The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
OSGi
Rank 532 542 553
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +11
Contract jobs citing OSGi 57 35 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.070% 0.037%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.38% 0.25% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 22 13
Average daily rate
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£440 £390 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.82% -22.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £342 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £548 £620
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £425 £348
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +22.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 - -
OSGi
UK

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 England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15141 14259 14334
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 28.49% 28.34% 29.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 10442 9185 9380
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 259 195 249
Average hourly rate £39.38 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £16.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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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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
London +37 36 £500 +29.03% 4
North West -32 10 £425 +10.38%
Yorkshire - 6 £400 -
North East - 4 £350 -
East of England +1 1 - - 2
OSGi
UK

OSGi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 79 (85.87%) Java
2 47 (51.09%) JavaScript
2 47 (51.09%) J2EE
3 46 (50.00%) Maven
4 42 (45.65%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (45.65%) HTML
5 40 (43.48%) JBoss
6 39 (42.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 37 (40.22%) Adobe
8 30 (32.61%) AngularJS
8 30 (32.61%) Apache Camel
9 29 (31.52%) jQuery
9 29 (31.52%) Web Services
10 26 (28.26%) JSON
10 26 (28.26%) TDD
10 26 (28.26%) Scrum
10 26 (28.26%) Jenkins
10 26 (28.26%) HTML5
11 25 (27.17%) Spring
11 25 (27.17%) SOAP
11 25 (27.17%) Apache
12 24 (26.09%) XML
13 23 (25.00%) CSS
13 23 (25.00%) ActiveMQ
14 21 (22.83%) Continuous Integration
15 20 (21.74%) UML
16 19 (20.65%) Security Cleared
17 17 (18.48%) SC Cleared
17 17 (18.48%) Git (software)
17 17 (18.48%) RUP

OSGi
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 40 (43.48%) JBoss
2 39 (42.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 25 (27.17%) Apache
4 13 (14.13%) Confluence
5 11 (11.96%) CMS
6 10 (10.87%) WebSphere
7 8 (8.70%) GlassFish
7 8 (8.70%) WebLogic
8 5 (5.43%) Tomcat
9 4 (4.35%) WebSphere Application Server
10 3 (3.26%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (2.17%) Node.js
12 1 (1.09%) Magnolia
12 1 (1.09%) Mule ESB
12 1 (1.09%) WebLogic Portal
12 1 (1.09%) Mule
12 1 (1.09%) WebSphere Portal
12 1 (1.09%) Liferay
Applications
1 1 (1.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.52%) GitHub
2 5 (5.43%) PaaS
3 1 (1.09%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.17%) AMQP
2 1 (1.09%) SMS
2 1 (1.09%) HTTP
2 1 (1.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.70%) MongoDB
2 4 (4.35%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.26%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.17%) Jackrabbit
5 1 (1.09%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 46 (50.00%) Maven
2 26 (28.26%) Jenkins
3 17 (18.48%) Git (software)
4 15 (16.30%) Eclipse
5 13 (14.13%) JIRA
6 9 (9.78%) Ant
6 9 (9.78%) JUnit
7 8 (8.70%) Cucumber
7 8 (8.70%) Gradle
8 4 (4.35%) Eclipse RCP
8 4 (4.35%) Mockito
8 4 (4.35%) Selenium
9 3 (3.26%) GitLab
10 1 (1.09%) SoapUI
General
1 11 (11.96%) Publishing
2 10 (10.87%) Banking
3 9 (9.78%) Telecoms
4 5 (5.43%) Manufacturing
5 4 (4.35%) Finance
6 3 (3.26%) Marketing
7 1 (1.09%) Electronics
7 1 (1.09%) Automotive
7 1 (1.09%) Legal
7 1 (1.09%) Retail
7 1 (1.09%) Billing
7 1 (1.09%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.09%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 77 (83.70%) Developer
2 37 (40.22%) Java Developer
3 8 (8.70%) Senior Developer
4 7 (7.61%) Senior Java Developer
4 7 (7.61%) Middleware Developer
5 5 (5.43%) UX Designer
5 5 (5.43%) Designer
5 5 (5.43%) Full Stack Developer
6 3 (3.26%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (3.26%) Architect
7 2 (2.17%) Applications Architect
7 2 (2.17%) J2EE Developer
7 2 (2.17%) Web Developer
7 2 (2.17%) Technical Leader
7 2 (2.17%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 2 (2.17%) UI Developer
7 2 (2.17%) UI Programmer
7 2 (2.17%) Hybris Developer
7 2 (2.17%) Java Web Developer
8 1 (1.09%) Core Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (51.09%) J2EE
2 42 (45.65%) HTML
3 30 (32.61%) AngularJS
3 30 (32.61%) Apache Camel
4 29 (31.52%) Web Services
4 29 (31.52%) jQuery
5 26 (28.26%) JSON
5 26 (28.26%) HTML5
6 25 (27.17%) Spring
6 25 (27.17%) SOAP
7 24 (26.09%) XML
8 23 (25.00%) CSS
8 23 (25.00%) ActiveMQ
9 16 (17.39%) Middleware
10 14 (15.22%) XSD
11 12 (13.04%) CSS3
12 11 (11.96%) REST
13 10 (10.87%) RESTful
14 9 (9.78%) Apache CXF
15 8 (8.70%) JSR 170
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.61%) User Experience
2 5 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.43%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.35%) Mathematics
3 4 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.09%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.09%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.09%) DTV
4 1 (1.09%) Replication
4 1 (1.09%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.35%) UNIX
2 3 (3.26%) Windows
2 3 (3.26%) Solaris
2 3 (3.26%) Linux
3 1 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (45.65%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (28.26%) TDD
2 26 (28.26%) Scrum
3 21 (22.83%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (21.74%) UML
5 17 (18.48%) RUP
6 16 (17.39%) Content Management
7 14 (15.22%) Pair Programming
7 14 (15.22%) E-Commerce
7 14 (15.22%) DevOps
8 13 (14.13%) Software Delivery
8 13 (14.13%) Open Source
8 13 (14.13%) DSDM
8 13 (14.13%) OO
8 13 (14.13%) Configuration Management
8 13 (14.13%) Requirements Analysis
9 12 (13.04%) Release Management
10 9 (9.78%) SDLC
11 8 (8.70%) MVC
12 6 (6.52%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 79 (85.87%) Java
2 47 (51.09%) JavaScript
3 5 (5.43%) SQL
4 4 (4.35%) Python
5 1 (1.09%) C#
5 1 (1.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (20.65%) Security Cleared
2 17 (18.48%) SC Cleared
3 9 (9.78%) DV Cleared
4 7 (7.61%) CTC Cleared
4 7 (7.61%) Degree
5 3 (3.26%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.09%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.35%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 13 (14.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 37 (40.22%) Adobe
2 13 (14.13%) Atlassian
3 5 (5.43%) Oracle
4 4 (4.35%) hybris
5 3 (3.26%) IBM
6 1 (1.09%) Sybase
6 1 (1.09%) SAP
6 1 (1.09%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.09%) FatWire
6 1 (1.09%) Google
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