Period
to 18 November 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 18 November 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
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 363 392 449
Rank change year-on-year +29 +57 +94
Contract jobs citing Gradle 636 569 509
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.68% 0.61% 0.52%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.20% 3.23% 3.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 475 372 344
England median daily rate £510 £456 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.78% +1.39% -10.00%
10th Percentile £365 £325 £354
90th Percentile £700 £625 £575
UK median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 18 1
England median hourly rate - £62.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +73.61% -14.79%
UK median hourly rate - £62.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year - +73.61% -14.79%

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 19,849 17,593 16,129
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 21.20% 18.74% 16.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,731 12,338 10,931
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £625 £602 £575
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 209 271 232
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.66% +4.14%
10th Percentile £25.41 £29.00 £26.16
90th Percentile £55.20 £58.75 £53.75
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

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 18 November 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
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 18 November 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 +62 383 £525 -3.67% 67
North of England -6 98 £500 +19.05% 37
North West +14 78 £700 +93.10% 27
South East -28 69 £500 +17.65% 27
Midlands +16 55 £365 +1.97% 8
East Midlands +31 38 £365 -2.13% 6
West Midlands -12 16 £475 +21.79% 2
East of England -13 16 £488 +23.81% 13
South West -66 15 £440 +6.67% 8
North East +6 14 £406 -4.41% 7
Yorkshire -30 6 £475 +11.76% 3
Gradle
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 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.

1 583 (91.67%) Java
2 423 (66.51%) Jenkins
3 392 (61.64%) Maven
4 345 (54.25%) Agile Software Development
5 336 (52.83%) Git (software)
6 290 (45.60%) Spring
7 269 (42.30%) DevOps
8 266 (41.82%) Docker
9 218 (34.28%) TDD
10 198 (31.13%) JavaScript
11 196 (30.82%) Java 8
12 193 (30.35%) Continuous Integration
13 189 (29.72%) Microservices
14 177 (27.83%) Amazon AWS
15 176 (27.67%) BDD
16 169 (26.57%) REST
17 164 (25.79%) Spring Boot
18 161 (25.31%) Linux
19 155 (24.37%) JUnit
20 145 (22.80%) Test Automation
21 143 (22.48%) AngularJS
22 140 (22.01%) HTML
23 136 (21.38%) Web Services
24 134 (21.07%) Kubernetes
25 132 (20.75%) Ansible
26 130 (20.44%) Python
27 119 (18.71%) Open Source
28 118 (18.55%) CSS
28 118 (18.55%) Opscode Chef
29 116 (18.24%) RESTful

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 67 (10.53%) Cloud Foundry
2 65 (10.22%) Confluence
3 62 (9.75%) nginx
4 58 (9.12%) Apache
5 54 (8.49%) Elasticsearch
6 51 (8.02%) Tomcat
7 25 (3.93%) WebSphere
8 23 (3.62%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 23 (3.62%) Apache Spark
8 23 (3.62%) Jetty
9 14 (2.20%) Apache Solr
9 14 (2.20%) CMS
10 13 (2.04%) IIS
10 13 (2.04%) JBoss
10 13 (2.04%) Mongrel
10 13 (2.04%) Mule
11 4 (0.63%) Alfresco
11 4 (0.63%) ArcGIS
11 4 (0.63%) GemFire
11 4 (0.63%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (0.47%) HipChat
2 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.16%) Snapchat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.16%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 177 (27.83%) Amazon AWS
2 86 (13.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 62 (9.75%) npm
4 59 (9.28%) GitHub
5 54 (8.49%) PaaS
6 36 (5.66%) AWS CloudFormation
7 33 (5.19%) Amazon EC2
8 28 (4.40%) Heroku
9 25 (3.93%) Cloud Computing
10 23 (3.62%) Serverless
11 22 (3.46%) Amazon S3
12 19 (2.99%) AWS Lambda
13 15 (2.36%) Amazon SQS
14 12 (1.89%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 12 (1.89%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 12 (1.89%) CloudFront
14 12 (1.89%) OpenShift
15 11 (1.73%) Google Cloud Platform
15 11 (1.73%) Sumo Logic
16 8 (1.26%) Apigee
Communications & Networking
1 54 (8.49%) HTTP
2 30 (4.72%) SSL
2 30 (4.72%) TCP/IP
3 28 (4.40%) DNS
3 28 (4.40%) FTP
4 6 (0.94%) DSL
5 4 (0.63%) HTTPS
5 4 (0.63%) Internet
5 4 (0.63%) SMS
5 4 (0.63%) SMTP
6 3 (0.47%) MQTT
7 2 (0.31%) Firewall
7 2 (0.31%) IPv6
7 2 (0.31%) Kerberos
7 2 (0.31%) NAS
7 2 (0.31%) SAN
7 2 (0.31%) VLAN
7 2 (0.31%) VPN
8 1 (0.16%) Bluetooth
8 1 (0.16%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (12.42%) NoSQL
2 73 (11.48%) PostgreSQL
3 62 (9.75%) MongoDB
4 53 (8.33%) Big Data
5 51 (8.02%) Hadoop
6 47 (7.39%) Relational Database
7 44 (6.92%) Apache Cassandra
8 36 (5.66%) MySQL
9 24 (3.77%) Redis
10 22 (3.46%) HBase
11 20 (3.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 19 (2.99%) Parquet
12 19 (2.99%) SQL Server
13 12 (1.89%) Hazelcast
14 11 (1.73%) Data Warehouse
15 9 (1.42%) Amazon RDS
16 7 (1.10%) Neo4j
17 6 (0.94%) DB2
18 5 (0.79%) SQLite
19 4 (0.63%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 423 (66.51%) Jenkins
2 392 (61.64%) Maven
3 336 (52.83%) Git (software)
4 155 (24.37%) JUnit
5 104 (16.35%) JIRA
6 97 (15.25%) Ant
7 93 (14.62%) Cucumber
8 92 (14.47%) Selenium
9 83 (13.05%) gulp
10 61 (9.59%) Eclipse
10 61 (9.59%) TeamCity
11 55 (8.65%) Travis CI
12 49 (7.70%) CircleCI
13 48 (7.55%) IBM UrbanCode
14 45 (7.08%) Subversion
15 39 (6.13%) IntelliJ
16 35 (5.50%) Mockito
17 33 (5.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 33 (5.19%) SonarQube
18 31 (4.87%) Gatling
General
1 98 (15.41%) Finance
2 78 (12.26%) Banking
3 27 (4.25%) Retail
4 15 (2.36%) Investment Banking
5 11 (1.73%) Games
6 9 (1.42%) Front Office
7 8 (1.26%) Marketing
8 7 (1.10%) Back Office
9 5 (0.79%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.63%) Automotive
10 4 (0.63%) Legal
11 3 (0.47%) Law
11 3 (0.47%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.31%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.16%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.16%) Publishing
13 1 (0.16%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 394 (61.95%) Developer
2 276 (43.40%) Java Developer
3 140 (22.01%) DevOps Engineer
4 58 (9.12%) Android Developer
5 56 (8.81%) Senior Developer
6 50 (7.86%) Java Engineer
7 42 (6.60%) Senior Java Developer
8 24 (3.77%) Software Engineer
9 23 (3.62%) Backend Developer
10 21 (3.30%) Kubernetes Engineer
10 21 (3.30%) Scala Developer
11 20 (3.14%) Azure DevOps
11 20 (3.14%) Azure Engineer
11 20 (3.14%) Technical Leader
12 19 (2.99%) Agile Developer
12 19 (2.99%) Azure DevOps Engineer
13 18 (2.83%) Agile Java Developer
13 18 (2.83%) Development Engineer
14 17 (2.67%) Build Engineer
15 16 (2.52%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 290 (45.60%) Spring
2 169 (26.57%) REST
3 164 (25.79%) Spring Boot
4 143 (22.48%) AngularJS
5 140 (22.01%) HTML
6 136 (21.38%) Web Services
7 118 (18.55%) CSS
8 116 (18.24%) RESTful
9 103 (16.19%) HTML5
10 101 (15.88%) Hibernate
11 84 (13.21%) Kafka
12 81 (12.74%) JSON
13 79 (12.42%) SOAP
14 64 (10.06%) JPA
14 64 (10.06%) Node.js
15 56 (8.81%) XML
16 51 (8.02%) Spring MVC
17 50 (7.86%) CSS3
18 46 (7.23%) Android SDK
19 40 (6.29%) Dropwizard
Miscellaneous
1 42 (6.60%) Computer Science
2 25 (3.93%) Virtual Team
3 23 (3.62%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (3.62%) Mobile App
4 21 (3.30%) Linux Command Line
5 14 (2.20%) Greenfield Project
6 12 (1.89%) Fintech
6 12 (1.89%) iPad
7 9 (1.42%) Clustering
7 9 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (1.42%) Self-Motivation
8 8 (1.26%) User Experience
9 7 (1.10%) Fixed Income
10 6 (0.94%) Cloud Native
11 5 (0.79%) Algorithms
11 5 (0.79%) Digital Wallet
11 5 (0.79%) Replication
11 5 (0.79%) Video on Demand
12 4 (0.63%) Mobile Payment
12 4 (0.63%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 161 (25.31%) Linux
2 83 (13.05%) Android
3 77 (12.11%) Unix
4 45 (7.08%) Windows
5 23 (3.62%) Apple iOS
6 14 (2.20%) CentOS
7 13 (2.04%) Debian
7 13 (2.04%) Fedora
7 13 (2.04%) Ubuntu
8 10 (1.57%) Solaris
9 7 (1.10%) VMS
10 3 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.31%) AIX
11 2 (0.31%) Windows Server
12 1 (0.16%) Android TV
12 1 (0.16%) CoreOS
12 1 (0.16%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 345 (54.25%) Agile Software Development
2 269 (42.30%) DevOps
3 218 (34.28%) TDD
4 193 (30.35%) Continuous Integration
5 189 (29.72%) Microservices
6 176 (27.67%) BDD
7 145 (22.80%) Test Automation
8 119 (18.71%) Open Source
9 103 (16.19%) Scrum
10 94 (14.78%) Unit Testing
11 76 (11.95%) Pair Programming
12 72 (11.32%) Software Engineering
13 68 (10.69%) MVC
14 65 (10.22%) Android Development
15 55 (8.65%) Mentoring
16 52 (8.18%) Continuous Delivery
16 52 (8.18%) E-Commerce
17 49 (7.70%) OO
18 47 (7.39%) Kanban
19 45 (7.08%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 583 (91.67%) Java
2 198 (31.13%) JavaScript
3 196 (30.82%) Java 8
4 130 (20.44%) Python
5 106 (16.67%) SQL
6 99 (15.57%) Groovy
7 76 (11.95%) Shell Script
8 56 (8.81%) Scala
9 52 (8.18%) C++
10 35 (5.50%) Bash Shell
11 30 (4.72%) C
12 29 (4.56%) C#
12 29 (4.56%) Kotlin
13 26 (4.09%) ES6
13 26 (4.09%) TypeScript
14 24 (3.77%) PowerShell
15 22 (3.46%) Ruby
16 20 (3.14%) Perl
17 16 (2.52%) Go
18 15 (2.36%) PHP
Qualifications
1 70 (11.01%) Degree
2 36 (5.66%) Computer Science Degree
3 30 (4.72%) Security Cleared
4 26 (4.09%) SC Cleared
5 6 (0.94%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (0.47%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.31%) DBS Check
7 2 (0.31%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.16%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.16%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.16%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (5.50%) QA
2 4 (0.63%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.47%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 266 (41.82%) Docker
2 47 (7.39%) Virtual Machines
3 29 (4.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 21 (3.30%) HDFS
5 14 (2.20%) VMware Infrastructure
6 13 (2.04%) VirtualBox
7 12 (1.89%) Hyper-V
8 6 (0.94%) Active Directory
9 4 (0.63%) etcd
9 4 (0.63%) vCloud
9 4 (0.63%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.31%) Xen
11 1 (0.16%) KVM
Systems Management
1 134 (21.07%) Kubernetes
2 132 (20.75%) Ansible
3 118 (18.55%) Opscode Chef
4 111 (17.45%) Puppet
5 65 (10.22%) Terraform
6 28 (4.40%) Docker Swarm
7 23 (3.62%) logstash
8 21 (3.30%) Kibana
9 19 (2.99%) Hadoop YARN
10 18 (2.83%) Nagios
11 14 (2.20%) Packer
11 14 (2.20%) Salt
12 12 (1.89%) Graylog
13 7 (1.10%) Automic
13 7 (1.10%) Grafana
13 7 (1.10%) Rancher
14 6 (0.94%) Mesos
14 6 (0.94%) ZABBIX
15 4 (0.63%) Consul
15 4 (0.63%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 42 (6.60%) Oracle
2 24 (3.77%) AppDynamics
3 23 (3.62%) Adobe
4 21 (3.30%) Google
5 20 (3.14%) Microsoft
6 18 (2.83%) VMware
7 15 (2.36%) Splunk
8 14 (2.20%) Red Hat
9 12 (1.89%) New Relic
10 11 (1.73%) Perforce
11 9 (1.42%) IBM
12 8 (1.26%) CA Agile Central
13 7 (1.10%) Atlassian
13 7 (1.10%) Dynatrace
13 7 (1.10%) hybris
13 7 (1.10%) MuleSoft
14 6 (0.94%) RedGate
14 6 (0.94%) SaltStack
15 5 (0.79%) Sitecore
15 5 (0.79%) TIBCO