The first table below looks at the demand for OSGi skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OSGi over the 3 months to 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the England region.

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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
OSGi
Rank 532 523 545
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +22
Contract jobs citing OSGi 27 19 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.057% 0.042% 0.021%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.20% 0.15% 0.080%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 13 6
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.35% -29.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £355 £500
10% offered a daily rate of more than £527 £620 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £335 -
% change year-on-year
+26.86% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £33.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £33.00 -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13286 12866 13708
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.86% 28.27% 26.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 8737 8302 8484
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 192 304 342
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £34.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.45 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.25 £50.00 £43.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-4.14% +7.69%
OSGi
UK

OSGi
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

OSGi Jobs Demand Trend in England

OSGi
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

OSGi Daily Rate Trend in England

OSGi
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OSGi across the England region over the 3 months to 10 July 2014.

OSGi Daily Rate Histogram in England

OSGi
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OSGi across the England region.

OSGi Hourly Rate Trend in England

OSGi
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OSGi within the England region over the 3 months to 10 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North West +9 11 £385 +20.31% 2
London +5 11 £400 -20.00% 3
West Midlands - 2 £530 -
East of England -22 1 £388 - 1
South East - - - - 2
South West - - - - 7
OSGi
UK

OSGi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 34 (57.63%) Maven
2 31 (52.54%) Java
3 28 (47.46%) Apache
4 20 (33.90%) JIRA
4 20 (33.90%) Git (software)
4 20 (33.90%) Confluence
5 18 (30.51%) Adobe
6 17 (28.81%) Jenkins
7 16 (27.12%) Apache Camel
7 16 (27.12%) DevOps
7 16 (27.12%) Adobe CQ
8 14 (23.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 13 (22.03%) RESTful
10 12 (20.34%) XML
11 11 (18.64%) JBoss
11 11 (18.64%) MVC
11 11 (18.64%) Marketing
11 11 (18.64%) AngularJS
11 11 (18.64%) NoSQL
12 10 (16.95%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (16.95%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (16.95%) TDD
12 10 (16.95%) ActiveMQ
13 9 (15.25%) UML
13 9 (15.25%) SOA
13 9 (15.25%) SOAP
14 8 (13.56%) J2EE
14 8 (13.56%) Middleware
14 8 (13.56%) Configuration Management
14 8 (13.56%) JSON

OSGi
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 28 (47.46%) Apache
2 20 (33.90%) Confluence
3 16 (27.12%) Adobe CQ
4 6 (10.17%) Apache ServiceMix
5 3 (5.08%) Apache Pig
5 3 (5.08%) Tomcat
6 2 (3.39%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (3.39%) WebLogic
6 2 (3.39%) Apache Solr
7 1 (1.69%) CMS
7 1 (1.69%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.69%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.08%) ZigBee
2 1 (1.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.64%) NoSQL
2 5 (8.47%) MySQL
3 4 (6.78%) InterSystems Cache
4 3 (5.08%) Jackrabbit
4 3 (5.08%) Hadoop
4 3 (5.08%) Apache Hive
4 3 (5.08%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.39%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (3.39%) CouchDB
5 2 (3.39%) Couchbase
5 2 (3.39%) Impala
6 1 (1.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (1.69%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 34 (57.63%) Maven
2 20 (33.90%) JIRA
2 20 (33.90%) Git (software)
3 17 (28.81%) Jenkins
4 14 (23.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (5.08%) Eclipse
6 2 (3.39%) Log4j
7 1 (1.69%) Ant
General
1 11 (18.64%) Marketing
2 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 32 (54.24%) Developer
2 15 (25.42%) Architect
3 10 (16.95%) Consultant
4 8 (13.56%) Java Developer
4 8 (13.56%) Configuration Engineer
5 6 (10.17%) Middleware Developer
6 4 (6.78%) Deployment Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) Build Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) Java Architect
8 2 (3.39%) Java/J2EE Architect
8 2 (3.39%) J2EE Architect
8 2 (3.39%) Java Consultant
8 2 (3.39%) Applications Architect
9 1 (1.69%) Integration Engineer
9 1 (1.69%) Technical Developer
9 1 (1.69%) Technical Leader
9 1 (1.69%) Software Architect
9 1 (1.69%) Senior Developer
9 1 (1.69%) Lead Developer
9 1 (1.69%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (27.12%) Apache Camel
2 13 (22.03%) RESTful
3 12 (20.34%) XML
4 11 (18.64%) AngularJS
5 10 (16.95%) ActiveMQ
6 9 (15.25%) SOAP
7 8 (13.56%) J2EE
7 8 (13.56%) Middleware
7 8 (13.56%) JSON
8 6 (10.17%) REST
8 6 (10.17%) Java EE
8 6 (10.17%) HTML
8 6 (10.17%) XSD
9 5 (8.47%) Apache CXF
10 4 (6.78%) jQuery
10 4 (6.78%) CSS
10 4 (6.78%) JMS
10 4 (6.78%) Spring
11 3 (5.08%) Ajax
11 3 (5.08%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.78%) Open Source
2 2 (3.39%) Clustering
3 1 (1.69%) DataPower
3 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.47%) Linux
2 2 (3.39%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (27.12%) DevOps
2 11 (18.64%) MVC
3 10 (16.95%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (16.95%) TDD
3 10 (16.95%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (15.25%) UML
4 9 (15.25%) SOA
5 8 (13.56%) Configuration Management
6 6 (10.17%) OO
6 6 (10.17%) RUP
6 6 (10.17%) DSDM
6 6 (10.17%) Pair Programming
6 6 (10.17%) Requirements Analysis
6 6 (10.17%) Release Management
6 6 (10.17%) Scrum
7 3 (5.08%) Software Architecture
7 3 (5.08%) Content Management
8 2 (3.39%) BPEL
8 2 (3.39%) Web Development
8 2 (3.39%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 31 (52.54%) Java
2 3 (5.08%) JavaScript
2 3 (5.08%) C
2 3 (5.08%) C++
2 3 (5.08%) Embedded C
3 2 (3.39%) XPath
4 1 (1.69%) Groovy
4 1 (1.69%) Scala
4 1 (1.69%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.69%) PHP
4 1 (1.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (11.86%) SC Cleared
1 7 (11.86%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.08%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (3.39%) MOM
Vendors
1 18 (30.51%) Adobe
2 11 (18.64%) JBoss
3 7 (11.86%) Atlassian
4 3 (5.08%) Oracle
5 2 (3.39%) WSO2
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