The table below looks at the statistics for OSGi skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OSGi over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
OSGi
Rank 396 414 388
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -26
Contract jobs citing OSGi 12 1 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.057% 0.005% 0.086%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.18% 0.016% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 10
Average daily rate £475 - £388
90% offered a daily rate of more than £435 - £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 - £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
OSGi
England

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 London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
6644 6332 6493
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.37% 29.86% 29.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4952 4713 4609
Average daily rate £450 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 27 54
Average hourly rate £50.00 £27.37 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.68% -21.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.23 £16.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

OSGi
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OSGi across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

OSGi Jobs Demand Trend in London

OSGi
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OSGi across the London region.

OSGi Daily Rate Trend in London

OSGi
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OSGi within the London region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. 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
City of London - 1 £525 -
OSGi
England

OSGi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 30 (96.77%) Java
2 24 (77.42%) Maven
3 21 (67.74%) JavaScript
4 19 (61.29%) J2EE
5 17 (54.84%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 17 (54.84%) AngularJS
6 16 (51.61%) CMS
6 16 (51.61%) Adobe
7 9 (29.03%) JBoss
8 8 (25.81%) SOAP
8 8 (25.81%) ActiveMQ
8 8 (25.81%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (25.81%) Apache Camel
9 7 (22.58%) REST
9 7 (22.58%) Apache CXF
9 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (19.35%) Git (software)
10 6 (19.35%) Apache
10 6 (19.35%) Oracle
11 5 (16.13%) Web Services
11 5 (16.13%) XML
11 5 (16.13%) TDD
11 5 (16.13%) Pair Programming
11 5 (16.13%) Scrum
11 5 (16.13%) BDD
12 4 (12.90%) Gradle
12 4 (12.90%) Jenkins
12 4 (12.90%) Microservices
12 4 (12.90%) Subversion
12 4 (12.90%) SC Cleared

OSGi
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 17 (54.84%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 16 (51.61%) CMS
3 9 (29.03%) JBoss
4 6 (19.35%) Apache
5 2 (6.45%) Confluence
6 1 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (3.23%) Mule
6 1 (3.23%) Mule ESB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.68%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (9.68%) PowerCenter
3 2 (6.45%) MySQL
4 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 24 (77.42%) Maven
2 6 (19.35%) Git (software)
3 4 (12.90%) Gradle
3 4 (12.90%) Jenkins
3 4 (12.90%) Subversion
4 3 (9.68%) GitLab
5 2 (6.45%) Cucumber
5 2 (6.45%) JIRA
6 1 (3.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (3.23%) FishEye
6 1 (3.23%) Geb
6 1 (3.23%) JUnit
6 1 (3.23%) Mercurial
6 1 (3.23%) Mockito
6 1 (3.23%) Selenium
6 1 (3.23%) Spock
6 1 (3.23%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (12.90%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (96.77%) Developer
2 24 (77.42%) Java Developer
3 3 (9.68%) Informatica Developer
3 3 (9.68%) Integration Developer
4 1 (3.23%) Agile Developer
4 1 (3.23%) Agile Java Developer
4 1 (3.23%) Consultant
4 1 (3.23%) Core Java Developer
4 1 (3.23%) Development Consultant
4 1 (3.23%) Elasticsearch Developer
4 1 (3.23%) J2EE Developer
4 1 (3.23%) Java Middleware Developer
4 1 (3.23%) Middleware Developer
4 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared Java Developer
4 1 (3.23%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (61.29%) J2EE
2 17 (54.84%) AngularJS
3 8 (25.81%) ActiveMQ
3 8 (25.81%) Apache Camel
3 8 (25.81%) SOAP
4 7 (22.58%) Apache CXF
4 7 (22.58%) REST
5 5 (16.13%) Web Services
5 5 (16.13%) XML
6 4 (12.90%) EJB
6 4 (12.90%) JMS
7 3 (9.68%) CSS
7 3 (9.68%) Java EE
8 2 (6.45%) HTML
8 2 (6.45%) jQuery
8 2 (6.45%) JSON
8 2 (6.45%) Spring
9 1 (3.23%) Middleware
9 1 (3.23%) Struts
9 1 (3.23%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.68%) Unix
2 1 (3.23%) Linux
2 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (16.13%) BDD
3 5 (16.13%) Pair Programming
3 5 (16.13%) Scrum
3 5 (16.13%) TDD
4 4 (12.90%) Kanban
4 4 (12.90%) Microservices
5 3 (9.68%) B2B
5 3 (9.68%) Complex Event Processing
5 3 (9.68%) Data Transformation
5 3 (9.68%) High Availability
5 3 (9.68%) SOA
6 2 (6.45%) BPMN
6 2 (6.45%) SDLC
7 1 (3.23%) Change Management
7 1 (3.23%) Configuration Management
7 1 (3.23%) Functional Testing
7 1 (3.23%) Open Source
7 1 (3.23%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (96.77%) Java
2 21 (67.74%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) SC Cleared
1 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) DV Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (51.61%) Adobe
2 6 (19.35%) Oracle
3 3 (9.68%) Informatica
4 2 (6.45%) Atlassian
5 1 (3.23%) Red Hat