Period
to 21 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 21 February 2019 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 250 250 224
Rank change year-on-year 0 -26 0
Contract jobs citing OSGi 4 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.059% 0.056% 0.097%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.15% 0.15% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 3
City of London median daily rate £550 £449 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.56% -0.28% -2.70%
10th Percentile £473 £376 £405
90th Percentile £619 £537 £475
Central London median daily rate £550 £449 £400
% change year-on-year +22.56% +12.19% -13.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London 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 the City of London with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 2,634 2,702 2,223
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 38.73% 38.07% 36.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,177 2,304 1,884
City of London median daily rate £525 £513 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +5.13% +2.63%
10th Percentile £410 £363 £325
90th Percentile £669 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 1
City of London median hourly rate £19.00 £24.30 £54.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.79% -55.21% +44.65%
10th Percentile £14.90 £21.20 £51.62
90th Percentile £84.50 £67.50 £56.87
Central London median hourly rate £27.00 £24.30 £54.25
% change year-on-year +11.13% -55.21% +44.65%

OSGi
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for OSGi in the City of London

OSGi
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OSGi in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 February 2019, 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 City of London region with a requirement for OSGi.

1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) SOAP
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (50.00%) REST
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Cryptography
2 2 (50.00%) Maven
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) OAuth
2 2 (50.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) Node.js
3 1 (25.00%) F5
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Java EE
3 1 (25.00%) JSON
3 1 (25.00%) JIRA
3 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium
3 1 (25.00%) Release Management
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Kanban
3 1 (25.00%) Static Code Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (25.00%) Express
3 1 (25.00%) Elasticsearch

OSGi
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (25.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Apache
2 1 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (25.00%) IBM HTTP Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Maven
2 1 (25.00%) JIRA
2 1 (25.00%) JUnit
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium
General
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Full Stack Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Node.js Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) OAuth
1 2 (50.00%) REST
1 2 (50.00%) SOAP
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (25.00%) Enzyme
2 1 (25.00%) Express
2 1 (25.00%) GraphQL
2 1 (25.00%) Java EE
2 1 (25.00%) Jest
2 1 (25.00%) JSON
2 1 (25.00%) Node.js
2 1 (25.00%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Self-Motivation
1 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) AIX
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Cryptography
2 2 (50.00%) Open Source
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Deployment Automation
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) Front End Development
3 1 (25.00%) Kanban
3 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (25.00%) Microservices
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile First
3 1 (25.00%) Monorepo
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) Progressive Web App
3 1 (25.00%) Release Management
3 1 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (25.00%) SOA
3 1 (25.00%) Static Code Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Kibana
1 1 (25.00%) logstash
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Adobe
1 1 (25.00%) F5
1 1 (25.00%) IBM