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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scala
Rank 230 272 372
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +100
Contract jobs citing Scala 535 404 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.96% 0.76% 0.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.52% 2.04% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 401 316 141
Average daily rate
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£550 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £663
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -
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
21268 19830 18656
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.09% 37.47% 37.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 14258 12810 11434
Average daily rate £400 £388 £392
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -1.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 444 409 589
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.03 £16.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +22 490 £550 +10.00% 168
London +39 348 £575 +9.52% 138
City of London +30 108 £600 +9.09% 52
North East +6 39 £490 +66.10% 4
Tyne and Wear +5 35 £483 +63.55% 4
Newcastle upon Tyne +5 34 £475 +74.31% 4
North West -21 28 £531 +28.78% 1
Wales -14 26 £400 -11.11%
South East -1 24 £488 +50.00% 10
South Wales -16 21 £400 -11.11%
Cardiff -5 17 £400 -11.11%
East of England - 17 £475 - 3
East Midlands - 15 £425 - 2
West Sussex - 14 £513 -
Leicestershire - 14 - -
Leicester - 13 - -
Worthing - 12 £513 -
Lancashire +3 11 £545 +34.15%
Yorkshire -10 11 £395 - 2
Cheshire -6 10 £438 -15.04%
West Yorkshire -10 10 £395 - 2
Essex - 9 £583 -
Blackpool +12 7 £570 +15.15%
Leeds -19 7 £400 - 2
Chester - 7 £438 -
Cambridgeshire - 7 £450 - 2
West Midlands -2 6 £410 +17.14% 2
Swansea -9 6 £481 +13.23%
West Wales -13 6 £481 +13.23%
Southend-on-Sea - 6 £600 -

Scala
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 687 (77.63%) Java
2 535 (60.45%) Agile Software Development
3 353 (39.89%) TDD
4 225 (25.42%) Scrum
5 214 (24.18%) HTML
6 208 (23.50%) MongoDB
7 187 (21.13%) Ruby
7 187 (21.13%) Spring
8 181 (20.45%) JavaScript
9 178 (20.11%) Linux
10 172 (19.44%) Git (software)
11 169 (19.10%) Hadoop
12 168 (18.98%) NoSQL
13 163 (18.42%) BDD
14 159 (17.97%) Python
15 155 (17.51%) Big Data
16 145 (16.38%) Play Framework
17 144 (16.27%) CSS
18 139 (15.71%) Finance
18 139 (15.71%) RESTful
19 138 (15.59%) SQL
20 126 (14.24%) Continuous Integration
21 124 (14.01%) UNIX
22 113 (12.77%) Open Source
23 112 (12.66%) Banking
24 110 (12.43%) Hibernate
25 109 (12.32%) JSON
26 108 (12.20%) HTML5
26 108 (12.20%) Pair Programming
27 107 (12.09%) Apache Spark

Scala
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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
1 107 (12.09%) Apache Spark
2 72 (8.14%) Node.js
3 42 (4.75%) Tomcat
4 38 (4.29%) Apache
5 35 (3.95%) Elasticsearch
6 33 (3.73%) Apache Pig
7 25 (2.82%) Oracle Coherence
8 22 (2.49%) Confluence
9 19 (2.15%) JBoss
10 11 (1.24%) Jetty
11 9 (1.02%) WebSphere
11 9 (1.02%) MQSeries
11 9 (1.02%) Apache Solr
11 9 (1.02%) Cloud Foundry
12 5 (0.56%) SAS
12 5 (0.56%) WebLogic
13 4 (0.45%) Mule
13 4 (0.45%) OpenStack
14 3 (0.34%) GemFire
14 3 (0.34%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (0.34%) HipChat
2 1 (0.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.11%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (0.56%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.11%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 95 (10.73%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (2.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (1.81%) GitHub
4 15 (1.69%) PaaS
5 10 (1.13%) SaaS
6 6 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.45%) Google Analytics
8 4 (0.45%) Heroku
8 4 (0.45%) Engine Yard
8 4 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (0.34%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (0.34%) Amazon EMR
10 2 (0.23%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 2 (0.23%) Amazon SQS
11 1 (0.11%) Google Apps
11 1 (0.11%) Route 53
11 1 (0.11%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.11%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 1 (0.11%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 76 (8.59%) HTTP
2 23 (2.60%) TCP/IP
3 18 (2.03%) SSL
4 14 (1.58%) Internet
5 8 (0.90%) Network Security
6 5 (0.56%) AMQP
7 3 (0.34%) ZigBee
7 3 (0.34%) LDAP
7 3 (0.34%) Bluetooth
8 2 (0.23%) SNA
8 2 (0.23%) DNS
9 1 (0.11%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.11%) FTP
9 1 (0.11%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.11%) MQTT
9 1 (0.11%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 208 (23.50%) MongoDB
2 169 (19.10%) Hadoop
3 168 (18.98%) NoSQL
4 155 (17.51%) Big Data
5 93 (10.51%) Apache Cassandra
6 85 (9.60%) Relational Database
7 83 (9.38%) PostgreSQL
8 77 (8.70%) MySQL
9 45 (5.08%) Apache Hive
10 39 (4.41%) Impala
11 30 (3.39%) HBase
12 27 (3.05%) Redis
13 24 (2.71%) CouchDB
14 22 (2.49%) RDBMS
15 19 (2.15%) SQL Server
16 18 (2.03%) Oracle Database
17 12 (1.36%) Couchbase
17 12 (1.36%) Sqoop
17 12 (1.36%) QlikView
18 10 (1.13%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 172 (19.44%) Git (software)
2 93 (10.51%) Subversion
3 88 (9.94%) Jenkins
4 58 (6.55%) Cucumber
5 50 (5.65%) Selenium
6 48 (5.42%) Maven
7 46 (5.20%) JIRA
8 44 (4.97%) JUnit
9 24 (2.71%) WebDriver
9 24 (2.71%) Jasmine
10 22 (2.49%) TeamCity
11 17 (1.92%) Gradle
11 17 (1.92%) Mercurial
12 15 (1.69%) Mockito
13 13 (1.47%) TestNG
13 13 (1.47%) IntelliJ
14 10 (1.13%) Ant
14 10 (1.13%) Hudson
15 8 (0.90%) JBehave
16 7 (0.79%) Eclipse
General
1 139 (15.71%) Finance
2 112 (12.66%) Banking
3 61 (6.89%) Front Office
4 60 (6.78%) Investment Banking
5 10 (1.13%) Games
6 9 (1.02%) Retail
6 9 (1.02%) Legal
7 7 (0.79%) Advertising
8 6 (0.68%) Marketing
9 5 (0.56%) Corporate Banking
9 5 (0.56%) Publishing
10 4 (0.45%) Telecoms
11 3 (0.34%) Japanese Language
12 2 (0.23%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.23%) Back Office
13 1 (0.11%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 624 (70.51%) Developer
2 256 (28.93%) Scala Developer
3 253 (28.59%) Java Developer
4 112 (12.66%) Architect
5 85 (9.60%) Senior Developer
6 74 (8.36%) Technical Architect
7 47 (5.31%) Senior Java Developer
8 36 (4.07%) Hadoop Developer
9 33 (3.73%) Agile Java Developer
10 31 (3.50%) Software Engineer
11 30 (3.39%) Senior Architect
12 27 (3.05%) Senior Scala Developer
13 26 (2.94%) Digital Architect
14 25 (2.82%) Digital Technical Architect
14 25 (2.82%) Senior Technical Architect
15 23 (2.60%) AWS Developer
16 20 (2.26%) Analyst
17 19 (2.15%) Web Developer
17 19 (2.15%) DevOps Engineer
18 17 (1.92%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 214 (24.18%) HTML
2 187 (21.13%) Spring
3 145 (16.38%) Play Framework
4 144 (16.27%) CSS
5 139 (15.71%) RESTful
6 110 (12.43%) Hibernate
7 109 (12.32%) JSON
8 108 (12.20%) HTML5
9 105 (11.86%) REST
10 102 (11.53%) Akka
11 96 (10.85%) J2EE
12 90 (10.17%) Web Services
13 80 (9.04%) AngularJS
14 67 (7.57%) Django
15 60 (6.78%) XML
16 59 (6.67%) Ajax
17 57 (6.44%) CSS3
18 56 (6.33%) Spring MVC
19 55 (6.21%) Ruby on Rails
20 54 (6.10%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 47 (5.31%) User Experience
2 44 (4.97%) Derivative
3 38 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
4 36 (4.07%) Visualisation
5 31 (3.50%) Algorithms
6 23 (2.60%) Fixed Income
6 23 (2.60%) Equities
7 21 (2.37%) Computer Science
7 21 (2.37%) Mobile App
8 20 (2.26%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 17 (1.92%) Market Risk
10 15 (1.69%) Mathematics
10 15 (1.69%) Data Structures
11 13 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
11 13 (1.47%) Equity Derivative
12 11 (1.24%) Credit Risk
12 11 (1.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 8 (0.90%) Cryptography
14 7 (0.79%) Statistics
15 6 (0.68%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 178 (20.11%) Linux
2 124 (14.01%) UNIX
3 48 (5.42%) Mac OS X
4 15 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (1.36%) Android
5 12 (1.36%) Windows
6 10 (1.13%) CentOS
6 10 (1.13%) Apple iOS
7 7 (0.79%) Ubuntu
7 7 (0.79%) VME
7 7 (0.79%) MVS
8 3 (0.34%) Debian
9 2 (0.23%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 535 (60.45%) Agile Software Development
2 353 (39.89%) TDD
3 225 (25.42%) Scrum
4 163 (18.42%) BDD
5 126 (14.24%) Continuous Integration
6 113 (12.77%) Open Source
7 108 (12.20%) Pair Programming
8 102 (11.53%) Software Engineering
9 93 (10.51%) Configuration Management
10 91 (10.28%) Kanban
11 85 (9.60%) DevOps
12 81 (9.15%) OO
13 77 (8.70%) MVC
14 73 (8.25%) Multithreading
15 63 (7.12%) Mentoring
16 61 (6.89%) Functional Programming
17 57 (6.44%) Web Development
18 54 (6.10%) Analytics
19 44 (4.97%) SOA
20 43 (4.86%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 687 (77.63%) Java
2 187 (21.13%) Ruby
3 181 (20.45%) JavaScript
4 159 (17.97%) Python
5 138 (15.59%) SQL
6 69 (7.80%) Groovy
7 58 (6.55%) C#
8 49 (5.54%) C++
9 47 (5.31%) Perl
10 35 (3.95%) Go
11 34 (3.84%) Clojure
12 32 (3.62%) R
13 18 (2.03%) PHP
14 17 (1.92%) Haskell
15 15 (1.69%) Bash Shell
16 12 (1.36%) Shell Script
17 8 (0.90%) XQuery
18 7 (0.79%) C
19 6 (0.68%) CoffeeScript
20 5 (0.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (3.62%) Security Cleared
2 28 (3.16%) Degree
3 10 (1.13%) SC Cleared
4 8 (0.90%) PhD
5 4 (0.45%) ISEB
6 3 (0.34%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (0.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.11%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.11%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (4.75%) QA
2 7 (0.79%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.23%) SLA
4 1 (0.11%) COBIT
System Software
1 40 (4.52%) Docker
2 39 (4.41%) HDFS
3 8 (0.90%) Apache Flume
4 6 (0.68%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 3 (0.34%) Platform Symphony
6 1 (0.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 88 (9.94%) Puppet
2 62 (7.01%) Opscode Chef
3 37 (4.18%) Ansible
4 24 (2.71%) Salt
5 17 (1.92%) Hadoop YARN
6 10 (1.13%) Vagrant
6 10 (1.13%) Nagios
7 8 (0.90%) Graphite
8 7 (0.79%) Apache Shiro
9 6 (0.68%) Oozie
10 4 (0.45%) ZABBIX
10 4 (0.45%) Mesos
11 3 (0.34%) Munin
11 3 (0.34%) yum
11 3 (0.34%) Capistrano
12 1 (0.11%) OpenAM
12 1 (0.11%) SELinux
Vendors
1 69 (7.80%) Oracle
2 16 (1.81%) Microsoft
2 16 (1.81%) SaltStack
3 15 (1.69%) Tableau
4 11 (1.24%) Cloudera
4 11 (1.24%) CA
5 9 (1.02%) Sybase
5 9 (1.02%) Google
6 8 (0.90%) IBM
7 7 (0.79%) HP
8 6 (0.68%) Red Hat
8 6 (0.68%) Splunk
9 5 (0.56%) Twitter
9 5 (0.56%) Rackspace
9 5 (0.56%) webMethods
9 5 (0.56%) Coremetrics
9 5 (0.56%) VMware
9 5 (0.56%) Omniture
10 4 (0.45%) Akamai
10 4 (0.45%) Netezza
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