The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 26 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
England / North West
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 117 146 136
Rank change year-on-year +29 -10  
Contract jobs citing Gradle 25 19 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.85% 0.51% 0.38%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.24% 3.96% 3.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 17 9
Median daily rate £450 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -2.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £375 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £465 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £448 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.41% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 - -
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 the North West with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 477 480 425
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 16.18% 12.80% 11.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 319 253
Median daily rate £406 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.56% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £298 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £478 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 13 9
Median hourly rate £41.25 £36.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.58% -10.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £26.96 £37.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.10 £42.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +2.97% +13.51%  

Gradle
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 the North West

Gradle
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Gradle in the North West

Gradle
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Gradle in the North West over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Gradle in the North West

Gradle
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Gradle in the North West

Gradle
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Gradle within the North West region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
Cheshire +33 15 £450 +5.88% 8
Manchester +12 8 £475 +18.75% 4
Merseyside - 1 £405 -
Gradle
England

For the 6 months to 26 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 North West region with a requirement for Gradle.

1 32 (76.19%) Java
2 30 (71.43%) Git (software)
3 27 (64.29%) Jenkins
4 22 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (47.62%) JavaScript
6 19 (45.24%) Banking
6 19 (45.24%) JIRA
7 17 (40.48%) Spring
8 16 (38.10%) Maven
9 15 (35.71%) Finance
9 15 (35.71%) Scrum
10 14 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (33.33%) Data Protection
10 14 (33.33%) Test Automation
10 14 (33.33%) DevOps
11 13 (30.95%) MongoDB
11 13 (30.95%) IntelliJ
12 12 (28.57%) HTML
13 11 (26.19%) SOAP
13 11 (26.19%) HTML5
13 11 (26.19%) Confluence
13 11 (26.19%) Unit Testing
14 10 (23.81%) jQuery
14 10 (23.81%) AngularJS
14 10 (23.81%) SonarQube
15 9 (21.43%) JSON
15 9 (21.43%) Ajax
15 9 (21.43%) TDD
15 9 (21.43%) Hibernate
15 9 (21.43%) Android

Gradle
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 11 (26.19%) Confluence
2 4 (9.52%) Cloud Foundry
2 4 (9.52%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.76%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.38%) JBoss
4 1 (2.38%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 7 (16.67%) GitHub
2 6 (14.29%) Datadog
3 5 (11.90%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (4.76%) IaaS
5 2 (4.76%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (30.95%) MongoDB
2 6 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 5 (11.90%) NoSQL
3 5 (11.90%) Relational Database
4 4 (9.52%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.38%) Big Data
5 1 (2.38%) DB2
5 1 (2.38%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.38%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 30 (71.43%) Git (software)
2 27 (64.29%) Jenkins
3 19 (45.24%) JIRA
4 16 (38.10%) Maven
5 13 (30.95%) IntelliJ
6 10 (23.81%) SonarQube
7 9 (21.43%) Eclipse
8 7 (16.67%) Bitbucket
8 7 (16.67%) Spock
9 6 (14.29%) Artifactory
9 6 (14.29%) Cucumber
9 6 (14.29%) JMeter
9 6 (14.29%) JProfiler
9 6 (14.29%) Selenium
10 5 (11.90%) Subversion
11 4 (9.52%) Ant
11 4 (9.52%) JUnit
12 3 (7.14%) Visual Studio Team System
13 2 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
14 1 (2.38%) TestComplete
General
1 19 (45.24%) Banking
2 15 (35.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 30 (71.43%) Developer
2 18 (42.86%) Java Developer
3 8 (19.05%) Android Developer
3 8 (19.05%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) Operations Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Agile Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Agile Java Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 2 (4.76%) Angular Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Consultant
6 2 (4.76%) DevOps Consultant
6 2 (4.76%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (2.38%) Applications Developer
7 1 (2.38%) Build Manager
7 1 (2.38%) C++ Developer
7 1 (2.38%) Environment Manager
7 1 (2.38%) Release Manager
7 1 (2.38%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (40.48%) Spring
2 12 (28.57%) HTML
3 11 (26.19%) HTML5
3 11 (26.19%) SOAP
4 10 (23.81%) AngularJS
4 10 (23.81%) jQuery
5 9 (21.43%) Ajax
5 9 (21.43%) CSS
5 9 (21.43%) Hibernate
5 9 (21.43%) J2EE
5 9 (21.43%) JSON
6 8 (19.05%) Android SDK
6 8 (19.05%) CSS3
6 8 (19.05%) EJB
6 8 (19.05%) JSP
6 8 (19.05%) Servlets
6 8 (19.05%) Web Services
7 7 (16.67%) Android NDK
7 7 (16.67%) Ionic Framework
7 7 (16.67%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.76%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.38%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 9 (21.43%) Android
2 6 (14.29%) Linux
3 5 (11.90%) Windows
4 2 (4.76%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (35.71%) Scrum
3 14 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 14 (33.33%) DevOps
3 14 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 11 (26.19%) Unit Testing
5 9 (21.43%) TDD
6 8 (19.05%) Android Development
7 7 (16.67%) Waterfall
8 6 (14.29%) Cryptography
8 6 (14.29%) Secure Coding
9 5 (11.90%) OO
9 5 (11.90%) Software Engineering
10 4 (9.52%) Data Modelling
10 4 (9.52%) Mobile Development
10 4 (9.52%) RAD
11 3 (7.14%) BDD
11 3 (7.14%) E-Commerce
11 3 (7.14%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 32 (76.19%) Java
2 20 (47.62%) JavaScript
3 9 (21.43%) C++
3 9 (21.43%) SQL
4 8 (19.05%) C
5 4 (9.52%) PowerShell
6 3 (7.14%) Groovy
7 2 (4.76%) C#
7 2 (4.76%) Python
8 1 (2.38%) Clojure
8 1 (2.38%) Perl
8 1 (2.38%) Scala
8 1 (2.38%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (11.90%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.52%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.14%) Degree
4 2 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.38%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.38%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 3 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.76%) Docker
3 1 (2.38%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 8 (19.05%) Puppet
2 7 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (14.29%) Ansible
4 1 (2.38%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 7 (16.67%) Oracle
2 6 (14.29%) Perforce
3 3 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.14%) VMware
4 2 (4.76%) AppDynamics
4 2 (4.76%) Guidewire
4 2 (4.76%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.38%) Atlassian
5 1 (2.38%) Chordiant
5 1 (2.38%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.38%) Sage
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