Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Scala Developer was £625 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

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
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 161 151 184
Rank change year-on-year -10 +33 +62
Contract jobs requiring a Scala Developer 98 95 88
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.37% 1.42% 0.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.45% 1.49% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 90 83
City of London median daily rate £625 £650 £590
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.85% +10.17% +7.27%
10th Percentile £505 £438 £478
90th Percentile £738 £713 £725
Central London median daily rate £625 £650 £581
% change year-on-year -3.85% +11.83% +5.68%
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 6765 6392 8566
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.51% 95.45% 95.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5343 5073 6726
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £275
90th Percentile £688 £663 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 78 124
City of London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.38 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.16% -4.79% +4.29%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.50 £10.15
90th Percentile £29.40 £48.12 £39.63
Central London median hourly rate £18.10 £17.17 £18.00
% change year-on-year +5.45% -4.64% +5.88%

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017, Scala Developer contract jobs required the following IT 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 featuring Scala Developer in the job title.

1 94 (95.92%) Scala
2 64 (65.31%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (52.04%) Java
4 50 (51.02%) TDD
5 38 (38.78%) Banking
6 37 (37.76%) Big Data
7 35 (35.71%) Akka
8 29 (29.59%) Apache Spark
9 27 (27.55%) Hadoop
9 27 (27.55%) Finance
10 26 (26.53%) Investment Banking
11 21 (21.43%) Kafka
12 19 (19.39%) REST
13 17 (17.35%) Python
14 14 (14.29%) Scrum
14 14 (14.29%) Front Office
14 14 (14.29%) BDD
14 14 (14.29%) Play Framework
15 13 (13.27%) Apache Hive
16 12 (12.24%) Microservices
17 11 (11.22%) Functional Programming
18 10 (10.20%) Docker
19 9 (9.18%) Algorithms
19 9 (9.18%) Apache Cassandra
19 9 (9.18%) E-Commerce
19 9 (9.18%) Software Engineering
19 9 (9.18%) JSON
20 8 (8.16%) Data Modelling
20 8 (8.16%) OO
20 8 (8.16%) Amazon AWS

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 29 (29.59%) Apache Spark
2 6 (6.12%) Apache
3 5 (5.10%) Apache Pig
4 2 (2.04%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.16%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (6.12%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.04%) BrowserStack
3 2 (2.04%) GitHub
3 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.04%) SaaS
3 2 (2.04%) vREST
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.04%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (37.76%) Big Data
2 27 (27.55%) Hadoop
3 13 (13.27%) Apache Hive
4 9 (9.18%) Apache Cassandra
5 7 (7.14%) HBase
5 7 (7.14%) Impala
6 5 (5.10%) MySQL
6 5 (5.10%) NoSQL
6 5 (5.10%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (4.08%) Hazelcast
8 3 (3.06%) Blockchain
8 3 (3.06%) Couchbase
8 3 (3.06%) MongoDB
8 3 (3.06%) Oracle Database
9 1 (1.02%) Flink
9 1 (1.02%) Neo4j
9 1 (1.02%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 2 (2.04%) Cucumber
1 2 (2.04%) Jasmine
1 2 (2.04%) Jenkins
1 2 (2.04%) JIRA
1 2 (2.04%) Selenium
1 2 (2.04%) SoapUI
1 2 (2.04%) WebDriver
General
1 38 (38.78%) Banking
2 27 (27.55%) Finance
3 26 (26.53%) Investment Banking
4 14 (14.29%) Front Office
5 3 (3.06%) Advertising
6 2 (2.04%) Electronics
6 2 (2.04%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.04%) Marketing
6 2 (2.04%) Publishing
6 2 (2.04%) Retail
6 2 (2.04%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (35.71%) Akka
2 21 (21.43%) Kafka
3 19 (19.39%) REST
4 14 (14.29%) Play Framework
5 9 (9.18%) JSON
6 5 (5.10%) CSS
7 4 (4.08%) Middleware
7 4 (4.08%) spray
7 4 (4.08%) Web Services
8 3 (3.06%) Express
8 3 (3.06%) Node.js
8 3 (3.06%) Sass
8 3 (3.06%) SOAP
9 2 (2.04%) Ajax
9 2 (2.04%) CSS3
9 2 (2.04%) HTML
9 2 (2.04%) HTML5
9 2 (2.04%) jQuery
9 2 (2.04%) React
10 1 (1.02%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.18%) Algorithms
2 7 (7.14%) Market Risk
2 7 (7.14%) Reference Data
3 6 (6.12%) Grid Computing
4 4 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.08%) Fintech
4 4 (4.08%) Fixed Income
5 2 (2.04%) Credit Risk
5 2 (2.04%) Derivative
5 2 (2.04%) Equities
5 2 (2.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.02%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.02%) Credit Derivative
6 1 (1.02%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.02%) Linked Data
6 1 (1.02%) Semantic Web
6 1 (1.02%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.02%) Android
1 1 (1.02%) Apple iOS
1 1 (1.02%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (65.31%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (51.02%) TDD
3 14 (14.29%) BDD
3 14 (14.29%) Scrum
4 12 (12.24%) Microservices
5 11 (11.22%) Functional Programming
6 9 (9.18%) E-Commerce
6 9 (9.18%) Software Engineering
7 8 (8.16%) Data Modelling
7 8 (8.16%) DevOps
7 8 (8.16%) Multithreading
7 8 (8.16%) OO
8 7 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
8 7 (7.14%) Continuous Deployment
8 7 (7.14%) Kanban
9 6 (6.12%) Integration Testing
9 6 (6.12%) Issue Tracking
9 6 (6.12%) SDLC
10 5 (5.10%) ATDD
10 5 (5.10%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 94 (95.92%) Scala
2 51 (52.04%) Java
3 17 (17.35%) Python
4 7 (7.14%) JavaScript
5 4 (4.08%) Kotlin
5 4 (4.08%) SQL
6 3 (3.06%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 4 (4.08%) SC Cleared
1 4 (4.08%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.02%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.02%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.12%) MiFID
2 2 (2.04%) QA
System Software
1 10 (10.20%) Docker
2 7 (7.14%) HDFS
3 2 (2.04%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (1.02%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 4 (4.08%) Kubernetes
2 3 (3.06%) Ansible
2 3 (3.06%) Sysdig
3 2 (2.04%) Oozie
4 1 (1.02%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (1.02%) Mesos
4 1 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.02%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (3.06%) Oracle
2 2 (2.04%) Cloudera
2 2 (2.04%) SAP