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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scala
Rank 204 285 313
Rank change year-on-year
+81 +28
Contract jobs citing Scala 627 380 297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.22% 0.73% 0.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.19% 1.94% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 480 297 257
Average daily rate £500 £538 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% +7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £400 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £500 £400
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%
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
19656 19551 18415
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.21% 37.75% 37.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 13337 12950 11549
Average daily rate £415 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £560 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 525 441 498
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.06
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £19.40 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.68 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 12 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scala within the UK over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +94 582 £525 -4.54% 180
London +71 402 £550 - 135
City of London +24 50 £575 +4.54% 27
North West +5 48 £425 -15.00% 4
Manchester +22 46 £425 -19.81% 3
Yorkshire -4 37 £500 -10.71% 7
Wales +1 35 £375 -25.00% 3
South Wales -2 31 £375 -25.00% 3
West Yorkshire 0 30 £500 -10.71% 3
Cardiff -1 30 £375 -25.00% 3
Leeds -2 28 £513 -8.48% 2
North East -4 21 £425 +47.82% 3
Tyne and Wear -13 20 £425 +70.00% 3
Newcastle upon Tyne -16 20 £425 +70.00% 3
South East +21 18 £450 +38.46% 10
South West +11 18 £350 -12.60% 7
West Midlands -1 18 £450 -3.22% 6
Bristol +11 13 £350 -57.57% 2
East of England +9 12 £500 - 8
West Sussex - 12 £450 - 1
Worthing - 12 £450 - 1
Salford +4 10 £425 +13.33% 1
Shropshire -13 10 £418 -22.32%
East Midlands - 7 £600 - 1
Sheffield - 7 £406 - 4
South Yorkshire - 7 £406 - 4
Telford -15 5 £325 -39.53%
Leicester - 5 £600 -
Southend-on-Sea - 5 £550 -
Leicestershire - 5 £600 -

Scala
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 999 (73.84%) Java
2 811 (59.94%) Agile Software Development
3 518 (38.29%) TDD
4 394 (29.12%) Python
5 357 (26.39%) JavaScript
6 349 (25.79%) HTML
7 348 (25.72%) NoSQL
8 326 (24.09%) Scrum
9 321 (23.73%) Ruby
10 308 (22.76%) Linux
11 307 (22.69%) Big Data
12 297 (21.95%) MongoDB
13 293 (21.66%) Hadoop
14 284 (20.99%) BDD
15 278 (20.55%) Apache Spark
16 272 (20.10%) Git (software)
17 256 (18.92%) CSS
18 239 (17.66%) REST
19 230 (17.00%) SQL
19 230 (17.00%) RESTful
20 222 (16.41%) Finance
21 217 (16.04%) Unix
22 210 (15.52%) Open Source
23 209 (15.45%) Banking
24 206 (15.23%) Web Services
25 196 (14.49%) Spring
26 184 (13.60%) Software Engineering
27 174 (12.86%) Continuous Integration
28 172 (12.71%) Play Framework
29 170 (12.56%) HTTP

Scala
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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
1 278 (20.55%) Apache Spark
2 134 (9.90%) Node.js
3 91 (6.73%) Elasticsearch
4 53 (3.92%) Apache
5 50 (3.70%) Tomcat
6 49 (3.62%) Apache Pig
7 28 (2.07%) Confluence
8 23 (1.70%) JBoss
9 18 (1.33%) Jetty
10 16 (1.18%) Oracle Coherence
11 12 (0.89%) nginx
12 9 (0.67%) Apache Solr
13 8 (0.59%) OpenStack
14 7 (0.52%) SAS
15 5 (0.37%) Alfresco
16 4 (0.30%) WordPress
17 3 (0.22%) WebLogic
18 2 (0.15%) CMS
18 2 (0.15%) MQSeries
18 2 (0.15%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (0.22%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.15%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.074%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.30%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.15%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 169 (12.49%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (2.96%) GitHub
3 10 (0.74%) Heroku
3 10 (0.74%) SaaS
4 9 (0.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (0.52%) AWS CloudFormation
5 7 (0.52%) Google Cloud Platform
6 6 (0.44%) PaaS
7 5 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (0.30%) Google Compute Engine
9 3 (0.22%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.074%) Amazon Kinesis
11 1 (0.074%) Amazon SQS
11 1 (0.074%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.074%) CloudBees
11 1 (0.074%) IaaS
11 1 (0.074%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 170 (12.56%) HTTP
2 17 (1.26%) TCP/IP
3 15 (1.11%) Internet
4 10 (0.74%) SSL
5 9 (0.67%) DSL
6 7 (0.52%) SNA
7 5 (0.37%) Network Security
8 1 (0.074%) DNS
8 1 (0.074%) Firewall
8 1 (0.074%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.074%) Intranet
8 1 (0.074%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.074%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 348 (25.72%) NoSQL
2 307 (22.69%) Big Data
3 297 (21.95%) MongoDB
4 293 (21.66%) Hadoop
5 155 (11.46%) Apache Hive
6 151 (11.16%) Apache Cassandra
7 135 (9.98%) Relational Database
8 104 (7.69%) MySQL
9 88 (6.50%) PostgreSQL
10 87 (6.43%) HBase
11 62 (4.58%) Impala
12 52 (3.84%) SQL Server
13 51 (3.77%) Redis
14 33 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
15 31 (2.29%) RDBMS
16 29 (2.14%) Oracle Database
17 24 (1.77%) KDB
18 21 (1.55%) Sqoop
19 19 (1.40%) Neo4j
20 17 (1.26%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 272 (20.10%) Git (software)
2 145 (10.72%) Subversion
3 138 (10.20%) Cucumber
4 132 (9.76%) Jenkins
5 88 (6.50%) JUnit
6 84 (6.21%) Maven
6 84 (6.21%) Selenium
7 62 (4.58%) Gradle
8 59 (4.36%) JIRA
9 35 (2.59%) Mockito
10 30 (2.22%) WebDriver
11 29 (2.14%) TeamCity
12 27 (2.00%) Mercurial
13 26 (1.92%) Eclipse
14 25 (1.85%) Jasmine
14 25 (1.85%) Visual Studio
15 24 (1.77%) VTune
16 23 (1.70%) Ant
17 22 (1.63%) Hudson
18 20 (1.48%) RSpec
General
1 222 (16.41%) Finance
2 209 (15.45%) Banking
3 113 (8.35%) Investment Banking
4 59 (4.36%) Front Office
5 29 (2.14%) Retail
6 27 (2.00%) Publishing
7 26 (1.92%) Legal
8 17 (1.26%) Telecoms
9 16 (1.18%) Games
10 9 (0.67%) Financial Institution
11 8 (0.59%) Corporate Banking
12 6 (0.44%) Marketing
13 4 (0.30%) Back Office
13 4 (0.30%) International Banking
13 4 (0.30%) Retail Banking
14 3 (0.22%) Manufacturing
15 2 (0.15%) Wholesale Banking
16 1 (0.074%) Advertising
16 1 (0.074%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 975 (72.06%) Developer
2 462 (34.15%) Scala Developer
3 389 (28.75%) Java Developer
4 146 (10.79%) Java Scala Developer
5 121 (8.94%) Senior Developer
6 117 (8.65%) Agile Developer
7 99 (7.32%) Architect
8 92 (6.80%) Big Data Developer
9 84 (6.21%) Agile Java Developer
10 82 (6.06%) Hadoop Developer
10 82 (6.06%) Software Engineer
11 78 (5.76%) Senior Java Developer
12 68 (5.03%) Java Engineer
13 53 (3.92%) Java Software Engineer
14 50 (3.70%) Big Data Engineer
15 48 (3.55%) Technical Architect
16 46 (3.40%) JavaScript Developer
17 44 (3.25%) Senior Scala Developer
18 40 (2.96%) Apache Spark Developer
19 39 (2.88%) Scala Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 349 (25.79%) HTML
2 256 (18.92%) CSS
3 239 (17.66%) REST
4 230 (17.00%) RESTful
5 206 (15.23%) Web Services
6 196 (14.49%) Spring
7 172 (12.71%) Play Framework
8 151 (11.16%) Kafka
9 148 (10.94%) Akka
10 141 (10.42%) HTML5
11 122 (9.02%) JSON
12 112 (8.28%) AngularJS
13 108 (7.98%) Hibernate
14 93 (6.87%) XML
15 84 (6.21%) jQuery
16 66 (4.88%) Ruby on Rails
17 60 (4.43%) Django
18 57 (4.21%) Ajax
18 57 (4.21%) RabbitMQ
19 55 (4.07%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 87 (6.43%) Visualisation
2 59 (4.36%) Analytical Skills
3 57 (4.21%) Fixed Income
4 40 (2.96%) Equities
5 39 (2.88%) User Experience
6 27 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
7 25 (1.85%) Computer Science
8 24 (1.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 23 (1.70%) Grid Computing
10 22 (1.63%) Derivative
11 16 (1.18%) Equity Derivative
11 16 (1.18%) Fintech
12 15 (1.11%) Algorithms
13 14 (1.03%) Statistics
14 11 (0.81%) Data Integration
14 11 (0.81%) Interest Rate Derivative
15 10 (0.74%) Market Risk
16 9 (0.67%) Mathematics
16 9 (0.67%) Semantic Web
16 9 (0.67%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 308 (22.76%) Linux
2 217 (16.04%) Unix
3 93 (6.87%) Mac OS X
4 32 (2.37%) Mac OS
5 24 (1.77%) Solaris
6 23 (1.70%) Windows
7 10 (0.74%) CentOS
7 10 (0.74%) Ubuntu
8 8 (0.59%) Android
8 8 (0.59%) Apple iOS
8 8 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.30%) Windows 10
9 4 (0.30%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 811 (59.94%) Agile Software Development
2 518 (38.29%) TDD
3 326 (24.09%) Scrum
4 284 (20.99%) BDD
5 210 (15.52%) Open Source
6 184 (13.60%) Software Engineering
7 174 (12.86%) Continuous Integration
8 166 (12.27%) Pair Programming
9 143 (10.57%) Kanban
10 136 (10.05%) OO
11 135 (9.98%) DevOps
12 120 (8.87%) Web Development
13 110 (8.13%) Functional Programming
14 101 (7.46%) Configuration Management
15 94 (6.95%) Responsive Web Design
16 85 (6.28%) Analytics
17 82 (6.06%) Web Design
18 80 (5.91%) Mentoring
19 77 (5.69%) Multithreading
20 74 (5.47%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 999 (73.84%) Java
2 394 (29.12%) Python
3 357 (26.39%) JavaScript
4 321 (23.73%) Ruby
5 230 (17.00%) SQL
6 106 (7.83%) Perl
7 99 (7.32%) Go
8 93 (6.87%) C#
9 77 (5.69%) Groovy
10 69 (5.10%) Clojure
11 61 (4.51%) PHP
12 47 (3.47%) R
13 44 (3.25%) C++
14 28 (2.07%) Haskell
15 21 (1.55%) VBA
16 19 (1.40%) Shell Script
17 18 (1.33%) CoffeeScript
18 16 (1.18%) XAML
19 15 (1.11%) C
20 14 (1.03%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 73 (5.40%) Security Cleared
2 51 (3.77%) Degree
3 14 (1.03%) BPSS Clearance
3 14 (1.03%) SC Cleared
4 11 (0.81%) DV Cleared
5 5 (0.37%) PhD
6 2 (0.15%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 2 (0.15%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.074%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.074%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.074%) ISEB
7 1 (0.074%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.074%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.074%) MCSD
7 1 (0.074%) MCSE
7 1 (0.074%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (3.33%) QA
2 24 (1.77%) Disclosure Scotland
3 6 (0.44%) Data Quality
3 6 (0.44%) WCAG
4 5 (0.37%) SLA
5 1 (0.074%) Basel III
5 1 (0.074%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.074%) MiFID
5 1 (0.074%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 77 (5.69%) Docker
2 67 (4.95%) HDFS
3 33 (2.44%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 31 (2.29%) Apache Flume
5 5 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (0.22%) LXC
7 1 (0.074%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 92 (6.80%) Puppet
2 57 (4.21%) Opscode Chef
3 32 (2.37%) Mesos
4 28 (2.07%) Oozie
5 26 (1.92%) Ansible
6 22 (1.63%) Hadoop YARN
7 18 (1.33%) Kubernetes
8 11 (0.81%) Ambari
9 8 (0.59%) Graphite
10 5 (0.37%) Graylog
10 5 (0.37%) Salt
11 3 (0.22%) Nagios
12 2 (0.15%) SELinux
13 1 (0.074%) Apache Shiro
13 1 (0.074%) Ganglia
13 1 (0.074%) Kibana
13 1 (0.074%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 71 (5.25%) Oracle
2 49 (3.62%) Cloudera
3 26 (1.92%) MapR
4 16 (1.18%) Hortonworks
4 16 (1.18%) Telerik
5 14 (1.03%) AppDynamics
6 13 (0.96%) Red Hat
7 12 (0.89%) Google
7 12 (0.89%) VMware
8 11 (0.81%) SaltStack
9 10 (0.74%) Tableau
10 9 (0.67%) Splunk
10 9 (0.67%) Talend
11 8 (0.59%) Alteryx
11 8 (0.59%) Informatica
12 6 (0.44%) Akamai
12 6 (0.44%) Dynatrace
12 6 (0.44%) IBM
12 6 (0.44%) New Relic
13 5 (0.37%) Palantir
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Interact Consulting
Rate: 575-650
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £475 - £525 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £400 - £500+ per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £535.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Preferred Choice
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £630 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Engage PSG
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Shipley, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
MA Associates Worldwide
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day Permanent will be £120,000
Posted: 4 days ago
London
MA Associates Worldwide
Rate: From £550 to £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
MA Associates Worldwide
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day Permanent will be £120,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Reed Technology
Rate: £350 - £575 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Hainton Recruitment
Rate: From £275 to £375 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: Market related
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £550 - £575 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £400 - £475 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Quant Capital
Rate: £40,000 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 12 days ago