Period
to 18 January 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 January 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 516 466 651
Rank change year-on-year -50 +185 +72
Contract jobs citing Play Framework 337 411 188
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.36% 0.46% 0.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.13% 1.46% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 315 134
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - -5.21%
10th Percentile £426 £413 £387
90th Percentile £616 £625 £663
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 29,794 28,240 28,638
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 32.26% 31.28% 29.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 21,452 19,605 19,951
England median daily rate £475 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £281
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 320 314 517
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £18.50 £15.25 £15.04
90th Percentile £52.63 £51.25 £55.55
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £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 January 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 January 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 -102 139 £550 +7.32% 19
South East +28 110 £525 +10.53% 5
North of England -4 42 £498 +4.74% 9
Yorkshire -13 27 £500 +5.26% 5
Midlands -6 24 £525 +10.94% 1
South West +20 13 £481 -10.47%
East Midlands - 13 £550 -
West Midlands -12 11 £500 +11.11% 1
East of England -6 10 £525 -4.55%
North East +34 9 £495 +1.54% 1
North West +18 4 £475 - 3
Play Framework
UK

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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.

1 268 (79.53%) Scala
2 264 (78.34%) Agile Software Development
3 245 (72.70%) Java
4 167 (49.55%) CSS
5 153 (45.40%) Spring
6 147 (43.62%) Microservices
7 146 (43.32%) HTML
8 142 (42.14%) MongoDB
9 137 (40.65%) JavaScript
10 132 (39.17%) TDD
10 132 (39.17%) Git (software)
11 128 (37.98%) REST
12 126 (37.39%) Scrum
13 124 (36.80%) Linux
14 115 (34.12%) HTML5
15 114 (33.83%) Open Source
16 109 (32.34%) JSON
17 102 (30.27%) MVC
17 102 (30.27%) Docker
18 95 (28.19%) Continuous Integration
19 89 (26.41%) NoSQL
20 87 (25.82%) Puppet
21 84 (24.93%) XML
22 83 (24.63%) Akka
23 82 (24.33%) SQL
24 81 (24.04%) Test Automation
25 79 (23.44%) Web Services
26 78 (23.15%) JUnit
26 78 (23.15%) Jenkins
27 76 (22.55%) IntelliJ

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 41 (12.17%) Apache
2 34 (10.09%) Apache Spark
3 29 (8.61%) WebLogic
4 26 (7.72%) JBoss
5 25 (7.42%) Elasticsearch
6 21 (6.23%) Confluence
6 21 (6.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 13 (3.86%) MQSeries
8 10 (2.97%) Tomcat
9 7 (2.08%) nginx
10 5 (1.48%) Apache Pig
10 5 (1.48%) Apache Solr
11 3 (0.89%) Cloud Foundry
11 3 (0.89%) Jetty
11 3 (0.89%) Oracle Application Server
11 3 (0.89%) WildFly
12 2 (0.59%) CMS
Business Applications
1 21 (6.23%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 57 (16.91%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (6.53%) Cloud Computing
3 17 (5.04%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (4.15%) GitHub
5 11 (3.26%) SaaS
6 10 (2.97%) Heroku
7 8 (2.37%) Google Analytics
8 7 (2.08%) Amazon S3
9 6 (1.78%) Amazon EC2
9 6 (1.78%) Amazon Glacier
9 6 (1.78%) AWS Lambda
9 6 (1.78%) Serverless
10 4 (1.19%) PaaS
11 3 (0.89%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (0.59%) Amazon SQS
12 2 (0.59%) npm
13 1 (0.30%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 75 (22.26%) HTTP
2 27 (8.01%) SSL
2 27 (8.01%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.30%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (42.14%) MongoDB
2 89 (26.41%) NoSQL
3 52 (15.43%) Apache Cassandra
4 46 (13.65%) Relational Database
5 45 (13.35%) PostgreSQL
6 43 (12.76%) MySQL
7 30 (8.90%) Couchbase
8 27 (8.01%) Big Data
9 20 (5.93%) Hadoop
10 19 (5.64%) CouchDB
11 12 (3.56%) Apache Hive
12 11 (3.26%) Riak
13 8 (2.37%) Flink
14 7 (2.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 7 (2.08%) Neo4j
15 5 (1.48%) Blockchain
15 5 (1.48%) Data Mining
15 5 (1.48%) Data Warehouse
15 5 (1.48%) Impala
15 5 (1.48%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 132 (39.17%) Git (software)
2 78 (23.15%) Jenkins
2 78 (23.15%) JUnit
3 76 (22.55%) IntelliJ
4 39 (11.57%) Selenium
5 37 (10.98%) Grunt
5 37 (10.98%) gulp
6 35 (10.39%) Maven
7 28 (8.31%) Ant
8 27 (8.01%) Subversion
9 26 (7.72%) Eclipse
10 24 (7.12%) JIRA
11 23 (6.82%) Mockito
12 18 (5.34%) WebDriver
13 12 (3.56%) Karma Test Runner
14 10 (2.97%) Gradle
14 10 (2.97%) Hudson
15 9 (2.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 9 (2.67%) Cucumber
16 8 (2.37%) Gatling
General
1 18 (5.34%) Games
2 16 (4.75%) Finance
3 5 (1.48%) Publishing
4 4 (1.19%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.19%) Marketing
4 4 (1.19%) Retail
4 4 (1.19%) Telecoms
5 3 (0.89%) Electronics
6 2 (0.59%) Banking
6 2 (0.59%) Front Office
7 1 (0.30%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 280 (83.09%) Developer
2 163 (48.37%) Scala Developer
3 116 (34.42%) Java Developer
4 29 (8.61%) Architect
5 27 (8.01%) Java Scala Developer
6 24 (7.12%) Agile Developer
6 24 (7.12%) Senior Developer
7 20 (5.93%) Digital Architect
8 19 (5.64%) JavaScript Developer
9 16 (4.75%) Agile Java Developer
10 15 (4.45%) AWS Developer
10 15 (4.45%) Senior Scala Developer
11 14 (4.15%) HTML Developer
12 13 (3.86%) Software Engineer
13 11 (3.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 11 (3.26%) Java Engineer
14 10 (2.97%) Java Architect
14 10 (2.97%) Java Software Engineer
14 10 (2.97%) Technical Architect
15 9 (2.67%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 167 (49.55%) CSS
2 153 (45.40%) Spring
3 146 (43.32%) HTML
4 128 (37.98%) REST
5 115 (34.12%) HTML5
6 109 (32.34%) JSON
7 84 (24.93%) XML
8 83 (24.63%) Akka
9 79 (23.44%) Web Services
10 75 (22.26%) RESTful
11 71 (21.07%) AngularJS
12 64 (18.99%) Node.js
13 61 (18.10%) CSS3
14 60 (17.80%) Spring MVC
15 58 (17.21%) Hibernate
16 56 (16.62%) Spring Boot
17 54 (16.02%) React
18 49 (14.54%) Ajax
19 44 (13.06%) Ruby on Rails
20 42 (12.46%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 31 (9.20%) Greenfield Project
2 21 (6.23%) User Experience
3 11 (3.26%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (2.97%) Algorithms
4 10 (2.97%) Mobile App
5 5 (1.48%) Fintech
5 5 (1.48%) Online Games
5 5 (1.48%) Replication
5 5 (1.48%) Virtual Team
6 3 (0.89%) Data Structures
6 3 (0.89%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (0.89%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.59%) Fixed Income
7 2 (0.59%) Wiki
8 1 (0.30%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.30%) IPTV
8 1 (0.30%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 124 (36.80%) Linux
2 40 (11.87%) Unix
3 9 (2.67%) Mac OS X
4 8 (2.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (2.37%) Ubuntu
4 8 (2.37%) Windows
5 5 (1.48%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 264 (78.34%) Agile Software Development
2 147 (43.62%) Microservices
3 132 (39.17%) TDD
4 126 (37.39%) Scrum
5 114 (33.83%) Open Source
6 102 (30.27%) MVC
7 95 (28.19%) Continuous Integration
8 81 (24.04%) Test Automation
9 76 (22.55%) BDD
10 65 (19.29%) Software Engineering
11 58 (17.21%) DevOps
12 56 (16.62%) Kanban
12 56 (16.62%) Web Development
13 52 (15.43%) Configuration Management
13 52 (15.43%) Pair Programming
14 49 (14.54%) SOA
15 43 (12.76%) Mentoring
16 41 (12.17%) Continuous Delivery
17 39 (11.57%) Front End Development
18 37 (10.98%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 268 (79.53%) Scala
2 245 (72.70%) Java
3 137 (40.65%) JavaScript
4 82 (24.33%) SQL
5 70 (20.77%) Ruby
6 53 (15.73%) Python
7 46 (13.65%) Groovy
8 22 (6.53%) C#
9 21 (6.23%) XPath
10 13 (3.86%) Java 9
11 12 (3.56%) Perl
12 9 (2.67%) C
12 9 (2.67%) Haskell
13 6 (1.78%) Clojure
13 6 (1.78%) R
14 5 (1.48%) Bash Shell
15 3 (0.89%) Kotlin
15 3 (0.89%) Shell Script
16 1 (0.30%) Elixir
16 1 (0.30%) ES6
Qualifications
1 25 (7.42%) Security Cleared
2 21 (6.23%) SC Cleared
3 13 (3.86%) Degree
4 3 (0.89%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.30%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (8.31%) QA
System Software
1 102 (30.27%) Docker
2 7 (2.08%) Apache Flume
3 3 (0.89%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.30%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 87 (25.82%) Puppet
2 25 (7.42%) Grafana
2 25 (7.42%) Kibana
3 22 (6.53%) Ansible
4 21 (6.23%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (2.97%) Kubernetes
6 7 (2.08%) Terraform
7 5 (1.48%) Hadoop YARN
8 3 (0.89%) Mesos
9 2 (0.59%) Marathon
10 1 (0.30%) logstash
10 1 (0.30%) Rancher
Vendors
1 37 (10.98%) Google
2 30 (8.90%) Oracle
3 28 (8.31%) New Relic
4 26 (7.72%) webMethods
5 9 (2.67%) CA
6 8 (2.37%) SAP
7 3 (0.89%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.59%) Adobe
9 1 (0.30%) AppDynamics
9 1 (0.30%) Splunk
9 1 (0.30%) VMware