The first table below looks at the demand for GemFire skills in IT contracts advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GemFire over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Canary Wharf region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vFabric GemFire
Rank 23 47 -
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -
Contract jobs citing GemFire 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 0.65% 0.28% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.17% 1.54% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £700 £572 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.37% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 -
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Application Platforms Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
24 65 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 15.58% 18.36% 14.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 50 46
Average daily rate £400 £434 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.91% -13.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £230 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £634
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £28.00 £17.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
GemFire
London

GemFire
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing GemFire across the Canary Wharf region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

GemFire Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

GemFire
Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing GemFire across the Canary Wharf region.

GemFire Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

GemFire
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing GemFire also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited GemFire.

1 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) OOP
1 6 (100.00%) OO
1 6 (100.00%) OOD
1 6 (100.00%) Banking
1 6 (100.00%) Investment Banking
1 6 (100.00%) Scala
1 6 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 6 (100.00%) Open Source
1 6 (100.00%) Akka
1 6 (100.00%) Platform Symphony

GemFire
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing GemFire also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited GemFire. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) Hadoop
General
1 6 (100.00%) Banking
1 6 (100.00%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) Akka
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) OOP
1 6 (100.00%) OO
1 6 (100.00%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) Scala
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Platform Symphony