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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
OSGi
Rank 85 73 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Contract jobs citing OSGi 2 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.14% 0.41% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.56% 1.63% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Average daily rate
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- £400 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £400 £550
% change year-on-year
-9.37% -27.27%
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
360 307 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 24.76% 25.31% 23.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 168 120
Average daily rate £375 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £408 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 16 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 December 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
1 12 (100.00%) Maven
1 12 (100.00%) Apache OpenJPA
1 12 (100.00%) Apache CXF
2 11 (91.67%) JBoss
3 5 (41.67%) J2EE
3 5 (41.67%) Red Hat
3 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (41.67%) Apache ServiceMix
4 4 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 4 (33.33%) Scrum
5 2 (16.67%) Apache Camel
6 1 (8.33%) Java EE
6 1 (8.33%) JPA
6 1 (8.33%) Apache

OSGi
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 11 (91.67%) JBoss
2 5 (41.67%) Apache ServiceMix
3 1 (8.33%) Apache
Development Applications
1 12 (100.00%) Maven
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
1 12 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Senior Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) Apache OpenJPA
1 12 (100.00%) Apache CXF
2 5 (41.67%) J2EE
3 2 (16.67%) Apache Camel
4 1 (8.33%) Java EE
4 1 (8.33%) JPA
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) SOA
2 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 4 (33.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) Java
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Red Hat