Period
to 23 September 2018

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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 201 145 175
Rank change year-on-year -56 +30 +18
Contract jobs requiring a Scala Developer 51 98 79
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.74% 1.45% 1.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 1.53% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 89 74
City of London median daily rate £625 £625 £628
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -0.40% +4.58%
10th Percentile £525 £506 £461
90th Percentile £738 £738 £713
Central London median daily rate £615 £625 £595
% change year-on-year -1.60% +5.04% -0.83%
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 6,525 6,416 6,463
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.98% 95.24% 95.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,154 4,987 5,169
City of London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £306
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £498 £463
% change year-on-year +0.50% +7.57% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 88 72
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.05 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.60% -1.10% +1.39%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.52 £11.28
90th Percentile £25.50 £30.23 £48.62
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.40 £17.50
% change year-on-year +1.66% +5.11% -2.78%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 48 (94.12%) Scala
2 33 (64.71%) Java
3 23 (45.10%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (35.29%) Finance
4 18 (35.29%) TDD
5 12 (23.53%) BDD
5 12 (23.53%) Akka
6 11 (21.57%) Microservices
6 11 (21.57%) Apache Spark
7 8 (15.69%) Equities
7 8 (15.69%) Software Engineering
7 8 (15.69%) Docker
7 8 (15.69%) Big Data
8 7 (13.73%) Kafka
8 7 (13.73%) Amazon AWS
9 6 (11.76%) Low Latency
9 6 (11.76%) Greenfield Project
9 6 (11.76%) Banking
9 6 (11.76%) Python
10 5 (9.80%) Front Office
10 5 (9.80%) Risk Management
10 5 (9.80%) Fixed Income
10 5 (9.80%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (9.80%) Hadoop
10 5 (9.80%) Continuous Delivery
10 5 (9.80%) Algorithms
11 4 (7.84%) Kubernetes
11 4 (7.84%) React
11 4 (7.84%) DevOps
11 4 (7.84%) 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 11 (21.57%) Apache Spark
2 4 (7.84%) Apache
3 3 (5.88%) Oracle Coherence
3 3 (5.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (3.92%) Apache Pig
5 1 (1.96%) Jetty
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.73%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.88%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (3.92%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) Firewall
1 1 (1.96%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.69%) Big Data
2 5 (9.80%) Hadoop
3 4 (7.84%) Couchbase
4 2 (3.92%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (3.92%) Apache Hive
4 2 (3.92%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.92%) Gradle
1 2 (3.92%) Selenium
2 1 (1.96%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.96%) JUnit
General
1 18 (35.29%) Finance
2 6 (11.76%) Banking
3 5 (9.80%) Front Office
4 2 (3.92%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (23.53%) Akka
2 7 (13.73%) Kafka
3 4 (7.84%) Play Framework
3 4 (7.84%) React
4 3 (5.88%) Middleware
5 1 (1.96%) .NET
5 1 (1.96%) CSS
5 1 (1.96%) HTML
5 1 (1.96%) Natural Language Processing
5 1 (1.96%) REST
5 1 (1.96%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.69%) Equities
2 6 (11.76%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (9.80%) Algorithms
3 5 (9.80%) Fixed Income
4 4 (7.84%) Derivative
4 4 (7.84%) Equity Derivative
5 3 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (5.88%) Market Risk
6 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.96%) Fintech
6 1 (1.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.96%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.96%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.96%) Linux
1 1 (1.96%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (45.10%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (35.29%) TDD
3 12 (23.53%) BDD
4 11 (21.57%) Microservices
5 8 (15.69%) Software Engineering
6 6 (11.76%) Low Latency
7 5 (9.80%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (9.80%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (9.80%) Risk Management
8 4 (7.84%) Data Science
8 4 (7.84%) DevOps
8 4 (7.84%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 4 (7.84%) OO
8 4 (7.84%) Service Design
9 3 (5.88%) Machine Learning
9 3 (5.88%) Multithreading
9 3 (5.88%) Open Source
9 3 (5.88%) SOA
9 3 (5.88%) Stress Testing
9 3 (5.88%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 48 (94.12%) Scala
2 33 (64.71%) Java
3 6 (11.76%) Python
4 3 (5.88%) Java 8
4 3 (5.88%) Kotlin
4 3 (5.88%) PHP
4 3 (5.88%) SQL
5 1 (1.96%) C#
5 1 (1.96%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) MiFID
System Software
1 8 (15.69%) Docker
2 2 (3.92%) HDFS
3 1 (1.96%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (7.84%) Kubernetes
2 3 (5.88%) Ansible
2 3 (5.88%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (5.88%) Oracle