The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the London region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
OSGi
Rank 395 388 415
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +27
Contract jobs citing OSGi 11 15 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.048% 0.063% 0.031%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.16% 0.20% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 6
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £415 £500
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £335 -
% change year-on-year
+26.86% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £33.00 -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7034 7413 7439
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.87% 31.08% 28.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 5035 5348 5142
Average daily rate £425 £402 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.65% +0.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 88 89
Average hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.90 £18.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £54.20 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-4.14% +7.69%
OSGi
England

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 11 July 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 11 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 11 July 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 21 (77.78%) Apache
2 19 (70.37%) Maven
3 16 (59.26%) JIRA
3 16 (59.26%) Git (software)
3 16 (59.26%) Confluence
4 12 (44.44%) Java
5 11 (40.74%) JBoss
5 11 (40.74%) Apache Camel
6 10 (37.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 9 (33.33%) TDD
7 9 (33.33%) ActiveMQ
7 9 (33.33%) XML
8 8 (29.63%) Middleware
9 7 (25.93%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (25.93%) Atlassian
10 6 (22.22%) JSON
10 6 (22.22%) Release Management
10 6 (22.22%) Pair Programming
10 6 (22.22%) Requirements Analysis
10 6 (22.22%) Configuration Management
10 6 (22.22%) DSDM
10 6 (22.22%) Scrum
10 6 (22.22%) XSD
10 6 (22.22%) SOAP
10 6 (22.22%) RUP
10 6 (22.22%) UML
10 6 (22.22%) DevOps
10 6 (22.22%) Jenkins
11 5 (18.52%) Apache ServiceMix
11 5 (18.52%) SC Cleared

OSGi
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 21 (77.78%) Apache
2 16 (59.26%) Confluence
3 5 (18.52%) Apache ServiceMix
4 2 (7.41%) Apache Solr
4 2 (7.41%) Adobe CQ
4 2 (7.41%) Apache Pig
4 2 (7.41%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
5 1 (3.70%) CMS
5 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) ZigBee
2 1 (3.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) Hadoop
1 2 (7.41%) CouchDB
1 2 (7.41%) Apache Hive
1 2 (7.41%) MongoDB
1 2 (7.41%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (7.41%) NoSQL
1 2 (7.41%) Couchbase
1 2 (7.41%) Impala
2 1 (3.70%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 19 (70.37%) Maven
2 16 (59.26%) JIRA
2 16 (59.26%) Git (software)
3 10 (37.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 6 (22.22%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.70%) Ant
General
1 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (55.56%) Developer
2 6 (22.22%) Middleware Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Configuration Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Architect
4 3 (11.11%) Consultant
4 3 (11.11%) Java Developer
5 2 (7.41%) J2EE Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Deployment Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Java Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Build Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Java/J2EE Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Technical Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Technical Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (40.74%) Apache Camel
2 9 (33.33%) ActiveMQ
2 9 (33.33%) XML
3 8 (29.63%) Middleware
4 6 (22.22%) XSD
4 6 (22.22%) SOAP
4 6 (22.22%) JSON
5 4 (14.81%) Apache CXF
5 4 (14.81%) J2EE
6 3 (11.11%) REST
6 3 (11.11%) Apache OpenJPA
7 2 (7.41%) JMS
8 1 (3.70%) Hibernate
8 1 (3.70%) CSS
8 1 (3.70%) HTML
8 1 (3.70%) Spring Security
8 1 (3.70%) JPA
8 1 (3.70%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) UNIX
1 2 (7.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) TDD
2 7 (25.93%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (22.22%) Requirements Analysis
3 6 (22.22%) Release Management
3 6 (22.22%) DevOps
3 6 (22.22%) Pair Programming
3 6 (22.22%) Configuration Management
3 6 (22.22%) Scrum
3 6 (22.22%) UML
3 6 (22.22%) RUP
3 6 (22.22%) DSDM
4 4 (14.81%) SOA
5 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (7.41%) OOP
6 2 (7.41%) OO
6 2 (7.41%) Software Architecture
6 2 (7.41%) BDD
7 1 (3.70%) Unit Testing
7 1 (3.70%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (44.44%) Java
2 2 (7.41%) Embedded C
2 2 (7.41%) C
2 2 (7.41%) C++
3 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.70%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) SC Cleared
1 5 (18.52%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.41%) Degree
Vendors
1 11 (40.74%) JBoss
2 7 (25.93%) Atlassian
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle
3 1 (3.70%) Adobe
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