The table below looks at the statistics for OSGi skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OSGi over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
OSGi
Rank - - 74
Contract jobs citing OSGi 0 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh - - 0.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 2.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Average daily rate - - £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £355 £475
% change year-on-year
+26.76% -25.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 -
OSGi
Scotland

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 Edinburgh region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
292 259 345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 19.05% 17.62% 27.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 165 209
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 5
Average hourly rate £15.00 £40.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.50% +25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

OSGi
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OSGi across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

OSGi Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

OSGi
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

OSGi Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh