Period
to 13 August 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 13 August 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
13 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 353 502 389
Rank change year-on-year +149 -113 +34
Contract jobs citing Gradle 161 329 595
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.53% 0.40% 0.64%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.87% 2.09% 3.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 206 447
Median daily rate £500 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £333 £391 £350
90th Percentile £674 £713 £700
UK median daily rate £500 £550 £500
% change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 4
Median hourly rate £58.50 - £70.00
10th Percentile £52.50 - £44.19
90th Percentile £67.55 - £148.50
UK median hourly rate £58.50 £35.00 £70.00
% change year-on-year +67.14% -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 5,613 15,720 19,250
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 18.47% 19.00% 20.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,661 10,366 13,331
Median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £331 £338 £325
90th Percentile £675 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £473
% change year-on-year +5.26% +0.53% +5.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 231 208
Median hourly rate £43.50 £45.00 £42.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +6.19% +3.35%
10th Percentile £25.92 £23.25 £26.43
90th Percentile £57.50 £55.50 £54.13
Median hourly rate £42.50 £44.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -3.41% +3.53% +1.80%

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 13 August 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 13 August 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 +144 107 £550 -12.00% 12
North of England +108 22 £403 -26.82% 11
North West +86 20 £405 -19.00% 7
South East +151 13 £450 -10.00% 9
Midlands +59 8 £350 -33.33% 1
West Midlands +62 4 £350 -43.55%
East Midlands +39 4 £315 -25.00% 1
South West +78 2 £463 -7.50% 2
East of England +75 2 £441 -11.80% 1
Yorkshire +66 2 £393 -28.64% 4
Gradle
UK

For the 6 months to 13 August 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.

1 137 (85.09%) Java
2 100 (62.11%) Maven
3 97 (60.25%) Git (software)
4 89 (55.28%) Jenkins
5 81 (50.31%) Agile Software Development
6 76 (47.20%) DevOps
7 72 (44.72%) Spring
8 62 (38.51%) Spring Boot
9 61 (37.89%) Docker
10 58 (36.02%) AWS
10 58 (36.02%) JUnit
11 53 (32.92%) Linux
12 50 (31.06%) Python
13 49 (30.43%) Microservices
14 48 (29.81%) Test Automation
15 45 (27.95%) Continuous Integration
16 40 (24.84%) Scrum
16 40 (24.84%) TDD
16 40 (24.84%) Java 8
17 39 (24.22%) RESTful
18 36 (22.36%) JavaScript
19 35 (21.74%) Android
20 34 (21.12%) QA
20 34 (21.12%) Azure
20 34 (21.12%) NoSQL
21 33 (20.50%) REST
22 32 (19.88%) Bash Shell
22 32 (19.88%) HTTP
22 32 (19.88%) Kubernetes
22 32 (19.88%) Opscode Chef

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 21 (13.04%) Cloud Foundry
2 17 (10.56%) Confluence
3 13 (8.07%) Elasticsearch
4 12 (7.45%) Tomcat
5 10 (6.21%) WebLogic
6 9 (5.59%) Apache Spark
6 9 (5.59%) nginx
7 6 (3.73%) Jetty
8 5 (3.11%) Apache
8 5 (3.11%) JBoss
8 5 (3.11%) MQSeries
8 5 (3.11%) Oracle Self-Service HR
8 5 (3.11%) Red Hat Fuse
9 4 (2.48%) Anypoint
9 4 (2.48%) WebSphere
10 3 (1.86%) Mule
10 3 (1.86%) SharePoint
10 3 (1.86%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (1.24%) Oracle Workflow
12 1 (0.62%) DNN
Applications
1 4 (2.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (3.11%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 58 (36.02%) AWS
2 34 (21.12%) Azure
3 19 (11.80%) Coveralls
4 16 (9.94%) AWS CloudFormation
5 14 (8.70%) npm
6 13 (8.07%) AWS Lambda
6 13 (8.07%) Serverless
7 12 (7.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 11 (6.83%) Amazon ECS
8 11 (6.83%) AWS CloudTrail
8 11 (6.83%) GCP
8 11 (6.83%) GitHub
8 11 (6.83%) PaaS
8 11 (6.83%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 9 (5.59%) AWS Fargate
10 4 (2.48%) Amazon Cognito
10 4 (2.48%) Apigee
10 4 (2.48%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (2.48%) OpenShift
11 3 (1.86%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 32 (19.88%) HTTP
2 22 (13.66%) DNS
3 7 (4.35%) FTP
3 7 (4.35%) RTMP
4 5 (3.11%) SSH
5 4 (2.48%) TCP/IP
6 3 (1.86%) Internet
6 3 (1.86%) SSL
7 2 (1.24%) FIX Connectivity
8 1 (0.62%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (21.12%) NoSQL
2 31 (19.25%) Relational Database
3 28 (17.39%) MongoDB
4 21 (13.04%) RDBMS
5 12 (7.45%) SQL Server
6 10 (6.21%) Redis
7 9 (5.59%) MySQL
8 8 (4.97%) Big Data
9 7 (4.35%) Oracle Database
10 6 (3.73%) BigQuery
10 6 (3.73%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (3.11%) Amazon RDS
11 5 (3.11%) Hadoop
12 4 (2.48%) Apache Cassandra
13 2 (1.24%) Power BI
14 1 (0.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 1 (0.62%) Cosmos DB
14 1 (0.62%) Couchbase
14 1 (0.62%) Flink
Development Applications
1 100 (62.11%) Maven
2 97 (60.25%) Git (software)
3 89 (55.28%) Jenkins
4 58 (36.02%) JUnit
5 27 (16.77%) JIRA
5 27 (16.77%) SonarQube
6 25 (15.53%) TeamCity
7 24 (14.91%) Mockito
8 21 (13.04%) Ant
9 20 (12.42%) Bitbucket Server
9 20 (12.42%) Cucumber
10 17 (10.56%) CircleCI
11 14 (8.70%) Selenium
11 14 (8.70%) Xcode
12 13 (8.07%) Vagrant
13 12 (7.45%) Subversion
14 11 (6.83%) IntelliJ
14 11 (6.83%) Travis CI
15 10 (6.21%) Bitbucket
16 9 (5.59%) gulp
General
1 25 (15.53%) Finance
2 18 (11.18%) Banking
3 10 (6.21%) Front Office
3 10 (6.21%) Investment Banking
4 8 (4.97%) Public Sector
5 3 (1.86%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.86%) Legal
6 2 (1.24%) Automotive
6 2 (1.24%) Electronics
6 2 (1.24%) Law
6 2 (1.24%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.24%) Marketing
6 2 (1.24%) Retail
6 2 (1.24%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.62%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 87 (54.04%) Developer
2 51 (31.68%) Java Developer
3 24 (14.91%) DevOps Engineer
4 20 (12.42%) Senior Developer
5 19 (11.80%) Full Stack Developer
6 15 (9.32%) Android Developer
7 13 (8.07%) AWS Engineer
8 11 (6.83%) Senior Java Developer
9 10 (6.21%) Architect
10 8 (4.97%) Cloud Engineer
11 7 (4.35%) Backend Developer
11 7 (4.35%) C# Developer
11 7 (4.35%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
11 7 (4.35%) DevOps Developer
12 6 (3.73%) Senior Android Developer
13 5 (3.11%) Software Engineer
13 5 (3.11%) Solutions Architect
14 4 (2.48%) Agile Java Developer
14 4 (2.48%) Software Developer
14 4 (2.48%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (44.72%) Spring
2 62 (38.51%) Spring Boot
3 39 (24.22%) RESTful
4 33 (20.50%) REST
5 31 (19.25%) Web Services
6 25 (15.53%) AngularJS
6 25 (15.53%) Node.js
7 23 (14.29%) React
8 21 (13.04%) HTML
9 20 (12.42%) JSON
10 19 (11.80%) HTML5
11 18 (11.18%) RabbitMQ
12 16 (9.94%) .NET
12 16 (9.94%) J2EE
12 16 (9.94%) SOAP
13 14 (8.70%) Kafka
13 14 (8.70%) XML
14 10 (6.21%) Spring Security
15 9 (5.59%) CSS
15 9 (5.59%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.56%) Mobile App
2 13 (8.07%) User Experience
3 9 (5.59%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (4.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 7 (4.35%) Data Structures
6 6 (3.73%) Derivative
7 5 (3.11%) Self-Motivation
8 4 (2.48%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (2.48%) Clustering
8 4 (2.48%) Equities
8 4 (2.48%) iPad
9 2 (1.24%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.24%) Mobile Payment
9 2 (1.24%) TWAP
9 2 (1.24%) VWAP
10 1 (0.62%) Animation
10 1 (0.62%) Digital Wallet
10 1 (0.62%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.62%) Mobile Banking
10 1 (0.62%) Mobile Wallet
Operating Systems
1 53 (32.92%) Linux
2 35 (21.74%) Android
3 30 (18.63%) Unix
4 21 (13.04%) Apple iOS
5 5 (3.11%) CentOS
5 5 (3.11%) Debian
5 5 (3.11%) Mac OS X
5 5 (3.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (3.11%) Ubuntu
5 5 (3.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (50.31%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (47.20%) DevOps
3 49 (30.43%) Microservices
4 48 (29.81%) Test Automation
5 45 (27.95%) Continuous Integration
6 40 (24.84%) Scrum
6 40 (24.84%) TDD
7 31 (19.25%) Pair Programming
8 27 (16.77%) Open Source
9 25 (15.53%) Load Balancing
10 22 (13.66%) Configuration Management
11 21 (13.04%) Unit Testing
12 18 (11.18%) OO
12 18 (11.18%) SDLC
13 15 (9.32%) Android Development
13 15 (9.32%) Kanban
13 15 (9.32%) Multithreading
14 14 (8.70%) MVC
15 13 (8.07%) Deployment Automation
15 13 (8.07%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 137 (85.09%) Java
2 50 (31.06%) Python
3 40 (24.84%) Java 8
4 36 (22.36%) JavaScript
5 32 (19.88%) Bash Shell
6 25 (15.53%) SQL
7 20 (12.42%) Groovy
7 20 (12.42%) Kotlin
8 12 (7.45%) C#
9 10 (6.21%) Apple Swift
9 10 (6.21%) C++
9 10 (6.21%) PL/SQL
10 8 (4.97%) Perl
11 7 (4.35%) Shell Script
12 6 (3.73%) Scala
13 5 (3.11%) Clojure
13 5 (3.11%) ClojureScript
13 5 (3.11%) Ruby
13 5 (3.11%) T-SQL
14 4 (2.48%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 15 (9.32%) Security Cleared
2 12 (7.45%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.48%) Degree
4 2 (1.24%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.24%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.62%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.62%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.62%) ISEB
5 1 (0.62%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.62%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (21.12%) QA
2 1 (0.62%) GDPR
System Software
1 61 (37.89%) Docker
2 9 (5.59%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.62%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 32 (19.88%) Kubernetes
1 32 (19.88%) Opscode Chef
2 29 (18.01%) Terraform
3 28 (17.39%) Puppet
4 19 (11.80%) Ansible
5 11 (6.83%) Prometheus
6 7 (4.35%) Salt
7 6 (3.73%) Argo
8 5 (3.11%) Grafana
8 5 (3.11%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (1.86%) Docker Swarm
10 2 (1.24%) Kibana
Vendors
1 14 (8.70%) Oracle
2 10 (6.21%) Google
3 9 (5.59%) MuleSoft
3 9 (5.59%) Splunk
4 6 (3.73%) AppDynamics
4 6 (3.73%) Microsoft
5 5 (3.11%) Axway
5 5 (3.11%) Cloudera
5 5 (3.11%) Hortonworks
5 5 (3.11%) Red Hat
5 5 (3.11%) Sparx
5 5 (3.11%) Sybase
6 4 (2.48%) CA Agile Central
6 4 (2.48%) Pega
7 3 (1.86%) Atlassian
7 3 (1.86%) IBM
8 2 (1.24%) BEA
8 2 (1.24%) SAP
9 1 (0.62%) Apple
9 1 (0.62%) CA