The table below looks at the statistics for GemFire skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GemFire over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pivotal GemFire (formerly VMware vFabric GemFire)
Rank 401 418 421
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +3
Contract jobs citing GemFire 12 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.051% 0.008% 0.028%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.25% 0.044% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 2
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£525 £575 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.69% -4.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 - -
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 London region.

Application Platforms Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
4844 4533 4421
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 20.44% 18.93% 17.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3340 2985 2873
Average daily rate £415 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 113 111
Average hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.69 £12.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £47.00 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -7.89%

GemFire
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing GemFire across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 11 (78.57%) Java
2 10 (71.43%) Banking
3 9 (64.29%) Investment Banking
4 8 (57.14%) TDD
4 8 (57.14%) Finance
5 6 (42.86%) Oracle Coherence
5 6 (42.86%) Hadoop
5 6 (42.86%) Spring
5 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (42.86%) Apache Spark
6 5 (35.71%) Risk Management
6 5 (35.71%) Python
6 5 (35.71%) C#
7 4 (28.57%) C++
7 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
7 4 (28.57%) Sybase
7 4 (28.57%) DB2
7 4 (28.57%) Hibernate
7 4 (28.57%) Multithreading
7 4 (28.57%) MongoDB
7 4 (28.57%) Credit Risk
7 4 (28.57%) Spring Boot
7 4 (28.57%) WebSockets
7 4 (28.57%) AngularJS
8 3 (21.43%) Portfolio Management
8 3 (21.43%) MapReduce
8 3 (21.43%) Big Data
8 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
8 3 (21.43%) Functional Programming
8 3 (21.43%) SDLC

GemFire
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 6 (42.86%) Oracle Coherence
1 6 (42.86%) Apache Spark
2 3 (21.43%) JBoss
2 3 (21.43%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) Hadoop
2 4 (28.57%) MongoDB
2 4 (28.57%) DB2
3 3 (21.43%) Big Data
3 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
3 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
4 2 (14.29%) OLAP Cube
4 2 (14.29%) OLAP
4 2 (14.29%) NoSQL
5 1 (7.14%) InterSystems Cache
5 1 (7.14%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Subversion
1 3 (21.43%) JIRA
1 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
2 2 (14.29%) Maven
General
1 10 (71.43%) Banking
2 9 (64.29%) Investment Banking
3 8 (57.14%) Finance
4 3 (21.43%) Front Office
5 2 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (57.14%) Java Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Python Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 2 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 2 (14.29%) C# Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Team Leader
5 1 (7.14%) Java Team Leader
5 1 (7.14%) Senior C# Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) Spring
2 4 (28.57%) WebSockets
2 4 (28.57%) Hibernate
2 4 (28.57%) AngularJS
2 4 (28.57%) Spring Boot
3 2 (14.29%) NumPy
3 2 (14.29%) Pandas
3 2 (14.29%) Celery
3 2 (14.29%) .NET
4 1 (7.14%) STL
4 1 (7.14%) JMS
4 1 (7.14%) HTML
4 1 (7.14%) Spring Batch
4 1 (7.14%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 1 (7.14%) HTML5
4 1 (7.14%) Apache Camel
4 1 (7.14%) Spring XD
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Credit Risk
2 3 (21.43%) Market Risk
3 2 (14.29%) Fixed Income
4 1 (7.14%) Grid Computing
4 1 (7.14%) Economics
4 1 (7.14%) Derivative
4 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
4 1 (7.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) TDD
2 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (35.71%) Risk Management
4 4 (28.57%) Multithreading
5 3 (21.43%) Portfolio Management
5 3 (21.43%) MapReduce
5 3 (21.43%) Functional Programming
5 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (21.43%) SDLC
5 3 (21.43%) OO
5 3 (21.43%) SOA
5 3 (21.43%) ETL
6 2 (14.29%) Asset Management
6 2 (14.29%) Wealth Management
6 2 (14.29%) Risk Analytics
6 2 (14.29%) Analytics
7 1 (7.14%) Concurrent Programming
7 1 (7.14%) Stress Testing
7 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) Java
2 5 (35.71%) C#
2 5 (35.71%) Python
3 4 (28.57%) C++
3 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 3 (21.43%) SQL
4 3 (21.43%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Sybase
2 1 (7.14%) DataSynapse
2 1 (7.14%) Terracotta
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle