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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
OSGi
Rank 587 523 519
Rank change year-on-year
-64 -4
Contract jobs citing OSGi 12 47 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.091% 0.046%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.085% 0.33% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 29 14
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£400 £425 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £314 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £530 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £463 £440
% change year-on-year
-32.97% +5.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - -

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
14151 14119 12451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.37% 27.20% 27.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 9202 8972 7852
Average daily rate £388 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 179 221 325
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.31 £16.87 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £53.50 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 March 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 13 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 March 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 -35 12 £400 -5.88% 8
London -9 7 £413 +10.00% 5
City of London +17 4 £450 +71.42% 2
East of England +7 2 £500 +5.26% 1
Ipswich +5 2 £500 +5.26%
Suffolk -2 2 £500 +5.26%
West Sussex - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Reading - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
South East - - - -
South West - - - -

OSGi
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 30 (88.24%) Java
2 23 (67.65%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (50.00%) Spring
4 16 (47.06%) Maven
4 16 (47.06%) JavaScript
4 16 (47.06%) Apache Camel
5 14 (41.18%) HTML
5 14 (41.18%) Web Services
5 14 (41.18%) JBoss
5 14 (41.18%) Scrum
5 14 (41.18%) TDD
5 14 (41.18%) JSON
6 13 (38.24%) SOAP
7 12 (35.29%) SOA
7 12 (35.29%) jQuery
8 11 (32.35%) XML
8 11 (32.35%) REST
9 10 (29.41%) CSS
9 10 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (29.41%) Hibernate
10 9 (26.47%) OO
10 9 (26.47%) HTML5
10 9 (26.47%) AngularJS
11 8 (23.53%) Jenkins
11 8 (23.53%) Apache CXF
11 8 (23.53%) Apache
11 8 (23.53%) RUP
11 8 (23.53%) Adobe
12 7 (20.59%) Middleware
12 7 (20.59%) Degree

OSGi
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 14 (41.18%) JBoss
2 8 (23.53%) Apache
3 6 (17.65%) Adobe CQ
3 6 (17.65%) Apache ServiceMix
4 5 (14.71%) WebSphere
5 4 (11.76%) Tomcat
5 4 (11.76%) CMS
5 4 (11.76%) WebLogic
5 4 (11.76%) Node.js
6 3 (8.82%) Confluence
6 3 (8.82%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (8.82%) GlassFish
7 2 (5.88%) WebSphere Portal
7 2 (5.88%) Liferay
7 2 (5.88%) Magnolia
7 2 (5.88%) OpenStack
8 1 (2.94%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Photoshop
1 1 (2.94%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (5.88%) PaaS
3 2 (5.88%) Amazon SQS
3 2 (5.88%) Office 365
3 2 (5.88%) Amazon S3
3 2 (5.88%) IaaS
4 1 (2.94%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.88%) Internet
3 1 (2.94%) AMQP
3 1 (2.94%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) NoSQL
2 3 (8.82%) Big Data
3 2 (5.88%) Jackrabbit
4 1 (2.94%) MarkLogic
4 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (47.06%) Maven
2 8 (23.53%) Jenkins
3 7 (20.59%) JIRA
4 4 (11.76%) Git (software)
4 4 (11.76%) Eclipse
5 3 (8.82%) Ant
5 3 (8.82%) JUnit
5 3 (8.82%) Eclipse RCP
5 3 (8.82%) Gradle
6 2 (5.88%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.94%) Hudson
7 1 (2.94%) Redmine
7 1 (2.94%) Bugzilla
7 1 (2.94%) Subversion
General
1 6 (17.65%) Finance
2 4 (11.76%) Banking
3 3 (8.82%) Manufacturing
4 2 (5.88%) Publishing
4 2 (5.88%) Retail
4 2 (5.88%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.94%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (82.35%) Developer
2 19 (55.88%) Java Developer
3 5 (14.71%) Senior Java Developer
3 5 (14.71%) Senior Developer
4 4 (11.76%) Middleware Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Lead Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Administrator
6 2 (5.88%) Lead Java Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Web Administrator
6 2 (5.88%) Web Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.94%) Architect
7 1 (2.94%) Integration Architect
7 1 (2.94%) Technical Leader
7 1 (2.94%) Java Web Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Lead Architect
7 1 (2.94%) CMS Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Java Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Lead Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.94%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (50.00%) Spring
2 16 (47.06%) Apache Camel
3 14 (41.18%) JSON
3 14 (41.18%) HTML
3 14 (41.18%) Web Services
4 13 (38.24%) SOAP
5 12 (35.29%) jQuery
6 11 (32.35%) XML
6 11 (32.35%) REST
7 10 (29.41%) CSS
7 10 (29.41%) Hibernate
8 9 (26.47%) AngularJS
8 9 (26.47%) HTML5
9 8 (23.53%) Apache CXF
10 7 (20.59%) Middleware
11 5 (14.71%) JMS
11 5 (14.71%) J2EE
12 4 (11.76%) Struts
12 4 (11.76%) XSD
12 4 (11.76%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) Computer Science
2 6 (17.65%) Open Source
2 6 (17.65%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (8.82%) Data Structures
3 3 (8.82%) DataPower
3 3 (8.82%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.94%) Clustering
4 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.82%) Linux
2 2 (5.88%) CentOS
3 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (67.65%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (41.18%) TDD
2 14 (41.18%) Scrum
3 12 (35.29%) SOA
4 10 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (26.47%) OO
6 8 (23.53%) RUP
7 7 (20.59%) DevOps
8 6 (17.65%) UML
9 5 (14.71%) E-Commerce
10 4 (11.76%) Data Modelling
10 4 (11.76%) Configuration Management
10 4 (11.76%) Analytics
11 3 (8.82%) Responsive Web Design
11 3 (8.82%) Mentoring
11 3 (8.82%) Validation
11 3 (8.82%) Pair Programming
11 3 (8.82%) DSDM
11 3 (8.82%) RAD
11 3 (8.82%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (88.24%) Java
2 16 (47.06%) JavaScript
3 3 (8.82%) Python
4 2 (5.88%) SQL
5 1 (2.94%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (20.59%) Degree
2 5 (14.71%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (20.59%) Puppet
2 6 (17.65%) Vagrant
3 2 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (5.88%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 8 (23.53%) Adobe
2 6 (17.65%) IBM
3 5 (14.71%) Oracle
4 4 (11.76%) Red Hat
5 3 (8.82%) Atlassian
5 3 (8.82%) hybris
5 3 (8.82%) ForgeRock
6 2 (5.88%) Rackspace
6 2 (5.88%) FatWire
6 2 (5.88%) Intel
7 1 (2.94%) Google
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