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 19 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vFabric GemFire
Rank 611 580 590
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +10
Contract jobs citing GemFire 1 6 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.011% 0.024%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.010% 0.065% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 8
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
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
10240 9236 10077
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.78% 17.51% 17.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 6163 5455 5642
Average daily rate £375 £375 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £218 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 412 372 494
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

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
Top 6 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 19 September 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
London +9 1 - - 3
England -14 1 - - 3
Scotland - - - -
Hackney - - - - 1
City of London - - - - 2
Glasgow - - - -

GemFire
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 9 (90.00%) Java
2 8 (80.00%) Linux
2 8 (80.00%) Finance
3 7 (70.00%) Shell Script
3 7 (70.00%) Perl
3 7 (70.00%) UNIX
3 7 (70.00%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (60.00%) Oracle
5 5 (50.00%) ITIL
5 5 (50.00%) SharePoint
5 5 (50.00%) E-Commerce
5 5 (50.00%) Middleware
5 5 (50.00%) Configuration Management
5 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (50.00%) VMware
5 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (50.00%) ION Trading
5 5 (50.00%) JIRA
5 5 (50.00%) Atlassian
5 5 (50.00%) ION MarketView
5 5 (50.00%) Confluence
5 5 (50.00%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (50.00%) GitHub
5 5 (50.00%) Low Latency
6 4 (40.00%) Oracle Coherence
6 4 (40.00%) SQL
7 3 (30.00%) Front Office
7 3 (30.00%) Equities
7 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
8 2 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis

GemFire
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 5 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 5 (50.00%) Confluence
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (10.00%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 5 (50.00%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 5 (50.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (20.00%) KDB
2 2 (20.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (10.00%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) JIRA
General
1 8 (80.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Front Office
3 2 (20.00%) Banking
4 1 (10.00%) Financial Institution
4 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Java Developer
1 4 (40.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Java Software Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Java Software Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) Middleware
2 2 (20.00%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (20.00%) jQuery
2 2 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (10.00%) .NET
3 1 (10.00%) WinForms
3 1 (10.00%) WCF
3 1 (10.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (30.00%) Equities
3 1 (10.00%) Grid Computing
3 1 (10.00%) Hedge funds
3 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (10.00%) Credit Risk
3 1 (10.00%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Linux
2 7 (70.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) ITIL
1 5 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 5 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (50.00%) Low Latency
2 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Web Development
3 2 (20.00%) Memory Management
3 2 (20.00%) Multithreading
4 1 (10.00%) OO
4 1 (10.00%) Complex Event Processing
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Analytics
4 1 (10.00%) Analytics
4 1 (10.00%) TDD
4 1 (10.00%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) Java
2 7 (70.00%) Shell Script
2 7 (70.00%) Perl
3 4 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (20.00%) Python
4 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (10.00%) C#
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Oracle
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) VMware
2 5 (50.00%) ION Trading
2 5 (50.00%) Atlassian
3 2 (20.00%) StreamBase
4 1 (10.00%) Sybase
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