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 30 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Play Framework
Rank 508 517 519
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +2
Contract jobs citing Play Framework 75 36 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.075% 0.045%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.54% 0.28% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 29 18
Average daily rate
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£538 £600 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.41% +46.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £800 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £538 £425 £420
% change year-on-year
+26.47% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
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
13821 12977 12603
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.08% 26.94% 28.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 9280 8153 7957
Average daily rate £388 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 190 267 323
Average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.93 £14.03 £19.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.90 £42.50
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

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 30 January 2015.

Play Framework Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Play Framework
Top 17 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 30 January 2015. 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 +6 58 £550 -31.25% 9
London +12 35 £550 -31.25% 4
Wales 0 16 £500 +14.28%
Cardiff +2 13 £498 +13.71%
South Wales -4 13 £498 +13.71%
City of London +5 5 £550 -31.25% 2
South West -16 1 £450 -5.26% 1
South East - 1 £550 - 4
Reading - 1 £550 - 1
Berkshire - 1 £550 - 4
Dorset - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Maidenhead - - - - 1
Oxford - - - -
Poole - - - -
Bicester - - - -

Play Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

1 118 (89.39%) Scala
2 106 (80.30%) Agile Software Development
3 81 (61.36%) Java
4 61 (46.21%) MongoDB
5 54 (40.91%) REST
6 51 (38.64%) Scrum
7 50 (37.88%) HTML
7 50 (37.88%) HTML5
8 48 (36.36%) Ruby
9 44 (33.33%) JSON
9 44 (33.33%) TDD
10 43 (32.58%) JavaScript
11 42 (31.82%) Ruby on Rails
12 41 (31.06%) NoSQL
13 39 (29.55%) CSS
13 39 (29.55%) Ajax
14 38 (28.79%) Kanban
15 37 (28.03%) Django
16 36 (27.27%) PostgreSQL
16 36 (27.27%) Git (software)
17 35 (26.52%) CSS3
17 35 (26.52%) MySQL
18 34 (25.76%) Configuration Management
19 31 (23.48%) JUnit
19 31 (23.48%) Akka
20 30 (22.73%) Apache Cassandra
21 28 (21.21%) Software Architecture
22 25 (18.94%) Spring
22 25 (18.94%) Linux
23 23 (17.42%) Open Source

Play Framework
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 17 (12.88%) Apache
2 12 (9.09%) Node.js
3 10 (7.58%) nginx
4 8 (6.06%) Tomcat
5 7 (5.30%) JBoss
6 6 (4.55%) Confluence
7 4 (3.03%) MQSeries
7 4 (3.03%) Apache Spark
8 3 (2.27%) CMS
8 3 (2.27%) Alfresco
9 1 (0.76%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (1.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.30%) Cloud Computing
1 7 (5.30%) SaaS
1 7 (5.30%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (5.30%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 18 (13.64%) HTTP
2 3 (2.27%) Firewall
2 3 (2.27%) VPN
2 3 (2.27%) MQTT
2 3 (2.27%) AMQP
3 1 (0.76%) LDAP
3 1 (0.76%) FTP
3 1 (0.76%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (46.21%) MongoDB
2 41 (31.06%) NoSQL
3 36 (27.27%) PostgreSQL
4 35 (26.52%) MySQL
5 30 (22.73%) Apache Cassandra
6 9 (6.82%) Redis
7 8 (6.06%) Big Data
8 7 (5.30%) Relational Database
9 6 (4.55%) Hadoop
9 6 (4.55%) SQL Server
10 4 (3.03%) DB2
11 2 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (1.52%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.76%) OLAP
12 1 (0.76%) HBase
12 1 (0.76%) Apache Hive
12 1 (0.76%) Couchbase
12 1 (0.76%) Impala
12 1 (0.76%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 36 (27.27%) Git (software)
2 31 (23.48%) JUnit
3 23 (17.42%) Jenkins
4 20 (15.15%) Subversion
5 15 (11.36%) Jasmine
6 9 (6.82%) Maven
7 8 (6.06%) Selenium
7 8 (6.06%) JIRA
7 8 (6.06%) Mercurial
8 7 (5.30%) Hudson
8 7 (5.30%) Cucumber
9 5 (3.79%) IntelliJ
9 5 (3.79%) LoadRunner
10 3 (2.27%) Grunt
11 2 (1.52%) Artifactory
11 2 (1.52%) MSI
12 1 (0.76%) JMeter
12 1 (0.76%) Capybara
12 1 (0.76%) Gerrit
12 1 (0.76%) Gradle
General
1 12 (9.09%) Finance
2 2 (1.52%) Marketing
2 2 (1.52%) Electronics
2 2 (1.52%) Telecoms
2 2 (1.52%) Manufacturing
2 2 (1.52%) Publishing
3 1 (0.76%) Banking
3 1 (0.76%) Law
3 1 (0.76%) Legal
3 1 (0.76%) Games
3 1 (0.76%) Investment Banking
3 1 (0.76%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 68 (51.52%) Developer
2 40 (30.30%) Architect
3 37 (28.03%) Technical Architect
4 31 (23.48%) Scala Developer
5 27 (20.45%) Java Developer
6 12 (9.09%) Digital Architect
7 7 (5.30%) DevOps Engineer
8 6 (4.55%) Senior Architect
8 6 (4.55%) Software Engineer
8 6 (4.55%) Senior Technical Architect
8 6 (4.55%) JavaScript Developer
9 5 (3.79%) Java Architect
10 4 (3.03%) Senior Digital Architect
10 4 (3.03%) Web Developer
10 4 (3.03%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 3 (2.27%) Solutions Architect
11 3 (2.27%) Senior Developer
11 3 (2.27%) Lead Developer
11 3 (2.27%) Front-End Developer
11 3 (2.27%) Head of Architecture
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (40.91%) REST
2 50 (37.88%) HTML
2 50 (37.88%) HTML5
3 44 (33.33%) JSON
4 42 (31.82%) Ruby on Rails
5 39 (29.55%) CSS
5 39 (29.55%) Ajax
6 37 (28.03%) Django
7 35 (26.52%) CSS3
8 31 (23.48%) Akka
9 25 (18.94%) Spring
10 21 (15.91%) jQuery
11 20 (15.15%) XML
12 19 (14.39%) J2EE
13 18 (13.64%) Hibernate
13 18 (13.64%) Spring MVC
14 17 (12.88%) RESTful
15 16 (12.12%) Web Services
16 9 (6.82%) AngularJS
17 8 (6.06%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 23 (17.42%) Open Source
2 10 (7.58%) User Experience
3 8 (6.06%) Replication
4 3 (2.27%) Derivative
4 3 (2.27%) Equities
4 3 (2.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (1.52%) Market Risk
5 2 (1.52%) DTV
6 1 (0.76%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.76%) Artificial Intelligence
6 1 (0.76%) Credit Derivative
6 1 (0.76%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 25 (18.94%) Linux
2 7 (5.30%) UNIX
2 7 (5.30%) CentOS
3 6 (4.55%) Windows
4 5 (3.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.52%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (80.30%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (38.64%) Scrum
3 44 (33.33%) TDD
4 38 (28.79%) Kanban
5 34 (25.76%) Configuration Management
6 28 (21.21%) Software Architecture
7 21 (15.91%) MVC
8 18 (13.64%) DevOps
9 17 (12.88%) User Stories
10 15 (11.36%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (9.85%) BDD
11 13 (9.85%) Product Management
11 13 (9.85%) Web Development
12 10 (7.58%) Extreme Programming
12 10 (7.58%) Mentoring
13 9 (6.82%) OO
14 8 (6.06%) SOA
15 7 (5.30%) Disaster Recovery
15 7 (5.30%) Load Balancing
16 6 (4.55%) Functional Programming
Programming Languages
1 118 (89.39%) Scala
2 81 (61.36%) Java
3 48 (36.36%) Ruby
4 43 (32.58%) JavaScript
5 17 (12.88%) Python
6 10 (7.58%) Bash Shell
6 10 (7.58%) C#
7 9 (6.82%) SQL
8 7 (5.30%) Groovy
9 6 (4.55%) C++
10 4 (3.03%) Clojure
11 3 (2.27%) Perl
11 3 (2.27%) Haskell
12 2 (1.52%) F#
13 1 (0.76%) OCaml
Qualifications
1 9 (6.82%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.03%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.76%) Degree
3 1 (0.76%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.06%) QA
2 3 (2.27%) COBIT
3 1 (0.76%) Basel III
3 1 (0.76%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 10 (7.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (5.30%) Varnish
2 7 (5.30%) VirtualBox
3 3 (2.27%) vCloud
4 2 (1.52%) XenApp
4 2 (1.52%) XenDesktop
4 2 (1.52%) Terminal Services
4 2 (1.52%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.76%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 14 (10.61%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (9.09%) Puppet
3 7 (5.30%) Vagrant
4 2 (1.52%) Ansible
4 2 (1.52%) Capistrano
5 1 (0.76%) Mesos
5 1 (0.76%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.76%) logstash
5 1 (0.76%) Salt
5 1 (0.76%) Kibana
5 1 (0.76%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 10 (7.58%) VMware
2 7 (5.30%) Oracle
3 6 (4.55%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.03%) Google
5 2 (1.52%) Vyatta
5 2 (1.52%) Citrix
5 2 (1.52%) SAP
5 2 (1.52%) Brocade
6 1 (0.76%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.76%) Red Hat