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 19 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
OSGi
Rank 391 393 361
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -32
Contract jobs citing OSGi 18 31 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.078% 0.13% 0.093%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.26% 0.43% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 22 12
Average daily rate
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£438 £381 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.75% -25.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £325 £428
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £545 £639
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £400 £550
% change year-on-year
-9.37% -27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.00 -
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
6889 7267 6634
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.88% 29.96% 31.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 5264 5258 4835
Average daily rate £425 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £551 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 53 67
Average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £18.00 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.00 £55.00 £49.02
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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OSGi across the London region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

OSGi Daily Rate Histogram 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 19 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
City of London +9 5 £450 -2.17%
OSGi
England

OSGi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 43 (82.69%) Java
2 39 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (61.54%) Continuous Integration
4 31 (59.62%) Apache
5 30 (57.69%) JBoss
5 30 (57.69%) Scrum
5 30 (57.69%) JSON
5 30 (57.69%) Apache Camel
6 28 (53.85%) XML
7 27 (51.92%) JIRA
8 26 (50.00%) TDD
9 25 (48.08%) Maven
10 24 (46.15%) DevOps
10 24 (46.15%) Puppet
11 23 (44.23%) Jenkins
12 22 (42.31%) Git (software)
12 22 (42.31%) SOAP
12 22 (42.31%) Configuration Management
13 20 (38.46%) Middleware
13 20 (38.46%) HTML
14 19 (36.54%) Spring
15 18 (34.62%) ActiveMQ
15 18 (34.62%) Web Services
15 18 (34.62%) RUP
16 17 (32.69%) JavaScript
16 17 (32.69%) jQuery
17 16 (30.77%) Release Management
17 16 (30.77%) Atlassian
17 16 (30.77%) Pair Programming
17 16 (30.77%) Requirements Analysis

OSGi
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 31 (59.62%) Apache
2 30 (57.69%) JBoss
3 16 (30.77%) Confluence
4 11 (21.15%) Apache ServiceMix
5 8 (15.38%) Node.js
6 7 (13.46%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (11.54%) Adobe CQ
8 3 (5.77%) Apache Solr
9 2 (3.85%) IIS
9 2 (3.85%) Tomcat
9 2 (3.85%) CMS
10 1 (1.92%) Magnolia
10 1 (1.92%) AquaLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) InDesign
1 1 (1.92%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (1.92%) Cordys
Cloud Services
1 8 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.92%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.54%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.85%) ZigBee
2 2 (3.85%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.38%) NoSQL
2 6 (11.54%) Big Data
3 3 (5.77%) MarkLogic
4 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.92%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 27 (51.92%) JIRA
2 25 (48.08%) Maven
3 23 (44.23%) Jenkins
4 22 (42.31%) Git (software)
5 8 (15.38%) Hudson
6 6 (11.54%) Eclipse
6 6 (11.54%) Subversion
7 5 (9.62%) Mercurial
8 3 (5.77%) Cucumber
8 3 (5.77%) Redmine
8 3 (5.77%) Bugzilla
9 2 (3.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (3.85%) TeamCity
10 1 (1.92%) Lombardi
10 1 (1.92%) PowerBuilder
General
1 7 (13.46%) Finance
2 4 (7.69%) Banking
3 2 (3.85%) Publishing
3 2 (3.85%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 42 (80.77%) Developer
2 20 (38.46%) Java Developer
3 16 (30.77%) Middleware Developer
4 3 (5.77%) Consultant
5 2 (3.85%) Web Developer
5 2 (3.85%) Lead Developer
5 2 (3.85%) Support Consultant
5 2 (3.85%) Architect
5 2 (3.85%) Java Architect
5 2 (3.85%) Lead Java Developer
5 2 (3.85%) Java Web Developer
5 2 (3.85%) J2EE Architect
5 2 (3.85%) Java/J2EE Architect
5 2 (3.85%) Development Consultant
6 1 (1.92%) Lead Programmer
6 1 (1.92%) Java Programmer
6 1 (1.92%) Java Analyst Programmer
6 1 (1.92%) Agile Java Developer
6 1 (1.92%) Lead Analyst Programmer
6 1 (1.92%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (57.69%) JSON
1 30 (57.69%) Apache Camel
2 28 (53.85%) XML
3 22 (42.31%) SOAP
4 20 (38.46%) Middleware
4 20 (38.46%) HTML
5 19 (36.54%) Spring
6 18 (34.62%) ActiveMQ
6 18 (34.62%) Web Services
7 17 (32.69%) jQuery
8 16 (30.77%) XSD
9 13 (25.00%) CSS
10 12 (23.08%) JMS
11 10 (19.23%) Hibernate
12 9 (17.31%) Apache CXF
12 9 (17.31%) Java EE
12 9 (17.31%) AngularJS
12 9 (17.31%) HTML5
12 9 (17.31%) REST
13 8 (15.38%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.31%) Computer Science
2 8 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (13.46%) Data Structures
4 2 (3.85%) Open Source
5 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.92%) Replication
5 1 (1.92%) Clustering
5 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.54%) Linux
2 3 (5.77%) UNIX
3 1 (1.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (61.54%) Continuous Integration
3 30 (57.69%) Scrum
4 26 (50.00%) TDD
5 24 (46.15%) DevOps
6 22 (42.31%) Configuration Management
7 18 (34.62%) RUP
8 16 (30.77%) Release Management
8 16 (30.77%) Pair Programming
8 16 (30.77%) Requirements Analysis
8 16 (30.77%) DSDM
8 16 (30.77%) UML
8 16 (30.77%) SOA
9 12 (23.08%) OO
10 9 (17.31%) MVC
11 8 (15.38%) Data Modelling
12 7 (13.46%) Mentoring
12 7 (13.46%) Analytics
12 7 (13.46%) Software Architecture
13 4 (7.69%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 43 (82.69%) Java
2 17 (32.69%) JavaScript
3 6 (11.54%) SQL
4 3 (5.77%) C
5 2 (3.85%) C++
5 2 (3.85%) Embedded C
6 1 (1.92%) XPath
Qualifications
1 10 (19.23%) Degree
2 6 (11.54%) Security Cleared
3 4 (7.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) QA
2 1 (1.92%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 24 (46.15%) Puppet
2 8 (15.38%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 16 (30.77%) Atlassian
2 8 (15.38%) Oracle
3 5 (9.62%) Adobe
4 1 (1.92%) Pega
4 1 (1.92%) IBM
4 1 (1.92%) Metastorm
4 1 (1.92%) Open Text