The table below looks at the statistics for GemFire skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GemFire over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pivotal GemFire (formerly VMware vFabric GemFire)
Rank 581 547 542
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -5
Contract jobs citing GemFire 5 8 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.010% 0.017% 0.029%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.054% 0.093% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 7
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£563 £550 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £585
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £560 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
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 England region.

Application Platforms Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
9335 8561 7853
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.42% 17.88% 17.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 6016 5205 4506
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 296 346 411
Average hourly rate £20.60 £18.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.44% -16.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £16.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -15.38%

GemFire
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

GemFire Jobs Demand Trend in England

GemFire
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

GemFire Daily Rate Trend in England

GemFire
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GemFire within the England region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -15 5 £563 +2.27% 1
GemFire
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GemFire
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 (85.71%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) Banking
2 5 (71.43%) Investment Banking
2 5 (71.43%) Oracle Coherence
2 5 (71.43%) Hadoop
2 5 (71.43%) Apache Spark
3 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) TDD
3 4 (57.14%) Finance
3 4 (57.14%) Python
4 3 (42.86%) Front Office
4 3 (42.86%) Risk Management
4 3 (42.86%) ETL
4 3 (42.86%) C++
4 3 (42.86%) OO
4 3 (42.86%) Apache
4 3 (42.86%) Credit Risk
4 3 (42.86%) Subversion
4 3 (42.86%) Functional Programming
4 3 (42.86%) SDLC
4 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (42.86%) Multithreading
4 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
4 3 (42.86%) Scala
4 3 (42.86%) MapReduce
4 3 (42.86%) Big Data
4 3 (42.86%) JIRA
5 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
5 2 (28.57%) NumPy
5 2 (28.57%) Risk Analytics

GemFire
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 5 (71.43%) Oracle Coherence
1 5 (71.43%) Apache Spark
2 3 (42.86%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) Hadoop
2 3 (42.86%) Big Data
3 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 1 (14.29%) OLAP
4 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
4 1 (14.29%) OLAP Cube
4 1 (14.29%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Subversion
1 3 (42.86%) JIRA
1 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
2 1 (14.29%) Maven
General
1 5 (71.43%) Banking
1 5 (71.43%) Investment Banking
2 4 (57.14%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) Front Office
4 2 (28.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Java Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Python Developer
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) NumPy
1 2 (28.57%) Pandas
1 2 (28.57%) Celery
2 1 (14.29%) Apache Camel
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Credit Risk
2 2 (28.57%) Market Risk
3 1 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (14.29%) Fixed Income
3 1 (14.29%) Derivative
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) TDD
2 3 (42.86%) OO
2 3 (42.86%) ETL
2 3 (42.86%) Risk Management
2 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (42.86%) Multithreading
2 3 (42.86%) MapReduce
2 3 (42.86%) Functional Programming
2 3 (42.86%) SDLC
3 2 (28.57%) Risk Analytics
3 2 (28.57%) Analytics
3 2 (28.57%) SOA
3 2 (28.57%) Asset Management
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) Stress Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Concurrent Programming
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) Python
3 3 (42.86%) Scala
3 3 (42.86%) C++
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
5 1 (14.29%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Terracotta