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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cadence
Rank 600 605 569
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -36
Contract jobs citing Cadence 20 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.035% 0.011% 0.020%
As % of the Vendors category 0.080% 0.024% 0.042%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 7
Average daily rate
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£400 £358 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.88% +48.95%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £358 -
% change year-on-year
+25.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Average hourly rate £24.62 - £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 - £47.50

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
24887 24619 23745
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 43.77% 45.05% 46.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 14650 13583 12848
Average daily rate £400 £375 £387
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1077 1070 1201
Average hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.55 £37.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.16%

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cadence within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Cadence Daily Rate Histogram 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 31 July 2015.

Cadence Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Cadence
Top 13 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 31 July 2015. 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
England -13 17 £400 +11.88% 4
London - 11 £400 -
Paddington - 4 £400 -
Northampton - 4 £450 -
Northamptonshire - 4 £450 -
East Midlands - 4 £450 - 1
Scotland - 3 £318 -
Renfrewshire - 2 £318 -
City of London - 2 £180 -
Surrey - 2 £400 -
South East - 2 £400 - 1
Erskine - 2 £318 -
Guildford - 1 - -

Cadence
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 9 (27.27%) UNIX
1 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (24.24%) TDD
2 8 (24.24%) Project Management
2 8 (24.24%) Validation
3 7 (21.21%) SQL
3 7 (21.21%) Data Analysis
3 7 (21.21%) Data Validation
3 7 (21.21%) Analytics
4 6 (18.18%) BDD
4 6 (18.18%) Automated Testing
4 6 (18.18%) JUnit
4 6 (18.18%) Java
4 6 (18.18%) Scrum
5 5 (15.15%) Shell Script
5 5 (15.15%) Retail
5 5 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (12.12%) Jinja
6 4 (12.12%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
6 4 (12.12%) Software Delivery
6 4 (12.12%) Jenkins
6 4 (12.12%) User Stories
6 4 (12.12%) Mobile Payment
6 4 (12.12%) Automation Testing
6 4 (12.12%) Software Testing
6 4 (12.12%) Decision Table
6 4 (12.12%) WebSphere
6 4 (12.12%) JIRA
6 4 (12.12%) Spring
6 4 (12.12%) Maven

Cadence
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 4 (12.12%) WebSphere Application Server
1 4 (12.12%) Apache
1 4 (12.12%) WebSphere
1 4 (12.12%) Confluence
2 1 (3.03%) MS Project Server
2 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.03%) Documentum
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Project
1 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Primavera
1 1 (3.03%) CA PPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) DB2
2 3 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (6.06%) OLAP
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (18.18%) JUnit
2 4 (12.12%) Maven
2 4 (12.12%) JIRA
2 4 (12.12%) Git (software)
2 4 (12.12%) JBehave
2 4 (12.12%) Cucumber
2 4 (12.12%) SoapUI
2 4 (12.12%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (15.15%) Retail
2 2 (6.06%) Marketing
2 2 (6.06%) Games
3 1 (3.03%) Military
3 1 (3.03%) Finance
3 1 (3.03%) Aerospace
3 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.03%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (15.15%) Project Manager
2 4 (12.12%) Support Engineer
2 4 (12.12%) Data Manager
2 4 (12.12%) Integration Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) Design Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Tester
4 2 (6.06%) Software Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Developer
4 2 (6.06%) Java Developer
4 2 (6.06%) Test Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Project Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Designer
4 2 (6.06%) Agile Tester
4 2 (6.06%) Automation Tester
4 2 (6.06%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Test Automation Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Core Java Developer
4 2 (6.06%) PMO Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) PMO Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) SOAP
1 4 (12.12%) Web Services
1 4 (12.12%) Spring
1 4 (12.12%) REST
1 4 (12.12%) Jinja
2 2 (6.06%) HTML
2 2 (6.06%) MDX
2 2 (6.06%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.12%) DataPower
2 4 (12.12%) Mobile Payment
3 2 (6.06%) PMI
3 2 (6.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (6.06%) Verilog
3 2 (6.06%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.03%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (3.03%) Data Integration
4 1 (3.03%) VHDL
4 1 (3.03%) User Experience
4 1 (3.03%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (27.27%) UNIX
2 4 (12.12%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (24.24%) TDD
2 8 (24.24%) Project Management
2 8 (24.24%) Validation
3 7 (21.21%) Data Analysis
3 7 (21.21%) Data Validation
3 7 (21.21%) Analytics
4 6 (18.18%) BDD
4 6 (18.18%) Scrum
4 6 (18.18%) Automated Testing
5 4 (12.12%) Software Testing
5 4 (12.12%) Decision Table
5 4 (12.12%) Migration
5 4 (12.12%) User Stories
5 4 (12.12%) Automation Testing
5 4 (12.12%) Test Automation
5 4 (12.12%) Data Cleansing
5 4 (12.12%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
5 4 (12.12%) Software Delivery
5 4 (12.12%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.21%) SQL
2 6 (18.18%) Java
3 5 (15.15%) Shell Script
4 4 (12.12%) Python
5 2 (6.06%) C
5 2 (6.06%) C++
6 1 (3.03%) Embedded C
6 1 (3.03%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 3 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.06%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.03%) Degree
3 1 (3.03%) PMP
3 1 (3.03%) PgMP
3 1 (3.03%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) SLA
1 1 (3.03%) QA
1 1 (3.03%) P3O
Vendors
1 4 (12.12%) IBM
1 4 (12.12%) Atlassian
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.03%) EMC
3 1 (3.03%) CA
3 1 (3.03%) Google
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle
3 1 (3.03%) SAP