Period
to 25 September 2018

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 6 months to 25 September 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
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 876 833 877
Rank change year-on-year -43 +44 +10
Contract jobs citing GemFire 26 34 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.025% 0.035% 0.015%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.15% 0.21% 0.081%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 21 10
UK median daily rate £575 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £475 £450 £393
90th Percentile £588 £675 £578
UK excluding London median daily rate £575 - £363
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London 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 with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 17,237 16,473 19,715
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.76% 16.77% 18.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,287 10,683 13,009
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +4.17% +5.00%
10th Percentile £270 £263 £255
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 424 418 496
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.88 £48.75 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £20.00 £20.73
% change year-on-year +2.50% -3.52% +3.65%

GemFire
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing GemFire as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing GemFire over the 6 months to 25 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for GemFire in the UK

GemFire
Top 5 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 6 months to 25 September 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
England -30 25 £575 +4.55% 3
UK excluding London -10 24 £575 - 3
South East -13 23 £575 - 3
London -33 2 £525 -4.55%
Scotland -15 1 £376 -

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 with a requirement for GemFire.

1 25 (96.15%) Jenkins
2 24 (92.31%) Java
2 24 (92.31%) Linux
3 23 (88.46%) Finance
3 23 (88.46%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (88.46%) Spring
4 21 (80.77%) TDD
4 21 (80.77%) RESTful
4 21 (80.77%) BDD
4 21 (80.77%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 20 (76.92%) RabbitMQ
5 20 (76.92%) Kafka
5 20 (76.92%) HBase
5 20 (76.92%) JSON
5 20 (76.92%) Middleware
5 20 (76.92%) Apache
5 20 (76.92%) Unix
5 20 (76.92%) HDFS
6 15 (57.69%) J2EE
7 14 (53.85%) Hadoop
7 14 (53.85%) Big Data
8 13 (50.00%) Apache Spark
8 13 (50.00%) Spark Streaming
9 11 (42.31%) OO
9 11 (42.31%) GitHub
9 11 (42.31%) Hadoop YARN
10 10 (38.46%) Cloud Foundry
10 10 (38.46%) JUnit
11 9 (34.62%) OOP
11 9 (34.62%) Eclipse

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 20 (76.92%) Apache
2 13 (50.00%) Apache Spark
3 10 (38.46%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (7.69%) Tomcat
5 1 (3.85%) Confluence
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (3.85%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 11 (42.31%) GitHub
2 9 (34.62%) PaaS
3 3 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (7.69%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) DNS
1 3 (11.54%) Firewall
1 3 (11.54%) NAS
1 3 (11.54%) SAN
2 1 (3.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (76.92%) HBase
2 14 (53.85%) Big Data
2 14 (53.85%) Hadoop
3 9 (34.62%) Apache Hive
4 3 (11.54%) DB2
4 3 (11.54%) MongoDB
4 3 (11.54%) NoSQL
4 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
5 2 (7.69%) OLTP
6 1 (3.85%) InterSystems Cache
6 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
6 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 25 (96.15%) Jenkins
2 10 (38.46%) JUnit
3 9 (34.62%) Cucumber
3 9 (34.62%) Eclipse
3 9 (34.62%) IntelliJ
4 5 (19.23%) Git (software)
5 4 (15.38%) Ant
5 4 (15.38%) Gradle
5 4 (15.38%) Maven
5 4 (15.38%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (7.69%) Artifactory
6 2 (7.69%) Bower
6 2 (7.69%) JIRA
6 2 (7.69%) Spinnaker
6 2 (7.69%) Subversion
7 1 (3.85%) Checkstyle
7 1 (3.85%) FitNesse
7 1 (3.85%) JBehave
7 1 (3.85%) Mockito
7 1 (3.85%) TeamCity
General
1 23 (88.46%) Finance
2 4 (15.38%) Financial Institution
3 2 (7.69%) Banking
4 1 (3.85%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.85%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (65.38%) Developer
2 12 (46.15%) Java Developer
3 11 (42.31%) Hadoop Developer
3 11 (42.31%) Java Hadoop Developer
4 6 (23.08%) Java Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Applications Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Big Data Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Development Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Angular Developer
7 1 (3.85%) HTML Developer
7 1 (3.85%) J2EE Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Software Tester
7 1 (3.85%) Tester
7 1 (3.85%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (88.46%) Spring
2 21 (80.77%) RESTful
3 20 (76.92%) JSON
3 20 (76.92%) Kafka
3 20 (76.92%) Middleware
3 20 (76.92%) RabbitMQ
4 15 (57.69%) J2EE
5 13 (50.00%) Spark Streaming
6 7 (26.92%) Gherkin
6 7 (26.92%) Spring Cloud
7 3 (11.54%) REST
7 3 (11.54%) Spring Boot
8 2 (7.69%) AngularJS
8 2 (7.69%) Hibernate
8 2 (7.69%) JMS
8 2 (7.69%) SOAP
8 2 (7.69%) Spring Integration
9 1 (3.85%) Angular 2
9 1 (3.85%) JAX-RS
9 1 (3.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (34.62%) Linux Command Line
1 9 (34.62%) Virtual Team
2 4 (15.38%) Computer Science
3 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.69%) Fintech
4 1 (3.85%) Credit Risk
4 1 (3.85%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.85%) Equities
4 1 (3.85%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 24 (92.31%) Linux
2 20 (76.92%) Unix
3 3 (11.54%) Windows
4 2 (7.69%) AIX
4 2 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (88.46%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (80.77%) BDD
2 21 (80.77%) TDD
3 11 (42.31%) OO
4 9 (34.62%) Microservices
4 9 (34.62%) OOP
4 9 (34.62%) Scaled Agile Framework
4 9 (34.62%) Scrum
4 9 (34.62%) Test Automation
4 9 (34.62%) User Stories
4 9 (34.62%) Validation
5 7 (26.92%) ATDD
5 7 (26.92%) Scenario Testing
5 7 (26.92%) SDET
5 7 (26.92%) Software Testing
6 4 (15.38%) DevOps
7 3 (11.54%) Acceptance Criteria
7 3 (11.54%) Mathematics
7 3 (11.54%) SDLC
7 3 (11.54%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (92.31%) Java
2 9 (34.62%) Shell Script
3 3 (11.54%) Groovy
3 3 (11.54%) Perl
3 3 (11.54%) PowerShell
3 3 (11.54%) Python
4 2 (7.69%) Bash Shell
4 2 (7.69%) Java 8
4 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.69%) Ruby
5 1 (3.85%) C#
5 1 (3.85%) Jython
5 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) Computer Science Degree
1 4 (15.38%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) OCA
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) QA
2 1 (3.85%) IFRS
2 1 (3.85%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 21 (80.77%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 20 (76.92%) HDFS
3 3 (11.54%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (42.31%) Hadoop YARN
2 3 (11.54%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (7.69%) Kubernetes
4 1 (3.85%) Ansible
4 1 (3.85%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) Oracle
2 3 (11.54%) F5
3 2 (7.69%) IBM
4 1 (3.85%) CA
4 1 (3.85%) Perforce
4 1 (3.85%) Sencha
4 1 (3.85%) Solace
4 1 (3.85%) Splunk
4 1 (3.85%) TIBCO