Period
to 17 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 165 193 180
Rank change year-on-year +28 -13 +29
Contract jobs citing Gradle 5 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.13% 0.22% 0.087%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.81% 1.10% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 1
West Midlands median daily rate £588 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.56% +12.50% -20.00%
10th Percentile £533 £268 £375
90th Percentile £644 £550 £425
England median daily rate £550 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
West Midlands median hourly rate - - £33.00
England median hourly rate £16.00 £170.00 £62.50
% 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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 617 1,000 694
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 15.59% 19.65% 15.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 418 605 454
West Midlands median daily rate £463 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £310 £313 £281
90th Percentile £588 £538 £575
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 16
West Midlands median hourly rate £35.00 £52.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.69% +57.58% +20.00%
10th Percentile £12.00 £21.60 £13.36
90th Percentile £47.88 £57.20 £36.63
England median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.66%

Gradle
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Gradle as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Gradle in the West Midlands

Gradle
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Gradle in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Gradle in the West Midlands

Gradle
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Gradle within the West Midlands region 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
Shropshire +39 3 £610 -
Gradle
England

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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Gradle.

1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) Ant
1 5 (100.00%) Maven
1 5 (100.00%) Google
1 5 (100.00%) Azure
1 5 (100.00%) AWS
1 5 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 5 (100.00%) DevOps
1 5 (100.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (60.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (60.00%) ETL
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (60.00%) Data Architecture
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Hadoop
2 3 (60.00%) Apache Ivy
2 3 (60.00%) Dependency Management
2 3 (60.00%) Big Data
2 3 (60.00%) Analytics
2 3 (60.00%) Microservices
2 3 (60.00%) Public Sector
3 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (40.00%) People Management
3 2 (40.00%) RESTful
3 2 (40.00%) Software Architecture
3 2 (40.00%) Java EE
3 2 (40.00%) JSON
3 2 (40.00%) SOAP
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services

Gradle
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Cloud Services
1 5 (100.00%) AWS
1 5 (100.00%) Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Big Data
1 3 (60.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (60.00%) Hadoop
1 3 (60.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Ant
1 5 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 5 (100.00%) Maven
2 3 (60.00%) Apache Ivy
General
1 3 (60.00%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Architect
2 4 (80.00%) Technical Architect
3 2 (40.00%) Cloud Architect
3 2 (40.00%) Java Architect
3 2 (40.00%) Java Technical Architect
4 1 (20.00%) Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) J2EE
1 2 (40.00%) Java EE
1 2 (40.00%) JSON
1 2 (40.00%) RESTful
1 2 (40.00%) SOAP
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
1 2 (40.00%) XML
1 2 (40.00%) XSD
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) DevOps
1 5 (100.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Analytics
2 3 (60.00%) Data Architecture
2 3 (60.00%) Dependency Management
2 3 (60.00%) ETL
2 3 (60.00%) Microservices
3 2 (40.00%) People Management
3 2 (40.00%) SOA
3 2 (40.00%) Software Architecture
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) Requirements Management
4 1 (20.00%) Value Proposition
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Google