The table below looks at the statistics for OSGi skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OSGi over the 3 months to 27 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
OSGi
Rank 634 589 584
Rank change year-on-year
-45 -5
Contract jobs citing OSGi 22 38 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.040% 0.070% 0.059%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.15% 0.26% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 23 16
Median daily rate £500 £400 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -17.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £312 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £450 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £320 £500
% change year-on-year
+40.62% -36.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 £37.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
+46.66% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15110 14689 14482
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.70% 27.00% 27.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 10708 9655 9625
Median daily rate £420 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 203 177
Median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.86 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.20 £47.83 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.60% +8.00%

OSGi
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs 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 UK

OSGi
Daily Rate Trend

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

OSGi Daily Rate Trend in the UK

OSGi
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OSGi within the UK.

OSGi Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

OSGi
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OSGi within the UK over the 3 months to 27 May 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
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statistics and trends)
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
England -36 21 £500 +25.00% 5
London -9 18 £500 +25.00% 2
City of London +33 2 £500 +11.11%
Portsmouth - 2 - -
Hampshire - 2 - -
South East - 2 - - 1
Warwickshire - 1 £450 -
West Midlands - 1 £450 -

OSGi
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, 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 with a requirement for OSGi.

1 43 (91.49%) Java
2 26 (55.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 25 (53.19%) J2EE
3 25 (53.19%) Maven
4 22 (46.81%) JavaScript
4 22 (46.81%) Adobe
5 15 (31.91%) CMS
5 15 (31.91%) Apache Camel
6 13 (27.66%) REST
6 13 (27.66%) AngularJS
6 13 (27.66%) JBoss
6 13 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (25.53%) Apache
8 11 (23.40%) SOAP
8 11 (23.40%) Spring
8 11 (23.40%) Git (software)
9 10 (21.28%) jQuery
9 10 (21.28%) Linux
10 9 (19.15%) XML
10 9 (19.15%) Oracle
10 9 (19.15%) CSS
10 9 (19.15%) RESTful
10 9 (19.15%) JSR 170
11 8 (17.02%) Eclipse
11 8 (17.02%) Web Services
12 7 (14.89%) HTML
12 7 (14.89%) SQL
12 7 (14.89%) SOA
12 7 (14.89%) Marketing
12 7 (14.89%) TDD

OSGi
Top Related IT Skills 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 26 (55.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 15 (31.91%) CMS
3 13 (27.66%) JBoss
4 12 (25.53%) Apache
5 3 (6.38%) GlassFish
5 3 (6.38%) WebLogic
5 3 (6.38%) WebLogic Portal
5 3 (6.38%) WebSphere
5 3 (6.38%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (4.26%) Apache Pig
6 2 (4.26%) Apache ServiceMix
6 2 (4.26%) Tomcat
7 1 (2.13%) Confluence
7 1 (2.13%) Mule
7 1 (2.13%) Mule ESB
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Adobe Campaign
1 1 (2.13%) SAP hybris
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.77%) PaaS
2 3 (6.38%) Adobe Analytics
2 3 (6.38%) SaaS
3 1 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.64%) MongoDB
2 4 (8.51%) NoSQL
2 4 (8.51%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 2 (4.26%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (4.26%) Apache Hive
3 2 (4.26%) Big Data
3 2 (4.26%) Hadoop
3 2 (4.26%) MySQL
3 2 (4.26%) Neo4j
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (2.13%) Jackrabbit
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 25 (53.19%) Maven
2 11 (23.40%) Git (software)
3 8 (17.02%) Eclipse
4 5 (10.64%) Subversion
5 4 (8.51%) Gradle
6 3 (6.38%) Ant
6 3 (6.38%) SoapUI
7 1 (2.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (2.13%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.13%) FishEye
7 1 (2.13%) Gerrit
7 1 (2.13%) Jenkins
7 1 (2.13%) JIRA
7 1 (2.13%) JUnit
7 1 (2.13%) Mercurial
7 1 (2.13%) Mockito
7 1 (2.13%) Selenium
7 1 (2.13%) SonarQube
7 1 (2.13%) Spock
7 1 (2.13%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (14.89%) Marketing
2 5 (10.64%) Finance
3 4 (8.51%) Banking
4 3 (6.38%) Legal
5 1 (2.13%) French Language
5 1 (2.13%) Publishing
5 1 (2.13%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 31 (65.96%) Developer
2 25 (53.19%) Java Developer
3 9 (19.15%) Architect
4 4 (8.51%) Technical Architect
5 3 (6.38%) C++ Developer
5 3 (6.38%) C++/Java Developer
5 3 (6.38%) Integration Developer
5 3 (6.38%) PL/SQL Developer
5 3 (6.38%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (6.38%) SQL Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Administrator
6 2 (4.26%) Consultant
6 2 (4.26%) Designer
6 2 (4.26%) DevOps Consultant
6 2 (4.26%) Java Architect
6 2 (4.26%) Java Technical Architect
6 2 (4.26%) Lead Developer
7 1 (2.13%) Applications Developer
7 1 (2.13%) Java Applications Developer
7 1 (2.13%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (53.19%) J2EE
2 15 (31.91%) Apache Camel
3 13 (27.66%) AngularJS
3 13 (27.66%) REST
4 11 (23.40%) SOAP
4 11 (23.40%) Spring
5 10 (21.28%) jQuery
6 9 (19.15%) CSS
6 9 (19.15%) JSR 170
6 9 (19.15%) RESTful
6 9 (19.15%) XML
7 8 (17.02%) Web Services
8 7 (14.89%) Ext JS
8 7 (14.89%) HTML
9 6 (12.77%) ActiveMQ
9 6 (12.77%) JMS
10 5 (10.64%) Ajax
10 5 (10.64%) Apache CXF
10 5 (10.64%) Java EE
10 5 (10.64%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) Clustering
1 5 (10.64%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.38%) Data Centre
3 3 (6.38%) Data Integration
3 3 (6.38%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.38%) Mobile App
3 3 (6.38%) Replication
3 3 (6.38%) User Experience
4 2 (4.26%) DataPower
5 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (21.28%) Linux
2 5 (10.64%) Windows
3 3 (6.38%) Solaris
3 3 (6.38%) Unix
4 2 (4.26%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (14.89%) SOA
2 7 (14.89%) TDD
3 6 (12.77%) Microservices
4 5 (10.64%) BDD
4 5 (10.64%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (8.51%) Content Management
5 4 (8.51%) Digital Marketing
5 4 (8.51%) Kanban
5 4 (8.51%) MVC
5 4 (8.51%) Pair Programming
5 4 (8.51%) Scrum
6 3 (6.38%) B2C
6 3 (6.38%) CRM
6 3 (6.38%) Data Management
6 3 (6.38%) E-Commerce
6 3 (6.38%) Information Management
6 3 (6.38%) Project Management
6 3 (6.38%) Software Engineering
6 3 (6.38%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 43 (91.49%) Java
2 22 (46.81%) JavaScript
3 7 (14.89%) SQL
4 3 (6.38%) C++
4 3 (6.38%) PL/SQL
5 2 (4.26%) Bash Shell
5 2 (4.26%) Groovy
5 2 (4.26%) PHP
5 2 (4.26%) PowerShell
5 2 (4.26%) Scala
5 2 (4.26%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (2.13%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (8.51%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 22 (46.81%) Adobe
2 9 (19.15%) Oracle
3 3 (6.38%) hybris
3 3 (6.38%) Omniture
3 3 (6.38%) WSO2
4 2 (4.26%) Apigee
4 2 (4.26%) SAP
5 1 (2.13%) Akamai
5 1 (2.13%) Atlassian
5 1 (2.13%) Coverity
5 1 (2.13%) Mashery
5 1 (2.13%) Red Hat
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