Period
to 18 February 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 February 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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 367 391 484
Rank change year-on-year +24 +93 +238
Contract jobs citing Gradle 591 508 405
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.64% 0.58% 0.41%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.47% 3.46% 2.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 376 317 308
England median daily rate £513 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.89% -10.00% +20.48%
10th Percentile £348 £350 £337
90th Percentile £625 £580 £675
UK median daily rate £500 £450 £500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +21.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 1
England median hourly rate £53.75 £36.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +49.31% -10.00% -
10th Percentile £31.98 £35.20 £39.00
90th Percentile £63.75 £36.80 £41.00
UK median hourly rate £53.75 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +49.31% -10.00% -

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 17,050 14,669 14,659
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 18.59% 16.62% 14.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,020 9,810 9,874
England median daily rate £475 £430 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.47% +2.99% +4.38%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £285
90th Percentile £613 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 215 243 354
England median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.76% +2.50% +8.11%
10th Percentile £30.45 £23.20 £23.40
90th Percentile £63.75 £53.58 £50.75
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +9.76% +2.50% +8.11%

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 February 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 18 February 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 18 February 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 +6 325 £550 +22.22% 79
South East -56 85 £425 - 26
North of England +64 79 £413 -2.94% 10
North West +25 43 £335 -21.18% 8
East of England -7 37 £425 -22.73% 19
Yorkshire +21 34 £425 - 2
South West +13 34 £425 -13.27% 7
Midlands +19 32 £350 -22.22% 6
East Midlands +6 19 £335 -18.79% 1
West Midlands +10 12 £380 -15.56% 5
North East +48 6 £425 +10.39%
Gradle
UK

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 (86.63%) Java
2 446 (75.47%) Agile Software Development
3 373 (63.11%) Jenkins
4 351 (59.39%) Git (software)
5 321 (54.31%) Maven
6 304 (51.44%) Spring
7 298 (50.42%) TDD
8 207 (35.03%) Continuous Integration
9 197 (33.33%) REST
10 192 (32.49%) Scrum
11 185 (31.30%) BDD
12 176 (29.78%) Docker
13 172 (29.10%) Linux
14 169 (28.60%) JUnit
15 161 (27.24%) DevOps
16 160 (27.07%) RESTful
17 157 (26.57%) JavaScript
18 154 (26.06%) Web Services
19 150 (25.38%) SQL
20 142 (24.03%) Microservices
21 136 (23.01%) JIRA
22 131 (22.17%) Test Automation
23 129 (21.83%) Amazon AWS
24 124 (20.98%) Spring Boot
25 121 (20.47%) Ansible
26 118 (19.97%) JSON
27 116 (19.63%) Oracle
28 115 (19.46%) Hibernate
29 114 (19.29%) Banking
30 110 (18.61%) HTML

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 76 (12.86%) Confluence
2 63 (10.66%) Apache
3 48 (8.12%) Cloud Foundry
4 36 (6.09%) Tomcat
5 33 (5.58%) Apache Spark
6 30 (5.08%) Mule
7 26 (4.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 21 (3.55%) WebSphere
9 20 (3.38%) Elasticsearch
10 19 (3.21%) nginx
11 15 (2.54%) JBoss
11 15 (2.54%) OpenStack
12 9 (1.52%) Apache Solr
13 8 (1.35%) GemFire
13 8 (1.35%) Jetty
13 8 (1.35%) Mule ESB
14 7 (1.18%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 7 (1.18%) Apache Pig
15 6 (1.02%) WebSphere Application Server
16 4 (0.68%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 5 (0.85%) HipChat
2 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 22 (3.72%) Payment Gateway
2 13 (2.20%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.34%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.17%) Global One
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 129 (21.83%) Amazon AWS
2 104 (17.60%) GitHub
3 45 (7.61%) Microsoft Azure
4 31 (5.25%) PaaS
5 26 (4.40%) npm
6 23 (3.89%) OpenShift
7 18 (3.05%) Heroku
8 12 (2.03%) Amazon EC2
8 12 (2.03%) Amazon S3
9 11 (1.86%) AWS Lambda
9 11 (1.86%) IaaS
9 11 (1.86%) Serverless
10 10 (1.69%) AWS CloudFormation
11 8 (1.35%) Bluemix
11 8 (1.35%) CloudFront
11 8 (1.35%) IBM Cloud
12 7 (1.18%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 7 (1.18%) Amazon SQS
13 6 (1.02%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 5 (0.85%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 58 (9.81%) HTTP
2 46 (7.78%) TCP/IP
3 35 (5.92%) SSL
4 27 (4.57%) FTP
5 22 (3.72%) Internet
6 20 (3.38%) Bluetooth
6 20 (3.38%) DNS
7 7 (1.18%) SMTP
8 6 (1.02%) Kerberos
8 6 (1.02%) SMS
9 4 (0.68%) Firewall
9 4 (0.68%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.17%) DSL
10 1 (0.17%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (15.40%) NoSQL
2 87 (14.72%) Relational Database
3 60 (10.15%) PostgreSQL
4 59 (9.98%) MongoDB
5 55 (9.31%) Hadoop
6 51 (8.63%) Big Data
7 42 (7.11%) RDBMS
8 41 (6.94%) HBase
9 36 (6.09%) Apache Cassandra
10 30 (5.08%) MySQL
11 26 (4.40%) Parquet
11 26 (4.40%) Redis
12 23 (3.89%) DB2
13 22 (3.72%) Endeca
14 20 (3.38%) SQL Server
15 18 (3.05%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 17 (2.88%) Neo4j
17 15 (2.54%) Apache Hive
18 10 (1.69%) Oracle Database
19 8 (1.35%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 373 (63.11%) Jenkins
2 351 (59.39%) Git (software)
3 321 (54.31%) Maven
4 169 (28.60%) JUnit
5 136 (23.01%) JIRA
6 88 (14.89%) Ant
7 77 (13.03%) TeamCity
8 73 (12.35%) Cucumber
8 73 (12.35%) Selenium
9 65 (11.00%) Mockito
10 53 (8.97%) Bitbucket
11 49 (8.29%) SonarQube
12 45 (7.61%) gulp
13 44 (7.45%) Spock
14 43 (7.28%) IntelliJ
15 40 (6.77%) Eclipse
16 39 (6.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 36 (6.09%) Subversion
18 29 (4.91%) Android Studio
18 29 (4.91%) Hudson
General
1 114 (19.29%) Banking
2 105 (17.77%) Finance
3 49 (8.29%) Investment Banking
4 21 (3.55%) Front Office
5 18 (3.05%) Retail
6 12 (2.03%) Retail Banking
7 10 (1.69%) Back Office
8 7 (1.18%) Publishing
9 5 (0.85%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.85%) Marketing
10 4 (0.68%) Law
11 3 (0.51%) Automotive
12 2 (0.34%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.34%) Games
13 1 (0.17%) Advertising
13 1 (0.17%) Dutch Language
13 1 (0.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 417 (70.56%) Developer
2 280 (47.38%) Java Developer
3 71 (12.01%) DevOps Engineer
4 65 (11.00%) Senior Developer
5 57 (9.64%) Android Developer
6 50 (8.46%) Senior Java Developer
7 41 (6.94%) Agile Developer
8 35 (5.92%) Agile Java Developer
9 29 (4.91%) Big Data Developer
10 25 (4.23%) AWS DevOps
11 24 (4.06%) Java Engineer
12 23 (3.89%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 23 (3.89%) AWS Engineer
12 23 (3.89%) Oracle Developer
13 22 (3.72%) Test Engineer
14 20 (3.38%) Investment Banking Java Developer
15 19 (3.21%) Test Automation Engineer
16 18 (3.05%) Senior Investment Banking Java Developer
16 18 (3.05%) Software Engineer
17 14 (2.37%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 304 (51.44%) Spring
2 197 (33.33%) REST
3 160 (27.07%) RESTful
4 154 (26.06%) Web Services
5 124 (20.98%) Spring Boot
6 118 (19.97%) JSON
7 115 (19.46%) Hibernate
8 110 (18.61%) HTML
9 91 (15.40%) XML
10 90 (15.23%) AngularJS
11 87 (14.72%) SOAP
12 80 (13.54%) CSS
13 77 (13.03%) J2EE
14 70 (11.84%) Kafka
15 63 (10.66%) HTML5
16 54 (9.14%) React
17 51 (8.63%) jQuery
18 49 (8.29%) Dropwizard
18 49 (8.29%) Java EE
19 44 (7.45%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 42 (7.11%) Virtual Team
2 38 (6.43%) Linux Command Line
3 31 (5.25%) Greenfield Project
4 28 (4.74%) Enterprise Software
5 26 (4.40%) iPad
6 24 (4.06%) Fintech
7 22 (3.72%) Computer Science
7 22 (3.72%) Social Media
8 18 (3.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 18 (3.05%) Mobile App
9 17 (2.88%) User Experience
10 9 (1.52%) Replication
10 9 (1.52%) Video on Demand
11 7 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (1.18%) Mainframe
12 6 (1.02%) Animation
13 5 (0.85%) Cloud Native
13 5 (0.85%) Fixed Income
14 4 (0.68%) Public Cloud
14 4 (0.68%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 172 (29.10%) Linux
2 102 (17.26%) Unix
3 80 (13.54%) Android
4 26 (4.40%) Apple iOS
5 21 (3.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 19 (3.21%) Windows
7 13 (2.20%) CentOS
8 6 (1.02%) CoreOS
8 6 (1.02%) Mac OS X
8 6 (1.02%) Solaris
9 3 (0.51%) VMS
10 2 (0.34%) SmartOS
11 1 (0.17%) DC/OS
11 1 (0.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 446 (75.47%) Agile Software Development
2 298 (50.42%) TDD
3 207 (35.03%) Continuous Integration
4 192 (32.49%) Scrum
5 185 (31.30%) BDD
6 161 (27.24%) DevOps
7 142 (24.03%) Microservices
8 131 (22.17%) Test Automation
9 110 (18.61%) Unit Testing
10 95 (16.07%) MVC
10 95 (16.07%) Software Engineering
11 66 (11.17%) OO
12 64 (10.83%) E-Commerce
13 63 (10.66%) Pair Programming
14 62 (10.49%) Android Development
15 57 (9.64%) Kanban
16 55 (9.31%) SDLC
17 53 (8.97%) Multithreading
18 52 (8.80%) Domain-Driven Design
19 50 (8.46%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 512 (86.63%) Java
2 157 (26.57%) JavaScript
3 150 (25.38%) SQL
4 102 (17.26%) Python
5 86 (14.55%) Groovy
6 73 (12.35%) Shell Script
7 64 (10.83%) Scala
8 40 (6.77%) Ruby
9 32 (5.41%) Bash Shell
10 31 (5.25%) C#
11 24 (4.06%) ES6
12 19 (3.21%) Perl
13 18 (3.05%) TypeScript
14 17 (2.88%) XPath
15 15 (2.54%) PowerShell
16 14 (2.37%) C
17 13 (2.20%) C++
18 11 (1.86%) Kotlin
19 6 (1.02%) GraphQL
19 6 (1.02%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 78 (13.20%) Degree
2 20 (3.38%) Security Cleared
3 19 (3.21%) Computer Science Degree
4 13 (2.20%) SC Cleared
5 12 (2.03%) Master's Degree
6 3 (0.51%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.34%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.17%) CISSP
8 1 (0.17%) ISEB
8 1 (0.17%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (8.29%) QA
2 10 (1.69%) WCAG
3 8 (1.35%) Dodd-Frank
3 8 (1.35%) EMIR
3 8 (1.35%) MiFID
4 2 (0.34%) GCP
5 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 176 (29.78%) Docker
2 38 (6.43%) HDFS
3 34 (5.75%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 21 (3.55%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.34%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.17%) KVM
Systems Management
1 121 (20.47%) Ansible
2 98 (16.58%) Puppet
3 87 (14.72%) Opscode Chef
4 53 (8.97%) Kubernetes
5 30 (5.08%) Hadoop YARN
6 27 (4.57%) Docker Swarm
7 18 (3.05%) Terraform
8 14 (2.37%) Salt
9 10 (1.69%) Rancher
10 7 (1.18%) Mesos
10 7 (1.18%) Nagios
10 7 (1.18%) Single Sign-On
11 5 (0.85%) Packer
12 4 (0.68%) Consul
13 3 (0.51%) Business Desktop Deployment
13 3 (0.51%) Prometheus
14 2 (0.34%) Capistrano
14 2 (0.34%) HP Fortify
14 2 (0.34%) yum
15 1 (0.17%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 116 (19.63%) Oracle
2 31 (5.25%) Perforce
3 28 (4.74%) IBM
4 27 (4.57%) ATG
5 15 (2.54%) Atlassian
5 15 (2.54%) MuleSoft
6 14 (2.37%) SAP
7 13 (2.20%) Red Hat
8 12 (2.03%) Splunk
9 9 (1.52%) hybris
10 8 (1.35%) Apple
11 7 (1.18%) Adobe
11 7 (1.18%) Google
11 7 (1.18%) Microsoft
12 6 (1.02%) AppDynamics
12 6 (1.02%) Hortonworks
13 5 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
14 4 (0.68%) HP
14 4 (0.68%) Sonatype
15 3 (0.51%) CA Agile Central