The table below looks at the statistics for OSGi skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OSGi over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
OSGi
Rank 171 182 206
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +24
Contract jobs citing OSGi 1 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.029% 0.13% 0.085%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.084% 0.42% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 3
Median daily rate - £395 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.22%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £42.00 -
OSGi
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1193 1440 1758
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 34.89% 31.24% 29.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1011 1198 1343
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 9
Median hourly rate £54.25 £35.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.98% -22.22%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +9.48%

OSGi
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing OSGi as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

OSGi Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

OSGi
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OSGi across the City of London region.

OSGi Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

OSGi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing OSGi also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for OSGi.

1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) UML
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (50.00%) Ant
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) Struts
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) RAD
2 1 (50.00%) RUP
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) Validation
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) Maven
2 1 (50.00%) AOP
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) Java EE
2 1 (50.00%) JSTL
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Groovy
2 1 (50.00%) DataPower
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (50.00%) Scala
2 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source

OSGi
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Pig
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Hive
1 1 (50.00%) Big Data
1 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (50.00%) Neo4j
1 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Ant
1 1 (50.00%) Maven
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Hybris Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Java Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Java Technical Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Ajax
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Camel
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
1 1 (50.00%) Java EE
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) JSTL
1 1 (50.00%) REST
1 1 (50.00%) RESTful
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) Spring
1 1 (50.00%) Struts
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) DataPower
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) UML
2 1 (50.00%) AOP
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) RAD
2 1 (50.00%) RUP
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) Validation
2 1 (50.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Groovy
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Scala
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) hybris