Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 218 148 173
Rank change year-on-year -70 +25 +53
Contract jobs citing Gradle 16 50 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.25% 0.89% 0.50%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.32% 5.54% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 37 19
South West median daily rate £450 £413 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -13.16% -
10th Percentile £369 £356 £409
90th Percentile £600 £449 £494
England median daily rate £525 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +16.67% - -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £62.50 £36.00
% 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 West with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1,216 902 951
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 18.80% 16.07% 16.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 786 567 661
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £575 £525 £531
England median daily rate £475 £463 £425
% change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 36 40
South West median hourly rate £43.63 £41.83 £41.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.30% +0.18% +0.60%
10th Percentile £36.25 £32.75 £24.72
90th Percentile £49.63 £54.50 £52.20
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.75
% change year-on-year - +4.29% +1.88%

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 11 December 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 11 December 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 6 £413 -4.07% 1
Somerset -21 4 £445 +9.20% 3
Gloucestershire -9 2 £538 - 1
Wiltshire -28 1 - -
Bristol -32 1 £650 +52.94% 2
Gradle
England

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 14 (87.50%) Maven
2 13 (81.25%) Java
3 12 (75.00%) Git (software)
3 12 (75.00%) Jenkins
4 11 (68.75%) TeamCity
5 10 (62.50%) Ant
6 9 (56.25%) REST
6 9 (56.25%) DevOps
7 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
7 8 (50.00%) Test Automation
7 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (43.75%) TDD
8 7 (43.75%) Web Development
8 7 (43.75%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (43.75%) SOAP
8 7 (43.75%) HTML
8 7 (43.75%) hybris
9 6 (37.50%) Cucumber
9 6 (37.50%) BDD
9 6 (37.50%) GitHub
9 6 (37.50%) Bitbucket
9 6 (37.50%) Cobertura
9 6 (37.50%) API Development
9 6 (37.50%) Back Office
9 6 (37.50%) CSS
9 6 (37.50%) E-Commerce
9 6 (37.50%) B2C
9 6 (37.50%) Mule
9 6 (37.50%) Selenium
10 5 (31.25%) Configuration Management

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%) Mule
2 2 (12.50%) Confluence
3 1 (6.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
Cloud Services
1 6 (37.50%) GitHub
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (12.50%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) VLAN
1 2 (12.50%) VPN
2 1 (6.25%) SMS
2 1 (6.25%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
1 1 (6.25%) RethinkDB
Development Applications
1 14 (87.50%) Maven
2 12 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 12 (75.00%) Jenkins
3 11 (68.75%) TeamCity
4 10 (62.50%) Ant
5 6 (37.50%) Bitbucket
5 6 (37.50%) Cobertura
5 6 (37.50%) Cucumber
5 6 (37.50%) Selenium
6 5 (31.25%) Artifactory
6 5 (31.25%) SonarQube
7 4 (25.00%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (18.75%) JIRA
9 2 (12.50%) dbdeploy
10 1 (6.25%) Mockito
General
1 6 (37.50%) Back Office
2 2 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) Publishing
3 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Developer
2 6 (37.50%) Hybris Developer
3 5 (31.25%) Java Developer
4 4 (25.00%) Build Engineer
4 4 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (18.75%) Senior Developer
6 2 (12.50%) Android Developer
6 2 (12.50%) Build Manager
6 2 (12.50%) Deployment Engineer
6 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce Developer
6 2 (12.50%) IT Engineer
6 2 (12.50%) IT Manager
6 2 (12.50%) Java E-Commerce Developer
6 2 (12.50%) Lead DevOps
6 2 (12.50%) Lead DevOps Engineer
6 2 (12.50%) Technical Leader
7 1 (6.25%) Build and Release Manager
7 1 (6.25%) DevOps Manager
7 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared Java Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Web UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (56.25%) REST
2 7 (43.75%) HTML
2 7 (43.75%) SOAP
3 6 (37.50%) CSS
4 5 (31.25%) Spring
5 3 (18.75%) XML
6 2 (12.50%) .NET
6 2 (12.50%) Android SDK
6 2 (12.50%) AngularJS
6 2 (12.50%) Dagger
6 2 (12.50%) JSON
6 2 (12.50%) Retrofit
6 2 (12.50%) RxJava
7 1 (6.25%) Gson
7 1 (6.25%) HTML5
7 1 (6.25%) Lambda Expressions
7 1 (6.25%) Material Design
7 1 (6.25%) OSGi
7 1 (6.25%) React
7 1 (6.25%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Android
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) DevOps
2 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 7 (43.75%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (43.75%) TDD
3 7 (43.75%) Web Development
4 6 (37.50%) API Development
4 6 (37.50%) B2C
4 6 (37.50%) BDD
4 6 (37.50%) E-Commerce
5 5 (31.25%) Configuration Management
6 4 (25.00%) Release Management
7 3 (18.75%) Continuous Deployment
8 2 (12.50%) Android Development
8 2 (12.50%) Change Control
8 2 (12.50%) Scrum
8 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
8 2 (12.50%) User Stories
9 1 (6.25%) Regression Testing
9 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (81.25%) Java
2 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.25%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) DV Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) QA
2 2 (12.50%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Ansible
1 2 (12.50%) Kubernetes
2 1 (6.25%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (6.25%) NetIQ Identity Manager
2 1 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (6.25%) Puppet
2 1 (6.25%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) hybris
2 2 (12.50%) Guidewire
2 2 (12.50%) MuleSoft
2 2 (12.50%) Sitecore
3 1 (6.25%) Adobe
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) NetIQ