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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
OSGi
Rank 562 559 491
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -68
Contract jobs citing OSGi 17 24 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.034% 0.047% 0.039%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.12% 0.17% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 14
Average daily rate
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£413 £390 £428
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% -8.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £355 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £473 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £463 £440
% change year-on-year
-32.97% +5.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - -
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
13752 13864 11648
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.10% 27.06% 27.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 9015 9070 7417
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 177 210 331
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £17.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.09 £52.50 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 21 April 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 21 April 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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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 9 £438 +16.66% 3
North West - 5 £310 - 2
East of England +12 2 £450 -5.26% 3
South East - - - -
South West - - - -
OSGi
UK

OSGi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 27 (87.10%) Java
2 18 (58.06%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (58.06%) Spring
3 16 (51.61%) JavaScript
4 14 (45.16%) Web Services
4 14 (45.16%) Maven
5 13 (41.94%) TDD
5 13 (41.94%) JBoss
5 13 (41.94%) HTML
5 13 (41.94%) REST
6 12 (38.71%) Apache Camel
6 12 (38.71%) SOAP
6 12 (38.71%) OO
7 10 (32.26%) Adobe
7 10 (32.26%) Scrum
7 10 (32.26%) CSS
7 10 (32.26%) jQuery
8 9 (29.03%) Hibernate
8 9 (29.03%) JSON
9 8 (25.81%) WebSphere
9 8 (25.81%) Degree
9 8 (25.81%) Computer Science
9 8 (25.81%) Open Source
9 8 (25.81%) HTML5
9 8 (25.81%) J2EE
9 8 (25.81%) XML
9 8 (25.81%) E-Commerce
9 8 (25.81%) SOA
10 7 (22.58%) RUP
10 7 (22.58%) WebLogic

OSGi
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 13 (41.94%) JBoss
2 8 (25.81%) WebSphere
3 7 (22.58%) WebLogic
3 7 (22.58%) Adobe CQ
4 6 (19.35%) Tomcat
4 6 (19.35%) GlassFish
5 4 (12.90%) Apache
5 4 (12.90%) CMS
6 2 (6.45%) WebSphere Portal
6 2 (6.45%) Liferay
6 2 (6.45%) Node.js
6 2 (6.45%) OpenStack
6 2 (6.45%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (6.45%) Apache ServiceMix
6 2 (6.45%) Magnolia
7 1 (3.23%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (3.23%) Apache Solr
7 1 (3.23%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Photoshop
1 1 (3.23%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 7 (22.58%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (6.45%) Amazon S3
3 2 (6.45%) IaaS
3 2 (6.45%) PaaS
3 2 (6.45%) Amazon SQS
3 2 (6.45%) Office 365
4 1 (3.23%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) Internet
2 2 (6.45%) SMS
2 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) Jackrabbit
1 2 (6.45%) NoSQL
1 2 (6.45%) Big Data
1 2 (6.45%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.23%) MarkLogic
2 1 (3.23%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 14 (45.16%) Maven
2 7 (22.58%) Ant
3 5 (16.13%) Eclipse
4 4 (12.90%) Gradle
4 4 (12.90%) Jenkins
5 3 (9.68%) Eclipse RCP
5 3 (9.68%) JUnit
6 2 (6.45%) JIRA
7 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
7 1 (3.23%) Cucumber
General
1 5 (16.13%) Finance
2 4 (12.90%) Banking
3 3 (9.68%) Manufacturing
4 2 (6.45%) Publishing
4 2 (6.45%) Retail
4 2 (6.45%) Retail Banking
5 1 (3.23%) Marketing
5 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (70.97%) Developer
2 14 (45.16%) Java Developer
3 4 (12.90%) Senior Developer
3 4 (12.90%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Web Administrator
4 2 (6.45%) Technical Leader
4 2 (6.45%) Lead Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Administrator
4 2 (6.45%) Architect
4 2 (6.45%) Hybris Developer
5 1 (3.23%) AWS Developer
5 1 (3.23%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (3.23%) Integration Architect
5 1 (3.23%) Web Developer
5 1 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.23%) Applications Architect
5 1 (3.23%) Lead Java Developer
5 1 (3.23%) Lead Architect
5 1 (3.23%) CMS Developer
5 1 (3.23%) Middleware Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (58.06%) Spring
2 14 (45.16%) Web Services
3 13 (41.94%) HTML
3 13 (41.94%) REST
4 12 (38.71%) SOAP
4 12 (38.71%) Apache Camel
5 10 (32.26%) CSS
5 10 (32.26%) jQuery
6 9 (29.03%) JSON
6 9 (29.03%) Hibernate
7 8 (25.81%) J2EE
7 8 (25.81%) XML
7 8 (25.81%) HTML5
8 7 (22.58%) AngularJS
9 6 (19.35%) Struts
10 5 (16.13%) JSTL
10 5 (16.13%) Apache CXF
11 4 (12.90%) RESTful
11 4 (12.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (12.90%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) Computer Science
1 8 (25.81%) Open Source
2 5 (16.13%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (16.13%) Mathematics
3 3 (9.68%) DataPower
4 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.45%) Data Structures
5 1 (3.23%) Clustering
5 1 (3.23%) User Experience
5 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.68%) Linux
2 2 (6.45%) CentOS
2 2 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (58.06%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (41.94%) TDD
3 12 (38.71%) OO
4 10 (32.26%) Scrum
5 8 (25.81%) SOA
5 8 (25.81%) E-Commerce
6 7 (22.58%) RUP
6 7 (22.58%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (16.13%) AOP
7 5 (16.13%) RAD
7 5 (16.13%) Validation
7 5 (16.13%) UML
8 4 (12.90%) Analytics
9 3 (9.68%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (9.68%) DevOps
9 3 (9.68%) Mentoring
9 3 (9.68%) Content Management
9 3 (9.68%) Web Development
10 2 (6.45%) Extreme Programming
10 2 (6.45%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 27 (87.10%) Java
2 16 (51.61%) JavaScript
3 5 (16.13%) Python
4 3 (9.68%) SQL
5 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.23%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (25.81%) Degree
2 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) Vagrant
2 2 (6.45%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (6.45%) OpenAM
2 2 (6.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (32.26%) Adobe
2 7 (22.58%) IBM
3 5 (16.13%) Oracle
3 5 (16.13%) hybris
4 3 (9.68%) ForgeRock
4 3 (9.68%) Apigee
4 3 (9.68%) Mashery
5 2 (6.45%) Rackspace
5 2 (6.45%) Intel
5 2 (6.45%) Red Hat
5 2 (6.45%) FatWire
5 2 (6.45%) Google
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