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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 23 May 2022 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
23 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 382 398 403
Rank change year-on-year +16 +5 +93
Contract jobs citing Gradle 445 226 228
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.64% 0.49% 0.53%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.65% 2.89% 2.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 291 165 160
10th Percentile £500 £400 £350
25th Percentile £563 £463 £424
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £693 £525 £500
Median % change year-on-year +31.90% +5.00% -16.67%
75th Percentile £750 £615 £588
90th Percentile £800 £683 £663
UK median daily rate £675 £550 £500
% change year-on-year +22.73% +10.00% -15.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 4
10th Percentile £64.12 £63.88 £46.85
25th Percentile £67.58 £66.50 £50.48
Median hourly rate £73.25 £68.00 £58.50
Median % change year-on-year +7.72% +16.24% -8.09%
75th Percentile £76.57 - £64.63
90th Percentile £77.88 £68.18 £67.55
UK median hourly rate £73.25 £67.00 £58.50
% change year-on-year +9.32% +14.53% -8.09%

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 12,199 7,833 7,910
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 17.49% 16.91% 18.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,610 5,242 5,510
10th Percentile £400 £350 £338
25th Percentile £463 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - +1.01%
75th Percentile £663 £588 £588
90th Percentile £750 £675 £675
UK median daily rate £550 £495 £500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -1.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 181 150 114
10th Percentile £38.25 £27.25 £19.15
25th Percentile £39.75 £40.25 £37.19
Median hourly rate £52.50 £49.25 £47.50
Median % change year-on-year +6.60% +3.68% +5.56%
75th Percentile £65.42 £57.50 £52.50
90th Percentile £77.00 £65.50 £62.48
UK median hourly rate £52.50 £46.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year +14.13% -3.16% +7.51%

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 23 May 2022.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Gradle in England over the 6 months to 23 May 2022.

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 23 May 2022. 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
Jobs
London +46 392 £693 +25.91% 51
South East -27 17 £713 +69.64% 7
North of England -50 9 £538 +10.82% 2
East of England -20 8 £525 +2.94% 3
East Midlands -15 6 £504 +57.42%
Midlands -47 6 £504 +18.53%
North West -37 5 £538 +42.76% 1
South West -27 3 £525 -5.41% 1
Yorkshire -34 2 - - 1
North East - 2 - -
Gradle
UK

For the 6 months to 23 May 2022, 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.

1 326 (73.26%) Java
2 304 (68.31%) Maven
3 294 (66.07%) Jenkins
4 280 (62.92%) Kubernetes
5 228 (51.24%) DevOps
6 223 (50.11%) Docker
7 220 (49.44%) Agile
8 197 (44.27%) Azure
9 177 (39.78%) CI/CD
10 163 (36.63%) Terraform
11 151 (33.93%) Microservices
12 140 (31.46%) Kafka
13 128 (28.76%) Git (software)
13 128 (28.76%) Spring
14 117 (26.29%) AWS
15 116 (26.07%) TDD
16 113 (25.39%) Open Source
17 108 (24.27%) GCP
18 107 (24.04%) GitHub
19 100 (22.47%) JavaScript
20 96 (21.57%) TeamCity
21 95 (21.35%) Python
22 90 (20.22%) Scrum
22 90 (20.22%) Ansible
22 90 (20.22%) Social Skills
23 89 (20.00%) Microsoft
24 87 (19.55%) Software Engineering
25 82 (18.43%) Finance
26 80 (17.98%) Mentoring
27 74 (16.63%) npm

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 32 (7.19%) Apache Spark
2 30 (6.74%) Confluence
3 25 (5.62%) Apache
4 12 (2.70%) Tomcat
5 11 (2.47%) JBoss
6 10 (2.25%) Red Hat Fuse
6 10 (2.25%) WebSphere
7 9 (2.02%) WebLogic
8 7 (1.57%) Cloud Foundry
9 6 (1.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 6 (1.35%) nginx
10 4 (0.90%) WebSphere Application Server
11 3 (0.67%) Apache Airflow
11 3 (0.67%) IIS
11 3 (0.67%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.22%) Apache ServiceMix
12 1 (0.22%) CloudStack
12 1 (0.22%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.22%) Mule ESB
12 1 (0.22%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 2 (0.45%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 197 (44.27%) Azure
2 117 (26.29%) AWS
3 108 (24.27%) GCP
4 107 (24.04%) GitHub
5 74 (16.63%) npm
6 57 (12.81%) AWS CloudFormation
7 36 (8.09%) PaaS
8 30 (6.74%) Serverless
9 29 (6.52%) IaaS
10 26 (5.84%) Azure Data Factory
11 19 (4.27%) OpenShift
12 17 (3.82%) Amazon S3
13 16 (3.60%) Amazon SQS
13 16 (3.60%) AWS Lambda
14 15 (3.37%) Amazon EC2
15 12 (2.70%) Azure Functions
16 10 (2.25%) Amazon ECS
16 10 (2.25%) GitHub Actions
17 9 (2.02%) Azure Active Directory
18 8 (1.80%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 24 (5.39%) MQTT
2 17 (3.82%) Internet
3 16 (3.60%) HTTP
4 4 (0.90%) FIX Connectivity
5 3 (0.67%) FTP
6 2 (0.45%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.22%) Firewall
7 1 (0.22%) SMTP
7 1 (0.22%) SSH
7 1 (0.22%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.22%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (15.96%) PostgreSQL
2 48 (10.79%) Delta Lake
3 37 (8.31%) Relational Database
4 32 (7.19%) NoSQL
5 31 (6.97%) MySQL
5 31 (6.97%) Redis
6 29 (6.52%) MongoDB
7 28 (6.29%) Big Data
8 22 (4.94%) SQL Server
9 20 (4.49%) RDBMS
10 17 (3.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 8 (1.80%) Amazon RDS
12 7 (1.57%) MarkLogic
13 3 (0.67%) Hadoop
13 3 (0.67%) Hazelcast
13 3 (0.67%) Oracle Database
14 2 (0.45%) Apache Hive
14 2 (0.45%) Spark SQL
15 1 (0.22%) Apache Cassandra
15 1 (0.22%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 304 (68.31%) Maven
2 294 (66.07%) Jenkins
3 128 (28.76%) Git (software)
4 96 (21.57%) TeamCity
5 71 (15.96%) JUnit
6 63 (14.16%) GitLab
7 58 (13.03%) CircleCI
8 55 (12.36%) gulp
8 55 (12.36%) Travis CI
9 43 (9.66%) JIRA
10 36 (8.09%) Cucumber
11 35 (7.87%) Mockito
12 31 (6.97%) Selenium
13 20 (4.49%) Eclipse
14 16 (3.60%) Bitbucket
15 15 (3.37%) Sonatype Nexus
16 13 (2.92%) Hudson
16 13 (2.92%) IntelliJ
16 13 (2.92%) Spock
17 11 (2.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 90 (20.22%) Social Skills
2 82 (18.43%) Finance
3 52 (11.69%) Banking
4 33 (7.42%) Investment Banking
5 22 (4.94%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (2.47%) Automotive
7 9 (2.02%) Retail
8 7 (1.57%) Documentation Skills
8 7 (1.57%) Front Office
9 5 (1.12%) Public Sector
10 4 (0.90%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.90%) Legal
11 2 (0.45%) Law
11 2 (0.45%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.45%) Presentation Skills
12 1 (0.22%) German Language
12 1 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.22%) Wearables
Job Titles
1 194 (43.60%) Developer
2 119 (26.74%) Java Developer
3 82 (18.43%) DevOps Engineer
4 61 (13.71%) Kubernetes Engineer
5 52 (11.69%) Java Engineer
6 40 (8.99%) Architect
7 38 (8.54%) Data Engineer
8 37 (8.31%) Cloud Engineer
8 37 (8.31%) Senior Developer
9 30 (6.74%) Azure Engineer
9 30 (6.74%) Senior Java Engineer
10 26 (5.84%) AWS Engineer
11 25 (5.62%) Solutions Architect
12 24 (5.39%) Azure Architect
13 23 (5.17%) Cloud Architect
14 18 (4.04%) Full Stack Developer
15 16 (3.60%) Senior Java Developer
16 15 (3.37%) Android Developer
16 15 (3.37%) Scala Engineer
17 14 (3.15%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 140 (31.46%) Kafka
2 128 (28.76%) Spring
3 69 (15.51%) REST
4 64 (14.38%) Spring Boot
5 53 (11.91%) HTML
6 46 (10.34%) RESTful
7 42 (9.44%) React
8 39 (8.76%) HTML5
9 36 (8.09%) CSS
10 33 (7.42%) Node.js
11 31 (6.97%) Web Services
12 29 (6.52%) gRPC
13 27 (6.07%) Hibernate
14 21 (4.72%) J2EE
15 20 (4.49%) JSON
16 19 (4.27%) Gherkin
17 18 (4.04%) JPA
18 17 (3.82%) JSP
18 17 (3.82%) RxJava
19 16 (3.60%) pytest
Miscellaneous
1 68 (15.28%) Cloud Native
2 52 (11.69%) Public Cloud
3 24 (5.39%) IoT
4 17 (3.82%) User Experience
5 15 (3.37%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (2.25%) Clustering
6 10 (2.25%) Media Streaming
6 10 (2.25%) Video\Live Streaming
7 7 (1.57%) Management Information System
7 7 (1.57%) Self-Motivation
8 6 (1.35%) Derivative
8 6 (1.35%) Equities
8 6 (1.35%) Greenfield Project
8 6 (1.35%) Mobile App
8 6 (1.35%) TWAP
8 6 (1.35%) Virtual Team
8 6 (1.35%) VWAP
9 4 (0.90%) Data Protection Act
9 4 (0.90%) Legacy Code
9 4 (0.90%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 52 (11.69%) Windows
2 44 (9.89%) Linux
3 19 (4.27%) Android
4 7 (1.57%) Unix
5 3 (0.67%) zOS
6 2 (0.45%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.45%) CentOS
6 2 (0.45%) Debian
6 2 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.45%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.45%) VMS
7 1 (0.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 228 (51.24%) DevOps
2 220 (49.44%) Agile
3 177 (39.78%) CI/CD
4 151 (33.93%) Microservices
5 116 (26.07%) TDD
6 113 (25.39%) Open Source
7 90 (20.22%) Scrum
8 87 (19.55%) Software Engineering
9 80 (17.98%) Mentoring
10 73 (16.40%) BDD
11 72 (16.18%) Event-Driven
12 67 (15.06%) Infrastructure as Code
13 59 (13.26%) Continuous Integration
14 58 (13.03%) Pair Programming
15 54 (12.13%) Test Automation
16 53 (11.91%) Collaborative Working
17 49 (11.01%) Migration
18 47 (10.56%) Full Stack Development
19 38 (8.54%) Clean Code
20 35 (7.87%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 326 (73.26%) Java
2 100 (22.47%) JavaScript
3 95 (21.35%) Python
4 71 (15.96%) Groovy
5 67 (15.06%) SQL
6 55 (12.36%) Bash
7 44 (9.89%) Scala
8 43 (9.66%) C#
9 40 (8.99%) PowerShell
10 36 (8.09%) Kotlin
11 11 (2.47%) TypeScript
12 10 (2.25%) PHP
12 10 (2.25%) R
13 8 (1.80%) ES6
14 7 (1.57%) Shell Script
15 4 (0.90%) C++
16 3 (0.67%) Ruby
17 2 (0.45%) Apple Swift
17 2 (0.45%) Go
17 2 (0.45%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (4.94%) Degree
2 19 (4.27%) Security Cleared
3 15 (3.37%) Computer Science Degree
3 15 (3.37%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.90%) OCP
4 4 (0.90%) Oracle Certification
5 3 (0.67%) CFA
6 2 (0.45%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.22%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.22%) CCNA
7 1 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.22%) CITP
7 1 (0.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.22%) MCSE
7 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.22%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (6.52%) QA
2 3 (0.67%) GDPR
3 1 (0.22%) Accessibility
System Software
1 223 (50.11%) Docker
2 12 (2.70%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 280 (62.92%) Kubernetes
2 163 (36.63%) Terraform
3 90 (20.22%) Ansible
4 68 (15.28%) Opscode Chef
5 38 (8.54%) Prometheus
6 36 (8.09%) Grafana
7 15 (3.37%) Istio
8 14 (3.15%) Puppet
9 11 (2.47%) Kibana
10 2 (0.45%) Control-M
11 1 (0.22%) Consul
11 1 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
11 1 (0.22%) Salt
11 1 (0.22%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 89 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 65 (14.61%) Databricks
2 65 (14.61%) Google
3 50 (11.24%) Oracle
4 16 (3.60%) Red Hat
5 11 (2.47%) IBM
6 8 (1.80%) MuleSoft
6 8 (1.80%) ServiceNow
7 6 (1.35%) Adobe
8 5 (1.12%) AppDynamics
8 5 (1.12%) New Relic
9 4 (0.90%) Splunk
10 2 (0.45%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.45%) CA
10 2 (0.45%) CA Agile Central
10 2 (0.45%) Calypso
10 2 (0.45%) Dynatrace
10 2 (0.45%) Sybase
11 1 (0.22%) Luciad
11 1 (0.22%) Pega