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 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gradle
Rank 548 550 590
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +40
Contract jobs citing Gradle 58 24 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.045% 0.005%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.79% 0.38% 0.047%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 15 3
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£350 £388 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +23.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £375 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £375 £315
% change year-on-year
-12.66% +19.04%
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
7329 6261 6389
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.68% 11.86% 10.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 4841 4057 3561
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.41% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 128 223
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £19.90 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.75 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.04% -0.67%

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 22 September 2014.

Gradle Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Gradle
Top 30 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 22 September 2014. 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
England +3 58 £350 -9.67% 14
London +20 27 £370 -7.50% 8
East Midlands - 10 £500 - 2
South East - 9 £325 - 2
Nottinghamshire - 8 - - 2
North West -2 7 £393 +4.66% 1
Nottingham - 7 - - 2
Berkshire - 7 £308 -
Slough - 7 £308 -
Manchester -10 5 £450 +20.00% 1
City of London - 4 £331 - 2
East of England -31 2 - -
Cheshire +7 1 £335 -
Hampshire - 1 £400 - 2
Yorkshire - 1 £300 - 1
South Wales - - - - 1
Wales - - - - 1
Scotland - - - - 1
Ealing - - - -
Lancashire - - - -
Norfolk - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
Essex - - - -
Petersfield - - - - 2
New Malden - - - -
Norwich - - - -
Stockport - - - -
Teddington - - - -
York - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -

Gradle
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 85 (62.04%) Maven
2 71 (51.82%) Continuous Integration
2 71 (51.82%) Java
3 59 (43.07%) Git (software)
4 56 (40.88%) Agile Software Development
5 52 (37.96%) Automated Testing
5 52 (37.96%) Windows
6 49 (35.77%) Configuration Management
7 45 (32.85%) SQL
8 43 (31.39%) .NET
8 43 (31.39%) Microsoft
8 43 (31.39%) Team Foundation Server
8 43 (31.39%) TeamCity
9 42 (30.66%) Release Management
9 42 (30.66%) Artifactory
10 41 (29.93%) NuGet
11 40 (29.20%) Windows Server 2012
11 40 (29.20%) SSDT
11 40 (29.20%) Automation Testing
11 40 (29.20%) Red Gate
11 40 (29.20%) MSBuild
11 40 (29.20%) Octopus Deploy
11 40 (29.20%) .NET Framework
11 40 (29.20%) Visual Studio
12 34 (24.82%) TDD
13 33 (24.09%) Jenkins
14 32 (23.36%) Scrum
15 31 (22.63%) DevOps
16 28 (20.44%) JavaScript
17 26 (18.98%) Ant

Gradle
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 10 (7.30%) Tomcat
2 9 (6.57%) Apache
3 8 (5.84%) Confluence
4 7 (5.11%) WebLogic
5 4 (2.92%) GlassFish
6 3 (2.19%) Liferay
6 3 (2.19%) Alfresco
7 2 (1.46%) Oracle Service Bus
7 2 (1.46%) Node.js
7 2 (1.46%) Jetty
7 2 (1.46%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.46%) Adobe CQ
8 1 (0.73%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.73%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.73%) IIS
8 1 (0.73%) CMS
8 1 (0.73%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.73%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (1.46%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.73%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.73%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.73%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.65%) PaaS
2 4 (2.92%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (2.92%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (2.92%) Google App Engine
3 3 (2.19%) GitHub
3 3 (2.19%) SaaS
4 1 (0.73%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.76%) HTTP
2 8 (5.84%) Bluetooth
2 8 (5.84%) NFC
3 5 (3.65%) AMQP
4 4 (2.92%) Internet
5 2 (1.46%) Firewall
5 2 (1.46%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.46%) DNS
6 1 (0.73%) SSL
6 1 (0.73%) DMZ
6 1 (0.73%) SSH
6 1 (0.73%) LDAP
6 1 (0.73%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.73%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (29.20%) SSDT
2 11 (8.03%) NoSQL
3 9 (6.57%) MySQL
4 7 (5.11%) Relational Database
5 6 (4.38%) MongoDB
6 5 (3.65%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (2.92%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (2.19%) RDBMS
8 3 (2.19%) CouchDB
8 3 (2.19%) Couchbase
8 3 (2.19%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.46%) Pentaho
9 2 (1.46%) SQL Server
10 1 (0.73%) DB2
10 1 (0.73%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.73%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.73%) SQLite
10 1 (0.73%) Redis
10 1 (0.73%) Big Data
10 1 (0.73%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 85 (62.04%) Maven
2 59 (43.07%) Git (software)
3 43 (31.39%) Team Foundation Server
3 43 (31.39%) TeamCity
4 42 (30.66%) Artifactory
5 41 (29.93%) NuGet
6 40 (29.20%) MSBuild
6 40 (29.20%) Visual Studio
6 40 (29.20%) Octopus Deploy
7 33 (24.09%) Jenkins
8 26 (18.98%) Ant
9 20 (14.60%) JUnit
9 20 (14.60%) Selenium
10 19 (13.87%) Eclipse
11 18 (13.14%) Cucumber
12 14 (10.22%) JIRA
13 13 (9.49%) Hudson
14 12 (8.76%) Subversion
15 8 (5.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 7 (5.11%) WebDriver
General
1 16 (11.68%) Finance
2 3 (2.19%) Front Office
2 3 (2.19%) Banking
3 2 (1.46%) Marketing
3 2 (1.46%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.73%) Electronics
4 1 (0.73%) Automotive
4 1 (0.73%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 60 (43.80%) Developer
2 37 (27.01%) Java Developer
3 34 (24.82%) Release Engineer
3 34 (24.82%) Build Engineer
3 34 (24.82%) Build and Release Engineer
4 19 (13.87%) DevOps Engineer
5 14 (10.22%) Android Developer
6 9 (6.57%) Senior Developer
7 8 (5.84%) Lead Developer
8 5 (3.65%) Senior Java Developer
9 4 (2.92%) Architect
10 3 (2.19%) Integration Architect
10 3 (2.19%) Software Engineer
10 3 (2.19%) Web Developer
10 3 (2.19%) Development Engineer
11 2 (1.46%) Automation Engineer
11 2 (1.46%) Scala Developer
11 2 (1.46%) Ruby Developer
11 2 (1.46%) Consultant
11 2 (1.46%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (31.39%) .NET
2 40 (29.20%) .NET Framework
3 25 (18.25%) Spring
4 23 (16.79%) Web Services
4 23 (16.79%) JSON
5 19 (13.87%) XML
6 15 (10.95%) JMS
6 15 (10.95%) REST
7 14 (10.22%) HTML
8 11 (8.03%) CSS
8 11 (8.03%) RESTful
9 10 (7.30%) Java EE
10 9 (6.57%) Grails
11 8 (5.84%) RabbitMQ
11 8 (5.84%) EJB
11 8 (5.84%) J2EE
11 8 (5.84%) SOAP
11 8 (5.84%) ActiveMQ
12 7 (5.11%) Hibernate
12 7 (5.11%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.95%) Mobile App
2 13 (9.49%) Open Source
3 7 (5.11%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.19%) Mobile Payment
4 3 (2.19%) Fixed Income
4 3 (2.19%) Client/Server
4 3 (2.19%) Derivative
5 2 (1.46%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 2 (1.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.73%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.73%) DTV
6 1 (0.73%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (0.73%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.73%) Wiki
6 1 (0.73%) Market Risk
6 1 (0.73%) Grid Computing
6 1 (0.73%) Clustering
6 1 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.73%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 52 (37.96%) Windows
2 40 (29.20%) Windows Server 2012
3 24 (17.52%) Linux
4 15 (10.95%) Android
5 9 (6.57%) UNIX
6 6 (4.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (3.65%) Solaris
8 2 (1.46%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.46%) CentOS
9 1 (0.73%) BlackBerry OS
9 1 (0.73%) AIX
9 1 (0.73%) Debian
9 1 (0.73%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.73%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (51.82%) Continuous Integration
2 56 (40.88%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (37.96%) Automated Testing
4 49 (35.77%) Configuration Management
5 42 (30.66%) Release Management
6 40 (29.20%) Automation Testing
7 34 (24.82%) TDD
8 32 (23.36%) Scrum
9 31 (22.63%) DevOps
10 20 (14.60%) BDD
11 17 (12.41%) OO
12 16 (11.68%) E-Commerce
12 16 (11.68%) MVC
13 14 (10.22%) Android Development
14 12 (8.76%) Kanban
15 11 (8.03%) Pair Programming
16 8 (5.84%) Software Engineering
16 8 (5.84%) Change Management
16 8 (5.84%) OOP
16 8 (5.84%) Mobile Commerce
Programming Languages
1 71 (51.82%) Java
2 45 (32.85%) SQL
3 28 (20.44%) JavaScript
4 19 (13.87%) Groovy
5 17 (12.41%) Ruby
6 9 (6.57%) Scala
7 7 (5.11%) Python
8 5 (3.65%) Perl
8 5 (3.65%) PHP
9 4 (2.92%) Bash Shell
10 3 (2.19%) Shell Script
10 3 (2.19%) C
11 2 (1.46%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.46%) C++
12 1 (0.73%) Korn
12 1 (0.73%) R
12 1 (0.73%) C-shell
12 1 (0.73%) C#
12 1 (0.73%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (5.84%) Security Cleared
2 7 (5.11%) SC Cleared
3 6 (4.38%) Degree
4 2 (1.46%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.73%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.73%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.92%) QA
System Software
1 7 (5.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.46%) Docker
3 1 (0.73%) NFS
3 1 (0.73%) Xen
3 1 (0.73%) Sendmail
3 1 (0.73%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.73%) vCloud
3 1 (0.73%) KVM
Systems Management
1 16 (11.68%) Puppet
2 13 (9.49%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (2.92%) Ansible
4 3 (2.19%) Nagios
4 3 (2.19%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.73%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.73%) YUM
5 1 (0.73%) CFEngine
5 1 (0.73%) Cobbler
5 1 (0.73%) logstash
5 1 (0.73%) Salt
5 1 (0.73%) Kibana
Vendors
1 43 (31.39%) Microsoft
2 40 (29.20%) Red Gate
3 10 (7.30%) Oracle
4 8 (5.84%) JBoss
5 7 (5.11%) Red Hat
5 7 (5.11%) VMware
5 7 (5.11%) Google
5 7 (5.11%) Atlassian
6 4 (2.92%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (2.19%) GigaSpaces
8 2 (1.46%) TIBCO
8 2 (1.46%) Citrix
8 2 (1.46%) Adobe
8 2 (1.46%) Sun
9 1 (0.73%) HP
9 1 (0.73%) Dell
9 1 (0.73%) Cisco
9 1 (0.73%) Vignette
9 1 (0.73%) SAP
9 1 (0.73%) BEA
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