Period
to 25 June 2019

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 25 June 2019 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
25 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 443 371 395
Rank change year-on-year -72 +24 +55
Contract jobs citing Gradle 192 298 239
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.39% 0.56% 0.48%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.00% 2.93% 2.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 172 150
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £431 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.74% +1.47% +6.25%
10th Percentile £352 £325 £312
90th Percentile £630 £580 £550
UK median daily rate £550 £500 £450
% change year-on-year +10.00% +11.11% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.65 £70.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.50% +40.00% -
10th Percentile £37.64 £44.19 £35.00
90th Percentile £60.37 £148.50 £63.75
UK median hourly rate £48.65 £70.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -30.50% +55.56% -

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 9,585 10,165 8,237
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 19.69% 19.09% 16.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,005 6,454 5,240
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £281
90th Percentile £588 £563 £538
UK median daily rate £475 £465 £425
% change year-on-year +2.15% +9.41% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 235 197 284
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.18% - +0.06%
10th Percentile £24.00 £26.50 £25.38
90th Percentile £53.75 £54.46 £57.50
UK median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +1.18% - -

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 25 June 2019.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK excluding London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Gradle in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 25 June 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 25 June 2019. 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
Midlands +27 50 £538 +34.38% 2
South East -43 43 £525 +12.00% 3
Scotland +17 32 £525 +5.00% 2
North of England -18 32 £550 +35.38% 8
East Midlands +28 31 £385 -3.75% 2
North West -5 21 £500 +19.40% 5
South West -32 20 £500 +17.65% 2
West Midlands +20 19 £620 +60.00%
Yorkshire +17 11 £550 -8.33%
East of England -14 10 £500 +5.26% 5
Northern Ireland - 5 £488 - 2
Gradle
UK

For the 6 months to 25 June 2019, 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.

1 170 (88.54%) Java
2 150 (78.13%) Jenkins
3 131 (68.23%) Agile Software Development
4 110 (57.29%) Git (software)
5 100 (52.08%) Maven
6 94 (48.96%) Spring
7 74 (38.54%) DevOps
8 68 (35.42%) TDD
9 66 (34.38%) Amazon AWS
10 62 (32.29%) Continuous Integration
10 62 (32.29%) Linux
11 61 (31.77%) JavaScript
12 57 (29.69%) JUnit
13 56 (29.17%) BDD
14 52 (27.08%) SQL
15 51 (26.56%) Microservices
15 51 (26.56%) Docker
16 50 (26.04%) REST
16 50 (26.04%) Test Automation
17 49 (25.52%) HTML
18 47 (24.48%) Python
18 47 (24.48%) Big Data
19 46 (23.96%) Hadoop
20 44 (22.92%) Scrum
21 43 (22.40%) Ant
21 43 (22.40%) JSON
22 41 (21.35%) CSS
23 40 (20.83%) Web Services
23 40 (20.83%) Spring Boot
24 38 (19.79%) GitHub

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 26 (13.54%) Confluence
2 24 (12.50%) Apache Spark
3 23 (11.98%) Apache
4 17 (8.85%) JBoss
5 16 (8.33%) OpenStack
6 15 (7.81%) Tomcat
6 15 (7.81%) WebSphere
7 11 (5.73%) Alfresco
8 10 (5.21%) Cloud Foundry
9 7 (3.65%) nginx
10 6 (3.13%) Apache Pig
10 6 (3.13%) Jetty
10 6 (3.13%) Jupyter
10 6 (3.13%) Mule
11 5 (2.60%) SharePoint
12 4 (2.08%) ColdFusion
13 3 (1.56%) Elasticsearch
14 2 (1.04%) MQSeries
14 2 (1.04%) WebSphere Application Server
15 1 (0.52%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 4 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 66 (34.38%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (19.79%) GitHub
3 35 (18.23%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (7.29%) Google Cloud Platform
5 10 (5.21%) OpenShift
6 9 (4.69%) PaaS
7 8 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (4.17%) npm
8 6 (3.13%) Google Docs
8 6 (3.13%) Serverless
8 6 (3.13%) Slack
9 5 (2.60%) AWS Lambda
10 4 (2.08%) Amazon EMR
10 4 (2.08%) BrowserStack
10 4 (2.08%) Datadog
11 3 (1.56%) Amazon SQS
11 3 (1.56%) Coveralls
12 2 (1.04%) Amazon S3
12 2 (1.04%) DigitalOcean
12 2 (1.04%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.73%) HTTP
2 10 (5.21%) DNS
3 7 (3.65%) FTP
4 6 (3.13%) DSL
4 6 (3.13%) Skype
4 6 (3.13%) SSL
5 3 (1.56%) Internet
5 3 (1.56%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.04%) SSH
7 1 (0.52%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.52%) Firewall
7 1 (0.52%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (24.48%) Big Data
2 46 (23.96%) Hadoop
3 36 (18.75%) NoSQL
4 27 (14.06%) HBase
5 18 (9.38%) Data Warehouse
6 17 (8.85%) Parquet
7 16 (8.33%) MongoDB
8 14 (7.29%) Relational Database
9 10 (5.21%) Apache Cassandra
9 10 (5.21%) Apache Hive
9 10 (5.21%) MySQL
10 8 (4.17%) DB2
11 6 (3.13%) BigQuery
11 6 (3.13%) SQL Server
12 5 (2.60%) RDBMS
13 4 (2.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 4 (2.08%) Impala
13 4 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
14 3 (1.56%) MariaDB
15 2 (1.04%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 150 (78.13%) Jenkins
2 110 (57.29%) Git (software)
3 100 (52.08%) Maven
4 57 (29.69%) JUnit
5 43 (22.40%) Ant
6 32 (16.67%) Cucumber
7 29 (15.10%) JIRA
8 28 (14.58%) Selenium
9 22 (11.46%) Sonatype Nexus
10 19 (9.90%) IntelliJ
10 19 (9.90%) TeamCity
11 17 (8.85%) Apache Ivy
11 17 (8.85%) Subversion
12 12 (6.25%) Eclipse
12 12 (6.25%) SonarQube
13 11 (5.73%) Bitbucket
13 11 (5.73%) gulp
13 11 (5.73%) Mockito
13 11 (5.73%) WebDriver
14 10 (5.21%) GitLab
General
1 27 (14.06%) Finance
2 14 (7.29%) Banking
3 6 (3.13%) Financial Institution
3 6 (3.13%) Retail
4 4 (2.08%) Back Office
5 3 (1.56%) Legal
6 2 (1.04%) Automotive
7 1 (0.52%) Games
7 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 119 (61.98%) Developer
2 78 (40.63%) Java Developer
3 24 (12.50%) Architect
4 19 (9.90%) Java Architect
5 16 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
6 14 (7.29%) Hadoop Developer
7 13 (6.77%) Senior Developer
8 12 (6.25%) Big Data Developer
9 11 (5.73%) Integration Architect
10 10 (5.21%) Java Hadoop Developer
11 9 (4.69%) Java Engineer
11 9 (4.69%) Senior Java Developer
11 9 (4.69%) Technical Architect
12 8 (4.17%) Lead Developer
12 8 (4.17%) Python Developer
13 7 (3.65%) AWS Architect
13 7 (3.65%) Java Technical Architect
13 7 (3.65%) Software Engineer
14 6 (3.13%) Cloud Architect
14 6 (3.13%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (48.96%) Spring
2 50 (26.04%) REST
3 49 (25.52%) HTML
4 43 (22.40%) JSON
5 41 (21.35%) CSS
6 40 (20.83%) Spring Boot
6 40 (20.83%) Web Services
7 34 (17.71%) Kafka
8 30 (15.63%) SOAP
9 27 (14.06%) Hibernate
10 21 (10.94%) Middleware
11 20 (10.42%) AngularJS
12 19 (9.90%) J2EE
13 18 (9.38%) HTML5
14 17 (8.85%) Apache Avro
14 17 (8.85%) RabbitMQ
14 17 (8.85%) XML
15 16 (8.33%) RESTful
16 15 (7.81%) Node.js
17 14 (7.29%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 19 (9.90%) Virtual Team
2 17 (8.85%) Linux Command Line
3 15 (7.81%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (5.21%) Client/Server
5 8 (4.17%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (2.60%) Data Structures
6 5 (2.60%) Mobile App
7 4 (2.08%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (2.08%) Mainframe
7 4 (2.08%) Replication
8 2 (1.04%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.04%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.04%) Mobile Banking
8 2 (1.04%) User Experience
9 1 (0.52%) FMCG
9 1 (0.52%) iPad
9 1 (0.52%) Life Science
9 1 (0.52%) PKI
9 1 (0.52%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 62 (32.29%) Linux
2 30 (15.63%) Unix
3 13 (6.77%) Android
4 11 (5.73%) Apple iOS
4 11 (5.73%) Windows
5 3 (1.56%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.52%) MVS
6 1 (0.52%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (68.23%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (38.54%) DevOps
3 68 (35.42%) TDD
4 62 (32.29%) Continuous Integration
5 56 (29.17%) BDD
6 51 (26.56%) Microservices
7 50 (26.04%) Test Automation
8 44 (22.92%) Scrum
9 36 (18.75%) Unit Testing
10 26 (13.54%) Deployment Automation
11 24 (12.50%) Analytics
12 22 (11.46%) Mentoring
13 21 (10.94%) OO
14 20 (10.42%) Software Engineering
15 18 (9.38%) ETL
16 17 (8.85%) Benchmarking
16 17 (8.85%) Data Architecture
16 17 (8.85%) Dependency Management
17 16 (8.33%) SOA
18 15 (7.81%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 170 (88.54%) Java
2 61 (31.77%) JavaScript
3 52 (27.08%) SQL
4 47 (24.48%) Python
5 35 (18.23%) Groovy
6 31 (16.15%) Java 8
7 30 (15.63%) Shell Script
8 23 (11.98%) Scala
9 17 (8.85%) Bash Shell
9 17 (8.85%) Kotlin
9 17 (8.85%) Ruby
10 14 (7.29%) C++
11 12 (6.25%) C
12 9 (4.69%) Apple Swift
13 7 (3.65%) Objective-C
13 7 (3.65%) TypeScript
14 6 (3.13%) Perl
14 6 (3.13%) R
15 5 (2.60%) Korn
16 4 (2.08%) Java 9
Qualifications
1 21 (10.94%) Security Cleared
2 18 (9.38%) Degree
3 16 (8.33%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.60%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (1.56%) AWS Certification
6 2 (1.04%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.69%) QA
2 1 (0.52%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 51 (26.56%) Docker
2 19 (9.90%) HDFS
3 17 (8.85%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 15 (7.81%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (3.13%) Apache Flume
6 3 (1.56%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.52%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.52%) Time Sharing Option
7 1 (0.52%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 34 (17.71%) Ansible
2 25 (13.02%) Opscode Chef
3 24 (12.50%) Puppet
4 22 (11.46%) Kubernetes
5 17 (8.85%) Hadoop YARN
5 17 (8.85%) Terraform
6 10 (5.21%) Oozie
7 5 (2.60%) Kibana
7 5 (2.60%) logstash
8 4 (2.08%) Graphite
8 4 (2.08%) Nagios
8 4 (2.08%) StatsD
9 3 (1.56%) Docker Swarm
10 1 (0.52%) CA Wily
10 1 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.52%) Nessus
Vendors
1 34 (17.71%) Google
2 23 (11.98%) Oracle
3 11 (5.73%) Microsoft
4 4 (2.08%) CA Agile Central
4 4 (2.08%) hybris
4 4 (2.08%) New Relic
5 3 (1.56%) MuleSoft
6 2 (1.04%) Charles River
6 2 (1.04%) IBM
6 2 (1.04%) Sybase
7 1 (0.52%) Adobe
7 1 (0.52%) Cisco
7 1 (0.52%) Facebook
7 1 (0.52%) Micro Focus
7 1 (0.52%) VMware
7 1 (0.52%) WSO2