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 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 387 391 508
Rank change year-on-year +4 +117  
Contract jobs citing Gradle 232 277 137
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.49% 0.51% 0.25%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.80% 3.31% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 202 101
Median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +2.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £387 £350 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £449 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.64% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 - -

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 8279 8360 7382
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.58% 15.52% 13.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 5639 5758 4879
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 126 123
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +13.51%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £25.00 £22.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.69 £49.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £41.50 £37.04
% change year-on-year +4.21% +12.04%  

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 28 June 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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 28 June 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 +23 217 £475 +2.70% 72
London +8 123 £538 +3.86% 37
South East +7 35 £475 +7.34% 8
North West +27 24 £450 +5.88% 12
City of London +9 21 £550 +11.67% 9
Cheshire +18 14 £450 +5.88% 7
Scotland +3 11 £450 +28.57% 5
South West +1 10 £394 -7.35% 2
Manchester +13 9 £475 +20.63% 5
Glasgow +6 9 £450 +50.00% 5
East Midlands -5 9 £425 -15.00% 1
Berkshire - 9 £488 - 3
East of England +2 8 £265 -57.60% 7
East Sussex +2 8 £475 +35.71%
Bracknell - 8 £488 -
Essex - 8 £265 - 3
Yorkshire +11 7 £425 +9.67% 4
Nottinghamshire - 7 £425 - 1
Hove - 6 £475 -
West Yorkshire +20 5 £425 +3.03% 2
Knutsford +1 5 £388 -8.82% 5
Oxfordshire -4 5 £525 +34.61% 1
Surrey - 5 £405 - 3
Somerset -5 4 £440 +17.33%
Hampshire -24 4 - - 1
Leeds +19 3 £425 -
Cobham - 3 £518 -
Farnborough - 3 - -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £350 -
Milton Keynes - 3 £350 -

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 449 (87.35%) Java
2 338 (65.76%) Agile Software Development
3 337 (65.56%) Maven
4 310 (60.31%) Jenkins
5 298 (57.98%) Git (software)
6 255 (49.61%) TDD
7 212 (41.25%) Spring
8 174 (33.85%) Continuous Integration
9 173 (33.66%) Scrum
10 168 (32.68%) JavaScript
11 158 (30.74%) DevOps
12 146 (28.40%) Web Services
13 143 (27.82%) JUnit
13 143 (27.82%) Test Automation
14 134 (26.07%) JSON
15 130 (25.29%) OO
16 129 (25.10%) RESTful
17 127 (24.71%) Ant
18 123 (23.93%) JIRA
19 121 (23.54%) XML
20 117 (22.76%) HTML
21 116 (22.57%) Linux
21 116 (22.57%) BDD
22 113 (21.98%) SQL
23 111 (21.60%) Finance
23 111 (21.60%) Banking
24 107 (20.82%) SOAP
25 101 (19.65%) Ansible
26 99 (19.26%) REST
27 97 (18.87%) Docker

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 58 (11.28%) Confluence
2 43 (8.37%) Tomcat
3 26 (5.06%) JBoss
4 25 (4.86%) Cloud Foundry
4 25 (4.86%) nginx
5 24 (4.67%) Apache
5 24 (4.67%) Elasticsearch
6 23 (4.47%) Apache Spark
7 22 (4.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 21 (4.09%) OpenStack
9 19 (3.70%) WebLogic
10 17 (3.31%) WebSphere
11 14 (2.72%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 12 (2.33%) CMS
12 12 (2.33%) Sitecore CMS
13 9 (1.75%) Apache Solr
14 4 (0.78%) WebSphere Application Server
15 3 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
15 3 (0.58%) GeoServer
15 3 (0.58%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (1.36%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 19 (3.70%) Payment Gateway
2 6 (1.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.78%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.19%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 92 (17.90%) Amazon AWS
2 55 (10.70%) GitHub
3 26 (5.06%) PaaS
4 14 (2.72%) Amazon EC2
5 13 (2.53%) Google Play
5 13 (2.53%) IaaS
5 13 (2.53%) Microsoft Azure
6 12 (2.33%) AWS Lambda
7 11 (2.14%) Amazon SQS
8 8 (1.56%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 8 (1.56%) Amazon S3
9 7 (1.36%) OpenShift
10 6 (1.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 6 (1.17%) AWS CloudFormation
10 6 (1.17%) CloudFront
10 6 (1.17%) Datadog
11 5 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
12 4 (0.78%) Heroku
13 3 (0.58%) Google Cloud Platform
13 3 (0.58%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 26 (5.06%) HTTP
2 11 (2.14%) Internet
3 10 (1.95%) TCP/IP
4 7 (1.36%) DNS
5 6 (1.17%) Bluetooth
6 5 (0.97%) Kerberos
6 5 (0.97%) LDAP
6 5 (0.97%) MQTT
7 3 (0.58%) FTP
7 3 (0.58%) Intranet
7 3 (0.58%) SSL
8 2 (0.39%) AMQP
8 2 (0.39%) IMAP
8 2 (0.39%) SMS
8 2 (0.39%) SMTP
8 2 (0.39%) tcpdump
9 1 (0.19%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.19%) Firewall
9 1 (0.19%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (17.70%) Relational Database
2 63 (12.26%) MongoDB
3 56 (10.89%) NoSQL
4 43 (8.37%) Big Data
5 40 (7.78%) DB2
6 31 (6.03%) SQL Server
7 20 (3.89%) SQLite
8 19 (3.70%) Endeca
8 19 (3.70%) Hadoop
8 19 (3.70%) Redis
9 18 (3.50%) RDBMS
10 17 (3.31%) PostgreSQL
11 13 (2.53%) Apache Cassandra
11 13 (2.53%) Oracle Database
12 10 (1.95%) HBase
13 8 (1.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 8 (1.56%) MySQL
14 7 (1.36%) Jackrabbit
15 6 (1.17%) Apache Hive
15 6 (1.17%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 337 (65.56%) Maven
2 310 (60.31%) Jenkins
3 298 (57.98%) Git (software)
4 143 (27.82%) JUnit
5 127 (24.71%) Ant
6 123 (23.93%) JIRA
7 88 (17.12%) Selenium
8 74 (14.40%) IntelliJ
9 73 (14.20%) Subversion
10 66 (12.84%) Mockito
11 61 (11.87%) Eclipse
12 55 (10.70%) Cucumber
13 52 (10.12%) Hudson
14 47 (9.14%) Bitbucket
15 37 (7.20%) Spock
16 34 (6.61%) TeamCity
17 31 (6.03%) SonarQube
18 29 (5.64%) Android Studio
19 27 (5.25%) JMeter
20 25 (4.86%) Mercurial
General
1 111 (21.60%) Banking
1 111 (21.60%) Finance
2 27 (5.25%) Retail
3 23 (4.47%) Investment Banking
4 19 (3.70%) Front Office
5 13 (2.53%) Marketing
6 12 (2.33%) Manufacturing
7 10 (1.95%) Telecoms
8 8 (1.56%) Games
9 7 (1.36%) Automotive
9 7 (1.36%) Legal
10 6 (1.17%) Electronics
11 3 (0.58%) Publishing
12 1 (0.19%) Advertising
12 1 (0.19%) Back Office
12 1 (0.19%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.19%) Digital Economy
12 1 (0.19%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 336 (65.37%) Developer
2 195 (37.94%) Java Developer
3 87 (16.93%) Senior Developer
4 82 (15.95%) Android Developer
5 74 (14.40%) DevOps Engineer
6 37 (7.20%) Senior Java Developer
7 29 (5.64%) Senior Android Developer
8 23 (4.47%) JavaScript Developer
9 21 (4.09%) Agile Developer
9 21 (4.09%) Angular Developer
10 19 (3.70%) Architect
11 18 (3.50%) Java Engineer
12 15 (2.92%) Applications Developer
12 15 (2.92%) Consultant
12 15 (2.92%) Senior DevOps
13 13 (2.53%) AWS DevOps
14 12 (2.33%) Agile Java Developer
14 12 (2.33%) AWS DevOps Engineer
14 12 (2.33%) AWS Engineer
14 12 (2.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 212 (41.25%) Spring
2 146 (28.40%) Web Services
3 134 (26.07%) JSON
4 129 (25.10%) RESTful
5 121 (23.54%) XML
6 117 (22.76%) HTML
7 107 (20.82%) SOAP
8 99 (19.26%) REST
9 78 (15.18%) AngularJS
10 69 (13.42%) CSS
11 68 (13.23%) HTML5
12 65 (12.65%) J2EE
13 62 (12.06%) Hibernate
14 52 (10.12%) Android SDK
14 52 (10.12%) Spring Boot
15 46 (8.95%) jQuery
16 44 (8.56%) React
17 40 (7.78%) Ajax
18 38 (7.39%) Struts
19 34 (6.61%) RxJava
Miscellaneous
1 42 (8.17%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (6.61%) iPad
3 30 (5.84%) Mobile App
4 21 (4.09%) Enterprise Software
4 21 (4.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 20 (3.89%) Social Media
6 19 (3.70%) Computer Science
7 15 (2.92%) Animation
8 13 (2.53%) Data Structures
9 11 (2.14%) Equities
10 10 (1.95%) Greenfield Project
10 10 (1.95%) User Experience
10 10 (1.95%) Virtual Team
11 8 (1.56%) Derivative
12 7 (1.36%) OTC Derivatives
12 7 (1.36%) Public Cloud
12 7 (1.36%) RIA
12 7 (1.36%) Web 2.0
13 5 (0.97%) Linux Command Line
14 4 (0.78%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 116 (22.57%) Linux
2 91 (17.70%) Android
2 91 (17.70%) Unix
3 31 (6.03%) Windows
4 17 (3.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (2.72%) CentOS
6 12 (2.33%) Windows Server
7 9 (1.75%) Apple iOS
8 7 (1.36%) Fedora
9 3 (0.58%) CoreOS
10 2 (0.39%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 338 (65.76%) Agile Software Development
2 255 (49.61%) TDD
3 174 (33.85%) Continuous Integration
4 173 (33.66%) Scrum
5 158 (30.74%) DevOps
6 143 (27.82%) Test Automation
7 130 (25.29%) OO
8 116 (22.57%) BDD
9 83 (16.15%) Android Development
10 79 (15.37%) Unit Testing
11 78 (15.18%) Microservices
12 75 (14.59%) E-Commerce
13 68 (13.23%) Pair Programming
14 56 (10.89%) Open Source
15 55 (10.70%) Kanban
16 48 (9.34%) MVC
17 46 (8.95%) OOA/OOD
18 41 (7.98%) Software Engineering
19 37 (7.20%) Content Management
20 35 (6.81%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 449 (87.35%) Java
2 168 (32.68%) JavaScript
3 113 (21.98%) SQL
4 84 (16.34%) Groovy
5 83 (16.15%) Python
6 78 (15.18%) Shell Script
7 33 (6.42%) Ruby
8 24 (4.67%) C#
9 19 (3.70%) C++
10 15 (2.92%) Perl
11 14 (2.72%) Scala
12 12 (2.33%) ES6
13 11 (2.14%) VB.NET
14 10 (1.95%) C
14 10 (1.95%) PowerShell
15 8 (1.56%) Bash Shell
15 8 (1.56%) Go
16 7 (1.36%) TypeScript
17 6 (1.17%) Clojure
17 6 (1.17%) Korn
Qualifications
1 33 (6.42%) Degree
2 32 (6.23%) Security Cleared
3 21 (4.09%) SC Cleared
4 14 (2.72%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (1.36%) DV Cleared
6 4 (0.78%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.39%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.39%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (5.84%) MiFID
1 30 (5.84%) QA
2 28 (5.45%) Dodd-Frank
2 28 (5.45%) EMIR
3 5 (0.97%) FATCA
4 2 (0.39%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.19%) GCP
System Software
1 97 (18.87%) Docker
2 19 (3.70%) Virtual Machines
3 10 (1.95%) HDFS
4 7 (1.36%) Varnish
5 5 (0.97%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 5 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.39%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.39%) iptables
6 2 (0.39%) LXC
7 1 (0.19%) Ceph
7 1 (0.19%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 101 (19.65%) Ansible
2 81 (15.76%) Puppet
3 74 (14.40%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (2.33%) Prometheus
5 11 (2.14%) Kubernetes
5 11 (2.14%) Terraform
6 10 (1.95%) logstash
7 9 (1.75%) Hadoop YARN
7 9 (1.75%) HP Fortify
7 9 (1.75%) Salt
8 8 (1.56%) Fluentd
8 8 (1.56%) Graphite
8 8 (1.56%) ZABBIX
9 7 (1.36%) Packer
10 6 (1.17%) Consul
10 6 (1.17%) StatsD
11 5 (0.97%) Oozie
12 3 (0.58%) Docker Swarm
13 2 (0.39%) Grafana
13 2 (0.39%) Marathon
Vendors
1 91 (17.70%) Oracle
2 49 (9.53%) Perforce
3 35 (6.81%) ATG
4 27 (5.25%) Splunk
5 25 (4.86%) Google
6 24 (4.67%) IBM
7 14 (2.72%) Adobe
7 14 (2.72%) SAP
8 13 (2.53%) AppDynamics
8 13 (2.53%) hybris
9 12 (2.33%) CA Agile Central
9 12 (2.33%) Sitecore
10 11 (2.14%) Red Hat
11 10 (1.95%) HP
12 9 (1.75%) Atlassian
12 9 (1.75%) Guidewire
13 8 (1.56%) Rackspace
13 8 (1.56%) Solace
14 7 (1.36%) Microsoft
14 7 (1.36%) ServiceNow
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Rate: excellent rates or salaries, 6 months contracts
Posted: Yesterday
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £430 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Peopleworks
Rate: From £60 to £65 per hour £60 to £65 Per Hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Trust In Soda
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day 3 month rolling contracts- Long term project
Posted: 4 days ago
Greater Manchester
Spier Consulting Ltd
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Source Technology
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
North London
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