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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pivotal GemFire (formerly VMware vFabric GemFire)
Rank 396 - 388
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing GemFire 15 0 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.071% - 0.088%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.38% - 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 17
Average daily rate £600 - £700
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £400
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
3943 3982 4081
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.64% 19.11% 18.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 2760 2775 2748
Average daily rate £450 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 76 71
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £14.50 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.80 £39.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 £650 - 1
GemFire
England

GemFire
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 19 (100.00%) Java
2 15 (78.95%) Spring
3 13 (68.42%) Banking
4 10 (52.63%) Oracle Coherence
4 10 (52.63%) Finance
4 10 (52.63%) C#
5 8 (42.11%) Front Office
5 8 (42.11%) Investment Banking
6 7 (36.84%) Unit Testing
6 7 (36.84%) JMS
6 7 (36.84%) Sybase
6 7 (36.84%) SQL
6 7 (36.84%) Python
7 6 (31.58%) Linux
8 5 (26.32%) OO
8 5 (26.32%) Oracle
9 4 (21.05%) Fixed Income
9 4 (21.05%) Automated Testing
9 4 (21.05%) Derivative
9 4 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (21.05%) Multithreading
9 4 (21.05%) Hedge funds
9 4 (21.05%) MongoDB
9 4 (21.05%) Hudson
9 4 (21.05%) Mathematics
9 4 (21.05%) Market Risk
9 4 (21.05%) Stress Testing
9 4 (21.05%) Financial Institution
9 4 (21.05%) Migration
9 4 (21.05%) DB2

GemFire
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 10 (52.63%) Oracle Coherence
2 4 (21.05%) Apache Spark
3 2 (10.53%) JBoss
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) DB2
1 4 (21.05%) Hadoop
1 4 (21.05%) MongoDB
1 4 (21.05%) OLAP
2 2 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (10.53%) RDBMS
2 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Hudson
2 2 (10.53%) JUnit
2 2 (10.53%) Maven
General
1 13 (68.42%) Banking
2 10 (52.63%) Finance
3 8 (42.11%) Front Office
3 8 (42.11%) Investment Banking
4 4 (21.05%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 17 (89.47%) Developer
1 17 (89.47%) Java Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Senior Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Senior Java Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Market Risk Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Market Risk Java Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Lead Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Lead Java Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Investment Banking Java Developer
5 2 (10.53%) MongoDB Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Core Java Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Front Office Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (78.95%) Spring
2 7 (36.84%) JMS
3 3 (15.79%) Hibernate
3 3 (15.79%) J2SE
3 3 (15.79%) TIBCO EMS
4 2 (10.53%) AngularJS
4 2 (10.53%) FIX Protocol
4 2 (10.53%) FpML
4 2 (10.53%) Spring Batch
4 2 (10.53%) Spring Boot
4 2 (10.53%) Spring Integration
4 2 (10.53%) Spring MVC
4 2 (10.53%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Derivative
1 4 (21.05%) Fixed Income
1 4 (21.05%) Hedge funds
1 4 (21.05%) Market Risk
1 4 (21.05%) Mathematics
2 3 (15.79%) Data Integration
2 3 (15.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
3 2 (10.53%) Credit Risk
3 2 (10.53%) Equities
4 1 (5.26%) Algorithms
4 1 (5.26%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Linux
2 2 (10.53%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Unit Testing
2 5 (26.32%) OO
3 4 (21.05%) Analytics
3 4 (21.05%) Automated Testing
3 4 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (21.05%) Greeks
3 4 (21.05%) Migration
3 4 (21.05%) Multithreading
3 4 (21.05%) Risk Analytics
3 4 (21.05%) Stress Testing
4 3 (15.79%) Functional Testing
4 3 (15.79%) OOD
5 2 (10.53%) ETL
5 2 (10.53%) MVC
5 2 (10.53%) OOP
5 2 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (10.53%) Portfolio Management
5 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
5 2 (10.53%) TDD
5 2 (10.53%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (52.63%) C#
3 7 (36.84%) Python
3 7 (36.84%) SQL
4 3 (15.79%) C++
5 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
6 1 (5.26%) R
6 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) Data Quality
1 1 (5.26%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Sybase
2 5 (26.32%) Oracle
3 3 (15.79%) TIBCO
4 1 (5.26%) DataSynapse
4 1 (5.26%) Terracotta