Period
to 27 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for GemFire skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited GemFire over the 6 months to 27 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Pivotal GemFire (formerly VMware vFabric GemFire)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 240 234 229
Rank change year-on-year -6 -5 +55
Contract jobs citing GemFire 5 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.072% 0.048% 0.031%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.44% 0.27% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 1
City of London median daily rate £725 £650 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.54% - +4.00%
Central London median daily rate £725 £525 £588
% change year-on-year +38.10% -10.64% -6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

GemFire is in the Application Platforms category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 1,124 1,092 1,032
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 16.24% 17.61% 15.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 880 834 770
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +8.43%
10th Percentile £310 £270 £288
90th Percentile £644 £638 £639
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £438
% change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% +4.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 5 17
City of London median hourly rate £20.00 £30.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +57.89% +7.65%
10th Percentile £12.50 £16.39 £11.25
90th Percentile £33.23 £92.25 £40.35
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £26.17 £19.00
% change year-on-year -23.57% +37.72% +5.67%

GemFire
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing GemFire as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for GemFire in the City of London

GemFire
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing GemFire in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for GemFire in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing GemFire also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for GemFire.

1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
1 5 (100.00%) Low Latency
2 4 (80.00%) Ultra-Low Latency
2 4 (80.00%) Banking
2 4 (80.00%) Electronic Trading
3 1 (20.00%) DevExpress
3 1 (20.00%) snoop
3 1 (20.00%) RedGate
3 1 (20.00%) LINQPad
3 1 (20.00%) REST
3 1 (20.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
3 1 (20.00%) Telerik
3 1 (20.00%) Subversion
3 1 (20.00%) InterSystems Cache
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (20.00%) JSON
3 1 (20.00%) ReSharper
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (20.00%) WCF
3 1 (20.00%) WPF
3 1 (20.00%) Market Risk
3 1 (20.00%) Syncfusion
3 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) Infragistics
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) WinForms
3 1 (20.00%) SQL

GemFire
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) snoop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) InterSystems Cache
1 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) LINQPad
1 1 (20.00%) ReSharper
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
General
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
2 4 (80.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Java Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Senior Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# WPF Developer
3 1 (20.00%) UI Developer
3 1 (20.00%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (20.00%) JSON
1 1 (20.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
1 1 (20.00%) REST
1 1 (20.00%) WCF
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
1 1 (20.00%) WinForms
1 1 (20.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (20.00%) Data Structures
1 1 (20.00%) Market Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Low Latency
2 4 (80.00%) Electronic Trading
2 4 (80.00%) Ultra-Low Latency
3 1 (20.00%) Complexity Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) OOD
3 1 (20.00%) OOP
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) SOA
3 1 (20.00%) Software Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) DevExpress
1 1 (20.00%) Infragistics
1 1 (20.00%) RedGate
1 1 (20.00%) Solace
1 1 (20.00%) Syncfusion
1 1 (20.00%) Telerik