Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 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
England > London
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 588 547 577
Rank change year-on-year -41 +30 -11
Contract jobs citing OSGi 47 72 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.100% 0.16% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.27% 0.46% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 25 16
London median daily rate £500 £550 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +12.82% +14.71%
10th Percentile £369 £375 £369
90th Percentile £600 £613 £575
England median daily rate £500 £538 £425
% change year-on-year -6.98% +26.47% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
London median hourly rate £42.50 - -
England 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 London with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 17426 15521 15041
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 36.99% 34.34% 32.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 13294 11606 11199
London median daily rate £500 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.53% +3.33% +5.88%
10th Percentile £350 £319 £308
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 72 91
London median hourly rate £33.50 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.25% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £19.13 £19.23 £14.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £57.44 £55.00
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%

OSGi
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for OSGi in London

OSGi
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OSGi in London

OSGi
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OSGi in London over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OSGi in London

OSGi
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OSGi within the London 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
Central London +4 9 £463 +15.63%
East London - 8 £515 -
North London - 1 - -
OSGi
England

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 London region with a requirement for OSGi.

1 44 (93.62%) Java
2 37 (78.72%) Adobe
2 37 (78.72%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 31 (65.96%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (63.83%) Finance
5 28 (59.57%) Scrum
6 25 (53.19%) Mockito
6 25 (53.19%) jQuery
7 23 (48.94%) JavaScript
8 22 (46.81%) Apache
9 20 (42.55%) CSS
10 18 (38.30%) Content Management
10 18 (38.30%) CMS
11 16 (34.04%) Software Engineering
12 15 (31.91%) Continuous Integration
12 15 (31.91%) Git (software)
12 15 (31.91%) Jenkins
12 15 (31.91%) Linux
13 14 (29.79%) JUnit
13 14 (29.79%) Mercurial
13 14 (29.79%) Test Automation
13 14 (29.79%) QA
13 14 (29.79%) JSR 170
13 14 (29.79%) DevOps
14 13 (27.66%) Mobile App
14 13 (27.66%) Virtual Team
14 13 (27.66%) Marketing
14 13 (27.66%) Spring
14 13 (27.66%) Maven
14 13 (27.66%) TDD

OSGi
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 37 (78.72%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 22 (46.81%) Apache
3 18 (38.30%) CMS
4 7 (14.89%) JBoss
4 7 (14.89%) Tomcat
5 2 (4.26%) Apache Pig
5 2 (4.26%) Apache Solr
5 2 (4.26%) Drupal
5 2 (4.26%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (2.13%) Confluence
6 1 (2.13%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (2.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (2.13%) WebLogic
6 1 (2.13%) WebSphere
6 1 (2.13%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.64%) HTTP
2 1 (2.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.51%) MongoDB
2 3 (6.38%) Jackrabbit
2 3 (6.38%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 2 (4.26%) Apache Hive
3 2 (4.26%) Big Data
3 2 (4.26%) Hadoop
3 2 (4.26%) Neo4j
3 2 (4.26%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 25 (53.19%) Mockito
2 15 (31.91%) Git (software)
2 15 (31.91%) Jenkins
3 14 (29.79%) JUnit
3 14 (29.79%) Mercurial
4 13 (27.66%) Maven
5 11 (23.40%) SonarQube
6 6 (12.77%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (2.13%) Gradle
7 1 (2.13%) Jasmine
7 1 (2.13%) JIRA
7 1 (2.13%) SoapUI
7 1 (2.13%) Subversion
General
1 30 (63.83%) Finance
2 13 (27.66%) Marketing
3 2 (4.26%) Banking
4 1 (2.13%) Advertising
4 1 (2.13%) Law
Job Titles
1 44 (93.62%) Developer
2 14 (29.79%) Java Developer
3 8 (17.02%) Lead Developer
4 3 (6.38%) E-Commerce Developer
5 2 (4.26%) Core Java Developer
5 2 (4.26%) Java E-Commerce Developer
6 1 (2.13%) Applications Developer
6 1 (2.13%) Architect
6 1 (2.13%) Electronic Trading Developer
6 1 (2.13%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
6 1 (2.13%) HTML Developer
6 1 (2.13%) Java Architect
6 1 (2.13%) Java Technical Architect
6 1 (2.13%) Technical Architect
6 1 (2.13%) UI Developer
6 1 (2.13%) Unix Developer
6 1 (2.13%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (53.19%) jQuery
2 20 (42.55%) CSS
3 14 (29.79%) JSR 170
4 13 (27.66%) Spring
5 11 (23.40%) HTML
5 11 (23.40%) PowerMock
6 8 (17.02%) Apache Camel
6 8 (17.02%) JSON
6 8 (17.02%) RESTful
7 7 (14.89%) Ajax
8 6 (12.77%) Hibernate
9 5 (10.64%) JSP
9 5 (10.64%) JSTL
9 5 (10.64%) XML
10 4 (8.51%) AngularJS
10 4 (8.51%) Apache Sling
11 3 (6.38%) GWT
11 3 (6.38%) JSF
11 3 (6.38%) SOAP
11 3 (6.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (27.66%) Mobile App
1 13 (27.66%) Virtual Team
2 6 (12.77%) Social Media
3 3 (6.38%) Clustering
3 3 (6.38%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (4.26%) DataPower
5 1 (2.13%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.13%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 15 (31.91%) Linux
2 1 (2.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (65.96%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (59.57%) Scrum
3 18 (38.30%) Content Management
4 16 (34.04%) Software Engineering
5 15 (31.91%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (29.79%) DevOps
6 14 (29.79%) Test Automation
7 13 (27.66%) TDD
8 11 (23.40%) BDD
8 11 (23.40%) Unit Testing
9 9 (19.15%) Mentoring
10 7 (14.89%) OO
10 7 (14.89%) Open Source
11 6 (12.77%) Mobile Application Development
11 6 (12.77%) SDLC
12 5 (10.64%) Business Analysis
12 5 (10.64%) Business Change Management
12 5 (10.64%) Change Management
12 5 (10.64%) Electronic Trading
12 5 (10.64%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 44 (93.62%) Java
2 23 (48.94%) JavaScript
3 9 (19.15%) SQL
4 2 (4.26%) Groovy
5 1 (2.13%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (29.79%) QA
2 1 (2.13%) HL7
Vendors
1 37 (78.72%) Adobe
2 11 (23.40%) Coverity
3 5 (10.64%) hybris
4 4 (8.51%) Oracle
5 2 (4.26%) Sitecore
6 1 (2.13%) IBM
6 1 (2.13%) SGI
6 1 (2.13%) Sony