The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gradle
Rank 569 538 585
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +47
Contract jobs citing Gradle 34 14 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.059% 0.029% 0.012%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.48% 0.25% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 2
Average daily rate £383 £413 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.27% +1.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £274 £401
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £435 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £290 £405
% change year-on-year
+16.37% -28.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
7045 5495 5884
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.26% 11.31% 9.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 4494 3484 3429
Average daily rate £375 £385 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £526 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 143 206
Average hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.65 £17.00 £23.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%

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 16 April 2014.

Gradle Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Gradle
Top 25 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -19 32 £383 -7.27% 8
London -27 18 £413 -1.78% 4
East of England - 8 £400 - 2
Scotland - 2 - - 2
Glasgow - 2 - -
Berkshire -8 1 - - 1
South East -11 1 - - 2
Slough - 1 - - 1
City of London - 1 £330 - 2
Farnborough - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Essex - - - - 2
Hampshire - - - - 1
Kent - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Norfolk - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Brighton - - - -
Colchester - - - - 2
Maidstone - - - -
Norwich - - - -
Petersfield - - - -
Sevenoaks - - - -

Gradle
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 49 (81.67%) Java
1 49 (81.67%) Maven
2 35 (58.33%) Git (software)
3 31 (51.67%) Continuous Integration
3 31 (51.67%) Jenkins
4 28 (46.67%) Subversion
5 27 (45.00%) Linux
6 26 (43.33%) Spring
7 25 (41.67%) JUnit
8 23 (38.33%) TDD
9 22 (36.67%) CSS
9 22 (36.67%) Ant
9 22 (36.67%) UNIX
9 22 (36.67%) MVC
10 21 (35.00%) Finance
11 20 (33.33%) Configuration Management
11 20 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
12 19 (31.67%) XML
12 19 (31.67%) Eclipse
13 18 (30.00%) Windows
13 18 (30.00%) Oracle
13 18 (30.00%) JavaScript
14 17 (28.33%) Spring MVC
15 16 (26.67%) jQuery
16 15 (25.00%) HTML
17 14 (23.33%) SQL
18 13 (21.67%) WebLogic
18 13 (21.67%) Web Services
18 13 (21.67%) Selenium
19 12 (20.00%) IIS

Gradle
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 13 (21.67%) WebLogic
2 12 (20.00%) IIS
2 12 (20.00%) SAS
2 12 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 7 (11.67%) Tomcat
4 5 (8.33%) Confluence
5 2 (3.33%) Oracle Service Bus
5 2 (3.33%) Apache
6 1 (1.67%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.67%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (1.67%) CMS
6 1 (1.67%) Jetty
6 1 (1.67%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.67%) Node.js
6 1 (1.67%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 5 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (6.67%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (1.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.33%) Heroku
2 1 (1.67%) IaaS
2 1 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.67%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (20.00%) LDAP
1 12 (20.00%) X.509
2 11 (18.33%) SSL
3 4 (6.67%) Intranet
3 4 (6.67%) HTTP
4 3 (5.00%) Internet
5 1 (1.67%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (1.67%) FTP
5 1 (1.67%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.67%) DNS
5 1 (1.67%) DMZ
5 1 (1.67%) Firewall
5 1 (1.67%) SSH
5 1 (1.67%) OpenLDAP
5 1 (1.67%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.67%) SSDT
2 6 (10.00%) Oracle Database
3 5 (8.33%) NoSQL
4 4 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (6.67%) Star Schema
4 4 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (6.67%) MySQL
5 2 (3.33%) CouchDB
5 2 (3.33%) Couchbase
6 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.67%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.67%) MSDE
Development Applications
1 49 (81.67%) Maven
2 35 (58.33%) Git (software)
3 31 (51.67%) Jenkins
4 28 (46.67%) Subversion
5 25 (41.67%) JUnit
6 22 (36.67%) Ant
7 19 (31.67%) Eclipse
8 13 (21.67%) Selenium
9 12 (20.00%) Artifactory
10 11 (18.33%) Cucumber
11 10 (16.67%) Mockito
12 9 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
12 9 (15.00%) JIRA
13 8 (13.33%) TeamCity
13 8 (13.33%) Visual Studio
13 8 (13.33%) NuGet
14 7 (11.67%) Hudson
14 7 (11.67%) MSBuild
14 7 (11.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 4 (6.67%) RSpec
General
1 21 (35.00%) Finance
2 7 (11.67%) Banking
3 4 (6.67%) Games
4 2 (3.33%) Front Office
4 2 (3.33%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.33%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.67%) Electronics
5 1 (1.67%) Retail
5 1 (1.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 30 (50.00%) Developer
2 16 (26.67%) Java Developer
3 12 (20.00%) Build Engineer
4 8 (13.33%) Release Engineer
4 8 (13.33%) Build and Release Engineer
5 5 (8.33%) Software Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) Consultant
7 3 (5.00%) SAS Developer
7 3 (5.00%) Web Developer
7 3 (5.00%) Senior Developer
7 3 (5.00%) WebLogic Developer
7 3 (5.00%) Automation Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Software Build Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) Test Automation Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) Senior Test Consultant
8 2 (3.33%) Automation Tester
8 2 (3.33%) Senior Automation Tester
8 2 (3.33%) SharePoint Developer
8 2 (3.33%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (43.33%) Spring
2 22 (36.67%) CSS
3 19 (31.67%) XML
4 17 (28.33%) Spring MVC
5 16 (26.67%) jQuery
6 15 (25.00%) HTML
7 13 (21.67%) Web Services
8 11 (18.33%) XML Schema
9 10 (16.67%) .NET
10 9 (15.00%) SAML
10 9 (15.00%) REST
10 9 (15.00%) Guice
11 8 (13.33%) RESTful
11 8 (13.33%) J2EE
12 7 (11.67%) Hibernate
12 7 (11.67%) .NET Framework
13 4 (6.67%) Gherkin
13 4 (6.67%) JSON
13 4 (6.67%) Apache Flex
13 4 (6.67%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.33%) Open Source
2 4 (6.67%) Online Games
3 2 (3.33%) Fixed Income
3 2 (3.33%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.67%) Grid Computing
4 1 (1.67%) Clustering
4 1 (1.67%) DTV
4 1 (1.67%) Wiki
4 1 (1.67%) Blog
4 1 (1.67%) Physics
4 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.67%) Credit Derivative
4 1 (1.67%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 27 (45.00%) Linux
2 22 (36.67%) UNIX
3 18 (30.00%) Windows
4 7 (11.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.33%) Android
5 2 (3.33%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.67%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.67%) AIX
6 1 (1.67%) Solaris
6 1 (1.67%) Debian
6 1 (1.67%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.67%) CentOS
6 1 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (51.67%) Continuous Integration
2 23 (38.33%) TDD
3 22 (36.67%) MVC
4 20 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 20 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (18.33%) Scrum
5 11 (18.33%) Validation
5 11 (18.33%) BDD
6 9 (15.00%) Dependency Injection
6 9 (15.00%) Release Management
7 8 (13.33%) Web Development
7 8 (13.33%) Automated Testing
8 7 (11.67%) Automation Testing
8 7 (11.67%) Unit Testing
9 6 (10.00%) Dependency Management
9 6 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (8.33%) ATDD
10 5 (8.33%) Workflow
11 4 (6.67%) Test Automation
11 4 (6.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 49 (81.67%) Java
2 18 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 14 (23.33%) SQL
4 11 (18.33%) Python
5 9 (15.00%) Groovy
6 7 (11.67%) Perl
7 6 (10.00%) Ruby
7 6 (10.00%) C++
7 6 (10.00%) C
8 5 (8.33%) PL/SQL
9 3 (5.00%) Objective-C
10 2 (3.33%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.67%) VB
11 1 (1.67%) C#
11 1 (1.67%) Jython
11 1 (1.67%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.67%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.67%) Korn
11 1 (1.67%) XPath
11 1 (1.67%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) QA
1 1 (1.67%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (1.67%) NFS
1 1 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.67%) Xen
1 1 (1.67%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 11 (18.33%) Puppet
2 5 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.67%) Nagios
4 1 (1.67%) BladeLogic
4 1 (1.67%) YUM
Vendors
1 18 (30.00%) Oracle
2 12 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (11.67%) Red Gate
4 5 (8.33%) HP
4 5 (8.33%) VMware
5 3 (5.00%) Atlassian
6 2 (3.33%) Google
6 2 (3.33%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.33%) TIBCO
6 2 (3.33%) Progress
7 1 (1.67%) Cisco
7 1 (1.67%) Dell
7 1 (1.67%) BEA
7 1 (1.67%) BMC
7 1 (1.67%) Vignette
7 1 (1.67%) SAP
7 1 (1.67%) Sybase
7 1 (1.67%) Serena
7 1 (1.67%) Perforce
7 1 (1.67%) FatWire
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