Period
to 13 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 13 August 2020 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
6 months to
13 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 515 711 626
Rank change year-on-year +196 -85 -167
Contract jobs citing Play Framework 31 137 284
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.090% 0.15% 0.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.30% 0.48% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 99 167
Median daily rate £540 £575 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.09% +12.20% +2.50%
10th Percentile £350 £418 £425
90th Percentile £650 £725 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £490 £450 £513
% change year-on-year +8.89% -12.20% +7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London 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 with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 10,443 28,773 35,249
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.41% 31.71% 34.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,931 20,051 24,880
Median daily rate £500 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +5.56%
10th Percentile £325 £333 £320
90th Percentile £688 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £423
% change year-on-year +2.86% +3.43% +5.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 170 321 353
Median hourly rate £35.00 £44.00 £41.41
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.45% +6.25% +3.53%
10th Percentile £22.42 £19.88 £15.24
90th Percentile £63.86 £60.00 £57.50
Median hourly rate £35.00 £43.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -18.60% +7.50% -0.62%

Play Framework
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Play Framework as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Play Framework in the UK

Play Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Play Framework.

Daily rate trend for Play Framework in the UK

Play Framework
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Play Framework over the 6 months to 13 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Play Framework in the UK

Play Framework
Top 10 Contract Locations

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 over the 6 months to 13 August 2020. 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
England +199 24 £550 -7.17% 14
London +124 14 £550 -8.33% 5
UK excluding London +215 10 £490 +8.89% 9
North of England +118 4 £360 -18.87%
Yorkshire +77 4 £360 -31.43%
South East +172 3 £489 +2.89% 1
Work from Home -25 2 £540 +2.86%
East of England - 2 £650 - 1
Midlands +89 1 - - 5
East Midlands - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 13 August 2020, 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 with a requirement for Play Framework.

1 31 (100.00%) Scala
2 27 (87.10%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (70.97%) Git (software)
4 18 (58.06%) TDD
4 18 (58.06%) HTML
5 17 (54.84%) Test Automation
5 17 (54.84%) HTML5
6 16 (51.61%) Jenkins
6 16 (51.61%) JSON
6 16 (51.61%) Microservices
7 15 (48.39%) Scrum
7 15 (48.39%) JavaScript
8 14 (45.16%) REST
9 13 (41.94%) Node.js
9 13 (41.94%) CSS
10 12 (38.71%) XML
10 12 (38.71%) CSS3
10 12 (38.71%) Selenium
11 11 (35.48%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (35.48%) Cucumber
11 11 (35.48%) Linux
12 10 (32.26%) MongoDB
13 9 (29.03%) Groovy
13 9 (29.03%) HTTP
14 8 (25.81%) AWS
14 8 (25.81%) Elasticsearch
14 8 (25.81%) Kibana
14 8 (25.81%) DevOps
14 8 (25.81%) Front End Development
15 7 (22.58%) Gatling

Play Framework
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 8 (25.81%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (22.58%) Confluence
3 6 (19.35%) Apache Spark
4 5 (16.13%) JBoss
4 5 (16.13%) Jetty
4 5 (16.13%) MQSeries
4 5 (16.13%) Oracle Self-Service HR
4 5 (16.13%) Red Hat Fuse
4 5 (16.13%) Tomcat
4 5 (16.13%) WebLogic
5 2 (6.45%) Apache
5 2 (6.45%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 8 (25.81%) AWS
2 6 (19.35%) GitHub
3 5 (16.13%) Azure
4 4 (12.90%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 9 (29.03%) HTTP
2 6 (19.35%) SSL
2 6 (19.35%) TCP/IP
3 5 (16.13%) SSH
4 4 (12.90%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (32.26%) MongoDB
2 6 (19.35%) Hadoop
3 5 (16.13%) MySQL
3 5 (16.13%) Oracle Database
3 5 (16.13%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
4 4 (12.90%) Relational Database
5 3 (9.68%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 22 (70.97%) Git (software)
2 16 (51.61%) Jenkins
3 12 (38.71%) Selenium
4 11 (35.48%) Cucumber
5 7 (22.58%) Gatling
5 7 (22.58%) JIRA
5 7 (22.58%) JUnit
6 6 (19.35%) Gradle
6 6 (19.35%) Hudson
7 5 (16.13%) Ant
7 5 (16.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (16.13%) ClearCase
7 5 (16.13%) Eclipse
7 5 (16.13%) FishEye
7 5 (16.13%) IntelliJ
7 5 (16.13%) Maven
7 5 (16.13%) Mercurial
7 5 (16.13%) Poseidon for UML
7 5 (16.13%) Subversion
7 5 (16.13%) Vagrant
General
1 7 (22.58%) Public Sector
2 1 (3.23%) French Language
2 1 (3.23%) Law
2 1 (3.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 24 (77.42%) Developer
2 17 (54.84%) Scala Developer
3 7 (22.58%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 5 (16.13%) Architect
4 5 (16.13%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Lead Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Elasticsearch Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) HTML CSS Developer
6 1 (3.23%) HTML Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Java Architect
6 1 (3.23%) Java Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.23%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (3.23%) React Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Scala Software Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Scala Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (58.06%) HTML
2 17 (54.84%) HTML5
3 16 (51.61%) JSON
4 14 (45.16%) REST
5 13 (41.94%) CSS
5 13 (41.94%) Node.js
6 12 (38.71%) CSS3
6 12 (38.71%) XML
7 7 (22.58%) Akka
7 7 (22.58%) AngularJS
7 7 (22.58%) Sass
7 7 (22.58%) Spring
8 6 (19.35%) React
9 5 (16.13%) ActiveMQ
9 5 (16.13%) Apache Camel
9 5 (16.13%) Gherkin
9 5 (16.13%) Hibernate
9 5 (16.13%) JMS
9 5 (16.13%) MSMQ
9 5 (16.13%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Derivative
1 5 (16.13%) User Experience
2 3 (9.68%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (6.45%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (6.45%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 11 (35.48%) Linux
2 5 (16.13%) Android
2 5 (16.13%) Apple iOS
2 5 (16.13%) CentOS
2 5 (16.13%) Debian
2 5 (16.13%) Mac OS X
2 5 (16.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (16.13%) Ubuntu
2 5 (16.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (87.10%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (58.06%) TDD
3 17 (54.84%) Test Automation
4 16 (51.61%) Microservices
5 15 (48.39%) Scrum
6 11 (35.48%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (25.81%) DevOps
7 8 (25.81%) Front End Development
8 7 (22.58%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
8 7 (22.58%) Continuous Delivery
9 6 (19.35%) Lean Software Development
10 5 (16.13%) Collaborative Working
10 5 (16.13%) Deployment Automation
10 5 (16.13%) Functional Programming
10 5 (16.13%) JVM Tuning
10 5 (16.13%) Kanban
10 5 (16.13%) Open Source
10 5 (16.13%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 5 (16.13%) Systems Engineering
10 5 (16.13%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 31 (100.00%) Scala
2 15 (48.39%) JavaScript
3 9 (29.03%) Groovy
4 7 (22.58%) Java
5 5 (16.13%) Bash Shell
5 5 (16.13%) C++
5 5 (16.13%) Clojure
5 5 (16.13%) ClojureScript
5 5 (16.13%) Perl
5 5 (16.13%) PL/SQL
5 5 (16.13%) Python
5 5 (16.13%) Ruby
5 5 (16.13%) SQL
5 5 (16.13%) T-SQL
6 4 (12.90%) Java 8
6 4 (12.90%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) SC Cleared
1 5 (16.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (22.58%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (25.81%) Kibana
2 5 (16.13%) Kubernetes
2 5 (16.13%) Puppet
2 5 (16.13%) Salt
3 4 (12.90%) Grafana
4 2 (6.45%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (16.13%) Axway
1 5 (16.13%) Cloudera
1 5 (16.13%) Hortonworks
1 5 (16.13%) MuleSoft
1 5 (16.13%) Oracle
1 5 (16.13%) Red Hat
1 5 (16.13%) Sparx
1 5 (16.13%) Sybase
2 4 (12.90%) Google
2 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.90%) Splunk