The table below looks at the statistics for Gradle skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Gradle over the 3 months to 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gradle
Rank 221 247 -
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -
Contract jobs citing Gradle 25 16 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.29% 0.17% -
As % of the Development Applications category 2.05% 1.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 0
Average daily rate £378 £343 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.21% -
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 South East region.

Development Applications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1220 1206 944
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 14.25% 12.64% 11.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 751 669 526
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 38 34
Average hourly rate £45.00 £36.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £21.83 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.06 £55.00 £42.50
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 South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Gradle across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Gradle Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Gradle
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Gradle Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Gradle
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Gradle across the South East region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Gradle Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Gradle
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Gradle within the South East region over the 3 months to 10 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
Hampshire +15 23 £380 +11.76%
East Sussex - 1 £363 -
West Sussex - 1 £325 -
Gradle
England

Gradle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 43 (91.49%) Java
2 37 (78.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 37 (78.72%) Continuous Integration
3 34 (72.34%) Scrum
3 34 (72.34%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (70.21%) Spring
4 33 (70.21%) Artifactory
5 32 (68.09%) Cucumber
5 32 (68.09%) Subversion
5 32 (68.09%) JUnit
6 27 (57.45%) Selenium
6 27 (57.45%) Unit Testing
7 25 (53.19%) PostgreSQL
7 25 (53.19%) Hibernate
8 22 (46.81%) JBoss
8 22 (46.81%) JIRA
8 22 (46.81%) Maven
8 22 (46.81%) Mockito
9 18 (38.30%) ActiveMQ
9 18 (38.30%) Apache Camel
10 17 (36.17%) Jenkins
10 17 (36.17%) Functional Testing
10 17 (36.17%) FindBugs
10 17 (36.17%) XML
10 17 (36.17%) Checkstyle
11 16 (34.04%) JSON
12 15 (31.91%) Change Control
13 14 (29.79%) NHibernate
14 13 (27.66%) Git (software)
15 12 (25.53%) Spring MVC

Gradle
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 22 (46.81%) JBoss
2 9 (19.15%) Tomcat
3 5 (10.64%) Apache
3 5 (10.64%) Node.js
4 4 (8.51%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (4.26%) Confluence
5 2 (4.26%) IIS
6 1 (2.13%) Liferay
6 1 (2.13%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (2.13%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.13%) Amazon S3
1 1 (2.13%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (2.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.64%) Internet
1 5 (10.64%) LDAP
2 4 (8.51%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (53.19%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (8.51%) Hazelcast
2 4 (8.51%) Oracle BI EE
3 3 (6.38%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.13%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 37 (78.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 33 (70.21%) Artifactory
3 32 (68.09%) Cucumber
3 32 (68.09%) JUnit
3 32 (68.09%) Subversion
4 27 (57.45%) Selenium
5 22 (46.81%) JIRA
5 22 (46.81%) Maven
5 22 (46.81%) Mockito
6 17 (36.17%) Checkstyle
6 17 (36.17%) FindBugs
6 17 (36.17%) Jenkins
7 13 (27.66%) Git (software)
8 12 (25.53%) Ant
9 10 (21.28%) Appium
9 10 (21.28%) Robotium
9 10 (21.28%) Sonatype Nexus
10 6 (12.77%) Grunt
10 6 (12.77%) Protractor
10 6 (12.77%) SonarQube
General
1 10 (21.28%) Publishing
2 5 (10.64%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.26%) Finance
4 1 (2.13%) Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (82.98%) Developer
2 22 (46.81%) Java Developer
3 10 (21.28%) Android Developer
4 4 (8.51%) Configuration and Release Manager
4 4 (8.51%) Configuration Manager
4 4 (8.51%) Release and Configuration Manager
4 4 (8.51%) Release Manager
4 4 (8.51%) SOA Developer
5 3 (6.38%) Agile Developer
5 3 (6.38%) Agile Java Developer
5 3 (6.38%) Environment And Release Manager
5 3 (6.38%) Environment Manager
5 3 (6.38%) Integration Specialist
5 3 (6.38%) Lead Developer
5 3 (6.38%) Lead Java Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Integration Developer
6 2 (4.26%) QA Engineer
7 1 (2.13%) Contracts Manager
7 1 (2.13%) Java Programmer
7 1 (2.13%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (70.21%) Spring
2 25 (53.19%) Hibernate
3 18 (38.30%) ActiveMQ
3 18 (38.30%) Apache Camel
4 17 (36.17%) XML
5 16 (34.04%) JSON
6 14 (29.79%) NHibernate
7 12 (25.53%) Entity Framework
7 12 (25.53%) REST
7 12 (25.53%) Spring MVC
8 10 (21.28%) Android SDK
8 10 (21.28%) RoboGuice
9 8 (17.02%) Java EE
9 8 (17.02%) Spring Boot
10 7 (14.89%) Web Services
11 6 (12.77%) Ajax
11 6 (12.77%) AngularJS
11 6 (12.77%) JPA
11 6 (12.77%) Spring Security
12 5 (10.64%) Android NDK
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.38%) Smart Meter
2 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.13%) iPad
2 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (25.53%) Linux
2 10 (21.28%) Android
3 4 (8.51%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (78.72%) Continuous Integration
2 34 (72.34%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (72.34%) Scrum
3 27 (57.45%) Unit Testing
4 17 (36.17%) Functional Testing
5 15 (31.91%) Change Control
6 12 (25.53%) Automated Testing
6 12 (25.53%) Continuous Delivery
6 12 (25.53%) MVC
6 12 (25.53%) Waterfall
7 11 (23.40%) Software Testing
7 11 (23.40%) User Stories
8 10 (21.28%) Android Development
8 10 (21.28%) Dependency Injection
9 8 (17.02%) Mentoring
9 8 (17.02%) UML
10 6 (12.77%) BDD
10 6 (12.77%) ITIL
10 6 (12.77%) TDD
10 6 (12.77%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 43 (91.49%) Java
2 3 (6.38%) Groovy
2 3 (6.38%) JavaScript
2 3 (6.38%) Perl
3 1 (2.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (4.26%) Degree
1 2 (4.26%) ISEB
1 2 (4.26%) ISTQB
1 2 (4.26%) OCA
1 2 (4.26%) OCP
1 2 (4.26%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (2.13%) OCAJ
2 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) QA
System Software
1 5 (10.64%) Docker
1 5 (10.64%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 12 (25.53%) Oracle
2 4 (8.51%) Informatica
2 4 (8.51%) Red Hat
3 2 (4.26%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.13%) Rally
4 1 (2.13%) ServiceNow