Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 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.

Gradle
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 388 422 539
Rank change year-on-year +34 +117 +225
Contract jobs citing Gradle 616 571 388
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.60% 0.54% 0.34%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.20% 3.29% 2.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 397 358 282
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £495
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% -9.09% +33.78%
10th Percentile £325 £335 £318
90th Percentile £625 £575 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £420 £376
% change year-on-year - +11.85% +7.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 1 6
UK median hourly rate £62.50 £36.00 £42.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +73.61% -14.79% -
10th Percentile £32.05 £36.00 £40.13
90th Percentile £63.75 £36.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £62.50 £36.00 £42.25
% change year-on-year +73.61% -14.79% -

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 19245 17382 16265
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.66% 16.51% 14.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 13406 11692 10818
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 283 251 338
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £29.00 £24.00 £24.23
90th Percentile £60.80 £53.75 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

Gradle
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Gradle in the UK

Gradle
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Gradle in the UK

Gradle
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Gradle over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Gradle in the UK

Gradle
Top 16 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 23 November 2017. 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 +52 583 £465 +3.33% 69
London +19 306 £545 +14.74% 41
UK excluding London +35 305 £420 - 31
South East -42 87 £425 +1.49% 3
North of England +90 79 £413 -1.79% 17
North West +34 47 £340 -19.05% 14
South West +23 47 £413 -5.17% 3
East of England +6 39 £394 -17.11% 3
Yorkshire +37 30 £425 +1.49% 2
Midlands +29 27 £358 -20.56% 2
Scotland -45 27 £450 +12.50% 3
East Midlands -3 18 £373 -12.35% 2
West Midlands +32 8 £390 -25.71%
North East +65 4 £425 +3.66% 1
Wales +14 3 £300 -22.58%
Northern Ireland - 2 - -

For the 6 months to 23 November 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.

1 518 (84.09%) Java
2 433 (70.29%) Agile Software Development
3 394 (63.96%) Jenkins
4 358 (58.12%) Git (software)
5 329 (53.41%) Maven
6 305 (49.51%) Spring
7 292 (47.40%) TDD
8 206 (33.44%) Continuous Integration
9 188 (30.52%) RESTful
10 187 (30.36%) Scrum
11 186 (30.19%) JavaScript
12 178 (28.90%) Web Services
13 170 (27.60%) JUnit
14 158 (25.65%) Linux
14 158 (25.65%) Docker
14 158 (25.65%) DevOps
15 153 (24.84%) JIRA
16 149 (24.19%) Test Automation
17 146 (23.70%) BDD
18 144 (23.38%) REST
19 141 (22.89%) SQL
20 133 (21.59%) Spring Boot
21 131 (21.27%) Finance
22 130 (21.10%) HTML
23 128 (20.78%) Ansible
24 122 (19.81%) AngularJS
24 122 (19.81%) Ant
25 118 (19.16%) Banking
25 118 (19.16%) JSON
26 117 (18.99%) Oracle

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 88 (14.29%) Confluence
2 52 (8.44%) Apache
3 45 (7.31%) Tomcat
4 34 (5.52%) Cloud Foundry
5 29 (4.71%) Apache Spark
6 28 (4.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 25 (4.06%) Elasticsearch
8 24 (3.90%) WebSphere
9 21 (3.41%) nginx
10 14 (2.27%) OpenStack
11 13 (2.11%) GemFire
11 13 (2.11%) JBoss
11 13 (2.11%) WebLogic
12 10 (1.62%) Mule
13 8 (1.30%) Apache Pig
14 7 (1.14%) Apache Solr
14 7 (1.14%) Jetty
14 7 (1.14%) WebSphere Application Server
15 6 (0.97%) SharePoint
16 4 (0.65%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 7 (1.14%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.32%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 25 (4.06%) Payment Gateway
2 15 (2.44%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 102 (16.56%) Amazon AWS
2 89 (14.45%) GitHub
3 34 (5.52%) PaaS
4 33 (5.36%) npm
5 25 (4.06%) Microsoft Azure
6 16 (2.60%) OpenShift
7 13 (2.11%) Bluemix
7 13 (2.11%) IBM Cloud
8 12 (1.95%) Cloud Computing
9 10 (1.62%) Amazon EC2
10 9 (1.46%) Amazon S3
10 9 (1.46%) Google Play
11 7 (1.14%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 7 (1.14%) AWS Lambda
11 7 (1.14%) Heroku
11 7 (1.14%) Serverless
12 6 (0.97%) Amazon SQS
12 6 (0.97%) AWS CloudFormation
12 6 (0.97%) CloudFront
13 5 (0.81%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 47 (7.63%) HTTP
2 26 (4.22%) TCP/IP
3 19 (3.08%) Internet
4 18 (2.92%) Bluetooth
5 17 (2.76%) SSL
6 10 (1.62%) DNS
7 9 (1.46%) FTP
7 9 (1.46%) SMS
8 6 (0.97%) DSL
8 6 (0.97%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (0.81%) Firewall
9 5 (0.81%) Kerberos
10 2 (0.32%) AMQP
10 2 (0.32%) HTTPS
11 1 (0.16%) ICMP
11 1 (0.16%) IMAP
11 1 (0.16%) LDAP
11 1 (0.16%) MQTT
11 1 (0.16%) Skype
11 1 (0.16%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (13.15%) NoSQL
2 79 (12.82%) Relational Database
3 59 (9.58%) MongoDB
4 44 (7.14%) Big Data
5 42 (6.82%) Hadoop
6 38 (6.17%) RDBMS
7 37 (6.01%) PostgreSQL
8 35 (5.68%) SQL Server
9 26 (4.22%) HBase
10 25 (4.06%) Endeca
11 24 (3.90%) Redis
12 23 (3.73%) Apache Cassandra
13 21 (3.41%) Apache Hive
13 21 (3.41%) MySQL
14 16 (2.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 15 (2.44%) DB2
16 13 (2.11%) OLTP
17 10 (1.62%) Neo4j
18 8 (1.30%) Oracle Database
19 7 (1.14%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 394 (63.96%) Jenkins
2 358 (58.12%) Git (software)
3 329 (53.41%) Maven
4 170 (27.60%) JUnit
5 153 (24.84%) JIRA
6 122 (19.81%) Ant
7 87 (14.12%) TeamCity
8 81 (13.15%) Selenium
9 71 (11.53%) Mockito
10 68 (11.04%) Cucumber
11 63 (10.23%) IntelliJ
12 59 (9.58%) Bitbucket
13 54 (8.77%) Eclipse
14 50 (8.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 44 (7.14%) Subversion
16 42 (6.82%) Android Studio
17 40 (6.49%) SonarQube
18 36 (5.84%) gulp
19 32 (5.19%) Spock
20 30 (4.87%) Hudson
General
1 131 (21.27%) Finance
2 118 (19.16%) Banking
3 31 (5.03%) Front Office
4 30 (4.87%) Investment Banking
5 15 (2.44%) Retail Banking
6 11 (1.79%) Back Office
7 10 (1.62%) Retail
8 9 (1.46%) Automotive
9 7 (1.14%) Manufacturing
9 7 (1.14%) Marketing
9 7 (1.14%) Publishing
10 4 (0.65%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.65%) Games
10 4 (0.65%) Telecoms
11 3 (0.49%) Law
12 1 (0.16%) Advertising
12 1 (0.16%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.16%) Legal
12 1 (0.16%) Online Betting
12 1 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 429 (69.64%) Developer
2 263 (42.69%) Java Developer
3 83 (13.47%) Senior Developer
4 77 (12.50%) Android Developer
4 77 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
5 45 (7.31%) Senior Java Developer
6 29 (4.71%) Agile Developer
6 29 (4.71%) Full Stack Developer
7 28 (4.55%) Java Engineer
8 25 (4.06%) Oracle Developer
9 23 (3.73%) Senior Android Developer
10 21 (3.41%) Software Engineer
11 20 (3.25%) Angular Developer
11 20 (3.25%) Architect
12 19 (3.08%) Agile Java Developer
13 18 (2.92%) Test Engineer
14 16 (2.60%) AWS DevOps
14 16 (2.60%) AWS DevOps Engineer
14 16 (2.60%) AWS Engineer
14 16 (2.60%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 305 (49.51%) Spring
2 188 (30.52%) RESTful
3 178 (28.90%) Web Services
4 144 (23.38%) REST
5 133 (21.59%) Spring Boot
6 130 (21.10%) HTML
7 122 (19.81%) AngularJS
8 118 (19.16%) JSON
9 98 (15.91%) J2EE
10 96 (15.58%) XML
11 90 (14.61%) CSS
12 87 (14.12%) SOAP
13 84 (13.64%) Hibernate
14 81 (13.15%) HTML5
15 75 (12.18%) React
16 69 (11.20%) jQuery
17 47 (7.63%) JPA
18 46 (7.47%) Android SDK
18 46 (7.47%) Kafka
19 42 (6.82%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 33 (5.36%) iPad
2 31 (5.03%) Computer Science
3 27 (4.38%) Virtual Team
4 25 (4.06%) Enterprise Software
4 25 (4.06%) Social Media
5 24 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
5 24 (3.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 21 (3.41%) Fintech
6 21 (3.41%) User Experience
7 19 (3.08%) Linux Command Line
8 18 (2.92%) Mobile App
9 14 (2.27%) Replication
10 13 (2.11%) Greenfield Project
11 11 (1.79%) Cloud Native
12 10 (1.62%) Equities
13 9 (1.46%) Animation
14 7 (1.14%) Data Structures
14 7 (1.14%) Public Cloud
15 6 (0.97%) Mainframe
15 6 (0.97%) STB
Operating Systems
1 158 (25.65%) Linux
2 97 (15.75%) Android
3 86 (13.96%) Unix
4 26 (4.22%) Windows
5 25 (4.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 23 (3.73%) Apple iOS
7 10 (1.62%) Windows Server
8 9 (1.46%) CentOS
9 7 (1.14%) CoreOS
10 3 (0.49%) Solaris
10 3 (0.49%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 433 (70.29%) Agile Software Development
2 292 (47.40%) TDD
3 206 (33.44%) Continuous Integration
4 187 (30.36%) Scrum
5 158 (25.65%) DevOps
6 149 (24.19%) Test Automation
7 146 (23.70%) BDD
8 114 (18.51%) Microservices
9 112 (18.18%) Unit Testing
10 84 (13.64%) Android Development
11 82 (13.31%) Software Engineering
12 79 (12.82%) OO
13 72 (11.69%) E-Commerce
14 60 (9.74%) Pair Programming
15 59 (9.58%) MVC
16 58 (9.42%) Multithreading
17 57 (9.25%) Open Source
18 51 (8.28%) Kanban
19 46 (7.47%) Configuration Management
20 45 (7.31%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 518 (84.09%) Java
2 186 (30.19%) JavaScript
3 141 (22.89%) SQL
4 105 (17.05%) Python
5 79 (12.82%) Groovy
6 52 (8.44%) Shell Script
7 44 (7.14%) Scala
8 39 (6.33%) C#
9 34 (5.52%) Ruby
10 28 (4.55%) Bash Shell
11 27 (4.38%) C++
12 25 (4.06%) Perl
13 23 (3.73%) PowerShell
14 18 (2.92%) C
15 15 (2.44%) Kotlin
16 10 (1.62%) ES6
17 8 (1.30%) Clojure
18 7 (1.14%) Objective-C
18 7 (1.14%) PHP
18 7 (1.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 62 (10.06%) Degree
2 26 (4.22%) Computer Science Degree
3 20 (3.25%) Security Cleared
4 12 (1.95%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.49%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (0.49%) DV Cleared
5 3 (0.49%) Master's Degree
5 3 (0.49%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (7.79%) QA
2 9 (1.46%) WCAG
3 5 (0.81%) Dodd-Frank
3 5 (0.81%) EMIR
3 5 (0.81%) MiFID
4 1 (0.16%) GCP
4 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 158 (25.65%) Docker
2 25 (4.06%) Virtual Machines
3 24 (3.90%) HDFS
4 20 (3.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 6 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.32%) KVM
6 2 (0.32%) Varnish
6 2 (0.32%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.16%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.16%) vCloud
7 1 (0.16%) Xen
Systems Management
1 128 (20.78%) Ansible
2 86 (13.96%) Puppet
3 82 (13.31%) Opscode Chef
4 43 (6.98%) Kubernetes
5 22 (3.57%) Salt
6 19 (3.08%) Terraform
7 11 (1.79%) Docker Swarm
7 11 (1.79%) Hadoop YARN
7 11 (1.79%) Rancher
8 9 (1.46%) Prometheus
9 7 (1.14%) Packer
10 6 (0.97%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 6 (0.97%) logstash
11 5 (0.81%) Fluentd
11 5 (0.81%) Graphite
12 4 (0.65%) StatsD
12 4 (0.65%) ZABBIX
13 2 (0.32%) Capistrano
13 2 (0.32%) HP Fortify
13 2 (0.32%) Mesos
Vendors
1 117 (18.99%) Oracle
2 35 (5.68%) IBM
2 35 (5.68%) Perforce
3 32 (5.19%) ATG
4 18 (2.92%) Red Hat
5 17 (2.76%) CA Agile Central
5 17 (2.76%) hybris
6 16 (2.60%) Atlassian
7 15 (2.44%) SAP
8 14 (2.27%) Google
9 8 (1.30%) CA
9 8 (1.30%) Microsoft
9 8 (1.30%) VMware
10 6 (0.97%) Apple
11 5 (0.81%) Hortonworks
11 5 (0.81%) Rackspace
11 5 (0.81%) Splunk
12 4 (0.65%) Adobe
13 3 (0.49%) Bloomberg
13 3 (0.49%) Calypso