The table below looks at the statistics for Gradle skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Gradle over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gradle
Rank 66 78 64
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -14
Contract jobs citing Gradle 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.25% 0.087% 0.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.33% 0.85% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Median daily rate £443 £400 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.62% +19.40%
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £375 £332
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +13.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £42.00 -
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
150 117 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 18.96% 10.22% 9.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 86 37
Median daily rate £400 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £308 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £358
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +6.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 6
Median hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +15.38%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

Gradle
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing Gradle as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Gradle within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 25 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester - 1 £475 -
Gradle
North West

Gradle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Gradle 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Gradle.

1 9 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (88.89%) Git (software)
2 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (88.89%) TDD
3 7 (77.78%) Test Automation
3 7 (77.78%) Jenkins
3 7 (77.78%) DevOps
4 6 (66.67%) SpecFlow
4 6 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (66.67%) TestComplete
4 6 (66.67%) Software Engineering
4 6 (66.67%) .NET
4 6 (66.67%) Windows
4 6 (66.67%) MS Excel
4 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 6 (66.67%) Code Coverage
5 5 (55.56%) Java
5 5 (55.56%) Degree
6 4 (44.44%) Vagrant
6 4 (44.44%) TeamCity
6 4 (44.44%) Finance
7 3 (33.33%) Migration
7 3 (33.33%) Citrix
7 3 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (33.33%) CCEA
7 3 (33.33%) JIRA
7 3 (33.33%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (33.33%) Continuous Deployment
7 3 (33.33%) Puppet
8 2 (22.22%) Relational Database

Gradle
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 1 (11.11%) JBoss
1 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (66.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
2 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
2 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (88.89%) Git (software)
2 7 (77.78%) Jenkins
3 6 (66.67%) SpecFlow
3 6 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (66.67%) TestComplete
4 4 (44.44%) TeamCity
4 4 (44.44%) Vagrant
5 3 (33.33%) JIRA
5 3 (33.33%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (22.22%) Maven
7 1 (11.11%) Ant
7 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
7 1 (11.11%) Eclipse
7 1 (11.11%) IntelliJ
7 1 (11.11%) JProfiler
7 1 (11.11%) JUnit
7 1 (11.11%) Selenium
7 1 (11.11%) SonarQube
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Consultant
2 3 (33.33%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) DevOps Consultant
2 3 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 2 (22.22%) .NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) .NET Software Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Agile .NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Java Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Integration Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Java Software Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Software Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Java Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (22.22%) jQuery
2 2 (22.22%) JSON
2 2 (22.22%) Spring
3 1 (11.11%) Ajax
3 1 (11.11%) Akka
3 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
3 1 (11.11%) Backbone.js
3 1 (11.11%) CSS
3 1 (11.11%) CSS3
3 1 (11.11%) HTML5
3 1 (11.11%) Java EE
3 1 (11.11%) JPA
3 1 (11.11%) OSGi
3 1 (11.11%) REST
3 1 (11.11%) RESTful
3 1 (11.11%) SOAP
3 1 (11.11%) Spring Boot
3 1 (11.11%) Velocity
3 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (88.89%) TDD
3 7 (77.78%) DevOps
3 7 (77.78%) Test Automation
4 6 (66.67%) Code Coverage
4 6 (66.67%) Software Engineering
5 3 (33.33%) Continuous Deployment
5 3 (33.33%) Migration
6 2 (22.22%) OO
6 2 (22.22%) Scrum
7 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
7 1 (11.11%) Domain-Driven Design
7 1 (11.11%) Kanban
7 1 (11.11%) Pair Programming
7 1 (11.11%) RAD
7 1 (11.11%) Refactoring
7 1 (11.11%) Test Management
7 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
7 1 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Degree
2 3 (33.33%) CCEA
2 3 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) Perforce