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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scala
Rank 280 274 427
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +153
Contract jobs citing Scala 391 384 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.70% 0.70% 0.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.88% 1.90% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 331 97
Average daily rate
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£525 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £359
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £700 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -
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
20751 20243 17620
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.28% 37.16% 36.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 13469 13142 10837
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £256 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 432 470 627
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.20 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.56% +0.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £18.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%

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 27 April 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 27 April 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 +12 366 £545 +3.80% 123
London +19 296 £550 -4.34% 90
City of London +22 79 £550 -12.00% 37
North West -15 28 £531 +37.09% 9
Wales -38 20 £431 -4.16% 1
Lancashire +2 14 £548 +36.87%
South East -10 13 £450 -10.00% 7
South Wales -26 13 £400 -11.11% 1
Cardiff -17 10 £400 -11.11% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne +4 9 £450 +80.00% 2
Tyne and Wear +2 9 £450 +80.00% 2
North East -7 9 £450 +80.00% 3
East Midlands - 9 £425 - 3
Leicestershire - 8 £425 - 1
Blackpool +6 7 £570 +34.11%
Swansea -13 7 £481 +13.23%
West Wales -14 7 £481 +13.23%
Manchester -15 7 £513 +41.37% 8
Yorkshire -21 6 £450 - 3
Cheshire - 6 £438 - 1
Leicester - 6 - -
East of England +16 5 £525 -6.66%
Preston -1 5 £538 +32.30%
Worthing - 5 £500 -
West Sussex - 5 £500 -
West Yorkshire -8 4 £483 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 4 £525 -
Chester - 4 £438 -
Leeds -4 3 £400 - 1
Peterborough - 3 £525 -

Scala
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 586 (74.94%) Java
2 497 (63.55%) Agile Software Development
3 297 (37.98%) TDD
4 203 (25.96%) MongoDB
5 186 (23.79%) Hadoop
6 184 (23.53%) Scrum
7 179 (22.89%) JavaScript
8 176 (22.51%) HTML
9 164 (20.97%) Big Data
10 162 (20.72%) BDD
11 161 (20.59%) Ruby
12 154 (19.69%) Python
13 148 (18.93%) Spring
14 144 (18.41%) NoSQL
15 133 (17.01%) Linux
16 130 (16.62%) CSS
17 128 (16.37%) Git (software)
18 127 (16.24%) Continuous Integration
19 121 (15.47%) Play Framework
20 114 (14.58%) REST
20 114 (14.58%) SQL
21 107 (13.68%) DevOps
22 106 (13.55%) Open Source
23 104 (13.30%) Akka
24 103 (13.17%) Apache Spark
25 101 (12.92%) HTML5
26 96 (12.28%) Finance
27 93 (11.89%) JSON
28 92 (11.76%) Node.js
29 90 (11.51%) RESTful

Scala
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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
1 103 (13.17%) Apache Spark
2 92 (11.76%) Node.js
3 45 (5.75%) Tomcat
4 43 (5.50%) Apache
5 32 (4.09%) JBoss
5 32 (4.09%) Elasticsearch
6 23 (2.94%) Apache Pig
7 12 (1.53%) Apache Solr
8 9 (1.15%) Confluence
9 8 (1.02%) Jetty
10 6 (0.77%) WebSphere
11 5 (0.64%) CMS
11 5 (0.64%) Mule
12 4 (0.51%) Alfresco
12 4 (0.51%) OpenStack
12 4 (0.51%) nginx
13 2 (0.26%) Magnolia
13 2 (0.26%) WildFly
13 2 (0.26%) Oracle Coherence
13 2 (0.26%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (0.26%) HipChat
2 1 (0.13%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.26%) WebTrends
1 2 (0.26%) Temenos T24
2 1 (0.13%) Magento
2 1 (0.13%) Summit
2 1 (0.13%) Bond Adapt
Cloud Services
1 57 (7.29%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (1.66%) SaaS
3 13 (1.66%) PaaS
4 11 (1.41%) Amazon EC2
4 11 (1.41%) GitHub
5 4 (0.51%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 4 (0.51%) Amazon SQS
6 3 (0.38%) Amazon S3
6 3 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (0.38%) Amazon EMR
7 2 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.13%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.13%) Route 53
8 1 (0.13%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.13%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 68 (8.70%) HTTP
2 21 (2.69%) TCP/IP
3 16 (2.05%) SSL
4 12 (1.53%) Internet
5 7 (0.90%) AMQP
6 4 (0.51%) Network Security
7 3 (0.38%) LDAP
8 2 (0.26%) SNA
8 2 (0.26%) DNS
8 2 (0.26%) MQTT
8 2 (0.26%) SSH
9 1 (0.13%) Reverse Proxy
9 1 (0.13%) X.509
9 1 (0.13%) Firewall
9 1 (0.13%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.13%) VPN
9 1 (0.13%) FTP
9 1 (0.13%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 203 (25.96%) MongoDB
2 186 (23.79%) Hadoop
3 164 (20.97%) Big Data
4 144 (18.41%) NoSQL
5 87 (11.13%) Apache Cassandra
6 73 (9.34%) PostgreSQL
7 66 (8.44%) MySQL
8 55 (7.03%) Apache Hive
9 49 (6.27%) Relational Database
10 40 (5.12%) HBase
11 36 (4.60%) Redis
12 30 (3.84%) Impala
13 22 (2.81%) SQL Server
14 18 (2.30%) RDBMS
15 17 (2.17%) CouchDB
16 16 (2.05%) Couchbase
17 14 (1.79%) MariaDB
18 11 (1.41%) OrientDB
19 10 (1.28%) DataStax
19 10 (1.28%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 128 (16.37%) Git (software)
2 84 (10.74%) Jenkins
3 61 (7.80%) Subversion
4 60 (7.67%) JUnit
5 55 (7.03%) Cucumber
6 53 (6.78%) Maven
7 39 (4.99%) Selenium
8 33 (4.22%) JIRA
9 32 (4.09%) Jasmine
10 24 (3.07%) WebDriver
11 19 (2.43%) Hudson
11 19 (2.43%) Artifactory
12 17 (2.17%) Mockito
13 14 (1.79%) Mercurial
13 14 (1.79%) TestNG
14 13 (1.66%) Gradle
15 11 (1.41%) JBehave
16 10 (1.28%) Visual Studio
17 9 (1.15%) Ant
18 8 (1.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 96 (12.28%) Finance
2 78 (9.97%) Banking
3 28 (3.58%) Investment Banking
4 25 (3.20%) Front Office
5 10 (1.28%) Advertising
5 10 (1.28%) Games
5 10 (1.28%) Marketing
6 8 (1.02%) Legal
7 6 (0.77%) Back Office
7 6 (0.77%) Telecoms
7 6 (0.77%) Retail
8 4 (0.51%) Corporate Banking
8 4 (0.51%) Publishing
9 3 (0.38%) Japanese Language
10 1 (0.13%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 517 (66.11%) Developer
2 227 (29.03%) Scala Developer
3 194 (24.81%) Java Developer
4 98 (12.53%) Architect
5 69 (8.82%) Technical Architect
6 66 (8.44%) Senior Developer
7 37 (4.73%) Hadoop Developer
8 36 (4.60%) Senior Java Developer
9 29 (3.71%) Software Engineer
10 20 (2.56%) DevOps Engineer
10 20 (2.56%) Agile Java Developer
10 20 (2.56%) AWS Developer
11 19 (2.43%) Big Data Developer
12 17 (2.17%) Analyst
13 16 (2.05%) Senior Architect
14 15 (1.92%) Lead Developer
15 14 (1.79%) Web Developer
16 12 (1.53%) .NET Developer
16 12 (1.53%) Java Architect
16 12 (1.53%) Digital Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 176 (22.51%) HTML
2 148 (18.93%) Spring
3 130 (16.62%) CSS
4 121 (15.47%) Play Framework
5 114 (14.58%) REST
6 104 (13.30%) Akka
7 101 (12.92%) HTML5
8 93 (11.89%) JSON
9 90 (11.51%) RESTful
10 73 (9.34%) Web Services
11 72 (9.21%) Hibernate
12 70 (8.95%) J2EE
13 68 (8.70%) CSS3
14 61 (7.80%) AngularJS
15 59 (7.54%) Ajax
16 57 (7.29%) XML
17 56 (7.16%) jQuery
18 52 (6.65%) Spring MVC
19 45 (5.75%) Django
20 37 (4.73%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 106 (13.55%) Open Source
2 35 (4.48%) User Experience
3 34 (4.35%) Algorithms
4 33 (4.22%) Computer Science
5 30 (3.84%) Derivative
6 29 (3.71%) Analytical Skills
7 22 (2.81%) Visualisation
7 22 (2.81%) Equities
8 16 (2.05%) Market Risk
8 16 (2.05%) Mobile App
9 15 (1.92%) Equity Derivative
9 15 (1.92%) Statistics
10 14 (1.79%) Mathematics
10 14 (1.79%) Data Structures
11 13 (1.66%) Digital Media
12 11 (1.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 8 (1.02%) Fixed Income
14 6 (0.77%) Physics
14 6 (0.77%) Web 2.0
14 6 (0.77%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 133 (17.01%) Linux
2 84 (10.74%) UNIX
3 22 (2.81%) Mac OS X
4 18 (2.30%) Ubuntu
5 11 (1.41%) CentOS
6 7 (0.90%) VME
6 7 (0.90%) MVS
7 5 (0.64%) Android
7 5 (0.64%) Apple iOS
8 4 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.38%) Windows
10 2 (0.26%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 497 (63.55%) Agile Software Development
2 297 (37.98%) TDD
3 184 (23.53%) Scrum
4 162 (20.72%) BDD
5 127 (16.24%) Continuous Integration
6 107 (13.68%) DevOps
7 81 (10.36%) Software Engineering
8 74 (9.46%) Pair Programming
9 72 (9.21%) Kanban
10 71 (9.08%) MVC
11 66 (8.44%) OO
12 59 (7.54%) Mentoring
13 54 (6.91%) Functional Programming
14 52 (6.65%) Configuration Management
15 51 (6.52%) Multithreading
16 47 (6.01%) OOP
17 46 (5.88%) MapReduce
18 43 (5.50%) Analytics
19 36 (4.60%) Continuous Delivery
20 32 (4.09%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 586 (74.94%) Java
2 179 (22.89%) JavaScript
3 161 (20.59%) Ruby
4 154 (19.69%) Python
5 114 (14.58%) SQL
6 53 (6.78%) Groovy
7 44 (5.63%) C#
8 36 (4.60%) Perl
8 36 (4.60%) R
8 36 (4.60%) Go
9 34 (4.35%) Clojure
10 33 (4.22%) PHP
11 29 (3.71%) C++
12 20 (2.56%) Haskell
13 13 (1.66%) C
14 12 (1.53%) XQuery
14 12 (1.53%) Bash Shell
15 10 (1.28%) MATLAB
15 10 (1.28%) VB
16 7 (0.90%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 39 (4.99%) Degree
2 30 (3.84%) Security Cleared
3 11 (1.41%) SC Cleared
4 9 (1.15%) PhD
5 7 (0.90%) ISEB
5 7 (0.90%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.26%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.13%) GNVQ
8 1 (0.13%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (3.71%) QA
2 5 (0.64%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.13%) Basel III
3 1 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.13%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 40 (5.12%) HDFS
2 26 (3.32%) Docker
3 11 (1.41%) Apache Flume
4 7 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (0.77%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.13%) vCloud
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 69 (8.82%) Puppet
2 45 (5.75%) Opscode Chef
3 44 (5.63%) Ansible
4 27 (3.45%) Hadoop YARN
5 23 (2.94%) Salt
6 17 (2.17%) Nagios
6 17 (2.17%) ZABBIX
7 6 (0.77%) Oozie
8 5 (0.64%) Mesos
9 3 (0.38%) Vagrant
9 3 (0.38%) yum
9 3 (0.38%) Capistrano
10 1 (0.13%) Ambari
10 1 (0.13%) Kibana
10 1 (0.13%) SELinux
10 1 (0.13%) logstash
10 1 (0.13%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.13%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 47 (6.01%) Oracle
2 19 (2.43%) VMware
3 17 (2.17%) Microsoft
4 12 (1.53%) Tableau
5 11 (1.41%) Twitter
6 10 (1.28%) Rackspace
7 8 (1.02%) CA
8 6 (0.77%) Red Hat
8 6 (0.77%) Akamai
9 5 (0.64%) Netezza
9 5 (0.64%) Hortonworks
9 5 (0.64%) SaltStack
9 5 (0.64%) IBM
10 4 (0.51%) TIBCO
10 4 (0.51%) MicroStrategy
10 4 (0.51%) Vertica
11 3 (0.38%) Cloudera
11 3 (0.38%) Google
11 3 (0.38%) Sybase
12 2 (0.26%) Temenos
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £650.00 - £750.00 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
North East
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £650 - 700 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
West London
PCR
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified £Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Rate: Up to £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £600 - £850 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Explore Group
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £650.00 - £800 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £500 - £550 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago