Period
to 23 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 183 157 192
Rank change year-on-year -26 +35 -19
Contract jobs citing OSGi 4 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.084% 0.30% 0.018%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.32% 1.00% 0.078%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 0
Scotland median daily rate £625 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +56.31% - -
UK median daily rate £500 £428 £425
% change year-on-year +16.96% +0.59% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK 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 Scotland with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1,231 1,096 1,284
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 25.78% 29.42% 23.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 757 674 731
Scotland median daily rate £375 £361 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.81% -3.67% -
10th Percentile £274 £268 £263
90th Percentile £525 £488 £513
UK median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 18 14
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £46.13 £40.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -47.97% +14.77% +0.48%
10th Percentile £13.45 £17.32 £22.38
90th Percentile £31.00 £52.17 £55.00
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%

OSGi
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for OSGi in Scotland

OSGi
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OSGi in Scotland

OSGi
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OSGi in Scotland over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OSGi in Scotland

OSGi
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OSGi within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 23 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
Edinburgh - 2 £625 -
OSGi
UK

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing OSGi also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for OSGi.

1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) Apache
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Maven
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) Jetty
2 2 (50.00%) TeamCity
2 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (50.00%) Apache Solr
2 2 (50.00%) HTML5
2 2 (50.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (50.00%) Microservices
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Deployment
2 2 (50.00%) OOP
2 2 (50.00%) JSP
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) Unix
3 1 (25.00%) AIX
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) HTTP
3 1 (25.00%) WSDL
3 1 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) Adobe
3 1 (25.00%) JBoss
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (25.00%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) F5

OSGi
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 3 (75.00%) Apache
2 2 (50.00%) Apache Solr
2 2 (50.00%) Jetty
3 1 (25.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (25.00%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (25.00%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Maven
2 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (50.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (50.00%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) HTML5
1 2 (50.00%) JSP
2 1 (25.00%) Apache CXF
2 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (25.00%) REST
2 1 (25.00%) RESTful
2 1 (25.00%) WSDL
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) AIX
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Deployment
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) Microservices
2 2 (50.00%) OOP
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (25.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Adobe
1 1 (25.00%) F5
1 1 (25.00%) IBM