Period
to 18 October 2018

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 6 months to 18 October 2018 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.

Gradle
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 71 73 95
Rank change year-on-year +2 +22 +15
Contract jobs citing Gradle 24 18 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.83% 1.41% 0.56%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.41% 8.57% 3.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 16 9
Cheshire median daily rate £365 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.99% +5.88% +18.06%
10th Percentile £328 £306 £409
90th Percentile £415 £483 £485
North West median daily rate £500 £448 £425
% change year-on-year +11.61% +5.41% +11.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £170.00 £50.00 -
% change year-on-year +240.00% - -

Gradle is in the Development Applications category. The following 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.

All Development Application Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 255 210 254
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 19.45% 16.46% 15.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 163 187
Cheshire median daily rate £405 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £283
90th Percentile £538 £525 £488
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Cheshire median hourly rate £45.00 £32.00 £29.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.63% +7.06% -20.29%
10th Percentile £42.50 £31.00 £22.55
90th Percentile £60.70 £33.00 £37.63
North West median hourly rate £36.25 £41.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year -12.12% +3.13% +6.67%

Gradle
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Gradle as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Gradle in Cheshire over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 18 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford +5 20 £356 -16.33% 2
Chester - 1 - - 4
Gradle
North West

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Gradle also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Gradle.

1 24 (100.00%) Java
2 20 (83.33%) Continuous Integration
2 20 (83.33%) Jenkins
3 19 (79.17%) Git (software)
4 17 (70.83%) AngularJS
5 16 (66.67%) Android SDK
5 16 (66.67%) Android Development
5 16 (66.67%) Test Automation
5 16 (66.67%) Android
5 16 (66.67%) Confluence
5 16 (66.67%) JIRA
5 16 (66.67%) JavaScript
6 15 (62.50%) Unit Testing
7 12 (50.00%) HTML5
7 12 (50.00%) Cryptography
7 12 (50.00%) C
7 12 (50.00%) C++
7 12 (50.00%) HTML
7 12 (50.00%) CSS
7 12 (50.00%) Android NDK
7 12 (50.00%) CSS3
7 12 (50.00%) Ionic Framework
7 12 (50.00%) Secure Coding
8 7 (29.17%) Spring
9 6 (25.00%) Maven
9 6 (25.00%) Microservices
9 6 (25.00%) Docker
10 5 (20.83%) Spring Boot
10 5 (20.83%) NoSQL
10 5 (20.83%) Amazon AWS

Gradle
Co-occurring 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 16 (66.67%) Confluence
2 1 (4.17%) JBoss
2 1 (4.17%) Jetty
2 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.83%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (16.67%) OpenShift
3 1 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (4.17%) Amazon Glacier
3 1 (4.17%) Amazon S3
3 1 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) MongoDB
1 5 (20.83%) NoSQL
2 4 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (16.67%) MySQL
3 3 (12.50%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.17%) Amazon Athena
4 1 (4.17%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 20 (83.33%) Jenkins
2 19 (79.17%) Git (software)
3 16 (66.67%) JIRA
4 6 (25.00%) Maven
5 4 (16.67%) Grunt
6 2 (8.33%) Cucumber
6 2 (8.33%) Eclipse
6 2 (8.33%) IntelliJ
6 2 (8.33%) JUnit
7 1 (4.17%) Ant
7 1 (4.17%) NetBeans
7 1 (4.17%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Back Office
2 1 (4.17%) Banking
2 1 (4.17%) Investment Banking
2 1 (4.17%) Law
Job Titles
1 20 (83.33%) Developer
2 16 (66.67%) Android Developer
3 4 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Lead Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Lead Java Developer
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (70.83%) AngularJS
2 16 (66.67%) Android SDK
3 12 (50.00%) Android NDK
3 12 (50.00%) CSS
3 12 (50.00%) CSS3
3 12 (50.00%) HTML
3 12 (50.00%) HTML5
3 12 (50.00%) Ionic Framework
4 7 (29.17%) Spring
5 5 (20.83%) RESTful
5 5 (20.83%) Spring Boot
5 5 (20.83%) Web Services
6 4 (16.67%) ActiveMQ
6 4 (16.67%) React
7 2 (8.33%) JSON
7 2 (8.33%) RAML
7 2 (8.33%) REST
7 2 (8.33%) SOAP
7 2 (8.33%) WireMock
7 2 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.17%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 16 (66.67%) Android
2 4 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (83.33%) Continuous Integration
2 16 (66.67%) Android Development
2 16 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 15 (62.50%) Unit Testing
4 12 (50.00%) Cryptography
4 12 (50.00%) Secure Coding
5 6 (25.00%) Microservices
6 4 (16.67%) Build Automation
6 4 (16.67%) DevOps
7 3 (12.50%) Dependency Management
8 2 (8.33%) OO
9 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (4.17%) Configuration Management
9 1 (4.17%) Pair Programming
9 1 (4.17%) Project Planning
9 1 (4.17%) Risk Management
9 1 (4.17%) Scrum
9 1 (4.17%) Statistics
9 1 (4.17%) TDD
9 1 (4.17%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) Java
2 16 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 12 (50.00%) C
3 12 (50.00%) C++
4 5 (20.83%) SQL
5 4 (16.67%) Groovy
6 2 (8.33%) Java 8
6 2 (8.33%) Java 9
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (25.00%) Docker
2 4 (16.67%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 4 (16.67%) etcd
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) Consul
1 4 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (16.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) Oracle
2 2 (8.33%) AppDynamics
2 2 (8.33%) Splunk