The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cadence products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cadence over the 3 months to 12 September 2014 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
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cadence
Rank 603 577 584
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +7
Contract jobs citing Cadence 10 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.008% 0.012%
As % of the Vendors category 0.038% 0.016% 0.026%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 3
Average daily rate
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£408 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.34% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £320 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £320 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 - £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £41.00 - £38.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 - £37.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.20 - £39.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 - £38.50

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

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
26330 24653 27087
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.93% 46.67% 46.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 14872 13787 13794
Average daily rate £388 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1153 1095 1342
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £19.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.57 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-1.57% -

Cadence
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Cadence Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Cadence
Daily Rate Trend

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

Cadence Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Cadence
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Cadence Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Cadence
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cadence within the UK over the 3 months to 12 September 2014.

Cadence Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Cadence
Top 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cadence within the UK over the 3 months to 12 September 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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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
England -20 8 £408 +27.34% 3
East of England - 2 £390 - 2
Reading +5 1 - -
London +3 1 £425 +32.81%
Berkshire 0 1 - - 1
South East 0 1 - - 1
Scotland - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - - 2
Cambridge - 1 - - 2
Dover - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Kent - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
City of London - - - -
Ascot - - - - 1

Cadence
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 7 (36.84%) MS Excel
1 7 (36.84%) Project Management
2 5 (26.32%) SharePoint
2 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 5 (26.32%) MS Project
2 5 (26.32%) Programme Management
2 5 (26.32%) Degree
3 4 (21.05%) Document Management
3 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (21.05%) Scrum
3 4 (21.05%) SAP
3 4 (21.05%) ERP
3 4 (21.05%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (21.05%) Business Transformation
3 4 (21.05%) Kalman Filter
3 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (15.79%) Change Control
4 3 (15.79%) Documentum
4 3 (15.79%) PMP
4 3 (15.79%) PMI Certification
4 3 (15.79%) SQL
4 3 (15.79%) Oracle
4 3 (15.79%) Finance
4 3 (15.79%) Automotive
4 3 (15.79%) Service Management
4 3 (15.79%) Change Management
4 3 (15.79%) IC Design
5 2 (10.53%) Primavera
5 2 (10.53%) Retail
5 2 (10.53%) Risk Management

Cadence
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (26.32%) SharePoint
2 3 (15.79%) Documentum
3 1 (5.26%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 7 (36.84%) MS Excel
2 5 (26.32%) MS Project
3 2 (10.53%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (10.53%) PowerPivot
4 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) CA Clarity
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) ATM
1 1 (5.26%) 3G
1 1 (5.26%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (5.26%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) JUnit
1 1 (5.26%) Maven
1 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.26%) JBehave
1 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
1 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
1 3 (15.79%) Automotive
2 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
2 2 (10.53%) Retail
2 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (5.26%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (15.79%) Design Engineer
1 3 (15.79%) IC Design Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Delphi Developer
2 2 (10.53%) Project Manager
2 2 (10.53%) Developer
2 2 (10.53%) Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Tester
3 1 (5.26%) Programme Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Data Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Electrical Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) ScrumMaster
3 1 (5.26%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) DirectX
2 1 (5.26%) Spring
2 1 (5.26%) Velocity
2 1 (5.26%) REST
2 1 (5.26%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) PMI
2 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
2 2 (10.53%) Life Science
3 1 (5.26%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Project Management
2 5 (26.32%) Programme Management
3 4 (21.05%) Document Management
3 4 (21.05%) ERP
3 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (21.05%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (21.05%) Business Transformation
3 4 (21.05%) Kalman Filter
3 4 (21.05%) Scrum
4 3 (15.79%) Change Control
4 3 (15.79%) Change Management
4 3 (15.79%) IC Design
4 3 (15.79%) Service Management
5 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
5 2 (10.53%) ITIL
5 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
5 2 (10.53%) Unit Testing
5 2 (10.53%) User Stories
6 1 (5.26%) Automation Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) VBA
2 2 (10.53%) C++
2 2 (10.53%) Delphi
2 2 (10.53%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Degree
2 3 (15.79%) PMP
2 3 (15.79%) PMI Certification
3 2 (10.53%) PgMP
3 2 (10.53%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) P3O
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 4 (21.05%) SAP
3 3 (15.79%) Oracle
4 2 (10.53%) CA
4 2 (10.53%) Primavera
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco
5 1 (5.26%) Intel
5 1 (5.26%) Citrix
5 1 (5.26%) Avaya