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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scala
Rank 20 27 11
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -16
Contract jobs citing Scala 4 1 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 3.13% 0.75% 8.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.41% 1.79% 22.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 11
Average daily rate £650 - £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £463 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +8.82%
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
54 56 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 42.19% 42.11% 37.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 42 40
Average daily rate £525 £525 £625
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £350 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £685 £576 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £26.00 - £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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 30 April 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 8 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (87.50%) Big Data
3 6 (75.00%) Hadoop
3 6 (75.00%) Apache Hive
3 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (75.00%) Apache Spark
4 5 (62.50%) TDD
4 5 (62.50%) BDD
4 5 (62.50%) HBase
5 4 (50.00%) Banking
5 4 (50.00%) Functional Programming
5 4 (50.00%) SDLC
6 3 (37.50%) HDFS
6 3 (37.50%) Spring
6 3 (37.50%) Hibernate
6 3 (37.50%) Scrum
6 3 (37.50%) J2EE
6 3 (37.50%) MySQL
6 3 (37.50%) Apache
6 3 (37.50%) REST
6 3 (37.50%) Multithreading
7 2 (25.00%) QA
7 2 (25.00%) Open Source
7 2 (25.00%) NoSQL
7 2 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (25.00%) Unix
7 2 (25.00%) Finance
7 2 (25.00%) Impala
8 1 (12.50%) SaltStack
8 1 (12.50%) Mentoring

Scala
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 6 (75.00%) Apache Spark
2 3 (37.50%) Apache
3 2 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (12.50%) Apache Pig
4 1 (12.50%) Apache Solr
4 1 (12.50%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) Big Data
2 6 (75.00%) Apache Hive
2 6 (75.00%) Hadoop
3 5 (62.50%) HBase
4 3 (37.50%) MySQL
5 2 (25.00%) Impala
5 2 (25.00%) NoSQL
6 1 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (12.50%) CouchDB
6 1 (12.50%) DataStax
6 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
6 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
6 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
6 1 (12.50%) Spark SQL
6 1 (12.50%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
1 1 (12.50%) JBehave
1 1 (12.50%) Selenium
1 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
2 5 (62.50%) Hadoop Developer
2 5 (62.50%) Scala Developer
3 4 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (50.00%) Java Hadoop Developer
3 4 (50.00%) Java Scala Developer
4 3 (37.50%) Lead Developer
4 3 (37.50%) Lead Java Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Architect
5 1 (12.50%) Big Data Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Big Data Architect
5 1 (12.50%) Big Data Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Data Architect
5 1 (12.50%) Developer in Test
5 1 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Hibernate
1 3 (37.50%) J2EE
1 3 (37.50%) REST
1 3 (37.50%) Spring
2 1 (12.50%) Akka
2 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
2 1 (12.50%) D3.js
2 1 (12.50%) GraphX
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) HTML5
2 1 (12.50%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Unix
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) BDD
2 5 (62.50%) TDD
3 4 (50.00%) Functional Programming
3 4 (50.00%) SDLC
4 3 (37.50%) Multithreading
4 3 (37.50%) Scrum
5 2 (25.00%) Open Source
6 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
6 1 (12.50%) ETL
6 1 (12.50%) Machine Learning
6 1 (12.50%) MapReduce
6 1 (12.50%) OOP
6 1 (12.50%) Parallel Processing
6 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
6 1 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
6 1 (12.50%) Validation
6 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) Python
2 1 (12.50%) R
2 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) HDFS
2 1 (12.50%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Ansible
1 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Palantir
1 1 (12.50%) SaltStack