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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scala
Rank 160 262 297
Rank change year-on-year
+102 +35
Contract jobs citing Scala 828 461 377
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.54% 0.85% 0.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.00% 2.27% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 584 338 319
Median daily rate £525 £525 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £391 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £658
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £453 £425
% change year-on-year
+4.97% +6.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £92.50 -
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
20693 20352 19684
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.53% 37.55% 37.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 14257 13473 13004
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 468 421 468
Median hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £19.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -

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 25 May 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 25 May 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
(Click see detailed
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 +109 815 £525 -2.32% 186
London +54 504 £550 - 147
South East +100 135 £485 +4.86% 9
West Sussex +41 105 £475 -7.31%
Worthing +6 83 £475 -7.31%
City of London +29 60 £550 -4.34% 33
West Midlands - 56 £475 - 1
Shropshire - 48 £500 - 1
Yorkshire +37 47 £469 +17.18% 9
Telford - 39 £525 - 1
West Yorkshire +24 36 £500 +28.20% 6
Leeds +21 32 £500 +29.03% 6
North West -23 23 £500 - 8
North East -57 21 £450 -4.25% 3
Manchester +4 18 £500 - 5
Tyne and Wear -62 17 £450 -4.25% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne -62 16 £450 -4.25% 2
South West +6 14 £413 - 4
East Sussex - 12 £500 - 1
Brighton - 12 £500 - 1
Croydon - 10 £413 -
South Yorkshire +2 9 £413 -8.33% 3
Gloucestershire 0 8 £525 +16.66% 1
Sheffield -10 8 £394 -12.50% 3
East Midlands +11 7 £500 +17.64% 2
Leicestershire +1 7 £500 +17.64%
Cambridgeshire +10 6 £375 -23.07% 1
Bristol +7 6 £363 -3.33% 2
East of England +5 6 £375 -28.57% 3
Surrey -10 6 £450 +38.46% 3

Scala
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 1201 (79.64%) Java
2 1012 (67.11%) Agile Software Development
3 591 (39.19%) TDD
4 533 (35.34%) Scrum
5 473 (31.37%) Python
6 425 (28.18%) HTML
7 398 (26.39%) MongoDB
8 394 (26.13%) CSS
9 388 (25.73%) REST
10 382 (25.33%) Spring
11 378 (25.07%) Play Framework
12 377 (25.00%) Ruby
13 370 (24.54%) JavaScript
14 354 (23.47%) NoSQL
15 339 (22.48%) Linux
16 330 (21.88%) Open Source
17 326 (21.62%) Hadoop
18 318 (21.09%) Apache Spark
19 316 (20.95%) Big Data
20 309 (20.49%) Git (software)
21 304 (20.16%) Continuous Integration
21 304 (20.16%) BDD
22 280 (18.57%) RESTful
23 255 (16.91%) HTML5
24 252 (16.71%) JSON
25 244 (16.18%) HTTP
26 234 (15.52%) SQL
27 233 (15.45%) Pair Programming
28 220 (14.59%) Unix
29 218 (14.46%) Jenkins

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
1 318 (21.09%) Apache Spark
2 183 (12.14%) Node.js
3 90 (5.97%) Confluence
4 88 (5.84%) Elasticsearch
5 83 (5.50%) Apache
6 64 (4.24%) Apache Pig
7 42 (2.79%) Tomcat
8 24 (1.59%) JBoss
9 23 (1.53%) WebLogic
10 18 (1.19%) SAS
11 14 (0.93%) nginx
12 10 (0.66%) OpenStack
13 8 (0.53%) Cloud Foundry
13 8 (0.53%) Jetty
14 7 (0.46%) WebLogic Portal
14 7 (0.46%) WebSphere
15 6 (0.40%) Alfresco
15 6 (0.40%) Apache Solr
15 6 (0.40%) CMS
15 6 (0.40%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (0.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.066%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.066%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.20%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.066%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 156 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
2 90 (5.97%) GitHub
3 27 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
4 18 (1.19%) Amazon EC2
5 16 (1.06%) Heroku
6 12 (0.80%) Amazon EMR
6 12 (0.80%) SaaS
7 10 (0.66%) AWS CloudFormation
8 9 (0.60%) Amazon S3
8 9 (0.60%) Google Cloud Platform
9 8 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
10 6 (0.40%) Amazon SQS
10 6 (0.40%) IaaS
11 5 (0.33%) Google App Engine
11 5 (0.33%) PaaS
12 4 (0.27%) AdWords
12 4 (0.27%) Amazon Kinesis
13 3 (0.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 3 (0.20%) Route 53
13 3 (0.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 244 (16.18%) HTTP
2 32 (2.12%) Internet
3 21 (1.39%) TCP/IP
4 18 (1.19%) SSL
5 11 (0.73%) Network Security
6 6 (0.40%) Kerberos
6 6 (0.40%) SNA
7 5 (0.33%) DSL
8 4 (0.27%) AMQP
9 3 (0.20%) OpenVPN
10 2 (0.13%) DNS
10 2 (0.13%) Firewall
10 2 (0.13%) Intranet
10 2 (0.13%) LDAP
11 1 (0.066%) FTP
11 1 (0.066%) Intrusion Detection
11 1 (0.066%) Skype
11 1 (0.066%) VPN
11 1 (0.066%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 398 (26.39%) MongoDB
2 354 (23.47%) NoSQL
3 326 (21.62%) Hadoop
4 316 (20.95%) Big Data
5 207 (13.73%) Apache Cassandra
6 164 (10.88%) Apache Hive
7 163 (10.81%) Relational Database
8 119 (7.89%) MySQL
9 98 (6.50%) PostgreSQL
10 80 (5.31%) HBase
11 54 (3.58%) Redis
12 46 (3.05%) Neo4j
13 42 (2.79%) SQL Server
14 32 (2.12%) Impala
14 32 (2.12%) RDBMS
15 26 (1.72%) CouchDB
16 24 (1.59%) OrientDB
17 21 (1.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 21 (1.39%) Hazelcast
17 21 (1.39%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 309 (20.49%) Git (software)
2 218 (14.46%) Jenkins
3 182 (12.07%) Subversion
4 167 (11.07%) JUnit
5 159 (10.54%) Cucumber
6 128 (8.49%) Selenium
7 113 (7.49%) JIRA
8 78 (5.17%) Maven
9 51 (3.38%) Gradle
10 48 (3.18%) WebDriver
11 39 (2.59%) Hudson
12 35 (2.32%) IntelliJ
13 28 (1.86%) Mockito
14 27 (1.79%) Mercurial
14 27 (1.79%) Visual Studio
15 23 (1.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 20 (1.33%) RSpec
17 19 (1.26%) Gatling
18 17 (1.13%) Bitbucket
18 17 (1.13%) Vagrant
General
1 142 (9.42%) Finance
2 108 (7.16%) Banking
3 41 (2.72%) Investment Banking
4 37 (2.45%) Retail
5 28 (1.86%) Front Office
6 23 (1.53%) Legal
7 15 (0.99%) Financial Institution
7 15 (0.99%) Games
8 14 (0.93%) Publishing
9 11 (0.73%) Marketing
10 8 (0.53%) Advertising
11 7 (0.46%) Back Office
12 6 (0.40%) Telecoms
13 4 (0.27%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.13%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.13%) Law
14 2 (0.13%) Wholesale Banking
15 1 (0.066%) Electronics
15 1 (0.066%) General Ledger
15 1 (0.066%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 1142 (75.73%) Developer
2 580 (38.46%) Scala Developer
3 525 (34.81%) Java Developer
4 238 (15.78%) Java Scala Developer
5 184 (12.20%) Senior Developer
6 155 (10.28%) Agile Developer
7 127 (8.42%) Senior Java Developer
8 115 (7.63%) Agile Java Developer
9 112 (7.43%) Architect
10 97 (6.43%) Big Data Developer
11 91 (6.03%) Hadoop Developer
12 77 (5.11%) Data Engineer
12 77 (5.11%) Software Engineer
13 74 (4.91%) Senior Scala Developer
14 71 (4.71%) Software Developer
15 63 (4.18%) Hadoop Engineer
16 53 (3.51%) Apache Spark Developer
17 48 (3.18%) Lead Developer
18 46 (3.05%) Big Data Engineer
18 46 (3.05%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 425 (28.18%) HTML
2 394 (26.13%) CSS
3 388 (25.73%) REST
4 382 (25.33%) Spring
5 378 (25.07%) Play Framework
6 280 (18.57%) RESTful
7 255 (16.91%) HTML5
8 252 (16.71%) JSON
9 215 (14.26%) Akka
10 198 (13.13%) Web Services
11 174 (11.54%) CSS3
12 155 (10.28%) Kafka
13 140 (9.28%) Ajax
14 138 (9.15%) Hibernate
15 123 (8.16%) Ruby on Rails
16 114 (7.56%) XML
17 110 (7.29%) Django
18 99 (6.56%) AngularJS
19 90 (5.97%) J2EE
20 83 (5.50%) spray
Miscellaneous
1 59 (3.91%) Visualisation
2 56 (3.71%) User Experience
3 53 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
4 36 (2.39%) Computer Science
5 29 (1.92%) Equities
6 28 (1.86%) Enterprise Software
7 27 (1.79%) Algorithms
8 22 (1.46%) Statistics
9 19 (1.26%) Mathematics
10 18 (1.19%) Derivative
10 18 (1.19%) Mobile App
11 17 (1.13%) Wiki
12 16 (1.06%) Data Structures
13 14 (0.93%) Data Centre
13 14 (0.93%) Fintech
14 12 (0.80%) Cyberthreat
15 11 (0.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 11 (0.73%) Social Media
16 9 (0.60%) Digital Media
17 8 (0.53%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 339 (22.48%) Linux
2 220 (14.59%) Unix
3 90 (5.97%) Mac OS X
4 35 (2.32%) Windows
5 32 (2.12%) Mac OS
6 22 (1.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 17 (1.13%) Android
7 17 (1.13%) Apple iOS
8 10 (0.66%) Ubuntu
9 7 (0.46%) CentOS
10 3 (0.20%) Fedora
10 3 (0.20%) Solaris
10 3 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.066%) Kali Linux
11 1 (0.066%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.066%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.066%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.066%) Windows Server
11 1 (0.066%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1012 (67.11%) Agile Software Development
2 591 (39.19%) TDD
3 533 (35.34%) Scrum
4 330 (21.88%) Open Source
5 304 (20.16%) BDD
5 304 (20.16%) Continuous Integration
6 233 (15.45%) Pair Programming
7 191 (12.67%) Kanban
8 186 (12.33%) Software Engineering
9 175 (11.60%) DevOps
10 164 (10.88%) Microservices
11 156 (10.34%) Automated Testing
12 155 (10.28%) OO
13 154 (10.21%) Web Development
14 153 (10.15%) Responsive Web Design
15 137 (9.08%) Web Design
16 127 (8.42%) Configuration Management
17 118 (7.82%) Continuous Delivery
18 115 (7.63%) Mentoring
19 93 (6.17%) Functional Programming
Programming Languages
1 1201 (79.64%) Java
2 473 (31.37%) Python
3 377 (25.00%) Ruby
4 370 (24.54%) JavaScript
5 234 (15.52%) SQL
6 134 (8.89%) C#
7 103 (6.83%) Clojure
8 93 (6.17%) Groovy
9 89 (5.90%) Go
10 68 (4.51%) Perl
11 47 (3.12%) R
12 39 (2.59%) PHP
13 36 (2.39%) C++
14 28 (1.86%) Haskell
15 20 (1.33%) C
16 19 (1.26%) Jython
17 18 (1.19%) PL/SQL
18 16 (1.06%) XAML
19 15 (0.99%) Shell Script
20 14 (0.93%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 115 (7.63%) Security Cleared
2 50 (3.32%) SC Cleared
3 47 (3.12%) Degree
4 16 (1.06%) DV Cleared
5 14 (0.93%) PhD
6 8 (0.53%) BPSS Clearance
7 6 (0.40%) ISEB
7 6 (0.40%) ISTQB
7 6 (0.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (0.27%) BC Cleared
9 3 (0.20%) MCSD
9 3 (0.20%) MCSE
9 3 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.13%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 2 (0.13%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.066%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (2.72%) QA
2 18 (1.19%) Disclosure Scotland
3 11 (0.73%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.33%) SDET
4 5 (0.33%) WCAG
5 3 (0.20%) SLA
6 1 (0.066%) MiFID
System Software
1 153 (10.15%) Docker
2 52 (3.45%) HDFS
3 29 (1.92%) Apache Flume
4 6 (0.40%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 5 (0.33%) KVM
5 5 (0.33%) Xen
6 4 (0.27%) etcd
6 4 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (0.20%) LXC
8 2 (0.13%) Squid
9 1 (0.066%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.066%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.066%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 150 (9.95%) Puppet
2 52 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
3 25 (1.66%) Ansible
4 18 (1.19%) Kubernetes
5 17 (1.13%) Mesos
6 11 (0.73%) Oozie
7 9 (0.60%) Hadoop YARN
8 6 (0.40%) Graphite
8 6 (0.40%) Nagios
9 5 (0.33%) Ganglia
10 4 (0.27%) Ambari
10 4 (0.27%) StatsD
11 3 (0.20%) Kibana
11 3 (0.20%) Nessus
11 3 (0.20%) Rundeck
11 3 (0.20%) Salt
11 3 (0.20%) ZABBIX
12 2 (0.13%) SELinux
13 1 (0.066%) CFEngine
13 1 (0.066%) logstash
Vendors
1 92 (6.10%) Google
2 79 (5.24%) Oracle
3 42 (2.79%) Cloudera
4 18 (1.19%) webMethods
5 16 (1.06%) Adobe
5 16 (1.06%) Hortonworks
5 16 (1.06%) New Relic
5 16 (1.06%) Telerik
5 16 (1.06%) VMware
6 15 (0.99%) AppDynamics
6 15 (0.99%) IBM
6 15 (0.99%) MapR
7 13 (0.86%) Microsoft
7 13 (0.86%) Red Hat
8 12 (0.80%) Atlassian
9 11 (0.73%) Dynatrace
10 10 (0.66%) Tableau
11 9 (0.60%) CA
11 9 (0.60%) SaltStack
12 8 (0.53%) Twitter
London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £425 - £475 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
Octopus Computer Associates
Rate: Market
Posted: 16 hours ago
Central London / West End
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £650 - £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
LA International
Rate: £300 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
iKas International
Rate: £650 - £750 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £600 - £800 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Empiric Solutions
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £400 - £525 per day + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Avion Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Competitive Rates
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £550.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £600 - £650 per day +
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
MA Associates Worldwide
Rate: From £550 to £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South East England
Bentley Whitaker
Rate: £400 - £500+ per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500 - £550 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £495.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Bentley Whitaker
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £525 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500.00 - £535.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day +
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £550 - £600 per day +
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500 - £630 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
MA Associates Worldwide
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day Permanent will be £120,000
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
Interact Consulting
Rate: 550-650pd
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Oho Group
Rate: £400 - 460 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £500 - £575 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Oho Group
Rate: £500 - 600 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
London
iKas International
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 12 days ago
London
iKas International
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Leeds
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 18 days ago