Period
to 22 October 2020

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 22 October 2020 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
22 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 140 107 119
Rank change year-on-year -33 +12 -20
Contract jobs citing Scala 275 917 1,079
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.94% 2.50% 2.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.86% 5.24% 4.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 770 787
Median daily rate £550 £600 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £413 £463 £450
90th Percentile £663 £725 £713
England median daily rate £520 £575 £550
% change year-on-year -9.57% +4.55% +4.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £35.00 - £69.17
England median hourly rate £35.00 £25.50 £69.17
% change year-on-year +37.25% -63.13% -

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 7,123 17,505 23,249
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 50.38% 47.68% 50.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,925 13,277 17,686
Median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £350 £363 £363
90th Percentile £738 £694 £675
England median daily rate £490 £488 £475
% change year-on-year +0.51% +2.63% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 122 124
Median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +15.38% +6.37%
10th Percentile £23.20 £21.00 £18.18
90th Percentile £48.19 £55.50 £62.81
Median hourly rate £35.00 £44.51 £42.27
% change year-on-year -21.36% +5.30% +5.66%

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 22 October 2020.

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
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 22 October 2020. 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 +11 53 £531 -11.46% 36
West London +46 13 £575 +3.37% 15
South London +28 5 £538 -6.52% 1
East London +18 1 - - 6
Scala
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 2020, 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.

1 194 (70.55%) Java
2 123 (44.73%) Agile Software Development
3 111 (40.36%) Python
4 97 (35.27%) Apache Spark
5 87 (31.64%) Kotlin
6 84 (30.55%) AWS
7 82 (29.82%) Software Engineering
8 80 (29.09%) SQL
9 76 (27.64%) Microservices
10 75 (27.27%) Kafka
11 72 (26.18%) Azure
12 67 (24.36%) TDD
13 65 (23.64%) Big Data
14 59 (21.45%) Finance
15 57 (20.73%) Kubernetes
16 54 (19.64%) Banking
17 53 (19.27%) DevOps
18 51 (18.55%) JavaScript
19 49 (17.82%) Front Office
20 45 (16.36%) Hadoop
20 45 (16.36%) Docker
21 42 (15.27%) GCP
22 40 (14.55%) NoSQL
23 39 (14.18%) Continuous Integration
23 39 (14.18%) Akka
24 38 (13.82%) OO
25 37 (13.45%) Test Automation
26 36 (13.09%) Scrum
27 35 (12.73%) Derivative
28 34 (12.36%) React

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 97 (35.27%) Apache Spark
2 31 (11.27%) Apache
3 21 (7.64%) Elasticsearch
4 10 (3.64%) Confluence
5 6 (2.18%) Apache Airflow
6 5 (1.82%) JBoss
6 5 (1.82%) Jetty
6 5 (1.82%) MQSeries
6 5 (1.82%) Oracle Self-Service HR
6 5 (1.82%) Red Hat Fuse
6 5 (1.82%) Tomcat
6 5 (1.82%) Tornado
6 5 (1.82%) WebLogic
7 4 (1.45%) SAS
8 2 (0.73%) Luigi
9 1 (0.36%) Jupyter
9 1 (0.36%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.36%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 5 (1.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.82%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 84 (30.55%) AWS
2 72 (26.18%) Azure
3 42 (15.27%) GCP
4 27 (9.82%) Serverless
5 18 (6.55%) Amazon S3
5 18 (6.55%) AWS Lambda
6 16 (5.82%) Amazon EC2
7 14 (5.09%) GitHub
8 9 (3.27%) PaaS
9 8 (2.91%) Azure Data Factory
10 6 (2.18%) Cloud Computing
10 6 (2.18%) SaaS
11 5 (1.82%) Amazon EKS
12 4 (1.45%) Azure Functions
13 3 (1.09%) Amazon EMR
13 3 (1.09%) Amazon Kinesis
13 3 (1.09%) npm
13 3 (1.09%) Yarn
14 2 (0.73%) Logic Apps
15 1 (0.36%) Amazon ECS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.82%) SSL
2 12 (4.36%) HTTPS
3 5 (1.82%) Firewall
3 5 (1.82%) SSH
4 4 (1.45%) HTTP
5 1 (0.36%) 5G
5 1 (0.36%) Network Security
5 1 (0.36%) PuTTY
5 1 (0.36%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.36%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.36%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (23.64%) Big Data
2 45 (16.36%) Hadoop
3 40 (14.55%) NoSQL
4 20 (7.27%) Apache Ignite
5 17 (6.18%) Apache Hive
5 17 (6.18%) PostgreSQL
6 15 (5.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 14 (5.09%) Apache Cassandra
8 11 (4.00%) Relational Database
9 10 (3.64%) MongoDB
10 9 (3.27%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (2.91%) Blockchain
11 8 (2.91%) Redis
12 7 (2.55%) BigQuery
13 6 (2.18%) MySQL
13 6 (2.18%) Oracle Database
13 6 (2.18%) Tableau
14 5 (1.82%) Impala
14 5 (1.82%) Presto
14 5 (1.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 29 (10.55%) Git (software)
2 18 (6.55%) Jenkins
3 11 (4.00%) GitLab
4 10 (3.64%) Hudson
4 10 (3.64%) JIRA
5 7 (2.55%) Selenium
6 6 (2.18%) Cucumber
6 6 (2.18%) Gradle
6 6 (2.18%) Maven
7 5 (1.82%) Ant
7 5 (1.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (1.82%) ClearCase
7 5 (1.82%) Eclipse
7 5 (1.82%) FishEye
7 5 (1.82%) IntelliJ
7 5 (1.82%) Mercurial
7 5 (1.82%) Poseidon for UML
7 5 (1.82%) ProC
7 5 (1.82%) Subversion
7 5 (1.82%) Vagrant
General
1 59 (21.45%) Finance
2 54 (19.64%) Banking
3 49 (17.82%) Front Office
4 20 (7.27%) Investment Banking
5 6 (2.18%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.45%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.09%) Electronics
7 3 (1.09%) Marketing
7 3 (1.09%) Retail
8 2 (0.73%) Advertising
8 2 (0.73%) Games
8 2 (0.73%) Public Sector
9 1 (0.36%) Law
9 1 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.36%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 168 (61.09%) Developer
2 76 (27.64%) Scala Developer
3 71 (25.82%) Java Developer
4 54 (19.64%) Senior Developer
5 50 (18.18%) Data Engineer
6 35 (12.73%) Senior Scala Developer
7 23 (8.36%) Software Engineer
8 22 (8.00%) Java Engineer
9 19 (6.91%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 18 (6.55%) Java Scala Developer
11 17 (6.18%) Python Engineer
12 16 (5.82%) Big Data Engineer
13 13 (4.73%) Agile Developer
13 13 (4.73%) Senior Java Developer
14 10 (3.64%) DevOps Engineer
15 9 (3.27%) Agile Java Developer
15 9 (3.27%) Architect
15 9 (3.27%) Azure Engineer
15 9 (3.27%) Java Software Engineer
16 8 (2.91%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (27.27%) Kafka
2 39 (14.18%) Akka
3 34 (12.36%) React
4 33 (12.00%) Spring
5 32 (11.64%) Web Services
6 24 (8.73%) AngularJS
7 22 (8.00%) Node.js
8 21 (7.64%) RESTful
9 19 (6.91%) HTML
10 17 (6.18%) CSS
11 16 (5.82%) PySpark
11 16 (5.82%) Vue.js
12 14 (5.09%) HTML5
12 14 (5.09%) Play Framework
13 13 (4.73%) Guice
14 12 (4.36%) JAAS
14 12 (4.36%) REST
14 12 (4.36%) Spring Security
15 10 (3.64%) JSON
15 10 (3.64%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 35 (12.73%) Derivative
2 26 (9.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 24 (8.73%) Equities
4 23 (8.36%) Fixed Income
5 20 (7.27%) Hedge funds
6 18 (6.55%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (4.36%) User Experience
8 10 (3.64%) Algorithms
9 9 (3.27%) Data Structures
9 9 (3.27%) Greenfield Project
9 9 (3.27%) Virtual Team
10 8 (2.91%) Bitcoin
11 6 (2.18%) Credit Risk
12 5 (1.82%) Mainframe
12 5 (1.82%) Self-Motivation
13 4 (1.45%) Management Information System
14 3 (1.09%) Cloud Native
14 3 (1.09%) Market Risk
14 3 (1.09%) Media Streaming
15 2 (0.73%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 32 (11.64%) Linux
2 8 (2.91%) Windows
3 7 (2.55%) Android
3 7 (2.55%) Apple iOS
4 6 (2.18%) Unix
5 5 (1.82%) CentOS
5 5 (1.82%) Debian
5 5 (1.82%) Mac OS X
5 5 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (1.82%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (44.73%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (29.82%) Software Engineering
3 76 (27.64%) Microservices
4 67 (24.36%) TDD
5 53 (19.27%) DevOps
6 39 (14.18%) Continuous Integration
7 38 (13.82%) OO
8 37 (13.45%) Test Automation
9 36 (13.09%) Scrum
10 33 (12.00%) BDD
11 27 (9.82%) Computer Science
11 27 (9.82%) Continuous Delivery
12 25 (9.09%) Data Modelling
13 24 (8.73%) Fintech
14 23 (8.36%) Analytics
14 23 (8.36%) Asset Management
14 23 (8.36%) Data Science
15 20 (7.27%) Problem-Solving
16 19 (6.91%) Open Source
17 18 (6.55%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 194 (70.55%) Java
2 111 (40.36%) Python
3 87 (31.64%) Kotlin
4 80 (29.09%) SQL
5 51 (18.55%) JavaScript
6 30 (10.91%) C++
7 29 (10.55%) Java 8
8 24 (8.73%) C#
8 24 (8.73%) TypeScript
9 21 (7.64%) Clojure
10 20 (7.27%) Go
11 16 (5.82%) Ruby
12 11 (4.00%) Groovy
13 7 (2.55%) Bash Shell
13 7 (2.55%) Haskell
13 7 (2.55%) R
14 6 (2.18%) Perl
14 6 (2.18%) PL/SQL
15 5 (1.82%) ClojureScript
15 5 (1.82%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (7.27%) Degree
2 10 (3.64%) Numerate Degree
2 10 (3.64%) SC Cleared
2 10 (3.64%) Security Cleared
3 7 (2.55%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (1.82%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.36%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.36%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.36%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.55%) MiFID
2 5 (1.82%) QA
3 2 (0.73%) WCAG
4 1 (0.36%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.36%) SLA
System Software
1 45 (16.36%) Docker
2 7 (2.55%) HDFS
3 2 (0.73%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 57 (20.73%) Kubernetes
2 21 (7.64%) Terraform
3 15 (5.45%) Ansible
3 15 (5.45%) Prometheus
4 13 (4.73%) Zipkin
5 10 (3.64%) Puppet
6 5 (1.82%) Salt
7 4 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (1.45%) Packer
8 3 (1.09%) Grafana
9 2 (0.73%) Istio
9 2 (0.73%) Kibana
Vendors
1 28 (10.18%) Databricks
2 17 (6.18%) Google
3 14 (5.09%) Cloudera
4 12 (4.36%) Hortonworks
5 8 (2.91%) Microsoft
6 7 (2.55%) Cognizant
7 6 (2.18%) Bloomberg
7 6 (2.18%) Oracle
7 6 (2.18%) Red Hat
8 5 (1.82%) Axway
8 5 (1.82%) MuleSoft
8 5 (1.82%) Sparx
8 5 (1.82%) Sybase
9 4 (1.45%) StreamSets
10 3 (1.09%) Atlassian
10 3 (1.09%) Splunk
10 3 (1.09%) Talend
11 2 (0.73%) Confluent
11 2 (0.73%) Dynatrace
11 2 (0.73%) Twitter