The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 City of London 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 202 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing GemFire 8 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% - -
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.73% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate £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 - - -
Application Platforms Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1098 1029 1173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 17.01% 16.51% 14.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 792 698 753
Average daily rate £385 £400 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £248 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 38 39
Average hourly rate £22.00 £30.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.50 £135.00 £40.00
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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GemFire across the City of London region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

GemFire Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

GemFire
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 13 (76.47%) Java
2 10 (58.82%) Hadoop
2 10 (58.82%) Open Source
3 8 (47.06%) Oracle
4 7 (41.18%) OOD
4 7 (41.18%) OO
4 7 (41.18%) Banking
4 7 (41.18%) Investment Banking
5 6 (35.29%) Python
5 6 (35.29%) UNIX
5 6 (35.29%) Linux
5 6 (35.29%) OOP
5 6 (35.29%) Oracle Coherence
5 6 (35.29%) Scala
5 6 (35.29%) Akka
5 6 (35.29%) Platform Symphony
6 5 (29.41%) Spring
6 5 (29.41%) Derivative
7 4 (23.53%) Data Management
7 4 (23.53%) Management Information System
7 4 (23.53%) Fixed Income
7 4 (23.53%) Equities
7 4 (23.53%) Strategic Planning
7 4 (23.53%) Degree
7 4 (23.53%) Project Management
7 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
7 4 (23.53%) Perl
7 4 (23.53%) MySQL
7 4 (23.53%) JMS
7 4 (23.53%) RDBMS

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 6 (35.29%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (5.88%) TIBCO EMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (58.82%) Hadoop
2 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 4 (23.53%) MySQL
2 4 (23.53%) RDBMS
2 4 (23.53%) Relational Database
2 4 (23.53%) Big Data
2 4 (23.53%) Couchbase
2 4 (23.53%) MongoDB
2 4 (23.53%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (23.53%) NoSQL
3 2 (11.76%) Hazelcast
3 2 (11.76%) Redis
General
1 7 (41.18%) Banking
1 7 (41.18%) Investment Banking
2 3 (17.65%) Front Office
2 3 (17.65%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Java Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) C++ Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Lead Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) Akka
2 5 (29.41%) Spring
3 4 (23.53%) JMS
3 4 (23.53%) Memcached
4 2 (11.76%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 10 (58.82%) Open Source
2 5 (29.41%) Derivative
3 4 (23.53%) Management Information System
3 4 (23.53%) Fixed Income
3 4 (23.53%) Equities
3 4 (23.53%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (23.53%) Computer Science
4 2 (11.76%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) UNIX
1 6 (35.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) OOD
1 7 (41.18%) OO
2 6 (35.29%) OOP
3 4 (23.53%) Data Management
3 4 (23.53%) Strategic Planning
3 4 (23.53%) Project Management
3 4 (23.53%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (17.65%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 13 (76.47%) Java
2 6 (35.29%) Python
2 6 (35.29%) Scala
3 4 (23.53%) Perl
3 4 (23.53%) PowerShell
4 3 (17.65%) C++
5 1 (5.88%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) Platform Symphony
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Oracle
2 4 (23.53%) Splunk
3 3 (17.65%) TIBCO
4 2 (11.76%) 29West
5 1 (5.88%) Sybase