Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Scala Developer was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 324 330 490
Rank change year-on-year +6 +160 +127
Contract jobs requiring a Scala Developer 782 754 462
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.76% 0.72% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 0.75% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 606 603 366
UK median daily rate £550 £525 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% -8.70% +12.20%
10th Percentile £440 £413 £425
90th Percentile £675 £688 £719
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £480 £450
% change year-on-year +4.17% +6.67% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
UK median hourly rate - - £65.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £65.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 97824 99914 107019
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 94.76% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 64542 65150 68083
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £392 £375
% change year-on-year +2.04% +4.53% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2932 3310 4089
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.88% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.77
% change year-on-year - -1.52% +9.96%

Scala Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Scala Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scala Developer in the UK

Scala Developer
Top 15 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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
England +8 755 £550 +4.76% 54
London +2 529 £575 +4.55% 38
UK excluding London +7 237 £500 +4.17% 16
South East +45 104 £500 +5.26% 3
North of England +25 76 £495 -1.00% 8
Yorkshire -3 45 £475 -5.00% 2
Midlands +19 31 £523 +10.00% 3
North West +2 19 £460 -8.00% 6
East Midlands +9 16 £538 +26.47% 3
West Midlands +9 15 £505 +6.32%
South West +8 12 £475 -7.32% 1
North East +53 10 £525 +23.53%
Scotland -8 10 £475 +15.85%
Wales +6 3 £450 -12.20%
East of England -11 3 £458 -12.86% 1

Scala Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 November 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.

1 750 (95.91%) Scala
2 557 (71.23%) Agile Software Development
3 445 (56.91%) Java
4 270 (34.53%) TDD
5 223 (28.52%) Play Framework
6 220 (28.13%) Akka
7 187 (23.91%) Microservices
8 175 (22.38%) Linux
9 172 (21.99%) Scrum
10 171 (21.87%) CSS
11 169 (21.61%) Open Source
12 159 (20.33%) Apache Spark
13 155 (19.82%) Big Data
14 153 (19.57%) Docker
15 149 (19.05%) NoSQL
16 145 (18.54%) Continuous Integration
17 144 (18.41%) JSON
17 144 (18.41%) REST
18 139 (17.77%) Kafka
18 139 (17.77%) Git (software)
18 139 (17.77%) RESTful
19 131 (16.75%) BDD
20 125 (15.98%) Spring
20 125 (15.98%) HTML
21 124 (15.86%) Hadoop
22 119 (15.22%) DevOps
23 116 (14.83%) SQL
24 111 (14.19%) HTTP
24 111 (14.19%) Banking
25 110 (14.07%) Pair Programming

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
1 159 (20.33%) Apache Spark
2 63 (8.06%) Apache
3 58 (7.42%) Elasticsearch
4 44 (5.63%) Confluence
5 31 (3.96%) WebLogic
6 29 (3.71%) Tomcat
7 22 (2.81%) JBoss
8 14 (1.79%) OpenStack
9 11 (1.41%) Apache Solr
10 10 (1.28%) Jetty
11 9 (1.15%) WildFly
12 8 (1.02%) nginx
12 8 (1.02%) WebSphere
13 7 (0.90%) Apache Pig
14 3 (0.38%) Cloud Foundry
14 3 (0.38%) DataSynapse
14 3 (0.38%) Oracle Coherence
15 2 (0.26%) SAS
16 1 (0.13%) Jupyter
Applications
1 1 (0.13%) Chatbot
1 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 91 (11.64%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (3.96%) GitHub
3 19 (2.43%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (1.28%) PaaS
5 10 (1.28%) SaaS
6 7 (0.90%) Amazon EMR
6 7 (0.90%) Google Analytics
7 5 (0.64%) Amazon S3
7 5 (0.64%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.38%) Amazon Kinesis
9 2 (0.26%) BrowserStack
9 2 (0.26%) vREST
10 1 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.13%) Amazon Glacier
10 1 (0.13%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.13%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.13%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.13%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 111 (14.19%) HTTP
2 31 (3.96%) SSL
2 31 (3.96%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.26%) SNA
4 1 (0.13%) Internet
4 1 (0.13%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 155 (19.82%) Big Data
2 149 (19.05%) NoSQL
3 124 (15.86%) Hadoop
4 103 (13.17%) MongoDB
5 92 (11.76%) Apache Cassandra
6 74 (9.46%) Relational Database
7 73 (9.34%) PostgreSQL
8 69 (8.82%) MySQL
9 32 (4.09%) Apache Hive
10 31 (3.96%) HBase
11 20 (2.56%) RDBMS
12 17 (2.17%) Couchbase
13 16 (2.05%) Impala
14 14 (1.79%) CouchDB
14 14 (1.79%) Neo4j
15 9 (1.15%) Sqoop
16 8 (1.02%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 8 (1.02%) Hazelcast
17 7 (0.90%) Redis
18 6 (0.77%) DB2
Development Applications
1 139 (17.77%) Git (software)
2 89 (11.38%) Jenkins
3 76 (9.72%) JUnit
4 72 (9.21%) IntelliJ
5 69 (8.82%) JIRA
6 59 (7.54%) Subversion
7 42 (5.37%) Mockito
8 31 (3.96%) Selenium
9 27 (3.45%) Cucumber
10 24 (3.07%) Eclipse
11 18 (2.30%) TeamCity
12 16 (2.05%) Maven
13 12 (1.53%) GitLab
14 11 (1.41%) Gradle
15 9 (1.15%) Ant
16 8 (1.02%) Gatling
16 8 (1.02%) MSTest
16 8 (1.02%) NUnit
17 7 (0.90%) Grunt
17 7 (0.90%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 111 (14.19%) Banking
2 109 (13.94%) Finance
3 67 (8.57%) Investment Banking
4 36 (4.60%) Front Office
5 30 (3.84%) Marketing
6 29 (3.71%) Telecoms
7 25 (3.20%) Manufacturing
8 24 (3.07%) Electronics
9 15 (1.92%) Retail
10 13 (1.66%) Publishing
11 5 (0.64%) Advertising
12 4 (0.51%) Games
13 3 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.26%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.26%) Law
14 2 (0.26%) Wholesale Banking
15 1 (0.13%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 223 (28.52%) Play Framework
2 220 (28.13%) Akka
3 171 (21.87%) CSS
4 144 (18.41%) JSON
4 144 (18.41%) REST
5 139 (17.77%) Kafka
5 139 (17.77%) RESTful
6 125 (15.98%) HTML
6 125 (15.98%) Spring
7 87 (11.13%) HTML5
8 69 (8.82%) Web Services
9 59 (7.54%) XML
10 58 (7.42%) CSS3
11 50 (6.39%) Ajax
12 48 (6.14%) Node.js
13 46 (5.88%) AngularJS
14 44 (5.63%) Ruby on Rails
15 42 (5.37%) Django
15 42 (5.37%) Guice
16 40 (5.12%) spray
Miscellaneous
1 50 (6.39%) Greenfield Project
2 47 (6.01%) Algorithms
3 31 (3.96%) Fixed Income
4 24 (3.07%) Data Structures
5 23 (2.94%) Derivative
6 22 (2.81%) Grid Computing
7 21 (2.69%) Analytical Skills
8 19 (2.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 18 (2.30%) Computer Science
10 16 (2.05%) Fintech
11 14 (1.79%) Market Risk
12 10 (1.28%) User Experience
13 9 (1.15%) Mobile App
13 9 (1.15%) Reference Data
14 8 (1.02%) Interest Rate Derivative
15 7 (0.90%) Semantic Web
16 6 (0.77%) Virtual Team
17 5 (0.64%) Credit Derivative
17 5 (0.64%) Equities
17 5 (0.64%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 175 (22.38%) Linux
2 98 (12.53%) Unix
3 10 (1.28%) Windows
4 7 (0.90%) Ubuntu
5 4 (0.51%) Mac OS
6 3 (0.38%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.26%) Android
8 1 (0.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 557 (71.23%) Agile Software Development
2 270 (34.53%) TDD
3 187 (23.91%) Microservices
4 172 (21.99%) Scrum
5 169 (21.61%) Open Source
6 145 (18.54%) Continuous Integration
7 131 (16.75%) BDD
8 119 (15.22%) DevOps
9 110 (14.07%) Pair Programming
10 94 (12.02%) Test Automation
11 86 (11.00%) Kanban
12 75 (9.59%) Software Engineering
13 70 (8.95%) Continuous Delivery
14 68 (8.70%) Web Design
15 58 (7.42%) High Availability
16 55 (7.03%) Machine Learning
17 54 (6.91%) Functional Programming
18 53 (6.78%) Responsive Web Design
19 52 (6.65%) Configuration Management
19 52 (6.65%) OO
Programming Languages
1 750 (95.91%) Scala
2 445 (56.91%) Java
3 116 (14.83%) SQL
4 105 (13.43%) Python
5 103 (13.17%) JavaScript
6 63 (8.06%) Ruby
7 36 (4.60%) C#
8 29 (3.71%) Shell Script
9 18 (2.30%) Clojure
10 14 (1.79%) Groovy
11 13 (1.66%) Perl
12 12 (1.53%) Haskell
13 11 (1.41%) Bash Shell
13 11 (1.41%) SPARQL
14 8 (1.02%) Kotlin
15 5 (0.64%) C++
16 4 (0.51%) Go
16 4 (0.51%) PHP
17 3 (0.38%) R
18 1 (0.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 58 (7.42%) Security Cleared
2 54 (6.91%) SC Cleared
3 25 (3.20%) Degree
4 8 (1.02%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (0.64%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (0.64%) Numerate Degree
6 4 (0.51%) DBS Check
6 4 (0.51%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.26%) PhD
8 1 (0.13%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (2.94%) QA
2 12 (1.53%) MiFID
3 2 (0.26%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.26%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.13%) Basel III
4 1 (0.13%) Data Quality
System Software
1 153 (19.57%) Docker
2 24 (3.07%) HDFS
3 11 (1.41%) Apache Flume
4 8 (1.02%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 3 (0.38%) Platform Symphony
6 2 (0.26%) LXC
Systems Management
1 77 (9.85%) Puppet
2 58 (7.42%) Grafana
2 58 (7.42%) Kibana
3 37 (4.73%) logstash
4 22 (2.81%) Ansible
5 19 (2.43%) Kubernetes
6 17 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
7 15 (1.92%) Mesos
7 15 (1.92%) Sysdig
8 8 (1.02%) Oozie
9 6 (0.77%) Hadoop YARN
10 5 (0.64%) Terraform
11 2 (0.26%) Marathon
12 1 (0.13%) Rancher
Vendors
1 51 (6.52%) Google
2 37 (4.73%) AppDynamics
2 37 (4.73%) Splunk
3 28 (3.58%) SAP
4 26 (3.32%) Oracle
5 21 (2.69%) webMethods
6 14 (1.79%) Cloudera
7 12 (1.53%) Hortonworks
8 7 (0.90%) CA
9 5 (0.64%) IBM
10 3 (0.38%) SaltStack
10 3 (0.38%) Sybase
11 2 (0.26%) Adobe
11 2 (0.26%) Atlassian
11 2 (0.26%) Microsoft
11 2 (0.26%) Palantir
12 1 (0.13%) Facebook
12 1 (0.13%) Perforce
12 1 (0.13%) Teradata