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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scala
Rank 20 22 25
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Contract jobs citing Scala 2 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 1.63% 1.00% 3.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.00% 2.56% 8.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 7
Average daily rate £650 £600 £700
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £500 £400
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Scala
London

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
40 39 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 32.52% 39.00% 43.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 31 62
Average daily rate £475 £500 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £375 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £701 £703 £800
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 £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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 9 February 2016, 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 10 (83.33%) Java
2 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (58.33%) Big Data
4 6 (50.00%) BDD
4 6 (50.00%) Hadoop
5 5 (41.67%) Git (software)
5 5 (41.67%) TDD
5 5 (41.67%) Python
5 5 (41.67%) Impala
5 5 (41.67%) Apache Hive
5 5 (41.67%) Apache Spark
6 4 (33.33%) HBase
6 4 (33.33%) Functional Programming
6 4 (33.33%) Relational Database
6 4 (33.33%) Unix
6 4 (33.33%) JIRA
7 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
7 3 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (25.00%) Open Source
7 3 (25.00%) Windows
7 3 (25.00%) Linux
7 3 (25.00%) SQL
7 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 3 (25.00%) OO
7 3 (25.00%) Finance
7 3 (25.00%) RDBMS
7 3 (25.00%) Akka
7 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
7 3 (25.00%) JBehave

Scala
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 5 (41.67%) Apache Spark
2 2 (16.67%) Confluence
3 1 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (8.33%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) DSL
2 1 (8.33%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) Big Data
2 6 (50.00%) Hadoop
3 5 (41.67%) Apache Hive
3 5 (41.67%) Impala
4 4 (33.33%) HBase
4 4 (33.33%) Relational Database
5 3 (25.00%) RDBMS
5 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 2 (16.67%) NoSQL
7 1 (8.33%) CouchDB
7 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
7 1 (8.33%) Parquet
7 1 (8.33%) QlikView
7 1 (8.33%) Spark SQL
7 1 (8.33%) Spotfire
7 1 (8.33%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Git (software)
2 4 (33.33%) JIRA
3 3 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 3 (25.00%) JBehave
3 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (25.00%) JIRA Agile
3 3 (25.00%) SonarQube
4 2 (16.67%) SpecFlow
4 2 (16.67%) TeamCity
5 1 (8.33%) Selenium
5 1 (8.33%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Developer
2 6 (50.00%) Scala Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Java Scala Developer
4 3 (25.00%) Agile Developer
4 3 (25.00%) Analyst
4 3 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 3 (25.00%) Senior Scala Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Agile Java Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Big Data Analyst
5 2 (16.67%) Big Data Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Hadoop Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Python Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Senior Java Scala Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Senior Python Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) Business Test Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Senior TIBCO Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) Akka
2 2 (16.67%) .NET
2 2 (16.67%) HTML
2 2 (16.67%) HTML5
3 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (8.33%) Apache Avro
3 1 (8.33%) D3.js
3 1 (8.33%) GraphX
3 1 (8.33%) Java SE
3 1 (8.33%) Lucene
3 1 (8.33%) Play Framework
3 1 (8.33%) RESTful
3 1 (8.33%) spray
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (16.67%) Data Structures
2 1 (8.33%) Credit Risk
2 1 (8.33%) Market Risk
2 1 (8.33%) Replication
2 1 (8.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Unix
2 3 (25.00%) Linux
2 3 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) BDD
3 5 (41.67%) TDD
4 4 (33.33%) Functional Programming
5 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (25.00%) OO
5 3 (25.00%) Open Source
5 3 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
6 2 (16.67%) Automated Testing
6 2 (16.67%) DevOps
6 2 (16.67%) SDLC
6 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
7 1 (8.33%) Data Visualisation
7 1 (8.33%) Logical Data Model
7 1 (8.33%) Machine Learning
7 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
7 1 (8.33%) Parallel Processing
7 1 (8.33%) QA Automation
7 1 (8.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) Java
2 5 (41.67%) Python
3 3 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 2 (16.67%) R
4 2 (16.67%) VBA
5 1 (8.33%) C#
5 1 (8.33%) Clojure
5 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (8.33%) Basel III
2 1 (8.33%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Palantir
1 1 (8.33%) ServiceNow
1 1 (8.33%) TIBCO