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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pivotal GemFire (formerly VMware vFabric GemFire)
Rank 641 637 597
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -40
Contract jobs citing GemFire 9 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.014% 0.019%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.092% 0.080% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 7
Median daily rate £469 £563 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +2.27%
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 - -
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
9829 9992 9438
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.20% 17.54% 17.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 6499 6277 5544
Median daily rate £415 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 243 312 390
Median hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.40 £41.85 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+30.23% +30.30%

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 26 July 2016.

GemFire Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

GemFire
Top 10 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 26 July 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 -13 9 £469 -16.66%
London -3 7 £500 -11.11%
City of London - 2 £655 -
Bournemouth - 1 £363 -
Farnborough - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 - -
Dorset - 1 £363 -
South East - 1 - -
South West - 1 £363 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £500 -

GemFire
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 14 (87.50%) Java
2 9 (56.25%) Spring
3 8 (50.00%) Oracle Coherence
3 8 (50.00%) Linux
3 8 (50.00%) Finance
4 6 (37.50%) Hibernate
4 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (37.50%) Oracle
5 5 (31.25%) Python
5 5 (31.25%) Scrum
5 5 (31.25%) Front Office
5 5 (31.25%) Red Hat
5 5 (31.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (31.25%) Hazelcast
5 5 (31.25%) Docker
6 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (25.00%) Infinispan
6 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database
6 4 (25.00%) OpenShift
6 4 (25.00%) JPA
6 4 (25.00%) Hadoop
6 4 (25.00%) Java EE
6 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (25.00%) Banking
6 4 (25.00%) Project Management
6 4 (25.00%) Client/Server
6 4 (25.00%) UML
6 4 (25.00%) OO
6 4 (25.00%) JBoss
6 4 (25.00%) WebLogic

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 8 (50.00%) Oracle Coherence
2 4 (25.00%) JBoss
2 4 (25.00%) WebLogic
3 3 (18.75%) Apache Spark
4 2 (12.50%) Apache
5 1 (6.25%) Apache Pig
5 1 (6.25%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (6.25%) Confluence
5 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) OpenShift
2 3 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (18.75%) PaaS
3 2 (12.50%) GitHub
3 2 (12.50%) IaaS
4 1 (6.25%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (6.25%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Internet
1 1 (6.25%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) Hazelcast
2 4 (25.00%) Hadoop
2 4 (25.00%) Infinispan
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (18.75%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (18.75%) Big Data
4 2 (12.50%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (12.50%) Apache Hive
4 2 (12.50%) Couchbase
4 2 (12.50%) MongoDB
4 2 (12.50%) NoSQL
5 1 (6.25%) Cloudera CDH
5 1 (6.25%) Data Lake
5 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (6.25%) HBase
5 1 (6.25%) OLTP
5 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
5 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Eclipse
1 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.25%) Ant
2 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.25%) Gradle
2 1 (6.25%) JIRA
2 1 (6.25%) JUnit
2 1 (6.25%) Maven
2 1 (6.25%) Subversion
General
1 8 (50.00%) Finance
2 5 (31.25%) Front Office
3 4 (25.00%) Banking
4 2 (12.50%) Investment Banking
5 1 (6.25%) Retail
5 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Developer
2 7 (43.75%) Java Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Architect
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Front Office Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Java Architect
5 2 (12.50%) Technical Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Applications Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Cloud Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Java Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Java Technical Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Lead Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Lead Java Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Software Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Technical Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (56.25%) Spring
2 6 (37.50%) Hibernate
3 4 (25.00%) .NET
3 4 (25.00%) Java EE
3 4 (25.00%) JPA
3 4 (25.00%) Web Services
4 3 (18.75%) J2EE
4 3 (18.75%) Java EE 5
5 2 (12.50%) JDBC
5 2 (12.50%) Kafka
5 2 (12.50%) Memcached
5 2 (12.50%) Middleware
5 2 (12.50%) XML
6 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
6 1 (6.25%) boto
6 1 (6.25%) JAX-RS
6 1 (6.25%) REST
6 1 (6.25%) Spark Streaming
6 1 (6.25%) Spring Boot
6 1 (6.25%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (25.00%) Client/Server
2 3 (18.75%) Algorithms
2 3 (18.75%) Data Structures
2 3 (18.75%) Derivative
3 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 2 (12.50%) Economics
3 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (6.25%) Fixed Income
4 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
4 1 (6.25%) Public Cloud
4 1 (6.25%) Replication
4 1 (6.25%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Linux
2 5 (31.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (18.75%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) Scrum
3 4 (25.00%) OO
3 4 (25.00%) Project Management
3 4 (25.00%) UML
4 3 (18.75%) Concurrent Programming
4 3 (18.75%) DSDM
4 3 (18.75%) Kanban
4 3 (18.75%) TOGAF
5 2 (12.50%) Analytics
5 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
5 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (12.50%) Data Management
5 2 (12.50%) High Availability
5 2 (12.50%) Multithreading
5 2 (12.50%) Open Source
5 2 (12.50%) Re-Platforming
5 2 (12.50%) SDLC
5 2 (12.50%) TDD
5 2 (12.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (87.50%) Java
2 5 (31.25%) Python
3 2 (12.50%) C#
3 2 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
4 1 (6.25%) C++
4 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
4 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) CITP
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) Docker
2 2 (12.50%) HDFS
2 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 2 (12.50%) KVM
2 2 (12.50%) VMware ESX
2 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (6.25%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Ansible
1 3 (18.75%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (6.25%) Oozie
2 1 (6.25%) Puppet
2 1 (6.25%) Salt
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Oracle
2 5 (31.25%) Red Hat
3 2 (12.50%) IBM
3 2 (12.50%) Sybase
3 2 (12.50%) VMware
4 1 (6.25%) Cloudera
4 1 (6.25%) DataSynapse
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