The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Play Framework
Rank 517 552 590
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +38
Contract jobs citing Play Framework 55 14 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.028% 0.002%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.38% 0.099% 0.007%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 4 1
Average daily rate
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£525 £433 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.38% +15.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 - £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
14644 14130 14792
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.59% 27.78% 25.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 9473 8977 8994
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £321
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 212 295 355
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 £17.50 £20.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £50.00 £42.50
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 22 July 2014.

Play Framework Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Play Framework
Top 14 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 July 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 +30 51 £500 +15.60% 9
London +34 27 £550 +27.16% 3
South West - 13 £450 - 1
City of London +23 4 £488 -
South East -7 1 £400 - 1
East Midlands - - - -
Bournemouth - - - -
Derby - - - -
Guildford - - - - 1
Poole - - - - 1
Berkshire - - - -
Derbyshire - - - -
Dorset - - - - 1
Surrey - - - - 1

Play Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 127 (85.23%) Scala
2 111 (74.50%) Java
3 96 (64.43%) TDD
4 75 (50.34%) Akka
5 59 (39.60%) HTML
6 58 (38.93%) CSS
6 58 (38.93%) Agile Software Development
6 58 (38.93%) BDD
7 53 (35.57%) REST
7 53 (35.57%) Web Services
7 53 (35.57%) OO
8 52 (34.90%) HTML5
9 43 (28.86%) Amazon AWS
9 43 (28.86%) JSON
10 42 (28.19%) Ajax
11 41 (27.52%) Cloud Computing
12 40 (26.85%) CouchDB
12 40 (26.85%) Batik
12 40 (26.85%) Web Development
12 40 (26.85%) Process Management
12 40 (26.85%) SVG
13 38 (25.50%) CSS3
13 38 (25.50%) MongoDB
14 35 (23.49%) NoSQL
15 33 (22.15%) Django
15 33 (22.15%) Ruby on Rails
15 33 (22.15%) Ruby
16 32 (21.48%) Scrum
17 31 (20.81%) JavaScript
17 31 (20.81%) Open Source

Play Framework
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 10 (6.71%) Mule
2 9 (6.04%) LiveCycle
3 7 (4.70%) Apache Solr
3 7 (4.70%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.34%) Apache
4 2 (1.34%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.34%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.67%) nginx
5 1 (0.67%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 5 (3.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.67%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 43 (28.86%) Amazon AWS
2 41 (27.52%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.67%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.67%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (0.67%) GitHub
3 1 (0.67%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (0.67%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.70%) HTTP
2 3 (2.01%) Internet
3 2 (1.34%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (26.85%) CouchDB
2 38 (25.50%) MongoDB
3 35 (23.49%) NoSQL
4 30 (20.13%) MySQL
5 28 (18.79%) PostgreSQL
5 28 (18.79%) Apache Cassandra
6 7 (4.70%) Redis
7 3 (2.01%) SQL Server
7 3 (2.01%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.01%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (1.34%) Big Data
8 2 (1.34%) DB2
9 1 (0.67%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.67%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.67%) MarkLogic
9 1 (0.67%) Neo4j
9 1 (0.67%) HBase
Development Applications
1 17 (11.41%) Git (software)
2 16 (10.74%) Subversion
3 15 (10.07%) Jenkins
4 11 (7.38%) Maven
5 7 (4.70%) JUnit
6 6 (4.03%) Selenium
7 5 (3.36%) Jasmine
8 4 (2.68%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.34%) JIRA
10 1 (0.67%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.67%) Ant
10 1 (0.67%) Gerrit
10 1 (0.67%) Trac
General
1 11 (7.38%) Finance
2 6 (4.03%) Marketing
3 5 (3.36%) Manufacturing
3 5 (3.36%) Electronics
3 5 (3.36%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 100 (67.11%) Developer
2 57 (38.26%) Scala Developer
3 53 (35.57%) Java Developer
3 53 (35.57%) Architect
4 30 (20.13%) Technical Architect
5 19 (12.75%) Java Architect
6 13 (8.72%) Junior Java Developer
6 13 (8.72%) Junior Developer
6 13 (8.72%) Junior
7 9 (6.04%) Junior .NET Developer
7 9 (6.04%) .NET Developer
8 8 (5.37%) Enterprise Architect
8 8 (5.37%) Software Engineer
9 7 (4.70%) Consultant
9 7 (4.70%) Digital Architect
10 6 (4.03%) Senior Developer
11 5 (3.36%) Senior Java Developer
11 5 (3.36%) Applications Developer
11 5 (3.36%) Technical Developer
12 4 (2.68%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (50.34%) Akka
2 59 (39.60%) HTML
3 58 (38.93%) CSS
4 53 (35.57%) REST
4 53 (35.57%) Web Services
5 52 (34.90%) HTML5
6 43 (28.86%) JSON
7 42 (28.19%) Ajax
8 40 (26.85%) Batik
8 40 (26.85%) SVG
9 38 (25.50%) CSS3
10 33 (22.15%) Django
10 33 (22.15%) Ruby on Rails
11 22 (14.77%) Spring
12 14 (9.40%) Hibernate
13 13 (8.72%) XML
14 12 (8.05%) J2EE
15 11 (7.38%) Middleware
15 11 (7.38%) XSLT
16 10 (6.71%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 31 (20.81%) Open Source
2 5 (3.36%) DTV
3 4 (2.68%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.01%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.01%) Reference Data
4 3 (2.01%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.37%) Linux
2 3 (2.01%) UNIX
3 2 (1.34%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (64.43%) TDD
2 58 (38.93%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (38.93%) BDD
3 53 (35.57%) OO
4 40 (26.85%) Web Development
4 40 (26.85%) Process Management
5 32 (21.48%) Scrum
6 27 (18.12%) Kanban
7 21 (14.09%) Software Architecture
8 20 (13.42%) Configuration Management
9 18 (12.08%) Product Management
10 17 (11.41%) User Stories
10 17 (11.41%) Pair Programming
11 14 (9.40%) MVC
12 13 (8.72%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (6.04%) Software Engineering
14 7 (4.70%) SOA
14 7 (4.70%) OOP
15 6 (4.03%) E-Commerce
16 5 (3.36%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 127 (85.23%) Scala
2 111 (74.50%) Java
3 33 (22.15%) Ruby
4 31 (20.81%) JavaScript
5 11 (7.38%) SQL
6 5 (3.36%) C#
7 4 (2.68%) Clojure
8 3 (2.01%) Python
9 2 (1.34%) C++
10 1 (0.67%) XPath
10 1 (0.67%) XQuery
10 1 (0.67%) VBA
10 1 (0.67%) Perl
10 1 (0.67%) PHP
10 1 (0.67%) F#
10 1 (0.67%) Golang
10 1 (0.67%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (1.34%) SC Cleared
1 2 (1.34%) Security Cleared
1 2 (1.34%) Degree
2 1 (0.67%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.34%) QA
2 1 (0.67%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.67%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (0.67%) ZABBIX
1 1 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (8.05%) Oracle
2 10 (6.71%) JBoss
2 10 (6.71%) Adobe
2 10 (6.71%) WSO2
3 5 (3.36%) SAP
4 3 (2.01%) Zend
5 2 (1.34%) Mercator
5 2 (1.34%) Microsoft
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