The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 29 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.

OSGi
UK / England
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 547 610 594
Rank change year-on-year +63 -16  
Contract jobs citing OSGi 30 16 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.072% 0.032% 0.025%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.23% 0.11% 0.091%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 9
Median daily rate £400 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.78% +18.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £438 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £513 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £450 £310
% change year-on-year -13.44% +45.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £37.50
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 England with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 13230 14037 13127
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 31.70% 28.26% 27.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 9187 9869 8617
Median daily rate £425 £413 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 170 210 170
Median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.84% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.05 £12.60 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.55%  

OSGi
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 England

OSGi
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OSGi in England

OSGi
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OSGi in England over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OSGi in England

OSGi
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing OSGi in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for OSGi in England

OSGi
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OSGi within the England region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +30 11 £538 +7.50% 3
South East - 8 £384 -
East of England +2 6 £388 -13.88% 1
North West - 4 £450 - 3
Yorkshire - 1 - -
OSGi
UK

For the 6 months to 29 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 England region with a requirement for OSGi.

1 55 (68.75%) JavaScript
2 51 (63.75%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 50 (62.50%) Adobe
4 49 (61.25%) HTML
5 48 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
6 47 (58.75%) Java
7 45 (56.25%) SOAP
8 44 (55.00%) Web Services
8 44 (55.00%) XML
9 43 (53.75%) CSS
10 39 (48.75%) SQL
10 39 (48.75%) Apache
11 38 (47.50%) OO
12 36 (45.00%) Apache Sling
12 36 (45.00%) Apache Felix
12 36 (45.00%) jQuery
12 36 (45.00%) RESTful
13 33 (41.25%) Ajax
14 32 (40.00%) J2EE
15 28 (35.00%) OOD
15 28 (35.00%) JSON
16 26 (32.50%) RabbitMQ
17 25 (31.25%) Apache Solr
17 25 (31.25%) Lucene
18 22 (27.50%) Maven
19 16 (20.00%) REST
20 15 (18.75%) Eclipse
21 12 (15.00%) JSP
21 12 (15.00%) CMS
21 12 (15.00%) AngularJS

OSGi
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 51 (63.75%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 39 (48.75%) Apache
3 25 (31.25%) Apache Solr
4 12 (15.00%) CMS
5 11 (13.75%) JBoss
6 10 (12.50%) WebSphere
7 8 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
8 5 (6.25%) Tomcat
9 4 (5.00%) WebSphere Portal
10 3 (3.75%) WebLogic
11 2 (2.50%) Apache Pig
11 2 (2.50%) GlassFish
12 1 (1.25%) Apache ServiceMix
12 1 (1.25%) Confluence
12 1 (1.25%) Jetty
Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.50%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (1.25%) Akamai
2 1 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.50%) HTTP
1 2 (2.50%) LDAP
2 1 (1.25%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.75%) Jackrabbit
2 6 (7.50%) DB2
3 5 (6.25%) NoSQL
3 5 (6.25%) SQL Server
4 4 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (3.75%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (2.50%) Apache Hive
6 2 (2.50%) Big Data
6 2 (2.50%) DB2 UDB
6 2 (2.50%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.50%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.50%) MySQL
6 2 (2.50%) Neo4j
7 1 (1.25%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 22 (27.50%) Maven
2 15 (18.75%) Eclipse
3 9 (11.25%) Git (software)
4 8 (10.00%) Gradle
5 7 (8.75%) JIRA
6 6 (7.50%) Subversion
7 5 (6.25%) Jenkins
7 5 (6.25%) JUnit
8 4 (5.00%) Ant
8 4 (5.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (5.00%) Cucumber
8 4 (5.00%) Rational Application Developer
9 3 (3.75%) SoapUI
10 2 (2.50%) AccuRev
10 2 (2.50%) IntelliJ
10 2 (2.50%) Selenium
General
1 4 (5.00%) Marketing
2 3 (3.75%) Banking
2 3 (3.75%) Retail
3 2 (2.50%) Finance
3 2 (2.50%) Legal
4 1 (1.25%) Automotive
4 1 (1.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 64 (80.00%) Developer
2 27 (33.75%) Java Developer
3 10 (12.50%) Architect
4 5 (6.25%) Java Architect
5 4 (5.00%) Applications Developer
5 4 (5.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 4 (5.00%) Java Technical Architect
5 4 (5.00%) Lead Developer
5 4 (5.00%) Technical Architect
6 3 (3.75%) Java Engineer
6 3 (3.75%) Senior Developer
6 3 (3.75%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (3.75%) Software Engineer
7 2 (2.50%) Administrator
7 2 (2.50%) DB2 Administrator
7 2 (2.50%) DB2 DBA
7 2 (2.50%) Hybris Developer
7 2 (2.50%) J2EE Developer
7 2 (2.50%) Java Software Engineer
7 2 (2.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (61.25%) HTML
2 45 (56.25%) SOAP
3 44 (55.00%) Web Services
3 44 (55.00%) XML
4 43 (53.75%) CSS
5 36 (45.00%) Apache Felix
5 36 (45.00%) Apache Sling
5 36 (45.00%) jQuery
5 36 (45.00%) RESTful
6 33 (41.25%) Ajax
7 32 (40.00%) J2EE
8 28 (35.00%) JSON
9 26 (32.50%) RabbitMQ
10 25 (31.25%) Lucene
11 16 (20.00%) REST
12 12 (15.00%) AngularJS
12 12 (15.00%) Apache Camel
12 12 (15.00%) JSP
13 9 (11.25%) Java EE
13 9 (11.25%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.75%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.50%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (5.00%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.75%) Client/Server
4 3 (3.75%) Clustering
5 2 (2.50%) DataPower
5 2 (2.50%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.50%) Replication
6 1 (1.25%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.25%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.25%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.50%) Linux
2 3 (3.75%) Unix
2 3 (3.75%) Windows
3 2 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (2.50%) Solaris
4 1 (1.25%) Android
4 1 (1.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (47.50%) OO
3 28 (35.00%) OOD
4 8 (10.00%) MVC
4 8 (10.00%) Scrum
4 8 (10.00%) UML
5 7 (8.75%) OOP
5 7 (8.75%) SOA
5 7 (8.75%) TDD
6 6 (7.50%) E-Commerce
6 6 (7.50%) RAD
6 6 (7.50%) Software Engineering
6 6 (7.50%) Web Application Development
7 5 (6.25%) Front End Development
8 4 (5.00%) Content Management
8 4 (5.00%) Mathematics
8 4 (5.00%) Migration
8 4 (5.00%) Open Source
8 4 (5.00%) Use Case
8 4 (5.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 55 (68.75%) JavaScript
2 47 (58.75%) Java
3 39 (48.75%) SQL
4 4 (5.00%) Scala
5 2 (2.50%) Groovy
5 2 (2.50%) Python
6 1 (1.25%) ECMAScript
6 1 (1.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (6.25%) Degree
2 4 (5.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.25%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (2.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.50%) Grafana
Vendors
1 50 (62.50%) Adobe
2 8 (10.00%) IBM
3 7 (8.75%) Oracle
4 4 (5.00%) Splunk
5 3 (3.75%) hybris
6 1 (1.25%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.25%) Omniture
6 1 (1.25%) Perforce
6 1 (1.25%) Red Hat
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