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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gradle
Rank 535 550 583
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +33
Contract jobs citing Gradle 71 29 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.055% 0.014%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.97% 0.47% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 15 7
Average daily rate
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£373 £388 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.87% -13.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £375 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £450 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £315
% change year-on-year
- +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
7292 6185 6391
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.89% 11.74% 11.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 4675 3967 3639
Average daily rate £388 £388 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £538 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 132 223
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £23.72 £20.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -1.33%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +23 64 £373 -3.87% 12
London +23 24 £370 -7.50% 8
South East - 12 £375 -
East of England -15 11 - - 2
East Midlands - 8 £500 -
Berkshire - 8 £328 -
North West -8 7 £393 +4.66% 1
Nottinghamshire - 6 - -
Manchester -9 5 £450 +20.00%
Nottingham - 5 - -
Slough - 4 £325 -
City of London +19 3 £363 -6.45% 1
Hampshire - 3 £400 -
Cheshire -2 1 £335 - 1
Essex - - - - 1
Petersfield - - - -
Lancashire - - - -
Norfolk - - - - 1
North Yorkshire - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 1
South Wales - - - - 1
Wales - - - - 1
Scotland - - - - 3
Ealing - - - - 1
Stockport - - - -
Teddington - - - - 1
York - - - - 1
Bedfordshire - - - -
New Malden - - - -
Norwich - - - - 1

Gradle
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 79 (62.20%) Maven
2 68 (53.54%) Continuous Integration
3 65 (51.18%) Java
4 55 (43.31%) Git (software)
5 50 (39.37%) Windows
6 49 (38.58%) Automated Testing
7 47 (37.01%) Configuration Management
8 45 (35.43%) SQL
9 44 (34.65%) .NET
10 43 (33.86%) Microsoft
10 43 (33.86%) TeamCity
10 43 (33.86%) Team Foundation Server
11 42 (33.07%) Release Management
11 42 (33.07%) Artifactory
12 41 (32.28%) NuGet
12 41 (32.28%) Visual Studio
13 40 (31.50%) .NET Framework
13 40 (31.50%) Red Gate
13 40 (31.50%) MSBuild
13 40 (31.50%) Windows Server 2012
13 40 (31.50%) SSDT
13 40 (31.50%) Automation Testing
13 40 (31.50%) Octopus Deploy
14 33 (25.98%) Agile Software Development
15 31 (24.41%) TDD
16 28 (22.05%) Scrum
16 28 (22.05%) Jenkins
17 25 (19.69%) DevOps
18 24 (18.90%) JavaScript
19 23 (18.11%) Web Services

Gradle
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 9 (7.09%) Tomcat
2 8 (6.30%) Confluence
3 7 (5.51%) Apache
3 7 (5.51%) WebLogic
4 3 (2.36%) GlassFish
5 2 (1.57%) Alfresco
5 2 (1.57%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.57%) Liferay
5 2 (1.57%) Adobe CQ
5 2 (1.57%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.57%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.79%) Node.js
6 1 (0.79%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.79%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (0.79%) IIS
6 1 (0.79%) nginx
6 1 (0.79%) Jetty
Applications
1 3 (2.36%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.79%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.15%) PaaS
2 3 (2.36%) SaaS
3 2 (1.57%) GitHub
3 2 (1.57%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.57%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.57%) Google App Engine
3 2 (1.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.66%) HTTP
2 8 (6.30%) Bluetooth
2 8 (6.30%) NFC
3 5 (3.94%) AMQP
4 3 (2.36%) Internet
5 2 (1.57%) Firewall
6 1 (0.79%) SSH
6 1 (0.79%) LDAP
6 1 (0.79%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.79%) DNS
6 1 (0.79%) SSL
6 1 (0.79%) DMZ
6 1 (0.79%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.79%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (31.50%) SSDT
2 11 (8.66%) NoSQL
3 6 (4.72%) MySQL
3 6 (4.72%) Relational Database
4 5 (3.94%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (3.15%) Couchbase
5 4 (3.15%) CouchDB
5 4 (3.15%) MongoDB
6 3 (2.36%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (2.36%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.57%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.57%) Pentaho
7 2 (1.57%) SQL Server
8 1 (0.79%) DB2
8 1 (0.79%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.79%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.79%) Redis
8 1 (0.79%) Big Data
8 1 (0.79%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 79 (62.20%) Maven
2 55 (43.31%) Git (software)
3 43 (33.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 43 (33.86%) TeamCity
4 42 (33.07%) Artifactory
5 41 (32.28%) NuGet
5 41 (32.28%) Visual Studio
6 40 (31.50%) MSBuild
6 40 (31.50%) Octopus Deploy
7 28 (22.05%) Jenkins
8 22 (17.32%) Ant
9 21 (16.54%) JUnit
10 20 (15.75%) Eclipse
11 19 (14.96%) Selenium
12 16 (12.60%) Cucumber
13 12 (9.45%) JIRA
14 11 (8.66%) Hudson
15 10 (7.87%) Subversion
16 7 (5.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 6 (4.72%) WebDriver
General
1 16 (12.60%) Finance
2 4 (3.15%) Front Office
2 4 (3.15%) Banking
3 2 (1.57%) Marketing
3 2 (1.57%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.79%) Electronics
4 1 (0.79%) Automotive
4 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 55 (43.31%) Developer
2 34 (26.77%) Release Engineer
2 34 (26.77%) Build Engineer
2 34 (26.77%) Build and Release Engineer
3 33 (25.98%) Java Developer
4 17 (13.39%) DevOps Engineer
5 13 (10.24%) Android Developer
6 9 (7.09%) Senior Developer
7 8 (6.30%) Lead Developer
8 5 (3.94%) Senior Java Developer
9 4 (3.15%) Architect
10 3 (2.36%) Integration Architect
10 3 (2.36%) Software Engineer
10 3 (2.36%) Web Developer
11 2 (1.57%) Consultant
11 2 (1.57%) Java Software Engineer
11 2 (1.57%) Senior Web Developer
11 2 (1.57%) Software Developer
11 2 (1.57%) Development Engineer
12 1 (0.79%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (34.65%) .NET
2 40 (31.50%) .NET Framework
3 23 (18.11%) Web Services
4 22 (17.32%) Spring
5 18 (14.17%) JSON
6 15 (11.81%) JMS
7 14 (11.02%) XML
7 14 (11.02%) REST
8 11 (8.66%) HTML
9 10 (7.87%) CSS
10 9 (7.09%) Java EE
11 8 (6.30%) Grails
11 8 (6.30%) RESTful
11 8 (6.30%) ActiveMQ
11 8 (6.30%) EJB
12 7 (5.51%) ASP.NET
13 6 (4.72%) J2EE
13 6 (4.72%) SOAP
13 6 (4.72%) Hibernate
13 6 (4.72%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.02%) Mobile App
2 12 (9.45%) Open Source
3 4 (3.15%) Fixed Income
4 3 (2.36%) Mobile Payment
4 3 (2.36%) Client/Server
4 3 (2.36%) Derivative
5 2 (1.57%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 2 (1.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.79%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.79%) DTV
6 1 (0.79%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (0.79%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.79%) Wiki
6 1 (0.79%) Market Risk
6 1 (0.79%) Grid Computing
6 1 (0.79%) Clustering
6 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 50 (39.37%) Windows
2 40 (31.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 23 (18.11%) Linux
4 14 (11.02%) Android
5 9 (7.09%) UNIX
6 6 (4.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (3.15%) Solaris
8 2 (1.57%) CentOS
9 1 (0.79%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.79%) BlackBerry OS
9 1 (0.79%) AIX
9 1 (0.79%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.79%) Debian
9 1 (0.79%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.79%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (53.54%) Continuous Integration
2 49 (38.58%) Automated Testing
3 47 (37.01%) Configuration Management
4 42 (33.07%) Release Management
5 40 (31.50%) Automation Testing
6 33 (25.98%) Agile Software Development
7 31 (24.41%) TDD
8 28 (22.05%) Scrum
9 25 (19.69%) DevOps
10 17 (13.39%) BDD
11 15 (11.81%) OO
12 14 (11.02%) E-Commerce
12 14 (11.02%) MVC
13 13 (10.24%) Android Development
14 9 (7.09%) Pair Programming
15 8 (6.30%) Software Engineering
15 8 (6.30%) Kanban
15 8 (6.30%) Mobile Commerce
16 7 (5.51%) OOP
17 6 (4.72%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 65 (51.18%) Java
2 45 (35.43%) SQL
3 24 (18.90%) JavaScript
4 16 (12.60%) Ruby
4 16 (12.60%) Groovy
5 7 (5.51%) Python
6 5 (3.94%) Scala
6 5 (3.94%) Perl
6 5 (3.94%) PHP
7 4 (3.15%) C
7 4 (3.15%) Bash Shell
8 3 (2.36%) C++
8 3 (2.36%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.57%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.57%) C#
10 1 (0.79%) VB
10 1 (0.79%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.79%) C-shell
10 1 (0.79%) Korn
10 1 (0.79%) R
Qualifications
1 8 (6.30%) Security Cleared
2 7 (5.51%) SC Cleared
3 6 (4.72%) Degree
4 1 (0.79%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.79%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (0.79%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.36%) QA
System Software
1 5 (3.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.79%) Sendmail
2 1 (0.79%) VirtualBox
2 1 (0.79%) vCloud
2 1 (0.79%) KVM
2 1 (0.79%) Docker
2 1 (0.79%) NFS
2 1 (0.79%) Xen
Systems Management
1 14 (11.02%) Puppet
2 10 (7.87%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.36%) Ansible
3 3 (2.36%) Nagios
3 3 (2.36%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.79%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.79%) YUM
4 1 (0.79%) CFEngine
4 1 (0.79%) Cobbler
4 1 (0.79%) logstash
4 1 (0.79%) Salt
4 1 (0.79%) Kibana
Vendors
1 43 (33.86%) Microsoft
2 40 (31.50%) Red Gate
3 9 (7.09%) Oracle
4 7 (5.51%) Red Hat
4 7 (5.51%) Atlassian
5 6 (4.72%) JBoss
6 5 (3.94%) VMware
6 5 (3.94%) Google
7 2 (1.57%) GigaSpaces
7 2 (1.57%) Citrix
7 2 (1.57%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.57%) TIBCO
7 2 (1.57%) Adobe
7 2 (1.57%) Sun
8 1 (0.79%) HP
8 1 (0.79%) Dell
8 1 (0.79%) Sybase
8 1 (0.79%) Vignette
8 1 (0.79%) SAP
8 1 (0.79%) Perforce
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