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 21 August 2014 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vFabric GemFire
Rank 407 407 413
Rank change year-on-year
0 +6
Contract jobs citing GemFire 5 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.021% 0.044% 0.038%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.11% 0.25% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 9
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£550 £600 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +4.34%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
4531 4456 4698
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.70% 17.99% 17.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 2944 2894 3073
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 112 174
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.75 £59.00 £42.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GemFire within the London region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014. 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
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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
City of London +25 2 £563 -6.25%
GemFire
England

GemFire
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 9 (75.00%) Oracle
1 9 (75.00%) Finance
2 8 (66.67%) Apache Cassandra
3 7 (58.33%) Java
3 7 (58.33%) Linux
4 6 (50.00%) Perl
4 6 (50.00%) UNIX
5 5 (41.67%) ITIL
5 5 (41.67%) SharePoint
5 5 (41.67%) E-Commerce
5 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
5 5 (41.67%) Shell Script
5 5 (41.67%) Middleware
5 5 (41.67%) Configuration Management
5 5 (41.67%) VMware
5 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (41.67%) ION Trading
5 5 (41.67%) JIRA
5 5 (41.67%) Atlassian
5 5 (41.67%) ION MarketView
5 5 (41.67%) Confluence
5 5 (41.67%) GitHub
5 5 (41.67%) Low Latency
6 4 (33.33%) SQL
6 4 (33.33%) Credit Risk
6 4 (33.33%) Market Risk
7 3 (25.00%) C#
7 3 (25.00%) .NET
7 3 (25.00%) OO
7 3 (25.00%) Risk Management

GemFire
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 5 (41.67%) SharePoint
1 5 (41.67%) Confluence
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (8.33%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 5 (41.67%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 5 (41.67%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (66.67%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
3 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (8.33%) MySQL
3 1 (8.33%) Hadoop
3 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (8.33%) Big Data
3 1 (8.33%) Couchbase
3 1 (8.33%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) JIRA
General
1 9 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Banking
3 2 (16.67%) Investment Banking
4 1 (8.33%) Financial Institution
4 1 (8.33%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Data Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Data Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) Middleware
2 3 (25.00%) .NET
3 2 (16.67%) XML
3 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
3 2 (16.67%) LINQ
4 1 (8.33%) Memcached
4 1 (8.33%) WCF
4 1 (8.33%) WPF
4 1 (8.33%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Credit Risk
1 4 (33.33%) Market Risk
2 2 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (16.67%) Credit Derivative
2 2 (16.67%) Derivative
2 2 (16.67%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (8.33%) Grid Computing
3 1 (8.33%) Equities
3 1 (8.33%) Open Source
3 1 (8.33%) Hedge funds
3 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Linux
2 6 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) ITIL
1 5 (41.67%) E-Commerce
1 5 (41.67%) Configuration Management
1 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (41.67%) Low Latency
2 3 (25.00%) Risk Analytics
2 3 (25.00%) Analytics
2 3 (25.00%) TDD
2 3 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (25.00%) OO
3 2 (16.67%) OOD
3 2 (16.67%) Project Management
3 2 (16.67%) Data Management
3 2 (16.67%) Dependency Management
4 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
4 1 (8.33%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (8.33%) Refactoring
4 1 (8.33%) Data Architecture
4 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) Java
2 6 (50.00%) Perl
3 5 (41.67%) Shell Script
4 4 (33.33%) SQL
5 3 (25.00%) C#
6 2 (16.67%) PL/SQL
7 1 (8.33%) Python
7 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Oracle
2 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) VMware
2 5 (41.67%) ION Trading
2 5 (41.67%) Atlassian
3 2 (16.67%) DataSynapse
3 2 (16.67%) CA
4 1 (8.33%) Sybase
4 1 (8.33%) Splunk