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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
OSGi
Rank 585 596 594
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -2
Contract jobs citing OSGi 54 61 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.10% 0.085%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.34% 0.37% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 25 32
Median daily rate £450 £440 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £360 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £524
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £425
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £42.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £42.00 -

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
15892 16325 15688
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 29.81% 28.00% 27.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 11020 11072 9962
Median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 292 216
Median hourly rate £40.50 £38.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.19% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.68 £17.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.40 £52.17 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.77 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +10.77%

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 28 August 2016.

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 12 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 28 August 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
(Click see detailed
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 -15 40 £550 +23.59% 7
London -1 38 £550 +10.00% 5
Scotland +22 14 £400 - 1
Aberdeenshire - 12 £400 - 1
North West 0 1 £475 +11.76%
South East - 1 - - 2
Aberdeen - 1 £400 -
Moray - 1 £400 -
Reading - 1 - -
Chester - 1 £475 -
Cheshire - 1 £475 -
Berkshire - 1 - -

OSGi
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 73 (96.05%) Java
2 52 (68.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 47 (61.84%) Adobe
4 45 (59.21%) JavaScript
5 39 (51.32%) JBoss
6 32 (42.11%) Maven
6 32 (42.11%) JSR 170
7 31 (40.79%) Spring
7 31 (40.79%) REST
8 30 (39.47%) XML
9 29 (38.16%) SOAP
9 29 (38.16%) HTML
10 28 (36.84%) CSS
11 27 (35.53%) Tomcat
11 27 (35.53%) Agile Software Development
12 25 (32.89%) Java EE
12 25 (32.89%) JSTL
12 25 (32.89%) SQL
12 25 (32.89%) Apache Sling
12 25 (32.89%) Apache Felix
13 24 (31.58%) Analytics
13 24 (31.58%) JSP
13 24 (31.58%) J2EE
14 23 (30.26%) MVC
14 23 (30.26%) Spring MVC
15 22 (28.95%) Hibernate
15 22 (28.95%) Servlets
16 21 (27.63%) XML-RPC
16 21 (27.63%) Customer Engagement
16 21 (27.63%) User Stories

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 52 (68.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 39 (51.32%) JBoss
3 27 (35.53%) Tomcat
4 20 (26.32%) CMS
5 9 (11.84%) Apache
6 4 (5.26%) Apache ServiceMix
7 3 (3.95%) WebSphere
8 2 (2.63%) Apache Pig
8 2 (2.63%) Confluence
8 2 (2.63%) Jetty
8 2 (2.63%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (1.32%) Apache Solr
9 1 (1.32%) GlassFish
9 1 (1.32%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Adobe Campaign
1 1 (1.32%) SAP hybris
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.95%) Adobe Analytics
1 3 (3.95%) SaaS
2 1 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.63%) Firewall
2 1 (1.32%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.89%) MongoDB
2 4 (5.26%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 2 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (2.63%) Apache Hive
3 2 (2.63%) Big Data
3 2 (2.63%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.63%) MySQL
3 2 (2.63%) Neo4j
3 2 (2.63%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.63%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (1.32%) Jackrabbit
4 1 (1.32%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 32 (42.11%) Maven
2 16 (21.05%) Eclipse
3 14 (18.42%) Gradle
4 13 (17.11%) IntelliJ
5 6 (7.89%) Git (software)
6 4 (5.26%) Jenkins
7 2 (2.63%) Ant
7 2 (2.63%) JIRA
7 2 (2.63%) SonarQube
7 2 (2.63%) Subversion
8 1 (1.32%) Bower
8 1 (1.32%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.32%) Gerrit
8 1 (1.32%) gulp
8 1 (1.32%) Selenium
General
1 13 (17.11%) Retail
2 4 (5.26%) Marketing
3 3 (3.95%) Finance
4 2 (2.63%) Publishing
5 1 (1.32%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 52 (68.42%) Developer
2 42 (55.26%) Java Developer
3 21 (27.63%) Lead Developer
4 18 (23.68%) Lead Java Developer
5 16 (21.05%) Architect
6 8 (10.53%) Technical Architect
7 5 (6.58%) Java Architect
8 4 (5.26%) Consultant
8 4 (5.26%) Java Technical Architect
8 4 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (2.63%) DevOps Consultant
10 1 (1.32%) DevOps Engineer
10 1 (1.32%) E-Commerce Architect
10 1 (1.32%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
10 1 (1.32%) Hybris Developer
10 1 (1.32%) Integration Specialist
10 1 (1.32%) J2EE Developer
10 1 (1.32%) Java/J2EE Architect
10 1 (1.32%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 1 (1.32%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (42.11%) JSR 170
2 31 (40.79%) REST
2 31 (40.79%) Spring
3 30 (39.47%) XML
4 29 (38.16%) HTML
4 29 (38.16%) SOAP
5 28 (36.84%) CSS
6 25 (32.89%) Apache Felix
6 25 (32.89%) Apache Sling
6 25 (32.89%) Java EE
6 25 (32.89%) JSTL
7 24 (31.58%) J2EE
7 24 (31.58%) JSP
8 23 (30.26%) Spring MVC
9 22 (28.95%) Hibernate
9 22 (28.95%) Servlets
10 21 (27.63%) XML-RPC
11 19 (25.00%) Apache Camel
12 18 (23.68%) ActiveMQ
13 15 (19.74%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (19.74%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.95%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.95%) Data Integration
3 3 (3.95%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.95%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.63%) DataPower
5 1 (1.32%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.32%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.32%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.32%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.95%) Linux
2 2 (2.63%) CentOS
2 2 (2.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (35.53%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (31.58%) Analytics
3 23 (30.26%) MVC
4 21 (27.63%) Customer Engagement
4 21 (27.63%) User Stories
5 19 (25.00%) Content Management
6 18 (23.68%) Scrum
7 7 (9.21%) TDD
8 6 (7.89%) SOA
9 5 (6.58%) OO
10 4 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (5.26%) E-Commerce
10 4 (5.26%) UML
11 3 (3.95%) BDD
11 3 (3.95%) Data Management
11 3 (3.95%) DevOps
11 3 (3.95%) Project Management
11 3 (3.95%) Software Engineering
11 3 (3.95%) Web Analytics
12 2 (2.63%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 73 (96.05%) Java
2 45 (59.21%) JavaScript
3 25 (32.89%) SQL
4 3 (3.95%) PHP
5 2 (2.63%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.63%) Groovy
5 2 (2.63%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.63%) Python
5 2 (2.63%) Scala
5 2 (2.63%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.32%) ECMAScript
6 1 (1.32%) ES6
6 1 (1.32%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (19.74%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.32%) QA
Vendors
1 47 (61.84%) Adobe
2 13 (17.11%) Red Hat
3 4 (5.26%) Apigee
3 4 (5.26%) hybris
3 4 (5.26%) Oracle
4 3 (3.95%) Mashery
4 3 (3.95%) Omniture
4 3 (3.95%) WSO2
5 2 (2.63%) Atlassian
5 2 (2.63%) Coverity
5 2 (2.63%) SAP
6 1 (1.32%) Akamai
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