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 3 months to 25 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
OSGi
England / London
Rank 394 428 414
Rank change year-on-year +34 -14  
Contract jobs citing OSGi 12 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.062% 0.054% 0.029%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.18% 0.17% 0.094%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 5
Median daily rate £525 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +25.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £450 £405
% change year-on-year -13.44% +11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 London with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 6787 7044 6350
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 34.86% 31.83% 30.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 5054 5271 4592
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 29 26
Median hourly rate £47.00 £50.00 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.00% +82.68%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.01 £22.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.00 £55.00 £58.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

OSGi
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 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 3 months to 25 March 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 3 months to 25 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
City of London +5 3 £494 -3.65% 1
OSGi
England

OSGi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 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 London region with a requirement for OSGi.

1 48 (84.21%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 47 (82.46%) Adobe
3 45 (78.95%) JavaScript
4 40 (70.18%) Agile Software Development
5 38 (66.67%) HTML
6 37 (64.91%) CSS
7 36 (63.16%) SOAP
8 35 (61.40%) XML
8 35 (61.40%) Apache Sling
8 35 (61.40%) Apache Felix
9 34 (59.65%) Apache
10 33 (57.89%) Web Services
10 33 (57.89%) jQuery
10 33 (57.89%) RESTful
11 32 (56.14%) OO
11 32 (56.14%) SQL
12 29 (50.88%) Ajax
13 28 (49.12%) JSON
13 28 (49.12%) Java
14 27 (47.37%) OOD
15 26 (45.61%) RabbitMQ
16 25 (43.86%) Lucene
16 25 (43.86%) Apache Solr
17 18 (31.58%) Maven
18 16 (28.07%) J2EE
19 13 (22.81%) CMS
20 9 (15.79%) AngularJS
21 8 (14.04%) REST
21 8 (14.04%) Eclipse
21 8 (14.04%) JBoss

OSGi
Top Related 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 48 (84.21%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 34 (59.65%) Apache
3 25 (43.86%) Apache Solr
4 13 (22.81%) CMS
5 8 (14.04%) JBoss
5 8 (14.04%) Tomcat
6 6 (10.53%) WebSphere
7 4 (7.02%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (5.26%) Apache ServiceMix
8 3 (5.26%) Confluence
8 3 (5.26%) Jetty
8 3 (5.26%) WebLogic
9 2 (3.51%) GlassFish
10 1 (1.75%) Apache Pig
10 1 (1.75%) WebSphere Portal
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.51%) Adobe Analytics
1 2 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.75%) Akamai
2 1 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.75%) iPaaS
2 1 (1.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.75%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.77%) Jackrabbit
2 2 (3.51%) MySQL
2 2 (3.51%) NoSQL
2 2 (3.51%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (1.75%) Apache Hive
3 1 (1.75%) Big Data
3 1 (1.75%) DB2
3 1 (1.75%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.75%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.75%) Neo4j
3 1 (1.75%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (31.58%) Maven
2 8 (14.04%) Eclipse
3 7 (12.28%) Git (software)
4 3 (5.26%) Gradle
4 3 (5.26%) IntelliJ
4 3 (5.26%) Jenkins
4 3 (5.26%) JIRA
5 2 (3.51%) Ant
6 1 (1.75%) JUnit
6 1 (1.75%) Rational Application Developer
6 1 (1.75%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (7.02%) Retail
2 3 (5.26%) Banking
3 2 (3.51%) Finance
3 2 (3.51%) Marketing
4 1 (1.75%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 49 (85.96%) Developer
2 14 (24.56%) Java Developer
3 8 (14.04%) Architect
4 4 (7.02%) Applications Developer
4 4 (7.02%) Lead Developer
5 3 (5.26%) Java Architect
6 2 (3.51%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (3.51%) Hybris Developer
6 2 (3.51%) J2EE Developer
6 2 (3.51%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 2 (3.51%) Senior Developer
6 2 (3.51%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (1.75%) Agile Developer
7 1 (1.75%) AWS Architect
7 1 (1.75%) Digital Solutions Architect
7 1 (1.75%) E-Commerce Architect
7 1 (1.75%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
7 1 (1.75%) Electronic Trading Developer
7 1 (1.75%) Senior Agile Developer
7 1 (1.75%) Senior Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (66.67%) HTML
2 37 (64.91%) CSS
3 36 (63.16%) SOAP
4 35 (61.40%) Apache Felix
4 35 (61.40%) Apache Sling
4 35 (61.40%) XML
5 33 (57.89%) jQuery
5 33 (57.89%) RESTful
5 33 (57.89%) Web Services
6 29 (50.88%) Ajax
7 28 (49.12%) JSON
8 26 (45.61%) RabbitMQ
9 25 (43.86%) Lucene
10 16 (28.07%) J2EE
11 9 (15.79%) AngularJS
12 8 (14.04%) REST
13 7 (12.28%) JSP
13 7 (12.28%) Spring
14 6 (10.53%) JSTL
15 5 (8.77%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.77%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.51%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.75%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.75%) Clustering
4 1 (1.75%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.75%) DataPower
4 1 (1.75%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.75%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.75%) Android
1 1 (1.75%) Apple iOS
1 1 (1.75%) Unix
1 1 (1.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (70.18%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (56.14%) OO
3 27 (47.37%) OOD
4 6 (10.53%) Scrum
5 5 (8.77%) Content Management
6 4 (7.02%) Analytics
6 4 (7.02%) E-Commerce
6 4 (7.02%) Migration
6 4 (7.02%) MVC
6 4 (7.02%) UML
7 3 (5.26%) Customer Engagement
7 3 (5.26%) Open Source
7 3 (5.26%) RAD
7 3 (5.26%) TDD
7 3 (5.26%) User Stories
7 3 (5.26%) Validation
8 2 (3.51%) AOP
8 2 (3.51%) High Availability
8 2 (3.51%) OOP
8 2 (3.51%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 45 (78.95%) JavaScript
2 32 (56.14%) SQL
3 28 (49.12%) Java
4 2 (3.51%) Python
5 1 (1.75%) ECMAScript
5 1 (1.75%) Groovy
5 1 (1.75%) Ruby
5 1 (1.75%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (10.53%) Degree
Vendors
1 47 (82.46%) Adobe
2 4 (7.02%) Oracle
3 3 (5.26%) Atlassian
3 3 (5.26%) hybris
4 1 (1.75%) IBM
4 1 (1.75%) Omniture
4 1 (1.75%) Perforce