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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gradle
Rank 129 152 136
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -16
Contract jobs citing Gradle 20 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.54% 0.13% 0.033%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.09% 1.17% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 2 1
Median daily rate £425 £410 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +17.14%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.60% +10.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
489 428 273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 13.32% 11.33% 9.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 329 254 178
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 1
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +5.82%

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
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 25 July 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Gradle within the North West region over the 3 months to 25 July 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 -2 10 £394 -21.25% 3
Cheshire +6 7 £425 +32.81% 1
Gradle
England

Gradle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 26 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (78.13%) Git (software)
3 23 (71.88%) Java
3 23 (71.88%) Jenkins
4 21 (65.63%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (50.00%) Maven
6 13 (40.63%) Spring
7 12 (37.50%) Scrum
8 11 (34.38%) TDD
8 11 (34.38%) RESTful
8 11 (34.38%) DevOps
9 10 (31.25%) Finance
9 10 (31.25%) Ant
9 10 (31.25%) Windows
9 10 (31.25%) Linux
10 9 (28.13%) Software Engineering
10 9 (28.13%) Test Automation
10 9 (28.13%) JIRA
11 8 (25.00%) JSON
11 8 (25.00%) TestComplete
11 8 (25.00%) SpecFlow
11 8 (25.00%) Banking
11 8 (25.00%) Configuration Management
12 7 (21.88%) Web Services
12 7 (21.88%) OO
12 7 (21.88%) REST
12 7 (21.88%) Android
12 7 (21.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 7 (21.88%) Kanban
12 7 (21.88%) Continuous Delivery

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 5 (15.63%) Tomcat
2 3 (9.38%) JBoss
2 3 (9.38%) Jetty
2 3 (9.38%) Mule
3 1 (3.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (18.75%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) DNS
1 2 (6.25%) Firewall
1 2 (6.25%) SSH
2 1 (3.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) Relational Database
2 3 (9.38%) MySQL
3 2 (6.25%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.13%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 25 (78.13%) Git (software)
2 23 (71.88%) Jenkins
3 16 (50.00%) Maven
4 10 (31.25%) Ant
5 9 (28.13%) JIRA
6 8 (25.00%) SpecFlow
6 8 (25.00%) TestComplete
7 7 (21.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 6 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (12.50%) JUnit
9 4 (12.50%) Mockito
9 4 (12.50%) TeamCity
9 4 (12.50%) Vagrant
10 3 (9.38%) JMeter
10 3 (9.38%) Sonatype Nexus
10 3 (9.38%) Subversion
11 2 (6.25%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 2 (6.25%) CMake
11 2 (6.25%) Mercurial
11 2 (6.25%) WiX
General
1 10 (31.25%) Finance
2 8 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 21 (65.63%) Developer
2 14 (43.75%) Java Developer
3 7 (21.88%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Android Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Consultant
4 3 (9.38%) DevOps Consultant
4 3 (9.38%) iOS Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Java Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) .NET Developer
5 2 (6.25%) .NET Software Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Agile Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Build Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Integration Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Lead Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Software Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (40.63%) Spring
2 11 (34.38%) RESTful
3 8 (25.00%) JSON
4 7 (21.88%) REST
4 7 (21.88%) Web Services
5 6 (18.75%) .NET
6 5 (15.63%) XML
7 3 (9.38%) Grails
7 3 (9.38%) GWT
7 3 (9.38%) Hibernate
8 2 (6.25%) Android SDK
8 2 (6.25%) Cocoa
8 2 (6.25%) Cocoa Touch
8 2 (6.25%) iOS SDK
8 2 (6.25%) Play Framework
8 2 (6.25%) SOAP
8 2 (6.25%) UIKit
9 1 (3.13%) Akka
9 1 (3.13%) Apache Camel
9 1 (3.13%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) User Experience
2 2 (6.25%) iPad
2 2 (6.25%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (31.25%) Linux
1 10 (31.25%) Windows
2 7 (21.88%) Android
3 5 (15.63%) Apple iOS
4 2 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (65.63%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (37.50%) Scrum
4 11 (34.38%) DevOps
4 11 (34.38%) TDD
5 9 (28.13%) Software Engineering
5 9 (28.13%) Test Automation
6 8 (25.00%) Configuration Management
7 7 (21.88%) Continuous Delivery
7 7 (21.88%) Kanban
7 7 (21.88%) OO
7 7 (21.88%) SDLC
8 6 (18.75%) Code Coverage
9 5 (15.63%) Dependency Injection
9 5 (15.63%) Pair Programming
9 5 (15.63%) Unit Testing
10 3 (9.38%) Android Development
10 3 (9.38%) Migration
10 3 (9.38%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (9.38%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 23 (71.88%) Java
2 5 (15.63%) Apple Swift
2 5 (15.63%) Objective-C
3 4 (12.50%) Groovy
4 3 (9.38%) Scala
4 3 (9.38%) SQL
5 2 (6.25%) Bash Shell
5 2 (6.25%) C#
5 2 (6.25%) C++
5 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
5 2 (6.25%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.13%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) Degree
2 3 (9.38%) CCEA
2 3 (9.38%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) Docker
2 2 (6.25%) VirtualBox
2 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) Puppet
2 2 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.63%) IBM
3 3 (9.38%) Citrix
3 3 (9.38%) Google
3 3 (9.38%) Oracle
3 3 (9.38%) Perforce
4 2 (6.25%) Atlassian
4 2 (6.25%) VMware