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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
OSGi
Rank 187 200 208
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +8
Contract jobs citing OSGi 5 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.092% 0.017% 0.031%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.31% 0.056% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
Average daily rate
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£450 £375 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -21.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £375 £455
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £375 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £500 £350
% change year-on-year
-36.00% +42.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - £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
1603 1783 1845
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.54% 29.83% 28.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1295 1377 1455
Average daily rate £425 £438 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +6.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 27
Average hourly rate £19.72 - £41.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.64 - £32.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 - £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 22 May 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 6 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (83.33%) Spring
3 4 (66.67%) Hibernate
3 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (66.67%) JBoss
3 4 (66.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
4 3 (50.00%) Apache CXF
4 3 (50.00%) SOA
4 3 (50.00%) Adobe
4 3 (50.00%) Banking
4 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (33.33%) Jackrabbit
5 2 (33.33%) JSR 170
5 2 (33.33%) Maven
5 2 (33.33%) Retail Banking
5 2 (33.33%) WebSphere
5 2 (33.33%) Web Development
5 2 (33.33%) Retail
5 2 (33.33%) Content Management
5 2 (33.33%) Finance
5 2 (33.33%) CMS
5 2 (33.33%) FatWire
5 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (33.33%) IBM
5 2 (33.33%) HTML
5 2 (33.33%) JMX
5 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
5 2 (33.33%) JSP
5 2 (33.33%) Servlets

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 4 (66.67%) JBoss
1 4 (66.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 2 (33.33%) CMS
2 2 (33.33%) WebSphere Portal
2 2 (33.33%) Liferay
2 2 (33.33%) Magnolia
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (33.33%) Maven
3 1 (16.67%) Mockito
3 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
3 1 (16.67%) JUnit
3 1 (16.67%) Selenium
General
1 3 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (33.33%) Retail Banking
2 2 (33.33%) Retail
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Java Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (16.67%) CMS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) Spring
2 4 (66.67%) Hibernate
3 3 (50.00%) Apache CXF
4 2 (33.33%) JSR 170
4 2 (33.33%) HTML
4 2 (33.33%) JMX
4 2 (33.33%) JSP
4 2 (33.33%) Servlets
4 2 (33.33%) Web Services
4 2 (33.33%) J2EE
4 2 (33.33%) RESTful
4 2 (33.33%) WebCenter
4 2 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (33.33%) Apache Camel
4 2 (33.33%) Apache Sling
4 2 (33.33%) Apache Felix
4 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
4 2 (33.33%) Backbone.js
4 2 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (16.67%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) SOA
1 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (33.33%) Web Development
2 2 (33.33%) Content Management
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 2 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (16.67%) BDD
3 1 (16.67%) MVC
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Adobe
2 2 (33.33%) FatWire
2 2 (33.33%) IBM
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
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