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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gradle
Rank 508 541 580
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +39
Contract jobs citing Gradle 72 28 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.055% 0.012%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.05% 0.48% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 18 6
Average daily rate
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£425 £388 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -18.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £433 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £358
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -11.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 -
Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6877 5878 6055
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.77% 11.53% 10.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 4412 3685 3568
Average daily rate £390 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 142 215
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 £24.75 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -

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 July 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 July 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 63 £450 +16.12% 15
London +10 25 £500 +25.00% 5
East of England - 25 £350 - 3
South East - 9 £375 -
Berkshire - 7 £325 -
City of London +31 4 £575 +48.38%
Scotland -16 2 £350 -
Slough - 2 £325 -
North West -10 1 £350 - 3
Nottingham - 1 - - 2
Nottinghamshire - 1 - - 2
East Midlands - 1 - - 3
Essex - 1 £350 - 2
Colchester - 1 £350 - 1
Dunstable - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Halstead - - - -
Lancaster - - - -
Braintree - - - -
Brentwood - - - -
Cardiff - - - - 1
Cheadle - - - -
Chelmsford - - - -
Lancashire - - - -
Norfolk - - - - 1
Manchester - - - - 3
New Malden - - - -
Norwich - - - - 1
South Wales - - - - 1
Wales - - - - 1

Gradle
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 75 (68.81%) Maven
2 61 (55.96%) Continuous Integration
3 60 (55.05%) Git (software)
4 51 (46.79%) Java
5 47 (43.12%) Windows
6 46 (42.20%) Configuration Management
6 46 (42.20%) SQL
6 46 (42.20%) Automated Testing
7 42 (38.53%) Release Management
7 42 (38.53%) .NET
7 42 (38.53%) Microsoft
8 41 (37.61%) Visual Studio
8 41 (37.61%) TeamCity
8 41 (37.61%) Team Foundation Server
8 41 (37.61%) NuGet
8 41 (37.61%) Artifactory
9 40 (36.70%) SSDT
9 40 (36.70%) Automation Testing
9 40 (36.70%) Windows Server 2012
9 40 (36.70%) MSBuild
9 40 (36.70%) Red Gate
9 40 (36.70%) Octopus Deploy
9 40 (36.70%) .NET Framework
10 28 (25.69%) Agile Software Development
11 24 (22.02%) Ant
11 24 (22.02%) Jenkins
12 23 (21.10%) TDD
13 21 (19.27%) Spring
13 21 (19.27%) JavaScript
14 20 (18.35%) JUnit

Gradle
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (8.26%) Tomcat
2 8 (7.34%) WebLogic
3 4 (3.67%) IIS
4 3 (2.75%) Apache
4 3 (2.75%) GlassFish
4 3 (2.75%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.75%) SAS
5 2 (1.83%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.83%) Confluence
5 2 (1.83%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.92%) Node.js
6 1 (0.92%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.92%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.92%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (0.92%) Jetty
Applications
1 2 (1.83%) MS Office
1 2 (1.83%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.92%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.92%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (0.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.75%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (2.75%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (2.75%) SaaS
2 2 (1.83%) PaaS
2 2 (1.83%) Google App Engine
2 2 (1.83%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.92%) Heroku
3 1 (0.92%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.34%) Bluetooth
1 8 (7.34%) NFC
2 7 (6.42%) HTTP
3 4 (3.67%) SSL
3 4 (3.67%) LDAP
4 3 (2.75%) Intranet
4 3 (2.75%) X.509
5 2 (1.83%) Firewall
5 2 (1.83%) Internet
6 1 (0.92%) SSH
6 1 (0.92%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.92%) DNS
6 1 (0.92%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (0.92%) AMQP
6 1 (0.92%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (36.70%) SSDT
2 7 (6.42%) NoSQL
3 5 (4.59%) MySQL
4 4 (3.67%) Oracle Database
4 4 (3.67%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.75%) Couchbase
5 3 (2.75%) CouchDB
5 3 (2.75%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.83%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.83%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.83%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.83%) Pentaho
7 1 (0.92%) Star Schema
7 1 (0.92%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.92%) DB2
7 1 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.92%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.92%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.92%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 75 (68.81%) Maven
2 60 (55.05%) Git (software)
3 41 (37.61%) Team Foundation Server
3 41 (37.61%) Artifactory
3 41 (37.61%) Visual Studio
3 41 (37.61%) TeamCity
3 41 (37.61%) NuGet
4 40 (36.70%) Octopus Deploy
4 40 (36.70%) MSBuild
5 24 (22.02%) Jenkins
5 24 (22.02%) Ant
6 20 (18.35%) JUnit
7 15 (13.76%) Eclipse
8 14 (12.84%) Selenium
9 13 (11.93%) Subversion
10 10 (9.17%) Cucumber
10 10 (9.17%) Hudson
11 9 (8.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 6 (5.50%) JIRA
13 4 (3.67%) JBehave
General
1 16 (14.68%) Finance
2 4 (3.67%) Front Office
3 3 (2.75%) Games
3 3 (2.75%) Banking
4 2 (1.83%) Marketing
4 2 (1.83%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.92%) Electronics
5 1 (0.92%) Automotive
5 1 (0.92%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 47 (43.12%) Developer
2 37 (33.94%) Build Engineer
3 34 (31.19%) Build and Release Engineer
3 34 (31.19%) Release Engineer
4 21 (19.27%) Java Developer
5 11 (10.09%) Android Developer
6 10 (9.17%) DevOps Engineer
7 8 (7.34%) Lead Developer
8 6 (5.50%) Software Engineer
9 4 (3.67%) Senior Developer
10 3 (2.75%) Software Developer
10 3 (2.75%) Architect
10 3 (2.75%) Web Developer
10 3 (2.75%) Software Build Engineer
11 2 (1.83%) Consultant
11 2 (1.83%) Integration Architect
11 2 (1.83%) Java Software Engineer
11 2 (1.83%) Senior Web Developer
11 2 (1.83%) Java Consultant
12 1 (0.92%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (38.53%) .NET
2 40 (36.70%) .NET Framework
3 21 (19.27%) Spring
4 17 (15.60%) CSS
4 17 (15.60%) Web Services
5 14 (12.84%) HTML
6 12 (11.01%) REST
7 11 (10.09%) XML
8 9 (8.26%) JMS
8 9 (8.26%) JSON
9 8 (7.34%) Grails
9 8 (7.34%) jQuery
9 8 (7.34%) J2EE
10 7 (6.42%) ASP.NET
10 7 (6.42%) Hibernate
10 7 (6.42%) RESTful
10 7 (6.42%) HTML5
10 7 (6.42%) Spring MVC
10 7 (6.42%) CSS3
11 6 (5.50%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.93%) Mobile App
2 11 (10.09%) Open Source
3 3 (2.75%) Online Games
3 3 (2.75%) Mobile Payment
3 3 (2.75%) Client/Server
3 3 (2.75%) Derivative
4 2 (1.83%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 2 (1.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (1.83%) Fixed Income
5 1 (0.92%) Grid Computing
5 1 (0.92%) Clustering
5 1 (0.92%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.92%) DTV
5 1 (0.92%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (0.92%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.92%) Wiki
5 1 (0.92%) Blog
5 1 (0.92%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 47 (43.12%) Windows
2 40 (36.70%) Windows Server 2012
3 20 (18.35%) Linux
4 13 (11.93%) UNIX
5 12 (11.01%) Android
6 2 (1.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.83%) Solaris
7 1 (0.92%) AIX
7 1 (0.92%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.92%) Debian
7 1 (0.92%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.92%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.92%) BlackBerry OS
7 1 (0.92%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (55.96%) Continuous Integration
2 46 (42.20%) Automated Testing
2 46 (42.20%) Configuration Management
3 42 (38.53%) Release Management
4 40 (36.70%) Automation Testing
5 28 (25.69%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (21.10%) TDD
7 15 (13.76%) MVC
8 14 (12.84%) Scrum
8 14 (12.84%) DevOps
9 11 (10.09%) Android Development
9 11 (10.09%) BDD
10 10 (9.17%) E-Commerce
11 9 (8.26%) OO
12 8 (7.34%) Mobile Commerce
13 7 (6.42%) Pair Programming
13 7 (6.42%) Software Engineering
14 5 (4.59%) Unit Testing
14 5 (4.59%) SOA
14 5 (4.59%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 51 (46.79%) Java
2 46 (42.20%) SQL
3 21 (19.27%) JavaScript
4 14 (12.84%) Groovy
5 11 (10.09%) Ruby
6 5 (4.59%) Python
7 3 (2.75%) Shell Script
7 3 (2.75%) Bash Shell
7 3 (2.75%) Perl
8 2 (1.83%) PHP
8 2 (1.83%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.83%) C
8 2 (1.83%) C#
8 2 (1.83%) C++
8 2 (1.83%) Scala
9 1 (0.92%) C-shell
9 1 (0.92%) Korn
9 1 (0.92%) XPath
9 1 (0.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (3.67%) Degree
2 2 (1.83%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.92%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.92%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (0.92%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.83%) QA
2 1 (0.92%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (3.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.92%) Sendmail
2 1 (0.92%) VirtualBox
2 1 (0.92%) KVM
2 1 (0.92%) NFS
2 1 (0.92%) Xen
Systems Management
1 14 (12.84%) Puppet
2 3 (2.75%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.92%) CFEngine
3 1 (0.92%) Cobbler
3 1 (0.92%) Nagios
3 1 (0.92%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.92%) YUM
Vendors
1 42 (38.53%) Microsoft
2 40 (36.70%) Red Gate
3 11 (10.09%) Oracle
4 5 (4.59%) VMware
5 4 (3.67%) Google
5 4 (3.67%) JBoss
6 3 (2.75%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.83%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.83%) TIBCO
7 2 (1.83%) Perforce
7 2 (1.83%) Citrix
7 2 (1.83%) Sun
7 2 (1.83%) HP
8 1 (0.92%) Dell
8 1 (0.92%) Sybase
8 1 (0.92%) Vignette
8 1 (0.92%) SAP
8 1 (0.92%) BEA
8 1 (0.92%) Cisco
8 1 (0.92%) DataSynapse
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