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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vFabric GemFire
Rank 579 555 561
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +6
Contract jobs citing GemFire 4 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.008% 0.021% 0.019%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.043% 0.12% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 9
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£550 £600 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +4.34%
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
9311 8370 9413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.19% 17.39% 17.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 5632 4982 5443
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 399 358 441
Average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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 29 August 2014. 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
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Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +11 4 £550 -8.33% 1
GemFire
UK

GemFire
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 8 (88.89%) Finance
2 7 (77.78%) Java
2 7 (77.78%) Oracle
3 6 (66.67%) Linux
3 6 (66.67%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (55.56%) GitHub
4 5 (55.56%) Low Latency
4 5 (55.56%) JIRA
4 5 (55.56%) Atlassian
4 5 (55.56%) ION MarketView
4 5 (55.56%) Confluence
4 5 (55.56%) ION Trading
4 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (55.56%) ITIL
4 5 (55.56%) UNIX
4 5 (55.56%) SharePoint
4 5 (55.56%) E-Commerce
4 5 (55.56%) Perl
4 5 (55.56%) VMware
4 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
4 5 (55.56%) Shell Script
4 5 (55.56%) Middleware
4 5 (55.56%) Configuration Management
5 3 (33.33%) SQL
6 2 (22.22%) .NET
6 2 (22.22%) OO
6 2 (22.22%) TDD
6 2 (22.22%) Banking
6 2 (22.22%) Oracle Coherence
6 2 (22.22%) Credit Risk

GemFire
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 (55.56%) SharePoint
1 5 (55.56%) Confluence
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (11.11%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 5 (55.56%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 5 (55.56%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (11.11%) Hazelcast
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) JIRA
General
1 8 (88.89%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Financial Institution
3 1 (11.11%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) Middleware
2 2 (22.22%) .NET
3 1 (11.11%) XML
3 1 (11.11%) WinForms
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
3 1 (11.11%) WCF
3 1 (11.11%) WPF
3 1 (11.11%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Credit Risk
1 2 (22.22%) Market Risk
2 1 (11.11%) Hedge funds
2 1 (11.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (11.11%) Grid Computing
2 1 (11.11%) Equities
2 1 (11.11%) Credit Derivative
2 1 (11.11%) Derivative
2 1 (11.11%) Equity Derivative
2 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Linux
2 5 (55.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) ITIL
1 5 (55.56%) E-Commerce
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (55.56%) Configuration Management
1 5 (55.56%) Low Latency
2 2 (22.22%) Risk Analytics
2 2 (22.22%) Analytics
2 2 (22.22%) TDD
2 2 (22.22%) OO
3 1 (11.11%) OOD
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) Refactoring
3 1 (11.11%) Complex Event Processing
3 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
3 1 (11.11%) Dependency Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) Java
2 5 (55.56%) Perl
2 5 (55.56%) Shell Script
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (22.22%) C#
5 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Oracle
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 5 (55.56%) VMware
2 5 (55.56%) ION Trading
2 5 (55.56%) Atlassian
3 1 (11.11%) DataSynapse
3 1 (11.11%) CA
3 1 (11.11%) Sybase