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 3 months to 27 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
London / City of London
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 143 152 183
Rank change year-on-year +9 +31  
Contract jobs citing Gradle 21 11 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.64% 0.32% 0.31%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.11% 1.86% 2.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 8 16
Median daily rate £550 £493 £469
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.67% +5.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £471 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £655 £525 £550
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 the City of London with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 675 591 717
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 20.43% 17.45% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 507 493 582
Median daily rate £476 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.36% +2.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £338 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £596 £575 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.00 £37.04
% change year-on-year +2.97% +13.39%  

Gradle
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London 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 the City of London

Gradle
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Gradle in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Gradle in the City of London

Gradle
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Gradle in the City of London over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Gradle in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 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 City of London region with a requirement for Gradle.

1 22 (91.67%) Java
2 19 (79.17%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (79.17%) Maven
3 15 (62.50%) TDD
4 14 (58.33%) Linux
5 13 (54.17%) Docker
6 10 (41.67%) Banking
6 10 (41.67%) Multithreading
6 10 (41.67%) TeamCity
6 10 (41.67%) Git (software)
7 9 (37.50%) RESTful
7 9 (37.50%) IBM
7 9 (37.50%) Web Services
8 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
8 8 (33.33%) Python
8 8 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
8 8 (33.33%) Cucumber
8 8 (33.33%) Relational Database
8 8 (33.33%) Ansible
8 8 (33.33%) Jenkins
9 7 (29.17%) Functional Testing
9 7 (29.17%) Non-Functional Testing
9 7 (29.17%) DevOps
9 7 (29.17%) Windows Server
9 7 (29.17%) Puppet
9 7 (29.17%) Groovy
9 7 (29.17%) Statistical Analysis
9 7 (29.17%) Apache
9 7 (29.17%) HTML
9 7 (29.17%) Windows

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 7 (29.17%) Apache
2 4 (16.67%) WebSphere
3 3 (12.50%) Tomcat
4 2 (8.33%) JBoss
5 1 (4.17%) Apache Solr
5 1 (4.17%) Apache TomEE
5 1 (4.17%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (4.17%) Confluence
5 1 (4.17%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (12.50%) Bluemix
2 3 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (12.50%) Heroku
2 3 (12.50%) IBM Cloud
2 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.17%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (4.17%) GitHub
3 1 (4.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) HTTP
2 3 (12.50%) DNS
2 3 (12.50%) FTP
2 3 (12.50%) SSL
2 3 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.17%) Bluetooth
3 1 (4.17%) Internet
3 1 (4.17%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 4 (16.67%) NoSQL
3 3 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (12.50%) RDBMS
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.17%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 19 (79.17%) Maven
2 10 (41.67%) Git (software)
2 10 (41.67%) TeamCity
3 8 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 8 (33.33%) Jenkins
4 5 (20.83%) Ant
4 5 (20.83%) JUnit
4 5 (20.83%) Subversion
5 4 (16.67%) gulp
5 4 (16.67%) JIRA
5 4 (16.67%) Vagrant
6 3 (12.50%) webpack
7 2 (8.33%) Bundler
7 2 (8.33%) IntelliJ
7 2 (8.33%) NetBeans
7 2 (8.33%) Selenium
8 1 (4.17%) Eclipse
8 1 (4.17%) Gerrit
8 1 (4.17%) HP UFT
8 1 (4.17%) jMock
General
1 10 (41.67%) Banking
2 7 (29.17%) Finance
3 5 (20.83%) Front Office
4 1 (4.17%) Advertising
4 1 (4.17%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (4.17%) Digital Economy
4 1 (4.17%) Marketing
4 1 (4.17%) Retail
4 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (75.00%) Developer
2 12 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 9 (37.50%) Senior Developer
4 7 (29.17%) Senior Java Developer
5 4 (16.67%) Front Office Developer
6 3 (12.50%) Android Developer
6 3 (12.50%) Architect
6 3 (12.50%) Full Stack Developer
6 3 (12.50%) Platform Architect
7 2 (8.33%) Java Pricing Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Senior Android Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Agile Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Agile Java Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Configuration Engineer
8 1 (4.17%) Java Software Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Lead DevOps
8 1 (4.17%) Senior Agile Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Senior Agile Java Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Software Configuration Engineer
8 1 (4.17%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (37.50%) RESTful
1 9 (37.50%) Web Services
2 7 (29.17%) HTML
3 6 (25.00%) CSS
3 6 (25.00%) JSON
3 6 (25.00%) Kafka
3 6 (25.00%) Spring
3 6 (25.00%) XML
4 5 (20.83%) AngularJS
4 5 (20.83%) HTML5
4 5 (20.83%) REST
4 5 (20.83%) Servlets
4 5 (20.83%) SOAP
5 4 (16.67%) Dropwizard
5 4 (16.67%) Spring Boot
6 3 (12.50%) CSS3
6 3 (12.50%) OAuth2
6 3 (12.50%) Ratpack
6 3 (12.50%) React
6 3 (12.50%) RxJava
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Equities
2 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.50%) Public Cloud
3 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.33%) Data Structures
4 1 (4.17%) Equity Risk
4 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.17%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 14 (58.33%) Linux
2 7 (29.17%) Windows
2 7 (29.17%) Windows Server
3 6 (25.00%) Unix
4 3 (12.50%) Android
4 3 (12.50%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (79.17%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (62.50%) TDD
3 10 (41.67%) Multithreading
4 7 (29.17%) DevOps
4 7 (29.17%) Functional Testing
4 7 (29.17%) Non-Functional Testing
4 7 (29.17%) Statistical Analysis
5 6 (25.00%) Test Automation
6 5 (20.83%) Domain-Driven Design
6 5 (20.83%) OO
6 5 (20.83%) Open Source
6 5 (20.83%) Scrum
6 5 (20.83%) Software Engineering
7 4 (16.67%) Kanban
7 4 (16.67%) Pair Programming
7 4 (16.67%) SOLID
8 3 (12.50%) Android Development
8 3 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (12.50%) CQRS
8 3 (12.50%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 22 (91.67%) Java
2 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 8 (33.33%) Python
3 7 (29.17%) Groovy
4 4 (16.67%) Shell Script
4 4 (16.67%) SQL
5 3 (12.50%) C++
6 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
6 1 (4.17%) ES6
6 1 (4.17%) R
6 1 (4.17%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 13 (54.17%) Docker
2 1 (4.17%) Varnish
2 1 (4.17%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (33.33%) Ansible
2 7 (29.17%) Puppet
3 4 (16.67%) Terraform
4 3 (12.50%) Docker Swarm
4 3 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) IBM
2 2 (8.33%) CA Agile Central
3 1 (4.17%) Atlassian
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle
3 1 (4.17%) Veracode
3 1 (4.17%) WorldPay