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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
OSGi
Rank - 149 126
Contract jobs citing OSGi 0 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - 0.11% 0.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.49% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 8
Median daily rate - £370 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.89%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 - -
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
971 823 670
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 25.87% 22.14% 21.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 687 539 407
Median daily rate £388 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £504 £439
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 23 8
Median hourly rate £28.50 £40.00 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.75% +39.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £16.16 £17.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £56.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%

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