The table below looks at the statistics for GemFire skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GemFire over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pivotal GemFire (formerly VMware vFabric GemFire)
Rank 619 606 575
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -31
Contract jobs citing GemFire 12 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.011% 0.019%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.11% 0.058% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 5
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£525 £550 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £550 £570
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £570 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Application Platforms Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
11261 10259 9078
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.95% 18.43% 17.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 7199 6067 5273
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 334 422 380
Average hourly rate £22.00 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £37.50 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -9.32%

GemFire
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing GemFire within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

GemFire Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

GemFire
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing GemFire within the UK.

GemFire Daily Rate Trend in the UK

GemFire
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GemFire within the UK over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

GemFire Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

GemFire
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GemFire within the UK over the 3 months to 31 August 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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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
London +10 11 £525 -4.54% 1
England -23 11 £525 -4.54% 1
Glasgow -1 1 £360 - 1
Scotland -12 1 £360 - 1

GemFire
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 11 (73.33%) Java
2 9 (60.00%) Banking
3 8 (53.33%) Investment Banking
4 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (46.67%) TDD
4 7 (46.67%) Finance
5 6 (40.00%) C#
5 6 (40.00%) Oracle Coherence
5 6 (40.00%) Multithreading
5 6 (40.00%) Hadoop
5 6 (40.00%) Apache Spark
6 5 (33.33%) Spring
6 5 (33.33%) C++
6 5 (33.33%) Risk Management
6 5 (33.33%) Python
7 4 (26.67%) OO
7 4 (26.67%) Front Office
7 4 (26.67%) SQL
7 4 (26.67%) Credit Risk
8 3 (20.00%) Market Risk
8 3 (20.00%) Apache
8 3 (20.00%) JIRA
8 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
8 3 (20.00%) Scala
8 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (20.00%) Subversion
8 3 (20.00%) Hibernate
8 3 (20.00%) .NET
8 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
8 3 (20.00%) SQL Server

GemFire
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 6 (40.00%) Oracle Coherence
1 6 (40.00%) Apache Spark
2 3 (20.00%) Apache
3 2 (13.33%) JBoss
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Workflow
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) Hadoop
2 3 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (20.00%) Big Data
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (20.00%) DB2
2 3 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (13.33%) OLAP Cube
3 2 (13.33%) OLAP
3 2 (13.33%) NoSQL
4 1 (6.67%) Hazelcast
4 1 (6.67%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Subversion
1 3 (20.00%) JIRA
1 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (13.33%) Maven
General
1 9 (60.00%) Banking
2 8 (53.33%) Investment Banking
3 7 (46.67%) Finance
4 4 (26.67%) Front Office
5 2 (13.33%) Retail
6 1 (6.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 15 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (53.33%) Java Developer
3 3 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Python Developer
4 2 (13.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Team Leader
5 1 (6.67%) Java Team Leader
5 1 (6.67%) Senior C# Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) Spring
2 3 (20.00%) .NET
2 3 (20.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (20.00%) WebSockets
2 3 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (20.00%) Spring Boot
3 2 (13.33%) Pandas
3 2 (13.33%) Celery
3 2 (13.33%) NumPy
4 1 (6.67%) HTML
4 1 (6.67%) WinForms
4 1 (6.67%) Apache Camel
4 1 (6.67%) Spring Batch
4 1 (6.67%) STL
4 1 (6.67%) XML
4 1 (6.67%) XSLT
4 1 (6.67%) JMS
4 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
4 1 (6.67%) TIBCO EMS
4 1 (6.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Credit Risk
2 3 (20.00%) Market Risk
3 2 (13.33%) Derivative
3 2 (13.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (13.33%) Fixed Income
4 1 (6.67%) Grid Computing
4 1 (6.67%) Economics
4 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (6.67%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (46.67%) TDD
2 6 (40.00%) Multithreading
3 5 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 4 (26.67%) OO
5 3 (20.00%) SOA
5 3 (20.00%) ETL
5 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (20.00%) MapReduce
5 3 (20.00%) Analytics
5 3 (20.00%) Functional Programming
5 3 (20.00%) SDLC
6 2 (13.33%) Risk Analytics
6 2 (13.33%) Portfolio Management
6 2 (13.33%) Wealth Management
6 2 (13.33%) Asset Management
7 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
7 1 (6.67%) OOD
7 1 (6.67%) Stress Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) Java
2 6 (40.00%) C#
3 5 (33.33%) C++
3 5 (33.33%) Python
4 4 (26.67%) SQL
5 3 (20.00%) Scala
5 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (6.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Sybase
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) TIBCO
3 1 (6.67%) Infragistics
3 1 (6.67%) DataSynapse
3 1 (6.67%) Terracotta