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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
OSGi
Rank 548 536 544
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +8
Contract jobs citing OSGi 40 22 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.077% 0.046% 0.057%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.28% 0.16% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 10 11
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £329 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £315
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +19.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 -
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
14258 13964 14703
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.32% 29.38% 27.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 9377 9158 8924
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £260
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 167 246 347
Average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.69 £16.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £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 18 September 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 18 September 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 +11 30 £400 -23.80% 8
South East -2 3 £675 -
East of England -27 3 £390 - 3
South West - - - - 2
Yorkshire - - - -
OSGi
UK

OSGi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 39 (61.90%) Maven
2 37 (58.73%) Java
3 36 (57.14%) Apache
4 35 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (53.97%) Jenkins
6 31 (49.21%) XML
7 30 (47.62%) JBoss
7 30 (47.62%) DevOps
8 28 (44.44%) Apache Camel
9 27 (42.86%) JSON
9 27 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
10 26 (41.27%) JIRA
11 25 (39.68%) Git (software)
11 25 (39.68%) Scrum
11 25 (39.68%) SOAP
12 23 (36.51%) Configuration Management
13 22 (34.92%) TDD
14 21 (33.33%) Confluence
15 20 (31.75%) ActiveMQ
16 19 (30.16%) Middleware
16 19 (30.16%) UML
17 18 (28.57%) RUP
17 18 (28.57%) DSDM
17 18 (28.57%) XSD
17 18 (28.57%) Pair Programming
17 18 (28.57%) Requirements Analysis
17 18 (28.57%) Release Management
17 18 (28.57%) Atlassian
18 16 (25.40%) OO
18 16 (25.40%) MVC

OSGi
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (57.14%) Apache
2 21 (33.33%) Confluence
3 11 (17.46%) Adobe CQ
3 11 (17.46%) Apache ServiceMix
4 4 (6.35%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (4.76%) WebLogic
6 2 (3.17%) IIS
6 2 (3.17%) Apache Pig
6 2 (3.17%) Node.js
6 2 (3.17%) Apache Solr
7 1 (1.59%) CMS
7 1 (1.59%) AquaLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Cordys
1 1 (1.59%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.35%) SaaS
2 2 (3.17%) PaaS
2 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.35%) ZigBee
2 2 (3.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (19.05%) NoSQL
2 4 (6.35%) Big Data
2 4 (6.35%) InterSystems Cache
2 4 (6.35%) Hadoop
3 3 (4.76%) MySQL
4 2 (3.17%) CouchDB
4 2 (3.17%) Apache Hive
4 2 (3.17%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.17%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (3.17%) Couchbase
4 2 (3.17%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.17%) Impala
Development Applications
1 39 (61.90%) Maven
2 34 (53.97%) Jenkins
3 26 (41.27%) JIRA
4 25 (39.68%) Git (software)
5 5 (7.94%) Mercurial
5 5 (7.94%) Hudson
5 5 (7.94%) Eclipse
5 5 (7.94%) Subversion
6 3 (4.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (3.17%) Bugzilla
7 2 (3.17%) Redmine
8 1 (1.59%) PowerBuilder
8 1 (1.59%) Lombardi
General
1 11 (17.46%) Marketing
2 2 (3.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 40 (63.49%) Developer
2 17 (26.98%) Middleware Developer
3 16 (25.40%) Architect
4 11 (17.46%) Java Developer
5 6 (9.52%) Java Architect
6 5 (7.94%) Consultant
7 4 (6.35%) J2EE Architect
7 4 (6.35%) Java/J2EE Architect
8 2 (3.17%) Enterprise Data Architect
8 2 (3.17%) Configuration Engineer
8 2 (3.17%) Development Consultant
8 2 (3.17%) Enterprise Architect
8 2 (3.17%) Applications Architect
8 2 (3.17%) Data Architect
8 2 (3.17%) Lead Developer
8 2 (3.17%) Support Consultant
9 1 (1.59%) Analyst
9 1 (1.59%) Senior Developer
9 1 (1.59%) Analyst Programmer
9 1 (1.59%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (49.21%) XML
2 28 (44.44%) Apache Camel
3 27 (42.86%) JSON
4 25 (39.68%) SOAP
5 20 (31.75%) ActiveMQ
6 19 (30.16%) Middleware
7 18 (28.57%) XSD
8 13 (20.63%) AngularJS
8 13 (20.63%) REST
9 12 (19.05%) HTML
10 11 (17.46%) Spring
10 11 (17.46%) RESTful
11 10 (15.87%) Web Services
11 10 (15.87%) Java EE
11 10 (15.87%) jQuery
11 10 (15.87%) J2EE
12 9 (14.29%) Struts
13 8 (12.70%) JMS
13 8 (12.70%) Apache CXF
14 6 (9.52%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.94%) Open Source
2 4 (6.35%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.11%) UNIX
2 5 (7.94%) Linux
3 1 (1.59%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (47.62%) DevOps
3 27 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
4 25 (39.68%) Scrum
5 23 (36.51%) Configuration Management
6 22 (34.92%) TDD
7 19 (30.16%) UML
8 18 (28.57%) RUP
8 18 (28.57%) DSDM
8 18 (28.57%) Pair Programming
8 18 (28.57%) Release Management
8 18 (28.57%) Requirements Analysis
9 16 (25.40%) OO
9 16 (25.40%) MVC
10 13 (20.63%) SOA
11 8 (12.70%) Software Architecture
12 6 (9.52%) OOP
13 4 (6.35%) Data Modelling
13 4 (6.35%) Analytics
14 3 (4.76%) BPMN
Programming Languages
1 37 (58.73%) Java
2 9 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 5 (7.94%) SQL
4 4 (6.35%) Embedded C
4 4 (6.35%) C
4 4 (6.35%) C++
5 1 (1.59%) XPath
Qualifications
1 8 (12.70%) Degree
2 2 (3.17%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.76%) QA
2 1 (1.59%) SLA
Systems Management
1 14 (22.22%) Puppet
2 2 (3.17%) Vagrant
2 2 (3.17%) MOM
Vendors
1 30 (47.62%) JBoss
2 18 (28.57%) Atlassian
3 13 (20.63%) Adobe
4 9 (14.29%) Oracle
5 2 (3.17%) Google
6 1 (1.59%) Pega
6 1 (1.59%) Metastorm
6 1 (1.59%) Open Text
6 1 (1.59%) IBM
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