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 4 August 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gradle
Rank 69 66 71
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Contract jobs citing Gradle 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.31% 0.12% 0.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.13% 1.96% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£360 £335 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.46% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.92% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 - £40.00
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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
141 51 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 14.36% 6.37% 8.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 27 35
Average daily rate £368 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.07% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 1
Average hourly rate £37.50 £32.00 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% +1.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +2.16%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 12 (100.00%) Java
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (100.00%) Maven
2 11 (91.67%) OO
3 10 (83.33%) Git (software)
3 10 (83.33%) SDLC
4 8 (66.67%) Spring
4 8 (66.67%) Ant
5 7 (58.33%) E-Commerce
5 7 (58.33%) Configuration Management
5 7 (58.33%) Web Development
5 7 (58.33%) Dependency Injection
5 7 (58.33%) Responsive Web Design
5 7 (58.33%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (50.00%) JSON
7 5 (41.67%) TDD
7 5 (41.67%) HTML
7 5 (41.67%) Web Services
7 5 (41.67%) BDD
7 5 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (25.00%) Atlassian
8 3 (25.00%) Retail Banking
8 3 (25.00%) Confluence
8 3 (25.00%) FishEye
8 3 (25.00%) Waterfall
8 3 (25.00%) Artifactory
8 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
8 3 (25.00%) Windows
8 3 (25.00%) Linux
8 3 (25.00%) OOP

Gradle
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 3 (25.00%) Confluence
2 1 (8.33%) JBoss
2 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (8.33%) CouchDB
2 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (8.33%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 12 (100.00%) Maven
2 10 (83.33%) Git (software)
3 8 (66.67%) Ant
4 3 (25.00%) JIRA
4 3 (25.00%) FishEye
4 3 (25.00%) Artifactory
4 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 3 (25.00%) Subversion
5 1 (8.33%) Eclipse RCP
5 1 (8.33%) JUnit
5 1 (8.33%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (25.00%) Banking
1 3 (25.00%) Retail
1 3 (25.00%) Retail Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Technical Leader
3 3 (25.00%) Lead Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Team Leader
4 2 (16.67%) Technical Team Leader
4 2 (16.67%) Java Team Leader
4 2 (16.67%) Technical Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Tools Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (66.67%) Spring
2 6 (50.00%) JSON
3 5 (41.67%) HTML
3 5 (41.67%) Web Services
4 2 (16.67%) RESTful
4 2 (16.67%) OSGi
5 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
5 1 (8.33%) HTML5
5 1 (8.33%) Spring MVC
5 1 (8.33%) XML
5 1 (8.33%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (8.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (91.67%) OO
3 10 (83.33%) SDLC
4 7 (58.33%) E-Commerce
4 7 (58.33%) Configuration Management
4 7 (58.33%) Web Development
4 7 (58.33%) Dependency Injection
4 7 (58.33%) Responsive Web Design
5 5 (41.67%) BDD
5 5 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (41.67%) TDD
6 3 (25.00%) Project Management
6 3 (25.00%) Waterfall
6 3 (25.00%) OOP
7 2 (16.67%) DevOps
8 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
8 1 (8.33%) ATDD
8 1 (8.33%) Kanban
8 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
8 1 (8.33%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (25.00%) C
2 3 (25.00%) C++
2 3 (25.00%) Perl
2 3 (25.00%) Python
2 3 (25.00%) Objective-C
3 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (8.33%) SQL
4 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Atlassian