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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
OSGi
Rank 407 406 406
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing OSGi 17 15 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.071% 0.059% 0.030%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.23% 0.19% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 3
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£388 £525 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.19% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £416 £480
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £623 £640
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £348 £278
% change year-on-year
+22.30% +25.22%
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
7309 8021 7889
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.54% 31.60% 29.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 5096 5801 5609
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 53 78
Average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £54.25 £44.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 - - - - 1
OSGi
England

OSGi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 23 (79.31%) Apache
2 20 (68.97%) JBoss
2 20 (68.97%) Maven
3 17 (58.62%) JIRA
3 17 (58.62%) Git (software)
3 17 (58.62%) Java
4 16 (55.17%) Apache Camel
5 15 (51.72%) Jenkins
5 15 (51.72%) SOAP
5 15 (51.72%) Configuration Management
5 15 (51.72%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (51.72%) JSON
5 15 (51.72%) Scrum
6 14 (48.28%) ActiveMQ
6 14 (48.28%) XML
6 14 (48.28%) Confluence
7 13 (44.83%) TDD
7 13 (44.83%) Middleware
8 11 (37.93%) Pair Programming
8 11 (37.93%) Requirements Analysis
8 11 (37.93%) Release Management
8 11 (37.93%) Atlassian
8 11 (37.93%) XSD
8 11 (37.93%) UML
8 11 (37.93%) RUP
8 11 (37.93%) DSDM
8 11 (37.93%) DevOps
9 8 (27.59%) Apache CXF
10 6 (20.69%) OO
10 6 (20.69%) REST

OSGi
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 23 (79.31%) Apache
2 14 (48.28%) Confluence
3 5 (17.24%) Apache ServiceMix
4 2 (6.90%) Apache Solr
4 2 (6.90%) Apache Pig
4 2 (6.90%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (3.45%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (3.45%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) Hadoop
1 2 (6.90%) CouchDB
1 2 (6.90%) Apache Hive
1 2 (6.90%) MongoDB
1 2 (6.90%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (6.90%) NoSQL
1 2 (6.90%) Couchbase
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database
1 2 (6.90%) Impala
Development Applications
1 20 (68.97%) Maven
2 17 (58.62%) JIRA
2 17 (58.62%) Git (software)
3 15 (51.72%) Jenkins
4 4 (13.79%) Subversion
4 4 (13.79%) Mercurial
4 4 (13.79%) Hudson
4 4 (13.79%) Eclipse
5 3 (10.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (3.45%) Bugzilla
6 1 (3.45%) Redmine
Job Titles
1 21 (72.41%) Developer
2 10 (34.48%) Middleware Developer
3 7 (24.14%) Java Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Java/J2EE Architect
5 2 (6.90%) J2EE Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Java Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Configuration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (55.17%) Apache Camel
2 15 (51.72%) SOAP
2 15 (51.72%) JSON
3 14 (48.28%) ActiveMQ
3 14 (48.28%) XML
4 13 (44.83%) Middleware
5 11 (37.93%) XSD
6 8 (27.59%) Apache CXF
7 6 (20.69%) REST
8 5 (17.24%) Spring Security
8 5 (17.24%) Spring
9 4 (13.79%) Ajax
9 4 (13.79%) Java EE
9 4 (13.79%) Velocity
9 4 (13.79%) Apache Axis
9 4 (13.79%) Spring MVC
9 4 (13.79%) Struts
9 4 (13.79%) Web Services
9 4 (13.79%) HTML
9 4 (13.79%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Linux
2 2 (6.90%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) Configuration Management
1 15 (51.72%) Continuous Integration
1 15 (51.72%) Scrum
2 13 (44.83%) TDD
3 11 (37.93%) Pair Programming
3 11 (37.93%) Requirements Analysis
3 11 (37.93%) Release Management
3 11 (37.93%) UML
3 11 (37.93%) RUP
3 11 (37.93%) DSDM
3 11 (37.93%) DevOps
4 6 (20.69%) OO
4 6 (20.69%) Software Architecture
5 4 (13.79%) SOA
5 4 (13.79%) MVC
6 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (6.90%) OOP
7 2 (6.90%) BDD
7 2 (6.90%) Web Application Development
8 1 (3.45%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 17 (58.62%) Java
2 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
2 4 (13.79%) SQL
3 3 (10.34%) Embedded C
3 3 (10.34%) C
3 3 (10.34%) C++
4 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.45%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (68.97%) JBoss
2 11 (37.93%) Atlassian
3 4 (13.79%) Oracle
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