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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vFabric GemFire
Rank 406 420 378
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -42
Contract jobs citing GemFire 3 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.013% 0.016% 0.014%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.069% 0.088% 0.076%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 2
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£425 £500 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £500 £530
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £620 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
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
4343 4525 3968
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.84% 18.66% 18.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 3136 3127 2607
Average daily rate £410 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £253 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 79 157
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.82 £44.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.24 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.22% -9.27%

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
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 19 December 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GemFire within the London region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
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Job
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City of London - - - -
Hackney - - - -
GemFire
England

GemFire
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 3 (75.00%) Oracle
1 3 (75.00%) WebLogic
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) WebLogic Portal
2 2 (50.00%) Middleware
2 2 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (50.00%) MQSeries
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) WebSphere Portal
2 2 (50.00%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (25.00%) REST
3 1 (25.00%) High Availability
3 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) Complex Event Processing
3 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) Sybase
3 1 (25.00%) JUnit
3 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server

GemFire
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 3 (75.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (50.00%) WebLogic Portal
2 2 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (50.00%) MQSeries
2 2 (50.00%) WebSphere Portal
3 1 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Coherence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JUnit
1 1 (25.00%) FitNesse
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Middleware Administrator
1 2 (50.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Java Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Middleware
1 2 (50.00%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (25.00%) REST
2 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (25.00%) HTML5
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) J2SE
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) Java SE
2 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (25.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) UNIX
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) High Availability
1 1 (25.00%) Complex Event Processing
1 1 (25.00%) CRM
1 1 (25.00%) SOA
1 1 (25.00%) Scrum
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Sybase