Period
to 24 February 2018

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 24 February 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 251 225 224
Rank change year-on-year -26 -1 +62
Contract jobs citing OSGi 4 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.057% 0.098% 0.030%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.15% 0.27% 0.093%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
City of London median daily rate £449 £450 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.28% -2.70% +2.78%
10th Percentile £376 £405 £386
90th Percentile £537 £475 £549
Central London median daily rate £449 £400 £463
% change year-on-year +12.19% -13.51% +2.78%
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 2,676 2,231 2,157
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 37.96% 36.39% 31.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,282 1,888 1,805
City of London median daily rate £513 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.13% +2.63% +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £325 £313
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £451
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.44% +2.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 1 9
City of London median hourly rate £21.50 £54.25 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.37% +44.65% +30.73%
10th Percentile £21.25 £51.62 £19.95
90th Percentile £67.50 £56.87 £60.00
Central London median hourly rate £21.50 £54.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year -60.37% +44.65% +25.00%

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

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 6 months to 24 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OSGi in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 City of London region with a requirement for OSGi.

1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) Adobe
2 3 (75.00%) Maven
2 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) JSR 170
2 3 (75.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (75.00%) Coverity
2 3 (75.00%) PowerMock
2 3 (75.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (75.00%) Mockito
2 3 (75.00%) BDD
2 3 (75.00%) SonarQube
3 2 (50.00%) Software Architecture
3 2 (50.00%) Content Management
4 1 (25.00%) Spring
4 1 (25.00%) XQuery
4 1 (25.00%) MVC
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (25.00%) JUnit
4 1 (25.00%) CSS
4 1 (25.00%) SOAP
4 1 (25.00%) Web Services
4 1 (25.00%) XML
4 1 (25.00%) XSD

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 3 (75.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Liferay
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (75.00%) Maven
1 3 (75.00%) Mockito
1 3 (75.00%) SonarQube
2 1 (25.00%) JUnit
2 1 (25.00%) Karma Test Runner
2 1 (25.00%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) JSR 170
1 3 (75.00%) PowerMock
2 1 (25.00%) Ajax
2 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (25.00%) Apache Camel
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) CSS3
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) HTML5
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) JSR 286
2 1 (25.00%) RESTful
2 1 (25.00%) SOAP
2 1 (25.00%) Spring
2 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) WSDL
2 1 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) XSD
2 1 (25.00%) XSLT
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) BDD
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Content Management
3 2 (50.00%) Software Architecture
4 1 (25.00%) AOP
4 1 (25.00%) Coaching
4 1 (25.00%) Kanban
4 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (25.00%) MVC
4 1 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) XPath
2 1 (25.00%) XQuery
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Adobe
1 3 (75.00%) Coverity