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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
OSGi
Rank 394 370 358
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -12
Contract jobs citing OSGi 4 23 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.019% 0.11% 0.026%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.063% 0.36% 0.083%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 5
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£450 £388 £543
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% -28.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £438 -
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -
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
6328 6319 6051
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.96% 29.32% 31.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4744 4501 4387
Average daily rate £425 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 53 60
Average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £21.76
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +60.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £18.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.00 £77.50 £48.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 30 January 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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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 +8 1 £450 - 1
OSGi
England

OSGi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 37 (84.09%) Java
1 37 (84.09%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (72.73%) Continuous Integration
3 30 (68.18%) JSON
3 30 (68.18%) Scrum
4 27 (61.36%) Apache
4 27 (61.36%) JIRA
5 26 (59.09%) JBoss
5 26 (59.09%) Apache Camel
6 25 (56.82%) XML
6 25 (56.82%) TDD
7 24 (54.55%) DevOps
7 24 (54.55%) Puppet
8 23 (52.27%) Jenkins
8 23 (52.27%) Maven
9 22 (50.00%) Git (software)
9 22 (50.00%) SOAP
9 22 (50.00%) Configuration Management
10 20 (45.45%) HTML
11 19 (43.18%) Middleware
11 19 (43.18%) Spring
12 18 (40.91%) Web Services
12 18 (40.91%) RUP
13 17 (38.64%) JavaScript
13 17 (38.64%) jQuery
14 16 (36.36%) Release Management
14 16 (36.36%) Atlassian
14 16 (36.36%) Confluence
14 16 (36.36%) Pair Programming
14 16 (36.36%) ActiveMQ

OSGi
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 27 (61.36%) Apache
2 26 (59.09%) JBoss
3 16 (36.36%) Confluence
4 8 (18.18%) Apache ServiceMix
4 8 (18.18%) Node.js
5 7 (15.91%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (13.64%) Adobe CQ
7 3 (6.82%) Apache Solr
8 2 (4.55%) IIS
8 2 (4.55%) Tomcat
8 2 (4.55%) CMS
9 1 (2.27%) AquaLogic
9 1 (2.27%) Magnolia
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) InDesign
1 1 (2.27%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (2.27%) Cordys
Cloud Services
1 8 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.27%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.64%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.55%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.18%) NoSQL
2 6 (13.64%) Big Data
3 3 (6.82%) MarkLogic
4 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.27%) MySQL
5 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 27 (61.36%) JIRA
2 23 (52.27%) Jenkins
2 23 (52.27%) Maven
3 22 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 8 (18.18%) Hudson
5 6 (13.64%) Eclipse
5 6 (13.64%) Subversion
6 5 (11.36%) Mercurial
7 3 (6.82%) Bugzilla
7 3 (6.82%) Cucumber
7 3 (6.82%) Redmine
8 2 (4.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (4.55%) TeamCity
9 1 (2.27%) Lombardi
9 1 (2.27%) PowerBuilder
General
1 7 (15.91%) Finance
2 4 (9.09%) Banking
3 2 (4.55%) Publishing
3 2 (4.55%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (84.09%) Developer
2 17 (38.64%) Java Developer
3 16 (36.36%) Middleware Developer
4 2 (4.55%) Development Consultant
4 2 (4.55%) Web Developer
4 2 (4.55%) Consultant
4 2 (4.55%) Lead Developer
4 2 (4.55%) Support Consultant
4 2 (4.55%) Lead Java Developer
4 2 (4.55%) Java Web Developer
5 1 (2.27%) Java Analyst Programmer
5 1 (2.27%) Java Programmer
5 1 (2.27%) Lead Analyst Programmer
5 1 (2.27%) Java Engineer
5 1 (2.27%) Agile Java Developer
5 1 (2.27%) Analyst
5 1 (2.27%) Analyst Programmer
5 1 (2.27%) Programmer
5 1 (2.27%) Lead Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (68.18%) JSON
2 26 (59.09%) Apache Camel
3 25 (56.82%) XML
4 22 (50.00%) SOAP
5 20 (45.45%) HTML
6 19 (43.18%) Middleware
6 19 (43.18%) Spring
7 18 (40.91%) Web Services
8 17 (38.64%) jQuery
9 16 (36.36%) ActiveMQ
9 16 (36.36%) XSD
10 13 (29.55%) CSS
11 10 (22.73%) JMS
11 10 (22.73%) Hibernate
12 9 (20.45%) Java EE
12 9 (20.45%) HTML5
12 9 (20.45%) AngularJS
13 8 (18.18%) XSLT
13 8 (18.18%) Struts
13 8 (18.18%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.45%) Computer Science
2 8 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (15.91%) Data Structures
4 2 (4.55%) Open Source
5 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.27%) Replication
5 1 (2.27%) Clustering
5 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.09%) Linux
2 1 (2.27%) UNIX
2 1 (2.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (84.09%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (72.73%) Continuous Integration
3 30 (68.18%) Scrum
4 25 (56.82%) TDD
5 24 (54.55%) DevOps
6 22 (50.00%) Configuration Management
7 18 (40.91%) RUP
8 16 (36.36%) Release Management
8 16 (36.36%) Pair Programming
8 16 (36.36%) Requirements Analysis
8 16 (36.36%) DSDM
8 16 (36.36%) UML
9 12 (27.27%) SOA
10 10 (22.73%) OO
11 9 (20.45%) MVC
12 8 (18.18%) Data Modelling
13 7 (15.91%) Mentoring
13 7 (15.91%) Analytics
14 5 (11.36%) Software Architecture
15 3 (6.82%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 37 (84.09%) Java
2 17 (38.64%) JavaScript
3 6 (13.64%) SQL
4 1 (2.27%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (18.18%) Degree
2 6 (13.64%) Security Cleared
3 4 (9.09%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) QA
2 1 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 24 (54.55%) Puppet
2 8 (18.18%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 16 (36.36%) Atlassian
2 8 (18.18%) Oracle
3 5 (11.36%) Adobe
4 1 (2.27%) Open Text
4 1 (2.27%) Pega
4 1 (2.27%) Metastorm
4 1 (2.27%) IBM