Period
to 19 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 19 November 2018 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
UK > Wales
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 76 73
Rank change year-on-year -8 -3 +34
Contract jobs citing Scala 32 14 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.91% 1.19% 2.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.32% 3.07% 5.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 11 30
Wales median daily rate £500 £450 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -12.20% +28.13%
10th Percentile £363 £363 £450
90th Percentile £578 £550 £606
UK median daily rate £550 £534 £525
% change year-on-year +3.04% +1.67% -4.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Wales median hourly rate £24.50 - -
UK median hourly rate £24.00 - £100.00

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 Wales with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 741 456 595
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 44.13% 38.64% 42.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 541 303 400
Wales median daily rate £415 £375 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.67% -9.09% +17.86%
10th Percentile £313 £251 £263
90th Percentile £575 £538 £575
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 8 15
Wales median hourly rate £23.25 £18.75 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.97% -65.91% +168.29%
10th Percentile £12.75 £14.29 £17.83
90th Percentile £38.13 £39.20 £77.50
UK median hourly rate £41.53 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.83% +6.67% -

Scala
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Scala in Wales

Scala
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Scala in Wales

Scala
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Scala in Wales over the 6 months to 19 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scala in Wales

Scala
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Wales

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Scala in Wales over the 6 months to 19 November 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Scala in Wales

Scala
Contract Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 6 months to 19 November 2018. 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
West Wales - 17 £500 - 1
South Wales -23 14 £425 -5.56% 1
Scala
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Scala also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Wales region with a requirement for Scala.

1 26 (81.25%) Java
2 25 (78.13%) SQL
3 20 (62.50%) XML
4 19 (59.38%) EJB
4 19 (59.38%) MongoDB
4 19 (59.38%) Play Framework
4 19 (59.38%) Dropwizard
5 18 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (56.25%) JDBC
5 18 (56.25%) JSP
5 18 (56.25%) Struts
5 18 (56.25%) WebLogic
5 18 (56.25%) Oracle
5 18 (56.25%) HTML
5 18 (56.25%) WSDL
5 18 (56.25%) WebLogic Workshop
6 10 (31.25%) Python
7 8 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 8 (25.00%) SC Cleared
7 8 (25.00%) Security Cleared
8 5 (15.63%) Hadoop
8 5 (15.63%) Data Architecture
8 5 (15.63%) Service Management
8 5 (15.63%) Data Modelling
9 3 (9.38%) PySpark
9 3 (9.38%) Driving Licence
9 3 (9.38%) Disclosure Scotland
9 3 (9.38%) Analytics
9 3 (9.38%) MapReduce
9 3 (9.38%) Apache Spark

Scala
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 18 (56.25%) WebLogic
2 3 (9.38%) Apache Spark
2 3 (9.38%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.13%) Mule
3 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.13%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.13%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (3.13%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (59.38%) MongoDB
2 5 (15.63%) Hadoop
3 3 (9.38%) Apache Hive
4 2 (6.25%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.13%) Cosmos DB
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (56.25%) WebLogic Workshop
2 2 (6.25%) ER Studio
2 2 (6.25%) ERwin
2 2 (6.25%) PowerDesigner
3 1 (3.13%) Artifactory
3 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.13%) SonarQube
3 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio Team System
Job Titles
1 22 (68.75%) Developer
2 17 (53.13%) Java Developer
3 10 (31.25%) Cloud Developer
4 5 (15.63%) Architect
5 4 (12.50%) Data Architect
5 4 (12.50%) Java Scala Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Scala Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Data Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Data Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Hadoop Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) MongoDB Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Hadoop Architect
8 1 (3.13%) Applications Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Cloud Architect
8 1 (3.13%) Cloud Solutions Architect
8 1 (3.13%) Java Applications Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Lead Solutions Architect
8 1 (3.13%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (3.13%) WebLogic Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (62.50%) XML
2 19 (59.38%) Dropwizard
2 19 (59.38%) EJB
2 19 (59.38%) Play Framework
3 18 (56.25%) HTML
3 18 (56.25%) JDBC
3 18 (56.25%) JSP
3 18 (56.25%) Struts
3 18 (56.25%) WSDL
4 3 (9.38%) PySpark
5 2 (6.25%) .NET
5 2 (6.25%) JSON
5 2 (6.25%) XSD
6 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET
6 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Driving Licence
2 2 (6.25%) Reference Data
3 1 (3.13%) Linux Command Line
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (15.63%) Data Architecture
2 5 (15.63%) Data Modelling
2 5 (15.63%) Service Management
3 3 (9.38%) Analytics
3 3 (9.38%) MapReduce
3 3 (9.38%) Migration
3 3 (9.38%) Software Engineering
4 2 (6.25%) Data Management
4 2 (6.25%) Metadata Management
4 2 (6.25%) Reference Data Management
4 2 (6.25%) SDLC
4 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.13%) Coaching
5 1 (3.13%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (3.13%) DevOps
5 1 (3.13%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.13%) Microservices
5 1 (3.13%) OO
5 1 (3.13%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 26 (81.25%) Java
2 25 (78.13%) SQL
3 10 (31.25%) Python
4 8 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.25%) R
6 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.13%) C#
6 1 (3.13%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 8 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.13%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 18 (56.25%) Oracle
2 2 (6.25%) Cloudera
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft