Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 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
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 186 132 133
Rank change year-on-year -54 +1 +39
Contract jobs citing Play Framework 13 45 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.25% 1.03% 1.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.84% 4.16% 5.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 35 54
West Midlands median daily rate £550 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £324 £450 £383
90th Percentile £599 £541 £525
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -4.76%
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 1,548 1,082 1,515
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 29.99% 24.68% 25.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 967 738 954
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £250
90th Percentile £550 £550 £512
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 21 17
West Midlands median hourly rate £27.75 £27.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.91% +10.00% -12.86%
10th Percentile £11.63 £21.00 £19.45
90th Percentile £48.75 £40.25 £39.50
England median hourly rate £41.53 £40.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +2.54% +8.00% +4.17%

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 July 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 18 July 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 -34 8 £550 +10.00%
Birmingham -15 3 £550 +4.76%
Coventry -17 2 £325 -38.10%
Play Framework
England

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (92.31%) Scala
2 9 (69.23%) Git (software)
2 9 (69.23%) NoSQL
2 9 (69.23%) Java
2 9 (69.23%) Linux
3 8 (61.54%) CSS
3 8 (61.54%) Open Source
4 7 (53.85%) REST
4 7 (53.85%) Docker
5 6 (46.15%) MongoDB
5 6 (46.15%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (46.15%) TDD
5 6 (46.15%) Ruby
5 6 (46.15%) JSON
5 6 (46.15%) SQL
5 6 (46.15%) HTML
5 6 (46.15%) Scrum
6 5 (38.46%) XML
6 5 (38.46%) Unix
6 5 (38.46%) Python
6 5 (38.46%) IntelliJ
6 5 (38.46%) HTTP
6 5 (38.46%) TCP/IP
6 5 (38.46%) SSL
6 5 (38.46%) J2EE
6 5 (38.46%) Selenium
6 5 (38.46%) Node.js
6 5 (38.46%) Test Automation
6 5 (38.46%) DevOps

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 (23.08%) Apache
1 3 (23.08%) Apache Spark
1 3 (23.08%) JBoss
1 3 (23.08%) nginx
1 3 (23.08%) Tomcat
1 3 (23.08%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (23.08%) GitHub
2 3 (23.08%) Google Analytics
3 2 (15.38%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) HTTP
1 5 (38.46%) SSL
1 5 (38.46%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (69.23%) NoSQL
2 6 (46.15%) Apache Cassandra
2 6 (46.15%) MongoDB
3 5 (38.46%) Big Data
4 2 (15.38%) Hadoop
4 2 (15.38%) HBase
5 1 (7.69%) MySQL
5 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (69.23%) Git (software)
2 5 (38.46%) IntelliJ
2 5 (38.46%) Selenium
3 3 (23.08%) Ant
3 3 (23.08%) Cucumber
3 3 (23.08%) Eclipse
3 3 (23.08%) Gatling
3 3 (23.08%) Grunt
3 3 (23.08%) gulp
3 3 (23.08%) Jenkins
3 3 (23.08%) JUnit
3 3 (23.08%) Karma Test Runner
3 3 (23.08%) Sublime Text
General
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Developer
1 9 (69.23%) Scala Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Technical Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Programmer
4 1 (7.69%) Digital Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Digital Technical Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Open Source Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) CSS
2 7 (53.85%) REST
3 6 (46.15%) HTML
3 6 (46.15%) JSON
4 5 (38.46%) Akka
4 5 (38.46%) J2EE
4 5 (38.46%) Node.js
4 5 (38.46%) XML
5 4 (30.77%) HTML5
6 3 (23.08%) AngularJS
6 3 (23.08%) EJB
6 3 (23.08%) Gherkin
6 3 (23.08%) Hibernate
6 3 (23.08%) J2SE
6 3 (23.08%) jQuery
6 3 (23.08%) Kafka
6 3 (23.08%) Servlets
6 3 (23.08%) SOAP
6 3 (23.08%) Spring
7 2 (15.38%) React
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Linux
2 5 (38.46%) Unix
3 3 (23.08%) Ubuntu
3 3 (23.08%) Windows
4 2 (15.38%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (61.54%) Open Source
3 6 (46.15%) Scrum
3 6 (46.15%) TDD
4 5 (38.46%) DevOps
4 5 (38.46%) Microservices
4 5 (38.46%) Test Automation
5 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (30.77%) Kanban
6 3 (23.08%) Analytics
6 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
6 3 (23.08%) Machine Learning
6 3 (23.08%) Mentoring
6 3 (23.08%) Pair Programming
7 2 (15.38%) Functional Programming
7 2 (15.38%) MapReduce
7 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
7 2 (15.38%) Web Development
8 1 (7.69%) Product Management
8 1 (7.69%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) Scala
2 9 (69.23%) Java
3 6 (46.15%) Ruby
3 6 (46.15%) SQL
4 5 (38.46%) Python
5 3 (23.08%) C#
5 3 (23.08%) Groovy
5 3 (23.08%) Haskell
5 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
5 3 (23.08%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) Puppet
2 3 (23.08%) Grafana
2 3 (23.08%) Kibana
2 3 (23.08%) Mesos
3 2 (15.38%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Google
1 3 (23.08%) webMethods
2 2 (15.38%) Adobe