Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 153 190 212
Rank change year-on-year +37 +22 -17
Contract jobs citing Gradle 48 34 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.84% 0.50% 0.33%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.83% 3.43% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 22 16
North West median daily rate £363 £420 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.69% +12.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £355 £294
90th Percentile £490 £471 £438
England median daily rate £465 £450 £500
% change year-on-year +3.33% -10.00% +36.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
North West median hourly rate - - £42.00
England median hourly rate £62.50 £36.00 £42.25
% change year-on-year +73.61% -14.79% -

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 the North West with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 994 991 1160
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 17.33% 14.53% 13.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 676 667 696
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £290 £300 £263
90th Percentile £538 £500 £526
England median daily rate £451 £425 £403
% change year-on-year +6.00% +5.59% +0.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 27 45
North West median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +10.29%
10th Percentile £33.40 £34.85 £27.30
90th Percentile £50.50 £44.30 £40.60
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

Gradle
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Gradle as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

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 6 months to 21 November 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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
Cheshire +26 28 £375 -11.76% 8
Manchester +16 18 £369 -12.20% 8
Gradle
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 44 (91.67%) Java
2 35 (72.92%) Jenkins
3 33 (68.75%) Spring
4 32 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (64.58%) Git (software)
6 27 (56.25%) Maven
7 21 (43.75%) JIRA
8 20 (41.67%) Test Automation
9 19 (39.58%) JavaScript
10 17 (35.42%) HTML
10 17 (35.42%) Hibernate
10 17 (35.42%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (33.33%) Unit Testing
11 16 (33.33%) OO
12 15 (31.25%) Scrum
12 15 (31.25%) Banking
12 15 (31.25%) RESTful
13 14 (29.17%) JSON
13 14 (29.17%) TDD
13 14 (29.17%) Web Services
13 14 (29.17%) JUnit
13 14 (29.17%) SonarQube
14 13 (27.08%) Oracle
14 13 (27.08%) Eclipse
14 13 (27.08%) JPA
14 13 (27.08%) JProfiler
15 12 (25.00%) IntelliJ
15 12 (25.00%) Finance
15 12 (25.00%) SQL
15 12 (25.00%) J2EE

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 10 (20.83%) Confluence
2 5 (10.42%) Apache
3 4 (8.33%) JBoss
4 2 (4.17%) Anypoint
4 2 (4.17%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.33%) OpenShift
2 2 (4.17%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.67%) HTTP
2 5 (10.42%) Internet
3 2 (4.17%) AMQP
3 2 (4.17%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 11 (22.92%) MongoDB
3 10 (20.83%) RDBMS
4 7 (14.58%) NoSQL
5 6 (12.50%) SQL Server
6 2 (4.17%) MySQL
7 1 (2.08%) Couchbase
7 1 (2.08%) CouchDB
7 1 (2.08%) DB2
Development Applications
1 35 (72.92%) Jenkins
2 31 (64.58%) Git (software)
3 27 (56.25%) Maven
4 21 (43.75%) JIRA
5 14 (29.17%) JUnit
5 14 (29.17%) SonarQube
6 13 (27.08%) Eclipse
6 13 (27.08%) JProfiler
7 12 (25.00%) IntelliJ
8 10 (20.83%) Bitbucket
9 6 (12.50%) Sonatype Nexus
10 5 (10.42%) Ant
11 2 (4.17%) CMake
11 2 (4.17%) Cucumber
11 2 (4.17%) InstallShield
11 2 (4.17%) Mockito
11 2 (4.17%) SpecFlow
11 2 (4.17%) Subversion
11 2 (4.17%) Visual Studio
11 2 (4.17%) WiX
General
1 15 (31.25%) Banking
2 12 (25.00%) Finance
3 2 (4.17%) Games
4 1 (2.08%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 40 (83.33%) Developer
2 31 (64.58%) Java Developer
3 7 (14.58%) Android Developer
4 6 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (4.17%) Agile Developer
5 2 (4.17%) Agile Java Developer
5 2 (4.17%) J2EE Developer
5 2 (4.17%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (4.17%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 2 (4.17%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (4.17%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 2 (4.17%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (4.17%) Senior Android Developer
5 2 (4.17%) Senior Developer
6 1 (2.08%) Build Manager
6 1 (2.08%) Software Engineer
6 1 (2.08%) Software Manager
6 1 (2.08%) SQL Developer
6 1 (2.08%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (68.75%) Spring
2 17 (35.42%) Hibernate
2 17 (35.42%) HTML
3 15 (31.25%) RESTful
4 14 (29.17%) JSON
4 14 (29.17%) Web Services
5 13 (27.08%) JPA
6 12 (25.00%) J2EE
6 12 (25.00%) Spring Boot
7 11 (22.92%) REST
8 10 (20.83%) SOAP
9 9 (18.75%) AngularJS
9 9 (18.75%) CSS
9 9 (18.75%) HTML5
9 9 (18.75%) jQuery
10 8 (16.67%) Ajax
10 8 (16.67%) CSS3
11 7 (14.58%) Android NDK
11 7 (14.58%) Android SDK
11 7 (14.58%) Ionic Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.25%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (2.08%) RIA
4 1 (2.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.92%) Linux
2 7 (14.58%) Android
3 2 (4.17%) Windows
4 1 (2.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (41.67%) Test Automation
3 17 (35.42%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (33.33%) OO
4 16 (33.33%) Unit Testing
5 15 (31.25%) Scrum
6 14 (29.17%) TDD
7 10 (20.83%) Data Modelling
7 10 (20.83%) RAD
8 9 (18.75%) DevOps
8 9 (18.75%) OOP
9 8 (16.67%) BDD
9 8 (16.67%) Waterfall
10 7 (14.58%) Android Development
10 7 (14.58%) Microservices
10 7 (14.58%) Software Engineering
11 6 (12.50%) Data Protection
12 5 (10.42%) Domain-Driven Design
12 5 (10.42%) E-Commerce
12 5 (10.42%) Event-Driven Architecture
Programming Languages
1 44 (91.67%) Java
2 19 (39.58%) JavaScript
3 12 (25.00%) SQL
4 8 (16.67%) C++
5 6 (12.50%) C
6 4 (8.33%) Groovy
6 4 (8.33%) Jython
6 4 (8.33%) Perl
7 3 (6.25%) C#
8 2 (4.17%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.08%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (12.50%) Degree
2 4 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (4.17%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 4 (8.33%) Docker
1 4 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.17%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (4.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (27.08%) Oracle
2 11 (22.92%) Perforce
3 4 (8.33%) VMware
4 2 (4.17%) Atlassian
4 2 (4.17%) IBM
4 2 (4.17%) MuleSoft