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 3 months to 25 March 2017 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
OSGi
London / City of London
Rank 152 157 192
Rank change year-on-year +5 +35  
Contract jobs citing OSGi 3 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.099% 0.060% 0.059%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.28% 0.18% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Median daily rate £494 £513 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.65% +17.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £503 £428
10% offered a daily rate of more than £569 £523 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £450 £405
% change year-on-year -13.44% +11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £37.50

OSGi is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next 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 industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 1060 1091 1521
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 34.98% 32.80% 30.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 878 918 1214
Median daily rate £475 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 7
Median hourly rate £35.00 £55.00 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.36% +100.94%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

OSGi
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing OSGi as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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

OSGi
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OSGi in the City of London over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OSGi in the City of London

OSGi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, 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 across the City of London region with a requirement for OSGi.

1 5 (83.33%) OO
2 4 (66.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 4 (66.67%) Adobe
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) HTML
2 4 (66.67%) XML
2 4 (66.67%) Apache
3 3 (50.00%) OOD
3 3 (50.00%) SOAP
3 3 (50.00%) Web Services
3 3 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (50.00%) CSS
3 3 (50.00%) Banking
3 3 (50.00%) Lucene
3 3 (50.00%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (50.00%) Apache Sling
3 3 (50.00%) Apache Felix
3 3 (50.00%) RESTful
3 3 (50.00%) Apache Solr
3 3 (50.00%) jQuery
3 3 (50.00%) Ajax
3 3 (50.00%) JSON
4 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (33.33%) JSP
5 1 (16.67%) Servlets
5 1 (16.67%) J2EE
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server

OSGi
Top Related 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 4 (66.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 4 (66.67%) Apache
2 3 (50.00%) Apache Solr
3 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
3 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Portal
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) DB2
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Eclipse
1 1 (16.67%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 3 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Applications Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Electronic Trading Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) J2EE Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Java Applications Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Applications Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Java Applications Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) HTML
1 4 (66.67%) XML
2 3 (50.00%) Ajax
2 3 (50.00%) Apache Felix
2 3 (50.00%) Apache Sling
2 3 (50.00%) CSS
2 3 (50.00%) jQuery
2 3 (50.00%) JSON
2 3 (50.00%) Lucene
2 3 (50.00%) RabbitMQ
2 3 (50.00%) RESTful
2 3 (50.00%) SOAP
2 3 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (33.33%) JSP
4 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
4 1 (16.67%) J2EE
4 1 (16.67%) Java EE
4 1 (16.67%) JSF
4 1 (16.67%) Servlets
4 1 (16.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (16.67%) Clustering
2 1 (16.67%) Fixed Income
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) OO
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) OOD
4 1 (16.67%) Electronic Trading
4 1 (16.67%) High Availability
4 1 (16.67%) OOP
4 1 (16.67%) Open Source
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (16.67%) RAD
4 1 (16.67%) Scalability Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) Wealth Management
4 1 (16.67%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) Java
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Adobe
2 1 (16.67%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle