Period
to 21 October 2018

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 21 October 2018 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 833 821 868
Rank change year-on-year -12 +47 0
Contract jobs citing GemFire 20 30 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.021% 0.033% 0.015%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.13% 0.20% 0.082%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 17 10
England median daily rate £575 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £475 £463 £393
90th Percentile £588 £675 £578
UK median daily rate £575 £550 £500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% -4.76%
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 15,737 15,352 18,361
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 16.83% 16.80% 18.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,354 10,121 12,100
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £256
90th Percentile £631 £611 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £444 £420
% change year-on-year +1.47% +5.60% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 376 382 477
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.88% +2.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.88 £48.75 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £21.38 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +6.88% - -

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 21 October 2018. 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 -3 18 £575 - 1
London -37 2 £525 -4.55%
GemFire
UK

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, 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 19 (95.00%) Jenkins
2 18 (90.00%) Java
2 18 (90.00%) Linux
3 17 (85.00%) Finance
3 17 (85.00%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (85.00%) Spring
4 16 (80.00%) TDD
4 16 (80.00%) RESTful
4 16 (80.00%) BDD
4 16 (80.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 15 (75.00%) RabbitMQ
5 15 (75.00%) Kafka
5 15 (75.00%) HBase
5 15 (75.00%) HDFS
5 15 (75.00%) Middleware
5 15 (75.00%) JSON
5 15 (75.00%) Apache
5 15 (75.00%) Unix
6 13 (65.00%) J2EE
7 11 (55.00%) Apache Spark
7 11 (55.00%) Big Data
7 11 (55.00%) Hadoop
7 11 (55.00%) Spark Streaming
8 9 (45.00%) Hadoop YARN
9 8 (40.00%) GitHub
9 8 (40.00%) OO
10 7 (35.00%) JUnit
10 7 (35.00%) Cloud Foundry
11 6 (30.00%) Microservices
11 6 (30.00%) User Stories

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 15 (75.00%) Apache
2 11 (55.00%) Apache Spark
3 7 (35.00%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (5.00%) SAS
4 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 8 (40.00%) GitHub
2 6 (30.00%) PaaS
3 3 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (10.00%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) DNS
1 3 (15.00%) Firewall
1 3 (15.00%) NAS
1 3 (15.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (75.00%) HBase
2 11 (55.00%) Big Data
2 11 (55.00%) Hadoop
3 6 (30.00%) Apache Hive
4 3 (15.00%) DB2
4 3 (15.00%) MongoDB
4 3 (15.00%) NoSQL
4 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (10.00%) OLTP
6 1 (5.00%) InterSystems Cache
6 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
6 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 19 (95.00%) Jenkins
2 7 (35.00%) JUnit
3 6 (30.00%) Eclipse
3 6 (30.00%) IntelliJ
4 5 (25.00%) Cucumber
5 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
5 4 (20.00%) Gradle
5 4 (20.00%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (15.00%) Ant
6 3 (15.00%) Maven
7 2 (10.00%) Artifactory
7 2 (10.00%) Bower
7 2 (10.00%) Spinnaker
8 1 (5.00%) CA Release Automation
8 1 (5.00%) FishEye
8 1 (5.00%) JBehave
8 1 (5.00%) JIRA
8 1 (5.00%) Mockito
8 1 (5.00%) TeamCity
8 1 (5.00%) VisualVM
General
1 17 (85.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (5.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Developer
2 10 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 9 (45.00%) Hadoop Developer
3 9 (45.00%) Java Hadoop Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Java Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Applications Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Big Data Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Development Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Angular Developer
7 1 (5.00%) HTML Developer
7 1 (5.00%) J2EE Developer
7 1 (5.00%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (85.00%) Spring
2 16 (80.00%) RESTful
3 15 (75.00%) JSON
3 15 (75.00%) Kafka
3 15 (75.00%) Middleware
3 15 (75.00%) RabbitMQ
4 13 (65.00%) J2EE
5 11 (55.00%) Spark Streaming
6 4 (20.00%) Gherkin
6 4 (20.00%) Spring Cloud
7 3 (15.00%) Spring Boot
8 2 (10.00%) REST
8 2 (10.00%) Spring Integration
9 1 (5.00%) .NET
9 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
9 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
9 1 (5.00%) HTML5
9 1 (5.00%) JDBC
9 1 (5.00%) SOAP
9 1 (5.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Linux Command Line
1 6 (30.00%) Virtual Team
2 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (10.00%) Fintech
4 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.00%) Credit Risk
4 1 (5.00%) Data Structures
4 1 (5.00%) Equities
4 1 (5.00%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 18 (90.00%) Linux
2 15 (75.00%) Unix
3 3 (15.00%) Windows
4 2 (10.00%) AIX
4 2 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (85.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (80.00%) BDD
2 16 (80.00%) TDD
3 8 (40.00%) OO
4 6 (30.00%) Microservices
4 6 (30.00%) OOP
4 6 (30.00%) Scaled Agile Framework
4 6 (30.00%) Scrum
4 6 (30.00%) User Stories
4 6 (30.00%) Validation
5 5 (25.00%) Test Automation
6 4 (20.00%) ATDD
6 4 (20.00%) DevOps
6 4 (20.00%) Scenario Testing
6 4 (20.00%) SDET
6 4 (20.00%) Software Testing
7 3 (15.00%) SDLC
8 2 (10.00%) Acceptance Criteria
8 2 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (10.00%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (90.00%) Java
2 6 (30.00%) Shell Script
3 3 (15.00%) Groovy
4 2 (10.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (10.00%) Java 8
4 2 (10.00%) Perl
4 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (10.00%) Python
4 2 (10.00%) Ruby
5 1 (5.00%) C#
5 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (15.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
2 1 (5.00%) IFRS
2 1 (5.00%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 16 (80.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 15 (75.00%) HDFS
3 3 (15.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (45.00%) Hadoop YARN
2 3 (15.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (10.00%) Kubernetes
4 1 (5.00%) Ansible
4 1 (5.00%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Oracle
2 3 (15.00%) F5
3 1 (5.00%) CA
3 1 (5.00%) IBM
3 1 (5.00%) Perforce
3 1 (5.00%) Solace
3 1 (5.00%) Splunk
3 1 (5.00%) TIBCO