Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 168 158 163
Rank change year-on-year -10 +5 +33
Contract jobs citing Gradle 42 57 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.75% 0.99% 0.64%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.72% 4.98% 3.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 38 24
North West median daily rate £700 £363 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +93.10% -14.20% +5.63%
England median daily rate £575 £500 £450
% change year-on-year +15.00% +11.11% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
North West median hourly rate - - £47.50
England median hourly rate £63.65 £45.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +41.44% +25.00% -

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 1,130 1,145 907
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 20.31% 19.84% 16.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 751 740 600
North West median daily rate £436 £413 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.70% +9.13% +8.00%
10th Percentile £313 £285 £263
90th Percentile £606 £563 £525
England median daily rate £500 £475 £438
% change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 25 52
North West median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £42.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.75% -5.33% +5.63%
10th Percentile £33.84 £32.00 £36.28
90th Percentile £48.38 £56.14 £50.00
England median hourly rate £43.00 £43.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +4.88% -3.42%

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 20 April 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 20 April 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 +20 25 £700 +86.67%
Cheshire -11 17 £388 +15.67% 3
Gradle
England

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 38 (90.48%) Java
1 38 (90.48%) Jenkins
2 29 (69.05%) Maven
3 20 (47.62%) Git (software)
4 19 (45.24%) Python
4 19 (45.24%) Docker
4 19 (45.24%) DevOps
5 17 (40.48%) Groovy
6 16 (38.10%) Shell Script
7 15 (35.71%) Finance
7 15 (35.71%) Test Automation
8 14 (33.33%) PaaS
8 14 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (33.33%) Ansible
8 14 (33.33%) Terraform
9 13 (30.95%) Banking
9 13 (30.95%) MongoDB
10 12 (28.57%) JBoss
10 12 (28.57%) JavaScript
10 12 (28.57%) CSS
10 12 (28.57%) gulp
10 12 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
10 12 (28.57%) npm
11 11 (26.19%) IBM UrbanCode
11 11 (26.19%) Travis CI
11 11 (26.19%) AngularJS
11 11 (26.19%) Cloud Foundry
11 11 (26.19%) AWS CloudFormation
11 11 (26.19%) Virtual Machines
11 11 (26.19%) CircleCI

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 12 (28.57%) JBoss
2 11 (26.19%) Cloud Foundry
2 11 (26.19%) nginx
3 8 (19.05%) Tomcat
4 6 (14.29%) Apache Pig
4 6 (14.29%) Apache Spark
4 6 (14.29%) WebSphere
5 4 (9.52%) Confluence
6 3 (7.14%) OpenStack
7 2 (4.76%) Jetty
8 1 (2.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (2.38%) iPlanet
Cloud Services
1 14 (33.33%) PaaS
2 12 (28.57%) npm
3 11 (26.19%) AWS CloudFormation
4 10 (23.81%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (23.81%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (9.52%) OpenShift
6 2 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (4.76%) Amazon Glacier
6 2 (4.76%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.14%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (30.95%) MongoDB
2 9 (21.43%) NoSQL
3 7 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
3 7 (16.67%) DB2
4 6 (14.29%) Apache Hive
4 6 (14.29%) Hadoop
4 6 (14.29%) HBase
5 4 (9.52%) MySQL
5 4 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (7.14%) Big Data
7 2 (4.76%) Amazon Athena
7 2 (4.76%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
8 1 (2.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (2.38%) MariaDB
8 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 38 (90.48%) Jenkins
2 29 (69.05%) Maven
3 20 (47.62%) Git (software)
4 12 (28.57%) gulp
5 11 (26.19%) CircleCI
5 11 (26.19%) IBM UrbanCode
5 11 (26.19%) Travis CI
6 6 (14.29%) Bitbucket
6 6 (14.29%) JUnit
6 6 (14.29%) Mockito
7 5 (11.90%) Selenium
7 5 (11.90%) Subversion
8 4 (9.52%) JIRA
9 3 (7.14%) Gatling
9 3 (7.14%) Spock
10 2 (4.76%) Appium
10 2 (4.76%) Eclipse
10 2 (4.76%) IntelliJ
10 2 (4.76%) NetBeans
10 2 (4.76%) TestNG
General
1 15 (35.71%) Finance
2 13 (30.95%) Banking
3 2 (4.76%) Investment Banking
3 2 (4.76%) Law
Job Titles
1 15 (35.71%) Developer
2 12 (28.57%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (14.29%) Java Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) Data Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Android Developer
5 4 (9.52%) Hadoop Developer
5 4 (9.52%) Java Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Apache Spark Developer
6 3 (7.14%) AWS Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Big Data Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Hadoop Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Backend Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Big Data Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Software Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Test Automation Manager
7 2 (4.76%) Test Manager
8 1 (2.38%) Consultant
8 1 (2.38%) DBA
8 1 (2.38%) Lead Developer
8 1 (2.38%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (28.57%) CSS
2 11 (26.19%) AngularJS
2 11 (26.19%) CSS3
2 11 (26.19%) Hibernate
2 11 (26.19%) HTML
2 11 (26.19%) Spring
3 10 (23.81%) HTML5
4 9 (21.43%) JSON
5 8 (19.05%) REST
6 7 (16.67%) Node.js
6 7 (16.67%) React
6 7 (16.67%) Sass
7 6 (14.29%) JDBC
7 6 (14.29%) Servlets
7 6 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 6 (14.29%) Web Services
7 6 (14.29%) WireMock
8 4 (9.52%) Android NDK
8 4 (9.52%) Android SDK
8 4 (9.52%) Ionic Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.05%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.76%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.38%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.38%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (2.38%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.90%) Android
1 5 (11.90%) Linux
2 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.38%) MVS
2 1 (2.38%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (45.24%) DevOps
2 15 (35.71%) Test Automation
3 14 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (26.19%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (26.19%) Open Source
4 11 (26.19%) TDD
5 9 (21.43%) Deployment Automation
6 8 (19.05%) BDD
7 6 (14.29%) Investment Management
7 6 (14.29%) MapReduce
7 6 (14.29%) Microservices
7 6 (14.29%) Unit Testing
8 5 (11.90%) Android Development
8 5 (11.90%) Migration
9 4 (9.52%) Cryptography
9 4 (9.52%) Problem-Solving
9 4 (9.52%) Secure Coding
10 3 (7.14%) Data Acquisition
10 3 (7.14%) Data Migration
10 3 (7.14%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 38 (90.48%) Java
2 19 (45.24%) Python
3 17 (40.48%) Groovy
4 16 (38.10%) Shell Script
5 12 (28.57%) JavaScript
6 9 (21.43%) SQL
7 7 (16.67%) Scala
8 5 (11.90%) C
8 5 (11.90%) C++
9 4 (9.52%) Java 8
10 1 (2.38%) Apple Swift
10 1 (2.38%) JCL
10 1 (2.38%) Kotlin
10 1 (2.38%) Objective-C
10 1 (2.38%) PHP
10 1 (2.38%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (2.38%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (2.38%) Degree
System Software
1 19 (45.24%) Docker
2 11 (26.19%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (14.29%) Apache Flume
4 1 (2.38%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 14 (33.33%) Ansible
1 14 (33.33%) Terraform
2 12 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (26.19%) Puppet
4 6 (14.29%) Oozie
5 3 (7.14%) Packer
6 1 (2.38%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 8 (19.05%) Oracle
2 1 (2.38%) Adobe
2 1 (2.38%) Micro Focus