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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scala
Rank 156 226 315
Rank change year-on-year
+70 +89
Contract jobs citing Scala 897 586 353
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.67% 1.03% 0.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.21% 2.71% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 667 446 269
Median daily rate £500 £550 £493
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +11.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £464 £450
% change year-on-year
+2.37% +3.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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
21329 21615 20237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 39.60% 37.85% 36.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 14632 14534 12959
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 448 442 410
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.05 £18.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £52.17 £55.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +77 877 £500 -9.09% 233
London +32 520 £525 -8.69% 170
South East +111 138 £500 +0.25% 16
Yorkshire +67 87 £450 +9.09% 10
City of London +2 86 £550 -8.33% 35
West Yorkshire +61 75 £450 +12.50% 7
Leeds +55 68 £460 +10.84% 6
West Sussex +34 55 £485 +2.10%
West Midlands +17 49 £473 +18.12% 4
Shropshire +3 41 £450 +9.75% 1
North West +15 39 £500 +5.26% 6
Worthing +11 39 £480 +1.05%
Telford +2 38 £450 +9.75% 1
Manchester +21 34 £500 +5.26% 4
Buckinghamshire +35 23 £500 -4.76%
Oxfordshire - 22 £390 - 8
South West +14 21 £450 +9.09% 13
North East -71 20 £450 -5.26% 3
Oxford - 17 £390 - 2
Brighton - 15 £525 -
East Sussex - 15 £525 -
Westminster - 13 £425 -
South Yorkshire -2 12 £444 -6.57% 2
Croydon -4 12 £445 -15.23% 1
Sheffield -6 12 £444 -6.57% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne -79 12 £450 -5.26% 3
Tyne and Wear -81 12 £450 -5.26% 3
Milton Keynes +23 11 £500 -
Bristol +14 10 £450 +20.00% 7
Wiltshire - 9 £350 -

Scala
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 1337 (77.78%) Java
2 1169 (68.00%) Agile Software Development
3 686 (39.91%) TDD
4 640 (37.23%) Scrum
5 465 (27.05%) Play Framework
6 453 (26.35%) Python
7 434 (25.25%) HTML
8 430 (25.01%) Spring
9 414 (24.08%) MongoDB
10 410 (23.85%) JavaScript
11 403 (23.44%) Hadoop
12 402 (23.39%) Apache Spark
13 396 (23.04%) Open Source
14 395 (22.98%) REST
15 394 (22.92%) CSS
16 384 (22.34%) Continuous Integration
17 369 (21.47%) Git (software)
18 367 (21.35%) Big Data
19 352 (20.48%) BDD
20 351 (20.42%) Ruby
21 328 (19.08%) NoSQL
22 312 (18.15%) HTML5
23 308 (17.92%) Linux
24 300 (17.45%) Pair Programming
25 283 (16.46%) Akka
26 268 (15.59%) JSON
27 267 (15.53%) Jenkins
28 260 (15.13%) DevOps
29 252 (14.66%) Kanban
30 247 (14.37%) 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
1 402 (23.39%) Apache Spark
2 111 (6.46%) Apache
3 109 (6.34%) Confluence
4 108 (6.28%) Elasticsearch
5 68 (3.96%) Apache Pig
6 36 (2.09%) Tomcat
7 33 (1.92%) WebLogic
8 24 (1.40%) JBoss
9 23 (1.34%) nginx
10 14 (0.81%) SAS
11 13 (0.76%) OpenStack
12 12 (0.70%) Cloud Foundry
12 12 (0.70%) WebLogic Portal
13 10 (0.58%) Apache Solr
14 9 (0.52%) CMS
14 9 (0.52%) WebSphere
15 7 (0.41%) SharePoint
16 6 (0.35%) Jetty
17 5 (0.29%) Alfresco
17 5 (0.29%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 6 (0.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (0.23%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.058%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 193 (11.23%) Amazon AWS
2 130 (7.56%) GitHub
3 63 (3.66%) Microsoft Azure
4 43 (2.50%) Amazon EC2
5 31 (1.80%) PaaS
6 29 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
7 23 (1.34%) Amazon S3
8 19 (1.11%) AWS CloudFormation
9 14 (0.81%) Amazon EMR
9 14 (0.81%) Google Cloud Platform
10 13 (0.76%) SaaS
11 12 (0.70%) IaaS
12 10 (0.58%) Google App Engine
13 8 (0.47%) Heroku
14 6 (0.35%) Amazon SQS
15 5 (0.29%) Amazon Kinesis
16 4 (0.23%) AdWords
17 3 (0.17%) CloudFront
17 3 (0.17%) Route 53
17 3 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 198 (11.52%) HTTP
2 36 (2.09%) Internet
3 23 (1.34%) SSL
4 20 (1.16%) TCP/IP
5 18 (1.05%) Network Security
6 9 (0.52%) DNS
6 9 (0.52%) LDAP
7 8 (0.47%) DSL
8 6 (0.35%) Kerberos
9 5 (0.29%) AMQP
9 5 (0.29%) FCAPS
10 3 (0.17%) OpenVPN
11 2 (0.12%) DHCP
12 1 (0.058%) Firewall
12 1 (0.058%) FTP
12 1 (0.058%) Intranet
12 1 (0.058%) IPv4
12 1 (0.058%) IPv6
12 1 (0.058%) Skype
12 1 (0.058%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 414 (24.08%) MongoDB
2 403 (23.44%) Hadoop
3 367 (21.35%) Big Data
4 328 (19.08%) NoSQL
5 242 (14.08%) Apache Cassandra
6 177 (10.30%) Relational Database
7 168 (9.77%) MySQL
8 166 (9.66%) Apache Hive
9 120 (6.98%) HBase
10 118 (6.86%) PostgreSQL
11 67 (3.90%) Neo4j
12 62 (3.61%) SQL Server
13 47 (2.73%) RDBMS
14 42 (2.44%) Impala
15 36 (2.09%) Redis
16 32 (1.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 26 (1.51%) OrientDB
18 23 (1.34%) CouchDB
18 23 (1.34%) Hazelcast
18 23 (1.34%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 369 (21.47%) Git (software)
2 267 (15.53%) Jenkins
3 181 (10.53%) JUnit
4 155 (9.02%) Subversion
5 134 (7.80%) JIRA
6 130 (7.56%) Selenium
7 121 (7.04%) Cucumber
8 83 (4.83%) Maven
9 82 (4.77%) Gradle
10 68 (3.96%) WebDriver
11 67 (3.90%) IntelliJ
12 46 (2.68%) Mercurial
13 34 (1.98%) Hudson
13 34 (1.98%) Vagrant
14 33 (1.92%) TeamCity
15 29 (1.69%) Eclipse
16 28 (1.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 24 (1.40%) Mockito
18 22 (1.28%) TestNG
19 20 (1.16%) Bitbucket
General
1 183 (10.65%) Finance
2 123 (7.16%) Banking
3 48 (2.79%) Investment Banking
4 47 (2.73%) Retail
5 29 (1.69%) Front Office
6 17 (0.99%) Publishing
7 15 (0.87%) Financial Institution
7 15 (0.87%) Marketing
8 11 (0.64%) Games
9 9 (0.52%) Advertising
10 8 (0.47%) Back Office
11 6 (0.35%) Legal
12 4 (0.23%) Telecoms
13 3 (0.17%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.12%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.12%) Law
15 1 (0.058%) Electronics
15 1 (0.058%) General Ledger
15 1 (0.058%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 1243 (72.31%) Developer
2 671 (39.03%) Scala Developer
3 623 (36.24%) Java Developer
4 280 (16.29%) Java Scala Developer
5 227 (13.21%) Senior Developer
6 176 (10.24%) Agile Developer
7 161 (9.37%) Senior Java Developer
8 138 (8.03%) Agile Java Developer
9 120 (6.98%) Architect
10 111 (6.46%) Senior Scala Developer
11 101 (5.88%) Big Data Developer
12 96 (5.58%) Data Engineer
13 94 (5.47%) Hadoop Developer
14 92 (5.35%) Software Engineer
15 72 (4.19%) Hadoop Engineer
16 69 (4.01%) Apache Spark Developer
16 69 (4.01%) Senior Java Scala Developer
17 65 (3.78%) Software Developer
18 60 (3.49%) Java Engineer
19 56 (3.26%) Big Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 465 (27.05%) Play Framework
2 434 (25.25%) HTML
3 430 (25.01%) Spring
4 395 (22.98%) REST
5 394 (22.92%) CSS
6 312 (18.15%) HTML5
7 283 (16.46%) Akka
8 268 (15.59%) JSON
9 247 (14.37%) RESTful
10 223 (12.97%) Node.js
11 217 (12.62%) CSS3
12 172 (10.01%) Web Services
13 159 (9.25%) Hibernate
14 142 (8.26%) AngularJS
14 142 (8.26%) Kafka
15 139 (8.09%) Ajax
16 130 (7.56%) Ruby on Rails
17 127 (7.39%) J2EE
18 123 (7.16%) Django
19 114 (6.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 89 (5.18%) User Experience
2 69 (4.01%) Analytical Skills
3 56 (3.26%) Computer Science
4 47 (2.73%) Enterprise Software
5 45 (2.62%) Visualisation
6 43 (2.50%) Algorithms
7 40 (2.33%) Statistics
8 30 (1.75%) Mathematics
9 19 (1.11%) Derivative
9 19 (1.11%) Wiki
10 18 (1.05%) Equities
10 18 (1.05%) Mobile App
11 17 (0.99%) Data Structures
12 15 (0.87%) Blog
13 14 (0.81%) Data Centre
13 14 (0.81%) Public Cloud
14 13 (0.76%) Cyberthreat
14 13 (0.76%) Reference Data
15 10 (0.58%) Applied Mathematics
15 10 (0.58%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 308 (17.92%) Linux
2 159 (9.25%) Unix
3 55 (3.20%) Mac OS X
4 39 (2.27%) Windows
5 26 (1.51%) Android
6 22 (1.28%) Apple iOS
7 17 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (0.35%) Mesosphere
9 3 (0.17%) Fedora
9 3 (0.17%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.058%) CentOS
10 1 (0.058%) Kali Linux
10 1 (0.058%) Solaris
10 1 (0.058%) VMS
10 1 (0.058%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.058%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.058%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.058%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1169 (68.00%) Agile Software Development
2 686 (39.91%) TDD
3 640 (37.23%) Scrum
4 396 (23.04%) Open Source
5 384 (22.34%) Continuous Integration
6 352 (20.48%) BDD
7 300 (17.45%) Pair Programming
8 260 (15.13%) DevOps
9 252 (14.66%) Kanban
10 241 (14.02%) Microservices
11 200 (11.63%) Software Engineering
12 178 (10.35%) Automated Testing
13 156 (9.08%) Continuous Delivery
14 144 (8.38%) Configuration Management
15 141 (8.20%) Web Development
16 140 (8.14%) OO
17 128 (7.45%) Responsive Web Design
18 124 (7.21%) E-Commerce
19 122 (7.10%) Mentoring
20 118 (6.86%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 1337 (77.78%) Java
2 453 (26.35%) Python
3 410 (23.85%) JavaScript
4 351 (20.42%) Ruby
5 242 (14.08%) SQL
6 140 (8.14%) Clojure
7 133 (7.74%) C#
8 132 (7.68%) Groovy
9 52 (3.03%) R
10 48 (2.79%) Go
11 43 (2.50%) Perl
12 39 (2.27%) C++
13 32 (1.86%) PL/SQL
14 29 (1.69%) Haskell
14 29 (1.69%) Jython
14 29 (1.69%) PHP
15 26 (1.51%) C
16 18 (1.05%) Bash Shell
17 16 (0.93%) TypeScript
18 15 (0.87%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 126 (7.33%) Security Cleared
2 82 (4.77%) SC Cleared
3 52 (3.03%) Degree
4 23 (1.34%) PhD
5 22 (1.28%) DV Cleared
6 8 (0.47%) BPSS Clearance
7 6 (0.35%) ISEB
7 6 (0.35%) ISTQB
7 6 (0.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (0.23%) BC Cleared
9 2 (0.12%) MCSD
9 2 (0.12%) MCSE
9 2 (0.12%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.058%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 1 (0.058%) ACCA
10 1 (0.058%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (3.96%) QA
2 15 (0.87%) Data Quality
3 13 (0.76%) SDET
4 8 (0.47%) GCP
5 4 (0.23%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (0.17%) Dodd-Frank
7 2 (0.12%) WCAG
8 1 (0.058%) WAI
System Software
1 226 (13.15%) Docker
2 59 (3.43%) HDFS
3 47 (2.73%) Virtual Machines
4 41 (2.39%) Apache Flume
5 18 (1.05%) KVM
6 12 (0.70%) Xen
7 8 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (0.41%) Hyper-V
9 6 (0.35%) etcd
10 4 (0.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 2 (0.12%) flannel
11 2 (0.12%) LXC
11 2 (0.12%) Squid
11 2 (0.12%) Varnish
11 2 (0.12%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.058%) Gluster
12 1 (0.058%) GlusterFS
12 1 (0.058%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 188 (10.94%) Puppet
2 73 (4.25%) Opscode Chef
3 37 (2.15%) Ansible
4 32 (1.86%) Kubernetes
5 17 (0.99%) Hadoop YARN
6 14 (0.81%) Graphite
7 13 (0.76%) Oozie
8 12 (0.70%) Mesos
8 12 (0.70%) StatsD
9 11 (0.64%) Ganglia
9 11 (0.64%) Terraform
10 9 (0.52%) Ambari
11 7 (0.41%) Kibana
12 6 (0.35%) Consul
13 5 (0.29%) Control-M
13 5 (0.29%) logstash
13 5 (0.29%) Salt
14 3 (0.17%) Nagios
14 3 (0.17%) Nessus
14 3 (0.17%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 105 (6.11%) Google
2 103 (5.99%) Oracle
3 61 (3.55%) Cloudera
4 31 (1.80%) Hortonworks
5 28 (1.63%) webMethods
6 21 (1.22%) Atlassian
6 21 (1.22%) Tableau
6 21 (1.22%) VMware
7 20 (1.16%) Adobe
8 17 (0.99%) IBM
8 17 (0.99%) New Relic
9 16 (0.93%) Microsoft
10 14 (0.81%) Red Hat
11 11 (0.64%) AppDynamics
12 9 (0.52%) Twitter
13 8 (0.47%) SaltStack
14 7 (0.41%) CA
14 7 (0.41%) Sybase
15 6 (0.35%) Dynatrace
15 6 (0.35%) Teradata
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