The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gradle
North West / Manchester
Rank 86 95 88
Rank change year-on-year +9 -7  
Contract jobs citing Gradle 6 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.45% 0.34% 0.50%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.55% 2.52% 4.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 7
Median daily rate £425 £413 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% -17.50%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +5.00% -3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 - £37.50

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 Manchester with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 235 238 189
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 17.75% 13.35% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 162 133
Median daily rate £375 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 2 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 £36.25 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -3.33%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

Gradle
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

Gradle
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Gradle in Manchester

Gradle
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Gradle in Manchester over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Gradle in Manchester

Gradle
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Gradle in Manchester

Gradle
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Gradle within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bolton - 2 £469 -
Stockport - 1 £250 -
Gradle
North West

Gradle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Gradle.

1 19 (100.00%) Java
2 14 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (68.42%) Maven
4 10 (52.63%) Degree
4 10 (52.63%) TDD
5 9 (47.37%) JIRA
5 9 (47.37%) Scrum
5 9 (47.37%) BDD
6 8 (42.11%) PostGIS
6 8 (42.11%) AngularJS
6 8 (42.11%) Leaflet
6 8 (42.11%) GeoServer
6 8 (42.11%) OpenLayers
6 8 (42.11%) Migration
6 8 (42.11%) ESRI
6 8 (42.11%) JavaScript
6 8 (42.11%) Python
6 8 (42.11%) Data Migration
6 8 (42.11%) JBehave
6 8 (42.11%) Open Source
6 8 (42.11%) Cucumber
7 7 (36.84%) DevOps
8 5 (26.32%) E-Commerce
8 5 (26.32%) Groovy
9 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
9 4 (21.05%) Spring
9 4 (21.05%) Ruby
9 4 (21.05%) Linux
9 4 (21.05%) Ant
9 4 (21.05%) WebLogic

Gradle
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 (42.11%) GeoServer
2 4 (21.05%) WebLogic
3 3 (15.79%) Tomcat
4 1 (5.26%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (10.53%) IaaS
2 2 (10.53%) PaaS
3 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (5.26%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) MySQL
3 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (68.42%) Maven
2 9 (47.37%) JIRA
3 8 (42.11%) Cucumber
3 8 (42.11%) JBehave
4 4 (21.05%) Ant
4 4 (21.05%) Eclipse
4 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
5 3 (15.79%) Jenkins
5 3 (15.79%) Subversion
5 3 (15.79%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (10.53%) IntelliJ
6 2 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (10.53%) Vagrant
7 1 (5.26%) JProfiler
7 1 (5.26%) JUnit
7 1 (5.26%) SonarQube
7 1 (5.26%) Spock
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (78.95%) Developer
2 7 (36.84%) Java Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) DevOps Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Agile Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Agile Java Developer
4 1 (5.26%) AWS Developer
4 1 (5.26%) AWS DevOps
4 1 (5.26%) Azure Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Azure DevOps
4 1 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Environment And Release Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Environment Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (42.11%) AngularJS
1 8 (42.11%) Leaflet
1 8 (42.11%) OpenLayers
1 8 (42.11%) PostGIS
2 4 (21.05%) Spring
3 3 (15.79%) Hibernate
4 2 (10.53%) REST
4 2 (10.53%) SOAP
4 2 (10.53%) Velocity
4 2 (10.53%) Web Services
4 2 (10.53%) ZK
5 1 (5.26%) Java EE
5 1 (5.26%) JPA
5 1 (5.26%) JSON
5 1 (5.26%) Spring Boot
5 1 (5.26%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Linux
2 3 (15.79%) Windows
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.26%) Android
4 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (52.63%) TDD
3 9 (47.37%) BDD
3 9 (47.37%) Scrum
4 8 (42.11%) Data Migration
4 8 (42.11%) Migration
4 8 (42.11%) Open Source
5 7 (36.84%) DevOps
6 5 (26.32%) E-Commerce
7 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (10.53%) CRM
7 2 (10.53%) MVVM
7 2 (10.53%) SDLC
7 2 (10.53%) Service Management
8 1 (5.26%) Continuous Delivery
8 1 (5.26%) Data Protection
8 1 (5.26%) Domain-Driven Design
8 1 (5.26%) Event-Driven Architecture
8 1 (5.26%) Microservices
8 1 (5.26%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (42.11%) JavaScript
2 8 (42.11%) Python
3 5 (26.32%) Groovy
4 4 (21.05%) Ruby
5 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
6 2 (10.53%) SQL
7 1 (5.26%) Clojure
7 1 (5.26%) Scala
Qualifications
1 10 (52.63%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Docker
1 1 (5.26%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Puppet
2 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) ESRI
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.53%) AppDynamics
3 2 (10.53%) Guidewire
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle
3 2 (10.53%) ServiceNow
4 1 (5.26%) Perforce