Period
to 18 August 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 August 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 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 373 410 457
Rank change year-on-year +37 +47 +180
Contract jobs citing Gradle 605 479 490
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.64% 0.54% 0.49%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.13% 2.97% 3.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 451 321 375
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -5.26%
10th Percentile £350 £338 £350
90th Percentile £700 £625 £575
UK median daily rate £500 £474 £450
% change year-on-year +5.54% +5.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 19 0
England median hourly rate £70.00 £50.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.00% - -
UK median hourly rate £70.00 £50.00 -
% change year-on-year +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 19,318 16,149 15,904
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 20.53% 18.16% 15.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,354 11,118 10,924
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £325 £310 £300
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK median daily rate £473 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 210 283 261
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.25 £42.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.03% -2.83% +13.20%
10th Percentile £26.48 £28.80 £26.75
90th Percentile £52.63 £54.88 £53.75
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.25
% change year-on-year - +0.59% +12.67%

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 August 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 August 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 August 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 +46 341 £525 - 67
North of England +16 88 £413 -2.94% 20
South East -13 80 £450 - 21
North West +7 60 £438 -2.78% 15
Midlands +21 52 £375 -8.54% 12
East Midlands +18 39 £365 -11.62% 10
East of England -1 27 £475 +48.44% 12
North East +11 18 £390 +1.96%
South West -49 17 £388 -6.06% 4
West Midlands -10 12 £400 +17.65% 2
Yorkshire -4 10 £425 - 5
Gradle
UK

For the 6 months to 18 August 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.

1 520 (85.95%) Java
2 379 (62.64%) Jenkins
3 349 (57.69%) Git (software)
4 327 (54.05%) Agile Software Development
5 326 (53.88%) Maven
6 286 (47.27%) Spring
7 216 (35.70%) TDD
8 213 (35.21%) DevOps
9 212 (35.04%) Docker
10 192 (31.74%) Java 8
11 187 (30.91%) Continuous Integration
12 184 (30.41%) JUnit
13 181 (29.92%) Amazon AWS
14 169 (27.93%) JavaScript
15 164 (27.11%) Test Automation
16 163 (26.94%) Microservices
17 149 (24.63%) REST
18 145 (23.97%) Linux
19 134 (22.15%) Web Services
19 134 (22.15%) Scrum
20 131 (21.65%) JIRA
21 130 (21.49%) Spring Boot
22 124 (20.50%) RESTful
23 123 (20.33%) BDD
24 121 (20.00%) AngularJS
25 116 (19.17%) Ansible
26 109 (18.02%) Puppet
27 108 (17.85%) HTML
28 104 (17.19%) Pair Programming
28 104 (17.19%) Groovy

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 (12.56%) Confluence
2 64 (10.58%) Apache
3 56 (9.26%) Tomcat
4 52 (8.60%) Elasticsearch
5 49 (8.10%) nginx
6 44 (7.27%) Cloud Foundry
7 32 (5.29%) WebSphere
8 30 (4.96%) Jetty
9 27 (4.46%) Apache Spark
10 21 (3.47%) JBoss
11 12 (1.98%) WebLogic
12 11 (1.82%) IIS
12 11 (1.82%) Mongrel
13 9 (1.49%) Apache Solr
14 8 (1.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 7 (1.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 6 (0.99%) Alfresco
17 5 (0.83%) ArcGIS
17 5 (0.83%) CMS
17 5 (0.83%) Mule
Applications
1 3 (0.50%) HipChat
1 3 (0.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (0.50%) Simulink
2 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (1.98%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (0.99%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.17%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 181 (29.92%) Amazon AWS
2 70 (11.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 51 (8.43%) npm
4 49 (8.10%) GitHub
5 36 (5.95%) PaaS
6 30 (4.96%) Heroku
7 23 (3.80%) AWS CloudFormation
8 22 (3.64%) Cloud Computing
9 18 (2.98%) Amazon EC2
9 18 (2.98%) Serverless
10 17 (2.81%) Google Cloud Platform
11 15 (2.48%) OpenShift
12 13 (2.15%) AWS Lambda
13 12 (1.98%) BrowserStack
14 11 (1.82%) Amazon S3
14 11 (1.82%) Sumo Logic
15 9 (1.49%) Sauce Labs
16 8 (1.32%) Amazon SQS
16 8 (1.32%) Google App Engine
17 7 (1.16%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 67 (11.07%) HTTP
2 44 (7.27%) TCP/IP
3 31 (5.12%) DNS
4 28 (4.63%) SSL
5 27 (4.46%) FTP
6 7 (1.16%) DSL
6 7 (1.16%) SMS
7 4 (0.66%) Firewall
7 4 (0.66%) SSH
8 3 (0.50%) Internet
9 2 (0.33%) Broadband
9 2 (0.33%) MQTT
9 2 (0.33%) RTMP
9 2 (0.33%) SMTP
9 2 (0.33%) SNMP
9 2 (0.33%) VPN
10 1 (0.17%) Bluetooth
10 1 (0.17%) FIX Connectivity
10 1 (0.17%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.17%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (13.88%) NoSQL
2 65 (10.74%) PostgreSQL
3 59 (9.75%) MongoDB
4 47 (7.77%) Apache Cassandra
5 44 (7.27%) Relational Database
6 41 (6.78%) Big Data
7 32 (5.29%) Hadoop
7 32 (5.29%) MySQL
8 24 (3.97%) Redis
9 20 (3.31%) SQL Server
10 18 (2.98%) RDBMS
11 15 (2.48%) HBase
12 12 (1.98%) Neo4j
13 11 (1.82%) DB2
14 10 (1.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 9 (1.49%) Oracle Database
15 9 (1.49%) Parquet
16 8 (1.32%) Hazelcast
17 6 (0.99%) Endeca
18 5 (0.83%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 379 (62.64%) Jenkins
2 349 (57.69%) Git (software)
3 326 (53.88%) Maven
4 184 (30.41%) JUnit
5 131 (21.65%) JIRA
6 97 (16.03%) Cucumber
7 90 (14.88%) Ant
8 76 (12.56%) Mockito
9 74 (12.23%) Selenium
10 64 (10.58%) gulp
11 63 (10.41%) TeamCity
12 58 (9.59%) Eclipse
13 46 (7.60%) IntelliJ
13 46 (7.60%) Subversion
14 35 (5.79%) CircleCI
15 32 (5.29%) IBM UrbanCode
15 32 (5.29%) Travis CI
16 29 (4.79%) Sonatype Nexus
16 29 (4.79%) WebDriver
17 27 (4.46%) SonarQube
General
1 83 (13.72%) Finance
2 65 (10.74%) Banking
3 21 (3.47%) Retail
4 20 (3.31%) Investment Banking
5 10 (1.65%) Automotive
5 10 (1.65%) Telecoms
6 8 (1.32%) Front Office
7 7 (1.16%) Back Office
8 5 (0.83%) Games
9 4 (0.66%) Marketing
10 3 (0.50%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.50%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.17%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.17%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 382 (63.14%) Developer
2 264 (43.64%) Java Developer
3 106 (17.52%) DevOps Engineer
4 59 (9.75%) Senior Developer
5 50 (8.26%) Android Developer
5 50 (8.26%) Senior Java Developer
6 25 (4.13%) Agile Developer
7 23 (3.80%) Architect
8 20 (3.31%) Agile Java Developer
9 18 (2.98%) AWS DevOps
10 17 (2.81%) Java Engineer
10 17 (2.81%) Software Engineer
11 16 (2.64%) Technical Leader
12 14 (2.31%) AWS Engineer
13 13 (2.15%) AWS DevOps Engineer
13 13 (2.15%) Investment Banking Java Developer
14 11 (1.82%) Build Engineer
14 11 (1.82%) Lead Developer
14 11 (1.82%) Lead Java Developer
14 11 (1.82%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 286 (47.27%) Spring
2 149 (24.63%) REST
3 134 (22.15%) Web Services
4 130 (21.49%) Spring Boot
5 124 (20.50%) RESTful
6 121 (20.00%) AngularJS
7 108 (17.85%) HTML
8 100 (16.53%) Hibernate
9 88 (14.55%) JSON
10 82 (13.55%) HTML5
11 79 (13.06%) CSS
12 76 (12.56%) Kafka
12 76 (12.56%) SOAP
13 75 (12.40%) XML
14 59 (9.75%) Dropwizard
15 58 (9.59%) JPA
16 49 (8.10%) Guice
17 47 (7.77%) Node.js
18 42 (6.94%) Android SDK
18 42 (6.94%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 39 (6.45%) Computer Science
2 35 (5.79%) Mobile App
3 20 (3.31%) Greenfield Project
4 17 (2.81%) Virtual Team
5 16 (2.64%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (2.48%) User Experience
7 14 (2.31%) Fintech
7 14 (2.31%) Self-Motivation
8 13 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
9 11 (1.82%) Linux Command Line
10 10 (1.65%) Animation
10 10 (1.65%) Mobile Payment
10 10 (1.65%) Public Cloud
11 8 (1.32%) Derivative
11 8 (1.32%) FMCG
12 7 (1.16%) Data Structures
12 7 (1.16%) Fixed Income
12 7 (1.16%) iPad
13 6 (0.99%) Social Media
14 5 (0.83%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 145 (23.97%) Linux
2 90 (14.88%) Unix
3 81 (13.39%) Android
4 38 (6.28%) Windows
5 26 (4.30%) Apple iOS
6 14 (2.31%) Debian
6 14 (2.31%) Ubuntu
7 13 (2.15%) CentOS
8 10 (1.65%) Fedora
9 5 (0.83%) Solaris
10 4 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.50%) CoreOS
11 3 (0.50%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.50%) Windows Server
12 2 (0.33%) VMS
12 2 (0.33%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.33%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.17%) AIX
13 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 327 (54.05%) Agile Software Development
2 216 (35.70%) TDD
3 213 (35.21%) DevOps
4 187 (30.91%) Continuous Integration
5 164 (27.11%) Test Automation
6 163 (26.94%) Microservices
7 134 (22.15%) Scrum
8 123 (20.33%) BDD
9 104 (17.19%) Pair Programming
10 92 (15.21%) Unit Testing
11 91 (15.04%) Open Source
12 84 (13.88%) Software Engineering
13 67 (11.07%) MVC
14 64 (10.58%) OO
15 56 (9.26%) Android Development
15 56 (9.26%) Configuration Management
15 56 (9.26%) Continuous Delivery
15 56 (9.26%) Multithreading
16 49 (8.10%) Kanban
17 48 (7.93%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 520 (85.95%) Java
2 192 (31.74%) Java 8
3 169 (27.93%) JavaScript
4 104 (17.19%) Groovy
5 103 (17.02%) SQL
6 99 (16.36%) Python
7 81 (13.39%) Shell Script
8 51 (8.43%) Bash Shell
9 40 (6.61%) Scala
10 36 (5.95%) Ruby
11 30 (4.96%) C++
12 29 (4.79%) PowerShell
13 25 (4.13%) ES6
14 24 (3.97%) Kotlin
14 24 (3.97%) TypeScript
15 19 (3.14%) C#
16 16 (2.64%) C
17 15 (2.48%) Java 9
17 15 (2.48%) Perl
18 12 (1.98%) Go
Qualifications
1 62 (10.25%) Degree
2 26 (4.30%) Computer Science Degree
3 24 (3.97%) Security Cleared
4 20 (3.31%) SC Cleared
5 6 (0.99%) Master's Degree
6 4 (0.66%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (0.50%) AWS Certification
8 2 (0.33%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.17%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.17%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (4.63%) QA
2 14 (2.31%) GCP
3 5 (0.83%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.66%) Dodd-Frank
4 4 (0.66%) EMIR
4 4 (0.66%) MiFID
5 2 (0.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 212 (35.04%) Docker
2 37 (6.12%) Virtual Machines
3 18 (2.98%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 15 (2.48%) HDFS
5 12 (1.98%) VirtualBox
5 12 (1.98%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (1.16%) Xen
7 5 (0.83%) etcd
7 5 (0.83%) Hyper-V
7 5 (0.83%) KVM
8 3 (0.50%) Active Directory
8 3 (0.50%) vCloud
9 2 (0.33%) Samba
Systems Management
1 116 (19.17%) Ansible
2 109 (18.02%) Puppet
3 98 (16.20%) Opscode Chef
4 95 (15.70%) Kubernetes
5 56 (9.26%) Terraform
6 29 (4.79%) Docker Swarm
7 28 (4.63%) Salt
8 20 (3.31%) Nagios
9 15 (2.48%) Prometheus
10 14 (2.31%) Kibana
11 13 (2.15%) Automic
11 13 (2.15%) Consul
11 13 (2.15%) Hadoop YARN
11 13 (2.15%) logstash
12 11 (1.82%) Graylog
12 11 (1.82%) Packer
13 8 (1.32%) Mesos
13 8 (1.32%) Rancher
14 7 (1.16%) ZABBIX
15 4 (0.66%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 76 (12.56%) Oracle
2 25 (4.13%) Perforce
3 24 (3.97%) Google
4 19 (3.14%) VMware
5 16 (2.64%) AppDynamics
5 16 (2.64%) Microsoft
5 16 (2.64%) SAP
6 15 (2.48%) IBM
6 15 (2.48%) Red Hat
6 15 (2.48%) Splunk
7 13 (2.15%) New Relic
8 11 (1.82%) MuleSoft
9 9 (1.49%) Cloudera
10 8 (1.32%) Adobe
10 8 (1.32%) Atlassian
10 8 (1.32%) Rackspace
11 7 (1.16%) CA Agile Central
11 7 (1.16%) hybris
11 7 (1.16%) SaltStack
11 7 (1.16%) Sitecore