Period
to 23 July 2017

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 July 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 160 200 -
Rank change year-on-year +40 - +162
Contract jobs citing OSGi 13 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.31% 0.14% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.07% 0.65% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 0
Scotland median daily rate £400 £400 -
UK median daily rate £400 £475 £400
% change year-on-year -15.79% +18.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £50.00 £55.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -9.09% +46.67% -

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 Scotland with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 1220 1225 1253
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 28.95% 22.20% 20.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 779 716 654
Scotland median daily rate £375 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% -3.33% +4.17%
10th Percentile £286 £260 £263
90th Percentile £500 £484 £488
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 18
Scotland median hourly rate £43.39 £35.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.37% -10.63% +14.29%
10th Percentile £14.49 £13.65 £28.05
90th Percentile £48.22 £42.63 £51.50
UK median hourly rate £40.38 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +7.68% +1.35% +5.71%

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
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 July 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
Moray -6 6 £456 +14.06%
Aberdeenshire +1 5 £400 -4.48%
OSGi
UK

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 Scotland region with a requirement for OSGi.

1 13 (100.00%) JBoss
1 13 (100.00%) REST
1 13 (100.00%) Apache Camel
1 13 (100.00%) Microservices
2 12 (92.31%) J2EE
3 8 (61.54%) JMS
3 8 (61.54%) SOA
3 8 (61.54%) JDBC
3 8 (61.54%) SOAP
3 8 (61.54%) Linux
3 8 (61.54%) Scrum
3 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (61.54%) Pair Programming
3 8 (61.54%) Maven
3 8 (61.54%) JIRA
3 8 (61.54%) Apache CXF
3 8 (61.54%) Git (software)
3 8 (61.54%) Gherkin
3 8 (61.54%) Jenkins
4 7 (53.85%) Java
5 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
5 5 (38.46%) SQL
5 5 (38.46%) CSS
5 5 (38.46%) Apache
5 5 (38.46%) SAML
5 5 (38.46%) MVC
5 5 (38.46%) Finance
5 5 (38.46%) Ehcache
5 5 (38.46%) Scala
5 5 (38.46%) Cucumber

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 13 (100.00%) JBoss
2 5 (38.46%) Apache
Development Applications
1 8 (61.54%) Git (software)
1 8 (61.54%) Jenkins
1 8 (61.54%) JIRA
1 8 (61.54%) Maven
2 5 (38.46%) Cucumber
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 4 (30.77%) Architect
4 3 (23.08%) J2EE Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Technical Architect
5 2 (15.38%) J2EE Architect
5 2 (15.38%) J2EE Technical Architect
6 1 (7.69%) Java Architect
6 1 (7.69%) Java Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Java Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) Apache Camel
1 13 (100.00%) REST
2 12 (92.31%) J2EE
3 8 (61.54%) Apache CXF
3 8 (61.54%) Gherkin
3 8 (61.54%) JDBC
3 8 (61.54%) JMS
3 8 (61.54%) SOAP
4 5 (38.46%) CSS
4 5 (38.46%) Ehcache
4 5 (38.46%) HTML
4 5 (38.46%) Java EE
4 5 (38.46%) Play Framework
4 5 (38.46%) SAML
5 2 (15.38%) ActiveMQ
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Microservices
2 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (61.54%) Pair Programming
2 8 (61.54%) Scrum
2 8 (61.54%) SOA
3 5 (38.46%) Front End Development
3 5 (38.46%) MVC
3 5 (38.46%) Responsive Web Design
3 5 (38.46%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) Java
2 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
2 5 (38.46%) Scala
2 5 (38.46%) SQL
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Red Hat