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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
OSGi
Rank 561 505 515
Rank change year-on-year
-56 +10
Contract jobs citing OSGi 10 54 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.11% 0.035%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.074% 0.41% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 34 6
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£438 £425 £509
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -16.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £289 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £518 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £438 £475
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
13557 13167 12846
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.06% 26.96% 28.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 9084 8265 8122
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 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 190 270 329
Average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.93 £13.50 £19.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.30 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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
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 16 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 January 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 -59 10 £438 -2.77% 9
East of England - 5 £463 - 4
Ipswich - 5 £463 - 3
Suffolk - 5 £463 - 3
London -4 4 £450 +16.12% 2
City of London +11 1 £450 - 1
South East -20 1 £425 +6.25%
South West - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - -
Newbury - - - -
Reading - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - - 1
West Sussex - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Bristol - - - - 1

OSGi
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 50 (81.97%) Java
2 46 (75.41%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (55.74%) Scrum
3 34 (55.74%) JSON
4 33 (54.10%) XML
4 33 (54.10%) JBoss
4 33 (54.10%) Apache Camel
5 32 (52.46%) Continuous Integration
6 31 (50.82%) Apache
7 30 (49.18%) TDD
8 29 (47.54%) SOAP
9 28 (45.90%) Maven
10 27 (44.26%) JIRA
11 26 (42.62%) HTML
12 24 (39.34%) JavaScript
12 24 (39.34%) Web Services
12 24 (39.34%) Puppet
12 24 (39.34%) Jenkins
12 24 (39.34%) DevOps
13 23 (37.70%) SOA
13 23 (37.70%) jQuery
14 22 (36.07%) Spring
14 22 (36.07%) Configuration Management
14 22 (36.07%) Git (software)
15 20 (32.79%) CSS
16 19 (31.15%) Middleware
17 18 (29.51%) RUP
18 17 (27.87%) UML
18 17 (27.87%) XSD
19 16 (26.23%) DSDM

OSGi
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 33 (54.10%) JBoss
2 31 (50.82%) Apache
3 16 (26.23%) Confluence
4 13 (21.31%) Apache ServiceMix
5 8 (13.11%) Node.js
6 7 (11.48%) Adobe CQ
6 7 (11.48%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (6.56%) IIS
8 3 (4.92%) AquaLogic
8 3 (4.92%) Apache Solr
9 2 (3.28%) OpenStack
9 2 (3.28%) CMS
9 2 (3.28%) WebLogic
9 2 (3.28%) Tomcat
10 1 (1.64%) Magnolia
Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.64%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 3 (4.92%) Cordys
1 3 (4.92%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.64%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 10 (16.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (6.56%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.92%) PaaS
4 2 (3.28%) Amazon S3
4 2 (3.28%) IaaS
4 2 (3.28%) Office 365
4 2 (3.28%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (1.64%) GitHub
5 1 (1.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.84%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.28%) AMQP
2 2 (3.28%) Internet
3 1 (1.64%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.75%) NoSQL
2 7 (11.48%) Big Data
3 3 (4.92%) MySQL
3 3 (4.92%) MarkLogic
4 2 (3.28%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.64%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.64%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 28 (45.90%) Maven
2 27 (44.26%) JIRA
3 24 (39.34%) Jenkins
4 22 (36.07%) Git (software)
5 8 (13.11%) Hudson
6 6 (9.84%) Subversion
6 6 (9.84%) Eclipse
7 5 (8.20%) Mercurial
8 3 (4.92%) Bugzilla
8 3 (4.92%) Lombardi
8 3 (4.92%) Redmine
8 3 (4.92%) Cucumber
9 2 (3.28%) TeamCity
9 2 (3.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (1.64%) PowerBuilder
General
1 7 (11.48%) Finance
2 4 (6.56%) Banking
3 2 (3.28%) Publishing
3 2 (3.28%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 46 (75.41%) Developer
2 23 (37.70%) Java Developer
3 16 (26.23%) Middleware Developer
4 4 (6.56%) Development Consultant
4 4 (6.56%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (6.56%) Consultant
4 4 (6.56%) Senior Developer
4 4 (6.56%) Lead Developer
4 4 (6.56%) Support Consultant
5 3 (4.92%) Web Developer
5 3 (4.92%) Architect
5 3 (4.92%) Lead Java Developer
6 2 (3.28%) Java Web Developer
6 2 (3.28%) Web Administrator
6 2 (3.28%) Administrator
7 1 (1.64%) Analyst Programmer
7 1 (1.64%) Programmer
7 1 (1.64%) Data Architect
7 1 (1.64%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (1.64%) Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (55.74%) JSON
2 33 (54.10%) XML
2 33 (54.10%) Apache Camel
3 29 (47.54%) SOAP
4 26 (42.62%) HTML
5 24 (39.34%) Web Services
6 23 (37.70%) jQuery
7 22 (36.07%) Spring
8 20 (32.79%) CSS
9 19 (31.15%) Middleware
10 17 (27.87%) XSD
11 16 (26.23%) ActiveMQ
12 15 (24.59%) REST
13 13 (21.31%) Apache CXF
14 12 (19.67%) Hibernate
14 12 (19.67%) JMS
15 11 (18.03%) Struts
15 11 (18.03%) Java EE
15 11 (18.03%) HTML5
16 9 (14.75%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.67%) Computer Science
2 11 (18.03%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (11.48%) Data Structures
4 4 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.92%) Management Information System
5 3 (4.92%) DataPower
5 3 (4.92%) Open Source
6 1 (1.64%) Replication
6 1 (1.64%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.11%) Linux
2 4 (6.56%) UNIX
3 3 (4.92%) Windows
4 2 (3.28%) CentOS
5 1 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (75.41%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (55.74%) Scrum
3 32 (52.46%) Continuous Integration
4 30 (49.18%) TDD
5 24 (39.34%) DevOps
6 23 (37.70%) SOA
7 22 (36.07%) Configuration Management
8 18 (29.51%) RUP
9 17 (27.87%) UML
10 16 (26.23%) DSDM
10 16 (26.23%) Requirements Analysis
10 16 (26.23%) Release Management
10 16 (26.23%) Pair Programming
11 12 (19.67%) OO
12 10 (16.39%) Data Modelling
13 9 (14.75%) MVC
13 9 (14.75%) Analytics
14 7 (11.48%) Waterfall
14 7 (11.48%) Mentoring
15 5 (8.20%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 50 (81.97%) Java
2 24 (39.34%) JavaScript
3 7 (11.48%) SQL
4 1 (1.64%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (18.03%) Degree
2 8 (13.11%) Security Cleared
3 4 (6.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.20%) QA
2 3 (4.92%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 24 (39.34%) Puppet
2 10 (16.39%) Vagrant
3 2 (3.28%) OpenAM
3 2 (3.28%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (26.23%) Atlassian
2 12 (19.67%) Oracle
3 8 (13.11%) Adobe
4 7 (11.48%) IBM
5 6 (9.84%) Red Hat
6 3 (4.92%) Open Text
6 3 (4.92%) Metastorm
6 3 (4.92%) ForgeRock
6 3 (4.92%) Pega
7 2 (3.28%) Rackspace
7 2 (3.28%) Google
7 2 (3.28%) Intel
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