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 3 months to 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 219 212 274
Rank change year-on-year -7 +62  
Contract jobs citing Gradle 35 50 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.45% 0.56% 0.074%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.74% 3.81% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 43 5
Median daily rate £475 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £397 £350 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £444 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.47% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £61.69 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 - -

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 South East with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1277 1312 1208
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 16.49% 14.64% 12.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 804 803 738
Median daily rate £425 £420 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 40 23
Median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £51.85 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.25 £37.00
% change year-on-year +0.59% +14.18%  

Gradle
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 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 3 months to 23 June 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 3 months to 23 June 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
Berkshire - 9 £488 - 2
East Sussex +1 8 £475 +35.71%
Oxfordshire -7 5 £525 +10.52% 1
Hampshire -18 5 - -
Surrey - 4 £462 - 6
Buckinghamshire - 3 £350 - 1
Gradle
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 78 (84.78%) Java
2 61 (66.30%) Maven
3 59 (64.13%) Agile Software Development
4 58 (63.04%) Git (software)
5 51 (55.43%) TDD
6 42 (45.65%) REST
7 41 (44.57%) Jenkins
7 41 (44.57%) Continuous Integration
8 40 (43.48%) BDD
8 40 (43.48%) Web Services
9 33 (35.87%) Test Automation
10 32 (34.78%) Scrum
10 32 (34.78%) Spring
11 31 (33.70%) JUnit
12 29 (31.52%) Linux
12 29 (31.52%) Amazon AWS
13 28 (30.43%) DevOps
14 27 (29.35%) JavaScript
14 27 (29.35%) JIRA
15 26 (28.26%) Unit Testing
15 26 (28.26%) Bitbucket
16 25 (27.17%) Selenium
16 25 (27.17%) Groovy
16 25 (27.17%) OO
16 25 (27.17%) XML
17 24 (26.09%) Splunk
18 23 (25.00%) Ant
19 22 (23.91%) Python
19 22 (23.91%) RESTful
20 20 (21.74%) Confluence

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 20 (21.74%) Confluence
2 14 (15.22%) CMS
2 14 (15.22%) Sitecore CMS
3 12 (13.04%) Apache
4 11 (11.96%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (7.61%) Apache Solr
6 5 (5.43%) JBoss
6 5 (5.43%) OpenStack
6 5 (5.43%) Tomcat
7 4 (4.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 4 (4.35%) nginx
8 3 (3.26%) Apache Spark
8 3 (3.26%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (3.26%) IIS
9 2 (2.17%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (2.17%) WebLogic
10 1 (1.09%) GemFire
10 1 (1.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (1.09%) WebSphere
10 1 (1.09%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 29 (31.52%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (16.30%) GitHub
3 9 (9.78%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (9.78%) Amazon SQS
3 9 (9.78%) AWS Lambda
4 5 (5.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 5 (5.43%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 5 (5.43%) Amazon S3
4 5 (5.43%) CloudFront
5 4 (4.35%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (4.35%) Google Play
5 4 (4.35%) PaaS
6 3 (3.26%) IaaS
6 3 (3.26%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (2.17%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (1.09%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 15 (16.30%) HTTP
2 4 (4.35%) MQTT
3 3 (3.26%) Bluetooth
4 2 (2.17%) AMQP
5 1 (1.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.96%) Big Data
2 7 (7.61%) Hadoop
3 5 (5.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 5 (5.43%) HBase
3 5 (5.43%) SQL Server
4 4 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (4.35%) InfluxDB
4 4 (4.35%) Parquet
4 4 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (4.35%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.17%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.17%) MySQL
5 2 (2.17%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.09%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.09%) DB2
6 1 (1.09%) OLTP
6 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.09%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 61 (66.30%) Maven
2 58 (63.04%) Git (software)
3 41 (44.57%) Jenkins
4 31 (33.70%) JUnit
5 27 (29.35%) JIRA
6 26 (28.26%) Bitbucket
7 25 (27.17%) Selenium
8 23 (25.00%) Ant
9 16 (17.39%) Mercurial
10 15 (16.30%) Eclipse
10 15 (16.30%) Subversion
11 14 (15.22%) Apache Ivy
11 14 (15.22%) eggPlant
11 14 (15.22%) JMeter
11 14 (15.22%) WebDriver
12 13 (14.13%) IntelliJ
13 11 (11.96%) Checkstyle
13 11 (11.96%) Mockito
14 9 (9.78%) Gatling
14 9 (9.78%) NeoLoad
General
1 6 (6.52%) Finance
2 2 (2.17%) Marketing
2 2 (2.17%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 58 (63.04%) Developer
2 39 (42.39%) Java Developer
3 10 (10.87%) DevOps Engineer
4 9 (9.78%) Android Developer
5 6 (6.52%) Performance Engineer
5 6 (6.52%) Senior Developer
6 5 (5.43%) Consultant
6 5 (5.43%) Developer in Test
7 4 (4.35%) AWS Developer
7 4 (4.35%) Java Engineer
7 4 (4.35%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (3.26%) Applications Developer
8 3 (3.26%) Solutions Consultant
8 3 (3.26%) Systems Engineer
9 2 (2.17%) Architect
9 2 (2.17%) Development Manager
9 2 (2.17%) Senior Performance Tester
9 2 (2.17%) Software Engineer
9 2 (2.17%) Software Manager
9 2 (2.17%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (45.65%) REST
2 40 (43.48%) Web Services
3 32 (34.78%) Spring
4 25 (27.17%) XML
5 22 (23.91%) RESTful
6 19 (20.65%) JSON
7 16 (17.39%) React
8 14 (15.22%) Spring Integration
9 13 (14.13%) Apache Camel
10 10 (10.87%) JSF
10 10 (10.87%) RabbitMQ
10 10 (10.87%) Spring MVC
10 10 (10.87%) Struts
11 9 (9.78%) J2EE
11 9 (9.78%) Spring Boot
11 9 (9.78%) XSLT
12 8 (8.70%) AngularJS
12 8 (8.70%) SOAP
13 7 (7.61%) Grails
13 7 (7.61%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.30%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (9.78%) Virtual Team
3 5 (5.43%) Linux Command Line
4 4 (4.35%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.17%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.17%) iPad
5 2 (2.17%) Linked Data
5 2 (2.17%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.17%) User Experience
6 1 (1.09%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.09%) Replication
6 1 (1.09%) Smart Home
6 1 (1.09%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 29 (31.52%) Linux
2 10 (10.87%) Android
3 8 (8.70%) Unix
4 5 (5.43%) Windows
5 3 (3.26%) Apple iOS
5 3 (3.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (3.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (64.13%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (55.43%) TDD
3 41 (44.57%) Continuous Integration
4 40 (43.48%) BDD
5 33 (35.87%) Test Automation
6 32 (34.78%) Scrum
7 28 (30.43%) DevOps
8 26 (28.26%) Unit Testing
9 25 (27.17%) OO
10 18 (19.57%) Content Management
11 17 (18.48%) Microservices
12 14 (15.22%) OOP
12 14 (15.22%) Project Management
13 13 (14.13%) Software Engineering
14 12 (13.04%) Kanban
15 11 (11.96%) SOA
15 11 (11.96%) User Stories
16 10 (10.87%) Continuous Deployment
16 10 (10.87%) MVC
17 9 (9.78%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 78 (84.78%) Java
2 27 (29.35%) JavaScript
3 25 (27.17%) Groovy
4 22 (23.91%) Python
5 18 (19.57%) Ruby
6 6 (6.52%) Shell Script
6 6 (6.52%) SQL
7 5 (5.43%) C#
7 5 (5.43%) C++
7 5 (5.43%) VB.NET
8 3 (3.26%) PowerShell
8 3 (3.26%) Scala
9 2 (2.17%) ES6
9 2 (2.17%) Perl
9 2 (2.17%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.09%) Apple Swift
10 1 (1.09%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 10 (10.87%) Security Cleared
2 9 (9.78%) Degree
3 5 (5.43%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.09%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.09%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.78%) QA
System Software
1 16 (17.39%) Docker
2 6 (6.52%) Varnish
3 5 (5.43%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 5 (5.43%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 10 (10.87%) Prometheus
2 9 (9.78%) HP Fortify
3 6 (6.52%) Consul
3 6 (6.52%) Terraform
4 4 (4.35%) Ansible
4 4 (4.35%) Fluentd
4 4 (4.35%) Graphite
4 4 (4.35%) Hadoop YARN
4 4 (4.35%) logstash
4 4 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (4.35%) Puppet
4 4 (4.35%) Salt
4 4 (4.35%) StatsD
4 4 (4.35%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 24 (26.09%) Splunk
2 14 (15.22%) Sitecore
3 10 (10.87%) Oracle
4 9 (9.78%) AppDynamics
4 9 (9.78%) HP
5 7 (7.61%) IBM
6 4 (4.35%) Adobe
6 4 (4.35%) Google
6 4 (4.35%) Rackspace
7 3 (3.26%) Microsoft
7 3 (3.26%) Red Hat
7 3 (3.26%) ServiceNow
8 2 (2.17%) Guidewire
9 1 (1.09%) Facebook
9 1 (1.09%) Perforce
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