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 25 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gradle
Rank 392 492 545
Rank change year-on-year
+100 +53
Contract jobs citing Gradle 270 141 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.51% 0.25% 0.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.28% 1.89% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 104 33
Median daily rate £463 £444 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.22% +10.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £331 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £570
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 - - -

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
8227 7465 6951
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.51% 13.33% 12.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 5670 4922 4446
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £514
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 126 156
Median hourly rate £42.25 £37.00 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.18% -2.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £22.18 £31.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £51.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+13.51% -2.11%

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 25 June 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 25 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
England +98 226 £463 +2.77% 45
London +54 127 £500 - 29
South East +46 48 £450 +9.09% 7
Scotland +20 42 £350 -12.50% 3
Edinburgh +23 39 £413 +3.12%
Hampshire +28 32 £450 +9.09%
North West -6 19 £425 -5.55% 3
Yorkshire - 13 £375 - 1
Portsmouth - 13 £463 -
City of London +27 11 £493 +5.06% 8
Manchester -4 9 £400 -20.00% 3
Winchester +7 7 £450 +4.34%
Cheshire -7 7 £425 -2.85%
Croydon -12 7 £438 +6.06% 1
Knutsford - 7 £425 -
Sheffield - 7 £375 - 1
East Sussex - 7 £350 - 2
South Yorkshire - 7 £375 - 1
South West - 7 £425 -
West Yorkshire - 6 £413 -
Dorset - 6 £428 -
Hertfordshire +19 5 £625 +47.05%
East of England +12 5 £625 +56.25% 3
East Midlands +6 5 £500 -20.00%
Northamptonshire +5 5 £500 -
Northampton +1 5 £500 -
Leeds - 5 £425 -
Bournemouth - 5 £428 -
West Sussex - 5 £325 -
Burgess Hill - 4 £318 -

Gradle
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 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 with a requirement for Gradle.

1 383 (76.91%) Java
2 360 (72.29%) Agile Software Development
3 295 (59.24%) Maven
4 263 (52.81%) Continuous Integration
5 250 (50.20%) Jenkins
6 248 (49.80%) TDD
7 216 (43.37%) Spring
8 212 (42.57%) REST
9 198 (39.76%) Scrum
10 195 (39.16%) Git (software)
11 191 (38.35%) Web Services
12 168 (33.73%) Cucumber
13 158 (31.73%) BDD
13 158 (31.73%) JUnit
14 153 (30.72%) Linux
15 132 (26.51%) JavaScript
16 123 (24.70%) JIRA
17 114 (22.89%) Pair Programming
18 112 (22.49%) Selenium
19 109 (21.89%) Subversion
20 108 (21.69%) Docker
21 102 (20.48%) Ant
22 101 (20.28%) DevOps
23 100 (20.08%) Hibernate
23 100 (20.08%) Open Source
24 99 (19.88%) NoSQL
25 98 (19.68%) Unit Testing
26 94 (18.88%) Mockito
26 94 (18.88%) Microservices
27 87 (17.47%) MVC

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 76 (15.26%) Tomcat
2 71 (14.26%) Apache
3 48 (9.64%) GeoServer
4 46 (9.24%) JBoss
5 41 (8.23%) Confluence
6 34 (6.83%) Jetty
7 33 (6.63%) OpenStack
8 24 (4.82%) WebLogic
9 16 (3.21%) IIS
10 15 (3.01%) Elasticsearch
11 12 (2.41%) Apache Spark
12 11 (2.21%) WebSphere
13 10 (2.01%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 6 (1.20%) Apache Solr
15 4 (0.80%) ArcGIS
15 4 (0.80%) Mule
15 4 (0.80%) nginx
15 4 (0.80%) WebSphere Application Server
16 2 (0.40%) CMS
16 2 (0.40%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (1.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (0.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.60%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 56 (11.24%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (6.43%) GitHub
3 29 (5.82%) Google Play
4 21 (4.22%) IaaS
5 14 (2.81%) PaaS
6 12 (2.41%) Microsoft Azure
6 12 (2.41%) SaaS
7 8 (1.61%) Google Cloud Platform
8 7 (1.41%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (0.80%) Amazon S3
9 4 (0.80%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (0.60%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (0.20%) Bluemix
12 1 (0.20%) Force.com
12 1 (0.20%) Heroku
12 1 (0.20%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 71 (14.26%) HTTP
2 28 (5.62%) TCP/IP
3 21 (4.22%) Internet
4 12 (2.41%) SSL
5 11 (2.21%) Firewall
6 9 (1.81%) Bluetooth
6 9 (1.81%) tcpdump
7 6 (1.20%) DNS
8 5 (1.00%) LDAP
9 3 (0.60%) DHCP
9 3 (0.60%) FTP
9 3 (0.60%) IPsec
10 2 (0.40%) SSH
11 1 (0.20%) AMQP
11 1 (0.20%) Software-Defined Networking
11 1 (0.20%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (19.88%) NoSQL
2 76 (15.26%) Apache Cassandra
3 52 (10.44%) MongoDB
4 44 (8.84%) GIS
5 43 (8.63%) Relational Database
6 38 (7.63%) PostgreSQL
7 27 (5.42%) Big Data
8 24 (4.82%) MySQL
9 17 (3.41%) Spatial Data
10 16 (3.21%) Neo4j
11 15 (3.01%) Hadoop
12 13 (2.61%) Oracle Database
13 10 (2.01%) SQL Server
14 9 (1.81%) Oracle BI EE
15 6 (1.20%) CouchDB
16 5 (1.00%) DB2
16 5 (1.00%) HBase
16 5 (1.00%) Oracle Database 10g
17 4 (0.80%) RDBMS
18 3 (0.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 295 (59.24%) Maven
2 250 (50.20%) Jenkins
3 195 (39.16%) Git (software)
4 168 (33.73%) Cucumber
5 158 (31.73%) JUnit
6 123 (24.70%) JIRA
7 112 (22.49%) Selenium
8 109 (21.89%) Subversion
9 102 (20.48%) Ant
10 94 (18.88%) Mockito
11 85 (17.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 69 (13.86%) Artifactory
13 55 (11.04%) Hudson
14 48 (9.64%) JBehave
15 42 (8.43%) Eclipse
16 40 (8.03%) Bitbucket
17 39 (7.83%) Android Studio
18 36 (7.23%) IntelliJ
19 33 (6.63%) JMeter
20 28 (5.62%) jMock
General
1 57 (11.45%) Finance
2 39 (7.83%) Banking
3 10 (2.01%) Retail
4 9 (1.81%) Telecoms
5 8 (1.61%) Marketing
6 6 (1.20%) Electronics
7 5 (1.00%) Front Office
8 4 (0.80%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.60%) Online Betting
10 2 (0.40%) Games
10 2 (0.40%) Law
10 2 (0.40%) Publishing
10 2 (0.40%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.20%) Advertising
11 1 (0.20%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 347 (69.68%) Developer
2 190 (38.15%) Java Developer
3 68 (13.65%) DevOps Engineer
4 60 (12.05%) Senior Developer
5 52 (10.44%) Android Developer
6 48 (9.64%) Agile Developer
7 45 (9.04%) Senior Java Developer
8 38 (7.63%) GIS Developer
9 33 (6.63%) Agile Java Developer
10 26 (5.22%) Scala Developer
11 25 (5.02%) Java Engineer
12 21 (4.22%) Senior DevOps
12 21 (4.22%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 19 (3.82%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 19 (3.82%) Linux Engineer
13 19 (3.82%) Linux/Unix DevOps
13 19 (3.82%) Web Developer
14 18 (3.61%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 17 (3.41%) QA Engineer
15 17 (3.41%) Senior Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 216 (43.37%) Spring
2 212 (42.57%) REST
3 191 (38.35%) Web Services
4 100 (20.08%) Hibernate
5 80 (16.06%) RESTful
6 79 (15.86%) HTML
7 69 (13.86%) AngularJS
8 64 (12.85%) CSS
9 63 (12.65%) SOAP
10 54 (10.84%) XML
11 53 (10.64%) Spring Boot
12 51 (10.24%) Spring MVC
13 48 (9.64%) PostGIS
14 45 (9.04%) HTML5
14 45 (9.04%) Leaflet
14 45 (9.04%) OpenLayers
15 42 (8.43%) JSON
16 40 (8.03%) ActiveMQ
16 40 (8.03%) Apache Camel
16 40 (8.03%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 30 (6.02%) User Experience
2 27 (5.42%) Computer Science
3 20 (4.02%) Algorithms
4 18 (3.61%) Mobile App
5 16 (3.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 10 (2.01%) Data Structures
6 10 (2.01%) Embedded Systems
6 10 (2.01%) Private Cloud
6 10 (2.01%) Smart Meter
6 10 (2.01%) Smartphone
7 9 (1.81%) Clustering
7 9 (1.81%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (1.81%) iPad
8 3 (0.60%) DataPower
8 3 (0.60%) IPTV
8 3 (0.60%) Social Media
8 3 (0.60%) Virtual Team
8 3 (0.60%) Wiki
9 2 (0.40%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (0.40%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 153 (30.72%) Linux
2 79 (15.86%) Android
3 71 (14.26%) Unix
4 35 (7.03%) Windows
5 29 (5.82%) Apple iOS
6 19 (3.82%) CentOS
7 16 (3.21%) Solaris
8 11 (2.21%) AIX
8 11 (2.21%) Fedora
9 8 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (1.20%) Windows Server
10 6 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (1.00%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.40%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.20%) Debian
13 1 (0.20%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 360 (72.29%) Agile Software Development
2 263 (52.81%) Continuous Integration
3 248 (49.80%) TDD
4 198 (39.76%) Scrum
5 158 (31.73%) BDD
6 114 (22.89%) Pair Programming
7 101 (20.28%) DevOps
8 100 (20.08%) Open Source
9 98 (19.68%) Unit Testing
10 94 (18.88%) Microservices
11 87 (17.47%) MVC
11 87 (17.47%) Software Engineering
12 69 (13.86%) Continuous Delivery
13 67 (13.45%) OO
14 60 (12.05%) Multithreading
15 56 (11.24%) Android Development
16 55 (11.04%) Kanban
17 51 (10.24%) Configuration Management
18 50 (10.04%) High Availability
19 49 (9.84%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 383 (76.91%) Java
2 132 (26.51%) JavaScript
3 86 (17.27%) Python
4 81 (16.27%) SQL
5 57 (11.45%) Scala
6 51 (10.24%) Groovy
7 39 (7.83%) Ruby
8 24 (4.82%) Perl
9 20 (4.02%) Shell Script
10 18 (3.61%) C#
10 18 (3.61%) Objective-C
11 17 (3.41%) C++
12 13 (2.61%) Bash Shell
13 11 (2.21%) C
14 9 (1.81%) Clojure
15 8 (1.61%) PL/SQL
16 5 (1.00%) Apple Swift
16 5 (1.00%) Jython
17 4 (0.80%) Erlang
17 4 (0.80%) PHP
Qualifications
1 44 (8.84%) Degree
2 24 (4.82%) Security Cleared
3 13 (2.61%) ISEB
3 13 (2.61%) ISTQB
4 10 (2.01%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.60%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (0.60%) CCEA
5 3 (0.60%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (0.40%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (17.07%) QA
2 21 (4.22%) WCAG
3 1 (0.20%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.20%) SLA
System Software
1 108 (21.69%) Docker
2 26 (5.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (2.21%) Virtual Machines
4 10 (2.01%) KVM
5 8 (1.61%) Apache Flume
6 4 (0.80%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.20%) Samba
7 1 (0.20%) Sendmail
7 1 (0.20%) vCloud
7 1 (0.20%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 75 (15.06%) Ansible
2 52 (10.44%) Opscode Chef
3 48 (9.64%) Puppet
4 12 (2.41%) Packer
5 10 (2.01%) Kubernetes
6 9 (1.81%) Graphite
7 5 (1.00%) Mesos
8 3 (0.60%) SELinux
9 2 (0.40%) CA Wily
9 2 (0.40%) logstash
9 2 (0.40%) Nagios
9 2 (0.40%) rkt
9 2 (0.40%) Tivoli
9 2 (0.40%) yum
9 2 (0.40%) Zenoss
10 1 (0.20%) Cobbler
10 1 (0.20%) Riemann
Vendors
1 87 (17.47%) Oracle
2 52 (10.44%) Atlassian
3 43 (8.63%) ESRI
4 40 (8.03%) Google
5 29 (5.82%) VMware
6 24 (4.82%) IBM
7 17 (3.41%) Red Hat
8 14 (2.81%) New Relic
8 14 (2.81%) Rally
9 11 (2.21%) Facebook
10 10 (2.01%) NetApp
11 9 (1.81%) F5
11 9 (1.81%) Informatica
11 9 (1.81%) Microsoft
12 8 (1.61%) SOASTA, Inc
13 7 (1.41%) Optimizely
14 5 (1.00%) Calypso
14 5 (1.00%) Murex
14 5 (1.00%) Perforce
15 4 (0.80%) CA
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £360 per day + Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: market
Posted: 22 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago