Period
to 18 November 2018

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 18 November 2018 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
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 189 177 213
Rank change year-on-year -12 +36 -44
Contract jobs citing Gradle 16 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.32% 0.17% 0.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.52% 1.12% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 6
West Midlands median daily rate £475 £390 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.79% -25.71% +77.97%
10th Percentile £296 £295 £438
90th Percentile £550 £418 £594
England median daily rate £510 £456 £450
% change year-on-year +11.78% +1.39% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - £32.50 -
England median hourly rate - £62.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year - +73.61% -14.79%

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 1,054 715 943
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 20.81% 14.92% 15.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 630 476 523
West Midlands median daily rate £435 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.57% +5.00% +18.52%
10th Percentile £313 £275 £280
90th Percentile £550 £561 £500
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 19 16
West Midlands median hourly rate £55.00 £33.00 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.67% +6.45% -1.40%
10th Percentile £42.50 £13.51 £11.50
90th Percentile £61.38 £35.75 £41.25
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +4.14%

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Gradle in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 18 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 18 November 2018. 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 - 8 - - 1
Warwickshire +11 3 £450 -
Staffordshire -8 2 - - 1
Birmingham - 2 £500 -
Gradle
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2018, 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 15 (93.75%) Maven
1 15 (93.75%) Jenkins
2 14 (87.50%) Java
3 13 (81.25%) Ant
3 13 (81.25%) Web Services
4 11 (68.75%) SOAP
4 11 (68.75%) DevOps
5 10 (62.50%) Dependency Management
5 10 (62.50%) NoSQL
5 10 (62.50%) Microservices
5 10 (62.50%) JavaScript
5 10 (62.50%) SQL
5 10 (62.50%) .NET
5 10 (62.50%) RESTful
5 10 (62.50%) Amazon AWS
6 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (56.25%) JSON
6 9 (56.25%) XML
6 9 (56.25%) Analytics
7 8 (50.00%) Big Data
7 8 (50.00%) Software Architecture
7 8 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (50.00%) Apache Ivy
7 8 (50.00%) XSD
7 8 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (50.00%) SOA
7 8 (50.00%) ETL
7 8 (50.00%) Java EE
7 8 (50.00%) Google
7 8 (50.00%) Hadoop

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 10 (62.50%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (18.75%) Heroku
4 2 (12.50%) OpenShift
5 1 (6.25%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Bluetooth
1 1 (6.25%) HTTP
1 1 (6.25%) Internet
1 1 (6.25%) SSL
1 1 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (62.50%) NoSQL
2 8 (50.00%) Big Data
2 8 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (50.00%) Hadoop
3 2 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (12.50%) MongoDB
3 2 (12.50%) MySQL
3 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (93.75%) Jenkins
1 15 (93.75%) Maven
2 13 (81.25%) Ant
3 8 (50.00%) Apache Ivy
4 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 4 (25.00%) Subversion
5 3 (18.75%) Apache Continuum
5 3 (18.75%) Eclipse
5 3 (18.75%) Hudson
6 2 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (12.50%) CruiseControl
6 2 (12.50%) Grunt
6 2 (12.50%) TeamCity
7 1 (6.25%) Android Studio
7 1 (6.25%) Apache Archiva
7 1 (6.25%) Artifactory
7 1 (6.25%) ClearCase
7 1 (6.25%) Mercurial
7 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (6.25%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Architect
2 5 (31.25%) Cloud Architect
3 4 (25.00%) AWS Architect
4 3 (18.75%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Integration Architect
4 3 (18.75%) Java Architect
5 2 (12.50%) Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Technical Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Administrator
6 1 (6.25%) Android Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Build Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) J2EE Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Java Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Java Technical Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Java/J2EE Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Release Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (6.25%) SOA Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (81.25%) Web Services
2 11 (68.75%) SOAP
3 10 (62.50%) .NET
3 10 (62.50%) RESTful
4 9 (56.25%) JSON
4 9 (56.25%) XML
5 8 (50.00%) Java EE
5 8 (50.00%) XSD
6 5 (31.25%) Spring
7 3 (18.75%) Node.js
7 3 (18.75%) Spring MVC
8 2 (12.50%) ActiveMQ
8 2 (12.50%) AngularJS
8 2 (12.50%) React
8 2 (12.50%) Spring Boot
9 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
9 1 (6.25%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (43.75%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.25%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) DevOps
2 10 (62.50%) Dependency Management
2 10 (62.50%) Microservices
3 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (56.25%) Analytics
4 8 (50.00%) Data Architecture
4 8 (50.00%) ETL
4 8 (50.00%) SOA
4 8 (50.00%) Software Architecture
5 5 (31.25%) Mentoring
6 3 (18.75%) Build Automation
6 3 (18.75%) Coaching
6 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce
6 3 (18.75%) MVC
6 3 (18.75%) OOP
6 3 (18.75%) Test Automation
6 3 (18.75%) Unit Testing
7 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (12.50%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (87.50%) Java
2 10 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 10 (62.50%) SQL
3 3 (18.75%) Groovy
3 3 (18.75%) PHP
4 2 (12.50%) Perl
4 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
4 2 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) Computer Science Degree
1 7 (43.75%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) Docker
2 2 (12.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (12.50%) etcd
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (12.50%) Consul
2 2 (12.50%) Terraform
3 1 (6.25%) Ansible
3 1 (6.25%) Puppet
3 1 (6.25%) Salt
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Google
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle