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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 571 592 587
Rank change year-on-year +21 -5  
Contract jobs citing OSGi 12 28 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.028% 0.057% 0.070%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.086% 0.19% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 23
Median daily rate £420 £500 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.00% +19.04%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £431 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £565 £571
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 £55.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.09% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £55.00 -
% change year-on-year -9.09% -  

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 13914 14379 14025
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 32.19% 29.08% 27.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 37601 39969 35323
Median daily rate £450 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +9.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 577 501 637
Median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £37.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.05% -3.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.82 £18.22 £16.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £48.80 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

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 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 28 June 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
North West - 7 £450 - 1
North of England - 7 £450 - 1
South East +27 3 £390 -
London -11 2 - - 3
OSGi
UK

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 40 (88.89%) Java
2 26 (57.78%) JavaScript
3 25 (55.56%) J2EE
4 22 (48.89%) HTML
5 19 (42.22%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (33.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 14 (31.11%) AngularJS
7 14 (31.11%) Web Services
7 14 (31.11%) XML
7 14 (31.11%) SOAP
7 14 (31.11%) Adobe
8 13 (28.89%) OO
8 13 (28.89%) Maven
9 12 (26.67%) SQL
9 12 (26.67%) Eclipse
9 12 (26.67%) Apache Camel
10 11 (24.44%) REST
10 11 (24.44%) CSS
11 10 (22.22%) Gradle
12 9 (20.00%) Linux
13 8 (17.78%) JSP
13 8 (17.78%) Apache
13 8 (17.78%) HTML5
14 7 (15.56%) Scrum
14 7 (15.56%) JBoss
14 7 (15.56%) WebSphere Application Server
14 7 (15.56%) Software Engineering
14 7 (15.56%) WebSphere
14 7 (15.56%) Subversion
15 6 (13.33%) IBM

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 15 (33.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 8 (17.78%) Apache
3 7 (15.56%) JBoss
3 7 (15.56%) WebSphere
3 7 (15.56%) WebSphere Application Server
4 6 (13.33%) CMS
5 4 (8.89%) WebSphere Portal
6 2 (4.44%) Apache Solr
7 1 (2.22%) Apache Pig
7 1 (2.22%) Apache ServiceMix
7 1 (2.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Sage X3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (8.89%) DB2
2 4 (8.89%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.67%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.44%) Jackrabbit
4 2 (4.44%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (2.22%) Apache Hive
5 1 (2.22%) Big Data
5 1 (2.22%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.22%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.22%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 13 (28.89%) Maven
2 12 (26.67%) Eclipse
3 10 (22.22%) Gradle
4 7 (15.56%) Subversion
5 6 (13.33%) Jenkins
5 6 (13.33%) JIRA
5 6 (13.33%) JUnit
6 5 (11.11%) Git (software)
7 4 (8.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (8.89%) Cucumber
7 4 (8.89%) Rational Application Developer
8 2 (4.44%) AccuRev
8 2 (4.44%) Ant
8 2 (4.44%) Eclipse RCP
8 2 (4.44%) Selenium
8 2 (4.44%) SoapUI
9 1 (2.22%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (2.22%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 2 (4.44%) Automotive
1 2 (4.44%) Legal
1 2 (4.44%) Marketing
2 1 (2.22%) Banking
2 1 (2.22%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 38 (84.44%) Developer
2 28 (62.22%) Java Developer
3 4 (8.89%) Architect
3 4 (8.89%) Technical Architect
4 3 (6.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 3 (6.67%) Java Architect
4 3 (6.67%) Java Technical Architect
4 3 (6.67%) Senior Developer
4 3 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (4.44%) Angular Developer
5 2 (4.44%) J2EE Developer
5 2 (4.44%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (4.44%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (2.22%) Principal Engineer
6 1 (2.22%) Principal Software Engineer
6 1 (2.22%) Senior Applications Developer
6 1 (2.22%) Senior Java Architect
6 1 (2.22%) Senior Technical Architect
6 1 (2.22%) Support Engineer
6 1 (2.22%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (55.56%) J2EE
2 22 (48.89%) HTML
3 14 (31.11%) AngularJS
3 14 (31.11%) SOAP
3 14 (31.11%) Web Services
3 14 (31.11%) XML
4 12 (26.67%) Apache Camel
5 11 (24.44%) CSS
5 11 (24.44%) REST
6 8 (17.78%) HTML5
6 8 (17.78%) JSP
7 6 (13.33%) ActiveMQ
7 6 (13.33%) Ajax
7 6 (13.33%) Java EE
7 6 (13.33%) JSR 170
8 5 (11.11%) jQuery
8 5 (11.11%) JSF
8 5 (11.11%) Spring
8 5 (11.11%) SWT
9 4 (8.89%) JSR 168
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (6.67%) Clustering
3 2 (4.44%) Client/Server
3 2 (4.44%) Replication
4 1 (2.22%) DataPower
4 1 (2.22%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.00%) Linux
2 4 (8.89%) Windows
3 2 (4.44%) Solaris
3 2 (4.44%) Unix
4 1 (2.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (42.22%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (28.89%) OO
3 7 (15.56%) Scrum
3 7 (15.56%) Software Engineering
4 6 (13.33%) OOP
4 6 (13.33%) SOA
5 5 (11.11%) MVC
5 5 (11.11%) TDD
5 5 (11.11%) Web Application Development
6 4 (8.89%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (8.89%) RAD
6 4 (8.89%) UML
6 4 (8.89%) Unit Testing
7 3 (6.67%) Change Control
7 3 (6.67%) Configuration Management
7 3 (6.67%) E-Commerce
7 3 (6.67%) Front End Development
7 3 (6.67%) Integration Testing
7 3 (6.67%) OOD
7 3 (6.67%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 40 (88.89%) Java
2 26 (57.78%) JavaScript
3 12 (26.67%) SQL
4 4 (8.89%) Scala
5 1 (2.22%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 4 (8.89%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (4.44%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 14 (31.11%) Adobe
2 6 (13.33%) IBM
3 4 (8.89%) Oracle
3 4 (8.89%) Splunk
4 1 (2.22%) Apigee
4 1 (2.22%) Jaspersoft
4 1 (2.22%) Mashery
4 1 (2.22%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.22%) Sage
4 1 (2.22%) Talend
4 1 (2.22%) VMware
4 1 (2.22%) WSO2
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