The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
OSGi
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 59 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing OSGi 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.46% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.24% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
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 Reading with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 134 230 253
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 20.33% 22.79% 25.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 143 165
Median daily rate £388 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.12% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 1
Median hourly rate £15.00 £9.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.66% -52.63%  
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 Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

OSGi
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OSGi in Reading

OSGi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 26 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 Reading region with a requirement for OSGi.

1 4 (100.00%) J2EE
1 4 (100.00%) SOA
1 4 (100.00%) Apache Camel
2 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) Change Control
2 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (75.00%) Use Case
2 3 (75.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Integration Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (75.00%) UML
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) JDBC
3 1 (25.00%) SOAP
3 1 (25.00%) JBoss
3 1 (25.00%) Apache
3 1 (25.00%) JMS
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (25.00%) SAML
3 1 (25.00%) Apache CXF
3 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (25.00%) Ehcache
3 1 (25.00%) Scala
3 1 (25.00%) Cucumber

OSGi
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 1 (25.00%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) JBoss
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
1 1 (25.00%) Maven
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) Apache Camel
1 4 (100.00%) J2EE
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) Apache CXF
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) Ehcache
3 1 (25.00%) Gherkin
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) JDBC
3 1 (25.00%) JMS
3 1 (25.00%) Play Framework
3 1 (25.00%) REST
3 1 (25.00%) SAML
3 1 (25.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) SOA
2 3 (75.00%) Change Control
2 3 (75.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (75.00%) Integration Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) UML
2 3 (75.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Use Case
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Front End Development
3 1 (25.00%) Microservices
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Pair Programming
3 1 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) Scala
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat