Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 18 November 2017 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
UK > England
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 482 477 642
Rank change year-on-year -5 +165 +111
Contract jobs citing Play Framework 384 441 223
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.41% 0.45% 0.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.26% 1.46% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 339 169
England median daily rate £525 £500 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -2.44% +7.89%
10th Percentile £425 £400 £404
90th Percentile £613 £613 £675
UK median daily rate £525 £500 £513
% change year-on-year +5.00% -2.44% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

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 England with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 30396 30149 30253
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 32.38% 30.72% 28.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 21638 21071 20980
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £625 £588 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 364 348 499
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +9.49%
10th Percentile £18.58 £14.50 £14.91
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%

Play Framework
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Play Framework as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Play Framework in England

Play Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Play Framework in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Play Framework in England

Play Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Play Framework in England over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Play Framework in England

Play Framework
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -85 172 £550 +7.32% 10
South East +63 108 £500 +5.26% 7
North of England +48 57 £475 - 4
Yorkshire +10 40 £475 +5.56% 3
Midlands +9 33 £500 +5.26% 3
West Midlands +13 25 £500 +5.26% 1
North East +64 13 £450 -10.00% 1
East of England -11 9 £525 -4.55% 2
East Midlands - 8 £525 - 2
South West +9 5 - -
North West +23 2 £500 +5.26%
Play Framework
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, 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 across the England region with a requirement for Play Framework.

1 321 (83.59%) Scala
2 318 (82.81%) Agile Software Development
3 266 (69.27%) Java
4 212 (55.21%) CSS
5 172 (44.79%) HTML
6 168 (43.75%) MongoDB
7 161 (41.93%) Open Source
8 158 (41.15%) JSON
9 151 (39.32%) Scrum
10 149 (38.80%) Git (software)
10 149 (38.80%) Microservices
11 148 (38.54%) HTML5
12 146 (38.02%) Linux
13 143 (37.24%) Spring
14 134 (34.90%) TDD
15 131 (34.11%) JavaScript
16 122 (31.77%) Continuous Integration
17 121 (31.51%) REST
18 111 (28.91%) Docker
19 109 (28.39%) IntelliJ
20 108 (28.13%) Test Automation
21 106 (27.60%) Akka
22 103 (26.82%) MVC
23 96 (25.00%) Puppet
24 89 (23.18%) HTTP
25 85 (22.14%) NoSQL
26 84 (21.88%) CSS3
27 83 (21.61%) RESTful
27 83 (21.61%) XML
28 80 (20.83%) Ruby

Play Framework
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 44 (11.46%) Apache Spark
2 42 (10.94%) Confluence
3 34 (8.85%) Apache
4 26 (6.77%) WebLogic
5 23 (5.99%) JBoss
6 14 (3.65%) Elasticsearch
7 9 (2.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 8 (2.08%) Apache Pig
8 8 (2.08%) Apache Solr
8 8 (2.08%) Tomcat
9 4 (1.04%) nginx
10 3 (0.78%) Oracle Application Server
11 2 (0.52%) Cloud Foundry
11 2 (0.52%) CMS
11 2 (0.52%) Jetty
11 2 (0.52%) MQSeries
11 2 (0.52%) WildFly
12 1 (0.26%) SAS
Business Applications
1 9 (2.34%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 73 (19.01%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (3.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (2.60%) Heroku
4 9 (2.34%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (2.08%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (1.82%) GitHub
7 6 (1.56%) SaaS
8 5 (1.30%) Google Analytics
9 4 (1.04%) PaaS
10 2 (0.52%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.52%) npm
11 1 (0.26%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 89 (23.18%) HTTP
2 20 (5.21%) SSL
2 20 (5.21%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 168 (43.75%) MongoDB
2 85 (22.14%) NoSQL
3 57 (14.84%) Relational Database
4 52 (13.54%) Apache Cassandra
5 47 (12.24%) PostgreSQL
6 43 (11.20%) MySQL
7 32 (8.33%) Big Data
8 27 (7.03%) Hadoop
9 17 (4.43%) Couchbase
10 16 (4.17%) Apache Hive
11 11 (2.86%) CouchDB
12 9 (2.34%) Data Warehouse
13 8 (2.08%) Blockchain
13 8 (2.08%) Data Mining
13 8 (2.08%) Impala
13 8 (2.08%) MarkLogic
13 8 (2.08%) Riak
14 5 (1.30%) Flink
15 4 (1.04%) Hazelcast
15 4 (1.04%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 149 (38.80%) Git (software)
2 109 (28.39%) IntelliJ
3 79 (20.57%) Jenkins
3 79 (20.57%) JUnit
4 50 (13.02%) Subversion
5 48 (12.50%) JIRA
6 46 (11.98%) Grunt
6 46 (11.98%) gulp
7 41 (10.68%) Selenium
8 23 (5.99%) Eclipse
9 17 (4.43%) Maven
9 17 (4.43%) WebDriver
10 13 (3.39%) Ant
11 9 (2.34%) Hudson
11 9 (2.34%) Mockito
12 8 (2.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 8 (2.08%) Gradle
13 6 (1.56%) Cucumber
14 4 (1.04%) Karma Test Runner
14 4 (1.04%) Vagrant
General
1 21 (5.47%) Finance
2 10 (2.60%) Games
3 6 (1.56%) Banking
3 6 (1.56%) Manufacturing
3 6 (1.56%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.30%) Electronics
4 5 (1.30%) Marketing
4 5 (1.30%) Retail
5 4 (1.04%) Publishing
6 3 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.52%) Front Office
8 1 (0.26%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 307 (79.95%) Developer
2 208 (54.17%) Scala Developer
3 109 (28.39%) Java Developer
4 46 (11.98%) Java Scala Developer
5 34 (8.85%) Senior Developer
6 33 (8.59%) Agile Developer
7 27 (7.03%) Agile Java Developer
7 27 (7.03%) Architect
8 19 (4.95%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 19 (4.95%) Senior Scala Developer
9 16 (4.17%) JavaScript Developer
10 15 (3.91%) Digital Architect
11 14 (3.65%) HTML Developer
11 14 (3.65%) Senior Java Developer
12 13 (3.39%) Technical Architect
12 13 (3.39%) Technical Leader
13 12 (3.13%) Big Data Developer
13 12 (3.13%) Programmer
13 12 (3.13%) Software Engineer
14 10 (2.60%) Digital Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 212 (55.21%) CSS
2 172 (44.79%) HTML
3 158 (41.15%) JSON
4 148 (38.54%) HTML5
5 143 (37.24%) Spring
6 121 (31.51%) REST
7 106 (27.60%) Akka
8 84 (21.88%) CSS3
9 83 (21.61%) RESTful
9 83 (21.61%) XML
10 75 (19.53%) Web Services
11 71 (18.49%) AngularJS
12 70 (18.23%) Ajax
13 68 (17.71%) Ruby on Rails
14 67 (17.45%) Django
15 56 (14.58%) React
16 52 (13.54%) Spring MVC
17 51 (13.28%) Guice
18 46 (11.98%) Hibernate
18 46 (11.98%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 25 (6.51%) Greenfield Project
2 22 (5.73%) User Experience
3 13 (3.39%) Algorithms
4 12 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (2.34%) Fintech
6 8 (2.08%) Mobile App
6 8 (2.08%) Replication
7 4 (1.04%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.04%) Virtual Team
8 2 (0.52%) Fixed Income
8 2 (0.52%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (0.52%) Online Games
9 1 (0.26%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.26%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.26%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.26%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.26%) Equities
9 1 (0.26%) IPTV
9 1 (0.26%) Semantic Web
9 1 (0.26%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 146 (38.02%) Linux
2 38 (9.90%) Unix
3 11 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (2.08%) CentOS
5 6 (1.56%) Mac OS X
6 4 (1.04%) Ubuntu
6 4 (1.04%) Windows
7 3 (0.78%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 318 (82.81%) Agile Software Development
2 161 (41.93%) Open Source
3 151 (39.32%) Scrum
4 149 (38.80%) Microservices
5 134 (34.90%) TDD
6 122 (31.77%) Continuous Integration
7 108 (28.13%) Test Automation
8 103 (26.82%) MVC
9 78 (20.31%) Web Development
10 77 (20.05%) Software Engineering
11 72 (18.75%) BDD
11 72 (18.75%) Pair Programming
12 63 (16.41%) Front End Development
13 59 (15.36%) Configuration Management
13 59 (15.36%) Kanban
14 53 (13.80%) Responsive Web Design
14 53 (13.80%) SOA
15 51 (13.28%) Web Design
16 50 (13.02%) DevOps
17 45 (11.72%) Digital Transformation Programme
Programming Languages
1 321 (83.59%) Scala
2 266 (69.27%) Java
3 131 (34.11%) JavaScript
4 80 (20.83%) Ruby
5 66 (17.19%) SQL
6 56 (14.58%) Python
7 46 (11.98%) Groovy
8 34 (8.85%) C#
9 13 (3.39%) Perl
10 9 (2.34%) Clojure
10 9 (2.34%) R
10 9 (2.34%) XPath
11 8 (2.08%) Bash Shell
11 8 (2.08%) C
12 6 (1.56%) Haskell
13 3 (0.78%) Kotlin
13 3 (0.78%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.52%) Java 9
14 2 (0.52%) PHP
15 1 (0.26%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (6.77%) Security Cleared
2 20 (5.21%) SC Cleared
3 5 (1.30%) Degree
4 1 (0.26%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.26%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (0.26%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (10.94%) QA
System Software
1 111 (28.91%) Docker
2 7 (1.82%) Apache Flume
3 3 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.52%) Varnish
4 2 (0.52%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 96 (25.00%) Puppet
2 17 (4.43%) Grafana
2 17 (4.43%) Kibana
3 13 (3.39%) Ansible
3 13 (3.39%) Kubernetes
4 12 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (2.08%) Hadoop YARN
6 4 (1.04%) Mesos
7 2 (0.52%) Marathon
8 1 (0.26%) Rancher
Vendors
1 56 (14.58%) Google
2 40 (10.42%) New Relic
3 23 (5.99%) webMethods
4 17 (4.43%) Oracle
5 9 (2.34%) SAP
6 7 (1.82%) CA
7 3 (0.78%) Adobe
7 3 (0.78%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.52%) VMware