The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
OSGi
Rank 542 545 576
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +31
Contract jobs citing OSGi 46 18 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.084% 0.035% 0.022%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.30% 0.13% 0.087%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 12 7
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.81% +42.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £353 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £623 £620
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £335 £278
% change year-on-year
+26.86% +20.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £33.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £33.00 -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15088 14292 15009
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.61% 27.96% 25.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 9707 9068 9177
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 224 284 367
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £34.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.44% +6.15%

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 30 July 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 25 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 30 July 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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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 -16 32 £390 -15.67% 11
Scotland - 14 £450 - 1
London +14 12 £394 -28.40% 5
North West +13 11 £385 +20.31%
Cheshire - 11 £385 -
Edinburgh - 10 £450 - 1
Glasgow - 2 - -
South East - 1 £675 - 1
South West - - - - 3
Leeds - - - - 1
Hampshire - - - -
Somerset - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - - 1
Wiltshire - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 1
City of London - - - - 2
Newbury - - - - 1
Reading - - - -
Swindon - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 1
Alderley Edge - - - -
Aldershot - - - -
Bath - - - -
Bristol - - - - 2
Chippenham - - - - 1

OSGi
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 47 (65.28%) Java
2 40 (55.56%) Maven
3 29 (40.28%) JBoss
3 29 (40.28%) SOA
4 24 (33.33%) Apache
5 21 (29.17%) Jenkins
6 19 (26.39%) Apache Camel
7 17 (23.61%) Adobe
8 16 (22.22%) J2EE
8 16 (22.22%) Java EE
8 16 (22.22%) Apache CXF
8 16 (22.22%) DevOps
9 15 (20.83%) Adobe CQ
9 15 (20.83%) Confluence
9 15 (20.83%) JIRA
9 15 (20.83%) XML
10 14 (19.44%) Git (software)
11 13 (18.06%) Web Services
12 12 (16.67%) OO
12 12 (16.67%) Hibernate
12 12 (16.67%) JSF
13 11 (15.28%) Marketing
13 11 (15.28%) RESTful
13 11 (15.28%) JPA
13 11 (15.28%) MVC
13 11 (15.28%) AngularJS
14 10 (13.89%) Apache ServiceMix
14 10 (13.89%) ActiveMQ
14 10 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
14 10 (13.89%) SOAP

OSGi
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 24 (33.33%) Apache
2 15 (20.83%) Adobe CQ
2 15 (20.83%) Confluence
3 10 (13.89%) Apache ServiceMix
4 4 (5.56%) CMS
5 3 (4.17%) Apache Pig
6 2 (2.78%) Apache Solr
6 2 (2.78%) WebLogic
6 2 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.39%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 3 (4.17%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.56%) SaaS
2 1 (1.39%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.56%) ZigBee
2 1 (1.39%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.89%) NoSQL
2 4 (5.56%) InterSystems Cache
2 4 (5.56%) Hadoop
3 3 (4.17%) MySQL
3 3 (4.17%) Apache Hive
3 3 (4.17%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.78%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (2.78%) CouchDB
4 2 (2.78%) Couchbase
4 2 (2.78%) Big Data
4 2 (2.78%) Impala
5 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 40 (55.56%) Maven
2 21 (29.17%) Jenkins
3 15 (20.83%) JIRA
4 14 (19.44%) Git (software)
5 9 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (4.17%) Subversion
6 3 (4.17%) JUnit
6 3 (4.17%) Hudson
7 1 (1.39%) Eclipse
General
1 11 (15.28%) Marketing
2 3 (4.17%) Finance
2 3 (4.17%) Publishing
3 1 (1.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (50.00%) Developer
2 25 (34.72%) Architect
3 15 (20.83%) Java Architect
4 14 (19.44%) Java Developer
5 12 (16.67%) Applications Architect
6 9 (12.50%) Java Applications Architect
7 6 (8.33%) Middleware Developer
8 5 (6.94%) Consultant
8 5 (6.94%) Configuration Engineer
9 4 (5.56%) J2EE Architect
9 4 (5.56%) Java/J2EE Architect
10 3 (4.17%) Web Developer
10 3 (4.17%) Deployment Engineer
11 2 (2.78%) Build Engineer
11 2 (2.78%) Senior Developer
11 2 (2.78%) Lead Developer
12 1 (1.39%) Data Architect
12 1 (1.39%) Integration Engineer
12 1 (1.39%) Senior Java Developer
12 1 (1.39%) Java Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (26.39%) Apache Camel
2 16 (22.22%) J2EE
2 16 (22.22%) Java EE
2 16 (22.22%) Apache CXF
3 15 (20.83%) XML
4 13 (18.06%) Web Services
5 12 (16.67%) Hibernate
5 12 (16.67%) JSF
6 11 (15.28%) RESTful
6 11 (15.28%) JPA
6 11 (15.28%) AngularJS
7 10 (13.89%) ActiveMQ
7 10 (13.89%) SOAP
7 10 (13.89%) Apache OpenJPA
8 9 (12.50%) RichFaces
9 8 (11.11%) REST
9 8 (11.11%) Middleware
9 8 (11.11%) JSON
10 7 (9.72%) jQuery
11 6 (8.33%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.33%) Open Source
2 3 (4.17%) Taxonomies
3 1 (1.39%) DataPower
3 1 (1.39%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.94%) UNIX
2 4 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (40.28%) SOA
2 16 (22.22%) DevOps
3 12 (16.67%) OO
4 11 (15.28%) MVC
5 10 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (13.89%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (12.50%) UML
6 9 (12.50%) TDD
7 8 (11.11%) OOP
8 6 (8.33%) Release Management
8 6 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
8 6 (8.33%) RUP
8 6 (8.33%) DSDM
8 6 (8.33%) Configuration Management
8 6 (8.33%) Pair Programming
8 6 (8.33%) Scrum
9 5 (6.94%) Content Management
10 4 (5.56%) Software Architecture
10 4 (5.56%) Workflow
11 2 (2.78%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 47 (65.28%) Java
2 5 (6.94%) JavaScript
2 5 (6.94%) C
3 4 (5.56%) C++
3 4 (5.56%) Embedded C
4 3 (4.17%) SQL
5 2 (2.78%) XPath
6 1 (1.39%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.39%) PHP
6 1 (1.39%) Python
6 1 (1.39%) Scala
6 1 (1.39%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 7 (9.72%) Degree
2 3 (4.17%) SC Cleared
2 3 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.78%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.78%) MOM
Vendors
1 29 (40.28%) JBoss
2 17 (23.61%) Adobe
3 8 (11.11%) Oracle
4 6 (8.33%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.39%) Twitter
5 1 (1.39%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.39%) Google
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