Period
to 21 January 2019

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 21 January 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 > South East
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 304 290 228
Rank change year-on-year -14 -62 +125
Contract jobs citing Gradle 71 88 134
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.45% 0.54% 0.88%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.25% 3.10% 5.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 26 83
South East median daily rate £525 £425 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.53% -2.30% +12.26%
10th Percentile £330 £388 £322
90th Percentile £595 £575 £513
England median daily rate £538 £495 £450
% change year-on-year +8.74% +10.00% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £65.00 £53.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year +20.93% +49.31% -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 3,153 2,837 2,264
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 19.88% 17.47% 14.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,935 1,731 1,371
South East median daily rate £450 £438 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +8.02% +8.00%
10th Percentile £320 £310 £300
90th Percentile £575 £585 £538
England median daily rate £488 £470 £435
% change year-on-year +3.72% +8.05% +5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 79 65
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +9.76% -5.75%
10th Percentile £35.00 £26.00 £32.12
90th Percentile £59.13 £63.25 £51.50
England median hourly rate £42.75 £43.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year -1.72% +7.41% +1.25%

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 21 January 2019.

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 21 January 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
Hampshire -29 34 £550 +30.18% 3
Thames Valley -6 19 £550 +6.28% 6
Berkshire -7 17 £550 +10.00% 5
Surrey -10 12 £419 -23.86% 12
West Sussex - 3 £380 - 1
East Sussex - 3 £660 -
Buckinghamshire +19 2 - - 1
Gradle
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 South East region with a requirement for Gradle.

1 63 (88.73%) Java
2 61 (85.92%) Git (software)
3 60 (84.51%) Agile Software Development
4 55 (77.46%) Jenkins
5 54 (76.06%) Spring
6 49 (69.01%) TDD
7 47 (66.20%) Continuous Integration
8 46 (64.79%) REST
9 45 (63.38%) BDD
10 41 (57.75%) Linux
11 40 (56.34%) Unit Testing
12 35 (49.30%) Kafka
13 34 (47.89%) GitHub
14 33 (46.48%) Apache
15 30 (42.25%) Unix
16 29 (40.85%) Shell Script
16 29 (40.85%) Middleware
16 29 (40.85%) Benchmarking
16 29 (40.85%) Apache Avro
16 29 (40.85%) HBase
16 29 (40.85%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 29 (40.85%) RabbitMQ
16 29 (40.85%) Hadoop
16 29 (40.85%) Big Data
16 29 (40.85%) HDFS
16 29 (40.85%) Hadoop YARN
16 29 (40.85%) Parquet
16 29 (40.85%) Virtual Team
16 29 (40.85%) Linux Command Line
17 28 (39.44%) JSON

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 33 (46.48%) Apache
2 13 (18.31%) Confluence
3 10 (14.08%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 10 (14.08%) Apache Solr
3 10 (14.08%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (7.04%) Tomcat
5 4 (5.63%) Cloud Foundry
6 3 (4.23%) Apache Spark
7 1 (1.41%) GemFire
Cloud Services
1 34 (47.89%) GitHub
2 18 (25.35%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (21.13%) Amazon EC2
4 13 (18.31%) Amazon SQS
4 13 (18.31%) AWS Lambda
4 13 (18.31%) Serverless
5 12 (16.90%) Amazon S3
6 10 (14.08%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 10 (14.08%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 10 (14.08%) CloudFront
7 5 (7.04%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (5.63%) OpenShift
9 3 (4.23%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (2.82%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (2.82%) Amazon EMR
10 2 (2.82%) Amazon Kinesis
10 2 (2.82%) G Suite
11 1 (1.41%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.63%) DSL
2 3 (4.23%) MQTT
3 1 (1.41%) DNS
3 1 (1.41%) Firewall
3 1 (1.41%) NAS
3 1 (1.41%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (40.85%) Big Data
1 29 (40.85%) Hadoop
1 29 (40.85%) HBase
1 29 (40.85%) Parquet
2 10 (14.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 4 (5.63%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (4.23%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.41%) DB2
5 1 (1.41%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.41%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 61 (85.92%) Git (software)
2 55 (77.46%) Jenkins
3 22 (30.99%) Maven
4 19 (26.76%) JUnit
5 17 (23.94%) JIRA
6 13 (18.31%) Eclipse
6 13 (18.31%) IntelliJ
6 13 (18.31%) Mercurial
7 11 (15.49%) Cucumber
8 10 (14.08%) Checkstyle
8 10 (14.08%) SonarQube
9 8 (11.27%) gulp
9 8 (11.27%) Selenium
10 7 (9.86%) Protractor
11 5 (7.04%) Jasmine
11 5 (7.04%) Karma Test Runner
11 5 (7.04%) Liquibase
11 5 (7.04%) Sonatype Nexus
11 5 (7.04%) Visual Studio Team System
11 5 (7.04%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (5.63%) Finance
2 3 (4.23%) Retail
3 1 (1.41%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 55 (77.46%) Developer
2 41 (57.75%) Java Developer
3 15 (21.13%) Hadoop Developer
4 9 (12.68%) Java Hadoop Developer
5 6 (8.45%) Backend Developer
5 6 (8.45%) Software Engineer
6 5 (7.04%) Development Engineer
6 5 (7.04%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) Big Data Developer
7 4 (5.63%) Senior Developer
7 4 (5.63%) Software Development Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) Software Test Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) Test Development Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) Test Engineer
8 3 (4.23%) AWS Developer
8 3 (4.23%) Senior Java Developer
9 2 (2.82%) C++ Consultant
9 2 (2.82%) Consultant
9 2 (2.82%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 2 (2.82%) Software Engineering Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (76.06%) Spring
2 46 (64.79%) REST
3 35 (49.30%) Kafka
4 29 (40.85%) Apache Avro
4 29 (40.85%) Middleware
4 29 (40.85%) RabbitMQ
5 28 (39.44%) JSON
6 26 (36.62%) J2EE
7 19 (26.76%) AngularJS
8 13 (18.31%) JSF
8 13 (18.31%) Spring MVC
8 13 (18.31%) Struts
8 13 (18.31%) Web Services
9 12 (16.90%) React
10 5 (7.04%) Hibernate
10 5 (7.04%) JPA
10 5 (7.04%) Node.js
10 5 (7.04%) WireMock
11 4 (5.63%) Apache NiFi
11 4 (5.63%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 29 (40.85%) Linux Command Line
1 29 (40.85%) Virtual Team
2 2 (2.82%) Mobile App
2 2 (2.82%) RIA
3 1 (1.41%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.41%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 41 (57.75%) Linux
2 30 (42.25%) Unix
3 4 (5.63%) Android
3 4 (5.63%) Windows
4 3 (4.23%) OpenVMS
5 1 (1.41%) AIX
5 1 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (84.51%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (69.01%) TDD
3 47 (66.20%) Continuous Integration
4 45 (63.38%) BDD
5 40 (56.34%) Unit Testing
6 29 (40.85%) Benchmarking
7 25 (35.21%) System Testing
8 24 (33.80%) DevOps
9 22 (30.99%) Scrum
10 18 (25.35%) Kanban
11 17 (23.94%) Microservices
12 13 (18.31%) MVC
12 13 (18.31%) Pair Programming
12 13 (18.31%) SOA
12 13 (18.31%) Software Engineering
12 13 (18.31%) User Stories
13 10 (14.08%) Content Management
14 7 (9.86%) Migration
15 6 (8.45%) API Testing
15 6 (8.45%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 63 (88.73%) Java
2 29 (40.85%) Shell Script
3 22 (30.99%) Java 8
4 15 (21.13%) JavaScript
5 8 (11.27%) Python
6 5 (7.04%) Bash Shell
6 5 (7.04%) Groovy
6 5 (7.04%) SQL
7 4 (5.63%) Korn
7 4 (5.63%) Perl
8 3 (4.23%) C
8 3 (4.23%) C++
8 3 (4.23%) Java 9
9 1 (1.41%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.41%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 26 (36.62%) Degree
2 1 (1.41%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.41%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.04%) QA
System Software
1 29 (40.85%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 29 (40.85%) HDFS
2 12 (16.90%) Docker
3 4 (5.63%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 29 (40.85%) Hadoop YARN
2 9 (12.68%) Kubernetes
3 5 (7.04%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (5.63%) Ansible
4 4 (5.63%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (14.08%) Adobe
2 7 (9.86%) Oracle
3 2 (2.82%) Apple
4 1 (1.41%) F5