.41%) Confluence
5 57 (3.02%) Tomcat
6 47 (2.49%) Apache Pig
7 35 (1.85%) nginx
8 29 (1.54%) WebLogic
9 24 (1.27%) JBoss
10 21 (1.11%) Apache Solr
11 15 (0.79%) Cloud Foundry
12 12 (0.64%) SAS
12 12 (0.64%) WebLogic Portal
13 10 (0.53%) Jetty
14 9 (0.48%) CMS
14 9 (0.48%) OpenStack
14 9 (0.48%) WebSphere
15 7 (0.37%) Oracle Coherence
16 5 (0.26%) Alfresco
17 4 (0.21%) Mule
Applications
1 3 (0.16%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.053%) Stata
Business Applications
1 7 (0.37%) Unica
2 5 (0.26%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.053%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 222 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
2 161 (8.53%) GitHub
3 69 (3.66%) Microsoft Azure
4 58 (3.07%) Amazon EC2
5 41 (2.17%) PaaS
6 35 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
7 32 (1.70%) Amazon S3
8 24 (1.27%) Google Cloud Platform
9 16 (0.85%) AWS CloudFormation
10 15 (0.79%) Amazon Kinesis
11 11 (0.58%) IaaS
11 11 (0.58%) SaaS
12 10 (0.53%) Amazon EMR
12 10 (0.53%) Google App Engine
13 8 (0.42%) AWS Lambda
14 5 (0.26%) CloudFront
15 4 (0.21%) AdWords
15 4 (0.21%) Amazon SQS
16 3 (0.16%) Route 53
16 3 (0.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 153 (8.11%) HTTP
2 30 (1.59%) Internet
3 25 (1.32%) TCP/IP
4 22 (1.17%) LDAP
5 21 (1.11%) SSL
6 18 (0.95%) Network Security
7 13 (0.69%) DNS
8 11 (0.58%) Firewall
9 9 (0.48%) DSL
10 7 (0.37%) FCAPS
11 4 (0.21%) DHCP
12 3 (0.16%) IPv4
12 3 (0.16%) IPv6
12 3 (0.16%) OpenVPN
13 2 (0.11%) AMQP
13 2 (0.11%) Kerberos
13 2 (0.11%) VPN
14 1 (0.053%) Broadband
14 1 (0.053%) FTP
14 1 (0.053%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 468 (24.80%) Hadoop
2 413 (21.89%) Big Data
3 397 (21.04%) MongoDB
4 363 (19.24%) NoSQL
5 261 (13.83%) Apache Cassandra
6 185 (9.80%) MySQL
7 177 (9.38%) Relational Database
8 173 (9.17%) Apache Hive
9 143 (7.58%) PostgreSQL
10 129 (6.84%) HBase
11 65 (3.44%) SQL Server
12 59 (3.13%) Neo4j
13 54 (2.86%) RDBMS
14 48 (2.54%) Impala
15 42 (2.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 41 (2.17%) Sqoop
17 34 (1.80%) Redis
18 33 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
19 25 (1.32%) QlikView
20 22 (1.17%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 404 (21.41%) Git (software)
2 294 (15.58%) Jenkins
3 173 (9.17%) Selenium
4 153 (8.11%) JUnit
5 140 (7.42%) Subversion
6 127 (6.73%) JIRA
7 120 (6.36%) Cucumber
8 110 (5.83%) Maven
9 97 (5.14%) WebDriver
10 96 (5.09%) Gradle
11 66 (3.50%) IntelliJ
12 54 (2.86%) Mercurial
13 46 (2.44%) Vagrant
14 43 (2.28%) TeamCity
15 33 (1.75%) Hudson
16 28 (1.48%) Eclipse
17 24 (1.27%) Mockito
18 22 (1.17%) Octopus Deploy
18 22 (1.17%) TestNG
19 21 (1.11%) RSpec
General
1 204 (10.81%) Finance
2 148 (7.84%) Banking
3 74 (3.92%) Investment Banking
4 55 (2.91%) Retail
5 51 (2.70%) Front Office
6 24 (1.27%) Marketing
7 21 (1.11%) Games
8 19 (1.01%) Publishing
9 13 (0.69%) Financial Institution
10 11 (0.58%) Advertising
11 4 (0.21%) Aerospace
12 3 (0.16%) Legal
12 3 (0.16%) Telecoms
13 2 (0.11%) Law
13 2 (0.11%) Music Industry
14 1 (0.053%) Back Office
14 1 (0.053%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 1321 (70.01%) Developer
2 723 (38.31%) Scala Developer
3 647 (34.29%) Java Developer
4 299 (15.85%) Java Scala Developer
5 251 (13.30%) Senior Developer
6 172 (9.11%) Senior Java Developer
7 167 (8.85%) Agile Developer
8 139 (7.37%) Senior Scala Developer
9 138 (7.31%) Architect
10 136 (7.21%) Agile Java Developer
11 106 (5.62%) Data Engineer
12 99 (5.25%) Big Data Developer
13 92 (4.88%) Software Engineer
14 89 (4.72%) Senior Java Scala Developer
15 77 (4.08%) Apache Spark Developer
16 67 (3.55%) Hadoop Developer
17 64 (3.39%) Java Engineer
18 63 (3.34%) Software Developer
19 62 (3.29%) Big Data Engineer
20 60 (3.18%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 460 (24.38%) Play Framework
2 443 (23.48%) HTML
3 409 (21.67%) Spring
4 386 (20.46%) CSS
5 382 (20.24%) REST
6 334 (17.70%) Akka
7 330 (17.49%) HTML5
8 292 (15.47%) JSON
9 278 (14.73%) RESTful
10 228 (12.08%) CSS3
11 225 (11.92%) Node.js
12 201 (10.65%) AngularJS
13 180 (9.54%) Web Services
14 164 (8.69%) Kafka
15 158 (8.37%) Hibernate
16 143 (7.58%) Ajax
17 136 (7.21%) Django
18 122 (6.47%) Ruby on Rails
19 120 (6.36%) J2EE
20 102 (5.41%) spray
Miscellaneous
1 95 (5.03%) User Experience
2 62 (3.29%) Computer Science
3 58 (3.07%) Algorithms
4 56 (2.97%) Analytical Skills
5 54 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
6 47 (2.49%) Statistics
7 44 (2.33%) Visualisation
8 31 (1.64%) Mathematics
9 25 (1.32%) Data Structures
10 22 (1.17%) Blog
10 22 (1.17%) Public Cloud
11 21 (1.11%) Derivative
12 19 (1.01%) Social Media
13 18 (0.95%) Semantic Web
14 14 (0.74%) Applied Mathematics
14 14 (0.74%) Equities
15 13 (0.69%) Management Information System
15 13 (0.69%) Market Risk
16 12 (0.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 12 (0.64%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 346 (18.34%) Linux
2 143 (7.58%) Unix
3 40 (2.12%) Mac OS X
3 40 (2.12%) Windows
4 22 (1.17%) Android
5 17 (0.90%) Apple iOS
6 11 (0.58%) Windows Server
7 9 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (0.42%) Mesosphere
9 3 (0.16%) Fedora
9 3 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.11%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.053%) CentOS
11 1 (0.053%) Kali Linux
11 1 (0.053%) Solaris
11 1 (0.053%) VMS
11 1 (0.053%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 1290 (68.36%) Agile Software Development
2 816 (43.24%) TDD
3 662 (35.08%) Scrum
4 453 (24.01%) BDD
5 393 (20.83%) Open Source
6 371 (19.66%) Continuous Integration
7 310 (16.43%) Pair Programming
8 307 (16.27%) Kanban
9 287 (15.21%) DevOps
10 274 (14.52%) Microservices
11 208 (11.02%) Software Engineering
12 174 (9.22%) Automated Testing
13 163 (8.64%) Continuous Delivery
14 143 (7.58%) Configuration Management
14 143 (7.58%) E-Commerce
15 136 (7.21%) OO
16 130 (6.89%) Web Development
17 122 (6.47%) Mentoring
17 122 (6.47%) SOA
18 120 (6.36%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 1414 (74.93%) Java
2 467 (24.75%) Python
3 427 (22.63%) JavaScript
4 389 (20.61%) Ruby
5 262 (13.88%) SQL
6 165 (8.74%) Clojure
7 150 (7.95%) Groovy
8 122 (6.47%) C#
9 63 (3.34%) R
10 53 (2.81%) Bash Shell
11 49 (2.60%) C++
11 49 (2.60%) Perl
12 46 (2.44%) Go
13 37 (1.96%) PHP
14 29 (1.54%) C
15 27 (1.43%) PL/SQL
16 24 (1.27%) Haskell
17 23 (1.22%) Jython
18 20 (1.06%) Shell Script
18 20 (1.06%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 123 (6.52%) Security Cleared
2 91 (4.82%) SC Cleared
3 61 (3.23%) Degree
4 23 (1.22%) PhD
5 21 (1.11%) DV Cleared
6 20 (1.06%) BPSS Clearance
7 7 (0.37%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.053%) ACCA
8 1 (0.053%) ISEB
8 1 (0.053%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 113 (5.99%) QA
2 24 (1.27%) SDET
3 13 (0.69%) Data Quality
4 11 (0.58%) WCAG
5 9 (0.48%) GCP
6 6 (0.32%) Disclosure Scotland
7 4 (0.21%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.053%) WAI
System Software
1 255 (13.51%) Docker
2 71 (3.76%) HDFS
3 59 (3.13%) Apache Flume
4 53 (2.81%) Virtual Machines
5 18 (0.95%) KVM
6 12 (0.64%) Xen
7 11 (0.58%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 8 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (0.37%) Hyper-V
10 6 (0.32%) etcd
11 2 (0.11%) flannel
11 2 (0.11%) Squid
11 2 (0.11%) Varnish
11 2 (0.11%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.053%) Gluster
12 1 (0.053%) GlusterFS
12 1 (0.053%) LXC
12 1 (0.053%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.053%) Platform Symphony
12 1 (0.053%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 195 (10.33%) Puppet
2 86 (4.56%) Opscode Chef
3 50 (2.65%) Ansible
4 42 (2.23%) Kubernetes
5 18 (0.95%) Kibana
5 18 (0.95%) logstash
5 18 (0.95%) Mesos
6 17 (0.90%) Hadoop YARN
7 16 (0.85%) Terraform
8 13 (0.69%) Oozie
9 12 (0.64%) Graphite
9 12 (0.64%) StatsD
10 11 (0.58%) Ganglia
11 9 (0.48%) Rsyslog
11 9 (0.48%) Salt
12 7 (0.37%) Ambari
12 7 (0.37%) Grafana
13 5 (0.26%) Control-M
14 4 (0.21%) Nagios
14 4 (0.21%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 102 (5.41%) Oracle
2 83 (4.40%) Google
3 76 (4.03%) Cloudera
4 32 (1.70%) IBM
5 28 (1.48%) Hortonworks
5 28 (1.48%) Tableau
6 25 (1.32%) Atlassian
7 23 (1.22%) VMware
7 23 (1.22%) webMethods
8 19 (1.01%) New Relic
9 17 (0.90%) Splunk
10 12 (0.64%) Adobe
10 12 (0.64%) ForgeRock
10 12 (0.64%) Microsoft
11 11 (0.58%) AppDynamics
11 11 (0.58%) Twitter
12 9 (0.48%) Sybase
13 8 (0.42%) MapR
13 8 (0.42%) Red Hat
14 7 (0.37%) Nokia
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