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 3 months to 29 June 2017 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
London > City of London
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 95 113
Rank change year-on-year +10 +18  
Contract jobs citing Scala 87 68 100
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.66% 2.03% 1.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.22% 4.19% 3.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 77 92
City of London median daily rate £625 £525 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.04% -12.50%  
10th Percentile £475 £379 £440
90th Percentile £738 £688 £675
London median daily rate £550 £525 £556
% change year-on-year +4.76% -5.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate - - -

Scala is in the programming language skills category. The next 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 programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 1668 1624 2514
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 51.04% 48.59% 43.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2544 2848 3917
City of London median daily rate £513 £475 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% +1.06%  
10th Percentile £363 £313 £310
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 32
City of London median hourly rate £21.50 £53.00 £24.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -59.43% +118.73%  
10th Percentile £15.63 £18.50 £18.27
90th Percentile £32.63 £85.00 £54.00
London median hourly rate £32.50 £40.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -18.75% +33.33%  

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 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scala in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Scala also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Scala.

1 142 (81.14%) Java
2 121 (69.14%) Agile Software Development
3 93 (53.14%) TDD
4 62 (35.43%) Apache Spark
5 61 (34.86%) Hadoop
6 56 (32.00%) BDD
7 55 (31.43%) Big Data
8 49 (28.00%) Banking
9 48 (27.43%) JavaScript
10 45 (25.71%) Scrum
11 42 (24.00%) Python
12 37 (21.14%) Finance
13 36 (20.57%) Akka
14 33 (18.86%) Investment Banking
14 33 (18.86%) Amazon AWS
15 32 (18.29%) Apache Cassandra
16 31 (17.71%) React
17 30 (17.14%) HTML
18 29 (16.57%) Web Services
19 27 (15.43%) Front Office
19 27 (15.43%) AngularJS
19 27 (15.43%) Functional Programming
20 26 (14.86%) MongoDB
21 25 (14.29%) Node.js
22 24 (13.71%) SQL
23 23 (13.14%) Microservices
24 22 (12.57%) Software Engineering
24 22 (12.57%) Git (software)
25 21 (12.00%) REST
25 21 (12.00%) HTML5

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 (35.43%) Apache Spark
2 16 (9.14%) Apache
3 7 (4.00%) Apache Pig
4 4 (2.29%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.71%) Apache Solr
5 3 (1.71%) DataSynapse
5 3 (1.71%) Jupyter
5 3 (1.71%) Oracle Coherence
5 3 (1.71%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.14%) CMS
6 2 (1.14%) MQSeries
6 2 (1.14%) nginx
7 1 (0.57%) IPython
7 1 (0.57%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (0.57%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 33 (18.86%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.14%) GitHub
5 1 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.57%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.57%) BrowserStack
5 1 (0.57%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.57%) vREST
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.43%) HTTP
2 3 (1.71%) SSL
3 2 (1.14%) DNS
3 2 (1.14%) Firewall
3 2 (1.14%) HTTPS
3 2 (1.14%) SSH
3 2 (1.14%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.57%) LDAP
4 1 (0.57%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (34.86%) Hadoop
2 55 (31.43%) Big Data
3 32 (18.29%) Apache Cassandra
4 26 (14.86%) MongoDB
5 16 (9.14%) NoSQL
6 13 (7.43%) Hazelcast
7 10 (5.71%) Apache Hive
8 9 (5.14%) Relational Database
9 8 (4.57%) CouchDB
10 6 (3.43%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (2.86%) MySQL
12 4 (2.29%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (2.29%) Oracle Database
13 3 (1.71%) GIS
13 3 (1.71%) HBase
13 3 (1.71%) RDBMS
13 3 (1.71%) Sqoop
14 2 (1.14%) Impala
14 2 (1.14%) Neo4j
14 2 (1.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 22 (12.57%) Git (software)
2 16 (9.14%) Jasmine
3 10 (5.71%) Jenkins
4 8 (4.57%) gulp
5 7 (4.00%) Grunt
5 7 (4.00%) IntelliJ
6 4 (2.29%) JIRA
7 3 (1.71%) Bower
7 3 (1.71%) JUnit
7 3 (1.71%) Maven
8 2 (1.14%) Artifactory
8 2 (1.14%) Bitbucket
8 2 (1.14%) JMeter
8 2 (1.14%) Karma Test Runner
8 2 (1.14%) Selenium
8 2 (1.14%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (1.14%) Vagrant
8 2 (1.14%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.57%) Mocha
9 1 (0.57%) Mockito
General
1 49 (28.00%) Banking
2 37 (21.14%) Finance
3 33 (18.86%) Investment Banking
4 27 (15.43%) Front Office
5 2 (1.14%) Publishing
5 2 (1.14%) Retail
6 1 (0.57%) Advertising
6 1 (0.57%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 145 (82.86%) Developer
2 89 (50.86%) Scala Developer
3 65 (37.14%) Java Developer
4 46 (26.29%) Senior Developer
5 38 (21.71%) Java Scala Developer
6 34 (19.43%) Senior Scala Developer
7 26 (14.86%) Big Data Developer
8 21 (12.00%) Senior Java Developer
9 13 (7.43%) Full Stack Developer
10 11 (6.29%) Senior Java Scala Developer
11 10 (5.71%) Python Developer
12 9 (5.14%) Data Scientist
13 8 (4.57%) Data Engineer
13 8 (4.57%) Hadoop Developer
13 8 (4.57%) Senior Big Data Developer
14 6 (3.43%) Apache Spark Developer
14 6 (3.43%) Front Office Developer
15 5 (2.86%) Agile Java Developer
15 5 (2.86%) JavaScript Developer
15 5 (2.86%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (20.57%) Akka
2 31 (17.71%) React
3 30 (17.14%) HTML
4 29 (16.57%) Web Services
5 27 (15.43%) AngularJS
6 25 (14.29%) Node.js
7 21 (12.00%) HTML5
7 21 (12.00%) Play Framework
7 21 (12.00%) REST
8 20 (11.43%) CSS
9 19 (10.86%) Spring
10 16 (9.14%) JSON
11 12 (6.86%) Hibernate
12 11 (6.29%) Dropwizard
13 10 (5.71%) J2EE
14 9 (5.14%) jQuery
14 9 (5.14%) Redux
14 9 (5.14%) Spring MVC
15 8 (4.57%) Middleware
15 8 (4.57%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.43%) Algorithms
1 13 (7.43%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (6.86%) Fintech
3 10 (5.71%) Computer Science
4 9 (5.14%) Derivative
4 9 (5.14%) Fixed Income
5 8 (4.57%) Greenfield Project
6 7 (4.00%) Credit Risk
7 6 (3.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 5 (2.86%) Equities
8 5 (2.86%) Market Risk
8 5 (2.86%) NHS
9 3 (1.71%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.71%) Public Cloud
9 3 (1.71%) User Experience
10 2 (1.14%) Equity Derivative
11 1 (0.57%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.57%) Credit Derivative
11 1 (0.57%) Photography
11 1 (0.57%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.00%) Linux
2 4 (2.29%) Android
2 4 (2.29%) Apple iOS
2 4 (2.29%) Unix
3 2 (1.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (69.14%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (53.14%) TDD
3 56 (32.00%) BDD
4 45 (25.71%) Scrum
5 27 (15.43%) Functional Programming
6 23 (13.14%) Microservices
7 22 (12.57%) Software Engineering
8 21 (12.00%) DevOps
9 20 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
10 17 (9.71%) Multithreading
11 16 (9.14%) Kanban
11 16 (9.14%) MVC
11 16 (9.14%) Pair Programming
12 15 (8.57%) Front End Development
13 13 (7.43%) Risk Management
14 11 (6.29%) Continuous Delivery
15 10 (5.71%) Multithreaded Programming
15 10 (5.71%) OO
16 9 (5.14%) Mentoring
16 9 (5.14%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 142 (81.14%) Java
2 48 (27.43%) JavaScript
3 42 (24.00%) Python
4 24 (13.71%) SQL
5 13 (7.43%) C#
6 11 (6.29%) R
7 7 (4.00%) Groovy
8 6 (3.43%) Objective-C
9 5 (2.86%) C++
10 4 (2.29%) Bash Shell
10 4 (2.29%) Haskell
10 4 (2.29%) Kotlin
10 4 (2.29%) Ruby
11 3 (1.71%) ES6
12 2 (1.14%) Apple Swift
12 2 (1.14%) Clojure
12 2 (1.14%) GraphQL
12 2 (1.14%) SPARQL
12 2 (1.14%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.57%) F#
Qualifications
1 8 (4.57%) Degree
2 3 (1.71%) PhD
3 2 (1.14%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.57%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.14%) QA
2 7 (4.00%) MiFID
3 1 (0.57%) Data Quality
System Software
1 14 (8.00%) Docker
2 6 (3.43%) HDFS
3 4 (2.29%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.57%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.57%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 13 (7.43%) Puppet
2 12 (6.86%) Kubernetes
3 11 (6.29%) Ansible
4 7 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.71%) Grafana
6 2 (1.14%) Hadoop YARN
6 2 (1.14%) HAProxy
6 2 (1.14%) Kibana
6 2 (1.14%) logstash
6 2 (1.14%) Terraform
7 1 (0.57%) Control-M
7 1 (0.57%) Graphite
7 1 (0.57%) HP SiteScope
7 1 (0.57%) Mesos
7 1 (0.57%) Nagios
7 1 (0.57%) Oozie
7 1 (0.57%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 6 (3.43%) New Relic
1 6 (3.43%) Oracle
2 3 (1.71%) Microsoft
2 3 (1.71%) Tableau
3 2 (1.14%) Cloudera
3 2 (1.14%) ION Trading
4 1 (0.57%) Ab Initio
4 1 (0.57%) Atlassian
4 1 (0.57%) Dynatrace
4 1 (0.57%) Google
4 1 (0.57%) Hortonworks
4 1 (0.57%) HP
4 1 (0.57%) Informatica
4 1 (0.57%) Infragistics
4 1 (0.57%) MapR
4 1 (0.57%) Palantir
4 1 (0.57%) SaltStack
4 1 (0.57%) SOASTA, Inc
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