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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 50 47
Rank change year-on-year +1 -3  
Contract jobs citing Scala 7 20 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.25% 3.47% 0.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.99% 6.85% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 17 0
Median daily rate £510 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.00% -  
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 - - -

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 234 292 209
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 41.94% 50.69% 45.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 201 150
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £440 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 15 3
Median hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +75.00% -38.46%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

Scala
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales 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 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 3 months to 27 March 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 3 months to 27 March 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 - 6 £505 -
Cardiff +2 1 £525 +40.00% 1
Scala
Wales

Scala
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 23 (92.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (72.00%) TDD
3 16 (64.00%) Java
4 13 (52.00%) Big Data
5 11 (44.00%) BDD
6 10 (40.00%) Python
7 8 (32.00%) Scrum
7 8 (32.00%) Relational Database
8 7 (28.00%) DevOps
8 7 (28.00%) Hadoop
8 7 (28.00%) Open Source
9 6 (24.00%) Kanban
9 6 (24.00%) Linux
10 5 (20.00%) Ruby
10 5 (20.00%) RESTful
10 5 (20.00%) Node.js
10 5 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (20.00%) API Development
10 5 (20.00%) API Design
11 4 (16.00%) Apache Spark
11 4 (16.00%) Cloud Foundry
11 4 (16.00%) NoSQL
11 4 (16.00%) PaaS
11 4 (16.00%) Cloudera
11 4 (16.00%) Git (software)
11 4 (16.00%) Software Engineering
12 3 (12.00%) CSS
12 3 (12.00%) JSON
12 3 (12.00%) HTML
12 3 (12.00%) HTTP

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 5 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (16.00%) Apache Spark
2 4 (16.00%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (4.00%) Apache Pig
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) PaaS
2 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) HTTP
2 1 (4.00%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (52.00%) Big Data
2 8 (32.00%) Relational Database
3 7 (28.00%) Hadoop
4 4 (16.00%) NoSQL
5 3 (12.00%) Neo4j
6 2 (8.00%) MongoDB
7 1 (4.00%) Apache Hive
7 1 (4.00%) HBase
7 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
7 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.00%) JIRA
2 1 (4.00%) Selenium
2 1 (4.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.00%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (8.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 21 (84.00%) Developer
2 12 (48.00%) Scala Developer
3 9 (36.00%) Senior Developer
4 8 (32.00%) Java Developer
4 8 (32.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 4 (16.00%) Senior Scala Developer
6 3 (12.00%) Big Data Developer
6 3 (12.00%) Java Scala Developer
6 3 (12.00%) Senior Java Scala Developer
6 3 (12.00%) Software Engineer
7 2 (8.00%) Agile Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Cloud Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Hadoop Developer
8 1 (4.00%) Agile Java Developer
8 1 (4.00%) Big Data Architect
8 1 (4.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 1 (4.00%) Hadoop Architect
8 1 (4.00%) Scala Software Engineer
8 1 (4.00%) Senior Agile Developer
8 1 (4.00%) Senior Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.00%) Node.js
1 5 (20.00%) RESTful
2 3 (12.00%) CSS
2 3 (12.00%) HTML
2 3 (12.00%) JSON
2 3 (12.00%) Swagger
3 1 (4.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Linux
2 2 (8.00%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (92.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (72.00%) TDD
3 11 (44.00%) BDD
4 8 (32.00%) Scrum
5 7 (28.00%) DevOps
5 7 (28.00%) Open Source
6 6 (24.00%) Kanban
7 5 (20.00%) API Design
7 5 (20.00%) API Development
8 4 (16.00%) Software Engineering
9 3 (12.00%) MapReduce
10 2 (8.00%) Analytics
10 2 (8.00%) Continuous Delivery
10 2 (8.00%) OWASP
10 2 (8.00%) Secure Coding
11 1 (4.00%) Data Engineering
11 1 (4.00%) Microservices
11 1 (4.00%) Performance Testing
11 1 (4.00%) Test Scripting
11 1 (4.00%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (64.00%) Java
2 10 (40.00%) Python
3 5 (20.00%) Ruby
4 2 (8.00%) Go
5 1 (4.00%) C#
5 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.00%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Cloudera
2 1 (4.00%) Hortonworks
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