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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OSGi over the 3 months to 8 February 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
OSGi
Rank 154 - 122
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing OSGi 6 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.16% - 0.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.58% - 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 4
Average daily rate £388 - £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 - £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 - £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
OSGi
England

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
1030 839 730
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 27.13% 26.10% 26.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 675 542 419
Average daily rate £360 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 23 14
Average hourly rate £37.00 £22.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.44% -31.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.93 £19.23 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £42.50 £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

OSGi
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OSGi across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OSGi within the North West region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Manchester - 5 £400 -
Cheshire - 1 £350 -
OSGi
England

OSGi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West region 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 12 (92.31%) JBoss
1 12 (92.31%) Apache
1 12 (92.31%) Java
1 12 (92.31%) Apache Camel
2 10 (76.92%) PaaS
2 10 (76.92%) J2EE
3 9 (69.23%) Maven
3 9 (69.23%) Git (software)
4 7 (53.85%) Banking
5 6 (46.15%) Oracle RAC
5 6 (46.15%) Oracle
6 4 (30.77%) Finance
7 2 (15.38%) WebLogic
7 2 (15.38%) XML
7 2 (15.38%) XSD
7 2 (15.38%) XSLT
7 2 (15.38%) Tomcat
7 2 (15.38%) Middleware
7 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (15.38%) Spring
7 2 (15.38%) Build Automation
7 2 (15.38%) SDLC
7 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
8 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
8 1 (7.69%) Gradle
8 1 (7.69%) HTML5
8 1 (7.69%) Java EE
8 1 (7.69%) SWT
8 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
8 1 (7.69%) Customer Engagement

OSGi
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West region 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 12 (92.31%) Apache
1 12 (92.31%) JBoss
2 2 (15.38%) Tomcat
2 2 (15.38%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 10 (76.92%) PaaS
Development Applications
1 9 (69.23%) Git (software)
1 9 (69.23%) Maven
2 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
3 1 (7.69%) Gradle
General
1 7 (53.85%) Banking
2 4 (30.77%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Developer
2 7 (53.85%) Java Developer
3 5 (38.46%) Designer
4 2 (15.38%) Applications Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Java Applications Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Java Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Middleware Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (92.31%) Apache Camel
2 10 (76.92%) J2EE
3 2 (15.38%) Middleware
3 2 (15.38%) Spring
3 2 (15.38%) XML
3 2 (15.38%) XSD
3 2 (15.38%) XSLT
4 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
4 1 (7.69%) HTML
4 1 (7.69%) HTML5
4 1 (7.69%) Java EE
4 1 (7.69%) SWT
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) Build Automation
1 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (15.38%) SDLC
2 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (7.69%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Oracle