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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cadence
Rank 596 576 539
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -37
Contract jobs citing Cadence 13 6 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.011% 0.029%
As % of the Vendors category 0.051% 0.024% 0.063%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 5
Average daily rate
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£284 £403 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.37% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £400 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £437 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £428 £350
% change year-on-year
-12.28% +22.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 - -

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
25323 24618 22252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.29% 45.10% 46.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 14434 13926 11757
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £221 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1117 1066 1196
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 £11.15 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -7.89%

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 5 May 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 5 May 2015.

Cadence Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Cadence
Top 14 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 5 May 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 -17 12 £284 -28.93% 3
London +16 4 £187 -53.31% 2
South East - 4 £375 - 1
South West - 3 - -
Swindon - 2 - -
Guildford - 2 £375 -
Surrey - 2 £375 -
Wiltshire - 2 - -
City of London - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 - -
Wolverhampton - 1 £450 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 £163 -
West Midlands - 1 £450 -

Cadence
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 7 (38.89%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (22.22%) SQL
3 3 (16.67%) Validation
3 3 (16.67%) Workflow
3 3 (16.67%) Finance
3 3 (16.67%) Games
3 3 (16.67%) Scrum
3 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (16.67%) Test-First Development
3 3 (16.67%) C++
3 3 (16.67%) Python
3 3 (16.67%) Oracle
3 3 (16.67%) UNIX
3 3 (16.67%) SOA
3 3 (16.67%) Shell Script
3 3 (16.67%) Jinja
3 3 (16.67%) Analytics
3 3 (16.67%) Automated Testing
3 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 3 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 3 (16.67%) Degree
3 3 (16.67%) Manual Testing
3 3 (16.67%) Kanban
3 3 (16.67%) Data Validation
3 3 (16.67%) Game Development
4 2 (11.11%) R
4 2 (11.11%) Tableau
4 2 (11.11%) Hadoop
4 2 (11.11%) BDD
4 2 (11.11%) MongoDB

Cadence
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.56%) Documentum
1 1 (5.56%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Project
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.56%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Primavera
1 1 (5.56%) CA PPM
1 1 (5.56%) Unica
1 1 (5.56%) Adobe Campaign
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) DHCP
1 1 (5.56%) Internet
1 1 (5.56%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 2 (11.11%) DB2
1 2 (11.11%) QlikView
1 2 (11.11%) Hadoop
1 2 (11.11%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
1 3 (16.67%) Games
2 2 (11.11%) Marketing
3 1 (5.56%) Billing
3 1 (5.56%) Aerospace
3 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (11.11%) Business Analyst
2 2 (11.11%) Software Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Design Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Integration Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 2 (11.11%) Support Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Designer
3 1 (5.56%) Transformation Project Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Administrator
3 1 (5.56%) PMO Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) PMO Administrator
3 1 (5.56%) Campaign Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Data Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Project Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Project Planner
3 1 (5.56%) Support Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) Jinja
2 2 (11.11%) D3.js
3 1 (5.56%) Unreal Engine
3 1 (5.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) Verilog
2 2 (11.11%) Economics
2 2 (11.11%) Statistics
2 2 (11.11%) Mathematics
2 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.56%) Data Extraction
3 1 (5.56%) New Media
3 1 (5.56%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (5.56%) PMI
3 1 (5.56%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) SOA
1 3 (16.67%) Scrum
1 3 (16.67%) Workflow
1 3 (16.67%) Validation
1 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (16.67%) Test-First Development
1 3 (16.67%) Data Analysis
1 3 (16.67%) Automated Testing
1 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
1 3 (16.67%) Manual Testing
1 3 (16.67%) Kanban
1 3 (16.67%) Data Validation
1 3 (16.67%) Analytics
1 3 (16.67%) Game Development
2 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (11.11%) BDD
2 2 (11.11%) Electronic Design Automation
2 2 (11.11%) Business Analysis
2 2 (11.11%) TDD
2 2 (11.11%) Econometrics
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) SQL
2 3 (16.67%) Python
2 3 (16.67%) Shell Script
2 3 (16.67%) C++
3 2 (11.11%) R
4 1 (5.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) PgMP
2 1 (5.56%) APMP
2 1 (5.56%) PMP
2 1 (5.56%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
2 1 (5.56%) P3O
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle
2 2 (11.11%) Business Objects
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) Tableau
3 1 (5.56%) CA
3 1 (5.56%) Teradata
3 1 (5.56%) SAP
3 1 (5.56%) Siebel
3 1 (5.56%) IBM