Period
to 19 June 2018

The median contractor rate for a Scala Developer was £618 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 19 June 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
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 197 153 188
Rank change year-on-year -44 +35 +32
Contract jobs requiring a Scala Developer 56 84 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.81% 1.35% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 1.41% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 80 38
City of London median daily rate £618 £625 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.20% +13.58% -6.74%
10th Percentile £513 £511 £434
90th Percentile £738 £738 £713
Central London median daily rate £588 £625 £550
% change year-on-year -6.00% +13.64% -6.78%
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 6,536 5,950 6,276
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.75% 95.95% 95.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,159 4,572 5,013
City of London median daily rate £500 £490 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £308 £294
90th Percentile £688 £663 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 71 86
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £17.77 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.23% -10.00% +0.15%
10th Percentile £12.45 £12.52 £11.25
90th Percentile £33.90 £30.07 £42.66
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £17.00 £19.99
% change year-on-year +10.00% -14.97% +2.53%

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 19 June 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 19 June 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 55 (98.21%) Scala
2 47 (83.93%) Java
3 35 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (55.36%) TDD
5 18 (32.14%) DevOps
6 17 (30.36%) Microservices
6 17 (30.36%) Java 8
7 15 (26.79%) Kotlin
7 15 (26.79%) Finance
8 13 (23.21%) Continuous Delivery
9 12 (21.43%) REST
9 12 (21.43%) Scrum
9 12 (21.43%) SOAP
9 12 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (21.43%) Kanban
10 10 (17.86%) Apache Spark
10 10 (17.86%) Akka
11 9 (16.07%) Python
12 8 (14.29%) Fixed Income
12 8 (14.29%) BDD
12 8 (14.29%) Fintech
13 7 (12.50%) Blockchain
13 7 (12.50%) Low Latency
13 7 (12.50%) Big Data
13 7 (12.50%) Derivative
13 7 (12.50%) Equity Derivative
13 7 (12.50%) Equities
14 6 (10.71%) Banking
14 6 (10.71%) Algorithms
15 5 (8.93%) Kafka

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 10 (17.86%) Apache Spark
2 4 (7.14%) Apache
2 4 (7.14%) Apache Pig
3 1 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.79%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (1.79%) BrowserStack
2 1 (1.79%) GitHub
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.79%) vREST
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.50%) Big Data
1 7 (12.50%) Blockchain
2 5 (8.93%) Hadoop
3 4 (7.14%) Apache Hive
4 2 (3.57%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.79%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.79%) Couchbase
5 1 (1.79%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.79%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Cucumber
1 2 (3.57%) WebDriver
2 1 (1.79%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.79%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.79%) JIRA
2 1 (1.79%) JUnit
2 1 (1.79%) Mockito
2 1 (1.79%) Selenium
2 1 (1.79%) SoapUI
2 1 (1.79%) TestNG
General
1 15 (26.79%) Finance
2 6 (10.71%) Banking
3 5 (8.93%) Investment Banking
4 4 (7.14%) Front Office
5 1 (1.79%) Advertising
5 1 (1.79%) Publishing
5 1 (1.79%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (21.43%) REST
1 12 (21.43%) SOAP
2 10 (17.86%) Akka
3 5 (8.93%) Kafka
4 4 (7.14%) Middleware
5 3 (5.36%) AngularJS
5 3 (5.36%) React
6 2 (3.57%) .NET
6 2 (3.57%) Node.js
6 2 (3.57%) Play Framework
6 2 (3.57%) Redux
6 2 (3.57%) Spring
7 1 (1.79%) CSS
7 1 (1.79%) Hibernate
7 1 (1.79%) HTML
7 1 (1.79%) HTML5
7 1 (1.79%) Memcached
7 1 (1.79%) RESTful
7 1 (1.79%) Spring MVC
7 1 (1.79%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.29%) Fintech
1 8 (14.29%) Fixed Income
2 7 (12.50%) Derivative
2 7 (12.50%) Equities
2 7 (12.50%) Equity Derivative
3 6 (10.71%) Algorithms
4 5 (8.93%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.79%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.79%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.57%) Linux
2 1 (1.79%) Android
2 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.79%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (55.36%) TDD
3 18 (32.14%) DevOps
4 17 (30.36%) Microservices
5 13 (23.21%) Continuous Delivery
6 12 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (21.43%) Kanban
6 12 (21.43%) Scrum
7 8 (14.29%) BDD
8 7 (12.50%) Low Latency
9 4 (7.14%) ATDD
10 3 (5.36%) Data Science
10 3 (5.36%) Functional Programming
10 3 (5.36%) Market Making
10 3 (5.36%) Multithreading
10 3 (5.36%) Risk Management
10 3 (5.36%) Software Engineering
10 3 (5.36%) Test Automation
11 2 (3.57%) E-Commerce
11 2 (3.57%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 55 (98.21%) Scala
2 47 (83.93%) Java
3 17 (30.36%) Java 8
4 15 (26.79%) Kotlin
5 9 (16.07%) Python
6 3 (5.36%) JavaScript
6 3 (5.36%) SQL
7 1 (1.79%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) MiFID
System Software
1 2 (3.57%) Docker
2 1 (1.79%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) Ansible
1 1 (1.79%) Terraform