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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Play Framework
Rank 533 498 520
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +22
Contract jobs citing Play Framework 66 72 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.14% 0.043%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.47% 0.51% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 55 16
Average daily rate
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£514 £475 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.15% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £403 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £800 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £538 £475 £420
% change year-on-year
+13.15% +13.09%
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
14151 14119 12451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.37% 27.20% 27.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 9202 8972 7852
Average daily rate £388 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 179 221 325
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.31 £16.87 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £53.50 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 27 March 2015.

Play Framework Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Play Framework
Top 24 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 27 March 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 66 £514 +2.75% 25
London +21 45 £513 -26.78% 15
City of London +12 8 £475 -40.62% 5
North West -22 8 £513 +20.58% 5
West Yorkshire - 5 £675 - 2
Yorkshire - 5 £675 - 2
Leeds - 5 £675 - 2
West Midlands -4 4 £538 +7.50% 2
Manchester - 4 £525 - 4
Newcastle upon Tyne +2 3 - -
Tyne and Wear +2 3 - -
North East -4 3 - -
Chester +5 2 £275 -31.25%
Cheshire -9 2 £275 -31.25%
East Sussex - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
North Wales - - - -
South East - - - - 1
Birmingham - - - - 2
Maidenhead - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Reading - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 1
Wales - - - -

Play Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 119 (86.86%) Scala
2 118 (86.13%) Agile Software Development
3 75 (54.74%) Java
4 67 (48.91%) MongoDB
5 61 (44.53%) TDD
6 60 (43.80%) HTML
6 60 (43.80%) JSON
7 54 (39.42%) HTML5
7 54 (39.42%) Scrum
8 53 (38.69%) Ruby
9 52 (37.96%) REST
10 50 (36.50%) CSS
11 48 (35.04%) NoSQL
12 44 (32.12%) Ajax
13 43 (31.39%) Ruby on Rails
13 43 (31.39%) JavaScript
14 42 (30.66%) Kanban
15 41 (29.93%) CSS3
16 38 (27.74%) Django
17 37 (27.01%) Configuration Management
18 36 (26.28%) Akka
19 34 (24.82%) PostgreSQL
19 34 (24.82%) Git (software)
20 31 (22.63%) Apache Cassandra
21 29 (21.17%) Jenkins
21 29 (21.17%) MySQL
22 28 (20.44%) Spring
23 26 (18.98%) BDD
24 25 (18.25%) Open Source
24 25 (18.25%) RESTful

Play Framework
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 19 (13.87%) Node.js
2 18 (13.14%) Apache
3 14 (10.22%) Tomcat
4 8 (5.84%) nginx
4 8 (5.84%) Confluence
5 6 (4.38%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (2.92%) CMS
6 4 (2.92%) Alfresco
6 4 (2.92%) JBoss
7 2 (1.46%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.73%) Mule
Business Applications
1 3 (2.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.03%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (6.57%) SaaS
3 8 (5.84%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (5.11%) Amazon ELB
5 5 (3.65%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 17 (12.41%) HTTP
2 3 (2.19%) VPN
2 3 (2.19%) Internet
2 3 (2.19%) Firewall
2 3 (2.19%) AMQP
2 3 (2.19%) MQTT
3 1 (0.73%) LDAP
3 1 (0.73%) FTP
3 1 (0.73%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (48.91%) MongoDB
2 48 (35.04%) NoSQL
3 34 (24.82%) PostgreSQL
4 31 (22.63%) Apache Cassandra
5 29 (21.17%) MySQL
6 15 (10.95%) Redis
7 13 (9.49%) Hadoop
8 6 (4.38%) Big Data
8 6 (4.38%) Relational Database
9 3 (2.19%) CouchDB
10 2 (1.46%) Data Mining
10 2 (1.46%) SQL Server
10 2 (1.46%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (1.46%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (1.46%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.73%) Couchbase
11 1 (0.73%) Impala
11 1 (0.73%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.73%) OLAP
11 1 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 34 (24.82%) Git (software)
2 29 (21.17%) Jenkins
3 25 (18.25%) JUnit
4 19 (13.87%) Subversion
5 14 (10.22%) Jasmine
6 13 (9.49%) Cucumber
7 12 (8.76%) JIRA
8 10 (7.30%) Selenium
9 8 (5.84%) Mercurial
10 7 (5.11%) Hudson
11 6 (4.38%) WebDriver
11 6 (4.38%) Mockito
11 6 (4.38%) TestNG
11 6 (4.38%) Liquibase
12 5 (3.65%) Maven
12 5 (3.65%) IntelliJ
12 5 (3.65%) LoadRunner
13 3 (2.19%) Grunt
14 2 (1.46%) MSI
15 1 (0.73%) JMeter
General
1 12 (8.76%) Finance
2 3 (2.19%) Electronics
2 3 (2.19%) Telecoms
2 3 (2.19%) Manufacturing
2 3 (2.19%) Marketing
3 2 (1.46%) Publishing
4 1 (0.73%) Banking
4 1 (0.73%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.73%) Legal
4 1 (0.73%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 70 (51.09%) Developer
2 47 (34.31%) Architect
3 42 (30.66%) Technical Architect
4 32 (23.36%) Scala Developer
5 23 (16.79%) Java Developer
6 13 (9.49%) Digital Architect
7 8 (5.84%) Senior Architect
7 8 (5.84%) Senior Technical Architect
8 7 (5.11%) Web Developer
8 7 (5.11%) DevOps Engineer
9 6 (4.38%) Senior Digital Architect
9 6 (4.38%) Senior Developer
10 5 (3.65%) Solutions Architect
11 4 (2.92%) JavaScript Developer
11 4 (2.92%) Java Architect
11 4 (2.92%) Front-End Developer
11 4 (2.92%) Software Engineer
11 4 (2.92%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 3 (2.19%) Analyst
12 3 (2.19%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (43.80%) HTML
1 60 (43.80%) JSON
2 54 (39.42%) HTML5
3 52 (37.96%) REST
4 50 (36.50%) CSS
5 44 (32.12%) Ajax
6 43 (31.39%) Ruby on Rails
7 41 (29.93%) CSS3
8 38 (27.74%) Django
9 36 (26.28%) Akka
10 28 (20.44%) Spring
11 25 (18.25%) XML
11 25 (18.25%) RESTful
12 24 (17.52%) jQuery
13 22 (16.06%) Spring MVC
14 17 (12.41%) AngularJS
15 16 (11.68%) Web Services
16 14 (10.22%) Hibernate
17 11 (8.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 9 (6.57%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 25 (18.25%) Open Source
2 13 (9.49%) User Experience
3 9 (6.57%) Replication
4 4 (2.92%) Derivative
5 3 (2.19%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.19%) Equities
5 3 (2.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (2.19%) DTV
6 2 (1.46%) Market Risk
7 1 (0.73%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.73%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.73%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.73%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.73%) BBC
7 1 (0.73%) Credit Derivative
7 1 (0.73%) Artificial Intelligence
7 1 (0.73%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.73%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 20 (14.60%) Linux
2 4 (2.92%) UNIX
3 3 (2.19%) CentOS
4 2 (1.46%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.46%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.46%) Windows
4 2 (1.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (86.13%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (44.53%) TDD
3 54 (39.42%) Scrum
4 42 (30.66%) Kanban
5 37 (27.01%) Configuration Management
6 26 (18.98%) BDD
7 24 (17.52%) MVC
8 22 (16.06%) DevOps
9 21 (15.33%) Software Architecture
10 18 (13.14%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (10.22%) Web Development
12 12 (8.76%) Extreme Programming
12 12 (8.76%) Product Management
13 11 (8.03%) User Stories
14 9 (6.57%) Functional Programming
14 9 (6.57%) Software Engineering
15 8 (5.84%) Domain-Driven Design
16 7 (5.11%) Content Management
16 7 (5.11%) Load Balancing
16 7 (5.11%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 119 (86.86%) Scala
2 75 (54.74%) Java
3 53 (38.69%) Ruby
4 43 (31.39%) JavaScript
5 21 (15.33%) Python
6 9 (6.57%) Bash Shell
7 7 (5.11%) SQL
7 7 (5.11%) Groovy
8 4 (2.92%) Haskell
8 4 (2.92%) C#
8 4 (2.92%) Perl
8 4 (2.92%) Clojure
9 3 (2.19%) F#
10 1 (0.73%) R
10 1 (0.73%) OCaml
Qualifications
1 5 (3.65%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.73%) Postgraduate
2 1 (0.73%) Degree
2 1 (0.73%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.38%) QA
2 1 (0.73%) Basel III
2 1 (0.73%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 10 (7.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (5.11%) Varnish
2 7 (5.11%) VirtualBox
3 3 (2.19%) vCloud
4 2 (1.46%) XenApp
4 2 (1.46%) XenDesktop
4 2 (1.46%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.46%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.73%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.73%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (10.22%) Puppet
2 12 (8.76%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (5.11%) Vagrant
4 2 (1.46%) Capistrano
4 2 (1.46%) Ansible
4 2 (1.46%) Salt
5 1 (0.73%) Kibana
5 1 (0.73%) logstash
5 1 (0.73%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.73%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 10 (7.30%) VMware
2 4 (2.92%) Google
2 4 (2.92%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.19%) Oracle
3 3 (2.19%) SAP
3 3 (2.19%) Twitter
4 2 (1.46%) Vyatta
4 2 (1.46%) Brocade
4 2 (1.46%) Citrix
5 1 (0.73%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.73%) TIBCO
5 1 (0.73%) SaltStack
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