The table below looks at the statistics for Gradle skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Gradle over the 3 months to 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gradle
Rank 358 424 589
Rank change year-on-year
+66 +165
Contract jobs citing Gradle 282 226 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.57% 0.41% 0.085%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.42% 2.74% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 164 31
Median daily rate £450 £505 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.89% +34.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £353
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +13.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
8247 8251 7384
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.64% 14.97% 13.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 5529 5558 5078
Median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 181 119
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.35 £24.38 £23.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.76 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

Gradle
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Gradle as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

Gradle Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Gradle
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Gradle within the UK.

Gradle Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Gradle
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Gradle within the UK over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

Gradle Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Gradle
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Gradle within the UK.

Gradle Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Gradle
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Gradle within the UK over the 3 months to 9 December 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
England +38 253 £450 -10.00% 50
London -14 117 £475 -9.52% 27
South East +53 59 £416 +9.53% 2
Scotland +38 35 £400 -33.33% 6
South West +32 26 £490 - 3
Edinburgh +39 22 £400 - 6
Devon - 18 £475 -
Exeter - 18 £475 -
Hampshire +6 17 £463 +18.58%
North West -8 16 £425 +13.33% 4
East of England +14 15 £508 +19.27% 2
Manchester -9 15 £425 +30.76% 2
City of London -26 15 £525 -19.23% 10
Berkshire +13 14 £322 -7.92%
Buckinghamshire - 14 £378 -
Milton Keynes - 14 £378 -
Glasgow +17 13 £400 -30.43%
Oxfordshire - 13 £475 - 2
Oxford - 12 £450 -
Hertfordshire - 9 £645 -
Yorkshire +22 7 £425 +13.33% 7
Slough - 7 £320 -
West Midlands -9 6 £525 +77.96%
Essex - 6 £260 -
Welwyn Garden City - 6 £600 -
Winchester -7 4 £448 +11.87%
Bracknell - 4 £450 -
Sheffield - 4 £425 - 3
South Yorkshire - 4 £425 - 4
Dorset - 4 £494 -

Gradle
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 with a requirement for Gradle.

1 465 (79.90%) Java
2 409 (70.27%) Agile Software Development
3 295 (50.69%) Jenkins
4 294 (50.52%) Maven
5 275 (47.25%) Git (software)
6 254 (43.64%) Spring
7 252 (43.30%) TDD
8 241 (41.41%) Scrum
9 227 (39.00%) JavaScript
10 221 (37.97%) Continuous Integration
11 185 (31.79%) Web Services
12 173 (29.73%) REST
13 169 (29.04%) Python
14 161 (27.66%) JIRA
15 158 (27.15%) BDD
16 156 (26.80%) HTML
17 152 (26.12%) XML
18 149 (25.60%) Open Source
19 145 (24.91%) JUnit
19 145 (24.91%) Docker
20 139 (23.88%) AngularJS
20 139 (23.88%) Linux
20 139 (23.88%) Hibernate
21 137 (23.54%) SQL
22 130 (22.34%) DevOps
23 123 (21.13%) Selenium
24 120 (20.62%) Ant
25 119 (20.45%) RESTful
26 113 (19.42%) Continuous Delivery
27 112 (19.24%) Cucumber

Gradle
Top Related IT Skills 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 81 (13.92%) Tomcat
2 62 (10.65%) Apache
3 49 (8.42%) JBoss
4 48 (8.25%) GeoServer
5 47 (8.08%) Confluence
6 30 (5.15%) Apache Spark
7 26 (4.47%) Elasticsearch
8 22 (3.78%) WebLogic
9 19 (3.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 17 (2.92%) Cloud Foundry
11 15 (2.58%) Apache Solr
12 14 (2.41%) Jetty
13 13 (2.23%) nginx
14 11 (1.89%) WebSphere
15 10 (1.72%) IIS
15 10 (1.72%) OpenStack
15 10 (1.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 8 (1.37%) Oracle HTTP Server
16 8 (1.37%) WebSphere Application Server
17 7 (1.20%) GemFire
Applications
1 3 (0.52%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (0.86%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (0.52%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 2 (0.34%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.34%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 64 (11.00%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (7.56%) PaaS
3 37 (6.36%) Cloud Computing
4 34 (5.84%) GitHub
5 13 (2.23%) Google Play
6 12 (2.06%) Amazon EC2
7 11 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
8 9 (1.55%) IaaS
9 7 (1.20%) AWS CloudFormation
9 7 (1.20%) Bluemix
9 7 (1.20%) IBM Cloud
10 4 (0.69%) OpenShift
11 2 (0.34%) Force.com
12 1 (0.17%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.17%) AWS OpsWorks
12 1 (0.17%) CloudBees
12 1 (0.17%) Slack
12 1 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 24 (4.12%) HTTP
2 4 (0.69%) Firewall
2 4 (0.69%) Internet
3 3 (0.52%) AMQP
3 3 (0.52%) SSL
4 2 (0.34%) Bluetooth
4 2 (0.34%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.34%) tcpdump
5 1 (0.17%) DHCP
5 1 (0.17%) DNS
5 1 (0.17%) FTP
5 1 (0.17%) IPsec
5 1 (0.17%) LDAP
5 1 (0.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (16.67%) MongoDB
2 82 (14.09%) Relational Database
3 77 (13.23%) NoSQL
4 64 (11.00%) Big Data
5 44 (7.56%) Hadoop
6 41 (7.04%) PostgreSQL
7 35 (6.01%) SQL Server
8 26 (4.47%) GIS
9 21 (3.61%) Apache Cassandra
10 14 (2.41%) Oracle Database
11 13 (2.23%) HBase
12 10 (1.72%) RDBMS
12 10 (1.72%) Spatial Data
13 9 (1.55%) Neo4j
14 8 (1.37%) Apache Hive
15 7 (1.20%) DB2
15 7 (1.20%) MySQL
15 7 (1.20%) Redis
16 6 (1.03%) OLTP
17 5 (0.86%) Endeca
Development Applications
1 295 (50.69%) Jenkins
2 294 (50.52%) Maven
3 275 (47.25%) Git (software)
4 161 (27.66%) JIRA
5 145 (24.91%) JUnit
6 123 (21.13%) Selenium
7 120 (20.62%) Ant
8 112 (19.24%) Cucumber
9 96 (16.49%) Eclipse
10 85 (14.60%) IntelliJ
11 76 (13.06%) Subversion
12 59 (10.14%) Mockito
13 58 (9.97%) JBehave
14 56 (9.62%) TeamCity
15 50 (8.59%) Artifactory
16 49 (8.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 47 (8.08%) Sonatype Nexus
18 41 (7.04%) Android Studio
19 36 (6.19%) Hudson
20 31 (5.33%) SonarQube
General
1 73 (12.54%) Finance
2 53 (9.11%) Banking
3 38 (6.53%) Retail
4 17 (2.92%) Publishing
5 13 (2.23%) Investment Banking
6 9 (1.55%) Front Office
7 7 (1.20%) Games
8 6 (1.03%) Telecoms
9 4 (0.69%) Legal
10 3 (0.52%) Law
11 2 (0.34%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.34%) Automotive
11 2 (0.34%) Back Office
11 2 (0.34%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.34%) Marketing
12 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 438 (75.26%) Developer
2 270 (46.39%) Java Developer
3 57 (9.79%) Senior Developer
4 47 (8.08%) Android Developer
5 43 (7.39%) DevOps Engineer
6 40 (6.87%) Senior Java Developer
7 39 (6.70%) Agile Developer
8 35 (6.01%) Agile Java Developer
9 32 (5.50%) JavaScript Developer
10 29 (4.98%) Full Stack Developer
11 26 (4.47%) Lead Developer
12 24 (4.12%) Java Engineer
13 21 (3.61%) Lead Java Developer
14 20 (3.44%) Web Developer
15 18 (3.09%) Build Engineer
16 16 (2.75%) GIS Developer
17 15 (2.58%) Angular Developer
18 14 (2.41%) Consultant
18 14 (2.41%) DevOps Consultant
18 14 (2.41%) DV Cleared Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 254 (43.64%) Spring
2 185 (31.79%) Web Services
3 173 (29.73%) REST
4 156 (26.80%) HTML
5 152 (26.12%) XML
6 139 (23.88%) AngularJS
6 139 (23.88%) Hibernate
7 119 (20.45%) RESTful
8 105 (18.04%) CSS
9 90 (15.46%) SOAP
10 89 (15.29%) JSON
11 73 (12.54%) HTML5
12 71 (12.20%) Java EE
13 65 (11.17%) Node.js
14 56 (9.62%) Spring Boot
15 55 (9.45%) JMS
16 49 (8.42%) J2EE
17 48 (8.25%) PostGIS
18 47 (8.08%) .NET
18 47 (8.08%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 32 (5.50%) Algorithms
2 31 (5.33%) Computer Science
3 28 (4.81%) User Experience
4 25 (4.30%) Analytical Skills
5 24 (4.12%) Mobile App
6 23 (3.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 20 (3.44%) iPad
8 14 (2.41%) Data Structures
9 8 (1.37%) Augmented Reality
9 8 (1.37%) Public Cloud
9 8 (1.37%) Social Media
10 7 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (1.20%) Inversion of Control
10 7 (1.20%) Visualisation
11 6 (1.03%) Equities
11 6 (1.03%) Smart Meter
12 5 (0.86%) Animation
12 5 (0.86%) Clustering
12 5 (0.86%) CMDB
12 5 (0.86%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 139 (23.88%) Linux
2 61 (10.48%) Android
3 47 (8.08%) Unix
4 38 (6.53%) Windows
5 26 (4.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 25 (4.30%) Apple iOS
7 13 (2.23%) CentOS
8 8 (1.37%) Fedora
9 7 (1.20%) Mac OS X
10 6 (1.03%) Solaris
11 2 (0.34%) AIX
12 1 (0.17%) Debian
12 1 (0.17%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 409 (70.27%) Agile Software Development
2 252 (43.30%) TDD
3 241 (41.41%) Scrum
4 221 (37.97%) Continuous Integration
5 158 (27.15%) BDD
6 149 (25.60%) Open Source
7 130 (22.34%) DevOps
8 113 (19.42%) Continuous Delivery
9 103 (17.70%) Microservices
10 97 (16.67%) MVC
11 94 (16.15%) OO
12 70 (12.03%) Pair Programming
13 61 (10.48%) Software Engineering
14 56 (9.62%) Android Development
15 55 (9.45%) Automated Testing
15 55 (9.45%) Unit Testing
16 52 (8.93%) Web Development
17 50 (8.59%) Kanban
18 47 (8.08%) E-Commerce
19 46 (7.90%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 465 (79.90%) Java
2 227 (39.00%) JavaScript
3 169 (29.04%) Python
4 137 (23.54%) SQL
5 79 (13.57%) Scala
6 76 (13.06%) Groovy
7 42 (7.22%) C#
7 42 (7.22%) Ruby
7 42 (7.22%) Shell Script
8 34 (5.84%) Bash Shell
9 32 (5.50%) C++
10 30 (5.15%) Perl
11 18 (3.09%) C
12 17 (2.92%) PL/SQL
12 17 (2.92%) VB.NET
13 15 (2.58%) Clojure
13 15 (2.58%) Go
14 14 (2.41%) Korn
14 14 (2.41%) T-SQL
15 12 (2.06%) Rust
Qualifications
1 71 (12.20%) Degree
2 54 (9.28%) Security Cleared
3 25 (4.30%) SC Cleared
4 23 (3.95%) DV Cleared
5 9 (1.55%) BPSS Clearance
6 7 (1.20%) ISEB
6 7 (1.20%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.17%) CCEA
7 1 (0.17%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (12.20%) QA
2 13 (2.23%) WCAG
3 10 (1.72%) FATCA
4 7 (1.20%) Data Quality
5 6 (1.03%) Disclosure Scotland
6 4 (0.69%) MiFID
7 3 (0.52%) Dodd-Frank
7 3 (0.52%) EMIR
7 3 (0.52%) PA-DSS
7 3 (0.52%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.17%) SDET
System Software
1 145 (24.91%) Docker
2 9 (1.55%) Virtual Machines
3 8 (1.37%) Hyper-V
3 8 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.03%) HDFS
4 6 (1.03%) KVM
5 3 (0.52%) VirtualBox
6 2 (0.34%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.17%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 108 (18.56%) Ansible
2 81 (13.92%) Puppet
3 67 (11.51%) Opscode Chef
4 20 (3.44%) Kubernetes
5 14 (2.41%) Rancher
6 13 (2.23%) Terraform
7 9 (1.55%) Packer
8 8 (1.37%) Salt
9 6 (1.03%) Graphite
9 6 (1.03%) Nagios
10 5 (0.86%) OPNET
11 4 (0.69%) Oozie
12 1 (0.17%) CA Endevor
12 1 (0.17%) Grafana
12 1 (0.17%) HAProxy
12 1 (0.17%) Kibana
12 1 (0.17%) logstash
12 1 (0.17%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 103 (17.70%) Oracle
2 46 (7.90%) ESRI
3 37 (6.36%) Red Hat
4 35 (6.01%) Perforce
5 30 (5.15%) IBM
6 27 (4.64%) Splunk
7 24 (4.12%) Google
8 23 (3.95%) Atlassian
9 19 (3.26%) Adobe
10 17 (2.92%) New Relic
11 14 (2.41%) Solace
12 12 (2.06%) MuleSoft
13 9 (1.55%) ATG
14 8 (1.37%) Facebook
14 8 (1.37%) Microsoft
14 8 (1.37%) VMware
15 7 (1.20%) AppDynamics
15 7 (1.20%) Optimizely
15 7 (1.20%) Veracode
16 6 (1.03%) CA Agile Central
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