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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
OSGi
Rank 574 559 532
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -27
Contract jobs citing OSGi 39 30 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.071% 0.057% 0.024%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.26% 0.21% 0.087%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 15 7
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £375 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £515 £350
% change year-on-year
-30.09% +47.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £37.50 - £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - £33.00

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
14925 14611 12668
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.05% 27.71% 27.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 9832 9673 7948
Average daily rate £385 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 198 189 361
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.86 £17.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.88 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -

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 27 May 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 15 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 27 May 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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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
England -8 35 £400 +3.22% 11
London +21 20 £400 +3.22% 8
North West - 7 £315 -
City of London +4 5 £450 +20.00% 4
East of England +3 4 £450 +16.12% 1
Manchester - 4 £310 -
Essex - 4 £450 -
Leicestershire - 2 £338 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £400 -
Yorkshire - 2 £400 -
Cheshire - 2 £320 -
Basildon - 2 - -
East Midlands - 2 £338 -
Chester - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £400 -

OSGi
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 40 (86.96%) Java
2 28 (60.87%) JavaScript
2 28 (60.87%) HTML
3 26 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (54.35%) Web Services
5 24 (52.17%) Spring
6 23 (50.00%) Maven
6 23 (50.00%) JBoss
7 20 (43.48%) CSS
7 20 (43.48%) J2EE
8 19 (41.30%) TDD
9 18 (39.13%) SOAP
9 18 (39.13%) REST
9 18 (39.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 16 (34.78%) OO
10 16 (34.78%) Adobe
10 16 (34.78%) jQuery
11 15 (32.61%) HTML5
11 15 (32.61%) WebSphere
11 15 (32.61%) Eclipse
12 14 (30.43%) Ant
13 13 (28.26%) Struts
13 13 (28.26%) XML
13 13 (28.26%) WebLogic
13 13 (28.26%) GlassFish
14 12 (26.09%) JPA
14 12 (26.09%) JSON
14 12 (26.09%) Apache Camel
15 11 (23.91%) Continuous Integration
15 11 (23.91%) E-Commerce

OSGi
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 23 (50.00%) JBoss
2 18 (39.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 15 (32.61%) WebSphere
4 13 (28.26%) GlassFish
4 13 (28.26%) WebLogic
5 8 (17.39%) WebSphere Application Server
6 6 (13.04%) Tomcat
7 4 (8.70%) Apache
8 2 (4.35%) WebSphere Portal
8 2 (4.35%) Liferay
8 2 (4.35%) CMS
8 2 (4.35%) OpenStack
8 2 (4.35%) Magnolia
9 1 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (2.17%) Apache ServiceMix
9 1 (2.17%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (2.17%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.87%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.52%) GitHub
2 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.35%) IaaS
3 2 (4.35%) Amazon S3
3 2 (4.35%) PaaS
3 2 (4.35%) Amazon SQS
3 2 (4.35%) Office 365
4 1 (2.17%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) SMS
1 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.39%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.35%) Jackrabbit
3 1 (2.17%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.17%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.17%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 23 (50.00%) Maven
2 15 (32.61%) Eclipse
3 14 (30.43%) Ant
4 7 (15.22%) JUnit
5 6 (13.04%) Jenkins
6 5 (10.87%) Gradle
7 4 (8.70%) Eclipse RCP
8 3 (6.52%) Selenium
8 3 (6.52%) Mockito
9 1 (2.17%) Cucumber
9 1 (2.17%) SoapUI
9 1 (2.17%) Git (software)
9 1 (2.17%) JIRA
General
1 4 (8.70%) Manufacturing
1 4 (8.70%) Publishing
1 4 (8.70%) Banking
1 4 (8.70%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.52%) Marketing
3 2 (4.35%) Finance
3 2 (4.35%) Retail
3 2 (4.35%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 37 (80.43%) Developer
2 24 (52.17%) Java Developer
3 11 (23.91%) Senior Developer
3 11 (23.91%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (8.70%) Full Stack Developer
5 3 (6.52%) Lead Developer
5 3 (6.52%) Architect
6 2 (4.35%) Technical Leader
6 2 (4.35%) Lead Java Developer
6 2 (4.35%) UI Developer
6 2 (4.35%) UI Programmer
6 2 (4.35%) Hybris Developer
7 1 (2.17%) CMS Developer
7 1 (2.17%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (2.17%) UX Developer
7 1 (2.17%) Lead Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.17%) Java Architect
7 1 (2.17%) Lead Architect
7 1 (2.17%) Integration Architect
7 1 (2.17%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (60.87%) HTML
2 25 (54.35%) Web Services
3 24 (52.17%) Spring
4 20 (43.48%) J2EE
4 20 (43.48%) CSS
5 18 (39.13%) SOAP
5 18 (39.13%) REST
6 16 (34.78%) jQuery
7 15 (32.61%) HTML5
8 13 (28.26%) Struts
8 13 (28.26%) XML
9 12 (26.09%) JPA
9 12 (26.09%) JSON
9 12 (26.09%) Apache Camel
10 10 (21.74%) JSR 170
10 10 (21.74%) Spring MVC
11 9 (19.57%) Hibernate
11 9 (19.57%) AngularJS
12 8 (17.39%) EclipseLink
12 8 (17.39%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.22%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (13.04%) Computer Science
3 5 (10.87%) Mathematics
4 4 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (6.52%) DataPower
6 2 (4.35%) User Experience
7 1 (2.17%) Data Structures
7 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
7 1 (2.17%) Replication
7 1 (2.17%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (19.57%) Linux
2 7 (15.22%) UNIX
2 7 (15.22%) Windows
2 7 (15.22%) Solaris
3 2 (4.35%) CentOS
4 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (41.30%) TDD
3 16 (34.78%) OO
4 11 (23.91%) Scrum
4 11 (23.91%) E-Commerce
4 11 (23.91%) MVC
4 11 (23.91%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (17.39%) SOA
5 8 (17.39%) B2C
6 7 (15.22%) UML
7 6 (13.04%) Content Management
7 6 (13.04%) Open Source
8 5 (10.87%) User Stories
8 5 (10.87%) AOP
8 5 (10.87%) Validation
8 5 (10.87%) RAD
8 5 (10.87%) RUP
9 3 (6.52%) Web Development
9 3 (6.52%) Digital Marketing
9 3 (6.52%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 40 (86.96%) Java
2 28 (60.87%) JavaScript
3 9 (19.57%) SQL
4 5 (10.87%) Python
5 1 (2.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (15.22%) Degree
2 2 (4.35%) Sun Certification
3 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (6.52%) Vagrant
2 2 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.35%) OpenAM
3 1 (2.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (34.78%) Adobe
2 7 (15.22%) IBM
3 5 (10.87%) hybris
4 3 (6.52%) Red Hat
4 3 (6.52%) Oracle
4 3 (6.52%) ForgeRock
4 3 (6.52%) Apigee
4 3 (6.52%) Mashery
5 2 (4.35%) Intel
5 2 (4.35%) FatWire
5 2 (4.35%) Rackspace
6 1 (2.17%) Google
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