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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gradle
Rank 152 127 129
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +2
Contract jobs citing Gradle 6 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.16% 0.17% 0.26%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.46% 1.69% 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 5
Average daily rate
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£390 £393 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.63% +12.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £347 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £439 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £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 North West region.

Development Applications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
411 295 319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 10.74% 9.82% 11.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 186 165
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 12
Average hourly rate £37.50 £30.00 £26.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +11.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.25 £30.00 £12.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.05 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%

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 31 July 2015.

Gradle Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Gradle within the North West region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
Cheshire -7 3 £360 +7.46%
Manchester -8 3 £440 -2.22% 1
Gradle
England

Gradle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 22 (100.00%) Java
2 20 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (81.82%) Maven
3 18 (81.82%) OO
4 14 (63.64%) SDLC
5 13 (59.09%) Ant
5 13 (59.09%) JSON
6 11 (50.00%) Configuration Management
6 11 (50.00%) Web Services
6 11 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (50.00%) Git (software)
7 10 (45.45%) Spring
8 9 (40.91%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (40.91%) Linux
8 9 (40.91%) JUnit
8 9 (40.91%) TDD
9 8 (36.36%) HTML
9 8 (36.36%) E-Commerce
9 8 (36.36%) Eclipse
10 7 (31.82%) Windows
10 7 (31.82%) JIRA
10 7 (31.82%) Web Development
10 7 (31.82%) Atlassian
10 7 (31.82%) Subversion
10 7 (31.82%) Dependency Injection
10 7 (31.82%) Confluence
10 7 (31.82%) Responsive Web Design
11 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
12 5 (22.73%) Scrum
12 5 (22.73%) BDD

Gradle
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 7 (31.82%) Confluence
2 4 (18.18%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.55%) JBoss
3 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) Internet
1 4 (18.18%) AMQP
2 1 (4.55%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) MongoDB
1 5 (22.73%) NoSQL
2 4 (18.18%) Big Data
2 4 (18.18%) Hadoop
2 4 (18.18%) Oracle Database
3 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.55%) CouchDB
4 1 (4.55%) MySQL
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.55%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 18 (81.82%) Maven
2 13 (59.09%) Ant
3 11 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 9 (40.91%) JUnit
5 8 (36.36%) Eclipse
6 7 (31.82%) JIRA
6 7 (31.82%) Subversion
7 4 (18.18%) Jenkins
7 4 (18.18%) Mercurial
7 4 (18.18%) Cucumber
7 4 (18.18%) Eclipse RCP
8 3 (13.64%) FishEye
8 3 (13.64%) Artifactory
9 1 (4.55%) Log4j
9 1 (4.55%) TestNG
General
1 4 (18.18%) Manufacturing
2 3 (13.64%) Banking
2 3 (13.64%) Retail
2 3 (13.64%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (81.82%) Developer
2 12 (54.55%) Java Developer
3 5 (22.73%) Technical Leader
4 3 (13.64%) Team Leader
4 3 (13.64%) Lead Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Technical Team Leader
5 2 (9.09%) Java Team Leader
5 2 (9.09%) Technical Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Tools Developer
6 1 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (59.09%) JSON
2 11 (50.00%) Web Services
3 10 (45.45%) Spring
4 8 (36.36%) HTML
5 5 (22.73%) OSGi
6 4 (18.18%) RESTful
6 4 (18.18%) HTML5
6 4 (18.18%) Java EE
6 4 (18.18%) EJB
6 4 (18.18%) JMS
6 4 (18.18%) AngularJS
7 2 (9.09%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (9.09%) XML
8 1 (4.55%) Hibernate
8 1 (4.55%) CSS
8 1 (4.55%) SOAP
8 1 (4.55%) .NET
8 1 (4.55%) J2EE
8 1 (4.55%) Spring MVC
8 1 (4.55%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 11 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (40.91%) Linux
2 7 (31.82%) Windows
3 4 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (81.82%) OO
3 14 (63.64%) SDLC
4 11 (50.00%) Configuration Management
5 9 (40.91%) TDD
5 9 (40.91%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (36.36%) E-Commerce
7 7 (31.82%) Web Development
7 7 (31.82%) Dependency Injection
7 7 (31.82%) Responsive Web Design
8 5 (22.73%) BDD
8 5 (22.73%) Scrum
9 4 (18.18%) Software Engineering
9 4 (18.18%) Test Scripting
9 4 (18.18%) MapReduce
9 4 (18.18%) User Stories
9 4 (18.18%) Open Source
9 4 (18.18%) Software Delivery
10 3 (13.64%) DevOps
10 3 (13.64%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 3 (13.64%) Perl
3 3 (13.64%) C
3 3 (13.64%) C++
3 3 (13.64%) Python
3 3 (13.64%) Objective-C
4 2 (9.09%) SQL
5 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) DV Cleared
1 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) Puppet
2 4 (18.18%) Vagrant
3 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) Atlassian
2 4 (18.18%) Red Hat
2 4 (18.18%) Oracle
3 1 (4.55%) Adobe