Period
to 1 August 2021

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 1 August 2021 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
1 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 436 347 509
Rank change year-on-year -89 +162 -113
Contract jobs citing Gradle 273 184 341
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.48% 0.57% 0.41%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.71% 3.09% 2.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 130 217
10th Percentile £412 £332 £375
25th Percentile £493 £422 £469
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £563 £500 £550
Median % change year-on-year +12.50% -9.09% +10.00%
75th Percentile £641 £588 £650
90th Percentile £713 £663 £713
UK median daily rate £575 £500 £550
% change year-on-year +15.00% -9.09% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 1
10th Percentile " £54.20 "
25th Percentile £61.75 £56.75 £61.41
Median hourly rate £66.00 £62.00 £62.30
Median % change year-on-year +6.45% -0.48% -11.00%
75th Percentile £68.00 £66.25 £63.19
90th Percentile £68.22 £68.20 "
UK median hourly rate £66.00 £62.00 £62.30
% change year-on-year +6.45% -0.48% -11.00%

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 10,091 5,952 16,100
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 17.62% 18.44% 19.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,759 4,175 10,793
10th Percentile £356 £338 £340
25th Percentile £419 £413 £406
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £500 £480
Median % change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%
75th Percentile £600 £600 £575
90th Percentile £688 £675 £638
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 189 89 209
10th Percentile £25.45 £21.63 £19.10
25th Percentile £41.25 £41.25 £38.75
Median hourly rate £49.00 £47.50 £45.00
Median % change year-on-year +3.16% +5.56% +5.88%
75th Percentile £59.88 £55.00 £51.25
90th Percentile £67.60 £61.80 £55.70
UK median hourly rate £49.00 £47.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +3.16% +5.56% +5.88%

Gradle
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Gradle as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Gradle in England

Gradle
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Gradle in England.

Daily rate trend for Gradle in England

Gradle
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Gradle in England over the 6 months to 1 August 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Gradle in England

Gradle
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Gradle in England.

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 1 August 2021. 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 -56 219 £575 +7.98% 59
South East -38 18 £563 +18.42% 6
North of England -44 17 £485 +20.50% 7
North West -38 13 £466 +15.12% 7
South West -21 5 £550 +10.00% 3
West Midlands -34 5 £525 +50.00% 6
Midlands -43 5 £525 +50.00% 9
Yorkshire -21 3 £700 +78.34%
East of England -24 1 £600 +36.05% 2
North East - 1 £575 -
Gradle
UK

For the 6 months to 1 August 2021, 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.

1 204 (74.73%) Java
2 187 (68.50%) Maven
2 187 (68.50%) Jenkins
3 150 (54.95%) Agile Software Development
4 145 (53.11%) Kubernetes
5 125 (45.79%) DevOps
6 122 (44.69%) Docker
7 120 (43.96%) Git (software)
8 101 (37.00%) Microservices
9 99 (36.26%) TDD
10 84 (30.77%) Azure
11 81 (29.67%) Spring
11 81 (29.67%) Python
12 79 (28.94%) AWS
13 77 (28.21%) JavaScript
14 69 (25.27%) Terraform
15 66 (24.18%) Scrum
15 66 (24.18%) Software Engineering
16 63 (23.08%) Open Source
17 61 (22.34%) Finance
18 60 (21.98%) Ansible
19 59 (21.61%) SQL
20 58 (21.25%) RESTful
21 56 (20.51%) REST
21 56 (20.51%) Spring Boot
22 55 (20.15%) JUnit
23 54 (19.78%) GCP
24 53 (19.41%) Social Skills
25 52 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
26 51 (18.68%) 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 24 (8.79%) Tomcat
2 15 (5.49%) Cloud Foundry
3 11 (4.03%) Elasticsearch
4 10 (3.66%) nginx
4 10 (3.66%) WebSphere
5 9 (3.30%) Apache
5 9 (3.30%) JBoss
6 6 (2.20%) Apache Spark
7 5 (1.83%) CMS
7 5 (1.83%) Confluence
8 4 (1.47%) GemFire
8 4 (1.47%) Jetty
8 4 (1.47%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (0.73%) Documentum
9 2 (0.73%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.37%) Apache ServiceMix
10 1 (0.37%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.37%) WebLogic Portal
10 1 (0.37%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.37%) ION MarketView
1 1 (0.37%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 84 (30.77%) Azure
2 79 (28.94%) AWS
3 54 (19.78%) GCP
4 49 (17.95%) GitHub
5 35 (12.82%) npm
6 29 (10.62%) Serverless
7 25 (9.16%) AWS CloudFormation
8 24 (8.79%) PaaS
9 22 (8.06%) IaaS
10 18 (6.59%) OpenShift
11 15 (5.49%) AWS Lambda
12 11 (4.03%) Azure Pipelines
13 7 (2.56%) dbt
13 7 (2.56%) SaaS
14 6 (2.20%) BrowserStack
15 5 (1.83%) Amazon EKS
16 4 (1.47%) Azure Functions
17 3 (1.10%) Amazon ECS
17 3 (1.10%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 3 (1.10%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.56%) SSL
2 6 (2.20%) HTTP
3 3 (1.10%) Calico
3 3 (1.10%) Firewall
3 3 (1.10%) Internet
4 2 (0.73%) DNS
4 2 (0.73%) DSL
4 2 (0.73%) Network Security
5 1 (0.37%) FIX Connectivity
5 1 (0.37%) NAS
5 1 (0.37%) NFC
5 1 (0.37%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (18.32%) NoSQL
2 20 (7.33%) Relational Database
3 16 (5.86%) MongoDB
3 16 (5.86%) MySQL
4 13 (4.76%) RDBMS
4 13 (4.76%) SQL Server
5 12 (4.40%) Apache Cassandra
5 12 (4.40%) Redis
6 10 (3.66%) Big Data
6 10 (3.66%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (2.93%) BigQuery
8 7 (2.56%) Hadoop
9 4 (1.47%) InterSystems Cache
10 3 (1.10%) Amazon RDS
10 3 (1.10%) Apache Hive
10 3 (1.10%) HBase
10 3 (1.10%) Oracle Database
10 3 (1.10%) Riak
10 3 (1.10%) Spark SQL
11 2 (0.73%) Metadata
Development Applications
1 187 (68.50%) Jenkins
1 187 (68.50%) Maven
2 120 (43.96%) Git (software)
3 55 (20.15%) JUnit
4 37 (13.55%) TeamCity
5 32 (11.72%) CircleCI
5 32 (11.72%) gulp
6 29 (10.62%) Sonatype Nexus
7 27 (9.89%) Travis CI
8 23 (8.42%) IntelliJ
8 23 (8.42%) Mockito
9 20 (7.33%) Ant
9 20 (7.33%) JIRA
10 19 (6.96%) Android Studio
10 19 (6.96%) GitLab
11 17 (6.23%) Calabash
12 15 (5.49%) Cucumber
13 12 (4.40%) Selenium
14 11 (4.03%) SonarQube
15 10 (3.66%) Artifactory
General
1 61 (22.34%) Finance
2 53 (19.41%) Social Skills
3 29 (10.62%) Banking
4 27 (9.89%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (4.76%) Manufacturing
6 9 (3.30%) Investment Banking
7 6 (2.20%) Publishing
8 5 (1.83%) Front Office
9 3 (1.10%) Automotive
9 3 (1.10%) Documentation Skills
9 3 (1.10%) Financial Institution
9 3 (1.10%) Presentation Skills
10 2 (0.73%) Private Banking
10 2 (0.73%) Retail
10 2 (0.73%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.37%) Games
11 1 (0.37%) Hebrew Language
11 1 (0.37%) Law
11 1 (0.37%) Prime Brokerage
11 1 (0.37%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 150 (54.95%) Developer
2 95 (34.80%) Java Developer
3 61 (22.34%) DevOps Engineer
4 31 (11.36%) Senior Developer
5 28 (10.26%) Senior Java Developer
6 27 (9.89%) Android Developer
7 22 (8.06%) Architect
8 21 (7.69%) Kubernetes Engineer
9 15 (5.49%) Azure Architect
10 14 (5.13%) Cloud Architect
11 13 (4.76%) SC Cleared Java Developer
12 12 (4.40%) Software Engineer
13 10 (3.66%) Backend Developer
14 9 (3.30%) Full Stack Developer
15 8 (2.93%) Azure Engineer
15 8 (2.93%) Java Engineer
15 8 (2.93%) Solutions Architect
16 7 (2.56%) AWS Engineer
16 7 (2.56%) Software Developer
17 6 (2.20%) AWS DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (29.67%) Spring
2 58 (21.25%) RESTful
3 56 (20.51%) REST
3 56 (20.51%) Spring Boot
4 47 (17.22%) Node.js
5 44 (16.12%) React
6 38 (13.92%) Web Services
7 36 (13.19%) XML
8 35 (12.82%) JSON
9 34 (12.45%) HTML
10 33 (12.09%) Kafka
11 24 (8.79%) AngularJS
12 20 (7.33%) Android SDK
12 20 (7.33%) CSS
12 20 (7.33%) Hibernate
13 18 (6.59%) Dagger
13 18 (6.59%) jQuery
13 18 (6.59%) RxJava
14 17 (6.23%) JDBC
15 16 (5.86%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 20 (7.33%) Public Cloud
2 19 (6.96%) Cloud Native
3 18 (6.59%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (4.40%) Data Structures
4 12 (4.40%) Mobile App
5 11 (4.03%) Algorithms
6 9 (3.30%) Linux Command Line
7 8 (2.93%) Legacy Applications
8 7 (2.56%) N-Tier
9 6 (2.20%) iPad
10 5 (1.83%) User Experience
11 4 (1.47%) Animation
11 4 (1.47%) Data Centre
11 4 (1.47%) Management Information System
11 4 (1.47%) Reference Data
11 4 (1.47%) Self-Motivation
12 3 (1.10%) Client/Server
12 3 (1.10%) Clustering
12 3 (1.10%) PKI
12 3 (1.10%) VWAP
Operating Systems
1 41 (15.02%) Linux
2 32 (11.72%) Android
3 23 (8.42%) Windows
4 9 (3.30%) Unix
5 7 (2.56%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.83%) Solaris
7 4 (1.47%) CentOS
7 4 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (1.47%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.37%) Android TV
8 1 (0.37%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (54.95%) Agile Software Development
2 125 (45.79%) DevOps
3 101 (37.00%) Microservices
4 99 (36.26%) TDD
5 66 (24.18%) Scrum
5 66 (24.18%) Software Engineering
6 63 (23.08%) Open Source
7 52 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
8 47 (17.22%) MVC
9 39 (14.29%) Mentoring
10 37 (13.55%) Infrastructure as Code
11 33 (12.09%) Full Stack Development
12 32 (11.72%) BDD
12 32 (11.72%) Test Automation
13 27 (9.89%) Android Development
13 27 (9.89%) Backlog Management
14 26 (9.52%) Software Delivery
15 25 (9.16%) Kanban
16 24 (8.79%) Migration
17 23 (8.42%) OO
Programming Languages
1 204 (74.73%) Java
2 81 (29.67%) Python
3 77 (28.21%) JavaScript
4 59 (21.61%) SQL
5 51 (18.68%) Groovy
6 50 (18.32%) Java 8
7 37 (13.55%) Bash Shell
8 31 (11.36%) PowerShell
9 24 (8.79%) Kotlin
10 23 (8.42%) C#
11 21 (7.69%) Shell Script
12 17 (6.23%) Scala
13 15 (5.49%) Java 11
14 11 (4.03%) Ruby
15 10 (3.66%) PL/SQL
16 9 (3.30%) ES6
17 8 (2.93%) Go
18 7 (2.56%) C++
18 7 (2.56%) TypeScript
19 5 (1.83%) Perl
Qualifications
1 23 (8.42%) Security Cleared
2 20 (7.33%) SC Cleared
3 8 (2.93%) Degree
4 5 (1.83%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (1.83%) DBS Check
5 3 (1.10%) AWS Certification
6 2 (0.73%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.37%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.37%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.37%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.37%) OCP
7 1 (0.37%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.96%) QA
2 4 (1.47%) Accessibility
2 4 (1.47%) GDPR
3 1 (0.37%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 122 (44.69%) Docker
2 11 (4.03%) Virtual Machines
3 9 (3.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.10%) HDFS
5 2 (0.73%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.37%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.37%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.37%) KVM
6 1 (0.37%) NFS
6 1 (0.37%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 145 (53.11%) Kubernetes
2 69 (25.27%) Terraform
3 60 (21.98%) Ansible
4 36 (13.19%) Opscode Chef
5 31 (11.36%) Grafana
6 25 (9.16%) Prometheus
7 13 (4.76%) Istio
8 11 (4.03%) Puppet
9 7 (2.56%) Argo
9 7 (2.56%) Docker Swarm
10 5 (1.83%) Graylog
10 5 (1.83%) Nagios
11 4 (1.47%) Graphite
11 4 (1.47%) Kibana
11 4 (1.47%) logstash
12 3 (1.10%) Oozie
13 2 (0.73%) ITRS Geneos
13 2 (0.73%) Kustomize
13 2 (0.73%) Salt
13 2 (0.73%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 43 (15.75%) Oracle
2 41 (15.02%) Google
3 37 (13.55%) Microsoft
4 25 (9.16%) CA
4 25 (9.16%) CA Agile Central
5 9 (3.30%) VMware
6 7 (2.56%) Red Hat
7 6 (2.20%) Databricks
7 6 (2.20%) IBM
8 5 (1.83%) Dynatrace
8 5 (1.83%) SolarWinds
8 5 (1.83%) Splunk
9 4 (1.47%) New Relic
10 3 (1.10%) Atlassian
11 2 (0.73%) Cadence
11 2 (0.73%) OpenText
11 2 (0.73%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.73%) SaltStack
11 2 (0.73%) ServiceNow
11 2 (0.73%) TIBCO