Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 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.

OSGi
Central London > City of London
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 231 252 261
Rank change year-on-year +21 +9 +36
Contract jobs citing OSGi 9 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.13% 0.015% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.34% 0.042% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 9
City of London median daily rate £463 - £450
10th Percentile £389 - £373
90th Percentile £544 - £575
Central London median daily rate £463 £400 £450
% change year-on-year +15.63% -11.11% -
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 2679 2396 2849
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 38.13% 36.02% 31.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 2247 2028 2351
City of London median daily rate £510 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.37% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £325 £313
90th Percentile £671 £638 £638
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £460
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +8.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 12
City of London median hourly rate £22.99 £35.00 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.31% -9.68% +49.04%
10th Percentile £20.28 £19.00 £10.33
90th Percentile £33.75 £56.31 £66.25
Central London median hourly rate £21.50 £35.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year -38.57% -9.68% +49.04%

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 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OSGi in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 9 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (77.78%) Finance
3 6 (66.67%) Hibernate
3 6 (66.67%) Apache
3 6 (66.67%) Spring
3 6 (66.67%) Open Source
3 6 (66.67%) Apache Camel
4 5 (55.56%) Jenkins
4 5 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (55.56%) Electronic Trading
4 5 (55.56%) Scrum
4 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (33.33%) Extreme Programming
5 3 (33.33%) Clustering
5 3 (33.33%) RUP
5 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 3 (33.33%) Oracle
5 3 (33.33%) GWT
5 3 (33.33%) jQuery
5 3 (33.33%) Scalability Testing
5 3 (33.33%) JSF
5 3 (33.33%) OO
5 3 (33.33%) Middleware
5 3 (33.33%) Ajax
5 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
5 3 (33.33%) High Availability
5 3 (33.33%) AngularJS
6 2 (22.22%) Coverity

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 6 (66.67%) Apache
2 2 (22.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Jenkins
2 2 (22.22%) Maven
2 2 (22.22%) Mockito
2 2 (22.22%) SonarQube
General
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (77.78%) Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Electronic Trading Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) Apache Camel
1 6 (66.67%) Hibernate
1 6 (66.67%) Spring
2 3 (33.33%) Ajax
2 3 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 3 (33.33%) GWT
2 3 (33.33%) jQuery
2 3 (33.33%) JSF
2 3 (33.33%) Middleware
3 2 (22.22%) JSR 170
3 2 (22.22%) PowerMock
4 1 (11.11%) Drools
4 1 (11.11%) EclipseLink
4 1 (11.11%) JAXB
4 1 (11.11%) JPA
4 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Clustering
1 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Open Source
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (55.56%) Electronic Trading
2 5 (55.56%) Scrum
3 3 (33.33%) Extreme Programming
3 3 (33.33%) High Availability
3 3 (33.33%) OO
3 3 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (33.33%) RUP
3 3 (33.33%) Scalability Testing
4 2 (22.22%) BDD
4 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
4 2 (22.22%) TDD
4 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Content Management
5 1 (11.11%) Software Architecture
5 1 (11.11%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) Adobe
2 2 (22.22%) Coverity