Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 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
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 623 428 466
Rank change year-on-year -195 +38 +226
Contract jobs citing Play Framework 242 460 482
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.26% 0.53% 0.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.75% 1.62% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 344 321
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - -4.76%
10th Percentile £425 £408 £383
90th Percentile £613 £600 £613
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 32,420 28,380 29,635
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 34.34% 32.43% 29.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,016 19,675 20,952
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £319 £306 £295
90th Percentile £631 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 353 368 373
England median hourly rate £41.53 £40.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.54% +8.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £15.24 £16.00 £13.50
90th Percentile £57.50 £53.75 £51.50
UK median hourly rate £41.00 £40.13 £37.50
% change year-on-year +2.17% +7.01% +4.17%

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 July 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 18 July 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 -71 138 £525 -1.18% 21
South East -57 57 £513 +5.13% 4
North of England -101 23 £550 +22.22% 1
Yorkshire -59 21 £563 +12.50% 1
Midlands -45 16 £550 +10.00%
West Midlands -54 13 £550 +10.00%
East of England +8 7 £538 -2.27%
East Midlands +6 3 £400 -23.81%
North West -35 2 £450 +10.77%
South Coast - 2 - -
Play Framework
UK

For the 6 months to 18 July 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.

1 224 (92.56%) Scala
2 180 (74.38%) Agile Software Development
3 177 (73.14%) Java
4 135 (55.79%) TDD
5 122 (50.41%) Git (software)
6 107 (44.21%) Docker
7 106 (43.80%) REST
8 103 (42.56%) NoSQL
8 103 (42.56%) Spring
9 102 (42.15%) Jenkins
10 99 (40.91%) RESTful
11 95 (39.26%) Continuous Integration
12 94 (38.84%) Linux
13 92 (38.02%) Microservices
14 89 (36.78%) Scrum
14 89 (36.78%) Open Source
15 85 (35.12%) Ruby
15 85 (35.12%) JavaScript
16 81 (33.47%) MVC
17 77 (31.82%) MongoDB
18 73 (30.17%) JSON
18 73 (30.17%) HTTP
19 72 (29.75%) Test Automation
20 70 (28.93%) Spring MVC
21 69 (28.51%) Pair Programming
22 67 (27.69%) Python
23 66 (27.27%) CSS
24 64 (26.45%) HTML
25 63 (26.03%) Apache Cassandra
26 60 (24.79%) Django

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 48 (19.83%) Confluence
2 35 (14.46%) Apache Spark
3 23 (9.50%) MQSeries
4 22 (9.09%) Apache
5 20 (8.26%) Tomcat
6 16 (6.61%) nginx
7 15 (6.20%) WebLogic
8 14 (5.79%) Elasticsearch
9 13 (5.37%) JBoss
10 8 (3.31%) Apache Solr
11 4 (1.65%) Jetty
11 4 (1.65%) WordPress
12 3 (1.24%) Oracle Self-Service HR
13 2 (0.83%) Alfresco
13 2 (0.83%) WebSphere
14 1 (0.41%) Apache Pig
14 1 (0.41%) Cloud Foundry
14 1 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 1 (0.41%) WildFly
Applications
1 4 (1.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.41%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 38 (15.70%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (6.61%) GitHub
3 15 (6.20%) Google Analytics
4 13 (5.37%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (3.31%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (3.31%) Amazon S3
6 5 (2.07%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (0.83%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.83%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.41%) PaaS
8 1 (0.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 73 (30.17%) HTTP
2 24 (9.92%) SSL
3 18 (7.44%) TCP/IP
4 6 (2.48%) Kerberos
4 6 (2.48%) VPN
5 5 (2.07%) SMS
6 3 (1.24%) SSH
7 1 (0.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (42.56%) NoSQL
2 77 (31.82%) MongoDB
3 63 (26.03%) Apache Cassandra
4 48 (19.83%) Relational Database
5 38 (15.70%) Big Data
6 24 (9.92%) Couchbase
7 21 (8.68%) Hadoop
8 13 (5.37%) MySQL
8 13 (5.37%) PostgreSQL
9 12 (4.96%) Apache Hive
10 9 (3.72%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (3.31%) HBase
12 7 (2.89%) Data Mining
13 6 (2.48%) Amazon Redshift
13 6 (2.48%) Data Lake
13 6 (2.48%) Parquet
13 6 (2.48%) Power BI
14 5 (2.07%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 4 (1.65%) Oracle Database
16 2 (0.83%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 122 (50.41%) Git (software)
2 102 (42.15%) Jenkins
3 55 (22.73%) JIRA
4 52 (21.49%) JUnit
5 41 (16.94%) Subversion
6 40 (16.53%) Hudson
7 28 (11.57%) IntelliJ
7 28 (11.57%) Maven
8 25 (10.33%) Selenium
9 22 (9.09%) Cucumber
10 19 (7.85%) Ant
11 16 (6.61%) Gatling
12 14 (5.79%) Eclipse
13 10 (4.13%) Gradle
13 10 (4.13%) Grunt
13 10 (4.13%) gulp
14 9 (3.72%) FishEye
15 8 (3.31%) Karma Test Runner
16 7 (2.89%) Sublime Text
17 4 (1.65%) GitLab
General
1 36 (14.88%) Games
2 16 (6.61%) Finance
3 2 (0.83%) Advertising
3 2 (0.83%) Banking
3 2 (0.83%) Legal
3 2 (0.83%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.41%) Front Office
4 1 (0.41%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 198 (81.82%) Developer
2 135 (55.79%) Scala Developer
3 63 (26.03%) Java Developer
4 26 (10.74%) Agile Developer
5 24 (9.92%) Architect
6 21 (8.68%) Java Scala Developer
7 20 (8.26%) Technical Architect
8 17 (7.02%) Backend Developer
9 14 (5.79%) Big Data Developer
10 10 (4.13%) Senior Developer
11 8 (3.31%) Senior Backend Developer
12 6 (2.48%) Hadoop Developer
13 5 (2.07%) Consultant
13 5 (2.07%) Java Architect
13 5 (2.07%) Technical Leader
14 4 (1.65%) Digital Architect
14 4 (1.65%) Digital Technical Architect
14 4 (1.65%) Java Consultant
14 4 (1.65%) Lead Developer
14 4 (1.65%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (43.80%) REST
2 103 (42.56%) Spring
3 99 (40.91%) RESTful
4 73 (30.17%) JSON
5 70 (28.93%) Spring MVC
6 66 (27.27%) CSS
7 64 (26.45%) HTML
8 60 (24.79%) Django
9 52 (21.49%) Akka
10 46 (19.01%) Node.js
10 46 (19.01%) Ruby on Rails
11 45 (18.60%) Hibernate
12 42 (17.36%) HTML5
13 40 (16.53%) Kafka
14 39 (16.12%) Guice
15 36 (14.88%) Web Services
16 35 (14.46%) Spring Boot
17 33 (13.64%) JMS
17 33 (13.64%) XML
18 30 (12.40%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 28 (11.57%) Greenfield Project
2 26 (10.74%) Algorithms
3 9 (3.72%) Data Structures
3 9 (3.72%) Fintech
3 9 (3.72%) User Experience
4 8 (3.31%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (1.65%) Derivative
6 2 (0.83%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (0.41%) Cloud Native
7 1 (0.41%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (0.41%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 94 (38.84%) Linux
2 33 (13.64%) Unix
3 20 (8.26%) Ubuntu
3 20 (8.26%) Windows
4 17 (7.02%) Mac OS X
5 4 (1.65%) Android
5 4 (1.65%) CentOS
5 4 (1.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.24%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.24%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (74.38%) Agile Software Development
2 135 (55.79%) TDD
3 95 (39.26%) Continuous Integration
4 92 (38.02%) Microservices
5 89 (36.78%) Open Source
5 89 (36.78%) Scrum
6 81 (33.47%) MVC
7 72 (29.75%) Test Automation
8 69 (28.51%) Pair Programming
9 60 (24.79%) Configuration Management
9 60 (24.79%) Problem-Solving
10 56 (23.14%) Kanban
11 49 (20.25%) BDD
12 46 (19.01%) Functional Programming
13 45 (18.60%) DevOps
14 39 (16.12%) Digital Transformation Programme
15 38 (15.70%) Responsive Web Design
15 38 (15.70%) Web Design
16 37 (15.29%) OWASP
17 31 (12.81%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 224 (92.56%) Scala
2 177 (73.14%) Java
3 85 (35.12%) JavaScript
3 85 (35.12%) Ruby
4 67 (27.69%) Python
5 59 (24.38%) SQL
6 39 (16.12%) Java 8
7 27 (11.16%) Groovy
8 25 (10.33%) Perl
9 23 (9.50%) Java 9
10 21 (8.68%) C#
11 16 (6.61%) Haskell
12 15 (6.20%) Bash Shell
13 7 (2.89%) Clojure
13 7 (2.89%) R
14 5 (2.07%) T-SQL
15 3 (1.24%) C++
15 3 (1.24%) ClojureScript
15 3 (1.24%) PL/SQL
15 3 (1.24%) VBA
Qualifications
1 31 (12.81%) BPSS Clearance
2 7 (2.89%) Degree
3 6 (2.48%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.24%) DV Cleared
4 3 (1.24%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.41%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.41%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.24%) QA
2 1 (0.41%) Data Quality
System Software
1 107 (44.21%) Docker
2 8 (3.31%) HDFS
3 3 (1.24%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 33 (13.64%) Kubernetes
2 31 (12.81%) Puppet
3 16 (6.61%) Kibana
4 15 (6.20%) Grafana
5 11 (4.55%) Ansible
6 10 (4.13%) Mesos
7 7 (2.89%) Hadoop YARN
8 5 (2.07%) Salt
9 3 (1.24%) Opscode Chef
10 2 (0.83%) Oozie
10 2 (0.83%) Terraform
11 1 (0.41%) Marathon
Vendors
1 56 (23.14%) Google
2 15 (6.20%) Adobe
3 10 (4.13%) webMethods
4 9 (3.72%) Hortonworks
4 9 (3.72%) Oracle
5 6 (2.48%) Atlassian
5 6 (2.48%) Tableau
6 4 (1.65%) Microsoft
7 3 (1.24%) Cloudera
7 3 (1.24%) New Relic
7 3 (1.24%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.24%) Sybase
8 2 (0.83%) Informatica
8 2 (0.83%) SaltStack
8 2 (0.83%) WSO2
9 1 (0.41%) Capita
9 1 (0.41%) Splunk