Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Scala Developer was £575 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 21 November 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.

Scala Developer
England > London
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 232 238 284
Rank change year-on-year +6 +46 +159
Contract jobs requiring a Scala Developer 529 478 374
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.12% 1.06% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.19% 1.12% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 433 389 322
London median daily rate £575 £550 £595
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.55% -7.56% -0.83%
10th Percentile £475 £438 £475
90th Percentile £700 £688 £725
England median daily rate £550 £525 £575
% change year-on-year +4.76% -8.70% +10.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - £65.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
London
Contract vacancies in London with a recognized job title 44629 42675 44230
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.82% 94.99% 95.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 32318 30339 31174
London median daily rate £495 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.61% +2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £268
90th Percentile £663 £638 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 553 554 685
London median hourly rate £20.44 £19.77 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.38% +4.04% +8.57%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £47.83
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

Scala Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings that featured Scala Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

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 6 months to 21 November 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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
Central London +9 114 £625 -3.85% 7
West London +22 39 £585 +9.86% 3
South London +3 38 £600 +26.32%
East London -6 2 £700 +16.67% 1
Scala Developer
England

Scala Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 514 (97.16%) Scala
2 351 (66.35%) Agile Software Development
3 285 (53.88%) Java
4 216 (40.83%) TDD
5 178 (33.65%) Akka
6 123 (23.25%) Apache Spark
7 121 (22.87%) Big Data
8 117 (22.12%) Kafka
8 117 (22.12%) Microservices
9 105 (19.85%) NoSQL
9 105 (19.85%) Play Framework
10 102 (19.28%) BDD
10 102 (19.28%) Banking
11 96 (18.15%) Hadoop
12 90 (17.01%) Apache Cassandra
13 89 (16.82%) Pair Programming
14 87 (16.45%) RESTful
15 85 (16.07%) Continuous Integration
16 80 (15.12%) Scrum
17 79 (14.93%) Finance
18 78 (14.74%) DevOps
19 75 (14.18%) SQL
20 69 (13.04%) Docker
20 69 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
21 68 (12.85%) JavaScript
22 67 (12.67%) PostgreSQL
22 67 (12.67%) Kanban
23 66 (12.48%) REST
24 65 (12.29%) MySQL
24 65 (12.29%) Web Services

Scala Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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
1 123 (23.25%) Apache Spark
2 56 (10.59%) Elasticsearch
3 34 (6.43%) Apache
4 21 (3.97%) Tomcat
5 13 (2.46%) OpenStack
6 10 (1.89%) Jetty
7 9 (1.70%) Apache Solr
7 9 (1.70%) WildFly
8 7 (1.32%) WebLogic
8 7 (1.32%) WebSphere
9 5 (0.95%) Apache Pig
10 3 (0.57%) Cloud Foundry
10 3 (0.57%) DataSynapse
10 3 (0.57%) Oracle Coherence
11 2 (0.38%) SAS
12 1 (0.19%) Jupyter
12 1 (0.19%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 69 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (3.59%) GitHub
3 16 (3.02%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (1.89%) PaaS
5 9 (1.70%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (1.32%) Amazon EMR
7 6 (1.13%) SaaS
8 4 (0.76%) Amazon S3
8 4 (0.76%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (0.57%) Amazon Kinesis
10 2 (0.38%) BrowserStack
10 2 (0.38%) vREST
11 1 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.19%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 31 (5.86%) HTTP
2 2 (0.38%) SNA
3 1 (0.19%) Internet
3 1 (0.19%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (22.87%) Big Data
2 105 (19.85%) NoSQL
3 96 (18.15%) Hadoop
4 90 (17.01%) Apache Cassandra
5 67 (12.67%) PostgreSQL
6 65 (12.29%) MySQL
7 36 (6.81%) MongoDB
8 30 (5.67%) Apache Hive
8 30 (5.67%) HBase
9 19 (3.59%) Relational Database
10 13 (2.46%) Impala
10 13 (2.46%) Neo4j
11 12 (2.27%) RDBMS
12 9 (1.70%) Couchbase
13 7 (1.32%) CouchDB
13 7 (1.32%) Hazelcast
13 7 (1.32%) Redis
13 7 (1.32%) Sqoop
14 6 (1.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 5 (0.95%) Flink
Development Applications
1 42 (7.94%) Mockito
2 39 (7.37%) Jenkins
3 34 (6.43%) Git (software)
4 15 (2.84%) IntelliJ
5 14 (2.65%) Maven
6 13 (2.46%) JUnit
7 11 (2.08%) Gradle
8 10 (1.89%) GitLab
9 7 (1.32%) MSTest
9 7 (1.32%) NUnit
9 7 (1.32%) WebDriver
10 6 (1.13%) Cucumber
10 6 (1.13%) Hudson
10 6 (1.13%) Selenium
11 5 (0.95%) EasyMock
11 5 (0.95%) Subversion
12 3 (0.57%) JIRA
12 3 (0.57%) TeamCity
13 2 (0.38%) Jasmine
13 2 (0.38%) SoapUI
General
1 102 (19.28%) Banking
2 79 (14.93%) Finance
3 64 (12.10%) Investment Banking
4 35 (6.62%) Front Office
5 15 (2.84%) Marketing
6 11 (2.08%) Telecoms
7 10 (1.89%) Retail
8 9 (1.70%) Electronics
8 9 (1.70%) Manufacturing
9 8 (1.51%) Publishing
10 5 (0.95%) Advertising
11 4 (0.76%) Games
12 2 (0.38%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.38%) Law
12 2 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.19%) Local Government
13 1 (0.19%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 178 (33.65%) Akka
2 117 (22.12%) Kafka
3 105 (19.85%) Play Framework
4 87 (16.45%) RESTful
5 66 (12.48%) REST
6 65 (12.29%) Web Services
7 53 (10.02%) CSS
8 43 (8.13%) Spring
9 40 (7.56%) Node.js
10 39 (7.37%) JSON
11 38 (7.18%) HTML
12 37 (6.99%) Elastic Stack
13 36 (6.81%) spray
14 35 (6.62%) AngularJS
15 29 (5.48%) Sass
16 23 (4.35%) Express
16 23 (4.35%) Spring Boot
17 22 (4.16%) React
18 20 (3.78%) Middleware
19 18 (3.40%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 47 (8.88%) Algorithms
2 45 (8.51%) Greenfield Project
3 30 (5.67%) Fixed Income
4 23 (4.35%) Data Structures
5 22 (4.16%) Derivative
6 21 (3.97%) Grid Computing
7 16 (3.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 15 (2.84%) Fintech
9 14 (2.65%) Market Risk
10 13 (2.46%) Computer Science
11 10 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (1.70%) Reference Data
12 9 (1.70%) User Experience
13 8 (1.51%) Interest Rate Derivative
14 5 (0.95%) Credit Derivative
14 5 (0.95%) Equities
15 4 (0.76%) Linked Data
15 4 (0.76%) Linux Command Line
15 4 (0.76%) Semantic Web
16 3 (0.57%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 62 (11.72%) Unix
2 46 (8.70%) Linux
3 4 (0.76%) Mac OS
4 1 (0.19%) Android
4 1 (0.19%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.19%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 351 (66.35%) Agile Software Development
2 216 (40.83%) TDD
3 117 (22.12%) Microservices
4 102 (19.28%) BDD
5 89 (16.82%) Pair Programming
6 85 (16.07%) Continuous Integration
7 80 (15.12%) Scrum
8 78 (14.74%) DevOps
9 67 (12.67%) Kanban
10 54 (10.21%) Open Source
11 51 (9.64%) High Availability
11 51 (9.64%) Software Engineering
12 47 (8.88%) OO
13 46 (8.70%) Machine Learning
14 45 (8.51%) Continuous Delivery
15 44 (8.32%) Functional Programming
16 37 (6.99%) Domain-Driven Design
17 36 (6.81%) Multithreading
18 33 (6.24%) Mentoring
19 31 (5.86%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 514 (97.16%) Scala
2 285 (53.88%) Java
3 75 (14.18%) SQL
4 68 (12.85%) JavaScript
5 43 (8.13%) Python
6 13 (2.46%) Shell Script
7 11 (2.08%) Bash Shell
8 9 (1.70%) SPARQL
9 8 (1.51%) Clojure
9 8 (1.51%) Ruby
10 7 (1.32%) Kotlin
11 5 (0.95%) C++
11 5 (0.95%) Groovy
12 4 (0.76%) Go
12 4 (0.76%) Haskell
13 3 (0.57%) PHP
13 3 (0.57%) R
14 1 (0.19%) C#
Qualifications
1 50 (9.45%) Security Cleared
2 46 (8.70%) SC Cleared
3 22 (4.16%) Degree
4 8 (1.51%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (0.95%) Numerate Degree
6 4 (0.76%) DBS Check
6 4 (0.76%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.38%) PhD
8 1 (0.19%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.19%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.78%) QA
2 12 (2.27%) MiFID
3 1 (0.19%) Basel III
3 1 (0.19%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 69 (13.04%) Docker
2 21 (3.97%) HDFS
3 11 (2.08%) Apache Flume
4 8 (1.51%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 3 (0.57%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 37 (6.99%) Grafana
1 37 (6.99%) Kibana
1 37 (6.99%) logstash
2 20 (3.78%) Ansible
3 19 (3.59%) Kubernetes
4 17 (3.21%) Puppet
5 15 (2.84%) Sysdig
6 14 (2.65%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (1.13%) Hadoop YARN
7 6 (1.13%) Oozie
8 5 (0.95%) Mesos
9 3 (0.57%) Terraform
10 2 (0.38%) Marathon
11 1 (0.19%) Rancher
Vendors
1 37 (6.99%) AppDynamics
1 37 (6.99%) Splunk
2 21 (3.97%) Oracle
3 11 (2.08%) Hortonworks
3 11 (2.08%) SAP
4 8 (1.51%) Cloudera
5 3 (0.57%) IBM
5 3 (0.57%) SaltStack
6 2 (0.38%) CA
6 2 (0.38%) Palantir
7 1 (0.19%) Google
7 1 (0.19%) Perforce
7 1 (0.19%) Teradata