Period
to 15 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South 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 6 months to 15 October 2018 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 West
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 199 153 202
Rank change year-on-year -46 +49 +21
Contract jobs citing Gradle 15 46 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.25% 0.84% 0.26%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.29% 5.01% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 36 11
South West median daily rate £421 £413 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.12% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £369 £339 £409
90th Percentile £610 £446 £494
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -8.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £170.00 £62.50 -
% change year-on-year +172.00% - -

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 West with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1,163 918 993
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 19.24% 16.81% 17.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 740 552 687
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £313 £301 £275
90th Percentile £563 £499 £533
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 36 43
South West median hourly rate £43.75 £42.50 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +1.19% +2.44%
10th Percentile £35.25 £32.75 £26.42
90th Percentile £50.15 £54.50 £51.33
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +6.49%

Gradle
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Gradle in the South West

Gradle
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Gradle in the South West

Gradle
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Gradle in the South West over the 6 months to 15 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Gradle in the South West

Gradle
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 6 months to 15 October 2018. 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
Dorset +2 8 £388 -9.88% 1
Somerset -22 2 - - 4
Gloucestershire -2 1 £600 -
Bristol -17 1 £650 +52.94% 1
Wiltshire -18 1 - -
Gradle
England

For the 6 months to 15 October 2018, 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 West region with a requirement for Gradle.

1 15 (100.00%) Maven
2 14 (93.33%) Jenkins
3 13 (86.67%) Git (software)
4 12 (80.00%) TeamCity
4 12 (80.00%) Java
4 12 (80.00%) Ant
5 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (60.00%) Test Automation
6 9 (60.00%) Configuration Management
6 9 (60.00%) DevOps
6 9 (60.00%) SonarQube
7 8 (53.33%) Octopus Deploy
7 8 (53.33%) Artifactory
7 8 (53.33%) Release Management
8 6 (40.00%) MuleSoft
8 6 (40.00%) Confluence
8 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 6 (40.00%) Sitecore
8 6 (40.00%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (40.00%) JIRA
8 6 (40.00%) .NET
9 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
9 5 (33.33%) SOAP
9 5 (33.33%) TDD
9 5 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (33.33%) hybris
9 5 (33.33%) REST
9 5 (33.33%) Data Quality
10 4 (26.67%) Cobertura
10 4 (26.67%) GitHub

Gradle
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 6 (40.00%) Confluence
2 4 (26.67%) Mule
3 1 (6.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (6.67%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 6 (40.00%) Cloud Computing
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (26.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (100.00%) Maven
2 14 (93.33%) Jenkins
3 13 (86.67%) Git (software)
4 12 (80.00%) Ant
4 12 (80.00%) TeamCity
5 9 (60.00%) SonarQube
6 8 (53.33%) Artifactory
6 8 (53.33%) Octopus Deploy
7 6 (40.00%) JIRA
8 4 (26.67%) Bitbucket
8 4 (26.67%) Cobertura
8 4 (26.67%) Cucumber
8 4 (26.67%) Selenium
9 2 (13.33%) dbdeploy
10 1 (6.67%) Mockito
General
1 4 (26.67%) Back Office
2 3 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Build Engineer
1 7 (46.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Build Manager
3 4 (26.67%) Deployment Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Hybris Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Lead DevOps
3 4 (26.67%) Lead DevOps Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Technical Leader
4 3 (20.00%) IT Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) IT Manager
4 3 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Senior Developer
5 2 (13.33%) DevOps Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Build and Release Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Build and Release Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared Java Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Release Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) .NET
2 5 (33.33%) REST
2 5 (33.33%) SOAP
3 4 (26.67%) CSS
3 4 (26.67%) HTML
4 3 (20.00%) Spring
5 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
5 1 (6.67%) JSR 170
5 1 (6.67%) OSGi
5 1 (6.67%) React
5 1 (6.67%) Web Services
5 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (60.00%) Configuration Management
2 9 (60.00%) DevOps
2 9 (60.00%) Test Automation
3 8 (53.33%) Release Management
4 5 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (33.33%) TDD
5 4 (26.67%) API Development
5 4 (26.67%) B2C
5 4 (26.67%) BDD
5 4 (26.67%) E-Commerce
5 4 (26.67%) Web Development
6 3 (20.00%) Change Control
7 2 (13.33%) Scrum
7 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
8 1 (6.67%) Change Management
8 1 (6.67%) Content Management
8 1 (6.67%) Regression Testing
8 1 (6.67%) Software Architecture
8 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) Java
2 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) Data Quality
2 2 (13.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Ansible
1 2 (13.33%) Kubernetes
2 1 (6.67%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (6.67%) NetIQ Identity Manager
2 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (6.67%) Puppet
2 1 (6.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) MuleSoft
1 6 (40.00%) Sitecore
2 5 (33.33%) hybris
3 3 (20.00%) Guidewire
4 1 (6.67%) Adobe
4 1 (6.67%) NetIQ
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle