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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pivotal GemFire (formerly VMware vFabric GemFire)
Rank 401 388 391
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +3
Contract jobs citing GemFire 2 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.009% 0.031% 0.023%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.047% 0.17% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 2
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£621 £550 £625
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.95% -12.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £350
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
4249 4126 3921
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 19.17% 18.23% 17.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2843 2869 2495
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £538 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 60 168
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -11.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £31.40 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £17.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.01% -9.21%

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 22 May 2015. 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
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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 +9 1 £625 -
GemFire
England

GemFire
Top 24 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 2 (100.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (50.00%) OLAP Cube
2 1 (50.00%) Concurrent Programming
2 1 (50.00%) Fixed Income
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) Maven
2 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (50.00%) Market Risk
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) OLAP
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) SOA

GemFire
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 1 (50.00%) Apache Spark
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Coherence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (50.00%) OLAP Cube
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Maven
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Spring
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Fixed Income
1 1 (50.00%) Market Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (50.00%) Concurrent Programming
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) Python