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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gradle
England / North West
Rank 113 148 140
Rank change year-on-year +35 -8  
Contract jobs citing Gradle 17 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.65% 0.29% 0.28%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.87% 2.04% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 9
Median daily rate £425 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +9.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £336 £342
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £440 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +5.00% -3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 - £37.50

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 439 539 391
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 16.88% 14.10% 11.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 297 327 256
Median daily rate £400 £373 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.38% +6.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 34 10
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.75 £35.00 £37.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £44.50 £46.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

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 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 24 March 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 +34 6 £450 +21.62% 1
Manchester +9 6 £425 +3.03% 2
Merseyside - 5 £405 -
Gradle
England

Gradle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 25 (80.65%) Java
2 20 (64.52%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (64.52%) Maven
3 13 (41.94%) Cucumber
3 13 (41.94%) JavaScript
3 13 (41.94%) DevOps
4 12 (38.71%) TDD
4 12 (38.71%) Scrum
5 11 (35.48%) BDD
5 11 (35.48%) Jenkins
5 11 (35.48%) JIRA
6 10 (32.26%) Degree
6 10 (32.26%) Git (software)
7 9 (29.03%) Finance
7 9 (29.03%) Spring
7 9 (29.03%) Python
8 8 (25.81%) Migration
8 8 (25.81%) ESRI
8 8 (25.81%) Data Migration
8 8 (25.81%) JBehave
8 8 (25.81%) Open Source
8 8 (25.81%) Leaflet
8 8 (25.81%) PostGIS
8 8 (25.81%) AngularJS
8 8 (25.81%) GeoServer
8 8 (25.81%) OpenLayers
9 7 (22.58%) SonarQube
9 7 (22.58%) Opscode Chef
9 7 (22.58%) Puppet
9 7 (22.58%) Banking

Gradle
Top Related 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 8 (25.81%) GeoServer
2 5 (16.13%) WebLogic
3 4 (12.90%) Tomcat
4 3 (9.68%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (6.45%) WebSphere
6 1 (3.23%) Confluence
6 1 (3.23%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (19.35%) GitHub
2 5 (16.13%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (16.13%) Datadog
3 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (6.45%) IaaS
4 2 (6.45%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) Firewall
1 1 (3.23%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) MongoDB
2 4 (12.90%) NoSQL
3 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
4 2 (6.45%) MySQL
5 1 (3.23%) Couchbase
5 1 (3.23%) CouchDB
5 1 (3.23%) DB2
5 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (64.52%) Maven
2 13 (41.94%) Cucumber
3 11 (35.48%) Jenkins
3 11 (35.48%) JIRA
4 10 (32.26%) Git (software)
5 8 (25.81%) JBehave
6 7 (22.58%) SonarQube
7 6 (19.35%) Spock
8 5 (16.13%) Ant
8 5 (16.13%) Artifactory
8 5 (16.13%) Bitbucket
8 5 (16.13%) Eclipse
8 5 (16.13%) IntelliJ
8 5 (16.13%) JMeter
8 5 (16.13%) Selenium
9 4 (12.90%) Subversion
10 3 (9.68%) Visual Studio Team System
11 2 (6.45%) JProfiler
11 2 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (6.45%) Vagrant
General
1 9 (29.03%) Finance
2 7 (22.58%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (70.97%) Developer
2 13 (41.94%) Java Developer
3 6 (19.35%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) AWS DevOps
5 2 (6.45%) Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) DevOps Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) Agile Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Applications Developer
6 1 (3.23%) AWS Developer
6 1 (3.23%) AWS Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Azure Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) Azure DevOps
6 1 (3.23%) Cloud Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Environment And Release Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Environment Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 1 (3.23%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (29.03%) Spring
2 8 (25.81%) AngularJS
2 8 (25.81%) Leaflet
2 8 (25.81%) OpenLayers
2 8 (25.81%) PostGIS
3 6 (19.35%) Web Services
4 5 (16.13%) Hibernate
5 4 (12.90%) jQuery
5 4 (12.90%) JSP
5 4 (12.90%) Servlets
5 4 (12.90%) SOAP
6 3 (9.68%) Ajax
6 3 (9.68%) EJB
6 3 (9.68%) J2EE
6 3 (9.68%) JSON
6 3 (9.68%) RESTful
6 3 (9.68%) Struts
7 2 (6.45%) CSS
7 2 (6.45%) HTML
7 2 (6.45%) ZK
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Clustering
2 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.13%) Linux
2 3 (9.68%) Windows
3 2 (6.45%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.23%) Android
4 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (64.52%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (41.94%) DevOps
3 12 (38.71%) Scrum
3 12 (38.71%) TDD
4 11 (35.48%) BDD
5 8 (25.81%) Data Migration
5 8 (25.81%) Migration
5 8 (25.81%) Open Source
6 6 (19.35%) Data Protection
6 6 (19.35%) E-Commerce
7 3 (9.68%) SDLC
7 3 (9.68%) Waterfall
8 2 (6.45%) Configuration Management
8 2 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (6.45%) CRM
8 2 (6.45%) MVC
8 2 (6.45%) MVVM
8 2 (6.45%) Service Management
9 1 (3.23%) CMMI
9 1 (3.23%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (80.65%) Java
2 13 (41.94%) JavaScript
3 9 (29.03%) Python
4 6 (19.35%) Groovy
5 4 (12.90%) Ruby
5 4 (12.90%) SQL
6 3 (9.68%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.23%) Clojure
7 1 (3.23%) Scala
Qualifications
1 10 (32.26%) Degree
2 3 (9.68%) SC Cleared
2 3 (9.68%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Docker
2 1 (3.23%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 7 (22.58%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (22.58%) Puppet
2 5 (16.13%) Ansible
3 1 (3.23%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 8 (25.81%) ESRI
2 4 (12.90%) Oracle
3 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.45%) AppDynamics
4 2 (6.45%) Guidewire
4 2 (6.45%) Perforce
4 2 (6.45%) ServiceNow
5 1 (3.23%) Chordiant
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