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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
OSGi
Rank 553 561 574
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +13
Contract jobs citing OSGi 59 25 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.047% 0.052%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.38% 0.16% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 12 11
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£425 £463 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.10% +8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £330 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £623 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £315
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +19.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 -

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
15650 15213 15616
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.17% 28.83% 27.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 10137 9787 9367
Average daily rate £375 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 266 374
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.75 £17.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 19 September 2014.

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 22 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 19 September 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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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 43 £400 -20.00% 14
London +31 34 £400 -20.00% 8
Scotland - 14 £425 -
City of London +26 3 £455 -17.27% 3
South East +7 3 £675 -
East of England -19 3 £390 - 2
Glasgow - 3 £350 -
Berkshire +8 1 - -
Reading - 1 - -
Swindon - - - -
South West - - - - 2
Hertfordshire - - - - 1
Suffolk - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Wiltshire - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - - 1
Ipswich - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Newbury - - - -
Bristol - - - - 1
Chippenham - - - - 1

OSGi
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 61 (70.11%) Java
2 53 (60.92%) Maven
3 46 (52.87%) JBoss
4 42 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
5 40 (45.98%) Apache
6 38 (43.68%) Jenkins
7 35 (40.23%) XML
8 31 (35.63%) Apache Camel
8 31 (35.63%) DevOps
9 30 (34.48%) SOA
9 30 (34.48%) Continuous Integration
10 28 (32.18%) JSON
10 28 (32.18%) Scrum
11 27 (31.03%) JIRA
12 26 (29.89%) SOAP
12 26 (29.89%) Git (software)
13 25 (28.74%) TDD
14 24 (27.59%) Configuration Management
15 22 (25.29%) Confluence
16 21 (24.14%) OO
16 21 (24.14%) UML
16 21 (24.14%) J2EE
16 21 (24.14%) ActiveMQ
17 20 (22.99%) Middleware
18 19 (21.84%) RUP
18 19 (21.84%) DSDM
18 19 (21.84%) XSD
18 19 (21.84%) Pair Programming
18 19 (21.84%) Requirements Analysis
18 19 (21.84%) Java EE

OSGi
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 40 (45.98%) Apache
2 22 (25.29%) Confluence
3 17 (19.54%) Adobe CQ
4 14 (16.09%) Apache ServiceMix
5 4 (4.60%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (4.60%) IIS
5 4 (4.60%) CMS
6 3 (3.45%) AquaLogic
6 3 (3.45%) WebLogic
7 2 (2.30%) Apache Solr
7 2 (2.30%) Node.js
7 2 (2.30%) Apache Pig
8 1 (1.15%) Magnolia
Business Applications
1 4 (4.60%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (3.45%) Cordys
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.60%) SaaS
2 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.30%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.60%) ZigBee
2 2 (2.30%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.15%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.79%) NoSQL
2 5 (5.75%) MySQL
3 4 (4.60%) Hadoop
3 4 (4.60%) Big Data
3 4 (4.60%) InterSystems Cache
4 2 (2.30%) CouchDB
4 2 (2.30%) Apache Hive
4 2 (2.30%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.30%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (2.30%) Couchbase
4 2 (2.30%) Impala
4 2 (2.30%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 53 (60.92%) Maven
2 38 (43.68%) Jenkins
3 27 (31.03%) JIRA
4 26 (29.89%) Git (software)
5 10 (11.49%) Hudson
6 8 (9.20%) Subversion
7 5 (5.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (5.75%) Eclipse
7 5 (5.75%) Mercurial
8 3 (3.45%) Lombardi
8 3 (3.45%) JUnit
9 2 (2.30%) TeamCity
9 2 (2.30%) Redmine
9 2 (2.30%) Bugzilla
10 1 (1.15%) PowerBuilder
General
1 11 (12.64%) Marketing
2 4 (4.60%) Finance
3 3 (3.45%) Publishing
4 1 (1.15%) Banking
Job Titles
1 58 (66.67%) Developer
2 25 (28.74%) Java Developer
3 20 (22.99%) Architect
4 18 (20.69%) Middleware Developer
5 10 (11.49%) Java Architect
6 7 (8.05%) Consultant
7 6 (6.90%) Applications Architect
8 4 (4.60%) Development Consultant
8 4 (4.60%) Java/J2EE Architect
8 4 (4.60%) Java Applications Architect
8 4 (4.60%) Senior Developer
8 4 (4.60%) Support Consultant
8 4 (4.60%) J2EE Architect
9 3 (3.45%) Senior Java Developer
9 3 (3.45%) Web Developer
10 2 (2.30%) Enterprise Data Architect
10 2 (2.30%) Configuration Engineer
10 2 (2.30%) Data Architect
10 2 (2.30%) Lead Developer
10 2 (2.30%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (40.23%) XML
2 31 (35.63%) Apache Camel
3 28 (32.18%) JSON
4 26 (29.89%) SOAP
5 21 (24.14%) J2EE
5 21 (24.14%) ActiveMQ
6 20 (22.99%) Middleware
7 19 (21.84%) XSD
7 19 (21.84%) Java EE
8 18 (20.69%) Web Services
8 18 (20.69%) Apache CXF
9 15 (17.24%) HTML
10 14 (16.09%) REST
11 13 (14.94%) AngularJS
11 13 (14.94%) jQuery
12 12 (13.79%) Spring
12 12 (13.79%) Apache OpenJPA
12 12 (13.79%) RESTful
13 11 (12.64%) CSS
13 11 (12.64%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.90%) Computer Science
2 5 (5.75%) Open Source
3 3 (3.45%) Taxonomies
3 3 (3.45%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.15%) Replication
4 1 (1.15%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.34%) UNIX
1 9 (10.34%) Linux
2 3 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (35.63%) DevOps
3 30 (34.48%) SOA
3 30 (34.48%) Continuous Integration
4 28 (32.18%) Scrum
5 25 (28.74%) TDD
6 24 (27.59%) Configuration Management
7 21 (24.14%) OO
7 21 (24.14%) UML
8 19 (21.84%) RUP
8 19 (21.84%) DSDM
8 19 (21.84%) Pair Programming
8 19 (21.84%) Requirements Analysis
8 19 (21.84%) Release Management
9 17 (19.54%) MVC
10 9 (10.34%) OOP
11 8 (9.20%) Software Architecture
12 5 (5.75%) BPMN
12 5 (5.75%) Content Management
12 5 (5.75%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 61 (70.11%) Java
2 16 (18.39%) JavaScript
3 8 (9.20%) SQL
4 4 (4.60%) C
4 4 (4.60%) C++
4 4 (4.60%) Embedded C
5 1 (1.15%) XPath
Qualifications
1 13 (14.94%) Degree
2 3 (3.45%) SC Cleared
2 3 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.90%) QA
2 3 (3.45%) SLA
Systems Management
1 15 (17.24%) Puppet
2 2 (2.30%) Vagrant
2 2 (2.30%) MOM
Vendors
1 46 (52.87%) JBoss
2 19 (21.84%) Atlassian
3 18 (20.69%) Adobe
4 12 (13.79%) Oracle
5 3 (3.45%) Open Text
5 3 (3.45%) Metastorm
5 3 (3.45%) Red Hat
5 3 (3.45%) IBM
5 3 (3.45%) Pega
6 2 (2.30%) Google
7 1 (1.15%) Twitter
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