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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 2 July 2022 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
2 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 403 436 378
Rank change year-on-year +33 -58 +117
Contract jobs citing Gradle 538 318 223
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.60% 0.48% 0.54%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.48% 2.71% 2.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 381 226 151
10th Percentile £463 £412 £345
25th Percentile £525 £480 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £675 £563 £500
Median % change year-on-year +20.00% +12.50% -9.09%
75th Percentile £743 £688 £594
90th Percentile £800 £750 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £478 £425
% change year-on-year +4.71% +12.35% -19.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 3
10th Percentile £63.35 £45.00 £54.20
25th Percentile £65.65 £53.38 £56.75
Median hourly rate £72.00 £63.50 £62.00
Median % change year-on-year +13.39% +2.42% -0.48%
75th Percentile £75.17 £67.00 £66.25
90th Percentile £75.57 £68.14 £68.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £63.62 £63.50 -
% change year-on-year +0.18% - -

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 15,451 11,748 7,613
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.36% 17.71% 18.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,821 7,903 5,318
10th Percentile £400 £350 £331
25th Percentile £463 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £650 £590 £588
90th Percentile £750 £675 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 200 202 101
10th Percentile £36.13 £25.50 £19.84
25th Percentile £41.16 £40.00 £38.25
Median hourly rate £52.65 £48.50 £47.50
Median % change year-on-year +8.56% +2.09% +5.56%
75th Percentile £65.00 £58.41 £55.00
90th Percentile £75.00 £65.50 £63.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £47.50 £45.91
% change year-on-year +15.79% +3.46% +2.02%

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 2 July 2022.

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 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 2 July 2022. 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
Jobs
England +55 469 £685 +24.55% 51
London +71 408 £693 +24.22% 43
Work from Home -8 241 £680 +3.62% 19
UK excluding London -47 64 £500 +4.71% 10
South East -26 19 £675 +38.46% 2
Scotland -12 15 £450 -4.26% 2
Midlands -26 13 £498 -0.50% 2
East of England - 8 £525 - 1
East Midlands 0 7 £513 +60.16% 1
West Midlands -34 6 £425 -19.05% 1
North of England -59 6 £544 +12.11% 1
North West -45 4 £544 +15.69% 1
South West -13 3 £525 -4.55% 1
Yorkshire -35 1 - -
North East - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 2 July 2022, 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.

1 400 (74.35%) Java
2 381 (70.82%) Maven
3 342 (63.57%) Jenkins
4 281 (52.23%) Kubernetes
5 261 (48.51%) Agile
6 250 (46.47%) DevOps
7 219 (40.71%) Docker
8 207 (38.48%) Azure
8 207 (38.48%) CI/CD
9 200 (37.17%) Git (software)
10 189 (35.13%) Spring
11 183 (34.01%) Microservices
12 163 (30.30%) TDD
13 161 (29.93%) Terraform
14 133 (24.72%) Kafka
15 122 (22.68%) Ansible
15 122 (22.68%) Python
16 121 (22.49%) AWS
17 119 (22.12%) GCP
17 119 (22.12%) Social Skills
18 113 (21.00%) JavaScript
18 113 (21.00%) Scrum
19 108 (20.07%) Finance
19 108 (20.07%) REST
20 102 (18.96%) SQL
21 100 (18.59%) Open Source
22 98 (18.22%) JUnit
23 97 (18.03%) Continuous Integration
24 96 (17.84%) Mentoring
25 93 (17.29%) GitHub

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 42 (7.81%) Apache
2 37 (6.88%) Apache Spark
3 32 (5.95%) Confluence
4 25 (4.65%) JBoss
5 24 (4.46%) Tomcat
6 17 (3.16%) Red Hat Fuse
6 17 (3.16%) WebLogic
7 11 (2.04%) nginx
7 11 (2.04%) WebSphere
8 10 (1.86%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 10 (1.86%) Apache Airflow
9 9 (1.67%) Cloud Foundry
10 3 (0.56%) IIS
10 3 (0.56%) Jetty
10 3 (0.56%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.19%) CloudStack
11 1 (0.19%) Drupal
11 1 (0.19%) Mule
11 1 (0.19%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (0.19%) InVision
1 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
1 1 (0.19%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 4 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.56%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 207 (38.48%) Azure
2 121 (22.49%) AWS
3 119 (22.12%) GCP
4 93 (17.29%) GitHub
5 87 (16.17%) npm
6 56 (10.41%) Google Kubernetes Engine
7 41 (7.62%) Azure Data Factory
8 39 (7.25%) AWS CloudFormation
9 38 (7.06%) Azure AKS
10 29 (5.39%) OpenShift
11 27 (5.02%) Serverless
12 24 (4.46%) Amazon SQS
12 24 (4.46%) PaaS
13 23 (4.28%) IaaS
14 22 (4.09%) Amazon S3
14 22 (4.09%) Azure DevOps
15 19 (3.53%) AWS Lambda
16 18 (3.35%) Amazon EC2
17 15 (2.79%) Azure Monitor
18 14 (2.60%) Azure Key Vault
Communications & Networking
1 25 (4.65%) HTTP
2 24 (4.46%) Internet
3 22 (4.09%) MQTT
4 9 (1.67%) HTTPS
5 8 (1.49%) SMTP
5 8 (1.49%) SSH
6 6 (1.12%) FIX Connectivity
7 3 (0.56%) FTP
8 1 (0.19%) Firewall
8 1 (0.19%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.19%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (12.64%) Delta Lake
2 67 (12.45%) PostgreSQL
3 53 (9.85%) NoSQL
3 53 (9.85%) Relational Database
4 49 (9.11%) MySQL
5 36 (6.69%) Redis
6 33 (6.13%) Big Data
6 33 (6.13%) MongoDB
7 29 (5.39%) SQL Server
8 26 (4.83%) DynamoDB
8 26 (4.83%) RDBMS
9 15 (2.79%) MarkLogic
10 11 (2.04%) Amazon RDS
11 8 (1.49%) DB2
12 6 (1.12%) Hazelcast
13 5 (0.93%) Oracle Database
14 3 (0.56%) Hadoop
15 2 (0.37%) Apache Hive
15 2 (0.37%) Elasticsearch
15 2 (0.37%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 381 (70.82%) Maven
2 342 (63.57%) Jenkins
3 200 (37.17%) Git (software)
4 98 (18.22%) JUnit
5 88 (16.36%) GitLab
5 88 (16.36%) TeamCity
6 69 (12.83%) CircleCI
7 68 (12.64%) gulp
8 67 (12.45%) Travis CI
9 65 (12.08%) JIRA
10 40 (7.43%) Cucumber
11 39 (7.25%) Eclipse
11 39 (7.25%) Mockito
12 35 (6.51%) Selenium
13 27 (5.02%) Sonatype Nexus
14 23 (4.28%) IntelliJ
14 23 (4.28%) Subversion
15 22 (4.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 21 (3.90%) Hudson
17 20 (3.72%) Bitbucket
General
1 119 (22.12%) Social Skills
2 108 (20.07%) Finance
3 89 (16.54%) Banking
4 56 (10.41%) Investment Banking
5 34 (6.32%) Analytical Skills
6 24 (4.46%) Automotive
7 14 (2.60%) Front Office
8 11 (2.04%) Retail
9 5 (0.93%) Documentation Skills
9 5 (0.93%) Legal
9 5 (0.93%) Public Sector
10 4 (0.74%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.74%) Law
11 2 (0.37%) German Language
11 2 (0.37%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.19%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.19%) Presentation Skills
12 1 (0.19%) Wearables
Job Titles
1 262 (48.70%) Developer
2 164 (30.48%) Java Developer
3 108 (20.07%) DevOps Engineer
4 61 (11.34%) Data Engineer
4 61 (11.34%) Kubernetes Engineer
5 55 (10.22%) GCP DevOps
5 55 (10.22%) GCP DevOps Engineer
5 55 (10.22%) GCP Engineer
6 53 (9.85%) Senior Developer
7 48 (8.92%) Java Engineer
8 41 (7.62%) Cloud Engineer
9 29 (5.39%) Senior Java Developer
10 27 (5.02%) Full Stack Developer
10 27 (5.02%) Scala Engineer
11 26 (4.83%) Architect
11 26 (4.83%) Azure Engineer
12 24 (4.46%) Android Developer
13 21 (3.90%) Senior Java Engineer
14 19 (3.53%) AWS Engineer
15 17 (3.16%) Big Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 189 (35.13%) Spring
2 133 (24.72%) Kafka
3 108 (20.07%) REST
4 90 (16.73%) Spring Boot
5 87 (16.17%) HTML
6 68 (12.64%) HTML5
7 61 (11.34%) CSS
8 60 (11.15%) React
8 60 (11.15%) RESTful
9 53 (9.85%) Web Services
10 52 (9.67%) Node.js
11 49 (9.11%) Hibernate
12 38 (7.06%) J2EE
13 37 (6.88%) JPA
14 34 (6.32%) JSON
15 33 (6.13%) JSP
16 29 (5.39%) CSS3
16 29 (5.39%) SOAP
17 28 (5.20%) JMS
17 28 (5.20%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 57 (10.59%) Cloud Native
2 35 (6.51%) Public Cloud
3 28 (5.20%) User Experience
4 23 (4.28%) Enterprise Software
5 22 (4.09%) IoT
6 13 (2.42%) Linux Command Line
7 12 (2.23%) Media Streaming
7 12 (2.23%) Mobile App
7 12 (2.23%) Video\Live Streaming
8 11 (2.04%) Clustering
8 11 (2.04%) Greenfield Project
9 10 (1.86%) Management Information System
10 9 (1.67%) Self-Motivation
11 8 (1.49%) Derivative
11 8 (1.49%) Equities
11 8 (1.49%) TWAP
11 8 (1.49%) VWAP
12 7 (1.30%) Virtual Team
13 5 (0.93%) Data Structures
13 5 (0.93%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 65 (12.08%) Linux
2 52 (9.67%) Windows
3 33 (6.13%) Android
4 20 (3.72%) Unix
5 12 (2.23%) CentOS
6 5 (0.93%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.56%) zOS
8 2 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.37%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.19%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 261 (48.51%) Agile
2 250 (46.47%) DevOps
3 207 (38.48%) CI/CD
4 183 (34.01%) Microservices
5 163 (30.30%) TDD
6 113 (21.00%) Scrum
7 100 (18.59%) Open Source
8 97 (18.03%) Continuous Integration
9 96 (17.84%) Mentoring
10 92 (17.10%) Software Engineering
11 88 (16.36%) BDD
11 88 (16.36%) Event-Driven
12 77 (14.31%) Test Automation
13 62 (11.52%) Full Stack Development
14 55 (10.22%) Pair Programming
15 52 (9.67%) OO
16 47 (8.74%) Clean Code
17 44 (8.18%) Infrastructure as Code
18 41 (7.62%) Data Pipeline
18 41 (7.62%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 400 (74.35%) Java
2 122 (22.68%) Python
3 113 (21.00%) JavaScript
4 102 (18.96%) SQL
5 85 (15.80%) Groovy
6 50 (9.29%) Scala
7 49 (9.11%) Bash
7 49 (9.11%) Kotlin
8 26 (4.83%) C#
9 23 (4.28%) PowerShell
10 21 (3.90%) Shell Script
11 20 (3.72%) ES6
12 19 (3.53%) TypeScript
13 12 (2.23%) R
14 11 (2.04%) PHP
15 9 (1.67%) Ruby
16 5 (0.93%) Go
16 5 (0.93%) PL/SQL
17 4 (0.74%) C++
18 3 (0.56%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 29 (5.39%) Degree
2 19 (3.53%) Security Cleared
3 18 (3.35%) Computer Science Degree
4 14 (2.60%) SC Cleared
5 4 (0.74%) OCP
5 4 (0.74%) Oracle Certification
6 3 (0.56%) CFA
7 2 (0.37%) AWS Certification
7 2 (0.37%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.19%) CCNA
8 1 (0.19%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.19%) CITP
8 1 (0.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.19%) MCSE
8 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.19%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (6.32%) QA
2 3 (0.56%) Accessibility
2 3 (0.56%) GDPR
3 2 (0.37%) EMIR
3 2 (0.37%) MiFID
3 2 (0.37%) WCAG
System Software
1 219 (40.71%) Docker
2 12 (2.23%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 281 (52.23%) Kubernetes
2 161 (29.93%) Terraform
3 122 (22.68%) Ansible
4 82 (15.24%) Opscode Chef
5 38 (7.06%) Prometheus
6 34 (6.32%) Grafana
7 28 (5.20%) Puppet
8 22 (4.09%) Istio
9 13 (2.42%) Kibana
10 2 (0.37%) Control-M
10 2 (0.37%) Mesos
10 2 (0.37%) Salt
11 1 (0.19%) Consul
11 1 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
11 1 (0.19%) logstash
11 1 (0.19%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 78 (14.50%) Databricks
2 73 (13.57%) Google
3 67 (12.45%) Microsoft
4 65 (12.08%) Oracle
5 24 (4.46%) Red Hat
6 22 (4.09%) IBM
7 16 (2.97%) AppDynamics
7 16 (2.97%) MuleSoft
8 11 (2.04%) Adobe
9 10 (1.86%) CA
9 10 (1.86%) CA Agile Central
10 8 (1.49%) New Relic
10 8 (1.49%) ServiceNow
11 7 (1.30%) Splunk
12 5 (0.93%) Perforce
13 2 (0.37%) Atlassian
13 2 (0.37%) Calypso
13 2 (0.37%) Dynatrace
13 2 (0.37%) Sybase
14 1 (0.19%) SaltStack