Period
to 24 September 2020

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 24 September 2020 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
24 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 69 76 88
Rank change year-on-year +7 +12 +6
Contract jobs citing Scala 49 203 192
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 2.75% 3.25% 2.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.66% 6.60% 5.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 180 167
Median daily rate £538 £600 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.42% - -
10th Percentile £411 £470 £463
90th Percentile £675 £700 £730
Central London median daily rate £550 £600 £575
% change year-on-year -8.33% +4.35% -4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 865 3,075 3,716
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 48.54% 49.16% 53.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 632 2,504 3,111
Median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £363 £400 £375
90th Percentile £688 £675 £688
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £525
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 17 14
Median hourly rate £35.00 £22.33 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +56.74% +1.50% +2.33%
10th Percentile £21.08 £21.00 £12.50
90th Percentile £41.65 £57.60 £54.88
Median hourly rate £35.00 £22.42 £22.00
% change year-on-year +56.15% +1.89% +2.33%

Scala
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Scala as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Scala in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Scala in the City of London

Scala
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Scala in the City of London over the 6 months to 24 September 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Scala in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 September 2020, 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 29 (59.18%) Java
1 29 (59.18%) Apache Spark
2 27 (55.10%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (44.90%) Banking
4 18 (36.73%) TDD
4 18 (36.73%) Finance
5 17 (34.69%) Python
5 17 (34.69%) Big Data
6 15 (30.61%) SQL
6 15 (30.61%) BDD
7 13 (26.53%) Front Office
7 13 (26.53%) Scrum
8 12 (24.49%) Azure
9 11 (22.45%) Docker
9 11 (22.45%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (22.45%) Economics
9 11 (22.45%) Mathematics
9 11 (22.45%) Computer Science
10 10 (20.41%) Investment Banking
10 10 (20.41%) GCP
10 10 (20.41%) Kubernetes
10 10 (20.41%) Microservices
11 9 (18.37%) Hadoop
11 9 (18.37%) Kafka
12 8 (16.33%) Degree
12 8 (16.33%) Data Modelling
12 8 (16.33%) Continuous Deployment
12 8 (16.33%) PySpark
12 8 (16.33%) Numerate Degree
12 8 (16.33%) Java 8

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 29 (59.18%) Apache Spark
2 7 (14.29%) Apache
2 7 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (10.20%) Tornado
4 3 (6.12%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 12 (24.49%) Azure
2 10 (20.41%) GCP
3 7 (14.29%) AWS
4 2 (4.08%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (4.08%) Serverless
5 1 (2.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.12%) HTTPS
1 3 (6.12%) SSL
2 1 (2.04%) WebEx
2 1 (2.04%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (34.69%) Big Data
2 9 (18.37%) Hadoop
3 7 (14.29%) Apache Hive
3 7 (14.29%) NoSQL
4 3 (6.12%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (4.08%) Blockchain
5 2 (4.08%) Spark SQL
6 1 (2.04%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.04%) Impala
6 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 6 (12.24%) GitLab
3 5 (10.20%) Hudson
3 5 (10.20%) Jenkins
3 5 (10.20%) ProC
4 3 (6.12%) JIRA
5 1 (2.04%) JUnit
5 1 (2.04%) TestNG
General
1 22 (44.90%) Banking
2 18 (36.73%) Finance
3 13 (26.53%) Front Office
4 10 (20.41%) Investment Banking
5 2 (4.08%) Electronics
6 1 (2.04%) Games
6 1 (2.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (67.35%) Developer
2 16 (32.65%) Java Developer
3 12 (24.49%) Data Engineer
3 12 (24.49%) Scala Developer
4 8 (16.33%) Agile Developer
4 8 (16.33%) Agile Java Developer
5 4 (8.16%) Big Data Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Azure Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Big Data Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Java Scala Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.08%) AWS Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Backend Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Python Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Senior Scala Developer
8 1 (2.04%) Java Team Leader
8 1 (2.04%) Senior Java Developer
8 1 (2.04%) Team Leader
8 1 (2.04%) Technical Leader
8 1 (2.04%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.37%) Kafka
2 8 (16.33%) PySpark
3 7 (14.29%) Anaconda
3 7 (14.29%) CSS
3 7 (14.29%) HTML
4 5 (10.20%) CSS3
4 5 (10.20%) Elastic Stack
4 5 (10.20%) Flask
4 5 (10.20%) HTML5
4 5 (10.20%) Twisted
5 4 (8.16%) Spring
6 3 (6.12%) Akka
6 3 (6.12%) Guice
6 3 (6.12%) JAAS
6 3 (6.12%) RESTful
6 3 (6.12%) Spring Security
7 2 (4.08%) AngularJS
7 2 (4.08%) JSON
7 2 (4.08%) Node.js
7 2 (4.08%) Smart Contracts
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.16%) Credit Risk
2 3 (6.12%) Hedge funds
3 2 (4.08%) Derivative
4 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.04%) Equities
4 1 (2.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.04%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.08%) Debian
1 2 (4.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (55.10%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (36.73%) TDD
3 15 (30.61%) BDD
4 13 (26.53%) Scrum
5 11 (22.45%) Computer Science
5 11 (22.45%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (22.45%) Economics
5 11 (22.45%) Mathematics
6 10 (20.41%) Microservices
7 8 (16.33%) Continuous Deployment
7 8 (16.33%) Data Modelling
8 6 (12.24%) Analytics
8 6 (12.24%) Software Engineering
9 5 (10.20%) Functional Programming
9 5 (10.20%) SDLC
10 4 (8.16%) Continuous Delivery
10 4 (8.16%) DevOps
10 4 (8.16%) Fintech
10 4 (8.16%) Problem-Solving
11 3 (6.12%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 29 (59.18%) Java
2 17 (34.69%) Python
3 15 (30.61%) SQL
4 8 (16.33%) Java 8
5 7 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 6 (12.24%) Kotlin
7 2 (4.08%) C#
7 2 (4.08%) Go
7 2 (4.08%) Ruby
8 1 (2.04%) ES6
8 1 (2.04%) ES7
8 1 (2.04%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (16.33%) Degree
1 8 (16.33%) Numerate Degree
2 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (22.45%) Docker
2 1 (2.04%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 10 (20.41%) Kubernetes
2 5 (10.20%) Ansible
3 3 (6.12%) Prometheus
3 3 (6.12%) Zipkin
4 1 (2.04%) Kibana
Vendors
1 7 (14.29%) Cloudera
1 7 (14.29%) Google
2 6 (12.24%) Databricks
2 6 (12.24%) Hortonworks
3 1 (2.04%) Atlassian
3 1 (2.04%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.04%) Tableau