The median contractor rate for a Scala Developer was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Scala Developer
England / London
Rank 200 247 317
Rank change year-on-year +47 +70  
Contract jobs requiring a Scala Developer 228 206 103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.17% 0.93% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.23% 0.98% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 169 83
Median daily rate £550 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £402 £408
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 18466 21022 19969
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.85% 95.00% 94.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 13132 15064 13780
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 242 284 366
Median hourly rate £23.00 £17.00 £19.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.29% -11.15%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £11.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.55 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

Scala Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London that featured Scala Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Scala Developer in London

Scala Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Scala Developer in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Scala Developer in London

Scala Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Scala Developer in London over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scala Developer in London

Scala Developer
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scala Developer within the London region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +17 34 £600 +9.09% 6
Croydon +7 2 £450 +9.09% 2
Canary Wharf -6 2 £625 -3.84%
Westminster +7 1 £488 +25.80% 2
Docklands, London -2 1 £595 -0.83%
Bromley - 1 £650 -
Hammersmith - 1 £550 -
Scala Developer
England

Scala Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, Scala Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region featuring Scala Developer in the job title.

1 426 (96.60%) Scala
2 296 (67.12%) Agile Software Development
3 253 (57.37%) Java
4 194 (43.99%) TDD
5 187 (42.40%) Akka
6 136 (30.84%) Apache Spark
7 128 (29.02%) Scrum
8 111 (25.17%) Play Framework
8 111 (25.17%) Big Data
9 106 (24.04%) BDD
10 100 (22.68%) Banking
11 95 (21.54%) Hadoop
12 75 (17.01%) Continuous Integration
12 75 (17.01%) Finance
13 74 (16.78%) JavaScript
14 73 (16.55%) Kafka
15 67 (15.19%) REST
16 64 (14.51%) Pair Programming
17 63 (14.29%) Investment Banking
17 63 (14.29%) Software Engineering
18 61 (13.83%) Functional Programming
19 60 (13.61%) Web Services
19 60 (13.61%) Kanban
20 58 (13.15%) Python
20 58 (13.15%) HTML
21 55 (12.47%) Git (software)
22 53 (12.02%) SQL
23 52 (11.79%) Microservices
24 49 (11.11%) HTTP
25 46 (10.43%) Docker

Scala Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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
1 136 (30.84%) Apache Spark
2 45 (10.20%) Apache
3 19 (4.31%) Elasticsearch
4 11 (2.49%) OpenStack
5 9 (2.04%) Apache Solr
6 5 (1.13%) Confluence
7 4 (0.91%) Apache Pig
7 4 (0.91%) DataSynapse
7 4 (0.91%) Oracle Coherence
8 2 (0.45%) CMS
8 2 (0.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.45%) SAS
8 2 (0.45%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.23%) Mule
Business Applications
1 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 33 (7.48%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (3.17%) GitHub
3 9 (2.04%) SaaS
4 4 (0.91%) AWS Lambda
5 3 (0.68%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 3 (0.68%) PaaS
6 2 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.45%) Amazon EMR
6 2 (0.45%) Amazon Kinesis
6 2 (0.45%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.45%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.23%) Heroku
7 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 49 (11.11%) HTTP
2 9 (2.04%) Internet
3 2 (0.45%) DSL
3 2 (0.45%) HTTPS
3 2 (0.45%) SNA
3 2 (0.45%) SSH
4 1 (0.23%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (25.17%) Big Data
2 95 (21.54%) Hadoop
3 42 (9.52%) Relational Database
4 41 (9.30%) Apache Cassandra
5 31 (7.03%) Apache Hive
6 30 (6.80%) MongoDB
7 26 (5.90%) MySQL
8 25 (5.67%) HBase
9 22 (4.99%) NoSQL
10 18 (4.08%) PostgreSQL
11 15 (3.40%) RDBMS
12 11 (2.49%) Impala
13 10 (2.27%) Neo4j
14 9 (2.04%) BusinessObjects
15 8 (1.81%) QlikView
16 7 (1.59%) Redis
17 4 (0.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 3 (0.68%) Couchbase
19 2 (0.45%) Base SAS
19 2 (0.45%) GIS
Development Applications
1 55 (12.47%) Git (software)
2 45 (10.20%) Jenkins
3 20 (4.54%) JUnit
4 19 (4.31%) Cucumber
5 18 (4.08%) Subversion
6 12 (2.72%) Mockito
7 9 (2.04%) JIRA
8 7 (1.59%) IntelliJ
9 6 (1.36%) Eclipse
10 5 (1.13%) EasyMock
10 5 (1.13%) Gradle
10 5 (1.13%) Maven
10 5 (1.13%) WebDriver
11 4 (0.91%) TeamCity
12 3 (0.68%) Vagrant
13 2 (0.45%) Gatling
13 2 (0.45%) Hudson
13 2 (0.45%) Selenium
13 2 (0.45%) Sonatype Nexus
14 1 (0.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 100 (22.68%) Banking
2 75 (17.01%) Finance
3 63 (14.29%) Investment Banking
4 29 (6.58%) Front Office
5 7 (1.59%) Games
6 5 (1.13%) Advertising
7 4 (0.91%) Back Office
7 4 (0.91%) Marketing
7 4 (0.91%) Publishing
7 4 (0.91%) Retail
7 4 (0.91%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.45%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.23%) Electronics
9 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.23%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 187 (42.40%) Akka
2 111 (25.17%) Play Framework
3 73 (16.55%) Kafka
4 67 (15.19%) REST
5 60 (13.61%) Web Services
6 58 (13.15%) HTML
7 43 (9.75%) Spring
8 37 (8.39%) spray
9 35 (7.94%) CSS
10 34 (7.71%) AngularJS
11 32 (7.26%) Hibernate
12 31 (7.03%) RESTful
13 25 (5.67%) Apache Avro
13 25 (5.67%) JSON
14 20 (4.54%) HTML5
15 15 (3.40%) jQuery
16 14 (3.17%) Node.js
17 13 (2.95%) ActiveMQ
18 12 (2.72%) Middleware
19 11 (2.49%) CPAN
Miscellaneous
1 25 (5.67%) Derivative
2 24 (5.44%) Computer Science
3 23 (5.22%) Fixed Income
4 22 (4.99%) Fintech
5 19 (4.31%) Grid Computing
6 16 (3.63%) Equities
7 11 (2.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 10 (2.27%) Algorithms
8 10 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (2.27%) User Experience
9 7 (1.59%) Market Risk
9 7 (1.59%) Mobile App
10 6 (1.36%) Data Structures
10 6 (1.36%) Life Science
11 5 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (0.91%) Credit Risk
12 4 (0.91%) Equity Derivative
12 4 (0.91%) Interest Rate Derivative
13 3 (0.68%) Spread Betting
14 2 (0.45%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 38 (8.62%) Linux
2 20 (4.54%) Unix
3 15 (3.40%) Android
4 12 (2.72%) Apple iOS
5 9 (2.04%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.45%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 296 (67.12%) Agile Software Development
2 194 (43.99%) TDD
3 128 (29.02%) Scrum
4 106 (24.04%) BDD
5 75 (17.01%) Continuous Integration
6 64 (14.51%) Pair Programming
7 63 (14.29%) Software Engineering
8 61 (13.83%) Functional Programming
9 60 (13.61%) Kanban
10 52 (11.79%) Microservices
11 38 (8.62%) DevOps
11 38 (8.62%) E-Commerce
12 31 (7.03%) Continuous Deployment
12 31 (7.03%) Web Development
13 29 (6.58%) Automated Testing
13 29 (6.58%) Continuous Delivery
13 29 (6.58%) Risk Management
14 25 (5.67%) Multithreading
15 22 (4.99%) High Availability
16 19 (4.31%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 426 (96.60%) Scala
2 253 (57.37%) Java
3 74 (16.78%) JavaScript
4 58 (13.15%) Python
5 53 (12.02%) SQL
6 25 (5.67%) Ruby
7 11 (2.49%) Perl
8 7 (1.59%) C++
9 5 (1.13%) C#
10 4 (0.91%) Clojure
10 4 (0.91%) Go
10 4 (0.91%) R
11 2 (0.45%) Groovy
11 2 (0.45%) Haskell
11 2 (0.45%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.23%) C
12 1 (0.23%) Kotlin
12 1 (0.23%) ML
12 1 (0.23%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (6.80%) Degree
2 4 (0.91%) PhD
2 4 (0.91%) SC Cleared
2 4 (0.91%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.45%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.13%) QA
2 2 (0.45%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.45%) MiFID
2 2 (0.45%) SDET
3 1 (0.23%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 46 (10.43%) Docker
2 17 (3.85%) Apache Flume
3 15 (3.40%) HDFS
4 2 (0.45%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 11 (2.49%) Oozie
2 9 (2.04%) Mesos
3 5 (1.13%) Hadoop YARN
4 4 (0.91%) Ansible
4 4 (0.91%) Kibana
4 4 (0.91%) logstash
4 4 (0.91%) Puppet
5 3 (0.68%) Grafana
5 3 (0.68%) rkt
5 3 (0.68%) Terraform
6 2 (0.45%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.45%) Marathon
6 2 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.23%) Graphite
7 1 (0.23%) yum
Vendors
1 14 (3.17%) Cloudera
2 5 (1.13%) Oracle
3 4 (0.91%) Google
3 4 (0.91%) Microsoft
4 3 (0.68%) AppDynamics
4 3 (0.68%) New Relic
4 3 (0.68%) SAP
4 3 (0.68%) Splunk
5 2 (0.45%) Apple
5 2 (0.45%) Teradata
6 1 (0.23%) Adobe
6 1 (0.23%) Solace
6 1 (0.23%) Talend
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £600.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
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Rate: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £700 - £751 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Morgan Mckinley
Rate: £450 - £550 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £375 - £440 per day + 6 Month Contract
Posted: Yesterday