Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 815 792 812
Rank change year-on-year -23 +20 -22
Contract jobs citing OSGi 74 94 92
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.072% 0.089% 0.080%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.23% 0.29% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 47 36
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £350 £369 £353
90th Percentile £592 £598 £553
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £55.00 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.73% +30.95% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £55.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year - +30.95% -

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 with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 32706 32101 32482
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 32.04% 30.38% 28.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 23099 22264 22271
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £625 £588 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 373 368 548
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £18.10 £14.09 £15.03
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.60 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +10.81% -1.33% +10.29%

OSGi
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 18 November 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 9 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 6 months to 18 November 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
England +31 65 £500 -6.98% 2
London -29 45 £500 -9.09% 2
UK excluding London +34 27 £400 -
South West +22 11 £438 +1.74%
Scotland -9 9 £400 -
North of England +67 3 £300 -36.84%
North West +29 3 £300 -36.84%
East of England -18 3 £475 +26.67%
South East +10 1 £390 +95.00%

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 70 (94.59%) Java
2 47 (63.51%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (59.46%) Adobe
3 44 (59.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 41 (55.41%) Finance
5 39 (52.70%) Scrum
6 33 (44.59%) Mockito
7 31 (41.89%) jQuery
8 29 (39.19%) Jenkins
9 28 (37.84%) Continuous Integration
9 28 (37.84%) Maven
10 27 (36.49%) JavaScript
11 26 (35.14%) Apache
12 25 (33.78%) CSS
13 24 (32.43%) Software Engineering
14 23 (31.08%) TDD
14 23 (31.08%) JSR 170
15 22 (29.73%) CMS
16 21 (28.38%) Git (software)
17 20 (27.03%) BDD
17 20 (27.03%) Apache Camel
18 19 (25.68%) PowerMock
18 19 (25.68%) Coverity
18 19 (25.68%) SonarQube
18 19 (25.68%) Content Management
18 19 (25.68%) Spring
18 19 (25.68%) Unit Testing
18 19 (25.68%) Linux
19 18 (24.32%) JBoss
20 17 (22.97%) HTML

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 44 (59.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 26 (35.14%) Apache
3 22 (29.73%) CMS
4 18 (24.32%) JBoss
5 13 (17.57%) Tomcat
6 4 (5.41%) Drupal
6 4 (5.41%) Sitecore CMS
7 3 (4.05%) Apache Pig
7 3 (4.05%) Jetty
7 3 (4.05%) WebSphere
7 3 (4.05%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (2.70%) Apache Solr
8 2 (2.70%) nginx
8 2 (2.70%) Oracle Application Server
8 2 (2.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (2.70%) WebLogic
9 1 (1.35%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.35%) SaaS
2 1 (1.35%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.76%) HTTP
2 1 (1.35%) AMQP
2 1 (1.35%) Internet
2 1 (1.35%) Intranet
2 1 (1.35%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.46%) MongoDB
2 4 (5.41%) Jackrabbit
2 4 (5.41%) NoSQL
2 4 (5.41%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.05%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 3 (4.05%) Apache Hive
3 3 (4.05%) Big Data
3 3 (4.05%) Hadoop
3 3 (4.05%) Neo4j
4 2 (2.70%) MariaDB
4 2 (2.70%) MySQL
5 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 33 (44.59%) Mockito
2 29 (39.19%) Jenkins
3 28 (37.84%) Maven
4 21 (28.38%) Git (software)
5 19 (25.68%) SonarQube
6 16 (21.62%) JUnit
7 14 (18.92%) Mercurial
8 13 (17.57%) Sonatype Nexus
9 5 (6.76%) JIRA
10 3 (4.05%) Eclipse
10 3 (4.05%) Gradle
10 3 (4.05%) SoapUI
10 3 (4.05%) Subversion
11 2 (2.70%) Ant
12 1 (1.35%) AccuRev
12 1 (1.35%) Cucumber
12 1 (1.35%) DbUnit
12 1 (1.35%) Eclipse RCP
12 1 (1.35%) Jasmine
12 1 (1.35%) Selenium
General
1 41 (55.41%) Finance
2 13 (17.57%) Marketing
3 6 (8.11%) Banking
4 5 (6.76%) Law
5 3 (4.05%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.35%) Advertising
6 1 (1.35%) Dutch Language
6 1 (1.35%) French Language
6 1 (1.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 66 (89.19%) Developer
2 27 (36.49%) Java Developer
3 7 (9.46%) J2EE Developer
3 7 (9.46%) Lead Developer
4 6 (8.11%) Architect
5 4 (5.41%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 4 (5.41%) Technical Architect
6 3 (4.05%) E-Commerce Developer
7 2 (2.70%) Core Java Developer
7 2 (2.70%) Integration Developer
7 2 (2.70%) J2EE Architect
7 2 (2.70%) J2EE Technical Architect
7 2 (2.70%) Java Architect
7 2 (2.70%) Java E-Commerce Developer
7 2 (2.70%) Java Technical Architect
7 2 (2.70%) Senior Developer
7 2 (2.70%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (2.70%) XML Developer
8 1 (1.35%) Applications Developer
8 1 (1.35%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (41.89%) jQuery
2 25 (33.78%) CSS
3 23 (31.08%) JSR 170
4 20 (27.03%) Apache Camel
5 19 (25.68%) PowerMock
5 19 (25.68%) Spring
6 17 (22.97%) HTML
7 14 (18.92%) REST
8 13 (17.57%) J2EE
9 10 (13.51%) Hibernate
9 10 (13.51%) JSON
9 10 (13.51%) SOAP
10 9 (12.16%) Ajax
10 9 (12.16%) RESTful
10 9 (12.16%) Web Services
11 8 (10.81%) XML
12 7 (9.46%) JMS
12 7 (9.46%) JSP
13 6 (8.11%) ActiveMQ
13 6 (8.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.57%) Mobile App
1 13 (17.57%) Virtual Team
2 6 (8.11%) Social Media
3 4 (5.41%) Clustering
4 3 (4.05%) DataPower
4 3 (4.05%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.35%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.35%) BBC
5 1 (1.35%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.35%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 19 (25.68%) Linux
2 3 (4.05%) Unix
3 1 (1.35%) Solaris
3 1 (1.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (63.51%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (52.70%) Scrum
3 28 (37.84%) Continuous Integration
4 24 (32.43%) Software Engineering
5 23 (31.08%) TDD
6 20 (27.03%) BDD
7 19 (25.68%) Content Management
7 19 (25.68%) Unit Testing
8 17 (22.97%) DevOps
9 15 (20.27%) Mentoring
10 14 (18.92%) Test Automation
11 11 (14.86%) Open Source
12 10 (13.51%) OO
13 9 (12.16%) Microservices
14 8 (10.81%) Coaching
14 8 (10.81%) Kanban
15 6 (8.11%) Information Management
15 6 (8.11%) MVC
15 6 (8.11%) SDLC
15 6 (8.11%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 70 (94.59%) Java
2 27 (36.49%) JavaScript
3 12 (16.22%) SQL
4 4 (5.41%) Groovy
5 2 (2.70%) Scala
6 1 (1.35%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (18.92%) QA
2 1 (1.35%) HL7
System Software
1 3 (4.05%) Docker
2 1 (1.35%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 44 (59.46%) Adobe
2 19 (25.68%) Coverity
3 7 (9.46%) Oracle
4 5 (6.76%) hybris
5 4 (5.41%) Red Hat
5 4 (5.41%) Sitecore
6 2 (2.70%) IBM
7 1 (1.35%) MuleSoft
7 1 (1.35%) SGI
7 1 (1.35%) Sony
7 1 (1.35%) TIBCO