Period
to 16 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 August 2018 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
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 83 79
Rank change year-on-year +4 -4 -
Contract jobs citing Gradle 22 22 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 2.23% 2.53% 0.22%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.85% 6.75% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 11 2
Essex median daily rate £463 £320 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +44.53% -20.00% -
East of England median daily rate £475 £320 £475
% change year-on-year +48.44% -32.63% +18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 0
Essex median hourly rate £70.00 £62.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.00% - -
East of England median hourly rate £70.00 £62.50 -
% change year-on-year +12.00% - -

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 Essex with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 376 326 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 38.17% 37.43% 7.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 234 39
Essex median daily rate £520 £513 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.46% +46.43% -11.39%
10th Percentile £363 £308 £220
90th Percentile £600 £600 £475
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 18 10
Essex median hourly rate £38.50 £42.00 £31.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +32.49% -16.58%
10th Percentile £25.40 £35.00 £29.85
90th Percentile £75.00 £63.75 £36.40
East of England median hourly rate £38.50 £42.50 £44.50
% change year-on-year -9.41% -4.49% +9.88%

Gradle
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing Gradle as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for Gradle in Essex

Gradle
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Gradle in Essex.

Contractor daily rate trend for Gradle in Essex

Gradle
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Gradle in Essex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Gradle in Essex

Gradle
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Essex

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Gradle in Essex over the 6 months to 16 August 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Gradle in Essex

Gradle
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Gradle within the Essex region over the 6 months to 16 August 2018. 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
Brentwood +3 5 £463 +44.53% 1
Basildon +2 3 £525 - 1
Gradle
East of England

For the 6 months to 16 August 2018, 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 Essex region with a requirement for Gradle.

1 20 (90.91%) Java
1 20 (90.91%) JavaScript
2 19 (86.36%) Jenkins
3 17 (77.27%) TDD
3 17 (77.27%) Pair Programming
4 15 (68.18%) JUnit
4 15 (68.18%) XML
5 14 (63.64%) MVC
6 13 (59.09%) HTML
6 13 (59.09%) Calabash
7 12 (54.55%) Android SDK
7 12 (54.55%) Android Development
7 12 (54.55%) RESTful
7 12 (54.55%) JSON
7 12 (54.55%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (54.55%) Android
8 10 (45.45%) Animation
8 10 (45.45%) OOD
8 10 (45.45%) OOA/OOD
8 10 (45.45%) Core Animation
8 10 (45.45%) Git (software)
8 10 (45.45%) GitHub
8 10 (45.45%) Core Data
8 10 (45.45%) Push Notifications
9 9 (40.91%) SQL
10 8 (36.36%) IBM
10 8 (36.36%) WebSphere
10 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (36.36%) Spring
10 8 (36.36%) Maven

Gradle
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 8 (36.36%) WebSphere
2 2 (9.09%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (9.09%) Cloud Foundry
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 10 (45.45%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) NoSQL
2 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.55%) WebFOCUS
Development Applications
1 19 (86.36%) Jenkins
2 15 (68.18%) JUnit
3 13 (59.09%) Calabash
4 10 (45.45%) Git (software)
5 8 (36.36%) Maven
6 5 (22.73%) Android Studio
7 4 (18.18%) Cucumber
8 3 (13.64%) AccuRev
8 3 (13.64%) Selenium
9 2 (9.09%) Ant
9 2 (9.09%) Eclipse
9 2 (9.09%) SoapUI
9 2 (9.09%) Subversion
10 1 (4.55%) Capybara
10 1 (4.55%) Pivotal Tracker
10 1 (4.55%) TestDirector
General
1 4 (18.18%) Automotive
2 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 2 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (95.45%) Developer
2 12 (54.55%) Android Developer
3 7 (31.82%) Java Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Agile Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Agile Java Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Integration Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Automation Tester
5 1 (4.55%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (4.55%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (68.18%) XML
2 13 (59.09%) HTML
3 12 (54.55%) Android SDK
3 12 (54.55%) JSON
3 12 (54.55%) RESTful
4 10 (45.45%) Core Animation
4 10 (45.45%) Core Data
5 8 (36.36%) Spring
6 7 (31.82%) AngularJS
6 7 (31.82%) Spring Boot
7 3 (13.64%) Struts
7 3 (13.64%) Web Services
8 2 (9.09%) Ext JS
8 2 (9.09%) JAX-WS
8 2 (9.09%) jQuery
8 2 (9.09%) JSR 170
8 2 (9.09%) SAML
8 2 (9.09%) SOAP
8 2 (9.09%) Spring MVC
8 2 (9.09%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (45.45%) Animation
2 7 (31.82%) Mobile App
3 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (9.09%) Clustering
3 2 (9.09%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (54.55%) Android
2 3 (13.64%) Unix
3 2 (9.09%) Linux
3 2 (9.09%) Solaris
3 2 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (77.27%) Pair Programming
1 17 (77.27%) TDD
2 14 (63.64%) MVC
3 12 (54.55%) Android Development
3 12 (54.55%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (45.45%) OOA/OOD
4 10 (45.45%) OOD
4 10 (45.45%) Push Notifications
5 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (31.82%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (18.18%) Software Engineering
8 3 (13.64%) BDD
8 3 (13.64%) OO
8 3 (13.64%) User Stories
9 2 (9.09%) Information Management
9 2 (9.09%) Mathematics
9 2 (9.09%) Microservices
9 2 (9.09%) MVVM
9 2 (9.09%) SOLID
10 1 (4.55%) Mob Programming
Programming Languages
1 20 (90.91%) Java
1 20 (90.91%) JavaScript
2 9 (40.91%) SQL
3 5 (22.73%) Bash Shell
4 2 (9.09%) Kotlin
5 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.55%) Ruby
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) IBM
2 2 (9.09%) Adobe
3 1 (4.55%) CA Agile Central
3 1 (4.55%) HP
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle