The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 28 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.

OSGi
UK
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 567 623 630
Rank change year-on-year +56 +7  
Contract jobs citing OSGi 41 16 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.091% 0.030% 0.022%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.29% 0.11% 0.084%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 6 9
Median daily rate £400 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.78% +18.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £438 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £513 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £450 £310
% change year-on-year -13.44% +45.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £37.50
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 with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 14193 14997 14342
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 31.48% 27.99% 26.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 9846 10410 9296
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 183 223 192
Median hourly rate £42.50 £38.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.67% +10.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.62 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

OSGi
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

OSGi
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OSGi in the UK

OSGi
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OSGi over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OSGi in the UK

OSGi
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OSGi in the UK

OSGi
Top 20 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OSGi within the UK over the 3 months to 28 March 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
England +48 33 £400 -15.78% 11
London +24 12 £525 +5.00% 3
South East - 8 £384 -
East of England +4 6 £388 -13.88% 1
North West - 6 £450 - 3
Manchester - 6 £450 - 3
Scotland - 6 £425 -
Moray - 5 £425 -
Hampshire - 4 £384 -
Berkshire - 4 - -
Essex -4 3 £338 -25.00% 1
City of London -7 3 £494 -3.65% 1
Reading - 3 - -
Bedfordshire - 3 £388 -
Winchester - 2 £378 -
Leeds - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
Luton - 1 £388 -
Stirling - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 28 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 with a requirement for OSGi.

1 65 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 57 (62.64%) HTML
2 57 (62.64%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (59.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 53 (58.24%) SOAP
5 52 (57.14%) Java
5 52 (57.14%) Adobe
6 51 (56.04%) CSS
7 47 (51.65%) SQL
8 46 (50.55%) Apache
9 45 (49.45%) XML
10 44 (48.35%) Web Services
11 38 (41.76%) OO
11 38 (41.76%) J2EE
12 37 (40.66%) Apache Sling
12 37 (40.66%) Apache Felix
13 36 (39.56%) jQuery
13 36 (39.56%) RESTful
14 33 (36.26%) Ajax
15 30 (32.97%) Maven
16 28 (30.77%) JSON
16 28 (30.77%) OOD
17 26 (28.57%) RabbitMQ
18 25 (27.47%) Apache Solr
18 25 (27.47%) Lucene
19 24 (26.37%) REST
20 19 (20.88%) Apache Camel
20 19 (20.88%) JBoss
21 17 (18.68%) Linux
21 17 (18.68%) Java EE

OSGi
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 54 (59.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 46 (50.55%) Apache
3 25 (27.47%) Apache Solr
4 19 (20.88%) JBoss
5 12 (13.19%) CMS
6 10 (10.99%) WebSphere
7 8 (8.79%) WebSphere Application Server
8 6 (6.59%) Tomcat
9 4 (4.40%) WebSphere Portal
10 3 (3.30%) WebLogic
11 2 (2.20%) Apache Pig
11 2 (2.20%) GlassFish
12 1 (1.10%) Apache ServiceMix
12 1 (1.10%) Confluence
12 1 (1.10%) Jetty
Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.20%) Adobe Analytics
1 2 (2.20%) Akamai
1 2 (2.20%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.10%) iPaaS
2 1 (1.10%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.20%) HTTP
1 2 (2.20%) LDAP
2 1 (1.10%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.69%) Jackrabbit
2 6 (6.59%) DB2
3 5 (5.49%) NoSQL
3 5 (5.49%) SQL Server
4 4 (4.40%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (3.30%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (2.20%) Apache Hive
6 2 (2.20%) Big Data
6 2 (2.20%) DB2 UDB
6 2 (2.20%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.20%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.20%) MySQL
6 2 (2.20%) Neo4j
7 1 (1.10%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 30 (32.97%) Maven
2 16 (17.58%) Eclipse
2 16 (17.58%) Git (software)
3 14 (15.38%) JIRA
4 12 (13.19%) Jenkins
5 11 (12.09%) Cucumber
6 9 (9.89%) Gradle
7 6 (6.59%) Subversion
8 5 (5.49%) JUnit
9 4 (4.40%) Ant
9 4 (4.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (4.40%) Rational Application Developer
10 3 (3.30%) IntelliJ
10 3 (3.30%) SoapUI
11 2 (2.20%) AccuRev
11 2 (2.20%) Selenium
General
1 4 (4.40%) Marketing
1 4 (4.40%) Retail
2 3 (3.30%) Banking
3 2 (2.20%) Finance
3 2 (2.20%) Legal
4 1 (1.10%) Automotive
4 1 (1.10%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 74 (81.32%) Developer
2 28 (30.77%) Java Developer
3 10 (10.99%) Architect
3 10 (10.99%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 5 (5.49%) Java Architect
4 5 (5.49%) Lead Developer
5 4 (4.40%) Applications Developer
5 4 (4.40%) Java Technical Architect
5 4 (4.40%) Technical Architect
6 3 (3.30%) Java Engineer
6 3 (3.30%) Senior Developer
6 3 (3.30%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (3.30%) Software Engineer
7 2 (2.20%) Administrator
7 2 (2.20%) DB2 Administrator
7 2 (2.20%) Hybris Developer
7 2 (2.20%) J2EE Developer
7 2 (2.20%) Java Software Engineer
7 2 (2.20%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 2 (2.20%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (62.64%) HTML
2 53 (58.24%) SOAP
3 51 (56.04%) CSS
4 45 (49.45%) XML
5 44 (48.35%) Web Services
6 38 (41.76%) J2EE
7 37 (40.66%) Apache Felix
7 37 (40.66%) Apache Sling
8 36 (39.56%) jQuery
8 36 (39.56%) RESTful
9 33 (36.26%) Ajax
10 28 (30.77%) JSON
11 26 (28.57%) RabbitMQ
12 25 (27.47%) Lucene
13 24 (26.37%) REST
14 19 (20.88%) Apache Camel
15 17 (18.68%) Java EE
16 13 (14.29%) AngularJS
16 13 (14.29%) JSP
17 12 (13.19%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.79%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.59%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (5.49%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.30%) Client/Server
4 3 (3.30%) Clustering
5 2 (2.20%) DataPower
5 2 (2.20%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.20%) Replication
6 1 (1.10%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.10%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.10%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 17 (18.68%) Linux
2 3 (3.30%) Unix
2 3 (3.30%) Windows
3 2 (2.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (2.20%) Solaris
4 1 (1.10%) Android
4 1 (1.10%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (62.64%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (41.76%) OO
3 28 (30.77%) OOD
4 16 (17.58%) MVC
4 16 (17.58%) Scrum
5 14 (15.38%) SOA
6 11 (12.09%) Front End Development
7 9 (9.89%) Microservices
7 9 (9.89%) Pair Programming
7 9 (9.89%) Responsive Web Design
7 9 (9.89%) Web Design
8 8 (8.79%) UML
9 7 (7.69%) OOP
9 7 (7.69%) TDD
9 7 (7.69%) User Stories
10 6 (6.59%) E-Commerce
10 6 (6.59%) RAD
10 6 (6.59%) Software Engineering
10 6 (6.59%) Web Application Development
11 5 (5.49%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 65 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 52 (57.14%) Java
3 47 (51.65%) SQL
4 11 (12.09%) Scala
5 2 (2.20%) Groovy
5 2 (2.20%) Python
6 1 (1.10%) ECMAScript
6 1 (1.10%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (6.59%) Degree
2 4 (4.40%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.10%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (2.20%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.20%) Grafana
Vendors
1 52 (57.14%) Adobe
2 8 (8.79%) IBM
3 7 (7.69%) Oracle
4 4 (4.40%) Splunk
5 3 (3.30%) hybris
6 1 (1.10%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.10%) Omniture
6 1 (1.10%) Perforce
6 1 (1.10%) Red Hat
Stockport, Cheshire
BOSCH Automotive Service Solutions
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 21 days ago