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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Play Framework
Rank 529 501 536
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +35
Contract jobs citing Play Framework 78 81 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.15% 0.028%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.53% 0.55% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 66 7
Average daily rate
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£513 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.88% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £415
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £540 £450 -
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -
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
14620 14600 12823
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.99% 27.74% 27.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 9624 9677 8046
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 193 183 368
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £17.85 £17.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 22 May 2015.

Play Framework Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Play Framework
Top 25 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 22 May 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -5 77 £513 -2.38% 18
London +14 44 £500 -13.04% 7
City of London +13 12 £450 +16.12% 5
Newcastle upon Tyne -4 11 £650 +160.00% 3
North East -7 11 £650 +160.00% 4
Tyne and Wear -7 11 £650 +160.00% 4
North West -16 8 £533 +33.12% 3
East Midlands - 7 - -
Leicestershire - 7 - -
Leicester - 6 - -
Yorkshire -10 5 £375 - 1
West Yorkshire -7 4 £375 - 1
Leeds -10 4 £375 - 1
Cheshire -12 3 £463 +15.62% 1
Manchester - 3 £525 - 2
Lancashire - 3 £540 -
Chester 0 2 £275 -31.25%
Preston - 2 £525 -
Essex - 2 - -
East of England - 2 - - 1
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
Salford - 1 £500 -
Southend-on-Sea - 1 - -
Warrington - 1 £650 - 1
Blackpool - 1 £540 -

Play Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 115 (87.12%) Scala
2 96 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (53.79%) Java
4 60 (45.45%) MongoDB
5 59 (44.70%) NoSQL
6 55 (41.67%) Ruby
7 54 (40.91%) TDD
8 47 (35.61%) Ruby on Rails
9 40 (30.30%) Scrum
9 40 (30.30%) Django
10 39 (29.55%) Configuration Management
11 38 (28.79%) HTML
11 38 (28.79%) JSON
12 37 (28.03%) PostgreSQL
13 36 (27.27%) Apache Cassandra
14 34 (25.76%) Kanban
15 33 (25.00%) CSS
16 32 (24.24%) REST
17 31 (23.48%) MySQL
17 31 (23.48%) Akka
18 28 (21.21%) Ajax
18 28 (21.21%) HTML5
19 27 (20.45%) BDD
20 26 (19.70%) Software Architecture
21 25 (18.94%) Spring
22 24 (18.18%) RESTful
23 23 (17.42%) CSS3
23 23 (17.42%) Python
24 22 (16.67%) JavaScript
24 22 (16.67%) Amazon AWS

Play Framework
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 18 (13.64%) Node.js
2 14 (10.61%) Apache
3 13 (9.85%) Tomcat
4 7 (5.30%) nginx
4 7 (5.30%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (4.55%) Apache Spark
6 4 (3.03%) CMS
6 4 (3.03%) Alfresco
7 3 (2.27%) Confluence
8 1 (0.76%) Mule
8 1 (0.76%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (1.52%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 4 (3.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 22 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (7.58%) SaaS
3 8 (6.06%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (5.30%) Amazon ELB
5 5 (3.79%) GitHub
6 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.79%) HTTP
2 3 (2.27%) SSL
2 3 (2.27%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.27%) Internet
3 1 (0.76%) AMQP
3 1 (0.76%) Firewall
3 1 (0.76%) LDAP
3 1 (0.76%) VPN
3 1 (0.76%) FTP
3 1 (0.76%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (45.45%) MongoDB
2 59 (44.70%) NoSQL
3 37 (28.03%) PostgreSQL
4 36 (27.27%) Apache Cassandra
5 31 (23.48%) MySQL
6 16 (12.12%) Redis
7 14 (10.61%) Hadoop
8 11 (8.33%) CouchDB
9 8 (6.06%) Big Data
10 7 (5.30%) Relational Database
11 6 (4.55%) Couchbase
12 2 (1.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 2 (1.52%) Data Mining
13 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
13 1 (0.76%) HBase
13 1 (0.76%) Apache Hive
13 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 1 (0.76%) BusinessObjects XI
13 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
13 1 (0.76%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 22 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 16 (12.12%) Jenkins
3 13 (9.85%) Cucumber
4 9 (6.82%) JIRA
4 9 (6.82%) JUnit
5 7 (5.30%) Hudson
5 7 (5.30%) Mercurial
5 7 (5.30%) Selenium
6 6 (4.55%) Liquibase
6 6 (4.55%) Subversion
6 6 (4.55%) TestNG
6 6 (4.55%) Mockito
6 6 (4.55%) WebDriver
7 5 (3.79%) IntelliJ
7 5 (3.79%) LoadRunner
8 4 (3.03%) Jasmine
9 3 (2.27%) Maven
10 2 (1.52%) Bitbucket
11 1 (0.76%) MSI
11 1 (0.76%) Grunt
General
1 13 (9.85%) Finance
2 5 (3.79%) Marketing
3 4 (3.03%) Electronics
3 4 (3.03%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.03%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.52%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 70 (53.03%) Developer
2 45 (34.09%) Architect
3 42 (31.82%) Technical Architect
4 30 (22.73%) Scala Developer
5 24 (18.18%) Java Developer
6 13 (9.85%) Digital Architect
6 13 (9.85%) Senior Technical Architect
6 13 (9.85%) Senior Architect
7 11 (8.33%) Digital Technical Architect
8 9 (6.82%) Senior Developer
9 7 (5.30%) Senior Digital Architect
9 7 (5.30%) DevOps Engineer
9 7 (5.30%) Senior Digital Technical Architect
10 5 (3.79%) Senior Java Developer
10 5 (3.79%) Software Engineer
10 5 (3.79%) Full Stack Developer
11 4 (3.03%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 4 (3.03%) Web Developer
12 3 (2.27%) Solutions Architect
12 3 (2.27%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (35.61%) Ruby on Rails
2 40 (30.30%) Django
3 38 (28.79%) HTML
3 38 (28.79%) JSON
4 33 (25.00%) CSS
5 32 (24.24%) REST
6 31 (23.48%) Akka
7 28 (21.21%) Ajax
7 28 (21.21%) HTML5
8 25 (18.94%) Spring
9 24 (18.18%) RESTful
10 23 (17.42%) CSS3
11 18 (13.64%) Spring MVC
11 18 (13.64%) Web Services
11 18 (13.64%) XML
12 16 (12.12%) AngularJS
13 15 (11.36%) Middleware
14 13 (9.85%) jQuery
15 11 (8.33%) Hibernate
16 9 (6.82%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.36%) Open Source
2 14 (10.61%) User Experience
3 9 (6.82%) Replication
4 7 (5.30%) Mobile App
5 5 (3.79%) Derivative
6 4 (3.03%) DTV
7 3 (2.27%) Cryptography
7 3 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.52%) Fixed Income
8 2 (1.52%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.76%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.76%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.76%) Market Risk
9 1 (0.76%) Credit Derivative
9 1 (0.76%) Artificial Intelligence
9 1 (0.76%) Clustering
9 1 (0.76%) Equities
9 1 (0.76%) BBC
9 1 (0.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 16 (12.12%) Linux
2 8 (6.06%) UNIX
3 4 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (2.27%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.27%) Android
4 3 (2.27%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.76%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.76%) VME
5 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.76%) CentOS
5 1 (0.76%) Windows
5 1 (0.76%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (40.91%) TDD
3 40 (30.30%) Scrum
4 39 (29.55%) Configuration Management
5 34 (25.76%) Kanban
6 27 (20.45%) BDD
7 26 (19.70%) Software Architecture
8 21 (15.91%) MVC
9 19 (14.39%) User Stories
10 17 (12.88%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (12.12%) DevOps
12 14 (10.61%) Software Engineering
13 11 (8.33%) Web Development
14 8 (6.06%) Product Management
14 8 (6.06%) Domain-Driven Design
15 7 (5.30%) Load Balancing
15 7 (5.30%) Extreme Programming
15 7 (5.30%) Disaster Recovery
15 7 (5.30%) Content Management
15 7 (5.30%) OO
Programming Languages
1 115 (87.12%) Scala
2 71 (53.79%) Java
3 55 (41.67%) Ruby
4 23 (17.42%) Python
5 22 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 9 (6.82%) SQL
7 7 (5.30%) Bash Shell
7 7 (5.30%) Groovy
8 6 (4.55%) Haskell
8 6 (4.55%) Clojure
9 3 (2.27%) F#
9 3 (2.27%) OCaml
9 3 (2.27%) Perl
10 2 (1.52%) Go
10 2 (1.52%) C#
11 1 (0.76%) R
Qualifications
1 4 (3.03%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.76%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.76%) Degree
2 1 (0.76%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.79%) QA
2 1 (0.76%) Basel III
2 1 (0.76%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 8 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (5.30%) VirtualBox
2 7 (5.30%) Varnish
3 5 (3.79%) Docker
4 1 (0.76%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.76%) vCloud
4 1 (0.76%) XenApp
4 1 (0.76%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.76%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.76%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 20 (15.15%) Puppet
2 16 (12.12%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (5.30%) Vagrant
4 3 (2.27%) Salt
5 2 (1.52%) Ansible
5 2 (1.52%) Capistrano
6 1 (0.76%) Graphite
Vendors
1 8 (6.06%) VMware
2 6 (4.55%) CA
3 5 (3.79%) SaltStack
4 4 (3.03%) SAP
4 4 (3.03%) Oracle
5 3 (2.27%) Twitter
5 3 (2.27%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.27%) HP
6 1 (0.76%) Splunk
6 1 (0.76%) Google
6 1 (0.76%) Brocade
6 1 (0.76%) Citrix
6 1 (0.76%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.76%) WSO2
6 1 (0.76%) Vyatta
6 1 (0.76%) Actian
City of London
Arrows Group
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Tyne and Wear
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £600 - 700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ISL
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
Mercator IT Solutions
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Reed Technology
Rate: £550 - £700 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Explore Group
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £500 - £575 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Leeds
CPS Group
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 25 days ago