Period
to 22 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 22 January 2018 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 > North West
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 201 201 236
Rank change year-on-year 0 +35 -
Contract jobs citing OSGi 3 6 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.056% 0.099% 0.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.17% 0.33% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 8
North West median daily rate £300 £475 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -36.84% +22.58% -
10th Percentile £265 £463 £325
90th Percentile £395 £488 £481
England median daily rate £500 £438 £413
% change year-on-year +14.29% +6.06% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
North West median hourly rate - - £42.00
England median hourly rate £42.50 - £42.00

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 the North West with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1,760 1,811 2,123
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 32.68% 30.00% 25.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,213 1,248 1,338
North West median daily rate £388 £388 £388
10th Percentile £281 £275 £267
90th Percentile £545 £525 £530
England median daily rate £475 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +11.76% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 24 78
North West median hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £33.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.23% +14.58% +16.37%
10th Percentile £17.78 £16.85 £16.93
90th Percentile £43.00 £51.65 £42.88
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%

OSGi
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing OSGi as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for OSGi in the North West

OSGi
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OSGi in the North West

OSGi
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OSGi in the North West over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OSGi in the North West

OSGi
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OSGi in the North West

OSGi
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OSGi within the North West region over the 6 months to 22 January 2018. 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
Manchester -1 2 £288 -
Cheshire +1 1 £400 -15.79%
OSGi
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 North West region with a requirement for OSGi.

1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) J2EE
1 3 (100.00%) Servlets
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) Spring
2 2 (66.67%) Java EE
2 2 (66.67%) JSON
2 2 (66.67%) nginx
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) CSS3
2 2 (66.67%) Sass
2 2 (66.67%) MariaDB
2 2 (66.67%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (66.67%) Manufacturing
2 2 (66.67%) CMS
2 2 (66.67%) Hibernate
2 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
2 2 (66.67%) JMS
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) JSP
2 2 (66.67%) MySQL
2 2 (66.67%) Grails
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) Groovy
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) Ant
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript

OSGi
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 2 (66.67%) CMS
1 2 (66.67%) nginx
1 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (33.33%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MariaDB
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Ant
1 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
1 1 (33.33%) Maven
General
1 2 (66.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) J2EE Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 1 (33.33%) JSP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) J2EE
1 3 (100.00%) Servlets
1 3 (100.00%) Spring
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) CSS3
2 2 (66.67%) Grails
2 2 (66.67%) Hibernate
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) Java EE
2 2 (66.67%) JMS
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) JSON
2 2 (66.67%) JSP
2 2 (66.67%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) Sass
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) JSR 170
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Groovy
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle