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 14 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pivotal GemFire (formerly VMware vFabric GemFire)
Rank 611 - 578
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing GemFire 15 0 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.029% - 0.043%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.16% - 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 19
Average daily rate £600 - £650
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 - £485
10% offered a daily rate of more than £680 - £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 - - -

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
9387 9192 8770
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.21% 17.96% 17.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 6103 5694 5163
Average daily rate £410 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 234 317 304
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.88 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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 14 February 2016.

GemFire Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

GemFire
Top 3 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 14 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
London - 15 £600 -
England - 15 £600 -
City of London - 1 £650 -

GemFire
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 20 (95.24%) Java
2 16 (76.19%) Spring
3 13 (61.90%) Banking
4 11 (52.38%) Finance
5 10 (47.62%) Oracle Coherence
5 10 (47.62%) C#
6 8 (38.10%) Python
6 8 (38.10%) Front Office
6 8 (38.10%) Investment Banking
7 7 (33.33%) Unit Testing
7 7 (33.33%) JMS
7 7 (33.33%) SQL
7 7 (33.33%) Sybase
8 6 (28.57%) Linux
9 5 (23.81%) OO
9 5 (23.81%) DB2
9 5 (23.81%) Oracle
9 5 (23.81%) Hadoop
10 4 (19.05%) Greeks
10 4 (19.05%) Hedge funds
10 4 (19.05%) MongoDB
10 4 (19.05%) Hudson
10 4 (19.05%) Risk Analytics
10 4 (19.05%) Analytics
10 4 (19.05%) Apache Spark
10 4 (19.05%) Migration
10 4 (19.05%) Fixed Income
10 4 (19.05%) Automated Testing
10 4 (19.05%) Derivative
10 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration

GemFire
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 10 (47.62%) Oracle Coherence
2 4 (19.05%) Apache Spark
3 2 (9.52%) JBoss
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) DB2
1 5 (23.81%) Hadoop
2 4 (19.05%) MongoDB
2 4 (19.05%) OLAP
3 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (9.52%) RDBMS
3 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Hudson
2 3 (14.29%) JUnit
3 2 (9.52%) Maven
General
1 13 (61.90%) Banking
2 11 (52.38%) Finance
3 8 (38.10%) Front Office
3 8 (38.10%) Investment Banking
4 4 (19.05%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 18 (85.71%) Developer
1 18 (85.71%) Java Developer
2 5 (23.81%) Senior Developer
2 5 (23.81%) Senior Java Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Market Risk Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Market Risk Java Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Lead Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Lead Java Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Investment Banking Java Developer
5 2 (9.52%) MongoDB Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Core Java Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Front Office Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (76.19%) Spring
2 7 (33.33%) JMS
3 3 (14.29%) Hibernate
3 3 (14.29%) J2SE
3 3 (14.29%) TIBCO EMS
4 2 (9.52%) AngularJS
4 2 (9.52%) FIX Protocol
4 2 (9.52%) FpML
4 2 (9.52%) Spring Batch
4 2 (9.52%) Spring Boot
4 2 (9.52%) Spring Integration
4 2 (9.52%) Spring MVC
4 2 (9.52%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Derivative
1 4 (19.05%) Fixed Income
1 4 (19.05%) Hedge funds
1 4 (19.05%) Market Risk
1 4 (19.05%) Mathematics
2 3 (14.29%) Data Integration
2 3 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
3 2 (9.52%) Credit Risk
3 2 (9.52%) Equities
4 1 (4.76%) Algorithms
4 1 (4.76%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Linux
2 2 (9.52%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 5 (23.81%) OO
3 4 (19.05%) Analytics
3 4 (19.05%) Automated Testing
3 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (19.05%) Greeks
3 4 (19.05%) Migration
3 4 (19.05%) Multithreading
3 4 (19.05%) Risk Analytics
3 4 (19.05%) Stress Testing
4 3 (14.29%) Functional Testing
4 3 (14.29%) OOD
4 3 (14.29%) TDD
5 2 (9.52%) ETL
5 2 (9.52%) MVC
5 2 (9.52%) OOP
5 2 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (9.52%) Portfolio Management
5 2 (9.52%) Risk Management
5 2 (9.52%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (95.24%) Java
2 10 (47.62%) C#
3 8 (38.10%) Python
4 7 (33.33%) SQL
5 3 (14.29%) C++
6 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
7 1 (4.76%) Perl
7 1 (4.76%) R
7 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
7 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) Data Quality
1 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) HDFS
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Sybase
2 5 (23.81%) Oracle
3 3 (14.29%) TIBCO
4 1 (4.76%) DataSynapse
4 1 (4.76%) Terracotta