The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the London region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vFabric GemFire
Rank 400 370 -
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -
Contract jobs citing GemFire 16 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.065% 0.041% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.37% 0.23% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 0
Average daily rate £625 £600 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 -
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Application Platforms Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
4356 3951 4428
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 17.60% 17.97% 15.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2988 2539 2671
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 135 126
Average hourly rate £19.50 £21.34 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.60% +6.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £135.00 £39.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -2.56%
GemFire
England

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London - 11 £625 - 1
GemFire
England

GemFire
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 15 (62.50%) Java
2 11 (45.83%) OO
3 10 (41.67%) Oracle
3 10 (41.67%) Banking
3 10 (41.67%) Hadoop
3 10 (41.67%) Open Source
4 9 (37.50%) Investment Banking
4 9 (37.50%) Derivative
4 9 (37.50%) OOD
5 8 (33.33%) UNIX
5 8 (33.33%) Linux
5 8 (33.33%) Oracle Coherence
6 7 (29.17%) Python
6 7 (29.17%) Front Office
7 6 (25.00%) Fixed Income
7 6 (25.00%) Spring
7 6 (25.00%) OOP
7 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 6 (25.00%) C++
7 6 (25.00%) Multithreading
7 6 (25.00%) Scala
7 6 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (25.00%) Akka
7 6 (25.00%) Platform Symphony
8 5 (20.83%) C#
8 5 (20.83%) Risk Management
8 5 (20.83%) Project Management
8 5 (20.83%) JMS
8 5 (20.83%) TIBCO
8 5 (20.83%) Credit Derivative

GemFire
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 8 (33.33%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (4.17%) TIBCO EMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (41.67%) Hadoop
2 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (16.67%) NoSQL
3 4 (16.67%) MySQL
3 4 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 4 (16.67%) Big Data
3 4 (16.67%) Couchbase
3 4 (16.67%) MongoDB
3 4 (16.67%) RDBMS
4 3 (12.50%) Hazelcast
5 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database
5 2 (8.33%) Redis
5 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Subversion
1 1 (4.17%) Maven
1 1 (4.17%) JIRA
General
1 10 (41.67%) Banking
2 9 (37.50%) Investment Banking
3 7 (29.17%) Front Office
4 5 (20.83%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (54.17%) Developer
2 7 (29.17%) Java Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) C++ Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Lead Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Data Architect
6 1 (4.17%) C# Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Lead Java Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Lead C# Developer
6 1 (4.17%) C++/Java Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Data Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (25.00%) Spring
1 6 (25.00%) Akka
2 5 (20.83%) JMS
3 4 (16.67%) Rendezvous
3 4 (16.67%) .NET
3 4 (16.67%) Memcached
4 3 (12.50%) XML
5 2 (8.33%) WinForms
5 2 (8.33%) .NET Framework
5 2 (8.33%) WCF
5 2 (8.33%) WPF
5 2 (8.33%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (41.67%) Open Source
2 9 (37.50%) Derivative
3 6 (25.00%) Fixed Income
4 5 (20.83%) Credit Derivative
5 4 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (16.67%) Equities
5 4 (16.67%) Management Information System
5 4 (16.67%) Computer Science
6 3 (12.50%) Credit Risk
6 3 (12.50%) Market Risk
6 3 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (8.33%) Equity Derivative
7 2 (8.33%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 8 (33.33%) UNIX
1 8 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) OO
2 9 (37.50%) OOD
3 6 (25.00%) OOP
3 6 (25.00%) Multithreading
4 5 (20.83%) Data Management
4 5 (20.83%) Project Management
4 5 (20.83%) Risk Management
5 4 (16.67%) TDD
5 4 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (16.67%) Strategic Planning
6 2 (8.33%) Risk Analytics
6 2 (8.33%) Analytics
6 2 (8.33%) Dependency Management
6 2 (8.33%) UML
6 2 (8.33%) OOA/OOD
6 2 (8.33%) Data Modelling
7 1 (4.17%) Workflow
7 1 (4.17%) Scrum
7 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (4.17%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (62.50%) Java
2 7 (29.17%) Python
3 6 (25.00%) Scala
3 6 (25.00%) C++
4 5 (20.83%) C#
5 4 (16.67%) Perl
5 4 (16.67%) PowerShell
6 3 (12.50%) SQL
7 2 (8.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (25.00%) Platform Symphony
Vendors
1 10 (41.67%) Oracle
2 5 (20.83%) TIBCO
3 4 (16.67%) DataSynapse
3 4 (16.67%) Splunk
4 3 (12.50%) 29West
5 2 (8.33%) CA
6 1 (4.17%) GigaSpaces
6 1 (4.17%) Sybase