Period
to 26 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 26 July 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
England > North West
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 189 228 222
Rank change year-on-year +39 -6 -38
Contract jobs citing Play Framework 9 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.16% 0.10% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.50% 0.41% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 8
North West median daily rate £406 £475 £533
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.47% -10.80% +29.09%
10th Percentile £369 £416 £411
90th Percentile £438 £513 £675
England median daily rate £500 £500 £525
% change year-on-year - -4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England 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 the North West with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 1810 1974 1708
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 31.83% 25.76% 22.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1220 1363 1084
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -1.32% +11.76%
10th Percentile £283 £263 £268
90th Percentile £500 £513 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 56 43
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £36.75 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.84% -2.00% +18.84%
10th Percentile £17.93 £19.40 £15.63
90th Percentile £49.13 £47.33 £46.07
England median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year +9.33% +3.45% +3.57%

Play Framework
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Play Framework as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Play Framework in the North West

Play Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Play Framework in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Play Framework in the North West

Play Framework
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 6 months to 26 July 2017. 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
Manchester +18 5 £425 -10.53%
Cheshire +28 2 £388 -18.42%
Lancashire - 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 £388 -
Play Framework
England

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 North West region with a requirement for Play Framework.

1 7 (77.78%) Java
1 7 (77.78%) Scala
2 6 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 6 (66.67%) CSS
2 6 (66.67%) HTML
3 5 (55.56%) Web Services
3 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (55.56%) Spring
3 5 (55.56%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (55.56%) REST
4 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
4 4 (44.44%) TDD
5 3 (33.33%) Python
5 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
5 3 (33.33%) RESTful
5 3 (33.33%) Kanban
5 3 (33.33%) Groovy
5 3 (33.33%) Hibernate
5 3 (33.33%) Scrum
5 3 (33.33%) BDD
5 3 (33.33%) GitHub
5 3 (33.33%) Hazelcast
5 3 (33.33%) Akka
5 3 (33.33%) DevOps
5 3 (33.33%) Functional Programming
6 2 (22.22%) Microservices
6 2 (22.22%) Yeoman
6 2 (22.22%) gulp
6 2 (22.22%) Mobile First

Play Framework
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 1 (11.11%) Apache
1 1 (11.11%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 6 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (33.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (33.33%) Hazelcast
3 2 (22.22%) MongoDB
4 1 (11.11%) CouchDB
4 1 (11.11%) MySQL
4 1 (11.11%) Neo4j
4 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
4 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
4 1 (11.11%) Riak
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
2 2 (22.22%) Cucumber
2 2 (22.22%) Grunt
2 2 (22.22%) gulp
2 2 (22.22%) Jasmine
2 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
2 2 (22.22%) Maven
2 2 (22.22%) Mocha
2 2 (22.22%) webpack
2 2 (22.22%) Yeoman
3 1 (11.11%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) Java Developer
3 2 (22.22%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Node.js Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Scala Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Software Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Cassandra Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) CSS
1 6 (66.67%) HTML
2 5 (55.56%) REST
2 5 (55.56%) Spring
2 5 (55.56%) Web Services
3 3 (33.33%) Akka
3 3 (33.33%) Hibernate
3 3 (33.33%) RESTful
4 2 (22.22%) HTML5
4 2 (22.22%) Node.js
4 2 (22.22%) React
4 2 (22.22%) Sass
5 1 (11.11%) Ajax
5 1 (11.11%) Apache Wicket
5 1 (11.11%) DOM
5 1 (11.11%) Kafka
5 1 (11.11%) spray
5 1 (11.11%) Spring MVC
5 1 (11.11%) Symfony
5 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Wiki
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) TDD
3 3 (33.33%) BDD
3 3 (33.33%) DevOps
3 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 3 (33.33%) Functional Programming
3 3 (33.33%) Kanban
3 3 (33.33%) Scrum
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (22.22%) Microservices
4 2 (22.22%) Mobile First
4 2 (22.22%) Pair Programming
4 2 (22.22%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (22.22%) Service Design
4 2 (22.22%) Web Development
4 2 (22.22%) Webhook
5 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
5 1 (11.11%) MVC
5 1 (11.11%) Refactoring
5 1 (11.11%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) Java
1 7 (77.78%) Scala
2 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 3 (33.33%) Groovy
3 3 (33.33%) Python
4 2 (22.22%) Bash Shell
4 2 (22.22%) ES6
5 1 (11.11%) Clojure
5 1 (11.11%) PHP
5 1 (11.11%) Ruby
5 1 (11.11%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Kubernetes
1 1 (11.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle
1 1 (11.11%) VMware