Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 2017 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
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 807 844 857
Rank change year-on-year +37 +13 -26
Contract jobs citing GemFire 39 20 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.041% 0.020% 0.016%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.25% 0.11% 0.091%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 12 7
England median daily rate £563 £505 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.39% -3.81% -4.55%
10th Percentile £468 £402 £452
90th Percentile £738 £550 £615
UK median daily rate £563 £505 £525
% change year-on-year +11.39% -3.81% -4.55%
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 15766 18322 18685
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 16.68% 18.62% 17.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 10412 11975 11901
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £235
90th Percentile £613 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £450 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 408 462 558
England median hourly rate £21.08 £20.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.40% +5.26% +6.35%
10th Percentile £11.18 £12.18 £11.00
90th Percentile £48.23 £48.75 £43.00
UK median hourly rate £20.22 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +1.09% - +14.29%

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing GemFire in England over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 17 November 2017. 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
London +9 25 £569 +11.52% 1
South East +12 14 £500 -
GemFire
UK

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, 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 across the England region with a requirement for GemFire.

1 38 (97.44%) Java
2 30 (76.92%) Spring
3 26 (66.67%) Linux
4 24 (61.54%) IntelliJ
4 24 (61.54%) Unix
4 24 (61.54%) Git (software)
5 23 (58.97%) Spring Integration
5 23 (58.97%) Tomcat
6 21 (53.85%) ETL
7 18 (46.15%) J2EE
7 18 (46.15%) Banking
8 17 (43.59%) JUnit
9 16 (41.03%) JSON
9 16 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (41.03%) Apache Spark
9 16 (41.03%) Hadoop
10 15 (38.46%) TDD
10 15 (38.46%) Scrum
10 15 (38.46%) SQL
11 14 (35.90%) JMS
11 14 (35.90%) Apache
11 14 (35.90%) Middleware
11 14 (35.90%) Maven
11 14 (35.90%) RESTful
11 14 (35.90%) HDFS
11 14 (35.90%) Spark Streaming
11 14 (35.90%) Kafka
11 14 (35.90%) Jenkins
11 14 (35.90%) HBase
11 14 (35.90%) Apache ZooKeeper

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 (58.97%) Tomcat
2 16 (41.03%) Apache Spark
3 14 (35.90%) Apache
4 13 (33.33%) Cloud Foundry
5 12 (30.77%) Oracle Coherence
6 6 (15.38%) WebSphere
7 2 (5.13%) MQSeries
7 2 (5.13%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 13 (33.33%) GitHub
1 13 (33.33%) PaaS
2 6 (15.38%) npm
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (41.03%) Hadoop
2 14 (35.90%) HBase
3 13 (33.33%) Apache Hive
3 13 (33.33%) OLTP
4 12 (30.77%) Big Data
5 6 (15.38%) Jackrabbit
6 4 (10.26%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
8 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database
8 2 (5.13%) Parquet
8 2 (5.13%) Relational Database
9 1 (2.56%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (61.54%) Git (software)
1 24 (61.54%) IntelliJ
2 17 (43.59%) JUnit
3 14 (35.90%) Jenkins
3 14 (35.90%) Maven
4 13 (33.33%) Gradle
5 10 (25.64%) Eclipse
5 10 (25.64%) JIRA
5 10 (25.64%) Subversion
6 2 (5.13%) Ant
7 1 (2.56%) TeamCity
General
1 18 (46.15%) Banking
2 11 (28.21%) Finance
3 6 (15.38%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 36 (92.31%) Developer
2 34 (87.18%) Java Developer
3 8 (20.51%) Senior Developer
3 8 (20.51%) Senior Java Developer
4 7 (17.95%) Big Data Developer
5 6 (15.38%) Front Office Developer
5 6 (15.38%) Lead Developer
5 6 (15.38%) Lead Java Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Technical Leader
7 1 (2.56%) Agile Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Agile Java Developer
7 1 (2.56%) C# Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Credit Risk Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Credit Risk Java Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Designer
7 1 (2.56%) Hadoop Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Java Hadoop Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Market Risk Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Market Risk Java Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (76.92%) Spring
2 23 (58.97%) Spring Integration
3 18 (46.15%) J2EE
4 16 (41.03%) JSON
5 14 (35.90%) JMS
5 14 (35.90%) Kafka
5 14 (35.90%) Middleware
5 14 (35.90%) RESTful
5 14 (35.90%) Spark Streaming
6 13 (33.33%) Apache Camel
6 13 (33.33%) Spring Boot
7 12 (30.77%) XML
8 10 (25.64%) FIX Protocol
8 10 (25.64%) FpML
8 10 (25.64%) Spring MVC
9 8 (20.51%) Spring Batch
10 6 (15.38%) AngularJS
10 6 (15.38%) JSR 170
10 6 (15.38%) REST
10 6 (15.38%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 13 (33.33%) Linux Command Line
1 13 (33.33%) Replication
1 13 (33.33%) Virtual Team
2 7 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (15.38%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (5.13%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.13%) Market Risk
5 1 (2.56%) Credit Risk
5 1 (2.56%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 26 (66.67%) Linux
2 24 (61.54%) Unix
3 13 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (53.85%) ETL
2 16 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (38.46%) Scrum
3 15 (38.46%) TDD
4 13 (33.33%) Acceptance Criteria
4 13 (33.33%) Benchmarking
4 13 (33.33%) MapReduce
4 13 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
4 13 (33.33%) System Testing
4 13 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 13 (33.33%) User Stories
4 13 (33.33%) Validation
5 11 (28.21%) DevOps
5 11 (28.21%) Multithreading
6 10 (25.64%) MVC
7 8 (20.51%) Low Latency
7 8 (20.51%) Web Development
8 6 (15.38%) Document Management
8 6 (15.38%) Electronic Trading
8 6 (15.38%) Ultra-Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 38 (97.44%) Java
2 15 (38.46%) SQL
3 13 (33.33%) Shell Script
4 8 (20.51%) JavaScript
5 6 (15.38%) TypeScript
6 4 (10.26%) Python
7 3 (7.69%) C#
8 1 (2.56%) Groovy
8 1 (2.56%) Scala
Qualifications
1 13 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 14 (35.90%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 14 (35.90%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) MOM
2 1 (2.56%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (2.56%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 13 (33.33%) Red Hat
1 13 (33.33%) TIBCO
2 10 (25.64%) Oracle
3 2 (5.13%) IBM
3 2 (5.13%) Sybase
4 1 (2.56%) Infragistics