Period
to 17 January 2019

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 17 January 2019 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
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 372 369 406
Rank change year-on-year -3 +37 +99
Contract jobs citing Gradle 605 603 506
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.66% 0.65% 0.56%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.09% 3.50% 3.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 423 378 317
England median daily rate £538 £489 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.97% +8.61% -10.00%
10th Percentile £375 £337 £338
90th Percentile £700 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £525 £483 £450
% change year-on-year +8.81% +7.22% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 12 1
England median hourly rate £65.00 £53.75 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.93% +49.31% -14.79%
UK median hourly rate £65.00 £53.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year +20.93% +49.31% -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 19,576 17,206 15,056
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 21.49% 18.62% 16.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,440 12,155 10,100
England median daily rate £488 £470 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.72% +9.30% +4.24%
10th Percentile £331 £313 £305
90th Percentile £635 £613 £588
UK median daily rate £475 £453 £425
% change year-on-year +4.97% +6.47% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 225 224 217
England median hourly rate £42.50 £43.75 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.86% +6.71% +2.50%
10th Percentile £32.70 £30.08 £22.67
90th Percentile £55.00 £62.25 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £43.00 £43.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year -1.15% +6.10% +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 17 January 2019.

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 17 January 2019. 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 +38 375 £550 +2.80% 73
North of England -5 85 £700 +70.73% 31
North West +21 74 £700 +108.96% 23
South East -15 71 £513 +20.59% 26
Midlands +16 46 £365 +6.44% 12
East Midlands +16 28 £365 +8.82% 5
West Midlands -9 18 £612 +56.79% 7
South West -50 16 £445 +7.88% 7
East of England -15 12 £500 +17.65% 14
North East -6 6 £420 -1.18% 1
Yorkshire -43 5 £450 +5.88% 7
Gradle
UK

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, 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.

1 549 (90.74%) Java
2 404 (66.78%) Jenkins
3 370 (61.16%) Maven
4 342 (56.53%) Agile Software Development
5 305 (50.41%) Git (software)
6 278 (45.95%) DevOps
7 274 (45.29%) Spring
8 257 (42.48%) Docker
9 225 (37.19%) TDD
10 188 (31.07%) Continuous Integration
11 184 (30.41%) BDD
12 183 (30.25%) JavaScript
12 183 (30.25%) Java 8
13 180 (29.75%) Microservices
14 176 (29.09%) REST
15 172 (28.43%) Amazon AWS
16 160 (26.45%) Linux
17 149 (24.63%) Spring Boot
18 148 (24.46%) Kubernetes
19 143 (23.64%) Python
20 141 (23.31%) Ansible
21 133 (21.98%) JUnit
22 131 (21.65%) HTML
23 125 (20.66%) AngularJS
24 124 (20.50%) Web Services
25 120 (19.83%) Test Automation
26 119 (19.67%) Opscode Chef
27 118 (19.50%) Open Source
28 114 (18.84%) CSS
29 109 (18.02%) Scrum

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 66 (10.91%) Apache
2 64 (10.58%) Cloud Foundry
3 61 (10.08%) nginx
4 53 (8.76%) Elasticsearch
4 53 (8.76%) Tomcat
5 49 (8.10%) Confluence
6 26 (4.30%) Jetty
6 26 (4.30%) WebSphere
7 22 (3.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 20 (3.31%) Apache Spark
9 18 (2.98%) Mule
10 15 (2.48%) CMS
11 14 (2.31%) Apache Solr
12 13 (2.15%) IIS
12 13 (2.15%) Mongrel
13 10 (1.65%) JBoss
14 6 (0.99%) Mule ESB
15 4 (0.66%) WebLogic
16 3 (0.50%) Magnolia
17 2 (0.33%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 2 (0.33%) HipChat
1 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.17%) Snapchat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.17%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 172 (28.43%) Amazon AWS
2 93 (15.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 69 (11.40%) GitHub
4 62 (10.25%) npm
5 52 (8.60%) PaaS
6 48 (7.93%) AWS CloudFormation
7 34 (5.62%) Amazon EC2
8 25 (4.13%) Heroku
9 23 (3.80%) Amazon S3
9 23 (3.80%) Serverless
10 21 (3.47%) Cloud Computing
11 19 (3.14%) AWS Lambda
12 15 (2.48%) Amazon SQS
13 14 (2.31%) Google Cloud Platform
14 12 (1.98%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 12 (1.98%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 12 (1.98%) CloudFront
15 11 (1.82%) Sumo Logic
16 10 (1.65%) OpenShift
17 7 (1.16%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 56 (9.26%) HTTP
2 34 (5.62%) TCP/IP
3 30 (4.96%) SSL
4 29 (4.79%) DNS
5 28 (4.63%) FTP
6 7 (1.16%) Internet
7 5 (0.83%) DSL
7 5 (0.83%) HTTPS
7 5 (0.83%) VPN
8 4 (0.66%) SMTP
9 3 (0.50%) MQTT
9 3 (0.50%) VLAN
10 2 (0.33%) Firewall
10 2 (0.33%) IPv6
10 2 (0.33%) Kerberos
10 2 (0.33%) NAS
10 2 (0.33%) SAN
11 1 (0.17%) OpenLDAP
11 1 (0.17%) SMS
11 1 (0.17%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (12.89%) NoSQL
2 66 (10.91%) Big Data
3 63 (10.41%) Hadoop
4 62 (10.25%) PostgreSQL
5 55 (9.09%) MongoDB
6 49 (8.10%) Apache Cassandra
7 38 (6.28%) Relational Database
8 33 (5.45%) HBase
9 31 (5.12%) MySQL
10 30 (4.96%) Parquet
11 21 (3.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 19 (3.14%) SQL Server
13 18 (2.98%) Redis
14 16 (2.64%) Data Warehouse
15 9 (1.49%) Amazon RDS
16 7 (1.16%) Hazelcast
17 4 (0.66%) DB2
17 4 (0.66%) Neo4j
17 4 (0.66%) SQLite
18 3 (0.50%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 404 (66.78%) Jenkins
2 370 (61.16%) Maven
3 305 (50.41%) Git (software)
4 133 (21.98%) JUnit
5 102 (16.86%) Ant
6 89 (14.71%) Selenium
7 86 (14.21%) gulp
8 80 (13.22%) Cucumber
9 69 (11.40%) JIRA
10 57 (9.42%) TeamCity
10 57 (9.42%) Travis CI
11 52 (8.60%) IBM UrbanCode
12 46 (7.60%) CircleCI
13 43 (7.11%) Eclipse
14 41 (6.78%) Subversion
15 33 (5.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 33 (5.45%) Gatling
16 31 (5.12%) IntelliJ
16 31 (5.12%) Mockito
17 30 (4.96%) GitLab
General
1 87 (14.38%) Finance
2 84 (13.88%) Banking
3 24 (3.97%) Retail
4 12 (1.98%) Investment Banking
5 10 (1.65%) Financial Institution
6 9 (1.49%) Front Office
7 8 (1.32%) Back Office
7 8 (1.32%) Games
8 7 (1.16%) Law
8 7 (1.16%) Marketing
9 4 (0.66%) Legal
10 2 (0.33%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.33%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.17%) Automotive
11 1 (0.17%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.17%) Publishing
11 1 (0.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 345 (57.02%) Developer
2 247 (40.83%) Java Developer
3 142 (23.47%) DevOps Engineer
4 75 (12.40%) Java Engineer
5 56 (9.26%) Senior Developer
6 43 (7.11%) Android Developer
7 42 (6.94%) Senior Java Developer
8 32 (5.29%) Kubernetes Engineer
9 24 (3.97%) Software Engineer
10 22 (3.64%) Development Engineer
11 21 (3.47%) Agile Developer
11 21 (3.47%) Azure DevOps
11 21 (3.47%) Azure Engineer
12 20 (3.31%) Azure DevOps Engineer
13 19 (3.14%) Agile Java Developer
13 19 (3.14%) Backend Developer
13 19 (3.14%) Scala Developer
14 18 (2.98%) Architect
14 18 (2.98%) Technical Leader
15 16 (2.64%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 274 (45.29%) Spring
2 176 (29.09%) REST
3 149 (24.63%) Spring Boot
4 131 (21.65%) HTML
5 125 (20.66%) AngularJS
6 124 (20.50%) Web Services
7 114 (18.84%) CSS
8 105 (17.36%) RESTful
9 97 (16.03%) HTML5
10 91 (15.04%) Hibernate
11 84 (13.88%) JSON
12 82 (13.55%) Kafka
13 75 (12.40%) SOAP
14 57 (9.42%) Node.js
15 52 (8.60%) JPA
16 51 (8.43%) XML
17 49 (8.10%) Spring MVC
18 44 (7.27%) J2EE
19 43 (7.11%) CSS3
20 41 (6.78%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 38 (6.28%) Virtual Team
2 30 (4.96%) Linux Command Line
3 20 (3.31%) iPad
4 19 (3.14%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (2.98%) Mobile App
6 16 (2.64%) Greenfield Project
7 11 (1.82%) Fintech
8 10 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
8 10 (1.65%) Self-Motivation
9 7 (1.16%) Clustering
9 7 (1.16%) Fixed Income
10 6 (0.99%) Cloud Native
10 6 (0.99%) Public Cloud
11 5 (0.83%) Digital Wallet
11 5 (0.83%) Video on Demand
12 4 (0.66%) Algorithms
12 4 (0.66%) Data Centre
12 4 (0.66%) Over-the-Top Content
12 4 (0.66%) Replication
12 4 (0.66%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 160 (26.45%) Linux
2 72 (11.90%) Unix
3 63 (10.41%) Android
4 47 (7.77%) Windows
5 20 (3.31%) Apple iOS
6 14 (2.31%) CentOS
7 13 (2.15%) Debian
7 13 (2.15%) Fedora
7 13 (2.15%) Ubuntu
8 8 (1.32%) Solaris
8 8 (1.32%) VMS
9 4 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.50%) OpenVMS
11 2 (0.33%) AIX
12 1 (0.17%) Android TV
12 1 (0.17%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.17%) Windows Server
12 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 342 (56.53%) Agile Software Development
2 278 (45.95%) DevOps
3 225 (37.19%) TDD
4 188 (31.07%) Continuous Integration
5 184 (30.41%) BDD
6 180 (29.75%) Microservices
7 120 (19.83%) Test Automation
8 118 (19.50%) Open Source
9 109 (18.02%) Scrum
10 92 (15.21%) Unit Testing
11 76 (12.56%) Pair Programming
12 67 (11.07%) Software Engineering
13 62 (10.25%) MVC
14 55 (9.09%) Mentoring
15 54 (8.93%) Continuous Delivery
16 53 (8.76%) E-Commerce
17 49 (8.10%) Android Development
18 44 (7.27%) Kanban
19 41 (6.78%) Configuration Management
20 40 (6.61%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 549 (90.74%) Java
2 183 (30.25%) Java 8
2 183 (30.25%) JavaScript
3 143 (23.64%) Python
4 99 (16.36%) SQL
5 97 (16.03%) Groovy
6 88 (14.55%) Shell Script
7 62 (10.25%) Scala
8 50 (8.26%) C++
9 34 (5.62%) Bash Shell
10 30 (4.96%) PowerShell
11 28 (4.63%) TypeScript
12 26 (4.30%) ES6
13 25 (4.13%) C#
13 25 (4.13%) Perl
14 24 (3.97%) C
14 24 (3.97%) Kotlin
15 21 (3.47%) Ruby
16 17 (2.81%) Go
17 13 (2.15%) PHP
Qualifications
1 77 (12.73%) Degree
2 35 (5.79%) Computer Science Degree
3 26 (4.30%) Security Cleared
4 22 (3.64%) SC Cleared
5 4 (0.66%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (0.50%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.33%) DBS Check
7 2 (0.33%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.17%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (4.13%) QA
2 2 (0.33%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.17%) Data Quality
System Software
1 257 (42.48%) Docker
2 46 (7.60%) Virtual Machines
3 35 (5.79%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 30 (4.96%) HDFS
5 14 (2.31%) VMware Infrastructure
6 13 (2.15%) VirtualBox
7 12 (1.98%) Hyper-V
8 8 (1.32%) Active Directory
9 4 (0.66%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.33%) vCloud
10 2 (0.33%) Xen
11 1 (0.17%) etcd
11 1 (0.17%) KVM
Systems Management
1 148 (24.46%) Kubernetes
2 141 (23.31%) Ansible
3 119 (19.67%) Opscode Chef
4 108 (17.85%) Puppet
5 77 (12.73%) Terraform
6 30 (4.96%) Hadoop YARN
7 28 (4.63%) Docker Swarm
8 23 (3.80%) logstash
9 22 (3.64%) Kibana
10 17 (2.81%) Packer
10 17 (2.81%) Salt
11 15 (2.48%) Nagios
12 12 (1.98%) Graylog
13 10 (1.65%) Rancher
14 8 (1.32%) Grafana
15 7 (1.16%) Automic
16 5 (0.83%) Prometheus
17 4 (0.66%) Mesos
18 3 (0.50%) Single Sign-On
18 3 (0.50%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 32 (5.29%) Google
2 31 (5.12%) Oracle
3 27 (4.46%) AppDynamics
4 22 (3.64%) Adobe
4 22 (3.64%) Microsoft
5 19 (3.14%) Splunk
6 16 (2.64%) VMware
7 15 (2.48%) Perforce
8 14 (2.31%) Red Hat
9 12 (1.98%) New Relic
10 9 (1.49%) hybris
10 9 (1.49%) IBM
11 7 (1.16%) CA Agile Central
12 6 (0.99%) Atlassian
12 6 (0.99%) Dynatrace
12 6 (0.99%) RedGate
13 4 (0.66%) Cadence
13 4 (0.66%) MuleSoft
14 3 (0.50%) SaltStack
14 3 (0.50%) TIBCO