Period
to 20 July 2019

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 20 July 2019 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
20 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 92 92 109
Rank change year-on-year 0 +17 -5
Contract jobs citing Scala 233 256 184
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 2.69% 2.74% 2.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.30% 5.19% 4.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 237 158
Central London median daily rate £600 £563 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +9.09%
10th Percentile £474 £463 £438
90th Percentile £700 £713 £738
London median daily rate £600 £550 £550
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +1.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Central London median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate - £30.25 -

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 4,397 4,936 3,739
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 50.80% 52.80% 49.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,564 4,075 2,972
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +10.50%
10th Percentile £384 £363 £328
90th Percentile £675 £688 £663
London median daily rate £525 £513 £500
% change year-on-year +2.44% +2.50% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 22 13
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £24.49
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +62.79% -12.19% +28.87%
10th Percentile £21.00 £12.53 £13.31
90th Percentile £59.48 £38.72 £41.90
London median hourly rate £36.67 £41.46 £38.75
% change year-on-year -11.54% +6.98% +40.91%

Scala
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

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

Job vacancy trend for Scala in Central London

Scala
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Scala in Central London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Scala in Central London

Scala
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Scala in Central London over the 6 months to 20 July 2019.

Contractor 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 20 July 2019. 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 +7 203 £600 - 77
City of Westminster -18 3 £625 +66.67%
West End of London +6 2 £656 +25.00%
Southwark -33 1 £425 -26.09%
Scala
London

For the 6 months to 20 July 2019, 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.

1 145 (62.23%) Java
2 106 (45.49%) Python
3 101 (43.35%) Agile Software Development
4 82 (35.19%) Amazon AWS
5 81 (34.76%) TDD
5 81 (34.76%) Kafka
6 77 (33.05%) Apache Spark
7 71 (30.47%) Docker
7 71 (30.47%) SQL
8 62 (26.61%) Hadoop
9 57 (24.46%) Kubernetes
10 56 (24.03%) Big Data
11 55 (23.61%) Microservices
12 53 (22.75%) DevOps
13 52 (22.32%) BDD
13 52 (22.32%) Spring
14 38 (16.31%) Google
15 37 (15.88%) Google Cloud Platform
16 35 (15.02%) NoSQL
17 33 (14.16%) Machine Learning
17 33 (14.16%) Git (software)
17 33 (14.16%) Artificial Intelligence
17 33 (14.16%) Data Science
18 32 (13.73%) Play Framework
18 32 (13.73%) Software Engineering
18 32 (13.73%) Finance
18 32 (13.73%) RESTful
19 31 (13.30%) Apache Hive
20 29 (12.45%) Scrum
20 29 (12.45%) Linux

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 77 (33.05%) Apache Spark
2 24 (10.30%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (3.86%) Apache
3 9 (3.86%) Apache Airflow
4 7 (3.00%) Confluence
5 5 (2.15%) Apache Solr
6 4 (1.72%) WebLogic
7 3 (1.29%) Apache Pig
7 3 (1.29%) JBoss
8 2 (0.86%) Jetty
8 2 (0.86%) Luigi
8 2 (0.86%) Oracle Self-Service HR
8 2 (0.86%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (0.86%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (5.15%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 82 (35.19%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (15.88%) Google Cloud Platform
3 17 (7.30%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (5.58%) Amazon S3
5 10 (4.29%) Amazon Kinesis
5 10 (4.29%) Amazon SageMaker
6 9 (3.86%) AWS CloudFormation
6 9 (3.86%) Serverless
7 8 (3.43%) Amazon EMR
7 8 (3.43%) AWS Lambda
7 8 (3.43%) GitHub
8 7 (3.00%) Datadog
9 6 (2.58%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (1.29%) Heroku
11 3 (1.29%) PaaS
11 3 (1.29%) SaaS
12 2 (0.86%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 2 (0.86%) Amazon SQS
12 2 (0.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.29%) Internet
2 2 (0.86%) SSH
2 2 (0.86%) Wireshark
3 1 (0.43%) 3GPP
3 1 (0.43%) HTTP
3 1 (0.43%) Network Security
3 1 (0.43%) SSL
3 1 (0.43%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (26.61%) Hadoop
2 56 (24.03%) Big Data
3 35 (15.02%) NoSQL
4 31 (13.30%) Apache Hive
5 23 (9.87%) MongoDB
6 22 (9.44%) Apache Cassandra
6 22 (9.44%) HBase
7 16 (6.87%) Amazon Redshift
8 14 (6.01%) Blockchain
8 14 (6.01%) Couchbase
9 13 (5.58%) Data Warehouse
10 12 (5.15%) MySQL
10 12 (5.15%) Relational Database
11 11 (4.72%) PostgreSQL
12 9 (3.86%) Amazon Athena
12 9 (3.86%) Impala
13 8 (3.43%) BigQuery
13 8 (3.43%) Redis
13 8 (3.43%) SQL Server
14 6 (2.58%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 33 (14.16%) Git (software)
2 27 (11.59%) Jenkins
3 14 (6.01%) JIRA
4 13 (5.58%) Maven
5 12 (5.15%) JUnit
6 10 (4.29%) Cucumber
7 8 (3.43%) Travis CI
8 7 (3.00%) Mockito
9 5 (2.15%) Gradle
9 5 (2.15%) Selenium
9 5 (2.15%) TestNG
10 3 (1.29%) ClearCase
10 3 (1.29%) Eclipse
10 3 (1.29%) GoCD
10 3 (1.29%) IntelliJ
10 3 (1.29%) Octopus Deploy
10 3 (1.29%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.86%) Ant
11 2 (0.86%) Mercurial
11 2 (0.86%) Subversion
General
1 32 (13.73%) Finance
2 19 (8.15%) Banking
2 19 (8.15%) Retail
3 10 (4.29%) Front Office
3 10 (4.29%) Retail Banking
4 8 (3.43%) Investment Banking
5 6 (2.58%) Financial Institution
6 5 (2.15%) Games
7 3 (1.29%) Back Office
8 2 (0.86%) Legal
8 2 (0.86%) Publishing
9 1 (0.43%) Billing
9 1 (0.43%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 104 (44.64%) Developer
2 61 (26.18%) Scala Developer
3 52 (22.32%) Data Engineer
4 40 (17.17%) Java Developer
5 22 (9.44%) Senior Developer
6 18 (7.73%) Python Engineer
7 17 (7.30%) Senior Scala Developer
8 15 (6.44%) Architect
9 13 (5.58%) Java Scala Developer
10 11 (4.72%) Big Data Engineer
10 11 (4.72%) Blockchain Engineer
10 11 (4.72%) Senior Java Developer
11 10 (4.29%) DevOps Engineer
11 10 (4.29%) Java Engineer
12 9 (3.86%) AWS Engineer
12 9 (3.86%) Hadoop Developer
12 9 (3.86%) Java Hadoop Developer
12 9 (3.86%) Senior Systems Engineer
13 8 (3.43%) Cloud Engineer
14 7 (3.00%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (34.76%) Kafka
2 52 (22.32%) Spring
3 32 (13.73%) Play Framework
3 32 (13.73%) RESTful
4 26 (11.16%) Akka
5 22 (9.44%) Spring Boot
6 20 (8.58%) PySpark
7 19 (8.15%) React
8 18 (7.73%) Web Services
9 17 (7.30%) HTML
10 16 (6.87%) Node.js
11 15 (6.44%) CSS
12 14 (6.01%) REST
13 13 (5.58%) scikit-learn
14 12 (5.15%) JSON
15 10 (4.29%) MLlib
15 10 (4.29%) RabbitMQ
16 9 (3.86%) Hibernate
16 9 (3.86%) HTML5
17 8 (3.43%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 29 (12.45%) Algorithms
2 26 (11.16%) Data Structures
3 15 (6.44%) Greenfield Project
4 8 (3.43%) Linux Command Line
5 6 (2.58%) Data Protection Act
5 6 (2.58%) Derivative
5 6 (2.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 6 (2.58%) User Experience
6 4 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (1.72%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (1.29%) Blog
7 3 (1.29%) Equities
7 3 (1.29%) Equity Derivative
8 2 (0.86%) Fixed Income
8 2 (0.86%) iPad
8 2 (0.86%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.43%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.43%) Market Risk
9 1 (0.43%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.43%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 29 (12.45%) Linux
2 21 (9.01%) Unix
3 14 (6.01%) Windows
4 4 (1.72%) Android
4 4 (1.72%) Apple iOS
4 4 (1.72%) Mac OS X
5 2 (0.86%) CentOS
5 2 (0.86%) Debian
5 2 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.86%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.43%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (43.35%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (34.76%) TDD
3 55 (23.61%) Microservices
4 53 (22.75%) DevOps
5 52 (22.32%) BDD
6 33 (14.16%) Artificial Intelligence
6 33 (14.16%) Data Science
6 33 (14.16%) Machine Learning
7 32 (13.73%) Software Engineering
8 29 (12.45%) Scrum
9 26 (11.16%) OOP
10 25 (10.73%) Computer Science
10 25 (10.73%) OO
11 23 (9.87%) Fintech
11 23 (9.87%) Functional Programming
12 21 (9.01%) E-Commerce
13 20 (8.58%) Analytics
13 20 (8.58%) Continuous Delivery
13 20 (8.58%) Continuous Integration
14 19 (8.15%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 145 (62.23%) Java
2 106 (45.49%) Python
3 71 (30.47%) SQL
4 28 (12.02%) JavaScript
5 24 (10.30%) Kotlin
6 21 (9.01%) Groovy
7 16 (6.87%) Java 8
8 14 (6.01%) Go
9 13 (5.58%) Clojure
10 10 (4.29%) Ruby
11 9 (3.86%) Perl
11 9 (3.86%) R
12 8 (3.43%) AWK
12 8 (3.43%) C#
12 8 (3.43%) C++
13 5 (2.15%) PHP
14 4 (1.72%) Bash Shell
14 4 (1.72%) TypeScript
15 3 (1.29%) PL/SQL
15 3 (1.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (3.86%) Degree
2 4 (1.72%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.29%) PhD
4 2 (0.86%) Master's Degree
4 2 (0.86%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.43%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.43%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.43%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.29%) QA
System Software
1 71 (30.47%) Docker
2 13 (5.58%) HDFS
3 3 (1.29%) Apache Flume
3 3 (1.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (0.86%) etcd
Systems Management
1 57 (24.46%) Kubernetes
2 19 (8.15%) Marathon
2 19 (8.15%) Mesos
3 14 (6.01%) Ansible
3 14 (6.01%) Hadoop YARN
4 13 (5.58%) Terraform
5 7 (3.00%) Kibana
6 6 (2.58%) Puppet
7 3 (1.29%) Grafana
7 3 (1.29%) logstash
7 3 (1.29%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (1.29%) Prometheus
8 2 (0.86%) Consul
8 2 (0.86%) Packer
8 2 (0.86%) Salt
9 1 (0.43%) Rancher
Vendors
1 38 (16.31%) Google
2 13 (5.58%) Oracle
3 5 (2.15%) Ab Initio
3 5 (2.15%) hybris
3 5 (2.15%) Microsoft
4 4 (1.72%) Cloudera
5 3 (1.29%) Perforce
5 3 (1.29%) Red Hat
5 3 (1.29%) Splunk
5 3 (1.29%) Teradata
6 2 (0.86%) Databricks
6 2 (0.86%) Hortonworks
6 2 (0.86%) New Relic
6 2 (0.86%) Sybase
6 2 (0.86%) webMethods
7 1 (0.43%) BEA
7 1 (0.43%) Bloomberg
7 1 (0.43%) Informatica
7 1 (0.43%) Reuters