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 29 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
OSGi
Rank 530 536 549
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +13
Contract jobs citing OSGi 32 18 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.065% 0.039% 0.025%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.23% 0.14% 0.092%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 12 7
Average daily rate
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£390 £463 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.67% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £353 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £623 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £335 £305
% change year-on-year
+26.86% +9.83%
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
13762 13307 14069
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.90% 28.55% 26.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 8978 8639 8735
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 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 201 265 343
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +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 29 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 29 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -5 12 £394 -28.40% 4
North West +7 11 £385 +20.31%
South East - 1 £675 - 1
South West - - - - 4
OSGi
UK

OSGi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 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 28 (56.00%) Maven
2 25 (50.00%) Java
3 23 (46.00%) Apache
4 17 (34.00%) Jenkins
5 16 (32.00%) Apache Camel
5 16 (32.00%) DevOps
6 15 (30.00%) Confluence
6 15 (30.00%) JIRA
6 15 (30.00%) XML
7 14 (28.00%) Adobe
7 14 (28.00%) Git (software)
8 12 (24.00%) Adobe CQ
9 11 (22.00%) AngularJS
9 11 (22.00%) RESTful
9 11 (22.00%) JBoss
9 11 (22.00%) MVC
9 11 (22.00%) Marketing
10 10 (20.00%) ActiveMQ
10 10 (20.00%) SOA
10 10 (20.00%) NoSQL
11 9 (18.00%) Apache ServiceMix
11 9 (18.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 9 (18.00%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (18.00%) OO
11 9 (18.00%) UML
11 9 (18.00%) TDD
12 8 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (16.00%) Middleware
12 8 (16.00%) SOAP
12 8 (16.00%) J2EE

OSGi
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 23 (46.00%) Apache
2 15 (30.00%) Confluence
3 12 (24.00%) Adobe CQ
4 9 (18.00%) Apache ServiceMix
5 3 (6.00%) Apache Pig
6 2 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (4.00%) WebLogic
6 2 (4.00%) Apache Solr
7 1 (2.00%) CMS
7 1 (2.00%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.00%) SaaS
2 1 (2.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.00%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.00%) NoSQL
2 4 (8.00%) InterSystems Cache
2 4 (8.00%) Hadoop
3 3 (6.00%) Apache Hive
3 3 (6.00%) MongoDB
3 3 (6.00%) MySQL
4 2 (4.00%) Impala
4 2 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (4.00%) CouchDB
4 2 (4.00%) Big Data
4 2 (4.00%) Couchbase
5 1 (2.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 28 (56.00%) Maven
2 17 (34.00%) Jenkins
3 15 (30.00%) JIRA
4 14 (28.00%) Git (software)
5 9 (18.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (2.00%) Eclipse
General
1 11 (22.00%) Marketing
2 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (48.00%) Developer
2 15 (30.00%) Architect
3 6 (12.00%) Middleware Developer
3 6 (12.00%) Java Architect
4 5 (10.00%) Configuration Engineer
4 5 (10.00%) Consultant
4 5 (10.00%) Java Developer
5 4 (8.00%) J2EE Architect
5 4 (8.00%) Java/J2EE Architect
6 3 (6.00%) Deployment Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Applications Architect
7 2 (4.00%) Build Engineer
8 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Data Architect
8 1 (2.00%) Integration Engineer
8 1 (2.00%) Technical Leader
8 1 (2.00%) Java Consultant
8 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Architect
8 1 (2.00%) Data Architect
8 1 (2.00%) Senior Developer
8 1 (2.00%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (32.00%) Apache Camel
2 15 (30.00%) XML
3 11 (22.00%) RESTful
3 11 (22.00%) AngularJS
4 10 (20.00%) ActiveMQ
5 8 (16.00%) Middleware
5 8 (16.00%) SOAP
5 8 (16.00%) J2EE
5 8 (16.00%) REST
5 8 (16.00%) JSON
6 6 (12.00%) XSD
7 5 (10.00%) JMS
7 5 (10.00%) Apache CXF
8 4 (8.00%) jQuery
8 4 (8.00%) Java EE
8 4 (8.00%) HTML
9 3 (6.00%) Spring
9 3 (6.00%) HTML5
10 2 (4.00%) Apache OpenJPA
10 2 (4.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.00%) Open Source
2 1 (2.00%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.00%) UNIX
2 4 (8.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (32.00%) DevOps
2 11 (22.00%) MVC
3 10 (20.00%) SOA
4 9 (18.00%) UML
4 9 (18.00%) OO
4 9 (18.00%) TDD
4 9 (18.00%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (12.00%) Pair Programming
6 6 (12.00%) Configuration Management
6 6 (12.00%) Scrum
6 6 (12.00%) RUP
6 6 (12.00%) DSDM
6 6 (12.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 6 (12.00%) Release Management
7 5 (10.00%) OOP
8 4 (8.00%) Software Architecture
9 2 (4.00%) Load Balancing
9 2 (4.00%) BDD
9 2 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (50.00%) Java
2 4 (8.00%) C
2 4 (8.00%) C++
2 4 (8.00%) Embedded C
3 2 (4.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.00%) XPath
4 1 (2.00%) Groovy
4 1 (2.00%) Scala
4 1 (2.00%) PHP
4 1 (2.00%) Python
4 1 (2.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (8.00%) Degree
2 3 (6.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (6.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) MOM
Vendors
1 14 (28.00%) Adobe
2 11 (22.00%) JBoss
3 6 (12.00%) Atlassian
4 2 (4.00%) Oracle
5 1 (2.00%) Google
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