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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
OSGi
Rank 546 533 541
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +8
Contract jobs citing OSGi 33 19 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.066% 0.039% 0.033%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.24% 0.13% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 13 7
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£390 £500 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.00% +53.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £355 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £620 £620
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £335 £278
% change year-on-year
+26.86% +20.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
13987 14142 14723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.94% 29.13% 27.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 9035 9265 9178
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 200 238 347
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £22.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.80 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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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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 +15 15 £394 -21.25% 3
North West +2 11 £385 +20.31%
South East +1 2 £675 - 1
South West - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - -
OSGi
UK

OSGi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 33 (60.00%) Maven
2 28 (50.91%) Java
2 28 (50.91%) Apache
3 24 (43.64%) Jenkins
4 20 (36.36%) Apache Camel
4 20 (36.36%) DevOps
4 20 (36.36%) JIRA
5 19 (34.55%) Git (software)
5 19 (34.55%) XML
6 18 (32.73%) JBoss
7 17 (30.91%) Confluence
8 16 (29.09%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (29.09%) SOAP
9 15 (27.27%) JSON
10 14 (25.45%) ActiveMQ
10 14 (25.45%) MVC
11 13 (23.64%) Adobe
11 13 (23.64%) Configuration Management
11 13 (23.64%) TDD
11 13 (23.64%) Scrum
11 13 (23.64%) UML
12 12 (21.82%) OO
12 12 (21.82%) Middleware
13 11 (20.00%) Marketing
13 11 (20.00%) RESTful
13 11 (20.00%) NoSQL
13 11 (20.00%) REST
13 11 (20.00%) Adobe CQ
13 11 (20.00%) AngularJS
14 10 (18.18%) Release Management

OSGi
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (50.91%) Apache
2 17 (30.91%) Confluence
3 11 (20.00%) Adobe CQ
4 9 (16.36%) Apache ServiceMix
5 3 (5.45%) Apache Pig
6 2 (3.64%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (3.64%) WebLogic
6 2 (3.64%) Apache Solr
7 1 (1.82%) CMS
7 1 (1.82%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.09%) SaaS
2 2 (3.64%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.27%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.00%) NoSQL
2 5 (9.09%) Hadoop
3 4 (7.27%) InterSystems Cache
4 3 (5.45%) MySQL
4 3 (5.45%) Big Data
4 3 (5.45%) Apache Hive
4 3 (5.45%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.64%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database
5 2 (3.64%) Impala
5 2 (3.64%) Couchbase
5 2 (3.64%) CouchDB
6 1 (1.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 33 (60.00%) Maven
2 24 (43.64%) Jenkins
3 20 (36.36%) JIRA
4 19 (34.55%) Git (software)
5 7 (12.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (7.27%) Eclipse
7 3 (5.45%) Subversion
7 3 (5.45%) Mercurial
7 3 (5.45%) Hudson
General
1 11 (20.00%) Marketing
2 1 (1.82%) Finance
Job Titles
1 29 (52.73%) Developer
2 16 (29.09%) Architect
3 9 (16.36%) Middleware Developer
4 7 (12.73%) Java Developer
5 6 (10.91%) Java Architect
6 4 (7.27%) Java/J2EE Architect
6 4 (7.27%) Configuration Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) J2EE Architect
6 4 (7.27%) Consultant
7 2 (3.64%) Data Architect
7 2 (3.64%) Enterprise Architect
7 2 (3.64%) Enterprise Data Architect
7 2 (3.64%) Applications Architect
7 2 (3.64%) Deployment Engineer
8 1 (1.82%) Technical Leader
8 1 (1.82%) Build Engineer
8 1 (1.82%) Java Consultant
8 1 (1.82%) Senior Developer
8 1 (1.82%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (36.36%) Apache Camel
2 19 (34.55%) XML
3 16 (29.09%) SOAP
4 15 (27.27%) JSON
5 14 (25.45%) ActiveMQ
6 12 (21.82%) Middleware
7 11 (20.00%) AngularJS
7 11 (20.00%) RESTful
7 11 (20.00%) REST
8 10 (18.18%) XSD
9 8 (14.55%) Apache CXF
10 7 (12.73%) J2EE
10 7 (12.73%) Java EE
10 7 (12.73%) jQuery
11 6 (10.91%) Web Services
11 6 (10.91%) Spring
11 6 (10.91%) HTML
12 5 (9.09%) Struts
12 5 (9.09%) JMS
13 4 (7.27%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.91%) Open Source
2 1 (1.82%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.09%) UNIX
2 4 (7.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (36.36%) DevOps
2 16 (29.09%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (25.45%) MVC
4 13 (23.64%) Scrum
4 13 (23.64%) TDD
4 13 (23.64%) UML
4 13 (23.64%) Configuration Management
5 12 (21.82%) OO
6 10 (18.18%) RUP
6 10 (18.18%) DSDM
6 10 (18.18%) SOA
6 10 (18.18%) Pair Programming
6 10 (18.18%) Release Management
6 10 (18.18%) Requirements Analysis
7 8 (14.55%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (10.91%) Software Architecture
9 5 (9.09%) OOP
10 3 (5.45%) Web Application Development
11 2 (3.64%) Analytics
11 2 (3.64%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 28 (50.91%) Java
2 4 (7.27%) JavaScript
2 4 (7.27%) C
2 4 (7.27%) C++
2 4 (7.27%) Embedded C
3 3 (5.45%) SQL
4 2 (3.64%) XPath
5 1 (1.82%) Groovy
5 1 (1.82%) Scala
5 1 (1.82%) Python
5 1 (1.82%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.82%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (7.27%) Degree
2 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (7.27%) Puppet
2 2 (3.64%) MOM
Vendors
1 18 (32.73%) JBoss
2 13 (23.64%) Adobe
3 10 (18.18%) Atlassian
4 5 (9.09%) Oracle
5 2 (3.64%) Google