The first table below looks at the demand for Play Framework skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Play Framework over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the North West region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Play Framework
Rank 131 126 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing Play Framework 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.099% 0.074% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.42% 0.26% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 - £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
722 778 997
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 23.94% 28.89% 30.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 441 410 543
Average daily rate £325 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £324
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 18 36
Average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £13.61 £16.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £43.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Play Framework
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Play Framework
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Play Framework across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Play Framework Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Play Framework
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Play Framework across the North West region.

Play Framework Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Play Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Play Framework also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Play Framework.

1 10 (100.00%) Java
1 10 (100.00%) TDD
2 7 (70.00%) Akka
3 6 (60.00%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (60.00%) Linux
3 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (60.00%) Apache Solr
3 6 (60.00%) REST
3 6 (60.00%) Redis
3 6 (60.00%) Kafka
4 4 (40.00%) SQL
4 4 (40.00%) OO
5 3 (30.00%) ETL
5 3 (30.00%) OOP
5 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (30.00%) RESTful
6 2 (20.00%) HTML
6 2 (20.00%) CSS
6 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
7 1 (10.00%) Process Management
7 1 (10.00%) HTTP
7 1 (10.00%) SVG
7 1 (10.00%) Web Services
7 1 (10.00%) J2EE
7 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
7 1 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (10.00%) Web Development
7 1 (10.00%) Batik
7 1 (10.00%) Scala
7 1 (10.00%) CouchDB

Play Framework
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Play Framework also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Play Framework. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (60.00%) Apache Solr
1 6 (60.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) Redis
2 1 (10.00%) CouchDB
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
2 8 (80.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Java Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) Akka
2 6 (60.00%) REST
2 6 (60.00%) Kafka
3 3 (30.00%) RESTful
4 2 (20.00%) HTML
4 2 (20.00%) CSS
5 1 (10.00%) Web Services
5 1 (10.00%) SVG
5 1 (10.00%) Batik
5 1 (10.00%) J2EE
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) TDD
2 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) OO
4 3 (30.00%) ETL
4 3 (30.00%) OOP
4 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
6 1 (10.00%) Process Management
6 1 (10.00%) Web Development
6 1 (10.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (40.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) Scala
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript