The table below looks at the statistics for Cygwin skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cygwin over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cygwin
UK
Rank - 612 591
Contract jobs citing Cygwin 0 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.012% 0.002%
As % of the System Software category - 0.12% 0.019%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 1
Median daily rate - £413 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £350 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

System Software Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
5415 5161 5173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.11% 10.15% 10.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 3366 3085 2838
Median daily rate £400 £380 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £178 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 394 495 599
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.69 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £43.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -

Cygwin
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Cygwin as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the System Software category.

Cygwin Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Cygwin
Daily Rate Trend

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

Cygwin Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Cygwin
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Cygwin Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Cygwin
Top 25 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Cygwin also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Cygwin.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) POSIX
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) IC Design
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Doxygen
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Mercurial
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) GCC
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Signal Processing
1 1 (100.00%) Signal Processing
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Emacs
1 1 (100.00%) MISRA C
1 1 (100.00%) MISRA

Cygwin
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Doxygen
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Emacs
1 1 (100.00%) GCC
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Mercurial
General
1 1 (100.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Validation Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Validation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Signal Processing
1 1 (100.00%) IC Design
1 1 (100.00%) Signal Processing
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) MISRA
1 1 (100.00%) MISRA C