Period
to 20 August 2019

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 20 August 2019 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
20 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 515 379 429
Rank change year-on-year -136 +50 +34
Contract jobs citing Gradle 325 606 475
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.40% 0.65% 0.54%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.09% 3.15% 2.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 452 318
England median daily rate £550 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £399 £350 £338
90th Percentile £713 £700 £625
UK median daily rate £550 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 19
England median hourly rate - £70.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +40.00% -
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £70.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year -50.00% +40.00% -

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 15,525 19,218 16,049
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 18.90% 20.59% 18.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,227 13,291 11,042
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £338 £325 £310
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £475 £473 £450
% change year-on-year +0.53% +5.00% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 216 204 280
England median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £41.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.72% -2.53%
10th Percentile £23.63 £26.50 £28.75
90th Percentile £56.50 £52.50 £55.00
UK median hourly rate £44.00 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +0.59%

Gradle
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Gradle in England

Gradle
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Gradle in England

Gradle
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Gradle in England over the 6 months to 20 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Gradle in England

Gradle
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Gradle in England.

Contractor 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 20 August 2019. 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 -89 172 £625 +19.05% 48
South East 0 48 £500 +11.11% 7
North of England +1 39 £500 +21.21% 22
Midlands +16 35 £525 +40.00% 10
East Midlands +13 23 £525 +44.01% 5
North West -23 21 £481 +10.00% 17
South West -9 17 £500 +29.03% 5
Yorkshire +29 14 £550 +22.22% 3
West Midlands +16 12 £620 +55.00% 5
East of England +3 11 £500 +5.26% 12
North East +6 4 £500 +28.21% 2
Gradle
UK

For the 6 months to 20 August 2019, 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.

1 292 (89.85%) Java
2 234 (72.00%) Jenkins
3 189 (58.15%) Agile Software Development
3 189 (58.15%) Maven
4 171 (52.62%) Git (software)
5 134 (41.23%) Spring
6 133 (40.92%) TDD
6 133 (40.92%) DevOps
7 113 (34.77%) Docker
8 96 (29.54%) Amazon AWS
9 95 (29.23%) Linux
10 93 (28.62%) JavaScript
11 92 (28.31%) BDD
12 91 (28.00%) SQL
12 91 (28.00%) Python
13 88 (27.08%) GitHub
14 87 (26.77%) Spring Boot
15 83 (25.54%) Kubernetes
15 83 (25.54%) HTML
16 82 (25.23%) Microsoft Azure
17 81 (24.92%) Microservices
18 80 (24.62%) Continuous Integration
19 76 (23.38%) JUnit
19 76 (23.38%) Ansible
20 74 (22.77%) REST
21 73 (22.46%) Scrum
21 73 (22.46%) Sonatype Nexus
22 71 (21.85%) Test Automation
23 68 (20.92%) Finance
24 67 (20.62%) CSS

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 44 (13.54%) Tomcat
2 32 (9.85%) WebSphere
3 29 (8.92%) Confluence
4 26 (8.00%) Cloud Foundry
4 26 (8.00%) nginx
5 25 (7.69%) Apache
5 25 (7.69%) Apache Spark
6 23 (7.08%) Jetty
7 18 (5.54%) Magnolia
8 17 (5.23%) JBoss
8 17 (5.23%) OpenStack
9 11 (3.38%) Elasticsearch
10 9 (2.77%) Jupyter
11 7 (2.15%) WebLogic
12 5 (1.54%) Oracle Self-Service HR
12 5 (1.54%) SharePoint
13 4 (1.23%) ColdFusion
13 4 (1.23%) WebSphere Application Server
14 3 (0.92%) DataSynapse
14 3 (0.92%) Mule
Applications
1 4 (1.23%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.31%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.31%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 96 (29.54%) Amazon AWS
2 88 (27.08%) GitHub
3 82 (25.23%) Microsoft Azure
4 28 (8.62%) Google Cloud Platform
4 28 (8.62%) npm
5 19 (5.85%) PaaS
6 12 (3.69%) Amazon SQS
7 10 (3.08%) BrowserStack
7 10 (3.08%) Datadog
7 10 (3.08%) Serverless
8 9 (2.77%) AWS Lambda
9 8 (2.46%) OpenShift
10 7 (2.15%) Amazon EC2
10 7 (2.15%) Amazon S3
11 6 (1.85%) AWS CloudFormation
11 6 (1.85%) Coveralls
12 4 (1.23%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 4 (1.23%) Azure Data Factory
12 4 (1.23%) Yarn
13 3 (0.92%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 27 (8.31%) HTTP
2 20 (6.15%) DNS
3 16 (4.92%) TCP/IP
4 13 (4.00%) FTP
4 13 (4.00%) Internet
4 13 (4.00%) SSL
5 7 (2.15%) SSH
6 5 (1.54%) DSL
7 4 (1.23%) Intranet
8 1 (0.31%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (0.31%) Firewall
8 1 (0.31%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.31%) PuTTY
8 1 (0.31%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (14.46%) Big Data
2 45 (13.85%) Hadoop
3 42 (12.92%) NoSQL
4 27 (8.31%) MongoDB
5 24 (7.38%) PostgreSQL
6 23 (7.08%) HBase
7 20 (6.15%) MySQL
8 18 (5.54%) SQL Server
9 17 (5.23%) Apache Cassandra
10 16 (4.92%) Oracle Database
11 15 (4.62%) Data Warehouse
12 12 (3.69%) Relational Database
13 11 (3.38%) Apache Hive
13 11 (3.38%) Parquet
14 10 (3.08%) DB2
15 9 (2.77%) BigQuery
15 9 (2.77%) Impala
16 8 (2.46%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 7 (2.15%) RDBMS
18 4 (1.23%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 234 (72.00%) Jenkins
2 189 (58.15%) Maven
3 171 (52.62%) Git (software)
4 76 (23.38%) JUnit
5 73 (22.46%) Sonatype Nexus
6 56 (17.23%) Selenium
7 54 (16.62%) SonarQube
8 49 (15.08%) Ant
8 49 (15.08%) Cucumber
9 38 (11.69%) TeamCity
10 36 (11.08%) JIRA
11 33 (10.15%) gulp
12 28 (8.62%) GitLab
13 26 (8.00%) IntelliJ
13 26 (8.00%) Mockito
14 21 (6.46%) Hudson
15 20 (6.15%) Subversion
16 19 (5.85%) Babel
16 19 (5.85%) Eclipse
17 18 (5.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 68 (20.92%) Finance
2 28 (8.62%) Banking
3 14 (4.31%) Public Sector
4 11 (3.38%) Retail
5 10 (3.08%) Financial Institution
6 6 (1.85%) Legal
7 4 (1.23%) Automotive
7 4 (1.23%) Multimedia
8 3 (0.92%) Back Office
9 2 (0.62%) Front Office
9 2 (0.62%) German Language
9 2 (0.62%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.62%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.31%) Games
10 1 (0.31%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 176 (54.15%) Developer
2 96 (29.54%) Java Developer
3 61 (18.77%) DevOps Engineer
4 28 (8.62%) Architect
5 26 (8.00%) Senior Developer
6 24 (7.38%) Java Engineer
7 21 (6.46%) Scala Developer
8 20 (6.15%) Full Stack Developer
9 19 (5.85%) Senior Java Developer
10 14 (4.31%) Agile Developer
10 14 (4.31%) Agile Java Developer
11 13 (4.00%) Java Architect
11 13 (4.00%) Python Developer
12 12 (3.69%) AWS Engineer
12 12 (3.69%) Kubernetes Engineer
13 11 (3.38%) AWS Developer
13 11 (3.38%) Software Developer
14 10 (3.08%) Lead Developer
14 10 (3.08%) Software Engineer
14 10 (3.08%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 134 (41.23%) Spring
2 87 (26.77%) Spring Boot
3 83 (25.54%) HTML
4 74 (22.77%) REST
5 67 (20.62%) CSS
6 64 (19.69%) Node.js
7 59 (18.15%) Web Services
8 56 (17.23%) JSON
9 55 (16.92%) HTML5
10 45 (13.85%) Kafka
10 45 (13.85%) React
11 43 (13.23%) RESTful
12 42 (12.92%) SOAP
13 41 (12.62%) Hibernate
14 39 (12.00%) J2EE
15 37 (11.38%) CSS3
16 35 (10.77%) AngularJS
17 34 (10.46%) JMS
18 23 (7.08%) XML
19 20 (6.15%) Dropwizard
Miscellaneous
1 32 (9.85%) Mobile App
2 28 (8.62%) User Experience
3 27 (8.31%) Enterprise Software
4 17 (5.23%) Linux Command Line
5 16 (4.92%) Virtual Team
6 15 (4.62%) Self-Motivation
7 10 (3.08%) Public Cloud
8 9 (2.77%) Derivative
8 9 (2.77%) Greenfield Project
9 7 (2.15%) PKI
10 5 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (1.54%) Data Protection Act
10 5 (1.54%) Data Structures
10 5 (1.54%) Grid Computing
11 4 (1.23%) Equities
11 4 (1.23%) Equity Derivative
11 4 (1.23%) iPad
11 4 (1.23%) Replication
12 2 (0.62%) FMCG
12 2 (0.62%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 95 (29.23%) Linux
2 38 (11.69%) Unix
3 28 (8.62%) Android
4 20 (6.15%) Apple iOS
5 18 (5.54%) Windows
6 7 (2.15%) CentOS
7 6 (1.85%) Debian
7 6 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (1.85%) Ubuntu
8 5 (1.54%) Mac OS
8 5 (1.54%) Mac OS X
9 4 (1.23%) Kali Linux
9 4 (1.23%) Solaris
10 1 (0.31%) Android TV
10 1 (0.31%) Fedora
10 1 (0.31%) MVS
10 1 (0.31%) tvOS
10 1 (0.31%) VMS
10 1 (0.31%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 189 (58.15%) Agile Software Development
2 133 (40.92%) DevOps
2 133 (40.92%) TDD
3 92 (28.31%) BDD
4 81 (24.92%) Microservices
5 80 (24.62%) Continuous Integration
6 73 (22.46%) Scrum
7 71 (21.85%) Test Automation
8 55 (16.92%) Open Source
9 46 (14.15%) Mentoring
10 44 (13.54%) Software Engineering
11 40 (12.31%) Kanban
12 39 (12.00%) Pair Programming
13 37 (11.38%) Unit Testing
14 32 (9.85%) Deployment Automation
15 30 (9.23%) SDLC
16 27 (8.31%) Continuous Delivery
17 26 (8.00%) OO
18 25 (7.69%) Analytics
18 25 (7.69%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 292 (89.85%) Java
2 93 (28.62%) JavaScript
3 91 (28.00%) Python
3 91 (28.00%) SQL
4 60 (18.46%) Java 8
5 53 (16.31%) Groovy
6 46 (14.15%) Scala
7 35 (10.77%) Bash Shell
8 31 (9.54%) Kotlin
8 31 (9.54%) Shell Script
9 30 (9.23%) ES6
10 26 (8.00%) C++
10 26 (8.00%) Ruby
11 22 (6.77%) Java 9
12 13 (4.00%) C#
12 13 (4.00%) TypeScript
13 12 (3.69%) Perl
13 12 (3.69%) PL/SQL
13 12 (3.69%) PowerShell
13 12 (3.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (10.77%) Degree
2 16 (4.92%) Security Cleared
3 9 (2.77%) SC Cleared
4 8 (2.46%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (1.54%) DV Cleared
6 4 (1.23%) PhD
7 3 (0.92%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.31%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.31%) OCPJP
8 1 (0.31%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.00%) QA
2 1 (0.31%) GDPR
System Software
1 113 (34.77%) Docker
2 27 (8.31%) Virtual Machines
3 13 (4.00%) HDFS
4 11 (3.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.62%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.31%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.31%) Time Sharing Option
6 1 (0.31%) vCloud
6 1 (0.31%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.31%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 83 (25.54%) Kubernetes
2 76 (23.38%) Ansible
3 65 (20.00%) Puppet
4 56 (17.23%) Opscode Chef
5 30 (9.23%) Terraform
6 15 (4.62%) Grafana
7 12 (3.69%) Prometheus
8 11 (3.38%) Hadoop YARN
8 11 (3.38%) Oozie
9 10 (3.08%) Docker Swarm
9 10 (3.08%) Salt
10 7 (2.15%) logstash
11 6 (1.85%) Kibana
11 6 (1.85%) Nagios
12 5 (1.54%) Graphite
12 5 (1.54%) Nessus
13 4 (1.23%) Mesos
13 4 (1.23%) Nmap
13 4 (1.23%) Rancher
13 4 (1.23%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 51 (15.69%) Oracle
2 34 (10.46%) Google
3 17 (5.23%) Microsoft
4 8 (2.46%) MuleSoft
5 7 (2.15%) Red Hat
6 6 (1.85%) Hortonworks
7 5 (1.54%) Cloudera
7 5 (1.54%) IBM
7 5 (1.54%) New Relic
7 5 (1.54%) Sybase
7 5 (1.54%) TIBCO
8 4 (1.23%) Qualys
9 3 (0.92%) hybris
10 2 (0.62%) CA
10 2 (0.62%) CA Agile Central
10 2 (0.62%) Facebook
10 2 (0.62%) Perforce
10 2 (0.62%) Splunk
10 2 (0.62%) TOWER Software
10 2 (0.62%) VMware