The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 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.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vFabric GemFire
Rank 580 563 573
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +10
Contract jobs citing GemFire 10 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.020% 0.014%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.10% 0.11% 0.081%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 7
Average daily rate
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£550 £600 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +4.34%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Application Platforms Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
9655 8718 9866
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.67% 17.05% 17.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 5674 4980 5629
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 394 420 443
Average hourly rate £17.68 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.58% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £38.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.36% -5.00%

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 5 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 1 August 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 +4 8 £550 -8.33% 2
England -6 8 £550 -8.33% 2
City of London +25 2 £563 -6.25% 1
Scotland - 2 - - 1
Glasgow - 2 - - 1

GemFire
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 11 (68.75%) Oracle
2 10 (62.50%) Linux
2 10 (62.50%) Java
2 10 (62.50%) Finance
3 9 (56.25%) Perl
3 9 (56.25%) UNIX
3 9 (56.25%) Apache Cassandra
4 7 (43.75%) Shell Script
5 6 (37.50%) SQL
6 5 (31.25%) ITIL
6 5 (31.25%) Middleware
6 5 (31.25%) Configuration Management
6 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
6 5 (31.25%) SharePoint
6 5 (31.25%) E-Commerce
6 5 (31.25%) VMware
6 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (31.25%) ION Trading
6 5 (31.25%) GitHub
6 5 (31.25%) Confluence
6 5 (31.25%) JIRA
6 5 (31.25%) Oracle Coherence
6 5 (31.25%) Atlassian
6 5 (31.25%) ION MarketView
6 5 (31.25%) Low Latency
7 4 (25.00%) Relational Database
7 4 (25.00%) Credit Risk
7 4 (25.00%) Market Risk
7 4 (25.00%) Equities
7 4 (25.00%) RDBMS

GemFire
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (31.25%) SharePoint
1 5 (31.25%) Confluence
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (6.25%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 5 (31.25%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 5 (31.25%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (56.25%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (25.00%) RDBMS
3 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
4 2 (12.50%) Couchbase
4 2 (12.50%) MongoDB
4 2 (12.50%) NoSQL
4 2 (12.50%) Big Data
4 2 (12.50%) KDB
4 2 (12.50%) Hadoop
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (12.50%) MySQL
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (6.25%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) JIRA
General
1 10 (62.50%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Front Office
2 3 (18.75%) Banking
3 2 (12.50%) Investment Banking
4 1 (6.25%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Developer
2 5 (31.25%) Java Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Senior Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Java Software Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Java Software Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Software Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Data Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Data Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) Middleware
2 3 (18.75%) .NET
3 2 (12.50%) FIX Protocol
3 2 (12.50%) Memcached
3 2 (12.50%) jQuery
3 2 (12.50%) LINQ
3 2 (12.50%) .NET Framework
3 2 (12.50%) HTML
3 2 (12.50%) XML
4 1 (6.25%) JMS
4 1 (6.25%) WinForms
4 1 (6.25%) Spring
4 1 (6.25%) WCF
4 1 (6.25%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Credit Risk
1 4 (25.00%) Market Risk
1 4 (25.00%) Equities
2 3 (18.75%) Derivative
3 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (12.50%) Open Source
3 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 2 (12.50%) Equity Derivative
3 2 (12.50%) Credit Derivative
3 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 2 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (6.25%) Fixed Income
4 1 (6.25%) Grid Computing
4 1 (6.25%) Mathematics
4 1 (6.25%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Linux
2 9 (56.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) ITIL
1 5 (31.25%) Configuration Management
1 5 (31.25%) E-Commerce
1 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (31.25%) Low Latency
2 3 (18.75%) Project Management
2 3 (18.75%) OO
2 3 (18.75%) Risk Management
2 3 (18.75%) Data Management
2 3 (18.75%) TDD
2 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
2 3 (18.75%) Multithreading
2 3 (18.75%) Risk Analytics
2 3 (18.75%) Analytics
3 2 (12.50%) Dependency Management
3 2 (12.50%) Memory Management
3 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (12.50%) Web Development
3 2 (12.50%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) Java
2 9 (56.25%) Perl
3 7 (43.75%) Shell Script
4 6 (37.50%) SQL
5 4 (25.00%) Python
6 3 (18.75%) C#
7 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
7 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
7 2 (12.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Oracle
2 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 5 (31.25%) VMware
2 5 (31.25%) ION Trading
2 5 (31.25%) Atlassian
3 2 (12.50%) StreamBase
3 2 (12.50%) Splunk
3 2 (12.50%) DataSynapse
3 2 (12.50%) CA
4 1 (6.25%) Sybase
Glasgow
Anantha
Rate: £0 - £275 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Anantha
Rate: 400
Posted: 18 days ago