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 6 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
OSGi
Rank 578 569 535
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -34
Contract jobs citing OSGi 34 25 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.061% 0.046% 0.036%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.23% 0.17% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 14 13
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £358 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £535 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £488 £440
% change year-on-year
-27.17% +10.79%
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
15071 14856 12792
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.00% 27.62% 27.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 9795 9728 7977
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £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 194 208 359
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £18.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

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 6 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 12 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 6 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 -5 30 £400 +4.57% 5
London -1 18 £400 +4.57% 2
North West - 6 £310 - 1
City of London +23 5 £450 +20.00%
East of England +9 4 £450 -5.26% 1
Essex - 4 £450 -
Manchester - 4 £310 - 1
Basildon - 2 - -
Leicestershire - 2 £338 -
East Midlands - 2 £338 -
Chester - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 - -

OSGi
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 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 35 (85.37%) Java
2 26 (63.41%) JavaScript
3 25 (60.98%) HTML
3 25 (60.98%) Web Services
4 22 (53.66%) Spring
5 21 (51.22%) Maven
5 21 (51.22%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (51.22%) JBoss
6 19 (46.34%) SOAP
6 19 (46.34%) CSS
6 19 (46.34%) REST
7 17 (41.46%) TDD
8 16 (39.02%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 15 (36.59%) WebSphere
9 15 (36.59%) jQuery
9 15 (36.59%) J2EE
9 15 (36.59%) OO
9 15 (36.59%) Adobe
10 14 (34.15%) Ant
10 14 (34.15%) XML
11 13 (31.71%) WebLogic
11 13 (31.71%) Struts
11 13 (31.71%) GlassFish
12 12 (29.27%) HTML5
12 12 (29.27%) JSON
12 12 (29.27%) Eclipse
13 10 (24.39%) JPA
13 10 (24.39%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (24.39%) JSR 170
13 10 (24.39%) SQL

OSGi
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 21 (51.22%) JBoss
2 16 (39.02%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 15 (36.59%) WebSphere
4 13 (31.71%) GlassFish
4 13 (31.71%) WebLogic
5 8 (19.51%) WebSphere Application Server
6 6 (14.63%) Tomcat
7 3 (7.32%) Apache
8 2 (4.88%) WebSphere Portal
8 2 (4.88%) Liferay
8 2 (4.88%) CMS
8 2 (4.88%) OpenStack
8 2 (4.88%) Magnolia
9 1 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (2.44%) Apache ServiceMix
9 1 (2.44%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (2.44%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.20%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.88%) IaaS
3 2 (4.88%) Amazon S3
3 2 (4.88%) PaaS
3 2 (4.88%) Amazon SQS
3 2 (4.88%) Office 365
4 1 (2.44%) GitHub
4 1 (2.44%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) SMS
1 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.51%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.88%) Jackrabbit
3 1 (2.44%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.44%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.44%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 21 (51.22%) Maven
2 14 (34.15%) Ant
3 12 (29.27%) Eclipse
4 4 (9.76%) Gradle
4 4 (9.76%) Jenkins
5 3 (7.32%) Eclipse RCP
5 3 (7.32%) JUnit
6 1 (2.44%) JIRA
6 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.44%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.44%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (9.76%) Banking
2 3 (7.32%) Marketing
2 3 (7.32%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.32%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.88%) Publishing
3 2 (4.88%) Finance
3 2 (4.88%) Retail
3 2 (4.88%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.44%) Legal
Job Titles
1 32 (78.05%) Developer
2 22 (53.66%) Java Developer
3 11 (26.83%) Senior Developer
3 11 (26.83%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (9.76%) Full Stack Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Lead Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Architect
6 2 (4.88%) Technical Leader
6 2 (4.88%) Lead Java Developer
6 2 (4.88%) UI Developer
6 2 (4.88%) UI Programmer
6 2 (4.88%) Hybris Developer
7 1 (2.44%) CMS Developer
7 1 (2.44%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (2.44%) UX Developer
7 1 (2.44%) Lead Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.44%) Java Architect
7 1 (2.44%) Lead Architect
7 1 (2.44%) Integration Architect
7 1 (2.44%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (60.98%) HTML
1 25 (60.98%) Web Services
2 22 (53.66%) Spring
3 19 (46.34%) REST
3 19 (46.34%) CSS
3 19 (46.34%) SOAP
4 15 (36.59%) J2EE
4 15 (36.59%) jQuery
5 14 (34.15%) XML
6 13 (31.71%) Struts
7 12 (29.27%) JSON
7 12 (29.27%) HTML5
8 10 (24.39%) Apache Camel
8 10 (24.39%) JSR 170
8 10 (24.39%) JPA
9 8 (19.51%) Spring MVC
9 8 (19.51%) JAX-WS
9 8 (19.51%) Ajax
9 8 (19.51%) XHTML
9 8 (19.51%) TopLink
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.51%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (14.63%) Computer Science
2 6 (14.63%) Open Source
3 5 (12.20%) Mathematics
4 3 (7.32%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (7.32%) DataPower
5 2 (4.88%) User Experience
6 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.44%) Replication
6 1 (2.44%) Clustering
6 1 (2.44%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 9 (21.95%) Linux
2 7 (17.07%) UNIX
2 7 (17.07%) Windows
2 7 (17.07%) Solaris
3 2 (4.88%) CentOS
4 1 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (51.22%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (41.46%) TDD
3 15 (36.59%) OO
4 10 (24.39%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (21.95%) E-Commerce
6 8 (19.51%) Scrum
6 8 (19.51%) B2C
6 8 (19.51%) MVC
7 6 (14.63%) SOA
8 5 (12.20%) RAD
8 5 (12.20%) RUP
8 5 (12.20%) Validation
8 5 (12.20%) UML
8 5 (12.20%) AOP
8 5 (12.20%) User Stories
9 4 (9.76%) Content Management
10 3 (7.32%) Web Development
10 3 (7.32%) Responsive Web Design
10 3 (7.32%) Digital Marketing
11 2 (4.88%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 35 (85.37%) Java
2 26 (63.41%) JavaScript
3 10 (24.39%) SQL
4 5 (12.20%) Python
5 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (17.07%) Degree
2 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.44%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) Vagrant
2 2 (4.88%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.88%) OpenAM
3 1 (2.44%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (36.59%) Adobe
2 8 (19.51%) IBM
3 5 (12.20%) hybris
4 4 (9.76%) Oracle
5 3 (7.32%) Red Hat
5 3 (7.32%) ForgeRock
5 3 (7.32%) Apigee
5 3 (7.32%) Mashery
6 2 (4.88%) FatWire
6 2 (4.88%) Rackspace
6 2 (4.88%) Intel
7 1 (2.44%) Google
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