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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cygwin
Rank 407 413 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing Cygwin 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.004% 0.004% -
As % of the System Software category 0.048% 0.052% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
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£400 £400 -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £50.00 -
System Software Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
2104 1920 2096
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.97% 7.91% 7.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1323 1147 1166
Average daily rate £365 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £204 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 164 197
Average hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.94 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £30.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +2.94%
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
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cygwin within the London region over the 3 months to 1 August 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
City of London - - - - 1
Cygwin
England

Cygwin
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 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 London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 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