The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Gradle skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Gradle over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gradle
North West / Cheshire
Rank 46 78 71
Rank change year-on-year +32 -7  
Contract jobs citing Gradle 7 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.31% 0.31% 0.23%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.87% 1.82% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 2
Median daily rate £475 £370 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.37% +2.06%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +6.25% -3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 - £37.50

Gradle is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 89 165 110
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 16.70% 17.10% 12.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 95 76
Median daily rate £450 £405 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +15.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £50.00 £16.00 £48.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +212.50% -67.17%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

Gradle
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing Gradle as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Gradle in Cheshire

Gradle
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Gradle in Cheshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Gradle in Cheshire

Gradle
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Gradle within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. 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 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
Knutsford +12 4 £475 +39.70%
Northwich - 1 £420 -
Gradle
North West

Gradle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, 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 across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Gradle.

1 7 (87.50%) Java
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (87.50%) Banking
1 7 (87.50%) Git (software)
2 6 (75.00%) Data Protection
2 6 (75.00%) Spring
2 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (62.50%) JSP
3 5 (62.50%) Servlets
3 5 (62.50%) jQuery
3 5 (62.50%) MongoDB
4 4 (50.00%) Waterfall
4 4 (50.00%) Scrum
4 4 (50.00%) Ajax
4 4 (50.00%) IntelliJ
4 4 (50.00%) EJB
4 4 (50.00%) J2EE
4 4 (50.00%) Struts
4 4 (50.00%) Web Services
5 3 (37.50%) SOAP
5 3 (37.50%) JSON
5 3 (37.50%) JIRA
5 3 (37.50%) RESTful
5 3 (37.50%) NoSQL
5 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
5 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (25.00%) BDD
6 2 (25.00%) WebSphere
6 2 (25.00%) Maven

Gradle
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 2 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (12.50%) JBoss
2 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
2 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
1 1 (12.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) MongoDB
2 3 (37.50%) NoSQL
3 1 (12.50%) Couchbase
3 1 (12.50%) CouchDB
3 1 (12.50%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) Git (software)
2 4 (50.00%) IntelliJ
3 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
3 3 (37.50%) JIRA
4 2 (25.00%) Maven
5 1 (12.50%) Ant
5 1 (12.50%) Apache Ivy
5 1 (12.50%) ClearCase
5 1 (12.50%) Eclipse
5 1 (12.50%) JProfiler
5 1 (12.50%) JUnit
5 1 (12.50%) SonarQube
5 1 (12.50%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 7 (87.50%) Banking
2 6 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
1 7 (87.50%) Java Developer
2 1 (12.50%) AWS DevOps
2 1 (12.50%) AWS Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) Spring
2 5 (62.50%) jQuery
2 5 (62.50%) JSP
2 5 (62.50%) Servlets
3 4 (50.00%) Ajax
3 4 (50.00%) EJB
3 4 (50.00%) J2EE
3 4 (50.00%) Struts
3 4 (50.00%) Web Services
4 3 (37.50%) JSON
4 3 (37.50%) RESTful
4 3 (37.50%) SOAP
5 2 (25.00%) CSS
5 2 (25.00%) Hibernate
5 2 (25.00%) HTML
6 1 (12.50%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (12.50%) HTML5
6 1 (12.50%) JPA
6 1 (12.50%) Spring MVC
6 1 (12.50%) Struts2
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) Data Protection
3 4 (50.00%) Scrum
3 4 (50.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (25.00%) BDD
4 2 (25.00%) TDD
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Project Management
5 1 (12.50%) ATDD
5 1 (12.50%) CMMI
5 1 (12.50%) DevOps
5 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 1 (12.50%) MVC
5 1 (12.50%) PRINCE
5 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
5 1 (12.50%) Project Management
5 1 (12.50%) RUP
5 1 (12.50%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) Java
2 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) Groovy
4 1 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Kubernetes
1 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Chordiant
2 1 (12.50%) Perforce