The table below looks at the statistics for Cygwin skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cygwin over the 3 months to 5 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cygwin
Rank 575 579 570
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -9
Contract jobs citing Cygwin 5 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.011% 0.002% 0.002%
As % of the System Software category 0.11% 0.021% 0.023%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate £450 £450 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - -
Cygwin
UK

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

System Software Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
4663 4672 4346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.88% 10.14% 9.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 2803 2559 2236
Average daily rate £380 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £180 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £307
% change year-on-year
- +14.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 460 554 516
Average hourly rate £16.14 £16.46 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.91% +2.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.91 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £32.50 £31.56
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

Cygwin
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Cygwin Jobs Demand Trend in England

Cygwin
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Cygwin Daily Rate Trend in England

Cygwin
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Cygwin Hourly Rate Trend in England

Cygwin
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 Cygwin within the England region over the 3 months to 5 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
East of England - 3 - -
London -5 2 £450 -
Cygwin
UK

Cygwin
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Cygwin 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 Cygwin.

1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (60.00%) Subversion
2 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (60.00%) Avionics
2 3 (60.00%) C
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) UML
2 3 (60.00%) Python
2 3 (60.00%) ClearCase
2 3 (60.00%) Eclipse
2 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (60.00%) Validation
2 3 (60.00%) Algorithms
2 3 (60.00%) ANSI C
2 3 (60.00%) SpaceWire
3 2 (40.00%) ECSS
3 2 (40.00%) SoapUI
3 2 (40.00%) REST
3 2 (40.00%) Bugzilla
3 2 (40.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) NetBeans
3 2 (40.00%) Automotive
3 2 (40.00%) CMMI
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (40.00%) ClearQuest

Cygwin
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Cygwin 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 Cygwin. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (20.00%) Kinematics
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Doxygen
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) SpaceWire
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) ClearCase
1 3 (60.00%) Eclipse
1 3 (60.00%) Subversion
2 2 (40.00%) Bugzilla
2 2 (40.00%) ClearQuest
2 2 (40.00%) JIRA
2 2 (40.00%) JUnit
2 2 (40.00%) Maven
2 2 (40.00%) Mockito
2 2 (40.00%) NetBeans
2 2 (40.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (20.00%) GCC
3 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (20.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 3 (60.00%) Avionics
1 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (40.00%) Automotive
2 2 (40.00%) Marketing
3 1 (20.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Java Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Java Software Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded Java Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded Linux Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Validation Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Validation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (40.00%) JDBC
1 2 (40.00%) REST
1 2 (40.00%) RESTful
1 2 (40.00%) SOAP
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (20.00%) OpenCV
2 1 (20.00%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Algorithms
1 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (40.00%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (20.00%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (20.00%) Mechatronics
3 1 (20.00%) Robotics
3 1 (20.00%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (60.00%) UML
2 3 (60.00%) Validation
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) CMMI
3 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) Benchmarking
4 1 (20.00%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Machine Learning
4 1 (20.00%) Multithreading
4 1 (20.00%) Signal Processing
4 1 (20.00%) SysML
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) ANSI C
2 3 (60.00%) C
2 3 (60.00%) Python
3 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) C++
4 1 (20.00%) MATLAB
4 1 (20.00%) Perl
4 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) ECSS
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
1 2 (40.00%) Red Hat