The table below looks at the statistics for Scala skills in IT contracts advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scala over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scala
Rank 24 19 34
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +15
Contract jobs citing Scala 7 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 3.72% 3.51% 2.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.54% 15.38% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 6
Average daily rate
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£550 £563 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% +40.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £550 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £610 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £400 £440
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Canary Wharf region.

Programming Languages Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
82 26 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 43.62% 22.81% 49.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 14 82
Average daily rate £500 £550 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £443 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £590 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

Scala
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Scala across the Canary Wharf region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Scala Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

Scala
Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Scala across the Canary Wharf region.

Scala Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

Scala
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing Scala also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Scala.

1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) JIRA
2 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (50.00%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (50.00%) BDD
2 4 (50.00%) Big Data
3 3 (37.50%) Apache Spark
3 3 (37.50%) SonarQube
3 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 3 (37.50%) TDD
3 3 (37.50%) Automated Testing
4 2 (25.00%) DSL
4 2 (25.00%) Banking
4 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (25.00%) QlikView
4 2 (25.00%) VBA
4 2 (25.00%) .NET
4 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (25.00%) Python
4 2 (25.00%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) Apache Hive
4 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (25.00%) HBase
4 2 (25.00%) SpecFlow
4 2 (25.00%) TeamCity
4 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
4 2 (25.00%) Visualisation

Scala
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing Scala also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Scala. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (37.50%) Apache Spark
2 2 (25.00%) Confluence
3 1 (12.50%) Apache Solr
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) Hadoop
1 4 (50.00%) Big Data
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (25.00%) Impala
3 2 (25.00%) Apache Hive
3 2 (25.00%) HBase
3 2 (25.00%) QlikView
4 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
4 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (12.50%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (50.00%) JIRA
2 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
2 3 (37.50%) SonarQube
3 2 (25.00%) TeamCity
3 2 (25.00%) JBehave
3 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (25.00%) SpecFlow
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
1 2 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Scala Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Big Data Developer
4 1 (12.50%) AWS Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Scala Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Software Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Test Specialist
4 1 (12.50%) Business Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
1 2 (25.00%) Apache Avro
2 1 (12.50%) Akka
2 1 (12.50%) Play Framework
2 1 (12.50%) spray
2 1 (12.50%) RESTful
2 1 (12.50%) HTML5
2 1 (12.50%) REST
2 1 (12.50%) Kafka
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Data Structures
2 1 (12.50%) Replication
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Market Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) BDD
2 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (37.50%) TDD
3 3 (37.50%) Automated Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (25.00%) Open Source
5 1 (12.50%) Data Architecture
5 1 (12.50%) User Stories
5 1 (12.50%) DevOps
5 1 (12.50%) Functional Programming
5 1 (12.50%) Logical Data Model
5 1 (12.50%) SDLC
5 1 (12.50%) API Design
5 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
5 1 (12.50%) OO
5 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
5 1 (12.50%) SOA
5 1 (12.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (25.00%) VBA
2 2 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (12.50%) Clojure
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Oozie
1 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) TIBCO
1 1 (12.50%) ServiceNow