The table below looks at the statistics for Play Framework skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Play Framework over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Play Framework
Wales / South Wales
Rank - - 41
Contract jobs citing Play Framework 0 0 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales - - 2.81%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 10.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 13
Median daily rate - - £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £419 £520
% change year-on-year
+13.43% -19.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 South Wales region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
127 149 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 26.29% 29.27% 26.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 125 100
Median daily rate £400 £343 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.78% -23.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £250 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £400 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

Play Framework
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales 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 South Wales

Play Framework
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Play Framework Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Play Framework
Top 24 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Play Framework.

1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Scala
2 4 (80.00%) Java
3 3 (60.00%) Hadoop
3 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (60.00%) TDD
3 3 (60.00%) Spring
3 3 (60.00%) BDD
3 3 (60.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (60.00%) NoSQL
3 3 (60.00%) Open Source
3 3 (60.00%) High Availability
3 3 (60.00%) Akka
3 3 (60.00%) RESTful
4 2 (40.00%) REST
4 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (20.00%) J2EE
5 1 (20.00%) Web Services
5 1 (20.00%) Python
5 1 (20.00%) Ruby
5 1 (20.00%) Neo4j
5 1 (20.00%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (20.00%) Docker
5 1 (20.00%) Elasticsearch

Play Framework
Top Related IT Skills in South 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 (20.00%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (60.00%) Hadoop
1 3 (60.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (20.00%) Neo4j
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Scala Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Java Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Java Software Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) NoSQL Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) AWS Developer
3 1 (20.00%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) AWS Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Cloud Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Java Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Java Scala Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Java Scala Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Java Software Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Java Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Scala Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Akka
1 3 (60.00%) RESTful
1 3 (60.00%) Spring
2 2 (40.00%) REST
3 1 (20.00%) J2EE
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) BDD
2 3 (60.00%) High Availability
2 3 (60.00%) Open Source
2 3 (60.00%) TDD
3 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Scala
2 4 (80.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) Ruby
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Docker