The first table below looks at the demand for Cygwin skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cygwin over the 3 months to 16 April 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 London 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cygwin
Rank 413 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Cygwin 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.012% - -
As % of the System Software category 0.15% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £433 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £314 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
System Software Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
1959 1722 2047
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.91% 7.83% 7.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1179 1046 1199
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £214 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 152 157 166
Average hourly rate £17.32 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.84% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £33.50 £32.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
Cygwin
England

Cygwin
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Cygwin Jobs Demand Trend in London

Cygwin
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Cygwin Daily Rate Trend in London

Cygwin
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Cocoa
1 3 (100.00%) Objective-C
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) Subversion
1 3 (100.00%) Maven
1 3 (100.00%) Ruby
1 3 (100.00%) IPTV
1 3 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (100.00%) JIRA
1 3 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
1 3 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (100.00%) Android
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) Perl
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) Flash
1 3 (100.00%) Python
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
1 3 (100.00%) JBehave
1 3 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 3 (100.00%) Video on Demand
1 3 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (100.00%) BDD

Cygwin
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 3 (100.00%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Subversion
1 3 (100.00%) Maven
1 3 (100.00%) JIRA
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) JBehave
1 3 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 3 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (100.00%) eggPlant
General
1 1 (33.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Cocoa
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) Flash
1 3 (100.00%) REST
1 3 (100.00%) Cocoa Touch
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) IPTV
1 3 (100.00%) Video on Demand
1 3 (100.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Android
1 3 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (100.00%) BDD
1 3 (100.00%) User Stories
1 3 (100.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (33.33%) DRM
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Objective-C
1 3 (100.00%) Ruby
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) Perl
1 3 (100.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB