The table below looks at the statistics for Gradle skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Gradle over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gradle
Rank 86 72 -
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -
Contract jobs citing Gradle 6 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.54% 0.90% -
As % of the Development Applications category 3.16% 6.29% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 0
Average daily rate £425 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £413 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +17.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 -
Gradle
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Development Applications Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
190 143 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 17.19% 14.31% 10.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 99 34
Average daily rate £400 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 7
Average hourly rate £16.00 - £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.37 £37.04 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+14.38% -2.01%

Gradle
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Gradle across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Gradle Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Gradle
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Gradle across the Cheshire region.

Gradle Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Gradle
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Gradle across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016.

Gradle Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Gradle
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Gradle within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford - 4 £425 -
Wilmslow - 1 - -
Gradle
North West

Gradle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Gradle also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Gradle.

1 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (71.43%) Java
3 9 (64.29%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (57.14%) TDD
4 8 (57.14%) Jenkins
5 6 (42.86%) Git (software)
6 5 (35.71%) Test Automation
6 5 (35.71%) TestComplete
6 5 (35.71%) Spring
6 5 (35.71%) Finance
6 5 (35.71%) JUnit
6 5 (35.71%) Windows
6 5 (35.71%) SpecFlow
7 4 (28.57%) BDD
7 4 (28.57%) DevOps
7 4 (28.57%) Ant
7 4 (28.57%) Banking
8 3 (21.43%) ActiveMQ
8 3 (21.43%) Maven
8 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
8 3 (21.43%) Java EE
8 3 (21.43%) Degree
8 3 (21.43%) RESTful
8 3 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (21.43%) MVC
8 3 (21.43%) Spring MVC
8 3 (21.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (21.43%) Web Services
8 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
8 3 (21.43%) .NET

Gradle
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Gradle also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Gradle. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) JBoss
1 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) Couchbase
1 3 (21.43%) MongoDB
1 3 (21.43%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (57.14%) Jenkins
2 6 (42.86%) Git (software)
3 5 (35.71%) JUnit
3 5 (35.71%) SpecFlow
3 5 (35.71%) TestComplete
4 4 (28.57%) Ant
5 3 (21.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (21.43%) Maven
5 3 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (14.29%) Bitbucket
6 2 (14.29%) CMake
6 2 (14.29%) Cucumber
6 2 (14.29%) InstallShield
6 2 (14.29%) Mercurial
6 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
6 2 (14.29%) WiX
7 1 (7.14%) JIRA
7 1 (7.14%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (7.14%) TeamCity
7 1 (7.14%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Developer
2 9 (64.29%) Java Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Agile Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Agile Java Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Build Manager
4 2 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) .NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) .NET Software Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Agile .NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Build and Release Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Configuration and Release Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Configuration Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) DevOps Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Integration Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) iOS Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Java Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Java Software Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Release and Configuration Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) Spring
2 3 (21.43%) .NET
2 3 (21.43%) ActiveMQ
2 3 (21.43%) Hibernate
2 3 (21.43%) J2EE
2 3 (21.43%) Java EE
2 3 (21.43%) RESTful
2 3 (21.43%) Spring MVC
2 3 (21.43%) Web Services
3 1 (7.14%) Guice
3 1 (7.14%) HTML
3 1 (7.14%) REST
3 1 (7.14%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
1 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
1 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (64.29%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (57.14%) TDD
4 5 (35.71%) Test Automation
5 4 (28.57%) BDD
5 4 (28.57%) DevOps
6 3 (21.43%) Code Coverage
6 3 (21.43%) MVC
6 3 (21.43%) Open Source
6 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
7 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
7 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
7 2 (14.29%) Scrum
7 2 (14.29%) Software Deployment
8 1 (7.14%) Change Management
8 1 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
8 1 (7.14%) iOS Development
8 1 (7.14%) Kanban
8 1 (7.14%) Migration
8 1 (7.14%) OO
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) Java
2 2 (14.29%) C#
2 2 (14.29%) C++
2 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 1 (7.14%) Apple Swift
3 1 (7.14%) Groovy
3 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.14%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) CCEA
2 1 (7.14%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) VirtualBox
1 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) IBM
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (7.14%) Citrix