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 August 2016 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pivotal GemFire (formerly VMware vFabric GemFire)
Rank 650 650 617
Rank change year-on-year
0 -33
Contract jobs citing GemFire 11 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.021% 0.013%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.11% 0.12% 0.071%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 4
Median daily rate £469 £525 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% -4.54%
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £360 -
% change year-on-year
+0.69% -
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
10106 10363 9884
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.54% 17.73% 17.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 6612 6491 5764
Median daily rate £424 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.29% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 281 335 425
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.75 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +28.57%

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GemFire within the UK over the 3 months to 24 August 2016.

GemFire Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

GemFire
Top 12 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 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +2 11 £469 -10.71%
London +1 7 £500 -4.76%
South East - 3 - -
Hampshire - 2 - -
City of London - 2 £655 -
Farnborough - 2 - -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Reading - 1 - -
Bournemouth - 1 £363 -
Dorset - 1 £363 -
South West - 1 £363 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £500 -

GemFire
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, 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 13 (86.67%) Java
2 11 (73.33%) Linux
3 10 (66.67%) Spring
4 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (46.67%) Oracle Coherence
4 7 (46.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (46.67%) Red Hat
4 7 (46.67%) Finance
5 6 (40.00%) Unix
5 6 (40.00%) Oracle
5 6 (40.00%) Hadoop
5 6 (40.00%) Scrum
6 5 (33.33%) Degree
6 5 (33.33%) PaaS
6 5 (33.33%) Hibernate
6 5 (33.33%) Big Data
6 5 (33.33%) Hazelcast
6 5 (33.33%) Docker
6 5 (33.33%) Apache Spark
7 4 (26.67%) HDFS
7 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (26.67%) Infinispan
7 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
7 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database
7 4 (26.67%) OpenShift
7 4 (26.67%) Kafka
7 4 (26.67%) GitHub
7 4 (26.67%) Middleware
7 4 (26.67%) Project Management
7 4 (26.67%) .NET

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 7 (46.67%) Oracle Coherence
2 5 (33.33%) Apache Spark
3 4 (26.67%) Apache
3 4 (26.67%) JBoss
3 4 (26.67%) WebLogic
4 3 (20.00%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (20.00%) Tomcat
5 1 (6.67%) Apache Pig
5 1 (6.67%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 5 (33.33%) PaaS
2 4 (26.67%) GitHub
2 4 (26.67%) OpenShift
3 3 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (13.33%) IaaS
5 1 (6.67%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (6.67%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Internet
1 1 (6.67%) Skype
1 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) Hadoop
2 5 (33.33%) Big Data
2 5 (33.33%) Hazelcast
3 4 (26.67%) Apache Hive
3 4 (26.67%) Infinispan
3 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database
3 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (20.00%) HBase
4 3 (20.00%) OLTP
5 2 (13.33%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (13.33%) Couchbase
5 2 (13.33%) MongoDB
5 2 (13.33%) NoSQL
6 1 (6.67%) Cloudera CDH
6 1 (6.67%) Data Lake
6 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (6.67%) MySQL
6 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
6 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Eclipse
1 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
2 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (20.00%) Gradle
2 3 (20.00%) JUnit
3 1 (6.67%) Ant
3 1 (6.67%) JIRA
3 1 (6.67%) Maven
3 1 (6.67%) Subversion
General
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Front Office
3 1 (6.67%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Investment Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Retail
3 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Architect
2 4 (26.67%) Java Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Technical Leader
4 2 (13.33%) Big Data Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Java Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Lead Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Lead Java Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Big Data Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Technical Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Technical Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Applications Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) Applications Support
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Investment Banking Java Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Support Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) Unix Scripter
5 1 (6.67%) Unix Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (66.67%) Spring
2 5 (33.33%) Hibernate
3 4 (26.67%) .NET
3 4 (26.67%) J2EE
3 4 (26.67%) Java EE
3 4 (26.67%) JPA
3 4 (26.67%) Kafka
3 4 (26.67%) Middleware
3 4 (26.67%) Web Services
4 3 (20.00%) Java EE 5
4 3 (20.00%) JSON
4 3 (20.00%) Spark Streaming
4 3 (20.00%) Spring Boot
4 3 (20.00%) Spring Integration
5 2 (13.33%) JDBC
5 2 (13.33%) JMS
5 2 (13.33%) Memcached
5 2 (13.33%) XML
6 1 (6.67%) JSP
6 1 (6.67%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (26.67%) Client/Server
2 2 (13.33%) Algorithms
2 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (13.33%) Data Structures
2 2 (13.33%) Economics
2 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (13.33%) Replication
2 2 (13.33%) Virtual Team
3 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (73.33%) Linux
2 7 (46.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (40.00%) Unix
4 1 (6.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) Scrum
3 4 (26.67%) OO
3 4 (26.67%) Project Management
3 4 (26.67%) TDD
3 4 (26.67%) UML
4 3 (20.00%) BDD
4 3 (20.00%) Benchmarking
4 3 (20.00%) DSDM
4 3 (20.00%) Kanban
4 3 (20.00%) TOGAF
4 3 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Validation
5 2 (13.33%) Analytics
5 2 (13.33%) Concurrent Programming
5 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (13.33%) High Availability
5 2 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (13.33%) Re-Platforming
5 2 (13.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) Java
2 3 (20.00%) Python
2 3 (20.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
3 1 (6.67%) C++
3 1 (6.67%) Perl
3 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (6.67%) Ruby
3 1 (6.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Degree
2 3 (20.00%) CITP
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
2 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Docker
2 4 (26.67%) HDFS
3 2 (13.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (13.33%) KVM
3 2 (13.33%) VMware ESX
3 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (6.67%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Ansible
1 3 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (6.67%) Graphite
2 1 (6.67%) Nagios
2 1 (6.67%) Oozie
2 1 (6.67%) Opsview
2 1 (6.67%) Puppet
2 1 (6.67%) Salt
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Red Hat
2 6 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (13.33%) IBM
3 2 (13.33%) Sybase
3 2 (13.33%) VMware
4 1 (6.67%) Cloudera
4 1 (6.67%) GigaSpaces
4 1 (6.67%) Greenplum
4 1 (6.67%) Netezza
4 1 (6.67%) Teradata
4 1 (6.67%) Terracotta
4 1 (6.67%) Vertica