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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 24 28
Rank change year-on-year +4 +4  
Contract jobs citing Scala 4 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 3.54% 0.81% 0.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.41% 2.13% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Median daily rate £675 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.55%  
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 54 47 74
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf 47.79% 37.90% 43.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 30 56
Median daily rate £615 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.47% -5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £650 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

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

Scala
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Scala in Canary Wharf over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scala in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 6 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (83.33%) Banking
2 5 (83.33%) Investment Banking
3 4 (66.67%) Fixed Income
4 3 (50.00%) Front Office
4 3 (50.00%) Multithreading
4 3 (50.00%) Derivative
5 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (33.33%) Data Structures
5 2 (33.33%) Multithreaded Programming
5 2 (33.33%) Akka
5 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
5 2 (33.33%) Grid Computing
5 2 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (33.33%) Middleware
5 2 (33.33%) JUnit
5 2 (33.33%) Unix
5 2 (33.33%) Linux
6 1 (16.67%) J2SE
6 1 (16.67%) IntelliJ
6 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
6 1 (16.67%) Perl
6 1 (16.67%) SQL
6 1 (16.67%) VB
6 1 (16.67%) Sybase
6 1 (16.67%) DB2
6 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
6 1 (16.67%) Finance
6 1 (16.67%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 1 (16.67%) Equity Derivative

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 1 (16.67%) DataSynapse
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Coherence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (16.67%) DB2
1 1 (16.67%) Hazelcast
1 1 (16.67%) Infinispan
1 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) JUnit
2 1 (16.67%) IntelliJ
General
1 5 (83.33%) Banking
1 5 (83.33%) Investment Banking
2 3 (50.00%) Front Office
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (83.33%) Scala Developer
3 4 (66.67%) Java Developer
3 4 (66.67%) Java Scala Developer
4 3 (50.00%) Investment Banking Java Developer
5 1 (16.67%) C++ Developer
5 1 (16.67%) Front Office C++ Developer
5 1 (16.67%) Front Office Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Akka
1 2 (33.33%) Middleware
2 1 (16.67%) J2SE
2 1 (16.67%) Kafka
2 1 (16.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Fixed Income
2 3 (50.00%) Derivative
3 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (33.33%) Data Structures
3 2 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (33.33%) Grid Computing
4 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (16.67%) Credit Derivative
4 1 (16.67%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (16.67%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 2 (33.33%) Multithreaded Programming
2 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) Data Ingestion
3 1 (16.67%) Database Tuning
3 1 (16.67%) Functional Programming
3 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) C++
2 1 (16.67%) Perl
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) MiFID
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Platform Symphony
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Sybase