Period
to 22 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for OSGi skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OSGi over the 6 months to 22 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

OSGi
South West > Bristol
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 111 106 107
Rank change year-on-year -5 +1 -
Contract jobs citing OSGi 10 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.50% 0.28% 0.056%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.58% 1.01% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 1
Bristol median daily rate £500 £375 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -12.79% -
10th Percentile £442 £350 £405
90th Percentile £651 £435 £455
South West median daily rate £500 £375 £430
% change year-on-year +33.33% -12.79% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - - -

OSGi is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 633 494 490
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 31.52% 27.35% 27.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 459 333 380
Bristol median daily rate £413 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £275 £291 £263
90th Percentile £538 £524 £506
South West median daily rate £420 £380 £365
% change year-on-year +10.53% +4.11% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 2
Bristol median hourly rate £67.50 £52.50 £27.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.57% +89.56% -49.18%
10th Percentile £47.20 £35.25 £21.60
90th Percentile £140.50 £73.75 £35.79
South West median hourly rate £44.75 £47.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year -5.79% +22.58% -7.74%

OSGi
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing OSGi as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for OSGi in Bristol

OSGi
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OSGi in Bristol

OSGi
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OSGi in Bristol over the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OSGi in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing OSGi also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for OSGi.

1 10 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (70.00%) Scrum
3 7 (70.00%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (50.00%) Adobe
4 5 (50.00%) JSR 170
4 5 (50.00%) Unit Testing
4 5 (50.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 4 (40.00%) Migration
5 4 (40.00%) Mockito
5 4 (40.00%) BDD
5 4 (40.00%) RabbitMQ
5 4 (40.00%) Test Automation
5 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (40.00%) Open Source
5 4 (40.00%) PaaS
5 4 (40.00%) IaaS
5 4 (40.00%) Apache Camel
5 4 (40.00%) Docker
5 4 (40.00%) DevOps
5 4 (40.00%) API Development
5 4 (40.00%) Middleware
5 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (40.00%) Apache
5 4 (40.00%) Tomcat
5 4 (40.00%) Jetty
5 4 (40.00%) Manual Testing
5 4 (40.00%) Maven
5 4 (40.00%) TDD
5 4 (40.00%) ActiveMQ

OSGi
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 5 (50.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 4 (40.00%) Apache
2 4 (40.00%) Jetty
2 4 (40.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) IaaS
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (40.00%) PaaS
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Maven
1 4 (40.00%) Mockito
2 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (30.00%) SonarQube
3 2 (20.00%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (10.00%) Gradle
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Architect
2 4 (40.00%) Technical Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Functional Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) JSR 170
2 4 (40.00%) ActiveMQ
2 4 (40.00%) Apache Camel
2 4 (40.00%) Middleware
2 4 (40.00%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (30.00%) PowerMock
3 3 (30.00%) Web Services
4 1 (10.00%) Ajax
4 1 (10.00%) Apache Sling
4 1 (10.00%) CSS
4 1 (10.00%) HTML
4 1 (10.00%) REST
4 1 (10.00%) RESTful
4 1 (10.00%) SOAP
4 1 (10.00%) Spring
4 1 (10.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (70.00%) Scrum
3 5 (50.00%) Unit Testing
4 4 (40.00%) API Development
4 4 (40.00%) BDD
4 4 (40.00%) DevOps
4 4 (40.00%) Manual Testing
4 4 (40.00%) Migration
4 4 (40.00%) Open Source
4 4 (40.00%) TDD
4 4 (40.00%) Test Automation
5 3 (30.00%) Content Management
5 3 (30.00%) Software Architecture
5 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (20.00%) Coaching
6 2 (20.00%) Kanban
6 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
7 1 (10.00%) OO
7 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) Java 8
2 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Ansible
1 1 (10.00%) Kubernetes
1 1 (10.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Adobe
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) Coverity
4 1 (10.00%) hybris