The table below looks at the statistics for OSGi skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OSGi over the 3 months to 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
OSGi
Rank 195 - 217
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing OSGi 5 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.088% - 0.071%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.30% - 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 5
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£538 - £600
90% offered a daily rate of more than £468 - £465
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 - £615
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £33.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1686 1703 2073
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.66% 29.76% 29.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1371 1286 1618
Average daily rate £450 £450 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 27
Average hourly rate £24.23 £20.50 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.19% -50.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.72 £16.00 £27.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £187.50 £32.01 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

OSGi
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

OSGi Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

OSGi
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

OSGi Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

OSGi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 9 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 6 (66.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 5 (55.56%) Spring
3 5 (55.56%) Adobe
4 4 (44.44%) HTML
4 4 (44.44%) JBoss
4 4 (44.44%) Banking
4 4 (44.44%) Hibernate
5 3 (33.33%) Content Management
5 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (33.33%) Apache CXF
5 3 (33.33%) AngularJS
5 3 (33.33%) Jenkins
5 3 (33.33%) HTML5
5 3 (33.33%) RESTful
5 3 (33.33%) Backbone.js
5 3 (33.33%) Web Services
5 3 (33.33%) J2EE
5 3 (33.33%) SOA
5 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (33.33%) CMS
6 2 (22.22%) Mobile First
6 2 (22.22%) WebCenter
6 2 (22.22%) FatWire
6 2 (22.22%) JMX
6 2 (22.22%) Finance
6 2 (22.22%) TDD
6 2 (22.22%) IBM
6 2 (22.22%) Oracle

OSGi
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 6 (66.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 4 (44.44%) JBoss
3 3 (33.33%) CMS
4 2 (22.22%) WebSphere
4 2 (22.22%) WebSphere Portal
4 2 (22.22%) Liferay
4 2 (22.22%) Magnolia
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (22.22%) Maven
3 1 (11.11%) Selenium
3 1 (11.11%) Mockito
3 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
3 1 (11.11%) JUnit
General
1 4 (44.44%) Banking
2 2 (22.22%) Retail
2 2 (22.22%) Retail Banking
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
3 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (66.67%) Java Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Web Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Web Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Java Web Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Java Web Developer
4 1 (11.11%) CMS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) Spring
2 4 (44.44%) Hibernate
2 4 (44.44%) HTML
3 3 (33.33%) J2EE
3 3 (33.33%) Web Services
3 3 (33.33%) Apache CXF
3 3 (33.33%) RESTful
3 3 (33.33%) HTML5
3 3 (33.33%) Backbone.js
3 3 (33.33%) AngularJS
4 2 (22.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (22.22%) Apache Camel
4 2 (22.22%) JMX
4 2 (22.22%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (22.22%) Apache Sling
4 2 (22.22%) Apache Felix
4 2 (22.22%) WebCenter
4 2 (22.22%) JSR 170
4 2 (22.22%) JSP
4 2 (22.22%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) SOA
1 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (33.33%) Content Management
1 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (22.22%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (22.22%) Mobile First
2 2 (22.22%) Web Development
2 2 (22.22%) TDD
2 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
3 1 (11.11%) OOD
3 1 (11.11%) MVC
3 1 (11.11%) Open Source
3 1 (11.11%) BDD
3 1 (11.11%) OO
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Adobe
2 2 (22.22%) FatWire
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) IBM
3 1 (11.11%) Sybase