The table below looks at the statistics for OSGi skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OSGi over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
OSGi
Rank - 109 -
Contract jobs citing OSGi 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.13% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate
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- £400 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £438 £475
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 Scotland region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
661 603 570
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 24.92% 26.26% 28.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 371 325 335
Average daily rate £375 £325 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 8
Average hourly rate £45.00 £32.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.50 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.25 £39.25 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.25 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -7.14%

OSGi
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OSGi across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

OSGi Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

OSGi
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OSGi across the Scotland region.

OSGi Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

OSGi
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) SOA
2 4 (80.00%) Scrum
2 4 (80.00%) Maven
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (80.00%) JBoss
2 4 (80.00%) Apache OpenJPA
2 4 (80.00%) Apache CXF
2 4 (80.00%) Waterfall
2 4 (80.00%) Apache ServiceMix
3 1 (20.00%) REST
3 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (20.00%) JMS
3 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) J2EE
3 1 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) UML
3 1 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) SysML
3 1 (20.00%) Java SE

OSGi
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 4 (80.00%) JBoss
1 4 (80.00%) Apache ServiceMix
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Maven
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Senior Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) Apache OpenJPA
1 4 (80.00%) Apache CXF
2 1 (20.00%) REST
2 1 (20.00%) JMS
2 1 (20.00%) J2EE
2 1 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) SOA
2 4 (80.00%) Scrum
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) UML
3 1 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) SysML
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Red Hat