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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
OSGi
UK
Rank 556 602 603
Rank change year-on-year
+46 +1
Contract jobs citing OSGi 52 26 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.050% 0.015%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.37% 0.18% 0.057%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 10 3
Median daily rate £400 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +2.94%
UK excluding London median daily rate £389 £438 £425
% change year-on-year
-11.20% +2.94%
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
14168 14836 14077
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.20% 28.53% 26.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 9872 10211 9296
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 £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 163 245 191
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.04 £21.15 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.62 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

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 24 February 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 20 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 24 February 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 +51 44 £400 -8.57% 9
London +39 27 £425 -10.52% 6
South East - 6 £384 - 1
North West +22 5 - -
Manchester +11 5 - -
City of London 0 5 £450 -14.28% 1
Scotland - 5 £425 -
Hampshire - 4 £384 -
Moray - 4 £425 -
East of England +3 3 £388 -13.88%
West Yorkshire - 3 - -
Yorkshire - 3 - -
Bedfordshire - 3 £388 -
Berkshire - 2 - - 1
Reading - 2 - -
Winchester - 2 £378 -
Bradford - 2 - -
Leeds - 1 - -
Luton - 1 £388 -
Stirling - 1 - -

OSGi
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 64 (65.98%) JavaScript
2 60 (61.86%) Java
3 57 (58.76%) Agile Software Development
4 56 (57.73%) HTML
4 56 (57.73%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 55 (56.70%) SOAP
6 54 (55.67%) Adobe
7 50 (51.55%) CSS
8 46 (47.42%) Web Services
8 46 (47.42%) Apache
9 45 (46.39%) SQL
10 44 (45.36%) XML
11 42 (43.30%) Apache Sling
11 42 (43.30%) Apache Felix
12 39 (40.21%) RESTful
12 39 (40.21%) J2EE
13 37 (38.14%) OO
14 36 (37.11%) jQuery
15 32 (32.99%) Ajax
16 31 (31.96%) Maven
17 30 (30.93%) JSON
18 28 (28.87%) RabbitMQ
19 27 (27.84%) Apache Solr
19 27 (27.84%) Lucene
19 27 (27.84%) JBoss
19 27 (27.84%) OOD
20 26 (26.80%) REST
21 20 (20.62%) Apache Camel
22 18 (18.56%) Scrum
22 18 (18.56%) Java EE

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 56 (57.73%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 46 (47.42%) Apache
3 27 (27.84%) Apache Solr
3 27 (27.84%) JBoss
4 13 (13.40%) CMS
5 12 (12.37%) Tomcat
6 10 (10.31%) WebSphere
7 7 (7.22%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (4.12%) WebLogic
8 4 (4.12%) WebSphere Portal
9 3 (3.09%) Apache ServiceMix
9 3 (3.09%) Confluence
9 3 (3.09%) GlassFish
9 3 (3.09%) Jetty
10 2 (2.06%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 1 (1.03%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.06%) Adobe Analytics
1 2 (2.06%) Akamai
1 2 (2.06%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.03%) iPaaS
2 1 (1.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.06%) HTTP
1 2 (2.06%) LDAP
2 1 (1.03%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.22%) Jackrabbit
2 6 (6.19%) DB2
3 5 (5.15%) SQL Server
4 4 (4.12%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (3.09%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.06%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (2.06%) Apache Hive
6 2 (2.06%) Big Data
6 2 (2.06%) DB2 UDB
6 2 (2.06%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.06%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.06%) MySQL
6 2 (2.06%) Neo4j
7 1 (1.03%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 31 (31.96%) Maven
2 15 (15.46%) Eclipse
3 14 (14.43%) Git (software)
3 14 (14.43%) JIRA
4 10 (10.31%) Gradle
4 10 (10.31%) Jenkins
5 7 (7.22%) Cucumber
6 6 (6.19%) IntelliJ
7 4 (4.12%) Ant
7 4 (4.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (4.12%) Rational Application Developer
7 4 (4.12%) Subversion
8 1 (1.03%) JUnit
8 1 (1.03%) SoapUI
General
1 7 (7.22%) Retail
2 6 (6.19%) Finance
3 4 (4.12%) Marketing
4 2 (2.06%) Banking
5 1 (1.03%) Publishing
5 1 (1.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 74 (76.29%) Developer
2 25 (25.77%) Java Developer
3 11 (11.34%) Architect
4 8 (8.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 6 (6.19%) Java Architect
6 5 (5.15%) Lead Developer
7 4 (4.12%) Applications Developer
7 4 (4.12%) Hybris Developer
7 4 (4.12%) Java Engineer
7 4 (4.12%) Java Technical Architect
7 4 (4.12%) Software Engineer
7 4 (4.12%) Technical Architect
8 3 (3.09%) J2EE Developer
8 3 (3.09%) Java Software Engineer
8 3 (3.09%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 2 (2.06%) Administrator
9 2 (2.06%) DB2 Administrator
9 2 (2.06%) DB2 DBA
9 2 (2.06%) Operations Engineer
9 2 (2.06%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (57.73%) HTML
2 55 (56.70%) SOAP
3 50 (51.55%) CSS
4 46 (47.42%) Web Services
5 44 (45.36%) XML
6 42 (43.30%) Apache Felix
6 42 (43.30%) Apache Sling
7 39 (40.21%) J2EE
7 39 (40.21%) RESTful
8 36 (37.11%) jQuery
9 32 (32.99%) Ajax
10 30 (30.93%) JSON
11 28 (28.87%) RabbitMQ
12 27 (27.84%) Lucene
13 26 (26.80%) REST
14 20 (20.62%) Apache Camel
15 18 (18.56%) Java EE
16 15 (15.46%) JSP
17 12 (12.37%) JMS
17 12 (12.37%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.28%) Computer Science
2 8 (8.25%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.19%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.09%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.06%) DataPower
5 2 (2.06%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.03%) Clustering
6 1 (1.03%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.03%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.03%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 13 (13.40%) Linux
2 2 (2.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.03%) Android
3 1 (1.03%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.03%) Unix
3 1 (1.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (58.76%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (38.14%) OO
3 27 (27.84%) OOD
4 18 (18.56%) Scrum
5 14 (14.43%) MVC
6 11 (11.34%) Front End Development
6 11 (11.34%) SOA
7 9 (9.28%) UML
8 8 (8.25%) Content Management
8 8 (8.25%) E-Commerce
8 8 (8.25%) RAD
8 8 (8.25%) User Stories
9 7 (7.22%) Analytics
9 7 (7.22%) Microservices
9 7 (7.22%) OOP
9 7 (7.22%) Pair Programming
9 7 (7.22%) Responsive Web Design
9 7 (7.22%) Web Design
10 6 (6.19%) Migration
10 6 (6.19%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 64 (65.98%) JavaScript
2 60 (61.86%) Java
3 45 (46.39%) SQL
4 9 (9.28%) Scala
5 5 (5.15%) Python
6 2 (2.06%) Groovy
7 1 (1.03%) ECMAScript
7 1 (1.03%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (10.31%) Degree
2 4 (4.12%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.03%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (2.06%) Grafana
Vendors
1 54 (55.67%) Adobe
2 7 (7.22%) Oracle
3 6 (6.19%) IBM
4 5 (5.15%) hybris
4 5 (5.15%) Red Hat
5 4 (4.12%) Splunk
6 3 (3.09%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.03%) Omniture
7 1 (1.03%) Perforce
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