Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 198 157 201
Rank change year-on-year -41 +44 -
Contract jobs citing Gradle 16 47 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.29% 0.86% 0.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.56% 4.88% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 29 5
South West median daily rate £388 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.06% -2.94% -
10th Percentile £363 £339 £381
90th Percentile £575 £446 £430
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £70.00 £50.00 -
% change year-on-year +40.00% - -

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 1,026 963 922
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 18.61% 17.68% 15.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 640 580 618
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £300 £303 £284
90th Percentile £538 £501 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 42 57
South West median hourly rate £44.50 £45.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.11% +5.88% +8.28%
10th Percentile £35.25 £34.10 £32.50
90th Percentile £51.10 £53.63 £46.52
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.38 £42.45
% change year-on-year +2.72% -2.53% +13.20%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 +1 8 £388 -8.55% 1
Devon +8 2 £350 -
Wiltshire +2 2 £525 +51.08%
Somerset -9 2 - -
Gradle
England

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 (93.75%) Maven
1 15 (93.75%) Git (software)
1 15 (93.75%) Jenkins
2 13 (81.25%) Java
3 12 (75.00%) Ant
3 12 (75.00%) TeamCity
4 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (62.50%) Test Automation
5 10 (62.50%) DevOps
6 9 (56.25%) Artifactory
6 9 (56.25%) Configuration Management
7 8 (50.00%) Release Management
7 8 (50.00%) Octopus Deploy
7 8 (50.00%) SonarQube
8 6 (37.50%) Sitecore
8 6 (37.50%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
8 6 (37.50%) Confluence
8 6 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (37.50%) JIRA
8 6 (37.50%) .NET
8 6 (37.50%) MuleSoft
9 5 (31.25%) REST
9 5 (31.25%) Data Quality
9 5 (31.25%) TDD
10 4 (25.00%) Back Office
10 4 (25.00%) HTML
10 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
10 4 (25.00%) CSS
10 4 (25.00%) SOAP

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 (37.50%) Confluence
2 4 (25.00%) Mule
3 1 (6.25%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (6.25%) nginx
3 1 (6.25%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 6 (37.50%) Cloud Computing
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (25.00%) GitHub
3 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (6.25%) Amazon S3
3 1 (6.25%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (6.25%) Google Play
3 1 (6.25%) npm
3 1 (6.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
1 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (6.25%) Redis
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (93.75%) Git (software)
1 15 (93.75%) Jenkins
1 15 (93.75%) Maven
2 12 (75.00%) Ant
2 12 (75.00%) TeamCity
3 9 (56.25%) Artifactory
4 8 (50.00%) Octopus Deploy
4 8 (50.00%) SonarQube
5 6 (37.50%) JIRA
6 4 (25.00%) Bitbucket
6 4 (25.00%) Cobertura
6 4 (25.00%) Cucumber
6 4 (25.00%) Selenium
7 2 (12.50%) dbdeploy
8 1 (6.25%) Android Studio
8 1 (6.25%) CircleCI
8 1 (6.25%) gulp
8 1 (6.25%) IBM UrbanCode
8 1 (6.25%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (6.25%) Travis CI
General
1 4 (25.00%) Back Office
2 3 (18.75%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (43.75%) Build Engineer
3 6 (37.50%) Developer
4 5 (31.25%) Senior Developer
5 4 (25.00%) Build Manager
5 4 (25.00%) Deployment Engineer
5 4 (25.00%) Hybris Developer
5 4 (25.00%) Lead DevOps
5 4 (25.00%) Lead DevOps Engineer
5 4 (25.00%) Technical Leader
6 3 (18.75%) IT Engineer
6 3 (18.75%) IT Manager
6 3 (18.75%) Java Developer
6 3 (18.75%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (12.50%) DevOps Manager
8 1 (6.25%) Android Developer
8 1 (6.25%) Build and Release Engineer
8 1 (6.25%) Build and Release Manager
8 1 (6.25%) Principal Engineer
8 1 (6.25%) Release Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) .NET
2 5 (31.25%) REST
3 4 (25.00%) CSS
3 4 (25.00%) HTML
3 4 (25.00%) SOAP
4 3 (18.75%) Spring
5 1 (6.25%) Android SDK
5 1 (6.25%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (6.25%) Hibernate
5 1 (6.25%) RESTful
5 1 (6.25%) Spring Boot
5 1 (6.25%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Android
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (62.50%) DevOps
2 10 (62.50%) Test Automation
3 9 (56.25%) Configuration Management
4 8 (50.00%) Release Management
5 6 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (31.25%) TDD
7 4 (25.00%) API Development
7 4 (25.00%) B2C
7 4 (25.00%) E-Commerce
7 4 (25.00%) Web Development
8 3 (18.75%) BDD
8 3 (18.75%) Change Control
8 3 (18.75%) Open Source
9 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
10 1 (6.25%) Build Automation
10 1 (6.25%) Change Management
10 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Management
10 1 (6.25%) Scrum
10 1 (6.25%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (81.25%) Java
2 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (12.50%) Groovy
4 1 (6.25%) Java 8
4 1 (6.25%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) Data Quality
2 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Docker
1 1 (6.25%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Ansible
1 2 (12.50%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 2 (12.50%) Puppet
2 1 (6.25%) Kubernetes
2 1 (6.25%) Nagios
2 1 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (6.25%) Packer
2 1 (6.25%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) MuleSoft
1 6 (37.50%) Sitecore
2 4 (25.00%) hybris
3 3 (18.75%) Guidewire
4 1 (6.25%) Google
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle