The table below looks at the statistics for Play Framework skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Play Framework over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Play Framework
Rank 400 545 533
Rank change year-on-year
+145 -12
Contract jobs citing Play Framework 272 82 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.50% 0.15% 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.80% 0.56% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 59 68
Median daily rate £500 £514 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.67% +14.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £650 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £545 £450
% change year-on-year
-17.43% +21.11%
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 across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15110 14689 14482
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.70% 27.00% 27.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 10708 9655 9625
Median daily rate £420 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 203 177
Median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.86 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.20 £47.83 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.60% +8.00%

Play Framework
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs 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 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 27 May 2016.

Play Framework Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Play Framework
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Play Framework within the UK over the 3 months to 27 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +154 269 £500 -2.67% 35
London +64 118 £518 +2.22% 26
South East - 79 £441 - 1
West Sussex - 68 £441 -
Worthing - 59 £425 -
West Midlands - 45 £490 -
Shropshire - 41 £513 -
Telford - 38 £525 -
City of London +34 12 £500 +8.10% 5
Yorkshire +15 11 £450 +20.00% 5
West Yorkshire +7 11 £450 +20.00% 2
East Midlands +13 8 £463 -
Leeds +4 8 £450 +20.00% 2
Leicestershire -1 7 £500 -
North East -49 7 £400 -38.46%
Tyne and Wear -53 7 £400 -38.46%
Newcastle upon Tyne -52 6 £400 -38.46%
Leicester -6 5 - -
Brighton - 4 £500 -
East Sussex - 4 £500 -
Surrey - 4 £425 -
Westminster - 3 £388 -
Oxford - 2 £450 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £450 -
Chester -5 1 £475 +72.72%
Cheshire -13 1 £475 +2.70%
North West -19 1 £475 -10.79% 3
Birmingham - 1 £433 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £425 -
M4 Corridor - 1 - -

Play Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, 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 with a requirement for Play Framework.

1 376 (92.84%) Scala
2 338 (83.46%) Agile Software Development
3 329 (81.23%) Java
4 203 (50.12%) REST
5 202 (49.88%) MongoDB
6 194 (47.90%) Scrum
7 187 (46.17%) Spring
8 179 (44.20%) Open Source
9 178 (43.95%) JSON
10 159 (39.26%) HTML
11 153 (37.78%) TDD
12 144 (35.56%) Continuous Integration
13 143 (35.31%) CSS
14 139 (34.32%) Akka
15 138 (34.07%) HTML5
16 137 (33.83%) HTTP
17 135 (33.33%) RESTful
17 135 (33.33%) Jenkins
18 124 (30.62%) Git (software)
19 123 (30.37%) Ruby
20 120 (29.63%) Linux
21 112 (27.65%) NoSQL
22 106 (26.17%) Microservices
22 106 (26.17%) Ajax
22 106 (26.17%) Django
23 104 (25.68%) JUnit
24 103 (25.43%) CSS3
25 99 (24.44%) Ruby on Rails
26 97 (23.95%) Python
27 91 (22.47%) BDD

Play Framework
Top Related IT Skills 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 82 (20.25%) Node.js
2 65 (16.05%) Confluence
3 38 (9.38%) Apache
4 30 (7.41%) Apache Spark
5 20 (4.94%) WebLogic
6 19 (4.69%) JBoss
6 19 (4.69%) Tomcat
7 13 (3.21%) Elasticsearch
8 9 (2.22%) nginx
9 7 (1.73%) WebLogic Portal
10 2 (0.49%) Alfresco
10 2 (0.49%) Liferay
10 2 (0.49%) Oracle Application Server
10 2 (0.49%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.25%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.25%) CMS
11 1 (0.25%) GlassFish
11 1 (0.25%) Jetty
11 1 (0.25%) Magnolia
11 1 (0.25%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (0.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.49%) Exchequer
2 1 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 27 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (3.70%) GitHub
3 8 (1.98%) Heroku
4 7 (1.73%) Amazon SQS
4 7 (1.73%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (1.48%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (1.48%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (1.23%) Google App Engine
6 5 (1.23%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.74%) SaaS
8 1 (0.25%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.25%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.25%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.25%) AWS OpsWorks
8 1 (0.25%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 137 (33.83%) HTTP
2 12 (2.96%) Internet
2 12 (2.96%) SSL
3 10 (2.47%) TCP/IP
4 8 (1.98%) Network Security
5 1 (0.25%) Firewall
5 1 (0.25%) Intranet
5 1 (0.25%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 202 (49.88%) MongoDB
2 112 (27.65%) NoSQL
3 74 (18.27%) Apache Cassandra
4 61 (15.06%) Relational Database
5 46 (11.36%) MySQL
6 45 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
7 26 (6.42%) Big Data
8 18 (4.44%) CouchDB
9 17 (4.20%) Redis
10 15 (3.70%) Couchbase
11 13 (3.21%) Hadoop
12 11 (2.72%) MariaDB
13 6 (1.48%) Jackrabbit
14 5 (1.23%) Neo4j
15 4 (0.99%) DB2
16 3 (0.74%) Apache Hive
16 3 (0.74%) Infinispan
16 3 (0.74%) RDBMS
16 3 (0.74%) SQL Server
17 2 (0.49%) HBase
Development Applications
1 135 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 124 (30.62%) Git (software)
3 104 (25.68%) JUnit
4 85 (20.99%) Subversion
5 66 (16.30%) JIRA
6 51 (12.59%) Cucumber
7 48 (11.85%) Selenium
8 33 (8.15%) Gradle
8 33 (8.15%) WebDriver
9 32 (7.90%) Hudson
9 32 (7.90%) Maven
10 21 (5.19%) IntelliJ
11 14 (3.46%) Jasmine
12 13 (3.21%) Mockito
13 12 (2.96%) Grunt
13 12 (2.96%) gulp
14 11 (2.72%) Eclipse
15 7 (1.73%) Liquibase
15 7 (1.73%) TeamCity
15 7 (1.73%) Vagrant
General
1 17 (4.20%) Retail
2 12 (2.96%) Finance
3 6 (1.48%) Marketing
4 3 (0.74%) Advertising
4 3 (0.74%) Publishing
5 2 (0.49%) Banking
5 2 (0.49%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.25%) Electronics
6 1 (0.25%) Games
6 1 (0.25%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 316 (78.02%) Developer
2 222 (54.81%) Scala Developer
3 128 (31.60%) Java Developer
4 83 (20.49%) Java Scala Developer
5 66 (16.30%) Architect
6 33 (8.15%) Digital Architect
6 33 (8.15%) Technical Architect
7 28 (6.91%) Agile Developer
7 28 (6.91%) Senior Developer
8 26 (6.42%) Software Architect
9 25 (6.17%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 24 (5.93%) Software Engineer
11 23 (5.68%) Software Developer
12 22 (5.43%) Lead Developer
13 21 (5.19%) Java Architect
14 20 (4.94%) Agile Java Developer
15 19 (4.69%) Developer/Software Engineer
16 16 (3.95%) Java Engineer
17 15 (3.70%) Java Software Engineer
17 15 (3.70%) Senior Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 203 (50.12%) REST
2 187 (46.17%) Spring
3 178 (43.95%) JSON
4 159 (39.26%) HTML
5 143 (35.31%) CSS
6 139 (34.32%) Akka
7 138 (34.07%) HTML5
8 135 (33.33%) RESTful
9 106 (26.17%) Ajax
9 106 (26.17%) Django
10 103 (25.43%) CSS3
11 99 (24.44%) Ruby on Rails
12 82 (20.25%) Guice
13 53 (13.09%) J2EE
13 53 (13.09%) Spring MVC
14 51 (12.59%) spray
15 47 (11.60%) Web Services
16 35 (8.64%) XML
17 33 (8.15%) SOAP
18 27 (6.67%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 49 (12.10%) User Experience
2 16 (3.95%) Mobile App
3 11 (2.72%) Social Media
4 6 (1.48%) Algorithms
4 6 (1.48%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (1.48%) Data Structures
5 5 (1.23%) Data Centre
5 5 (1.23%) Statistics
6 4 (0.99%) Digital Media
7 3 (0.74%) Computer Science
7 3 (0.74%) NHS
7 3 (0.74%) PKI
8 2 (0.49%) Biometrics
8 2 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.25%) Blog
9 1 (0.25%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.25%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 120 (29.63%) Linux
2 31 (7.65%) Unix
3 10 (2.47%) Mac OS X
4 5 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (1.23%) Ubuntu
4 5 (1.23%) Windows
5 3 (0.74%) Android
5 3 (0.74%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.49%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.25%) CoreOS
7 1 (0.25%) Solaris
7 1 (0.25%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 338 (83.46%) Agile Software Development
2 194 (47.90%) Scrum
3 179 (44.20%) Open Source
4 153 (37.78%) TDD
5 144 (35.56%) Continuous Integration
6 106 (26.17%) Microservices
7 91 (22.47%) BDD
8 87 (21.48%) Automated Testing
9 77 (19.01%) Configuration Management
10 70 (17.28%) MVC
11 63 (15.56%) Responsive Web Design
11 63 (15.56%) Web Design
12 62 (15.31%) DevOps
12 62 (15.31%) Web Development
13 61 (15.06%) Pair Programming
14 55 (13.58%) OWASP
15 52 (12.84%) Mentoring
16 45 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
17 43 (10.62%) Kanban
17 43 (10.62%) OO
Programming Languages
1 376 (92.84%) Scala
2 329 (81.23%) Java
3 123 (30.37%) Ruby
4 97 (23.95%) Python
5 85 (20.99%) JavaScript
6 68 (16.79%) C#
7 35 (8.64%) SQL
8 17 (4.20%) PHP
9 15 (3.70%) Groovy
10 14 (3.46%) Clojure
11 12 (2.96%) Perl
12 10 (2.47%) C++
13 8 (1.98%) Haskell
14 3 (0.74%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.49%) C
15 2 (0.49%) Go
16 1 (0.25%) Bash Shell
16 1 (0.25%) Erlang
16 1 (0.25%) PL/SQL
16 1 (0.25%) XPath
Qualifications
1 38 (9.38%) Security Cleared
2 31 (7.65%) SC Cleared
3 6 (1.48%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (0.99%) Degree
5 2 (0.49%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.22%) QA
2 2 (0.49%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 84 (20.74%) Docker
2 1 (0.25%) HDFS
2 1 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.25%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (0.25%) Xen
Systems Management
1 79 (19.51%) Puppet
2 13 (3.21%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (1.73%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.25%) Apache Shiro
4 1 (0.25%) Ganglia
4 1 (0.25%) Grafana
4 1 (0.25%) Kibana
4 1 (0.25%) Mesos
4 1 (0.25%) Nagios
4 1 (0.25%) Oozie
Vendors
1 88 (21.73%) Google
2 18 (4.44%) webMethods
3 11 (2.72%) Adobe
4 9 (2.22%) CA
4 9 (2.22%) Oracle
4 9 (2.22%) VMware
5 5 (1.23%) New Relic
6 3 (0.74%) Apigee
7 1 (0.25%) Cloudera
7 1 (0.25%) Perforce
7 1 (0.25%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.25%) SaltStack
7 1 (0.25%) SAP
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