Period
to 8 April 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 8 April 2020 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
8 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 160 181 192
Rank change year-on-year +21 +11 +23
Contract jobs citing Gradle 21 65 68
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.51% 0.95% 0.96%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.97% 4.63% 4.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 47 66
Median daily rate £500 £575 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.04% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £349 £469 £425
90th Percentile £675 £725 £625
Central London median daily rate £503 £575 £538
% change year-on-year -12.61% +6.98% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 - -
Central London median hourly rate £55.00 - -

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 the City of London with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 708 1,405 1,461
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 17.13% 20.57% 20.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 535 1,067 1,191
Median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £363 £400 £375
90th Percentile £650 £668 £650
Central London median daily rate £510 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -2.86% +5.00% +7.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 4
Median hourly rate £48.50 £45.50 £65.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.59% -30.00% -
10th Percentile £35.00 £20.25 £36.25
90th Percentile £62.00 £58.25 £70.67
Median hourly rate £48.50 £45.50 £65.00
% change year-on-year +6.59% -30.00% -

Gradle
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Gradle as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Gradle in the City of London

Gradle
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Gradle in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Gradle in the City of London

Gradle
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Gradle in the City of London over the 6 months to 8 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Gradle in the City of London

For the 6 months to 8 April 2020, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Gradle.

1 21 (100.00%) Java
2 20 (95.24%) Spring
3 19 (90.48%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (66.67%) Spring Boot
5 13 (61.90%) JUnit
5 13 (61.90%) Maven
5 13 (61.90%) Git (software)
6 12 (57.14%) Mockito
6 12 (57.14%) Microservices
6 12 (57.14%) Jenkins
6 12 (57.14%) Docker
6 12 (57.14%) Java 8
7 11 (52.38%) SOAP
7 11 (52.38%) HTTP
8 10 (47.62%) Web Services
9 9 (42.86%) JavaScript
9 9 (42.86%) Pair Programming
9 9 (42.86%) Open Source
9 9 (42.86%) Kotlin
9 9 (42.86%) Elasticsearch
9 9 (42.86%) REST
10 8 (38.10%) Kafka
10 8 (38.10%) J2EE
11 7 (33.33%) HTML
11 7 (33.33%) Linux
11 7 (33.33%) TDD
11 7 (33.33%) Scrum
11 7 (33.33%) CSS
11 7 (33.33%) RESTful
11 7 (33.33%) HTML5

Gradle
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 9 (42.86%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (28.57%) WebLogic
2 6 (28.57%) WebSphere
3 2 (9.52%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (4.76%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 7 (33.33%) GitHub
2 2 (9.52%) AWS
2 2 (9.52%) Azure
3 1 (4.76%) GCP
3 1 (4.76%) Heroku
3 1 (4.76%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 11 (52.38%) HTTP
2 5 (23.81%) DNS
2 5 (23.81%) FTP
2 5 (23.81%) SSL
2 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) MySQL
2 5 (23.81%) MongoDB
3 2 (9.52%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (61.90%) Git (software)
1 13 (61.90%) JUnit
1 13 (61.90%) Maven
2 12 (57.14%) Jenkins
2 12 (57.14%) Mockito
3 6 (28.57%) Ant
3 6 (28.57%) git-flow
3 6 (28.57%) JMeter
4 5 (23.81%) GitLab
5 4 (19.05%) Gatling
5 4 (19.05%) Geb
5 4 (19.05%) Spock
6 2 (9.52%) TeamCity
7 1 (4.76%) GoCD
7 1 (4.76%) gulp
7 1 (4.76%) JIRA
General
1 1 (4.76%) Banking
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (85.71%) Developer
2 17 (80.95%) Java Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Agile Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Agile Java Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Backend Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (4.76%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Server Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (95.24%) Spring
2 14 (66.67%) Spring Boot
3 11 (52.38%) SOAP
4 10 (47.62%) Web Services
5 9 (42.86%) REST
6 8 (38.10%) J2EE
6 8 (38.10%) Kafka
7 7 (33.33%) AngularJS
7 7 (33.33%) CSS
7 7 (33.33%) HTML
7 7 (33.33%) HTML5
7 7 (33.33%) RESTful
8 6 (28.57%) JSON
8 6 (28.57%) RxJava
8 6 (28.57%) XML
9 5 (23.81%) Dropwizard
9 5 (23.81%) Ember.js
9 5 (23.81%) Guice
9 5 (23.81%) OAuth
9 5 (23.81%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
1 6 (28.57%) Mobile App
1 6 (28.57%) Mobile Payment
1 6 (28.57%) User Experience
2 5 (23.81%) Data Structures
3 2 (9.52%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (90.48%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (57.14%) Microservices
3 9 (42.86%) Open Source
3 9 (42.86%) Pair Programming
4 7 (33.33%) Scrum
4 7 (33.33%) TDD
5 6 (28.57%) API Development
5 6 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (28.57%) Multithreaded Programming
5 6 (28.57%) Multithreading
5 6 (28.57%) SDLC
6 5 (23.81%) Computer Science
6 5 (23.81%) Domain-Driven Design
6 5 (23.81%) OWASP
6 5 (23.81%) Software Engineering
6 5 (23.81%) Thought Leadership
6 5 (23.81%) Waterfall
6 5 (23.81%) Web Development
7 4 (19.05%) BDD
7 4 (19.05%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (57.14%) Java 8
3 9 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 9 (42.86%) Kotlin
4 5 (23.81%) TypeScript
5 1 (4.76%) ES6
5 1 (4.76%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) Computer Science Degree
1 5 (23.81%) Degree
System Software
1 12 (57.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (33.33%) Kubernetes
2 5 (23.81%) Docker Swarm
3 4 (19.05%) Terraform
4 2 (9.52%) Grafana
4 2 (9.52%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 1 (4.76%) CA
1 1 (4.76%) CA Agile Central
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle
1 1 (4.76%) TOWER Software