The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cadence products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cadence over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Cadence Design Systems.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cadence
Rank 584 577 556
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -21
Contract jobs citing Cadence 7 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.015% 0.011% 0.020%
As % of the Vendors category 0.035% 0.024% 0.044%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 1
Average daily rate £500 £370 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.13% -17.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £375 £450
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £31.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £55.00 £31.75
% change year-on-year
- +73.22%
Cadence
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
20136 21275 20395
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 42.58% 45.69% 45.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 12190 12559 11454
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 787 912 897
Average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £17.48
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.85% +0.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.40 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+23.56% +5.45%

Cadence
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cadence across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Cadence Jobs Demand Trend in England

Cadence
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cadence across the England region.

Cadence Daily Rate Trend in England

Cadence
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cadence across the England region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

Cadence Daily Rate Histogram in England

Cadence
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cadence across the England region.

Cadence Hourly Rate Trend in England

Cadence
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cadence within the England region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +8 6 £513 +68.78%
South East +11 1 £405 +8.00%
Cadence
UK

Cadence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Cadence also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Cadence.

1 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 5 (38.46%) Change Management
3 3 (23.08%) ITIL
3 3 (23.08%) Risk Management
3 3 (23.08%) Project Management
3 3 (23.08%) Programme Management
3 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (23.08%) Games
3 3 (23.08%) Analytics
4 2 (15.38%) Demand Management
4 2 (15.38%) Game Development
4 2 (15.38%) Portfolio Management
4 2 (15.38%) Scrum
4 2 (15.38%) Resource Management
4 2 (15.38%) QA
4 2 (15.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (15.38%) Manual Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Kanban
4 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (15.38%) Unreal Engine
4 2 (15.38%) TDD
4 2 (15.38%) Test-First Development
4 2 (15.38%) Migration
4 2 (15.38%) Data Management
4 2 (15.38%) Automated Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
4 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Service Management
4 2 (15.38%) Security Management
4 2 (15.38%) SOA

Cadence
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Cadence also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Cadence. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) SAN
1 1 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (7.69%) OLAP
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (7.69%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) JUnit
General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Games
3 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) PMO Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Business Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Business Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Senior PMO
3 2 (15.38%) Senior PMO Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Business Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.69%) RF Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Software Development Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Test Development Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) .NET
1 2 (15.38%) Unreal Engine
2 1 (7.69%) HTML
2 1 (7.69%) HTML5
2 1 (7.69%) MDX
2 1 (7.69%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) ASIC
2 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) Data Integration
2 1 (7.69%) Data Structures
2 1 (7.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (7.69%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Change Management
2 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (23.08%) Analytics
2 3 (23.08%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) Programme Management
2 3 (23.08%) Project Management
2 3 (23.08%) Risk Management
3 2 (15.38%) Automated Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (15.38%) Data Management
3 2 (15.38%) Game Development
3 2 (15.38%) Kanban
3 2 (15.38%) Manual Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Portfolio Management
3 2 (15.38%) Resource Management
3 2 (15.38%) SOA
3 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
3 2 (15.38%) TDD
3 2 (15.38%) Test-First Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) C#
1 2 (15.38%) C++
2 1 (7.69%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) PMI Certification
1 2 (15.38%) PMP
2 1 (7.69%) CBAP
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
2 1 (7.69%) SDET
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Avaya
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco
2 1 (7.69%) Citrix
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) NICE Systems
2 1 (7.69%) Planview