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 25 June 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.

Gradle
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 75 67
Rank change year-on-year +33 -8  
Contract jobs citing Gradle 14 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.22% 0.76% 1.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.76% 4.55% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 7
Median daily rate £450 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -2.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £425 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £444 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £444 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.47% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 - -

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 119 154 176
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 18.89% 16.79% 17.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 118 109
Median daily rate £410 £425 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.52% +16.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £325 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £473 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Median hourly rate £32.00 £20.78 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.99% -49.62%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +2.97% +13.51%  

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Gradle in Cheshire over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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 3 months to 25 June 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 +2 6 £419 -1.47% 5
Wilmslow - 1 £315 -
Gradle
North West

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 20 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 18 (90.00%) Java
3 16 (80.00%) Banking
4 14 (70.00%) JIRA
4 14 (70.00%) Finance
4 14 (70.00%) JavaScript
4 14 (70.00%) Data Protection
5 13 (65.00%) Jenkins
5 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (65.00%) Spring
6 12 (60.00%) Scrum
7 11 (55.00%) MongoDB
8 10 (50.00%) IntelliJ
8 10 (50.00%) jQuery
9 9 (45.00%) Ajax
9 9 (45.00%) J2EE
10 8 (40.00%) JSP
10 8 (40.00%) Servlets
10 8 (40.00%) SOAP
10 8 (40.00%) JSON
10 8 (40.00%) Test Automation
11 7 (35.00%) Waterfall
11 7 (35.00%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (35.00%) Struts
11 7 (35.00%) EJB
12 6 (30.00%) SQL
12 6 (30.00%) Unit Testing
12 6 (30.00%) Hibernate
12 6 (30.00%) TDD
12 6 (30.00%) Confluence

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 6 (30.00%) Confluence
2 2 (10.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (5.00%) JBoss
3 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.00%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (55.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (15.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (10.00%) RDBMS
3 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (5.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 20 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 14 (70.00%) JIRA
3 13 (65.00%) Jenkins
4 10 (50.00%) IntelliJ
5 4 (20.00%) Eclipse
5 4 (20.00%) JProfiler
6 3 (15.00%) Maven
7 2 (10.00%) JUnit
7 2 (10.00%) SonarQube
8 1 (5.00%) Apache Ivy
8 1 (5.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (5.00%) Bitbucket
8 1 (5.00%) ClearCase
8 1 (5.00%) CMake
8 1 (5.00%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (5.00%) SpecFlow
8 1 (5.00%) Subversion
8 1 (5.00%) TestComplete
8 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
8 1 (5.00%) WiX
General
1 16 (80.00%) Banking
2 14 (70.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (90.00%) Developer
2 14 (70.00%) Java Developer
3 5 (25.00%) Android Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Agile Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Agile Java Developer
4 1 (5.00%) AWS DevOps
4 1 (5.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Build Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Java Android Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 1 (5.00%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (65.00%) Spring
2 10 (50.00%) jQuery
3 9 (45.00%) Ajax
3 9 (45.00%) J2EE
4 8 (40.00%) JSON
4 8 (40.00%) JSP
4 8 (40.00%) Servlets
4 8 (40.00%) SOAP
5 7 (35.00%) EJB
5 7 (35.00%) Struts
6 6 (30.00%) Hibernate
7 5 (25.00%) Android SDK
7 5 (25.00%) CSS
7 5 (25.00%) CSS3
7 5 (25.00%) HTML
7 5 (25.00%) HTML5
7 5 (25.00%) JPA
8 4 (20.00%) Android NDK
8 4 (20.00%) AngularJS
8 4 (20.00%) Ionic Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.00%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Android
2 3 (15.00%) Linux
3 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) Data Protection
2 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (60.00%) Scrum
4 8 (40.00%) Test Automation
5 7 (35.00%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (35.00%) Waterfall
6 6 (30.00%) TDD
6 6 (30.00%) Unit Testing
7 5 (25.00%) Android Development
8 4 (20.00%) Cryptography
8 4 (20.00%) Mobile Development
8 4 (20.00%) Secure Coding
9 2 (10.00%) Data Modelling
9 2 (10.00%) DevOps
9 2 (10.00%) OO
9 2 (10.00%) RAD
10 1 (5.00%) Agile Project Management
10 1 (5.00%) Analytics
10 1 (5.00%) Data Analytics
10 1 (5.00%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 18 (90.00%) Java
2 14 (70.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (30.00%) SQL
4 5 (25.00%) C++
5 4 (20.00%) C
6 2 (10.00%) Groovy
7 1 (5.00%) C#
7 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
7 1 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
1 1 (5.00%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Docker
1 1 (5.00%) VirtualBox
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Kubernetes
1 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle
1 4 (20.00%) Perforce
2 1 (5.00%) Atlassian
2 1 (5.00%) Chordiant
2 1 (5.00%) Sage
2 1 (5.00%) VMware
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