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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Play Framework over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Play Framework
Rank 130 129 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing Play Framework 3 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.097% 0.21% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.37% 0.71% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 - £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
802 841 1052
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 25.86% 28.89% 31.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 469 451 582
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 £263 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 18 36
Average hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £33.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -0.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Play Framework within the North West region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire +4 3 £400 -
Manchester - - - - 2
Play Framework
England

Play Framework
Top 21 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Apache Solr
2 4 (80.00%) REST
2 4 (80.00%) Redis
2 4 (80.00%) Kafka
2 4 (80.00%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (80.00%) Akka
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) CSS
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (20.00%) ETL
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (20.00%) RESTful
4 1 (20.00%) J2EE
4 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (20.00%) OOP
4 1 (20.00%) OO

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 4 (80.00%) Apache Solr
1 4 (80.00%) Elasticsearch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) Redis
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) REST
1 4 (80.00%) Kafka
1 4 (80.00%) Akka
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) RESTful
3 1 (20.00%) J2EE
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (20.00%) ETL
4 1 (20.00%) OOP
4 1 (20.00%) OO
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript