Period
to 19 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 19 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 167 151 148
Rank change year-on-year -16 -3 +22
Contract jobs citing Play Framework 37 32 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.73% 0.69% 1.05%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.35% 2.78% 4.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 25 49
West Midlands median daily rate £445 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £361 £430 £383
90th Percentile £575 £541 £515
England median daily rate £513 £513 £500
% change year-on-year - +2.50% -2.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England 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 the West Midlands with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1,576 1,150 1,608
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 31.01% 24.84% 25.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 967 760 1,020
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £305 £263 £250
90th Percentile £575 £575 £513
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 32 20
West Midlands median hourly rate £26.75 £30.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.30% +29.79% -19.92%
10th Percentile £11.03 £15.15 £11.23
90th Percentile £57.35 £40.18 £39.58
England median hourly rate £41.57 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.93% +6.67% +0.68%

Play Framework
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Play Framework in the West Midlands

Play Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Play Framework in the West Midlands

Play Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Play Framework in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Play Framework in the West Midlands

Play Framework
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 6 months to 19 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
Shropshire -27 35 £450 -10.00% 1
Coventry - 2 £325 -
Play Framework
England

For the 6 months to 19 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Play Framework.

1 36 (97.30%) Scala
2 30 (81.08%) HTML
2 30 (81.08%) CSS
3 28 (75.68%) Git (software)
3 28 (75.68%) REST
4 27 (72.97%) Microservices
4 27 (72.97%) Selenium
5 26 (70.27%) Docker
5 26 (70.27%) DevOps
5 26 (70.27%) HTML5
6 25 (67.57%) Cucumber
6 25 (67.57%) MongoDB
6 25 (67.57%) Node.js
6 25 (67.57%) Gherkin
6 25 (67.57%) JavaScript
6 25 (67.57%) gulp
7 24 (64.86%) IntelliJ
7 24 (64.86%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (64.86%) Test Automation
8 23 (62.16%) Continuous Integration
8 23 (62.16%) Jenkins
9 22 (59.46%) Google
9 22 (59.46%) Ruby
10 21 (56.76%) Google Analytics
10 21 (56.76%) Scrum
10 21 (56.76%) GitHub
10 21 (56.76%) Kibana
10 21 (56.76%) Analytics
10 21 (56.76%) Sublime Text
11 20 (54.05%) Grafana

Play Framework
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 12 (32.43%) Confluence
2 9 (24.32%) Apache
2 9 (24.32%) JBoss
2 9 (24.32%) WebLogic
3 6 (16.22%) nginx
3 6 (16.22%) Tomcat
4 3 (8.11%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 21 (56.76%) GitHub
1 21 (56.76%) Google Analytics
2 9 (24.32%) Slack
3 4 (10.81%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (5.41%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 10 (27.03%) HTTP
2 9 (24.32%) Skype
2 9 (24.32%) SSL
2 9 (24.32%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (67.57%) MongoDB
2 11 (29.73%) NoSQL
3 5 (13.51%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (13.51%) Big Data
4 2 (5.41%) Hadoop
4 2 (5.41%) HBase
Development Applications
1 28 (75.68%) Git (software)
2 27 (72.97%) Selenium
3 25 (67.57%) Cucumber
3 25 (67.57%) gulp
4 24 (64.86%) IntelliJ
5 23 (62.16%) Jenkins
6 21 (56.76%) Sublime Text
7 17 (45.95%) Gatling
8 15 (40.54%) Visual Studio Code
8 15 (40.54%) WebDriver
9 12 (32.43%) JIRA
10 11 (29.73%) Artifactory
11 10 (27.03%) Grunt
11 10 (27.03%) JUnit
12 9 (24.32%) Eclipse
12 9 (24.32%) Karma Test Runner
13 6 (16.22%) Ant
14 4 (10.81%) PhantomJS
14 4 (10.81%) webpack
14 4 (10.81%) WebStorm
Job Titles
1 35 (94.59%) Developer
2 24 (64.86%) Scala Developer
3 8 (21.62%) Java Developer
4 5 (13.51%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 4 (10.81%) Backend Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Programmer
6 2 (5.41%) Agile Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Java Scala Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Java Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Java Programmer
7 1 (2.70%) Java Scala Software Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Java Software Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Java Software Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Scala Software Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Software Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (81.08%) CSS
1 30 (81.08%) HTML
2 28 (75.68%) REST
3 26 (70.27%) HTML5
4 25 (67.57%) Gherkin
4 25 (67.57%) Node.js
5 19 (51.35%) LESS
5 19 (51.35%) Sass
6 11 (29.73%) YAML
7 10 (27.03%) AngularJS
7 10 (27.03%) jQuery
7 10 (27.03%) JSON
7 10 (27.03%) Spring
8 9 (24.32%) EJB
8 9 (24.32%) Hibernate
8 9 (24.32%) J2EE
8 9 (24.32%) J2SE
8 9 (24.32%) SOAP
8 9 (24.32%) XML
9 6 (16.22%) Servlets
Operating Systems
1 15 (40.54%) Linux
2 10 (27.03%) Ubuntu
2 10 (27.03%) Windows
3 9 (24.32%) Mac OS
3 9 (24.32%) Unix
4 4 (10.81%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (72.97%) Microservices
2 26 (70.27%) DevOps
3 24 (64.86%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (64.86%) Test Automation
4 23 (62.16%) Continuous Integration
5 21 (56.76%) Analytics
5 21 (56.76%) Scrum
6 16 (43.24%) Service Delivery
7 15 (40.54%) TDD
8 13 (35.14%) Pair Programming
9 11 (29.73%) Open Source
9 11 (29.73%) Prototyping
10 9 (24.32%) Continuous Deployment
10 9 (24.32%) Domain-Driven Design
11 7 (18.92%) Configuration Management
12 5 (13.51%) Continuous Improvement
12 5 (13.51%) Front End Development
13 4 (10.81%) Line Management
13 4 (10.81%) Mentoring
13 4 (10.81%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 36 (97.30%) Scala
2 25 (67.57%) JavaScript
3 22 (59.46%) Ruby
4 17 (45.95%) Groovy
5 15 (40.54%) Java
6 12 (32.43%) SQL
7 9 (24.32%) Bash Shell
8 7 (18.92%) Python
9 6 (16.22%) C#
9 6 (16.22%) Haskell
9 6 (16.22%) Perl
10 4 (10.81%) CoffeeScript
11 1 (2.70%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (2.70%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (27.03%) QA
2 1 (2.70%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 26 (70.27%) Docker
Systems Management
1 21 (56.76%) Kibana
2 20 (54.05%) Grafana
3 14 (37.84%) Graphite
4 9 (24.32%) Puppet
5 3 (8.11%) Mesos
6 2 (5.41%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 22 (59.46%) Google
2 12 (32.43%) Splunk
3 6 (16.22%) webMethods
4 5 (13.51%) Adobe