The first table below looks at the demand for OSGi skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OSGi over the 3 months to 29 July 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 Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Cambridge region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
OSGi
Rank 46 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing OSGi 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.86% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.21% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£390 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £335 £305
% change year-on-year
+26.86% +9.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £33.00 -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
181 112 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 38.76% 29.24% 37.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 48 83
Average daily rate £350 £350 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 30
Average hourly rate £43.50 £35.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.53% +1.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £31.50 £28.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.30 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
OSGi
Cambridgeshire

OSGi
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OSGi across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

OSGi Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

OSGi
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OSGi across the Cambridge region.

OSGi Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

OSGi
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing OSGi 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 OSGi.

1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) OOP
1 3 (75.00%) OO
1 3 (75.00%) Apache
1 3 (75.00%) JMS
1 3 (75.00%) SOA
1 3 (75.00%) XML
1 3 (75.00%) UNIX
1 3 (75.00%) REST
1 3 (75.00%) Apache Camel
1 3 (75.00%) Apache ServiceMix
2 2 (50.00%) J2EE
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded C
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) ZigBee
3 1 (25.00%) Software Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Linux

OSGi
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing OSGi 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 OSGi. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (75.00%) Apache
1 3 (75.00%) Apache ServiceMix
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) ZigBee
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Architect
1 3 (75.00%) Java Architect
2 2 (50.00%) Java/J2EE Architect
2 2 (50.00%) J2EE Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) XML
1 3 (75.00%) JMS
1 3 (75.00%) REST
1 3 (75.00%) Apache Camel
2 2 (50.00%) J2EE
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) UNIX
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) OOP
1 3 (75.00%) OO
1 3 (75.00%) SOA
2 1 (25.00%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded C
2 1 (25.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Cambridge
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