The table below looks at the statistics for Scala skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scala over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Scala
London / City of London
Rank 72 103 130
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +27
Contract jobs citing Scala 88 47 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.98% 1.50% 1.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.25% 3.34% 2.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 47 55
Median daily rate £575 £575 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £428 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £640
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £500
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 in the City of London region.

Programming Languages Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1408 1406 2334
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 47.74% 44.79% 45.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1186 1181 1921
Median daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 5
Median hourly rate - £30.00 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.60%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +11.88%

Scala
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Scala as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Scala Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Scala
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Scala across the City of London region.

Scala Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Scala
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scala across the City of London region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

Scala Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Scala
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Scala across the City of London region.

Scala Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Scala
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 across the City of London region with a requirement for Scala.

1 175 (75.76%) Java
2 157 (67.97%) Agile Software Development
3 112 (48.48%) Apache Spark
4 106 (45.89%) Hadoop
5 103 (44.59%) TDD
6 92 (39.83%) Big Data
7 76 (32.90%) Python
8 71 (30.74%) Akka
9 69 (29.87%) Banking
10 62 (26.84%) Scrum
10 62 (26.84%) BDD
11 61 (26.41%) Apache Cassandra
12 53 (22.94%) Kafka
13 49 (21.21%) Finance
14 47 (20.35%) Investment Banking
15 43 (18.61%) Git (software)
16 41 (17.75%) Amazon AWS
16 41 (17.75%) JavaScript
17 38 (16.45%) SQL
17 38 (16.45%) Pair Programming
17 38 (16.45%) Continuous Integration
18 36 (15.58%) AngularJS
19 35 (15.15%) Software Engineering
19 35 (15.15%) Apache Hive
20 34 (14.72%) Apache
21 33 (14.29%) MongoDB
22 32 (13.85%) R
22 32 (13.85%) Front Office
23 31 (13.42%) Docker
23 31 (13.42%) NoSQL

Scala
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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
1 112 (48.48%) Apache Spark
2 34 (14.72%) Apache
3 18 (7.79%) Apache Pig
4 14 (6.06%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (3.03%) Oracle Coherence
6 5 (2.16%) Jupyter
7 4 (1.73%) Apache Solr
7 4 (1.73%) Jetty
8 3 (1.30%) DataSynapse
9 1 (0.43%) IPython
9 1 (0.43%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (0.87%) SPSS
2 1 (0.43%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 41 (17.75%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (5.63%) GitHub
3 12 (5.19%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (2.16%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (2.16%) Amazon Kinesis
5 3 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.87%) Amazon EMR
6 2 (0.87%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.87%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.87%) Route 53
7 1 (0.43%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (0.43%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.43%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.43%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.43%) SaaS
7 1 (0.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.33%) HTTP
2 2 (0.87%) Kerberos
2 2 (0.87%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (45.89%) Hadoop
2 92 (39.83%) Big Data
3 61 (26.41%) Apache Cassandra
4 35 (15.15%) Apache Hive
5 33 (14.29%) MongoDB
6 31 (13.42%) NoSQL
7 20 (8.66%) HBase
7 20 (8.66%) PostgreSQL
8 19 (8.23%) Relational Database
9 17 (7.36%) Data Lake
10 10 (4.33%) MySQL
11 9 (3.90%) Neo4j
12 8 (3.46%) Data Warehouse
12 8 (3.46%) Impala
13 6 (2.60%) Flink
13 6 (2.60%) RDBMS
13 6 (2.60%) Sqoop
14 4 (1.73%) Parquet
14 4 (1.73%) Spark SQL
15 3 (1.30%) Presto
Development Applications
1 43 (18.61%) Git (software)
2 24 (10.39%) Jenkins
3 20 (8.66%) JIRA
4 10 (4.33%) JUnit
5 9 (3.90%) Cucumber
5 9 (3.90%) Maven
5 9 (3.90%) Vagrant
6 8 (3.46%) IntelliJ
6 8 (3.46%) Subversion
7 7 (3.03%) Selenium
7 7 (3.03%) WebDriver
8 6 (2.60%) Gradle
8 6 (2.60%) Jasmine
9 5 (2.16%) Mockito
10 4 (1.73%) EasyMock
10 4 (1.73%) Eclipse
10 4 (1.73%) JSUnit
10 4 (1.73%) PHPUnit
11 3 (1.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 2 (0.87%) TeamCity
General
1 69 (29.87%) Banking
2 49 (21.21%) Finance
3 47 (20.35%) Investment Banking
4 32 (13.85%) Front Office
5 5 (2.16%) Games
5 5 (2.16%) Marketing
5 5 (2.16%) Retail
6 4 (1.73%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.87%) Advertising
8 1 (0.43%) Back Office
8 1 (0.43%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 154 (66.67%) Developer
2 91 (39.39%) Scala Developer
3 71 (30.74%) Java Developer
4 49 (21.21%) Senior Developer
5 35 (15.15%) Senior Java Developer
6 32 (13.85%) Java Scala Developer
7 24 (10.39%) Data Engineer
8 23 (9.96%) Big Data Developer
9 17 (7.36%) Senior Scala Developer
10 16 (6.93%) Market Risk Developer
10 16 (6.93%) Market Risk Java Developer
11 15 (6.49%) Big Data Engineer
12 14 (6.06%) Apache Spark Developer
13 13 (5.63%) Data Scientist
14 12 (5.19%) Senior Market Risk Java Developer
15 10 (4.33%) Hadoop Developer
15 10 (4.33%) Senior Java Scala Developer
16 9 (3.90%) Java Engineer
17 8 (3.46%) Front Office Developer
17 8 (3.46%) Hadoop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (30.74%) Akka
2 53 (22.94%) Kafka
3 36 (15.58%) AngularJS
4 30 (12.99%) Play Framework
5 29 (12.55%) HTML
6 25 (10.82%) REST
7 22 (9.52%) Node.js
7 22 (9.52%) Web Services
8 21 (9.09%) CSS
8 21 (9.09%) HTML5
9 18 (7.79%) Spring
10 13 (5.63%) Dropwizard
10 13 (5.63%) React
11 12 (5.19%) JSON
12 11 (4.76%) CSS3
12 11 (4.76%) JMS
13 10 (4.33%) .NET
13 10 (4.33%) jQuery
13 10 (4.33%) RabbitMQ
13 10 (4.33%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 22 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (8.23%) Algorithms
2 19 (8.23%) Derivative
3 16 (6.93%) Computer Science
3 16 (6.93%) Market Risk
4 14 (6.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 13 (5.63%) Fintech
6 11 (4.76%) Equities
7 9 (3.90%) Fixed Income
8 4 (1.73%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 4 (1.73%) Semantic Web
8 4 (1.73%) Spread Betting
8 4 (1.73%) User Experience
9 3 (1.30%) Credit Risk
9 3 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.30%) Grid Computing
9 3 (1.30%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.87%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.43%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.43%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 21 (9.09%) Linux
2 11 (4.76%) Unix
3 10 (4.33%) Android
3 10 (4.33%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.30%) Mac OS X
5 2 (0.87%) CentOS
5 2 (0.87%) Windows
6 1 (0.43%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.43%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (67.97%) Agile Software Development
2 103 (44.59%) TDD
3 62 (26.84%) BDD
3 62 (26.84%) Scrum
4 38 (16.45%) Continuous Integration
4 38 (16.45%) Pair Programming
5 35 (15.15%) Software Engineering
6 27 (11.69%) Kanban
7 26 (11.26%) DevOps
8 25 (10.82%) Analytics
9 20 (8.66%) Statistics
10 19 (8.23%) Mathematics
11 17 (7.36%) Microservices
11 17 (7.36%) Open Source
11 17 (7.36%) Risk Management
12 16 (6.93%) Functional Programming
12 16 (6.93%) Machine Learning
13 15 (6.49%) OO
14 14 (6.06%) Configuration Management
14 14 (6.06%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 175 (75.76%) Java
2 76 (32.90%) Python
3 41 (17.75%) JavaScript
4 38 (16.45%) SQL
5 32 (13.85%) R
6 12 (5.19%) Haskell
7 9 (3.90%) Clojure
7 9 (3.90%) PHP
8 8 (3.46%) Ruby
9 7 (3.03%) C#
10 6 (2.60%) C++
11 4 (1.73%) Groovy
12 3 (1.30%) Go
12 3 (1.30%) Jython
12 3 (1.30%) MATLAB
13 2 (0.87%) TypeScript
14 1 (0.43%) Apple Swift
14 1 (0.43%) Kotlin
14 1 (0.43%) Perl
14 1 (0.43%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (6.93%) Degree
2 7 (3.03%) SC Cleared
2 7 (3.03%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.60%) PhD
4 2 (0.87%) RHCE
4 2 (0.87%) RHCSA
5 1 (0.43%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.76%) QA
2 2 (0.87%) Data Quality
System Software
1 31 (13.42%) Docker
2 15 (6.49%) HDFS
3 5 (2.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 3 (1.30%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 24 (10.39%) Puppet
2 10 (4.33%) Hadoop YARN
3 8 (3.46%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (3.03%) Ansible
4 7 (3.03%) Kubernetes
5 5 (2.16%) Oozie
6 2 (0.87%) Mesos
7 1 (0.43%) Ambari
7 1 (0.43%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (3.46%) Cloudera
1 8 (3.46%) Hortonworks
1 8 (3.46%) VMware
2 7 (3.03%) Tableau
3 5 (2.16%) New Relic
4 4 (1.73%) Microsoft
4 4 (1.73%) Teradata
5 3 (1.30%) Atlassian
6 2 (0.87%) Cisco
6 2 (0.87%) Google
6 2 (0.87%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.43%) Apple
7 1 (0.43%) MapR
7 1 (0.43%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (0.43%) Progress
7 1 (0.43%) Sybase
7 1 (0.43%) Talend
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