Period
to 24 June 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 June 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 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 851 826 876
Rank change year-on-year -25 +50 -17
Contract jobs citing GemFire 32 15 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.032% 0.016% 0.017%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.19% 0.097% 0.096%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 11 14
UK median daily rate £550 £475 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.79% -11.63% -13.48%
10th Percentile £475 £325 £406
90th Percentile £588 £675 £685
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 - £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 16,448 15,541 18,841
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.41% 16.97% 17.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,894 10,048 12,277
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +4.43%
10th Percentile £263 £258 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 377 362 461
UK median hourly rate £19.31 £19.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.61% -7.32% +7.89%
10th Percentile £11.40 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £52.50 £46.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.76 £18.96 £20.50
% change year-on-year -6.36% -7.51% +17.29%

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 24 June 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 June 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
UK excluding London -5 31 £550 - 1
England -32 31 £563 +18.42% 4
South East +3 30 £550 - 1
London -57 1 £725 +52.63% 3
Scotland - 1 £376 -

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 32 (100.00%) Java
2 31 (96.88%) Linux
2 31 (96.88%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (96.88%) Spring
2 31 (96.88%) Jenkins
3 30 (93.75%) RESTful
3 30 (93.75%) TDD
3 30 (93.75%) Finance
3 30 (93.75%) Unix
4 21 (65.63%) Shell Script
4 21 (65.63%) Scrum
4 21 (65.63%) Cucumber
5 20 (62.50%) BDD
5 20 (62.50%) Kafka
5 20 (62.50%) HBase
5 20 (62.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 20 (62.50%) RabbitMQ
5 20 (62.50%) HDFS
5 20 (62.50%) JSON
5 20 (62.50%) Apache
6 19 (59.38%) Middleware
7 18 (56.25%) Scaled Agile Framework
8 13 (40.63%) Unit Testing
9 12 (37.50%) Big Data
9 12 (37.50%) Hadoop
10 11 (34.38%) Test Automation
10 11 (34.38%) Apache Hive
10 11 (34.38%) PaaS
10 11 (34.38%) GitHub
10 11 (34.38%) Java 8

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 (62.50%) Apache
2 11 (34.38%) Cloud Foundry
2 11 (34.38%) Tomcat
3 10 (31.25%) Apache Spark
4 1 (3.13%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 11 (34.38%) GitHub
1 11 (34.38%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (31.25%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (62.50%) HBase
2 12 (37.50%) Big Data
2 12 (37.50%) Hadoop
3 11 (34.38%) Apache Hive
3 11 (34.38%) Relational Database
4 10 (31.25%) Oracle Database
4 10 (31.25%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.13%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 31 (96.88%) Jenkins
2 21 (65.63%) Cucumber
3 11 (34.38%) Eclipse
3 11 (34.38%) IntelliJ
3 11 (34.38%) JUnit
4 10 (31.25%) Mockito
5 2 (6.25%) Git (software)
6 1 (3.13%) Ant
6 1 (3.13%) Concordion
6 1 (3.13%) FitNesse
6 1 (3.13%) Gradle
6 1 (3.13%) JIRA
6 1 (3.13%) Maven
6 1 (3.13%) Subversion
General
1 30 (93.75%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.13%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (75.00%) Developer
2 13 (40.63%) Java Developer
3 9 (28.13%) Hadoop Developer
3 9 (28.13%) Java Hadoop Developer
4 8 (25.00%) Java Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Tester
6 2 (6.25%) Software Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Software Tester
7 1 (3.13%) Applications Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Automation Tester
7 1 (3.13%) Big Data Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Java Automation Tester
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (96.88%) Spring
2 30 (93.75%) RESTful
3 20 (62.50%) JSON
3 20 (62.50%) Kafka
3 20 (62.50%) RabbitMQ
4 19 (59.38%) Middleware
5 11 (34.38%) Hibernate
5 11 (34.38%) JMS
5 11 (34.38%) JPA
5 11 (34.38%) Spring Boot
6 10 (31.25%) Ajax
6 10 (31.25%) Gherkin
6 10 (31.25%) HTML
6 10 (31.25%) JSF
6 10 (31.25%) PrimeFaces
6 10 (31.25%) Spark Streaming
6 10 (31.25%) Spring Batch
6 10 (31.25%) Spring Cloud
6 10 (31.25%) Web Services
6 10 (31.25%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (34.38%) Linux Command Line
1 11 (34.38%) Virtual Team
2 10 (31.25%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (9.38%) Computer Science
4 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.13%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 31 (96.88%) Linux
2 30 (93.75%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (96.88%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (93.75%) TDD
3 21 (65.63%) Scrum
4 20 (62.50%) BDD
5 18 (56.25%) Scaled Agile Framework
6 13 (40.63%) Unit Testing
7 11 (34.38%) OO
7 11 (34.38%) OOP
7 11 (34.38%) Test Automation
7 11 (34.38%) Validation
8 10 (31.25%) ATDD
8 10 (31.25%) Integration Testing
8 10 (31.25%) Microservices
8 10 (31.25%) OWASP
8 10 (31.25%) SDLC
8 10 (31.25%) Software Testing
8 10 (31.25%) System Testing
8 10 (31.25%) User Stories
9 9 (28.13%) Scenario Testing
9 9 (28.13%) SDET
Programming Languages
1 32 (100.00%) Java
2 21 (65.63%) Shell Script
3 11 (34.38%) Java 8
4 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.13%) Jython
4 1 (3.13%) Perl
4 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.13%) Python
4 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (9.38%) Degree
2 2 (6.25%) OCA
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 20 (62.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 20 (62.50%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 9 (28.13%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 11 (34.38%) Oracle
2 3 (9.38%) Apple
3 1 (3.13%) IBM
3 1 (3.13%) Sencha