Period
to 21 July 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 July 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 825 816 857
Rank change year-on-year -9 +41 +1
Contract jobs citing GemFire 37 17 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.039% 0.019% 0.016%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.23% 0.11% 0.088%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 12 14
England median daily rate £563 £500 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -6.98% -11.70%
10th Percentile £475 £338 £406
90th Percentile £588 £675 £685
UK median daily rate £550 £500 £538
% change year-on-year +10.00% -6.98% -11.70%
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 15,786 15,029 18,128
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 16.61% 17.01% 17.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,475 9,723 12,018
England median daily rate £450 £445 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +8.97%
10th Percentile £270 £263 £255
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £430 £420
% change year-on-year +4.65% +2.38% +8.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 374 373 425
England median hourly rate £20.50 £19.97 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.65% -0.15% +5.26%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £51.25 £52.50 £45.90
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% +5.26%

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 July 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 +19 35 £575 - 1
London -60 2 £525 +5.00% 1
GemFire
UK

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 36 (97.30%) Java
1 36 (97.30%) Jenkins
2 35 (94.59%) Linux
2 35 (94.59%) Spring
3 34 (91.89%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (91.89%) TDD
3 34 (91.89%) RESTful
4 33 (89.19%) Finance
4 33 (89.19%) Unix
5 24 (64.86%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 24 (64.86%) BDD
6 23 (62.16%) RabbitMQ
6 23 (62.16%) HBase
6 23 (62.16%) JSON
6 23 (62.16%) Apache
6 23 (62.16%) Kafka
6 23 (62.16%) HDFS
7 22 (59.46%) Middleware
7 22 (59.46%) Shell Script
7 22 (59.46%) Scrum
8 21 (56.76%) Cucumber
9 19 (51.35%) Scaled Agile Framework
10 15 (40.54%) Big Data
10 15 (40.54%) Hadoop
10 15 (40.54%) J2EE
11 14 (37.84%) Oracle
11 14 (37.84%) OO
11 14 (37.84%) Unit Testing
12 13 (35.14%) JUnit
12 13 (35.14%) Cloud Foundry

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 23 (62.16%) Apache
2 13 (35.14%) Apache Spark
2 13 (35.14%) Cloud Foundry
3 11 (29.73%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (2.70%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 13 (35.14%) GitHub
2 12 (32.43%) PaaS
3 2 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.70%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 10 (27.03%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.41%) DNS
2 2 (5.41%) Firewall
2 2 (5.41%) NAS
2 2 (5.41%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (62.16%) HBase
2 15 (40.54%) Big Data
2 15 (40.54%) Hadoop
3 12 (32.43%) Apache Hive
4 11 (29.73%) Oracle Database
5 10 (27.03%) RDBMS
5 10 (27.03%) Relational Database
6 2 (5.41%) DB2
6 2 (5.41%) MongoDB
6 2 (5.41%) NoSQL
6 2 (5.41%) OLTP
6 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
7 1 (2.70%) InterSystems Cache
7 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 36 (97.30%) Jenkins
2 21 (56.76%) Cucumber
3 13 (35.14%) JUnit
4 12 (32.43%) Eclipse
4 12 (32.43%) IntelliJ
5 11 (29.73%) Mockito
6 4 (10.81%) Git (software)
7 3 (8.11%) Gradle
7 3 (8.11%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (5.41%) Ant
8 2 (5.41%) Maven
9 1 (2.70%) Artifactory
9 1 (2.70%) CA Release Automation
9 1 (2.70%) Checkstyle
9 1 (2.70%) FishEye
9 1 (2.70%) JBehave
9 1 (2.70%) JIRA
9 1 (2.70%) Spinnaker
9 1 (2.70%) Subversion
9 1 (2.70%) TeamCity
General
1 33 (89.19%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.70%) Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (72.97%) Developer
2 15 (40.54%) Java Developer
3 11 (29.73%) Hadoop Developer
3 11 (29.73%) Java Hadoop Developer
4 8 (21.62%) Java Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Tester
6 2 (5.41%) Applications Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Big Data Developer
6 2 (5.41%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Software Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Software Tester
7 1 (2.70%) Angular Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Automation Tester
7 1 (2.70%) Development Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) HTML Developer
7 1 (2.70%) J2EE Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Java Automation Tester
7 1 (2.70%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (94.59%) Spring
2 34 (91.89%) RESTful
3 23 (62.16%) JSON
3 23 (62.16%) Kafka
3 23 (62.16%) RabbitMQ
4 22 (59.46%) Middleware
5 15 (40.54%) J2EE
6 13 (35.14%) Spark Streaming
6 13 (35.14%) Spring Boot
7 11 (29.73%) Hibernate
7 11 (29.73%) HTML
7 11 (29.73%) JMS
7 11 (29.73%) Web Services
8 10 (27.03%) Ajax
8 10 (27.03%) Gherkin
8 10 (27.03%) JSF
8 10 (27.03%) JSP
8 10 (27.03%) PrimeFaces
8 10 (27.03%) Spring Cloud
8 10 (27.03%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (32.43%) Linux Command Line
1 12 (32.43%) Virtual Team
2 10 (27.03%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (13.51%) Computer Science
4 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (5.41%) Fintech
6 1 (2.70%) Credit Risk
6 1 (2.70%) Data Structures
6 1 (2.70%) Equities
6 1 (2.70%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 35 (94.59%) Linux
2 33 (89.19%) Unix
3 2 (5.41%) Windows
4 1 (2.70%) AIX
4 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (91.89%) Agile Software Development
1 34 (91.89%) TDD
2 24 (64.86%) BDD
3 22 (59.46%) Scrum
4 19 (51.35%) Scaled Agile Framework
5 14 (37.84%) OO
5 14 (37.84%) Unit Testing
6 12 (32.43%) OOP
6 12 (32.43%) SDLC
6 12 (32.43%) Validation
7 11 (29.73%) Microservices
7 11 (29.73%) Test Automation
7 11 (29.73%) User Stories
8 10 (27.03%) ATDD
8 10 (27.03%) Integration Testing
8 10 (27.03%) OWASP
8 10 (27.03%) Software Testing
8 10 (27.03%) System Testing
9 9 (24.32%) Scenario Testing
9 9 (24.32%) SDET
Programming Languages
1 36 (97.30%) Java
2 22 (59.46%) Shell Script
3 12 (32.43%) Java 8
4 2 (5.41%) Groovy
5 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.70%) C#
5 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.70%) Perl
5 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.70%) Python
5 1 (2.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) Computer Science Degree
1 5 (13.51%) Degree
2 2 (5.41%) OCA
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (24.32%) QA
2 1 (2.70%) IFRS
2 1 (2.70%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 24 (64.86%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 23 (62.16%) HDFS
3 2 (5.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (29.73%) Hadoop YARN
2 2 (5.41%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.70%) Ansible
3 1 (2.70%) CA Service Virtualization
3 1 (2.70%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 14 (37.84%) Oracle
2 3 (8.11%) Apple
3 2 (5.41%) F5
4 1 (2.70%) CA
4 1 (2.70%) IBM
4 1 (2.70%) Perforce
4 1 (2.70%) Solace
4 1 (2.70%) Splunk
4 1 (2.70%) TIBCO