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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Play Framework skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Play Framework over the 6 months to 20 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Play Framework
Central London > City of London
6 months to
20 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 169 154 155
Rank change year-on-year -15 +1 +69
Contract jobs citing Play Framework 17 1 4
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.40% 0.036% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.30% 0.11% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 1 4
10th Percentile £576 - -
25th Percentile £656 - £538
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £775 £450 £563
Median % change year-on-year +72.22% -20.00% -2.17%
75th Percentile £813 - £588
90th Percentile - - -
Central London median daily rate £775 £450 £563
% change year-on-year +72.22% -20.00% -2.17%

Play Framework is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1,303 941 1,101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 30.76% 33.48% 34.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,048 711 868
10th Percentile £425 £389 £385
25th Percentile £506 £461 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £550 £525
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -
75th Percentile £713 £638 £619
90th Percentile £800 £713 £688
Central London median daily rate £600 £550 £525
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 5
10th Percentile £49.33 £15.25 £27.20
25th Percentile £53.94 £15.63 £32.75
Median hourly rate £62.25 £17.50 £46.50
Median % change year-on-year +255.71% -62.37% +32.86%
75th Percentile £69.94 £20.63 £57.50
90th Percentile £74.18 £21.75 £59.75
Central London median hourly rate £62.25 £17.50 £50.75
% change year-on-year +255.71% -65.52% +32.26%

Play Framework
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Play Framework as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Play Framework in the City of London

Play Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Play Framework in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Play Framework in the City of London

Play Framework
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Play Framework in the City of London over the 6 months to 20 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Play Framework in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 May 2022, IT contractor jobs citing Play Framework also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Play Framework.

1 16 (94.12%) Scala
2 13 (76.47%) Microservices
2 13 (76.47%) AWS
2 13 (76.47%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (64.71%) Jenkins
4 10 (58.82%) .NET Framework
4 10 (58.82%) .NET
4 10 (58.82%) MySQL
4 10 (58.82%) Retail
5 9 (52.94%) Kubernetes
6 6 (35.29%) DevOps
7 4 (23.53%) CI/CD
7 4 (23.53%) Agile
7 4 (23.53%) QA
7 4 (23.53%) Unit Testing
8 3 (17.65%) Integration Testing
8 3 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (17.65%) Redis
8 3 (17.65%) TDD
8 3 (17.65%) Pair Programming
8 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
8 3 (17.65%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (17.65%) Artificial Intelligence
8 3 (17.65%) Business Analysis
8 3 (17.65%) HTTP
8 3 (17.65%) User Research
8 3 (17.65%) Application Security
8 3 (17.65%) GoCD
8 3 (17.65%) CircleCI
8 3 (17.65%) Scalaz

Play Framework
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 3 (17.65%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 13 (76.47%) AWS
2 3 (17.65%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (17.65%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (58.82%) MySQL
2 3 (17.65%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (17.65%) Redis
3 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 11 (64.71%) Jenkins
2 3 (17.65%) CircleCI
2 3 (17.65%) GoCD
3 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.88%) Gatling
3 1 (5.88%) REST Assured
3 1 (5.88%) Selenium
General
1 10 (58.82%) Retail
2 2 (11.76%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 16 (94.12%) Developer
1 16 (94.12%) Scala Developer
2 2 (11.76%) Lead Developer
3 1 (5.88%) Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Digital Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (58.82%) .NET
1 10 (58.82%) .NET Framework
2 3 (17.65%) Akka
2 3 (17.65%) Apache Avro
2 3 (17.65%) Kafka
2 3 (17.65%) Scalaz
3 1 (5.88%) Gherkin
3 1 (5.88%) RESTful
3 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) Continuous Integration
1 13 (76.47%) Microservices
2 6 (35.29%) DevOps
3 4 (23.53%) Agile
3 4 (23.53%) CI/CD
3 4 (23.53%) Unit Testing
4 3 (17.65%) Application Security
4 3 (17.65%) Artificial Intelligence
4 3 (17.65%) Business Analysis
4 3 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (17.65%) Integration Testing
4 3 (17.65%) Pair Programming
4 3 (17.65%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
4 3 (17.65%) TDD
4 3 (17.65%) User Research
4 3 (17.65%) User Stories
5 2 (11.76%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (5.88%) Acceptance Criteria
6 1 (5.88%) API Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (94.12%) Scala
2 1 (5.88%) Groovy
2 1 (5.88%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) QA
2 1 (5.88%) Accessibility
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (52.94%) Kubernetes
2 3 (17.65%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft