The table below looks at the statistics for OSGi skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OSGi over the 3 months to 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
OSGi
Rank - - 115
Contract jobs citing OSGi 0 0 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - - 0.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 6
Median daily rate - - £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £320 £500
% change year-on-year
+40.62% -36.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
+46.66% -
OSGi
UK

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 Scotland region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
587 602 744
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.23% 20.67% 29.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 352 308 471
Median daily rate £350 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 7
Median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +21.87%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-7.33% +7.14%

OSGi
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland 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 Scotland

OSGi
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

OSGi Daily Rate Trend in Scotland