Period
to 24 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 January 2018 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
England > London
6 months to
24 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 90 82 115
Rank change year-on-year -8 +33 +100
Contract jobs citing Scala 1,232 1,313 922
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 2.64% 3.13% 2.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.47% 6.88% 4.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,005 1,064 795
London median daily rate £550 £550 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £425 £413 £413
90th Percentile £677 £688 £694
England median daily rate £550 £525 £550
% change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% +7.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
London median hourly rate £82.50 £29.82 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +176.71% -20.49% -
10th Percentile £73.75 £27.65 £36.25
90th Percentile £91.25 £94.40 £38.75
England median hourly rate £82.50 £29.82 £65.00
% change year-on-year +176.71% -54.13% -

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 London with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 22,535 19,074 18,920
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 48.31% 45.52% 43.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 17,287 14,247 14,193
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +3.45%
10th Percentile £350 £320 £305
90th Percentile £675 £638 £638
England median daily rate £475 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +11.76% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 160 125 131
London median hourly rate £34.00 £40.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +33.33% +3.45%
10th Percentile £18.23 £16.59 £14.00
90th Percentile £58.75 £65.00 £52.50
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%

Scala
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Scala as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Scala in London

Scala
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Scala in London

Scala
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Scala in London over the 6 months to 24 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scala in London

Scala
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scala in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Scala in London

Scala
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 within the London region over the 6 months to 24 January 2018. 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 -19 242 £550 -4.35% 80
West London +24 64 £550 +10.00% 52
South London +13 63 £550 +10.00%
East London -4 21 £625 +4.17% 7
Scala
England

For the 6 months to 24 January 2018, 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 London region with a requirement for Scala.

1 814 (66.07%) Java
2 690 (56.01%) Agile Software Development
3 467 (37.91%) TDD
4 393 (31.90%) Apache Spark
5 380 (30.84%) Python
6 368 (29.87%) Big Data
7 337 (27.35%) Hadoop
8 259 (21.02%) Amazon AWS
9 253 (20.54%) BDD
10 244 (19.81%) Microservices
11 243 (19.72%) NoSQL
12 242 (19.64%) Kafka
13 241 (19.56%) JavaScript
14 231 (18.75%) Scrum
15 230 (18.67%) SQL
16 223 (18.10%) Docker
17 222 (18.02%) Akka
18 211 (17.13%) Finance
18 211 (17.13%) Spring
19 200 (16.23%) DevOps
20 199 (16.15%) Linux
21 189 (15.34%) RESTful
22 186 (15.10%) MongoDB
23 181 (14.69%) REST
24 176 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
25 172 (13.96%) Pair Programming
26 170 (13.80%) Apache Cassandra
27 165 (13.39%) Open Source
28 161 (13.07%) Software Engineering
29 160 (12.99%) Banking

Scala
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
1 393 (31.90%) Apache Spark
2 112 (9.09%) Apache
3 95 (7.71%) Elasticsearch
4 40 (3.25%) Apache Pig
5 38 (3.08%) Tomcat
6 24 (1.95%) Jupyter
7 21 (1.70%) Apache Solr
8 17 (1.38%) Mule
9 16 (1.30%) MQSeries
10 15 (1.22%) OpenStack
11 14 (1.14%) WebLogic
12 12 (0.97%) Oracle Coherence
12 12 (0.97%) WebSphere
13 11 (0.89%) Cloud Foundry
13 11 (0.89%) Confluence
13 11 (0.89%) Jetty
13 11 (0.89%) SAS
14 9 (0.73%) WildFly
15 7 (0.57%) JBoss
16 6 (0.49%) nginx
Applications
1 7 (0.57%) SPSS
2 2 (0.16%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.081%) HipChat
3 1 (0.081%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.081%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.081%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.16%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.081%) ION MarketView
2 1 (0.081%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 259 (21.02%) Amazon AWS
2 83 (6.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 36 (2.92%) GitHub
4 30 (2.44%) Google Cloud Platform
5 28 (2.27%) Amazon S3
6 25 (2.03%) Amazon EC2
7 24 (1.95%) Amazon EMR
7 24 (1.95%) Cloud Computing
8 15 (1.22%) PaaS
9 14 (1.14%) Heroku
10 11 (0.89%) npm
10 11 (0.89%) SaaS
11 10 (0.81%) Amazon Kinesis
11 10 (0.81%) Serverless
12 6 (0.49%) IaaS
13 5 (0.41%) Route 53
13 5 (0.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 4 (0.32%) Amazon SQS
14 4 (0.32%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 4 (0.32%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 61 (4.95%) HTTP
2 14 (1.14%) Internet
2 14 (1.14%) SSL
3 12 (0.97%) DNS
3 12 (0.97%) TCP/IP
4 11 (0.89%) FTP
5 9 (0.73%) Kerberos
6 2 (0.16%) SMS
7 1 (0.081%) FIX Connectivity
7 1 (0.081%) GSM
7 1 (0.081%) LAN
7 1 (0.081%) SNA
7 1 (0.081%) SSH
7 1 (0.081%) VPN
7 1 (0.081%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 368 (29.87%) Big Data
2 337 (27.35%) Hadoop
3 243 (19.72%) NoSQL
4 186 (15.10%) MongoDB
5 170 (13.80%) Apache Cassandra
6 124 (10.06%) Apache Hive
7 118 (9.58%) PostgreSQL
8 110 (8.93%) HBase
9 107 (8.69%) MySQL
10 100 (8.12%) Relational Database
11 42 (3.41%) RDBMS
12 38 (3.08%) Redis
13 32 (2.60%) Impala
14 31 (2.52%) Flink
15 30 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
16 29 (2.35%) Amazon Redshift
17 27 (2.19%) SQL Server
18 23 (1.87%) Couchbase
19 22 (1.79%) Sqoop
20 17 (1.38%) Mahout
Development Applications
1 154 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 142 (11.53%) Jenkins
3 71 (5.76%) Maven
4 65 (5.28%) Mockito
5 60 (4.87%) Cucumber
6 53 (4.30%) Gradle
7 48 (3.90%) JUnit
8 40 (3.25%) JIRA
9 31 (2.52%) GitLab
10 27 (2.19%) IntelliJ
11 24 (1.95%) TeamCity
12 22 (1.79%) Selenium
13 17 (1.38%) WebDriver
14 16 (1.30%) gulp
15 14 (1.14%) Gatling
16 11 (0.89%) Geb
16 11 (0.89%) MSTest
16 11 (0.89%) NUnit
16 11 (0.89%) Spock
17 10 (0.81%) Subversion
General
1 211 (17.13%) Finance
2 160 (12.99%) Banking
3 87 (7.06%) Investment Banking
4 69 (5.60%) Games
5 59 (4.79%) Front Office
6 51 (4.14%) Retail
7 29 (2.35%) Publishing
8 26 (2.11%) Marketing
9 15 (1.22%) Advertising
10 10 (0.81%) Financial Institution
11 6 (0.49%) Law
12 5 (0.41%) Telecoms
13 4 (0.32%) Back Office
14 3 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.16%) Music Industry
15 2 (0.16%) Retail Banking
15 2 (0.16%) Wholesale Banking
16 1 (0.081%) French Language
16 1 (0.081%) Manufacturing
16 1 (0.081%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 784 (63.64%) Developer
2 408 (33.12%) Scala Developer
3 297 (24.11%) Java Developer
4 166 (13.47%) Senior Developer
5 161 (13.07%) Data Engineer
6 108 (8.77%) Big Data Developer
7 104 (8.44%) Big Data Engineer
8 85 (6.90%) Java Scala Developer
9 84 (6.82%) Senior Java Developer
10 83 (6.74%) Senior Scala Developer
11 64 (5.19%) Agile Developer
12 52 (4.22%) Data Scientist
13 51 (4.14%) Java Engineer
14 50 (4.06%) Agile Java Developer
15 40 (3.25%) Software Engineer
16 36 (2.92%) Architect
17 34 (2.76%) Apache Spark Developer
18 31 (2.52%) AWS Engineer
18 31 (2.52%) Hadoop Engineer
19 30 (2.44%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 242 (19.64%) Kafka
2 222 (18.02%) Akka
3 211 (17.13%) Spring
4 189 (15.34%) RESTful
5 181 (14.69%) REST
6 158 (12.82%) HTML
7 154 (12.50%) CSS
7 154 (12.50%) Web Services
8 129 (10.47%) Node.js
9 109 (8.85%) Play Framework
10 108 (8.77%) AngularJS
11 96 (7.79%) HTML5
12 94 (7.63%) Spring Boot
13 93 (7.55%) Hibernate
13 93 (7.55%) React
14 86 (6.98%) JSON
15 53 (4.30%) CSS3
16 52 (4.22%) Elastic Stack
17 49 (3.98%) SOAP
18 45 (3.65%) spray
Miscellaneous
1 96 (7.79%) Algorithms
2 87 (7.06%) Greenfield Project
3 63 (5.11%) Analytical Skills
4 58 (4.71%) Derivative
5 50 (4.06%) Computer Science
6 45 (3.65%) Data Structures
7 44 (3.57%) User Experience
8 41 (3.33%) Fintech
9 32 (2.60%) Fixed Income
10 27 (2.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 27 (2.19%) Market Risk
10 27 (2.19%) Online Games
11 26 (2.11%) Grid Computing
12 22 (1.79%) Equities
13 18 (1.46%) Equity Derivative
14 12 (0.97%) Reference Data
15 10 (0.81%) Linked Data
15 10 (0.81%) Replication
16 9 (0.73%) Credit Risk
16 9 (0.73%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 199 (16.15%) Linux
2 150 (12.18%) Unix
3 26 (2.11%) Mac OS X
4 23 (1.87%) Windows
5 14 (1.14%) Mac OS
6 12 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (0.49%) Android
8 5 (0.41%) Apple iOS
8 5 (0.41%) CentOS
8 5 (0.41%) CoreOS
9 2 (0.16%) AIX
10 1 (0.081%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.081%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.081%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 690 (56.01%) Agile Software Development
2 467 (37.91%) TDD
3 253 (20.54%) BDD
4 244 (19.81%) Microservices
5 231 (18.75%) Scrum
6 200 (16.23%) DevOps
7 176 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
8 172 (13.96%) Pair Programming
9 165 (13.39%) Open Source
10 161 (13.07%) Software Engineering
11 154 (12.50%) Kanban
12 148 (12.01%) Machine Learning
13 137 (11.12%) Analytics
14 116 (9.42%) Test Automation
15 106 (8.60%) Continuous Delivery
16 95 (7.71%) OO
17 93 (7.55%) E-Commerce
18 87 (7.06%) High Availability
19 85 (6.90%) Mentoring
20 72 (5.84%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 814 (66.07%) Java
2 380 (30.84%) Python
3 241 (19.56%) JavaScript
4 230 (18.67%) SQL
5 88 (7.14%) Groovy
6 68 (5.52%) R
7 65 (5.28%) Ruby
8 59 (4.79%) Bash Shell
9 57 (4.63%) C#
9 57 (4.63%) Go
10 45 (3.65%) Shell Script
11 44 (3.57%) Kotlin
12 42 (3.41%) C++
13 35 (2.84%) Clojure
14 24 (1.95%) Perl
15 23 (1.87%) TypeScript
16 19 (1.54%) PHP
17 17 (1.38%) Haskell
18 16 (1.30%) ES6
19 15 (1.22%) XPath
Qualifications
1 82 (6.66%) Degree
2 65 (5.28%) Security Cleared
3 54 (4.38%) SC Cleared
4 30 (2.44%) Computer Science Degree
5 15 (1.22%) Master's Degree
5 15 (1.22%) PhD
6 8 (0.65%) DBS Check
6 8 (0.65%) DV Cleared
7 5 (0.41%) Numerate Degree
8 3 (0.24%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.16%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.081%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.081%) ACCA
10 1 (0.081%) AWS Certification
10 1 (0.081%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (5.52%) QA
2 12 (0.97%) Data Quality
3 7 (0.57%) GDPR
3 7 (0.57%) MiFID
4 5 (0.41%) GCP
5 4 (0.32%) GAAP
6 2 (0.16%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.081%) Basel III
7 1 (0.081%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.081%) IFRS
7 1 (0.081%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 223 (18.10%) Docker
2 76 (6.17%) HDFS
3 38 (3.08%) Apache Flume
4 19 (1.54%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 5 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.16%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.081%) Oracle Clusterware
7 1 (0.081%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 68 (5.52%) Ansible
1 68 (5.52%) Kubernetes
2 63 (5.11%) Grafana
2 63 (5.11%) Puppet
3 55 (4.46%) Kibana
4 54 (4.38%) logstash
5 42 (3.41%) Hadoop YARN
6 36 (2.92%) Opscode Chef
7 24 (1.95%) Terraform
8 22 (1.79%) Mesos
9 19 (1.54%) Oozie
10 13 (1.06%) Sysdig
11 12 (0.97%) StatsD
12 11 (0.89%) Docker Swarm
13 8 (0.65%) Packer
14 7 (0.57%) Ambari
15 6 (0.49%) Prometheus
16 4 (0.32%) Consul
17 3 (0.24%) Marathon
17 3 (0.24%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 79 (6.41%) Splunk
2 71 (5.76%) Oracle
3 55 (4.46%) AppDynamics
4 52 (4.22%) Hortonworks
5 50 (4.06%) Google
6 49 (3.98%) Cloudera
7 29 (2.35%) Microsoft
8 24 (1.95%) MapR
9 20 (1.62%) Tableau
10 8 (0.65%) Talend
11 7 (0.57%) hybris
11 7 (0.57%) Red Hat
11 7 (0.57%) Sybase
12 6 (0.49%) IBM
13 5 (0.41%) Ab Initio
13 5 (0.41%) Informatica
13 5 (0.41%) MuleSoft
14 4 (0.32%) Alteryx
14 4 (0.32%) Atlassian
14 4 (0.32%) Teradata