Period
to 18 December 2017

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 18 December 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 164 158 163
Rank change year-on-year -6 +5 +12
Contract jobs citing Play Framework 15 43 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.31% 0.74% 0.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.20% 2.88% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 35 3
West Midlands median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +12.50%
England median daily rate £525 £495 £500
% change year-on-year +6.06% -1.00% -1.23%
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 1252 1492 1136
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 25.84% 25.59% 22.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 831 914 696
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £260 £270 £243
90th Percentile £563 £525 £511
England median daily rate £475 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +11.76% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 14 32
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.58 £22.00 £29.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +39.00% -25.03% +2.28%
10th Percentile £14.31 £9.58 £11.08
90th Percentile £42.35 £35.41 £43.78
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%

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 18 December 2017.

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 18 December 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
Shropshire +2 12 £500 +5.26%
Play Framework
England

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Play Framework.

1 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (100.00%) JSON
1 15 (100.00%) Scala
1 15 (100.00%) Open Source
2 12 (80.00%) MongoDB
3 11 (73.33%) Java
3 11 (73.33%) CSS
4 10 (66.67%) HTML
4 10 (66.67%) Scrum
4 10 (66.67%) HTML5
4 10 (66.67%) REST
5 9 (60.00%) Puppet
5 9 (60.00%) Microservices
6 7 (46.67%) Ruby on Rails
6 7 (46.67%) Ruby
6 7 (46.67%) Ajax
6 7 (46.67%) Django
6 7 (46.67%) DevOps
6 7 (46.67%) CSS3
7 6 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 6 (40.00%) Git (software)
7 6 (40.00%) Spring
7 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
8 5 (33.33%) JUnit
8 5 (33.33%) XML
8 5 (33.33%) Linux
8 5 (33.33%) IntelliJ
8 5 (33.33%) HTTP
8 5 (33.33%) Selenium
8 5 (33.33%) Docker

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 3 (20.00%) Apache
1 3 (20.00%) JBoss
1 3 (20.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (6.67%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) HTTP
2 2 (13.33%) SSL
2 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (80.00%) MongoDB
2 5 (33.33%) NoSQL
3 4 (26.67%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (26.67%) MySQL
3 4 (26.67%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (33.33%) IntelliJ
2 5 (33.33%) JUnit
2 5 (33.33%) Selenium
3 4 (26.67%) WebDriver
4 3 (20.00%) Eclipse
4 3 (20.00%) Subversion
5 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
6 1 (6.67%) JIRA
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Architect
2 6 (40.00%) Developer
3 5 (33.33%) Technical Architect
4 4 (26.67%) Digital Architect
4 4 (26.67%) Java Architect
4 4 (26.67%) Scala Developer
5 3 (20.00%) Java Developer
5 3 (20.00%) Java Scala Developer
5 3 (20.00%) UI Architect
6 2 (13.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1 (6.67%) Digital Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Digital Transformation
7 1 (6.67%) HTML CSS Developer
7 1 (6.67%) HTML Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Java Programmer
7 1 (6.67%) Java Technical Architect
7 1 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (6.67%) NoSQL Architect
7 1 (6.67%) Programmer
7 1 (6.67%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (100.00%) JSON
2 11 (73.33%) CSS
3 10 (66.67%) HTML
3 10 (66.67%) HTML5
3 10 (66.67%) REST
4 7 (46.67%) Ajax
4 7 (46.67%) CSS3
4 7 (46.67%) Django
4 7 (46.67%) Ruby on Rails
5 6 (40.00%) Spring
6 5 (33.33%) XML
7 4 (26.67%) Node.js
8 3 (20.00%) EJB
8 3 (20.00%) Guice
8 3 (20.00%) Hibernate
8 3 (20.00%) J2EE
8 3 (20.00%) J2SE
8 3 (20.00%) SOAP
9 1 (6.67%) RESTful
9 1 (6.67%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) User Experience
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Linux
2 3 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (100.00%) Open Source
2 10 (66.67%) Scrum
3 9 (60.00%) Microservices
4 7 (46.67%) DevOps
5 6 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
6 4 (26.67%) Kanban
6 4 (26.67%) TDD
7 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (20.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 3 (20.00%) Product Management
7 3 (20.00%) Prototyping
7 3 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (20.00%) Software Architecture
7 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
7 3 (20.00%) User Stories
7 3 (20.00%) Web Design
8 2 (13.33%) Collaborative Working
8 2 (13.33%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) Scala
2 11 (73.33%) Java
3 7 (46.67%) Ruby
4 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (20.00%) SQL
6 2 (13.33%) Python
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (60.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Google
1 3 (20.00%) webMethods