Period
to 19 February 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 February 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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 75 66 74
Rank change year-on-year -9 +8 -20
Contract jobs citing Scala 29 38 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.02% 2.61% 3.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.82% 5.97% 5.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 36 37
Wales median daily rate £450 £511 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.98% +36.33% -25.00%
10th Percentile £363 £413 £320
90th Percentile £598 £591 £458
UK median daily rate £538 £525 £550
% change year-on-year +2.38% -4.55% +5.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £82.50 £29.82 £65.00
% change year-on-year +176.71% -54.13% -

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 602 637 726
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 41.83% 43.75% 50.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 399 457 544
Wales median daily rate £400 £425 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +18.88% +2.14%
10th Percentile £267 £263 £245
90th Percentile £575 £561 £475
UK median daily rate £455 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +7.06% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 17 25
Wales median hourly rate £47.50 £55.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.64% +124.49% +8.89%
10th Percentile £17.05 £18.18 £12.85
90th Percentile £77.50 £77.50 £65.50
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +13.64%

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 February 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 19 February 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 -8 26 £400 -21.57% 6
West Wales +2 3 £581 +3.33%
Scala
UK

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 28 (96.55%) Java
2 15 (51.72%) Python
3 11 (37.93%) Play Framework
3 11 (37.93%) Ansible
3 11 (37.93%) Docker
3 11 (37.93%) Kubernetes
4 10 (34.48%) MongoDB
4 10 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (31.03%) SQL
6 8 (27.59%) Migration
7 7 (24.14%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (24.14%) Hadoop
7 7 (24.14%) Cloudera
7 7 (24.14%) Greenfield Project
8 6 (20.69%) R
8 6 (20.69%) Data Governance
8 6 (20.69%) NoSQL
8 6 (20.69%) Software Engineering
8 6 (20.69%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (20.69%) Data Modelling
9 5 (17.24%) Data Security
9 5 (17.24%) Data Analysis
9 5 (17.24%) Data Architecture
9 5 (17.24%) Information Assurance
9 5 (17.24%) Data Integration
9 5 (17.24%) Microservices
10 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
11 3 (10.34%) Data Migration
11 3 (10.34%) Data Structures
11 3 (10.34%) DevOps

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 1 (3.45%) Apache Spark
1 1 (3.45%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (3.45%) Mongoose
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (34.48%) MongoDB
2 7 (24.14%) Hadoop
3 6 (20.69%) NoSQL
4 2 (6.90%) Big Data
5 1 (3.45%) Apache Hive
5 1 (3.45%) HBase
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Cucumber
1 2 (6.90%) Selenium
2 1 (3.45%) Ant
2 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.45%) Gradle
2 1 (3.45%) JMeter
2 1 (3.45%) JUnit
2 1 (3.45%) Maven
2 1 (3.45%) Subversion
2 1 (3.45%) TestNG
2 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (6.90%) Finance
1 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.45%) Digital Economy
Job Titles
1 16 (55.17%) Developer
2 14 (48.28%) Java Developer
3 6 (20.69%) Architect
3 6 (20.69%) Data Architect
4 3 (10.34%) Consultant
4 3 (10.34%) Java Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Java Software Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Software Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Java Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Java Scala Software Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Lead Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Lead Java Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Migration Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Python Software Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Scala Software Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Big Data Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Scala Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Testing Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Strategy Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Testing Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (37.93%) Play Framework
2 2 (6.90%) Spring
3 1 (3.45%) .NET
3 1 (3.45%) JSON
3 1 (3.45%) Kafka
3 1 (3.45%) REST
3 1 (3.45%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (3.45%) SOAP
3 1 (3.45%) Web Services
3 1 (3.45%) XML
3 1 (3.45%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (10.34%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.45%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (27.59%) Migration
3 7 (24.14%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (20.69%) Data Governance
4 6 (20.69%) Data Modelling
4 6 (20.69%) Software Engineering
4 6 (20.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (17.24%) Data Analysis
5 5 (17.24%) Data Architecture
5 5 (17.24%) Data Integration
5 5 (17.24%) Data Security
5 5 (17.24%) Information Assurance
5 5 (17.24%) Microservices
6 3 (10.34%) Data Migration
6 3 (10.34%) DevOps
6 3 (10.34%) Metadata Management
7 2 (6.90%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (6.90%) Functional Programming
7 2 (6.90%) Strategic Thinking
7 2 (6.90%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 28 (96.55%) Java
2 15 (51.72%) Python
3 9 (31.03%) SQL
4 6 (20.69%) R
5 1 (3.45%) C#
5 1 (3.45%) Go
5 1 (3.45%) Ruby
5 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (6.90%) QA
System Software
1 11 (37.93%) Docker
2 1 (3.45%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 11 (37.93%) Ansible
1 11 (37.93%) Kubernetes
2 1 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.45%) Puppet
2 1 (3.45%) Salt
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) Cloudera
2 1 (3.45%) Google
2 1 (3.45%) SaltStack