The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 June 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
England / South East
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 245 276 -
Rank change year-on-year +31 -  
Contract jobs citing OSGi 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.039% 0.023% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.14% 0.085% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £390 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £55.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £55.00 -
% change year-on-year -9.09% -  

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 the South East with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 2129 2357 2407
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 27.32% 26.73% 25.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1359 1512 1525
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 55 29
Median hourly rate £42.50 £43.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.16% +7.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £12.50 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

OSGi
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

OSGi
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OSGi in the South East

OSGi
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OSGi within the South East region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
Berkshire - 3 £390 -
OSGi
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 South East region with a requirement for OSGi.

1 9 (81.82%) Java
1 9 (81.82%) J2EE
1 9 (81.82%) Apache Camel
2 8 (72.73%) Web Services
3 7 (63.64%) JBoss
4 6 (54.55%) Linux
4 6 (54.55%) SOAP
4 6 (54.55%) JIRA
4 6 (54.55%) REST
5 5 (45.45%) ActiveMQ
5 5 (45.45%) Subversion
5 5 (45.45%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (45.45%) SOA
6 4 (36.36%) Splunk
6 4 (36.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
6 4 (36.36%) Gradle
7 3 (27.27%) Jenkins
7 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (27.27%) Change Control
7 3 (27.27%) Scala
7 3 (27.27%) UML
7 3 (27.27%) Apache
7 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
7 3 (27.27%) Maven
7 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
7 3 (27.27%) Use Case
7 3 (27.27%) Unit Testing
7 3 (27.27%) Integration Testing
8 2 (18.18%) MVC

OSGi
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 7 (63.64%) JBoss
2 3 (27.27%) Apache
3 1 (9.09%) Apache ServiceMix
3 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) JIRA
2 5 (45.45%) Subversion
3 4 (36.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (36.36%) Gradle
4 3 (27.27%) Jenkins
4 3 (27.27%) Maven
5 2 (18.18%) Cucumber
5 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
6 1 (9.09%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (9.09%) Talend Open Studio
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Developer
2 6 (54.55%) Java Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Integration Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Java Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Java Scala Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Operations Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Scala Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) Apache Camel
1 9 (81.82%) J2EE
2 8 (72.73%) Web Services
3 6 (54.55%) REST
3 6 (54.55%) SOAP
4 5 (45.45%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (18.18%) Apache CXF
5 2 (18.18%) CSS
5 2 (18.18%) Ehcache
5 2 (18.18%) Gherkin
5 2 (18.18%) HTML
5 2 (18.18%) JDBC
5 2 (18.18%) JMS
5 2 (18.18%) Play Framework
5 2 (18.18%) SAML
6 1 (9.09%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) SOA
2 3 (27.27%) Change Control
2 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
2 3 (27.27%) Integration Testing
2 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
2 3 (27.27%) UML
2 3 (27.27%) Unit Testing
2 3 (27.27%) Use Case
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (18.18%) Front End Development
3 2 (18.18%) Microservices
3 2 (18.18%) MVC
3 2 (18.18%) Pair Programming
3 2 (18.18%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (18.18%) Scrum
3 2 (18.18%) Web Design
4 1 (9.09%) DevOps
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) Scala
3 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Splunk
2 1 (9.09%) Jaspersoft
2 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
2 1 (9.09%) Talend
2 1 (9.09%) VMware