Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 95 113
Rank change year-on-year +34 +18 -15
Contract jobs citing Gradle 28 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.11% 0.27% 0.095%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.73% 1.62% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 4 2
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +9.68% +15.67%
10th Percentile £263 £400 £364
90th Percentile £483 £473 £421
North West median daily rate £363 £420 £378
% change year-on-year -13.69% +11.26% -5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - £42.00

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 220 247 272
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 16.60% 16.87% 12.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 185 180
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £400 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.96% +7.86%
10th Percentile £305 £290 £275
90th Percentile £538 £500 £523
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 7
Cheshire median hourly rate £32.00 £39.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.95% +4.00% +10.29%
10th Percentile £31.00 £38.50 £27.50
90th Percentile £33.00 £39.50 £40.75
North West median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +10.29%

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 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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 -1 16 £340 -20.00% 3
Macclesfield - 1 £525 -
Warrington - 1 £450 -
Wilmslow - 1 £315 -
Gradle
North West

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 26 (92.86%) Java
2 22 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (78.57%) Spring
3 21 (75.00%) Jenkins
4 19 (67.86%) Git (software)
5 16 (57.14%) Maven
6 14 (50.00%) JIRA
7 13 (46.43%) Hibernate
7 13 (46.43%) Web Services
8 12 (42.86%) Scrum
8 12 (42.86%) SonarQube
9 11 (39.29%) IntelliJ
9 11 (39.29%) TDD
9 11 (39.29%) OO
9 11 (39.29%) Test Automation
10 10 (35.71%) JPA
10 10 (35.71%) JProfiler
10 10 (35.71%) SOAP
10 10 (35.71%) SQL
10 10 (35.71%) J2EE
10 10 (35.71%) Banking
10 10 (35.71%) Finance
10 10 (35.71%) Relational Database
11 9 (32.14%) Perforce
11 9 (32.14%) Eclipse
11 9 (32.14%) Oracle
11 9 (32.14%) HTML
11 9 (32.14%) JavaScript
11 9 (32.14%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (32.14%) RESTful

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 4 (14.29%) Confluence
2 3 (10.71%) Apache
2 3 (10.71%) JBoss
3 2 (7.14%) Anypoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) OpenShift
2 2 (7.14%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.00%) HTTP
2 4 (14.29%) Internet
3 2 (7.14%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (35.71%) Relational Database
2 8 (28.57%) RDBMS
3 7 (25.00%) MongoDB
4 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 3 (10.71%) NoSQL
6 1 (3.57%) Couchbase
6 1 (3.57%) CouchDB
6 1 (3.57%) DB2
Development Applications
1 21 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 19 (67.86%) Git (software)
3 16 (57.14%) Maven
4 14 (50.00%) JIRA
5 12 (42.86%) SonarQube
6 11 (39.29%) IntelliJ
7 10 (35.71%) JProfiler
8 9 (32.14%) Eclipse
9 8 (28.57%) JUnit
10 6 (21.43%) Bitbucket
11 4 (14.29%) Ant
12 3 (10.71%) Sonatype Nexus
13 2 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 2 (7.14%) CMake
13 2 (7.14%) Cucumber
13 2 (7.14%) InstallShield
13 2 (7.14%) SpecFlow
13 2 (7.14%) TestComplete
13 2 (7.14%) Visual Studio
13 2 (7.14%) WiX
General
1 10 (35.71%) Banking
1 10 (35.71%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (82.14%) Developer
2 20 (71.43%) Java Developer
3 3 (10.71%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Agile Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Agile Java Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Android Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Build Manager
5 1 (3.57%) J2EE Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Software Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Software Manager
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (78.57%) Spring
2 13 (46.43%) Hibernate
2 13 (46.43%) Web Services
3 10 (35.71%) J2EE
3 10 (35.71%) JPA
3 10 (35.71%) SOAP
4 9 (32.14%) HTML
4 9 (32.14%) RESTful
5 8 (28.57%) REST
6 7 (25.00%) jQuery
6 7 (25.00%) JSON
6 7 (25.00%) Spring Boot
7 6 (21.43%) Ajax
8 5 (17.86%) EJB
8 5 (17.86%) Java EE
8 5 (17.86%) JSP
8 5 (17.86%) Servlets
9 4 (14.29%) Struts
10 3 (10.71%) CSS
10 3 (10.71%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.57%) RIA
3 1 (3.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) Linux
2 2 (7.14%) Windows
3 1 (3.57%) Android
3 1 (3.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (42.86%) Scrum
3 11 (39.29%) OO
3 11 (39.29%) TDD
3 11 (39.29%) Test Automation
4 9 (32.14%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (28.57%) OOP
5 8 (28.57%) Unit Testing
6 7 (25.00%) Data Modelling
6 7 (25.00%) RAD
7 6 (21.43%) Data Protection
7 6 (21.43%) DevOps
7 6 (21.43%) Microservices
7 6 (21.43%) Waterfall
8 5 (17.86%) Domain-Driven Design
8 5 (17.86%) Event-Driven Architecture
9 4 (14.29%) MVC
10 3 (10.71%) BDD
10 3 (10.71%) SDLC
10 3 (10.71%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 26 (92.86%) Java
2 10 (35.71%) SQL
3 9 (32.14%) JavaScript
4 3 (10.71%) C++
4 3 (10.71%) Jython
4 3 (10.71%) Perl
5 2 (7.14%) C#
5 2 (7.14%) Groovy
5 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.57%) C
6 1 (3.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) Docker
2 2 (7.14%) VirtualBox
2 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (32.14%) Oracle
1 9 (32.14%) Perforce
2 2 (7.14%) Atlassian
2 2 (7.14%) MuleSoft
2 2 (7.14%) VMware