The table below looks at the statistics for GemFire skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GemFire over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pivotal GemFire (formerly VMware vFabric GemFire)
Rank 438 435 425
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -10
Contract jobs citing GemFire 1 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.004% 0.047% 0.008%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.022% 0.26% 0.046%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 1
Median daily rate £500 £550 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -15.38%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £370 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
GemFire
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Application Platforms Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
4528 4251 4354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 20.07% 18.33% 17.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3141 2929 2925
Median daily rate £450 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 42 99
Median hourly rate £17.00 £22.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.72% +15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £21.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+26.43% +20.83%

GemFire
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing GemFire as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Application Platforms category.

GemFire Jobs Demand Trend in London

GemFire
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

GemFire Daily Rate Trend in London

GemFire
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, IT contractor jobs citing GemFire also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for GemFire.

1 8 (88.89%) Java
2 7 (77.78%) Spring
2 7 (77.78%) Oracle Coherence
3 6 (66.67%) Oracle
3 6 (66.67%) Linux
3 6 (66.67%) Finance
4 5 (55.56%) Hibernate
5 4 (44.44%) Scrum
5 4 (44.44%) UML
5 4 (44.44%) Web Services
5 4 (44.44%) .NET
5 4 (44.44%) WebLogic
5 4 (44.44%) Client/Server
5 4 (44.44%) OO
5 4 (44.44%) JBoss
5 4 (44.44%) Red Hat
5 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (44.44%) Java EE
5 4 (44.44%) JPA
5 4 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (44.44%) Hazelcast
5 4 (44.44%) Infinispan
5 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database
5 4 (44.44%) OpenShift
5 4 (44.44%) Docker
6 3 (33.33%) Kanban
6 3 (33.33%) Java EE 5
6 3 (33.33%) CITP
6 3 (33.33%) DSDM
6 3 (33.33%) Oracle Certification

GemFire
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (77.78%) Oracle Coherence
2 4 (44.44%) JBoss
2 4 (44.44%) WebLogic
3 1 (11.11%) Apache Pig
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) OpenShift
2 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (22.22%) IaaS
2 2 (22.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
1 1 (11.11%) Skype
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) Hazelcast
1 4 (44.44%) Infinispan
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (22.22%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (22.22%) Hadoop
3 1 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (11.11%) Apache Hive
3 1 (11.11%) Big Data
3 1 (11.11%) Cloudera CDH
3 1 (11.11%) Couchbase
3 1 (11.11%) Data Lake
3 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
3 1 (11.11%) MySQL
3 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Ant
1 1 (11.11%) Eclipse
1 1 (11.11%) Maven
General
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Front Office
3 1 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Retail
3 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Java Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Java Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Support
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Support Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Front Office Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Java Technical Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Middleware Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Support Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Unix Scripter
3 1 (11.11%) Unix Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Unix Support
3 1 (11.11%) Unix Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) Spring
2 5 (55.56%) Hibernate
3 4 (44.44%) .NET
3 4 (44.44%) Java EE
3 4 (44.44%) JPA
3 4 (44.44%) Web Services
4 3 (33.33%) Java EE 5
5 2 (22.22%) J2EE
5 2 (22.22%) JDBC
5 2 (22.22%) JMS
6 1 (11.11%) HTML
6 1 (11.11%) JAXB
6 1 (11.11%) JMX
6 1 (11.11%) JSP
6 1 (11.11%) Middleware
6 1 (11.11%) SAX
6 1 (11.11%) Servlets
6 1 (11.11%) SOAP
6 1 (11.11%) Struts
6 1 (11.11%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Client/Server
2 2 (22.22%) Algorithms
2 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 2 (22.22%) Data Structures
2 2 (22.22%) Economics
3 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (22.22%) Unix
4 1 (11.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) OO
1 4 (44.44%) Scrum
1 4 (44.44%) UML
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) DSDM
2 3 (33.33%) Kanban
2 3 (33.33%) Project Management
2 3 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 2 (22.22%) Analytics
3 2 (22.22%) Concurrent Programming
3 2 (22.22%) High Availability
3 2 (22.22%) Re-Platforming
4 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) Data Management
4 1 (11.11%) DevOps
4 1 (11.11%) Open Source
4 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) SDLC
4 1 (11.11%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) Perl
2 1 (11.11%) Python
2 1 (11.11%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) CITP
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (22.22%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Docker
2 1 (11.11%) HDFS
2 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
2 1 (11.11%) KVM
2 1 (11.11%) VMware ESX
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Ansible
1 1 (11.11%) Graphite
1 1 (11.11%) Nagios
1 1 (11.11%) Oozie
1 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (11.11%) Opsview
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Oracle
2 4 (44.44%) Red Hat
3 2 (22.22%) Sybase
4 1 (11.11%) Cloudera
4 1 (11.11%) GigaSpaces
4 1 (11.11%) Greenplum
4 1 (11.11%) IBM
4 1 (11.11%) Netezza
4 1 (11.11%) Teradata
4 1 (11.11%) Terracotta
4 1 (11.11%) Vertica
4 1 (11.11%) VMware