The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 3 months to 23 March 2017 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Pivotal GemFire (formerly VMware vFabric GemFire)
England / London
Rank 398 411 407
Rank change year-on-year +13 -4  
Contract jobs citing GemFire 4 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.021% 0.036% 0.010%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.11% 0.22% 0.055%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 2
Median daily rate £650 £600 £621
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% -3.42%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Contract Application Platform Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 3662 3710 3668
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 19.06% 16.87% 17.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2546 2558 2421
Median daily rate £465 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +8.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 50 91
Median hourly rate £22.34 £22.50 £20.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.73% +10.05%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.11 £11.50 £13.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £101.50 £51.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  

GemFire
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing GemFire as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for GemFire in London

GemFire
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GemFire in London

GemFire
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GemFire within the London region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +9 3 £650 -
GemFire
England

GemFire
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing GemFire also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for GemFire.

1 10 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (90.00%) Spring
3 6 (60.00%) Banking
3 6 (60.00%) Hibernate
3 6 (60.00%) Oracle
3 6 (60.00%) Oracle Coherence
4 4 (40.00%) Multithreading
4 4 (40.00%) Linux
4 4 (40.00%) Maven
5 3 (30.00%) Investment Banking
5 3 (30.00%) FIX Protocol
5 3 (30.00%) Front Office
5 3 (30.00%) Finance
5 3 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (30.00%) JMS
5 3 (30.00%) ETL
5 3 (30.00%) FpML
5 3 (30.00%) CSS
5 3 (30.00%) Unix
5 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (30.00%) MySQL
5 3 (30.00%) HTML
5 3 (30.00%) Electronic Trading
5 3 (30.00%) Data Integration
5 3 (30.00%) Hadoop
5 3 (30.00%) jQuery
5 3 (30.00%) HTML5
5 3 (30.00%) Spring Batch
5 3 (30.00%) Spring Integration
5 3 (30.00%) CSS3

GemFire
Top Related IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (60.00%) Oracle Coherence
2 2 (20.00%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (10.00%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon S3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (30.00%) Hadoop
1 3 (30.00%) MySQL
2 2 (20.00%) Big Data
2 2 (20.00%) Redis
3 1 (10.00%) InterSystems Cache
3 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Maven
General
1 6 (60.00%) Banking
2 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Front Office
2 3 (30.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (90.00%) Java Developer
3 6 (60.00%) Senior Developer
3 6 (60.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (30.00%) Front Office Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Big Data Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Hadoop Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Java Hadoop Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) Spring
2 6 (60.00%) Hibernate
3 3 (30.00%) CSS
3 3 (30.00%) CSS3
3 3 (30.00%) FIX Protocol
3 3 (30.00%) FpML
3 3 (30.00%) HTML
3 3 (30.00%) HTML5
3 3 (30.00%) JMS
3 3 (30.00%) jQuery
3 3 (30.00%) Spring Batch
3 3 (30.00%) Spring Integration
4 2 (20.00%) Kafka
4 2 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (20.00%) RxJava
4 2 (20.00%) Spring Boot
4 2 (20.00%) Spring Cloud
5 1 (10.00%) Flash
5 1 (10.00%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Cloud Native
1 2 (20.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Credit Risk
2 1 (10.00%) Derivative
2 1 (10.00%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Linux
2 3 (30.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Multithreading
2 3 (30.00%) Data Integration
2 3 (30.00%) Electronic Trading
2 3 (30.00%) ETL
2 3 (30.00%) Low Latency
2 3 (30.00%) MapReduce
3 2 (20.00%) Analytics
3 2 (20.00%) Domain Models
3 2 (20.00%) Use Case
3 2 (20.00%) User Stories
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Optimisation
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (10.00%) SOA
4 1 (10.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) Python
3 1 (10.00%) R
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) Solace
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft