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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pivotal GemFire (formerly VMware vFabric GemFire)
Rank 642 647 633
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -14
Contract jobs citing GemFire 6 13 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.022% 0.003%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.060% 0.12% 0.020%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 1
Median daily rate £500 £525 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -19.23%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £370 -
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
10041 10422 10047
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.79% 17.94% 17.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 6571 6645 6015
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 268 322 402
Median hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.75 £34.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +25.71%

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 7 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 28 September 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 +14 6 £500 -6.97%
South East +20 5 - -
Farnborough - 4 - -
Hampshire - 4 - -
Berkshire +9 1 - -
London -18 1 £500 -9.09%
Reading - 1 - -

GemFire
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 15 (93.75%) Java
2 12 (75.00%) Linux
2 12 (75.00%) Spring
3 9 (56.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (56.25%) Red Hat
4 7 (43.75%) Finance
4 7 (43.75%) Unix
4 7 (43.75%) PaaS
4 7 (43.75%) Hadoop
4 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (43.75%) Oracle Coherence
4 7 (43.75%) Big Data
4 7 (43.75%) Apache Spark
5 6 (37.50%) HDFS
5 6 (37.50%) Kafka
5 6 (37.50%) GitHub
5 6 (37.50%) Apache Hive
5 6 (37.50%) Jenkins
5 6 (37.50%) TDD
5 6 (37.50%) Oracle
5 6 (37.50%) Apache
5 6 (37.50%) Eclipse
5 6 (37.50%) Scrum
6 5 (31.25%) Validation
6 5 (31.25%) Hibernate
6 5 (31.25%) Shell Script
6 5 (31.25%) Benchmarking
6 5 (31.25%) OLTP
6 5 (31.25%) Tomcat
6 5 (31.25%) JUnit

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 (43.75%) Apache Spark
1 7 (43.75%) Oracle Coherence
2 6 (37.50%) Apache
3 5 (31.25%) Cloud Foundry
3 5 (31.25%) Tomcat
4 4 (25.00%) JBoss
4 4 (25.00%) WebLogic
5 1 (6.25%) Apache Pig
5 1 (6.25%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 7 (43.75%) PaaS
2 6 (37.50%) GitHub
3 4 (25.00%) OpenShift
4 3 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (12.50%) IaaS
6 1 (6.25%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (6.25%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Internet
1 1 (6.25%) Skype
1 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) Big Data
1 7 (43.75%) Hadoop
2 6 (37.50%) Apache Hive
3 5 (31.25%) Hazelcast
3 5 (31.25%) HBase
3 5 (31.25%) OLTP
4 4 (25.00%) Infinispan
4 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database
4 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (12.50%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (6.25%) Cloudera CDH
6 1 (6.25%) Couchbase
6 1 (6.25%) Data Lake
6 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
6 1 (6.25%) MySQL
6 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Eclipse
1 6 (37.50%) Jenkins
2 5 (31.25%) Git (software)
2 5 (31.25%) Gradle
2 5 (31.25%) JUnit
3 1 (6.25%) Ant
3 1 (6.25%) JIRA
3 1 (6.25%) Maven
3 1 (6.25%) Subversion
General
1 7 (43.75%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Front Office
3 1 (6.25%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Investment Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Retail
3 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Developer
2 6 (37.50%) Java Developer
3 5 (31.25%) Technical Leader
4 4 (25.00%) Architect
4 4 (25.00%) Big Data Developer
4 4 (25.00%) Lead Developer
4 4 (25.00%) Senior Big Data Developer
4 4 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 4 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (25.00%) Technical Developer
5 3 (18.75%) Java Team Leader
5 3 (18.75%) Team Leader
5 3 (18.75%) Technical Team Leader
6 2 (12.50%) Java Architect
6 2 (12.50%) Lead Java Developer
6 2 (12.50%) Technical Architect
7 1 (6.25%) Applications Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Applications Specialist
7 1 (6.25%) Front Office Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (75.00%) Spring
2 6 (37.50%) Kafka
3 5 (31.25%) Hibernate
3 5 (31.25%) JSON
3 5 (31.25%) Spark Streaming
3 5 (31.25%) Spring Boot
3 5 (31.25%) Spring Integration
4 4 (25.00%) .NET
4 4 (25.00%) J2EE
4 4 (25.00%) Java EE
4 4 (25.00%) JPA
4 4 (25.00%) Middleware
4 4 (25.00%) Web Services
5 3 (18.75%) Java EE 5
6 2 (12.50%) JDBC
6 2 (12.50%) JMS
6 2 (12.50%) XML
7 1 (6.25%) JAXB
7 1 (6.25%) SAX
7 1 (6.25%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Client/Server
2 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (12.50%) Algorithms
3 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 2 (12.50%) Data Structures
3 2 (12.50%) Economics
3 2 (12.50%) Replication
3 2 (12.50%) Virtual Team
4 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
4 1 (6.25%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (75.00%) Linux
2 9 (56.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (43.75%) Unix
4 1 (6.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) Scrum
2 6 (37.50%) TDD
3 5 (31.25%) BDD
3 5 (31.25%) Benchmarking
3 5 (31.25%) Validation
4 4 (25.00%) OO
4 4 (25.00%) UML
5 3 (18.75%) DSDM
5 3 (18.75%) Kanban
5 3 (18.75%) Project Management
5 3 (18.75%) TOGAF
5 3 (18.75%) Unit Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Analytics
6 2 (12.50%) Concurrent Programming
6 2 (12.50%) ETL
6 2 (12.50%) High Availability
6 2 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (12.50%) Re-Platforming
6 2 (12.50%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (93.75%) Java
2 5 (31.25%) Shell Script
3 3 (18.75%) SQL
4 2 (12.50%) Python
5 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
5 1 (6.25%) C++
5 1 (6.25%) Perl
5 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
5 1 (6.25%) Ruby
5 1 (6.25%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) Degree
2 3 (18.75%) CITP
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) HDFS
2 4 (25.00%) Docker
3 2 (12.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
4 1 (6.25%) KVM
4 1 (6.25%) Platform Symphony
4 1 (6.25%) VMware ESX
4 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Ansible
1 2 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (6.25%) Graphite
2 1 (6.25%) Nagios
2 1 (6.25%) Oozie
2 1 (6.25%) Opsview
2 1 (6.25%) Puppet
2 1 (6.25%) Salt
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Red Hat
2 6 (37.50%) Oracle
3 2 (12.50%) IBM
3 2 (12.50%) Sybase
4 1 (6.25%) Cloudera
4 1 (6.25%) GigaSpaces
4 1 (6.25%) Greenplum
4 1 (6.25%) Netezza
4 1 (6.25%) Teradata
4 1 (6.25%) Terracotta
4 1 (6.25%) Vertica
4 1 (6.25%) VMware