Period
to 28 March 2020

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 28 March 2020 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
28 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 402 426 361
Rank change year-on-year +24 -65 +39
Contract jobs citing Gradle 280 494 624
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.49% 0.56% 0.67%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.81% 2.65% 3.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 333 412
Median daily rate £500 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £370 £375 £351
90th Percentile £675 £700 £625
UK median daily rate £500 £550 £500
% change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 6
Median hourly rate £48.85 £63.65 £34.11
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.25% +86.60% -6.55%
10th Percentile £33.10 £61.52 £31.63
90th Percentile £63.65 £67.07 £40.41
UK median hourly rate £48.85 £63.65 £34.11
% change year-on-year -23.25% +86.60% -6.55%

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 9,979 18,623 18,006
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 17.56% 21.07% 19.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,581 12,740 12,606
Median daily rate £500 £495 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +8.57%
10th Percentile £336 £338 £313
90th Percentile £650 £638 £613
UK median daily rate £488 £480 £470
% change year-on-year +1.56% +2.13% +10.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 190 251 210
Median hourly rate £42.38 £43.00 £44.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.45% -3.91% +9.15%
10th Percentile £18.25 £23.50 £30.98
90th Percentile £63.75 £55.00 £67.25
Median hourly rate £42.75 £43.00 £44.55
% change year-on-year -0.58% -3.47% +8.65%

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 28 March 2020.

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 28 March 2020.

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 28 March 2020. 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 +92 200 £525 -8.70% 36
South West +43 30 £500 +11.11% 4
Midlands +26 16 £406 +7.62% 12
West Midlands +50 15 £418 -32.66% 12
North of England +11 15 £393 -34.58% 9
South East +45 14 £563 +7.14% 9
Yorkshire +60 8 £393 -12.78%
North West -12 7 £420 -40.00% 9
East of England +26 1 £550 +12.82% 7
East Midlands +1 1 £350 +1.16%
Gradle
UK

For the 6 months to 28 March 2020, 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.

1 241 (86.07%) Java
2 189 (67.50%) Maven
3 176 (62.86%) Agile Software Development
4 172 (61.43%) Spring
5 161 (57.50%) Git (software)
6 135 (48.21%) Microservices
7 133 (47.50%) JUnit
8 129 (46.07%) Jenkins
9 122 (43.57%) Docker
10 119 (42.50%) Spring Boot
11 116 (41.43%) REST
12 115 (41.07%) Java 8
13 111 (39.64%) Web Services
14 91 (32.50%) RESTful
15 88 (31.43%) Mockito
16 82 (29.29%) Scrum
17 75 (26.79%) JIRA
18 73 (26.07%) TDD
18 73 (26.07%) DevOps
19 71 (25.36%) Pair Programming
20 67 (23.93%) Kubernetes
21 65 (23.21%) AWS
22 63 (22.50%) Open Source
23 61 (21.79%) JSON
24 60 (21.43%) NoSQL
25 57 (20.36%) Linux
26 52 (18.57%) JavaScript
27 51 (18.21%) Software Engineering
28 50 (17.86%) Test Automation
29 49 (17.50%) J2EE

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 48 (17.14%) Elasticsearch
2 44 (15.71%) Confluence
3 30 (10.71%) WebLogic
4 20 (7.14%) Cloud Foundry
5 18 (6.43%) Tomcat
6 14 (5.00%) WebSphere
7 10 (3.57%) Apache Spark
8 9 (3.21%) Jetty
9 7 (2.50%) Apache
10 4 (1.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 4 (1.43%) CMS
10 4 (1.43%) Headless CMS
10 4 (1.43%) nginx
11 3 (1.07%) Anypoint
11 3 (1.07%) Mule
12 2 (0.71%) Oracle Workflow
13 1 (0.36%) JBoss
13 1 (0.36%) NServiceBus
13 1 (0.36%) Oracle Self-Service HR
Applications
1 4 (1.43%) Photoshop
1 4 (1.43%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 9 (3.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.71%) Magento
2 2 (0.71%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.36%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 65 (23.21%) AWS
2 42 (15.00%) GitHub
3 25 (8.93%) Azure
4 21 (7.50%) Serverless
5 20 (7.14%) AWS Lambda
6 17 (6.07%) npm
7 16 (5.71%) OpenShift
8 15 (5.36%) Amazon EC2
8 15 (5.36%) PaaS
9 11 (3.93%) GCP
10 8 (2.86%) Amazon S3
11 7 (2.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 7 (2.50%) Amazon SQS
12 6 (2.14%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 6 (2.14%) CloudFront
13 5 (1.79%) AWS CloudFormation
13 5 (1.79%) SaaS
14 4 (1.43%) Amazon ECS
14 4 (1.43%) Coveralls
14 4 (1.43%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 35 (12.50%) HTTP
2 16 (5.71%) TCP/IP
3 13 (4.64%) DNS
4 9 (3.21%) FTP
4 9 (3.21%) Internet
4 9 (3.21%) SSL
5 7 (2.50%) RTMP
6 5 (1.79%) DSL
7 3 (1.07%) SSH
8 1 (0.36%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.36%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (21.43%) NoSQL
2 49 (17.50%) MySQL
3 39 (13.93%) MongoDB
4 23 (8.21%) Relational Database
5 13 (4.64%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (4.64%) RDBMS
6 11 (3.93%) Apache Cassandra
7 9 (3.21%) Amazon RDS
7 9 (3.21%) Big Data
8 8 (2.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 8 (2.86%) Redis
9 7 (2.50%) Cosmos DB
10 5 (1.79%) Oracle Database
11 3 (1.07%) DB2
11 3 (1.07%) InfluxDB
12 2 (0.71%) Hadoop
13 1 (0.36%) Amazon Aurora
13 1 (0.36%) Apache Hive
13 1 (0.36%) Spark SQL
13 1 (0.36%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 189 (67.50%) Maven
2 161 (57.50%) Git (software)
3 133 (47.50%) JUnit
4 129 (46.07%) Jenkins
5 88 (31.43%) Mockito
6 75 (26.79%) JIRA
7 33 (11.79%) Ant
8 32 (11.43%) Cucumber
9 19 (6.79%) git-flow
9 19 (6.79%) SonarQube
9 19 (6.79%) Visual Studio Team System
10 18 (6.43%) gulp
11 17 (6.07%) GitLab
11 17 (6.07%) Xcode
12 15 (5.36%) Bitbucket
12 15 (5.36%) JMeter
13 14 (5.00%) Android Studio
13 14 (5.00%) TeamCity
14 13 (4.64%) SoapUI
15 12 (4.29%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 39 (13.93%) Finance
2 26 (9.29%) Banking
3 13 (4.64%) Public Sector
4 8 (2.86%) Retail
5 7 (2.50%) Back Office
5 7 (2.50%) Front Office
5 7 (2.50%) Investment Banking
6 5 (1.79%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (1.43%) Automotive
8 3 (1.07%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.71%) Military
9 2 (0.71%) Publishing
9 2 (0.71%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.36%) Electronics
10 1 (0.36%) Legal
10 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.36%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 199 (71.07%) Developer
2 130 (46.43%) Java Developer
3 37 (13.21%) Backend Developer
3 37 (13.21%) Senior Developer
4 26 (9.29%) Senior Java Developer
5 22 (7.86%) DevOps Engineer
6 21 (7.50%) Agile Developer
7 18 (6.43%) Agile Java Developer
7 18 (6.43%) Software Engineer
8 15 (5.36%) Android Developer
9 12 (4.29%) SAP Engineer
10 10 (3.57%) Full Stack Developer
10 10 (3.57%) Java Engineer
10 10 (3.57%) Java Mobile Developer
11 9 (3.21%) Cloud Engineer
12 8 (2.86%) Applications Developer
12 8 (2.86%) Mobile Applications Developer
12 8 (2.86%) Senior Android Developer
13 7 (2.50%) C# Developer
13 7 (2.50%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 172 (61.43%) Spring
2 119 (42.50%) Spring Boot
3 116 (41.43%) REST
4 111 (39.64%) Web Services
5 91 (32.50%) RESTful
6 61 (21.79%) JSON
7 49 (17.50%) J2EE
8 47 (16.79%) XML
9 46 (16.43%) SOAP
10 45 (16.07%) AngularJS
11 38 (13.57%) Kafka
12 31 (11.07%) HTML
13 30 (10.71%) HTML5
14 29 (10.36%) CSS
15 25 (8.93%) WireMock
16 22 (7.86%) RabbitMQ
16 22 (7.86%) React
16 22 (7.86%) Spring Batch
17 21 (7.50%) Node.js
17 21 (7.50%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 41 (14.64%) Mobile App
2 31 (11.07%) User Experience
3 18 (6.43%) Enterprise Software
4 13 (4.64%) Mobile Payment
5 10 (3.57%) Greenfield Project
6 8 (2.86%) Data Structures
7 7 (2.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (1.43%) W3C
9 3 (1.07%) Derivative
9 3 (1.07%) Digital Wallet
9 3 (1.07%) Mainframe
9 3 (1.07%) Mobile Banking
9 3 (1.07%) Mobile Wallet
10 2 (0.71%) Animation
10 2 (0.71%) Fixed Income
10 2 (0.71%) iPad
10 2 (0.71%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.71%) NHS
10 2 (0.71%) PKI
10 2 (0.71%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 57 (20.36%) Linux
2 33 (11.79%) Android
3 23 (8.21%) Unix
4 15 (5.36%) Apple iOS
5 6 (2.14%) Windows
6 2 (0.71%) Solaris
7 1 (0.36%) CentOS
7 1 (0.36%) Debian
7 1 (0.36%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.36%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 176 (62.86%) Agile Software Development
2 135 (48.21%) Microservices
3 82 (29.29%) Scrum
4 73 (26.07%) DevOps
4 73 (26.07%) TDD
5 71 (25.36%) Pair Programming
6 63 (22.50%) Open Source
7 51 (18.21%) Software Engineering
8 50 (17.86%) Test Automation
9 44 (15.71%) Continuous Integration
10 38 (13.57%) BDD
11 27 (9.64%) Multithreading
11 27 (9.64%) Refactoring
12 26 (9.29%) MVC
13 22 (7.86%) User Stories
14 21 (7.50%) Collaborative Working
14 21 (7.50%) SDLC
15 19 (6.79%) Data Modelling
16 18 (6.43%) Project Delivery
17 17 (6.07%) API Development
Programming Languages
1 241 (86.07%) Java
2 115 (41.07%) Java 8
3 52 (18.57%) JavaScript
4 49 (17.50%) SQL
5 45 (16.07%) Kotlin
6 35 (12.50%) Groovy
7 33 (11.79%) Python
8 20 (7.14%) Shell Script
9 16 (5.71%) PL/SQL
10 12 (4.29%) TypeScript
11 11 (3.93%) Bash Shell
12 10 (3.57%) C#
13 7 (2.50%) ES6
13 7 (2.50%) Scala
14 6 (2.14%) Java 9
15 5 (1.79%) Clojure
15 5 (1.79%) Ruby
16 4 (1.43%) ClojureScript
17 3 (1.07%) Apple Swift
17 3 (1.07%) Korn
Qualifications
1 21 (7.50%) Security Cleared
2 17 (6.07%) SC Cleared
3 10 (3.57%) Degree
4 9 (3.21%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (1.07%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.36%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.36%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.36%) QA
2 2 (0.71%) WCAG
3 1 (0.36%) GDPR
3 1 (0.36%) IFRS
System Software
1 122 (43.57%) Docker
2 4 (1.43%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.36%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 67 (23.93%) Kubernetes
2 31 (11.07%) Terraform
3 27 (9.64%) Ansible
4 26 (9.29%) Opscode Chef
5 23 (8.21%) Puppet
6 12 (4.29%) Grafana
7 9 (3.21%) Docker Swarm
7 9 (3.21%) Prometheus
8 6 (2.14%) Kibana
9 3 (1.07%) Salt
10 1 (0.36%) Rancher
Vendors
1 27 (9.64%) Oracle
2 19 (6.79%) SAP
3 14 (5.00%) Adobe
4 13 (4.64%) hybris
5 12 (4.29%) BEA
6 10 (3.57%) Gigya
7 5 (1.79%) CA
7 5 (1.79%) CA Agile Central
7 5 (1.79%) Google
8 4 (1.43%) MuleSoft
9 3 (1.07%) AppDynamics
9 3 (1.07%) Apple
9 3 (1.07%) Splunk
10 2 (0.71%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.71%) Microsoft
11 1 (0.36%) Cognizant
11 1 (0.36%) HP
11 1 (0.36%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.36%) Sybase
11 1 (0.36%) TOWER Software