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 31 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scala
Rank 94 121 144
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +23
Contract jobs citing Scala 63 81 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.88% 1.48% 1.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.90% 3.52% 2.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 68 57
Median daily rate £550 £575 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £450 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £92.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Scala
London

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
1617 2303 2515
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 48.27% 42.03% 41.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1384 1868 1991
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 21 10
Median hourly rate £22.50 £23.75 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.76 £19.72 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £46.80 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

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 31 May 2016.

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 31 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 across the City of London region with a requirement for Scala.

1 101 (85.59%) Java
2 73 (61.86%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (46.61%) TDD
4 38 (32.20%) BDD
5 34 (28.81%) Big Data
6 31 (26.27%) MongoDB
6 31 (26.27%) Apache Spark
7 30 (25.42%) Apache Cassandra
8 29 (24.58%) Akka
8 29 (24.58%) Scrum
8 29 (24.58%) JavaScript
9 28 (23.73%) Python
9 28 (23.73%) Banking
10 25 (21.19%) Continuous Integration
10 25 (21.19%) Hadoop
11 24 (20.34%) Finance
12 23 (19.49%) Play Framework
13 19 (16.10%) Pair Programming
14 18 (15.25%) CSS
14 18 (15.25%) HTML
14 18 (15.25%) Apache Hive
14 18 (15.25%) NoSQL
14 18 (15.25%) REST
15 17 (14.41%) Spring
16 16 (13.56%) Kanban
16 16 (13.56%) jQuery
16 16 (13.56%) Equities
16 16 (13.56%) Kafka
16 16 (13.56%) DevOps
17 15 (12.71%) Amazon AWS

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 31 (26.27%) Apache Spark
2 14 (11.86%) Apache Pig
2 14 (11.86%) Node.js
3 3 (2.54%) Jetty
4 2 (1.69%) Apache
4 2 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.85%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.85%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (0.85%) SAS
5 1 (0.85%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 15 (12.71%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (5.93%) GitHub
3 4 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.69%) Amazon EMR
4 2 (1.69%) SaaS
5 1 (0.85%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.24%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (28.81%) Big Data
2 31 (26.27%) MongoDB
3 30 (25.42%) Apache Cassandra
4 25 (21.19%) Hadoop
5 18 (15.25%) Apache Hive
5 18 (15.25%) NoSQL
6 9 (7.63%) MySQL
6 9 (7.63%) Relational Database
7 7 (5.93%) HBase
8 5 (4.24%) RDBMS
9 4 (3.39%) Neo4j
10 2 (1.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (0.85%) Couchbase
11 1 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.85%) Redis
11 1 (0.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (10.17%) Cucumber
1 12 (10.17%) Git (software)
2 10 (8.47%) Jenkins
3 8 (6.78%) Jasmine
3 8 (6.78%) Maven
4 7 (5.93%) IntelliJ
5 5 (4.24%) Gradle
5 5 (4.24%) JUnit
5 5 (4.24%) Selenium
5 5 (4.24%) Subversion
5 5 (4.24%) WebDriver
6 4 (3.39%) Hudson
7 3 (2.54%) JIRA
8 2 (1.69%) Ant
8 2 (1.69%) jMock
8 2 (1.69%) Mockito
9 1 (0.85%) Grunt
9 1 (0.85%) Robolectric
9 1 (0.85%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.85%) Vagrant
General
1 28 (23.73%) Banking
2 24 (20.34%) Finance
3 8 (6.78%) Front Office
4 6 (5.08%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.54%) Publishing
5 3 (2.54%) Retail
6 2 (1.69%) Games
6 2 (1.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 91 (77.12%) Developer
2 48 (40.68%) Java Developer
3 39 (33.05%) Scala Developer
4 20 (16.95%) Java Scala Developer
5 17 (14.41%) Senior Developer
6 15 (12.71%) Agile Developer
7 14 (11.86%) Agile Java Developer
8 13 (11.02%) Big Data Developer
9 11 (9.32%) Apache Spark Developer
10 10 (8.47%) Senior Java Developer
11 8 (6.78%) Cassandra Developer
12 7 (5.93%) AWS Developer
12 7 (5.93%) Data Scientist
13 5 (4.24%) Full Stack Developer
13 5 (4.24%) Hadoop Developer
13 5 (4.24%) Senior Big Data Developer
13 5 (4.24%) Senior Hadoop Developer
14 4 (3.39%) Lead Developer
14 4 (3.39%) Machine Learning Scientist
14 4 (3.39%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (24.58%) Akka
2 23 (19.49%) Play Framework
3 18 (15.25%) CSS
3 18 (15.25%) HTML
3 18 (15.25%) REST
4 17 (14.41%) Spring
5 16 (13.56%) jQuery
5 16 (13.56%) Kafka
6 15 (12.71%) Web Services
7 12 (10.17%) Ajax
8 11 (9.32%) RabbitMQ
9 10 (8.47%) AngularJS
9 10 (8.47%) HTML5
10 9 (7.63%) Hibernate
10 9 (7.63%) RESTful
11 8 (6.78%) Dropwizard
12 7 (5.93%) Java EE
13 6 (5.08%) CSS3
13 6 (5.08%) J2EE
13 6 (5.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.56%) Equities
2 6 (5.08%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.24%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.39%) Fintech
5 3 (2.54%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.54%) Derivative
5 3 (2.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.69%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.69%) DataPower
6 2 (1.69%) Fixed Income
6 2 (1.69%) Hedge funds
6 2 (1.69%) Market Risk
6 2 (1.69%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.69%) Social Media
6 2 (1.69%) Social Network
7 1 (0.85%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.85%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 1 (0.85%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.85%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.63%) Linux
2 5 (4.24%) Android
2 5 (4.24%) Apple iOS
2 5 (4.24%) Unix
3 3 (2.54%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (61.86%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (46.61%) TDD
3 38 (32.20%) BDD
4 29 (24.58%) Scrum
5 25 (21.19%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (16.10%) Pair Programming
7 16 (13.56%) DevOps
7 16 (13.56%) Kanban
8 14 (11.86%) Software Engineering
9 13 (11.02%) E-Commerce
10 12 (10.17%) Functional Programming
10 12 (10.17%) Market Making
11 10 (8.47%) Mentoring
11 10 (8.47%) Open Source
12 9 (7.63%) Configuration Management
12 9 (7.63%) OO
13 8 (6.78%) Analytics
14 7 (5.93%) Automated Testing
14 7 (5.93%) Data Modelling
14 7 (5.93%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 101 (85.59%) Java
2 29 (24.58%) JavaScript
3 28 (23.73%) Python
4 10 (8.47%) SQL
5 9 (7.63%) Groovy
6 6 (5.08%) Clojure
6 6 (5.08%) Ruby
7 5 (4.24%) Perl
8 4 (3.39%) Jython
9 3 (2.54%) Haskell
9 3 (2.54%) MATLAB
10 2 (1.69%) C
10 2 (1.69%) PHP
11 1 (0.85%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.85%) C#
11 1 (0.85%) C++
11 1 (0.85%) R
11 1 (0.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (4.24%) Degree
1 5 (4.24%) SC Cleared
1 5 (4.24%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.63%) QA
2 2 (1.69%) SDET
System Software
1 8 (6.78%) Docker
2 6 (5.08%) HDFS
3 2 (1.69%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 10 (8.47%) Puppet
2 5 (4.24%) Ansible
2 5 (4.24%) Mesos
3 4 (3.39%) Kubernetes
4 2 (1.69%) Ambari
4 2 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (3.39%) New Relic
2 2 (1.69%) Oracle
3 1 (0.85%) Splunk
3 1 (0.85%) Sybase
3 1 (0.85%) VMware
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