Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 845 872 874
Rank change year-on-year +27 +2 +14
Contract jobs citing GemFire 42 19 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.041% 0.018% 0.018%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.24% 0.098% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 11 11
UK median daily rate £575 £500 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.00% -4.76% -4.55%
10th Percentile £498 £400 £380
90th Percentile £738 £550 £644
UK excluding London median daily rate £513 £363 £370
% change year-on-year +41.38% -2.03% -
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 17146 19447 20002
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.63% 18.47% 17.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 11290 12594 12563
UK median daily rate £450 £424 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.26% +5.88% +5.89%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £230
90th Percentile £607 £588 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 434 481 606
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £20.00
10th Percentile £11.00 £12.17 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.83 £48.75 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.73 £20.00
% change year-on-year -3.52% +3.65% +14.29%

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 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
England +38 41 £575 +15.00% 3
London -1 26 £600 +18.81% 3
UK excluding London +44 16 £513 +41.38%
South East +13 15 £513 -
Scotland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 23 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 with a requirement for GemFire.

1 41 (97.62%) Java
2 31 (73.81%) Spring
3 26 (61.90%) Linux
4 24 (57.14%) Tomcat
4 24 (57.14%) Unix
5 23 (54.76%) IntelliJ
5 23 (54.76%) Git (software)
6 22 (52.38%) Spring Integration
7 20 (47.62%) ETL
7 20 (47.62%) J2EE
8 19 (45.24%) Banking
9 17 (40.48%) JSON
9 17 (40.48%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (40.48%) Apache Spark
9 17 (40.48%) Hadoop
10 16 (38.10%) TDD
10 16 (38.10%) JUnit
11 15 (35.71%) SQL
11 15 (35.71%) Apache
11 15 (35.71%) Finance
11 15 (35.71%) Scrum
11 15 (35.71%) Middleware
11 15 (35.71%) RESTful
11 15 (35.71%) HDFS
11 15 (35.71%) Spark Streaming
11 15 (35.71%) Kafka
11 15 (35.71%) Jenkins
11 15 (35.71%) HBase
11 15 (35.71%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 14 (33.33%) JMS

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 24 (57.14%) Tomcat
2 17 (40.48%) Apache Spark
3 15 (35.71%) Apache
4 13 (30.95%) Cloud Foundry
5 12 (28.57%) Oracle Coherence
6 6 (14.29%) WebSphere
7 3 (7.14%) MQSeries
7 3 (7.14%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 13 (30.95%) GitHub
1 13 (30.95%) PaaS
2 6 (14.29%) npm
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (40.48%) Hadoop
2 15 (35.71%) HBase
3 13 (30.95%) Apache Hive
3 13 (30.95%) Big Data
3 13 (30.95%) OLTP
4 6 (14.29%) Jackrabbit
5 3 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
6 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database
6 2 (4.76%) Parquet
6 2 (4.76%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.38%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 23 (54.76%) Git (software)
1 23 (54.76%) IntelliJ
2 16 (38.10%) JUnit
3 15 (35.71%) Jenkins
4 13 (30.95%) Gradle
4 13 (30.95%) Maven
5 9 (21.43%) Eclipse
5 9 (21.43%) JIRA
5 9 (21.43%) Subversion
6 2 (4.76%) Ant
7 1 (2.38%) TeamCity
General
1 19 (45.24%) Banking
2 15 (35.71%) Finance
3 7 (16.67%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 39 (92.86%) Developer
2 37 (88.10%) Java Developer
3 9 (21.43%) Senior Developer
3 9 (21.43%) Senior Java Developer
4 7 (16.67%) Big Data Developer
4 7 (16.67%) Front Office Developer
4 7 (16.67%) Lead Developer
4 7 (16.67%) Lead Java Developer
5 2 (4.76%) Hadoop Developer
5 2 (4.76%) Java Hadoop Developer
5 2 (4.76%) Technical Leader
6 1 (2.38%) Agile Developer
6 1 (2.38%) Agile Java Developer
6 1 (2.38%) C# Developer
6 1 (2.38%) Credit Risk Developer
6 1 (2.38%) Credit Risk Java Developer
6 1 (2.38%) Designer
6 1 (2.38%) Market Risk Developer
6 1 (2.38%) Market Risk Java Developer
6 1 (2.38%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (73.81%) Spring
2 22 (52.38%) Spring Integration
3 20 (47.62%) J2EE
4 17 (40.48%) JSON
5 15 (35.71%) Kafka
5 15 (35.71%) Middleware
5 15 (35.71%) RESTful
5 15 (35.71%) Spark Streaming
6 14 (33.33%) JMS
7 13 (30.95%) Apache Camel
7 13 (30.95%) Spring Boot
8 11 (26.19%) XML
9 9 (21.43%) FIX Protocol
9 9 (21.43%) FpML
9 9 (21.43%) Spring MVC
10 7 (16.67%) Spring Batch
11 6 (14.29%) AngularJS
11 6 (14.29%) JSR 170
11 6 (14.29%) REST
11 6 (14.29%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 13 (30.95%) Linux Command Line
1 13 (30.95%) Replication
1 13 (30.95%) Virtual Team
2 8 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (4.76%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.76%) Market Risk
5 1 (2.38%) Credit Risk
5 1 (2.38%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 26 (61.90%) Linux
2 24 (57.14%) Unix
3 13 (30.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (47.62%) ETL
2 17 (40.48%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (38.10%) TDD
4 15 (35.71%) Scrum
5 13 (30.95%) Acceptance Criteria
5 13 (30.95%) Benchmarking
5 13 (30.95%) MapReduce
5 13 (30.95%) Performance Tuning
5 13 (30.95%) System Testing
5 13 (30.95%) Unit Testing
5 13 (30.95%) User Stories
5 13 (30.95%) Validation
6 11 (26.19%) Multithreading
7 10 (23.81%) DevOps
7 10 (23.81%) Low Latency
8 9 (21.43%) MVC
9 8 (19.05%) Electronic Trading
9 8 (19.05%) Ultra-Low Latency
10 7 (16.67%) Web Development
11 6 (14.29%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (97.62%) Java
2 15 (35.71%) SQL
3 13 (30.95%) Shell Script
4 8 (19.05%) JavaScript
5 6 (14.29%) TypeScript
6 4 (9.52%) Python
7 3 (7.14%) C#
8 1 (2.38%) Groovy
8 1 (2.38%) Scala
Qualifications
1 13 (30.95%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (30.95%) QA
System Software
1 15 (35.71%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 15 (35.71%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (7.14%) MOM
2 2 (4.76%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (2.38%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 13 (30.95%) Red Hat
2 12 (28.57%) TIBCO
3 9 (21.43%) Oracle
4 2 (4.76%) IBM
4 2 (4.76%) Sybase
5 1 (2.38%) Infragistics