Period
to 11 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Scala Developer was £600 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 11 December 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Developer
Central London > City of London
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 195 175 138
Rank change year-on-year -20 -37 +44
Contract jobs requiring a Scala Developer 61 83 102
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.85% 1.15% 1.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% 1.22% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 77 98
City of London median daily rate £600 £625 £640
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.00% -2.34% +6.67%
10th Percentile £525 £503 £438
90th Percentile £710 £725 £713
Central London median daily rate £600 £613 £630
% change year-on-year -2.04% -2.78% +9.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
City of London
Contract vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 6,800 6,804 6,227
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.26% 94.67% 95.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,368 5,399 4,938
City of London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £300 £313 £313
90th Percentile £675 £688 £663
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 92 73
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £17.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -2.86% -6.67%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.25 £12.58
90th Percentile £25.70 £30.75 £54.03
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.05 £17.21
% change year-on-year +3.60% +4.90% -4.40%

Scala Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Scala Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Scala Developer in the City of London

Scala Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Scala Developer in the City of London

Scala Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Scala Developer in the City of London over the 6 months to 11 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scala Developer in the City of London

Scala Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 11 December 2018, Scala Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region featuring Scala Developer in the job title.

1 58 (95.08%) Scala
2 32 (52.46%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (52.46%) Java
3 23 (37.70%) TDD
4 22 (36.07%) Finance
5 20 (32.79%) Docker
6 19 (31.15%) BDD
7 16 (26.23%) Akka
7 16 (26.23%) Apache Spark
7 16 (26.23%) Kubernetes
8 15 (24.59%) Microservices
9 12 (19.67%) Greenfield Project
9 12 (19.67%) Big Data
9 12 (19.67%) Kafka
10 10 (16.39%) Apache Cassandra
10 10 (16.39%) Amazon AWS
11 9 (14.75%) Software Engineering
11 9 (14.75%) React
11 9 (14.75%) Algorithms
12 8 (13.11%) Low Latency
13 7 (11.48%) Continuous Delivery
14 6 (9.84%) AWS CloudFormation
14 6 (9.84%) Terraform
14 6 (9.84%) Banking
14 6 (9.84%) PHP
14 6 (9.84%) Open Source
14 6 (9.84%) Continuous Integration
14 6 (9.84%) NoSQL
14 6 (9.84%) Machine Learning
15 5 (8.20%) Play Framework

Scala Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 16 (26.23%) Apache Spark
2 4 (6.56%) Apache
2 4 (6.56%) Oracle Coherence
2 4 (6.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.64%) Apache Pig
3 1 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.64%) Jetty
Cloud Services
1 10 (16.39%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (9.84%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (3.28%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.64%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.64%) Firewall
1 1 (1.64%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (19.67%) Big Data
2 10 (16.39%) Apache Cassandra
3 6 (9.84%) NoSQL
4 4 (6.56%) Couchbase
4 4 (6.56%) Hadoop
5 2 (3.28%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.28%) Gradle
1 2 (3.28%) Selenium
2 1 (1.64%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.64%) JUnit
General
1 22 (36.07%) Finance
2 6 (9.84%) Banking
3 4 (6.56%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.28%) Front Office
4 2 (3.28%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.64%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (26.23%) Akka
2 12 (19.67%) Kafka
3 9 (14.75%) React
4 5 (8.20%) Play Framework
5 2 (3.28%) Java Concurrency
5 2 (3.28%) Middleware
6 1 (1.64%) CSS
6 1 (1.64%) HTML
6 1 (1.64%) Natural Language Processing
6 1 (1.64%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (1.64%) REST
6 1 (1.64%) spray
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.67%) Greenfield Project
2 9 (14.75%) Algorithms
3 4 (6.56%) Equities
3 4 (6.56%) Market Risk
4 3 (4.92%) Data Structures
5 2 (3.28%) Fixed Income
5 2 (3.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (3.28%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.64%) Fintech
6 1 (1.64%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (52.46%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (37.70%) TDD
3 19 (31.15%) BDD
4 15 (24.59%) Microservices
5 9 (14.75%) Software Engineering
6 8 (13.11%) Low Latency
7 7 (11.48%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (9.84%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (9.84%) Machine Learning
8 6 (9.84%) Open Source
9 4 (6.56%) DevOps
9 4 (6.56%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 4 (6.56%) HOOD
9 4 (6.56%) OO
9 4 (6.56%) Pair Programming
9 4 (6.56%) Risk Management
9 4 (6.56%) Service Design
9 4 (6.56%) SOA
9 4 (6.56%) Stress Testing
9 4 (6.56%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 58 (95.08%) Scala
2 32 (52.46%) Java
3 6 (9.84%) PHP
4 3 (4.92%) C#
4 3 (4.92%) Java 8
4 3 (4.92%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.92%) Python
5 2 (3.28%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.64%) DBS Check
System Software
1 20 (32.79%) Docker
2 2 (3.28%) HDFS
3 1 (1.64%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 16 (26.23%) Kubernetes
2 6 (9.84%) Terraform
3 4 (6.56%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (6.56%) Oracle
2 1 (1.64%) Google