The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf with a requirement for Scala skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Scala over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the 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
London / Canary Wharf
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 20 -
Rank change year-on-year -4 -  
Contract jobs citing Scala 2 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 1.54% 3.23% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.17% 7.69% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Median daily rate £625 £650 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.84% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £445 £500
% change year-on-year +6.74% -11.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Scala is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Canary Wharf
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 63 52 41
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf 48.46% 41.94% 35.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 42 28
Median daily rate £550 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £362 £367
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £701 £635
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £26.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

Scala
Job Vacancy Trend in Canary Wharf

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Canary Wharf citing Scala as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for Scala in Canary Wharf

Scala
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Scala in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Scala also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Canary Wharf region with a requirement for Scala.

1 10 (90.91%) Java
2 6 (54.55%) Banking
2 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 6 (54.55%) Python
3 5 (45.45%) Kafka
3 5 (45.45%) Fixed Income
3 5 (45.45%) Derivative
4 4 (36.36%) Investment Banking
4 4 (36.36%) Grid Computing
4 4 (36.36%) Data Structures
4 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (27.27%) Apache Spark
5 3 (27.27%) Akka
5 3 (27.27%) R
5 3 (27.27%) MapReduce
5 3 (27.27%) Big Data
5 3 (27.27%) Front Office
5 3 (27.27%) Risk Management
5 3 (27.27%) Unix
5 3 (27.27%) Perl
5 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
5 3 (27.27%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 3 (27.27%) Multithreading
5 3 (27.27%) MongoDB
6 2 (18.18%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (18.18%) NoSQL
6 2 (18.18%) Open Source
6 2 (18.18%) Bash Shell
6 2 (18.18%) HTML5
6 2 (18.18%) Apache Hive

Scala
Co-occurring IT Skills in Canary Wharf 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 3 (27.27%) Apache Spark
2 2 (18.18%) Apache Pig
2 2 (18.18%) Apache Solr
3 1 (9.09%) Adobe Experience Manager
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Big Data
1 3 (27.27%) MongoDB
2 2 (18.18%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (18.18%) Apache Hive
2 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (18.18%) Hadoop
2 2 (18.18%) Impala
2 2 (18.18%) MarkLogic
2 2 (18.18%) NoSQL
2 2 (18.18%) Riak
3 1 (9.09%) DB2
3 1 (9.09%) KDB
3 1 (9.09%) MySQL
3 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 6 (54.55%) Banking
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 4 (36.36%) Investment Banking
3 3 (27.27%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Developer
2 7 (63.64%) Java Developer
3 6 (54.55%) Java Scala Developer
3 6 (54.55%) Scala Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Big Data Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) C++ Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Front Office Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Investment Banking Java Developer
5 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
5 1 (9.09%) C++/C# Developer
5 1 (9.09%) C++/Java Developer
5 1 (9.09%) HTML Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Java Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Python Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Java Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Java Software Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) Kafka
2 3 (27.27%) Akka
3 2 (18.18%) HTML
3 2 (18.18%) HTML5
3 2 (18.18%) Lucene
3 2 (18.18%) Middleware
3 2 (18.18%) Spring
4 1 (9.09%) .NET
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
4 1 (9.09%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 1 (9.09%) Dropwizard
4 1 (9.09%) Finagle
4 1 (9.09%) Hibernate
4 1 (9.09%) JMS
4 1 (9.09%) jQuery
4 1 (9.09%) JSON
4 1 (9.09%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Derivative
1 5 (45.45%) Fixed Income
2 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (36.36%) Data Structures
2 4 (36.36%) Grid Computing
3 3 (27.27%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 2 (18.18%) Algorithms
5 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
5 1 (9.09%) Credit Derivative
5 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
5 1 (9.09%) Market Risk
5 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
5 1 (9.09%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Unix
2 1 (9.09%) Android
2 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) MapReduce
1 3 (27.27%) Multithreading
1 3 (27.27%) Risk Management
1 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
2 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) Analytics
2 2 (18.18%) Data Analysis
2 2 (18.18%) Data Ingestion
2 2 (18.18%) Mathematics
2 2 (18.18%) Multithreaded Programming
2 2 (18.18%) Open Source
2 2 (18.18%) Statistical Modelling
3 1 (9.09%) Data Management
3 1 (9.09%) Electronic Trading
3 1 (9.09%) Machine Learning
3 1 (9.09%) Mathematical Modelling
3 1 (9.09%) Physics
3 1 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Reverse Engineering
3 1 (9.09%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) Java
2 6 (54.55%) Python
3 3 (27.27%) Perl
3 3 (27.27%) R
4 2 (18.18%) Bash Shell
4 2 (18.18%) C++
4 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
5 1 (9.09%) C#
5 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Adobe
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle
1 1 (9.09%) Solace
1 1 (9.09%) Sybase