Period
to 25 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 25 October 2021 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
UK > England
6 months to
25 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 436 355 506
Rank change year-on-year -81 +151 -127
Contract jobs citing Gradle 353 143 283
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.52% 0.52% 0.37%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.91% 2.90% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 100 173
10th Percentile £456 £350 £414
25th Percentile £513 £413 £463
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £500 £538
Median % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.98% +7.50%
75th Percentile £699 £588 £638
90th Percentile £750 £675 £675
UK median daily rate £600 £525 £538
% change year-on-year +14.29% -2.33% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 1
Median hourly rate £66.00 £42.00 £16.00
Median % change year-on-year +57.14% +162.50% -
UK median hourly rate £66.00 £42.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +57.14% +162.50% -

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 England with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 12,149 4,925 13,628
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 17.91% 18.01% 17.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,365 3,461 9,204
10th Percentile £363 £315 £328
25th Percentile £438 £406 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £490 £475
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% +3.16% -
75th Percentile £625 £575 £575
90th Percentile £700 £650 £645
UK median daily rate £525 £490 £475
% change year-on-year +7.14% +3.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 193 72 151
10th Percentile £25.60 £30.00 £20.00
25th Percentile £41.25 £41.00 £38.75
Median hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
75th Percentile £62.15 £53.81 £52.50
90th Percentile £70.22 £61.25 £58.75
UK median hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

Gradle
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Gradle as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Gradle in England

Gradle
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Gradle in England.

Daily rate trend for Gradle in England

Gradle
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Gradle in England over the 6 months to 25 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Gradle in England

Gradle
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Gradle in England.

Hourly rate trend for Gradle in England

Gradle
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Gradle within the England region over the 6 months to 25 October 2021. 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
London -42 286 £625 +14.68% 54
South East -91 17 £563 +18.42% 10
South West - 14 £535 - 4
North of England -85 12 £533 +31.48% 8
Midlands -66 11 £450 +42.86% 7
North West -58 8 £480 +18.52% 7
West Midlands - 8 £513 - 2
East of England -55 4 £600 +80.72% 1
East Midlands -41 3 £405 +28.57% 5
Yorkshire -47 3 £700 - 1
North East -7 1 £575 +21.05%
Gradle
UK

For the 6 months to 25 October 2021, 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 England region with a requirement for Gradle.

1 260 (73.65%) Java
1 260 (73.65%) Jenkins
2 247 (69.97%) Maven
3 208 (58.92%) Kubernetes
4 204 (57.79%) Docker
5 199 (56.37%) Agile Software Development
6 166 (47.03%) DevOps
7 148 (41.93%) Azure
8 122 (34.56%) Git (software)
9 111 (31.44%) Microservices
10 110 (31.16%) Terraform
11 109 (30.88%) Spring
12 101 (28.61%) TDD
13 97 (27.48%) AWS
14 95 (26.91%) JavaScript
15 90 (25.50%) GitHub
16 88 (24.93%) Scrum
17 86 (24.36%) Finance
18 82 (23.23%) Kafka
19 74 (20.96%) Software Engineering
20 73 (20.68%) Open Source
21 71 (20.11%) Social Skills
22 69 (19.55%) GCP
22 69 (19.55%) TeamCity
22 69 (19.55%) SQL
23 67 (18.98%) Microsoft
23 67 (18.98%) Ansible
24 61 (17.28%) Python
25 60 (17.00%) JUnit
26 59 (16.71%) RESTful

Gradle
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 29 (8.22%) Tomcat
2 27 (7.65%) Elasticsearch
3 19 (5.38%) Apache Spark
4 15 (4.25%) Cloud Foundry
5 11 (3.12%) GemFire
6 10 (2.83%) Apache
7 8 (2.27%) Appian
7 8 (2.27%) Confluence
8 7 (1.98%) nginx
9 6 (1.70%) JBoss
10 5 (1.42%) CMS
11 3 (0.85%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.57%) Documentum
12 2 (0.57%) Mule
12 2 (0.57%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.57%) WebSphere Application Server
13 1 (0.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 1 (0.28%) Jetty
13 1 (0.28%) OpenStack
13 1 (0.28%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (0.85%) Temenos T24
2 1 (0.28%) ION MarketView
2 1 (0.28%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 148 (41.93%) Azure
2 97 (27.48%) AWS
3 90 (25.50%) GitHub
4 69 (19.55%) GCP
5 34 (9.63%) AWS CloudFormation
6 33 (9.35%) npm
7 28 (7.93%) PaaS
8 25 (7.08%) IaaS
9 24 (6.80%) Serverless
10 12 (3.40%) OpenShift
11 10 (2.83%) AWS Lambda
11 10 (2.83%) Azure Data Factory
12 9 (2.55%) Azure Functions
12 9 (2.55%) GitHub Actions
13 7 (1.98%) Azure Active Directory
13 7 (1.98%) Azure Pipelines
13 7 (1.98%) BrowserStack
14 6 (1.70%) SaaS
15 4 (1.13%) Amazon EKS
15 4 (1.13%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 21 (5.95%) HTTP
2 8 (2.27%) MQTT
3 7 (1.98%) SSL
4 5 (1.42%) Internet
5 4 (1.13%) DNS
6 3 (0.85%) Firewall
7 2 (0.57%) DSL
7 2 (0.57%) NAS
7 2 (0.57%) SAN
8 1 (0.28%) DMZ
8 1 (0.28%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.28%) SMTP
8 1 (0.28%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (15.30%) NoSQL
2 26 (7.37%) PostgreSQL
2 26 (7.37%) Relational Database
3 18 (5.10%) Apache Cassandra
4 17 (4.82%) MongoDB
4 17 (4.82%) MySQL
4 17 (4.82%) Redis
5 12 (3.40%) RDBMS
6 11 (3.12%) InterSystems Cache
7 9 (2.55%) Big Data
7 9 (2.55%) Delta Lake
8 5 (1.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 5 (1.42%) Flink
8 5 (1.42%) InfluxDB
8 5 (1.42%) Oracle Database
8 5 (1.42%) SQL Server
9 4 (1.13%) Amazon RDS
9 4 (1.13%) BigQuery
10 2 (0.57%) Impala
10 2 (0.57%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 260 (73.65%) Jenkins
2 247 (69.97%) Maven
3 122 (34.56%) Git (software)
4 69 (19.55%) TeamCity
5 60 (17.00%) JUnit
6 32 (9.07%) Selenium
7 31 (8.78%) Sonatype Nexus
8 30 (8.50%) JIRA
9 28 (7.93%) CircleCI
9 28 (7.93%) Mockito
10 27 (7.65%) gulp
11 25 (7.08%) Travis CI
12 24 (6.80%) IntelliJ
13 20 (5.67%) Android Studio
13 20 (5.67%) GitLab
14 19 (5.38%) Cucumber
15 17 (4.82%) Ant
16 16 (4.53%) Calabash
16 16 (4.53%) SonarQube
17 11 (3.12%) JMeter
General
1 86 (24.36%) Finance
2 71 (20.11%) Social Skills
3 55 (15.58%) Banking
4 29 (8.22%) Investment Banking
5 25 (7.08%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (3.12%) Manufacturing
7 8 (2.27%) Public Sector
8 6 (1.70%) Front Office
8 6 (1.70%) Publishing
9 5 (1.42%) Automotive
10 3 (0.85%) Retail
10 3 (0.85%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.57%) Local Government
11 2 (0.57%) Presentation Skills
12 1 (0.28%) Billing
12 1 (0.28%) Documentation Skills
12 1 (0.28%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 1 (0.28%) Law
12 1 (0.28%) Legal
12 1 (0.28%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 167 (47.31%) Developer
2 99 (28.05%) Java Developer
3 71 (20.11%) DevOps Engineer
4 43 (12.18%) Architect
5 42 (11.90%) Senior Developer
6 32 (9.07%) Azure Architect
7 30 (8.50%) Kubernetes Engineer
7 30 (8.50%) Senior Java Developer
8 26 (7.37%) Azure Engineer
9 25 (7.08%) Android Developer
9 25 (7.08%) Cloud Architect
9 25 (7.08%) Java Engineer
10 22 (6.23%) Cloud Engineer
11 16 (4.53%) Senior Java Engineer
11 16 (4.53%) Solutions Architect
12 14 (3.97%) Azure DevOps Engineer
12 14 (3.97%) Full Stack Developer
13 11 (3.12%) Software Developer
13 11 (3.12%) Software Engineer
14 9 (2.55%) Backend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (30.88%) Spring
2 82 (23.23%) Kafka
3 59 (16.71%) RESTful
4 56 (15.86%) Spring Boot
5 51 (14.45%) REST
6 42 (11.90%) React
7 40 (11.33%) Web Services
8 37 (10.48%) HTML
8 37 (10.48%) JSON
9 35 (9.92%) Node.js
9 35 (9.92%) XML
10 27 (7.65%) AngularJS
10 27 (7.65%) CSS
11 25 (7.08%) Android SDK
11 25 (7.08%) Elastic Stack
12 21 (5.95%) Dagger
13 20 (5.67%) RxJava
14 19 (5.38%) jQuery
15 18 (5.10%) J2EE
16 16 (4.53%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 33 (9.35%) Public Cloud
2 27 (7.65%) Cloud Native
3 22 (6.23%) Algorithms
4 19 (5.38%) Data Structures
5 15 (4.25%) Mobile App
6 11 (3.12%) N-Tier
7 9 (2.55%) Legacy Applications
8 8 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (1.98%) Client/Server
10 6 (1.70%) Data Protection Act
10 6 (1.70%) iPad
10 6 (1.70%) Linux Command Line
10 6 (1.70%) User Experience
11 5 (1.42%) Mobile Banking
11 5 (1.42%) Mobile Payment
12 4 (1.13%) Data Centre
13 3 (0.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 3 (0.85%) Management Information System
13 3 (0.85%) PKI
13 3 (0.85%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 49 (13.88%) Linux
2 31 (8.78%) Android
2 31 (8.78%) Windows
3 14 (3.97%) Unix
4 6 (1.70%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.85%) Solaris
7 2 (0.57%) CentOS
7 2 (0.57%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.28%) Android TV
8 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 199 (56.37%) Agile Software Development
2 166 (47.03%) DevOps
3 111 (31.44%) Microservices
4 101 (28.61%) TDD
5 88 (24.93%) Scrum
6 74 (20.96%) Software Engineering
7 73 (20.68%) Open Source
8 59 (16.71%) Infrastructure as Code
9 48 (13.60%) Test Automation
10 42 (11.90%) Continuous Integration
11 38 (10.76%) Collaborative Working
11 38 (10.76%) Migration
12 36 (10.20%) Kanban
13 35 (9.92%) BDD
13 35 (9.92%) Mentoring
14 33 (9.35%) Clean Code
14 33 (9.35%) Problem-Solving
15 30 (8.50%) Full Stack Development
15 30 (8.50%) Pair Programming
16 29 (8.22%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 260 (73.65%) Java
2 95 (26.91%) JavaScript
3 69 (19.55%) SQL
4 61 (17.28%) Python
5 55 (15.58%) Java 8
6 54 (15.30%) Bash Shell
7 47 (13.31%) C#
7 47 (13.31%) PowerShell
8 46 (13.03%) Groovy
9 28 (7.93%) Kotlin
9 28 (7.93%) Scala
10 22 (6.23%) Java 11
11 17 (4.82%) Shell Script
12 10 (2.83%) PHP
12 10 (2.83%) TypeScript
13 9 (2.55%) Ruby
14 8 (2.27%) PL/SQL
14 8 (2.27%) VB
15 7 (1.98%) ES6
16 5 (1.42%) C++
Qualifications
1 21 (5.95%) Security Cleared
2 18 (5.10%) SC Cleared
3 10 (2.83%) Degree
4 7 (1.98%) DBS Check
5 3 (0.85%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (0.57%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.28%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.28%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.28%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.28%) OCP
7 1 (0.28%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.28%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.82%) QA
2 2 (0.57%) Accessibility
2 2 (0.57%) GDPR
2 2 (0.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 204 (57.79%) Docker
2 10 (2.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.27%) Active Directory
4 6 (1.70%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.57%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.57%) HDFS
5 2 (0.57%) NFS
5 2 (0.57%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.28%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.28%) KVM
6 1 (0.28%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 208 (58.92%) Kubernetes
2 110 (31.16%) Terraform
3 67 (18.98%) Ansible
4 46 (13.03%) Grafana
5 36 (10.20%) Prometheus
6 31 (8.78%) Opscode Chef
7 18 (5.10%) Kibana
8 13 (3.68%) Argo
9 12 (3.40%) Puppet
10 11 (3.12%) Graphite
10 11 (3.12%) logstash
11 7 (1.98%) Docker Swarm
11 7 (1.98%) Istio
12 6 (1.70%) Graylog
12 6 (1.70%) Nagios
13 2 (0.57%) Kustomize
13 2 (0.57%) Oozie
13 2 (0.57%) Single Sign-On
14 1 (0.28%) Consul
14 1 (0.28%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 67 (18.98%) Microsoft
2 42 (11.90%) Google
3 37 (10.48%) Oracle
4 25 (7.08%) CA Agile Central
5 23 (6.52%) CA
6 20 (5.67%) Databricks
7 13 (3.68%) Atlassian
8 10 (2.83%) VMware
9 8 (2.27%) MuleSoft
10 6 (1.70%) IBM
10 6 (1.70%) SolarWinds
11 5 (1.42%) Dynatrace
11 5 (1.42%) Red Hat
12 4 (1.13%) Apple
12 4 (1.13%) Solace
13 3 (0.85%) Temenos
14 2 (0.57%) OpenText
14 2 (0.57%) Perforce
14 2 (0.57%) Salesforce.com
14 2 (0.57%) TIBCO