Period
to 17 October 2017

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 17 October 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
UK > England
6 months to
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 405 438 544
Rank change year-on-year +33 +106 +180
Contract jobs citing Gradle 502 512 321
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.55% 0.52% 0.31%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.98% 3.14% 2.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 322 375 236
England median daily rate £475 £450 £494
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% -8.86% +31.67%
10th Percentile £339 £353 £325
90th Percentile £625 £538 £675
UK median daily rate £473 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% -5.26% +26.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 0 6
England median hourly rate £62.50 - £42.25
10th Percentile £34.09 - £40.13
90th Percentile £63.75 - £47.50
UK median hourly rate £62.50 - £42.25

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 16825 16320 14514
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 18.44% 16.54% 14.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 11683 11145 9715
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 280 236 264
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £38.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +6.12% +3.03%
10th Percentile £30.70 £25.56 £23.83
90th Percentile £60.00 £53.75 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +5.13% +3.17%

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 17 October 2017.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Gradle in England over the 6 months to 17 October 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 17 October 2017. 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 +4 267 £550 +13.11% 39
South East -53 84 £445 +2.30% 5
North of England +76 58 £425 - 18
South West +36 46 £413 -6.25% 6
North West +23 36 £448 +5.41% 11
East of England +8 31 £380 -32.44% 2
Yorkshire +27 20 £425 - 7
Midlands +26 16 £425 -5.56% 2
East Midlands -7 11 £425 - 1
West Midlands +27 4 £400 -20.00% 1
North East +72 3 £425 +3.66%
Gradle
UK

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 England region with a requirement for Gradle.

1 429 (85.46%) Java
2 347 (69.12%) Agile Software Development
3 314 (62.55%) Jenkins
4 281 (55.98%) Git (software)
5 263 (52.39%) Maven
6 240 (47.81%) TDD
7 232 (46.22%) Spring
8 175 (34.86%) Continuous Integration
9 169 (33.67%) JavaScript
10 160 (31.87%) RESTful
11 152 (30.28%) Scrum
12 146 (29.08%) Web Services
13 138 (27.49%) JUnit
14 135 (26.89%) JIRA
15 134 (26.69%) DevOps
16 123 (24.50%) Docker
17 121 (24.10%) Linux
18 118 (23.51%) BDD
19 116 (23.11%) Test Automation
20 115 (22.91%) HTML
21 114 (22.71%) AngularJS
22 112 (22.31%) Spring Boot
23 106 (21.12%) Finance
24 105 (20.92%) Ansible
25 104 (20.72%) REST
26 99 (19.72%) SQL
27 95 (18.92%) Banking
27 95 (18.92%) JSON
28 93 (18.53%) Ant
29 90 (17.93%) Microservices

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 84 (16.73%) Confluence
2 43 (8.57%) Tomcat
3 34 (6.77%) Apache
4 29 (5.78%) Apache Spark
5 26 (5.18%) Cloud Foundry
5 26 (5.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 23 (4.58%) Elasticsearch
7 21 (4.18%) nginx
8 17 (3.39%) WebSphere
9 16 (3.19%) OpenStack
10 10 (1.99%) Apache Solr
10 10 (1.99%) GemFire
10 10 (1.99%) WebLogic
11 8 (1.59%) JBoss
12 6 (1.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 6 (1.20%) Apache Pig
13 5 (1.00%) CMS
13 5 (1.00%) Jetty
13 5 (1.00%) Mule
13 5 (1.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (1.39%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.40%) HipChat
3 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 23 (4.58%) Payment Gateway
2 12 (2.39%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.20%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 87 (17.33%) Amazon AWS
2 73 (14.54%) GitHub
3 30 (5.98%) npm
4 28 (5.58%) PaaS
5 13 (2.59%) Amazon EC2
5 13 (2.59%) Microsoft Azure
6 11 (2.19%) AWS Lambda
6 11 (2.19%) Bluemix
6 11 (2.19%) IBM Cloud
6 11 (2.19%) Serverless
7 10 (1.99%) Amazon SQS
8 9 (1.79%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 8 (1.59%) Amazon S3
9 8 (1.59%) AWS CloudFormation
10 7 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
10 7 (1.39%) IaaS
10 7 (1.39%) OpenShift
11 6 (1.20%) CloudFront
11 6 (1.20%) Google Play
12 5 (1.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 33 (6.57%) HTTP
2 15 (2.99%) TCP/IP
3 14 (2.79%) Bluetooth
4 12 (2.39%) Internet
5 10 (1.99%) SSL
6 9 (1.79%) SMS
7 8 (1.59%) DNS
8 6 (1.20%) DSL
8 6 (1.20%) FTP
8 6 (1.20%) Kerberos
9 5 (1.00%) LDAP
9 5 (1.00%) MQTT
10 4 (0.80%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (0.40%) AMQP
11 2 (0.40%) HTTPS
11 2 (0.40%) IMAP
11 2 (0.40%) SMTP
12 1 (0.20%) Ethernet
12 1 (0.20%) ICMP
12 1 (0.20%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (13.75%) NoSQL
2 56 (11.16%) Relational Database
3 50 (9.96%) MongoDB
4 49 (9.76%) Big Data
5 31 (6.18%) Hadoop
6 23 (4.58%) Endeca
6 23 (4.58%) PostgreSQL
7 22 (4.38%) SQL Server
8 21 (4.18%) Redis
9 19 (3.78%) HBase
10 17 (3.39%) Apache Hive
10 17 (3.39%) RDBMS
11 14 (2.79%) MySQL
12 12 (2.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 12 (2.39%) Apache Cassandra
12 12 (2.39%) DB2
13 10 (1.99%) OLTP
14 8 (1.59%) Oracle Database
15 6 (1.20%) CouchDB
16 5 (1.00%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 314 (62.55%) Jenkins
2 281 (55.98%) Git (software)
3 263 (52.39%) Maven
4 138 (27.49%) JUnit
5 135 (26.89%) JIRA
6 93 (18.53%) Ant
7 73 (14.54%) Selenium
8 68 (13.55%) TeamCity
9 64 (12.75%) Mockito
10 56 (11.16%) IntelliJ
11 52 (10.36%) Bitbucket
12 50 (9.96%) Cucumber
13 36 (7.17%) Eclipse
13 36 (7.17%) Subversion
14 35 (6.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 33 (6.57%) Android Studio
16 29 (5.78%) gulp
17 28 (5.58%) Spock
18 21 (4.18%) SonarQube
19 20 (3.98%) Hudson
General
1 106 (21.12%) Finance
2 95 (18.92%) Banking
3 32 (6.37%) Front Office
4 25 (4.98%) Investment Banking
5 20 (3.98%) Retail
6 9 (1.79%) Marketing
7 8 (1.59%) Back Office
8 7 (1.39%) Automotive
8 7 (1.39%) Manufacturing
9 6 (1.20%) Games
10 4 (0.80%) Telecoms
11 3 (0.60%) Law
11 3 (0.60%) Publishing
12 2 (0.40%) Advertising
12 2 (0.40%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.20%) Digital Economy
13 1 (0.20%) Dutch Language
13 1 (0.20%) Electronics
13 1 (0.20%) Online Betting
13 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 348 (69.32%) Developer
2 202 (40.24%) Java Developer
3 76 (15.14%) Senior Developer
4 73 (14.54%) Android Developer
5 60 (11.95%) DevOps Engineer
6 32 (6.37%) Senior Java Developer
7 30 (5.98%) Full Stack Developer
8 27 (5.38%) Angular Developer
8 27 (5.38%) Senior Android Developer
9 23 (4.58%) JavaScript Developer
10 22 (4.38%) Java Engineer
11 21 (4.18%) Agile Developer
12 20 (3.98%) Oracle Developer
13 16 (3.19%) Architect
13 16 (3.19%) Software Engineer
14 13 (2.59%) Senior DevOps
15 12 (2.39%) Agile Java Developer
16 11 (2.19%) Test Engineer
17 10 (1.99%) Applications Developer
17 10 (1.99%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 232 (46.22%) Spring
2 160 (31.87%) RESTful
3 146 (29.08%) Web Services
4 115 (22.91%) HTML
5 114 (22.71%) AngularJS
6 112 (22.31%) Spring Boot
7 104 (20.72%) REST
8 95 (18.92%) JSON
9 81 (16.14%) XML
10 80 (15.94%) J2EE
11 75 (14.94%) CSS
12 72 (14.34%) HTML5
13 69 (13.75%) React
14 63 (12.55%) SOAP
15 53 (10.56%) jQuery
16 44 (8.76%) Android SDK
17 43 (8.57%) Hibernate
18 37 (7.37%) .NET
19 34 (6.77%) Kafka
20 33 (6.57%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 29 (5.78%) iPad
2 26 (5.18%) Computer Science
3 24 (4.78%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (4.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 23 (4.58%) Enterprise Software
4 23 (4.58%) Social Media
5 19 (3.78%) Virtual Team
6 16 (3.19%) Fintech
7 15 (2.99%) User Experience
8 13 (2.59%) Animation
8 13 (2.59%) Linux Command Line
8 13 (2.59%) Mobile App
9 12 (2.39%) Equities
10 11 (2.19%) Cloud Native
11 10 (1.99%) Replication
12 9 (1.79%) Greenfield Project
13 7 (1.39%) Data Structures
13 7 (1.39%) Public Cloud
14 5 (1.00%) Mobile Banking
15 4 (0.80%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 121 (24.10%) Linux
2 83 (16.53%) Android
3 60 (11.95%) Unix
4 26 (5.18%) Windows
5 24 (4.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 17 (3.39%) Apple iOS
7 10 (1.99%) CentOS
7 10 (1.99%) Windows Server
8 7 (1.39%) CoreOS
9 3 (0.60%) Fedora
10 2 (0.40%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 347 (69.12%) Agile Software Development
2 240 (47.81%) TDD
3 175 (34.86%) Continuous Integration
4 152 (30.28%) Scrum
5 134 (26.69%) DevOps
6 118 (23.51%) BDD
7 116 (23.11%) Test Automation
8 90 (17.93%) Microservices
9 84 (16.73%) Unit Testing
10 78 (15.54%) Android Development
11 62 (12.35%) OO
12 61 (12.15%) E-Commerce
13 58 (11.55%) Software Engineering
14 56 (11.16%) Pair Programming
15 55 (10.96%) Open Source
16 52 (10.36%) Multithreading
17 51 (10.16%) Kanban
18 44 (8.76%) MVC
19 39 (7.77%) User Stories
20 36 (7.17%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 429 (85.46%) Java
2 169 (33.67%) JavaScript
3 99 (19.72%) SQL
4 84 (16.73%) Python
5 66 (13.15%) Groovy
6 43 (8.57%) Shell Script
7 41 (8.17%) C#
8 25 (4.98%) C++
9 24 (4.78%) Scala
10 23 (4.58%) Ruby
11 21 (4.18%) Perl
12 20 (3.98%) Bash Shell
13 18 (3.59%) PowerShell
14 16 (3.19%) C
15 11 (2.19%) Kotlin
15 11 (2.19%) VB.NET
16 8 (1.59%) Clojure
17 6 (1.20%) Apple Swift
17 6 (1.20%) PHP
18 4 (0.80%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 46 (9.16%) Degree
2 20 (3.98%) Computer Science Degree
2 20 (3.98%) Security Cleared
3 11 (2.19%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.00%) DV Cleared
5 3 (0.60%) Sun Certification
6 2 (0.40%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.20%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (7.97%) QA
2 4 (0.80%) MiFID
2 4 (0.80%) WCAG
3 3 (0.60%) Dodd-Frank
3 3 (0.60%) EMIR
4 1 (0.20%) GCP
4 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 123 (24.50%) Docker
2 17 (3.39%) HDFS
2 17 (3.39%) Virtual Machines
3 14 (2.79%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 7 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (1.00%) Varnish
6 2 (0.40%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.20%) KVM
7 1 (0.20%) vCloud
7 1 (0.20%) Xen
Systems Management
1 105 (20.92%) Ansible
2 71 (14.14%) Puppet
3 70 (13.94%) Opscode Chef
4 33 (6.57%) Kubernetes
5 18 (3.59%) Salt
5 18 (3.59%) Terraform
6 11 (2.19%) Rancher
7 9 (1.79%) Prometheus
8 7 (1.39%) Docker Swarm
8 7 (1.39%) Hadoop YARN
9 6 (1.20%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 6 (1.20%) logstash
9 6 (1.20%) Packer
10 5 (1.00%) Graphite
11 4 (0.80%) Consul
11 4 (0.80%) Fluentd
11 4 (0.80%) HP Fortify
11 4 (0.80%) Mesos
11 4 (0.80%) ZABBIX
12 3 (0.60%) StatsD
Vendors
1 83 (16.53%) Oracle
2 29 (5.78%) ATG
3 25 (4.98%) IBM
4 18 (3.59%) Red Hat
5 17 (3.39%) hybris
6 16 (3.19%) CA Agile Central
7 14 (2.79%) Atlassian
7 14 (2.79%) Perforce
7 14 (2.79%) SAP
8 9 (1.79%) Google
9 8 (1.59%) VMware
10 6 (1.20%) Adobe
10 6 (1.20%) Splunk
11 5 (1.00%) CA
11 5 (1.00%) SaltStack
12 4 (0.80%) AppDynamics
12 4 (0.80%) Cloudera
12 4 (0.80%) HP
12 4 (0.80%) Rackspace
12 4 (0.80%) Sitecore