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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
OSGi
Rank 399 410 397
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -13
Contract jobs citing OSGi 30 15 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.061% 0.043%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.40% 0.19% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 5
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.80% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £379 £470
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £315
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +19.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 -
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
7428 7752 7654
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.36% 31.33% 29.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 5321 5587 5366
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 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 50 67
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £25.00 £13.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £137.50 £59.95 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +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 18 September 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 18 September 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 +22 3 £455 -17.27% 3
OSGi
England

OSGi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 30 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
1 30 (76.92%) JBoss
1 30 (76.92%) Apache
2 26 (66.67%) Java
2 26 (66.67%) Maven
3 25 (64.10%) JSON
3 25 (64.10%) Continuous Integration
3 25 (64.10%) Scrum
4 24 (61.54%) XML
4 24 (61.54%) JIRA
4 24 (61.54%) Apache Camel
5 23 (58.97%) Jenkins
5 23 (58.97%) Git (software)
5 23 (58.97%) SOAP
5 23 (58.97%) Configuration Management
6 22 (56.41%) TDD
7 20 (51.28%) ActiveMQ
7 20 (51.28%) DevOps
8 19 (48.72%) Middleware
8 19 (48.72%) Confluence
9 18 (46.15%) Requirements Analysis
9 18 (46.15%) Release Management
9 18 (46.15%) Atlassian
9 18 (46.15%) Pair Programming
9 18 (46.15%) XSD
9 18 (46.15%) UML
9 18 (46.15%) RUP
9 18 (46.15%) DSDM
10 14 (35.90%) Puppet
11 9 (23.08%) HTML

OSGi
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 30 (76.92%) Apache
2 19 (48.72%) Confluence
3 7 (17.95%) Apache ServiceMix
4 4 (10.26%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (5.13%) Apache Pig
5 2 (5.13%) Node.js
5 2 (5.13%) IIS
5 2 (5.13%) Apache Solr
6 1 (2.56%) CMS
6 1 (2.56%) AquaLogic
6 1 (2.56%) Adobe CQ
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Cordys
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.69%) ZigBee
2 2 (5.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) NoSQL
2 2 (5.13%) Big Data
2 2 (5.13%) Couchbase
2 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.13%) Impala
2 2 (5.13%) Hadoop
2 2 (5.13%) CouchDB
2 2 (5.13%) Apache Hive
2 2 (5.13%) MongoDB
2 2 (5.13%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 26 (66.67%) Maven
2 24 (61.54%) JIRA
3 23 (58.97%) Git (software)
3 23 (58.97%) Jenkins
4 5 (12.82%) Mercurial
4 5 (12.82%) Hudson
4 5 (12.82%) Eclipse
4 5 (12.82%) Subversion
5 2 (5.13%) Bugzilla
5 2 (5.13%) Redmine
6 1 (2.56%) PowerBuilder
6 1 (2.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (2.56%) Lombardi
General
1 1 (2.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 31 (79.49%) Developer
2 17 (43.59%) Middleware Developer
3 10 (25.64%) Java Developer
4 4 (10.26%) Consultant
5 2 (5.13%) Architect
5 2 (5.13%) Support Consultant
5 2 (5.13%) J2EE Architect
5 2 (5.13%) Development Consultant
5 2 (5.13%) Java Architect
5 2 (5.13%) Java/J2EE Architect
6 1 (2.56%) Lead Programmer
6 1 (2.56%) Lead Analyst Programmer
6 1 (2.56%) Java Programmer
6 1 (2.56%) Lead Java Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Java Analyst Programmer
6 1 (2.56%) Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Analyst Programmer
6 1 (2.56%) Programmer
6 1 (2.56%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (64.10%) JSON
2 24 (61.54%) Apache Camel
2 24 (61.54%) XML
3 23 (58.97%) SOAP
4 20 (51.28%) ActiveMQ
5 19 (48.72%) Middleware
6 18 (46.15%) XSD
7 9 (23.08%) Spring
7 9 (23.08%) HTML
8 8 (20.51%) Web Services
8 8 (20.51%) Apache CXF
9 7 (17.95%) Java EE
9 7 (17.95%) REST
9 7 (17.95%) jQuery
9 7 (17.95%) Struts
10 6 (15.38%) JSP
10 6 (15.38%) J2EE
10 6 (15.38%) Spring Security
11 5 (12.82%) WSDL
11 5 (12.82%) Taglibs
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Computer Science
2 3 (7.69%) Open Source
3 2 (5.13%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.26%) Linux
2 3 (7.69%) UNIX
3 1 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (64.10%) Scrum
2 25 (64.10%) Continuous Integration
3 23 (58.97%) Configuration Management
4 22 (56.41%) TDD
5 20 (51.28%) DevOps
6 18 (46.15%) Release Management
6 18 (46.15%) Requirements Analysis
6 18 (46.15%) Pair Programming
6 18 (46.15%) RUP
6 18 (46.15%) DSDM
6 18 (46.15%) UML
7 8 (20.51%) OO
8 7 (17.95%) SOA
8 7 (17.95%) Software Architecture
9 5 (12.82%) MVC
10 2 (5.13%) OOP
10 2 (5.13%) Data Modelling
10 2 (5.13%) Mentoring
10 2 (5.13%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 26 (66.67%) Java
2 8 (20.51%) JavaScript
3 5 (12.82%) SQL
4 3 (7.69%) Embedded C
4 3 (7.69%) C
4 3 (7.69%) C++
5 1 (2.56%) XPath
Qualifications
1 7 (17.95%) Degree
2 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) QA
2 1 (2.56%) SLA
Systems Management
1 14 (35.90%) Puppet
2 2 (5.13%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 30 (76.92%) JBoss
2 18 (46.15%) Atlassian
3 6 (15.38%) Oracle
4 1 (2.56%) Pega
4 1 (2.56%) IBM
4 1 (2.56%) Metastorm
4 1 (2.56%) Open Text
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