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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
OSGi
Rank 563 555 554
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Contract jobs citing OSGi 48 45 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.084% 0.082% 0.035%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.31% 0.30% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 31 12
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -13.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £360 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £623
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £425 £335
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +26.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £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
15641 15215 14405
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.40% 27.83% 28.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 10526 9806 9151
Average daily rate £390 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 226 221 296
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 £17.35 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +2 45 £433 +10.89% 10
London +23 29 £450 +14.28% 3
North West -23 7 £425 +10.38% 1
City of London - 7 £494 - 1
Manchester - 6 £438 - 1
West Yorkshire - 4 £438 -
Yorkshire - 4 £438 -
Tyne and Wear - 3 £350 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £350 -
Leeds - 3 £438 -
North East - 3 £350 -
East of England -2 1 - - 3
Leicestershire -2 1 £400 -
East Midlands -12 1 £400 +11.11%
Cheshire -13 1 £320 -16.88%
Basildon - 1 - -
Belfast - 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 £500 -
South Wales - 1 £375 -
Cardiff - 1 £375 -
Wales - 1 £375 -
Northern Ireland - 1 - -
Essex - 1 - -
County Antrim - 1 - -

OSGi
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 69 (88.46%) Java
2 41 (52.56%) JBoss
3 40 (51.28%) Maven
4 39 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 39 (50.00%) J2EE
5 38 (48.72%) HTML
6 32 (41.03%) Web Services
7 30 (38.46%) Spring
7 30 (38.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 28 (35.90%) TDD
8 28 (35.90%) Adobe
9 27 (34.62%) SOAP
10 25 (32.05%) CSS
10 25 (32.05%) Apache Camel
11 22 (28.21%) AngularJS
11 22 (28.21%) XML
12 21 (26.92%) JSON
12 21 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
12 21 (26.92%) jQuery
13 20 (25.64%) Scrum
13 20 (25.64%) OO
13 20 (25.64%) HTML5
14 19 (24.36%) Jenkins
14 19 (24.36%) Apache
15 18 (23.08%) ActiveMQ
15 18 (23.08%) REST
16 17 (21.79%) WebSphere
16 17 (21.79%) Eclipse
17 16 (20.51%) UML

OSGi
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 41 (52.56%) JBoss
2 30 (38.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 19 (24.36%) Apache
4 17 (21.79%) WebSphere
5 14 (17.95%) GlassFish
5 14 (17.95%) WebLogic
6 9 (11.54%) WebSphere Application Server
7 8 (10.26%) Confluence
7 8 (10.26%) CMS
8 6 (7.69%) Tomcat
9 2 (2.56%) WebSphere Portal
9 2 (2.56%) Liferay
9 2 (2.56%) Magnolia
9 2 (2.56%) Node.js
10 1 (1.28%) OpenStack
10 1 (1.28%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (1.28%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.41%) PaaS
2 4 (5.13%) GitHub
3 1 (1.28%) Office 365
3 1 (1.28%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.56%) AMQP
2 1 (1.28%) SMS
2 1 (1.28%) HTTP
2 1 (1.28%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.54%) Relational Database
2 8 (10.26%) MongoDB
3 3 (3.85%) Jackrabbit
4 2 (2.56%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 40 (51.28%) Maven
2 19 (24.36%) Jenkins
3 17 (21.79%) Eclipse
4 15 (19.23%) Ant
5 13 (16.67%) Git (software)
6 8 (10.26%) JUnit
6 8 (10.26%) JIRA
7 7 (8.97%) Cucumber
8 5 (6.41%) Gradle
9 4 (5.13%) Eclipse RCP
9 4 (5.13%) Mockito
9 4 (5.13%) Selenium
10 2 (2.56%) GitLab
11 1 (1.28%) SoapUI
General
1 10 (12.82%) Banking
2 7 (8.97%) Publishing
3 5 (6.41%) Telecoms
4 4 (5.13%) Finance
4 4 (5.13%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.85%) Marketing
6 2 (2.56%) Retail Banking
6 2 (2.56%) Retail
7 1 (1.28%) Billing
7 1 (1.28%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.28%) Automotive
7 1 (1.28%) Legal
Job Titles
1 64 (82.05%) Developer
2 42 (53.85%) Java Developer
3 14 (17.95%) Senior Developer
4 13 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (6.41%) Full Stack Developer
6 3 (3.85%) UX Designer
6 3 (3.85%) Designer
6 3 (3.85%) Middleware Developer
6 3 (3.85%) Architect
7 2 (2.56%) Applications Architect
7 2 (2.56%) J2EE Developer
7 2 (2.56%) Web Developer
7 2 (2.56%) Technical Leader
7 2 (2.56%) Java Web Developer
7 2 (2.56%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 2 (2.56%) UI Developer
7 2 (2.56%) UI Programmer
7 2 (2.56%) Hybris Developer
8 1 (1.28%) UX Developer
8 1 (1.28%) CMS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (50.00%) J2EE
2 38 (48.72%) HTML
3 32 (41.03%) Web Services
4 30 (38.46%) Spring
5 27 (34.62%) SOAP
6 25 (32.05%) CSS
6 25 (32.05%) Apache Camel
7 22 (28.21%) AngularJS
7 22 (28.21%) XML
8 21 (26.92%) JSON
8 21 (26.92%) jQuery
9 20 (25.64%) HTML5
10 18 (23.08%) REST
10 18 (23.08%) ActiveMQ
11 14 (17.95%) JSR 170
11 14 (17.95%) Struts
12 12 (15.38%) Spring MVC
12 12 (15.38%) JPA
13 11 (14.10%) Ajax
13 11 (14.10%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 5 (6.41%) Mathematics
3 5 (6.41%) User Experience
4 4 (5.13%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.28%) Replication
5 1 (1.28%) Clustering
5 1 (1.28%) DataPower
5 1 (1.28%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.28%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.54%) UNIX
2 8 (10.26%) Windows
2 8 (10.26%) Solaris
2 8 (10.26%) Linux
3 1 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (35.90%) TDD
3 21 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (25.64%) Scrum
4 20 (25.64%) OO
5 16 (20.51%) UML
6 13 (16.67%) RUP
6 13 (16.67%) E-Commerce
6 13 (16.67%) MVC
7 12 (15.38%) Content Management
8 10 (12.82%) Open Source
8 10 (12.82%) DevOps
9 9 (11.54%) B2C
9 9 (11.54%) Pair Programming
10 8 (10.26%) Configuration Management
10 8 (10.26%) DSDM
10 8 (10.26%) Requirements Analysis
10 8 (10.26%) Software Delivery
11 7 (8.97%) Release Management
12 6 (7.69%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 69 (88.46%) Java
2 39 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 10 (12.82%) SQL
4 5 (6.41%) Python
5 1 (1.28%) C#
5 1 (1.28%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 11 (14.10%) SC Cleared
3 8 (10.26%) Degree
4 6 (7.69%) CTC Cleared
5 4 (5.13%) DV Cleared
6 3 (3.85%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.28%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.13%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 9 (11.54%) Puppet
Vendors
1 28 (35.90%) Adobe
2 8 (10.26%) Atlassian
3 6 (7.69%) Oracle
3 6 (7.69%) IBM
4 5 (6.41%) hybris
5 2 (2.56%) FatWire
6 1 (1.28%) Google
6 1 (1.28%) Rackspace
6 1 (1.28%) Apigee
6 1 (1.28%) Mashery
6 1 (1.28%) Sybase
6 1 (1.28%) Intel
6 1 (1.28%) Red Hat
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