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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gradle
Rank 132 134 132
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs citing Gradle 26 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.69% 0.21% 0.036%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.29% 1.67% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 7 1
Average daily rate £400 £475 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +58.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £388 £324
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +19.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
606 420 255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 15.99% 12.84% 9.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 370 276 129
Average daily rate £355 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 10 18
Average hourly rate £39.25 £37.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.08% +15.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £18.00 £19.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £44.50 £42.83
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% +1.35%

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -2 18 £325 -35.00% 6
Cheshire 0 8 £413 +13.79%
Gradle
England

Gradle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 36 (80.00%) Java
2 29 (64.44%) Maven
3 26 (57.78%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (55.56%) Jenkins
5 20 (44.44%) Spring
5 20 (44.44%) Ant
6 19 (42.22%) JavaScript
7 18 (40.00%) TDD
8 17 (37.78%) Web Services
9 16 (35.56%) BDD
9 16 (35.56%) Git (software)
10 15 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (31.11%) Linux
12 13 (28.89%) Hibernate
12 13 (28.89%) Scrum
12 13 (28.89%) Selenium
13 12 (26.67%) Open Source
14 11 (24.44%) QA
14 11 (24.44%) Cucumber
14 11 (24.44%) REST
14 11 (24.44%) Software Engineering
15 10 (22.22%) JBoss
15 10 (22.22%) NoSQL
15 10 (22.22%) DevOps
16 9 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
16 9 (20.00%) SOLID
16 9 (20.00%) AngularJS
16 9 (20.00%) JIRA
16 9 (20.00%) Python
17 8 (17.78%) IBM

Gradle
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 10 (22.22%) JBoss
2 5 (11.11%) Tomcat
3 4 (8.89%) Apache
4 1 (2.22%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.22%) GitHub
1 1 (2.22%) Google Analytics
1 1 (2.22%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.11%) HTTP
2 1 (2.22%) Kerberos
2 1 (2.22%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (22.22%) NoSQL
2 8 (17.78%) GIS
3 4 (8.89%) MySQL
4 3 (6.67%) Couchbase
4 3 (6.67%) MongoDB
5 2 (4.44%) QGIS
6 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 29 (64.44%) Maven
2 25 (55.56%) Jenkins
3 20 (44.44%) Ant
4 16 (35.56%) Git (software)
5 13 (28.89%) Selenium
6 11 (24.44%) Cucumber
7 9 (20.00%) JIRA
8 8 (17.78%) JBehave
8 8 (17.78%) Subversion
9 6 (13.33%) JUnit
10 4 (8.89%) Eclipse
11 3 (6.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 2 (4.44%) GitLab
13 1 (2.22%) gulp
13 1 (2.22%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 8 (17.78%) Electronics
2 7 (15.56%) Banking
3 6 (13.33%) Finance
4 3 (6.67%) Legal
5 1 (2.22%) Aerospace
5 1 (2.22%) Games
Job Titles
1 30 (66.67%) Developer
2 14 (31.11%) Java Developer
3 10 (22.22%) Software Engineer
4 8 (17.78%) DevOps Engineer
4 8 (17.78%) GIS Developer
5 6 (13.33%) Senior Software Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) Android Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 2 (4.44%) Agile Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Agile Java Developer
8 2 (4.44%) iOS Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Operations Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Senior Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Software Developer
9 1 (2.22%) JavaScript Developer
9 1 (2.22%) Senior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 1 (2.22%) Senior Java Developer
9 1 (2.22%) Senior Software Developer
9 1 (2.22%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (44.44%) Spring
2 17 (37.78%) Web Services
3 13 (28.89%) Hibernate
4 11 (24.44%) REST
5 9 (20.00%) AngularJS
6 8 (17.78%) PostGIS
7 7 (15.56%) Spring MVC
8 6 (13.33%) HTML
8 6 (13.33%) Leaflet
8 6 (13.33%) XML
9 5 (11.11%) SOAP
10 4 (8.89%) CSS
10 4 (8.89%) CSS3
10 4 (8.89%) Java EE
10 4 (8.89%) RESTful
11 3 (6.67%) ActiveMQ
11 3 (6.67%) Android SDK
11 3 (6.67%) iBATIS
11 3 (6.67%) J2EE
11 3 (6.67%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) Mobile App
2 3 (6.67%) User Experience
3 1 (2.22%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 14 (31.11%) Linux
2 4 (8.89%) Android
3 3 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (4.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (57.78%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (40.00%) TDD
3 16 (35.56%) BDD
4 15 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (28.89%) Scrum
6 12 (26.67%) Open Source
7 11 (24.44%) Software Engineering
8 10 (22.22%) DevOps
9 9 (20.00%) SOLID
10 7 (15.56%) Microservices
10 7 (15.56%) MVC
10 7 (15.56%) SDLC
11 4 (8.89%) Android Development
11 4 (8.89%) Continuous Delivery
11 4 (8.89%) High Availability
11 4 (8.89%) Kanban
11 4 (8.89%) Load Balancing
11 4 (8.89%) Mobile Application Development
11 4 (8.89%) SOA
11 4 (8.89%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 36 (80.00%) Java
2 19 (42.22%) JavaScript
3 9 (20.00%) Python
4 5 (11.11%) SQL
5 2 (4.44%) Apple Swift
5 2 (4.44%) Objective-C
6 1 (2.22%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.22%) Groovy
6 1 (2.22%) Perl
6 1 (2.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (24.44%) QA
System Software
1 6 (13.33%) Docker
2 2 (4.44%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (4.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (13.33%) Puppet
2 5 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (6.67%) Ansible
Vendors
1 8 (17.78%) IBM
1 8 (17.78%) Perforce
2 6 (13.33%) ESRI
3 3 (6.67%) Oracle
3 3 (6.67%) Red Hat
4 2 (4.44%) VMware
5 1 (2.22%) Assembla
5 1 (2.22%) Google
5 1 (2.22%) Splunk
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