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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vFabric GemFire
Rank 425 436 398
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -38
Contract jobs citing GemFire 3 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.012% 0.024% 0.028%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.065% 0.13% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 5
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£425 £575 £625
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.08% -8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £515 £595
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £635 £640
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
4619 4709 4585
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.73% 18.58% 18.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3167 3207 3002
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £245
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 98 91 155
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £19.33
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +0.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -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
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 20 October 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 20 October 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 - - - - 1
Hackney - - - -
GemFire
England

GemFire
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 10 (90.91%) Finance
2 9 (81.82%) Linux
3 8 (72.73%) Java
3 8 (72.73%) Oracle
4 7 (63.64%) Middleware
5 6 (54.55%) UNIX
5 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (54.55%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (45.45%) GitHub
6 5 (45.45%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (45.45%) Low Latency
6 5 (45.45%) VMware
6 5 (45.45%) Shell Script
6 5 (45.45%) ION Trading
6 5 (45.45%) JIRA
6 5 (45.45%) Atlassian
6 5 (45.45%) ION MarketView
6 5 (45.45%) Confluence
6 5 (45.45%) Perl
6 5 (45.45%) Configuration Management
6 5 (45.45%) SharePoint
6 5 (45.45%) E-Commerce
6 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
6 5 (45.45%) ITIL
7 3 (27.27%) SQL
7 3 (27.27%) WebLogic
7 3 (27.27%) Banking
8 2 (18.18%) Investment Banking
8 2 (18.18%) WebSphere
8 2 (18.18%) TDD

GemFire
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 (45.45%) SharePoint
1 5 (45.45%) Confluence
2 3 (27.27%) WebLogic
3 2 (18.18%) MQSeries
3 2 (18.18%) WebLogic Portal
3 2 (18.18%) WebSphere
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle Coherence
3 2 (18.18%) WebSphere Portal
4 1 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 5 (45.45%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 5 (45.45%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
3 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
3 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
3 1 (9.09%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) JIRA
2 1 (9.09%) FitNesse
2 1 (9.09%) JUnit
General
1 10 (90.91%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Banking
3 2 (18.18%) Investment Banking
4 1 (9.09%) Financial Institution
4 1 (9.09%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 2 (18.18%) Administrator
1 2 (18.18%) Java Developer
1 2 (18.18%) Developer
1 2 (18.18%) Middleware Administrator
2 1 (9.09%) Architect
2 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) Middleware
2 2 (18.18%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (9.09%) REST
3 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
3 1 (9.09%) HTML
3 1 (9.09%) .NET
3 1 (9.09%) Web Services
3 1 (9.09%) J2SE
3 1 (9.09%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (9.09%) Hibernate
3 1 (9.09%) WinForms
3 1 (9.09%) Spring
3 1 (9.09%) Java SE
3 1 (9.09%) WCF
3 1 (9.09%) WPF
3 1 (9.09%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Algorithms
2 1 (9.09%) Grid Computing
2 1 (9.09%) Equities
2 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
2 1 (9.09%) Credit Risk
2 1 (9.09%) Market Risk
2 1 (9.09%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Linux
2 6 (54.55%) UNIX
3 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) ITIL
2 5 (45.45%) E-Commerce
2 5 (45.45%) Configuration Management
2 5 (45.45%) Low Latency
3 2 (18.18%) TDD
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) Refactoring
4 1 (9.09%) Complex Event Processing
4 1 (9.09%) High Availability
4 1 (9.09%) Risk Analytics
4 1 (9.09%) Analytics
4 1 (9.09%) Scrum
4 1 (9.09%) SOA
4 1 (9.09%) OO
4 1 (9.09%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) Java
2 5 (45.45%) Perl
2 5 (45.45%) Shell Script
3 3 (27.27%) SQL
4 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 1 (9.09%) C#
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Oracle
2 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) VMware
2 5 (45.45%) ION Trading
2 5 (45.45%) Atlassian
3 1 (9.09%) Sybase