The table below looks at the statistics for Play Framework skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Play Framework over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Play Framework
Rank 524 548 548
Rank change year-on-year
+24 0
Contract jobs citing Play Framework 102 57 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.11% 0.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.70% 0.42% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 46 40
Average daily rate £500 £550 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £420 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £663 £800
UK excluding London average daily rate £505 £550 £463
% change year-on-year
-8.18% +18.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £57.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £57.15

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

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
14629 13646 13172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.37% 26.67% 26.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 10112 9088 8227
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 257 196 270
Average hourly rate £40.00 £33.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% -1.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £20.37 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £46.50 £46.23
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

Play Framework
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Play Framework Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Play Framework
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Play Framework within the UK.

Play Framework Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Play Framework
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Play Framework within the UK over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

Play Framework Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Play Framework
Top 29 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
England +38 101 £500 -9.09% 22
London +32 59 £500 -5.66% 14
West Midlands -9 10 £510 -5.11% 2
North East -12 10 £310 -4.61%
Tyne and Wear -14 10 £310 -4.61%
Newcastle upon Tyne -20 10 £310 -4.61%
City of London +50 8 £550 - 1
Yorkshire -13 8 £625 -5.66% 3
Shropshire -14 8 £510 -5.11%
West Yorkshire -12 5 £625 -5.66%
Leeds -22 5 £625 -5.66%
Leicestershire - 5 - -
East Midlands - 5 - -
South East +15 4 - - 1
East of England +1 4 £525 +23.52%
West Sussex - 4 - - 1
Southend-on-Sea - 4 £525 -
Worthing - 4 - - 1
Essex - 4 £525 -
Leicester - 4 - -
Telford -19 3 - -
South Yorkshire - 3 £413 - 3
Sheffield - 3 £413 - 3
Birmingham - 2 - - 2
Westminster -6 1 £413 -42.10%
North West -15 1 - - 2
Manchester -21 1 - -
Croydon - 1 £403 -
Osterley - 1 £500 -

Play Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 175 (88.38%) Scala
2 145 (73.23%) Agile Software Development
3 127 (64.14%) Java
4 108 (54.55%) MongoDB
5 96 (48.48%) TDD
6 77 (38.89%) HTML
7 74 (37.37%) NoSQL
7 74 (37.37%) REST
8 64 (32.32%) Ruby
9 60 (30.30%) Scrum
10 57 (28.79%) BDD
10 57 (28.79%) Git (software)
11 56 (28.28%) Apache Cassandra
12 55 (27.78%) CSS
12 55 (27.78%) Akka
13 52 (26.26%) Jenkins
13 52 (26.26%) Linux
14 51 (25.76%) Spring
14 51 (25.76%) HTML5
15 50 (25.25%) JSON
16 49 (24.75%) Django
16 49 (24.75%) JavaScript
17 44 (22.22%) MySQL
17 44 (22.22%) Ruby on Rails
18 40 (20.20%) PostgreSQL
18 40 (20.20%) RESTful
19 38 (19.19%) Ajax
20 37 (18.69%) Continuous Integration
20 37 (18.69%) Microservices
21 34 (17.17%) Puppet

Play Framework
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 34 (17.17%) Node.js
2 15 (7.58%) Apache
2 15 (7.58%) Confluence
3 14 (7.07%) Apache Spark
3 14 (7.07%) Tomcat
4 11 (5.56%) JBoss
4 11 (5.56%) nginx
5 4 (2.02%) WebLogic
6 3 (1.52%) Alfresco
6 3 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.01%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.51%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.51%) Oracle Application Server
Business Applications
1 4 (2.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.07%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.52%) GitHub
2 3 (1.52%) Heroku
2 3 (1.52%) PaaS
3 1 (0.51%) Amazon Kinesis
3 1 (0.51%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (0.51%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 32 (16.16%) HTTP
2 13 (6.57%) TCP/IP
3 7 (3.54%) Internet
3 7 (3.54%) SSL
4 2 (1.01%) Network Security
5 1 (0.51%) Firewall
5 1 (0.51%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.51%) Intranet
5 1 (0.51%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (54.55%) MongoDB
2 74 (37.37%) NoSQL
3 56 (28.28%) Apache Cassandra
4 44 (22.22%) MySQL
5 40 (20.20%) PostgreSQL
6 29 (14.65%) Relational Database
7 10 (5.05%) Big Data
7 10 (5.05%) Hadoop
7 10 (5.05%) Redis
8 9 (4.55%) Couchbase
9 7 (3.54%) CouchDB
10 6 (3.03%) HBase
10 6 (3.03%) Jackrabbit
10 6 (3.03%) RDBMS
10 6 (3.03%) SQL Server
11 2 (1.01%) Apache Hive
11 2 (1.01%) MariaDB
12 1 (0.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 1 (0.51%) Impala
12 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 57 (28.79%) Git (software)
2 52 (26.26%) Jenkins
3 26 (13.13%) Cucumber
4 22 (11.11%) Subversion
5 20 (10.10%) Maven
6 17 (8.59%) JUnit
7 16 (8.08%) JIRA
8 15 (7.58%) Hudson
9 14 (7.07%) Jasmine
10 13 (6.57%) Mockito
11 12 (6.06%) Gradle
12 11 (5.56%) Selenium
13 8 (4.04%) TeamCity
14 7 (3.54%) Mercurial
15 5 (2.53%) Vagrant
16 4 (2.02%) WebDriver
17 3 (1.52%) Eclipse
17 3 (1.52%) Grunt
17 3 (1.52%) IntelliJ
17 3 (1.52%) QUnit
General
1 10 (5.05%) Finance
2 9 (4.55%) Retail
3 6 (3.03%) Publishing
4 5 (2.53%) Marketing
4 5 (2.53%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.02%) Electronics
5 4 (2.02%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.51%) Banking
Job Titles
1 143 (72.22%) Developer
2 95 (47.98%) Scala Developer
3 63 (31.82%) Java Developer
4 48 (24.24%) Architect
5 37 (18.69%) Technical Architect
6 31 (15.66%) Java Scala Developer
7 27 (13.64%) Senior Developer
8 26 (13.13%) Digital Architect
9 21 (10.61%) Agile Developer
10 19 (9.60%) Digital Technical Architect
11 13 (6.57%) Senior Architect
11 13 (6.57%) Senior Technical Architect
12 12 (6.06%) Senior Java Developer
13 11 (5.56%) Agile Java Developer
13 11 (5.56%) Senior Scala Developer
14 8 (4.04%) HTML Developer
14 8 (4.04%) Java Architect
14 8 (4.04%) Senior Digital Architect
14 8 (4.04%) Senior Digital Technical Architect
15 7 (3.54%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (38.89%) HTML
2 74 (37.37%) REST
3 55 (27.78%) Akka
3 55 (27.78%) CSS
4 51 (25.76%) HTML5
4 51 (25.76%) Spring
5 50 (25.25%) JSON
6 49 (24.75%) Django
7 44 (22.22%) Ruby on Rails
8 40 (20.20%) RESTful
9 38 (19.19%) Ajax
10 28 (14.14%) Web Services
11 27 (13.64%) CSS3
12 24 (12.12%) J2EE
13 23 (11.62%) spray
14 18 (9.09%) jQuery
14 18 (9.09%) RabbitMQ
15 14 (7.07%) AngularJS
15 14 (7.07%) JAX-RS
16 12 (6.06%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.59%) User Experience
2 7 (3.54%) Mobile App
3 6 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.03%) Social Media
4 5 (2.53%) Wiki
5 4 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.01%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.01%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.51%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.51%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.51%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.51%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.51%) Market Risk
7 1 (0.51%) Replication
7 1 (0.51%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 52 (26.26%) Linux
2 23 (11.62%) Unix
3 19 (9.60%) Mac OS X
4 9 (4.55%) Windows
5 6 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (2.02%) Windows 10
6 4 (2.02%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (73.23%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (48.48%) TDD
3 60 (30.30%) Scrum
4 57 (28.79%) BDD
5 37 (18.69%) Continuous Integration
5 37 (18.69%) Microservices
6 31 (15.66%) Open Source
7 29 (14.65%) Kanban
8 24 (12.12%) Configuration Management
8 24 (12.12%) Pair Programming
9 23 (11.62%) Software Architecture
10 21 (10.61%) Mentoring
10 21 (10.61%) MVC
11 18 (9.09%) OO
12 17 (8.59%) Multithreading
12 17 (8.59%) Web Development
13 16 (8.08%) DevOps
14 14 (7.07%) High Availability
15 13 (6.57%) User Stories
16 12 (6.06%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 175 (88.38%) Scala
2 127 (64.14%) Java
3 64 (32.32%) Ruby
4 49 (24.75%) JavaScript
5 22 (11.11%) Python
6 14 (7.07%) SQL
7 11 (5.56%) Perl
7 11 (5.56%) PHP
8 9 (4.55%) Clojure
9 8 (4.04%) C#
10 7 (3.54%) Bash Shell
11 6 (3.03%) Groovy
12 5 (2.53%) C++
13 4 (2.02%) Go
14 3 (1.52%) Haskell
15 1 (0.51%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 16 (8.08%) Security Cleared
2 7 (3.54%) BPSS Clearance
2 7 (3.54%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.01%) Degree
4 1 (0.51%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.51%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.55%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.01%) QA
System Software
1 21 (10.61%) Docker
2 1 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 34 (17.17%) Puppet
2 20 (10.10%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (2.53%) Graylog
4 1 (0.51%) Apache Shiro
4 1 (0.51%) Ganglia
4 1 (0.51%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.51%) Nagios
Vendors
1 7 (3.54%) Oracle
2 5 (2.53%) Google
2 5 (2.53%) Red Hat
2 5 (2.53%) SaltStack
2 5 (2.53%) VMware
3 4 (2.02%) Adobe
3 4 (2.02%) Apigee
3 4 (2.02%) SAP
4 3 (1.52%) webMethods
5 2 (1.01%) CA
6 1 (0.51%) New Relic
6 1 (0.51%) WSO2
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