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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Play Framework
Rank 558 552 577
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +25
Contract jobs citing Play Framework 60 34 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.065% 0.016%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.38% 0.22% 0.058%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 17 1
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£500 £413 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% +10.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+57.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
15734 15245 15428
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.02% 29.00% 27.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 10384 9914 9250
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 178 280 393
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.29 £18.00 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £46.00 £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 21 October 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Play Framework within the UK over the 3 months to 21 October 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 -14 49 £413 - 11
London -3 21 £413 -8.33% 4
Newcastle upon Tyne - 10 £315 - 3
Tyne and Wear - 10 £315 - 3
North East - 10 £315 - 3
City of London +24 6 £550 -31.25% 3
North West -25 6 £538 - 3
South West - 5 £450 -
Yorkshire -5 2 £763 +117.92%
West Yorkshire -6 2 £763 +117.92%
Manchester -9 2 £544 - 2
Leeds - 2 £763 -
South East - 2 £475 - 1
Surrey - 1 £400 -
Berkshire - 1 £550 -
Reading - 1 £550 -
Salford - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Woking - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Chester - - - - 1
Godalming - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - - 1
Dorset - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
South Yorkshire - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Poole - - - -

Play Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 103 (88.03%) Scala
2 90 (76.92%) Java
3 85 (72.65%) Agile Software Development
4 65 (55.56%) TDD
5 43 (36.75%) Akka
6 42 (35.90%) REST
7 39 (33.33%) Web Services
8 37 (31.62%) Scrum
9 36 (30.77%) HTML
10 35 (29.91%) NoSQL
11 34 (29.06%) MongoDB
11 34 (29.06%) PostgreSQL
12 33 (28.21%) MySQL
12 33 (28.21%) HTML5
13 32 (27.35%) Ruby
13 32 (27.35%) Kanban
14 31 (26.50%) Django
15 30 (25.64%) CSS
15 30 (25.64%) Ruby on Rails
16 29 (24.79%) Ajax
16 29 (24.79%) BDD
17 27 (23.08%) Apache Cassandra
17 27 (23.08%) JSON
17 27 (23.08%) OO
18 26 (22.22%) Software Architecture
19 24 (20.51%) CSS3
19 24 (20.51%) Open Source
20 22 (18.80%) Product Management
20 22 (18.80%) JavaScript
20 22 (18.80%) Configuration Management

Play Framework
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 7 (5.98%) Apache
2 5 (4.27%) MQSeries
3 4 (3.42%) JBoss
4 3 (2.56%) Apache Solr
4 3 (2.56%) Confluence
4 3 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.71%) Apache Spark
5 2 (1.71%) nginx
6 1 (0.85%) Node.js
6 1 (0.85%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.85%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 5 (4.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.85%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 19 (16.24%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (14.53%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.85%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.85%) SaaS
3 1 (0.85%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (0.85%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.56%) HTTP
2 1 (0.85%) Intranet
2 1 (0.85%) Internet
2 1 (0.85%) AMQP
2 1 (0.85%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (29.91%) NoSQL
2 34 (29.06%) PostgreSQL
2 34 (29.06%) MongoDB
3 33 (28.21%) MySQL
4 27 (23.08%) Apache Cassandra
5 17 (14.53%) CouchDB
6 8 (6.84%) SQL Server
7 6 (5.13%) Relational Database
8 5 (4.27%) DB2
9 3 (2.56%) Redis
10 2 (1.71%) Big Data
10 2 (1.71%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.85%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.85%) Couchbase
11 1 (0.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 16 (13.68%) JUnit
2 12 (10.26%) Cucumber
3 11 (9.40%) Git (software)
4 7 (5.98%) Maven
5 6 (5.13%) Selenium
5 6 (5.13%) Jenkins
6 5 (4.27%) JIRA
7 3 (2.56%) Subversion
8 1 (0.85%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.85%) RSpec
8 1 (0.85%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.85%) PhantomJS
8 1 (0.85%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.85%) Capybara
8 1 (0.85%) Artifactory
General
1 12 (10.26%) Finance
2 5 (4.27%) Electronics
2 5 (4.27%) Telecoms
2 5 (4.27%) Manufacturing
2 5 (4.27%) Marketing
3 1 (0.85%) Games
3 1 (0.85%) Banking
3 1 (0.85%) Law
Job Titles
1 74 (63.25%) Developer
2 51 (43.59%) Java Developer
3 42 (35.90%) Architect
4 36 (30.77%) Scala Developer
5 31 (26.50%) Technical Architect
6 14 (11.97%) Digital Architect
7 12 (10.26%) Java Architect
8 8 (6.84%) Junior
8 8 (6.84%) Junior Developer
8 8 (6.84%) Junior Java Developer
9 5 (4.27%) Lead Developer
9 5 (4.27%) Lead Java Developer
9 5 (4.27%) JavaScript Developer
10 4 (3.42%) Senior Architect
10 4 (3.42%) Junior .NET Developer
10 4 (3.42%) .NET Developer
10 4 (3.42%) Senior Technical Architect
10 4 (3.42%) Senior Developer
11 3 (2.56%) Solutions Architect
11 3 (2.56%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (36.75%) Akka
2 42 (35.90%) REST
3 39 (33.33%) Web Services
4 36 (30.77%) HTML
5 33 (28.21%) HTML5
6 31 (26.50%) Django
7 30 (25.64%) Ruby on Rails
7 30 (25.64%) CSS
8 29 (24.79%) Ajax
9 27 (23.08%) JSON
10 24 (20.51%) CSS3
11 19 (16.24%) Spring
12 18 (15.38%) J2EE
13 17 (14.53%) SVG
13 17 (14.53%) Batik
14 16 (13.68%) RESTful
15 15 (12.82%) Hibernate
16 10 (8.55%) Spring MVC
17 9 (7.69%) SOAP
18 8 (6.84%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 24 (20.51%) Open Source
2 13 (11.11%) User Experience
3 5 (4.27%) DTV
4 2 (1.71%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.85%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.85%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.85%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.40%) Linux
2 5 (4.27%) UNIX
2 5 (4.27%) Windows
3 4 (3.42%) CentOS
3 4 (3.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (72.65%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (55.56%) TDD
3 37 (31.62%) Scrum
4 32 (27.35%) Kanban
5 29 (24.79%) BDD
6 27 (23.08%) OO
7 26 (22.22%) Software Architecture
8 22 (18.80%) Product Management
8 22 (18.80%) Configuration Management
9 20 (17.09%) Web Development
10 19 (16.24%) User Stories
11 17 (14.53%) Mentoring
11 17 (14.53%) Process Management
11 17 (14.53%) MVC
12 10 (8.55%) Pair Programming
12 10 (8.55%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (8.55%) Line Management
13 9 (7.69%) SOA
14 7 (5.98%) DevOps
15 6 (5.13%) Extreme Programming
Programming Languages
1 103 (88.03%) Scala
2 90 (76.92%) Java
3 32 (27.35%) Ruby
4 22 (18.80%) JavaScript
5 12 (10.26%) SQL
5 12 (10.26%) C#
6 7 (5.98%) C++
7 6 (5.13%) Python
8 3 (2.56%) Groovy
9 2 (1.71%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.71%) Clojure
10 1 (0.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (5.98%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.13%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.27%) QA
2 3 (2.56%) COBIT
3 1 (0.85%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.85%) ISO 14001
Systems Management
1 4 (3.42%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.71%) Capistrano
2 2 (1.71%) Puppet
3 1 (0.85%) Ansible
3 1 (0.85%) Mesos
Vendors
1 6 (5.13%) Oracle
2 5 (4.27%) SAP
2 5 (4.27%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.71%) Google
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