The table below looks at the statistics for OSGi skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OSGi over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
OSGi
England / North West
Rank 130 146 -
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -
Contract jobs citing OSGi 5 12 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.19% 0.32% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.62% 1.21% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 0
Median daily rate - £400 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £413 £425
% change year-on-year
-39.39% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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 in the North West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
808 990 796
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 30.99% 26.03% 25.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 549 624 521
Median daily rate £375 £355 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 40 22
Median hourly rate £55.00 £37.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.64% +64.44%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.43%

OSGi
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West 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 North West

OSGi
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

OSGi Daily Rate Trend in the North West

OSGi
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OSGi across the North West region.

OSGi Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

OSGi
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OSGi within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +8 5 - -
OSGi
England

OSGi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 North West region with a requirement for OSGi.

1 6 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (83.33%) J2EE
3 3 (50.00%) XML
3 3 (50.00%) HTML
4 2 (33.33%) Apache
4 2 (33.33%) Scrum
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) XSD
4 2 (33.33%) OOP
4 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 2 (33.33%) Client/Server
4 2 (33.33%) JSP
4 2 (33.33%) SOAP
4 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (33.33%) Maven
4 2 (33.33%) JSR 170
4 2 (33.33%) Taglibs
4 2 (33.33%) Jackrabbit
4 2 (33.33%) Apache Sling
4 2 (33.33%) Apache Felix
4 2 (33.33%) REST
5 1 (16.67%) CSS3
5 1 (16.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
5 1 (16.67%) Gradle
5 1 (16.67%) Akka
5 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
5 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills

OSGi
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 2 (33.33%) Apache
2 1 (16.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (16.67%) JBoss
2 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Jackrabbit
2 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
2 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Maven
2 1 (16.67%) Ant
2 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
2 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (16.67%) Gradle
2 1 (16.67%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Java Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Java Technical Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) J2EE
2 3 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) XML
3 2 (33.33%) Apache Felix
3 2 (33.33%) Apache Sling
3 2 (33.33%) JSP
3 2 (33.33%) JSR 170
3 2 (33.33%) REST
3 2 (33.33%) SOAP
3 2 (33.33%) Taglibs
3 2 (33.33%) XSD
4 1 (16.67%) Akka
4 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
4 1 (16.67%) CSS
4 1 (16.67%) CSS3
4 1 (16.67%) HTML5
4 1 (16.67%) jQuery
4 1 (16.67%) JSON
4 1 (16.67%) RESTful
4 1 (16.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Client/Server
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 2 (33.33%) OOP
1 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (16.67%) BDD
2 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
2 1 (16.67%) Kanban
2 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (16.67%) OO
2 1 (16.67%) Pair Programming
2 1 (16.67%) Refactoring
2 1 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (16.67%) SDLC
2 1 (16.67%) TDD
2 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
2 1 (16.67%) Test Management
2 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Adobe