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 6 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scala
Rank 92 122 146
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +24
Contract jobs citing Scala 65 79 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.89% 1.43% 1.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.03% 3.41% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 63 59
Median daily rate £550 £575 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% -4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £463 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +8.82%
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
1613 2320 2666
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 46.81% 42.12% 42.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1374 1852 2076
Median daily rate £488 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.97% +2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £313 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £615 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 11
Median hourly rate £22.50 £30.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.76 £19.72 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £54.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.45
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.23%

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 6 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 6 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 96 (80.00%) Java
2 75 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (48.33%) TDD
4 43 (35.83%) BDD
5 40 (33.33%) Big Data
6 39 (32.50%) Apache Spark
7 36 (30.00%) Hadoop
8 32 (26.67%) Banking
9 31 (25.83%) Apache Cassandra
10 30 (25.00%) MongoDB
11 28 (23.33%) JavaScript
12 27 (22.50%) Scrum
12 27 (22.50%) Akka
13 25 (20.83%) Python
14 24 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
15 22 (18.33%) Finance
16 21 (17.50%) Kafka
16 21 (17.50%) Apache Hive
17 19 (15.83%) Play Framework
18 18 (15.00%) Spring
19 17 (14.17%) Pair Programming
19 17 (14.17%) Equities
19 17 (14.17%) NoSQL
20 16 (13.33%) REST
20 16 (13.33%) Kanban
21 15 (12.50%) DevOps
21 15 (12.50%) HTML
22 14 (11.67%) CSS
22 14 (11.67%) jQuery
22 14 (11.67%) Apache Pig

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 39 (32.50%) Apache Spark
2 14 (11.67%) Apache Pig
3 12 (10.00%) Node.js
4 5 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (3.33%) Oracle Coherence
6 3 (2.50%) Jetty
7 2 (1.67%) Apache
7 2 (1.67%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.83%) Confluence
8 1 (0.83%) SAS
8 1 (0.83%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.50%) GitHub
4 2 (1.67%) Amazon EMR
4 2 (1.67%) SaaS
5 1 (0.83%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.83%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.17%) HTTP
2 1 (0.83%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (33.33%) Big Data
2 36 (30.00%) Hadoop
3 31 (25.83%) Apache Cassandra
4 30 (25.00%) MongoDB
5 21 (17.50%) Apache Hive
6 17 (14.17%) NoSQL
7 10 (8.33%) HBase
8 9 (7.50%) Relational Database
9 6 (5.00%) MySQL
10 5 (4.17%) Neo4j
10 5 (4.17%) RDBMS
11 4 (3.33%) Oracle Database
12 3 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
13 2 (1.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 2 (1.67%) CouchDB
13 2 (1.67%) Impala
13 2 (1.67%) Spark SQL
13 2 (1.67%) SQL Server
13 2 (1.67%) Sqoop
14 1 (0.83%) Datomic
Development Applications
1 14 (11.67%) Git (software)
2 13 (10.83%) Cucumber
3 11 (9.17%) Maven
4 10 (8.33%) Jenkins
5 9 (7.50%) Jasmine
5 9 (7.50%) Subversion
6 6 (5.00%) IntelliJ
7 5 (4.17%) JUnit
7 5 (4.17%) WebDriver
8 4 (3.33%) Gradle
8 4 (3.33%) Hudson
8 4 (3.33%) JIRA
8 4 (3.33%) Selenium
8 4 (3.33%) TeamCity
9 2 (1.67%) Ant
9 2 (1.67%) jMock
9 2 (1.67%) Mockito
10 1 (0.83%) Grunt
10 1 (0.83%) JBehave
10 1 (0.83%) SpecFlow
General
1 32 (26.67%) Banking
2 22 (18.33%) Finance
3 10 (8.33%) Front Office
4 8 (6.67%) Investment Banking
5 6 (5.00%) Publishing
6 3 (2.50%) Marketing
7 2 (1.67%) Retail
8 1 (0.83%) Games
Job Titles
1 92 (76.67%) Developer
2 43 (35.83%) Java Developer
3 42 (35.00%) Scala Developer
4 19 (15.83%) Java Scala Developer
5 18 (15.00%) Big Data Developer
6 14 (11.67%) Agile Developer
7 13 (10.83%) Agile Java Developer
7 13 (10.83%) Senior Developer
8 9 (7.50%) Apache Spark Developer
9 7 (5.83%) Data Scientist
10 6 (5.00%) AWS Developer
10 6 (5.00%) Cassandra Developer
10 6 (5.00%) Senior Java Developer
11 5 (4.17%) Full Stack Developer
11 5 (4.17%) Hadoop Developer
11 5 (4.17%) Senior Big Data Developer
11 5 (4.17%) Senior Hadoop Developer
12 4 (3.33%) Lead Developer
12 4 (3.33%) Technical Architect
12 4 (3.33%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (22.50%) Akka
2 21 (17.50%) Kafka
3 19 (15.83%) Play Framework
4 18 (15.00%) Spring
5 16 (13.33%) REST
6 15 (12.50%) HTML
7 14 (11.67%) CSS
7 14 (11.67%) jQuery
8 13 (10.83%) Ajax
9 12 (10.00%) RESTful
10 11 (9.17%) Web Services
11 10 (8.33%) Hibernate
12 8 (6.67%) AngularJS
12 8 (6.67%) RabbitMQ
13 7 (5.83%) HTML5
13 7 (5.83%) JMS
13 7 (5.83%) spray
13 7 (5.83%) XML
14 6 (5.00%) Java EE
15 5 (4.17%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.17%) Equities
2 7 (5.83%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.50%) Data Centre
3 3 (2.50%) Derivative
3 3 (2.50%) Fintech
3 3 (2.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (2.50%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 2 (1.67%) Algorithms
4 2 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.67%) DataPower
4 2 (1.67%) Equity Derivative
4 2 (1.67%) Fixed Income
4 2 (1.67%) Hedge funds
4 2 (1.67%) Mathematics
4 2 (1.67%) Social Media
4 2 (1.67%) Social Network
5 1 (0.83%) Equity Risk
5 1 (0.83%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.83%) Statistics
5 1 (0.83%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.50%) Linux
1 9 (7.50%) Unix
2 5 (4.17%) Android
2 5 (4.17%) Apple iOS
3 3 (2.50%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (48.33%) TDD
3 43 (35.83%) BDD
4 27 (22.50%) Scrum
5 24 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (14.17%) Pair Programming
7 16 (13.33%) Kanban
8 15 (12.50%) DevOps
9 12 (10.00%) E-Commerce
9 12 (10.00%) Market Making
9 12 (10.00%) Mentoring
9 12 (10.00%) Software Engineering
10 10 (8.33%) OO
11 9 (7.50%) Continuous Delivery
11 9 (7.50%) Functional Programming
11 9 (7.50%) Open Source
12 7 (5.83%) Analytics
12 7 (5.83%) Automated Testing
12 7 (5.83%) Multithreading
12 7 (5.83%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 96 (80.00%) Java
2 28 (23.33%) JavaScript
3 25 (20.83%) Python
4 7 (5.83%) Ruby
4 7 (5.83%) SQL
5 5 (4.17%) Groovy
5 5 (4.17%) Perl
5 5 (4.17%) Shell Script
6 3 (2.50%) C#
6 3 (2.50%) Clojure
6 3 (2.50%) MATLAB
7 2 (1.67%) C
7 2 (1.67%) C++
7 2 (1.67%) Go
7 2 (1.67%) Haskell
8 1 (0.83%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.83%) Erlang
8 1 (0.83%) Jython
8 1 (0.83%) PHP
8 1 (0.83%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (5.00%) Degree
2 1 (0.83%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.83%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.67%) QA
2 1 (0.83%) SDET
System Software
1 10 (8.33%) Docker
2 6 (5.00%) HDFS
3 2 (1.67%) Apache Flume
3 2 (1.67%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 7 (5.83%) Puppet
2 6 (5.00%) Mesos
3 4 (3.33%) Ansible
4 3 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.67%) Ambari
5 2 (1.67%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 6 (5.00%) Oracle
2 3 (2.50%) New Relic
3 2 (1.67%) Cloudera
4 1 (0.83%) Splunk
4 1 (0.83%) Sybase
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