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 January 2015 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gradle
Rank 509 538 527
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -11
Contract jobs citing Gradle 62 21 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.043% 0.009%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.91% 0.36% 0.074%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 11 2
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£438 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.25%
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
6800 5781 5381
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.57% 11.84% 11.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 4600 3654 3338
Average daily rate £400 £385 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 126 212
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £15.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.05 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

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 January 2015.

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 January 2015. 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 +20 53 £425 -5.55% 16
London +39 33 £438 -5.40% 11
City of London +25 12 £400 -0.62% 3
North West +6 7 £475 +58.33% 2
East Midlands +22 6 £425 -
Scotland -7 6 £400 +6.66%
South East - 6 £375 -
Manchester +2 5 £500 +66.66% 1
Nottinghamshire 0 5 £425 -
Nottingham -1 5 £425 -
Hampshire - 4 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £375 -
Canary Wharf - - - -
East of England - - - - 1
Wimbledon - - - -
Suffolk - - - - 1
West Sussex - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
South West - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
New Malden - - - -
Brighton - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Ipswich - - - - 1
Petersfield - - - -
Salisbury - - - -
Selby - - - -

Gradle
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 89 (76.72%) Java
2 75 (64.66%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (56.90%) Maven
4 59 (50.86%) Jenkins
5 56 (48.28%) Continuous Integration
6 46 (39.66%) Scrum
7 44 (37.93%) TDD
8 42 (36.21%) Linux
9 40 (34.48%) JSON
9 40 (34.48%) Git (software)
10 38 (32.76%) Ant
11 33 (28.45%) Subversion
12 32 (27.59%) JavaScript
12 32 (27.59%) DevOps
13 31 (26.72%) Tomcat
13 31 (26.72%) Spring
14 30 (25.86%) JIRA
15 28 (24.14%) Cucumber
15 28 (24.14%) Web Services
16 26 (22.41%) Eclipse
17 25 (21.55%) Apache
18 24 (20.69%) HTML
18 24 (20.69%) Configuration Management
19 23 (19.83%) JBoss
19 23 (19.83%) BDD
19 23 (19.83%) Open Source
20 22 (18.97%) Puppet
20 22 (18.97%) NoSQL
20 22 (18.97%) Android
20 22 (18.97%) Windows

Gradle
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 31 (26.72%) Tomcat
2 25 (21.55%) Apache
3 23 (19.83%) JBoss
4 18 (15.52%) Confluence
5 13 (11.21%) WebLogic
6 10 (8.62%) Node.js
7 6 (5.17%) Alfresco
8 4 (3.45%) nginx
8 4 (3.45%) Jetty
9 3 (2.59%) Liferay
9 3 (2.59%) Mule
10 2 (1.72%) WildFly
10 2 (1.72%) Adobe CQ
11 1 (0.86%) CMS
11 1 (0.86%) IIS
11 1 (0.86%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.86%) GlassFish
11 1 (0.86%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.86%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (1.72%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.86%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.31%) GitHub
3 4 (3.45%) PaaS
4 3 (2.59%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.72%) IaaS
5 2 (1.72%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (1.72%) Route 53
5 2 (1.72%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 2 (1.72%) ElastiCache
5 2 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.72%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.72%) Google App Engine
5 2 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.72%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.34%) AMQP
2 10 (8.62%) Internet
3 7 (6.03%) HTTP
4 3 (2.59%) Firewall
4 3 (2.59%) VPN
4 3 (2.59%) SSL
4 3 (2.59%) Reverse Proxy
5 2 (1.72%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.86%) DMZ
6 1 (0.86%) DNS
6 1 (0.86%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (18.97%) NoSQL
2 20 (17.24%) MongoDB
3 13 (11.21%) MySQL
4 12 (10.34%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (7.76%) Hadoop
5 9 (7.76%) Big Data
6 8 (6.90%) Oracle Database
6 8 (6.90%) SQL Server
7 7 (6.03%) Relational Database
8 5 (4.31%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (3.45%) RDBMS
10 3 (2.59%) SQLite
10 3 (2.59%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (2.59%) Redis
11 2 (1.72%) Couchbase
11 2 (1.72%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (1.72%) CouchDB
11 2 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.86%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 66 (56.90%) Maven
2 59 (50.86%) Jenkins
3 40 (34.48%) Git (software)
4 38 (32.76%) Ant
5 33 (28.45%) Subversion
6 30 (25.86%) JIRA
7 28 (24.14%) Cucumber
8 26 (22.41%) Eclipse
9 21 (18.10%) Selenium
10 18 (15.52%) Mercurial
10 18 (15.52%) JMeter
11 16 (13.79%) JUnit
12 12 (10.34%) Hudson
13 11 (9.48%) Artifactory
14 10 (8.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 10 (8.62%) Team Foundation Server
15 9 (7.76%) IntelliJ
16 8 (6.90%) VisualVM
16 8 (6.90%) Gerrit
16 8 (6.90%) Mockito
General
1 14 (12.07%) Finance
2 5 (4.31%) Banking
3 2 (1.72%) Retail Banking
3 2 (1.72%) Retail
4 1 (0.86%) Advertising
4 1 (0.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 64 (55.17%) Developer
2 40 (34.48%) Java Developer
3 17 (14.66%) Android Developer
4 16 (13.79%) DevOps Engineer
5 8 (6.90%) Senior Developer
6 5 (4.31%) Release Manager
7 4 (3.45%) Scala Developer
7 4 (3.45%) Automation Engineer
7 4 (3.45%) Test Engineer
7 4 (3.45%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (3.45%) Lead Developer
8 3 (2.59%) Consultant
8 3 (2.59%) Team Leader
8 3 (2.59%) Lead Java Developer
8 3 (2.59%) Development Engineer
8 3 (2.59%) Senior Android Developer
9 2 (1.72%) DevOps Specialist
9 2 (1.72%) Operations Engineer
9 2 (1.72%) Ruby Developer
9 2 (1.72%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (34.48%) JSON
2 31 (26.72%) Spring
3 28 (24.14%) Web Services
4 24 (20.69%) HTML
5 20 (17.24%) CSS
5 20 (17.24%) REST
6 18 (15.52%) XML
7 16 (13.79%) RESTful
7 16 (13.79%) Java EE
8 15 (12.93%) J2EE
9 14 (12.07%) JMS
10 13 (11.21%) jQuery
11 11 (9.48%) Hibernate
11 11 (9.48%) SOAP
11 11 (9.48%) HTML5
12 10 (8.62%) Android SDK
12 10 (8.62%) Spring MVC
12 10 (8.62%) RabbitMQ
12 10 (8.62%) EJB
12 10 (8.62%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 23 (19.83%) Open Source
2 13 (11.21%) Mobile App
2 13 (11.21%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.72%) User Experience
3 2 (1.72%) Fixed Income
3 2 (1.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (0.86%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.86%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 42 (36.21%) Linux
2 22 (18.97%) Android
2 22 (18.97%) Windows
3 17 (14.66%) UNIX
4 16 (13.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (6.03%) CentOS
6 6 (5.17%) Apple iOS
7 3 (2.59%) Mac OS X
7 3 (2.59%) Solaris
8 1 (0.86%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (64.66%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (48.28%) Continuous Integration
3 46 (39.66%) Scrum
4 44 (37.93%) TDD
5 32 (27.59%) DevOps
6 24 (20.69%) Configuration Management
7 23 (19.83%) BDD
8 18 (15.52%) OO
9 17 (14.66%) Android Development
10 16 (13.79%) Kanban
11 13 (11.21%) MVC
12 12 (10.34%) Software Engineering
13 11 (9.48%) Performance Testing
14 10 (8.62%) E-Commerce
15 9 (7.76%) Test Automation
16 8 (6.90%) MapReduce
16 8 (6.90%) User Stories
16 8 (6.90%) Coaching
16 8 (6.90%) OWASP
16 8 (6.90%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 89 (76.72%) Java
2 32 (27.59%) JavaScript
3 19 (16.38%) Groovy
4 17 (14.66%) Perl
5 15 (12.93%) Ruby
6 12 (10.34%) Scala
7 11 (9.48%) Python
8 8 (6.90%) Bash Shell
8 8 (6.90%) SQL
9 6 (5.17%) Shell Script
10 5 (4.31%) C#
11 4 (3.45%) R
11 4 (3.45%) C++
12 3 (2.59%) C
12 3 (2.59%) PHP
13 2 (1.72%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.86%) XQuery
14 1 (0.86%) XPath
Qualifications
1 15 (12.93%) Security Cleared
2 9 (7.76%) DV Cleared
3 5 (4.31%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.45%) Degree
4 4 (3.45%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.72%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.31%) QA
System Software
1 7 (6.03%) vCloud
2 6 (5.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.31%) Docker
4 1 (0.86%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 22 (18.97%) Puppet
1 22 (18.97%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (12.93%) Ansible
3 10 (8.62%) Vagrant
4 6 (5.17%) logstash
4 6 (5.17%) Salt
5 5 (4.31%) ZABBIX
5 5 (4.31%) Kibana
6 2 (1.72%) HAProxy
6 2 (1.72%) Nagios
Vendors
1 19 (16.38%) Red Hat
2 18 (15.52%) Oracle
3 13 (11.21%) VMware
3 13 (11.21%) Atlassian
4 4 (3.45%) Akamai
4 4 (3.45%) Google
5 3 (2.59%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.59%) Adobe
5 3 (2.59%) GigaSpaces
6 2 (1.72%) Sun
6 2 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.86%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.86%) Apple
7 1 (0.86%) hybris
7 1 (0.86%) 29West
7 1 (0.86%) AppDynamics
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