The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Cheshire region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gradle
Rank - 58 -
Contract jobs citing Gradle 0 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.54% -
As % of the Development Applications category - 5.97% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £250 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £290 £405
% change year-on-year
+16.37% -28.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
87 67 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 10.36% 9.08% 10.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 23 38
Average daily rate £388 £300 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% -5.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £153 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £357 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 1
Average hourly rate £40.57 £26.25 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.55% -12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
Gradle
North West

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 17 April 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Maven
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (75.00%) JIRA
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Subversion
2 3 (75.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) Python
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) Perl
2 3 (75.00%) Confluence
2 3 (75.00%) BDD
2 3 (75.00%) FishEye
2 3 (75.00%) Artifactory
2 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (50.00%) C
3 2 (50.00%) C++
3 2 (50.00%) OOP
3 2 (50.00%) OO
3 2 (50.00%) Progress
3 2 (50.00%) Banking
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Objective-C
3 2 (50.00%) Atlassian
4 1 (25.00%) Spring MVC
4 1 (25.00%) RESTful
4 1 (25.00%) CouchDB

Gradle
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 (75.00%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) CouchDB
1 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (25.00%) Couchbase
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Maven
2 3 (75.00%) JIRA
2 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (75.00%) FishEye
2 3 (75.00%) Artifactory
2 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (75.00%) Subversion
3 1 (25.00%) Ant
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Applications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (25.00%) Spring
2 1 (25.00%) Spring MVC
2 1 (25.00%) RESTful
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (75.00%) BDD
2 3 (75.00%) TDD
3 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (50.00%) OOP
3 2 (50.00%) OO
4 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (25.00%) MVC
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (25.00%) ATDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) Perl
1 3 (75.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) Objective-C
2 2 (50.00%) C
2 2 (50.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Progress
1 2 (50.00%) Atlassian