Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for Scala skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Scala over the 6 months to 21 November 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
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 54 94
Rank change year-on-year -8 +40 -40
Contract jobs citing Scala 14 31 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.48% 2.76% 1.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.07% 6.64% 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 28 13
South Wales median daily rate £450 £513 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.20% +28.13% -19.19%
10th Percentile £363 £450 £320
90th Percentile £550 £606 £488
Wales median daily rate £450 £513 £400
% change year-on-year -12.20% +28.13% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Wales median hourly rate - - -
Wales median hourly rate - - -

Scala is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 344 467 638
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 36.36% 41.62% 49.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 319 494
South Wales median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £250 £263 £238
90th Percentile £483 £550 £475
Wales median daily rate £375 £413 £350
% change year-on-year -9.09% +17.86% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 18
South Wales median hourly rate £19.00 £55.00 £18.11
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.45% +203.74% +13.17%
10th Percentile £15.15 £19.93 £12.45
90th Percentile £39.85 £77.50 £55.20
Wales median hourly rate £18.75 £55.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year -65.91% +168.29% +3.02%

Scala
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings citing Scala as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Scala in South Wales

Scala
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Scala in South Wales

Scala
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Scala in South Wales over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scala 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newport +7 10 £450 -12.20%
Cardiff -10 2 - -
Scala
Wales

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Scala.

1 13 (92.86%) Java
2 8 (57.14%) Migration
3 6 (42.86%) Python
4 5 (35.71%) SQL
4 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
5 4 (28.57%) Hadoop
5 4 (28.57%) NoSQL
5 4 (28.57%) R
5 4 (28.57%) Data Governance
5 4 (28.57%) Cloudera
5 4 (28.57%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
5 4 (28.57%) .NET
5 4 (28.57%) Data Modelling
5 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
6 3 (21.43%) Data Security
6 3 (21.43%) Data Integration
6 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (21.43%) Data Analysis
6 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
6 3 (21.43%) Data Architecture
6 3 (21.43%) Information Assurance
7 2 (14.29%) Metadata Management
7 2 (14.29%) Data Structures
7 2 (14.29%) Data Migration
7 2 (14.29%) JMeter
7 2 (14.29%) IBM
7 2 (14.29%) Middleware

Scala
Co-occurring 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 1 (7.14%) Apache Spark
1 1 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Chatbot
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) Hadoop
1 4 (28.57%) NoSQL
2 1 (7.14%) Apache Hive
2 1 (7.14%) Big Data
2 1 (7.14%) HBase
2 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) JMeter
1 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
2 1 (7.14%) Selenium
General
1 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Java Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Architect
3 4 (28.57%) Data Architect
4 3 (21.43%) Consultant
4 3 (21.43%) Scala Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Java Consultant
5 2 (14.29%) Java Middleware Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Java Scala Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Middleware Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Migration Consultant
6 1 (7.14%) Java Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Java Scala Software Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Python Software Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Scala Software Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Strategy Architect
6 1 (7.14%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) .NET
2 2 (14.29%) Middleware
3 1 (7.14%) JSON
3 1 (7.14%) Kafka
3 1 (7.14%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Data Structures
2 1 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Migration
2 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (28.57%) Data Governance
2 4 (28.57%) Data Modelling
2 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (21.43%) Data Analysis
3 3 (21.43%) Data Architecture
3 3 (21.43%) Data Integration
3 3 (21.43%) Data Security
3 3 (21.43%) Information Assurance
3 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
4 2 (14.29%) Data Migration
4 2 (14.29%) Metadata Management
4 2 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Data Management
5 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
5 1 (7.14%) Integration Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Software Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 13 (92.86%) Java
2 6 (42.86%) Python
3 5 (35.71%) SQL
4 4 (28.57%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Apache Flume
1 1 (7.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Ansible
1 1 (7.14%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Cloudera
2 2 (14.29%) IBM