Period
to 27 February 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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 453 416 364
Rank change year-on-year -37 -52 +10
Contract jobs citing Gradle 93 252 293
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.25% 0.48% 0.56%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.55% 2.33% 3.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 152 170
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +17.65% -
10th Percentile £380 £322 £300
90th Percentile £625 £700 £578
UK median daily rate £525 £550 £500
% change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% +12.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 9
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £63.65 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -74.86% +41.44% +25.00%
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £63.65 £45.00
% change year-on-year -45.01% +41.44% +25.00%

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 6,003 10,816 9,341
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 15.91% 20.43% 17.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,713 6,928 6,010
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £424
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.19% +5.94%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £300
90th Percentile £587 £575 £575
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £463
% change year-on-year - +2.70% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 228 210
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £44.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -2.22% +9.76%
10th Percentile £16.90 £25.47 £30.98
90th Percentile £54.63 £55.00 £62.40
UK median hourly rate £43.00 £43.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year - -4.44% +9.76%

Gradle
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Gradle as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Gradle in the UK excluding London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Gradle in the UK excluding London

Gradle
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the UK excluding London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Gradle in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 27 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Gradle in the UK excluding London

Gradle
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the UK excluding London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Gradle in the UK excluding London.

Contractor 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 27 February 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
South West +37 30 £500 +11.11% 5
Scotland +5 17 £525 -25.00% 4
South East +24 16 £563 +7.14% 14
North of England +6 13 £393 -43.93% 8
Midlands +21 12 £418 +14.70% 4
West Midlands +44 11 £419 -32.46% 3
Yorkshire +66 8 £393 -12.78% 1
North West -24 5 £390 -44.29% 7
Northern Ireland - 3 - - 1
Wales +24 1 - - 2
East of England +19 1 £475 -2.56% 15
East Midlands +9 1 £350 +1.16% 1
Gradle
UK

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 72 (77.42%) Java
2 59 (63.44%) Maven
3 53 (56.99%) Git (software)
4 48 (51.61%) Spring
5 47 (50.54%) Jenkins
6 42 (45.16%) Spring Boot
7 41 (44.09%) Docker
7 41 (44.09%) Microservices
8 35 (37.63%) DevOps
9 34 (36.56%) JUnit
10 32 (34.41%) Agile Software Development
10 32 (34.41%) AWS
11 30 (32.26%) REST
12 29 (31.18%) JSON
12 29 (31.18%) SQL
13 27 (29.03%) Java 8
14 25 (26.88%) Groovy
15 22 (23.66%) XML
15 22 (23.66%) Scrum
16 21 (22.58%) JIRA
17 20 (21.51%) Unix
17 20 (21.51%) Python
17 20 (21.51%) Continuous Integration
17 20 (21.51%) Confluence
17 20 (21.51%) Cucumber
18 18 (19.35%) Finance
18 18 (19.35%) Terraform
19 17 (18.28%) Oracle
19 17 (18.28%) Shell Script
19 17 (18.28%) Amazon EC2

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 20 (21.51%) Confluence
2 14 (15.05%) WebLogic
3 10 (10.75%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (6.45%) Cloud Foundry
5 5 (5.38%) Alfresco
6 4 (4.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 4 (4.30%) CMS
6 4 (4.30%) Headless CMS
6 4 (4.30%) Mule
6 4 (4.30%) Tomcat
7 3 (3.23%) Anypoint
8 2 (2.15%) Apache
9 1 (1.08%) Apache Spark
9 1 (1.08%) Mule ESB
9 1 (1.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 4 (4.30%) Photoshop
1 4 (4.30%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 32 (34.41%) AWS
2 17 (18.28%) Amazon EC2
3 15 (16.13%) AWS Lambda
3 15 (16.13%) Serverless
4 14 (15.05%) Amazon S3
5 13 (13.98%) Amazon ECS
6 11 (11.83%) GitHub
7 10 (10.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 10 (10.75%) CloudFront
8 9 (9.68%) Azure
9 8 (8.60%) npm
9 8 (8.60%) PaaS
10 7 (7.53%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 7 (7.53%) Route 53
11 6 (6.45%) Amazon SQS
11 6 (6.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 5 (5.38%) AWS CloudFormation
12 5 (5.38%) OpenShift
13 4 (4.30%) AWS Fargate
14 3 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.23%) DSL
1 3 (3.23%) HTTP
2 2 (2.15%) DNS
2 2 (2.15%) Internet
2 2 (2.15%) SSH
3 1 (1.08%) FTP
3 1 (1.08%) SSL
3 1 (1.08%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (15.05%) NoSQL
2 13 (13.98%) MongoDB
3 10 (10.75%) Amazon RDS
3 10 (10.75%) Relational Database
4 8 (8.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 7 (7.53%) Amazon Aurora
5 7 (7.53%) MySQL
5 7 (7.53%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (6.45%) DB2
7 5 (5.38%) Redis
8 4 (4.30%) RDBMS
9 3 (3.23%) InterSystems Cache
9 3 (3.23%) MariaDB
9 3 (3.23%) Oracle Database
10 2 (2.15%) Big Data
10 2 (2.15%) Hadoop
10 2 (2.15%) SQL Server
11 1 (1.08%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 59 (63.44%) Maven
2 53 (56.99%) Git (software)
3 47 (50.54%) Jenkins
4 34 (36.56%) JUnit
5 21 (22.58%) JIRA
6 20 (21.51%) Cucumber
7 16 (17.20%) Mockito
8 11 (11.83%) Bitbucket
9 10 (10.75%) gulp
9 10 (10.75%) IntelliJ
10 9 (9.68%) Sonatype Nexus
11 8 (8.60%) Ant
12 7 (7.53%) Eclipse
13 6 (6.45%) SoapUI
13 6 (6.45%) SonarQube
14 5 (5.38%) Selenium
15 4 (4.30%) git-flow
15 4 (4.30%) Grunt
15 4 (4.30%) TestNG
15 4 (4.30%) webpack
General
1 18 (19.35%) Finance
2 14 (15.05%) Public Sector
3 8 (8.60%) Banking
4 3 (3.23%) Retail
5 2 (2.15%) Military
5 2 (2.15%) Publishing
6 1 (1.08%) Electronics
6 1 (1.08%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.08%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.08%) Marketing
6 1 (1.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 56 (60.22%) Developer
2 39 (41.94%) Java Developer
3 11 (11.83%) Senior Developer
4 10 (10.75%) DevOps Engineer
5 8 (8.60%) Java Engineer
5 8 (8.60%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (5.38%) Automation Tester
6 5 (5.38%) AWS DevOps
6 5 (5.38%) Full Stack Developer
6 5 (5.38%) Tester
7 4 (4.30%) AWS Engineer
7 4 (4.30%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 4 (4.30%) Software Engineer
8 3 (3.23%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 3 (3.23%) Java Software Engineer
8 3 (3.23%) MuleSoft Developer
8 3 (3.23%) Software Developer
9 2 (2.15%) Agile Developer
9 2 (2.15%) Backend Developer
9 2 (2.15%) BPM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (51.61%) Spring
2 42 (45.16%) Spring Boot
3 30 (32.26%) REST
4 29 (31.18%) JSON
5 22 (23.66%) XML
6 16 (17.20%) AngularJS
6 16 (17.20%) React
7 14 (15.05%) WireMock
8 13 (13.98%) J2EE
8 13 (13.98%) RESTful
9 11 (11.83%) Gherkin
10 10 (10.75%) Hibernate
11 9 (9.68%) Node.js
11 9 (9.68%) SOAP
11 9 (9.68%) Web Services
12 8 (8.60%) JPA
12 8 (8.60%) Spring Batch
13 7 (7.53%) CSS
13 7 (7.53%) HTML
13 7 (7.53%) Spring Cloud
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.38%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (3.23%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (3.23%) Mainframe
2 3 (3.23%) Management Information System
2 3 (3.23%) User Experience
2 3 (3.23%) W3C
2 3 (3.23%) Wiki
3 2 (2.15%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.15%) PKI
4 1 (1.08%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 20 (21.51%) Unix
2 16 (17.20%) Linux
3 5 (5.38%) Windows
4 3 (3.23%) Android
4 3 (3.23%) Apple iOS
4 3 (3.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (44.09%) Microservices
2 35 (37.63%) DevOps
3 32 (34.41%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (23.66%) Scrum
5 20 (21.51%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (16.13%) Software Engineering
6 15 (16.13%) Test Strategy
7 14 (15.05%) TDD
8 12 (12.90%) Data Modelling
8 12 (12.90%) Test Automation
9 11 (11.83%) Configuration Management
10 10 (10.75%) Continuous Delivery
10 10 (10.75%) Problem Management
10 10 (10.75%) Process Improvement
11 8 (8.60%) SOLID
12 7 (7.53%) B2C
12 7 (7.53%) Open Source
13 6 (6.45%) BDD
13 6 (6.45%) Migration
13 6 (6.45%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 72 (77.42%) Java
2 29 (31.18%) SQL
3 27 (29.03%) Java 8
4 25 (26.88%) Groovy
5 20 (21.51%) Python
6 17 (18.28%) Shell Script
7 16 (17.20%) JavaScript
8 12 (12.90%) Bash Shell
8 12 (12.90%) PL/SQL
9 7 (7.53%) Scala
10 4 (4.30%) ES6
10 4 (4.30%) Ruby
10 4 (4.30%) TypeScript
11 3 (3.23%) C
11 3 (3.23%) Clojure
11 3 (3.23%) Korn
12 2 (2.15%) Java 9
13 1 (1.08%) Elm
13 1 (1.08%) Haskell
13 1 (1.08%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 4 (4.30%) AWS Certification
1 4 (4.30%) SC Cleared
1 4 (4.30%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.23%) OCPJP
2 3 (3.23%) Sun Certification
3 2 (2.15%) Degree
3 2 (2.15%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.08%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.30%) QA
2 3 (3.23%) WCAG
3 1 (1.08%) IFRS
System Software
1 41 (44.09%) Docker
2 1 (1.08%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.08%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 18 (19.35%) Terraform
2 16 (17.20%) Kubernetes
3 14 (15.05%) Ansible
4 13 (13.98%) Puppet
5 12 (12.90%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (4.30%) Docker Swarm
6 4 (4.30%) Kibana
7 3 (3.23%) Grafana
8 1 (1.08%) logstash
8 1 (1.08%) Mesos
8 1 (1.08%) Prometheus
8 1 (1.08%) Rancher
Vendors
1 17 (18.28%) Oracle
2 10 (10.75%) BEA
3 5 (5.38%) AppDynamics
4 4 (4.30%) Adobe
5 3 (3.23%) MuleSoft
5 3 (3.23%) Sun
6 2 (2.15%) Atlassian
6 2 (2.15%) IBM
6 2 (2.15%) Splunk
7 1 (1.08%) Google
7 1 (1.08%) HP
7 1 (1.08%) Lotus
7 1 (1.08%) SAP
7 1 (1.08%) Sybase