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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gradle
Rank 554 557 574
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +17
Contract jobs citing Gradle 58 18 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.099% 0.035% 0.009%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.78% 0.30% 0.082%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 10 2
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£370 £425 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.94% +41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £270 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £505 £304
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.46% +8.33%
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
7468 6090 6091
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.78% 11.80% 11.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 5016 3966 3448
Average daily rate £400 £383 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.60% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 139 234
Average hourly rate £38.00 £37.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.50 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £36.29 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.17% +3.67%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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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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 +8 53 £359 -15.58% 17
London +23 25 £370 -26.00% 8
East Midlands - 11 £500 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 9 - - 1
North West -6 8 £350 -6.66% 4
Nottingham - 8 - - 1
South East - 7 £311 - 3
Manchester -10 6 £400 +6.66% 2
Slough - 5 £292 -
South Wales - 5 £410 -
Wales - 5 £410 -
City of London - 5 £331 - 6
Berkshire - 5 £292 -
Yorkshire - 2 £328 - 1
Cheshire +7 1 £335 - 2
Hampshire - 1 £400 - 3
North Yorkshire - - - -
Essex - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
Scotland - - - -
Ealing - - - -
East of England - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Stockport - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Warrington - - - - 1
York - - - -
New Malden - - - -
Petersfield - - - - 2
Braintree - - - -

Gradle
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 73 (56.15%) Java
1 73 (56.15%) Maven
2 61 (46.92%) Continuous Integration
3 58 (44.62%) Agile Software Development
4 51 (39.23%) Git (software)
5 44 (33.85%) Windows
6 43 (33.08%) Automated Testing
7 42 (32.31%) Configuration Management
8 39 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 38 (29.23%) .NET
9 38 (29.23%) Jenkins
10 37 (28.46%) Artifactory
11 36 (27.69%) Visual Studio
11 36 (27.69%) .NET Framework
12 35 (26.92%) TeamCity
12 35 (26.92%) Scrum
13 34 (26.15%) SQL
13 34 (26.15%) Microsoft
14 33 (25.38%) Release Management
15 31 (23.85%) Red Gate
15 31 (23.85%) TDD
15 31 (23.85%) Automation Testing
15 31 (23.85%) Octopus Deploy
15 31 (23.85%) MSBuild
15 31 (23.85%) NuGet
15 31 (23.85%) Windows Server 2012
15 31 (23.85%) SSDT
15 31 (23.85%) DevOps
16 29 (22.31%) Spring
17 27 (20.77%) Linux

Gradle
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 15 (11.54%) Tomcat
2 14 (10.77%) JBoss
3 11 (8.46%) Apache
4 8 (6.15%) WebLogic
5 7 (5.38%) Confluence
6 4 (3.08%) GlassFish
7 3 (2.31%) Alfresco
7 3 (2.31%) Liferay
8 2 (1.54%) Node.js
8 2 (1.54%) Adobe CQ
8 2 (1.54%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.77%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (0.77%) CMS
9 1 (0.77%) IIS
9 1 (0.77%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.77%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.77%) nginx
9 1 (0.77%) Jetty
Applications
1 2 (1.54%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.77%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.77%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.77%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.85%) PaaS
2 4 (3.08%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (3.08%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (3.08%) Google App Engine
3 3 (2.31%) GitHub
3 3 (2.31%) SaaS
4 2 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.23%) HTTP
2 8 (6.15%) NFC
2 8 (6.15%) Bluetooth
3 5 (3.85%) AMQP
4 3 (2.31%) SSL
5 2 (1.54%) Internet
6 1 (0.77%) Firewall
6 1 (0.77%) DMZ
6 1 (0.77%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.77%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (23.85%) SSDT
2 11 (8.46%) NoSQL
3 8 (6.15%) MySQL
4 7 (5.38%) SQL Server
4 7 (5.38%) Relational Database
5 6 (4.62%) MongoDB
6 5 (3.85%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (2.31%) RDBMS
7 3 (2.31%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.54%) Pentaho
8 2 (1.54%) Couchbase
8 2 (1.54%) Hazelcast
8 2 (1.54%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.54%) CouchDB
9 1 (0.77%) Redis
9 1 (0.77%) Big Data
9 1 (0.77%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.77%) SQLite
9 1 (0.77%) DB2
Development Applications
1 73 (56.15%) Maven
2 51 (39.23%) Git (software)
3 39 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 38 (29.23%) Jenkins
5 37 (28.46%) Artifactory
6 36 (27.69%) Visual Studio
7 35 (26.92%) TeamCity
8 31 (23.85%) MSBuild
8 31 (23.85%) NuGet
8 31 (23.85%) Octopus Deploy
9 27 (20.77%) Ant
10 26 (20.00%) Eclipse
11 23 (17.69%) Selenium
12 18 (13.85%) JIRA
12 18 (13.85%) JUnit
13 17 (13.08%) Subversion
14 16 (12.31%) Cucumber
15 11 (8.46%) Hudson
16 8 (6.15%) Mercurial
16 8 (6.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 13 (10.00%) Finance
2 3 (2.31%) Front Office
2 3 (2.31%) Banking
3 1 (0.77%) Marketing
3 1 (0.77%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.77%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 58 (44.62%) Developer
2 34 (26.15%) Java Developer
3 24 (18.46%) Release Engineer
3 24 (18.46%) Build Engineer
3 24 (18.46%) Build and Release Engineer
4 19 (14.62%) DevOps Engineer
5 15 (11.54%) Android Developer
6 9 (6.92%) Lead Developer
7 7 (5.38%) Senior Developer
8 5 (3.85%) Senior Java Developer
9 4 (3.08%) Software Engineer
9 4 (3.08%) Software Developer
9 4 (3.08%) Architect
10 3 (2.31%) Integration Architect
10 3 (2.31%) Consultant
10 3 (2.31%) Development Engineer
11 2 (1.54%) Automation Engineer
11 2 (1.54%) Scala Developer
11 2 (1.54%) Ruby Developer
11 2 (1.54%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (29.23%) .NET
2 36 (27.69%) .NET Framework
3 29 (22.31%) Spring
4 23 (17.69%) JSON
5 20 (15.38%) Web Services
5 20 (15.38%) XML
6 18 (13.85%) HTML
6 18 (13.85%) REST
7 16 (12.31%) JMS
8 13 (10.00%) CSS
9 12 (9.23%) ASP.NET
9 12 (9.23%) RESTful
10 11 (8.46%) Java EE
10 11 (8.46%) Spring MVC
10 11 (8.46%) J2EE
11 10 (7.69%) HTML5
11 10 (7.69%) CSS3
12 9 (6.92%) Grails
13 8 (6.15%) RabbitMQ
13 8 (6.15%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.31%) Mobile App
2 15 (11.54%) Open Source
3 8 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.31%) Mobile Payment
4 3 (2.31%) Client/Server
4 3 (2.31%) Fixed Income
4 3 (2.31%) Derivative
5 2 (1.54%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 2 (1.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (1.54%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.54%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.54%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.77%) Market Risk
6 1 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.77%) User Experience
6 1 (0.77%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.77%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.77%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (0.77%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 44 (33.85%) Windows
2 31 (23.85%) Windows Server 2012
3 27 (20.77%) Linux
4 17 (13.08%) Android
5 9 (6.92%) UNIX
6 5 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (3.08%) Solaris
8 2 (1.54%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.77%) BlackBerry OS
9 1 (0.77%) CentOS
9 1 (0.77%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.77%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (46.92%) Continuous Integration
2 58 (44.62%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (33.08%) Automated Testing
4 42 (32.31%) Configuration Management
5 35 (26.92%) Scrum
6 33 (25.38%) Release Management
7 31 (23.85%) TDD
7 31 (23.85%) Automation Testing
7 31 (23.85%) DevOps
8 19 (14.62%) BDD
9 17 (13.08%) MVC
9 17 (13.08%) OO
10 16 (12.31%) E-Commerce
11 15 (11.54%) Android Development
12 11 (8.46%) Kanban
13 10 (7.69%) SOA
13 10 (7.69%) Software Engineering
14 9 (6.92%) Pair Programming
15 8 (6.15%) Change Management
15 8 (6.15%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 73 (56.15%) Java
2 34 (26.15%) SQL
3 24 (18.46%) JavaScript
4 19 (14.62%) Groovy
5 17 (13.08%) Ruby
6 9 (6.92%) Scala
7 8 (6.15%) Python
8 7 (5.38%) Perl
9 6 (4.62%) C#
10 5 (3.85%) Shell Script
10 5 (3.85%) PHP
11 2 (1.54%) C++
11 2 (1.54%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.54%) C
11 2 (1.54%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.77%) R
12 1 (0.77%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (6.15%) Security Cleared
2 7 (5.38%) Degree
2 7 (5.38%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.54%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.77%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (0.77%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 8 (6.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.31%) vCloud
3 2 (1.54%) Docker
4 1 (0.77%) KVM
4 1 (0.77%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 16 (12.31%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (11.54%) Puppet
3 4 (3.08%) Ansible
4 3 (2.31%) Vagrant
5 2 (1.54%) Nagios
6 1 (0.77%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.77%) CFEngine
6 1 (0.77%) Cobbler
6 1 (0.77%) logstash
6 1 (0.77%) Salt
6 1 (0.77%) Kibana
Vendors
1 34 (26.15%) Microsoft
2 31 (23.85%) Red Gate
3 9 (6.92%) VMware
4 8 (6.15%) Oracle
5 7 (5.38%) Atlassian
6 6 (4.62%) Red Hat
7 5 (3.85%) Google
8 4 (3.08%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (2.31%) Adobe
9 3 (2.31%) GigaSpaces
10 2 (1.54%) Citrix
11 1 (0.77%) Sun
11 1 (0.77%) Perforce
11 1 (0.77%) DataSynapse
11 1 (0.77%) hybris
11 1 (0.77%) Akamai
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