Period
to 15 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Central London 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 15 December 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
London > Central London
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 295 269 256
Rank change year-on-year -26 -13 +30
Contract jobs citing OSGi 5 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.054% 0.12% 0.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.13% 0.31% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 6
Central London median daily rate £525 £463 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.51% +15.63% -
10th Percentile £437 £389 £375
90th Percentile £575 £544 £475
London median daily rate £500 £500 £488
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Central London median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate - £42.50 -

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 Central London with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 3,796 3,250 2,938
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 41.06% 37.42% 37.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,098 2,701 2,431
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.44%
10th Percentile £388 £363 £325
90th Percentile £650 £650 £638
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 4
Central London median hourly rate £27.00 £21.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.58% -38.57% -9.68%
10th Percentile £15.35 £18.55 £19.00
90th Percentile £81.03 £29.96 £56.31
London median hourly rate £36.00 £29.00 £42.13
% change year-on-year +24.14% -31.16% +17.83%

OSGi
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

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

Job vacancy trend for OSGi in Central London

OSGi
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OSGi in Central London

OSGi
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OSGi in Central London over the 6 months to 15 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OSGi in Central London

OSGi
Contract Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OSGi within the Central London region over the 6 months to 15 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -3 4 £525 +13.51% 1
OSGi
London

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 Central London region with a requirement for OSGi.

1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Maven
2 3 (60.00%) Banking
2 3 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) Servlets
3 2 (40.00%) SOAP
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (40.00%) SOA
3 2 (40.00%) Cryptography
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (40.00%) REST
3 2 (40.00%) OAuth
3 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (40.00%) Open Source
4 1 (20.00%) HTML5
4 1 (20.00%) Node.js
4 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (20.00%) RESTful
4 1 (20.00%) Static Code Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (20.00%) Express
4 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (20.00%) TypeScript
4 1 (20.00%) logstash
4 1 (20.00%) Kibana

OSGi
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (20.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Apache
2 1 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Maven
2 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (20.00%) JIRA
3 1 (20.00%) JUnit
3 1 (20.00%) Selenium
3 1 (20.00%) Subversion
General
1 3 (60.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Full Stack Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Node.js Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) OAuth
1 2 (40.00%) REST
1 2 (40.00%) Servlets
1 2 (40.00%) SOAP
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (20.00%) Enzyme
2 1 (20.00%) Express
2 1 (20.00%) GraphQL
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) HTML5
2 1 (20.00%) Java EE
2 1 (20.00%) Jest
2 1 (20.00%) JSON
2 1 (20.00%) JSR 170
2 1 (20.00%) JSTL
2 1 (20.00%) Node.js
2 1 (20.00%) Redux
2 1 (20.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
1 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Cryptography
2 2 (40.00%) Open Source
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) SOA
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Deployment Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Front End Development
3 1 (20.00%) Identity Management
3 1 (20.00%) Kanban
3 1 (20.00%) Microservices
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile First
3 1 (20.00%) Monorepo
3 1 (20.00%) Progressive Web App
3 1 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (20.00%) Static Code Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Kibana
1 1 (20.00%) logstash