The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Play Framework
Rank 535 549 567
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +18
Contract jobs citing Play Framework 54 14 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.099% 0.027% 0.003%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.36% 0.098% 0.013%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 4 2
Average daily rate
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£519 £433 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.94% +15.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 - £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15092 14279 14974
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.63% 27.92% 25.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 9704 9080 9140
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 220 285 365
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.60 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 29 July 2014.

Play Framework Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Play Framework
Top 14 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 29 July 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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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 +28 50 £475 +9.82% 11
London +13 26 £550 +27.16% 7
South West - 11 £300 - 2
City of London +24 4 £488 - 1
South East -10 1 £400 -
East Midlands - - - -
Bournemouth - - - -
Derby - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Poole - - - - 1
Berkshire - - - -
Derbyshire - - - -
Dorset - - - - 1
Surrey - - - -

Play Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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.

1 125 (85.62%) Scala
2 109 (74.66%) Java
3 92 (63.01%) TDD
4 71 (48.63%) Akka
5 58 (39.73%) HTML
6 57 (39.04%) CSS
6 57 (39.04%) Agile Software Development
7 56 (38.36%) BDD
8 51 (34.93%) Web Services
8 51 (34.93%) REST
8 51 (34.93%) HTML5
9 50 (34.25%) OO
10 42 (28.77%) JSON
11 41 (28.08%) Ajax
11 41 (28.08%) Amazon AWS
12 39 (26.71%) Cloud Computing
13 38 (26.03%) CouchDB
13 38 (26.03%) Batik
13 38 (26.03%) Web Development
13 38 (26.03%) Process Management
13 38 (26.03%) SVG
14 37 (25.34%) CSS3
14 37 (25.34%) MongoDB
15 34 (23.29%) NoSQL
16 32 (21.92%) Django
16 32 (21.92%) Ruby on Rails
16 32 (21.92%) Ruby
17 31 (21.23%) Scrum
17 31 (21.23%) JavaScript
18 30 (20.55%) Open Source

Play Framework
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 10 (6.85%) Mule
2 9 (6.16%) LiveCycle
3 6 (4.11%) Apache Solr
3 6 (4.11%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.37%) Apache
4 2 (1.37%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.37%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.68%) nginx
5 1 (0.68%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 5 (3.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.68%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 41 (28.08%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (26.71%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.68%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.68%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (0.68%) CloudFront
3 1 (0.68%) GitHub
3 1 (0.68%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.79%) HTTP
2 3 (2.05%) Internet
3 2 (1.37%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (26.03%) CouchDB
2 37 (25.34%) MongoDB
3 34 (23.29%) NoSQL
4 29 (19.86%) MySQL
5 27 (18.49%) Apache Cassandra
5 27 (18.49%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (4.11%) Redis
7 3 (2.05%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 3 (2.05%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.05%) SQL Server
8 2 (1.37%) DB2
8 2 (1.37%) Big Data
9 1 (0.68%) MarkLogic
9 1 (0.68%) Neo4j
9 1 (0.68%) HBase
9 1 (0.68%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.68%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 17 (11.64%) Git (software)
2 16 (10.96%) Subversion
3 15 (10.27%) Jenkins
4 11 (7.53%) Maven
5 7 (4.79%) JUnit
6 6 (4.11%) Selenium
7 5 (3.42%) Jasmine
8 4 (2.74%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.37%) JIRA
10 1 (0.68%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.68%) Gerrit
10 1 (0.68%) Ant
10 1 (0.68%) Trac
General
1 11 (7.53%) Finance
2 6 (4.11%) Marketing
3 5 (3.42%) Manufacturing
3 5 (3.42%) Electronics
3 5 (3.42%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.68%) Banking
Job Titles
1 98 (67.12%) Developer
2 56 (38.36%) Scala Developer
3 54 (36.99%) Java Developer
4 52 (35.62%) Architect
5 29 (19.86%) Technical Architect
6 19 (13.01%) Java Architect
7 13 (8.90%) Junior Java Developer
7 13 (8.90%) Junior
7 13 (8.90%) Junior Developer
8 9 (6.16%) .NET Developer
8 9 (6.16%) Junior .NET Developer
9 8 (5.48%) Enterprise Architect
9 8 (5.48%) Software Engineer
10 7 (4.79%) Consultant
10 7 (4.79%) Digital Architect
11 6 (4.11%) Senior Developer
12 5 (3.42%) Applications Developer
12 5 (3.42%) Senior Java Developer
12 5 (3.42%) Technical Developer
13 4 (2.74%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (48.63%) Akka
2 58 (39.73%) HTML
3 57 (39.04%) CSS
4 51 (34.93%) Web Services
4 51 (34.93%) REST
4 51 (34.93%) HTML5
5 42 (28.77%) JSON
6 41 (28.08%) Ajax
7 38 (26.03%) Batik
7 38 (26.03%) SVG
8 37 (25.34%) CSS3
9 32 (21.92%) Django
9 32 (21.92%) Ruby on Rails
10 22 (15.07%) Spring
11 14 (9.59%) Hibernate
12 13 (8.90%) XML
13 12 (8.22%) J2EE
14 11 (7.53%) XSLT
14 11 (7.53%) Middleware
15 10 (6.85%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 30 (20.55%) Open Source
2 5 (3.42%) DTV
3 3 (2.05%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.05%) Reference Data
3 3 (2.05%) Data Integration
4 2 (1.37%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.48%) Linux
2 3 (2.05%) UNIX
3 2 (1.37%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (63.01%) TDD
2 57 (39.04%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (38.36%) BDD
4 50 (34.25%) OO
5 38 (26.03%) Process Management
5 38 (26.03%) Web Development
6 31 (21.23%) Scrum
7 26 (17.81%) Kanban
8 20 (13.70%) Software Architecture
9 19 (13.01%) Configuration Management
10 17 (11.64%) Product Management
10 17 (11.64%) Pair Programming
11 16 (10.96%) User Stories
12 14 (9.59%) MVC
13 13 (8.90%) Continuous Integration
14 9 (6.16%) Software Engineering
15 7 (4.79%) SOA
16 6 (4.11%) E-Commerce
17 5 (3.42%) OOP
17 5 (3.42%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 125 (85.62%) Scala
2 109 (74.66%) Java
3 32 (21.92%) Ruby
4 31 (21.23%) JavaScript
5 11 (7.53%) SQL
6 5 (3.42%) C#
7 4 (2.74%) Clojure
8 3 (2.05%) Python
9 2 (1.37%) C++
10 1 (0.68%) VBA
10 1 (0.68%) Perl
10 1 (0.68%) PHP
10 1 (0.68%) XQuery
10 1 (0.68%) XPath
10 1 (0.68%) F#
10 1 (0.68%) R
10 1 (0.68%) Golang
Qualifications
1 2 (1.37%) Degree
1 2 (1.37%) SC Cleared
1 2 (1.37%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.68%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.37%) QA
2 1 (0.68%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.68%) ISO 14001
Systems Management
1 1 (0.68%) ZABBIX
1 1 (0.68%) Puppet
1 1 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (8.22%) Oracle
2 10 (6.85%) JBoss
2 10 (6.85%) Adobe
2 10 (6.85%) WSO2
3 5 (3.42%) SAP
4 3 (2.05%) Zend
5 2 (1.37%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.68%) Mercator
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