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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scala over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scala
Rank 39 51 36
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -15
Contract jobs citing Scala 26 17 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 4.13% 2.87% 5.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.72% 5.06% 9.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 15 25
Median daily rate £513 £400 £495
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.12% -19.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £350 £435
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £475 £532
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £65.00 -
Scala
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
298 336 272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 47.30% 56.66% 52.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 276 194
Median daily rate £425 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 7
Median hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.47% +5.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +9.45%

Scala
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales region citing Scala as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 9 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scala within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newport - 17 £519 -
Cardiff +7 7 £513 +36.66% 1
Scala
Wales

Scala
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Scala.

1 36 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (75.00%) TDD
3 23 (63.89%) Java
4 21 (58.33%) BDD
5 17 (47.22%) Python
6 13 (36.11%) Elasticsearch
6 13 (36.11%) Open Source
6 13 (36.11%) RESTful
7 10 (27.78%) Scrum
7 10 (27.78%) Relational Database
8 9 (25.00%) DevOps
8 9 (25.00%) Hadoop
8 9 (25.00%) Kanban
9 8 (22.22%) Software Engineering
9 8 (22.22%) Linux
9 8 (22.22%) Big Data
9 8 (22.22%) Cloudera
10 7 (19.44%) NoSQL
10 7 (19.44%) Play Framework
10 7 (19.44%) API Design
11 6 (16.67%) Ruby
11 6 (16.67%) PaaS
11 6 (16.67%) Git (software)
11 6 (16.67%) Cloud Foundry
11 6 (16.67%) Apache Spark
11 6 (16.67%) API Development
12 5 (13.89%) Swagger
12 5 (13.89%) Node.js
12 5 (13.89%) REST
12 5 (13.89%) High Availability

Scala
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 13 (36.11%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (16.67%) Apache Spark
2 6 (16.67%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (5.56%) Apache Pig
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.67%) PaaS
2 4 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.33%) HTTP
2 1 (2.78%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.78%) Relational Database
2 9 (25.00%) Hadoop
3 8 (22.22%) Big Data
4 7 (19.44%) NoSQL
5 4 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (11.11%) Neo4j
6 3 (8.33%) MongoDB
7 2 (5.56%) Apache Hive
7 2 (5.56%) HBase
7 2 (5.56%) Spark SQL
8 1 (2.78%) Pentaho
8 1 (2.78%) QlikView
8 1 (2.78%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 6 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 4 (11.11%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.78%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.78%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 25 (69.44%) Developer
2 16 (44.44%) Scala Developer
3 10 (27.78%) Senior Developer
4 9 (25.00%) Java Developer
5 7 (19.44%) Senior Java Developer
6 6 (16.67%) Architect
6 6 (16.67%) Senior Scala Developer
6 6 (16.67%) Software Engineer
7 4 (11.11%) Agile Developer
7 4 (11.11%) Java Scala Developer
7 4 (11.11%) Technical Leader
8 3 (8.33%) Scala Software Engineer
8 3 (8.33%) Senior Agile Developer
8 3 (8.33%) Senior Java Scala Developer
9 2 (5.56%) Cloud Architect
9 2 (5.56%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 2 (5.56%) Java Engineer
9 2 (5.56%) Java Software Engineer
9 2 (5.56%) NoSQL Engineer
9 2 (5.56%) SOA Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (36.11%) RESTful
2 7 (19.44%) Play Framework
3 5 (13.89%) CSS
3 5 (13.89%) HTML
3 5 (13.89%) Node.js
3 5 (13.89%) REST
3 5 (13.89%) Swagger
4 3 (8.33%) Akka
4 3 (8.33%) JSON
4 3 (8.33%) Spring
5 2 (5.56%) RAML
6 1 (2.78%) J2EE
6 1 (2.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.22%) Linux
2 2 (5.56%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (75.00%) TDD
3 21 (58.33%) BDD
4 13 (36.11%) Open Source
5 10 (27.78%) Scrum
6 9 (25.00%) DevOps
6 9 (25.00%) Kanban
7 8 (22.22%) Software Engineering
8 7 (19.44%) API Design
9 6 (16.67%) API Development
10 5 (13.89%) High Availability
11 4 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
11 4 (11.11%) MapReduce
11 4 (11.11%) Microservices
11 4 (11.11%) SOA
12 3 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
12 3 (8.33%) OO
13 2 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
13 2 (5.56%) Load Balancing
13 2 (5.56%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 23 (63.89%) Java
2 17 (47.22%) Python
3 6 (16.67%) Ruby
4 3 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 3 (8.33%) SQL
5 2 (5.56%) Go
6 1 (2.78%) R
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.33%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) Docker
1 2 (5.56%) HDFS
2 1 (2.78%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) Hadoop YARN
1 1 (2.78%) Oozie
1 1 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.78%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (22.22%) Cloudera
2 1 (2.78%) Cognos
2 1 (2.78%) Hortonworks
2 1 (2.78%) Splunk
2 1 (2.78%) Tableau