Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 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
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 83 60
Rank change year-on-year +13 -23 +16
Contract jobs citing Scala 37 15 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.47% 1.12% 3.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.85% 2.78% 6.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 14 33
Wales median daily rate £525 £494 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.33% +31.67% -18.92%
10th Percentile £375 £371 £321
90th Percentile £599 £546 £410
UK median daily rate £550 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +4.76% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £72.50 £29.82 -
% change year-on-year +143.17% - -

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 633 540 631
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 42.34% 40.36% 51.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 459 414 430
Wales median daily rate £400 £393 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.91% +8.05% +3.79%
10th Percentile £295 £207 £208
90th Percentile £561 £538 £465
UK median daily rate £463 £430 £418
% change year-on-year +7.56% +2.99% +4.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 20 27
Wales median hourly rate £47.50 £36.39 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.55% +81.93% -
10th Percentile £18.17 £15.60 £11.19
90th Percentile £77.50 £77.50 £45.95
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £41.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year -3.61% +7.79% +10.00%

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 23 May 2018.

Contractor daily 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 23 May 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
South Wales -2 34 £513 +3.80%
West Wales - 3 £581 -
Scala
UK

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 29 (78.38%) Python
2 27 (72.97%) Java
3 23 (62.16%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (54.05%) Docker
5 19 (51.35%) Play Framework
6 16 (43.24%) DevOps
6 16 (43.24%) Ansible
7 15 (40.54%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (40.54%) Git (software)
8 14 (37.84%) Test Automation
8 14 (37.84%) Hadoop
8 14 (37.84%) SQL
8 14 (37.84%) Jenkins
8 14 (37.84%) Cloudera
9 12 (32.43%) Software Engineering
10 11 (29.73%) REST
10 11 (29.73%) Artifactory
10 11 (29.73%) Cloud Foundry
10 11 (29.73%) Apache Spark
11 10 (27.03%) GitLab
11 10 (27.03%) Kubernetes
11 10 (27.03%) Microservices
11 10 (27.03%) Java 8
11 10 (27.03%) GitHub
11 10 (27.03%) Security Cleared
12 9 (24.32%) MongoDB
12 9 (24.32%) PySpark
12 9 (24.32%) Continuous Delivery
13 8 (21.62%) SC Cleared
14 6 (16.22%) Data Science

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 11 (29.73%) Apache Spark
1 11 (29.73%) Cloud Foundry
2 5 (13.51%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (10.81%) Mule
3 4 (10.81%) Tomcat
3 4 (10.81%) WildFly
4 3 (8.11%) Apache
5 1 (2.70%) Mongoose
Cloud Services
1 10 (27.03%) GitHub
2 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.70%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (37.84%) Hadoop
2 9 (24.32%) MongoDB
3 5 (13.51%) Apache Hive
3 5 (13.51%) Big Data
3 5 (13.51%) HBase
4 4 (10.81%) Impala
4 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
5 2 (5.41%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (40.54%) Git (software)
2 14 (37.84%) Jenkins
3 11 (29.73%) Artifactory
4 10 (27.03%) GitLab
5 5 (13.51%) Cucumber
5 5 (13.51%) Selenium
6 4 (10.81%) JIRA
6 4 (10.81%) SonarQube
6 4 (10.81%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (10.81%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (2.70%) Ant
7 1 (2.70%) Gatling
7 1 (2.70%) Gradle
7 1 (2.70%) JUnit
7 1 (2.70%) Maven
7 1 (2.70%) Subversion
7 1 (2.70%) TestNG
General
1 1 (2.70%) Digital Economy
1 1 (2.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (32.43%) Developer
2 11 (29.73%) Java Developer
3 10 (27.03%) Software Engineer
4 7 (18.92%) Python Engineer
5 6 (16.22%) Python Software Engineer
5 6 (16.22%) Scala Software Engineer
6 5 (13.51%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (8.11%) Java Engineer
7 3 (8.11%) Java Software Engineer
7 3 (8.11%) Senior DevOps
8 2 (5.41%) Architect
8 2 (5.41%) Build and Release Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) Build Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) Data Architect
8 2 (5.41%) Java Scala Software Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) Lead Developer
8 2 (5.41%) Lead Java Developer
8 2 (5.41%) Python Developer
8 2 (5.41%) Release Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (51.35%) Play Framework
2 11 (29.73%) REST
3 9 (24.32%) PySpark
4 4 (10.81%) .NET
4 4 (10.81%) React
5 3 (8.11%) Node.js
6 2 (5.41%) Spring
7 1 (2.70%) Kafka
7 1 (2.70%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (2.70%) SOAP
7 1 (2.70%) Web Services
7 1 (2.70%) XML
7 1 (2.70%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (8.11%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (2.70%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.70%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (62.16%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (43.24%) DevOps
3 15 (40.54%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (37.84%) Test Automation
5 12 (32.43%) Software Engineering
6 10 (27.03%) Microservices
7 9 (24.32%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (16.22%) Data Science
8 6 (16.22%) Integration Testing
8 6 (16.22%) Machine Learning
8 6 (16.22%) Mentoring
8 6 (16.22%) Unit Testing
9 5 (13.51%) Deployment Automation
10 3 (8.11%) Coaching
10 3 (8.11%) Collaborative Working
10 3 (8.11%) ETL
11 2 (5.41%) BDD
11 2 (5.41%) Data Governance
11 2 (5.41%) Data Modelling
11 2 (5.41%) Functional Programming
Programming Languages
1 29 (78.38%) Python
2 27 (72.97%) Java
3 14 (37.84%) SQL
4 10 (27.03%) Java 8
5 5 (13.51%) C#
6 4 (10.81%) PowerShell
7 3 (8.11%) Bash Shell
8 2 (5.41%) R
9 1 (2.70%) Go
9 1 (2.70%) Ruby
9 1 (2.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (27.03%) Security Cleared
2 8 (21.62%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 20 (54.05%) Docker
2 1 (2.70%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 16 (43.24%) Ansible
2 10 (27.03%) Kubernetes
3 4 (10.81%) Oozie
4 1 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.70%) Puppet
4 1 (2.70%) Salt
Vendors
1 14 (37.84%) Cloudera
2 1 (2.70%) Google
2 1 (2.70%) SaltStack