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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pivotal GemFire (formerly VMware vFabric GemFire)
Rank 426 421 415
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -6
Contract jobs citing GemFire 4 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.018% 0.009% 0.026%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.089% 0.047% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 4
Median daily rate £525 £621 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.49% +12.95%
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 - -
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
4499 4282 4166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 20.39% 19.21% 18.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 3274 2862 2881
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.97% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 117 68
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.45 £35.00 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.20 £20.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-1.48% +20.58%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GemFire across the London region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

GemFire Daily Rate Histogram in London

GemFire
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GemFire within the London region over the 3 months to 27 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +36 1 - -
GemFire
England

GemFire
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 14 (87.50%) Java
2 10 (62.50%) Spring
3 9 (56.25%) Banking
4 8 (50.00%) C#
5 7 (43.75%) Linux
5 7 (43.75%) Python
5 7 (43.75%) Front Office
5 7 (43.75%) Oracle Coherence
6 6 (37.50%) Finance
6 6 (37.50%) OO
7 5 (31.25%) JMS
7 5 (31.25%) Investment Banking
7 5 (31.25%) Unit Testing
8 4 (25.00%) Hadoop
8 4 (25.00%) Docker
8 4 (25.00%) Derivative
8 4 (25.00%) Fixed Income
8 4 (25.00%) Oracle
8 4 (25.00%) Sybase
9 3 (18.75%) C++
9 3 (18.75%) SQL
9 3 (18.75%) TIBCO
9 3 (18.75%) Project Management
9 3 (18.75%) OOD
9 3 (18.75%) Unix
9 3 (18.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (18.75%) Hibernate
9 3 (18.75%) TIBCO EMS
9 3 (18.75%) Multithreading
9 3 (18.75%) MongoDB

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 (43.75%) Oracle Coherence
2 2 (12.50%) Apache Spark
2 2 (12.50%) JBoss
2 2 (12.50%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) OpenShift
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.25%) IaaS
2 1 (6.25%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) Hadoop
2 3 (18.75%) MongoDB
3 2 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (12.50%) Couchbase
3 2 (12.50%) Hazelcast
3 2 (12.50%) Infinispan
3 2 (12.50%) NoSQL
3 2 (12.50%) OLAP
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (12.50%) RDBMS
3 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
4 1 (6.25%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (6.25%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Hudson
2 1 (6.25%) JUnit
2 1 (6.25%) Maven
General
1 9 (56.25%) Banking
2 7 (43.75%) Front Office
3 6 (37.50%) Finance
4 5 (31.25%) Investment Banking
5 2 (12.50%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Developer
1 11 (68.75%) Java Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Lead Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Lead Java Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Market Risk Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Market Risk Java Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Core Java Developer
5 1 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Front Office Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (62.50%) Spring
2 5 (31.25%) JMS
3 3 (18.75%) Hibernate
3 3 (18.75%) TIBCO EMS
4 2 (12.50%) .NET
4 2 (12.50%) J2SE
4 2 (12.50%) Java EE
4 2 (12.50%) Java EE 5
4 2 (12.50%) JPA
4 2 (12.50%) Memcached
4 2 (12.50%) Web Services
5 1 (6.25%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (6.25%) FpML
5 1 (6.25%) Spring Batch
5 1 (6.25%) Spring Integration
5 1 (6.25%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Derivative
1 4 (25.00%) Fixed Income
2 3 (18.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (12.50%) Client/Server
3 2 (12.50%) Credit Risk
3 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (12.50%) Hedge funds
3 2 (12.50%) Market Risk
3 2 (12.50%) Mathematics
4 1 (6.25%) Algorithms
4 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
4 1 (6.25%) Data Integration
4 1 (6.25%) Data Structures
4 1 (6.25%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Linux
2 3 (18.75%) Unix
3 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) OO
2 5 (31.25%) Unit Testing
3 3 (18.75%) Functional Testing
3 3 (18.75%) Multithreading
3 3 (18.75%) OOD
3 3 (18.75%) Project Management
4 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (12.50%) Automated Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (12.50%) Data Management
4 2 (12.50%) DSDM
4 2 (12.50%) Kanban
4 2 (12.50%) Migration
4 2 (12.50%) OOP
4 2 (12.50%) Open Source
4 2 (12.50%) Scrum
4 2 (12.50%) Stress Testing
4 2 (12.50%) TOGAF
4 2 (12.50%) UML
Programming Languages
1 14 (87.50%) Java
2 8 (50.00%) C#
3 7 (43.75%) Python
4 3 (18.75%) C++
4 3 (18.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) CITP
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Docker
2 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 2 (12.50%) KVM
2 2 (12.50%) VMware ESX
2 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Ansible
1 2 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle
1 4 (25.00%) Sybase
2 3 (18.75%) TIBCO
3 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
3 2 (12.50%) VMware
4 1 (6.25%) DataSynapse