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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
OSGi
Rank 563 525 519
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -6
Contract jobs citing OSGi 44 53 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.077% 0.10% 0.088%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.29% 0.36% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 38 18
Average daily rate
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£438 £400 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £325 £418
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £400 £475
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -15.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £39.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.00 -

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
15288 14780 14283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.79% 28.44% 27.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 10373 9576 8700
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 170 289 356
Average hourly rate £36.40 £34.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.50% +6.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.29 £17.04 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 -29 40 £438 +11.11% 5
London +1 36 £450 +20.00%
City of London +9 8 £450 -10.00%
South East -17 2 £425 +21.42% 3
East Midlands - 1 £225 -
Reading - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - - 2
West Midlands - 1 £300 -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Suffolk - - - - 2
Wiltshire - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Chippenham - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Ipswich - - - - 2
North West - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
South West - - - -
East of England - - - - 2

OSGi
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 74 (81.32%) Java
2 52 (57.14%) Maven
3 49 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (47.25%) JBoss
5 39 (42.86%) Apache
6 38 (41.76%) Jenkins
7 36 (39.56%) Apache Camel
7 36 (39.56%) XML
8 34 (37.36%) SOA
9 33 (36.26%) Scrum
9 33 (36.26%) DevOps
10 32 (35.16%) JSON
11 31 (34.07%) Continuous Integration
12 27 (29.67%) TDD
13 26 (28.57%) JIRA
13 26 (28.57%) JavaScript
14 25 (27.47%) SOAP
14 25 (27.47%) jQuery
15 24 (26.37%) Web Services
15 24 (26.37%) OO
15 24 (26.37%) HTML
15 24 (26.37%) Adobe
16 23 (25.27%) J2EE
16 23 (25.27%) Puppet
17 22 (24.18%) Apache CXF
17 22 (24.18%) Git (software)
17 22 (24.18%) Configuration Management
18 21 (23.08%) CSS
19 20 (21.98%) Middleware
19 20 (21.98%) MVC

OSGi
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 43 (47.25%) JBoss
2 39 (42.86%) Apache
3 20 (21.98%) Adobe CQ
4 19 (20.88%) Apache ServiceMix
5 16 (17.58%) Confluence
6 7 (7.69%) Node.js
7 6 (6.59%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (5.49%) CMS
9 4 (4.40%) IIS
10 3 (3.30%) AquaLogic
10 3 (3.30%) Apache Solr
11 2 (2.20%) WebLogic
11 2 (2.20%) Tomcat
12 1 (1.10%) Magnolia
Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.10%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 3 (3.30%) Cordys
1 3 (3.30%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.10%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.20%) SaaS
2 2 (2.20%) PaaS
3 1 (1.10%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.49%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.20%) Internet
2 2 (2.20%) ZigBee
2 2 (2.20%) AMQP
3 1 (1.10%) SMS
3 1 (1.10%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (14.29%) NoSQL
2 7 (7.69%) Big Data
3 4 (4.40%) InterSystems Cache
4 3 (3.30%) MySQL
4 3 (3.30%) MarkLogic
5 2 (2.20%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.20%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.10%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 52 (57.14%) Maven
2 38 (41.76%) Jenkins
3 26 (28.57%) JIRA
4 22 (24.18%) Git (software)
5 11 (12.09%) Hudson
6 9 (9.89%) Subversion
7 6 (6.59%) Eclipse
8 5 (5.49%) Mercurial
9 3 (3.30%) Cucumber
9 3 (3.30%) Redmine
9 3 (3.30%) JUnit
9 3 (3.30%) Bugzilla
9 3 (3.30%) Lombardi
10 2 (2.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (2.20%) TeamCity
11 1 (1.10%) PowerBuilder
General
1 11 (12.09%) Marketing
2 9 (9.89%) Finance
3 5 (5.49%) Publishing
4 4 (4.40%) Banking
5 2 (2.20%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 66 (72.53%) Developer
2 35 (38.46%) Java Developer
3 16 (17.58%) Middleware Developer
4 14 (15.38%) Architect
5 6 (6.59%) Senior Developer
5 6 (6.59%) Web Developer
5 6 (6.59%) Consultant
5 6 (6.59%) Java Architect
6 5 (5.49%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (4.40%) J2EE Architect
7 4 (4.40%) Support Consultant
7 4 (4.40%) Development Consultant
7 4 (4.40%) Java/J2EE Architect
8 3 (3.30%) Java Web Developer
8 3 (3.30%) Lead Developer
9 2 (2.20%) Data Architect
9 2 (2.20%) Administrator
9 2 (2.20%) Enterprise Architect
9 2 (2.20%) Web Administrator
9 2 (2.20%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (39.56%) XML
1 36 (39.56%) Apache Camel
2 32 (35.16%) JSON
3 25 (27.47%) jQuery
3 25 (27.47%) SOAP
4 24 (26.37%) HTML
4 24 (26.37%) Web Services
5 23 (25.27%) J2EE
6 22 (24.18%) Apache CXF
7 21 (23.08%) CSS
8 20 (21.98%) Middleware
9 19 (20.88%) Spring
9 19 (20.88%) AngularJS
10 18 (19.78%) ActiveMQ
11 17 (18.68%) XSD
12 16 (17.58%) JMS
12 16 (17.58%) Java EE
13 15 (16.48%) REST
14 14 (15.38%) Apache OpenJPA
15 12 (13.19%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.09%) Computer Science
2 8 (8.79%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (6.59%) Data Structures
4 4 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.40%) Open Source
5 3 (3.30%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.30%) Taxonomies
6 1 (1.10%) Replication
6 1 (1.10%) Clustering
6 1 (1.10%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.89%) UNIX
2 8 (8.79%) Linux
3 3 (3.30%) Windows
4 1 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (37.36%) SOA
3 33 (36.26%) Scrum
3 33 (36.26%) DevOps
4 31 (34.07%) Continuous Integration
5 27 (29.67%) TDD
6 24 (26.37%) OO
7 22 (24.18%) Configuration Management
8 20 (21.98%) MVC
9 18 (19.78%) RUP
10 17 (18.68%) UML
11 16 (17.58%) DSDM
11 16 (17.58%) Pair Programming
11 16 (17.58%) Requirements Analysis
11 16 (17.58%) Release Management
12 10 (10.99%) Data Modelling
13 9 (9.89%) OOP
13 9 (9.89%) Analytics
14 7 (7.69%) Software Architecture
14 7 (7.69%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 74 (81.32%) Java
2 26 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 10 (10.99%) SQL
4 3 (3.30%) C
5 2 (2.20%) C++
5 2 (2.20%) Embedded C
6 1 (1.10%) XPath
Qualifications
1 15 (16.48%) Degree
2 8 (8.79%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.40%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.59%) QA
2 3 (3.30%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.10%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 23 (25.27%) Puppet
2 7 (7.69%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 24 (26.37%) Adobe
2 16 (17.58%) Atlassian
3 12 (13.19%) Oracle
4 5 (5.49%) Red Hat
5 4 (4.40%) IBM
6 3 (3.30%) Pega
6 3 (3.30%) Metastorm
6 3 (3.30%) Open Text
6 3 (3.30%) Google
7 1 (1.10%) Twitter
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