The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for GemFire skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited GemFire over the 3 months to 28 March 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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 603 631 639
Rank change year-on-year +28 +8  
Contract jobs citing GemFire 5 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.011% 0.015% 0.006%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.064% 0.087% 0.032%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 2
Median daily rate £650 £600 £621
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% -3.42%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Contract Application Platform Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 7809 9216 9338
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.32% 17.20% 17.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 5111 5886 5538
Median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 222 346
Median hourly rate £18.68 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.68% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06%  

GemFire
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing GemFire as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for GemFire in the UK

GemFire
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GemFire in the UK

GemFire
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GemFire within the UK over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +28 5 £650 +8.33%
London +20 4 £650 +8.33%
City of London -7 3 £650 -
Farnborough - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 - -
South East - 1 - -

GemFire
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 with a requirement for GemFire.

1 13 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (92.31%) Spring
3 7 (53.85%) Linux
4 6 (46.15%) Oracle
4 6 (46.15%) Hibernate
4 6 (46.15%) Banking
4 6 (46.15%) Oracle Coherence
4 6 (46.15%) Hadoop
5 5 (38.46%) Spring Integration
5 5 (38.46%) Kafka
5 5 (38.46%) Spring Boot
5 5 (38.46%) Cloud Foundry
5 5 (38.46%) Unix
6 4 (30.77%) ETL
6 4 (30.77%) Multithreading
6 4 (30.77%) TDD
6 4 (30.77%) Maven
6 4 (30.77%) Apache Spark
6 4 (30.77%) User Stories
6 4 (30.77%) MapReduce
7 3 (23.08%) HBase
7 3 (23.08%) CSS3
7 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
7 3 (23.08%) PaaS
7 3 (23.08%) HTML5
7 3 (23.08%) Spring Batch
7 3 (23.08%) Jenkins
7 3 (23.08%) Low Latency
7 3 (23.08%) GitHub
7 3 (23.08%) Gradle

GemFire
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (46.15%) Oracle Coherence
2 5 (38.46%) Cloud Foundry
3 4 (30.77%) Apache Spark
4 3 (23.08%) Tomcat
5 2 (15.38%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) GitHub
1 3 (23.08%) PaaS
2 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (15.38%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) Hadoop
2 3 (23.08%) Big Data
2 3 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (23.08%) HBase
2 3 (23.08%) MySQL
3 2 (15.38%) Apache Hive
3 2 (15.38%) OLTP
3 2 (15.38%) Redis
4 1 (7.69%) InterSystems Cache
4 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Maven
2 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
2 3 (23.08%) Gradle
2 3 (23.08%) Jenkins
2 3 (23.08%) JUnit
3 2 (15.38%) Eclipse
4 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
4 1 (7.69%) IntelliJ
General
1 6 (46.15%) Banking
2 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Front Office
2 3 (23.08%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Developer
2 12 (92.31%) Java Developer
3 8 (61.54%) Senior Developer
3 8 (61.54%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Front Office Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Big Data Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Agile Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Agile Java Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Hadoop Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Java Hadoop Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Java Team Leader
6 1 (7.69%) Lead Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Senior Agile Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Senior Agile Java Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Senior Big Data Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Team Leader
6 1 (7.69%) Technical Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Technical Leader
6 1 (7.69%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (92.31%) Spring
2 6 (46.15%) Hibernate
3 5 (38.46%) Kafka
3 5 (38.46%) Spring Boot
3 5 (38.46%) Spring Integration
4 3 (23.08%) CSS
4 3 (23.08%) CSS3
4 3 (23.08%) FIX Protocol
4 3 (23.08%) FpML
4 3 (23.08%) HTML
4 3 (23.08%) HTML5
4 3 (23.08%) JMS
4 3 (23.08%) jQuery
4 3 (23.08%) JSON
4 3 (23.08%) Spring Batch
5 2 (15.38%) Middleware
5 2 (15.38%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (15.38%) RxJava
5 2 (15.38%) Spark Streaming
5 2 (15.38%) Spring Cloud
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (15.38%) Cloud Native
2 2 (15.38%) Mainframe
2 2 (15.38%) Virtual Team
3 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) Credit Risk
3 1 (7.69%) Derivative
3 1 (7.69%) Market Risk
3 1 (7.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Linux
2 5 (38.46%) Unix
3 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) ETL
1 4 (30.77%) MapReduce
1 4 (30.77%) Multithreading
1 4 (30.77%) TDD
1 4 (30.77%) User Stories
2 3 (23.08%) Benchmarking
2 3 (23.08%) Data Integration
2 3 (23.08%) Electronic Trading
2 3 (23.08%) Low Latency
2 3 (23.08%) Validation
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) Analytics
3 2 (15.38%) BDD
3 2 (15.38%) Domain Models
3 2 (15.38%) Scrum
3 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Use Case
4 1 (7.69%) API Development
4 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
2 3 (23.08%) Shell Script
3 1 (7.69%) C#
3 1 (7.69%) Python
3 1 (7.69%) R
3 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) HDFS
2 1 (7.69%) Apache ZooKeeper
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Oracle
2 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
2 2 (15.38%) Solace
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft