Period
to 10 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London 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 10 August 2020 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
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
10 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 328 428 370
Rank change year-on-year +100 -58 +12
Contract jobs citing Gradle 58 192 316
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.33% 0.39% 0.57%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.00% 2.08% 2.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 124 202
Median daily rate £412 £525 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.62% +23.53% +1.80%
10th Percentile £315 £363 £325
90th Percentile £547 £630 £680
UK median daily rate £500 £550 £500
% change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Median hourly rate - £35.00 £70.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -50.00% +25.35%
UK median hourly rate £58.50 £35.00 £70.00
% change year-on-year +67.14% -50.00% +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 UK excluding London with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
UK excluding London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 2,896 9,216 10,683
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 16.35% 18.71% 19.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,797 5,656 6,788
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £306
90th Percentile £600 £580 £563
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £473
% change year-on-year +5.26% +0.53% +5.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 226 183
Median hourly rate £45.00 £43.25 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.05% +2.98% -1.18%
10th Percentile £21.41 £25.88 £27.50
90th Percentile £57.00 £55.00 £50.95
Median hourly rate £44.00 £44.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year - +3.53% +3.03%

Gradle
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Gradle as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Gradle in the UK excluding London

Gradle
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Gradle in the UK excluding London.

Daily rate trend for Gradle in the UK excluding London

Gradle
Daily Rate Histogram in the UK excluding London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Gradle in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 10 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Gradle in the UK excluding London

Gradle
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Gradle in the UK excluding London.

Hourly rate trend for Gradle in the UK excluding London

Gradle
Contract Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Gradle within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 10 August 2020. 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
North of England +100 22 £403 -26.82% 14
North West +81 20 £405 -19.00% 9
South East +138 15 £463 -2.63% 8
Midlands +61 8 £350 -33.33% 2
South West +80 5 £488 -2.50% 1
Scotland +55 5 £386 -28.14% 3
West Midlands +64 4 £350 -43.55%
East Midlands +34 4 £315 -25.00% 2
East of England +73 2 £441 -11.80% 2
Yorkshire +70 2 £393 -28.64% 5
Northern Ireland +13 1 - -
Gradle
UK

For the 6 months to 10 August 2020, 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for Gradle.

1 48 (82.76%) Java
2 46 (79.31%) Git (software)
2 46 (79.31%) Jenkins
3 36 (62.07%) JUnit
4 35 (60.34%) Maven
4 35 (60.34%) DevOps
5 31 (53.45%) Agile Software Development
6 30 (51.72%) Continuous Integration
7 29 (50.00%) Linux
8 28 (48.28%) Docker
9 27 (46.55%) SonarQube
10 26 (44.83%) Python
11 25 (43.10%) Unix
11 25 (43.10%) HTTP
12 24 (41.38%) Spring
13 23 (39.66%) AWS
13 23 (39.66%) Spring Boot
13 23 (39.66%) Opscode Chef
14 22 (37.93%) REST
15 21 (36.21%) NoSQL
15 21 (36.21%) Test Automation
15 21 (36.21%) Load Balancing
15 21 (36.21%) QA
16 20 (34.48%) DNS
17 19 (32.76%) Bash Shell
17 19 (32.76%) Puppet
17 19 (32.76%) Relational Database
18 17 (29.31%) Microservices
18 17 (29.31%) RDBMS
18 17 (29.31%) Configuration Management

Gradle
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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 9 (15.52%) Confluence
2 7 (12.07%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (6.90%) Anypoint
3 4 (6.90%) Tomcat
4 3 (5.17%) Apache
4 3 (5.17%) Mule
4 3 (5.17%) WebSphere
4 3 (5.17%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (3.45%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.72%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.72%) DNN
6 1 (1.72%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (5.17%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 23 (39.66%) AWS
2 17 (29.31%) Coveralls
3 13 (22.41%) AWS CloudFormation
4 10 (17.24%) AWS Lambda
4 10 (17.24%) Serverless
5 9 (15.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 8 (13.79%) AWS CloudTrail
6 8 (13.79%) GitHub
6 8 (13.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 4 (6.90%) Amazon Cognito
7 4 (6.90%) Apigee
7 4 (6.90%) Azure
8 3 (5.17%) GCP
8 3 (5.17%) npm
9 2 (3.45%) Monitis
9 2 (3.45%) SaaS
10 1 (1.72%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (1.72%) CloudFront
10 1 (1.72%) Office 365
10 1 (1.72%) WhatsApp
Communications & Networking
1 25 (43.10%) HTTP
2 20 (34.48%) DNS
3 7 (12.07%) FTP
4 4 (6.90%) SSL
5 3 (5.17%) TCP/IP
6 2 (3.45%) DSL
7 1 (1.72%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (36.21%) NoSQL
2 19 (32.76%) Relational Database
3 17 (29.31%) RDBMS
4 6 (10.34%) MongoDB
4 6 (10.34%) SQL Server
5 4 (6.90%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (1.72%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.72%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.72%) Big Data
6 1 (1.72%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.72%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 46 (79.31%) Git (software)
1 46 (79.31%) Jenkins
2 36 (62.07%) JUnit
3 35 (60.34%) Maven
4 27 (46.55%) SonarQube
5 17 (29.31%) Bitbucket Server
5 17 (29.31%) TeamCity
6 13 (22.41%) JIRA
7 9 (15.52%) Mockito
8 8 (13.79%) Cucumber
8 8 (13.79%) Subversion
9 7 (12.07%) Sonatype Nexus
10 6 (10.34%) GitLab
11 5 (8.62%) Bitbucket
12 4 (6.90%) CMake
12 4 (6.90%) git-flow
12 4 (6.90%) JMeter
12 4 (6.90%) SoapUI
12 4 (6.90%) SOAtest
13 3 (5.17%) NetBeans
General
1 14 (24.14%) Finance
2 5 (8.62%) Banking
3 2 (3.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 27 (46.55%) Developer
2 21 (36.21%) Java Developer
3 9 (15.52%) AWS Engineer
4 8 (13.79%) Cloud Engineer
4 8 (13.79%) DevOps Engineer
5 6 (10.34%) Senior Developer
5 6 (10.34%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (8.62%) Android Developer
6 5 (8.62%) Architect
7 4 (6.90%) AWS Architect
8 3 (5.17%) Administrator
8 3 (5.17%) Agile Developer
8 3 (5.17%) Agile Java Developer
8 3 (5.17%) DevOps Administrator
8 3 (5.17%) Full Stack Developer
9 2 (3.45%) Cloud Architect
9 2 (3.45%) Java Engineer
9 2 (3.45%) Software Engineer
10 1 (1.72%) JavaScript Engineer
10 1 (1.72%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (41.38%) Spring
2 23 (39.66%) Spring Boot
3 22 (37.93%) REST
4 15 (25.86%) SOAP
5 12 (20.69%) AngularJS
5 12 (20.69%) Web Services
6 11 (18.97%) J2EE
7 10 (17.24%) JSON
8 9 (15.52%) XML
9 7 (12.07%) HTML
9 7 (12.07%) RAML
9 7 (12.07%) Spring Security
10 6 (10.34%) CSS
10 6 (10.34%) jQuery
10 6 (10.34%) Spring Batch
11 5 (8.62%) Node.js
11 5 (8.62%) WireMock
12 4 (6.90%) HTML5
12 4 (6.90%) JMS
12 4 (6.90%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.62%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (6.90%) Clustering
3 3 (5.17%) Data Structures
4 2 (3.45%) Algorithms
4 2 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.72%) Animation
5 1 (1.72%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.72%) Social Media
5 1 (1.72%) User Experience
5 1 (1.72%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.72%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 29 (50.00%) Linux
2 25 (43.10%) Unix
3 7 (12.07%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (60.34%) DevOps
2 31 (53.45%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (51.72%) Continuous Integration
4 21 (36.21%) Load Balancing
4 21 (36.21%) Test Automation
5 17 (29.31%) Configuration Management
5 17 (29.31%) Microservices
5 17 (29.31%) TDD
6 12 (20.69%) Scrum
7 11 (18.97%) MVC
8 10 (17.24%) Unit Testing
9 8 (13.79%) Blue-Green Deployment
9 8 (13.79%) Canary Deployment
9 8 (13.79%) Infrastructure as Code
10 7 (12.07%) BDD
10 7 (12.07%) OO
11 6 (10.34%) Kanban
11 6 (10.34%) Pair Programming
11 6 (10.34%) Software Engineering
12 5 (8.62%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 48 (82.76%) Java
2 26 (44.83%) Python
3 19 (32.76%) Bash Shell
4 12 (20.69%) JavaScript
4 12 (20.69%) SQL
5 9 (15.52%) Java 8
6 6 (10.34%) Shell Script
7 4 (6.90%) C++
8 3 (5.17%) Groovy
8 3 (5.17%) Perl
8 3 (5.17%) TypeScript
9 2 (3.45%) Assembly Language
9 2 (3.45%) Korn
9 2 (3.45%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.72%) Elm
10 1 (1.72%) Haskell
10 1 (1.72%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.72%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (5.17%) Degree
2 2 (3.45%) Master's Degree
3 1 (1.72%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.72%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (36.21%) QA
2 1 (1.72%) IFRS
2 1 (1.72%) WCAG
System Software
1 28 (48.28%) Docker
2 1 (1.72%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 23 (39.66%) Opscode Chef
2 19 (32.76%) Puppet
3 13 (22.41%) Terraform
4 12 (20.69%) Kubernetes
5 6 (10.34%) Ansible
6 4 (6.90%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (5.17%) Docker Swarm
8 2 (3.45%) Grafana
8 2 (3.45%) Kibana
8 2 (3.45%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 4 (6.90%) MuleSoft
1 4 (6.90%) Pega
2 3 (5.17%) Atlassian
2 3 (5.17%) CA Agile Central
2 3 (5.17%) Google
2 3 (5.17%) IBM
2 3 (5.17%) Splunk
3 2 (3.45%) BEA
3 2 (3.45%) Oracle
4 1 (1.72%) Facebook
4 1 (1.72%) Twitter