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 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
OSGi
Rank 555 500 506
Rank change year-on-year
-55 +6
Contract jobs citing OSGi 24 51 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.048% 0.11% 0.063%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.18% 0.39% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 35 11
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £543
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -26.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £335 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £511 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £400 £550
% change year-on-year
-9.37% -27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £39.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.00 -
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
13504 12995 12697
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.24% 27.75% 28.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 9391 8465 8103
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £536
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 182 279 342
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.84 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.42% -0.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £15.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £42.50
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 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 24 December 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 24 December 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
London +2 18 £438 +14.75%
East of England -8 3 £425 - 1
West Midlands -7 1 £300 -
South East -36 1 £425 +13.33%
East Midlands - 1 £225 -
North West - - - -
South West - - - - 1
OSGi
UK

OSGi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 53 (81.54%) Java
2 41 (63.08%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (58.46%) Apache Camel
4 36 (55.38%) Apache
5 35 (53.85%) JSON
6 34 (52.31%) XML
7 32 (49.23%) Continuous Integration
8 30 (46.15%) JBoss
8 30 (46.15%) Scrum
9 28 (43.08%) TDD
9 28 (43.08%) SOAP
10 27 (41.54%) JIRA
11 26 (40.00%) Maven
12 25 (38.46%) Jenkins
12 25 (38.46%) DevOps
13 24 (36.92%) Puppet
13 24 (36.92%) jQuery
13 24 (36.92%) HTML
14 22 (33.85%) JavaScript
14 22 (33.85%) Configuration Management
14 22 (33.85%) Spring
14 22 (33.85%) Git (software)
15 21 (32.31%) Web Services
16 20 (30.77%) Middleware
16 20 (30.77%) SOA
17 18 (27.69%) ActiveMQ
17 18 (27.69%) RUP
17 18 (27.69%) CSS
18 17 (26.15%) OO
18 17 (26.15%) XSD

OSGi
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 36 (55.38%) Apache
2 30 (46.15%) JBoss
3 16 (24.62%) Confluence
4 15 (23.08%) Apache ServiceMix
5 9 (13.85%) Adobe CQ
6 8 (12.31%) Node.js
7 7 (10.77%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (4.62%) Apache Solr
9 2 (3.08%) WebLogic
9 2 (3.08%) IIS
9 2 (3.08%) Tomcat
9 2 (3.08%) CMS
10 1 (1.54%) AquaLogic
10 1 (1.54%) OpenStack
10 1 (1.54%) Magnolia
Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.54%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Google Analytics
1 1 (1.54%) Cordys
1 1 (1.54%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (6.15%) PaaS
3 3 (4.62%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (3.08%) SaaS
4 2 (3.08%) Amazon S3
4 2 (3.08%) IaaS
4 2 (3.08%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (1.54%) Office 365
5 1 (1.54%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.23%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.08%) Internet
2 2 (3.08%) ZigBee
2 2 (3.08%) AMQP
3 1 (1.54%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.92%) NoSQL
2 8 (12.31%) Big Data
3 3 (4.62%) MarkLogic
4 2 (3.08%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.08%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.54%) MySQL
5 1 (1.54%) InterSystems Cache
5 1 (1.54%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 27 (41.54%) JIRA
2 26 (40.00%) Maven
3 25 (38.46%) Jenkins
4 22 (33.85%) Git (software)
5 8 (12.31%) Hudson
6 6 (9.23%) Eclipse
6 6 (9.23%) Subversion
7 5 (7.69%) Mercurial
8 3 (4.62%) Cucumber
8 3 (4.62%) Redmine
8 3 (4.62%) Bugzilla
9 2 (3.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (3.08%) TeamCity
10 1 (1.54%) Lombardi
10 1 (1.54%) PowerBuilder
General
1 8 (12.31%) Finance
2 4 (6.15%) Banking
3 2 (3.08%) Investment Banking
3 2 (3.08%) Publishing
4 1 (1.54%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 45 (69.23%) Developer
2 20 (30.77%) Java Developer
3 16 (24.62%) Middleware Developer
4 10 (15.38%) Architect
5 6 (9.23%) Java Architect
6 4 (6.15%) Java/J2EE Architect
6 4 (6.15%) Lead Developer
6 4 (6.15%) J2EE Architect
7 3 (4.62%) Web Developer
7 3 (4.62%) Consultant
7 3 (4.62%) Lead Java Developer
8 2 (3.08%) Java Web Developer
8 2 (3.08%) Enterprise Data Architect
8 2 (3.08%) Development Consultant
8 2 (3.08%) Data Architect
8 2 (3.08%) Web Administrator
8 2 (3.08%) Support Consultant
8 2 (3.08%) Administrator
8 2 (3.08%) Enterprise Architect
9 1 (1.54%) Java Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (58.46%) Apache Camel
2 35 (53.85%) JSON
3 34 (52.31%) XML
4 28 (43.08%) SOAP
5 24 (36.92%) HTML
5 24 (36.92%) jQuery
6 22 (33.85%) Spring
7 21 (32.31%) Web Services
8 20 (30.77%) Middleware
9 18 (27.69%) ActiveMQ
9 18 (27.69%) CSS
10 17 (26.15%) XSD
10 17 (26.15%) REST
11 16 (24.62%) JMS
12 12 (18.46%) Hibernate
13 11 (16.92%) J2EE
13 11 (16.92%) HTML5
13 11 (16.92%) Apache CXF
14 10 (15.38%) Java EE
14 10 (15.38%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.38%) Computer Science
2 9 (13.85%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (10.77%) Data Structures
4 4 (6.15%) Open Source
5 2 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.54%) DataPower
6 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.54%) Replication
6 1 (1.54%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.31%) Linux
2 7 (10.77%) UNIX
3 2 (3.08%) CentOS
4 1 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.54%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (63.08%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (49.23%) Continuous Integration
3 30 (46.15%) Scrum
4 28 (43.08%) TDD
5 25 (38.46%) DevOps
6 22 (33.85%) Configuration Management
7 20 (30.77%) SOA
8 18 (27.69%) RUP
9 17 (26.15%) OO
10 16 (24.62%) DSDM
10 16 (24.62%) UML
10 16 (24.62%) Pair Programming
10 16 (24.62%) Requirements Analysis
10 16 (24.62%) Release Management
11 10 (15.38%) Data Modelling
11 10 (15.38%) MVC
11 10 (15.38%) Analytics
12 7 (10.77%) Mentoring
12 7 (10.77%) Software Architecture
13 6 (9.23%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 53 (81.54%) Java
2 22 (33.85%) JavaScript
3 7 (10.77%) SQL
4 3 (4.62%) C
5 2 (3.08%) C++
5 2 (3.08%) Embedded C
6 1 (1.54%) XPath
Qualifications
1 11 (16.92%) Degree
2 8 (12.31%) Security Cleared
3 4 (6.15%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.62%) QA
2 1 (1.54%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.54%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 24 (36.92%) Puppet
2 10 (15.38%) Vagrant
3 2 (3.08%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.08%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 16 (24.62%) Atlassian
2 10 (15.38%) Oracle
2 10 (15.38%) Adobe
3 3 (4.62%) IBM
3 3 (4.62%) Google
4 2 (3.08%) ForgeRock
4 2 (3.08%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.54%) Metastorm
5 1 (1.54%) Open Text
5 1 (1.54%) Pega
5 1 (1.54%) Rackspace
5 1 (1.54%) Intel