The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 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 South East 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
OSGi
Rank 239 232 247
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +15
Contract jobs citing OSGi 7 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.071% 0.035% 0.047%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.31% 0.15% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 5
Average daily rate £413 £440 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +10.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £469 £440 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.53% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2292 2025 2364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 23.18% 23.84% 22.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1325 1059 1177
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 135 104
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £17.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
OSGi
England

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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -8 3 £375 -14.77%
OSGi
England

OSGi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 12 (80.00%) Java
2 9 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (60.00%) J2EE
2 9 (60.00%) HTML
2 9 (60.00%) Ajax
3 8 (53.33%) jQuery
3 8 (53.33%) JSON
3 8 (53.33%) Web Development
3 8 (53.33%) CSS
3 8 (53.33%) JSP
3 8 (53.33%) Adobe
3 8 (53.33%) Adobe CQ
4 4 (26.67%) Apache
5 3 (20.00%) Confluence
5 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
5 3 (20.00%) JIRA
5 3 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (20.00%) Maven
6 2 (13.33%) Spring
6 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (13.33%) SaaS
6 2 (13.33%) UNIX
7 1 (6.67%) Linux
7 1 (6.67%) UML
7 1 (6.67%) Web Services
7 1 (6.67%) XML
7 1 (6.67%) JDBC
7 1 (6.67%) C#
7 1 (6.67%) MySQL
7 1 (6.67%) Oracle

OSGi
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 8 (53.33%) Adobe CQ
2 4 (26.67%) Apache
3 3 (20.00%) Confluence
4 1 (6.67%) WebLogic
4 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
4 1 (6.67%) Jetty
4 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
4 1 (6.67%) Apache ServiceMix
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) MySQL
1 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (20.00%) JIRA
1 3 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (20.00%) Maven
2 1 (6.67%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Consultant
2 4 (26.67%) Architect
3 3 (20.00%) Configuration Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Deployment Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Java Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Build Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (60.00%) J2EE
1 9 (60.00%) HTML
1 9 (60.00%) Ajax
2 8 (53.33%) jQuery
2 8 (53.33%) JSON
2 8 (53.33%) CSS
2 8 (53.33%) JSP
3 2 (13.33%) Spring
4 1 (6.67%) Web Services
4 1 (6.67%) XML
4 1 (6.67%) JDBC
4 1 (6.67%) .NET
4 1 (6.67%) Hibernate
4 1 (6.67%) Middleware
4 1 (6.67%) HTML5
4 1 (6.67%) REST
4 1 (6.67%) GWT
4 1 (6.67%) RESTful
4 1 (6.67%) Java EE
4 1 (6.67%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) UNIX
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Web Development
2 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (6.67%) UML
3 1 (6.67%) OOD
3 1 (6.67%) SOA
3 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) Java
2 9 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.67%) C#
3 1 (6.67%) PHP
3 1 (6.67%) Python
3 1 (6.67%) Scala
3 1 (6.67%) XPath
3 1 (6.67%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) MOM
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Adobe
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) TIBCO