Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 497 369 423
Rank change year-on-year -128 +54 -7
Contract jobs citing Gradle 326 706 539
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.38% 0.68% 0.54%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.17% 3.27% 2.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 540 339
UK median daily rate £538 £500 £473
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.50% +5.82% +5.00%
10th Percentile £400 £356 £339
90th Percentile £675 £700 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 23
UK median hourly rate £25.50 £170.00 £62.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -85.00% +172.00% -
10th Percentile £17.90 £160.00 £34.09
90th Percentile £33.10 £180.00 £63.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £170.00 £62.50
% change year-on-year -85.00% +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 15,013 21,561 18,207
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.64% 20.90% 18.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,809 14,742 12,583
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £313
90th Percentile £638 £623 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £403
% change year-on-year +5.88% +5.59% +0.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 231 223 294
UK median hourly rate £44.50 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.71% - +3.66%
10th Percentile £27.15 £26.30 £30.40
90th Percentile £57.50 £52.50 £60.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.50 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +4.71% - +3.66%

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 17 October 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 17 October 2019.

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 17 October 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 -149 275 £550 +10.00% 99
UK excluding London -30 162 £500 +11.11% 58
London -118 158 £625 +18.48% 49
Scotland +10 41 £475 -32.14% 8
South East +16 37 £515 +24.85% 17
North of England -26 31 £525 +16.67% 15
Midlands +14 19 £525 +44.01% 8
South West -1 18 £500 +18.69% 6
Yorkshire +40 15 £550 +25.71% 2
East Midlands +10 14 £525 +44.01% 3
North West -27 12 £456 -8.75% 13
East of England +23 8 £463 -2.63% 4
Northern Ireland - 7 £488 -
West Midlands +28 5 £588 +30.56% 5
North East +5 4 £500 +28.21%
Wales +14 1 - -

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

1 279 (85.58%) Java
2 203 (62.27%) Jenkins
3 195 (59.82%) Agile Software Development
4 190 (58.28%) Maven
5 178 (54.60%) Git (software)
6 169 (51.84%) Spring
7 120 (36.81%) TDD
8 119 (36.50%) DevOps
9 117 (35.89%) Spring Boot
10 113 (34.66%) Microservices
11 112 (34.36%) Docker
12 99 (30.37%) SQL
13 95 (29.14%) AWS
14 92 (28.22%) JUnit
15 88 (26.99%) Java 8
16 85 (26.07%) BDD
17 84 (25.77%) Scrum
18 83 (25.46%) Kubernetes
19 81 (24.85%) REST
20 80 (24.54%) Ansible
20 80 (24.54%) Linux
21 79 (24.23%) JavaScript
22 77 (23.62%) Python
23 75 (23.01%) GitHub
24 70 (21.47%) Continuous Integration
25 65 (19.94%) JIRA
26 64 (19.63%) Groovy
26 64 (19.63%) Node.js
26 64 (19.63%) Azure
27 63 (19.33%) HTML

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 53 (16.26%) Confluence
2 34 (10.43%) Tomcat
3 24 (7.36%) Jetty
4 21 (6.44%) Apache Spark
5 20 (6.13%) Elasticsearch
6 19 (5.83%) OpenStack
7 17 (5.21%) Cloud Foundry
8 15 (4.60%) Alfresco
8 15 (4.60%) Apache
8 15 (4.60%) WebSphere
9 11 (3.37%) nginx
9 11 (3.37%) WebLogic
10 10 (3.07%) Magnolia
11 9 (2.76%) JBoss
11 9 (2.76%) Jupyter
12 6 (1.84%) Mule
12 6 (1.84%) Oracle Self-Service HR
13 4 (1.23%) ColdFusion
13 4 (1.23%) WebSphere Application Server
14 3 (0.92%) DataSynapse
Applications
1 4 (1.23%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.31%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.31%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 95 (29.14%) AWS
2 75 (23.01%) GitHub
3 64 (19.63%) Azure
4 28 (8.59%) GCP
5 22 (6.75%) Serverless
6 21 (6.44%) npm
7 19 (5.83%) Amazon S3
7 19 (5.83%) AWS Lambda
8 18 (5.52%) Amazon EC2
8 18 (5.52%) Amazon SQS
9 14 (4.29%) Amazon ECS
10 12 (3.68%) PaaS
11 10 (3.07%) AWS CloudFormation
11 10 (3.07%) CloudFront
12 9 (2.76%) BrowserStack
12 9 (2.76%) Datadog
13 8 (2.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 7 (2.15%) AWS Fargate
15 6 (1.84%) Azure Data Factory
15 6 (1.84%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 30 (9.20%) HTTP
2 20 (6.13%) DNS
3 18 (5.52%) TCP/IP
4 16 (4.91%) FTP
5 15 (4.60%) SSL
6 10 (3.07%) Internet
7 8 (2.45%) SSH
8 6 (1.84%) Skype
9 4 (1.23%) Intranet
9 4 (1.23%) Kerberos
10 2 (0.61%) DSL
10 2 (0.61%) Firewall
11 1 (0.31%) Cisco Nexus
11 1 (0.31%) PuTTY
11 1 (0.31%) Reverse Proxy
11 1 (0.31%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (11.96%) NoSQL
2 34 (10.43%) MongoDB
3 33 (10.12%) Big Data
4 32 (9.82%) MySQL
4 32 (9.82%) PostgreSQL
5 26 (7.98%) Hadoop
6 21 (6.44%) Oracle Database
7 18 (5.52%) Relational Database
8 17 (5.21%) SQL Server
9 16 (4.91%) Apache Cassandra
10 15 (4.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 11 (3.37%) Redis
12 10 (3.07%) Amazon Aurora
12 10 (3.07%) Data Warehouse
13 9 (2.76%) BigQuery
13 9 (2.76%) DB2
14 8 (2.45%) Amazon RDS
14 8 (2.45%) Apache Hive
14 8 (2.45%) HBase
14 8 (2.45%) Impala
Development Applications
1 203 (62.27%) Jenkins
2 190 (58.28%) Maven
3 178 (54.60%) Git (software)
4 92 (28.22%) JUnit
5 65 (19.94%) JIRA
6 61 (18.71%) Sonatype Nexus
7 53 (16.26%) Cucumber
8 46 (14.11%) Ant
8 46 (14.11%) Selenium
9 41 (12.58%) SonarQube
10 39 (11.96%) GitLab
10 39 (11.96%) IntelliJ
11 37 (11.35%) TeamCity
12 33 (10.12%) Mockito
13 29 (8.90%) Eclipse
14 25 (7.67%) Hudson
15 23 (7.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 23 (7.06%) gulp
16 21 (6.44%) Subversion
17 17 (5.21%) Bitbucket
General
1 44 (13.50%) Finance
2 35 (10.74%) Banking
3 15 (4.60%) Public Sector
4 9 (2.76%) Financial Institution
5 5 (1.53%) Legal
6 4 (1.23%) Automotive
6 4 (1.23%) Multimedia
6 4 (1.23%) Retail
7 2 (0.61%) Back Office
7 2 (0.61%) Front Office
8 1 (0.31%) Marketing
8 1 (0.31%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 200 (61.35%) Developer
2 126 (38.65%) Java Developer
3 45 (13.80%) DevOps Engineer
4 33 (10.12%) Senior Developer
5 32 (9.82%) Agile Developer
6 27 (8.28%) Java Engineer
7 26 (7.98%) Senior Java Developer
8 25 (7.67%) Agile Java Developer
9 24 (7.36%) Architect
10 21 (6.44%) Scala Developer
11 15 (4.60%) Full Stack Developer
12 14 (4.29%) Lead Developer
13 13 (3.99%) Senior Java Engineer
14 11 (3.37%) AWS Engineer
14 11 (3.37%) Python Developer
14 11 (3.37%) Senior Agile Developer
14 11 (3.37%) Senior Agile Java Developer
14 11 (3.37%) Software Engineer
15 9 (2.76%) AWS DevOps
16 8 (2.45%) Kubernetes Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 169 (51.84%) Spring
2 117 (35.89%) Spring Boot
3 81 (24.85%) REST
4 64 (19.63%) Node.js
5 63 (19.33%) HTML
6 56 (17.18%) JSON
6 56 (17.18%) Web Services
7 51 (15.64%) SOAP
8 50 (15.34%) CSS
9 46 (14.11%) RESTful
10 44 (13.50%) Kafka
11 41 (12.58%) Hibernate
12 38 (11.66%) React
13 37 (11.35%) HTML5
14 36 (11.04%) AngularJS
15 31 (9.51%) XML
16 28 (8.59%) J2EE
17 25 (7.67%) JPA
18 24 (7.36%) JMS
19 22 (6.75%) Dropwizard
Miscellaneous
1 29 (8.90%) User Experience
2 23 (7.06%) Mobile App
3 16 (4.91%) Enterprise Software
4 13 (3.99%) Self-Motivation
5 10 (3.07%) Client/Server
5 10 (3.07%) Derivative
6 9 (2.76%) iPad
6 9 (2.76%) Linux Command Line
7 7 (2.15%) Data Structures
7 7 (2.15%) Greenfield Project
8 6 (1.84%) Public Cloud
9 5 (1.53%) Grid Computing
9 5 (1.53%) Management Information System
10 4 (1.23%) Equities
10 4 (1.23%) Equity Derivative
10 4 (1.23%) Replication
11 3 (0.92%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (0.92%) PKI
12 2 (0.61%) Algorithms
12 2 (0.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 80 (24.54%) Linux
2 28 (8.59%) Unix
3 22 (6.75%) Windows
4 20 (6.13%) Android
5 16 (4.91%) Apple iOS
6 8 (2.45%) CentOS
7 7 (2.15%) Debian
7 7 (2.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (2.15%) Ubuntu
8 6 (1.84%) Mac OS
8 6 (1.84%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.61%) Solaris
10 1 (0.31%) Fedora
10 1 (0.31%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 195 (59.82%) Agile Software Development
2 120 (36.81%) TDD
3 119 (36.50%) DevOps
4 113 (34.66%) Microservices
5 85 (26.07%) BDD
6 84 (25.77%) Scrum
7 70 (21.47%) Continuous Integration
8 59 (18.10%) Test Automation
9 46 (14.11%) Software Engineering
10 42 (12.88%) Pair Programming
11 41 (12.58%) Kanban
12 39 (11.96%) Open Source
13 32 (9.82%) Continuous Delivery
13 32 (9.82%) Mentoring
14 31 (9.51%) OO
14 31 (9.51%) Unit Testing
15 24 (7.36%) E-Commerce
16 23 (7.06%) Deployment Automation
17 22 (6.75%) Release Management
18 21 (6.44%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 279 (85.58%) Java
2 99 (30.37%) SQL
3 88 (26.99%) Java 8
4 79 (24.23%) JavaScript
5 77 (23.62%) Python
6 64 (19.63%) Groovy
7 47 (14.42%) Scala
8 40 (12.27%) Kotlin
9 38 (11.66%) Bash Shell
10 20 (6.13%) Java 9
11 19 (5.83%) ES6
11 19 (5.83%) Ruby
12 17 (5.21%) Clojure
13 16 (4.91%) PL/SQL
13 16 (4.91%) Shell Script
13 16 (4.91%) TypeScript
14 14 (4.29%) C++
15 13 (3.99%) ClojureScript
15 13 (3.99%) Perl
16 12 (3.68%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (8.59%) Degree
2 27 (8.28%) Security Cleared
3 20 (6.13%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.84%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (1.53%) AWS Certification
6 4 (1.23%) OCPJP
6 4 (1.23%) Sun Certification
7 3 (0.92%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.07%) QA
2 1 (0.31%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.31%) GDPR
2 1 (0.31%) PSD2
System Software
1 112 (34.36%) Docker
2 17 (5.21%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.31%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.31%) vCloud
3 1 (0.31%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 83 (25.46%) Kubernetes
2 80 (24.54%) Ansible
3 49 (15.03%) Puppet
4 42 (12.88%) Terraform
5 38 (11.66%) Opscode Chef
6 26 (7.98%) Grafana
7 16 (4.91%) Docker Swarm
7 16 (4.91%) Prometheus
8 12 (3.68%) Salt
9 10 (3.07%) Kibana
10 8 (2.45%) logstash
10 8 (2.45%) Oozie
11 5 (1.53%) Graphite
11 5 (1.53%) Nagios
12 4 (1.23%) StatsD
13 2 (0.61%) Istio
13 2 (0.61%) Mesos
14 1 (0.31%) Graylog
14 1 (0.31%) Packer
14 1 (0.31%) Rancher
Vendors
1 52 (15.95%) Oracle
2 37 (11.35%) Google
3 23 (7.06%) Microsoft
4 10 (3.07%) MuleSoft
5 8 (2.45%) Red Hat
5 8 (2.45%) Sybase
6 7 (2.15%) IBM
7 6 (1.84%) Cloudera
7 6 (1.84%) Hortonworks
8 5 (1.53%) New Relic
8 5 (1.53%) TIBCO
9 4 (1.23%) Cognizant
9 4 (1.23%) Sun
10 3 (0.92%) AppDynamics
10 3 (0.92%) CA Agile Central
10 3 (0.92%) Splunk
11 2 (0.61%) CA
11 2 (0.61%) hybris
11 2 (0.61%) ServiceNow
11 2 (0.61%) TOWER Software