The table below looks at the statistics for Play Framework skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Play Framework over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

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.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Play Framework
Rank 149 153 130
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -23
Contract jobs citing Play Framework 6 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.16% 0.052% 0.099%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.64% 0.24% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Median daily rate £475 £650 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.92% +62.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £500 £450
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Play Framework
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
935 823 712
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 25.64% 21.45% 23.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 651 532 432
Median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £510 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 24 11
Median hourly rate £27.75 £40.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.62% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.78 £16.16 £28.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £56.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%

Play Framework
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Play Framework as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Play Framework across the North West region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016.

Play Framework Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Play Framework
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Play Framework within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Manchester -7 4 £475 - 2
Cheshire +7 2 £475 -26.92%
Play Framework
England

Play Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Play Framework 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 North West region with a requirement for Play Framework.

1 8 (100.00%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Scala
2 4 (50.00%) BDD
2 4 (50.00%) TDD
3 3 (37.50%) Scrum
3 3 (37.50%) J2EE
3 3 (37.50%) Python
3 3 (37.50%) RESTful
3 3 (37.50%) Akka
4 2 (25.00%) Gradle
4 2 (25.00%) Dropwizard
4 2 (25.00%) Dependency Management
4 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (25.00%) JIRA
4 2 (25.00%) Kanban
4 2 (25.00%) Groovy
4 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) SOA
4 2 (25.00%) Web Services
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) Spring
4 2 (25.00%) Maven
4 2 (25.00%) Ruby
5 1 (12.50%) JSON
5 1 (12.50%) MySQL
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle
5 1 (12.50%) XML

Play Framework
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Hazelcast
1 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
1 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (25.00%) Gradle
1 2 (25.00%) JIRA
1 2 (25.00%) Maven
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Java Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Scala Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Java Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Java Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Java Scala Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Java Team Leader
4 1 (12.50%) Java Technical Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Team Leader
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Akka
1 3 (37.50%) J2EE
1 3 (37.50%) RESTful
2 2 (25.00%) Dropwizard
2 2 (25.00%) Spring
2 2 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (12.50%) Grails
3 1 (12.50%) JSON
3 1 (12.50%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) BDD
2 4 (50.00%) TDD
3 3 (37.50%) Scrum
4 2 (25.00%) Dependency Management
4 2 (25.00%) Kanban
4 2 (25.00%) SOA
4 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (12.50%) DevOps
5 1 (12.50%) OO
5 1 (12.50%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) Scala
3 3 (37.50%) Python
4 2 (25.00%) Groovy
4 2 (25.00%) Ruby
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle