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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pivotal GemFire (formerly VMware vFabric GemFire)
Rank 423 415 435
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +20
Contract jobs citing GemFire 4 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.019% 0.040% 0.013%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.096% 0.24% 0.072%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 3
Median daily rate £525 £525 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.52%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £509 -
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
4165 3793 4183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 19.36% 16.81% 17.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 2891 2561 2974
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £585 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 51 79
Median hourly rate £18.85 £22.00 £18.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.31% +16.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £47.90 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.47 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+22.65% -10.25%

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 8 December 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 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (87.50%) Spring
3 6 (75.00%) Oracle Coherence
4 5 (62.50%) Oracle
4 5 (62.50%) Linux
4 5 (62.50%) JMS
5 4 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (50.00%) MySQL
5 4 (50.00%) Finance
5 4 (50.00%) Hibernate
5 4 (50.00%) Maven
5 4 (50.00%) Banking
5 4 (50.00%) FIX Protocol
6 3 (37.50%) HTML5
6 3 (37.50%) Spring Batch
6 3 (37.50%) Spring Integration
6 3 (37.50%) CSS3
6 3 (37.50%) jQuery
6 3 (37.50%) Data Integration
6 3 (37.50%) FpML
6 3 (37.50%) ETL
6 3 (37.50%) HTML
6 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
6 3 (37.50%) CSS
7 2 (25.00%) Front Office
7 2 (25.00%) Hadoop
7 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
7 2 (25.00%) Sybase
7 2 (25.00%) Economics
7 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills

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 6 (75.00%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (12.50%) Apache Pig
2 1 (12.50%) Apache Spark
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (50.00%) MySQL
2 2 (25.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (12.50%) Apache Hive
3 1 (12.50%) Big Data
3 1 (12.50%) Cloudera CDH
3 1 (12.50%) Data Lake
3 1 (12.50%) InterSystems Cache
3 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Maven
General
1 4 (50.00%) Banking
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Front Office
3 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Retail
3 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
1 6 (75.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Support
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Support Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Front Office Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Middleware Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Support Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Unix Scripter
3 1 (12.50%) Unix Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Unix Support
3 1 (12.50%) Unix Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) Spring
2 5 (62.50%) JMS
3 4 (50.00%) FIX Protocol
3 4 (50.00%) Hibernate
4 3 (37.50%) CSS
4 3 (37.50%) CSS3
4 3 (37.50%) FpML
4 3 (37.50%) HTML
4 3 (37.50%) HTML5
4 3 (37.50%) jQuery
4 3 (37.50%) Spring Batch
4 3 (37.50%) Spring Integration
5 1 (12.50%) J2EE
5 1 (12.50%) JDBC
5 1 (12.50%) JMX
5 1 (12.50%) MDX
5 1 (12.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Data Integration
2 2 (25.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (25.00%) Data Structures
2 2 (25.00%) Economics
3 1 (12.50%) Credit Risk
3 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (12.50%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Solaris
2 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) ETL
2 2 (25.00%) Analytics
2 2 (25.00%) Concurrent Programming
3 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Optimisation
3 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
3 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
3 1 (12.50%) Release Management
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
3 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) SOA
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) Perl
3 1 (12.50%) R
3 1 (12.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Graphite
1 1 (12.50%) Nagios
1 1 (12.50%) Oozie
1 1 (12.50%) Opsview
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) Sybase
3 1 (12.50%) Cloudera
3 1 (12.50%) GigaSpaces
3 1 (12.50%) Greenplum
3 1 (12.50%) IBM
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Netezza
3 1 (12.50%) Teradata
3 1 (12.50%) Terracotta
3 1 (12.50%) Vertica