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 26 January 2015 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Play Framework
Rank 125 113 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Contract jobs citing Play Framework 6 12 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.19% 0.44% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.75% 1.56% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 0
Average daily rate
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£550 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.41% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £534 £425 £385
% change year-on-year
+25.58% +10.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £57.15 -
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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
802 770 796
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 25.49% 28.30% 29.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 519 432 462
Average daily rate £350 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 21 8
Average hourly rate £22.50 £32.00 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.68% -15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.14 £18.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.10 £40.00 £42.29
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 26 January 2015, 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 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (100.00%) Scala
2 10 (76.92%) TDD
2 10 (76.92%) Scrum
2 10 (76.92%) Java
3 8 (61.54%) Kanban
4 7 (53.85%) Hibernate
4 7 (53.85%) Open Source
4 7 (53.85%) Akka
4 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
4 7 (53.85%) MVC
4 7 (53.85%) Spring
5 6 (46.15%) Configuration Management
6 5 (38.46%) CSS
6 5 (38.46%) HTML
6 5 (38.46%) Extreme Programming
6 5 (38.46%) HTML5
6 5 (38.46%) REST
6 5 (38.46%) JSON
6 5 (38.46%) Spring MVC
7 4 (30.77%) DevOps
8 3 (23.08%) Apache Camel
8 3 (23.08%) MQTT
8 3 (23.08%) Django
8 3 (23.08%) Java EE
8 3 (23.08%) Apache CXF
8 3 (23.08%) AMQP
8 3 (23.08%) ActiveMQ
8 3 (23.08%) Ruby
8 3 (23.08%) Ajax

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 3 (23.08%) JBoss
1 3 (23.08%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) AMQP
1 3 (23.08%) MQTT
2 1 (7.69%) LDAP
2 1 (7.69%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) MySQL
1 2 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (15.38%) MongoDB
1 2 (15.38%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (15.38%) NoSQL
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Architect
1 10 (76.92%) Technical Architect
2 5 (38.46%) Java Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Scala Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Digital Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Java Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Digital Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) Hibernate
1 7 (53.85%) Spring
1 7 (53.85%) Akka
2 5 (38.46%) HTML5
2 5 (38.46%) REST
2 5 (38.46%) JSON
2 5 (38.46%) Spring MVC
2 5 (38.46%) HTML
2 5 (38.46%) CSS
3 3 (23.08%) J2EE
3 3 (23.08%) ActiveMQ
3 3 (23.08%) JMS
3 3 (23.08%) JMX
3 3 (23.08%) JAAS
3 3 (23.08%) Django
3 3 (23.08%) Apache CXF
3 3 (23.08%) Ajax
3 3 (23.08%) Apache Camel
3 3 (23.08%) Java EE
4 2 (15.38%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (76.92%) TDD
2 10 (76.92%) Scrum
3 8 (61.54%) Kanban
4 7 (53.85%) MVC
5 6 (46.15%) Configuration Management
6 5 (38.46%) Extreme Programming
7 4 (30.77%) DevOps
8 2 (15.38%) Product Management
8 2 (15.38%) BDD
8 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (15.38%) OO
8 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
8 2 (15.38%) SOA
9 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (7.69%) User Stories
9 1 (7.69%) Software Architecture
9 1 (7.69%) Line Management
9 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) Scala
2 10 (76.92%) Java
3 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
4 3 (23.08%) Ruby
5 1 (7.69%) Python