The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scala
Rank 279 358 483
Rank change year-on-year
+79 +125
Contract jobs citing Scala 350 219 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.66% 0.43% 0.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.77% 1.13% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 155 70
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£493 £525 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.19% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £675 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £388
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £72.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Programming Languages Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
19724 19351 20550
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.16% 38.05% 35.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 12657 11980 12233
Average daily rate £388 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 401 574 766
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £16.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.15 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00

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 22 July 2014.

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 22 July 2014. 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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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 +79 322 £490 -6.66% 79
London +56 238 £500 -9.09% 62
City of London +20 60 £500 -13.04% 23
North West +18 29 £485 +17.57% 3
South West - 23 £388 - 1
Wales - 22 £525 - 1
West Wales - 16 £525 -
Swansea - 16 £525 -
South East +6 15 £325 -31.57% 6
South Wales - 15 £525 - 1
Cardiff - 13 £525 - 1
West Midlands - 11 £350 - 1
Berkshire +10 10 £280 -41.05% 1
Glasgow -22 7 £390 -4.00% 3
Scotland -40 7 £390 -6.86% 4
Slough - 7 £260 -
Docklands, London - 5 £625 -
Manchester +2 4 £425 - 2
Canary Wharf +18 3 £550 +37.50%
Leeds -5 1 - - 1
West Yorkshire -5 1 - - 1
Yorkshire -10 1 - - 1
Surrey - 1 £325 - 2
Hampshire - 1 £400 -
Birmingham - 1 £315 -
Bishop's Stortford - - - -
Bournemouth - - - -
Cambridge - - - - 2
Chertsey - - - -
Derby - - - -

Scala
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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.

1 606 (81.45%) Java
2 343 (46.10%) TDD
3 254 (34.14%) Agile Software Development
4 218 (29.30%) BDD
5 187 (25.13%) JavaScript
6 185 (24.87%) Python
7 172 (23.12%) HTML
8 164 (22.04%) Scrum
9 156 (20.97%) Ruby
10 151 (20.30%) NoSQL
11 148 (19.89%) Linux
12 146 (19.62%) Spring
13 145 (19.49%) OO
13 145 (19.49%) Open Source
14 140 (18.82%) Web Services
15 135 (18.15%) CSS
16 127 (17.07%) Play Framework
17 118 (15.86%) MongoDB
18 116 (15.59%) Apache Cassandra
19 114 (15.32%) Continuous Integration
20 112 (15.05%) HTML5
21 111 (14.92%) C++
22 106 (14.25%) SQL
22 106 (14.25%) UNIX
23 94 (12.63%) Big Data
24 91 (12.23%) Hadoop
25 90 (12.10%) Derivative
26 89 (11.96%) Finance
26 89 (11.96%) Akka
27 88 (11.83%) Pair Programming

Scala
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 41 (5.51%) Node.js
2 35 (4.70%) Apache Pig
3 20 (2.69%) Tomcat
4 18 (2.42%) Elasticsearch
5 13 (1.75%) CMS
6 11 (1.48%) Mule
7 9 (1.21%) WebSphere
7 9 (1.21%) MQSeries
7 9 (1.21%) LiveCycle
8 8 (1.08%) Adobe CQ
8 8 (1.08%) WebLogic
9 7 (0.94%) Escenic
10 6 (0.81%) Oracle Workflow
11 5 (0.67%) Apache
11 5 (0.67%) Apache Solr
12 3 (0.40%) SAS
12 3 (0.40%) Alfresco
13 2 (0.27%) Oracle Coherence
13 2 (0.27%) Jetty
13 2 (0.27%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 8 (1.08%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.13%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 65 (8.74%) Amazon AWS
2 50 (6.72%) Cloud Computing
3 12 (1.61%) GitHub
4 11 (1.48%) Amazon EMR
5 10 (1.34%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (0.67%) SaaS
6 5 (0.67%) Amazon S3
7 4 (0.54%) PaaS
8 2 (0.27%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (0.27%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (0.27%) IaaS
9 1 (0.13%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.13%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 26 (3.49%) HTTP
2 8 (1.08%) Internet
3 5 (0.67%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.54%) VoIP
5 2 (0.27%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 151 (20.30%) NoSQL
2 118 (15.86%) MongoDB
3 116 (15.59%) Apache Cassandra
4 94 (12.63%) Big Data
5 91 (12.23%) Hadoop
6 59 (7.93%) MySQL
7 50 (6.72%) CouchDB
8 46 (6.18%) Relational Database
9 45 (6.05%) Apache Hive
10 34 (4.57%) PostgreSQL
11 19 (2.55%) HBase
12 18 (2.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 15 (2.02%) RDBMS
14 14 (1.88%) Redis
15 11 (1.48%) SQL Server
16 9 (1.21%) Data Mining
17 5 (0.67%) Impala
17 5 (0.67%) Amazon Redshift
18 4 (0.54%) KDB
18 4 (0.54%) Voldemort
Development Applications
1 72 (9.68%) Git (software)
2 55 (7.39%) Jenkins
3 47 (6.32%) Subversion
4 38 (5.11%) Maven
5 35 (4.70%) Cucumber
6 29 (3.90%) JUnit
7 25 (3.36%) Selenium
8 19 (2.55%) Ant
9 14 (1.88%) JBehave
9 14 (1.88%) WebDriver
10 13 (1.75%) Visual Studio
11 12 (1.61%) JIRA
11 12 (1.61%) Eclipse
12 11 (1.48%) RSpec
13 10 (1.34%) Mockito
14 8 (1.08%) Mercurial
14 8 (1.08%) Jasmine
15 7 (0.94%) Trac
16 5 (0.67%) WATIR
17 4 (0.54%) TeamCity
General
1 89 (11.96%) Finance
2 53 (7.12%) Front Office
3 50 (6.72%) Banking
4 28 (3.76%) Investment Banking
5 17 (2.28%) Games
6 11 (1.48%) Marketing
7 10 (1.34%) Financial Institution
7 10 (1.34%) Back Office
8 9 (1.21%) Legal
9 8 (1.08%) Telecoms
10 4 (0.54%) Billing
11 3 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.40%) iGaming
12 2 (0.27%) Publishing
13 1 (0.13%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.13%) Law
13 1 (0.13%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 513 (68.95%) Developer
2 257 (34.54%) Java Developer
3 197 (26.48%) Scala Developer
4 83 (11.16%) Architect
5 72 (9.68%) Senior Developer
6 53 (7.12%) Senior Java Developer
7 35 (4.70%) Technical Architect
8 34 (4.57%) Agile Java Developer
8 34 (4.57%) Java Architect
9 31 (4.17%) Software Engineer
10 25 (3.36%) Programmer
11 24 (3.23%) DevOps Engineer
12 23 (3.09%) Analyst
13 16 (2.15%) Consultant
14 15 (2.02%) Web Developer
15 14 (1.88%) Python Developer
16 13 (1.75%) Release Manager
16 13 (1.75%) Junior Developer
16 13 (1.75%) Junior Java Developer
16 13 (1.75%) Perl Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 172 (23.12%) HTML
2 146 (19.62%) Spring
3 140 (18.82%) Web Services
4 135 (18.15%) CSS
5 127 (17.07%) Play Framework
6 112 (15.05%) HTML5
7 89 (11.96%) Akka
8 86 (11.56%) Hibernate
9 82 (11.02%) RESTful
10 76 (10.22%) REST
11 74 (9.95%) JSON
12 67 (9.01%) Ajax
13 66 (8.87%) CSS3
14 63 (8.47%) XML
15 58 (7.80%) J2EE
16 56 (7.53%) Ruby on Rails
16 56 (7.53%) jQuery
17 53 (7.12%) AngularJS
18 44 (5.91%) MapReduce
19 40 (5.38%) Batik
Miscellaneous
1 145 (19.49%) Open Source
2 90 (12.10%) Derivative
3 74 (9.95%) Computer Science
4 42 (5.65%) Fixed Income
5 34 (4.57%) Mathematics
6 28 (3.76%) Visualisation
7 27 (3.63%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 18 (2.42%) Equities
9 17 (2.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 14 (1.88%) Credit Derivative
10 14 (1.88%) Equity Derivative
11 13 (1.75%) Digital Media
12 12 (1.61%) Physics
13 8 (1.08%) Statistics
14 6 (0.81%) Management Information System
15 4 (0.54%) Reference Data
15 4 (0.54%) Social Media
15 4 (0.54%) Mainframe
16 3 (0.40%) Grid Computing
16 3 (0.40%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 148 (19.89%) Linux
2 106 (14.25%) UNIX
3 18 (2.42%) Windows
3 18 (2.42%) Mac OS X
4 13 (1.75%) Windows XP
4 13 (1.75%) Windows 7
5 6 (0.81%) VME
6 5 (0.67%) MVS
7 4 (0.54%) CentOS
7 4 (0.54%) Android
8 3 (0.40%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.27%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 343 (46.10%) TDD
2 254 (34.14%) Agile Software Development
3 218 (29.30%) BDD
4 164 (22.04%) Scrum
5 145 (19.49%) OO
6 114 (15.32%) Continuous Integration
7 88 (11.83%) Pair Programming
8 77 (10.35%) Kanban
9 76 (10.22%) Software Engineering
10 68 (9.14%) Web Development
11 67 (9.01%) Configuration Management
12 55 (7.39%) DevOps
13 49 (6.59%) Unit Testing
14 48 (6.45%) MVC
15 44 (5.91%) Process Management
16 39 (5.24%) E-Commerce
17 36 (4.84%) SOA
18 31 (4.17%) Multithreading
18 31 (4.17%) Analytics
18 31 (4.17%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 606 (81.45%) Java
2 187 (25.13%) JavaScript
3 185 (24.87%) Python
4 156 (20.97%) Ruby
5 111 (14.92%) C++
6 106 (14.25%) SQL
7 76 (10.22%) C#
8 71 (9.54%) Perl
9 65 (8.74%) PHP
10 64 (8.60%) Groovy
11 41 (5.51%) Clojure
12 19 (2.55%) R
13 15 (2.02%) C
14 14 (1.88%) Haskell
15 12 (1.61%) Erlang
15 12 (1.61%) XQuery
16 11 (1.48%) Golang
17 8 (1.08%) Bash Shell
18 7 (0.94%) F#
19 5 (0.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 75 (10.08%) Degree
2 17 (2.28%) Security Cleared
3 16 (2.15%) SC Cleared
4 8 (1.08%) PhD
5 1 (0.13%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.13%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.13%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.02%) QA
2 1 (0.13%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (0.67%) HDFS
3 3 (0.40%) Platform Symphony
4 2 (0.27%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 51 (6.85%) Puppet
2 44 (5.91%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (2.55%) Oozie
4 13 (1.75%) Nagios
4 13 (1.75%) Salt
5 8 (1.08%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.13%) Ansible
6 1 (0.13%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.13%) Cacti
6 1 (0.13%) YUM
Vendors
1 48 (6.45%) Oracle
2 33 (4.44%) JBoss
3 13 (1.75%) Perforce
4 12 (1.61%) GigaSpaces
5 10 (1.34%) WSO2
5 10 (1.34%) Rackspace
5 10 (1.34%) Microsoft
5 10 (1.34%) Adobe
6 8 (1.08%) Zend
6 8 (1.08%) VMware
7 7 (0.94%) ION Trading
7 7 (0.94%) Bloomberg
7 7 (0.94%) Tradeweb
8 5 (0.67%) Red Hat
8 5 (0.67%) Akamai
9 3 (0.40%) Mercator
9 3 (0.40%) Sybase
10 2 (0.27%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.27%) Tableau
10 2 (0.27%) Google
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