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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Gradle over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gradle
Rank 127 129 135
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +6
Contract jobs citing Gradle 7 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.22% 0.17% 0.059%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.91% 1.42% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 2
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£393 £375 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% +20.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £375 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £375 £314
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £375 £315
% change year-on-year
-12.00% +19.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Gradle
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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 North West region.

Development Applications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
366 352 335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 11.47% 11.94% 9.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 183 183
Average daily rate £325 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £236 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.41% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 17
Average hourly rate £31.25 £32.03 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.42% -14.59%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

Gradle
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Gradle across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Gradle across the North West region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

Gradle Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Gradle within the North West region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014. 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
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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
Manchester -9 5 £450 +20.00% 1
Cheshire +5 1 £335 -
Lancashire - - - -
Gradle
England

Gradle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 9 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (88.89%) Web Services
3 7 (77.78%) Linux
4 6 (66.67%) Eclipse
4 6 (66.67%) JIRA
4 6 (66.67%) Atlassian
4 6 (66.67%) SC Cleared
4 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
4 6 (66.67%) Confluence
5 5 (55.56%) Scrum
5 5 (55.56%) Java EE
5 5 (55.56%) JMS
5 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
5 5 (55.56%) JUnit
5 5 (55.56%) EJB
6 4 (44.44%) Windows
6 4 (44.44%) Red Hat
6 4 (44.44%) JSON
6 4 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (44.44%) AMQP
6 4 (44.44%) Mercurial
7 3 (33.33%) CouchDB
7 3 (33.33%) BDD
7 3 (33.33%) NoSQL
7 3 (33.33%) ATDD
7 3 (33.33%) Couchbase
7 3 (33.33%) RESTful
7 3 (33.33%) Spring MVC
7 3 (33.33%) MVC
7 3 (33.33%) TDD

Gradle
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 6 (66.67%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) AMQP
2 1 (11.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) CouchDB
1 3 (33.33%) NoSQL
1 3 (33.33%) Couchbase
2 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Eclipse
1 6 (66.67%) JIRA
2 5 (55.56%) JUnit
3 4 (44.44%) Mercurial
4 3 (33.33%) Ant
4 3 (33.33%) Maven
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
1 8 (88.89%) Java Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Senior Java Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) Web Services
2 5 (55.56%) JMS
2 5 (55.56%) EJB
2 5 (55.56%) Java EE
3 4 (44.44%) JSON
4 3 (33.33%) Spring MVC
4 3 (33.33%) RESTful
4 3 (33.33%) ActiveMQ
4 3 (33.33%) Spring
5 2 (22.22%) JavaBeans
6 1 (11.11%) CSS
6 1 (11.11%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Linux
2 4 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (44.44%) Windows
3 3 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Scrum
2 3 (33.33%) TDD
2 3 (33.33%) BDD
2 3 (33.33%) ATDD
2 3 (33.33%) MVC
3 2 (22.22%) OO
3 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
4 1 (11.11%) Logistics
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Atlassian
2 4 (44.44%) Red Hat