Period
to 27 October 2020

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 27 October 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
UK > England
6 months to
27 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 352 496 378
Rank change year-on-year +144 -118 +44
Contract jobs citing Gradle 144 281 634
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.52% 0.37% 0.68%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.89% 2.06% 3.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 171 493
Median daily rate £500 £540 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.41% +8.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £352 £419 £363
90th Percentile £675 £675 £700
UK median daily rate £575 £538 £500
% change year-on-year +6.98% +7.50% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 £25.50 £170.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.25% -85.00% +172.00%
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £170.00
% change year-on-year - -79.41% +172.00%

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 England with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 4,975 13,613 19,815
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 17.94% 17.69% 21.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,224 9,063 13,743
Median daily rate £488 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £315 £330 £325
90th Percentile £650 £642 £625
UK median daily rate £485 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +2.11% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 181 201
Median hourly rate £43.00 £45.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.44% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £30.00 £20.50 £25.40
90th Percentile £61.28 £60.00 £52.50
Median hourly rate £42.38 £44.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -3.69% +3.53% -

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 27 October 2020.

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 27 October 2020. 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 +137 100 £550 -4.35% 19
North of England +102 16 £405 -26.36% 12
South East +147 13 £475 -7.77% 4
North West +82 13 £400 -13.51% 8
Midlands +76 5 £315 -40.00% 10
East Midlands +36 5 £315 -40.00% 2
Yorkshire +68 2 - - 1
East of England +87 1 £332 -28.22% 2
North East +33 1 £475 -5.00% 3
Gradle
UK

For the 6 months to 27 October 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 England region with a requirement for Gradle.

1 123 (85.42%) Java
2 92 (63.89%) Maven
3 89 (61.81%) Jenkins
4 81 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
5 76 (52.78%) Git (software)
6 75 (52.08%) Spring
6 75 (52.08%) DevOps
7 55 (38.19%) AWS
8 54 (37.50%) Spring Boot
9 53 (36.81%) Docker
10 50 (34.72%) Microservices
11 49 (34.03%) JUnit
12 47 (32.64%) Scrum
12 47 (32.64%) Continuous Integration
13 46 (31.94%) RESTful
14 44 (30.56%) Python
15 43 (29.86%) Test Automation
16 39 (27.08%) Linux
17 38 (26.39%) Java 8
18 37 (25.69%) JavaScript
18 37 (25.69%) Open Source
19 36 (25.00%) TDD
19 36 (25.00%) Web Services
20 33 (22.92%) Azure
21 32 (22.22%) HTTP
22 31 (21.53%) REST
23 27 (18.75%) Mockito
23 27 (18.75%) Node.js
23 27 (18.75%) Android
24 26 (18.06%) Bash Shell

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 19 (13.19%) Cloud Foundry
2 17 (11.81%) Confluence
3 13 (9.03%) WebLogic
4 12 (8.33%) WebSphere
5 10 (6.94%) nginx
5 10 (6.94%) Tomcat
6 7 (4.86%) Apache
6 7 (4.86%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (3.47%) JBoss
7 5 (3.47%) Jetty
7 5 (3.47%) MQSeries
7 5 (3.47%) Oracle Self-Service HR
7 5 (3.47%) Red Hat Fuse
7 5 (3.47%) SharePoint
8 4 (2.78%) Anypoint
8 4 (2.78%) Apache Spark
8 4 (2.78%) Mule
9 3 (2.08%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (1.39%) IIS
11 1 (0.69%) Documentum
Applications
1 5 (3.47%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.78%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (3.47%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 1 (0.69%) Exstream
2 1 (0.69%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 55 (38.19%) AWS
2 33 (22.92%) Azure
3 24 (16.67%) GitHub
4 16 (11.11%) npm
5 15 (10.42%) Amazon ECS
6 14 (9.72%) GCP
7 12 (8.33%) PaaS
8 11 (7.64%) AWS CloudFormation
8 11 (7.64%) Coveralls
8 11 (7.64%) Serverless
9 10 (6.94%) AWS Fargate
9 10 (6.94%) AWS Lambda
10 8 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
11 6 (4.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 6 (4.17%) AWS CloudTrail
11 6 (4.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 4 (2.78%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 4 (2.78%) Apigee
13 3 (2.08%) Amazon Kinesis
13 3 (2.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (22.22%) HTTP
2 12 (8.33%) DNS
3 5 (3.47%) FTP
3 5 (3.47%) SSH
4 4 (2.78%) FIX Connectivity
5 2 (1.39%) Internet
6 1 (0.69%) SSL
6 1 (0.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (17.36%) MySQL
2 20 (13.89%) MongoDB
2 20 (13.89%) NoSQL
3 15 (10.42%) SQL Server
4 14 (9.72%) Relational Database
5 11 (7.64%) PostgreSQL
5 11 (7.64%) RDBMS
6 9 (6.25%) BigQuery
7 7 (4.86%) Oracle Database
8 5 (3.47%) Hadoop
8 5 (3.47%) Redis
9 4 (2.78%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (2.08%) Big Data
11 2 (1.39%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (1.39%) Power BI
12 1 (0.69%) Cosmos DB
12 1 (0.69%) Couchbase
12 1 (0.69%) Flink
12 1 (0.69%) InfluxDB
12 1 (0.69%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 92 (63.89%) Maven
2 89 (61.81%) Jenkins
3 76 (52.78%) Git (software)
4 49 (34.03%) JUnit
5 27 (18.75%) Mockito
6 24 (16.67%) JIRA
7 22 (15.28%) SonarQube
8 21 (14.58%) Ant
9 18 (12.50%) CircleCI
9 18 (12.50%) Cucumber
10 17 (11.81%) TeamCity
11 15 (10.42%) IntelliJ
12 14 (9.72%) JMeter
12 14 (9.72%) Selenium
12 14 (9.72%) Subversion
13 13 (9.03%) Vagrant
14 11 (7.64%) Bitbucket Server
14 11 (7.64%) Eclipse
14 11 (7.64%) gulp
15 10 (6.94%) Xcode
General
1 17 (11.81%) Finance
2 15 (10.42%) Banking
3 13 (9.03%) Public Sector
4 7 (4.86%) Investment Banking
5 5 (3.47%) Front Office
6 4 (2.78%) Marketing
7 3 (2.08%) Legal
8 2 (1.39%) Electronics
8 2 (1.39%) Law
8 2 (1.39%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.39%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.69%) Automotive
9 1 (0.69%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.69%) Games
9 1 (0.69%) German Language
9 1 (0.69%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 77 (53.47%) Developer
2 52 (36.11%) Java Developer
3 19 (13.19%) Full Stack Developer
4 18 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
5 10 (6.94%) Android Developer
5 10 (6.94%) Senior Developer
6 8 (5.56%) AWS Engineer
7 7 (4.86%) Architect
7 7 (4.86%) DevOps Developer
7 7 (4.86%) Senior Java Developer
8 5 (3.47%) Cloud Engineer
8 5 (3.47%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (2.78%) Backend Developer
9 4 (2.78%) Mobile Engineer
9 4 (2.78%) Web Developer
10 3 (2.08%) Administrator
10 3 (2.08%) C++ Developer
10 3 (2.08%) Java Web Developer
10 3 (2.08%) Server Engineer
10 3 (2.08%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (52.08%) Spring
2 54 (37.50%) Spring Boot
3 46 (31.94%) RESTful
4 36 (25.00%) Web Services
5 31 (21.53%) REST
6 27 (18.75%) Node.js
7 26 (18.06%) AngularJS
8 25 (17.36%) JSON
8 25 (17.36%) XML
9 24 (16.67%) HTML
10 18 (12.50%) HTML5
10 18 (12.50%) Kafka
10 18 (12.50%) RabbitMQ
10 18 (12.50%) SOAP
11 17 (11.81%) J2EE
12 15 (10.42%) Apache Camel
12 15 (10.42%) CSS
13 14 (9.72%) Spring Security
14 12 (8.33%) React
15 10 (6.94%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 21 (14.58%) Mobile App
2 15 (10.42%) Data Structures
3 14 (9.72%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (7.64%) User Experience
5 9 (6.25%) Equities
6 8 (5.56%) Derivative
6 8 (5.56%) Mobile Payment
7 7 (4.86%) iPad
8 5 (3.47%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (3.47%) Self-Motivation
9 4 (2.78%) Clustering
9 4 (2.78%) TWAP
9 4 (2.78%) VWAP
10 2 (1.39%) Animation
10 2 (1.39%) Greenfield Project
11 1 (0.69%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.69%) Grid Computing
11 1 (0.69%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (0.69%) Mobile Banking
11 1 (0.69%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 39 (27.08%) Linux
2 27 (18.75%) Android
3 20 (13.89%) Unix
4 19 (13.19%) Apple iOS
5 7 (4.86%) Windows
6 6 (4.17%) CentOS
6 6 (4.17%) Mac OS X
7 5 (3.47%) Debian
7 5 (3.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (3.47%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.69%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (52.08%) DevOps
3 50 (34.72%) Microservices
4 47 (32.64%) Continuous Integration
4 47 (32.64%) Scrum
5 43 (29.86%) Test Automation
6 37 (25.69%) Open Source
7 36 (25.00%) TDD
8 23 (15.97%) Pair Programming
9 19 (13.19%) Web Development
10 18 (12.50%) SDLC
11 16 (11.11%) Load Balancing
11 16 (11.11%) OO
11 16 (11.11%) UML
12 15 (10.42%) Unit Testing
13 14 (9.72%) Kanban
14 13 (9.03%) Multithreading
14 13 (9.03%) Software Engineering
15 12 (8.33%) Configuration Management
15 12 (8.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 123 (85.42%) Java
2 44 (30.56%) Python
3 38 (26.39%) Java 8
4 37 (25.69%) JavaScript
5 26 (18.06%) Bash Shell
6 22 (15.28%) Kotlin
7 17 (11.81%) SQL
8 13 (9.03%) C++
8 13 (9.03%) Groovy
9 10 (6.94%) PL/SQL
10 8 (5.56%) Apple Swift
10 8 (5.56%) Perl
11 7 (4.86%) T-SQL
12 6 (4.17%) Clojure
12 6 (4.17%) ClojureScript
12 6 (4.17%) Scala
13 5 (3.47%) C#
13 5 (3.47%) Ruby
14 4 (2.78%) VBA
15 3 (2.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 7 (4.86%) SC Cleared
3 6 (4.17%) Degree
4 4 (2.78%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.39%) AWS Certification
5 2 (1.39%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.69%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.69%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.69%) ISEB
6 1 (0.69%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.69%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (14.58%) QA
System Software
1 53 (36.81%) Docker
2 11 (7.64%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 26 (18.06%) Kubernetes
2 25 (17.36%) Terraform
3 19 (13.19%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (11.81%) Puppet
5 15 (10.42%) Ansible
6 9 (6.25%) Argo
7 8 (5.56%) Prometheus
8 6 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
8 6 (4.17%) Salt
9 3 (2.08%) Grafana
10 1 (0.69%) Docker Swarm
10 1 (0.69%) Knative
10 1 (0.69%) Packer
10 1 (0.69%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 14 (9.72%) Oracle
2 12 (8.33%) Google
3 9 (6.25%) MuleSoft
3 9 (6.25%) Splunk
4 7 (4.86%) Microsoft
5 6 (4.17%) AppDynamics
5 6 (4.17%) Red Hat
6 5 (3.47%) Axway
6 5 (3.47%) CA Agile Central
6 5 (3.47%) Cloudera
6 5 (3.47%) Hortonworks
6 5 (3.47%) Sparx
6 5 (3.47%) Sybase
7 4 (2.78%) Atlassian
7 4 (2.78%) IBM
7 4 (2.78%) Pega
8 3 (2.08%) Dynatrace
9 2 (1.39%) SAP
10 1 (0.69%) HP
10 1 (0.69%) Progress