Period
to 22 April 2018

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 22 April 2018 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
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 574 443 540
Rank change year-on-year -131 +97 +160
Contract jobs citing Play Framework 281 412 326
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.30% 0.48% 0.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.92% 1.52% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 312 188
England median daily rate £530 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.00% - -4.76%
10th Percentile £450 £369 £397
90th Percentile £629 £600 £641
UK median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -4.76%
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 30,645 27,135 28,422
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 33.07% 31.84% 28.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 21,791 18,806 19,951
England median daily rate £475 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.95% +3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £288
90th Percentile £625 £606 £600
UK median daily rate £475 £435 £425
% change year-on-year +9.20% +2.35% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 321 341 440
England median hourly rate £41.00 £41.00 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +5.81% +10.44%
10th Percentile £17.50 £17.00 £14.98
90th Percentile £58.75 £52.50 £57.00
UK median hourly rate £41.00 £40.50 £38.63
% change year-on-year +1.23% +4.85% +10.36%

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 22 April 2018.

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 22 April 2018. 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 -79 135 £550 +4.76% 15
South East -16 73 £558 +14.36% 3
North of England -72 36 £500 +11.11%
Yorkshire -16 31 £525 -4.55%
Midlands -43 17 £550 +16.22% 1
South West +13 10 £481 -7.23%
East Midlands +5 9 £550 -
East of England -8 9 £450 -18.18%
West Midlands -36 8 £563 +20.97% 1
North West -17 3 £463 +19.35%
South Coast -1 2 - -
North East -16 2 £440 +9.05%
Play Framework
UK

For the 6 months to 22 April 2018, 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 England region with a requirement for Play Framework.

1 238 (84.70%) Scala
2 220 (78.29%) Java
3 210 (74.73%) Agile Software Development
4 145 (51.60%) Spring
5 134 (47.69%) Git (software)
6 130 (46.26%) TDD
7 123 (43.77%) REST
8 122 (43.42%) Linux
9 114 (40.57%) Microservices
10 113 (40.21%) JavaScript
11 112 (39.86%) Docker
12 104 (37.01%) CSS
13 103 (36.65%) HTML
14 97 (34.52%) MVC
15 96 (34.16%) RESTful
16 95 (33.81%) MongoDB
17 92 (32.74%) Open Source
17 92 (32.74%) Jenkins
18 89 (31.67%) NoSQL
19 85 (30.25%) Ruby
20 84 (29.89%) Continuous Integration
20 84 (29.89%) Scrum
21 78 (27.76%) JSON
22 77 (27.40%) Spring MVC
23 75 (26.69%) SQL
23 75 (26.69%) HTTP
24 74 (26.33%) Node.js
25 71 (25.27%) JUnit
26 69 (24.56%) Python
27 67 (23.84%) Test Automation

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 39 (13.88%) Apache
2 33 (11.74%) Confluence
3 28 (9.96%) Elasticsearch
4 27 (9.61%) Apache Spark
4 27 (9.61%) WebLogic
5 25 (8.90%) JBoss
6 23 (8.19%) MQSeries
7 18 (6.41%) Tomcat
8 17 (6.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 11 (3.91%) nginx
10 7 (2.49%) Jetty
11 4 (1.42%) Cloud Foundry
11 4 (1.42%) WildFly
12 3 (1.07%) Apache Solr
12 3 (1.07%) Oracle Self-Service HR
13 2 (0.71%) Alfresco
13 2 (0.71%) CMS
13 2 (0.71%) WebSphere
14 1 (0.36%) Apache Pig
14 1 (0.36%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (1.42%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 17 (6.05%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 34 (12.10%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (8.19%) GitHub
3 22 (7.83%) Microsoft Azure
4 18 (6.41%) Cloud Computing
5 11 (3.91%) Amazon S3
5 11 (3.91%) Google Analytics
6 9 (3.20%) SaaS
7 6 (2.14%) Amazon Glacier
7 6 (2.14%) AWS Lambda
7 6 (2.14%) Serverless
8 5 (1.78%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (1.78%) PaaS
9 4 (1.42%) Heroku
10 3 (1.07%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 3 (1.07%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.36%) Amazon Kinesis
11 1 (0.36%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 75 (26.69%) HTTP
2 25 (8.90%) SSL
3 23 (8.19%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.07%) SMS
4 3 (1.07%) SSH
5 2 (0.71%) Internet
5 2 (0.71%) Kerberos
5 2 (0.71%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (33.81%) MongoDB
2 89 (31.67%) NoSQL
3 51 (18.15%) Apache Cassandra
4 49 (17.44%) Relational Database
5 33 (11.74%) Couchbase
6 29 (10.32%) PostgreSQL
7 25 (8.90%) MySQL
8 22 (7.83%) Big Data
9 15 (5.34%) CouchDB
9 15 (5.34%) Hadoop
10 10 (3.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 8 (2.85%) Apache Hive
11 8 (2.85%) Riak
12 7 (2.49%) Neo4j
13 6 (2.14%) Flink
14 4 (1.42%) Oracle Database
14 4 (1.42%) RDBMS
15 3 (1.07%) Data Mining
15 3 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
16 2 (0.71%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 134 (47.69%) Git (software)
2 92 (32.74%) Jenkins
3 71 (25.27%) JUnit
4 43 (15.30%) Maven
5 38 (13.52%) IntelliJ
6 36 (12.81%) JIRA
7 32 (11.39%) Selenium
8 31 (11.03%) Subversion
9 30 (10.68%) Ant
10 28 (9.96%) Hudson
11 26 (9.25%) Eclipse
12 20 (7.12%) Mockito
13 19 (6.76%) Cucumber
14 16 (5.69%) Grunt
14 16 (5.69%) gulp
14 16 (5.69%) Karma Test Runner
15 12 (4.27%) Gatling
16 11 (3.91%) WebDriver
17 10 (3.56%) Sublime Text
18 9 (3.20%) Gradle
General
1 29 (10.32%) Games
2 13 (4.63%) Finance
3 3 (1.07%) Publishing
3 3 (1.07%) Telecoms
4 2 (0.71%) Advertising
5 1 (0.36%) Front Office
5 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.36%) Marketing
5 1 (0.36%) Retail
Job Titles
1 222 (79.00%) Developer
2 126 (44.84%) Scala Developer
3 100 (35.59%) Java Developer
4 34 (12.10%) Architect
5 29 (10.32%) Agile Developer
6 22 (7.83%) Java Scala Developer
7 21 (7.47%) Technical Architect
8 20 (7.12%) Senior Developer
9 14 (4.98%) Digital Architect
10 13 (4.63%) Software Engineer
11 12 (4.27%) Big Data Developer
12 11 (3.91%) AWS Developer
12 11 (3.91%) Backend Developer
12 11 (3.91%) JavaScript Developer
13 10 (3.56%) Java Architect
13 10 (3.56%) Java Engineer
13 10 (3.56%) Java Software Engineer
14 9 (3.20%) Agile Java Developer
15 8 (2.85%) HTML Developer
15 8 (2.85%) Senior Backend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (51.60%) Spring
2 123 (43.77%) REST
3 104 (37.01%) CSS
4 103 (36.65%) HTML
5 96 (34.16%) RESTful
6 78 (27.76%) JSON
7 77 (27.40%) Spring MVC
8 74 (26.33%) Node.js
9 64 (22.78%) XML
10 61 (21.71%) HTML5
11 59 (21.00%) Hibernate
12 58 (20.64%) Web Services
13 55 (19.57%) AngularJS
14 52 (18.51%) Spring Boot
15 51 (18.15%) Akka
15 51 (18.15%) React
16 47 (16.73%) JMS
17 42 (14.95%) Django
18 41 (14.59%) jQuery
19 36 (12.81%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 38 (13.52%) Greenfield Project
2 15 (5.34%) Algorithms
3 13 (4.63%) User Experience
4 7 (2.49%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.14%) Mobile App
6 5 (1.78%) Fintech
6 5 (1.78%) Online Games
7 4 (1.42%) Derivative
8 3 (1.07%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.71%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.36%) Cloud Native
10 1 (0.36%) Cyberthreat
10 1 (0.36%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.36%) Equity Derivative
10 1 (0.36%) IPTV
10 1 (0.36%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.36%) Replication
10 1 (0.36%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 122 (43.42%) Linux
2 48 (17.08%) Unix
3 26 (9.25%) Mac OS X
4 16 (5.69%) Ubuntu
5 14 (4.98%) Windows
6 4 (1.42%) CentOS
6 4 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.07%) Android
7 3 (1.07%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.07%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 210 (74.73%) Agile Software Development
2 130 (46.26%) TDD
3 114 (40.57%) Microservices
4 97 (34.52%) MVC
5 92 (32.74%) Open Source
6 84 (29.89%) Continuous Integration
6 84 (29.89%) Scrum
7 67 (23.84%) Test Automation
8 58 (20.64%) DevOps
9 56 (19.93%) Configuration Management
10 53 (18.86%) BDD
11 48 (17.08%) Pair Programming
12 45 (16.01%) Software Engineering
13 44 (15.66%) Kanban
14 43 (15.30%) Problem-Solving
15 42 (14.95%) Mentoring
16 40 (14.23%) Web Development
17 35 (12.46%) Continuous Delivery
18 32 (11.39%) Functional Programming
19 31 (11.03%) Deployment Automation
Programming Languages
1 238 (84.70%) Scala
2 220 (78.29%) Java
3 113 (40.21%) JavaScript
4 85 (30.25%) Ruby
5 75 (26.69%) SQL
6 69 (24.56%) Python
7 49 (17.44%) Java 8
8 31 (11.03%) Groovy
9 23 (8.19%) Java 9
10 17 (6.05%) XPath
11 16 (5.69%) Perl
12 15 (5.34%) C#
13 12 (4.27%) Haskell
14 9 (3.20%) Bash Shell
15 7 (2.49%) Clojure
16 6 (2.14%) C
17 4 (1.42%) C++
18 3 (1.07%) PL/SQL
18 3 (1.07%) T-SQL
18 3 (1.07%) VBA
Qualifications
1 22 (7.83%) BPSS Clearance
2 17 (6.05%) Security Cleared
3 15 (5.34%) SC Cleared
4 11 (3.91%) Degree
5 3 (1.07%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.36%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.36%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.14%) QA
2 1 (0.36%) Data Quality
System Software
1 112 (39.86%) Docker
2 5 (1.78%) Apache Flume
3 2 (0.71%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 65 (23.13%) Puppet
2 24 (8.54%) Ansible
3 23 (8.19%) Kibana
4 22 (7.83%) Grafana
5 19 (6.76%) Opscode Chef
6 17 (6.05%) Kubernetes
7 9 (3.20%) Terraform
8 5 (1.78%) Salt
9 3 (1.07%) Hadoop YARN
10 1 (0.36%) logstash
Vendors
1 39 (13.88%) Google
2 27 (9.61%) Oracle
3 22 (7.83%) webMethods
4 6 (2.14%) New Relic
5 5 (1.78%) Adobe
5 5 (1.78%) Hortonworks
6 4 (1.42%) CA
6 4 (1.42%) Microsoft
7 3 (1.07%) Cloudera
7 3 (1.07%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.07%) Sybase
8 2 (0.71%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.71%) SaltStack
8 2 (0.71%) SAP
8 2 (0.71%) Splunk
8 2 (0.71%) Tableau
8 2 (0.71%) WSO2
9 1 (0.36%) AppDynamics
9 1 (0.36%) Capita