The table below looks at the statistics for OSGi skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OSGi over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
OSGi
Rank 564 567 569
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Contract jobs citing OSGi 61 49 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.088% 0.036%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.37% 0.31% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 33 14
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£433 £400 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.12% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £350 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £523 £618
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £425 £348
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +22.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
16337 15619 15306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.89% 28.09% 29.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 11094 9900 9829
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £265 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 288 218 264
Average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £71.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

OSGi
Jobs Demand Trend

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

OSGi Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

OSGi
Daily Rate Trend

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

OSGi Daily Rate Trend in the UK

OSGi
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OSGi within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

OSGi Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

OSGi
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OSGi within the UK.

OSGi Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

OSGi
Top 24 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OSGi within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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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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
England +10 57 £440 +12.82% 8
London +37 36 £500 +29.03% 4
North West -32 10 £425 +10.38%
Manchester - 10 £425 -
City of London - 7 £445 - 2
Leeds - 6 £400 -
West Yorkshire - 6 £400 -
Yorkshire - 6 £400 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 4 £350 -
North East - 4 £350 -
Tyne and Wear - 4 £350 -
Stockport - 2 - -
East of England +1 1 - - 2
Scotland -18 1 - -
Edinburgh -23 1 - -
Wales - 1 £375 -
South Wales - 1 £375 -
Norwich - 1 - -
Belfast - 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 £500 -
Cardiff - 1 £375 -
Northern Ireland - 1 - -
Norfolk - 1 - -
County Antrim - 1 - -

OSGi
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 87 (87.00%) Java
2 53 (53.00%) JavaScript
3 51 (51.00%) Maven
4 49 (49.00%) J2EE
4 49 (49.00%) HTML
5 48 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
6 46 (46.00%) JBoss
7 41 (41.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 38 (38.00%) Adobe
9 34 (34.00%) Web Services
10 32 (32.00%) TDD
11 31 (31.00%) Spring
11 31 (31.00%) SOAP
11 31 (31.00%) AngularJS
11 31 (31.00%) Apache Camel
12 30 (30.00%) CSS
13 29 (29.00%) XML
13 29 (29.00%) jQuery
14 27 (27.00%) Continuous Integration
14 27 (27.00%) JSON
14 27 (27.00%) Jenkins
15 26 (26.00%) HTML5
15 26 (26.00%) Scrum
15 26 (26.00%) Apache
16 24 (24.00%) ActiveMQ
17 20 (20.00%) UML
17 20 (20.00%) Eclipse
17 20 (20.00%) Security Cleared
18 19 (19.00%) OO
19 18 (18.00%) SC Cleared

OSGi
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 46 (46.00%) JBoss
2 41 (41.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 26 (26.00%) Apache
4 15 (15.00%) WebSphere
5 13 (13.00%) GlassFish
5 13 (13.00%) WebLogic
5 13 (13.00%) Confluence
6 11 (11.00%) CMS
7 9 (9.00%) WebSphere Application Server
8 5 (5.00%) Tomcat
9 3 (3.00%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (2.00%) Node.js
11 1 (1.00%) Magnolia
11 1 (1.00%) Mule ESB
11 1 (1.00%) WebLogic Portal
11 1 (1.00%) Mule
11 1 (1.00%) WebSphere Portal
11 1 (1.00%) Liferay
Applications
1 1 (1.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.00%) GitHub
2 5 (5.00%) PaaS
3 1 (1.00%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.00%) AMQP
2 1 (1.00%) SMS
2 1 (1.00%) HTTP
2 1 (1.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.00%) MongoDB
1 9 (9.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (3.00%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.00%) Jackrabbit
3 2 (2.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 51 (51.00%) Maven
2 27 (27.00%) Jenkins
3 20 (20.00%) Eclipse
4 18 (18.00%) Git (software)
5 14 (14.00%) Ant
6 13 (13.00%) JIRA
7 9 (9.00%) JUnit
7 9 (9.00%) Cucumber
8 8 (8.00%) Gradle
9 4 (4.00%) Eclipse RCP
9 4 (4.00%) Mockito
9 4 (4.00%) Selenium
10 3 (3.00%) GitLab
11 1 (1.00%) SoapUI
General
1 11 (11.00%) Publishing
2 10 (10.00%) Banking
3 9 (9.00%) Telecoms
4 5 (5.00%) Manufacturing
5 4 (4.00%) Marketing
5 4 (4.00%) Finance
6 1 (1.00%) Automotive
6 1 (1.00%) Legal
6 1 (1.00%) Retail
6 1 (1.00%) Billing
6 1 (1.00%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.00%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 84 (84.00%) Developer
2 43 (43.00%) Java Developer
3 13 (13.00%) Senior Developer
4 12 (12.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 7 (7.00%) Middleware Developer
6 5 (5.00%) UX Designer
6 5 (5.00%) Designer
6 5 (5.00%) Full Stack Developer
7 3 (3.00%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (3.00%) Architect
8 2 (2.00%) Applications Architect
8 2 (2.00%) J2EE Developer
8 2 (2.00%) Web Developer
8 2 (2.00%) Technical Leader
8 2 (2.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 2 (2.00%) UI Developer
8 2 (2.00%) UI Programmer
8 2 (2.00%) Hybris Developer
8 2 (2.00%) Java Web Developer
9 1 (1.00%) Core Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (49.00%) J2EE
1 49 (49.00%) HTML
2 34 (34.00%) Web Services
3 31 (31.00%) SOAP
3 31 (31.00%) Spring
3 31 (31.00%) AngularJS
3 31 (31.00%) Apache Camel
4 30 (30.00%) CSS
5 29 (29.00%) XML
5 29 (29.00%) jQuery
6 27 (27.00%) JSON
7 26 (26.00%) HTML5
8 24 (24.00%) ActiveMQ
9 17 (17.00%) Middleware
9 17 (17.00%) REST
10 14 (14.00%) XSD
11 13 (13.00%) Struts
11 13 (13.00%) JSR 170
12 12 (12.00%) Spring MVC
12 12 (12.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.00%) User Experience
3 5 (5.00%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.00%) Mathematics
4 4 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.00%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.00%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.00%) DTV
5 1 (1.00%) Replication
5 1 (1.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.00%) UNIX
2 8 (8.00%) Windows
2 8 (8.00%) Solaris
2 8 (8.00%) Linux
3 1 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (32.00%) TDD
3 27 (27.00%) Continuous Integration
4 26 (26.00%) Scrum
5 20 (20.00%) UML
6 19 (19.00%) OO
7 17 (17.00%) RUP
8 16 (16.00%) Content Management
9 15 (15.00%) DevOps
10 14 (14.00%) Open Source
10 14 (14.00%) Pair Programming
10 14 (14.00%) E-Commerce
11 13 (13.00%) DSDM
11 13 (13.00%) MVC
11 13 (13.00%) Configuration Management
11 13 (13.00%) Requirements Analysis
11 13 (13.00%) Software Delivery
12 12 (12.00%) Release Management
13 9 (9.00%) B2C
13 9 (9.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 87 (87.00%) Java
2 53 (53.00%) JavaScript
3 10 (10.00%) SQL
4 4 (4.00%) Python
5 1 (1.00%) C#
5 1 (1.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 18 (18.00%) SC Cleared
3 9 (9.00%) DV Cleared
4 7 (7.00%) CTC Cleared
4 7 (7.00%) Degree
5 3 (3.00%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 14 (14.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 38 (38.00%) Adobe
2 13 (13.00%) Atlassian
3 5 (5.00%) Oracle
4 4 (4.00%) hybris
4 4 (4.00%) IBM
5 1 (1.00%) Sybase
5 1 (1.00%) SAP
5 1 (1.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.00%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.00%) FatWire
5 1 (1.00%) Google
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