Period
to 10 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for Scala skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Scala over the 6 months to 10 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Scala
London > Central London
6 months to
10 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 82 93 115
Rank change year-on-year +11 +22 -21
Contract jobs citing Scala 67 230 221
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Central London 2.53% 2.74% 2.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.10% 5.43% 4.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 202 205
Median daily rate £568 £600 £563
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.33% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £419 £463 £463
90th Percentile £675 £700 £713
London median daily rate £570 £600 £550
% change year-on-year -4.96% +9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate - - £45.00

Scala is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,313 4,232 4,893
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 49.66% 50.36% 53.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 946 3,437 4,027
Median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £363 £399 £363
90th Percentile £688 £675 £678
London median daily rate £525 £525 £513
% change year-on-year - +2.44% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 25 18
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +62.79% -18.61%
10th Percentile £26.60 £21.00 £12.50
90th Percentile £57.10 £59.05 £64.00
Median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year -17.65% +8.97% -2.50%

Scala
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing Scala as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for Scala in Central London

Scala
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Scala in Central London.

Daily rate trend for Scala in Central London

Scala
Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Scala in Central London over the 6 months to 10 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Scala in Central London

Scala
Contract Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scala within the Central London region over the 6 months to 10 August 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +6 58 £575 -4.17% 15
Scala
London

For the 6 months to 10 August 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Scala also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Central London region with a requirement for Scala.

1 39 (58.21%) Java
2 34 (50.75%) Apache Spark
3 30 (44.78%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (31.34%) TDD
4 21 (31.34%) Python
5 19 (28.36%) Banking
5 19 (28.36%) Big Data
6 18 (26.87%) Kafka
7 17 (25.37%) Azure
8 16 (23.88%) Microservices
9 15 (22.39%) GCP
9 15 (22.39%) Finance
9 15 (22.39%) SQL
10 13 (19.40%) Scrum
10 13 (19.40%) BDD
11 12 (17.91%) Hadoop
11 12 (17.91%) JavaScript
11 12 (17.91%) Databricks
12 11 (16.42%) Docker
12 11 (16.42%) NoSQL
12 11 (16.42%) Computer Science
12 11 (16.42%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (14.93%) Mathematics
13 10 (14.93%) Front Office
13 10 (14.93%) Investment Banking
14 9 (13.43%) Kubernetes
14 9 (13.43%) Functional Programming
14 9 (13.43%) DevOps
14 9 (13.43%) Economics
14 9 (13.43%) Google

Scala
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central 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 34 (50.75%) Apache Spark
2 7 (10.45%) Apache
2 7 (10.45%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (5.97%) Tornado
4 2 (2.99%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 17 (25.37%) Azure
2 15 (22.39%) GCP
3 9 (13.43%) AWS
4 5 (7.46%) SaaS
5 4 (5.97%) Serverless
6 2 (2.99%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (2.99%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.49%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.48%) HTTPS
1 3 (4.48%) SSL
2 2 (2.99%) DSL
3 1 (1.49%) Firewall
3 1 (1.49%) PuTTY
3 1 (1.49%) WebEx
3 1 (1.49%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (28.36%) Big Data
2 12 (17.91%) Hadoop
3 11 (16.42%) NoSQL
4 7 (10.45%) Apache Hive
5 4 (5.97%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (4.48%) BigQuery
6 3 (4.48%) MySQL
6 3 (4.48%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.99%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (2.99%) Blockchain
7 2 (2.99%) Redis
7 2 (2.99%) Spark SQL
8 1 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.49%) Flink
8 1 (1.49%) Impala
8 1 (1.49%) SQL Server
8 1 (1.49%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 4 (5.97%) Git (software)
1 4 (5.97%) GitLab
1 4 (5.97%) Hudson
1 4 (5.97%) Jenkins
1 4 (5.97%) ProC
2 3 (4.48%) JIRA
3 2 (2.99%) minitest
3 2 (2.99%) RSpec
4 1 (1.49%) IntelliJ
General
1 19 (28.36%) Banking
2 15 (22.39%) Finance
3 10 (14.93%) Front Office
3 10 (14.93%) Investment Banking
4 4 (5.97%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.99%) Advertising
5 2 (2.99%) Electronics
5 2 (2.99%) Marketing
6 1 (1.49%) Games
6 1 (1.49%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 41 (61.19%) Developer
2 23 (34.33%) Scala Developer
3 20 (29.85%) Java Developer
4 15 (22.39%) Data Engineer
5 10 (14.93%) Java Scala Developer
6 8 (11.94%) Azure Developer
7 7 (10.45%) Agile Developer
7 7 (10.45%) Agile Java Developer
8 6 (8.96%) Python Engineer
9 4 (5.97%) AWS Developer
9 4 (5.97%) Big Data Developer
9 4 (5.97%) Senior Developer
10 3 (4.48%) Big Data Engineer
10 3 (4.48%) E-Commerce Developer
11 2 (2.99%) Administrator
11 2 (2.99%) Engineering Manager
11 2 (2.99%) Platform Engineer
11 2 (2.99%) Ruby Developer
11 2 (2.99%) Senior Ruby Developer
11 2 (2.99%) Senior Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (26.87%) Kafka
2 8 (11.94%) Akka
2 8 (11.94%) PySpark
3 6 (8.96%) CSS
3 6 (8.96%) HTML
4 5 (7.46%) Anaconda
4 5 (7.46%) Spring
5 4 (5.97%) CSS3
5 4 (5.97%) Elastic Stack
5 4 (5.97%) Flask
5 4 (5.97%) H2O
5 4 (5.97%) HTML5
5 4 (5.97%) TensorFlow
5 4 (5.97%) Twisted
6 3 (4.48%) Guice
6 3 (4.48%) JAAS
6 3 (4.48%) JSON
6 3 (4.48%) Redux
6 3 (4.48%) scikit-learn
6 3 (4.48%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.97%) Credit Risk
2 3 (4.48%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (4.48%) Hedge funds
3 2 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.49%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.49%) Life Science
4 1 (1.49%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.97%) Linux
2 2 (2.99%) Android
2 2 (2.99%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.99%) Debian
2 2 (2.99%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (44.78%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (31.34%) TDD
3 16 (23.88%) Microservices
4 13 (19.40%) BDD
4 13 (19.40%) Scrum
5 11 (16.42%) Computer Science
5 11 (16.42%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (14.93%) Mathematics
7 9 (13.43%) DevOps
7 9 (13.43%) Economics
7 9 (13.43%) Functional Programming
8 7 (10.45%) Continuous Deployment
8 7 (10.45%) Data Modelling
8 7 (10.45%) Software Engineering
9 6 (8.96%) Analytics
10 5 (7.46%) Continuous Delivery
10 5 (7.46%) E-Commerce
10 5 (7.46%) SDLC
11 4 (5.97%) Machine Learning
11 4 (5.97%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 39 (58.21%) Java
2 21 (31.34%) Python
3 15 (22.39%) SQL
4 12 (17.91%) JavaScript
5 8 (11.94%) Java 8
6 7 (10.45%) Go
6 7 (10.45%) Ruby
7 6 (8.96%) Kotlin
8 3 (4.48%) Groovy
9 2 (2.99%) C#
10 1 (1.49%) ES6
10 1 (1.49%) ES7
Qualifications
1 8 (11.94%) Degree
2 7 (10.45%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (1.49%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.49%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.49%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.49%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (16.42%) Docker
2 2 (2.99%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 9 (13.43%) Kubernetes
2 6 (8.96%) Ansible
3 5 (7.46%) Terraform
4 3 (4.48%) Prometheus
4 3 (4.48%) Zipkin
5 1 (1.49%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (1.49%) Oozie
Vendors
1 12 (17.91%) Databricks
2 9 (13.43%) Google
3 6 (8.96%) Cloudera
4 5 (7.46%) Hortonworks
5 2 (2.99%) Facebook
6 1 (1.49%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.49%) StreamSets