Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 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
UK > England
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 790 792 785
Rank change year-on-year +2 -7 -7
Contract jobs citing OSGi 67 81 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.071% 0.083% 0.083%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.22% 0.27% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 30 33
England median daily rate £500 £538 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.98% +26.47% +6.25%
10th Percentile £350 £375 £353
90th Percentile £600 £613 £555
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
England median hourly rate £42.50 £55.00 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.73% +30.95% -
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £55.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year -22.73% +30.95% -

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 England with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 30652 30033 30024
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 32.32% 30.71% 28.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 21811 20965 20810
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £625 £588 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 368 347 505
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%
10th Percentile £18.68 £14.56 £14.53
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £52.37
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +8.70%

OSGi
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing OSGi as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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 6 months to 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -41 47 £500 -9.09% 6
South West +5 11 £438 +1.74% 1
North of England +63 3 £300 -36.84%
North West +24 3 £300 -36.84%
East of England -17 3 £475 +26.67%
South East +1 1 £390 +95.00%
OSGi
UK

For the 6 months to 23 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 England region with a requirement for OSGi.

1 64 (95.52%) Java
2 46 (68.66%) Adobe
2 46 (68.66%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (68.66%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 38 (56.72%) Scrum
4 36 (53.73%) Finance
5 34 (50.75%) Mockito
6 31 (46.27%) jQuery
7 29 (43.28%) Continuous Integration
8 27 (40.30%) JavaScript
8 27 (40.30%) Jenkins
9 26 (38.81%) Apache
10 25 (37.31%) CSS
10 25 (37.31%) JSR 170
10 25 (37.31%) Maven
10 25 (37.31%) Software Engineering
11 24 (35.82%) TDD
12 22 (32.84%) CMS
13 21 (31.34%) BDD
14 20 (29.85%) PowerMock
14 20 (29.85%) SonarQube
14 20 (29.85%) Content Management
14 20 (29.85%) Unit Testing
14 20 (29.85%) Coverity
15 19 (28.36%) Spring
16 18 (26.87%) Git (software)
17 17 (25.37%) HTML
17 17 (25.37%) DevOps
18 16 (23.88%) JUnit
18 16 (23.88%) Linux

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 46 (68.66%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 26 (38.81%) Apache
3 22 (32.84%) CMS
4 13 (19.40%) Tomcat
5 9 (13.43%) JBoss
6 4 (5.97%) Drupal
6 4 (5.97%) Sitecore CMS
7 3 (4.48%) Apache Pig
7 3 (4.48%) Jetty
7 3 (4.48%) WebSphere
7 3 (4.48%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (2.99%) Apache Solr
8 2 (2.99%) nginx
8 2 (2.99%) Oracle Application Server
8 2 (2.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (2.99%) WebLogic
9 1 (1.49%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.49%) SaaS
2 1 (1.49%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.46%) HTTP
2 1 (1.49%) AMQP
2 1 (1.49%) Internet
2 1 (1.49%) Intranet
2 1 (1.49%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.45%) MongoDB
2 5 (7.46%) Jackrabbit
3 4 (5.97%) NoSQL
3 4 (5.97%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.48%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 3 (4.48%) Apache Hive
4 3 (4.48%) Big Data
4 3 (4.48%) Hadoop
4 3 (4.48%) Neo4j
5 2 (2.99%) MariaDB
5 2 (2.99%) MySQL
6 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 34 (50.75%) Mockito
2 27 (40.30%) Jenkins
3 25 (37.31%) Maven
4 20 (29.85%) SonarQube
5 18 (26.87%) Git (software)
6 16 (23.88%) JUnit
7 14 (20.90%) Mercurial
7 14 (20.90%) Sonatype Nexus
8 3 (4.48%) Eclipse
8 3 (4.48%) Gradle
8 3 (4.48%) SoapUI
8 3 (4.48%) Subversion
9 2 (2.99%) Ant
9 2 (2.99%) JIRA
10 1 (1.49%) AccuRev
10 1 (1.49%) Cucumber
10 1 (1.49%) DbUnit
10 1 (1.49%) Eclipse RCP
10 1 (1.49%) Jasmine
10 1 (1.49%) Selenium
General
1 36 (53.73%) Finance
2 13 (19.40%) Marketing
3 6 (8.96%) Banking
4 5 (7.46%) Law
5 3 (4.48%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.49%) Advertising
6 1 (1.49%) Dutch Language
6 1 (1.49%) French Language
6 1 (1.49%) Legal
Job Titles
1 63 (94.03%) Developer
2 25 (37.31%) Java Developer
3 8 (11.94%) Lead Developer
4 4 (5.97%) J2EE Developer
4 4 (5.97%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 3 (4.48%) E-Commerce Developer
6 2 (2.99%) Architect
6 2 (2.99%) Core Java Developer
6 2 (2.99%) Integration Developer
6 2 (2.99%) Java E-Commerce Developer
6 2 (2.99%) Senior Developer
6 2 (2.99%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (2.99%) XML Developer
7 1 (1.49%) Applications Developer
7 1 (1.49%) HTML Developer
7 1 (1.49%) Java Architect
7 1 (1.49%) Java Technical Architect
7 1 (1.49%) JSP Developer
7 1 (1.49%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (1.49%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (46.27%) jQuery
2 25 (37.31%) CSS
2 25 (37.31%) JSR 170
3 20 (29.85%) PowerMock
4 19 (28.36%) Spring
5 17 (25.37%) HTML
6 12 (17.91%) Apache Camel
7 10 (14.93%) JSON
8 9 (13.43%) Ajax
8 9 (13.43%) Hibernate
8 9 (13.43%) Web Services
9 8 (11.94%) RESTful
9 8 (11.94%) XML
10 7 (10.45%) JSP
10 7 (10.45%) SOAP
11 6 (8.96%) ActiveMQ
11 6 (8.96%) Apache Sling
11 6 (8.96%) Middleware
12 5 (7.46%) RabbitMQ
12 5 (7.46%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.40%) Mobile App
1 13 (19.40%) Virtual Team
2 6 (8.96%) Social Media
3 4 (5.97%) Clustering
4 3 (4.48%) DataPower
4 3 (4.48%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.49%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.49%) BBC
5 1 (1.49%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.49%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 16 (23.88%) Linux
2 3 (4.48%) Unix
3 1 (1.49%) Solaris
3 1 (1.49%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (68.66%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (56.72%) Scrum
3 29 (43.28%) Continuous Integration
4 25 (37.31%) Software Engineering
5 24 (35.82%) TDD
6 21 (31.34%) BDD
7 20 (29.85%) Content Management
7 20 (29.85%) Unit Testing
8 17 (25.37%) DevOps
9 15 (22.39%) Mentoring
10 14 (20.90%) Test Automation
11 11 (16.42%) Open Source
12 10 (14.93%) OO
13 8 (11.94%) Coaching
13 8 (11.94%) Kanban
14 7 (10.45%) Software Architecture
15 6 (8.96%) Information Management
15 6 (8.96%) Mobile Application Development
15 6 (8.96%) MVC
15 6 (8.96%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 64 (95.52%) Java
2 27 (40.30%) JavaScript
3 12 (17.91%) SQL
4 4 (5.97%) Groovy
5 2 (2.99%) Scala
6 1 (1.49%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (20.90%) QA
2 1 (1.49%) HL7
System Software
1 3 (4.48%) Docker
2 1 (1.49%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 46 (68.66%) Adobe
2 20 (29.85%) Coverity
3 7 (10.45%) Oracle
4 5 (7.46%) hybris
5 4 (5.97%) Sitecore
6 2 (2.99%) IBM
7 1 (1.49%) MuleSoft
7 1 (1.49%) SGI
7 1 (1.49%) Sony
7 1 (1.49%) TIBCO