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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Gradle over the 3 months to 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gradle
Rank 213 256 239
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -17
Contract jobs citing Gradle 52 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.58% 0.074% 0.100%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.96% 0.57% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 5 6
Median daily rate £443 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.27% +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £440 £394
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
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 South East region.

Development Applications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1313 1223 1048
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 14.74% 12.98% 11.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 797 743 579
Median daily rate £418 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 24 35
Median hourly rate £45.00 £39.25 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.64% -12.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £13.50 £36.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.85 £45.00 £59.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £37.04 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+9.34% -2.01%

Gradle
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Gradle as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 June 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Gradle within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 June 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
Hampshire +34 33 £450 +9.09% 1
East Sussex - 8 £350 - 2
Oxfordshire - 4 £390 - 2
West Sussex - 4 £318 -
Sussex - 3 £475 -
Gradle
England

Gradle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 South East region with a requirement for Gradle.

1 60 (66.67%) Java
2 58 (64.44%) Continuous Integration
3 56 (62.22%) Spring
4 53 (58.89%) JUnit
5 44 (48.89%) Cucumber
6 43 (47.78%) Hibernate
7 42 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
7 42 (46.67%) Maven
8 41 (45.56%) Oracle
9 40 (44.44%) Jenkins
10 37 (41.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 36 (40.00%) JIRA
12 35 (38.89%) Selenium
13 34 (37.78%) PostgreSQL
13 34 (37.78%) JBoss
14 33 (36.67%) Artifactory
15 29 (32.22%) Unit Testing
15 29 (32.22%) Subversion
16 28 (31.11%) ActiveMQ
16 28 (31.11%) Apache Camel
17 27 (30.00%) TDD
18 26 (28.89%) Apache
19 25 (27.78%) Functional Testing
20 24 (26.67%) Web Services
20 24 (26.67%) XML
21 23 (25.56%) JMeter
22 22 (24.44%) NHibernate
22 22 (24.44%) Ant
23 21 (23.33%) Release Management
24 20 (22.22%) Tomcat

Gradle
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 34 (37.78%) JBoss
2 26 (28.89%) Apache
3 20 (22.22%) Tomcat
4 13 (14.44%) Confluence
4 13 (14.44%) IIS
5 11 (12.22%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 8 (8.89%) OpenStack
7 6 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (3.33%) SharePoint
9 1 (1.11%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (1.11%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (12.22%) Google Play
2 4 (4.44%) PaaS
3 3 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.22%) Force.com
4 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.11%) GitHub
5 1 (1.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.22%) HTTP
2 9 (10.00%) Bluetooth
2 9 (10.00%) Firewall
2 9 (10.00%) SSL
2 9 (10.00%) tcpdump
3 2 (2.22%) Internet
4 1 (1.11%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (37.78%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (11.11%) Oracle Database
3 9 (10.00%) Oracle BI EE
3 9 (10.00%) Relational Database
4 7 (7.78%) Big Data
5 6 (6.67%) Hadoop
6 4 (4.44%) SQL Server
7 3 (3.33%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (1.11%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.11%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 53 (58.89%) JUnit
2 44 (48.89%) Cucumber
3 42 (46.67%) Maven
4 40 (44.44%) Jenkins
5 37 (41.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 36 (40.00%) JIRA
7 35 (38.89%) Selenium
8 33 (36.67%) Artifactory
9 29 (32.22%) Subversion
10 23 (25.56%) JMeter
11 22 (24.44%) Ant
12 19 (21.11%) Checkstyle
12 19 (21.11%) FindBugs
13 17 (18.89%) Git (software)
13 17 (18.89%) Hudson
14 13 (14.44%) Android Studio
14 13 (14.44%) jMock
14 13 (14.44%) SoapUI
14 13 (14.44%) WebDriver
15 9 (10.00%) Mockito
General
1 14 (15.56%) Finance
2 3 (3.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.11%) Banking
3 1 (1.11%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 62 (68.89%) Developer
2 45 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 13 (14.44%) Android Developer
4 11 (12.22%) QA Engineer
5 10 (11.11%) Test Automation Developer
6 9 (10.00%) Java Engineer
7 8 (8.89%) Analyst
7 8 (8.89%) Analyst Developer
7 8 (8.89%) Java Analyst Developer
8 7 (7.78%) Automation Test Analyst
8 7 (7.78%) Developer in Test
8 7 (7.78%) DevOps Engineer
8 7 (7.78%) SOA Developer
8 7 (7.78%) Technical Specialist
8 7 (7.78%) Test Analyst
9 6 (6.67%) QA Analyst
9 6 (6.67%) Test Automation Engineer
9 6 (6.67%) Test Engineer
10 5 (5.56%) QA Test Analyst
10 5 (5.56%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (62.22%) Spring
2 43 (47.78%) Hibernate
3 28 (31.11%) ActiveMQ
3 28 (31.11%) Apache Camel
4 24 (26.67%) Web Services
4 24 (26.67%) XML
5 22 (24.44%) NHibernate
6 20 (22.22%) REST
7 18 (20.00%) Java EE
8 15 (16.67%) RESTful
9 14 (15.56%) Entity Framework
9 14 (15.56%) JMS
9 14 (15.56%) Spring Boot
10 13 (14.44%) Ajax
10 13 (14.44%) WebSphere MQ
11 10 (11.11%) RabbitMQ
12 9 (10.00%) JPA
13 7 (7.78%) Spring Integration
14 6 (6.67%) HTML
14 6 (6.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (21.11%) Computer Science
2 11 (12.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 10 (11.11%) Smart Meter
4 9 (10.00%) Clustering
5 2 (2.22%) iPad
6 1 (1.11%) Ergonomics
6 1 (1.11%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 19 (21.11%) Linux
2 16 (17.78%) Windows
3 13 (14.44%) Android
4 9 (10.00%) AIX
5 8 (8.89%) Unix
6 6 (6.67%) Windows Server
6 6 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (64.44%) Continuous Integration
2 42 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (32.22%) Unit Testing
4 27 (30.00%) TDD
5 25 (27.78%) Functional Testing
6 21 (23.33%) Release Management
7 20 (22.22%) BDD
7 20 (22.22%) Domain-Driven Design
8 18 (20.00%) ITIL
8 18 (20.00%) Performance Testing
8 18 (20.00%) Software Engineering
9 17 (18.89%) Configuration Management
10 16 (17.78%) Continuous Improvement
10 16 (17.78%) Scrum
11 15 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
12 13 (14.44%) Android Development
12 13 (14.44%) Compatibility Testing
12 13 (14.44%) Integration Testing
12 13 (14.44%) Regression Testing
12 13 (14.44%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 60 (66.67%) Java
2 19 (21.11%) Groovy
2 19 (21.11%) SQL
3 15 (16.67%) Perl
4 11 (12.22%) Python
5 8 (8.89%) Ruby
6 7 (7.78%) JavaScript
7 4 (4.44%) PL/SQL
7 4 (4.44%) T-SQL
8 3 (3.33%) C#
8 3 (3.33%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.22%) Apex Code
9 2 (2.22%) Scala
10 1 (1.11%) Erlang
10 1 (1.11%) XPath
Qualifications
1 13 (14.44%) ISEB
1 13 (14.44%) ISTQB
2 12 (13.33%) Degree
3 9 (10.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.22%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.11%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.11%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (1.11%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (3.33%) Docker
2 2 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (11.11%) Ansible
1 10 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (11.11%) Puppet
2 2 (2.22%) SELinux
Vendors
1 41 (45.56%) Oracle
2 15 (16.67%) Atlassian
3 12 (13.33%) Rally
4 11 (12.22%) Google
5 9 (10.00%) F5
5 9 (10.00%) Informatica
5 9 (10.00%) Red Hat
6 3 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (2.22%) Perforce
7 2 (2.22%) VMware
8 1 (1.11%) New Relic