Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 182 177 187
Rank change year-on-year -5 +10 -10
Contract jobs citing Gradle 18 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.37% 0.21% 0.20%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.67% 1.45% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 6
West Midlands median daily rate £612 £390 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +56.79% -25.71% +77.97%
10th Percentile £310 £293 £438
90th Percentile £630 £425 £594
England median daily rate £538 £490 £450
% change year-on-year +9.69% +8.89% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - £32.50 -
England median hourly rate £65.00 £53.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year +20.93% +49.31% -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 1,081 691 802
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 22.20% 14.64% 14.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 637 442 425
West Midlands median daily rate £438 £413 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.06% +4.43% +12.86%
10th Percentile £314 £275 £275
90th Percentile £574 £575 £510
England median daily rate £488 £470 £430
% change year-on-year +3.72% +9.30% +4.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 21 10
West Midlands median hourly rate £48.50 £33.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.97% +40.43% -21.67%
10th Percentile £31.13 £13.61 £11.42
90th Percentile £60.81 £48.75 £35.25
England median hourly rate £42.50 £43.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year -2.30% +6.10% +2.50%

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 January 2019.

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 January 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 - 13 £620 - 1
Staffordshire -11 2 - - 1
Birmingham +7 1 £500 +25.00% 1
Gradle
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 18 (100.00%) Maven
1 18 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 17 (94.44%) Ant
2 17 (94.44%) DevOps
3 14 (77.78%) Microservices
3 14 (77.78%) Dependency Management
3 14 (77.78%) Java
3 14 (77.78%) SQL
3 14 (77.78%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (77.78%) NoSQL
4 13 (72.22%) Analytics
4 13 (72.22%) Big Data
4 13 (72.22%) Data Architecture
4 13 (72.22%) Hadoop
4 13 (72.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (72.22%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (72.22%) Google
4 13 (72.22%) ETL
4 13 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (72.22%) Apache Ivy
5 10 (55.56%) Web Services
5 10 (55.56%) JavaScript
5 10 (55.56%) RESTful
6 9 (50.00%) JSON
6 9 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (50.00%) Software Architecture
6 9 (50.00%) SOAP
6 9 (50.00%) .NET
6 9 (50.00%) XML
6 9 (50.00%) XSD

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 14 (77.78%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (72.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (16.67%) NuGet
4 1 (5.56%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (77.78%) NoSQL
2 13 (72.22%) Big Data
2 13 (72.22%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (72.22%) Hadoop
3 1 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.56%) MySQL
3 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 18 (100.00%) Maven
2 17 (94.44%) Ant
3 13 (72.22%) Apache Ivy
4 4 (22.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (22.22%) CruiseControl
4 4 (22.22%) TeamCity
5 3 (16.67%) Apache Archiva
5 3 (16.67%) Artifactory
5 3 (16.67%) ClearCase
5 3 (16.67%) Git (software)
5 3 (16.67%) Mercurial
5 3 (16.67%) Subversion
5 3 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (16.67%) Vagrant
6 1 (5.56%) Grunt
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Architect
2 9 (50.00%) AWS Architect
3 8 (44.44%) Integration Architect
4 7 (38.89%) Java Architect
5 5 (27.78%) Cloud Architect
5 5 (27.78%) Lead Architect
6 4 (22.22%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Administrator
7 1 (5.56%) Build and Release Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Build Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) J2EE Architect
7 1 (5.56%) Java/J2EE Architect
7 1 (5.56%) Release Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Senior Architect
7 1 (5.56%) Senior Integration Architect
7 1 (5.56%) SOA Architect
7 1 (5.56%) UI Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (55.56%) RESTful
1 10 (55.56%) Web Services
2 9 (50.00%) .NET
2 9 (50.00%) Java EE
2 9 (50.00%) JSON
2 9 (50.00%) SOAP
2 9 (50.00%) XML
2 9 (50.00%) XSD
3 1 (5.56%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
3 1 (5.56%) J2EE
3 1 (5.56%) React
3 1 (5.56%) Spring
3 1 (5.56%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 9 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.56%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (94.44%) DevOps
2 14 (77.78%) Dependency Management
2 14 (77.78%) Microservices
3 13 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (72.22%) Analytics
3 13 (72.22%) Data Architecture
3 13 (72.22%) ETL
4 9 (50.00%) SOA
4 9 (50.00%) Software Architecture
5 8 (44.44%) Computer Science
6 7 (38.89%) Mentoring
6 7 (38.89%) People Management
6 7 (38.89%) Requirements Management
7 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
8 3 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (16.67%) Technical Leadership
9 2 (11.11%) Build Automation
9 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 14 (77.78%) Java
1 14 (77.78%) SQL
2 10 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 4 (22.22%) Groovy
3 4 (22.22%) Perl
3 4 (22.22%) PowerShell
3 4 (22.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) Computer Science Degree
1 8 (44.44%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 1 (5.56%) Docker
1 1 (5.56%) etcd
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (16.67%) Ansible
2 3 (16.67%) Puppet
2 3 (16.67%) Salt
3 1 (5.56%) Consul
3 1 (5.56%) Terraform
Vendors
1 13 (72.22%) Google
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle