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 3 months to 28 April 2017 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
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 105 180
Rank change year-on-year +19 +75  
Contract jobs citing Scala 589 533 296
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 2.86% 2.32% 1.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.17% 5.41% 3.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 442 436 229
Median daily rate £533 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.18% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £660 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £475 £463
% change year-on-year - +2.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £92.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Scala is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 9547 9847 9303
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 46.38% 42.79% 41.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 7141 7439 6696
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 49 48
Median hourly rate £43.50 £26.00 £24.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +67.30% +7.30%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.77 £17.01 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £53.75 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year +11.84% +7.04%  

Scala
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing Scala as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 28 April 2017.

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 3 months to 28 April 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 +14 81 £550 - 41
Croydon +8 6 £463 +12.46% 2
Westminster +4 3 £563 +38.46%
Canary Wharf -1 2 £675 +3.84%
Bromley - 2 £613 -
Docklands, London -4 1 £595 -0.83%
Hammersmith - 1 - -
Scala
England

For the 6 months to 28 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Scala also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Scala.

1 760 (66.73%) Java
2 621 (54.52%) Agile Software Development
3 451 (39.60%) Apache Spark
4 437 (38.37%) Big Data
5 428 (37.58%) Hadoop
6 407 (35.73%) Python
7 373 (32.75%) TDD
8 261 (22.91%) Scrum
9 221 (19.40%) JavaScript
10 216 (18.96%) Akka
11 214 (18.79%) SQL
12 212 (18.61%) Amazon AWS
13 210 (18.44%) Finance
14 206 (18.09%) DevOps
15 201 (17.65%) BDD
16 195 (17.12%) Apache Hive
17 193 (16.94%) Git (software)
18 191 (16.77%) Kafka
19 184 (16.15%) Continuous Integration
20 177 (15.54%) Banking
21 164 (14.40%) Linux
22 161 (14.14%) Microservices
23 159 (13.96%) Jenkins
24 146 (12.82%) Play Framework
25 144 (12.64%) Software Engineering
26 142 (12.47%) HTML
26 142 (12.47%) Analytics
27 141 (12.38%) NoSQL
28 137 (12.03%) Docker
29 136 (11.94%) Kanban

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
1 451 (39.60%) Apache Spark
2 86 (7.55%) Apache
3 80 (7.02%) Elasticsearch
4 64 (5.62%) Apache Pig
5 23 (2.02%) SAS
6 16 (1.40%) Apache Solr
7 14 (1.23%) Jupyter
7 14 (1.23%) OpenStack
8 13 (1.14%) Confluence
9 11 (0.97%) DataSynapse
9 11 (0.97%) Tomcat
10 6 (0.53%) WebSphere
11 4 (0.35%) CMS
11 4 (0.35%) Oracle Coherence
11 4 (0.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 3 (0.26%) Apache Airflow
12 3 (0.26%) nginx
13 2 (0.18%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 2 (0.18%) Lightstreamer
13 2 (0.18%) WebORB
Applications
1 9 (0.79%) SPSS
2 8 (0.70%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.088%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 212 (18.61%) Amazon AWS
2 50 (4.39%) GitHub
3 49 (4.30%) Microsoft Azure
4 46 (4.04%) Amazon EC2
5 28 (2.46%) Amazon S3
6 23 (2.02%) Cloud Computing
7 14 (1.23%) Google Cloud Platform
8 13 (1.14%) Amazon EMR
9 11 (0.97%) PaaS
9 11 (0.97%) SaaS
10 9 (0.79%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 8 (0.70%) Amazon Kinesis
12 4 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
12 4 (0.35%) Datadog
13 3 (0.26%) AWS Lambda
13 3 (0.26%) Route 53
14 2 (0.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 2 (0.18%) Amazon ELB
14 2 (0.18%) Heroku
14 2 (0.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 87 (7.64%) HTTP
2 19 (1.67%) Internet
3 16 (1.40%) Kerberos
4 11 (0.97%) LDAP
5 9 (0.79%) TCP/IP
6 6 (0.53%) Firewall
6 6 (0.53%) SSL
7 5 (0.44%) DNS
8 4 (0.35%) SNA
8 4 (0.35%) SSH
9 3 (0.26%) DSL
9 3 (0.26%) Skype
10 2 (0.18%) HTTPS
10 2 (0.18%) SMTP
11 1 (0.088%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 437 (38.37%) Big Data
2 428 (37.58%) Hadoop
3 195 (17.12%) Apache Hive
4 141 (12.38%) NoSQL
5 132 (11.59%) Apache Cassandra
6 121 (10.62%) MongoDB
7 95 (8.34%) Relational Database
8 80 (7.02%) HBase
8 80 (7.02%) PostgreSQL
9 56 (4.92%) MySQL
10 55 (4.83%) Data Warehouse
11 44 (3.86%) SQL Server
12 42 (3.69%) RDBMS
13 32 (2.81%) Impala
14 31 (2.72%) Sqoop
15 29 (2.55%) Neo4j
15 29 (2.55%) QlikView
16 26 (2.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 23 (2.02%) Redis
18 18 (1.58%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 193 (16.94%) Git (software)
2 159 (13.96%) Jenkins
3 70 (6.15%) JIRA
4 52 (4.57%) Cucumber
5 48 (4.21%) JUnit
6 43 (3.78%) Maven
7 36 (3.16%) Subversion
8 34 (2.99%) Vagrant
9 33 (2.90%) Mockito
10 22 (1.93%) Selenium
10 22 (1.93%) TeamCity
11 21 (1.84%) WebDriver
12 16 (1.40%) Octopus Deploy
13 15 (1.32%) Sonatype Nexus
14 12 (1.05%) Gradle
15 11 (0.97%) IntelliJ
15 11 (0.97%) Jasmine
16 9 (0.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 7 (0.61%) Grunt
18 6 (0.53%) Mocha
General
1 210 (18.44%) Finance
2 177 (15.54%) Banking
3 93 (8.17%) Investment Banking
4 71 (6.23%) Front Office
5 31 (2.72%) Marketing
6 26 (2.28%) Retail
7 17 (1.49%) Games
8 14 (1.23%) Telecoms
9 10 (0.88%) Publishing
10 8 (0.70%) Law
11 7 (0.61%) Advertising
11 7 (0.61%) Financial Institution
12 6 (0.53%) Back Office
13 5 (0.44%) Retail Banking
14 4 (0.35%) Corporate Banking
15 1 (0.088%) French Language
15 1 (0.088%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 719 (63.13%) Developer
2 406 (35.65%) Scala Developer
3 259 (22.74%) Java Developer
4 152 (13.35%) Senior Developer
5 133 (11.68%) Data Engineer
6 118 (10.36%) Java Scala Developer
7 109 (9.57%) Big Data Developer
8 107 (9.39%) Big Data Engineer
9 64 (5.62%) Senior Java Developer
10 62 (5.44%) Senior Scala Developer
11 61 (5.36%) DevOps Engineer
12 52 (4.57%) Hadoop Engineer
13 51 (4.48%) Data Scientist
14 40 (3.51%) Agile Developer
15 37 (3.25%) Apache Spark Developer
15 37 (3.25%) Hadoop Developer
16 35 (3.07%) Python Developer
17 33 (2.90%) Architect
17 33 (2.90%) Consultant
18 32 (2.81%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 216 (18.96%) Akka
2 191 (16.77%) Kafka
3 146 (12.82%) Play Framework
4 142 (12.47%) HTML
5 132 (11.59%) REST
6 125 (10.97%) Web Services
7 124 (10.89%) AngularJS
8 118 (10.36%) Spring
9 111 (9.75%) Node.js
10 109 (9.57%) CSS
11 84 (7.37%) RESTful
12 73 (6.41%) HTML5
13 60 (5.27%) JSON
14 59 (5.18%) React
15 56 (4.92%) Hibernate
16 40 (3.51%) RabbitMQ
17 37 (3.25%) Dropwizard
18 36 (3.16%) .NET
19 35 (3.07%) CSS3
19 35 (3.07%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 92 (8.08%) Algorithms
2 91 (7.99%) Analytical Skills
3 78 (6.85%) Greenfield Project
4 62 (5.44%) Computer Science
5 58 (5.09%) Derivative
6 49 (4.30%) Fixed Income
7 43 (3.78%) User Experience
8 38 (3.34%) Fintech
9 34 (2.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 31 (2.72%) Equities
11 27 (2.37%) Data Structures
12 22 (1.93%) Credit Risk
13 20 (1.76%) Grid Computing
13 20 (1.76%) Market Risk
14 19 (1.67%) Public Cloud
15 17 (1.49%) Blog
16 9 (0.79%) Equity Derivative
17 8 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
17 8 (0.70%) Interest Rate Derivative
18 7 (0.61%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 164 (14.40%) Linux
2 110 (9.66%) Unix
3 17 (1.49%) Mac OS X
4 15 (1.32%) Android
5 14 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (1.23%) Windows
6 12 (1.05%) Mac OS
7 11 (0.97%) Apple iOS
8 7 (0.61%) CentOS
9 1 (0.088%) CoreOS
9 1 (0.088%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 621 (54.52%) Agile Software Development
2 373 (32.75%) TDD
3 261 (22.91%) Scrum
4 206 (18.09%) DevOps
5 201 (17.65%) BDD
6 184 (16.15%) Continuous Integration
7 161 (14.14%) Microservices
8 144 (12.64%) Software Engineering
9 142 (12.47%) Analytics
10 136 (11.94%) Kanban
11 129 (11.33%) Machine Learning
12 118 (10.36%) Pair Programming
13 103 (9.04%) Open Source
14 98 (8.60%) Functional Programming
15 87 (7.64%) E-Commerce
16 77 (6.76%) Continuous Delivery
17 76 (6.67%) MapReduce
18 75 (6.58%) Web Development
19 67 (5.88%) Continuous Deployment
20 66 (5.79%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 760 (66.73%) Java
2 407 (35.73%) Python
3 221 (19.40%) JavaScript
4 214 (18.79%) SQL
5 132 (11.59%) R
6 118 (10.36%) Ruby
7 55 (4.83%) C#
8 53 (4.65%) C++
9 41 (3.60%) Perl
10 38 (3.34%) Bash Shell
11 35 (3.07%) Go
11 35 (3.07%) Shell Script
12 23 (2.02%) Clojure
12 23 (2.02%) Groovy
13 20 (1.76%) Haskell
14 11 (0.97%) C
15 10 (0.88%) PHP
16 7 (0.61%) ES6
16 7 (0.61%) MATLAB
17 6 (0.53%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 69 (6.06%) Degree
2 39 (3.42%) Security Cleared
3 29 (2.55%) PhD
4 28 (2.46%) SC Cleared
5 5 (0.44%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (0.26%) AWS Certification
7 2 (0.18%) RHCE
7 2 (0.18%) RHCSA
8 1 (0.088%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.088%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.088%) CISA
8 1 (0.088%) CISM
8 1 (0.088%) CISSP
8 1 (0.088%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.088%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (5.27%) QA
2 17 (1.49%) Data Quality
3 10 (0.88%) MiFID
4 5 (0.44%) SDET
5 2 (0.18%) ISO20022
5 2 (0.18%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.088%) EMIR
6 1 (0.088%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 137 (12.03%) Docker
2 75 (6.58%) HDFS
3 47 (4.13%) Apache Flume
4 7 (0.61%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 3 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.18%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.088%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.088%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 100 (8.78%) Puppet
2 82 (7.20%) Opscode Chef
3 80 (7.02%) Ansible
4 63 (5.53%) Hadoop YARN
5 43 (3.78%) Kubernetes
6 26 (2.28%) Terraform
7 18 (1.58%) Oozie
8 17 (1.49%) Kibana
8 17 (1.49%) logstash
8 17 (1.49%) Mesos
9 13 (1.14%) Grafana
10 10 (0.88%) Ambari
11 9 (0.79%) Packer
12 8 (0.70%) Nagios
12 8 (0.70%) rkt
13 4 (0.35%) Prometheus
14 3 (0.26%) Control-M
14 3 (0.26%) HAProxy
15 2 (0.18%) Marathon
15 2 (0.18%) Salt
Vendors
1 61 (5.36%) Cloudera
2 40 (3.51%) Oracle
3 38 (3.34%) Hortonworks
4 26 (2.28%) Tableau
5 23 (2.02%) Google
6 19 (1.67%) Microsoft
7 15 (1.32%) IBM
8 13 (1.14%) Splunk
9 12 (1.05%) Teradata
9 12 (1.05%) VMware
10 11 (0.97%) Red Hat
11 10 (0.88%) AppDynamics
11 10 (0.88%) RapidMiner
11 10 (0.88%) Sybase
12 8 (0.70%) IBM Sterling
13 7 (0.61%) Atlassian
13 7 (0.61%) Cognos
14 5 (0.44%) Bloomberg
14 5 (0.44%) MuleSoft
14 5 (0.44%) New Relic
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £600.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £650 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
TDA Group
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £550 - £650 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
North London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £550 - £575 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £400 - £430 per day + 6 Months
Posted: Yesterday
West London
PCR
Rate: £500 - £520 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £650 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Profile 29 Limited
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
North London
Lennon Wright
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £480.00 - £530.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Revolution Technology
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Rate: experience dependant
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Cititec
Rate: £600 - £625 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £800 per day
Posted: 4 days ago