The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gradle
UK / Scotland
Rank 99 104 123
Rank change year-on-year +5 +19  
Contract jobs citing Gradle 8 26 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.46% 1.00% 0.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.99% 8.70% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 3
Median daily rate £475 £300 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +58.33% -27.27%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +5.00% -3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Scotland with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 268 299 338
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 15.27% 11.55% 11.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 166 209
Median daily rate £389 £320 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.48% -14.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £255 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 6
Median hourly rate £15.89 £40.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.27% -11.11%  
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 Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

Gradle
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Gradle in Scotland.

Contractor daily rate trend for Gradle in Scotland

Gradle
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Gradle within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 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
Glasgow -6 7 £475 +58.33%
Edinburgh +9 1 - - 1
Gradle
UK

Gradle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Gradle.

1 38 (92.68%) Java
2 36 (87.80%) Maven
3 33 (80.49%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (78.05%) Scrum
5 30 (73.17%) Python
6 27 (65.85%) TDD
7 24 (58.54%) JavaScript
7 24 (58.54%) Open Source
7 24 (58.54%) AngularJS
8 23 (56.10%) JBehave
8 23 (56.10%) Cucumber
9 21 (51.22%) BDD
10 20 (48.78%) Jenkins
10 20 (48.78%) JIRA
11 18 (43.90%) PostGIS
11 18 (43.90%) GeoServer
12 17 (41.46%) OpenLayers
12 17 (41.46%) Leaflet
12 17 (41.46%) ESRI
13 16 (39.02%) Git (software)
14 15 (36.59%) Selenium
14 15 (36.59%) Microservices
14 15 (36.59%) Spring
15 14 (34.15%) Web Services
15 14 (34.15%) REST
16 13 (31.71%) SQL
17 12 (29.27%) Shell Script
17 12 (29.27%) DevOps
18 11 (26.83%) Unix
19 10 (24.39%) QA

Gradle
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 18 (43.90%) GeoServer
2 3 (7.32%) Cloud Foundry
2 3 (7.32%) nginx
3 2 (4.88%) Confluence
3 2 (4.88%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.88%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.76%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (7.32%) PaaS
3 2 (4.88%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.44%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (24.39%) GIS
1 10 (24.39%) NoSQL
2 9 (21.95%) DB2
2 9 (21.95%) Relational Database
3 8 (19.51%) Spatial Data
4 1 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.44%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 36 (87.80%) Maven
2 23 (56.10%) Cucumber
2 23 (56.10%) JBehave
3 20 (48.78%) Jenkins
3 20 (48.78%) JIRA
4 16 (39.02%) Git (software)
5 15 (36.59%) Selenium
6 9 (21.95%) Ant
6 9 (21.95%) Hudson
7 5 (12.20%) JUnit
8 4 (9.76%) gulp
8 4 (9.76%) Subversion
9 3 (7.32%) CircleCI
9 3 (7.32%) Concordion
9 3 (7.32%) Travis CI
10 2 (4.88%) Artifactory
10 2 (4.88%) Bitbucket
10 2 (4.88%) Eclipse
10 2 (4.88%) Mockito
11 1 (2.44%) GitLab
General
1 10 (24.39%) Banking
2 4 (9.76%) Finance
3 2 (4.88%) Law
Job Titles
1 33 (80.49%) Developer
2 22 (53.66%) Java Developer
3 11 (26.83%) JavaScript Developer
4 9 (21.95%) Angular Developer
4 9 (21.95%) Open Source Developer
4 9 (21.95%) Python Developer
5 8 (19.51%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (12.20%) Senior Developer
7 4 (9.76%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (4.88%) HTML Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Senior JavaScript Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Web Developer
9 1 (2.44%) Consultant
9 1 (2.44%) Designer
9 1 (2.44%) DevOps Consultant
9 1 (2.44%) GIS Developer
9 1 (2.44%) Operations Engineer
9 1 (2.44%) Senior Consultant
9 1 (2.44%) Senior Designer
9 1 (2.44%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (58.54%) AngularJS
2 18 (43.90%) PostGIS
3 17 (41.46%) Leaflet
3 17 (41.46%) OpenLayers
4 15 (36.59%) Spring
5 14 (34.15%) REST
5 14 (34.15%) Web Services
6 10 (24.39%) SOAP
7 8 (19.51%) JSON
7 8 (19.51%) XML
8 6 (14.63%) CSS
8 6 (14.63%) CSS3
8 6 (14.63%) Hibernate
8 6 (14.63%) HTML
8 6 (14.63%) HTML5
8 6 (14.63%) jQuery
8 6 (14.63%) Protocol Buffers
9 4 (9.76%) RESTful
9 4 (9.76%) Sass
10 3 (7.32%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) User Experience
2 2 (4.88%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.88%) DataPower
2 2 (4.88%) Derivative
2 2 (4.88%) iPad
2 2 (4.88%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 11 (26.83%) Unix
2 4 (9.76%) Linux
3 1 (2.44%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (80.49%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (78.05%) Scrum
3 27 (65.85%) TDD
4 24 (58.54%) Open Source
5 21 (51.22%) BDD
6 15 (36.59%) Microservices
7 12 (29.27%) DevOps
8 10 (24.39%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (24.39%) Data Migration
8 10 (24.39%) Migration
8 10 (24.39%) OO
8 10 (24.39%) OOA/OOD
9 9 (21.95%) Open Source Development
9 9 (21.95%) SDLC
10 5 (12.20%) Enterprise Architecture
11 4 (9.76%) Continuous Delivery
11 4 (9.76%) Domain-Driven Design
11 4 (9.76%) Kanban
11 4 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (7.32%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 38 (92.68%) Java
2 30 (73.17%) Python
3 24 (58.54%) JavaScript
4 13 (31.71%) SQL
5 12 (29.27%) Shell Script
6 4 (9.76%) ES6
7 3 (7.32%) Groovy
8 2 (4.88%) Ruby
9 1 (2.44%) Bash Shell
9 1 (2.44%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (19.51%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (24.39%) QA
2 5 (12.20%) MiFID
3 4 (9.76%) Dodd-Frank
3 4 (9.76%) EMIR
4 2 (4.88%) WCAG
5 1 (2.44%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 9 (21.95%) Docker
2 3 (7.32%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (19.51%) Ansible
2 6 (14.63%) Puppet
3 3 (7.32%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 17 (41.46%) ESRI
2 9 (21.95%) Perforce
3 2 (4.88%) IBM
4 1 (2.44%) Splunk