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 3 months to 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 363 387 535
Rank change year-on-year +24 +148  
Contract jobs citing Play Framework 228 259 90
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.54% 0.52% 0.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.67% 1.81% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 184 65
Median daily rate £500 £478 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.71% -9.04%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £450 £520
% change year-on-year +8.50% -13.46%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Play Framework is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 13677 14326 14175
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 32.21% 29.02% 27.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 9502 10197 9645
Median daily rate £450 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +9.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 184 167 191
Median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £37.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.05% -3.29%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.85 £18.80 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

Play Framework
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Play Framework as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 24 June 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 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -30 84 £550 +6.28% 16
South East +28 57 £494 +4.02% 5
Yorkshire +41 34 £500 +14.28% 1
West Midlands +5 24 £500 +10.49% 3
East Midlands -2 8 £525 +23.52%
North East +69 6 £475 +22.58% 1
North West +19 4 £425 -10.52% 1
East of England - 3 £525 - 1
Play Framework
UK

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 426 (91.61%) Scala
2 392 (84.30%) Agile Software Development
3 335 (72.04%) Java
4 272 (58.49%) CSS
5 242 (52.04%) JSON
6 220 (47.31%) HTML
7 215 (46.24%) Git (software)
7 215 (46.24%) Open Source
8 201 (43.23%) MongoDB
9 196 (42.15%) Spring
10 186 (40.00%) Linux
11 182 (39.14%) REST
12 181 (38.92%) HTML5
13 168 (36.13%) Test Automation
14 163 (35.05%) Microservices
15 154 (33.12%) Ruby
16 151 (32.47%) TDD
17 149 (32.04%) Akka
18 148 (31.83%) Scrum
18 148 (31.83%) Continuous Integration
19 139 (29.89%) HTTP
20 132 (28.39%) Ruby on Rails
21 129 (27.74%) Docker
22 125 (26.88%) Django
23 124 (26.67%) MVC
24 121 (26.02%) RESTful
25 120 (25.81%) Ajax
25 120 (25.81%) IntelliJ
26 116 (24.95%) CSS3
27 115 (24.73%) Jenkins

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 91 (19.57%) Confluence
2 52 (11.18%) Apache
3 41 (8.82%) Apache Spark
4 32 (6.88%) JBoss
4 32 (6.88%) WebLogic
5 12 (2.58%) Elasticsearch
6 9 (1.94%) Tomcat
7 8 (1.72%) nginx
8 4 (0.86%) Oracle Application Server
9 2 (0.43%) CMS
Business Applications
1 4 (0.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 71 (15.27%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (4.09%) GitHub
3 12 (2.58%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (1.94%) SaaS
5 8 (1.72%) Google Analytics
6 6 (1.29%) PaaS
7 3 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.65%) Heroku
8 1 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.22%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.22%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 139 (29.89%) HTTP
2 16 (3.44%) SSL
2 16 (3.44%) TCP/IP
3 15 (3.23%) Internet
4 6 (1.29%) SSH
5 2 (0.43%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 201 (43.23%) MongoDB
2 112 (24.09%) NoSQL
3 87 (18.71%) Relational Database
4 52 (11.18%) Apache Cassandra
5 42 (9.03%) MySQL
5 42 (9.03%) PostgreSQL
6 23 (4.95%) Hadoop
7 12 (2.58%) Apache Hive
7 12 (2.58%) Redis
8 10 (2.15%) Big Data
8 10 (2.15%) CouchDB
9 9 (1.94%) Hazelcast
10 7 (1.51%) Couchbase
11 4 (0.86%) Neo4j
12 3 (0.65%) GIS
12 3 (0.65%) Oracle Database
13 2 (0.43%) HBase
13 2 (0.43%) Riak
13 2 (0.43%) SQL Server
14 1 (0.22%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 215 (46.24%) Git (software)
2 120 (25.81%) IntelliJ
3 115 (24.73%) Jenkins
4 106 (22.80%) JIRA
5 104 (22.37%) JUnit
6 88 (18.92%) Subversion
7 42 (9.03%) Selenium
8 41 (8.82%) Cucumber
9 38 (8.17%) Grunt
9 38 (8.17%) gulp
10 28 (6.02%) Eclipse
11 19 (4.09%) WebDriver
12 11 (2.37%) Maven
13 9 (1.94%) Vagrant
14 8 (1.72%) Ant
14 8 (1.72%) Gatling
14 8 (1.72%) Jasmine
14 8 (1.72%) Karma Test Runner
14 8 (1.72%) Sublime Text
15 7 (1.51%) Mockito
General
1 14 (3.01%) Finance
2 5 (1.08%) Banking
3 4 (0.86%) Advertising
3 4 (0.86%) Electronics
3 4 (0.86%) Manufacturing
3 4 (0.86%) Marketing
3 4 (0.86%) Telecoms
4 2 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (0.43%) Publishing
5 1 (0.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 373 (80.22%) Developer
2 266 (57.20%) Scala Developer
3 158 (33.98%) Java Developer
4 92 (19.78%) Java Scala Developer
5 49 (10.54%) Senior Developer
6 45 (9.68%) Architect
6 45 (9.68%) Programmer
7 32 (6.88%) Senior Scala Developer
7 32 (6.88%) Technical Architect
8 26 (5.59%) Java Programmer
9 24 (5.16%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 23 (4.95%) Agile Developer
10 23 (4.95%) Linux Developer
11 20 (4.30%) MongoDB Developer
12 19 (4.09%) Senior Java Developer
13 18 (3.87%) Digital Architect
13 18 (3.87%) Open Source Developer
14 16 (3.44%) Agile Java Developer
15 11 (2.37%) Digital Developer
16 10 (2.15%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 272 (58.49%) CSS
2 242 (52.04%) JSON
3 220 (47.31%) HTML
4 196 (42.15%) Spring
5 182 (39.14%) REST
6 181 (38.92%) HTML5
7 149 (32.04%) Akka
8 132 (28.39%) Ruby on Rails
9 125 (26.88%) Django
10 121 (26.02%) RESTful
11 120 (25.81%) Ajax
12 116 (24.95%) CSS3
13 98 (21.08%) XML
14 89 (19.14%) Guice
15 86 (18.49%) Spring MVC
16 83 (17.85%) Web Services
17 56 (12.04%) Hibernate
18 55 (11.83%) AngularJS
19 44 (9.46%) spray
20 40 (8.60%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 25 (5.38%) User Experience
2 16 (3.44%) Greenfield Project
3 11 (2.37%) Linux Command Line
4 7 (1.51%) Mobile App
5 5 (1.08%) Driving Licence
6 3 (0.65%) Life Science
6 3 (0.65%) Wiki
7 2 (0.43%) Fintech
8 1 (0.22%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.22%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.22%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.22%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.22%) Equities
8 1 (0.22%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.22%) NHS
8 1 (0.22%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 186 (40.00%) Linux
2 35 (7.53%) Unix
3 8 (1.72%) Android
3 8 (1.72%) Ubuntu
3 8 (1.72%) Windows
4 5 (1.08%) Mac OS X
5 4 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 392 (84.30%) Agile Software Development
2 215 (46.24%) Open Source
3 168 (36.13%) Test Automation
4 163 (35.05%) Microservices
5 151 (32.47%) TDD
6 148 (31.83%) Continuous Integration
6 148 (31.83%) Scrum
7 124 (26.67%) MVC
8 95 (20.43%) Configuration Management
9 89 (19.14%) Responsive Web Design
10 87 (18.71%) Web Design
11 83 (17.85%) Web Development
12 81 (17.42%) OWASP
13 80 (17.20%) Pair Programming
14 72 (15.48%) BDD
14 72 (15.48%) DevOps
15 56 (12.04%) Kanban
16 52 (11.18%) Software Engineering
17 51 (10.97%) Front End Development
18 50 (10.75%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 426 (91.61%) Scala
2 335 (72.04%) Java
3 154 (33.12%) Ruby
4 111 (23.87%) JavaScript
5 104 (22.37%) C#
6 99 (21.29%) Python
7 58 (12.47%) SQL
8 45 (9.68%) Groovy
9 13 (2.80%) Haskell
10 10 (2.15%) Perl
11 7 (1.51%) PHP
12 6 (1.29%) Clojure
13 4 (0.86%) C
13 4 (0.86%) ML
14 3 (0.65%) ES6
14 3 (0.65%) XPath
15 2 (0.43%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.43%) TypeScript
16 1 (0.22%) Dart
16 1 (0.22%) Rust
Qualifications
1 16 (3.44%) Security Cleared
2 9 (1.94%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.22%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.22%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (0.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (6.45%) QA
System Software
1 129 (27.74%) Docker
2 24 (5.16%) Apache Flume
3 4 (0.86%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (0.86%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (0.43%) LXC
5 1 (0.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 113 (24.30%) Puppet
2 18 (3.87%) Kubernetes
3 9 (1.94%) Grafana
3 9 (1.94%) Kibana
4 8 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (1.29%) Ansible
6 2 (0.43%) Marathon
7 1 (0.22%) logstash
7 1 (0.22%) Mesos
7 1 (0.22%) rkt
Vendors
1 97 (20.86%) Google
2 29 (6.24%) New Relic
3 28 (6.02%) webMethods
4 14 (3.01%) Adobe
5 11 (2.37%) Microsoft
6 9 (1.94%) Oracle
7 5 (1.08%) Red Hat
7 5 (1.08%) VMware
8 4 (0.86%) SAP
9 3 (0.65%) CA
10 1 (0.22%) AppDynamics
10 1 (0.22%) Civica
10 1 (0.22%) Splunk
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