The table below looks at the statistics for OSGi skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OSGi over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
OSGi
Rank 72 70 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing OSGi 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.25% 0.085% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.01% 0.37% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £408 £388 £315
% change year-on-year
+5.16% +23.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.00 -
OSGi
Scotland

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 Edinburgh region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
296 272 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 24.28% 23.13% 12.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 128 54
Average daily rate £365 £335 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.95% +6.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

OSGi
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

OSGi Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

OSGi
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

OSGi Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

OSGi
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 12 (100.00%) Java
1 12 (100.00%) SOA
2 11 (91.67%) JBoss
3 10 (83.33%) Maven
3 10 (83.33%) Apache OpenJPA
3 10 (83.33%) Apache CXF
4 5 (41.67%) J2EE
5 3 (25.00%) Java EE
5 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (25.00%) Red Hat
5 3 (25.00%) JPA
5 3 (25.00%) Apache ServiceMix
6 2 (16.67%) Web Services
6 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
6 2 (16.67%) Apache Camel
6 2 (16.67%) JSF
6 2 (16.67%) Hibernate
6 2 (16.67%) Scrum
7 1 (8.33%) Oracle
7 1 (8.33%) Apache
7 1 (8.33%) RichFaces
7 1 (8.33%) Oracle BPM

OSGi
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 (25.00%) Apache ServiceMix
2 1 (8.33%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle BPM
Development Applications
1 10 (83.33%) Maven
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Developer
1 10 (83.33%) Java Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Java Applications Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Applications Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (83.33%) Apache OpenJPA
1 10 (83.33%) Apache CXF
2 5 (41.67%) J2EE
3 3 (25.00%) Java EE
3 3 (25.00%) JPA
4 2 (16.67%) Web Services
4 2 (16.67%) Apache Camel
4 2 (16.67%) JSF
4 2 (16.67%) Hibernate
5 1 (8.33%) RichFaces
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) SOA
2 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
3 2 (16.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) Java
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) JBoss
2 3 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle
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