Period
to 18 December 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 December 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 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 64 63 86
Rank change year-on-year -1 +23 +16
Contract jobs citing Gradle 26 31 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.09% 2.32% 0.22%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.88% 12.35% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 24 3
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £335 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.94% -18.79% -
10th Percentile £341 £250 £394
90th Percentile £400 £473 £476
North West median daily rate £700 £330 £420
% change year-on-year +112.12% -21.43% +11.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

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 239 251 230
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 19.18% 18.79% 17.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 190 171
Cheshire median daily rate £425 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.68% -3.13%
10th Percentile £331 £287 £270
90th Percentile £550 £550 £500
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Cheshire median hourly rate £45.00 £32.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.63% -17.95% +4.00%
10th Percentile £42.50 £31.00 £38.50
90th Percentile £60.70 £33.00 £39.50
North West median hourly rate £39.50 £41.88 £40.63
% change year-on-year -5.67% +3.08% +8.33%

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
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 December 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 +2 22 £370 +8.76% 4
Chester - 2 - -
Gradle
North West

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 26 (100.00%) Java
2 22 (84.62%) Git (software)
3 19 (73.08%) Jenkins
4 18 (69.23%) Android Development
4 18 (69.23%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (69.23%) AngularJS
4 18 (69.23%) Android
4 18 (69.23%) JavaScript
4 18 (69.23%) CSS
5 17 (65.38%) C
5 17 (65.38%) C++
5 17 (65.38%) HTML
5 17 (65.38%) JIRA
5 17 (65.38%) Test Automation
5 17 (65.38%) Unit Testing
5 17 (65.38%) CSS3
5 17 (65.38%) Confluence
5 17 (65.38%) Android SDK
6 16 (61.54%) Android NDK
6 16 (61.54%) HTML5
6 16 (61.54%) Ionic Framework
6 16 (61.54%) Secure Coding
6 16 (61.54%) Cryptography
7 9 (34.62%) Finance
8 8 (30.77%) Banking
9 5 (19.23%) Maven
9 5 (19.23%) JSON
10 4 (15.38%) Web Development
10 4 (15.38%) Spring
10 4 (15.38%) Eclipse

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 17 (65.38%) Confluence
2 4 (15.38%) JBoss
3 3 (11.54%) Jetty
3 3 (11.54%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (3.85%) iPlanet
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (11.54%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (11.54%) Amazon Glacier
1 3 (11.54%) Amazon S3
2 1 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.85%) npm
2 1 (3.85%) OpenShift
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) Amazon Athena
1 3 (11.54%) Amazon Redshift
1 3 (11.54%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.85%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 22 (84.62%) Git (software)
2 19 (73.08%) Jenkins
3 17 (65.38%) JIRA
4 5 (19.23%) Maven
5 4 (15.38%) Eclipse
5 4 (15.38%) IntelliJ
6 3 (11.54%) Cucumber
6 3 (11.54%) NetBeans
7 2 (7.69%) Ant
7 2 (7.69%) JUnit
8 1 (3.85%) Grunt
8 1 (3.85%) gulp
8 1 (3.85%) Jasmine
8 1 (3.85%) Protractor
8 1 (3.85%) SonarQube
8 1 (3.85%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (3.85%) webpack
8 1 (3.85%) Xcode
General
1 9 (34.62%) Finance
2 8 (30.77%) Banking
3 3 (11.54%) Investment Banking
3 3 (11.54%) Law
4 1 (3.85%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 25 (96.15%) Developer
2 17 (65.38%) Android Developer
3 6 (23.08%) Java Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Lead Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Lead Java Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) DevOps Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (3.85%) iOS Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Migration Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Senior iOS Developer
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (69.23%) AngularJS
1 18 (69.23%) CSS
2 17 (65.38%) Android SDK
2 17 (65.38%) CSS3
2 17 (65.38%) HTML
3 16 (61.54%) Android NDK
3 16 (61.54%) HTML5
3 16 (61.54%) Ionic Framework
4 5 (19.23%) JSON
5 4 (15.38%) SOAP
5 4 (15.38%) Spring
5 4 (15.38%) XML
6 3 (11.54%) Java EE
6 3 (11.54%) JMS
6 3 (11.54%) JSP
6 3 (11.54%) REST
7 2 (7.69%) RAML
7 2 (7.69%) RESTful
7 2 (7.69%) Spring Boot
7 2 (7.69%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.54%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.85%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (3.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (69.23%) Android
2 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (69.23%) Android Development
1 18 (69.23%) Continuous Integration
2 17 (65.38%) Test Automation
2 17 (65.38%) Unit Testing
3 16 (61.54%) Cryptography
3 16 (61.54%) Secure Coding
4 4 (15.38%) Web Development
5 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (11.54%) Project Planning
5 3 (11.54%) Risk Management
5 3 (11.54%) Scenario Testing
5 3 (11.54%) Wealth Management
6 2 (7.69%) BDD
6 2 (7.69%) Deployment Automation
6 2 (7.69%) Front End Development
6 2 (7.69%) Microservices
6 2 (7.69%) Scrum
6 2 (7.69%) TDD
7 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
7 1 (3.85%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 26 (100.00%) Java
2 18 (69.23%) JavaScript
3 17 (65.38%) C
3 17 (65.38%) C++
4 3 (11.54%) SQL
5 2 (7.69%) Java 8
5 2 (7.69%) Java 9
6 1 (3.85%) Apple Swift
6 1 (3.85%) Kotlin
6 1 (3.85%) Objective-C
6 1 (3.85%) Python
6 1 (3.85%) Ruby
6 1 (3.85%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (3.85%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (3.85%) Adobe
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle