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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 124 134 -
Rank change year-on-year +10 -  
Contract jobs citing Gradle 12 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.45% 0.23% -
As % of the Development Applications category 2.64% 1.69% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 0
Median daily rate £394 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.35% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £444 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.47% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 - -

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 454 414 446
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 16.96% 13.89% 14.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 283 290
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £308 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 21 27
Median hourly rate £47.50 £42.45 £37.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.89% +14.60%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £38.50 £32.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.50 £43.00 £44.46
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.13 £37.00
% change year-on-year +2.67% +13.85%  

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 24 June 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 -3 4 £440 +17.33%
Bristol - 3 - -
Gloucestershire - 2 - - 1
Wiltshire - 2 £348 - 1
Devon - 1 - -
Gradle
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 21 (91.30%) Ant
1 21 (91.30%) Maven
1 21 (91.30%) Jenkins
2 20 (86.96%) HTML
2 20 (86.96%) CSS
3 19 (82.61%) Java
3 19 (82.61%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (78.26%) E-Commerce
4 18 (78.26%) Test Automation
5 17 (73.91%) JavaScript
5 17 (73.91%) Spring
6 16 (69.57%) TDD
6 16 (69.57%) SQL
7 15 (65.22%) Git (software)
8 13 (56.52%) SOAP
9 12 (52.17%) Web Services
9 12 (52.17%) Oracle
10 11 (47.83%) ATG
10 11 (47.83%) QA
10 11 (47.83%) Selenium
10 11 (47.83%) hybris
10 11 (47.83%) Cucumber
11 10 (43.48%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (43.48%) Hibernate
11 10 (43.48%) Eclipse
12 9 (39.13%) XML
12 9 (39.13%) EJB
12 9 (39.13%) Scrum
12 9 (39.13%) User Stories
12 9 (39.13%) Bitbucket

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:

Cloud Services
1 7 (30.43%) GitHub
2 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.70%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 7 (30.43%) Internet
2 2 (8.70%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) MongoDB
2 3 (13.04%) NoSQL
3 2 (8.70%) Big Data
3 2 (8.70%) Hadoop
3 2 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 21 (91.30%) Ant
1 21 (91.30%) Jenkins
1 21 (91.30%) Maven
2 15 (65.22%) Git (software)
3 11 (47.83%) Cucumber
3 11 (47.83%) Selenium
4 10 (43.48%) Eclipse
5 9 (39.13%) Bitbucket
6 8 (34.78%) Mercurial
7 7 (30.43%) Apache Buildr
7 7 (30.43%) IntelliJ
7 7 (30.43%) jMock
7 7 (30.43%) JUnit
7 7 (30.43%) Subversion
8 6 (26.09%) TeamCity
9 4 (17.39%) JMeter
9 4 (17.39%) SoapUI
10 2 (8.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (8.70%) Hudson
General
1 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Architect
1 8 (34.78%) Technical Architect
2 5 (21.74%) Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Java Developer
3 3 (13.04%) QA Leader
4 2 (8.70%) Java Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Lead DevOps
4 2 (8.70%) Technical Leader
4 2 (8.70%) UAT Lead
5 1 (4.35%) C++ Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Digital Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Digital Technical Architect
5 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Hybris Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Java E-Commerce Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Lead Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior E-Commerce Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (86.96%) CSS
1 20 (86.96%) HTML
2 17 (73.91%) Spring
3 13 (56.52%) SOAP
4 12 (52.17%) Web Services
5 10 (43.48%) Hibernate
6 9 (39.13%) EJB
6 9 (39.13%) XML
7 8 (34.78%) REST
8 7 (30.43%) Ajax
8 7 (30.43%) JSF
8 7 (30.43%) JSON
8 7 (30.43%) JSP
8 7 (30.43%) RESTful
8 7 (30.43%) Struts
9 4 (17.39%) jQuery
10 2 (8.70%) Java EE
10 2 (8.70%) JMS
10 2 (8.70%) Spring Boot
10 2 (8.70%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) RIA
1 7 (30.43%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Linux
1 2 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (8.70%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (82.61%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (78.26%) E-Commerce
2 18 (78.26%) Test Automation
3 16 (69.57%) TDD
4 10 (43.48%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (39.13%) Scrum
5 9 (39.13%) User Stories
6 8 (34.78%) Web Development
7 7 (30.43%) Coaching
7 7 (30.43%) DevOps
7 7 (30.43%) MVC
7 7 (30.43%) Pair Programming
7 7 (30.43%) Refactoring
7 7 (30.43%) Technical Architecture
7 7 (30.43%) Unit Testing
7 7 (30.43%) XML Parsing
8 6 (26.09%) API Development
8 6 (26.09%) BDD
8 6 (26.09%) Continuous Deployment
9 4 (17.39%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (82.61%) Java
2 17 (73.91%) JavaScript
3 16 (69.57%) SQL
4 2 (8.70%) C#
4 2 (8.70%) Perl
4 2 (8.70%) Python
4 2 (8.70%) VB.NET
5 1 (4.35%) C
5 1 (4.35%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) DV Cleared
1 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (47.83%) QA
System Software
1 9 (39.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (30.43%) Ansible
2 1 (4.35%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 12 (52.17%) Oracle
2 11 (47.83%) ATG
2 11 (47.83%) hybris
3 2 (8.70%) Red Hat