Period
to 23 April 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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 399 404 456
Rank change year-on-year +5 +52 -86
Contract jobs citing Gradle 196 250 447
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.46% 0.50% 0.51%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.72% 2.78% 2.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 175 277
10th Percentile £369 £350 £382
25th Percentile £453 £425 £475
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £500 £575
Median % change year-on-year - -13.04% +15.00%
75th Percentile £589 £603 £675
90th Percentile £675 £675 £713
UK median daily rate £525 £500 £575
% change year-on-year +5.00% -13.04% +15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 2
10th Percentile £61.40 £30.21 £61.52
25th Percentile " £44.43 £61.68
Median hourly rate £68.00 £51.93 £63.65
Median % change year-on-year +30.96% -18.42% +41.44%
75th Percentile " £61.63 £66.42
90th Percentile £68.22 £66.25 £67.07
UK median hourly rate £68.00 £51.93 £63.65
% change year-on-year +30.96% -18.42% +41.44%

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 7,211 8,996 18,177
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 16.79% 17.82% 20.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,853 6,242 12,550
10th Percentile £338 £338 £338
25th Percentile £405 £411 £409
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £490 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year -2.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £588 £588 £575
90th Percentile £656 £674 £638
UK median daily rate £488 £495 £485
% change year-on-year -1.52% +2.06% +2.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 134 239
10th Percentile £26.38 £18.25 £21.25
25th Percentile £40.00 £32.81 £36.75
Median hourly rate £47.47 £47.50 £45.00
Median % change year-on-year -0.06% +5.56% +5.88%
75th Percentile £56.44 £53.63 £50.00
90th Percentile £61.93 £63.75 £55.30
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £47.50 £44.18
% change year-on-year -5.26% +7.51% +3.95%

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 23 April 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 23 April 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 -19 146 £525 - 41
North of England +59 16 £470 +19.75% 6
South East +66 12 £435 -22.67% 15
North West +29 9 £383 -1.79% 6
Yorkshire +38 7 £555 +41.40%
South West +26 4 £555 +11.00% 1
Midlands +14 3 £375 -6.25% 9
East of England +33 2 £510 -7.27% 1
West Midlands +10 2 £425 +6.25% 2
East Midlands +20 1 £320 -8.57% 7
Gradle
UK

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

1 165 (84.18%) Java
2 131 (66.84%) Maven
3 109 (55.61%) Jenkins
4 108 (55.10%) Agile Software Development
5 99 (50.51%) DevOps
6 94 (47.96%) Git (software)
7 88 (44.90%) Kubernetes
8 76 (38.78%) Microservices
9 75 (38.27%) TDD
10 74 (37.76%) Docker
11 72 (36.73%) Spring
12 65 (33.16%) Python
13 62 (31.63%) Continuous Integration
14 56 (28.57%) AWS
14 56 (28.57%) JavaScript
15 53 (27.04%) Azure
16 52 (26.53%) Java 8
17 49 (25.00%) Spring Boot
17 49 (25.00%) REST
18 47 (23.98%) Software Engineering
19 46 (23.47%) RESTful
20 45 (22.96%) BDD
20 45 (22.96%) SQL
20 45 (22.96%) Finance
20 45 (22.96%) GitHub
21 43 (21.94%) Scrum
22 42 (21.43%) JUnit
23 39 (19.90%) Linux
24 36 (18.37%) Node.js
24 36 (18.37%) MVC

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 14 (7.14%) Apache Spark
1 14 (7.14%) Confluence
1 14 (7.14%) nginx
2 12 (6.12%) Apache
2 12 (6.12%) Cloud Foundry
2 12 (6.12%) Tomcat
3 11 (5.61%) WebSphere
4 7 (3.57%) DNN
5 5 (2.55%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (2.04%) JBoss
6 4 (2.04%) Jetty
6 4 (2.04%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.02%) Oracle Coherence
7 2 (1.02%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.51%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.51%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.51%) Camunda
8 1 (0.51%) CMS
8 1 (0.51%) MTS
Cloud Services
1 56 (28.57%) AWS
2 53 (27.04%) Azure
3 45 (22.96%) GitHub
4 27 (13.78%) Serverless
5 26 (13.27%) GCP
6 21 (10.71%) npm
7 20 (10.20%) OpenShift
8 19 (9.69%) PaaS
9 16 (8.16%) AWS Lambda
10 14 (7.14%) AWS CloudFormation
11 10 (5.10%) Amazon ECS
11 10 (5.10%) IaaS
12 6 (3.06%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 6 (3.06%) Amazon Kinesis
12 6 (3.06%) SaaS
13 5 (2.55%) Datadog
13 5 (2.55%) Yarn
14 3 (1.53%) Amazon EKS
15 2 (1.02%) AWS CodePipeline
15 2 (1.02%) AWS Fargate
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.06%) HTTP
2 3 (1.53%) Calico
2 3 (1.53%) Firewall
3 2 (1.02%) DNS
3 2 (1.02%) FTP
3 2 (1.02%) Network Security
3 2 (1.02%) SSL
3 2 (1.02%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.51%) DMZ
4 1 (0.51%) FIX Connectivity
4 1 (0.51%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (12.76%) NoSQL
2 23 (11.73%) MongoDB
3 17 (8.67%) Big Data
4 15 (7.65%) MySQL
5 13 (6.63%) Hadoop
5 13 (6.63%) Relational Database
6 12 (6.12%) BigQuery
6 12 (6.12%) PostgreSQL
6 12 (6.12%) Redis
7 11 (5.61%) RDBMS
7 11 (5.61%) SQL Server
8 10 (5.10%) HBase
8 10 (5.10%) Spark SQL
9 9 (4.59%) Apache Hive
10 6 (3.06%) Apache Cassandra
10 6 (3.06%) Data Lake
11 3 (1.53%) Riak
12 2 (1.02%) MarkLogic
13 1 (0.51%) Azure SQL Database
13 1 (0.51%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 131 (66.84%) Maven
2 109 (55.61%) Jenkins
3 94 (47.96%) Git (software)
4 42 (21.43%) JUnit
5 32 (16.33%) GitLab
6 27 (13.78%) Ant
7 22 (11.22%) JIRA
8 20 (10.20%) gulp
9 18 (9.18%) CircleCI
9 18 (9.18%) Mockito
10 17 (8.67%) Sonatype Nexus
10 17 (8.67%) TeamCity
11 16 (8.16%) Travis CI
12 12 (6.12%) Bitbucket
12 12 (6.12%) CMake
13 11 (5.61%) SonarQube
13 11 (5.61%) Subversion
14 9 (4.59%) IBM UrbanCode
14 9 (4.59%) IntelliJ
15 8 (4.08%) Cucumber
General
1 45 (22.96%) Finance
2 22 (11.22%) Banking
3 5 (2.55%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.53%) Automotive
4 3 (1.53%) Marketing
4 3 (1.53%) Public Sector
5 2 (1.02%) Electronics
5 2 (1.02%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.02%) Front Office
5 2 (1.02%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.02%) Private Banking
5 2 (1.02%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.51%) Billing
6 1 (0.51%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.51%) Games
6 1 (0.51%) Hebrew Language
6 1 (0.51%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 117 (59.69%) Developer
2 80 (40.82%) Java Developer
3 39 (19.90%) DevOps Engineer
4 26 (13.27%) Senior Developer
5 24 (12.24%) Senior Java Developer
6 18 (9.18%) SC Cleared Java Developer
7 12 (6.12%) Android Developer
8 11 (5.61%) Kubernetes Engineer
8 11 (5.61%) Scala Developer
9 10 (5.10%) Azure Engineer
10 8 (4.08%) Azure DevOps Engineer
10 8 (4.08%) Hadoop Developer
11 7 (3.57%) AWS Engineer
11 7 (3.57%) Azure DevOps
11 7 (3.57%) Full Stack Developer
11 7 (3.57%) Java Engineer
11 7 (3.57%) Software Engineer
12 6 (3.06%) Apache Spark Developer
12 6 (3.06%) AWS Developer
12 6 (3.06%) AWS DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (36.73%) Spring
2 49 (25.00%) REST
2 49 (25.00%) Spring Boot
3 46 (23.47%) RESTful
4 36 (18.37%) Node.js
5 28 (14.29%) Kafka
6 27 (13.78%) AngularJS
6 27 (13.78%) HTML
7 25 (12.76%) JSON
7 25 (12.76%) Web Services
7 25 (12.76%) XML
8 24 (12.24%) React
9 19 (9.69%) CSS
9 19 (9.69%) SOAP
10 17 (8.67%) Hibernate
11 15 (7.65%) JDBC
12 14 (7.14%) HTML5
13 13 (6.63%) YAML
14 12 (6.12%) J2EE
14 12 (6.12%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 24 (12.24%) Enterprise Software
2 14 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (6.63%) Algorithms
4 11 (5.61%) Linux Command Line
5 10 (5.10%) Data Structures
6 7 (3.57%) Augmented Reality
6 7 (3.57%) Clustering
6 7 (3.57%) Mobile App
7 6 (3.06%) Cloud Native
7 6 (3.06%) Self-Motivation
8 4 (2.04%) Animation
8 4 (2.04%) Mobile Payment
9 3 (1.53%) iPad
9 3 (1.53%) N-Tier
9 3 (1.53%) Public Cloud
9 3 (1.53%) STB
10 2 (1.02%) Analytical Mindset
10 2 (1.02%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (1.02%) TWAP
10 2 (1.02%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 39 (19.90%) Linux
2 25 (12.76%) Android
3 20 (10.20%) Windows
4 5 (2.55%) Apple iOS
4 5 (2.55%) Unix
5 4 (2.04%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.02%) CentOS
6 2 (1.02%) Solaris
7 1 (0.51%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (55.10%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (50.51%) DevOps
3 76 (38.78%) Microservices
4 75 (38.27%) TDD
5 62 (31.63%) Continuous Integration
6 47 (23.98%) Software Engineering
7 45 (22.96%) BDD
8 43 (21.94%) Scrum
9 36 (18.37%) MVC
10 30 (15.31%) Open Source
11 29 (14.80%) OO
12 28 (14.29%) Mentoring
13 21 (10.71%) Kanban
14 19 (9.69%) Multithreading
15 18 (9.18%) Test Automation
16 17 (8.67%) Pair Programming
17 16 (8.16%) Computer Science
18 15 (7.65%) Continuous Delivery
18 15 (7.65%) Problem-Solving
19 14 (7.14%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 165 (84.18%) Java
2 65 (33.16%) Python
3 56 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 52 (26.53%) Java 8
5 45 (22.96%) SQL
6 23 (11.73%) Bash Shell
7 22 (11.22%) PowerShell
8 20 (10.20%) Groovy
9 19 (9.69%) C++
10 17 (8.67%) Scala
11 16 (8.16%) Kotlin
11 16 (8.16%) Shell Script
12 11 (5.61%) TypeScript
13 9 (4.59%) Elm
13 9 (4.59%) Go
13 9 (4.59%) Haskell
13 9 (4.59%) PL/SQL
14 6 (3.06%) C#
15 5 (2.55%) Ruby
16 4 (2.04%) Perl
Qualifications
1 20 (10.20%) Security Cleared
2 19 (9.69%) SC Cleared
3 14 (7.14%) Degree
4 8 (4.08%) Master's Degree
5 6 (3.06%) AWS Certification
5 6 (3.06%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.51%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.51%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.16%) QA
2 2 (1.02%) GDPR
System Software
1 74 (37.76%) Docker
2 16 (8.16%) Virtual Machines
3 10 (5.10%) HDFS
4 2 (1.02%) KVM
5 1 (0.51%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 88 (44.90%) Kubernetes
2 32 (16.33%) Ansible
3 31 (15.82%) Terraform
4 22 (11.22%) Opscode Chef
5 14 (7.14%) Grafana
6 12 (6.12%) Argo
6 12 (6.12%) Istio
6 12 (6.12%) Prometheus
7 9 (4.59%) Oozie
7 9 (4.59%) Puppet
8 5 (2.55%) Salt
9 2 (1.02%) Docker Swarm
9 2 (1.02%) ITRS Geneos
10 1 (0.51%) Consul
10 1 (0.51%) Graylog
10 1 (0.51%) Nagios
10 1 (0.51%) Packer
10 1 (0.51%) SCCM
Vendors
1 27 (13.78%) Oracle
2 15 (7.65%) Google
3 11 (5.61%) CA Agile Central
4 10 (5.10%) CA
5 9 (4.59%) Splunk
6 7 (3.57%) Dynatrace
7 6 (3.06%) Microsoft
8 5 (2.55%) New Relic
9 4 (2.04%) IBM
10 2 (1.02%) Cadence
10 2 (1.02%) Databricks
10 2 (1.02%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.02%) SAP
10 2 (1.02%) ServiceNow
11 1 (0.51%) Adobe
11 1 (0.51%) AppDynamics
11 1 (0.51%) Bloomberg
11 1 (0.51%) MuleSoft
11 1 (0.51%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.51%) Tradeweb