The table below looks at the statistics for Gradle skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Gradle over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gradle
Rank 146 156 136
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -20
Contract jobs citing Gradle 15 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.43% 0.22% 0.22%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.72% 1.72% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 2
Median daily rate £420 £385 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £364 £347
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £400 £439
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £332
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +13.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £42.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £42.00 -
Gradle
England

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

Development Applications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
552 582 371
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 15.80% 12.99% 11.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 376 239
Median daily rate £400 £390 £329
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +18.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £500 £434
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £355
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 27 8
Median hourly rate £41.50 £37.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% +25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.78
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.89%

Gradle
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Gradle as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

Gradle Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Gradle
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Gradle Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Gradle
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Gradle across the North West region.

Gradle Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Gradle
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Gradle within the North West region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
Manchester -4 12 £420 +10.52% 4
Cheshire +12 2 £443 +10.62%
Gradle
England

Gradle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 North West region with a requirement for Gradle.

1 31 (86.11%) Java
2 29 (80.56%) Git (software)
3 27 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (72.22%) Maven
5 22 (61.11%) Jenkins
6 21 (58.33%) Spring
7 19 (52.78%) Continuous Integration
8 18 (50.00%) TDD
9 15 (41.67%) Scrum
10 13 (36.11%) Linux
11 12 (33.33%) RESTful
12 11 (30.56%) JIRA
12 11 (30.56%) Hibernate
12 11 (30.56%) Software Engineering
13 9 (25.00%) Ant
13 9 (25.00%) JavaScript
13 9 (25.00%) Degree
13 9 (25.00%) DevOps
13 9 (25.00%) Relational Database
14 8 (22.22%) Windows
14 8 (22.22%) Perforce
15 7 (19.44%) Subversion
15 7 (19.44%) Unit Testing
15 7 (19.44%) Test Automation
15 7 (19.44%) AngularJS
15 7 (19.44%) SDLC
16 6 (16.67%) SpecFlow
16 6 (16.67%) BDD
16 6 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
16 6 (16.67%) TestComplete

Gradle
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 6 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 4 (11.11%) GeoServer
2 4 (11.11%) JBoss
3 3 (8.33%) Jetty
3 3 (8.33%) Mule
4 2 (5.56%) Apache
5 1 (2.78%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) DNS
1 2 (5.56%) Firewall
1 2 (5.56%) SSH
2 1 (2.78%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (8.33%) MySQL
3 2 (5.56%) MongoDB
3 2 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (5.56%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.78%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 29 (80.56%) Git (software)
2 26 (72.22%) Maven
3 22 (61.11%) Jenkins
4 11 (30.56%) JIRA
5 9 (25.00%) Ant
6 7 (19.44%) Subversion
7 6 (16.67%) JUnit
7 6 (16.67%) SpecFlow
7 6 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (16.67%) TestComplete
8 5 (13.89%) Cucumber
9 4 (11.11%) Eclipse
9 4 (11.11%) JBehave
9 4 (11.11%) Mockito
9 4 (11.11%) TeamCity
9 4 (11.11%) Vagrant
10 3 (8.33%) JMeter
10 3 (8.33%) Selenium
10 3 (8.33%) Sonatype Nexus
11 2 (5.56%) SonarQube
General
1 6 (16.67%) Finance
2 4 (11.11%) Banking
3 2 (5.56%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.78%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 27 (75.00%) Developer
2 21 (58.33%) Java Developer
3 7 (19.44%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 4 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Consultant
5 3 (8.33%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) DevOps Consultant
5 3 (8.33%) Java Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) .NET Developer
6 2 (5.56%) .NET Software Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Agile .NET Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Agile Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Agile Java Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Java Software Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 2 (5.56%) Software Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (58.33%) Spring
2 12 (33.33%) RESTful
3 11 (30.56%) Hibernate
4 7 (19.44%) AngularJS
5 6 (16.67%) .NET
5 6 (16.67%) GWT
5 6 (16.67%) JSON
5 6 (16.67%) Web Services
6 5 (13.89%) REST
7 4 (11.11%) Leaflet
7 4 (11.11%) OpenLayers
7 4 (11.11%) PostGIS
8 3 (8.33%) Grails
8 3 (8.33%) Java EE
8 3 (8.33%) JPA
8 3 (8.33%) jQuery
8 3 (8.33%) XML
9 2 (5.56%) Ajax
9 2 (5.56%) Spring MVC
9 2 (5.56%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.56%) iPad
2 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (36.11%) Linux
2 8 (22.22%) Windows
3 3 (8.33%) Android
4 2 (5.56%) Unix
5 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (52.78%) Continuous Integration
3 18 (50.00%) TDD
4 15 (41.67%) Scrum
5 11 (30.56%) Software Engineering
6 9 (25.00%) DevOps
7 7 (19.44%) SDLC
7 7 (19.44%) Test Automation
7 7 (19.44%) Unit Testing
8 6 (16.67%) BDD
8 6 (16.67%) Code Coverage
8 6 (16.67%) Configuration Management
8 6 (16.67%) Migration
9 5 (13.89%) Dependency Injection
9 5 (13.89%) OO
9 5 (13.89%) Pair Programming
10 4 (11.11%) MVC
10 4 (11.11%) Open Source
11 3 (8.33%) Kanban
11 3 (8.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 31 (86.11%) Java
2 9 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (13.89%) SQL
4 4 (11.11%) Groovy
4 4 (11.11%) Python
5 3 (8.33%) Scala
6 2 (5.56%) Bash Shell
6 2 (5.56%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.78%) Apple Swift
7 1 (2.78%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.78%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (25.00%) Degree
2 3 (8.33%) CCEA
2 3 (8.33%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) Puppet
2 2 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (22.22%) Perforce
2 6 (16.67%) Google
2 6 (16.67%) IBM
2 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (13.89%) Oracle
4 4 (11.11%) ESRI
5 3 (8.33%) Citrix
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