Period
to 9 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for GemFire skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited GemFire over the 6 months to 9 December 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.

Pivotal GemFire (formerly VMware vFabric GemFire)
UK > England
6 months to
9 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 746 855 814
Rank change year-on-year +109 -41 +43
Contract jobs citing GemFire 6 15 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.008% 0.016% 0.049%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.055% 0.093% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 29
England median daily rate £575 £575 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -11.54% +26.83%
10th Percentile £538 £543 £523
90th Percentile £613 £588 £738
UK median daily rate £575 £575 £650
% change year-on-year - -11.54% +26.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

GemFire is in the Application Platforms category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 10,852 16,060 15,637
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 14.74% 16.82% 16.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,073 10,481 10,444
England median daily rate £450 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £255 £280 £263
90th Percentile £638 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £450 £458 £450
% change year-on-year -1.64% +1.67% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 256 367 384
England median hourly rate £20.50 £21.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.65% +7.50% -
10th Percentile £11.00 £12.25 £11.08
90th Percentile £53.75 £47.50 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £21.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year - +7.50% -

GemFire
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing GemFire as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for GemFire in England

GemFire
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GemFire in England

GemFire
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GemFire within the England region over the 6 months to 9 December 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
South East +55 6 £575 - 2
GemFire
UK

For the 6 months to 9 December 2019, IT contractor jobs citing GemFire 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 England region with a requirement for GemFire.

1 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 6 (100.00%) Scrum
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 6 (100.00%) Cloud Foundry
1 6 (100.00%) GitHub
1 6 (100.00%) Scaled Agile Framework
2 5 (83.33%) Git (software)
3 4 (66.67%) Cucumber
3 4 (66.67%) RabbitMQ
3 4 (66.67%) Kafka
4 3 (50.00%) PaaS
4 3 (50.00%) Amazon EMR
4 3 (50.00%) Amazon ELB
4 3 (50.00%) User Stories
4 3 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (50.00%) OpenShift
4 3 (50.00%) MariaDB
4 3 (50.00%) AngularJS
4 3 (50.00%) DevOps
4 3 (50.00%) Ansible
4 3 (50.00%) Docker
4 3 (50.00%) BDD
4 3 (50.00%) nginx
4 3 (50.00%) RESTful
4 3 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (50.00%) Amazon S3
4 3 (50.00%) AWS

GemFire
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 6 (100.00%) Cloud Foundry
2 3 (50.00%) Apache
2 3 (50.00%) Apache Spark
2 3 (50.00%) nginx
2 3 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (50.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 6 (100.00%) GitHub
2 3 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (50.00%) Amazon ECS
2 3 (50.00%) Amazon ELB
2 3 (50.00%) Amazon EMR
2 3 (50.00%) Amazon Kinesis
2 3 (50.00%) Amazon S3
2 3 (50.00%) AWS
2 3 (50.00%) OpenShift
2 3 (50.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) MariaDB
2 1 (16.67%) Apache Hive
2 1 (16.67%) HBase
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (83.33%) Git (software)
3 4 (66.67%) Cucumber
4 3 (50.00%) Eclipse
4 3 (50.00%) IntelliJ
4 3 (50.00%) JUnit
4 3 (50.00%) Liquibase
4 3 (50.00%) Protractor
4 3 (50.00%) Selenium
4 3 (50.00%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (16.67%) SonarQube
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
1 3 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Lead Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Lead Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Developer in Test
3 1 (16.67%) Java Team Leader
3 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Team Leader
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Leader
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) Kafka
1 4 (66.67%) RabbitMQ
2 3 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (50.00%) JSON
2 3 (50.00%) LEMP Stack
2 3 (50.00%) Middleware
2 3 (50.00%) RESTful
2 3 (50.00%) Spring
2 3 (50.00%) WireMock
3 2 (33.33%) Spring Boot
3 2 (33.33%) Spring Integration
4 1 (16.67%) Gherkin
4 1 (16.67%) Spring Cloud
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Scaled Agile Framework
1 6 (100.00%) Scrum
2 3 (50.00%) Acceptance Criteria
2 3 (50.00%) BDD
2 3 (50.00%) DevOps
2 3 (50.00%) Kanban
2 3 (50.00%) Microservices
2 3 (50.00%) SDLC
2 3 (50.00%) Software Delivery
2 3 (50.00%) TDD
2 3 (50.00%) User Stories
2 3 (50.00%) Validation
3 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 2 (33.33%) OO
3 2 (33.33%) OOP
4 1 (16.67%) Benchmarking
4 1 (16.67%) OOD
4 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (50.00%) Groovy
2 3 (50.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Docker
2 1 (16.67%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (16.67%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Ansible
1 3 (50.00%) Kubernetes
1 3 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (50.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle