The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for Gradle skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Gradle over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 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
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 54 73
Contract jobs citing Gradle 0 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire - 0.76% 0.22%
As % of the Development Applications category - 6.33% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Median daily rate - £625 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +47.05%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £444 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.47% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 - -

Gradle is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 103 79 114
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 16.51% 11.97% 12.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 46 60
Median daily rate £400 £450 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +26.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £303 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £625 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £50.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +53.84%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.13 £37.00
% change year-on-year +2.67% +13.85%  

Gradle
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire citing Gradle as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Gradle in Hertfordshire

Gradle
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Gradle in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Gradle also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Gradle.

1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
2 4 (80.00%) Maven
2 4 (80.00%) OOD
2 4 (80.00%) Ant
2 4 (80.00%) OO
2 4 (80.00%) JIRA
2 4 (80.00%) QA
2 4 (80.00%) Clojure
2 4 (80.00%) BDD
2 4 (80.00%) Puppet
2 4 (80.00%) F#
2 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (80.00%) ATDD
2 4 (80.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (80.00%) Go
2 4 (80.00%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (80.00%) Ansible
2 4 (80.00%) Data Structures
2 4 (80.00%) Rust
3 3 (60.00%) Complexity Analysis
3 3 (60.00%) Algorithms
3 3 (60.00%) DevOps
3 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (40.00%) Retail
5 1 (20.00%) iPad
5 1 (20.00%) Groovy
5 1 (20.00%) Android

Gradle
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Ant
1 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (80.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (80.00%) JIRA
1 4 (80.00%) Maven
2 1 (20.00%) Android Studio
General
1 2 (40.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Java Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Android Developer
3 1 (20.00%) AWS Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Java Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) JSON
1 1 (20.00%) REST
1 1 (20.00%) RESTful
1 1 (20.00%) RxJava
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Data Structures
2 3 (60.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (20.00%) iPad
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
2 4 (80.00%) ATDD
2 4 (80.00%) BDD
2 4 (80.00%) OO
2 4 (80.00%) OOD
3 3 (60.00%) Complexity Analysis
3 3 (60.00%) DevOps
4 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (20.00%) Android Development
5 1 (20.00%) API Design
5 1 (20.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 1 (20.00%) Mobile Development
5 1 (20.00%) Scrum
5 1 (20.00%) SDLC
5 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (20.00%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) Clojure
2 4 (80.00%) F#
2 4 (80.00%) Go
2 4 (80.00%) Rust
3 1 (20.00%) Groovy
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) Ansible
1 4 (80.00%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (80.00%) Puppet