Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 789 820 834
Rank change year-on-year +31 +14 +8
Contract jobs citing GemFire 47 14 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.051% 0.015% 0.017%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.31% 0.085% 0.099%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 5 7
England median daily rate £725 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.10% - +23.53%
10th Percentile £525 £475 £452
90th Percentile £738 £588 £688
UK median daily rate £725 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +38.10% - +23.53%
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 15,322 16,482 17,127
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 16.59% 18.22% 17.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,300 10,677 10,905
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +2.56%
10th Percentile £269 £257 £235
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 367 370 510
England median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £20.00
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.28 £46.25
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £19.44 £21.00
% change year-on-year +2.91% -7.45% +16.67%

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 January 2018.

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 January 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
London +5 32 £725 +38.10% 1
South East -10 15 £513 -
GemFire
UK

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 46 (97.87%) Java
2 26 (55.32%) Spring
3 25 (53.19%) Banking
4 23 (48.94%) Unix
4 23 (48.94%) Linux
5 22 (46.81%) Tomcat
6 21 (44.68%) IntelliJ
6 21 (44.68%) Finance
6 21 (44.68%) Git (software)
6 21 (44.68%) Spring Integration
7 19 (40.43%) ETL
8 18 (38.30%) J2EE
8 18 (38.30%) Low Latency
8 18 (38.30%) JSON
9 17 (36.17%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (34.04%) TDD
10 16 (34.04%) SQL
11 15 (31.91%) Electronic Trading
11 15 (31.91%) RESTful
11 15 (31.91%) Hadoop
11 15 (31.91%) Ultra-Low Latency
11 15 (31.91%) Jenkins
11 15 (31.91%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 15 (31.91%) Kafka
11 15 (31.91%) HBase
11 15 (31.91%) JUnit
11 15 (31.91%) Apache
11 15 (31.91%) Scrum
11 15 (31.91%) Middleware
11 15 (31.91%) HDFS

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 22 (46.81%) Tomcat
2 15 (31.91%) Apache
2 15 (31.91%) Apache Spark
3 13 (27.66%) Cloud Foundry
4 9 (19.15%) Oracle Coherence
5 6 (12.77%) WebSphere
6 1 (2.13%) MQSeries
6 1 (2.13%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 13 (27.66%) GitHub
1 13 (27.66%) PaaS
2 6 (12.77%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) snoop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (31.91%) Hadoop
1 15 (31.91%) HBase
2 13 (27.66%) Apache Hive
2 13 (27.66%) Big Data
2 13 (27.66%) OLTP
3 6 (12.77%) Jackrabbit
4 2 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (4.26%) Oracle Database
4 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.13%) InterSystems Cache
5 1 (2.13%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 21 (44.68%) Git (software)
1 21 (44.68%) IntelliJ
2 15 (31.91%) Jenkins
2 15 (31.91%) JUnit
3 13 (27.66%) Gradle
4 10 (21.28%) Maven
5 9 (19.15%) Subversion
6 8 (17.02%) Eclipse
6 8 (17.02%) JIRA
7 2 (4.26%) Ant
8 1 (2.13%) LINQPad
8 1 (2.13%) ReSharper
General
1 25 (53.19%) Banking
2 21 (44.68%) Finance
3 7 (14.89%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 42 (89.36%) Developer
2 39 (82.98%) Java Developer
3 16 (34.04%) Senior Developer
3 16 (34.04%) Senior Java Developer
4 7 (14.89%) Big Data Developer
4 7 (14.89%) Front Office Developer
4 7 (14.89%) Lead Developer
4 7 (14.89%) Lead Java Developer
5 4 (8.51%) Technical Leader
6 2 (4.26%) C# Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Hadoop Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Java Hadoop Developer
7 1 (2.13%) Agile Developer
7 1 (2.13%) Agile Java Developer
7 1 (2.13%) C# WPF Developer
7 1 (2.13%) Designer
7 1 (2.13%) Scrum Master
7 1 (2.13%) UI Developer
7 1 (2.13%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (55.32%) Spring
2 21 (44.68%) Spring Integration
3 18 (38.30%) J2EE
3 18 (38.30%) JSON
4 15 (31.91%) Kafka
4 15 (31.91%) Middleware
4 15 (31.91%) RESTful
4 15 (31.91%) Spark Streaming
5 13 (27.66%) Apache Camel
5 13 (27.66%) Spring Boot
6 11 (23.40%) JMS
7 10 (21.28%) XML
8 8 (17.02%) FIX Protocol
8 8 (17.02%) FpML
8 8 (17.02%) Spring MVC
9 7 (14.89%) REST
10 6 (12.77%) AngularJS
10 6 (12.77%) JSR 170
10 6 (12.77%) Spring Batch
10 6 (12.77%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 13 (27.66%) Linux Command Line
1 13 (27.66%) Replication
1 13 (27.66%) Virtual Team
2 10 (21.28%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (12.77%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (6.38%) Computer Science
4 3 (6.38%) Derivative
5 1 (2.13%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.13%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.13%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 23 (48.94%) Linux
1 23 (48.94%) Unix
2 13 (27.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (40.43%) ETL
2 18 (38.30%) Low Latency
3 17 (36.17%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (34.04%) TDD
5 15 (31.91%) Electronic Trading
5 15 (31.91%) Scrum
5 15 (31.91%) Ultra-Low Latency
6 14 (29.79%) Performance Tuning
6 14 (29.79%) Unit Testing
7 13 (27.66%) Acceptance Criteria
7 13 (27.66%) Benchmarking
7 13 (27.66%) MapReduce
7 13 (27.66%) System Testing
7 13 (27.66%) User Stories
7 13 (27.66%) Validation
8 11 (23.40%) DevOps
9 8 (17.02%) MVC
10 7 (14.89%) Multithreading
11 6 (12.77%) Document Management
11 6 (12.77%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 46 (97.87%) Java
2 16 (34.04%) SQL
3 13 (27.66%) Shell Script
4 8 (17.02%) JavaScript
5 6 (12.77%) C#
5 6 (12.77%) TypeScript
6 4 (8.51%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (27.66%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (27.66%) QA
System Software
1 15 (31.91%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 15 (31.91%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (2.13%) MOM
Vendors
1 13 (27.66%) Red Hat
2 11 (23.40%) TIBCO
3 8 (17.02%) Oracle
4 2 (4.26%) IBM
4 2 (4.26%) Infragistics
5 1 (2.13%) DevExpress
5 1 (2.13%) RedGate
5 1 (2.13%) Solace
5 1 (2.13%) Sybase
5 1 (2.13%) Syncfusion
5 1 (2.13%) Telerik