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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Play Framework
Rank 411 529 554
Rank change year-on-year
+118 +25
Contract jobs citing Play Framework 258 113 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.48% 0.20% 0.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.65% 0.72% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 86 45
Median daily rate £475 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £650 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £525 £450
% change year-on-year
-9.52% +16.66%
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
15635 15673 14872
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.94% 27.51% 27.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 10934 10539 9618
Median daily rate £415 £398 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.40% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 200 220 211
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.55 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.13% +13.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.58 £16.51 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £55.00 £52.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.10%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +121 251 £475 -9.52% 34
London +73 130 £503 -4.19% 20
South East +46 47 £475 +2.70% 2
West Midlands +8 46 £475 +5.55% 2
Shropshire -3 39 £450 - 2
Telford -1 38 £450 - 1
City of London +54 27 £475 -9.52% 3
West Sussex +20 27 £475 +35.71%
West Yorkshire +15 21 £438 +16.66% 3
Yorkshire +8 21 £438 +16.66% 4
Worthing +1 20 £475 +35.71%
Leeds +18 18 £450 +20.00% 3
Westminster - 13 £425 -
North West +12 6 £475 -26.92% 5
East Sussex - 5 £500 -
Oxfordshire - 5 £450 - 2
M4 Corridor - 5 - -
Oxford - 5 £450 - 2
Brighton - 5 £500 -
Manchester -7 4 £475 - 3
Tyne and Wear -64 4 £375 -39.02% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -67 4 £375 -35.62% 1
North East -69 4 £375 -39.02% 1
Cheshire +3 2 £475 -26.92% 1
Milton Keynes - 2 £388 -
Stockport - 2 £475 -
South Wales - 2 £588 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £388 -
Newport - 2 £588 -
Wales - 2 £588 -

Play Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 463 (92.23%) Scala
2 418 (83.27%) Agile Software Development
3 392 (78.09%) Java
4 242 (48.21%) MongoDB
5 241 (48.01%) Scrum
6 233 (46.41%) REST
7 223 (44.42%) Spring
8 220 (43.82%) Open Source
9 211 (42.03%) JSON
10 199 (39.64%) HTML
11 187 (37.25%) TDD
12 182 (36.25%) CSS
13 180 (35.86%) Akka
14 169 (33.67%) HTML5
15 166 (33.07%) Continuous Integration
16 159 (31.67%) Git (software)
17 156 (31.08%) Ruby
18 148 (29.48%) Jenkins
19 146 (29.08%) HTTP
20 138 (27.49%) RESTful
21 133 (26.49%) NoSQL
22 131 (26.10%) JUnit
23 129 (25.70%) Django
24 127 (25.30%) Linux
25 125 (24.90%) Ajax
25 125 (24.90%) Microservices
26 123 (24.50%) CSS3
27 122 (24.30%) Ruby on Rails
28 117 (23.31%) Python
29 111 (22.11%) 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 67 (13.35%) Confluence
2 39 (7.77%) Apache
3 37 (7.37%) Apache Spark
4 31 (6.18%) WebLogic
5 22 (4.38%) Elasticsearch
6 19 (3.78%) JBoss
7 12 (2.39%) WebLogic Portal
8 11 (2.19%) Tomcat
9 7 (1.39%) nginx
10 2 (0.40%) Alfresco
10 2 (0.40%) CMS
10 2 (0.40%) Liferay
10 2 (0.40%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.40%) Oracle Application Server
10 2 (0.40%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.20%) GlassFish
11 1 (0.20%) Jetty
11 1 (0.20%) Magnolia
11 1 (0.20%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.20%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (0.20%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (1.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.40%) Exchequer
3 1 (0.20%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.20%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 47 (9.36%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (3.59%) GitHub
3 14 (2.79%) Cloud Computing
4 12 (2.39%) Microsoft Azure
5 11 (2.19%) Amazon EC2
6 10 (1.99%) Google App Engine
6 10 (1.99%) Google Cloud Platform
7 8 (1.59%) Heroku
7 8 (1.59%) SaaS
8 7 (1.39%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.20%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.20%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.20%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.20%) AWS OpsWorks
9 1 (0.20%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 146 (29.08%) HTTP
2 14 (2.79%) Internet
2 14 (2.79%) SSL
3 11 (2.19%) TCP/IP
4 8 (1.59%) Network Security
5 1 (0.20%) Firewall
5 1 (0.20%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 242 (48.21%) MongoDB
2 133 (26.49%) NoSQL
3 85 (16.93%) Apache Cassandra
4 63 (12.55%) MySQL
5 62 (12.35%) PostgreSQL
5 62 (12.35%) Relational Database
6 36 (7.17%) Big Data
7 20 (3.98%) Hadoop
8 16 (3.19%) Redis
9 14 (2.79%) CouchDB
9 14 (2.79%) MariaDB
10 12 (2.39%) Couchbase
11 8 (1.59%) Neo4j
12 5 (1.00%) Apache Hive
13 4 (0.80%) DB2
13 4 (0.80%) RDBMS
14 3 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
14 3 (0.60%) Infinispan
15 2 (0.40%) Hazelcast
15 2 (0.40%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 159 (31.67%) Git (software)
2 148 (29.48%) Jenkins
3 131 (26.10%) JUnit
4 95 (18.92%) Subversion
5 71 (14.14%) JIRA
6 57 (11.35%) Selenium
7 55 (10.96%) Cucumber
8 37 (7.37%) Gradle
8 37 (7.37%) WebDriver
9 36 (7.17%) IntelliJ
10 34 (6.77%) Maven
11 29 (5.78%) Hudson
12 17 (3.39%) Eclipse
13 12 (2.39%) Grunt
13 12 (2.39%) gulp
13 12 (2.39%) Jasmine
13 12 (2.39%) Mockito
14 11 (2.19%) TestNG
15 8 (1.59%) Vagrant
16 7 (1.39%) Liquibase
General
1 20 (3.98%) Finance
2 17 (3.39%) Retail
3 12 (2.39%) Marketing
4 6 (1.20%) Advertising
4 6 (1.20%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.00%) Electronics
5 5 (1.00%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.60%) Banking
7 2 (0.40%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.40%) Publishing
8 1 (0.20%) Games
8 1 (0.20%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 376 (74.90%) Developer
2 246 (49.00%) Scala Developer
3 145 (28.88%) Java Developer
4 77 (15.34%) Java Scala Developer
5 74 (14.74%) Architect
6 39 (7.77%) Senior Developer
6 39 (7.77%) Software Engineer
7 35 (6.97%) Technical Architect
8 33 (6.57%) Agile Developer
8 33 (6.57%) Digital Architect
9 32 (6.37%) Lead Developer
10 30 (5.98%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 29 (5.78%) Software Architect
12 27 (5.38%) Developer/Software Engineer
13 26 (5.18%) Java Engineer
13 26 (5.18%) Software Developer
14 24 (4.78%) Java Architect
14 24 (4.78%) Java Software Engineer
15 23 (4.58%) Scala Software Engineer
16 21 (4.18%) Java Scala Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 233 (46.41%) REST
2 223 (44.42%) Spring
3 211 (42.03%) JSON
4 199 (39.64%) HTML
5 182 (36.25%) CSS
6 180 (35.86%) Akka
7 169 (33.67%) HTML5
8 138 (27.49%) RESTful
9 129 (25.70%) Django
10 125 (24.90%) Ajax
11 123 (24.50%) CSS3
12 122 (24.30%) Ruby on Rails
13 93 (18.53%) Guice
14 80 (15.94%) Node.js
15 74 (14.74%) J2EE
16 60 (11.95%) Spring MVC
17 55 (10.96%) XML
18 53 (10.56%) Web Services
19 52 (10.36%) spray
20 47 (9.36%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 55 (10.96%) User Experience
2 10 (1.99%) Mobile App
3 9 (1.79%) Semantic Web
3 9 (1.79%) Social Media
4 7 (1.39%) Management Information System
5 6 (1.20%) Algorithms
5 6 (1.20%) Data Structures
6 5 (1.00%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (1.00%) Data Centre
6 5 (1.00%) Statistics
7 4 (0.80%) Digital Media
8 3 (0.60%) Computer Science
8 3 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.60%) NHS
8 3 (0.60%) PKI
9 2 (0.40%) Biometrics
9 2 (0.40%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.20%) Blog
10 1 (0.20%) Fintech
10 1 (0.20%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 127 (25.30%) Linux
2 37 (7.37%) Unix
3 6 (1.20%) Mac OS X
3 6 (1.20%) Ubuntu
4 5 (1.00%) Android
4 5 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (1.00%) Windows
5 3 (0.60%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.20%) CoreOS
6 1 (0.20%) Solaris
6 1 (0.20%) SUSE
6 1 (0.20%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 418 (83.27%) Agile Software Development
2 241 (48.01%) Scrum
3 220 (43.82%) Open Source
4 187 (37.25%) TDD
5 166 (33.07%) Continuous Integration
6 125 (24.90%) Microservices
7 111 (22.11%) BDD
8 101 (20.12%) Automated Testing
9 95 (18.92%) Configuration Management
10 83 (16.53%) DevOps
11 75 (14.94%) Web Development
12 74 (14.74%) Kanban
12 74 (14.74%) MVC
13 67 (13.35%) Mentoring
13 67 (13.35%) Pair Programming
13 67 (13.35%) Responsive Web Design
13 67 (13.35%) Software Engineering
13 67 (13.35%) Web Design
14 65 (12.95%) OWASP
15 60 (11.95%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 463 (92.23%) Scala
2 392 (78.09%) Java
3 156 (31.08%) Ruby
4 117 (23.31%) Python
5 94 (18.73%) JavaScript
6 78 (15.54%) C#
7 57 (11.35%) SQL
8 19 (3.78%) Groovy
9 15 (2.99%) Clojure
10 13 (2.59%) PHP
11 9 (1.79%) C++
12 8 (1.59%) Haskell
13 4 (0.80%) ES6
13 4 (0.80%) Perl
14 3 (0.60%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.40%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.40%) C
16 1 (0.20%) Erlang
16 1 (0.20%) Go
16 1 (0.20%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 47 (9.36%) Security Cleared
2 41 (8.17%) SC Cleared
3 6 (1.20%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (0.80%) Degree
4 4 (0.80%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.59%) QA
2 3 (0.60%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 110 (21.91%) Docker
2 3 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.40%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (0.20%) HDFS
4 1 (0.20%) Xen
Systems Management
1 94 (18.73%) Puppet
2 12 (2.39%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (1.99%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.20%) Apache Shiro
4 1 (0.20%) Ganglia
4 1 (0.20%) Grafana
4 1 (0.20%) Kibana
4 1 (0.20%) Mesos
4 1 (0.20%) Nagios
4 1 (0.20%) Oozie
Vendors
1 104 (20.72%) Google
2 29 (5.78%) webMethods
3 16 (3.19%) Adobe
4 11 (2.19%) Oracle
5 10 (1.99%) VMware
6 9 (1.79%) New Relic
7 7 (1.39%) CA
8 5 (1.00%) SAP
9 4 (0.80%) Cloudera
10 3 (0.60%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.40%) Rackspace
12 1 (0.20%) IBM
12 1 (0.20%) Perforce
12 1 (0.20%) SaltStack
12 1 (0.20%) Sitecore
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