Period
to 14 December 2018

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 14 December 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
England > North West
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 138 162 182
Rank change year-on-year +24 +20 +33
Contract jobs citing Gradle 84 47 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.40% 0.83% 0.54%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.81% 4.51% 3.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 39 22
North West median daily rate £700 £330 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +112.12% -21.43% +11.26%
England median daily rate £525 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +16.67% - -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £65.00 £62.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.00% +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 1,233 1,042 979
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 20.55% 18.39% 15.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 862 715 664
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £282 £289
90th Percentile £588 £550 £500
England median daily rate £475 £463 £430
% change year-on-year +2.70% +7.56% +4.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 32 24
North West median hourly rate £39.25 £41.88 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.27% +4.69% +6.67%
10th Percentile £29.25 £36.89 £34.18
90th Percentile £47.88 £55.00 £43.70
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

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 14 December 2018.

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 14 December 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
Manchester +25 58 £700 +120.47% 11
Cheshire -8 26 £375 +11.94% 5
Gradle
England

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 North West region with a requirement for Gradle.

1 83 (98.81%) Java
2 63 (75.00%) Maven
3 54 (64.29%) Jenkins
4 52 (61.90%) Docker
5 47 (55.95%) DevOps
6 43 (51.19%) Ansible
7 41 (48.81%) Python
8 35 (41.67%) Terraform
9 34 (40.48%) Test Automation
10 32 (38.10%) Groovy
10 32 (38.10%) Spring
11 29 (34.52%) Git (software)
12 28 (33.33%) npm
12 28 (33.33%) gulp
13 27 (32.14%) Cloud Foundry
13 27 (32.14%) IBM UrbanCode
13 27 (32.14%) Travis CI
13 27 (32.14%) Virtual Machines
13 27 (32.14%) CircleCI
13 27 (32.14%) Opscode Chef
13 27 (32.14%) Puppet
13 27 (32.14%) nginx
13 27 (32.14%) PaaS
13 27 (32.14%) Open Source
14 26 (30.95%) Shell Script
15 23 (27.38%) Android
16 22 (26.19%) Continuous Integration
16 22 (26.19%) JIRA
17 21 (25.00%) BDD
17 21 (25.00%) TDD

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 27 (32.14%) Cloud Foundry
1 27 (32.14%) nginx
2 17 (20.24%) Confluence
3 4 (4.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 4 (4.76%) JBoss
4 3 (3.57%) Jetty
4 3 (3.57%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.38%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.19%) iPlanet
Cloud Services
1 28 (33.33%) npm
2 27 (32.14%) PaaS
3 19 (22.62%) AWS CloudFormation
4 10 (11.90%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (3.57%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (3.57%) Amazon Glacier
6 3 (3.57%) Amazon S3
7 1 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.19%) OpenShift
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (20.24%) MySQL
1 17 (20.24%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (8.33%) NoSQL
3 5 (5.95%) Hazelcast
3 5 (5.95%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.57%) Amazon Athena
4 3 (3.57%) Amazon Redshift
4 3 (3.57%) Big Data
5 1 (1.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (1.19%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.19%) MariaDB
5 1 (1.19%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 63 (75.00%) Maven
2 54 (64.29%) Jenkins
3 29 (34.52%) Git (software)
4 28 (33.33%) gulp
5 27 (32.14%) CircleCI
5 27 (32.14%) IBM UrbanCode
5 27 (32.14%) Travis CI
6 22 (26.19%) JIRA
7 19 (22.62%) JUnit
8 16 (19.05%) Gatling
8 16 (19.05%) Selenium
8 16 (19.05%) Spock
9 6 (7.14%) Eclipse
9 6 (7.14%) IntelliJ
10 4 (4.76%) Ant
11 3 (3.57%) Cucumber
11 3 (3.57%) NetBeans
12 1 (1.19%) Hudson
12 1 (1.19%) Mockito
12 1 (1.19%) SoapUI
General
1 9 (10.71%) Finance
2 8 (9.52%) Banking
3 7 (8.33%) Retail
4 3 (3.57%) Investment Banking
4 3 (3.57%) Law
5 1 (1.19%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 40 (47.62%) Developer
2 29 (34.52%) DevOps Engineer
3 21 (25.00%) Java Developer
4 17 (20.24%) Android Developer
5 16 (19.05%) Java Engineer
6 5 (5.95%) Java Software Engineer
6 5 (5.95%) Software Engineer
7 4 (4.76%) AWS Engineer
8 2 (2.38%) Lead Developer
8 2 (2.38%) Lead Java Developer
9 1 (1.19%) Administrator
9 1 (1.19%) Consultant
9 1 (1.19%) Data Administrator
9 1 (1.19%) Database Engineer
9 1 (1.19%) DBA
9 1 (1.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 1 (1.19%) Java Software Developer
9 1 (1.19%) Migration Consultant
9 1 (1.19%) Senior Developer
9 1 (1.19%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (38.10%) Spring
2 19 (22.62%) AngularJS
2 19 (22.62%) CSS
2 19 (22.62%) Hibernate
3 18 (21.43%) HTML
4 17 (20.24%) Android SDK
4 17 (20.24%) CSS3
5 16 (19.05%) Android NDK
5 16 (19.05%) HTML5
5 16 (19.05%) Ionic Framework
6 14 (16.67%) Node.js
7 11 (13.10%) Elastic Stack
7 11 (13.10%) JSON
8 9 (10.71%) RESTful
9 6 (7.14%) SOAP
9 6 (7.14%) Spring Boot
10 5 (5.95%) Apache Camel
10 5 (5.95%) Grails
10 5 (5.95%) Kafka
10 5 (5.95%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.57%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.19%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.19%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (1.19%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.19%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (27.38%) Android
2 1 (1.19%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (55.95%) DevOps
2 34 (40.48%) Test Automation
3 27 (32.14%) Open Source
4 22 (26.19%) Continuous Integration
5 21 (25.00%) BDD
5 21 (25.00%) TDD
6 19 (22.62%) Android Development
6 19 (22.62%) Secure Coding
6 19 (22.62%) Unit Testing
7 16 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (19.05%) Cryptography
8 6 (7.14%) E-Commerce
9 5 (5.95%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (5.95%) Scrum
9 5 (5.95%) Software Engineering
10 4 (4.76%) Computer Science
10 4 (4.76%) Continuous Delivery
10 4 (4.76%) Web Development
11 3 (3.57%) Microservices
11 3 (3.57%) Scenario Testing
Programming Languages
1 83 (98.81%) Java
2 41 (48.81%) Python
3 32 (38.10%) Groovy
4 26 (30.95%) Shell Script
5 19 (22.62%) Java 8
5 19 (22.62%) JavaScript
6 17 (20.24%) C
6 17 (20.24%) C++
7 13 (15.48%) PHP
8 6 (7.14%) Scala
9 4 (4.76%) SQL
10 2 (2.38%) Java 9
11 1 (1.19%) Apple Swift
11 1 (1.19%) Kotlin
11 1 (1.19%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.19%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
1 4 (4.76%) Degree
System Software
1 52 (61.90%) Docker
2 27 (32.14%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 43 (51.19%) Ansible
2 35 (41.67%) Terraform
3 27 (32.14%) Opscode Chef
3 27 (32.14%) Puppet
4 4 (4.76%) Packer
5 2 (2.38%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 4 (4.76%) Adobe
2 2 (2.38%) hybris
2 2 (2.38%) Oracle