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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
OSGi
Rank 589 619 587
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -32
Contract jobs citing OSGi 63 54 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.093% 0.093%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.38% 0.33% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 19 28
Median daily rate £450 £400 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £370 £379
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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
16442 16367 15767
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.85% 28.28% 27.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 11381 11296 10285
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 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 296 173
Median hourly rate £41.00 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.47% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.44 £17.17 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £45.00 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +9.48%

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 30 September 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 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 30 September 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 -8 45 £550 +33.33% 9
London +23 40 £550 +30.95% 9
Scotland +31 18 £400 -
Aberdeenshire - 15 £400 -
Reading - 3 £200 -
Berkshire - 3 £200 -
South East - 3 £200 -
City of London +11 1 - - 2
North West +5 1 £475 +11.76%
South West - 1 £430 -
Bristol - 1 £430 -
Chester - 1 £475 -
Cheshire - 1 £475 -
Aberdeen - 1 £400 -
Moray - 1 £400 -

OSGi
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 89 (96.74%) Java
2 58 (63.04%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 53 (57.61%) Adobe
4 51 (55.43%) JavaScript
5 50 (54.35%) JBoss
6 39 (42.39%) REST
7 38 (41.30%) Maven
8 37 (40.22%) Spring
8 37 (40.22%) SOAP
9 36 (39.13%) JSR 170
10 35 (38.04%) Agile Software Development
10 35 (38.04%) HTML
11 34 (36.96%) XML
11 34 (36.96%) Tomcat
11 34 (36.96%) CSS
12 31 (33.70%) JSTL
12 31 (33.70%) Apache Sling
12 31 (33.70%) Apache Felix
13 29 (31.52%) Java EE
13 29 (31.52%) SQL
14 28 (30.43%) J2EE
14 28 (30.43%) JSP
14 28 (30.43%) Analytics
15 27 (29.35%) MVC
15 27 (29.35%) Spring MVC
16 26 (28.26%) Hibernate
16 26 (28.26%) Servlets
17 25 (27.17%) XML-RPC
17 25 (27.17%) User Stories
17 25 (27.17%) Customer Engagement

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 58 (63.04%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 50 (54.35%) JBoss
3 34 (36.96%) Tomcat
4 20 (21.74%) CMS
5 11 (11.96%) Apache
6 6 (6.52%) Apache ServiceMix
6 6 (6.52%) WebSphere
7 4 (4.35%) Confluence
7 4 (4.35%) Jetty
7 4 (4.35%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (3.26%) Apache Solr
9 2 (2.17%) Apache Pig
9 2 (2.17%) GlassFish
9 2 (2.17%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Adobe Campaign
1 1 (1.09%) SAP hybris
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.26%) Adobe Analytics
1 3 (3.26%) SaaS
2 2 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.09%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.17%) Firewall
2 1 (1.09%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.52%) MongoDB
2 4 (4.35%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 2 (2.17%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (2.17%) Apache Hive
3 2 (2.17%) Big Data
3 2 (2.17%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.17%) MySQL
3 2 (2.17%) Neo4j
3 2 (2.17%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.17%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (1.09%) Jackrabbit
4 1 (1.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 38 (41.30%) Maven
2 20 (21.74%) Eclipse
3 18 (19.57%) Gradle
4 17 (18.48%) IntelliJ
5 8 (8.70%) Git (software)
6 6 (6.52%) Jenkins
7 4 (4.35%) Ant
7 4 (4.35%) JIRA
8 2 (2.17%) SonarQube
8 2 (2.17%) Subversion
9 1 (1.09%) Bower
9 1 (1.09%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.09%) Gerrit
9 1 (1.09%) gulp
9 1 (1.09%) Selenium
General
1 17 (18.48%) Retail
2 7 (7.61%) Finance
3 6 (6.52%) Marketing
4 2 (2.17%) Publishing
5 1 (1.09%) Swedish Language
5 1 (1.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 62 (67.39%) Developer
2 45 (48.91%) Java Developer
3 21 (22.83%) Lead Developer
4 18 (19.57%) Lead Java Developer
5 17 (18.48%) Architect
6 8 (8.70%) Technical Architect
7 6 (6.52%) Java Architect
8 5 (5.43%) Consultant
9 4 (4.35%) Java Technical Architect
9 4 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
10 3 (3.26%) Hybris Developer
11 2 (2.17%) DevOps Consultant
11 2 (2.17%) J2EE Architect
11 2 (2.17%) J2EE Developer
11 2 (2.17%) Java/J2EE Architect
11 2 (2.17%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 2 (2.17%) Team Leader
12 1 (1.09%) Java Software Engineer
12 1 (1.09%) Java Team Leader
12 1 (1.09%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (42.39%) REST
2 37 (40.22%) SOAP
2 37 (40.22%) Spring
3 36 (39.13%) JSR 170
4 35 (38.04%) HTML
5 34 (36.96%) CSS
5 34 (36.96%) XML
6 31 (33.70%) Apache Felix
6 31 (33.70%) Apache Sling
6 31 (33.70%) JSTL
7 29 (31.52%) Java EE
8 28 (30.43%) J2EE
8 28 (30.43%) JSP
9 27 (29.35%) Spring MVC
10 26 (28.26%) Hibernate
10 26 (28.26%) Servlets
11 25 (27.17%) XML-RPC
12 24 (26.09%) ActiveMQ
13 23 (25.00%) Apache Camel
14 17 (18.48%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
1 20 (21.74%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.26%) Data Centre
2 3 (3.26%) Data Integration
2 3 (3.26%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (3.26%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.17%) DataPower
3 2 (2.17%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.09%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.09%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.26%) Linux
2 2 (2.17%) CentOS
2 2 (2.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (38.04%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (30.43%) Analytics
3 27 (29.35%) MVC
4 25 (27.17%) Customer Engagement
4 25 (27.17%) User Stories
5 24 (26.09%) Scrum
6 23 (25.00%) Content Management
7 9 (9.78%) TDD
8 7 (7.61%) OO
9 6 (6.52%) E-Commerce
9 6 (6.52%) SOA
9 6 (6.52%) UML
10 4 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (4.35%) Software Engineering
11 3 (3.26%) AOP
11 3 (3.26%) BDD
11 3 (3.26%) Data Management
11 3 (3.26%) Open Source
11 3 (3.26%) Project Management
11 3 (3.26%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 89 (96.74%) Java
2 51 (55.43%) JavaScript
3 29 (31.52%) SQL
4 5 (5.43%) Python
5 3 (3.26%) PHP
6 2 (2.17%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.17%) Groovy
6 2 (2.17%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.17%) Scala
6 2 (2.17%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.09%) ECMAScript
7 1 (1.09%) ES6
7 1 (1.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (21.74%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.09%) QA
Vendors
1 53 (57.61%) Adobe
2 17 (18.48%) Red Hat
3 6 (6.52%) hybris
4 4 (4.35%) Apigee
4 4 (4.35%) Atlassian
4 4 (4.35%) Oracle
5 3 (3.26%) Mashery
5 3 (3.26%) Omniture
5 3 (3.26%) WSO2
6 2 (2.17%) Coverity
6 2 (2.17%) SAP
7 1 (1.09%) Akamai