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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scala
Rank 276 378 469
Rank change year-on-year
+102 +91
Contract jobs citing Scala 393 212 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.69% 0.40% 0.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.86% 1.04% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 293 144 78
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£475 £538 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.62% +32.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £371
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £700 £633
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £440 £350
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +25.71%
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
21073 20434 21374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.26% 38.77% 36.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 13351 12843 12797
Average daily rate £388 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.89% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £255 £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 425 566 760
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £15.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +99 359 £475 -13.63% 77
London +74 266 £500 -9.09% 56
City of London +16 64 £500 -14.89% 23
North West +14 27 £490 - 3
North East - 27 £400 - 3
Tyne and Wear - 26 £400 - 3
Newcastle upon Tyne - 26 £400 - 3
Wales - 16 £425 - 4
South East -3 14 £325 - 7
Scotland -16 12 £400 -11.11% 6
Berkshire +19 11 £300 - 4
West Midlands - 11 £388 - 2
South West - 11 £300 - 3
South Wales - 10 £425 - 3
Cardiff - 10 £413 - 2
Slough - 8 £292 -
Swansea - 7 £460 - 1
West Wales - 7 £460 - 1
Glasgow -20 6 £400 -11.11% 2
Manchester -8 5 £425 - 2
Canary Wharf +14 4 £563 +40.62%
West Yorkshire -5 2 £763 +73.35%
Yorkshire -6 2 £763 +73.35% 1
Leeds -9 2 £763 +73.35%
Edinburgh - 2 £450 - 2
Newbury +4 1 £375 -
East Midlands 0 1 £338 -
Birmingham - 1 £315 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £325 -
Surrey - 1 - - 1

Scala
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 636 (83.36%) Java
2 350 (45.87%) TDD
3 285 (37.35%) Agile Software Development
4 217 (28.44%) BDD
5 208 (27.26%) JavaScript
6 199 (26.08%) HTML
7 196 (25.69%) Python
8 178 (23.33%) Ruby
9 171 (22.41%) Scrum
10 155 (20.31%) NoSQL
11 151 (19.79%) OO
12 150 (19.66%) Linux
12 150 (19.66%) Web Services
13 145 (19.00%) CSS
14 137 (17.96%) HTML5
15 135 (17.69%) Open Source
16 134 (17.56%) Spring
17 116 (15.20%) Play Framework
18 113 (14.81%) C++
19 112 (14.68%) C#
19 112 (14.68%) UNIX
20 111 (14.55%) RESTful
21 110 (14.42%) MongoDB
22 108 (14.15%) Big Data
23 106 (13.89%) Apache Cassandra
23 106 (13.89%) SQL
24 99 (12.98%) Hadoop
25 98 (12.84%) Continuous Integration
26 96 (12.58%) Finance
27 93 (12.19%) Pair Programming

Scala
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 40 (5.24%) Node.js
2 31 (4.06%) Apache Pig
3 23 (3.01%) Tomcat
4 17 (2.23%) Elasticsearch
5 13 (1.70%) MQSeries
5 13 (1.70%) Apache
6 12 (1.57%) CMS
6 12 (1.57%) WebSphere
7 11 (1.44%) WebLogic
8 8 (1.05%) Adobe CQ
9 7 (0.92%) Escenic
9 7 (0.92%) Apache Solr
10 5 (0.66%) Alfresco
10 5 (0.66%) Mule
11 3 (0.39%) LiveCycle
11 3 (0.39%) IIS
11 3 (0.39%) WebSphere Application Server
11 3 (0.39%) SharePoint
11 3 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 8 (1.05%) MS Excel
1 8 (1.05%) MS Visio
2 3 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (0.39%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.13%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 61 (7.99%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (5.77%) Cloud Computing
3 14 (1.83%) GitHub
4 13 (1.70%) Amazon EMR
5 11 (1.44%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (0.79%) Amazon S3
7 5 (0.66%) SaaS
7 5 (0.66%) PaaS
8 2 (0.26%) Heroku
8 2 (0.26%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (0.26%) IaaS
8 2 (0.26%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (0.26%) AWS Data Pipeline
Communications & Networking
1 41 (5.37%) HTTP
2 11 (1.44%) Internet
3 7 (0.92%) DSL
3 7 (0.92%) LDAP
4 6 (0.79%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.52%) VoIP
6 3 (0.39%) Firewall
6 3 (0.39%) SSL
7 2 (0.26%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 155 (20.31%) NoSQL
2 110 (14.42%) MongoDB
3 108 (14.15%) Big Data
4 106 (13.89%) Apache Cassandra
5 99 (12.98%) Hadoop
6 56 (7.34%) MySQL
7 48 (6.29%) Apache Hive
8 47 (6.16%) CouchDB
9 46 (6.03%) Relational Database
10 30 (3.93%) PostgreSQL
11 21 (2.75%) SQL Server
12 17 (2.23%) HBase
13 14 (1.83%) Redis
14 13 (1.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 8 (1.05%) Data Mining
16 6 (0.79%) DB2
16 6 (0.79%) Amazon Redshift
16 6 (0.79%) Impala
16 6 (0.79%) Neo4j
16 6 (0.79%) Voldemort
Development Applications
1 84 (11.01%) Git (software)
2 55 (7.21%) Subversion
3 51 (6.68%) Cucumber
4 49 (6.42%) Jenkins
5 38 (4.98%) Maven
5 38 (4.98%) JUnit
6 33 (4.33%) Selenium
7 18 (2.36%) RSpec
7 18 (2.36%) WebDriver
8 14 (1.83%) Mercurial
8 14 (1.83%) JIRA
8 14 (1.83%) Eclipse
9 12 (1.57%) Jasmine
10 11 (1.44%) JBehave
10 11 (1.44%) Mockito
11 8 (1.05%) Ant
12 7 (0.92%) WATIR
13 6 (0.79%) TeamCity
13 6 (0.79%) Hudson
14 5 (0.66%) IntelliJ
General
1 96 (12.58%) Finance
2 54 (7.08%) Front Office
3 43 (5.64%) Banking
4 22 (2.88%) Games
5 20 (2.62%) Investment Banking
6 11 (1.44%) Marketing
7 10 (1.31%) Back Office
8 8 (1.05%) Telecoms
9 7 (0.92%) Legal
10 6 (0.79%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.39%) iGaming
12 2 (0.26%) Publishing
12 2 (0.26%) Law
13 1 (0.13%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.13%) Advertising
13 1 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.13%) Retail
13 1 (0.13%) Billing
Job Titles
1 539 (70.64%) Developer
2 272 (35.65%) Java Developer
3 174 (22.80%) Scala Developer
4 80 (10.48%) Senior Developer
5 79 (10.35%) Architect
6 46 (6.03%) Senior Java Developer
7 36 (4.72%) Agile Java Developer
8 30 (3.93%) Java Architect
9 29 (3.80%) Software Engineer
10 28 (3.67%) Technical Architect
11 27 (3.54%) Programmer
12 24 (3.15%) Analyst
13 19 (2.49%) Web Developer
13 19 (2.49%) Python Developer
14 18 (2.36%) DevOps Engineer
15 17 (2.23%) Front-End Developer
16 14 (1.83%) Consultant
17 13 (1.70%) Junior
17 13 (1.70%) Junior Java Developer
17 13 (1.70%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 199 (26.08%) HTML
2 150 (19.66%) Web Services
3 145 (19.00%) CSS
4 137 (17.96%) HTML5
5 134 (17.56%) Spring
6 116 (15.20%) Play Framework
7 111 (14.55%) RESTful
8 85 (11.14%) REST
9 82 (10.75%) JSON
10 80 (10.48%) Ajax
11 77 (10.09%) CSS3
12 75 (9.83%) Hibernate
13 73 (9.57%) Akka
14 60 (7.86%) XML
15 58 (7.60%) J2EE
15 58 (7.60%) AngularJS
16 54 (7.08%) Ruby on Rails
16 54 (7.08%) jQuery
17 35 (4.59%) Batik
17 35 (4.59%) SVG
Miscellaneous
1 135 (17.69%) Open Source
2 60 (7.86%) Derivative
3 58 (7.60%) Computer Science
4 35 (4.59%) Visualisation
5 29 (3.80%) Mathematics
6 25 (3.28%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 23 (3.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 19 (2.49%) Fixed Income
9 14 (1.83%) Digital Media
10 12 (1.57%) Equity Derivative
11 11 (1.44%) Equities
12 9 (1.18%) Physics
13 8 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
14 6 (0.79%) Data Integration
15 5 (0.66%) W3C
15 5 (0.66%) Mainframe
16 4 (0.52%) Statistics
16 4 (0.52%) Animation
16 4 (0.52%) Reference Data
16 4 (0.52%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 150 (19.66%) Linux
2 112 (14.68%) UNIX
3 27 (3.54%) Mac OS X
4 22 (2.88%) Windows
5 11 (1.44%) VME
6 10 (1.31%) MVS
7 7 (0.92%) Android
8 6 (0.79%) Apple iOS
9 4 (0.52%) CentOS
10 3 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.39%) Solaris
11 2 (0.26%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.26%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.26%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 350 (45.87%) TDD
2 285 (37.35%) Agile Software Development
3 217 (28.44%) BDD
4 171 (22.41%) Scrum
5 151 (19.79%) OO
6 98 (12.84%) Continuous Integration
7 93 (12.19%) Pair Programming
8 76 (9.96%) Kanban
9 72 (9.44%) Software Engineering
9 72 (9.44%) Configuration Management
10 70 (9.17%) Web Development
11 54 (7.08%) MVC
12 53 (6.95%) SOA
12 53 (6.95%) Functional Programming
13 52 (6.82%) DevOps
14 45 (5.90%) E-Commerce
15 43 (5.64%) MapReduce
16 42 (5.50%) User Stories
17 41 (5.37%) Responsive Web Design
17 41 (5.37%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 636 (83.36%) Java
2 208 (27.26%) JavaScript
3 196 (25.69%) Python
4 178 (23.33%) Ruby
5 113 (14.81%) C++
6 112 (14.68%) C#
7 106 (13.89%) SQL
8 81 (10.62%) Groovy
9 60 (7.86%) PHP
10 44 (5.77%) Perl
11 41 (5.37%) Clojure
12 23 (3.01%) C
13 19 (2.49%) Haskell
14 15 (1.97%) Golang
15 12 (1.57%) R
15 12 (1.57%) Bash Shell
16 10 (1.31%) Erlang
16 10 (1.31%) Shell Script
17 8 (1.05%) XQuery
18 7 (0.92%) F#
Qualifications
1 67 (8.78%) Degree
2 11 (1.44%) Security Cleared
3 10 (1.31%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.26%) PhD
5 2 (0.26%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.13%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.13%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (3.54%) QA
2 3 (0.39%) COBIT
3 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.13%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 8 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (0.66%) HDFS
3 3 (0.39%) Varnish
4 1 (0.13%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 57 (7.47%) Puppet
2 47 (6.16%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (2.62%) Oozie
4 15 (1.97%) Salt
5 12 (1.57%) Nagios
6 8 (1.05%) Vagrant
7 4 (0.52%) Ansible
8 3 (0.39%) YUM
Vendors
1 34 (4.46%) Oracle
2 19 (2.49%) JBoss
3 18 (2.36%) Microsoft
4 13 (1.70%) Rackspace
5 9 (1.18%) Red Hat
5 9 (1.18%) Perforce
5 9 (1.18%) VMware
6 7 (0.92%) Zend
7 5 (0.66%) GigaSpaces
8 4 (0.52%) Akamai
9 3 (0.39%) WSO2
9 3 (0.39%) Mercator
9 3 (0.39%) Adobe
9 3 (0.39%) HP
10 2 (0.26%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.26%) Sybase
10 2 (0.26%) Bloomberg
10 2 (0.26%) ION Trading
10 2 (0.26%) Google
10 2 (0.26%) Tradeweb
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