Period
to 23 May 2018

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 May 2018 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 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 362 394 482
Rank change year-on-year +32 +88 +172
Contract jobs citing Gradle 608 481 411
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.66% 0.58% 0.42%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.37% 3.37% 2.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 412 307 326
England median daily rate £500 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% -
10th Percentile £363 £350 £350
90th Percentile £625 £625 £575
UK median daily rate £500 £450 £463
% change year-on-year +11.11% -2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 0
England median hourly rate £70.00 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +75.00% - -
UK median hourly rate £70.00 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year +75.00% - -

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 18,041 14,273 14,548
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 19.58% 17.11% 14.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,490 9,649 9,931
England median daily rate £475 £430 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.47% +1.18% +6.25%
10th Percentile £319 £300 £300
90th Percentile £613 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £475 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +11.69% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 199 291 311
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £42.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.19% -1.06% +14.73%
10th Percentile £30.80 £24.00 £25.00
90th Percentile £67.25 £54.50 £51.25
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.45
% change year-on-year - +0.12% +14.73%

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 23 May 2018.

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 23 May 2018.

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 23 May 2018. 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 +3 333 £525 +5.00% 98
South East -4 103 £438 +2.94% 17
North of England +15 74 £406 -4.41% 21
North West -5 46 £400 -5.88% 12
Midlands +4 38 £400 -2.44% 8
East of England +4 30 £475 +40.74% 11
South West +7 29 £425 -9.57% 1
East Midlands +17 27 £400 -2.44% 3
North East +27 16 £400 +3.90% 5
Yorkshire -12 14 £425 - 4
West Midlands -14 11 £375 -5.06% 5
Gradle
UK

For the 6 months to 23 May 2018, 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.

1 512 (84.21%) Java
2 408 (67.11%) Agile Software Development
3 382 (62.83%) Jenkins
4 369 (60.69%) Git (software)
5 314 (51.64%) Spring
6 313 (51.48%) Maven
7 296 (48.68%) TDD
8 208 (34.21%) Continuous Integration
9 205 (33.72%) REST
10 203 (33.39%) JUnit
11 198 (32.57%) Amazon AWS
12 196 (32.24%) DevOps
13 195 (32.07%) Java 8
14 192 (31.58%) Scrum
15 190 (31.25%) Docker
16 184 (30.26%) Linux
17 169 (27.80%) BDD
18 163 (26.81%) Microservices
19 158 (25.99%) JavaScript
20 147 (24.18%) Test Automation
21 145 (23.85%) JIRA
21 145 (23.85%) Web Services
22 132 (21.71%) RESTful
23 125 (20.56%) SQL
24 124 (20.39%) Hibernate
25 118 (19.41%) Unix
26 116 (19.08%) Spring Boot
26 116 (19.08%) Ansible
27 115 (18.91%) Software Engineering
27 115 (18.91%) JSON

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 78 (12.83%) Apache
1 78 (12.83%) Confluence
2 63 (10.36%) Tomcat
3 41 (6.74%) Cloud Foundry
4 38 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
5 35 (5.76%) WebSphere
6 26 (4.28%) Jetty
6 26 (4.28%) nginx
7 25 (4.11%) JBoss
7 25 (4.11%) Mule
8 22 (3.62%) Apache Spark
9 18 (2.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 12 (1.97%) WebLogic
11 11 (1.81%) Apache Solr
11 11 (1.81%) Mule ESB
12 9 (1.48%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 8 (1.32%) OpenStack
14 6 (0.99%) IIS
14 6 (0.99%) Mongrel
15 3 (0.49%) Oracle Self-Service HR
Applications
1 5 (0.82%) HipChat
2 4 (0.66%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.49%) Simulink
4 2 (0.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (2.47%) Payment Gateway
2 12 (1.97%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.16%) Global One
3 1 (0.16%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 198 (32.57%) Amazon AWS
2 80 (13.16%) GitHub
3 78 (12.83%) Microsoft Azure
4 40 (6.58%) npm
5 28 (4.61%) Heroku
6 22 (3.62%) OpenShift
7 21 (3.45%) AWS CloudFormation
8 20 (3.29%) Amazon EC2
8 20 (3.29%) Serverless
9 19 (3.13%) PaaS
10 16 (2.63%) AWS Lambda
11 14 (2.30%) Amazon S3
11 14 (2.30%) Cloud Computing
11 14 (2.30%) IaaS
12 13 (2.14%) Google Cloud Platform
13 12 (1.97%) BrowserStack
14 11 (1.81%) Amazon SQS
15 9 (1.48%) Sauce Labs
16 8 (1.32%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 7 (1.15%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 65 (10.69%) HTTP
2 55 (9.05%) TCP/IP
3 36 (5.92%) SSL
4 35 (5.76%) FTP
5 31 (5.10%) DNS
6 8 (1.32%) Internet
6 8 (1.32%) SMTP
7 7 (1.15%) SMS
8 6 (0.99%) Bluetooth
8 6 (0.99%) DSL
9 5 (0.82%) Firewall
10 3 (0.49%) SSH
11 2 (0.33%) Broadband
11 2 (0.33%) MQTT
11 2 (0.33%) SNMP
11 2 (0.33%) VPN
12 1 (0.16%) Kerberos
12 1 (0.16%) RTMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (15.13%) NoSQL
2 83 (13.65%) PostgreSQL
3 71 (11.68%) Relational Database
4 60 (9.87%) MongoDB
5 37 (6.09%) MySQL
6 36 (5.92%) RDBMS
7 35 (5.76%) Apache Cassandra
7 35 (5.76%) Hadoop
8 34 (5.59%) Big Data
9 32 (5.26%) HBase
10 27 (4.44%) Parquet
11 23 (3.78%) DB2
12 22 (3.62%) SQL Server
13 20 (3.29%) Redis
14 18 (2.96%) Neo4j
15 15 (2.47%) Endeca
16 14 (2.30%) Oracle Database
17 11 (1.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 4 (0.66%) CouchDB
19 3 (0.49%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 382 (62.83%) Jenkins
2 369 (60.69%) Git (software)
3 313 (51.48%) Maven
4 203 (33.39%) JUnit
5 145 (23.85%) JIRA
6 90 (14.80%) Cucumber
7 84 (13.82%) Mockito
7 84 (13.82%) Selenium
8 81 (13.32%) Ant
9 64 (10.53%) TeamCity
10 58 (9.54%) gulp
11 52 (8.55%) Spock
12 50 (8.22%) IntelliJ
13 48 (7.89%) Eclipse
14 46 (7.57%) Subversion
15 36 (5.92%) SonarQube
16 30 (4.93%) Gatling
17 29 (4.77%) GitLab
18 27 (4.44%) Bitbucket
19 26 (4.28%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 82 (13.49%) Banking
2 76 (12.50%) Finance
3 39 (6.41%) Investment Banking
4 24 (3.95%) Retail
5 10 (1.64%) Telecoms
6 6 (0.99%) Automotive
7 5 (0.82%) Back Office
8 3 (0.49%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.49%) Marketing
8 3 (0.49%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.33%) Front Office
9 2 (0.33%) Games
10 1 (0.16%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.16%) Law
10 1 (0.16%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 406 (66.78%) Developer
2 292 (48.03%) Java Developer
3 77 (12.66%) DevOps Engineer
4 66 (10.86%) Senior Developer
5 56 (9.21%) Senior Java Developer
6 45 (7.40%) Agile Developer
7 39 (6.41%) Agile Java Developer
8 35 (5.76%) Android Developer
9 31 (5.10%) AWS DevOps
10 26 (4.28%) Investment Banking Java Developer
11 25 (4.11%) AWS Engineer
12 24 (3.95%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 24 (3.95%) Senior Investment Banking Java Developer
13 23 (3.78%) Architect
13 23 (3.78%) Big Data Developer
14 18 (2.96%) Software Engineer
14 18 (2.96%) Test Engineer
15 17 (2.80%) Java Engineer
16 16 (2.63%) Oracle Developer
17 13 (2.14%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 314 (51.64%) Spring
2 205 (33.72%) REST
3 145 (23.85%) Web Services
4 132 (21.71%) RESTful
5 124 (20.39%) Hibernate
6 116 (19.08%) Spring Boot
7 115 (18.91%) JSON
8 103 (16.94%) XML
9 100 (16.45%) AngularJS
10 95 (15.63%) SOAP
11 93 (15.30%) HTML
12 77 (12.66%) Kafka
13 74 (12.17%) CSS
14 68 (11.18%) Dropwizard
15 64 (10.53%) Java EE
16 62 (10.20%) HTML5
17 58 (9.54%) J2EE
18 53 (8.72%) JPA
19 52 (8.55%) Guice
20 43 (7.07%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 37 (6.09%) Virtual Team
2 36 (5.92%) Greenfield Project
3 34 (5.59%) Mobile App
4 32 (5.26%) Linux Command Line
5 28 (4.61%) Computer Science
6 26 (4.28%) Enterprise Software
7 16 (2.63%) Self-Motivation
8 15 (2.47%) iPad
8 15 (2.47%) Social Media
9 13 (2.14%) Fintech
10 12 (1.97%) User Experience
11 11 (1.81%) Animation
12 9 (1.48%) Public Cloud
13 8 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
13 8 (1.32%) Data Structures
13 8 (1.32%) FMCG
14 7 (1.15%) Mobile Payment
15 6 (0.99%) Derivative
15 6 (0.99%) Digital Wallet
15 6 (0.99%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 184 (30.26%) Linux
2 118 (19.41%) Unix
3 63 (10.36%) Android
4 27 (4.44%) Windows
5 26 (4.28%) Apple iOS
6 18 (2.96%) CentOS
7 11 (1.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (1.48%) Debian
8 9 (1.48%) Mac OS X
8 9 (1.48%) Ubuntu
9 6 (0.99%) Solaris
10 5 (0.82%) CoreOS
10 5 (0.82%) Fedora
11 3 (0.49%) VMS
12 2 (0.33%) SmartOS
12 2 (0.33%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.33%) Windows Server
12 2 (0.33%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.16%) DC/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 408 (67.11%) Agile Software Development
2 296 (48.68%) TDD
3 208 (34.21%) Continuous Integration
4 196 (32.24%) DevOps
5 192 (31.58%) Scrum
6 169 (27.80%) BDD
7 163 (26.81%) Microservices
8 147 (24.18%) Test Automation
9 115 (18.91%) Software Engineering
10 105 (17.27%) MVC
11 97 (15.95%) Unit Testing
12 96 (15.79%) Pair Programming
13 77 (12.66%) OO
14 70 (11.51%) Kanban
15 66 (10.86%) Open Source
16 60 (9.87%) Continuous Delivery
17 55 (9.05%) Domain-Driven Design
18 53 (8.72%) Multithreading
19 51 (8.39%) SDLC
20 47 (7.73%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 512 (84.21%) Java
2 195 (32.07%) Java 8
3 158 (25.99%) JavaScript
4 125 (20.56%) SQL
5 112 (18.42%) Groovy
6 105 (17.27%) Shell Script
7 102 (16.78%) Python
8 56 (9.21%) Scala
9 54 (8.88%) Ruby
10 53 (8.72%) Bash Shell
11 25 (4.11%) ES6
11 25 (4.11%) TypeScript
12 21 (3.45%) PowerShell
13 20 (3.29%) XPath
14 14 (2.30%) C#
14 14 (2.30%) Kotlin
15 13 (2.14%) Perl
16 10 (1.64%) C++
16 10 (1.64%) PL/SQL
17 8 (1.32%) Java 9
Qualifications
1 84 (13.82%) Degree
2 22 (3.62%) Security Cleared
3 16 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (2.63%) SC Cleared
4 15 (2.47%) Master's Degree
5 3 (0.49%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.33%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.16%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.16%) CISSP
7 1 (0.16%) ISEB
7 1 (0.16%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (5.43%) QA
2 10 (1.64%) Dodd-Frank
2 10 (1.64%) EMIR
2 10 (1.64%) GCP
2 10 (1.64%) MiFID
3 3 (0.49%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.16%) WCAG
System Software
1 190 (31.25%) Docker
2 31 (5.10%) HDFS
3 30 (4.93%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 21 (3.45%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (1.15%) VirtualBox
6 6 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (0.99%) Xen
7 5 (0.82%) KVM
8 3 (0.49%) etcd
9 2 (0.33%) Active Directory
9 2 (0.33%) Samba
Systems Management
1 116 (19.08%) Ansible
2 111 (18.26%) Puppet
3 89 (14.64%) Opscode Chef
4 69 (11.35%) Kubernetes
5 45 (7.40%) Terraform
6 35 (5.76%) Docker Swarm
7 31 (5.10%) Hadoop YARN
8 23 (3.78%) Salt
9 16 (2.63%) Nagios
10 15 (2.47%) Automic
10 15 (2.47%) Consul
11 13 (2.14%) Prometheus
12 12 (1.97%) Mesos
13 11 (1.81%) Rancher
14 10 (1.64%) Kibana
15 8 (1.32%) logstash
15 8 (1.32%) Single Sign-On
16 7 (1.15%) Packer
17 6 (0.99%) Graylog
18 3 (0.49%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 109 (17.93%) Oracle
2 33 (5.43%) Perforce
3 25 (4.11%) IBM
4 21 (3.45%) MuleSoft
5 20 (3.29%) Google
6 19 (3.13%) Splunk
7 17 (2.80%) SAP
8 16 (2.63%) ATG
9 15 (2.47%) AppDynamics
10 13 (2.14%) Atlassian
10 13 (2.14%) Microsoft
11 11 (1.81%) Red Hat
12 10 (1.64%) VMware
13 9 (1.48%) Adobe
14 8 (1.32%) CA Agile Central
14 8 (1.32%) Cloudera
14 8 (1.32%) New Relic
15 7 (1.15%) Hortonworks
16 6 (0.99%) hybris
16 6 (0.99%) Rackspace