Period
to 18 September 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 18 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
London > Central London
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 281 260 265
Rank change year-on-year -21 +5 +30
Contract jobs citing OSGi 9 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.099% 0.088% 0.049%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.24% 0.24% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 4
Central London median daily rate £525 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.51% +8.82% -5.56%
10th Percentile £443 £428 £375
90th Percentile £675 £518 £493
London median daily rate £525 £513 £550
% change year-on-year +2.44% -6.82% +22.22%
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 3,818 2,975 2,920
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 41.82% 37.35% 35.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,116 2,390 2,436
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £373 £350 £320
90th Percentile £666 £638 £631
London median daily rate £520 £500 £450
% change year-on-year +4.00% +11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 5
Central London median hourly rate £32.00 £21.50 £43.57
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.84% -50.65% +24.49%
10th Percentile £19.76 £18.60 £19.00
90th Percentile £70.15 £27.64 £56.12
London median hourly rate £43.50 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +24.29% -12.50% +23.08%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 -9 8 £525 +13.51% 4
OSGi
London

For the 6 months to 18 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 Central London region with a requirement for OSGi.

1 7 (77.78%) Java
2 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 6 (66.67%) JSR 170
3 5 (55.56%) HTML
3 5 (55.56%) Git (software)
3 5 (55.56%) HTML5
4 4 (44.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 4 (44.44%) Finance
4 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (33.33%) Advertising
5 3 (33.33%) CMS
5 3 (33.33%) Maven
5 3 (33.33%) Adobe
5 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
5 3 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (33.33%) AngularJS
5 3 (33.33%) ES6
5 3 (33.33%) Angular 2
5 3 (33.33%) JSON
6 2 (22.22%) RESTful
6 2 (22.22%) Software Architecture
6 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
6 2 (22.22%) Servlets
6 2 (22.22%) CSS
6 2 (22.22%) Web Services
6 2 (22.22%) Content Management
6 2 (22.22%) Banking
7 1 (11.11%) Subversion
7 1 (11.11%) Cryptography
7 1 (11.11%) Scrum

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 4 (44.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 3 (33.33%) CMS
2 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (11.11%) Apache
3 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Git (software)
2 3 (33.33%) Maven
3 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
4 1 (11.11%) Selenium
4 1 (11.11%) Subversion
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Advertising
3 2 (22.22%) Banking
4 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) JSR 170
2 5 (55.56%) HTML
2 5 (55.56%) HTML5
3 3 (33.33%) Angular 2
3 3 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 3 (33.33%) JSON
4 2 (22.22%) CSS
4 2 (22.22%) RESTful
4 2 (22.22%) Servlets
4 2 (22.22%) Web Services
5 1 (11.11%) Apache Felix
5 1 (11.11%) CSS3
5 1 (11.11%) JSP
5 1 (11.11%) JSTL
5 1 (11.11%) OAuth
5 1 (11.11%) REST
5 1 (11.11%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (22.22%) Content Management
3 2 (22.22%) Software Architecture
4 1 (11.11%) Cryptography
4 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
4 1 (11.11%) OOA/OOD
4 1 (11.11%) Open Source
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) SOA
4 1 (11.11%) UML
4 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Use Case
4 1 (11.11%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) Java
2 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 3 (33.33%) ES6
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Adobe