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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
OSGi
Rank 391 388 368
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -20
Contract jobs citing OSGi 4 15 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.019% 0.068% 0.050%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.063% 0.23% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 10
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£413 £363 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.79% -19.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £259 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £414 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £450 £440
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +2.27%
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
6316 6496 5976
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.69% 29.59% 29.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 4623 4564 4345
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £293 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 58 51
Average hourly rate £29.00 £36.00 £19.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.44% +81.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £27.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £147.50 £45.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

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 3 March 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
City of London +9 2 £425 +61.90% 1
OSGi
England

OSGi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 34 (89.47%) Java
2 29 (76.32%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (65.79%) Continuous Integration
4 22 (57.89%) Scrum
5 21 (55.26%) TDD
5 21 (55.26%) JSON
5 21 (55.26%) Apache Camel
6 20 (52.63%) XML
6 20 (52.63%) JBoss
7 19 (50.00%) JIRA
7 19 (50.00%) DevOps
7 19 (50.00%) Puppet
8 18 (47.37%) Spring
8 18 (47.37%) Apache
9 17 (44.74%) Maven
10 16 (42.11%) HTML
10 16 (42.11%) Jenkins
11 15 (39.47%) JavaScript
11 15 (39.47%) Web Services
12 14 (36.84%) SOAP
12 14 (36.84%) RUP
12 14 (36.84%) Middleware
13 13 (34.21%) Configuration Management
13 13 (34.21%) CSS
13 13 (34.21%) jQuery
13 13 (34.21%) Git (software)
14 12 (31.58%) Hibernate
14 12 (31.58%) UML
14 12 (31.58%) SOA
15 11 (28.95%) DSDM

OSGi
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 20 (52.63%) JBoss
2 18 (47.37%) Apache
3 11 (28.95%) Confluence
4 8 (21.05%) Node.js
4 8 (21.05%) Adobe CQ
4 8 (21.05%) Apache ServiceMix
5 7 (18.42%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (10.53%) CMS
7 3 (7.89%) WebSphere
7 3 (7.89%) Tomcat
7 3 (7.89%) Magnolia
7 3 (7.89%) Apache Solr
8 2 (5.26%) WebSphere Portal
8 2 (5.26%) Liferay
8 2 (5.26%) IIS
9 1 (2.63%) WebLogic
9 1 (2.63%) GlassFish
9 1 (2.63%) AquaLogic
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Photoshop
1 1 (2.63%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Cordys
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 8 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.63%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.79%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.26%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.05%) NoSQL
2 6 (15.79%) Big Data
3 3 (7.89%) MarkLogic
4 2 (5.26%) Jackrabbit
5 1 (2.63%) MySQL
5 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (50.00%) JIRA
2 17 (44.74%) Maven
3 16 (42.11%) Jenkins
4 13 (34.21%) Git (software)
5 4 (10.53%) Hudson
6 3 (7.89%) Cucumber
7 2 (5.26%) Redmine
7 2 (5.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (5.26%) TeamCity
7 2 (5.26%) Eclipse
7 2 (5.26%) Bugzilla
7 2 (5.26%) Subversion
8 1 (2.63%) PowerBuilder
8 1 (2.63%) Lombardi
8 1 (2.63%) Ant
8 1 (2.63%) Mercurial
General
1 9 (23.68%) Finance
2 6 (15.79%) Banking
3 2 (5.26%) Retail
3 2 (5.26%) Investment Banking
3 2 (5.26%) Retail Banking
3 2 (5.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 33 (86.84%) Developer
2 16 (42.11%) Java Developer
3 12 (31.58%) Middleware Developer
4 2 (5.26%) Development Consultant
4 2 (5.26%) Lead Java Developer
4 2 (5.26%) Java Web Developer
4 2 (5.26%) Lead Developer
4 2 (5.26%) Support Consultant
4 2 (5.26%) Web Developer
4 2 (5.26%) Consultant
5 1 (2.63%) Senior Developer
5 1 (2.63%) Analyst Programmer
5 1 (2.63%) Programmer
5 1 (2.63%) Analyst
5 1 (2.63%) CMS Developer
5 1 (2.63%) Agile Java Developer
5 1 (2.63%) Java Analyst Programmer
5 1 (2.63%) Java Programmer
5 1 (2.63%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (2.63%) Lead Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (55.26%) JSON
1 21 (55.26%) Apache Camel
2 20 (52.63%) XML
3 18 (47.37%) Spring
4 16 (42.11%) HTML
5 15 (39.47%) Web Services
6 14 (36.84%) SOAP
6 14 (36.84%) Middleware
7 13 (34.21%) CSS
7 13 (34.21%) jQuery
8 12 (31.58%) Hibernate
9 11 (28.95%) ActiveMQ
9 11 (28.95%) XSD
9 11 (28.95%) AngularJS
10 10 (26.32%) JMS
11 9 (23.68%) HTML5
12 8 (21.05%) XSLT
13 6 (15.79%) JSP
14 5 (13.16%) Servlets
14 5 (13.16%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 10 (26.32%) Computer Science
2 8 (21.05%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (18.42%) Data Structures
4 3 (7.89%) Open Source
5 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.63%) Replication
5 1 (2.63%) Clustering
5 1 (2.63%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.53%) Linux
2 1 (2.63%) UNIX
2 1 (2.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (76.32%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (65.79%) Continuous Integration
3 22 (57.89%) Scrum
4 21 (55.26%) TDD
5 19 (50.00%) DevOps
6 14 (36.84%) RUP
7 13 (34.21%) Configuration Management
8 12 (31.58%) UML
8 12 (31.58%) SOA
9 11 (28.95%) DSDM
9 11 (28.95%) Pair Programming
9 11 (28.95%) Requirements Analysis
9 11 (28.95%) Release Management
10 8 (21.05%) Data Modelling
11 7 (18.42%) OO
11 7 (18.42%) Mentoring
11 7 (18.42%) Analytics
12 5 (13.16%) MVC
13 4 (10.53%) Responsive Web Design
14 3 (7.89%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 34 (89.47%) Java
2 15 (39.47%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.26%) SQL
4 1 (2.63%) Python
4 1 (2.63%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (23.68%) Degree
2 6 (15.79%) Security Cleared
3 4 (10.53%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) SLA
1 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 19 (50.00%) Puppet
2 8 (21.05%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 11 (28.95%) Atlassian
2 7 (18.42%) Adobe
3 6 (15.79%) Oracle
4 3 (7.89%) IBM
5 2 (5.26%) FatWire
6 1 (2.63%) Open Text
6 1 (2.63%) Pega
6 1 (2.63%) hybris
6 1 (2.63%) Metastorm
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