Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 60 79
Rank change year-on-year -26 +19 +88
Contract jobs citing Scala 195 220 176
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.74% 3.59% 2.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.14% 7.16% 5.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 205 171
City of London median daily rate £569 £575 £638
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.09% -9.80% +15.91%
10th Percentile £474 £438 £513
90th Percentile £704 £688 £713
Central London median daily rate £550 £575 £600
% change year-on-year -4.35% -4.17% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
City of London median hourly rate - - £37.50
Central London median hourly rate - - £37.50

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 3,796 3,073 3,140
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 53.36% 50.12% 46.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,232 2,581 2,649
City of London median daily rate £525 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +2.63% +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £325 £313
90th Percentile £700 £663 £663
Central London median daily rate £513 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +7.89% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 8 16
City of London median hourly rate £21.50 £27.50 £27.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.82% -1.72% +18.13%
10th Percentile £17.75 £16.90 £19.25
90th Percentile £59.80 £50.31 £57.50
Central London median hourly rate £21.50 £27.50 £27.98
% change year-on-year -21.82% -1.72% +34.84%

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 23 February 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 23 February 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 - 2 £450 -
Scala
Central London

For the 6 months to 23 February 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.

1 141 (72.31%) Java
2 122 (62.56%) Agile Software Development
3 93 (47.69%) TDD
4 75 (38.46%) Python
5 62 (31.79%) Big Data
5 62 (31.79%) Apache Spark
6 52 (26.67%) Hadoop
7 47 (24.10%) REST
8 44 (22.56%) Docker
9 43 (22.05%) Git (software)
10 41 (21.03%) Software Engineering
11 39 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
11 39 (20.00%) BDD
12 38 (19.49%) Microservices
13 37 (18.97%) Linux
14 36 (18.46%) Banking
14 36 (18.46%) Scrum
15 34 (17.44%) Finance
15 34 (17.44%) Spring
16 33 (16.92%) SQL
16 33 (16.92%) Kafka
17 31 (15.90%) MongoDB
17 31 (15.90%) Akka
18 30 (15.38%) JavaScript
19 29 (14.87%) SOAP
19 29 (14.87%) DevOps
20 28 (14.36%) HTML
20 28 (14.36%) CSS
20 28 (14.36%) Analytics
21 26 (13.33%) AngularJS

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 62 (31.79%) Apache Spark
2 18 (9.23%) Apache
3 9 (4.62%) Apache Pig
4 5 (2.56%) Jupyter
5 4 (2.05%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (1.54%) Oracle Coherence
7 2 (1.03%) IPython
7 2 (1.03%) Mule
8 1 (0.51%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.51%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.51%) Confluence
8 1 (0.51%) Jetty
8 1 (0.51%) nginx
8 1 (0.51%) SAS
8 1 (0.51%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (1.03%) SPSS
2 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.51%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 39 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (9.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (8.21%) Heroku
4 5 (2.56%) GitHub
5 3 (1.54%) Amazon Kinesis
5 3 (1.54%) npm
6 2 (1.03%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.03%) BrowserStack
6 2 (1.03%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (1.03%) vREST
7 1 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.51%) AWS CloudTrail
7 1 (0.51%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.51%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.51%) CloudFront
7 1 (0.51%) Route 53
7 1 (0.51%) SaaS
7 1 (0.51%) Serverless
7 1 (0.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 19 (9.74%) HTTP
2 17 (8.72%) SSL
2 17 (8.72%) TCP/IP
3 16 (8.21%) DNS
3 16 (8.21%) FTP
4 1 (0.51%) Internet
4 1 (0.51%) LAN
4 1 (0.51%) SSH
4 1 (0.51%) VPN
4 1 (0.51%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (31.79%) Big Data
2 52 (26.67%) Hadoop
3 31 (15.90%) MongoDB
4 24 (12.31%) NoSQL
5 20 (10.26%) PostgreSQL
6 19 (9.74%) Apache Hive
7 17 (8.72%) Apache Cassandra
8 16 (8.21%) Relational Database
9 14 (7.18%) RDBMS
10 11 (5.64%) HBase
11 7 (3.59%) Blockchain
11 7 (3.59%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (2.56%) Sqoop
13 4 (2.05%) Couchbase
13 4 (2.05%) Impala
13 4 (2.05%) MySQL
14 3 (1.54%) Data Lake
14 3 (1.54%) Flink
14 3 (1.54%) Redis
14 3 (1.54%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 43 (22.05%) Git (software)
2 24 (12.31%) Gradle
3 17 (8.72%) Gatling
4 16 (8.21%) Geb
4 16 (8.21%) GitLab
4 16 (8.21%) gulp
4 16 (8.21%) Spock
5 15 (7.69%) TeamCity
6 13 (6.67%) Jenkins
7 11 (5.64%) Maven
8 8 (4.10%) Cucumber
9 6 (3.08%) JUnit
10 5 (2.56%) Selenium
11 4 (2.05%) Bower
12 3 (1.54%) JIRA
12 3 (1.54%) SonarQube
12 3 (1.54%) WebDriver
13 2 (1.03%) Mocha
13 2 (1.03%) SoapUI
13 2 (1.03%) Vagrant
General
1 36 (18.46%) Banking
2 34 (17.44%) Finance
3 25 (12.82%) Investment Banking
4 9 (4.62%) Front Office
5 8 (4.10%) Retail
6 7 (3.59%) Publishing
7 5 (2.56%) Advertising
8 4 (2.05%) Games
9 3 (1.54%) Marketing
10 2 (1.03%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.51%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 137 (70.26%) Developer
2 71 (36.41%) Java Developer
3 67 (34.36%) Scala Developer
4 38 (19.49%) Senior Developer
5 31 (15.90%) Data Engineer
6 25 (12.82%) Senior Java Developer
7 24 (12.31%) Senior Scala Developer
8 17 (8.72%) Agile Developer
8 17 (8.72%) Agile Java Developer
8 17 (8.72%) Big Data Engineer
8 17 (8.72%) Java Scala Developer
9 15 (7.69%) Big Data Developer
10 13 (6.67%) Senior Java Scala Developer
11 8 (4.10%) Data Scientist
11 8 (4.10%) Investment Banking Java Developer
12 7 (3.59%) Blockchain Developer
12 7 (3.59%) Linux Developer
12 7 (3.59%) Senior Investment Banking Java Developer
12 7 (3.59%) Unix Developer
13 4 (2.05%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (24.10%) REST
2 34 (17.44%) Spring
3 33 (16.92%) Kafka
4 31 (15.90%) Akka
5 29 (14.87%) SOAP
6 28 (14.36%) CSS
6 28 (14.36%) HTML
7 26 (13.33%) AngularJS
8 18 (9.23%) Dropwizard
8 18 (9.23%) HTML5
9 17 (8.72%) Play Framework
9 17 (8.72%) React
10 16 (8.21%) Ember.js
10 16 (8.21%) Guice
10 16 (8.21%) OAuth2
10 16 (8.21%) Ratpack
10 16 (8.21%) WireMock
11 15 (7.69%) Hibernate
11 15 (7.69%) Node.js
11 15 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (9.74%) Algorithms
2 17 (8.72%) Derivative
3 14 (7.18%) Fintech
4 13 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
5 8 (4.10%) Equities
6 7 (3.59%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (3.59%) Equity Derivative
7 6 (3.08%) Market Risk
8 5 (2.56%) Computer Science
8 5 (2.56%) Fixed Income
9 4 (2.05%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (2.05%) Reference Data
10 3 (1.54%) Credit Risk
10 3 (1.54%) Data Structures
10 3 (1.54%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 2 (1.03%) Credit Derivative
11 2 (1.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 2 (1.03%) Mobile App
12 1 (0.51%) Hedge funds
12 1 (0.51%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 37 (18.97%) Linux
2 15 (7.69%) Unix
3 6 (3.08%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.51%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (62.56%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (47.69%) TDD
3 41 (21.03%) Software Engineering
4 39 (20.00%) BDD
5 38 (19.49%) Microservices
6 36 (18.46%) Scrum
7 29 (14.87%) DevOps
8 28 (14.36%) Analytics
9 19 (9.74%) Continuous Integration
9 19 (9.74%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 19 (9.74%) Kanban
10 18 (9.23%) Open Source
11 16 (8.21%) Continuous Delivery
11 16 (8.21%) Data Engineering
11 16 (8.21%) Domain-Driven Design
11 16 (8.21%) Machine Learning
11 16 (8.21%) OWASP
12 15 (7.69%) E-Commerce
13 14 (7.18%) OO
13 14 (7.18%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 141 (72.31%) Java
2 75 (38.46%) Python
3 33 (16.92%) SQL
4 30 (15.38%) JavaScript
5 24 (12.31%) Groovy
6 19 (9.74%) Kotlin
6 19 (9.74%) TypeScript
7 16 (8.21%) ES6
8 10 (5.13%) Bash Shell
8 10 (5.13%) Ruby
9 7 (3.59%) R
9 7 (3.59%) Shell Script
9 7 (3.59%) XPath
10 6 (3.08%) C++
11 5 (2.56%) C#
11 5 (2.56%) Clojure
11 5 (2.56%) Go
12 4 (2.05%) Haskell
13 2 (1.03%) Erlang
13 2 (1.03%) Perl
Qualifications
1 12 (6.15%) Degree
2 7 (3.59%) Master's Degree
3 2 (1.03%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.51%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.51%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.54%) MiFID
2 2 (1.03%) QA
3 1 (0.51%) IFRS
3 1 (0.51%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 44 (22.56%) Docker
2 14 (7.18%) HDFS
3 8 (4.10%) Apache Flume
4 6 (3.08%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 16 (8.21%) Docker Swarm
2 10 (5.13%) Ansible
3 6 (3.08%) Hadoop YARN
3 6 (3.08%) Mesos
4 3 (1.54%) Kubernetes
4 3 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.54%) Puppet
5 1 (0.51%) Oozie
5 1 (0.51%) Terraform
Vendors
1 12 (6.15%) Hortonworks
2 11 (5.64%) Oracle
3 9 (4.62%) Cloudera
4 6 (3.08%) MapR
4 6 (3.08%) Microsoft
5 5 (2.56%) Google
6 2 (1.03%) Splunk
6 2 (1.03%) Tableau
7 1 (0.51%) Databricks
7 1 (0.51%) Facebook
7 1 (0.51%) MuleSoft
7 1 (0.51%) Netezza
7 1 (0.51%) Sybase
7 1 (0.51%) TIBCO