Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 838 844 878
Rank change year-on-year +6 +34 +5
Contract jobs citing GemFire 40 11 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.040% 0.011% 0.019%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.24% 0.064% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 4 12
UK median daily rate £725 £525 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.10% -12.50% +41.18%
10th Percentile £525 £513 £500
90th Percentile £738 £590 £688
UK excluding London median daily rate £538 - £380
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 16,344 17,082 18,465
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.24% 17.81% 17.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,924 11,041 11,716
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +1.27%
10th Percentile £263 £255 £238
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £395
% change year-on-year - +1.27% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 373 365 504
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £48.75 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.63 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -1.97% - +8.57%

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 24 February 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 24 February 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 +1 39 £725 +38.10% 4
London -10 26 £725 +38.10% 2
UK excluding London +26 14 £538 - 3
South East 0 13 £538 - 2
Scotland - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 39 (97.50%) Java
2 24 (60.00%) Finance
3 21 (52.50%) Banking
4 19 (47.50%) Spring
5 18 (45.00%) Unix
5 18 (45.00%) Linux
6 16 (40.00%) Low Latency
7 15 (37.50%) Ultra-Low Latency
7 15 (37.50%) Electronic Trading
8 14 (35.00%) TDD
8 14 (35.00%) Tomcat
9 13 (32.50%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (32.50%) Jenkins
9 13 (32.50%) RESTful
10 11 (27.50%) Unit Testing
10 11 (27.50%) Git (software)
10 11 (27.50%) IntelliJ
11 10 (25.00%) JMS
11 10 (25.00%) J2EE
11 10 (25.00%) Shell Script
11 10 (25.00%) Scrum
11 10 (25.00%) System Testing
11 10 (25.00%) JSON
11 10 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (25.00%) Spring Boot
12 9 (22.50%) HDFS
12 9 (22.50%) Apache Spark
12 9 (22.50%) Spark Streaming
12 9 (22.50%) QA
12 9 (22.50%) Hadoop

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 14 (35.00%) Tomcat
2 9 (22.50%) Apache
2 9 (22.50%) Apache Spark
3 6 (15.00%) Cloud Foundry
3 6 (15.00%) Oracle Coherence
4 3 (7.50%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.50%) MQSeries
5 1 (2.50%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.00%) GitHub
1 6 (15.00%) PaaS
2 3 (7.50%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.50%) snoop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (22.50%) Big Data
1 9 (22.50%) Hadoop
1 9 (22.50%) HBase
2 6 (15.00%) Apache Hive
2 6 (15.00%) OLTP
2 6 (15.00%) Oracle Database
3 5 (12.50%) RDBMS
3 5 (12.50%) Relational Database
4 3 (7.50%) Jackrabbit
5 2 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.50%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 13 (32.50%) Jenkins
2 11 (27.50%) Git (software)
2 11 (27.50%) IntelliJ
3 8 (20.00%) JUnit
4 6 (15.00%) Gradle
4 6 (15.00%) Subversion
5 5 (12.50%) Eclipse
5 5 (12.50%) JIRA
5 5 (12.50%) Maven
6 4 (10.00%) Cucumber
6 4 (10.00%) Mockito
7 1 (2.50%) LINQPad
7 1 (2.50%) ReSharper
General
1 24 (60.00%) Finance
2 21 (52.50%) Banking
3 7 (17.50%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 36 (90.00%) Developer
2 31 (77.50%) Java Developer
3 13 (32.50%) Senior Developer
3 13 (32.50%) Senior Java Developer
4 7 (17.50%) Front Office Developer
4 7 (17.50%) Lead Developer
4 7 (17.50%) Lead Java Developer
5 5 (12.50%) Big Data Developer
6 4 (10.00%) Technical Leader
7 3 (7.50%) Hadoop Developer
7 3 (7.50%) Java Hadoop Developer
8 2 (5.00%) C# Developer
9 1 (2.50%) C# WPF Developer
9 1 (2.50%) UI Developer
9 1 (2.50%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (47.50%) Spring
2 13 (32.50%) RESTful
3 10 (25.00%) J2EE
3 10 (25.00%) JMS
3 10 (25.00%) JSON
3 10 (25.00%) Spring Boot
4 9 (22.50%) Kafka
4 9 (22.50%) Middleware
4 9 (22.50%) Spark Streaming
4 9 (22.50%) Spring Integration
5 7 (17.50%) REST
5 7 (17.50%) Spring Batch
6 6 (15.00%) Apache Camel
7 5 (12.50%) FIX Protocol
7 5 (12.50%) FpML
7 5 (12.50%) Spring MVC
7 5 (12.50%) Web Services
7 5 (12.50%) XML
8 4 (10.00%) Hibernate
8 4 (10.00%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (15.00%) Linux Command Line
2 6 (15.00%) Replication
2 6 (15.00%) Virtual Team
3 4 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (7.50%) Derivative
4 3 (7.50%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.50%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.50%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.50%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 18 (45.00%) Linux
1 18 (45.00%) Unix
2 6 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (40.00%) Low Latency
2 15 (37.50%) Electronic Trading
2 15 (37.50%) Ultra-Low Latency
3 14 (35.00%) TDD
4 13 (32.50%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (27.50%) Unit Testing
6 10 (25.00%) Scrum
6 10 (25.00%) System Testing
7 9 (22.50%) ETL
8 8 (20.00%) DevOps
8 8 (20.00%) Scaled Agile Framework
9 7 (17.50%) Performance Tuning
10 6 (15.00%) Acceptance Criteria
10 6 (15.00%) Benchmarking
10 6 (15.00%) MapReduce
10 6 (15.00%) User Stories
10 6 (15.00%) Validation
11 5 (12.50%) Multithreading
11 5 (12.50%) MVC
12 4 (10.00%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 39 (97.50%) Java
2 10 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 7 (17.50%) SQL
4 6 (15.00%) C#
5 4 (10.00%) Python
6 3 (7.50%) JavaScript
6 3 (7.50%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (15.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (22.50%) QA
System Software
1 9 (22.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 9 (22.50%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (2.50%) MOM
Vendors
1 9 (22.50%) Oracle
2 6 (15.00%) Red Hat
2 6 (15.00%) TIBCO
3 2 (5.00%) Infragistics
4 1 (2.50%) Apple
4 1 (2.50%) DevExpress
4 1 (2.50%) RedGate
4 1 (2.50%) Solace
4 1 (2.50%) Sybase
4 1 (2.50%) Syncfusion
4 1 (2.50%) Telerik