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 3 months to 29 March 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 West
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 129 134 -
Rank change year-on-year +5 -  
Contract jobs citing Gradle 13 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.50% 0.069% -
As % of the Development Applications category 2.51% 0.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £451 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.81% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +5.00% -3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 - £37.50

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 West with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 517 398 455
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 20.05% 13.70% 14.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 310 240 288
Median daily rate £400 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £320 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 40 30
Median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.25% +9.89%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.30 £31.50 £32.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £46.14 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.29 £37.50
% change year-on-year +0.49% +12.77%  

Gradle
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 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
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 3 months to 29 March 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
Somerset +13 7 £451 - 1
Bristol +6 6 - -
Gradle
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 West region with a requirement for Gradle.

1 37 (94.87%) Jenkins
2 34 (87.18%) JavaScript
3 33 (84.62%) Java
4 32 (82.05%) Git (software)
5 30 (76.92%) Spring
6 29 (74.36%) SQL
7 27 (69.23%) XML
8 24 (61.54%) Hibernate
8 24 (61.54%) Open Source
8 24 (61.54%) Docker
9 23 (58.97%) HTML
10 20 (51.28%) Agile Software Development
11 19 (48.72%) PostgreSQL
11 19 (48.72%) Groovy
11 19 (48.72%) RabbitMQ
11 19 (48.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 19 (48.72%) Grails
12 17 (43.59%) Maven
12 17 (43.59%) Continuous Delivery
13 16 (41.03%) Customer Requirements
13 16 (41.03%) Migration
13 16 (41.03%) Ant
13 16 (41.03%) CSS
14 13 (33.33%) E-Commerce
15 12 (30.77%) TDD
15 12 (30.77%) REST
16 11 (28.21%) Continuous Deployment
17 10 (25.64%) Security Cleared
17 10 (25.64%) SOAP
18 9 (23.08%) Linux

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 3 (7.69%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 8 (20.51%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.95%) HTTP
2 5 (12.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (48.72%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (17.95%) MongoDB
2 7 (17.95%) Relational Database
3 5 (12.82%) Neo4j
4 2 (5.13%) Big Data
4 2 (5.13%) Hadoop
4 2 (5.13%) NoSQL
4 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 37 (94.87%) Jenkins
2 32 (82.05%) Git (software)
3 19 (48.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 17 (43.59%) Maven
5 16 (41.03%) Ant
6 8 (20.51%) Bitbucket
6 8 (20.51%) Cucumber
6 8 (20.51%) Selenium
7 7 (17.95%) Eclipse
8 6 (15.38%) JUnit
9 5 (12.82%) Apache Buildr
9 5 (12.82%) IntelliJ
9 5 (12.82%) jMock
9 5 (12.82%) Mercurial
9 5 (12.82%) Subversion
9 5 (12.82%) TeamCity
10 4 (10.26%) JMeter
11 3 (7.69%) Artifactory
11 3 (7.69%) JIRA
11 3 (7.69%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (2.56%) Finance
1 1 (2.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (64.10%) Developer
2 23 (58.97%) Java Developer
3 5 (12.82%) Architect
3 5 (12.82%) Technical Architect
4 2 (5.13%) QA Leader
4 2 (5.13%) Release Engineer
4 2 (5.13%) Senior Developer
4 2 (5.13%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (5.13%) Technical Leader
5 1 (2.56%) Configuration and Release Manager
5 1 (2.56%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 1 (2.56%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (2.56%) Digital Architect
5 1 (2.56%) Digital Technical Architect
5 1 (2.56%) DV Cleared Java Developer
5 1 (2.56%) E-Commerce Developer
5 1 (2.56%) Hybris Developer
5 1 (2.56%) Java E-Commerce Developer
5 1 (2.56%) Senior E-Commerce Developer
5 1 (2.56%) UAT Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (76.92%) Spring
2 27 (69.23%) XML
3 24 (61.54%) Hibernate
4 23 (58.97%) HTML
5 19 (48.72%) Grails
5 19 (48.72%) RabbitMQ
6 16 (41.03%) CSS
7 12 (30.77%) REST
8 10 (25.64%) SOAP
9 7 (17.95%) EJB
9 7 (17.95%) Web Services
10 6 (15.38%) JSON
11 5 (12.82%) Ajax
11 5 (12.82%) Dropwizard
11 5 (12.82%) JAX-RS
11 5 (12.82%) JSF
11 5 (12.82%) JSP
11 5 (12.82%) RESTful
11 5 (12.82%) Struts
12 3 (7.69%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) RIA
1 5 (12.82%) Web 2.0
2 2 (5.13%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.08%) Linux
2 7 (17.95%) Mac OS X
2 7 (17.95%) Unix
3 2 (5.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (5.13%) Windows
4 1 (2.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (61.54%) Open Source
2 20 (51.28%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (43.59%) Continuous Delivery
4 16 (41.03%) Customer Requirements
4 16 (41.03%) Migration
5 13 (33.33%) E-Commerce
6 12 (30.77%) TDD
7 11 (28.21%) Continuous Deployment
8 8 (20.51%) Configuration Management
8 8 (20.51%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (20.51%) Scrum
9 6 (15.38%) DevOps
9 6 (15.38%) MVC
9 6 (15.38%) User Stories
9 6 (15.38%) Web Development
10 5 (12.82%) API Development
10 5 (12.82%) BDD
10 5 (12.82%) Refactoring
10 5 (12.82%) Responsive Web Design
10 5 (12.82%) XML Parsing
Programming Languages
1 34 (87.18%) JavaScript
2 33 (84.62%) Java
3 29 (74.36%) SQL
4 19 (48.72%) Groovy
5 4 (10.26%) Python
6 2 (5.13%) C#
6 2 (5.13%) Perl
6 2 (5.13%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.56%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (25.64%) Security Cleared
2 9 (23.08%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (7.69%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.13%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (20.51%) QA
2 5 (12.82%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 24 (61.54%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (12.82%) Ansible
Vendors
1 8 (20.51%) ATG
1 8 (20.51%) hybris
2 7 (17.95%) Oracle
3 3 (7.69%) Black Duck
4 2 (5.13%) Red Hat