The table below looks at the statistics for Gradle skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Gradle over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gradle
Rank 429 533 560
Rank change year-on-year
+104 +27
Contract jobs citing Gradle 193 68 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.38% 0.13% 0.039%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.54% 0.98% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 49 11
Average daily rate £500 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £388 £310
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
7601 6904 5837
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.78% 13.63% 12.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 5081 4663 3679
Average daily rate £425 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 213 127 126
Average hourly rate £41.85 £36.70 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.03% +1.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.73 £24.65 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.50 £50.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.65 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+12.56% +2.77%

Gradle
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Gradle within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 5 February 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 28 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Gradle within the UK over the 3 months to 5 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
England +112 173 £500 +17.64% 54
London +73 110 £518 +11.89% 36
South East +16 30 £380 +10.94% 5
Hampshire +21 29 £384 +12.86%
North West +4 28 £375 -21.05% 6
Scotland +6 19 £288 -28.12% 2
Manchester -2 19 £325 -35.00% 6
Winchester - 13 £400 -
Edinburgh -9 10 - -
Cheshire +2 9 £413 +13.79%
City of London +35 8 £475 +18.75% 6
Southampton +9 7 £360 +10.76%
Glasgow - 7 £265 - 2
Knutsford - 3 £413 -
South West - 2 £400 - 3
West Yorkshire -4 1 £375 -
Yorkshire -9 1 £375 - 1
Leeds -16 1 £375 -
West Sussex - 1 £325 - 1
Bristol - 1 £400 - 3
Somerset - 1 - -
Osterley - 1 £500 -
Cheadle - 1 £400 -
Taunton - 1 - -
Ipswich - 1 £360 -
Burgess Hill - 1 £325 - 1
East of England - 1 £360 - 1
Suffolk - 1 £360 -

Gradle
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 368 (87.41%) Java
2 276 (65.56%) Agile Software Development
3 223 (52.97%) Maven
4 211 (50.12%) Git (software)
5 199 (47.27%) Continuous Integration
6 195 (46.32%) Spring
7 190 (45.13%) Jenkins
8 189 (44.89%) TDD
9 170 (40.38%) Scrum
10 152 (36.10%) JUnit
11 151 (35.87%) REST
12 141 (33.49%) Web Services
13 135 (32.07%) Cucumber
14 128 (30.40%) Linux
14 128 (30.40%) Subversion
15 118 (28.03%) Python
16 116 (27.55%) BDD
17 110 (26.13%) NoSQL
18 100 (23.75%) Unix
18 100 (23.75%) JavaScript
19 98 (23.28%) AngularJS
20 97 (23.04%) Docker
21 96 (22.80%) Mockito
22 94 (22.33%) Pair Programming
22 94 (22.33%) Selenium
23 93 (22.09%) Unit Testing
24 90 (21.38%) Software Engineering
24 90 (21.38%) Hibernate
24 90 (21.38%) Tomcat
25 85 (20.19%) Ant

Gradle
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 90 (21.38%) Tomcat
2 84 (19.95%) Apache
3 82 (19.48%) Jetty
4 58 (13.78%) JBoss
5 52 (12.35%) Node.js
6 22 (5.23%) Confluence
7 14 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
8 9 (2.14%) Mule
8 9 (2.14%) nginx
9 7 (1.66%) Mule ESB
10 6 (1.43%) Alfresco
11 5 (1.19%) Apache Spark
11 5 (1.19%) WebSphere
12 4 (0.95%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 4 (0.95%) WildFly
13 3 (0.71%) ArcGIS
13 3 (0.71%) OpenStack
13 3 (0.71%) SAS
13 3 (0.71%) WebSphere Application Server
14 2 (0.48%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (1.19%) HipChat
2 3 (0.71%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (0.71%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 67 (15.91%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (6.18%) GitHub
3 9 (2.14%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (0.95%) SaaS
5 3 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.24%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.24%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.24%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.24%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.24%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.24%) Google Tag Manager
6 1 (0.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 68 (16.15%) HTTP
2 50 (11.88%) TCP/IP
3 33 (7.84%) Internet
4 15 (3.56%) Firewall
4 15 (3.56%) VPN
5 8 (1.90%) SSL
6 7 (1.66%) SSH
7 5 (1.19%) LAN
7 5 (1.19%) LDAP
7 5 (1.19%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (0.95%) DMZ
8 4 (0.95%) iSCSI
8 4 (0.95%) NAS
8 4 (0.95%) Reverse Proxy
8 4 (0.95%) SAN
9 3 (0.71%) VoIP
10 2 (0.48%) FTP
11 1 (0.24%) AMQP
11 1 (0.24%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (26.13%) NoSQL
2 69 (16.39%) Apache Cassandra
3 58 (13.78%) PostgreSQL
4 48 (11.40%) MySQL
5 35 (8.31%) MongoDB
6 25 (5.94%) GIS
7 20 (4.75%) Infinispan
8 16 (3.80%) Relational Database
9 15 (3.56%) Big Data
10 8 (1.90%) SQLite
11 7 (1.66%) Hadoop
12 6 (1.43%) Apache Hive
12 6 (1.43%) HBase
12 6 (1.43%) Impala
12 6 (1.43%) Oracle Database
13 5 (1.19%) Oracle BI EE
14 4 (0.95%) Couchbase
14 4 (0.95%) Hazelcast
14 4 (0.95%) RDBMS
14 4 (0.95%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 223 (52.97%) Maven
2 211 (50.12%) Git (software)
3 190 (45.13%) Jenkins
4 152 (36.10%) JUnit
5 135 (32.07%) Cucumber
6 128 (30.40%) Subversion
7 96 (22.80%) Mockito
8 94 (22.33%) Selenium
9 85 (20.19%) Ant
10 74 (17.58%) JIRA
11 55 (13.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 51 (12.11%) Artifactory
13 47 (11.16%) Eclipse
14 46 (10.93%) JMeter
15 40 (9.50%) Sonatype Nexus
16 26 (6.18%) IntelliJ
16 26 (6.18%) JBehave
17 25 (5.94%) Hudson
18 20 (4.75%) Android Studio
19 18 (4.28%) gulp
General
1 54 (12.83%) Banking
1 54 (12.83%) Finance
2 14 (3.33%) Investment Banking
2 14 (3.33%) Telecoms
3 10 (2.38%) Publishing
4 8 (1.90%) Electronics
4 8 (1.90%) Retail
5 7 (1.66%) Front Office
6 3 (0.71%) International Banking
6 3 (0.71%) Legal
7 2 (0.48%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.24%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.24%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.24%) Games
8 1 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 296 (70.31%) Developer
2 198 (47.03%) Java Developer
3 56 (13.30%) Senior Developer
4 47 (11.16%) Senior Java Developer
5 42 (9.98%) Android Developer
6 39 (9.26%) Agile Developer
7 38 (9.03%) Agile Java Developer
8 32 (7.60%) DevOps Engineer
9 30 (7.13%) Software Engineer
10 25 (5.94%) Java Engineer
10 25 (5.94%) Scala Developer
11 20 (4.75%) Java Scala Software Engineer
11 20 (4.75%) Java Software Engineer
11 20 (4.75%) Scala Software Engineer
12 18 (4.28%) GIS Developer
13 16 (3.80%) Senior Agile Developer
13 16 (3.80%) Senior Agile Java Developer
14 15 (3.56%) Java Scala Developer
14 15 (3.56%) Release Manager
15 13 (3.09%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 195 (46.32%) Spring
2 151 (35.87%) REST
3 141 (33.49%) Web Services
4 98 (23.28%) AngularJS
5 90 (21.38%) Hibernate
6 68 (16.15%) HTML
7 60 (14.25%) Guice
7 60 (14.25%) RESTful
8 55 (13.06%) JSON
9 54 (12.83%) CSS
9 54 (12.83%) XML
10 35 (8.31%) ActiveMQ
11 34 (8.08%) Apache Camel
12 33 (7.84%) JAX-RS
12 33 (7.84%) Spring Boot
12 33 (7.84%) Spring MVC
13 31 (7.36%) HTML5
14 28 (6.65%) jQuery
14 28 (6.65%) SOAP
15 26 (6.18%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 30 (7.13%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (5.70%) Fixed Income
3 20 (4.75%) Grid Computing
4 14 (3.33%) Mobile App
5 11 (2.61%) Fintech
5 11 (2.61%) User Experience
6 9 (2.14%) Algorithms
6 9 (2.14%) Cryptography
7 7 (1.66%) Data Structures
7 7 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (1.66%) iPad
8 6 (1.43%) Computer Science
9 5 (1.19%) Derivative
10 4 (0.95%) Management Information System
10 4 (0.95%) Tandem
11 3 (0.71%) Credit Risk
11 3 (0.71%) DataPower
11 3 (0.71%) Smart Meter
11 3 (0.71%) Visualisation
11 3 (0.71%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 128 (30.40%) Linux
2 100 (23.75%) Unix
3 46 (10.93%) Android
4 22 (5.23%) CentOS
5 13 (3.09%) Apple iOS
5 13 (3.09%) Windows
6 9 (2.14%) Ubuntu
7 7 (1.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (1.19%) Windows Server
9 4 (0.95%) Mac OS
9 4 (0.95%) Solaris
10 3 (0.71%) Mac OS X Server
10 3 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.48%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 276 (65.56%) Agile Software Development
2 199 (47.27%) Continuous Integration
3 189 (44.89%) TDD
4 170 (40.38%) Scrum
5 116 (27.55%) BDD
6 94 (22.33%) Pair Programming
7 93 (22.09%) Unit Testing
8 90 (21.38%) Software Engineering
9 79 (18.76%) DevOps
10 72 (17.10%) Multithreading
11 67 (15.91%) Build Automation
12 65 (15.44%) Dependency Injection
13 61 (14.49%) Continuous Delivery
14 56 (13.30%) Open Source
15 51 (12.11%) Concurrent Programming
16 48 (11.40%) SDLC
17 46 (10.93%) MVC
18 44 (10.45%) Microservices
19 43 (10.21%) Android Development
20 42 (9.98%) OO
Programming Languages
1 368 (87.41%) Java
2 118 (28.03%) Python
3 100 (23.75%) JavaScript
4 72 (17.10%) Groovy
5 62 (14.73%) Scala
6 59 (14.01%) Ruby
7 55 (13.06%) Perl
8 54 (12.83%) SQL
9 31 (7.36%) Bash Shell
10 14 (3.33%) C++
11 12 (2.85%) PHP
11 12 (2.85%) Shell Script
12 9 (2.14%) Smalltalk
13 5 (1.19%) C#
14 4 (0.95%) JPQL
15 3 (0.71%) C
15 3 (0.71%) Objective-C
16 2 (0.48%) Apple Swift
17 1 (0.24%) PL/SQL
17 1 (0.24%) XPath
Qualifications
1 24 (5.70%) Degree
2 17 (4.04%) Security Cleared
3 12 (2.85%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (0.95%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.48%) OCA
5 2 (0.48%) OCP
5 2 (0.48%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.24%) ISEB
6 1 (0.24%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.24%) OCAJ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (13.06%) QA
2 8 (1.90%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (0.71%) Basel III
3 3 (0.71%) CRD IV
3 3 (0.71%) SLA
4 2 (0.48%) EMIR
4 2 (0.48%) MiFID
5 1 (0.24%) SDET
System Software
1 97 (23.04%) Docker
2 14 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (2.14%) vCloud
4 7 (1.66%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (1.43%) Apache Flume
6 5 (1.19%) Active Directory
6 5 (1.19%) HDFS
6 5 (1.19%) oVirt
6 5 (1.19%) VirtualBox
7 2 (0.48%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 45 (10.69%) Puppet
2 32 (7.60%) Ansible
3 30 (7.13%) Graphite
4 23 (5.46%) Opscode Chef
5 15 (3.56%) Salt
6 11 (2.61%) ZABBIX
7 8 (1.90%) Rundeck
8 7 (1.66%) Kibana
8 7 (1.66%) logstash
9 4 (0.95%) HAProxy
9 4 (0.95%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (0.71%) CFEngine
11 2 (0.48%) Nagios
11 2 (0.48%) yum
12 1 (0.24%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 43 (10.21%) Oracle
2 30 (7.13%) SOASTA, Inc
3 28 (6.65%) Google
4 25 (5.94%) VMware
5 22 (5.23%) Red Hat
6 19 (4.51%) ESRI
7 15 (3.56%) Atlassian
7 15 (3.56%) IBM
8 8 (1.90%) Perforce
9 7 (1.66%) Splunk
10 6 (1.43%) Akamai
10 6 (1.43%) HP
10 6 (1.43%) Twitter
11 5 (1.19%) Cisco
11 5 (1.19%) Informatica
11 5 (1.19%) New Relic
11 5 (1.19%) Sonatype
12 4 (0.95%) Dell
12 4 (0.95%) Rally
12 4 (0.95%) Sun
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Arrows Group
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Elevate Direct
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: Negotiable - Market rates
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £325
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Volt
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £535.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £535.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: Negotiable - Market rates
Posted: 5 days ago
East London
Pirean Limited
Rate: £15,000 per annum 3 month fixed term contract
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Public Sector
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Central London / West End
Gamesys
Rate: Highly Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago