Period
to 15 September 2019

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 15 September 2019 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
15 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 179 155 166
Rank change year-on-year -24 +11 +40
Contract jobs citing Gradle 16 61 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.30% 1.02% 0.75%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.03% 5.02% 4.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 57 37
North West median daily rate £481 £450 £448
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.94% +0.45% +6.67%
10th Percentile £416 £330 £307
90th Percentile £681 £700 £488
England median daily rate £550 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
North West median hourly rate - £170.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +240.00% -
England median hourly rate - £70.00 £62.50
% change year-on-year - +12.00% -

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 789 1,215 994
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 15.00% 20.39% 17.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 535 818 673
North West median daily rate £435 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.82% +3.75% +1.91%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £288
90th Percentile £600 £563 £525
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 31 48
North West median hourly rate £42.00 £36.25 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.86% -10.49% -0.61%
10th Percentile £40.25 £27.50 £35.00
90th Percentile £47.60 £47.50 £46.45
England median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%

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 15 September 2019.

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 15 September 2019. 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 -4 11 £500 -28.57% 4
Cheshire -2 3 £450 +23.44% 3
Merseyside -7 2 - - 1
Gradle
England

For the 6 months to 15 September 2019, 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 15 (93.75%) Java
2 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (56.25%) Maven
3 9 (56.25%) JUnit
3 9 (56.25%) DevOps
4 8 (50.00%) TDD
5 7 (43.75%) Scrum
5 7 (43.75%) Test Automation
6 6 (37.50%) Jenkins
6 6 (37.50%) Java EE
6 6 (37.50%) Ant
7 5 (31.25%) OOP
7 5 (31.25%) OO
7 5 (31.25%) Oracle
7 5 (31.25%) Finance
7 5 (31.25%) Banking
7 5 (31.25%) Subversion
7 5 (31.25%) Software Engineering
7 5 (31.25%) Artifactory
7 5 (31.25%) GitHub
7 5 (31.25%) User Experience
7 5 (31.25%) Docker
7 5 (31.25%) WebSphere
7 5 (31.25%) Git (software)
7 5 (31.25%) Cucumber
7 5 (31.25%) Web Application Development
7 5 (31.25%) Software Delivery
7 5 (31.25%) Sonatype Nexus
8 4 (25.00%) AWS
8 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database

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 5 (31.25%) WebSphere
2 4 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (18.75%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (12.50%) JBoss
5 1 (6.25%) Apache Pig
5 1 (6.25%) Apache Spark
5 1 (6.25%) Confluence
5 1 (6.25%) OpenStack
5 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 5 (31.25%) GitHub
2 4 (25.00%) AWS
3 2 (12.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (12.50%) Amazon ECS
3 2 (12.50%) Amazon EKS
3 2 (12.50%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (12.50%) AWS CloudTrail
3 2 (12.50%) AWS Fargate
3 2 (12.50%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (12.50%) Serverless
3 2 (12.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (6.25%) OpenShift
4 1 (6.25%) PaaS
4 1 (6.25%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (18.75%) MongoDB
3 2 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (12.50%) DB2
4 1 (6.25%) Apache Hive
4 1 (6.25%) Hadoop
4 1 (6.25%) HBase
4 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
4 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (56.25%) JUnit
1 9 (56.25%) Maven
2 6 (37.50%) Ant
2 6 (37.50%) Jenkins
3 5 (31.25%) Artifactory
3 5 (31.25%) Cucumber
3 5 (31.25%) Git (software)
3 5 (31.25%) Sonatype Nexus
3 5 (31.25%) Subversion
4 3 (18.75%) Mockito
5 1 (6.25%) Appium
5 1 (6.25%) Bitbucket
5 1 (6.25%) HP UFT
5 1 (6.25%) IntelliJ
5 1 (6.25%) JIRA
5 1 (6.25%) MSBuild
5 1 (6.25%) Selenium
5 1 (6.25%) TeamCity
5 1 (6.25%) TestNG
5 1 (6.25%) Xcode
General
1 5 (31.25%) Banking
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Developer
2 7 (43.75%) Java Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Android Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Software Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Leader
4 1 (6.25%) Agile Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Agile Java Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Hadoop Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) iOS Android Developer
4 1 (6.25%) iOS Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Java Android Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Java Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Lead Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Principal Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Salesforce Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Test Automation Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) Java EE
2 4 (25.00%) Spring
3 3 (18.75%) CSS
3 3 (18.75%) HTML
4 2 (12.50%) AngularJS
4 2 (12.50%) HTML5
4 2 (12.50%) JSON
4 2 (12.50%) Node.js
4 2 (12.50%) React
4 2 (12.50%) Spring Boot
4 2 (12.50%) Web Services
5 1 (6.25%) CSS3
5 1 (6.25%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (6.25%) REST
5 1 (6.25%) RESTful
5 1 (6.25%) Sass
5 1 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (6.25%) Vue.js
5 1 (6.25%) WireMock
5 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) User Experience
2 4 (25.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (6.25%) Mainframe
3 1 (6.25%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Android
2 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
2 1 (6.25%) MVS
2 1 (6.25%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (56.25%) DevOps
3 8 (50.00%) TDD
4 7 (43.75%) Scrum
4 7 (43.75%) Test Automation
5 5 (31.25%) OO
5 5 (31.25%) OOP
5 5 (31.25%) Software Delivery
5 5 (31.25%) Software Engineering
5 5 (31.25%) Web Application Development
6 3 (18.75%) BDD
6 3 (18.75%) Migration
6 3 (18.75%) Sprint Planning
6 3 (18.75%) Sprint Retrospective
7 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (12.50%) Deployment Automation
7 2 (12.50%) Front End Development
7 2 (12.50%) Network Load Balancing
7 2 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (12.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (93.75%) Java
2 4 (25.00%) Groovy
2 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (18.75%) Scala
3 3 (18.75%) SQL
4 2 (12.50%) Java 8
4 2 (12.50%) Python
5 1 (6.25%) Apex Code
5 1 (6.25%) Apple Swift
5 1 (6.25%) C
5 1 (6.25%) C++
5 1 (6.25%) JCL
5 1 (6.25%) Kotlin
5 1 (6.25%) Objective-C
5 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
5 1 (6.25%) Ruby
5 1 (6.25%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) AWS Certification
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) Docker
2 1 (6.25%) Apache Flume
2 1 (6.25%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Kibana
2 2 (12.50%) Grafana
2 2 (12.50%) Terraform
3 1 (6.25%) Ansible
3 1 (6.25%) CA Wily
3 1 (6.25%) Kubernetes
3 1 (6.25%) logstash
3 1 (6.25%) Oozie
3 1 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle
2 4 (25.00%) IBM
3 2 (12.50%) AppDynamics
4 1 (6.25%) Micro Focus
4 1 (6.25%) Salesforce.com