Period
to 14 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London 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 14 December 2019 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 > UK excluding London
6 months to
14 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 523 422 434
Rank change year-on-year -101 +12 +57
Contract jobs citing Play Framework 68 268 221
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.16% 0.48% 0.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.61% 1.54% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 147 165
UK excluding London median daily rate £520 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £397 £422 £388
90th Percentile £568 £565 £589
UK median daily rate £550 £513 £525
% change year-on-year +7.32% -2.38% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK median hourly rate - £35.00 -

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 the UK excluding London with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK excluding London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 11,204 17,439 15,148
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 25.79% 31.21% 28.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,309 11,500 9,802
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +3.09%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £281
90th Percentile £575 £575 £550
UK median daily rate £490 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +3.16% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 173 214 256
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £41.53 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.13% +3.83% +3.23%
10th Percentile £16.44 £17.00 £16.25
90th Percentile £73.75 £57.50 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.52 £40.00
% change year-on-year +2.37% +3.79% -

Play Framework
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Play Framework as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Play Framework in the UK excluding London

Play Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Play Framework in the UK excluding London

Play Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the UK excluding London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Play Framework in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 14 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Play Framework in the UK excluding London

Play Framework
Contract Job Locations in the UK excluding London

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 UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 14 December 2019. 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
North of England +47 31 £485 -3.00% 4
South East -57 27 £510 -0.49% 2
Yorkshire +48 17 £520 +1.46% 2
North East +23 12 £398 -18.88% 1
Midlands +20 7 £520 +19.54% 4
West Midlands +5 7 £520 +18.18% 3
North West +20 2 £500 - 1
South West +2 2 £550 +14.58%
Wales +8 1 £500 -
Play Framework
UK

For the 6 months to 14 December 2019, 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for Play Framework.

1 68 (100.00%) Scala
2 61 (89.71%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (86.76%) CSS
3 59 (86.76%) JSON
4 56 (82.35%) REST
5 55 (80.88%) Continuous Integration
5 55 (80.88%) HTML
6 54 (79.41%) Test Automation
6 54 (79.41%) HTML5
7 49 (72.06%) HTTP
8 48 (70.59%) Google
9 43 (63.24%) CSS3
10 40 (58.82%) Microservices
10 40 (58.82%) Git (software)
11 38 (55.88%) Web Development
12 36 (52.94%) Jenkins
13 35 (51.47%) Kibana
14 33 (48.53%) Open Source
14 33 (48.53%) Ruby
14 33 (48.53%) XML
15 32 (47.06%) Spring
16 31 (45.59%) JavaScript
16 31 (45.59%) Selenium
17 30 (44.12%) Cucumber
17 30 (44.12%) Node.js
17 30 (44.12%) JUnit
17 30 (44.12%) TCP/IP
17 30 (44.12%) SSL
18 29 (42.65%) Analytics
18 29 (42.65%) Gherkin

Play Framework
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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 11 (16.18%) Apache
1 11 (16.18%) JBoss
1 11 (16.18%) nginx
1 11 (16.18%) Tomcat
1 11 (16.18%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.47%) CMS
2 1 (1.47%) Confluence
2 1 (1.47%) Kentico
2 1 (1.47%) Magnolia
2 1 (1.47%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (1.47%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 29 (42.65%) GitHub
1 29 (42.65%) Google Analytics
2 3 (4.41%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 49 (72.06%) HTTP
2 30 (44.12%) SSL
2 30 (44.12%) TCP/IP
3 6 (8.82%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (36.76%) Relational Database
2 24 (35.29%) MongoDB
3 12 (17.65%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.47%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 40 (58.82%) Git (software)
2 36 (52.94%) Jenkins
3 31 (45.59%) Selenium
4 30 (44.12%) Cucumber
4 30 (44.12%) JUnit
5 29 (42.65%) Gatling
6 17 (25.00%) IntelliJ
7 12 (17.65%) Ant
8 11 (16.18%) Eclipse
8 11 (16.18%) Grunt
8 11 (16.18%) gulp
8 11 (16.18%) Karma Test Runner
8 11 (16.18%) Sublime Text
9 3 (4.41%) CocoaPods
9 3 (4.41%) fastlane
9 3 (4.41%) TeamCity
9 3 (4.41%) Xcode
10 1 (1.47%) JIRA
10 1 (1.47%) Subversion
General
1 2 (2.94%) Public Sector
2 1 (1.47%) Banking
Job Titles
1 63 (92.65%) Developer
2 38 (55.88%) Scala Developer
3 17 (25.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 4 (5.88%) Architect
5 3 (4.41%) HTML CSS Developer
5 3 (4.41%) HTML Developer
5 3 (4.41%) iOS Developer
5 3 (4.41%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (4.41%) Node.js Developer
5 3 (4.41%) Software Developer
5 3 (4.41%) Technical Architect
6 2 (2.94%) Agile Developer
6 2 (2.94%) Digital Architect
6 2 (2.94%) Java Developer
7 1 (1.47%) Digital Technical Architect
7 1 (1.47%) Java Architect
7 1 (1.47%) Senior Developer
7 1 (1.47%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (86.76%) CSS
1 59 (86.76%) JSON
2 56 (82.35%) REST
3 55 (80.88%) HTML
4 54 (79.41%) HTML5
5 43 (63.24%) CSS3
6 33 (48.53%) XML
7 32 (47.06%) Spring
8 30 (44.12%) Node.js
9 29 (42.65%) Gherkin
10 25 (36.76%) Ajax
11 21 (30.88%) RESTful
12 20 (29.41%) Ruby on Rails
13 19 (27.94%) Django
13 19 (27.94%) Guice
13 19 (27.94%) Spring MVC
14 18 (26.47%) Sass
15 11 (16.18%) AngularJS
15 11 (16.18%) J2SE
15 11 (16.18%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.47%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (1.47%) Linux Command Line
1 1 (1.47%) Renewable Energy
1 1 (1.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (22.06%) Linux
2 12 (17.65%) Unix
2 12 (17.65%) Windows
3 11 (16.18%) Ubuntu
4 3 (4.41%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.47%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (89.71%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (80.88%) Continuous Integration
3 54 (79.41%) Test Automation
4 40 (58.82%) Microservices
5 38 (55.88%) Web Development
6 33 (48.53%) Open Source
7 29 (42.65%) Analytics
7 29 (42.65%) Lean Software Development
8 28 (41.18%) Problem-Solving
9 26 (38.24%) Scrum
10 22 (32.35%) Mentoring
11 20 (29.41%) Continuous Improvement
11 20 (29.41%) MVC
12 18 (26.47%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
12 18 (26.47%) Front End Development
12 18 (26.47%) Service Design
13 17 (25.00%) Line Management
14 16 (23.53%) DevOps
15 12 (17.65%) Configuration Management
15 12 (17.65%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 68 (100.00%) Scala
2 33 (48.53%) Ruby
3 31 (45.59%) JavaScript
4 22 (32.35%) Java
5 18 (26.47%) Groovy
6 14 (20.59%) Python
7 13 (19.12%) C#
8 12 (17.65%) Perl
9 11 (16.18%) Haskell
9 11 (16.18%) SQL
10 7 (10.29%) Java 8
11 3 (4.41%) Apple Swift
11 3 (4.41%) Objective-C
12 1 (1.47%) Clojure
12 1 (1.47%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (1.47%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (26.47%) WCAG
System Software
1 19 (27.94%) Docker
Systems Management
1 35 (51.47%) Kibana
2 29 (42.65%) Grafana
3 18 (26.47%) Puppet
4 2 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 48 (70.59%) Google
2 12 (17.65%) Adobe
3 11 (16.18%) webMethods
4 6 (8.82%) Splunk
5 2 (2.94%) Oracle
6 1 (1.47%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.47%) Sitecore