The table below looks at the statistics for OSGi skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OSGi over the 3 months to 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
OSGi
Rank 251 234 229
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -5
Contract jobs citing OSGi 2 3 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.021% 0.035% 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.090% 0.14% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 5
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£425 £350 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -26.31%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £400 £475
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -15.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.00 -
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 South East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2230 2158 2302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 23.05% 25.52% 26.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1357 1217 1176
Average daily rate £363 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.61% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £438 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 56 91
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.68 £17.04 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

OSGi
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

OSGi Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

OSGi
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

OSGi Daily Rate Trend in the South East

OSGi
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OSGi within the South East region over the 3 months to 26 November 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
Berkshire - 1 - - 2
OSGi
England

OSGi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 3 (75.00%) SOAP
1 3 (75.00%) JSON
1 3 (75.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) Apache Wicket
2 2 (50.00%) BPMN
2 2 (50.00%) GWT
2 2 (50.00%) JSF
2 2 (50.00%) Struts2
2 2 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (50.00%) RichFaces
2 2 (50.00%) Open Source
2 2 (50.00%) SaaS
2 2 (50.00%) PaaS
2 2 (50.00%) MVVM
2 2 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (50.00%) REST
2 2 (50.00%) Restlet
2 2 (50.00%) Big Data
2 2 (50.00%) Analytics
2 2 (50.00%) Apache Camel
2 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (50.00%) Data Management
2 2 (50.00%) Google
2 2 (50.00%) jBPM
2 2 (50.00%) Struts
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle

OSGi
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 2 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (25.00%) JBoss
2 1 (25.00%) Apache ServiceMix
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) SaaS
1 2 (50.00%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Hadoop
1 2 (50.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (50.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (25.00%) Maven
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Architect
2 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Data Architect
2 2 (50.00%) Data Architect
2 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Java Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) SOAP
1 3 (75.00%) JSON
1 3 (75.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) Apache Wicket
2 2 (50.00%) GWT
2 2 (50.00%) JSF
2 2 (50.00%) Struts2
2 2 (50.00%) RichFaces
2 2 (50.00%) REST
2 2 (50.00%) Restlet
2 2 (50.00%) Apache Camel
2 2 (50.00%) jBPM
2 2 (50.00%) Struts
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) JMS
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) J2EE
3 1 (25.00%) XSD
3 1 (25.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) BPMN
1 2 (50.00%) MVVM
1 2 (50.00%) Analytics
1 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Data Management
2 1 (25.00%) OOP
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) Electronic Design Automation
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) SOA
2 1 (25.00%) ETL
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Microservices
2 1 (25.00%) CQRS
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Google
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) Adobe