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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Play Framework
Rank 520 535 548
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +13
Contract jobs citing Play Framework 72 35 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.068% 0.027%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.49% 0.25% 0.094%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 23 9
Average daily rate
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£550 £800 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.25% +100.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £350 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £800 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+31.25% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £57.15 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £57.15 -

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
14718 14100 13785
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.14% 27.54% 28.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 10077 9008 8644
Average daily rate £395 £375 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +0.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 193 302 361
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £16.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 24 December 2014.

Play Framework Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Play Framework
Top 23 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 24 December 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 -8 53 £550 -31.25% 7
London +23 26 £563 -29.68% 6
Wales -4 18 £500 +25.00%
Cardiff +5 15 £498 +24.37%
South Wales 0 15 £498 +24.37%
North West -11 11 £550 +44.26%
Newcastle upon Tyne - 6 £375 -
North East - 6 £375 -
Tyne and Wear - 6 £375 -
City of London -1 4 £588 -26.56% 1
South West - 4 £500 -
South East - 2 £550 - 1
Reading - 2 £550 -
Berkshire - 2 £550 -
Cheshire - - - -
Dorset - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
Chester - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Bicester - - - -
Oxford - - - - 1
Poole - - - -

Play Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 108 (88.52%) Scala
2 94 (77.05%) Agile Software Development
3 83 (68.03%) Java
4 54 (44.26%) REST
5 48 (39.34%) MongoDB
5 48 (39.34%) HTML
6 46 (37.70%) TDD
6 46 (37.70%) HTML5
7 44 (36.07%) JavaScript
8 39 (31.97%) Scrum
9 38 (31.15%) CSS
10 36 (29.51%) Ruby
10 36 (29.51%) Ajax
10 36 (29.51%) JSON
11 32 (26.23%) Akka
11 32 (26.23%) NoSQL
11 32 (26.23%) CSS3
11 32 (26.23%) Kanban
12 30 (24.59%) JUnit
12 30 (24.59%) Ruby on Rails
12 30 (24.59%) Git (software)
13 29 (23.77%) Django
13 29 (23.77%) PostgreSQL
14 28 (22.95%) MySQL
15 23 (18.85%) Spring
16 22 (18.03%) Configuration Management
16 22 (18.03%) Apache Cassandra
16 22 (18.03%) Jenkins
17 21 (17.21%) Software Architecture
17 21 (17.21%) jQuery

Play Framework
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 12 (9.84%) Apache
2 8 (6.56%) Node.js
3 6 (4.92%) JBoss
3 6 (4.92%) nginx
4 5 (4.10%) Confluence
5 4 (3.28%) Apache Spark
5 4 (3.28%) Tomcat
5 4 (3.28%) MQSeries
6 3 (2.46%) Apache Solr
6 3 (2.46%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.64%) CMS
7 2 (1.64%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.82%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 3 (2.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.28%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.46%) SaaS
2 3 (2.46%) Amazon ELB
2 3 (2.46%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (13.93%) HTTP
2 2 (1.64%) VPN
2 2 (1.64%) Firewall
2 2 (1.64%) AMQP
2 2 (1.64%) MQTT
3 1 (0.82%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (39.34%) MongoDB
2 32 (26.23%) NoSQL
3 29 (23.77%) PostgreSQL
4 28 (22.95%) MySQL
5 22 (18.03%) Apache Cassandra
6 8 (6.56%) Redis
6 8 (6.56%) Big Data
7 7 (5.74%) SQL Server
8 6 (4.92%) Hadoop
8 6 (4.92%) Relational Database
9 4 (3.28%) DB2
10 2 (1.64%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.82%) Impala
11 1 (0.82%) HBase
11 1 (0.82%) OLAP
11 1 (0.82%) QlikView
11 1 (0.82%) BusinessObjects XI
11 1 (0.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.82%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 30 (24.59%) JUnit
1 30 (24.59%) Git (software)
2 22 (18.03%) Jenkins
3 18 (14.75%) Subversion
4 15 (12.30%) Jasmine
5 10 (8.20%) Cucumber
6 8 (6.56%) Maven
7 6 (4.92%) JIRA
8 4 (3.28%) Selenium
8 4 (3.28%) Mercurial
9 3 (2.46%) Hudson
9 3 (2.46%) Grunt
10 2 (1.64%) Artifactory
11 1 (0.82%) PhantomJS
11 1 (0.82%) Gerrit
11 1 (0.82%) Capybara
11 1 (0.82%) Gradle
11 1 (0.82%) RSpec
11 1 (0.82%) MSI
11 1 (0.82%) JMeter
General
1 11 (9.02%) Finance
2 3 (2.46%) Electronics
2 3 (2.46%) Telecoms
2 3 (2.46%) Manufacturing
2 3 (2.46%) Marketing
3 1 (0.82%) Financial Institution
3 1 (0.82%) Games
3 1 (0.82%) Banking
3 1 (0.82%) Investment Banking
3 1 (0.82%) Law
3 1 (0.82%) Legal
Job Titles
1 75 (61.48%) Developer
2 37 (30.33%) Java Developer
3 34 (27.87%) Architect
4 33 (27.05%) Scala Developer
5 31 (25.41%) Technical Architect
6 11 (9.02%) Digital Architect
7 6 (4.92%) JavaScript Developer
7 6 (4.92%) Lead Developer
8 5 (4.10%) Senior Technical Architect
8 5 (4.10%) Lead Java Developer
8 5 (4.10%) Senior Architect
9 4 (3.28%) Java Architect
9 4 (3.28%) Front-End Developer
9 4 (3.28%) Web Developer
10 3 (2.46%) Solutions Architect
10 3 (2.46%) Senior Developer
10 3 (2.46%) DevOps Engineer
10 3 (2.46%) Senior Digital Architect
10 3 (2.46%) Technical Developer
10 3 (2.46%) Head of Architecture
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (44.26%) REST
2 48 (39.34%) HTML
3 46 (37.70%) HTML5
4 38 (31.15%) CSS
5 36 (29.51%) JSON
5 36 (29.51%) Ajax
6 32 (26.23%) CSS3
6 32 (26.23%) Akka
7 30 (24.59%) Ruby on Rails
8 29 (23.77%) Django
9 23 (18.85%) Spring
10 21 (17.21%) jQuery
11 19 (15.57%) RESTful
11 19 (15.57%) J2EE
11 19 (15.57%) Web Services
12 18 (14.75%) Hibernate
13 17 (13.93%) Spring MVC
14 11 (9.02%) XML
15 9 (7.38%) AngularJS
16 8 (6.56%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (14.75%) Open Source
2 9 (7.38%) User Experience
3 4 (3.28%) Replication
4 3 (2.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (2.46%) DTV
4 3 (2.46%) Equities
5 2 (1.64%) Market Risk
5 2 (1.64%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.82%) Credit Derivative
6 1 (0.82%) Artificial Intelligence
6 1 (0.82%) Derivative
6 1 (0.82%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.82%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 20 (16.39%) Linux
2 6 (4.92%) CentOS
3 5 (4.10%) Windows
4 4 (3.28%) UNIX
4 4 (3.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.82%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (77.05%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (37.70%) TDD
3 39 (31.97%) Scrum
4 32 (26.23%) Kanban
5 22 (18.03%) Configuration Management
6 21 (17.21%) Software Architecture
7 20 (16.39%) MVC
8 14 (11.48%) DevOps
9 12 (9.84%) Product Management
9 12 (9.84%) BDD
9 12 (9.84%) User Stories
10 10 (8.20%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (8.20%) Mentoring
10 10 (8.20%) OO
10 10 (8.20%) Extreme Programming
11 8 (6.56%) SOA
12 7 (5.74%) Web Development
13 6 (4.92%) E-Commerce
13 6 (4.92%) Line Management
14 4 (3.28%) Functional Programming
Programming Languages
1 108 (88.52%) Scala
2 83 (68.03%) Java
3 44 (36.07%) JavaScript
4 36 (29.51%) Ruby
5 10 (8.20%) Python
6 9 (7.38%) SQL
6 9 (7.38%) C#
7 6 (4.92%) C++
7 6 (4.92%) Bash Shell
7 6 (4.92%) Groovy
8 2 (1.64%) Clojure
9 1 (0.82%) OCaml
9 1 (0.82%) Perl
9 1 (0.82%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 7 (5.74%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.28%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.82%) Postgraduate
3 1 (0.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.28%) QA
2 3 (2.46%) COBIT
3 1 (0.82%) Basel III
3 1 (0.82%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 5 (4.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.46%) Varnish
2 3 (2.46%) VirtualBox
3 2 (1.64%) vCloud
4 1 (0.82%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.82%) XenApp
4 1 (0.82%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.82%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.82%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 10 (8.20%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (6.56%) Puppet
3 3 (2.46%) Vagrant
4 2 (1.64%) Capistrano
4 2 (1.64%) Ansible
5 1 (0.82%) logstash
5 1 (0.82%) Salt
5 1 (0.82%) Kibana
5 1 (0.82%) Mesos
5 1 (0.82%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.82%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 5 (4.10%) Oracle
1 5 (4.10%) Microsoft
1 5 (4.10%) VMware
2 3 (2.46%) Google
2 3 (2.46%) SAP
3 1 (0.82%) Citrix
3 1 (0.82%) Red Hat
3 1 (0.82%) Brocade
3 1 (0.82%) Vyatta
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