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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scala
Rank 313 280 411
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +131
Contract jobs citing Scala 340 343 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.63% 0.66% 0.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.71% 1.80% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 296 106
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £700 £638
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £425 £330
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +28.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £92.50 - -
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
19937 19106 17035
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.16% 36.81% 36.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 12929 12211 10557
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 411 457 624
Average hourly rate £35.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.10 £16.78 £16.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -10 333 £525 - 153
London +17 277 £525 -12.50% 111
City of London +19 74 £550 -15.38% 36
North West -20 21 £500 +33.33% 7
Yorkshire -8 9 £650 +73.33% 1
South East -27 9 £325 -35.00% 21
Manchester -13 8 £528 +50.71% 5
West Yorkshire -1 7 £675 +80.00% 1
Leeds -7 7 £675 +80.00% 1
East of England +9 5 £525 -6.66% 2
Tyne and Wear +4 5 £450 +80.00% 4
Newcastle upon Tyne +4 5 £450 +80.00% 4
North East -2 5 £450 +80.00% 4
West Midlands -9 5 £501 +21.51% 1
Wales -32 5 £400 -11.11% 4
Surrey - 3 - - 4
Berkshire - 3 - - 1
Cambridgeshire - 3 £525 - 2
Slough - 3 - -
Cheshire -3 1 £438 -
Scotland -10 1 - - 2
Birmingham -15 1 £325 -35.00% 1
Oxfordshire -19 1 - - 7
South Wales -23 1 - - 4
South West -26 1 - - 5
East Sussex - 1 £325 - 1
East Midlands - 1 £425 - 1
Oxford - 1 - - 5
Brighton - 1 £325 -
Bristol - - - - 5

Scala
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 586 (75.42%) Java
2 534 (68.73%) Agile Software Development
3 290 (37.32%) TDD
4 211 (27.16%) HTML
5 208 (26.77%) MongoDB
6 197 (25.35%) Scrum
7 190 (24.45%) JavaScript
8 181 (23.29%) Ruby
9 178 (22.91%) Python
10 173 (22.27%) Hadoop
11 161 (20.72%) BDD
12 154 (19.82%) Spring
13 152 (19.56%) Linux
14 151 (19.43%) Big Data
15 149 (19.18%) NoSQL
16 146 (18.79%) CSS
17 130 (16.73%) HTML5
18 126 (16.22%) REST
18 126 (16.22%) Continuous Integration
19 124 (15.96%) Git (software)
20 119 (15.32%) Play Framework
21 114 (14.67%) JSON
22 112 (14.41%) Open Source
22 112 (14.41%) DevOps
23 110 (14.16%) Akka
24 102 (13.13%) RESTful
25 101 (13.00%) Node.js
25 101 (13.00%) Jenkins
26 96 (12.36%) Apache Spark
26 96 (12.36%) Apache Cassandra

Scala
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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
1 101 (13.00%) Node.js
2 96 (12.36%) Apache Spark
3 50 (6.44%) Apache
4 48 (6.18%) Tomcat
5 27 (3.47%) JBoss
6 26 (3.35%) Elasticsearch
7 25 (3.22%) Confluence
8 24 (3.09%) Apache Pig
9 12 (1.54%) Apache Solr
10 8 (1.03%) Jetty
11 7 (0.90%) CMS
12 6 (0.77%) WebSphere
13 5 (0.64%) Mule
14 4 (0.51%) nginx
14 4 (0.51%) Alfresco
14 4 (0.51%) OpenStack
15 3 (0.39%) Magnolia
16 2 (0.26%) WebSphere Application Server
16 2 (0.26%) TIBCO EMS
16 2 (0.26%) Oracle Coherence
Business Applications
1 2 (0.26%) WebTrends
1 2 (0.26%) Temenos T24
2 1 (0.13%) Magento
2 1 (0.13%) Summit
2 1 (0.13%) Bond Adapt
Cloud Services
1 23 (2.96%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (1.67%) SaaS
3 11 (1.42%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (1.29%) GitHub
5 8 (1.03%) PaaS
5 8 (1.03%) Amazon SQS
6 7 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (0.51%) ElastiCache
7 4 (0.51%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 3 (0.39%) Amazon EMR
8 3 (0.39%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.26%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.13%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (0.13%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.13%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 66 (8.49%) HTTP
2 16 (2.06%) TCP/IP
3 11 (1.42%) SSL
3 11 (1.42%) Internet
4 8 (1.03%) AMQP
5 3 (0.39%) MQTT
5 3 (0.39%) LDAP
6 2 (0.26%) SNA
6 2 (0.26%) DNS
6 2 (0.26%) SSH
7 1 (0.13%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (0.13%) Network Security
7 1 (0.13%) X.509
7 1 (0.13%) Firewall
7 1 (0.13%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.13%) VPN
7 1 (0.13%) FTP
7 1 (0.13%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 208 (26.77%) MongoDB
2 173 (22.27%) Hadoop
3 151 (19.43%) Big Data
4 149 (19.18%) NoSQL
5 96 (12.36%) Apache Cassandra
6 67 (8.62%) PostgreSQL
7 64 (8.24%) Relational Database
8 58 (7.46%) MySQL
9 54 (6.95%) Apache Hive
10 39 (5.02%) HBase
11 37 (4.76%) Redis
12 28 (3.60%) Impala
13 21 (2.70%) SQL Server
14 18 (2.32%) RDBMS
15 17 (2.19%) MariaDB
16 14 (1.80%) Couchbase
17 11 (1.42%) OrientDB
17 11 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
18 10 (1.29%) DataStax
19 9 (1.16%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 124 (15.96%) Git (software)
2 101 (13.00%) Jenkins
3 63 (8.11%) Cucumber
3 63 (8.11%) JUnit
4 60 (7.72%) Maven
5 58 (7.46%) Selenium
6 57 (7.34%) Subversion
7 52 (6.69%) JIRA
8 35 (4.50%) Jasmine
9 31 (3.99%) WebDriver
10 22 (2.83%) Artifactory
11 19 (2.45%) Hudson
12 17 (2.19%) Mockito
13 16 (2.06%) TestNG
14 14 (1.80%) Ant
14 14 (1.80%) JBehave
15 12 (1.54%) Mercurial
16 11 (1.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 10 (1.29%) Gradle
17 10 (1.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 90 (11.58%) Finance
2 84 (10.81%) Banking
3 32 (4.12%) Investment Banking
4 27 (3.47%) Front Office
5 11 (1.42%) Games
6 10 (1.29%) Advertising
7 9 (1.16%) Marketing
8 7 (0.90%) Telecoms
9 6 (0.77%) Back Office
9 6 (0.77%) Retail
10 4 (0.51%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.51%) Publishing
11 3 (0.39%) Legal
11 3 (0.39%) Corporate Banking
11 3 (0.39%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 499 (64.22%) Developer
2 215 (27.67%) Scala Developer
3 195 (25.10%) Java Developer
4 121 (15.57%) Architect
5 73 (9.40%) Technical Architect
6 65 (8.37%) Senior Developer
7 36 (4.63%) Hadoop Developer
8 33 (4.25%) Senior Java Developer
9 23 (2.96%) Big Data Developer
9 23 (2.96%) Digital Architect
10 21 (2.70%) Solutions Architect
11 20 (2.57%) DevOps Engineer
11 20 (2.57%) Senior Architect
12 18 (2.32%) Software Engineer
13 17 (2.19%) Analyst
14 16 (2.06%) Lead Developer
14 16 (2.06%) Agile Java Developer
14 16 (2.06%) Front-End Developer
15 14 (1.80%) Java Architect
15 14 (1.80%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 211 (27.16%) HTML
2 154 (19.82%) Spring
3 146 (18.79%) CSS
4 130 (16.73%) HTML5
5 126 (16.22%) REST
6 119 (15.32%) Play Framework
7 114 (14.67%) JSON
8 110 (14.16%) Akka
9 102 (13.13%) RESTful
10 86 (11.07%) Web Services
11 79 (10.17%) Hibernate
12 75 (9.65%) CSS3
13 67 (8.62%) AngularJS
13 67 (8.62%) Django
14 65 (8.37%) Ajax
15 57 (7.34%) J2EE
16 56 (7.21%) XML
17 52 (6.69%) jQuery
18 50 (6.44%) Spring MVC
19 44 (5.66%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 112 (14.41%) Open Source
2 39 (5.02%) User Experience
3 37 (4.76%) Derivative
4 35 (4.50%) Computer Science
5 29 (3.73%) Algorithms
6 26 (3.35%) Analytical Skills
7 23 (2.96%) Equities
8 19 (2.45%) Digital Media
9 17 (2.19%) Visualisation
9 17 (2.19%) Equity Derivative
10 15 (1.93%) Market Risk
11 14 (1.80%) Statistics
11 14 (1.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 14 (1.80%) Data Structures
12 12 (1.54%) Mathematics
13 11 (1.42%) Mobile App
14 9 (1.16%) Fixed Income
15 7 (0.90%) Web 2.0
15 7 (0.90%) Hedge funds
16 6 (0.77%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 152 (19.56%) Linux
2 76 (9.78%) UNIX
3 24 (3.09%) Mac OS X
4 21 (2.70%) Ubuntu
5 10 (1.29%) CentOS
6 8 (1.03%) Windows
7 5 (0.64%) Android
7 5 (0.64%) Apple iOS
8 4 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.26%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 534 (68.73%) Agile Software Development
2 290 (37.32%) TDD
3 197 (25.35%) Scrum
4 161 (20.72%) BDD
5 126 (16.22%) Continuous Integration
6 112 (14.41%) DevOps
7 76 (9.78%) Mentoring
8 75 (9.65%) Kanban
9 73 (9.40%) Pair Programming
10 65 (8.37%) Software Engineering
10 65 (8.37%) MVC
11 62 (7.98%) OO
12 59 (7.59%) Functional Programming
13 56 (7.21%) Multithreading
14 53 (6.82%) Configuration Management
15 50 (6.44%) OOP
16 47 (6.05%) Web Development
17 46 (5.92%) MapReduce
18 43 (5.53%) Analytics
19 38 (4.89%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 586 (75.42%) Java
2 190 (24.45%) JavaScript
3 181 (23.29%) Ruby
4 178 (22.91%) Python
5 94 (12.10%) SQL
6 59 (7.59%) Groovy
7 49 (6.31%) C#
8 36 (4.63%) PHP
9 31 (3.99%) Clojure
10 30 (3.86%) R
10 30 (3.86%) Golang
11 29 (3.73%) C++
12 27 (3.47%) Perl
13 20 (2.57%) Haskell
14 12 (1.54%) C
14 12 (1.54%) XQuery
15 11 (1.42%) Shell Script
15 11 (1.42%) Bash Shell
16 10 (1.29%) VB
17 8 (1.03%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 46 (5.92%) Degree
2 32 (4.12%) Security Cleared
3 10 (1.29%) ISEB
4 9 (1.16%) ISTQB
5 8 (1.03%) SC Cleared
6 7 (0.90%) PhD
7 5 (0.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.26%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.13%) GNVQ
9 1 (0.13%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (3.86%) QA
2 2 (0.26%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.13%) Basel III
3 1 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.13%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 36 (4.63%) HDFS
2 19 (2.45%) Docker
3 17 (2.19%) Apache Flume
4 12 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (0.64%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.13%) vCloud
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 79 (10.17%) Puppet
2 54 (6.95%) Opscode Chef
3 40 (5.15%) Ansible
4 24 (3.09%) Hadoop YARN
5 20 (2.57%) Nagios
6 18 (2.32%) Salt
7 16 (2.06%) ZABBIX
8 8 (1.03%) Mesos
9 7 (0.90%) Oozie
10 3 (0.39%) yum
10 3 (0.39%) Capistrano
11 1 (0.13%) HAProxy
11 1 (0.13%) OpenAM
11 1 (0.13%) Ambari
11 1 (0.13%) Vagrant
11 1 (0.13%) Kibana
11 1 (0.13%) SELinux
11 1 (0.13%) logstash
Vendors
1 45 (5.79%) Oracle
2 23 (2.96%) VMware
3 12 (1.54%) Twitter
4 11 (1.42%) Tableau
4 11 (1.42%) Rackspace
5 9 (1.16%) Microsoft
6 6 (0.77%) Red Hat
6 6 (0.77%) Akamai
7 5 (0.64%) Netezza
7 5 (0.64%) Hortonworks
7 5 (0.64%) IBM
8 4 (0.51%) MicroStrategy
8 4 (0.51%) TIBCO
8 4 (0.51%) Reuters
8 4 (0.51%) Vertica
8 4 (0.51%) Google
8 4 (0.51%) SaltStack
9 3 (0.39%) Cloudera
10 2 (0.26%) Palantir
10 2 (0.26%) Alteryx
London
Oliver Bernard
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £635 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £450 to £550 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £530.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ISL
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £650 to £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
North West
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
UK
Linux Recruit
Rate: From £450 to £500 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £650 - £750 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £485 - £525 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago