The median contractor rate for a Scala Developer was £520 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 28 March 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
UK
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 272 369 522
Rank change year-on-year +97 +153  
Contract jobs requiring a Scala Developer 394 289 120
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.87% 0.54% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.92% 0.57% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 194 95
Median daily rate £520 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.95% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £401 £408
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 42733 51025 51236
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.78% 95.23% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 27760 33065 30937
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1481 1587 2052
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

Scala Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Scala Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Scala Developer in the UK

Scala Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Scala Developer in the UK

Scala Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Scala Developer over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scala Developer in the UK

Scala Developer
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 28 March 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
England +77 368 £523 -0.47% 58
London +41 233 £550 - 50
South East +15 44 £488 +8.33% 2
West Sussex +6 35 £488 +2.63% 2
City of London +5 34 £600 +9.09% 8
Tyne and Wear +6 29 £350 -12.50% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne +4 29 £350 -6.66% 1
North East +3 29 £350 -12.50% 1
West Midlands - 28 £465 -
Yorkshire +35 24 £550 +18.91%
West Yorkshire +30 22 £550 +4.76%
Leeds +27 20 £550 +4.76%
Worthing +6 17 £512 +7.68% 1
Wales - 16 £525 - 1
South Wales - 16 £525 - 1
Newport - 14 £510 -
Shropshire - 13 £500 -
Telford - 10 £500 -
North West +18 5 £475 +2.70%
Cardiff - 5 £525 - 1
Manchester +1 4 £475 +2.70%
Buckinghamshire -2 3 £450 -
Croydon +8 2 £450 +9.09% 2
Canary Wharf -4 2 £625 -3.84%
Oxford - 2 £488 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £450 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £488 -
Scotland - 2 £388 - 2
Moray - 2 £388 -
Westminster +6 1 £488 +25.80% 2

Scala Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 featuring Scala Developer in the job title.

1 689 (96.23%) Scala
2 536 (74.86%) Agile Software Development
3 438 (61.17%) Java
4 241 (33.66%) TDD
5 227 (31.70%) Play Framework
6 216 (30.17%) Akka
7 182 (25.42%) Scrum
8 168 (23.46%) Apache Spark
9 167 (23.32%) Git (software)
10 162 (22.63%) CSS
11 154 (21.51%) HTML
12 153 (21.37%) Linux
13 151 (21.09%) Python
14 142 (19.83%) JavaScript
15 139 (19.41%) Big Data
16 137 (19.13%) Continuous Integration
17 133 (18.58%) Open Source
18 132 (18.44%) HTTP
19 131 (18.30%) REST
20 129 (18.02%) Microservices
21 127 (17.74%) BDD
22 126 (17.60%) Hadoop
23 122 (17.04%) JSON
24 119 (16.62%) Ruby
25 115 (16.06%) MongoDB
26 113 (15.78%) Spring
27 112 (15.64%) Relational Database
28 103 (14.39%) Banking
29 102 (14.25%) Docker
30 96 (13.41%) Jenkins

Scala Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 168 (23.46%) Apache Spark
2 79 (11.03%) Apache
3 39 (5.45%) Confluence
4 33 (4.61%) Elasticsearch
5 20 (2.79%) Tomcat
6 16 (2.23%) JBoss
7 15 (2.09%) nginx
7 15 (2.09%) WebLogic
8 14 (1.96%) Cloud Foundry
9 11 (1.54%) OpenStack
10 9 (1.26%) Apache Solr
11 7 (0.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 5 (0.70%) Apache Pig
13 4 (0.56%) DataSynapse
13 4 (0.56%) Oracle Coherence
14 3 (0.42%) SAS
15 2 (0.28%) CMS
16 1 (0.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 1 (0.14%) Mule
Applications
1 1 (0.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 41 (5.73%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (4.61%) GitHub
3 15 (2.09%) Google Analytics
4 7 (0.98%) PaaS
4 7 (0.98%) SaaS
5 4 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (0.56%) AWS Lambda
5 4 (0.56%) Heroku
6 3 (0.42%) Amazon S3
6 3 (0.42%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 3 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.42%) OpenShift
7 2 (0.28%) Amazon EMR
7 2 (0.28%) Amazon Kinesis
7 2 (0.28%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (0.28%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 132 (18.44%) HTTP
2 19 (2.65%) SSL
2 19 (2.65%) TCP/IP
3 14 (1.96%) Internet
4 4 (0.56%) SSH
5 3 (0.42%) SNA
6 2 (0.28%) DSL
6 2 (0.28%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.14%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 139 (19.41%) Big Data
2 126 (17.60%) Hadoop
3 115 (16.06%) MongoDB
4 112 (15.64%) Relational Database
5 89 (12.43%) NoSQL
6 42 (5.87%) Apache Cassandra
7 38 (5.31%) Apache Hive
8 36 (5.03%) HBase
9 26 (3.63%) MySQL
10 25 (3.49%) PostgreSQL
11 20 (2.79%) RDBMS
12 17 (2.37%) Impala
13 15 (2.09%) Neo4j
14 9 (1.26%) BusinessObjects
15 8 (1.12%) QlikView
15 8 (1.12%) Redis
15 8 (1.12%) SQL Server
16 6 (0.84%) Sqoop
17 5 (0.70%) DB2
18 3 (0.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 167 (23.32%) Git (software)
2 96 (13.41%) Jenkins
3 76 (10.61%) Subversion
4 69 (9.64%) IntelliJ
5 61 (8.52%) JUnit
6 57 (7.96%) Cucumber
7 50 (6.98%) JIRA
8 30 (4.19%) Selenium
9 22 (3.07%) Eclipse
10 17 (2.37%) Gatling
11 16 (2.23%) Ant
12 15 (2.09%) Grunt
12 15 (2.09%) gulp
12 15 (2.09%) Karma Test Runner
12 15 (2.09%) Sublime Text
13 12 (1.68%) Mockito
14 11 (1.54%) Maven
15 5 (0.70%) EasyMock
15 5 (0.70%) WebDriver
16 4 (0.56%) Gradle
General
1 103 (14.39%) Banking
2 78 (10.89%) Finance
3 64 (8.94%) Investment Banking
4 28 (3.91%) Front Office
5 9 (1.26%) Games
6 5 (0.70%) Publishing
6 5 (0.70%) Retail
7 4 (0.56%) Advertising
7 4 (0.56%) Back Office
7 4 (0.56%) Marketing
7 4 (0.56%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.28%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.14%) Electronics
9 1 (0.14%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.14%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 227 (31.70%) Play Framework
2 216 (30.17%) Akka
3 162 (22.63%) CSS
4 154 (21.51%) HTML
5 131 (18.30%) REST
6 122 (17.04%) JSON
7 113 (15.78%) Spring
8 85 (11.87%) RESTful
9 78 (10.89%) HTML5
10 72 (10.06%) Kafka
11 65 (9.08%) spray
12 63 (8.80%) Web Services
13 59 (8.24%) XML
14 50 (6.98%) Hibernate
14 50 (6.98%) Ruby on Rails
15 47 (6.56%) AngularJS
16 45 (6.28%) CSS3
17 44 (6.15%) Ajax
17 44 (6.15%) Django
18 36 (5.03%) Guice
Miscellaneous
1 25 (3.49%) Computer Science
1 25 (3.49%) Derivative
2 23 (3.21%) Fixed Income
3 22 (3.07%) Fintech
4 19 (2.65%) Grid Computing
5 17 (2.37%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (2.37%) Equities
6 16 (2.23%) Algorithms
7 14 (1.96%) User Experience
8 11 (1.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 10 (1.40%) Linux Command Line
10 7 (0.98%) Mobile App
11 6 (0.84%) Data Centre
11 6 (0.84%) Data Structures
11 6 (0.84%) Market Risk
12 5 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (0.70%) Equity Derivative
12 5 (0.70%) Life Science
13 4 (0.56%) Driving Licence
13 4 (0.56%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 153 (21.37%) Linux
2 66 (9.22%) Unix
3 34 (4.75%) Mac OS X
4 21 (2.93%) Windows
5 15 (2.09%) Android
5 15 (2.09%) Ubuntu
6 12 (1.68%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.28%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 536 (74.86%) Agile Software Development
2 241 (33.66%) TDD
3 182 (25.42%) Scrum
4 137 (19.13%) Continuous Integration
5 133 (18.58%) Open Source
6 129 (18.02%) Microservices
7 127 (17.74%) BDD
8 95 (13.27%) DevOps
9 93 (12.99%) Automated Testing
10 83 (11.59%) Web Development
11 79 (11.03%) Pair Programming
12 78 (10.89%) Responsive Web Design
13 77 (10.75%) Software Engineering
14 76 (10.61%) Web Design
15 72 (10.06%) Kanban
16 63 (8.80%) Configuration Management
16 63 (8.80%) Functional Programming
17 59 (8.24%) Continuous Deployment
18 45 (6.28%) Analytics
19 44 (6.15%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 689 (96.23%) Scala
2 438 (61.17%) Java
3 151 (21.09%) Python
4 142 (19.83%) JavaScript
5 119 (16.62%) Ruby
6 77 (10.75%) SQL
7 66 (9.22%) C#
8 31 (4.33%) Perl
9 22 (3.07%) Groovy
10 17 (2.37%) Haskell
11 13 (1.82%) R
12 9 (1.26%) Clojure
13 7 (0.98%) C++
14 4 (0.56%) Go
15 3 (0.42%) Shell Script
16 1 (0.14%) C
16 1 (0.14%) PHP
16 1 (0.14%) PL/SQL
16 1 (0.14%) VB
16 1 (0.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 29 (4.05%) Degree
2 8 (1.12%) BPSS Clearance
3 6 (0.84%) Security Cleared
4 4 (0.56%) PhD
4 4 (0.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (2.51%) QA
2 2 (0.28%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.28%) Dodd-Frank
2 2 (0.28%) MiFID
2 2 (0.28%) SDET
3 1 (0.14%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.14%) WCAG
System Software
1 102 (14.25%) Docker
2 22 (3.07%) HDFS
3 19 (2.65%) Apache Flume
4 3 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.14%) LXC
Systems Management
1 58 (8.10%) Puppet
2 19 (2.65%) Kibana
3 18 (2.51%) Grafana
4 14 (1.96%) Oozie
5 9 (1.26%) Mesos
6 6 (0.84%) Hadoop YARN
6 6 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (0.56%) Ansible
7 4 (0.56%) logstash
8 3 (0.42%) rkt
8 3 (0.42%) Terraform
9 2 (0.28%) Kubernetes
9 2 (0.28%) Marathon
10 1 (0.14%) Graphite
10 1 (0.14%) yum
Vendors
1 52 (7.26%) Google
2 34 (4.75%) Cloudera
3 21 (2.93%) Oracle
4 13 (1.82%) SAP
4 13 (1.82%) webMethods
5 12 (1.68%) Teradata
6 7 (0.98%) Adobe
7 5 (0.70%) Microsoft
7 5 (0.70%) Splunk
8 3 (0.42%) AppDynamics
8 3 (0.42%) Twitter
9 2 (0.28%) Ab Initio
9 2 (0.28%) Apple
9 2 (0.28%) MicroStrategy
10 1 (0.14%) Mercator
10 1 (0.14%) Palantir
10 1 (0.14%) SaltStack
10 1 (0.14%) Solace
10 1 (0.14%) Sybase
10 1 (0.14%) Talend
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