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 29 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
OSGi
Rank 185 196 191
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -5
Contract jobs citing OSGi 1 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.020% 0.084% 0.052%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.066% 0.29% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 3
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£450 £450 £543
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -17.05%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £438 £475
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
1519 1750 1750
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.64% 29.26% 30.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1230 1308 1390
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 19
Average hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £19.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +114.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.96 £22.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £147.50 £82.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 29 January 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 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) Scrum
2 6 (75.00%) Java
3 5 (62.50%) Web Services
3 5 (62.50%) XML
3 5 (62.50%) HTML
3 5 (62.50%) Apache
3 5 (62.50%) Spring
3 5 (62.50%) JSON
3 5 (62.50%) Apache Camel
4 4 (50.00%) DevOps
4 4 (50.00%) jQuery
4 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (50.00%) Puppet
4 4 (50.00%) JIRA
4 4 (50.00%) TDD
4 4 (50.00%) JBoss
4 4 (50.00%) SOA
5 3 (37.50%) Middleware
5 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
5 3 (37.50%) RUP
5 3 (37.50%) Oracle
5 3 (37.50%) SOAP
5 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
5 3 (37.50%) CSS
5 3 (37.50%) Hibernate
5 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
5 3 (37.50%) Maven
5 3 (37.50%) Degree
5 3 (37.50%) Git (software)

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 5 (62.50%) Apache
2 4 (50.00%) JBoss
3 2 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (25.00%) Apache ServiceMix
3 2 (25.00%) Apache Solr
3 2 (25.00%) Node.js
3 2 (25.00%) Confluence
4 1 (12.50%) IIS
4 1 (12.50%) AquaLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (12.50%) Cordys
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Big Data
1 2 (25.00%) MarkLogic
1 2 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (12.50%) MySQL
2 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) JIRA
2 3 (37.50%) Maven
2 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
3 1 (12.50%) PowerBuilder
3 1 (12.50%) Bugzilla
3 1 (12.50%) Subversion
3 1 (12.50%) Lombardi
3 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
3 1 (12.50%) Redmine
3 1 (12.50%) Hudson
General
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Middleware Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Lead Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Support Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Lead Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Development Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) Web Services
1 5 (62.50%) XML
1 5 (62.50%) HTML
1 5 (62.50%) Spring
1 5 (62.50%) JSON
1 5 (62.50%) Apache Camel
2 4 (50.00%) jQuery
3 3 (37.50%) Middleware
3 3 (37.50%) SOAP
3 3 (37.50%) CSS
3 3 (37.50%) Hibernate
4 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (25.00%) Lucene
4 2 (25.00%) HTML5
4 2 (25.00%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (25.00%) Java EE
4 2 (25.00%) J2EE
4 2 (25.00%) Struts
4 2 (25.00%) XSD
4 2 (25.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
1 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (25.00%) Data Structures
3 1 (12.50%) Clustering
3 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (12.50%) Open Source
3 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) UNIX
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) Scrum
3 4 (50.00%) DevOps
3 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (50.00%) TDD
3 4 (50.00%) SOA
4 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
4 3 (37.50%) RUP
5 2 (25.00%) Analytics
5 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (25.00%) Release Management
5 2 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (25.00%) Pair Programming
5 2 (25.00%) DSDM
5 2 (25.00%) Data Modelling
5 2 (25.00%) UML
5 2 (25.00%) OO
6 1 (12.50%) Extreme Programming
6 1 (12.50%) Change Management
6 1 (12.50%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) Puppet
2 2 (25.00%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) Atlassian
3 1 (12.50%) IBM
3 1 (12.50%) Metastorm
3 1 (12.50%) Open Text
3 1 (12.50%) Pega