The table below looks at the statistics for GemFire skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GemFire over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Pivotal GemFire (formerly VMware vFabric GemFire)
UK
Rank 585 601 -
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -
Contract jobs citing GemFire 8 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.022% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.10% 0.13% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 0
Median daily rate £525 £638 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £638 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Application Platforms Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
7690 8508 8679
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.14% 17.02% 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 4927 5439 5420
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 234 309
Median hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.60 £48.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

GemFire
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing GemFire as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Application Platforms category.

GemFire Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

GemFire
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing GemFire within the UK.

GemFire Daily Rate Trend in the UK

GemFire
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GemFire within the UK over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +20 8 £525 -10.63%
London 0 6 £525 -10.63%
South East - 2 - -
Hampshire - 2 - -
Farnborough - 1 - -

GemFire
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing GemFire also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for GemFire.

1 15 (100.00%) Java
2 13 (86.67%) Spring
3 12 (80.00%) Linux
4 10 (66.67%) Hadoop
5 9 (60.00%) Spring Integration
5 9 (60.00%) Kafka
5 9 (60.00%) Cloud Foundry
5 9 (60.00%) Spring Boot
6 8 (53.33%) TDD
6 8 (53.33%) Apache Spark
6 8 (53.33%) Big Data
7 7 (46.67%) GitHub
7 7 (46.67%) Gradle
7 7 (46.67%) Jenkins
7 7 (46.67%) HBase
7 7 (46.67%) PaaS
7 7 (46.67%) BDD
7 7 (46.67%) Git (software)
7 7 (46.67%) JSON
7 7 (46.67%) Validation
7 7 (46.67%) Tomcat
7 7 (46.67%) JUnit
7 7 (46.67%) Unix
7 7 (46.67%) Benchmarking
7 7 (46.67%) Shell Script
7 7 (46.67%) Eclipse
8 6 (40.00%) OLTP
8 6 (40.00%) Red Hat
8 6 (40.00%) Apache
8 6 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

GemFire
Top Related 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 9 (60.00%) Cloud Foundry
2 8 (53.33%) Apache Spark
3 7 (46.67%) Tomcat
4 6 (40.00%) Apache
5 3 (20.00%) Oracle Coherence
Cloud Services
1 7 (46.67%) GitHub
1 7 (46.67%) PaaS
2 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (13.33%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) AMQP
1 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (66.67%) Hadoop
2 8 (53.33%) Big Data
3 7 (46.67%) HBase
4 6 (40.00%) Apache Hive
4 6 (40.00%) OLTP
5 4 (26.67%) MySQL
6 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (13.33%) Redis
8 1 (6.67%) InterSystems Cache
8 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
8 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
8 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (46.67%) Eclipse
1 7 (46.67%) Git (software)
1 7 (46.67%) Gradle
1 7 (46.67%) Jenkins
1 7 (46.67%) JUnit
2 4 (26.67%) Maven
3 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
General
1 3 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (86.67%) Developer
2 12 (80.00%) Java Developer
3 9 (60.00%) Senior Developer
3 9 (60.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 6 (40.00%) Big Data Developer
4 6 (40.00%) Technical Leader
5 5 (33.33%) Lead Developer
5 5 (33.33%) Senior Big Data Developer
5 5 (33.33%) Technical Developer
6 4 (26.67%) Java Team Leader
6 4 (26.67%) Team Leader
6 4 (26.67%) Technical Team Leader
7 2 (13.33%) Lead Java Developer
8 1 (6.67%) Agile Java Developer
8 1 (6.67%) Applications Support
8 1 (6.67%) Applications Support Specialist
8 1 (6.67%) Support Specialist
8 1 (6.67%) Unix Scripter
8 1 (6.67%) Unix Support
8 1 (6.67%) Unix Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (86.67%) Spring
2 9 (60.00%) Kafka
2 9 (60.00%) Spring Boot
2 9 (60.00%) Spring Integration
3 7 (46.67%) JSON
4 6 (40.00%) Spark Streaming
5 4 (26.67%) FIX Protocol
5 4 (26.67%) JMS
5 4 (26.67%) Middleware
6 3 (20.00%) CSS
6 3 (20.00%) CSS3
6 3 (20.00%) FpML
6 3 (20.00%) Hibernate
6 3 (20.00%) HTML
6 3 (20.00%) HTML5
6 3 (20.00%) jQuery
6 3 (20.00%) Spring Batch
7 2 (13.33%) J2EE
7 2 (13.33%) RxJava
7 2 (13.33%) Spring Cloud
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Data Integration
1 3 (20.00%) Virtual Team
2 2 (13.33%) Cloud Native
2 2 (13.33%) Mainframe
2 2 (13.33%) Replication
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Credit Risk
3 1 (6.67%) Derivative
3 1 (6.67%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Linux
2 7 (46.67%) Unix
3 6 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (6.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) TDD
2 7 (46.67%) BDD
2 7 (46.67%) Benchmarking
2 7 (46.67%) Validation
3 5 (33.33%) ETL
4 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (20.00%) Scrum
4 3 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 3 (20.00%) User Stories
5 2 (13.33%) Analytics
5 2 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (13.33%) System Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Use Case
6 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
6 1 (6.67%) Multithreading
6 1 (6.67%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
6 1 (6.67%) Release Management
6 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (46.67%) Shell Script
3 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (13.33%) SQL
5 1 (6.67%) C#
5 1 (6.67%) Perl
5 1 (6.67%) Python
5 1 (6.67%) R
5 1 (6.67%) Ruby
5 1 (6.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) HDFS
2 2 (13.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Graphite
1 1 (6.67%) Nagios
1 1 (6.67%) Opsview
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle
3 2 (13.33%) Solace
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft