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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gradle
Rank 250 248 233
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -15
Contract jobs citing Gradle 6 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.060% 0.011% 0.012%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.50% 0.091% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 1
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£500 - £290
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £360 £290
% change year-on-year
+14.58% +24.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - -
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
1202 1101 969
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.01% 11.64% 11.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 712 644 537
Average daily rate £355 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 27 51
Average hourly rate £40.00 £42.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +13.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.80 £38.55 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.02 £38.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +1.85%

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
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 24 April 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
Buckinghamshire - 4 £500 -
Hampshire - 2 £406 - 2
Gradle
England

Gradle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 12 (100.00%) Java
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (83.33%) JSON
3 9 (75.00%) Subversion
4 8 (66.67%) Ant
5 7 (58.33%) Web Services
5 7 (58.33%) Maven
6 6 (50.00%) JIRA
6 6 (50.00%) TDD
6 6 (50.00%) JUnit
6 6 (50.00%) J2EE
6 6 (50.00%) JMS
6 6 (50.00%) REST
7 5 (41.67%) Git (software)
7 5 (41.67%) Open Source
7 5 (41.67%) Confluence
7 5 (41.67%) MongoDB
7 5 (41.67%) NoSQL
7 5 (41.67%) Eclipse
7 5 (41.67%) Linux
7 5 (41.67%) Red Hat
7 5 (41.67%) Oracle
7 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
8 4 (33.33%) Android
8 4 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (33.33%) DV Cleared
8 4 (33.33%) Atlassian
8 4 (33.33%) Unit Testing
8 4 (33.33%) Test Scripting

Gradle
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 5 (41.67%) Confluence
2 4 (33.33%) WebLogic
3 2 (16.67%) Alfresco
3 2 (16.67%) JBoss
4 1 (8.33%) WildFly
4 1 (8.33%) Liferay
4 1 (8.33%) Node.js
4 1 (8.33%) Mule ESB
4 1 (8.33%) Apache
4 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
4 1 (8.33%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) Internet
1 4 (33.33%) AMQP
2 1 (8.33%) VPN
2 1 (8.33%) Firewall
2 1 (8.33%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) MongoDB
1 5 (41.67%) NoSQL
2 4 (33.33%) Hadoop
2 4 (33.33%) Big Data
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
4 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (75.00%) Subversion
2 8 (66.67%) Ant
3 7 (58.33%) Maven
4 6 (50.00%) JIRA
4 6 (50.00%) JUnit
5 5 (41.67%) Git (software)
5 5 (41.67%) Eclipse
6 4 (33.33%) Cucumber
6 4 (33.33%) Mercurial
7 3 (25.00%) Selenium
8 2 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (16.67%) Checkstyle
8 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
8 2 (16.67%) FindBugs
9 1 (8.33%) Artifactory
9 1 (8.33%) SonarQube
9 1 (8.33%) Gerrit
9 1 (8.33%) JMeter
9 1 (8.33%) IntelliJ
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Developer
2 6 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Android Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Designer
4 1 (8.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (83.33%) JSON
2 7 (58.33%) Web Services
3 6 (50.00%) J2EE
3 6 (50.00%) JMS
3 6 (50.00%) REST
4 4 (33.33%) Java EE
4 4 (33.33%) EJB
4 4 (33.33%) Android SDK
5 2 (16.67%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (16.67%) Spring
5 2 (16.67%) WSDL
5 2 (16.67%) SOAP
5 2 (16.67%) XML
5 2 (16.67%) XSD
5 2 (16.67%) Apache Camel
6 1 (8.33%) RESTful
6 1 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (8.33%) Struts
6 1 (8.33%) CSS
6 1 (8.33%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Linux
2 4 (33.33%) Android
2 4 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (8.33%) Solaris
3 1 (8.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (50.00%) TDD
3 4 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 4 (33.33%) Scrum
3 4 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 4 (33.33%) OO
3 4 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
3 4 (33.33%) MapReduce
3 4 (33.33%) Android Development
3 4 (33.33%) User Stories
3 4 (33.33%) Software Delivery
4 2 (16.67%) SOA
4 2 (16.67%) ITSM
4 2 (16.67%) ITIL
5 1 (8.33%) Functional Testing
5 1 (8.33%) DevOps
5 1 (8.33%) BDD
5 1 (8.33%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) Puppet
1 4 (33.33%) Vagrant
2 1 (8.33%) Ansible
2 1 (8.33%) logstash
2 1 (8.33%) Salt
2 1 (8.33%) Kibana
2 1 (8.33%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Red Hat
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle
2 4 (33.33%) Atlassian
3 1 (8.33%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) GigaSpaces