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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scala
Rank 171 244 281
Rank change year-on-year
+73 +37
Contract jobs citing Scala 823 508 421
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.53% 0.91% 0.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.94% 2.37% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 616 372 333
Median daily rate £518 £538 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.72% +14.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £400 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
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
20881 21393 20273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.92% 38.12% 37.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 14315 14309 13178
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 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 465 435 434
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £19.03 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.70 £51.30 £54.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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
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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 +92 808 £518 -5.90% 192
London +53 479 £525 -7.89% 146
South East +110 132 £500 +5.26% 16
West Sussex +34 75 £480 -6.34%
City of London +25 69 £525 -12.50% 21
Yorkshire +58 61 £450 +13.92% 5
West Midlands +34 60 £450 +9.75% 2
Worthing +6 53 £475 -7.31%
West Yorkshire +35 52 £475 +20.25% 5
Shropshire +7 51 £450 +9.75% 1
Leeds +38 46 £500 +25.00% 5
Telford +1 44 £450 +9.75% 1
North West -2 37 £500 -4.76% 6
Manchester +27 32 £500 +17.64% 3
North East -78 18 £450 -5.26% 3
East Sussex - 18 £525 - 2
Brighton - 18 £525 - 2
South West +20 14 £363 -12.12% 8
Newcastle upon Tyne -78 13 £450 -4.76% 3
Tyne and Wear -82 13 £450 -5.26% 3
Croydon - 12 £425 - 1
Westminster - 12 £419 -
Buckinghamshire +15 10 £350 -33.33% 1
South Yorkshire +9 9 £394 -
Sheffield - 9 £394 -
East of England +16 7 £388 -13.88% 4
Cambridgeshire +14 7 £388 -13.88% 1
Surrey 0 7 £475 +46.15% 4
Oxfordshire +15 6 £450 - 5
Milton Keynes +8 6 £350 - 1

Scala
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 1242 (79.36%) Java
2 1085 (69.33%) Agile Software Development
3 642 (41.02%) TDD
4 589 (37.64%) Scrum
5 432 (27.60%) Python
6 429 (27.41%) Play Framework
7 417 (26.65%) MongoDB
8 411 (26.26%) HTML
9 402 (25.69%) Spring
10 387 (24.73%) REST
11 382 (24.41%) CSS
12 379 (24.22%) JavaScript
13 375 (23.96%) Open Source
14 354 (22.62%) NoSQL
15 349 (22.30%) Ruby
15 349 (22.30%) Continuous Integration
16 338 (21.60%) Apache Spark
17 330 (21.09%) Hadoop
18 325 (20.77%) Git (software)
18 325 (20.77%) BDD
19 320 (20.45%) Big Data
20 308 (19.68%) Linux
21 276 (17.64%) HTML5
22 267 (17.06%) RESTful
23 264 (16.87%) Pair Programming
24 259 (16.55%) JSON
25 254 (16.23%) Akka
26 248 (15.85%) SQL
27 241 (15.40%) Jenkins
28 235 (15.02%) Apache Cassandra

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
1 338 (21.60%) Apache Spark
2 93 (5.94%) Elasticsearch
3 89 (5.69%) Apache
3 89 (5.69%) Confluence
4 66 (4.22%) Apache Pig
5 30 (1.92%) Tomcat
6 29 (1.85%) WebLogic
7 20 (1.28%) JBoss
8 19 (1.21%) nginx
9 13 (0.83%) OpenStack
9 13 (0.83%) SAS
10 11 (0.70%) WebLogic Portal
11 10 (0.64%) Cloud Foundry
12 8 (0.51%) WebSphere
13 7 (0.45%) CMS
13 7 (0.45%) Jetty
13 7 (0.45%) SharePoint
14 6 (0.38%) Alfresco
14 6 (0.38%) Apache Solr
15 4 (0.26%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 5 (0.32%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.064%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.064%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (0.38%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.064%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 169 (10.80%) Amazon AWS
2 116 (7.41%) GitHub
3 38 (2.43%) Microsoft Azure
4 34 (2.17%) Amazon EC2
5 17 (1.09%) SaaS
6 16 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
7 13 (0.83%) Amazon EMR
7 13 (0.83%) AWS CloudFormation
7 13 (0.83%) Google Cloud Platform
8 12 (0.77%) Heroku
9 11 (0.70%) Amazon S3
10 10 (0.64%) PaaS
11 9 (0.58%) Google App Engine
11 9 (0.58%) IaaS
12 6 (0.38%) Amazon SQS
13 5 (0.32%) Amazon Kinesis
14 4 (0.26%) AdWords
15 3 (0.19%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 3 (0.19%) AWS Lambda
15 3 (0.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 225 (14.38%) HTTP
2 34 (2.17%) Internet
3 19 (1.21%) SSL
4 18 (1.15%) TCP/IP
5 15 (0.96%) Network Security
6 6 (0.38%) LDAP
7 5 (0.32%) DNS
7 5 (0.32%) DSL
7 5 (0.32%) Kerberos
8 4 (0.26%) AMQP
9 3 (0.19%) OpenVPN
10 2 (0.13%) FCAPS
10 2 (0.13%) Firewall
10 2 (0.13%) Intranet
11 1 (0.064%) FTP
11 1 (0.064%) Intrusion Detection
11 1 (0.064%) Skype
11 1 (0.064%) SNA
11 1 (0.064%) VPN
11 1 (0.064%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 417 (26.65%) MongoDB
2 354 (22.62%) NoSQL
3 330 (21.09%) Hadoop
4 320 (20.45%) Big Data
5 235 (15.02%) Apache Cassandra
6 174 (11.12%) Relational Database
7 156 (9.97%) Apache Hive
8 137 (8.75%) MySQL
9 117 (7.48%) PostgreSQL
10 86 (5.50%) HBase
11 54 (3.45%) Neo4j
12 46 (2.94%) Redis
13 44 (2.81%) SQL Server
14 40 (2.56%) RDBMS
15 29 (1.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 29 (1.85%) Impala
16 23 (1.47%) Hazelcast
16 23 (1.47%) OrientDB
17 22 (1.41%) CouchDB
18 17 (1.09%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 325 (20.77%) Git (software)
2 241 (15.40%) Jenkins
3 177 (11.31%) JUnit
4 160 (10.22%) Subversion
5 152 (9.71%) Cucumber
6 128 (8.18%) Selenium
7 113 (7.22%) JIRA
8 78 (4.98%) Maven
9 63 (4.03%) Gradle
10 57 (3.64%) WebDriver
11 49 (3.13%) IntelliJ
12 46 (2.94%) Hudson
13 43 (2.75%) Mercurial
14 25 (1.60%) Vagrant
15 24 (1.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 23 (1.47%) Mockito
17 18 (1.15%) Eclipse
17 18 (1.15%) TestNG
18 17 (1.09%) Ant
19 16 (1.02%) Bitbucket
General
1 157 (10.03%) Finance
2 115 (7.35%) Banking
3 44 (2.81%) Investment Banking
4 40 (2.56%) Retail
5 21 (1.34%) Front Office
6 16 (1.02%) Financial Institution
6 16 (1.02%) Legal
7 13 (0.83%) Marketing
8 11 (0.70%) Games
9 10 (0.64%) Publishing
10 9 (0.58%) Advertising
11 7 (0.45%) Back Office
12 6 (0.38%) Telecoms
13 3 (0.19%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.13%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.13%) Law
15 1 (0.064%) Electronics
15 1 (0.064%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 1159 (74.06%) Developer
2 607 (38.79%) Scala Developer
3 570 (36.42%) Java Developer
4 254 (16.23%) Java Scala Developer
5 201 (12.84%) Senior Developer
6 168 (10.73%) Agile Developer
7 142 (9.07%) Senior Java Developer
8 126 (8.05%) Agile Java Developer
9 113 (7.22%) Architect
10 97 (6.20%) Big Data Developer
11 90 (5.75%) Senior Scala Developer
12 86 (5.50%) Software Engineer
13 84 (5.37%) Data Engineer
14 80 (5.11%) Hadoop Developer
15 66 (4.22%) Hadoop Engineer
15 66 (4.22%) Software Developer
16 59 (3.77%) Senior Java Scala Developer
17 56 (3.58%) Lead Developer
18 55 (3.51%) Apache Spark Developer
19 51 (3.26%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 429 (27.41%) Play Framework
2 411 (26.26%) HTML
3 402 (25.69%) Spring
4 387 (24.73%) REST
5 382 (24.41%) CSS
6 276 (17.64%) HTML5
7 267 (17.06%) RESTful
8 259 (16.55%) JSON
9 254 (16.23%) Akka
10 204 (13.04%) CSS3
11 194 (12.40%) Node.js
12 173 (11.05%) Web Services
13 145 (9.27%) Hibernate
14 144 (9.20%) Ajax
15 140 (8.95%) Kafka
16 136 (8.69%) Ruby on Rails
17 122 (7.80%) Django
18 111 (7.09%) XML
19 108 (6.90%) AngularJS
20 102 (6.52%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 69 (4.41%) User Experience
2 58 (3.71%) Analytical Skills
3 42 (2.68%) Visualisation
4 40 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
5 37 (2.36%) Computer Science
6 32 (2.04%) Algorithms
7 24 (1.53%) Equities
8 21 (1.34%) Statistics
9 18 (1.15%) Derivative
9 18 (1.15%) Mathematics
9 18 (1.15%) Mobile App
10 16 (1.02%) Data Structures
10 16 (1.02%) Wiki
11 14 (0.89%) Data Centre
12 11 (0.70%) Cyberthreat
12 11 (0.70%) Fintech
13 10 (0.64%) Digital Media
13 10 (0.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 10 (0.64%) Reference Data
13 10 (0.64%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 308 (19.68%) Linux
2 165 (10.54%) Unix
3 62 (3.96%) Mac OS X
4 36 (2.30%) Windows
5 22 (1.41%) Android
6 18 (1.15%) Apple iOS
7 17 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (0.77%) Mac OS
9 5 (0.32%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.19%) CentOS
10 3 (0.19%) Fedora
10 3 (0.19%) Mesosphere
10 3 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.064%) Kali Linux
11 1 (0.064%) Solaris
11 1 (0.064%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.064%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.064%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.064%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1085 (69.33%) Agile Software Development
2 642 (41.02%) TDD
3 589 (37.64%) Scrum
4 375 (23.96%) Open Source
5 349 (22.30%) Continuous Integration
6 325 (20.77%) BDD
7 264 (16.87%) Pair Programming
8 228 (14.57%) Kanban
9 207 (13.23%) DevOps
10 205 (13.10%) Microservices
11 193 (12.33%) Software Engineering
12 165 (10.54%) Automated Testing
13 149 (9.52%) OO
14 146 (9.33%) Configuration Management
15 136 (8.69%) Continuous Delivery
16 135 (8.63%) Responsive Web Design
16 135 (8.63%) Web Development
17 118 (7.54%) Mentoring
17 118 (7.54%) Web Design
18 103 (6.58%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 1242 (79.36%) Java
2 432 (27.60%) Python
3 379 (24.22%) JavaScript
4 349 (22.30%) Ruby
5 248 (15.85%) SQL
6 126 (8.05%) C#
7 122 (7.80%) Clojure
8 116 (7.41%) Groovy
9 69 (4.41%) Go
10 54 (3.45%) Perl
11 42 (2.68%) R
12 35 (2.24%) C++
13 34 (2.17%) PHP
14 28 (1.79%) Haskell
15 25 (1.60%) PL/SQL
16 24 (1.53%) Jython
17 20 (1.28%) C
18 14 (0.89%) Erlang
19 12 (0.77%) Bash Shell
19 12 (0.77%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 107 (6.84%) Security Cleared
2 54 (3.45%) SC Cleared
3 44 (2.81%) Degree
4 15 (0.96%) DV Cleared
5 12 (0.77%) PhD
6 7 (0.45%) BPSS Clearance
7 6 (0.38%) ISEB
7 6 (0.38%) ISTQB
7 6 (0.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (0.26%) BC Cleared
9 2 (0.13%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 2 (0.13%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.13%) MCSD
9 2 (0.13%) MCSE
9 2 (0.13%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.064%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (3.13%) QA
2 13 (0.83%) Data Quality
3 11 (0.70%) Disclosure Scotland
3 11 (0.70%) SDET
4 2 (0.13%) WCAG
5 1 (0.064%) MiFID
5 1 (0.064%) WAI
System Software
1 178 (11.37%) Docker
2 50 (3.19%) HDFS
3 37 (2.36%) Virtual Machines
4 28 (1.79%) Apache Flume
5 9 (0.58%) KVM
5 9 (0.58%) Xen
6 4 (0.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 4 (0.26%) etcd
7 3 (0.19%) LXC
8 2 (0.13%) Squid
8 2 (0.13%) VMware Infrastructure
9 1 (0.064%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.064%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.064%) Varnish
9 1 (0.064%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 160 (10.22%) Puppet
2 54 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
3 31 (1.98%) Ansible
4 19 (1.21%) Kubernetes
5 14 (0.89%) Mesos
6 13 (0.83%) Hadoop YARN
7 12 (0.77%) Oozie
8 11 (0.70%) Graphite
9 9 (0.58%) Ganglia
9 9 (0.58%) StatsD
10 6 (0.38%) Consul
11 5 (0.32%) Ambari
11 5 (0.32%) Nagios
12 4 (0.26%) Kibana
12 4 (0.26%) Salt
13 3 (0.19%) Nessus
13 3 (0.19%) Rundeck
14 2 (0.13%) Control-M
14 2 (0.13%) Grafana
14 2 (0.13%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 105 (6.71%) Google
2 84 (5.37%) Oracle
3 53 (3.39%) Cloudera
4 24 (1.53%) webMethods
5 20 (1.28%) Adobe
6 19 (1.21%) Hortonworks
7 13 (0.83%) New Relic
7 13 (0.83%) Red Hat
7 13 (0.83%) VMware
8 12 (0.77%) Atlassian
9 11 (0.70%) AppDynamics
9 11 (0.70%) IBM
10 10 (0.64%) Tableau
11 9 (0.58%) Microsoft
12 8 (0.51%) MapR
12 8 (0.51%) SaltStack
13 7 (0.45%) CA
13 7 (0.45%) Twitter
14 6 (0.38%) Dynatrace
15 5 (0.32%) Greenplum
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