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 3 months to 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gradle
UK
Rank 334 409 531
Rank change year-on-year +75 +122  
Contract jobs citing Gradle 273 225 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.61% 0.43% 0.16%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.56% 2.92% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 163 65
Median daily rate £445 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.31% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £349 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £573 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £399 £413
% change year-on-year +4.07% -3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £36.00 - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 - £37.50

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 with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 7668 7703 6878
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.26% 14.59% 13.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 5151 5124 4410
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 188 132
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £31.50 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £50.44
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.67% +11.46%  

Gradle
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

Gradle
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Gradle in the UK

Gradle
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Gradle over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Gradle in the UK

Gradle
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Gradle in the UK

Gradle
Top 30 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 3 months to 22 March 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
England +104 265 £440 -7.36% 57
London +21 145 £475 -5.00% 38
South East +32 57 £405 +1.25% 9
Buckinghamshire +13 20 £350 -
Milton Keynes +16 19 £350 -
East of England +3 16 £338 -28.94% 3
Croydon - 16 £405 - 1
North West +36 15 £425 +3.03% 3
Berkshire +33 15 £475 -5.00% 5
Bracknell - 15 £475 - 3
Hampshire +2 13 £425 +8.28% 1
South West +11 11 £451 +12.81% 2
Essex +2 11 £275 -31.25% 1
East Midlands - 11 £400 - 1
Scotland +14 8 £475 +58.33% 2
Somerset +9 7 £451 - 1
Northamptonshire - 7 £338 -
Manchester +13 6 £425 +3.03% 2
Glasgow -6 6 £475 +58.33% 1
Northampton - 6 £338 -
Portsmouth - 6 £425 -
Cheshire +28 5 £425 +7.59% 1
Hertfordshire -8 5 £553 +16.31% 1
Brentwood - 5 £265 -
Yorkshire +17 4 £425 +16.43% 1
Bristol +5 4 - -
Merseyside - 4 £405 -
Liverpool - 4 £405 -
Middlesex - 4 £213 -
West Yorkshire +22 3 £425 +16.43% 1

Gradle
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 with a requirement for Gradle.

1 465 (86.59%) Java
2 359 (66.85%) Agile Software Development
3 318 (59.22%) Jenkins
4 311 (57.91%) Maven
5 308 (57.36%) Git (software)
6 254 (47.30%) TDD
7 229 (42.64%) Spring
8 200 (37.24%) Scrum
9 188 (35.01%) JavaScript
10 166 (30.91%) XML
11 161 (29.98%) Continuous Integration
12 155 (28.86%) Web Services
13 151 (28.12%) JIRA
14 149 (27.75%) DevOps
15 148 (27.56%) BDD
16 144 (26.82%) REST
17 141 (26.26%) JUnit
18 137 (25.51%) Ant
19 134 (24.95%) SQL
19 134 (24.95%) OO
19 134 (24.95%) JSON
20 129 (24.02%) HTML
20 129 (24.02%) Docker
21 122 (22.72%) Selenium
21 122 (22.72%) RESTful
22 119 (22.16%) Python
23 116 (21.60%) Groovy
24 114 (21.23%) Linux
25 112 (20.86%) Ansible
26 106 (19.74%) SOAP

Gradle
Top Related 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 56 (10.43%) Tomcat
2 52 (9.68%) Confluence
3 32 (5.96%) WebLogic
4 29 (5.40%) Cloud Foundry
5 27 (5.03%) Apache
6 26 (4.84%) JBoss
7 19 (3.54%) GeoServer
7 19 (3.54%) nginx
7 19 (3.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 17 (3.17%) Apache Spark
8 17 (3.17%) CMS
8 17 (3.17%) WebSphere
9 16 (2.98%) Sitecore CMS
10 14 (2.61%) OpenStack
11 13 (2.42%) Elasticsearch
12 10 (1.86%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 10 (1.86%) WebSphere Application Server
13 5 (0.93%) Apache Solr
13 5 (0.93%) Jetty
14 4 (0.74%) Alfresco
Applications
1 3 (0.56%) MS Excel
1 3 (0.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (2.79%) Payment Gateway
2 6 (1.12%) Oracle Cash Management
3 4 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.37%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 2 (0.37%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 76 (14.15%) Amazon AWS
2 58 (10.80%) GitHub
3 27 (5.03%) PaaS
4 12 (2.23%) Google Play
4 12 (2.23%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (1.49%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (1.12%) Bluemix
7 6 (1.12%) IaaS
7 6 (1.12%) IBM Cloud
8 5 (0.93%) Amazon S3
9 4 (0.74%) Datadog
9 4 (0.74%) Google Analytics
9 4 (0.74%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (0.74%) Heroku
9 4 (0.74%) OpenShift
9 4 (0.74%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 3 (0.56%) AWS Lambda
11 2 (0.37%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.37%) Loggly
Communications & Networking
1 32 (5.96%) HTTP
2 8 (1.49%) Internet
3 7 (1.30%) Bluetooth
4 4 (0.74%) AMQP
5 3 (0.56%) Intranet
5 3 (0.56%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.19%) Firewall
6 1 (0.19%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.19%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (14.90%) Relational Database
2 71 (13.22%) MongoDB
3 61 (11.36%) NoSQL
4 46 (8.57%) Big Data
5 38 (7.08%) DB2
5 38 (7.08%) PostgreSQL
6 26 (4.84%) SQL Server
7 21 (3.91%) Hadoop
8 16 (2.98%) SQLite
9 15 (2.79%) Endeca
9 15 (2.79%) Redis
10 11 (2.05%) GIS
10 11 (2.05%) MySQL
11 10 (1.86%) Neo4j
12 9 (1.68%) Apache Cassandra
12 9 (1.68%) Oracle Database
12 9 (1.68%) RDBMS
12 9 (1.68%) Spatial Data
13 6 (1.12%) HBase
13 6 (1.12%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 318 (59.22%) Jenkins
2 311 (57.91%) Maven
3 308 (57.36%) Git (software)
4 151 (28.12%) JIRA
5 141 (26.26%) JUnit
6 137 (25.51%) Ant
7 122 (22.72%) Selenium
8 80 (14.90%) Cucumber
9 76 (14.15%) Subversion
10 70 (13.04%) Mockito
11 64 (11.92%) Eclipse
12 56 (10.43%) IntelliJ
13 50 (9.31%) Hudson
13 50 (9.31%) Spock
14 46 (8.57%) Sonatype Nexus
15 44 (8.19%) Bitbucket
16 43 (8.01%) Android Studio
17 40 (7.45%) TeamCity
18 39 (7.26%) JBehave
18 39 (7.26%) JMeter
General
1 98 (18.25%) Banking
2 95 (17.69%) Finance
3 33 (6.15%) Retail
4 21 (3.91%) Investment Banking
5 12 (2.23%) Front Office
6 11 (2.05%) Telecoms
7 10 (1.86%) Games
8 9 (1.68%) Automotive
9 8 (1.49%) Manufacturing
10 7 (1.30%) Legal
10 7 (1.30%) Publishing
11 6 (1.12%) Marketing
12 4 (0.74%) Electronics
13 2 (0.37%) Law
Job Titles
1 377 (70.20%) Developer
2 236 (43.95%) Java Developer
3 79 (14.71%) Senior Developer
4 71 (13.22%) Android Developer
5 61 (11.36%) DevOps Engineer
6 42 (7.82%) Senior Java Developer
7 28 (5.21%) JavaScript Developer
8 26 (4.84%) Agile Developer
9 21 (3.91%) Agile Java Developer
9 21 (3.91%) Java Engineer
10 16 (2.98%) DV Cleared Java Developer
11 15 (2.79%) Consultant
11 15 (2.79%) DevOps Specialist
11 15 (2.79%) Senior Android Developer
12 14 (2.61%) Angular Developer
12 14 (2.61%) Developer in Test
12 14 (2.61%) Python Developer
13 13 (2.42%) AWS DevOps
13 13 (2.42%) AWS Engineer
14 12 (2.23%) DevOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 229 (42.64%) Spring
2 166 (30.91%) XML
3 155 (28.86%) Web Services
4 144 (26.82%) REST
5 134 (24.95%) JSON
6 129 (24.02%) HTML
7 122 (22.72%) RESTful
8 106 (19.74%) SOAP
9 101 (18.81%) Hibernate
10 79 (14.71%) AngularJS
11 77 (14.34%) CSS
12 60 (11.17%) HTML5
13 58 (10.80%) J2EE
14 54 (10.06%) Node.js
15 52 (9.68%) jQuery
16 48 (8.94%) JMS
17 47 (8.75%) XSLT
18 40 (7.45%) Android SDK
19 37 (6.89%) Spring Boot
20 34 (6.33%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 43 (8.01%) Mobile App
2 41 (7.64%) iPad
3 29 (5.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 28 (5.21%) Analytical Skills
5 23 (4.28%) Algorithms
5 23 (4.28%) User Experience
6 20 (3.72%) Data Structures
6 20 (3.72%) Social Media
7 19 (3.54%) Enterprise Software
8 18 (3.35%) Computer Science
9 12 (2.23%) Animation
10 8 (1.49%) Virtual Team
11 7 (1.30%) Derivative
11 7 (1.30%) OTC Derivatives
12 5 (0.93%) Clustering
12 5 (0.93%) Public Cloud
12 5 (0.93%) RIA
12 5 (0.93%) Web 2.0
13 4 (0.74%) Fintech
13 4 (0.74%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 114 (21.23%) Linux
2 95 (17.69%) Unix
3 83 (15.46%) Android
4 22 (4.10%) Apple iOS
4 22 (4.10%) Windows
5 16 (2.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (1.30%) Mac OS X
6 7 (1.30%) Solaris
7 6 (1.12%) CentOS
8 3 (0.56%) Fedora
9 2 (0.37%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.19%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 359 (66.85%) Agile Software Development
2 254 (47.30%) TDD
3 200 (37.24%) Scrum
4 161 (29.98%) Continuous Integration
5 149 (27.75%) DevOps
6 148 (27.56%) BDD
7 134 (24.95%) OO
8 105 (19.55%) Open Source
9 91 (16.95%) Microservices
10 80 (14.90%) E-Commerce
11 76 (14.15%) Android Development
12 67 (12.48%) MVC
13 64 (11.92%) Continuous Delivery
14 63 (11.73%) Pair Programming
15 60 (11.17%) Automated Testing
16 49 (9.12%) Kanban
16 49 (9.12%) Unit Testing
17 44 (8.19%) Refactoring
18 43 (8.01%) OOA/OOD
19 42 (7.82%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 465 (86.59%) Java
2 188 (35.01%) JavaScript
3 134 (24.95%) SQL
4 119 (22.16%) Python
5 116 (21.60%) Groovy
6 78 (14.53%) Shell Script
7 43 (8.01%) Ruby
8 28 (5.21%) Scala
9 27 (5.03%) C#
9 27 (5.03%) C++
10 23 (4.28%) Korn
11 22 (4.10%) Go
11 22 (4.10%) Perl
12 19 (3.54%) Bash Shell
13 18 (3.35%) Clojure
14 15 (2.79%) ES6
15 14 (2.61%) Rust
16 12 (2.23%) F#
17 11 (2.05%) VB.NET
17 11 (2.05%) XPath
Qualifications
1 52 (9.68%) Degree
1 52 (9.68%) Security Cleared
2 26 (4.84%) SC Cleared
3 18 (3.35%) DV Cleared
4 9 (1.68%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.37%) ISEB
5 2 (0.37%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.37%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (8.75%) QA
2 27 (5.03%) MiFID
3 25 (4.66%) Dodd-Frank
3 25 (4.66%) EMIR
4 16 (2.98%) FATCA
5 6 (1.12%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (0.56%) WCAG
7 2 (0.37%) GCP
8 1 (0.19%) PA-DSS
8 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.19%) SDET
System Software
1 129 (24.02%) Docker
2 14 (2.61%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (0.74%) HDFS
4 3 (0.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.37%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.37%) Ceph
5 2 (0.37%) LXC
5 2 (0.37%) Varnish
6 1 (0.19%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 112 (20.86%) Ansible
2 90 (16.76%) Puppet
3 61 (11.36%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (2.61%) Salt
5 9 (1.68%) Terraform
6 7 (1.30%) Graphite
7 6 (1.12%) logstash
7 6 (1.12%) ZABBIX
8 5 (0.93%) Fluentd
8 5 (0.93%) HP Fortify
8 5 (0.93%) Kubernetes
8 5 (0.93%) StatsD
9 3 (0.56%) Consul
9 3 (0.56%) Packer
10 2 (0.37%) Grafana
10 2 (0.37%) Hadoop YARN
10 2 (0.37%) Nagios
10 2 (0.37%) Oozie
11 1 (0.19%) CA Endevor
11 1 (0.19%) OPNET
Vendors
1 83 (15.46%) Oracle
2 46 (8.57%) Splunk
3 39 (7.26%) Perforce
4 32 (5.96%) ATG
5 28 (5.21%) IBM
6 23 (4.28%) Solace
7 21 (3.91%) Google
8 18 (3.35%) ESRI
9 17 (3.17%) Red Hat
10 16 (2.98%) Atlassian
10 16 (2.98%) MuleSoft
10 16 (2.98%) Sitecore
11 11 (2.05%) AppDynamics
12 10 (1.86%) Adobe
13 8 (1.49%) Guidewire
13 8 (1.49%) hybris
13 8 (1.49%) SAP
13 8 (1.49%) Veracode
14 6 (1.12%) HP
15 5 (0.93%) Rackspace
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