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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pivotal GemFire (formerly VMware vFabric GemFire)
Rank - 542 533
Contract jobs citing GemFire 0 16 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.033% 0.022%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 0.19% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 14 8
Average daily rate
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- £700 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +27.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £400 £320
% change year-on-year
- +25.00%
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
9056 8586 8325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.82% 17.63% 18.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 5678 5082 4677
Average daily rate £400 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £515 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 311 324 438
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £35.20 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £18.59
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -5.86%

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 27 January 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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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow - - - -
London - - - - 2
City of London - - - -
England - - - - 2
Scotland - - - -

GemFire
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) MQSeries
2 2 (66.67%) WebLogic
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (66.67%) WebLogic Portal
2 2 (66.67%) Middleware
2 2 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 2 (66.67%) WebSphere Portal
2 2 (66.67%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) REST
3 1 (33.33%) High Availability
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (33.33%) Java SE
3 1 (33.33%) FitNesse
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Spring
3 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking

GemFire
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 2 (66.67%) MQSeries
1 2 (66.67%) WebLogic
1 2 (66.67%) WebLogic Portal
1 2 (66.67%) WebSphere
1 2 (66.67%) WebSphere Portal
2 1 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) FitNesse
1 1 (33.33%) JUnit
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Administrator
1 2 (66.67%) Middleware Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Java Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Middleware
1 2 (66.67%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (33.33%) REST
2 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) Java SE
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) High Availability
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) TDD
1 1 (33.33%) CRM
1 1 (33.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle