The table below looks at the statistics for GemFire skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GemFire over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pivotal GemFire (formerly VMware vFabric GemFire)
Rank 189 201 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Contract jobs citing GemFire 1 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.018% 0.15% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.10% 0.88% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 0
Average daily rate
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£625 £625 -
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 - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Application Platforms Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
995 1130 1061
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 18.30% 17.44% 16.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 739 807 720
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £572 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 20 37
Average hourly rate £18.70 £22.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £13.50 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £67.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -5.26%

GemFire
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

GemFire Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

GemFire
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

GemFire Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

GemFire
Top 16 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) OLAP
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Fixed Income
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Coherence
1 1 (100.00%) Market Risk
1 1 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Spark
1 1 (100.00%) OLAP Cube

GemFire
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Coherence
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Spark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) OLAP
1 1 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (100.00%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Fixed Income
1 1 (100.00%) Market Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Python