Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 23 November 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.

Gradle
England > South East
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 289 247 361
Rank change year-on-year -42 +114 +5
Contract jobs citing Gradle 87 137 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.52% 0.82% 0.22%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.90% 5.42% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 88 28
South East median daily rate £425 £419 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.49% +4.69% +22.14%
10th Percentile £355 £315 £325
90th Percentile £562 £513 £477
England median daily rate £465 £450 £495
% change year-on-year +3.33% -9.09% +35.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
South East median hourly rate £61.69 - -
England median hourly rate £62.50 £36.00 £42.25
% change year-on-year +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 South East with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 3002 2528 2575
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.83% 15.16% 13.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1838 1543 1571
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £310 £293 £263
90th Percentile £575 £525 £500
England median daily rate £457 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +7.41% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 77 67
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.76% -3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26.00 £32.50 £25.95
90th Percentile £52.50 £59.31 £50.50
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

Gradle
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Gradle as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Gradle in the South East

Gradle
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Gradle in the South East

Gradle
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Gradle in the South East over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Gradle in the South East

Gradle
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Gradle within the South East region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Thames Valley -35 42 £475 +18.75% 3
Berkshire +7 23 £475 +48.67%
Hampshire -3 22 £445 +2.30%
Surrey - 11 £403 -
Oxfordshire -35 10 £536 +22.57% 1
Buckinghamshire -21 9 £400 - 2
Middlesex - 7 £425 -
East Sussex -3 3 £513 +49.20%
Gradle
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 South East region with a requirement for Gradle.

1 76 (87.36%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (86.21%) Java
3 59 (67.82%) Jenkins
4 57 (65.52%) Git (software)
5 43 (49.43%) Maven
6 42 (48.28%) TDD
7 39 (44.83%) Linux
8 38 (43.68%) Spring
9 37 (42.53%) Scrum
10 36 (41.38%) Unit Testing
11 32 (36.78%) Oracle
11 32 (36.78%) RESTful
12 30 (34.48%) DevOps
12 30 (34.48%) Ant
13 29 (33.33%) JUnit
13 29 (33.33%) Hadoop
14 28 (32.18%) Confluence
14 28 (32.18%) SQL
14 28 (32.18%) JIRA
15 25 (28.74%) BDD
16 24 (27.59%) Web Services
17 23 (26.44%) Continuous Integration
17 23 (26.44%) REST
17 23 (26.44%) GitHub
17 23 (26.44%) Spring Boot
18 22 (25.29%) Shell Script
19 21 (24.14%) Configuration Management
19 21 (24.14%) Unix
19 21 (24.14%) J2EE
19 21 (24.14%) Degree

Gradle
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 28 (32.18%) Confluence
2 20 (22.99%) Apache
2 20 (22.99%) Apache Spark
3 16 (18.39%) Cloud Foundry
4 13 (14.94%) GemFire
4 13 (14.94%) Tomcat
5 6 (6.90%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (6.90%) OpenStack
6 3 (3.45%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (3.45%) IIS
7 2 (2.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (2.30%) Apache Solr
7 2 (2.30%) CMS
7 2 (2.30%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (2.30%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 15 (17.24%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.15%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 23 (26.44%) GitHub
2 19 (21.84%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (18.39%) PaaS
4 5 (5.75%) OpenShift
5 4 (4.60%) Firebase
5 4 (4.60%) npm
5 4 (4.60%) SaaS
6 3 (3.45%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (3.45%) Amazon SQS
6 3 (3.45%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (3.45%) IaaS
6 3 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (3.45%) Serverless
7 2 (2.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (2.30%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 2 (2.30%) Amazon S3
7 2 (2.30%) CloudFront
8 1 (1.15%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.30%) HTTP
2 1 (1.15%) MQTT
2 1 (1.15%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.15%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (33.33%) Hadoop
2 20 (22.99%) Big Data
2 20 (22.99%) HBase
3 13 (14.94%) Apache Hive
3 13 (14.94%) OLTP
4 9 (10.34%) NoSQL
5 7 (8.05%) Parquet
6 5 (5.75%) MongoDB
6 5 (5.75%) SQL Server
7 3 (3.45%) InfluxDB
7 3 (3.45%) MySQL
7 3 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (3.45%) Redis
7 3 (3.45%) Relational Database
8 2 (2.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (2.30%) Oracle Database
9 1 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.15%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 59 (67.82%) Jenkins
2 57 (65.52%) Git (software)
3 43 (49.43%) Maven
4 30 (34.48%) Ant
5 29 (33.33%) JUnit
6 28 (32.18%) JIRA
7 17 (19.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 17 (19.54%) IntelliJ
7 17 (19.54%) TeamCity
8 16 (18.39%) MSBuild
9 11 (12.64%) Hudson
10 8 (9.20%) gulp
10 8 (9.20%) Karma Test Runner
10 8 (9.20%) Mockito
11 7 (8.05%) Selenium
12 6 (6.90%) Eclipse
12 6 (6.90%) Mercurial
13 5 (5.75%) Moq
13 5 (5.75%) NSubstitute
13 5 (5.75%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 6 (6.90%) Finance
2 1 (1.15%) Marketing
2 1 (1.15%) Retail
2 1 (1.15%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 62 (71.26%) Developer
2 45 (51.72%) Java Developer
3 12 (13.79%) Big Data Developer
4 9 (10.34%) DevOps Engineer
5 8 (9.20%) Automation Developer
6 7 (8.05%) Agile Developer
6 7 (8.05%) Angular Developer
6 7 (8.05%) AWS Developer
7 6 (6.90%) Full Stack Developer
7 6 (6.90%) Java Engineer
8 5 (5.75%) Senior Developer
9 4 (4.60%) Android Developer
10 3 (3.45%) Applications Developer
10 3 (3.45%) Consultant
10 3 (3.45%) Senior Android Developer
10 3 (3.45%) Senior Applications Developer
10 3 (3.45%) Software Developer
10 3 (3.45%) Solutions Consultant
11 2 (2.30%) DevOps Consultant
11 2 (2.30%) NoSQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (43.68%) Spring
2 32 (36.78%) RESTful
3 24 (27.59%) Web Services
4 23 (26.44%) REST
4 23 (26.44%) Spring Boot
5 21 (24.14%) J2EE
5 21 (24.14%) JSON
6 20 (22.99%) Kafka
7 19 (21.84%) Middleware
8 15 (17.24%) Spring Integration
9 14 (16.09%) AngularJS
10 13 (14.94%) Apache Camel
10 13 (14.94%) Spark Streaming
11 11 (12.64%) RabbitMQ
12 10 (11.49%) React
13 9 (10.34%) .NET
14 8 (9.20%) Angular 2
14 8 (9.20%) Node.js
14 8 (9.20%) Sass
14 8 (9.20%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (24.14%) Virtual Team
2 19 (21.84%) Linux Command Line
3 13 (14.94%) Replication
4 4 (4.60%) Minimum Viable Product
4 4 (4.60%) User Experience
5 3 (3.45%) Public Cloud
6 2 (2.30%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.30%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.30%) iPad
7 1 (1.15%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.15%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 39 (44.83%) Linux
2 21 (24.14%) Unix
3 15 (17.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (5.75%) Windows
5 4 (4.60%) Android
6 3 (3.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (87.36%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (48.28%) TDD
3 37 (42.53%) Scrum
4 36 (41.38%) Unit Testing
5 30 (34.48%) DevOps
6 25 (28.74%) BDD
7 23 (26.44%) Continuous Integration
8 21 (24.14%) Configuration Management
9 19 (21.84%) Benchmarking
9 19 (21.84%) System Testing
10 17 (19.54%) User Stories
11 16 (18.39%) Stakeholder Management
12 15 (17.24%) MapReduce
13 13 (14.94%) Acceptance Criteria
13 13 (14.94%) ETL
13 13 (14.94%) Microservices
13 13 (14.94%) Performance Tuning
13 13 (14.94%) Validation
14 12 (13.79%) Test Automation
15 11 (12.64%) OO
Programming Languages
1 75 (86.21%) Java
2 28 (32.18%) SQL
3 22 (25.29%) Shell Script
4 19 (21.84%) PowerShell
5 14 (16.09%) C#
6 13 (14.94%) JavaScript
7 8 (9.20%) Python
8 7 (8.05%) Groovy
9 5 (5.75%) Bash Shell
9 5 (5.75%) Ruby
9 5 (5.75%) VB.NET
10 4 (4.60%) ECMAScript
10 4 (4.60%) Perl
10 4 (4.60%) TypeScript
11 2 (2.30%) C
11 2 (2.30%) C++
11 2 (2.30%) Scala
11 2 (2.30%) XPath
Qualifications
1 21 (24.14%) Degree
2 5 (5.75%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.45%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.30%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.15%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (19.54%) QA
System Software
1 20 (22.99%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 20 (22.99%) HDFS
2 16 (18.39%) Docker
3 2 (2.30%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 21 (24.14%) Ansible
1 21 (24.14%) Opscode Chef
1 21 (24.14%) Puppet
2 19 (21.84%) Salt
3 7 (8.05%) Hadoop YARN
4 5 (5.75%) Prometheus
5 3 (3.45%) Fluentd
5 3 (3.45%) Graphite
5 3 (3.45%) logstash
5 3 (3.45%) StatsD
5 3 (3.45%) ZABBIX
6 2 (2.30%) Consul
6 2 (2.30%) HP Fortify
6 2 (2.30%) Kubernetes
6 2 (2.30%) Terraform
Vendors
1 32 (36.78%) Oracle
2 15 (17.24%) Red Hat
2 15 (17.24%) SAP
3 3 (3.45%) AppDynamics
3 3 (3.45%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.45%) Rackspace
3 3 (3.45%) ServiceNow
4 2 (2.30%) Adobe
4 2 (2.30%) Guidewire
4 2 (2.30%) HP
4 2 (2.30%) SaltStack
4 2 (2.30%) Sitecore
4 2 (2.30%) Splunk