Period
to 23 July 2019

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 July 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
6 months to
23 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 476 387 420
Rank change year-on-year -89 +33 +38
Contract jobs citing Gradle 393 661 510
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.43% 0.64% 0.54%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.20% 3.18% 3.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 470 344
UK median daily rate £550 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £380 £350 £339
90th Percentile £713 £689 £605
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +16.67% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 17
UK 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 excluding London median hourly rate £48.65 £70.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year -30.50% +40.00% -

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 with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 17,834 20,758 16,781
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.37% 20.10% 17.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,691 14,280 11,443
UK median daily rate £475 £468 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.60% +6.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £331 £319 £306
90th Percentile £638 £613 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 302 235 329
UK median hourly rate £43.25 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.76% - -
10th Percentile £26.34 £26.50 £28.75
90th Percentile £55.00 £58.75 £57.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +1.18% - -

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 July 2019.

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 July 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 23 July 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
England -110 351 £550 +10.00% 113
UK excluding London -52 201 £525 +16.67% 61
London -72 188 £625 +19.05% 59
Midlands +27 49 £525 +40.00% 7
South East -35 45 £525 +15.07% 11
North of England -20 39 £550 +33.33% 15
East Midlands +21 34 £400 +8.17% 3
Scotland +3 33 £538 -17.31% 5
North West -4 24 £500 +17.65% 12
South West -19 20 £500 +29.03% 5
West Midlands +20 15 £620 +60.00% 4
Yorkshire +30 14 £550 +22.22% 1
East of England -6 10 £500 +5.26% 16
Northern Ireland - 5 £488 - 1
North East +1 1 £500 +28.21% 2

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 with a requirement for Gradle.

1 358 (91.09%) Java
2 283 (72.01%) Jenkins
3 244 (62.09%) Agile Software Development
4 229 (58.27%) Maven
5 204 (51.91%) Git (software)
6 175 (44.53%) Spring
7 154 (39.19%) DevOps
8 150 (38.17%) TDD
9 133 (33.84%) Docker
10 119 (30.28%) JavaScript
11 113 (28.75%) Python
12 110 (27.99%) Spring Boot
13 108 (27.48%) JUnit
14 107 (27.23%) Amazon AWS
15 106 (26.97%) SQL
15 106 (26.97%) Linux
16 102 (25.95%) BDD
17 101 (25.70%) Kubernetes
18 99 (25.19%) Microservices
19 98 (24.94%) HTML
20 97 (24.68%) REST
21 96 (24.43%) Ansible
22 90 (22.90%) Java 8
23 89 (22.65%) Scrum
24 88 (22.39%) Continuous Integration
24 88 (22.39%) GitHub
25 85 (21.63%) Microsoft Azure
26 84 (21.37%) Groovy
27 83 (21.12%) Finance
27 83 (21.12%) Puppet

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 57 (14.50%) Tomcat
2 42 (10.69%) WebSphere
3 40 (10.18%) Confluence
4 37 (9.41%) Cloud Foundry
4 37 (9.41%) nginx
5 30 (7.63%) Apache Spark
6 26 (6.62%) Apache
7 24 (6.11%) JBoss
8 22 (5.60%) Jetty
9 20 (5.09%) Elasticsearch
9 20 (5.09%) OpenStack
10 16 (4.07%) Magnolia
11 11 (2.80%) Alfresco
12 9 (2.29%) Jupyter
13 8 (2.04%) WebLogic
14 6 (1.53%) Apache Pig
15 5 (1.27%) Mule
15 5 (1.27%) Oracle Self-Service HR
15 5 (1.27%) SharePoint
16 4 (1.02%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (1.02%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.25%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.25%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 107 (27.23%) Amazon AWS
2 88 (22.39%) GitHub
3 85 (21.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 40 (10.18%) npm
5 33 (8.40%) Google Cloud Platform
6 31 (7.89%) PaaS
7 11 (2.80%) Amazon EC2
7 11 (2.80%) Amazon S3
7 11 (2.80%) Amazon SQS
8 10 (2.54%) OpenShift
9 9 (2.29%) Serverless
10 8 (2.04%) AWS Lambda
10 8 (2.04%) BrowserStack
10 8 (2.04%) Slack
11 7 (1.78%) Datadog
12 6 (1.53%) AWS CloudFormation
12 6 (1.53%) Google Docs
13 4 (1.02%) Amazon EMR
14 3 (0.76%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 3 (0.76%) Coveralls
Communications & Networking
1 28 (7.12%) HTTP
2 21 (5.34%) DNS
2 21 (5.34%) TCP/IP
3 17 (4.33%) FTP
3 17 (4.33%) SSL
4 13 (3.31%) Internet
5 7 (1.78%) DSL
5 7 (1.78%) SSH
6 6 (1.53%) Skype
7 5 (1.27%) Kerberos
8 3 (0.76%) Intranet
9 1 (0.25%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (0.25%) Firewall
9 1 (0.25%) PuTTY
9 1 (0.25%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (15.27%) Big Data
2 57 (14.50%) NoSQL
3 53 (13.49%) Hadoop
4 36 (9.16%) MongoDB
5 31 (7.89%) HBase
6 29 (7.38%) PostgreSQL
7 23 (5.85%) Apache Cassandra
8 21 (5.34%) Relational Database
9 20 (5.09%) MySQL
10 19 (4.83%) SQL Server
11 16 (4.07%) Data Warehouse
12 15 (3.82%) Oracle Database
13 13 (3.31%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 13 (3.31%) Apache Hive
13 13 (3.31%) DB2
13 13 (3.31%) Parquet
14 9 (2.29%) BigQuery
15 7 (1.78%) Impala
16 5 (1.27%) JanusGraph
16 5 (1.27%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 283 (72.01%) Jenkins
2 229 (58.27%) Maven
3 204 (51.91%) Git (software)
4 108 (27.48%) JUnit
5 75 (19.08%) Sonatype Nexus
6 58 (14.76%) Selenium
7 57 (14.50%) Ant
8 52 (13.23%) Cucumber
8 52 (13.23%) gulp
9 49 (12.47%) SonarQube
10 47 (11.96%) JIRA
11 45 (11.45%) TeamCity
12 31 (7.89%) IntelliJ
13 30 (7.63%) Subversion
14 27 (6.87%) GitLab
14 27 (6.87%) Mockito
15 21 (5.34%) Eclipse
16 20 (5.09%) Hudson
16 20 (5.09%) IBM UrbanCode
17 19 (4.83%) Jasmine
General
1 83 (21.12%) Finance
2 43 (10.94%) Banking
3 19 (4.83%) Retail
4 12 (3.05%) Financial Institution
5 7 (1.78%) Games
6 4 (1.02%) Back Office
6 4 (1.02%) Front Office
6 4 (1.02%) Legal
7 3 (0.76%) Automotive
7 3 (0.76%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.51%) German Language
8 2 (0.51%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.51%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 225 (57.25%) Developer
2 142 (36.13%) Java Developer
3 77 (19.59%) DevOps Engineer
4 29 (7.38%) Java Engineer
4 29 (7.38%) Senior Developer
5 27 (6.87%) Architect
6 24 (6.11%) Senior Java Developer
7 18 (4.58%) Full Stack Developer
8 17 (4.33%) Agile Developer
8 17 (4.33%) Agile Java Developer
9 16 (4.07%) Kubernetes Engineer
9 16 (4.07%) Scala Developer
10 15 (3.82%) Java Architect
11 13 (3.31%) Android Developer
11 13 (3.31%) Big Data Developer
11 13 (3.31%) Python Developer
12 12 (3.05%) AWS Developer
12 12 (3.05%) Lead Developer
13 11 (2.80%) Software Developer
13 11 (2.80%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 175 (44.53%) Spring
2 110 (27.99%) Spring Boot
3 98 (24.94%) HTML
4 97 (24.68%) REST
5 82 (20.87%) CSS
6 75 (19.08%) Node.js
7 74 (18.83%) Web Services
8 71 (18.07%) JSON
9 61 (15.52%) HTML5
10 59 (15.01%) Hibernate
11 54 (13.74%) Kafka
11 54 (13.74%) SOAP
12 49 (12.47%) React
12 49 (12.47%) RESTful
13 44 (11.20%) AngularJS
14 38 (9.67%) J2EE
15 36 (9.16%) CSS3
16 35 (8.91%) JMS
17 30 (7.63%) XML
18 24 (6.11%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 38 (9.67%) Mobile App
2 25 (6.36%) User Experience
3 22 (5.60%) Enterprise Software
4 19 (4.83%) Virtual Team
5 15 (3.82%) Linux Command Line
6 13 (3.31%) Self-Motivation
7 11 (2.80%) Derivative
8 10 (2.54%) Client/Server
8 10 (2.54%) Data Structures
8 10 (2.54%) Greenfield Project
8 10 (2.54%) Public Cloud
9 9 (2.29%) FMCG
10 5 (1.27%) Data Protection Act
10 5 (1.27%) Grid Computing
10 5 (1.27%) iPad
10 5 (1.27%) PKI
11 4 (1.02%) Equities
11 4 (1.02%) Equity Derivative
11 4 (1.02%) Mainframe
11 4 (1.02%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 106 (26.97%) Linux
2 36 (9.16%) Unix
3 33 (8.40%) Android
4 25 (6.36%) Apple iOS
5 22 (5.60%) Windows
6 6 (1.53%) CentOS
6 6 (1.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (1.27%) Debian
7 5 (1.27%) Mac OS
7 5 (1.27%) Mac OS X
7 5 (1.27%) Ubuntu
8 4 (1.02%) Kali Linux
8 4 (1.02%) Solaris
9 2 (0.51%) VMS
10 1 (0.25%) Android TV
10 1 (0.25%) MVS
10 1 (0.25%) tvOS
10 1 (0.25%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 244 (62.09%) Agile Software Development
2 154 (39.19%) DevOps
3 150 (38.17%) TDD
4 102 (25.95%) BDD
5 99 (25.19%) Microservices
6 89 (22.65%) Scrum
7 88 (22.39%) Continuous Integration
8 72 (18.32%) Test Automation
9 69 (17.56%) Open Source
10 51 (12.98%) Software Engineering
11 48 (12.21%) Mentoring
12 44 (11.20%) Pair Programming
13 43 (10.94%) Unit Testing
14 36 (9.16%) Kanban
15 35 (8.91%) Deployment Automation
15 35 (8.91%) SDLC
16 31 (7.89%) OO
17 29 (7.38%) OWASP
18 28 (7.12%) Configuration Management
19 27 (6.87%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 358 (91.09%) Java
2 119 (30.28%) JavaScript
3 113 (28.75%) Python
4 106 (26.97%) SQL
5 90 (22.90%) Java 8
6 84 (21.37%) Groovy
7 51 (12.98%) Scala
8 49 (12.47%) Shell Script
9 41 (10.43%) C++
10 39 (9.92%) Kotlin
11 38 (9.67%) Ruby
12 37 (9.41%) Bash Shell
13 32 (8.14%) ES6
14 21 (5.34%) Java 9
14 21 (5.34%) TypeScript
15 20 (5.09%) C#
16 14 (3.56%) Apple Swift
17 13 (3.31%) C
17 13 (3.31%) PowerShell
18 12 (3.05%) Perl
Qualifications
1 35 (8.91%) Security Cleared
2 30 (7.63%) Degree
3 24 (6.11%) SC Cleared
4 8 (2.04%) Computer Science Degree
4 8 (2.04%) DV Cleared
5 4 (1.02%) PhD
6 3 (0.76%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.25%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.29%) QA
2 1 (0.25%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.25%) GDPR
System Software
1 133 (33.84%) Docker
2 50 (12.72%) Virtual Machines
3 15 (3.82%) HDFS
4 13 (3.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 6 (1.53%) Apache Flume
6 3 (0.76%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.25%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.25%) Time Sharing Option
7 1 (0.25%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 101 (25.70%) Kubernetes
2 96 (24.43%) Ansible
3 83 (21.12%) Puppet
4 71 (18.07%) Opscode Chef
5 40 (10.18%) Terraform
6 13 (3.31%) Docker Swarm
6 13 (3.31%) Hadoop YARN
6 13 (3.31%) Oozie
7 11 (2.80%) Grafana
7 11 (2.80%) logstash
8 9 (2.29%) Nagios
9 8 (2.04%) Prometheus
10 6 (1.53%) Kibana
10 6 (1.53%) Salt
11 5 (1.27%) Graphite
11 5 (1.27%) Nessus
11 5 (1.27%) ZABBIX
12 4 (1.02%) Mesos
12 4 (1.02%) Nmap
12 4 (1.02%) StatsD
Vendors
1 57 (14.50%) Oracle
2 41 (10.43%) Google
3 19 (4.83%) Microsoft
4 10 (2.54%) Hortonworks
5 9 (2.29%) Facebook
6 8 (2.04%) MuleSoft
7 7 (1.78%) Sybase
8 6 (1.53%) CA Agile Central
8 6 (1.53%) IBM
8 6 (1.53%) Red Hat
9 5 (1.27%) Cloudera
9 5 (1.27%) SaltStack
9 5 (1.27%) TIBCO
10 4 (1.02%) hybris
10 4 (1.02%) New Relic
10 4 (1.02%) Qualys
11 2 (0.51%) CA
11 2 (0.51%) Perforce
11 2 (0.51%) TOWER Software
12 1 (0.25%) Charles River