The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the England region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cygwin
Rank 572 541 557
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +16
Contract jobs citing Cygwin 2 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.004% 0.006% 0.004%
As % of the System Software category 0.042% 0.065% 0.045%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
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£400 £400 -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £50.00 -
System Software Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
4782 4605 4437
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.69% 9.88% 8.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2662 2356 2157
Average daily rate £325 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 581 592 604
Average hourly rate £16.00 £18.88 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.25% +7.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.23 £11.00 £11.36
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £32.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-9.28% +2.94%
Cygwin
UK

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 30 July 2014. 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
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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 +16 2 £400 - 2
Cygwin
UK

Cygwin
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 4 (80.00%) HTML
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (80.00%) Perl
1 4 (80.00%) SOAP
1 4 (80.00%) Web Services
1 4 (80.00%) Flash
1 4 (80.00%) Python
1 4 (80.00%) ISEB
1 4 (80.00%) Regression Testing
1 4 (80.00%) CMS
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) TDD
1 4 (80.00%) Subversion
1 4 (80.00%) Maven
1 4 (80.00%) Ruby
1 4 (80.00%) IPTV
1 4 (80.00%) ISTQB
1 4 (80.00%) JIRA
1 4 (80.00%) Wireshark
1 4 (80.00%) Scrum
1 4 (80.00%) Cocoa
1 4 (80.00%) Objective-C
1 4 (80.00%) Selenium
1 4 (80.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Test Scripting
1 4 (80.00%) Cucumber
1 4 (80.00%) BDD
1 4 (80.00%) Apple iOS
1 4 (80.00%) REST
1 4 (80.00%) Cocoa Touch

Cygwin
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 4 (80.00%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Subversion
1 4 (80.00%) Maven
1 4 (80.00%) JIRA
1 4 (80.00%) Selenium
1 4 (80.00%) Cucumber
1 4 (80.00%) eggPlant
1 4 (80.00%) JBehave
1 4 (80.00%) WebDriver
1 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (20.00%) Games
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) HTML
1 4 (80.00%) SOAP
1 4 (80.00%) Web Services
1 4 (80.00%) Flash
1 4 (80.00%) Cocoa
1 4 (80.00%) REST
1 4 (80.00%) Cocoa Touch
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) IPTV
1 4 (80.00%) Mobile App
1 4 (80.00%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Apple iOS
1 4 (80.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Regression Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) TDD
1 4 (80.00%) Scrum
1 4 (80.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Test Scripting
1 4 (80.00%) BDD
1 4 (80.00%) User Stories
2 1 (20.00%) DRM
2 1 (20.00%) Investment Management
2 1 (20.00%) Fund Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (80.00%) Perl
1 4 (80.00%) Python
1 4 (80.00%) Ruby
1 4 (80.00%) Objective-C
2 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) ISEB
1 4 (80.00%) ISTQB
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) NetApp
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) VMware