Period
to 8 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 8 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
6 months to
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 372 499 388
Rank change year-on-year +127 -111 +46
Contract jobs citing Gradle 179 374 654
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.51% 0.41% 0.64%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.83% 2.16% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 230 479
Median daily rate £500 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £332 £392 £350
90th Percentile £663 £713 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £412 £525 £425
% change year-on-year -21.62% +23.53% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 4
Median hourly rate £58.50 £35.00 £70.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +67.14% -50.00% +40.00%
10th Percentile £52.50 £35.00 £44.19
90th Percentile £67.55 £35.00 £148.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £35.00 £70.00
% change year-on-year - -50.00% +25.35%

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 with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 6,330 17,313 20,897
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.97% 18.99% 20.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,088 11,293 14,350
Median daily rate £500 £475 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.06% +5.62%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £319
90th Percentile £663 £638 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 290 220
Median hourly rate £42.50 £44.00 £42.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.41% +3.83% +2.42%
10th Percentile £22.00 £24.00 £26.50
90th Percentile £57.50 £55.00 £53.88
Median hourly rate £44.50 £43.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year +3.49% +2.38% -1.18%

Gradle
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Gradle as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Gradle in the UK

Gradle
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Gradle.

Daily rate trend for Gradle in the UK

Gradle
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Gradle over the 6 months to 8 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Gradle in the UK

Gradle
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Gradle.

Hourly rate trend for Gradle in the UK

Gradle
Top 15 Contract Locations

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 over the 6 months to 8 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
England +143 163 £500 -9.09% 40
London +133 104 £550 -13.39% 13
UK excluding London +117 59 £412 -21.62% 33
Work from Home +4 30 £600 +9.09% 11
North of England +107 23 £403 -26.82% 14
North West +81 21 £405 -19.00% 9
South East +144 15 £463 -2.63% 8
Midlands +58 8 £350 -33.33% 2
South West +80 5 £488 -2.50% 1
Scotland +46 5 £386 -28.14% 3
West Midlands +57 4 £350 -43.55%
East Midlands +28 4 £315 -25.00% 2
East of England +74 2 £441 -11.80% 2
Yorkshire +63 2 £393 -28.64% 5
Northern Ireland +14 1 - -

For the 6 months to 8 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 with a requirement for Gradle.

1 151 (84.36%) Java
2 112 (62.57%) Git (software)
3 111 (62.01%) Maven
4 99 (55.31%) Jenkins
5 87 (48.60%) Agile Software Development
6 85 (47.49%) DevOps
7 80 (44.69%) Spring
8 72 (40.22%) Spring Boot
9 66 (36.87%) JUnit
10 65 (36.31%) Docker
11 58 (32.40%) Linux
12 57 (31.84%) AWS
12 57 (31.84%) Microservices
13 56 (31.28%) Python
14 48 (26.82%) Continuous Integration
15 46 (25.70%) Test Automation
16 44 (24.58%) TDD
16 44 (24.58%) REST
17 42 (23.46%) Kubernetes
18 41 (22.91%) Java 8
18 41 (22.91%) JavaScript
18 41 (22.91%) Scrum
19 38 (21.23%) RESTful
20 37 (20.67%) Azure
20 37 (20.67%) Opscode Chef
21 35 (19.55%) Terraform
22 34 (18.99%) NoSQL
22 34 (18.99%) Android
22 34 (18.99%) SQL
22 34 (18.99%) Web Services

Gradle
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 22 (12.29%) Cloud Foundry
2 20 (11.17%) Confluence
3 14 (7.82%) Elasticsearch
4 13 (7.26%) nginx
5 12 (6.70%) Tomcat
6 11 (6.15%) WebLogic
7 10 (5.59%) Apache Spark
8 6 (3.35%) JBoss
8 6 (3.35%) Jetty
9 5 (2.79%) MQSeries
9 5 (2.79%) Oracle Self-Service HR
9 5 (2.79%) Red Hat Fuse
9 5 (2.79%) WebSphere
10 4 (2.23%) Anypoint
10 4 (2.23%) Apache
11 3 (1.68%) Mule
11 3 (1.68%) SharePoint
11 3 (1.68%) WebSphere Application Server
12 2 (1.12%) Oracle Workflow
13 1 (0.56%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 4 (2.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.68%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.79%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 57 (31.84%) AWS
2 37 (20.67%) Azure
3 19 (10.61%) Coveralls
3 19 (10.61%) npm
4 17 (9.50%) AWS CloudFormation
4 17 (9.50%) GCP
5 16 (8.94%) PaaS
6 15 (8.38%) GitHub
6 15 (8.38%) Serverless
7 14 (7.82%) AWS Lambda
8 12 (6.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 12 (6.70%) Amazon ECS
9 11 (6.15%) AWS CloudTrail
9 11 (6.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 9 (5.03%) AWS Fargate
11 8 (4.47%) OpenShift
12 4 (2.23%) Amazon Cognito
12 4 (2.23%) Apigee
12 4 (2.23%) Cloud Computing
12 4 (2.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 31 (17.32%) HTTP
2 22 (12.29%) DNS
3 7 (3.91%) FTP
3 7 (3.91%) RTMP
4 5 (2.79%) SSH
5 4 (2.23%) Internet
5 4 (2.23%) SSL
5 4 (2.23%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.12%) DSL
7 1 (0.56%) FIX Connectivity
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (18.99%) NoSQL
2 31 (17.32%) Relational Database
3 30 (16.76%) MongoDB
4 21 (11.73%) RDBMS
5 15 (8.38%) SQL Server
6 10 (5.59%) BigQuery
7 9 (5.03%) Big Data
7 9 (5.03%) Redis
8 8 (4.47%) MySQL
8 8 (4.47%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (3.91%) Oracle Database
10 6 (3.35%) Hadoop
11 5 (2.79%) Amazon RDS
12 3 (1.68%) Apache Cassandra
13 2 (1.12%) Power BI
14 1 (0.56%) Azure SQL Database
14 1 (0.56%) Cosmos DB
14 1 (0.56%) Couchbase
14 1 (0.56%) Flink
14 1 (0.56%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 112 (62.57%) Git (software)
2 111 (62.01%) Maven
3 99 (55.31%) Jenkins
4 66 (36.87%) JUnit
5 32 (17.88%) SonarQube
6 28 (15.64%) JIRA
6 28 (15.64%) Mockito
7 27 (15.08%) TeamCity
8 21 (11.73%) Ant
9 20 (11.17%) Bitbucket Server
9 20 (11.17%) Cucumber
10 19 (10.61%) CircleCI
11 17 (9.50%) Travis CI
12 14 (7.82%) gulp
12 14 (7.82%) Selenium
12 14 (7.82%) Subversion
13 12 (6.70%) Xcode
14 10 (5.59%) Bitbucket
14 10 (5.59%) IntelliJ
14 10 (5.59%) Vagrant
General
1 29 (16.20%) Finance
2 17 (9.50%) Banking
3 9 (5.03%) Front Office
3 9 (5.03%) Investment Banking
4 7 (3.91%) Public Sector
5 3 (1.68%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.68%) Legal
6 2 (1.12%) Automotive
6 2 (1.12%) Electronics
6 2 (1.12%) Law
6 2 (1.12%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.12%) Marketing
6 2 (1.12%) Retail
6 2 (1.12%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.56%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 99 (55.31%) Developer
2 60 (33.52%) Java Developer
3 30 (16.76%) DevOps Engineer
4 22 (12.29%) Senior Developer
5 19 (10.61%) Full Stack Developer
6 16 (8.94%) Android Developer
7 13 (7.26%) Senior Java Developer
8 12 (6.70%) AWS Engineer
9 11 (6.15%) Architect
10 9 (5.03%) Backend Developer
10 9 (5.03%) Cloud Engineer
11 8 (4.47%) Kubernetes Engineer
12 7 (3.91%) C# Developer
12 7 (3.91%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
12 7 (3.91%) DevOps Developer
13 6 (3.35%) Senior Android Developer
14 5 (2.79%) React Developer
14 5 (2.79%) Software Engineer
14 5 (2.79%) Solutions Architect
15 4 (2.23%) Mobile Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (44.69%) Spring
2 72 (40.22%) Spring Boot
3 44 (24.58%) REST
4 38 (21.23%) RESTful
5 34 (18.99%) Web Services
6 30 (16.76%) Node.js
7 29 (16.20%) AngularJS
8 25 (13.97%) HTML
9 24 (13.41%) React
10 21 (11.73%) HTML5
11 20 (11.17%) JSON
11 20 (11.17%) RabbitMQ
12 19 (10.61%) J2EE
12 19 (10.61%) SOAP
13 17 (9.50%) .NET
14 16 (8.94%) XML
15 15 (8.38%) Kafka
16 14 (7.82%) CSS
17 11 (6.15%) Hibernate
17 11 (6.15%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.94%) Mobile App
2 14 (7.82%) User Experience
3 11 (6.15%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (4.47%) Data Structures
4 8 (4.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (2.79%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.79%) Derivative
6 4 (2.23%) Clustering
6 4 (2.23%) iPad
7 3 (1.68%) Equities
7 3 (1.68%) Mobile Payment
7 3 (1.68%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (1.12%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.12%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.56%) Animation
9 1 (0.56%) Blog
9 1 (0.56%) Digital Wallet
9 1 (0.56%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.56%) Mobile Wallet
9 1 (0.56%) VWAP
Operating Systems
1 58 (32.40%) Linux
2 34 (18.99%) Android
3 31 (17.32%) Unix
4 19 (10.61%) Apple iOS
5 5 (2.79%) CentOS
5 5 (2.79%) Debian
5 5 (2.79%) Mac OS X
5 5 (2.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (2.79%) Ubuntu
5 5 (2.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (48.60%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (47.49%) DevOps
3 57 (31.84%) Microservices
4 48 (26.82%) Continuous Integration
5 46 (25.70%) Test Automation
6 44 (24.58%) TDD
7 41 (22.91%) Scrum
8 32 (17.88%) Open Source
8 32 (17.88%) Pair Programming
9 26 (14.53%) Load Balancing
10 22 (12.29%) Configuration Management
11 20 (11.17%) Unit Testing
12 18 (10.06%) Multithreading
12 18 (10.06%) OO
12 18 (10.06%) SDLC
13 16 (8.94%) Android Development
13 16 (8.94%) MVC
14 14 (7.82%) Kanban
15 13 (7.26%) BDD
15 13 (7.26%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 151 (84.36%) Java
2 56 (31.28%) Python
3 41 (22.91%) Java 8
3 41 (22.91%) JavaScript
4 34 (18.99%) SQL
5 31 (17.32%) Bash Shell
6 28 (15.64%) Groovy
7 20 (11.17%) Kotlin
8 12 (6.70%) C#
9 11 (6.15%) C++
10 10 (5.59%) PL/SQL
11 9 (5.03%) Shell Script
12 8 (4.47%) Perl
13 7 (3.91%) Apple Swift
13 7 (3.91%) Scala
14 5 (2.79%) Clojure
14 5 (2.79%) ClojureScript
14 5 (2.79%) Ruby
14 5 (2.79%) T-SQL
15 4 (2.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (8.94%) Security Cleared
2 12 (6.70%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.23%) Degree
4 2 (1.12%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.12%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.12%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.56%) SANS
5 1 (0.56%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (17.88%) QA
2 1 (0.56%) GDPR
2 1 (0.56%) IFRS
2 1 (0.56%) WCAG
System Software
1 65 (36.31%) Docker
2 13 (7.26%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.56%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 42 (23.46%) Kubernetes
2 37 (20.67%) Opscode Chef
3 35 (19.55%) Terraform
4 29 (16.20%) Puppet
5 23 (12.85%) Ansible
6 10 (5.59%) Argo
7 9 (5.03%) Prometheus
8 7 (3.91%) Salt
9 5 (2.79%) Grafana
10 4 (2.23%) HP Quality Center
11 3 (1.68%) Docker Swarm
12 2 (1.12%) Kibana
Vendors
1 16 (8.94%) Google
1 16 (8.94%) Oracle
2 10 (5.59%) Splunk
3 9 (5.03%) MuleSoft
4 7 (3.91%) Microsoft
5 5 (2.79%) AppDynamics
5 5 (2.79%) Axway
5 5 (2.79%) Cloudera
5 5 (2.79%) Hortonworks
5 5 (2.79%) IBM
5 5 (2.79%) Red Hat
5 5 (2.79%) Sparx
5 5 (2.79%) Sybase
6 4 (2.23%) CA Agile Central
6 4 (2.23%) Pega
7 3 (1.68%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.12%) BEA
8 2 (1.12%) SAP
9 1 (0.56%) Apple
9 1 (0.56%) CA