Period
to 16 November 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 16 November 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
16 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 509 377 389
Rank change year-on-year -132 +12 +55
Contract jobs citing Gradle 277 645 570
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.36% 0.68% 0.60%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.11% 3.21% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 483 372
England median daily rate £538 £510 £464
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.39% +9.97% +3.06%
10th Percentile £400 £365 £330
90th Percentile £675 £700 £625
UK median daily rate £538 £500 £450
% change year-on-year +7.50% +11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 17
England median hourly rate £25.50 - £62.50
10th Percentile £16.00 - £33.32
90th Percentile £47.79 - £63.75
UK median hourly rate £35.00 - £62.50

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 13,129 20,121 17,670
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 17.27% 21.17% 18.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,749 13,914 12,389
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £330 £325 £313
90th Percentile £644 £625 £603
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 183 211 272
England median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.18% - +3.66%
10th Percentile £18.35 £25.41 £29.00
90th Percentile £69.00 £55.00 £58.75
UK median hourly rate £43.50 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +2.35% - +3.66%

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 16 November 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Gradle in England over the 6 months to 16 November 2019.

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 16 November 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 -85 167 £575 +9.52% 43
South East +3 33 £450 -10.00% 17
North of England -33 31 £500 - 14
Midlands +11 16 £525 +44.01% 6
South West -2 16 £500 +13.64% 9
Yorkshire +42 15 £550 +15.79% 4
East Midlands +3 12 £525 +44.01% 1
North West -44 12 £456 -27.00% 9
East of England +22 8 £463 -5.13% 5
West Midlands +24 4 £496 +4.47% 5
North East +5 4 £500 +25.00% 1
Gradle
UK

For the 6 months to 16 November 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.

1 230 (83.03%) Java
2 178 (64.26%) Agile Software Development
3 170 (61.37%) Jenkins
4 165 (59.57%) Maven
5 163 (58.84%) Git (software)
6 139 (50.18%) Spring
7 118 (42.60%) Microservices
8 106 (38.27%) Docker
9 105 (37.91%) DevOps
10 100 (36.10%) TDD
11 98 (35.38%) Spring Boot
12 92 (33.21%) JUnit
13 88 (31.77%) Linux
14 86 (31.05%) Scrum
15 83 (29.96%) REST
16 81 (29.24%) SQL
17 77 (27.80%) JIRA
18 75 (27.08%) BDD
19 74 (26.71%) Web Services
20 72 (25.99%) AWS
21 70 (25.27%) Kubernetes
22 69 (24.91%) Java 8
23 68 (24.55%) Ansible
24 64 (23.10%) Confluence
24 64 (23.10%) GitHub
24 64 (23.10%) JavaScript
25 62 (22.38%) Python
25 62 (22.38%) Test Automation
26 59 (21.30%) Continuous Integration
27 56 (20.22%) NoSQL

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 64 (23.10%) Confluence
2 33 (11.91%) Tomcat
3 21 (7.58%) Elasticsearch
3 21 (7.58%) Jetty
4 16 (5.78%) Apache Spark
4 16 (5.78%) WebSphere
5 15 (5.42%) Cloud Foundry
6 13 (4.69%) OpenStack
6 13 (4.69%) WebLogic
7 12 (4.33%) Apache
8 8 (2.89%) JBoss
8 8 (2.89%) Jupyter
9 7 (2.53%) Magnolia
9 7 (2.53%) nginx
10 6 (2.17%) Oracle Self-Service HR
11 4 (1.44%) Mule
11 4 (1.44%) WebSphere Application Server
12 3 (1.08%) Anypoint
12 3 (1.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 2 (0.72%) DataSynapse
Applications
1 4 (1.44%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.72%) Magento
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.36%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 72 (25.99%) AWS
2 64 (23.10%) GitHub
3 46 (16.61%) Azure
4 27 (9.75%) GCP
5 18 (6.50%) Serverless
6 17 (6.14%) npm
7 16 (5.78%) Amazon S3
7 16 (5.78%) Amazon SQS
7 16 (5.78%) AWS Lambda
8 14 (5.05%) Amazon EC2
9 12 (4.33%) Amazon ECS
10 11 (3.97%) AWS CloudFormation
11 10 (3.61%) PaaS
12 9 (3.25%) BrowserStack
13 7 (2.53%) AWS Fargate
14 6 (2.17%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 6 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
14 6 (2.17%) CloudFront
14 6 (2.17%) Yarn
15 5 (1.81%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 26 (9.39%) HTTP
2 18 (6.50%) TCP/IP
3 14 (5.05%) DNS
4 12 (4.33%) Internet
4 12 (4.33%) SSL
5 11 (3.97%) FTP
6 9 (3.25%) SSH
7 4 (1.44%) DSL
7 4 (1.44%) Intranet
7 4 (1.44%) Kerberos
8 2 (0.72%) Firewall
9 1 (0.36%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (0.36%) PuTTY
9 1 (0.36%) Reverse Proxy
9 1 (0.36%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (20.22%) NoSQL
2 42 (15.16%) MySQL
3 37 (13.36%) MongoDB
4 32 (11.55%) PostgreSQL
5 25 (9.03%) Big Data
6 19 (6.86%) Hadoop
7 18 (6.50%) Oracle Database
8 16 (5.78%) Apache Cassandra
8 16 (5.78%) SQL Server
9 13 (4.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 12 (4.33%) Relational Database
11 10 (3.61%) Cosmos DB
12 8 (2.89%) BigQuery
12 8 (2.89%) Redis
13 7 (2.53%) Apache Hive
13 7 (2.53%) HBase
13 7 (2.53%) Impala
13 7 (2.53%) InfluxDB
14 6 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
15 5 (1.81%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 170 (61.37%) Jenkins
2 165 (59.57%) Maven
3 163 (58.84%) Git (software)
4 92 (33.21%) JUnit
5 77 (27.80%) JIRA
6 51 (18.41%) Sonatype Nexus
7 50 (18.05%) Mockito
8 48 (17.33%) Cucumber
9 41 (14.80%) Selenium
10 37 (13.36%) Ant
11 36 (13.00%) GitLab
12 34 (12.27%) SonarQube
13 30 (10.83%) IntelliJ
14 26 (9.39%) TeamCity
15 25 (9.03%) Eclipse
16 23 (8.30%) Subversion
17 21 (7.58%) Hudson
18 19 (6.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 18 (6.50%) JMeter
20 17 (6.14%) gulp
General
1 37 (13.36%) Finance
2 30 (10.83%) Banking
3 10 (3.61%) Public Sector
4 8 (2.89%) Financial Institution
5 5 (1.81%) Automotive
6 4 (1.44%) Legal
6 4 (1.44%) Multimedia
6 4 (1.44%) Retail
7 3 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.72%) Front Office
8 2 (0.72%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.36%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 168 (60.65%) Developer
2 97 (35.02%) Java Developer
3 39 (14.08%) DevOps Engineer
4 34 (12.27%) Agile Developer
5 27 (9.75%) Senior Developer
6 26 (9.39%) Agile Java Developer
7 23 (8.30%) Java Engineer
7 23 (8.30%) Senior Java Developer
8 22 (7.94%) Architect
9 17 (6.14%) Scala Developer
10 15 (5.42%) Lead Developer
11 14 (5.05%) Backend Developer
12 13 (4.69%) Senior Agile Developer
12 13 (4.69%) Senior Agile Java Developer
13 12 (4.33%) AWS Engineer
14 11 (3.97%) Senior Java Engineer
15 10 (3.61%) Python Developer
16 9 (3.25%) Full Stack Developer
16 9 (3.25%) Software Engineer
17 8 (2.89%) AWS DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 139 (50.18%) Spring
2 98 (35.38%) Spring Boot
3 83 (29.96%) REST
4 74 (26.71%) Web Services
5 54 (19.49%) Kafka
6 51 (18.41%) JSON
6 51 (18.41%) Node.js
7 50 (18.05%) HTML
8 45 (16.25%) RESTful
8 45 (16.25%) SOAP
9 44 (15.88%) CSS
10 34 (12.27%) HTML5
11 33 (11.91%) XML
12 31 (11.19%) Hibernate
13 30 (10.83%) AngularJS
14 25 (9.03%) RabbitMQ
15 23 (8.30%) J2EE
16 22 (7.94%) JPA
17 20 (7.22%) React
18 18 (6.50%) Guice
Miscellaneous
1 38 (13.72%) User Experience
2 28 (10.11%) Mobile App
3 18 (6.50%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (4.33%) Self-Motivation
5 11 (3.97%) Greenfield Project
6 10 (3.61%) Derivative
7 7 (2.53%) iPad
7 7 (2.53%) Linux Command Line
8 6 (2.17%) Data Structures
8 6 (2.17%) Management Information System
9 5 (1.81%) Public Cloud
10 4 (1.44%) Equity Derivative
10 4 (1.44%) Grid Computing
10 4 (1.44%) PKI
11 3 (1.08%) Equities
11 3 (1.08%) Mobile Banking
11 3 (1.08%) Mobile Payment
12 2 (0.72%) Mainframe
12 2 (0.72%) W3C
12 2 (0.72%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 88 (31.77%) Linux
2 22 (7.94%) Android
2 22 (7.94%) Unix
3 18 (6.50%) Apple iOS
3 18 (6.50%) Windows
4 8 (2.89%) CentOS
5 7 (2.53%) Debian
5 7 (2.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (2.53%) Ubuntu
6 6 (2.17%) Mac OS
6 6 (2.17%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.72%) Solaris
8 1 (0.36%) Fedora
8 1 (0.36%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (64.26%) Agile Software Development
2 118 (42.60%) Microservices
3 105 (37.91%) DevOps
4 100 (36.10%) TDD
5 86 (31.05%) Scrum
6 75 (27.08%) BDD
7 62 (22.38%) Test Automation
8 59 (21.30%) Continuous Integration
9 51 (18.41%) Pair Programming
10 47 (16.97%) Open Source
11 40 (14.44%) Software Engineering
12 38 (13.72%) Kanban
13 28 (10.11%) Unit Testing
14 22 (7.94%) Digital Transformation Programme
15 21 (7.58%) MVC
15 21 (7.58%) Release Management
16 19 (6.86%) Deployment Automation
17 18 (6.50%) Continuous Delivery
17 18 (6.50%) High Availability
17 18 (6.50%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 230 (83.03%) Java
2 81 (29.24%) SQL
3 69 (24.91%) Java 8
4 64 (23.10%) JavaScript
5 62 (22.38%) Python
6 41 (14.80%) Groovy
7 39 (14.08%) Scala
8 37 (13.36%) Kotlin
9 35 (12.64%) Bash Shell
10 17 (6.14%) Clojure
10 17 (6.14%) PL/SQL
11 15 (5.42%) TypeScript
12 14 (5.05%) Ruby
13 13 (4.69%) ClojureScript
13 13 (4.69%) ES6
13 13 (4.69%) Java 9
13 13 (4.69%) Shell Script
14 12 (4.33%) C++
14 12 (4.33%) T-SQL
15 9 (3.25%) Perl
Qualifications
1 26 (9.39%) Degree
2 19 (6.86%) Security Cleared
3 14 (5.05%) SC Cleared
4 7 (2.53%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (1.81%) AWS Certification
6 3 (1.08%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.36%) OCPJP
7 1 (0.36%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.61%) QA
2 1 (0.36%) GDPR
2 1 (0.36%) PSD2
System Software
1 106 (38.27%) Docker
2 9 (3.25%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.36%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.36%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 70 (25.27%) Kubernetes
2 68 (24.55%) Ansible
3 43 (15.52%) Puppet
4 37 (13.36%) Terraform
5 34 (12.27%) Opscode Chef
6 26 (9.39%) Grafana
7 16 (5.78%) Prometheus
8 12 (4.33%) Docker Swarm
8 12 (4.33%) Salt
9 8 (2.89%) Kibana
10 7 (2.53%) Oozie
11 4 (1.44%) logstash
12 2 (0.72%) Istio
12 2 (0.72%) Mesos
13 1 (0.36%) Graphite
13 1 (0.36%) Graylog
13 1 (0.36%) Nagios
13 1 (0.36%) Nessus
13 1 (0.36%) Packer
13 1 (0.36%) Rancher
Vendors
1 41 (14.80%) Oracle
2 27 (9.75%) Google
3 17 (6.14%) Microsoft
4 9 (3.25%) MuleSoft
5 8 (2.89%) Red Hat
6 6 (2.17%) Cloudera
6 6 (2.17%) Hortonworks
6 6 (2.17%) Sybase
7 5 (1.81%) IBM
8 4 (1.44%) Cognizant
8 4 (1.44%) Splunk
8 4 (1.44%) TIBCO
9 3 (1.08%) AppDynamics
9 3 (1.08%) CA Agile Central
10 2 (0.72%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.72%) BEA
10 2 (0.72%) CA
10 2 (0.72%) Perforce
10 2 (0.72%) ServiceNow
10 2 (0.72%) TOWER Software