Period
to 29 October 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 29 October 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
29 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 344 501 377
Rank change year-on-year +157 -124 +50
Contract jobs citing Gradle 192 338 704
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.59% 0.40% 0.68%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.28% 2.25% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 199 537
Median daily rate £550 £538 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.33% +7.50% +11.11%
10th Percentile £363 £405 £363
90th Percentile £750 £675 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £500 £450
% change year-on-year -15.00% +11.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 £25.50 £170.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.25% -85.00% +172.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £16.00 £170.00
% change year-on-year - -90.59% +172.00%

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 5,851 15,007 21,815
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.89% 17.64% 21.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,767 9,847 14,992
Median daily rate £485 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.11% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £315 £325 £325
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 237 224
Median hourly rate £42.38 £44.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.69% +3.53% -
10th Percentile £34.50 £24.00 £26.58
90th Percentile £61.25 £59.25 £52.50
Median hourly rate £45.00 £43.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +4.65% +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 29 October 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 14 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 29 October 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 +139 144 £500 -7.83% 48
London +156 103 £533 -8.39% 20
Work from Home -43 76 £625 +13.64% 10
UK excluding London +135 38 £425 -15.00% 36
North of England +102 17 £419 -23.91% 12
North West +82 13 £400 -13.51% 8
South East +161 9 £488 -7.14% 4
Midlands +75 5 £315 -40.00% 9
East Midlands +42 5 £315 -40.00% 1
Scotland +35 4 £405 -19.00% 6
Yorkshire +64 3 £500 -9.09% 1
Northern Ireland +6 2 £480 -1.54% 1
East of England +78 1 £332 -28.22% 2
North East +29 1 £475 -5.00% 3

For the 6 months to 29 October 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.

1 170 (88.54%) Java
2 129 (67.19%) Maven
3 119 (61.98%) Jenkins
4 117 (60.94%) DevOps
5 107 (55.73%) Git (software)
6 91 (47.40%) Agile Software Development
7 88 (45.83%) Spring
8 67 (34.90%) Python
9 64 (33.33%) Spring Boot
10 63 (32.81%) Kubernetes
11 60 (31.25%) Terraform
11 60 (31.25%) Open Source
12 56 (29.17%) Docker
12 56 (29.17%) Microservices
13 54 (28.13%) AWS
14 51 (26.56%) Scrum
15 50 (26.04%) JUnit
16 48 (25.00%) Azure
16 48 (25.00%) Node.js
17 47 (24.48%) RESTful
18 45 (23.44%) JavaScript
19 44 (22.92%) Continuous Integration
20 43 (22.40%) Java 8
21 41 (21.35%) Test Automation
21 41 (21.35%) CircleCI
22 39 (20.31%) GCP
22 39 (20.31%) npm
23 38 (19.79%) REST
23 38 (19.79%) Cloud Foundry
23 38 (19.79%) Ansible

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 38 (19.79%) Cloud Foundry
2 32 (16.67%) nginx
3 17 (8.85%) Confluence
4 13 (6.77%) WebLogic
4 13 (6.77%) WebSphere
5 11 (5.73%) Tomcat
6 7 (3.65%) Apache
6 7 (3.65%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (2.60%) JBoss
7 5 (2.60%) Jetty
7 5 (2.60%) MQSeries
7 5 (2.60%) Oracle Self-Service HR
7 5 (2.60%) Red Hat Fuse
7 5 (2.60%) SharePoint
8 4 (2.08%) Anypoint
8 4 (2.08%) Apache Spark
8 4 (2.08%) Mule
9 3 (1.56%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (1.04%) Camunda
10 2 (1.04%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (2.60%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.08%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (2.60%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 1 (0.52%) Exstream
2 1 (0.52%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 54 (28.13%) AWS
2 48 (25.00%) Azure
3 39 (20.31%) GCP
3 39 (20.31%) npm
4 32 (16.67%) PaaS
5 24 (12.50%) GitHub
6 16 (8.33%) Amazon ECS
7 13 (6.77%) Serverless
8 12 (6.25%) AWS CloudFormation
9 11 (5.73%) AWS Fargate
9 11 (5.73%) AWS Lambda
10 8 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
11 7 (3.65%) Coveralls
12 6 (3.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 6 (3.13%) AWS CloudTrail
12 6 (3.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 4 (2.08%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 4 (2.08%) Apigee
13 4 (2.08%) Office 365
13 4 (2.08%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 28 (14.58%) HTTP
2 8 (4.17%) DNS
3 5 (2.60%) FTP
3 5 (2.60%) SSH
4 4 (2.08%) FIX Connectivity
5 2 (1.04%) Internet
6 1 (0.52%) SSL
6 1 (0.52%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.52%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (16.67%) MySQL
2 27 (14.06%) BigQuery
2 27 (14.06%) MongoDB
3 17 (8.85%) NoSQL
4 15 (7.81%) SQL Server
5 14 (7.29%) PostgreSQL
6 11 (5.73%) Relational Database
7 7 (3.65%) Oracle Database
7 7 (3.65%) RDBMS
8 5 (2.60%) Hadoop
8 5 (2.60%) Redis
9 4 (2.08%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (1.56%) Big Data
11 2 (1.04%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (1.04%) DB2
11 2 (1.04%) MariaDB
11 2 (1.04%) Power BI
12 1 (0.52%) Cosmos DB
12 1 (0.52%) Flink
12 1 (0.52%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 129 (67.19%) Maven
2 119 (61.98%) Jenkins
3 107 (55.73%) Git (software)
4 50 (26.04%) JUnit
5 41 (21.35%) CircleCI
6 34 (17.71%) gulp
7 33 (17.19%) Travis CI
8 29 (15.10%) Mockito
9 26 (13.54%) TeamCity
10 24 (12.50%) JIRA
11 22 (11.46%) Ant
12 21 (10.94%) SonarQube
13 20 (10.42%) Subversion
14 18 (9.38%) Cucumber
15 15 (7.81%) IntelliJ
16 14 (7.29%) JMeter
16 14 (7.29%) Selenium
17 13 (6.77%) Vagrant
18 11 (5.73%) Eclipse
19 10 (5.21%) Xcode
General
1 18 (9.38%) Finance
2 14 (7.29%) Banking
2 14 (7.29%) Public Sector
3 7 (3.65%) Investment Banking
4 5 (2.60%) Front Office
4 5 (2.60%) Marketing
5 3 (1.56%) Electronics
5 3 (1.56%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.56%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.04%) Games
6 2 (1.04%) Law
7 1 (0.52%) Automotive
7 1 (0.52%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.52%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.52%) German Language
7 1 (0.52%) Legal
7 1 (0.52%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 90 (46.88%) Developer
2 65 (33.85%) Java Developer
3 49 (25.52%) DevOps Engineer
4 22 (11.46%) Full Stack Developer
5 15 (7.81%) Kubernetes Engineer
6 12 (6.25%) Senior Developer
7 11 (5.73%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 11 (5.73%) Azure Engineer
8 10 (5.21%) Java Engineer
9 9 (4.69%) Android Developer
9 9 (4.69%) AWS Engineer
9 9 (4.69%) Senior Java Developer
10 7 (3.65%) Architect
10 7 (3.65%) DevOps Developer
11 6 (3.13%) Cloud Engineer
11 6 (3.13%) Software Engineer
12 5 (2.60%) Backend Developer
12 5 (2.60%) Solutions Architect
13 4 (2.08%) Java Software Engineer
13 4 (2.08%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (45.83%) Spring
2 64 (33.33%) Spring Boot
3 48 (25.00%) Node.js
4 47 (24.48%) RESTful
5 38 (19.79%) REST
5 38 (19.79%) Web Services
6 29 (15.10%) AngularJS
7 26 (13.54%) HTML
7 26 (13.54%) JSON
7 26 (13.54%) XML
8 20 (10.42%) RabbitMQ
9 19 (9.90%) HTML5
9 19 (9.90%) Kafka
9 19 (9.90%) SOAP
10 17 (8.85%) Apache Camel
10 17 (8.85%) J2EE
11 16 (8.33%) CSS
12 14 (7.29%) Spring Security
13 13 (6.77%) React
14 12 (6.25%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 21 (10.94%) Mobile App
2 15 (7.81%) Data Structures
3 14 (7.29%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (5.73%) Hybrid Cloud
4 11 (5.73%) User Experience
5 9 (4.69%) Equities
6 8 (4.17%) Derivative
6 8 (4.17%) Mobile Payment
7 7 (3.65%) iPad
8 5 (2.60%) Self-Motivation
9 4 (2.08%) Clustering
9 4 (2.08%) TWAP
9 4 (2.08%) VWAP
10 3 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (1.04%) Algorithms
11 2 (1.04%) Animation
11 2 (1.04%) Greenfield Project
11 2 (1.04%) STB
12 1 (0.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 1 (0.52%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 38 (19.79%) Linux
2 27 (14.06%) Android
3 19 (9.90%) Apple iOS
4 17 (8.85%) Unix
5 8 (4.17%) Windows
6 6 (3.13%) CentOS
6 6 (3.13%) Mac OS X
7 5 (2.60%) Debian
7 5 (2.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (2.60%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.52%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (60.94%) DevOps
2 91 (47.40%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (31.25%) Open Source
4 56 (29.17%) Microservices
5 51 (26.56%) Scrum
6 44 (22.92%) Continuous Integration
7 41 (21.35%) Test Automation
8 37 (19.27%) TDD
9 31 (16.15%) Mentoring
10 25 (13.02%) Pair Programming
11 19 (9.90%) API Development
11 19 (9.90%) Migration
11 19 (9.90%) Web Development
12 18 (9.38%) SDLC
12 18 (9.38%) Software Engineering
13 17 (8.85%) OO
14 16 (8.33%) UML
15 15 (7.81%) Multithreading
16 14 (7.29%) Kanban
16 14 (7.29%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 170 (88.54%) Java
2 67 (34.90%) Python
3 45 (23.44%) JavaScript
4 43 (22.40%) Java 8
5 37 (19.27%) Groovy
6 33 (17.19%) Bash Shell
7 28 (14.58%) SQL
8 22 (11.46%) Kotlin
9 16 (8.33%) C#
9 16 (8.33%) C++
9 16 (8.33%) Scala
10 10 (5.21%) PL/SQL
11 8 (4.17%) Apple Swift
11 8 (4.17%) Perl
12 7 (3.65%) T-SQL
13 6 (3.13%) Clojure
13 6 (3.13%) ClojureScript
13 6 (3.13%) Ruby
13 6 (3.13%) Shell Script
14 4 (2.08%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (5.21%) Security Cleared
2 8 (4.17%) SC Cleared
3 7 (3.65%) Degree
4 4 (2.08%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (1.56%) AWS Certification
6 2 (1.04%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.04%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.52%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.52%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.52%) ISEB
7 1 (0.52%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (8.85%) QA
System Software
1 56 (29.17%) Docker
2 33 (17.19%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 63 (32.81%) Kubernetes
2 60 (31.25%) Terraform
3 38 (19.79%) Ansible
4 37 (19.27%) Opscode Chef
5 27 (14.06%) Argo
6 18 (9.38%) Puppet
7 8 (4.17%) Prometheus
8 6 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
8 6 (3.13%) Salt
9 3 (1.56%) Grafana
10 2 (1.04%) Packer
11 1 (0.52%) Docker Swarm
11 1 (0.52%) Knative
11 1 (0.52%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 36 (18.75%) Google
2 20 (10.42%) Oracle
3 14 (7.29%) Splunk
4 9 (4.69%) MuleSoft
5 8 (4.17%) Microsoft
6 6 (3.13%) AppDynamics
6 6 (3.13%) IBM
6 6 (3.13%) Red Hat
7 5 (2.60%) Axway
7 5 (2.60%) CA Agile Central
7 5 (2.60%) Cloudera
7 5 (2.60%) Hortonworks
7 5 (2.60%) Sparx
7 5 (2.60%) Sybase
8 4 (2.08%) Atlassian
8 4 (2.08%) Pega
9 3 (1.56%) Dynatrace
9 3 (1.56%) SAP
10 2 (1.04%) Greenplum
11 1 (0.52%) Cadence