The table below looks at the statistics for Scala skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scala over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scala
Rank 36 45 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs citing Scala 25 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 4.56% 0.48% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.19% 1.64% -
Number of daily rates quoted 24 2 0
Average daily rate
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£498 £388 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.38% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £450 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.50 -
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Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the South Wales region.

Programming Languages Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
272 122 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 49.64% 29.26% 40.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 79 96
Average daily rate £350 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 9
Average hourly rate £20.00 £35.00 £16.86
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.85% +107.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.05 £19.17 £12.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £45.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

Scala
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Scala Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Scala
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Scala Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Scala
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scala across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Scala Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

Scala
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scala within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +14 25 £498 +28.38%
Scala
Wales

Scala
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 32 (88.89%) HTML
2 30 (83.33%) CSS
2 30 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (83.33%) HTML5
3 27 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 27 (75.00%) CSS3
4 25 (69.44%) REST
4 25 (69.44%) Git (software)
4 25 (69.44%) Ajax
5 23 (63.89%) JSON
5 23 (63.89%) jQuery
5 23 (63.89%) Jenkins
6 22 (61.11%) Subversion
6 22 (61.11%) JUnit
7 20 (55.56%) MongoDB
8 19 (52.78%) Jasmine
9 17 (47.22%) HTTP
10 16 (44.44%) Play Framework
11 10 (27.78%) RESTful
12 9 (25.00%) OO
13 8 (22.22%) KnockoutJS
14 7 (19.44%) XML
14 7 (19.44%) Java
15 6 (16.67%) MVC
15 6 (16.67%) TDD
15 6 (16.67%) Scrum
16 5 (13.89%) BDD
16 5 (13.89%) Ruby
16 5 (13.89%) Python
16 5 (13.89%) XHTML

Scala
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 2 (5.56%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 17 (47.22%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (55.56%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 25 (69.44%) Git (software)
2 23 (63.89%) Jenkins
3 22 (61.11%) JUnit
3 22 (61.11%) Subversion
4 19 (52.78%) Jasmine
5 4 (11.11%) QUnit
5 4 (11.11%) Sinon.JS
6 3 (8.33%) JIRA
6 3 (8.33%) Cucumber
6 3 (8.33%) Hudson
6 3 (8.33%) Trac
7 1 (2.78%) Grunt
7 1 (2.78%) PhantomJS
General
1 2 (5.56%) Legal
2 1 (2.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 34 (94.44%) Developer
2 19 (52.78%) Scala Developer
3 6 (16.67%) Web Developer
4 4 (11.11%) Senior Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Senior Web Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Perl Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Front-End Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Technical Architect
5 3 (8.33%) Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Java Architect
7 1 (2.78%) Technical Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Perl Programmer
7 1 (2.78%) Java Technical Architect
7 1 (2.78%) Programmer
7 1 (2.78%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (88.89%) HTML
2 30 (83.33%) CSS
2 30 (83.33%) HTML5
3 27 (75.00%) CSS3
4 25 (69.44%) REST
4 25 (69.44%) Ajax
5 23 (63.89%) JSON
5 23 (63.89%) jQuery
6 16 (44.44%) Play Framework
7 10 (27.78%) RESTful
8 8 (22.22%) KnockoutJS
9 7 (19.44%) XML
10 5 (13.89%) XHTML
11 4 (11.11%) Web Services
11 4 (11.11%) Sass
12 3 (8.33%) Mojolicious
12 3 (8.33%) Hibernate
12 3 (8.33%) Spring
13 2 (5.56%) iXBRL
13 2 (5.56%) Akka
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Open Source
2 2 (5.56%) W3C
3 1 (2.78%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.56%) Android
1 2 (5.56%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.78%) UNIX
2 1 (2.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (25.00%) OO
3 6 (16.67%) MVC
3 6 (16.67%) TDD
3 6 (16.67%) Scrum
4 5 (13.89%) OOP
4 5 (13.89%) BDD
5 3 (8.33%) Software Engineering
5 3 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (8.33%) SOA
6 2 (5.56%) Configuration Management
6 2 (5.56%) Kanban
6 2 (5.56%) Coaching
7 1 (2.78%) Analytics
7 1 (2.78%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.78%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (19.44%) Java
3 5 (13.89%) Python
3 5 (13.89%) Ruby
3 5 (13.89%) PHP
4 3 (8.33%) Perl
5 2 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.78%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.78%) ISO 14001
Vendors
1 2 (5.56%) Oracle