Period
to 19 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 19 June 2018 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 81 94 118
Rank change year-on-year +13 +24 +24
Contract jobs citing Scala 210 167 118
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 3.04% 2.69% 1.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.79% 5.38% 3.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 152 115
City of London median daily rate £581 £600 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +9.09% -
10th Percentile £463 £439 £398
90th Percentile £714 £725 £688
Central London median daily rate £550 £600 £550
% change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

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 the City of London with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 3,626 3,103 3,117
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 52.57% 50.04% 47.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,052 2,517 2,621
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £328 £313
90th Percentile £700 £659 £650
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £463
% change year-on-year +5.00% +8.11% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 7 12
City of London median hourly rate £21.50 £28.35 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.15% +9.02% +0.78%
10th Percentile £12.75 £16.65 £18.50
90th Percentile £48.25 £39.70 £60.00
Central London median hourly rate £21.50 £28.35 £26.00
% change year-on-year -24.15% +9.02% +7.30%

Scala
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Scala in the City of London

Scala
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 in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Scala in the City of London

Scala
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Scala in the City of London over the 6 months to 19 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scala in the City of London

Scala
Contract Job Locations in the City of 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 City of London region over the 6 months to 19 June 2018. 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
London Bridge - 4 £525 -
Scala
Central London

For the 6 months to 19 June 2018, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Scala.

1 170 (80.95%) Java
2 114 (54.29%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (33.81%) TDD
4 67 (31.90%) Python
5 61 (29.05%) Big Data
5 61 (29.05%) Apache Spark
6 55 (26.19%) Hadoop
7 51 (24.29%) Docker
7 51 (24.29%) Microservices
8 46 (21.90%) DevOps
9 45 (21.43%) Java 8
10 42 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
11 40 (19.05%) Kafka
12 37 (17.62%) BDD
13 34 (16.19%) Finance
14 33 (15.71%) Linux
14 33 (15.71%) SQL
14 33 (15.71%) Git (software)
15 31 (14.76%) Apache Hive
15 31 (14.76%) MongoDB
15 31 (14.76%) Scrum
15 31 (14.76%) Spring
15 31 (14.76%) Software Engineering
16 30 (14.29%) REST
17 29 (13.81%) NoSQL
17 29 (13.81%) Continuous Integration
18 28 (13.33%) Kotlin
19 26 (12.38%) Machine Learning
19 26 (12.38%) Apache
20 25 (11.90%) JavaScript

Scala
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 61 (29.05%) Apache Spark
2 26 (12.38%) Apache
3 16 (7.62%) Apache Pig
4 11 (5.24%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.43%) Apache Solr
6 2 (0.95%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.48%) IPython
7 1 (0.48%) Jupyter
7 1 (0.48%) Mule
7 1 (0.48%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (0.48%) Chatbot
1 1 (0.48%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (4.76%) Distributed Ledger
2 2 (0.95%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 42 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (10.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (3.81%) Heroku
4 6 (2.86%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (1.90%) Amazon Kinesis
5 4 (1.90%) Amazon S3
5 4 (1.90%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.43%) GitHub
7 1 (0.48%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.48%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.48%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (0.48%) BrowserStack
7 1 (0.48%) npm
7 1 (0.48%) SaaS
7 1 (0.48%) Sauce Labs
7 1 (0.48%) Slack
7 1 (0.48%) vREST
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.76%) DNS
2 9 (4.29%) HTTP
3 8 (3.81%) FTP
3 8 (3.81%) SSL
3 8 (3.81%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.95%) BIG-IP
4 2 (0.95%) Internet
5 1 (0.48%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.48%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (29.05%) Big Data
2 55 (26.19%) Hadoop
3 31 (14.76%) Apache Hive
3 31 (14.76%) MongoDB
4 29 (13.81%) NoSQL
5 18 (8.57%) PostgreSQL
6 17 (8.10%) Blockchain
7 13 (6.19%) Relational Database
8 11 (5.24%) Apache Cassandra
8 11 (5.24%) Data Warehouse
8 11 (5.24%) HBase
9 8 (3.81%) RDBMS
9 8 (3.81%) Sqoop
10 7 (3.33%) MySQL
11 6 (2.86%) Impala
11 6 (2.86%) SQL Server
12 5 (2.38%) Couchbase
12 5 (2.38%) Data Lake
13 4 (1.90%) Amazon Redshift
13 4 (1.90%) Redis
Development Applications
1 33 (15.71%) Git (software)
2 18 (8.57%) Jenkins
3 13 (6.19%) JUnit
4 11 (5.24%) Gradle
4 11 (5.24%) Maven
5 9 (4.29%) Gatling
5 9 (4.29%) GitLab
6 8 (3.81%) Cucumber
6 8 (3.81%) Geb
6 8 (3.81%) gulp
6 8 (3.81%) Spock
7 7 (3.33%) Mockito
7 7 (3.33%) TeamCity
8 6 (2.86%) JMeter
9 5 (2.38%) JIRA
9 5 (2.38%) The Grinder
10 4 (1.90%) IntelliJ
10 4 (1.90%) Selenium
11 3 (1.43%) SoapUI
11 3 (1.43%) WebDriver
General
1 34 (16.19%) Finance
2 20 (9.52%) Banking
3 11 (5.24%) Investment Banking
3 11 (5.24%) Retail
4 8 (3.81%) Advertising
5 7 (3.33%) Front Office
6 4 (1.90%) Publishing
7 3 (1.43%) Games
8 2 (0.95%) Marketing
8 2 (0.95%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.48%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 131 (62.38%) Developer
2 72 (34.29%) Java Developer
3 55 (26.19%) Scala Developer
4 38 (18.10%) Senior Developer
5 36 (17.14%) Data Engineer
6 27 (12.86%) Senior Scala Developer
7 25 (11.90%) Big Data Engineer
8 21 (10.00%) Java Scala Developer
9 19 (9.05%) Senior Java Developer
10 15 (7.14%) Big Data Developer
11 14 (6.67%) Senior Java Scala Developer
12 13 (6.19%) Agile Developer
13 12 (5.71%) Agile Java Developer
14 9 (4.29%) Blockchain Engineer
15 8 (3.81%) Apache Spark Developer
16 7 (3.33%) Blockchain Developer
16 7 (3.33%) Java Developer - Fintech
17 6 (2.86%) Data Scientist
18 5 (2.38%) Python Engineer
18 5 (2.38%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (19.05%) Kafka
2 31 (14.76%) Spring
3 30 (14.29%) REST
4 21 (10.00%) SOAP
5 20 (9.52%) HTML
6 18 (8.57%) AngularJS
7 17 (8.10%) CSS
8 16 (7.62%) Akka
9 15 (7.14%) Node.js
10 14 (6.67%) RESTful
10 14 (6.67%) Spring Boot
11 13 (6.19%) React
12 12 (5.71%) Dropwizard
12 12 (5.71%) HTML5
13 11 (5.24%) Hibernate
13 11 (5.24%) Web Services
14 10 (4.76%) .NET
14 10 (4.76%) Play Framework
15 9 (4.29%) RabbitMQ
16 8 (3.81%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 21 (10.00%) Derivative
2 20 (9.52%) Equity Derivative
3 19 (9.05%) Greenfield Project
4 16 (7.62%) Fintech
5 13 (6.19%) Algorithms
6 10 (4.76%) Equities
6 10 (4.76%) Fixed Income
7 5 (2.38%) Public Cloud
8 4 (1.90%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (1.90%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.95%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.95%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (0.95%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.95%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (0.95%) User Experience
10 1 (0.48%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.48%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.48%) iPad
10 1 (0.48%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 33 (15.71%) Linux
2 19 (9.05%) Unix
3 7 (3.33%) Mac OS X
4 3 (1.43%) CentOS
4 3 (1.43%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.48%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.48%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (54.29%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (33.81%) TDD
3 51 (24.29%) Microservices
4 46 (21.90%) DevOps
5 37 (17.62%) BDD
6 31 (14.76%) Scrum
6 31 (14.76%) Software Engineering
7 29 (13.81%) Continuous Integration
8 26 (12.38%) Machine Learning
9 25 (11.90%) Kanban
10 24 (11.43%) Analytics
10 24 (11.43%) ETL
11 20 (9.52%) Data Science
12 16 (7.62%) E-Commerce
13 15 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
13 15 (7.14%) Data Engineering
13 15 (7.14%) Low Latency
13 15 (7.14%) Open Source
14 14 (6.67%) Mentoring
15 12 (5.71%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 170 (80.95%) Java
2 67 (31.90%) Python
3 45 (21.43%) Java 8
4 33 (15.71%) SQL
5 28 (13.33%) Kotlin
6 25 (11.90%) JavaScript
7 19 (9.05%) Groovy
8 15 (7.14%) Clojure
8 15 (7.14%) Shell Script
9 9 (4.29%) C#
9 9 (4.29%) R
9 9 (4.29%) Ruby
10 8 (3.81%) ES6
10 8 (3.81%) TypeScript
11 7 (3.33%) C++
12 6 (2.86%) Bash Shell
13 5 (2.38%) Go
14 4 (1.90%) F#
15 3 (1.43%) T-SQL
16 2 (0.95%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (2.86%) Degree
2 2 (0.95%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (0.95%) Master's Degree
3 1 (0.48%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.48%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (0.48%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.76%) QA
2 1 (0.48%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.48%) GDPR
2 1 (0.48%) MiFID
System Software
1 51 (24.29%) Docker
2 15 (7.14%) HDFS
3 7 (3.33%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.48%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 20 (9.52%) Kubernetes
2 11 (5.24%) Ansible
2 11 (5.24%) Docker Swarm
3 9 (4.29%) Hadoop YARN
4 6 (2.86%) Kibana
4 6 (2.86%) Puppet
5 5 (2.38%) logstash
6 4 (1.90%) Grafana
7 3 (1.43%) Mesos
7 3 (1.43%) Oozie
7 3 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.95%) Control-M
8 2 (0.95%) ITRS Geneos
9 1 (0.48%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (5.24%) Cloudera
2 9 (4.29%) Hortonworks
2 9 (4.29%) Oracle
2 9 (4.29%) Splunk
3 7 (3.33%) Google
3 7 (3.33%) Microsoft
4 6 (2.86%) MapR
5 4 (1.90%) AppDynamics
6 3 (1.43%) SaltStack
6 3 (1.43%) Tableau
7 2 (0.95%) F5
7 2 (0.95%) Informatica
7 2 (0.95%) ION Trading
7 2 (0.95%) Solace
7 2 (0.95%) Talend
8 1 (0.48%) Apple
8 1 (0.48%) IBM
8 1 (0.48%) Salesforce.com