The median contractor rate for a Scala Developer was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 27 June 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
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 269 351 445
Rank change year-on-year +82 +94  
Contract jobs requiring a Scala Developer 413 333 201
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.88% 0.62% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.92% 0.65% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 257 148
Median daily rate £550 £518 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.28% -5.90%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £625 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
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 44656 51218 52310
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.78% 94.87% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 28833 33387 32903
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1389 1533 1989
Median hourly rate £18.10 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.42% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.44 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

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 27 June 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 27 June 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 +68 395 £550 +6.28% 57
London +54 258 £588 +8.79% 44
South East +2 56 £488 +2.78% 6
City of London +25 53 £625 +13.63% 8
West Sussex +5 43 £488 +2.78% 3
Yorkshire +53 41 £500 - 1
West Yorkshire +38 39 £500 - 1
Leeds +28 28 £500 - 1
Worthing +5 23 £500 +5.26% 1
West Midlands +10 13 £500 +17.99%
Leicester +8 12 £500 - 1
East Midlands +4 12 £500 - 1
Leicestershire +2 12 £500 - 1
Shropshire 0 10 £500 +20.48%
Telford +4 8 £500 +20.48%
Oxfordshire - 7 £425 - 1
South West +8 5 £438 - 2
Bristol - 5 £438 - 2
Bromley - 5 £650 -
Scotland - 5 £375 - 2
Tyne and Wear +63 4 £525 +16.66% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne +63 4 £525 +16.66% 1
North East +61 4 £525 +16.66% 1
Glasgow - 4 £375 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 4 £350 - 1
Oxford - 4 £425 -
Milton Keynes - 3 £350 -
Canary Wharf - 3 £725 -
Bradford - 3 £500 -
North West +10 2 - - 1

Scala Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 777 (96.88%) Scala
2 564 (70.32%) Agile Software Development
3 484 (60.35%) Java
4 285 (35.54%) Play Framework
5 233 (29.05%) TDD
6 220 (27.43%) CSS
7 215 (26.81%) Akka
8 209 (26.06%) Git (software)
9 204 (25.44%) Linux
10 199 (24.81%) HTML
11 189 (23.57%) JSON
12 187 (23.32%) Test Automation
13 183 (22.82%) Python
14 180 (22.44%) Scrum
15 178 (22.19%) Open Source
16 176 (21.95%) REST
17 173 (21.57%) Continuous Integration
18 160 (19.95%) HTTP
19 159 (19.83%) Microservices
19 159 (19.83%) Apache Spark
20 153 (19.08%) Spring
21 148 (18.45%) Ruby
22 137 (17.08%) JavaScript
22 137 (17.08%) MongoDB
23 135 (16.83%) Relational Database
24 134 (16.71%) Big Data
25 133 (16.58%) Hadoop
26 125 (15.59%) HTML5
27 118 (14.71%) RESTful
28 115 (14.34%) DevOps

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 (19.83%) Apache Spark
2 90 (11.22%) Apache
3 79 (9.85%) Confluence
4 33 (4.11%) JBoss
5 29 (3.62%) WebLogic
6 26 (3.24%) Elasticsearch
7 22 (2.74%) Tomcat
8 19 (2.37%) OpenStack
9 18 (2.24%) nginx
10 10 (1.25%) DataSynapse
11 9 (1.12%) Cloud Foundry
12 8 (1.00%) Oracle Coherence
13 5 (0.62%) Apache Pig
13 5 (0.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 5 (0.62%) SAS
14 2 (0.25%) CMS
15 1 (0.12%) Apache Solr
15 1 (0.12%) Jetty
Business Applications
1 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 47 (5.86%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (3.24%) GitHub
3 17 (2.12%) Google Analytics
4 11 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (0.75%) Amazon S3
5 6 (0.75%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (0.62%) PaaS
7 4 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.37%) Amazon EMR
8 3 (0.37%) Amazon Kinesis
8 3 (0.37%) Amazon SQS
8 3 (0.37%) SaaS
9 1 (0.12%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.12%) BrowserStack
9 1 (0.12%) Heroku
9 1 (0.12%) vREST
Communications & Networking
1 160 (19.95%) HTTP
2 25 (3.12%) SSL
2 25 (3.12%) TCP/IP
3 11 (1.37%) Internet
4 4 (0.50%) SSH
5 2 (0.25%) DSL
5 2 (0.25%) HTTPS
5 2 (0.25%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 137 (17.08%) MongoDB
2 135 (16.83%) Relational Database
3 134 (16.71%) Big Data
4 133 (16.58%) Hadoop
5 108 (13.47%) NoSQL
6 57 (7.11%) Apache Cassandra
7 38 (4.74%) MySQL
8 32 (3.99%) PostgreSQL
9 28 (3.49%) Apache Hive
10 27 (3.37%) HBase
11 19 (2.37%) RDBMS
12 15 (1.87%) Neo4j
13 11 (1.37%) Hazelcast
14 10 (1.25%) CouchDB
14 10 (1.25%) Impala
15 9 (1.12%) SQL Server
16 7 (0.87%) Couchbase
17 6 (0.75%) Redis
18 5 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
18 5 (0.62%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 209 (26.06%) Git (software)
2 114 (14.21%) Subversion
3 111 (13.84%) Jenkins
4 96 (11.97%) JUnit
5 90 (11.22%) JIRA
6 84 (10.47%) IntelliJ
7 55 (6.86%) Cucumber
8 46 (5.74%) Selenium
9 30 (3.74%) Eclipse
10 20 (2.49%) Gatling
11 17 (2.12%) Ant
11 17 (2.12%) Grunt
11 17 (2.12%) gulp
11 17 (2.12%) Karma Test Runner
11 17 (2.12%) Sublime Text
12 8 (1.00%) Mockito
13 6 (0.75%) Jasmine
13 6 (0.75%) WebDriver
14 5 (0.62%) Maven
15 4 (0.50%) Vagrant
General
1 104 (12.97%) Banking
2 68 (8.48%) Finance
2 68 (8.48%) Investment Banking
3 42 (5.24%) Front Office
4 5 (0.62%) Games
5 3 (0.37%) Advertising
5 3 (0.37%) Publishing
5 3 (0.37%) Retail
6 2 (0.25%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.25%) Marketing
7 1 (0.12%) Back Office
7 1 (0.12%) Electronics
7 1 (0.12%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.12%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 285 (35.54%) Play Framework
2 220 (27.43%) CSS
3 215 (26.81%) Akka
4 199 (24.81%) HTML
5 189 (23.57%) JSON
6 176 (21.95%) REST
7 153 (19.08%) Spring
8 125 (15.59%) HTML5
9 118 (14.71%) RESTful
10 93 (11.60%) Ajax
11 86 (10.72%) Ruby on Rails
12 84 (10.47%) CSS3
13 80 (9.98%) Kafka
14 78 (9.73%) XML
15 76 (9.48%) Django
16 75 (9.35%) Guice
17 69 (8.60%) Spring MVC
18 57 (7.11%) spray
19 54 (6.73%) Hibernate
20 48 (5.99%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 37 (4.61%) Fixed Income
2 35 (4.36%) Greenfield Project
3 31 (3.87%) Analytical Skills
4 28 (3.49%) Derivative
5 26 (3.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 24 (2.99%) Algorithms
7 23 (2.87%) Data Structures
8 19 (2.37%) Equities
9 16 (2.00%) Fintech
10 15 (1.87%) Grid Computing
10 15 (1.87%) Linux Command Line
10 15 (1.87%) User Experience
11 13 (1.62%) Computer Science
12 11 (1.37%) Market Risk
12 11 (1.37%) Mobile App
13 7 (0.87%) Credit Risk
13 7 (0.87%) Equity Derivative
13 7 (0.87%) Interest Rate Derivative
14 6 (0.75%) Credit Derivative
14 6 (0.75%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 204 (25.44%) Linux
2 87 (10.85%) Unix
3 24 (2.99%) Windows
4 22 (2.74%) Mac OS X
5 17 (2.12%) Ubuntu
6 7 (0.87%) Android
7 3 (0.37%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.25%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 564 (70.32%) Agile Software Development
2 233 (29.05%) TDD
3 187 (23.32%) Test Automation
4 180 (22.44%) Scrum
5 178 (22.19%) Open Source
6 173 (21.57%) Continuous Integration
7 159 (19.83%) Microservices
8 115 (14.34%) DevOps
9 104 (12.97%) Responsive Web Design
9 104 (12.97%) Web Design
10 96 (11.97%) Configuration Management
11 83 (10.35%) BDD
12 82 (10.22%) Web Development
13 75 (9.35%) MVC
14 72 (8.98%) OWASP
15 71 (8.85%) Functional Programming
16 67 (8.35%) Pair Programming
17 61 (7.61%) Kanban
18 56 (6.98%) Continuous Deployment
19 48 (5.99%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 777 (96.88%) Scala
2 484 (60.35%) Java
3 183 (22.82%) Python
4 148 (18.45%) Ruby
5 137 (17.08%) JavaScript
6 106 (13.22%) SQL
7 103 (12.84%) C#
8 31 (3.87%) Perl
9 24 (2.99%) Groovy
10 22 (2.74%) Haskell
11 11 (1.37%) C++
12 10 (1.25%) Shell Script
13 8 (1.00%) Clojure
14 7 (0.87%) R
15 4 (0.50%) Bash Shell
16 3 (0.37%) Kotlin
16 3 (0.37%) ML
17 2 (0.25%) Go
17 2 (0.25%) TypeScript
17 2 (0.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (2.24%) Security Cleared
2 13 (1.62%) Degree
2 13 (1.62%) SC Cleared
3 8 (1.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (0.25%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (0.25%) PhD
5 1 (0.12%) A+ Certification
5 1 (0.12%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.12%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.12%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (1.62%) QA
2 9 (1.12%) MiFID
3 2 (0.25%) Data Quality
System Software
1 114 (14.21%) Docker
2 23 (2.87%) Apache Flume
3 16 (2.00%) HDFS
4 4 (0.50%) Platform Symphony
5 2 (0.25%) LXC
6 1 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 84 (10.47%) Puppet
2 23 (2.87%) Grafana
2 23 (2.87%) Kibana
3 14 (1.75%) Ansible
4 10 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (0.87%) Hadoop YARN
6 6 (0.75%) logstash
7 5 (0.62%) Mesos
7 5 (0.62%) Terraform
8 2 (0.25%) Kubernetes
8 2 (0.25%) Marathon
8 2 (0.25%) Oozie
9 1 (0.12%) Graphite
9 1 (0.12%) rkt
9 1 (0.12%) yum
Vendors
1 96 (11.97%) Google
2 37 (4.61%) Oracle
3 29 (3.62%) webMethods
4 24 (2.99%) Cloudera
5 14 (1.75%) Adobe
6 12 (1.50%) SAP
7 11 (1.37%) Teradata
8 8 (1.00%) Hortonworks
8 8 (1.00%) Splunk
9 6 (0.75%) AppDynamics
10 4 (0.50%) Atlassian
11 3 (0.37%) CA
11 3 (0.37%) SaltStack
12 2 (0.25%) Microsoft
12 2 (0.25%) Palantir
13 1 (0.12%) Ab Initio
13 1 (0.12%) IBM
13 1 (0.12%) Informatica
13 1 (0.12%) Mercator
13 1 (0.12%) Sybase
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