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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 18 August 2022 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
18 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 141 92 67
Rank change year-on-year -49 -25 +14
Contract jobs citing Scala 61 83 59
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.35% 2.38% 2.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.01% 5.20% 5.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 67 49
10th Percentile £403 £481 £402
25th Percentile £475 £558 £475
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £571 £625 £568
Median % change year-on-year -8.60% +10.04% -5.33%
75th Percentile £725 £706 £636
90th Percentile £813 £750 £675
Central London median daily rate £575 £625 £550
% change year-on-year -8.00% +13.64% -8.33%

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 2,028 1,597 1,042
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 45.01% 45.73% 49.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,408 1,230 808
10th Percentile £425 £406 £375
25th Percentile £500 £479 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £600 £525
Median % change year-on-year - +14.29% -
75th Percentile £725 £675 £625
90th Percentile £800 £753 £688
Central London median daily rate £588 £597 £525
% change year-on-year -1.51% +13.62% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 9 8
10th Percentile £26.55 £26.05 £23.05
25th Percentile £39.75 £31.00 £30.44
Median hourly rate £52.50 £36.50 £37.25
Median % change year-on-year +43.84% -2.01% +65.56%
75th Percentile £61.31 £61.00 £44.13
90th Percentile £77.53 £68.20 £56.80
Central London median hourly rate £52.50 £33.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year +56.72% -6.94% +25.22%

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 18 August 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Scala in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 August 2022, 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 34 (55.74%) Java
2 33 (54.10%) Python
3 32 (52.46%) Finance
4 28 (45.90%) Agile
5 23 (37.70%) SQL
6 21 (34.43%) AWS
6 21 (34.43%) Big Data
7 20 (32.79%) Kafka
8 19 (31.15%) TDD
9 18 (29.51%) Computer Science
9 18 (29.51%) CI/CD
10 17 (27.87%) Apache Spark
11 16 (26.23%) DevOps
11 16 (26.23%) Social Skills
12 15 (24.59%) GDPR
12 15 (24.59%) Hedge funds
12 15 (24.59%) Data Protection
12 15 (24.59%) Software Engineering
12 15 (24.59%) Financial Institution
12 15 (24.59%) Legal
13 14 (22.95%) Scrum
13 14 (22.95%) Degree
13 14 (22.95%) Microservices
14 12 (19.67%) AOP
14 12 (19.67%) Computer Science Degree
15 11 (18.03%) Git (software)
15 11 (18.03%) Azure
16 10 (16.39%) Algorithms
16 10 (16.39%) Analytical Skills
16 10 (16.39%) Serverless

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 17 (27.87%) Apache Spark
2 4 (6.56%) Apache Airflow
2 4 (6.56%) Apache Pig
2 4 (6.56%) Tomcat
2 4 (6.56%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.28%) Apache
3 2 (3.28%) Luigi
4 1 (1.64%) JBoss
4 1 (1.64%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (1.64%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 21 (34.43%) AWS
2 11 (18.03%) Azure
3 10 (16.39%) Serverless
4 8 (13.11%) GCP
5 6 (9.84%) AWS Lambda
6 5 (8.20%) Amazon EMR
6 5 (8.20%) OpenShift
7 4 (6.56%) Azure DevOps
7 4 (6.56%) Azure Functions
8 3 (4.92%) Amazon Kinesis
8 3 (4.92%) Azure Data Factory
8 3 (4.92%) Azure Event Grid
8 3 (4.92%) Azure Logic Apps
8 3 (4.92%) Azure Service Bus
8 3 (4.92%) Azure Synapse Analytics
8 3 (4.92%) Power Platform
9 2 (3.28%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (3.28%) Amazon MSK
9 2 (3.28%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (3.28%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.64%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (34.43%) Big Data
2 9 (14.75%) Apache Hive
3 7 (11.48%) Relational Database
3 7 (11.48%) SQL Server
4 6 (9.84%) Data Lake
4 6 (9.84%) Hadoop
5 4 (6.56%) Amazon RDS
5 4 (6.56%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (6.56%) HBase
5 4 (6.56%) NoSQL
6 3 (4.92%) Amazon Redshift
6 3 (4.92%) MongoDB
6 3 (4.92%) Oracle Database
6 3 (4.92%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (4.92%) Power BI
6 3 (4.92%) Presto
6 3 (4.92%) Spark SQL
7 2 (3.28%) DynamoDB
7 2 (3.28%) Flink
7 2 (3.28%) Impala
Development Applications
1 11 (18.03%) Git (software)
2 9 (14.75%) Jenkins
3 8 (13.11%) JIRA
4 6 (9.84%) Eclipse
5 5 (8.20%) IntelliJ
6 4 (6.56%) Maven
7 3 (4.92%) Bitbucket
8 2 (3.28%) Gatling
8 2 (3.28%) git-flow
8 2 (3.28%) GitLab
8 2 (3.28%) HP UFT
8 2 (3.28%) Rational Robot
8 2 (3.28%) RIATest
8 2 (3.28%) SilkTest
8 2 (3.28%) Subversion
8 2 (3.28%) TeamCity
8 2 (3.28%) WinRunner
9 1 (1.64%) NetBeans
9 1 (1.64%) Visual Studio
9 1 (1.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 32 (52.46%) Finance
2 16 (26.23%) Social Skills
3 15 (24.59%) Financial Institution
3 15 (24.59%) Legal
4 10 (16.39%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (14.75%) Banking
6 4 (6.56%) Investment Banking
6 4 (6.56%) Retail
7 3 (4.92%) Prime Brokerage
8 2 (3.28%) Front Office
9 1 (1.64%) Advertising
9 1 (1.64%) German Language
9 1 (1.64%) Law
Job Titles
1 24 (39.34%) Developer
2 10 (16.39%) Big Data Developer
2 10 (16.39%) Software Engineer
3 9 (14.75%) Data Engineer
4 8 (13.11%) Java Developer
4 8 (13.11%) Python Engineer
4 8 (13.11%) Python Software Engineer
5 6 (9.84%) Scala Developer
6 4 (6.56%) Java Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) AWS Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) AWS Software Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Azure Data Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Azure Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Big Data Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Java Scala Developer
7 3 (4.92%) Lambda Engineer
8 2 (3.28%) Cloud Engineer
8 2 (3.28%) Data Scientist
8 2 (3.28%) Hadoop Engineer
8 2 (3.28%) Senior Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (32.79%) Kafka
2 8 (13.11%) Akka
3 7 (11.48%) PySpark
4 4 (6.56%) Elastic Stack
4 4 (6.56%) J2EE
4 4 (6.56%) RabbitMQ
4 4 (6.56%) React
5 3 (4.92%) .NET
5 3 (4.92%) AngularJS
5 3 (4.92%) Flask
5 3 (4.92%) Node.js
5 3 (4.92%) RESTful
5 3 (4.92%) Spark Streaming
5 3 (4.92%) Web Services
6 2 (3.28%) Django
6 2 (3.28%) Swing
6 2 (3.28%) SWT
6 2 (3.28%) TensorFlow
7 1 (1.64%) JSON
7 1 (1.64%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 15 (24.59%) Hedge funds
2 10 (16.39%) Algorithms
3 6 (9.84%) Data Structures
4 5 (8.20%) Fixed Income
5 4 (6.56%) Derivative
5 4 (6.56%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (4.92%) Credit Risk
6 3 (4.92%) Management Information System
6 3 (4.92%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (3.28%) Equities
7 2 (3.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (1.64%) Clustering
8 1 (1.64%) Legacy Systems
8 1 (1.64%) Market Risk
8 1 (1.64%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.75%) Linux
2 3 (4.92%) Android
2 3 (4.92%) Unix
3 2 (3.28%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (45.90%) Agile
2 19 (31.15%) TDD
3 18 (29.51%) CI/CD
3 18 (29.51%) Computer Science
4 16 (26.23%) DevOps
5 15 (24.59%) Data Protection
5 15 (24.59%) Software Engineering
6 14 (22.95%) Microservices
6 14 (22.95%) Scrum
7 12 (19.67%) AOP
8 9 (14.75%) Analytics
8 9 (14.75%) Mathematics
8 9 (14.75%) Test Automation
9 8 (13.11%) Mentoring
10 7 (11.48%) Functional Programming
10 7 (11.48%) OO
11 6 (9.84%) Data Modelling
11 6 (9.84%) Defect Management
11 6 (9.84%) ETL
11 6 (9.84%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (55.74%) Java
2 33 (54.10%) Python
3 23 (37.70%) SQL
4 5 (8.20%) C++
5 4 (6.56%) Kotlin
6 3 (4.92%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.28%) Bash
7 2 (3.28%) C#
7 2 (3.28%) Go
7 2 (3.28%) Groovy
7 2 (3.28%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.28%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.64%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.64%) R
8 1 (1.64%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (22.95%) Degree
2 12 (19.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (9.84%) PhD
4 3 (4.92%) Sun Certification
5 1 (1.64%) Master's Degree
5 1 (1.64%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (24.59%) GDPR
2 2 (3.28%) QA
System Software
1 6 (9.84%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (14.75%) Kubernetes
2 2 (3.28%) Grafana
2 2 (3.28%) Prometheus
3 1 (1.64%) Ambari
3 1 (1.64%) Ansible
3 1 (1.64%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (13.11%) Oracle
2 5 (8.20%) Databricks
2 5 (8.20%) Google
3 4 (6.56%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.28%) Green Hat
4 2 (3.28%) HP
4 2 (3.28%) Splunk
5 1 (1.64%) BEA
5 1 (1.64%) Cloudera
5 1 (1.64%) IBM
5 1 (1.64%) Netezza
5 1 (1.64%) Sun
5 1 (1.64%) Teradata
5 1 (1.64%) webMethods