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 3 months to 28 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
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 54 46
Rank change year-on-year +3 -8  
Contract jobs citing Scala 4 1 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.75% 0.21% 3.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.07% 0.47% 7.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 21
Median daily rate £538 £588 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.51% +46.87%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £569 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £571 £606 £494
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 South Wales with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
South Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 193 215 279
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 36.35% 45.45% 48.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 297 400
Median daily rate £375 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.22% +10.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £213 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £614 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 8
Median hourly rate £36.50 £14.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +156.14% -18.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.44 £11.52 £15.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.10 £36.58 £18.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +14.86% -  

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
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 28 June 2017. 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 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 +3 2 £525 -10.63% 2
Cardiff - 2 £550 - 1
Scala
Wales

For the 6 months to 28 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Scala.

1 9 (81.82%) Big Data
2 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (54.55%) Java
4 4 (36.36%) Cloudera
4 4 (36.36%) Hadoop
5 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
5 3 (27.27%) Python
5 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
5 3 (27.27%) Apache Spark
6 2 (18.18%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (18.18%) Analytics
6 2 (18.18%) .NET
6 2 (18.18%) Games
6 2 (18.18%) C#
6 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
6 2 (18.18%) TDD
7 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
7 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
7 1 (9.09%) JIRA
7 1 (9.09%) Apache Flex
7 1 (9.09%) Selenium
7 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
7 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
7 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
7 1 (9.09%) WebDriver
7 1 (9.09%) Open Source
7 1 (9.09%) Apache Hive
7 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
7 1 (9.09%) NoSQL

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 3 (27.27%) Apache Spark
2 2 (18.18%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (81.82%) Big Data
2 4 (36.36%) Hadoop
3 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
4 1 (9.09%) Apache Hive
4 1 (9.09%) HBase
4 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
4 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
4 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 1 (9.09%) JIRA
1 1 (9.09%) Selenium
1 1 (9.09%) SpecFlow
1 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
1 1 (9.09%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (18.18%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Developer
2 5 (45.45%) Scala Developer
3 4 (36.36%) Big Data Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Cloud Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Hadoop Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Java Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Automation Tester
5 1 (9.09%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
2 1 (9.09%) Apache Flex
2 1 (9.09%) Kafka
2 1 (9.09%) PySpark
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) Analytics
2 2 (18.18%) TDD
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (9.09%) Coaching
3 1 (9.09%) Data Engineering
3 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
3 1 (9.09%) Open Source
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Scrum
3 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
3 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
3 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
3 1 (9.09%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) Python
3 2 (18.18%) C#
4 1 (9.09%) R
4 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Apache Flume
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Cloudera