Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 562 484 458
Rank change year-on-year -78 -26 +205
Contract jobs citing Play Framework 301 400 483
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.32% 0.43% 0.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.90% 1.33% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 295 379
England median daily rate £513 £513 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.50% -2.44%
10th Percentile £425 £425 £399
90th Percentile £600 £613 £608
UK median daily rate £513 £510 £500
% change year-on-year +0.49% +2.00% -2.44%
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 33,386 29,989 30,114
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 35.32% 32.54% 30.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,767 21,222 21,088
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +4.56%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £638 £625 £588
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 300 359 358
England median hourly rate £41.69 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.22% +6.67% +0.68%
10th Percentile £16.93 £18.70 £13.50
90th Percentile £57.63 £52.50 £51.50
UK median hourly rate £41.57 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.93% +6.67% -

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 23 October 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 23 October 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
South East -3 115 £513 +4.78% 2
London -60 114 £563 +2.27% 9
Midlands -8 41 £438 -12.50% 1
West Midlands -16 37 £445 -11.00% 1
North of England -61 18 £485 +2.11% 3
Yorkshire -46 10 £450 -5.26%
East of England +8 7 £538 +2.38%
South West -14 6 £425 - 3
East Midlands +7 4 £400 -23.81%
North East -10 4 £485 +7.78% 2
North West -12 4 £500 +17.65% 1
Play Framework
UK

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 289 (96.01%) Scala
2 230 (76.41%) Agile Software Development
3 214 (71.10%) Java
4 182 (60.47%) Git (software)
5 181 (60.13%) TDD
6 177 (58.80%) REST
7 175 (58.14%) Jenkins
8 167 (55.48%) Microservices
9 160 (53.16%) Docker
10 157 (52.16%) Spring
11 140 (46.51%) MongoDB
12 132 (43.85%) RESTful
13 129 (42.86%) NoSQL
14 126 (41.86%) MVC
15 125 (41.53%) JavaScript
16 122 (40.53%) Continuous Integration
17 116 (38.54%) Spring MVC
18 111 (36.88%) BDD
19 107 (35.55%) Scrum
20 106 (35.22%) Ruby
20 106 (35.22%) Linux
21 105 (34.88%) Open Source
22 104 (34.55%) Test Automation
23 102 (33.89%) CSS
24 101 (33.55%) Google
24 101 (33.55%) JSON
25 93 (30.90%) Hibernate
26 92 (30.56%) HTTP
27 91 (30.23%) HTML
28 88 (29.24%) Apache Cassandra

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 66 (21.93%) Confluence
2 57 (18.94%) MQSeries
3 31 (10.30%) Apache
4 28 (9.30%) nginx
4 28 (9.30%) Tomcat
5 25 (8.31%) JBoss
5 25 (8.31%) WebLogic
6 24 (7.97%) Apache Spark
7 11 (3.65%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (1.66%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.66%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (0.66%) Appian
9 2 (0.66%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 53 (17.61%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (14.29%) Google Analytics
3 33 (10.96%) GitHub
4 9 (2.99%) Slack
5 5 (1.66%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (1.33%) Amazon S3
6 4 (1.33%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 4 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.66%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.33%) Amazon SageMaker
8 1 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.33%) npm
8 1 (0.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 92 (30.56%) HTTP
2 36 (11.96%) SSL
3 32 (10.63%) TCP/IP
4 9 (2.99%) Skype
5 4 (1.33%) Kerberos
5 4 (1.33%) VPN
6 2 (0.66%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (46.51%) MongoDB
2 129 (42.86%) NoSQL
3 88 (29.24%) Apache Cassandra
4 61 (20.27%) Couchbase
5 57 (18.94%) Relational Database
6 32 (10.63%) Big Data
7 18 (5.98%) Hadoop
7 18 (5.98%) PostgreSQL
8 13 (4.32%) Apache Hive
9 9 (2.99%) MySQL
10 8 (2.66%) SQL Server
11 6 (1.99%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (1.99%) HBase
12 5 (1.66%) SQL Server 2016
13 4 (1.33%) Amazon Redshift
13 4 (1.33%) Data Lake
13 4 (1.33%) Data Mining
13 4 (1.33%) Parquet
13 4 (1.33%) Power BI
13 4 (1.33%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 182 (60.47%) Git (software)
2 175 (58.14%) Jenkins
3 78 (25.91%) JUnit
4 71 (23.59%) JIRA
5 60 (19.93%) Maven
6 59 (19.60%) IntelliJ
7 58 (19.27%) Selenium
8 52 (17.28%) Subversion
9 51 (16.94%) Hudson
10 48 (15.95%) Cucumber
11 43 (14.29%) gulp
12 39 (12.96%) Gatling
13 32 (10.63%) Sublime Text
14 27 (8.97%) Ant
15 25 (8.31%) Eclipse
16 24 (7.97%) Grunt
17 20 (6.64%) WebDriver
18 19 (6.31%) Karma Test Runner
19 16 (5.32%) Visual Studio Code
20 14 (4.65%) Gradle
General
1 51 (16.94%) Games
2 8 (2.66%) Finance
3 2 (0.66%) Banking
3 2 (0.66%) Legal
4 1 (0.33%) Front Office
4 1 (0.33%) Marketing
4 1 (0.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 275 (91.36%) Developer
2 167 (55.48%) Scala Developer
3 99 (32.89%) Java Developer
4 43 (14.29%) Agile Developer
5 17 (5.65%) Java Scala Developer
6 14 (4.65%) AWS Developer
6 14 (4.65%) Backend Developer
7 13 (4.32%) Lead Developer
8 12 (3.99%) Java Team Leader
8 12 (3.99%) Lead Java Developer
8 12 (3.99%) Team Leader
9 8 (2.66%) Architect
9 8 (2.66%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 8 (2.66%) Programmer
10 7 (2.33%) Big Data Developer
10 7 (2.33%) Technical Architect
11 6 (1.99%) Data Engineer
12 4 (1.33%) Hadoop Engineer
12 4 (1.33%) Senior Developer
12 4 (1.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 177 (58.80%) REST
2 157 (52.16%) Spring
3 132 (43.85%) RESTful
4 116 (38.54%) Spring MVC
5 102 (33.89%) CSS
6 101 (33.55%) JSON
7 93 (30.90%) Hibernate
8 91 (30.23%) HTML
9 83 (27.57%) Web Services
10 79 (26.25%) HTML5
11 74 (24.58%) Spring Boot
12 67 (22.26%) Django
13 63 (20.93%) Node.js
13 63 (20.93%) Ruby on Rails
14 59 (19.60%) JMS
15 57 (18.94%) Akka
16 53 (17.61%) Guice
17 48 (15.95%) Gherkin
18 45 (14.95%) AngularJS
18 45 (14.95%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 62 (20.60%) Greenfield Project
2 17 (5.65%) Algorithms
3 12 (3.99%) Data Structures
4 8 (2.66%) User Experience
5 5 (1.66%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (1.33%) Fintech
7 2 (0.66%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.66%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.33%) Clustering
8 1 (0.33%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (0.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 106 (35.22%) Linux
2 34 (11.30%) Unix
2 34 (11.30%) Windows
3 31 (10.30%) Ubuntu
4 9 (2.99%) Mac OS
5 5 (1.66%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 230 (76.41%) Agile Software Development
2 181 (60.13%) TDD
3 167 (55.48%) Microservices
4 126 (41.86%) MVC
5 122 (40.53%) Continuous Integration
6 111 (36.88%) BDD
7 107 (35.55%) Scrum
8 105 (34.88%) Open Source
9 104 (34.55%) Test Automation
10 83 (27.57%) Pair Programming
11 82 (27.24%) Configuration Management
12 74 (24.58%) DevOps
12 74 (24.58%) Problem-Solving
13 70 (23.26%) Kanban
14 66 (21.93%) Functional Programming
15 52 (17.28%) Responsive Web Design
15 52 (17.28%) Web Design
16 51 (16.94%) Digital Transformation Programme
17 48 (15.95%) OWASP
18 43 (14.29%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 289 (96.01%) Scala
2 214 (71.10%) Java
3 125 (41.53%) JavaScript
4 106 (35.22%) Ruby
5 68 (22.59%) SQL
6 67 (22.26%) Java 8
7 57 (18.94%) Java 9
8 53 (17.61%) Python
9 47 (15.61%) Groovy
10 38 (12.62%) C#
11 31 (10.30%) Perl
12 28 (9.30%) Haskell
13 14 (4.65%) Bash Shell
14 5 (1.66%) TypeScript
14 5 (1.66%) VB.NET
15 4 (1.33%) CoffeeScript
15 4 (1.33%) R
16 2 (0.66%) Clojure
16 2 (0.66%) F#
16 2 (0.66%) Go
Qualifications
1 43 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
2 12 (3.99%) Degree
3 2 (0.66%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.66%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.65%) QA
2 2 (0.66%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 160 (53.16%) Docker
2 8 (2.66%) HDFS
3 4 (1.33%) Apache Flume
3 4 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 45 (14.95%) Puppet
2 44 (14.62%) Kibana
3 43 (14.29%) Grafana
4 27 (8.97%) Kubernetes
5 15 (4.98%) Graphite
6 11 (3.65%) Mesos
7 9 (2.99%) Ansible
8 4 (1.33%) Hadoop YARN
8 4 (1.33%) Oozie
8 4 (1.33%) Terraform
9 3 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.33%) Marathon
Vendors
1 101 (33.55%) Google
2 31 (10.30%) Adobe
3 22 (7.31%) webMethods
4 13 (4.32%) Splunk
5 10 (3.32%) Oracle
6 5 (1.66%) Microsoft
7 4 (1.33%) Atlassian
7 4 (1.33%) Hortonworks
7 4 (1.33%) New Relic
7 4 (1.33%) Tableau
7 4 (1.33%) VMware
8 2 (0.66%) hybris
8 2 (0.66%) Informatica