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 18 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
OSGi
UK
Rank 546 581 587
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +6
Contract jobs citing OSGi 54 37 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.073% 0.028%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.39% 0.25% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 12 11
Median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £375 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
-37.50% -5.88%
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 across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13751 14734 13681
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.66% 28.97% 27.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 9453 10131 9262
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 160 264 181
Median hourly rate £38.00 £38.50 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.29% +14.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £20.50 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £55.55 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OSGi within the UK over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

OSGi Daily Rate Histogram 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 15 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 18 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
England +38 51 £425 +6.25% 14
London +35 41 £425 - 4
Manchester +12 5 - -
North West +11 5 - - 1
East of England +7 3 £250 -44.44%
City of London - 3 £450 - 2
Cambridge - 2 £250 -
Bradford - 2 - -
Yorkshire - 2 - -
West Yorkshire - 2 - -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £250 -
Scotland - 1 - -
Stirling - 1 - -
Suffolk - 1 £500 -
Ipswich - 1 £500 -

OSGi
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 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 with a requirement for OSGi.

1 77 (71.30%) Java
2 70 (64.81%) JavaScript
3 69 (63.89%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 68 (62.96%) Adobe
5 60 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
6 59 (54.63%) SOAP
7 58 (53.70%) HTML
8 55 (50.93%) CSS
8 55 (50.93%) Apache Sling
8 55 (50.93%) Apache Felix
9 53 (49.07%) XML
10 48 (44.44%) SQL
11 45 (41.67%) Web Services
12 42 (38.89%) JBoss
12 42 (38.89%) Apache
13 40 (37.04%) RESTful
14 38 (35.19%) jQuery
15 36 (33.33%) Maven
16 34 (31.48%) OO
17 32 (29.63%) Ajax
18 31 (28.70%) JSON
18 31 (28.70%) J2EE
18 31 (28.70%) REST
19 28 (25.93%) RabbitMQ
19 28 (25.93%) Apache Solr
19 28 (25.93%) Tomcat
20 27 (25.00%) OOD
20 27 (25.00%) Lucene
21 26 (24.07%) Spring
22 25 (23.15%) JSTL

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 69 (63.89%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 42 (38.89%) Apache
2 42 (38.89%) JBoss
3 28 (25.93%) Apache Solr
3 28 (25.93%) Tomcat
4 15 (13.89%) CMS
5 9 (8.33%) WebSphere
6 5 (4.63%) Apache ServiceMix
6 5 (4.63%) Confluence
6 5 (4.63%) Jetty
6 5 (4.63%) WebLogic
6 5 (4.63%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (3.70%) GlassFish
8 2 (1.85%) Apache Pig
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.85%) Adobe Analytics
1 2 (1.85%) Akamai
1 2 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.93%) iPaaS
2 1 (0.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.85%) HTTP
1 2 (1.85%) LDAP
2 1 (0.93%) Network Security
2 1 (0.93%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.48%) Jackrabbit
2 3 (2.78%) MongoDB
2 3 (2.78%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 2 (1.85%) Apache Hive
3 2 (1.85%) Big Data
3 2 (1.85%) DB2
3 2 (1.85%) DB2 UDB
3 2 (1.85%) Hadoop
3 2 (1.85%) MySQL
3 2 (1.85%) Neo4j
3 2 (1.85%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.93%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.93%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 36 (33.33%) Maven
2 17 (15.74%) Eclipse
3 14 (12.96%) Gradle
4 13 (12.04%) IntelliJ
5 11 (10.19%) Git (software)
6 6 (5.56%) Ant
6 6 (5.56%) Jenkins
6 6 (5.56%) JIRA
7 2 (1.85%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.93%) JUnit
8 1 (0.93%) Selenium
8 1 (0.93%) SoapUI
General
1 14 (12.96%) Retail
2 7 (6.48%) Finance
3 4 (3.70%) Marketing
4 2 (1.85%) Banking
5 1 (0.93%) Publishing
5 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 81 (75.00%) Developer
2 35 (32.41%) Java Developer
3 16 (14.81%) Architect
4 14 (12.96%) Lead Developer
5 10 (9.26%) Lead Java Developer
6 9 (8.33%) Java Architect
7 6 (5.56%) Java Technical Architect
7 6 (5.56%) Technical Architect
8 5 (4.63%) Hybris Developer
9 3 (2.78%) Applications Developer
9 3 (2.78%) Java Engineer
9 3 (2.78%) Java Software Engineer
9 3 (2.78%) Software Engineer
10 2 (1.85%) Administrator
10 2 (1.85%) Consultant
10 2 (1.85%) DB2 DBA
10 2 (1.85%) J2EE Architect
10 2 (1.85%) J2EE Developer
10 2 (1.85%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 2 (1.85%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (54.63%) SOAP
2 58 (53.70%) HTML
3 55 (50.93%) Apache Felix
3 55 (50.93%) Apache Sling
3 55 (50.93%) CSS
4 53 (49.07%) XML
5 45 (41.67%) Web Services
6 40 (37.04%) RESTful
7 38 (35.19%) jQuery
8 32 (29.63%) Ajax
9 31 (28.70%) J2EE
9 31 (28.70%) JSON
9 31 (28.70%) REST
10 28 (25.93%) RabbitMQ
11 27 (25.00%) Lucene
12 26 (24.07%) Spring
13 25 (23.15%) JSTL
14 23 (21.30%) JSP
15 22 (20.37%) Java EE
15 22 (20.37%) JSR 170
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.74%) Computer Science
2 16 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.70%) Client/Server
3 4 (3.70%) Mathematics
4 2 (1.85%) DataPower
4 2 (1.85%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.93%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.93%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.93%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.93%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.78%) Linux
2 2 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.93%) Android
3 1 (0.93%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.93%) Unix
3 1 (0.93%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (31.48%) OO
3 27 (25.00%) OOD
4 22 (20.37%) Scrum
5 20 (18.52%) MVC
6 19 (17.59%) Analytics
6 19 (17.59%) User Stories
7 18 (16.67%) Customer Engagement
8 16 (14.81%) Content Management
9 10 (9.26%) UML
10 9 (8.33%) E-Commerce
11 8 (7.41%) TDD
12 6 (5.56%) Migration
12 6 (5.56%) Validation
13 5 (4.63%) AOP
13 5 (4.63%) Open Source
13 5 (4.63%) RAD
13 5 (4.63%) RUP
13 5 (4.63%) SOA
13 5 (4.63%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 77 (71.30%) Java
2 70 (64.81%) JavaScript
3 48 (44.44%) SQL
4 6 (5.56%) Python
5 3 (2.78%) Scala
6 2 (1.85%) Groovy
7 1 (0.93%) ECMAScript
7 1 (0.93%) PHP
7 1 (0.93%) Ruby
7 1 (0.93%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.93%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.85%) Grafana
Vendors
1 68 (62.96%) Adobe
2 12 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 6 (5.56%) hybris
4 5 (4.63%) Atlassian
5 3 (2.78%) Oracle
6 2 (1.85%) IBM
7 1 (0.93%) Omniture
7 1 (0.93%) Perforce
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