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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pivotal GemFire (formerly VMware vFabric GemFire)
Rank 581 - 558
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing GemFire 15 0 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.032% - 0.042%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.17% - 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 17
Average daily rate £600 - £700
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
GemFire
UK

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
8572 8583 8158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.17% 18.23% 17.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 5602 5374 4918
Average daily rate £413 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 225 300 304
Average hourly rate £19.96 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.21% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.75 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GemFire across the England region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

GemFire Daily Rate Histogram 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 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 £600 - 1
GemFire
UK

GemFire
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 19 (95.00%) Java
2 15 (75.00%) Spring
3 13 (65.00%) Banking
4 10 (50.00%) Finance
4 10 (50.00%) Oracle Coherence
4 10 (50.00%) C#
5 8 (40.00%) Front Office
5 8 (40.00%) Investment Banking
6 7 (35.00%) Unit Testing
6 7 (35.00%) JMS
6 7 (35.00%) Sybase
6 7 (35.00%) SQL
6 7 (35.00%) Python
7 6 (30.00%) Linux
8 5 (25.00%) OO
8 5 (25.00%) Oracle
8 5 (25.00%) Hadoop
9 4 (20.00%) Hedge funds
9 4 (20.00%) MongoDB
9 4 (20.00%) Hudson
9 4 (20.00%) Analytics
9 4 (20.00%) Risk Analytics
9 4 (20.00%) Apache Spark
9 4 (20.00%) Migration
9 4 (20.00%) Fixed Income
9 4 (20.00%) Automated Testing
9 4 (20.00%) Derivative
9 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (20.00%) Multithreading
9 4 (20.00%) Market Risk

GemFire
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 10 (50.00%) Oracle Coherence
2 4 (20.00%) Apache Spark
3 2 (10.00%) JBoss
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) Hadoop
2 4 (20.00%) DB2
2 4 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 4 (20.00%) OLAP
3 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (10.00%) RDBMS
3 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Hudson
2 2 (10.00%) JUnit
2 2 (10.00%) Maven
General
1 13 (65.00%) Banking
2 10 (50.00%) Finance
3 8 (40.00%) Front Office
3 8 (40.00%) Investment Banking
4 4 (20.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 17 (85.00%) Developer
1 17 (85.00%) Java Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Market Risk Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Market Risk Java Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Lead Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Lead Java Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Investment Banking Java Developer
5 2 (10.00%) MongoDB Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Core Java Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Front Office Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (75.00%) Spring
2 7 (35.00%) JMS
3 3 (15.00%) Hibernate
3 3 (15.00%) J2SE
3 3 (15.00%) TIBCO EMS
4 2 (10.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (10.00%) FIX Protocol
4 2 (10.00%) FpML
4 2 (10.00%) Spring Batch
4 2 (10.00%) Spring Boot
4 2 (10.00%) Spring Integration
4 2 (10.00%) Spring MVC
4 2 (10.00%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Derivative
1 4 (20.00%) Fixed Income
1 4 (20.00%) Hedge funds
1 4 (20.00%) Market Risk
1 4 (20.00%) Mathematics
2 3 (15.00%) Data Integration
2 3 (15.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (10.00%) Credit Risk
3 2 (10.00%) Equities
4 1 (5.00%) Algorithms
4 1 (5.00%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Linux
2 2 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Unit Testing
2 5 (25.00%) OO
3 4 (20.00%) Analytics
3 4 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (20.00%) Greeks
3 4 (20.00%) Migration
3 4 (20.00%) Multithreading
3 4 (20.00%) Risk Analytics
3 4 (20.00%) Stress Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Functional Testing
4 3 (15.00%) OOD
5 2 (10.00%) ETL
5 2 (10.00%) MVC
5 2 (10.00%) OOP
5 2 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (10.00%) Portfolio Management
5 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
5 2 (10.00%) TDD
5 2 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (95.00%) Java
2 10 (50.00%) C#
3 7 (35.00%) Python
3 7 (35.00%) SQL
4 3 (15.00%) C++
5 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (5.00%) R
6 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) Data Quality
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) HDFS
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Sybase
2 5 (25.00%) Oracle
3 3 (15.00%) TIBCO
4 1 (5.00%) DataSynapse
4 1 (5.00%) Terracotta