Period
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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 12 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
England > London
6 months to
12 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 163 119 135
Rank change year-on-year -44 +16 -7
Contract jobs citing Scala 693 730 309
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.73% 2.35% 2.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.03% 5.06% 4.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 433 510 200
10th Percentile £436 £468 £419
25th Percentile £513 £526 £500
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £650 £619 £550
Median % change year-on-year +5.01% +12.55% -8.33%
75th Percentile £775 £700 £645
90th Percentile £850 £750 £725
England median daily rate £600 £592 £550
% change year-on-year +1.35% +7.64% -4.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
10th Percentile £47.47 - -
25th Percentile £66.17 - -
Median hourly rate £78.13 - -
75th Percentile £79.69 - -
90th Percentile - - -
England median hourly rate £78.13 £25.50 £57.50
% change year-on-year +206.37% -55.65% -

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 17,207 14,429 7,542
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 42.99% 46.42% 50.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,094 10,791 5,586
10th Percentile £417 £389 £363
25th Percentile £500 £463 £440
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £550 £525
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -
75th Percentile £725 £658 £638
90th Percentile £813 £725 £725
England median daily rate £572 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +8.95% +5.00% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 79 62
10th Percentile £31.00 £20.89 £22.50
25th Percentile £38.33 £31.75 £32.07
Median hourly rate £53.50 £45.00 £45.71
Median % change year-on-year +18.89% -1.55% +1.57%
75th Percentile £67.50 £63.13 £57.25
90th Percentile £77.00 £68.46 £65.21
England median hourly rate £55.00 £42.81 £42.50
% change year-on-year +28.47% +0.73% -5.56%

Scala
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Scala in London

Scala
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Scala in London.

Daily rate trend for Scala in London

Scala
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Scala in London over the 6 months to 12 August 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Scala in London

Scala
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Scala in London.

Hourly rate trend for Scala in London

Scala
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Scala in London over the 6 months to 12 August 2022.

Hourly rate histogram 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 12 August 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -37 68 £575 -8.00% 45
West London -22 10 £463 -28.57% 10
East London - 7 £475 - 5
South London -9 5 £650 - 5
Scala
England

For the 6 months to 12 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 London region with a requirement for Scala.

1 384 (55.41%) Java
2 381 (54.98%) Python
3 356 (51.37%) Agile
4 246 (35.50%) Finance
5 240 (34.63%) Apache Spark
6 232 (33.48%) SQL
7 222 (32.03%) Big Data
8 218 (31.46%) Azure
9 206 (29.73%) AWS
10 187 (26.98%) CI/CD
11 178 (25.69%) Banking
12 161 (23.23%) Kafka
13 151 (21.79%) DevOps
14 147 (21.21%) GCP
15 143 (20.63%) Software Engineering
16 136 (19.62%) Analytics
16 136 (19.62%) Kubernetes
17 130 (18.76%) Data Pipeline
18 121 (17.46%) Databricks
18 121 (17.46%) Linux
19 120 (17.32%) Apache
20 119 (17.17%) TDD
21 117 (16.88%) OO
21 117 (16.88%) Git (software)
22 116 (16.74%) Hadoop
23 114 (16.45%) Social Skills
24 110 (15.87%) Docker
25 108 (15.58%) Scrum
26 103 (14.86%) Data Science
27 100 (14.43%) Microservices

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
1 240 (34.63%) Apache Spark
2 120 (17.32%) Apache
3 57 (8.23%) Apache Airflow
4 29 (4.18%) Confluence
5 19 (2.74%) nginx
6 14 (2.02%) Apache Solr
6 14 (2.02%) Oracle Coherence
7 9 (1.30%) Luigi
8 6 (0.87%) SAS
9 5 (0.72%) Apache Pulsar
9 5 (0.72%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.58%) Apache Pig
10 4 (0.58%) WebLogic
11 3 (0.43%) OpenStack
11 3 (0.43%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.29%) JBoss
13 1 (0.14%) FileNet
13 1 (0.14%) Jupyter
13 1 (0.14%) Oracle Workflow
13 1 (0.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (0.43%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (0.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.58%) Oracle AML
2 1 (0.14%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 218 (31.46%) Azure
2 206 (29.73%) AWS
3 147 (21.21%) GCP
4 60 (8.66%) Azure Data Factory
5 51 (7.36%) Serverless
6 37 (5.34%) AWS Lambda
7 32 (4.62%) Azure DevOps
8 25 (3.61%) Cloud Computing
9 20 (2.89%) GitHub
10 19 (2.74%) Power Platform
10 19 (2.74%) Vertex AI
11 16 (2.31%) Azure Synapse Analytics
11 16 (2.31%) Commercetools
11 16 (2.31%) Google Kubernetes Engine
12 15 (2.16%) Azure Cosmos DB
12 15 (2.16%) Azure Monitor
13 14 (2.02%) Amazon EC2
13 14 (2.02%) Amazon S3
14 13 (1.88%) Amazon EMR
14 13 (1.88%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.16%) HTTP
2 7 (1.01%) Firewall
3 5 (0.72%) BGP
3 5 (0.72%) DNS
4 4 (0.58%) SSH
5 2 (0.29%) Cisco IPT
6 1 (0.14%) Internet
6 1 (0.14%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 222 (32.03%) Big Data
2 116 (16.74%) Hadoop
3 95 (13.71%) NoSQL
4 50 (7.22%) Data Warehouse
5 39 (5.63%) Apache Cassandra
5 39 (5.63%) Delta Lake
6 38 (5.48%) Apache Hive
6 38 (5.48%) BigQuery
7 37 (5.34%) Data Lake
7 37 (5.34%) PostgreSQL
8 35 (5.05%) SQL Server
9 30 (4.33%) Flink
10 25 (3.61%) HBase
10 25 (3.61%) Relational Database
10 25 (3.61%) Spark SQL
11 24 (3.46%) MongoDB
12 20 (2.89%) MySQL
13 19 (2.74%) Power BI
13 19 (2.74%) Tableau
14 12 (1.73%) Metadata
Development Applications
1 117 (16.88%) Git (software)
2 92 (13.28%) Jenkins
3 49 (7.07%) JIRA
4 41 (5.92%) Maven
5 38 (5.48%) Gradle
5 38 (5.48%) MLflow
6 29 (4.18%) TeamCity
7 28 (4.04%) GitLab
8 23 (3.32%) Cucumber
9 21 (3.03%) Bitbucket
10 20 (2.89%) Selenium
11 18 (2.60%) Gatling
11 18 (2.60%) REST Assured
12 14 (2.02%) Postman
13 10 (1.44%) JUnit
14 8 (1.15%) Hudson
14 8 (1.15%) IntelliJ
14 8 (1.15%) Mockito
14 8 (1.15%) Sonatype Nexus
15 7 (1.01%) Cypress.io
General
1 246 (35.50%) Finance
2 178 (25.69%) Banking
3 114 (16.45%) Social Skills
4 88 (12.70%) Investment Banking
5 74 (10.68%) Analytical Skills
6 19 (2.74%) Financial Institution
6 19 (2.74%) Public Sector
7 17 (2.45%) Legal
8 13 (1.88%) Front Office
9 12 (1.73%) Law
9 12 (1.73%) Retail
10 10 (1.44%) Presentation Skills
11 8 (1.15%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 6 (0.87%) Marketing
12 6 (0.87%) Publishing
13 5 (0.72%) German Language
13 5 (0.72%) Telecoms
14 4 (0.58%) Prime Brokerage
15 3 (0.43%) Advertising
15 3 (0.43%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 267 (38.53%) Developer
2 159 (22.94%) Data Engineer
3 151 (21.79%) Scala Developer
4 51 (7.36%) Java Developer
5 48 (6.93%) Software Engineer
6 44 (6.35%) Scala Engineer
7 41 (5.92%) Architect
8 38 (5.48%) Big Data Developer
9 35 (5.05%) Senior Developer
10 32 (4.62%) Big Data Engineer
10 32 (4.62%) Machine Learning Engineer
11 30 (4.33%) Agile Developer
11 30 (4.33%) AWS Engineer
12 29 (4.18%) Azure Engineer
13 27 (3.90%) DevOps Engineer
14 25 (3.61%) Java Engineer
14 25 (3.61%) Python Engineer
15 24 (3.46%) Data Architect
16 23 (3.32%) Senior Scala Developer
16 23 (3.32%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 161 (23.23%) Kafka
2 82 (11.83%) PySpark
3 57 (8.23%) REST
4 53 (7.65%) Spring
5 49 (7.07%) React
6 44 (6.35%) TensorFlow
7 43 (6.20%) Apache Beam
8 39 (5.63%) Akka
9 35 (5.05%) PyTorch
10 31 (4.47%) CSS
11 30 (4.33%) RESTful
12 29 (4.18%) HTML
12 29 (4.18%) Web Services
13 27 (3.90%) BentoML
13 27 (3.90%) Node.js
14 24 (3.46%) Django
15 21 (3.03%) Spring Boot
16 19 (2.74%) Spark Streaming
17 15 (2.16%) Elastic Stack
18 14 (2.02%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 88 (12.70%) Algorithms
2 40 (5.77%) Data Structures
3 19 (2.74%) iPad
3 19 (2.74%) Self-Motivation
4 18 (2.60%) Public Cloud
5 17 (2.45%) Hedge funds
6 16 (2.31%) Data Protection Act
6 16 (2.31%) Virtual Team
7 15 (2.16%) Cloud Native
8 14 (2.02%) Fixed Income
8 14 (2.02%) Market Risk
9 13 (1.88%) Data Centre
10 12 (1.73%) Reference Data
11 11 (1.59%) Management Information System
12 10 (1.44%) Greenfield Project
13 9 (1.30%) Derivative
13 9 (1.30%) Renewable Energy
14 8 (1.15%) Equities
14 8 (1.15%) Linux Command Line
14 8 (1.15%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 121 (17.46%) Linux
2 39 (5.63%) Unix
3 13 (1.88%) Windows
4 6 (0.87%) Android
5 4 (0.58%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.29%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.29%) Windows Server 2016
6 2 (0.29%) Windows Server 2019
7 1 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 356 (51.37%) Agile
2 187 (26.98%) CI/CD
3 151 (21.79%) DevOps
4 143 (20.63%) Software Engineering
5 136 (19.62%) Analytics
6 130 (18.76%) Data Pipeline
7 119 (17.17%) TDD
8 117 (16.88%) OO
9 108 (15.58%) Scrum
10 103 (14.86%) Data Science
11 100 (14.43%) Microservices
12 94 (13.56%) Computer Science
13 93 (13.42%) Data Engineering
14 89 (12.84%) Machine Learning
15 79 (11.40%) Test Automation
16 75 (10.82%) ETL
17 73 (10.53%) Data Modelling
18 69 (9.96%) Problem-Solving
19 68 (9.81%) Mentoring
20 54 (7.79%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 384 (55.41%) Java
2 381 (54.98%) Python
3 232 (33.48%) SQL
4 62 (8.95%) JavaScript
5 55 (7.94%) R
6 31 (4.47%) Go
6 31 (4.47%) TypeScript
7 30 (4.33%) Bash
8 26 (3.75%) C++
9 24 (3.46%) C#
10 22 (3.17%) PowerShell
11 20 (2.89%) Ruby
11 20 (2.89%) Shell Script
12 19 (2.74%) PL/SQL
13 16 (2.31%) PHP
14 11 (1.59%) Kotlin
14 11 (1.59%) T-SQL
15 10 (1.44%) Groovy
16 8 (1.15%) SPARQL
16 8 (1.15%) VBA
Qualifications
1 64 (9.24%) Degree
2 45 (6.49%) PhD
3 44 (6.35%) Computer Science Degree
4 32 (4.62%) Security Cleared
5 28 (4.04%) SC Cleared
6 14 (2.02%) ISEB
7 12 (1.73%) Master's Degree
8 7 (1.01%) DV Cleared
9 4 (0.58%) CCA
10 3 (0.43%) Sun Certification
11 2 (0.29%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 2 (0.29%) AWS Certification
11 2 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.29%) CISSP
11 2 (0.29%) Numerate Degree
11 2 (0.29%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (5.63%) QA
2 16 (2.31%) GDPR
3 14 (2.02%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.29%) Accessibility
5 1 (0.14%) IFRS
5 1 (0.14%) IFRS 17
5 1 (0.14%) MiFID
5 1 (0.14%) PMO
5 1 (0.14%) SLA
System Software
1 110 (15.87%) Docker
2 41 (5.92%) HDFS
3 5 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.29%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.14%) LXC
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 136 (19.62%) Kubernetes
2 45 (6.49%) Terraform
3 28 (4.04%) Kubeflow
4 21 (3.03%) Grafana
5 17 (2.45%) Prometheus
6 14 (2.02%) Ansible
7 6 (0.87%) Packer
8 5 (0.72%) Kibana
9 4 (0.58%) Istio
9 4 (0.58%) Oozie
9 4 (0.58%) Puppet
10 3 (0.43%) Active Directory Federation Services
11 2 (0.29%) Ambari
11 2 (0.29%) Argo
11 2 (0.29%) Hadoop YARN
11 2 (0.29%) logstash
12 1 (0.14%) Control-M
12 1 (0.14%) Mesos
Vendors
1 121 (17.46%) Databricks
2 46 (6.64%) Google
2 46 (6.64%) Oracle
3 35 (5.05%) Microsoft
4 15 (2.16%) HP
5 11 (1.59%) Cloudera
6 9 (1.30%) Talend
7 8 (1.15%) Hortonworks
7 8 (1.15%) Informatica
8 6 (0.87%) IBM
8 6 (0.87%) Teradata
8 6 (0.87%) VMware
9 5 (0.72%) Dynatrace
9 5 (0.72%) Red Hat
9 5 (0.72%) Splunk
10 4 (0.58%) Denodo
10 4 (0.58%) GUPTA
11 3 (0.43%) F5
11 3 (0.43%) MapR
11 3 (0.43%) Netezza