The table below looks at the statistics for Cygwin skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cygwin over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cygwin
Rank 616 592 575
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -17
Contract jobs citing Cygwin 7 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.002% 0.002%
As % of the System Software category 0.14% 0.020% 0.021%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate £413 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - -

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
4954 5106 4876
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.77% 9.98% 9.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 2938 2776 2429
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £180 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 461 596 557
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.99 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £31.47 £31.56
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.68
% change year-on-year
- +2.07%

Cygwin
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cygwin within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cygwin within the UK over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Cygwin Daily Rate Histogram 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 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cygwin within the UK over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +8 5 £450 - 1
Hertfordshire - 3 - -
Stevenage - 3 - -
East of England - 3 - -
London -1 2 £450 -
Edinburgh - 2 £350 -
Scotland - 2 £350 -

Cygwin
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 7 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (85.71%) Software Engineering
3 5 (71.43%) C
3 5 (71.43%) Linux
4 3 (42.86%) Algorithms
4 3 (42.86%) ANSI C
4 3 (42.86%) SpaceWire
4 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
4 3 (42.86%) Subversion
4 3 (42.86%) Degree
4 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
4 3 (42.86%) Avionics
4 3 (42.86%) UML
4 3 (42.86%) Shell Script
4 3 (42.86%) Validation
4 3 (42.86%) Unix
4 3 (42.86%) Windows
4 3 (42.86%) Python
4 3 (42.86%) ClearCase
4 3 (42.86%) Eclipse
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
5 2 (28.57%) C++
5 2 (28.57%) Perl
5 2 (28.57%) PL/SQL
5 2 (28.57%) SQL
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle
5 2 (28.57%) JUnit
5 2 (28.57%) JDBC
5 2 (28.57%) SOAP

Cygwin
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 2 (28.57%) Tomcat
2 1 (14.29%) Kinematics
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Doxygen
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) SpaceWire
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) ClearCase
1 3 (42.86%) Eclipse
1 3 (42.86%) Subversion
2 2 (28.57%) Bugzilla
2 2 (28.57%) ClearQuest
2 2 (28.57%) JIRA
2 2 (28.57%) JUnit
2 2 (28.57%) Maven
2 2 (28.57%) Mockito
2 2 (28.57%) NetBeans
2 2 (28.57%) SoapUI
3 1 (14.29%) GCC
3 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 1 (14.29%) Rational DOORS
General
1 3 (42.86%) Avionics
1 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 2 (28.57%) Automotive
2 2 (28.57%) Banking
2 2 (28.57%) Marketing
2 2 (28.57%) Retail
3 1 (14.29%) Electronics
3 1 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Java Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Java Software Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) C Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded Java Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded Linux Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Programmer
2 1 (14.29%) Software Validation Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Validation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Hibernate
1 2 (28.57%) JDBC
1 2 (28.57%) REST
1 2 (28.57%) RESTful
1 2 (28.57%) SOAP
1 2 (28.57%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (14.29%) OpenCV
2 1 (14.29%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Algorithms
1 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
2 2 (28.57%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (14.29%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (14.29%) Mechatronics
3 1 (14.29%) Robotics
3 1 (14.29%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Unix
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Software Engineering
2 3 (42.86%) UML
2 3 (42.86%) Validation
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) CMMI
3 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) Benchmarking
4 1 (14.29%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Machine Learning
4 1 (14.29%) Multithreading
4 1 (14.29%) Signal Processing
4 1 (14.29%) SysML
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) C
3 3 (42.86%) ANSI C
3 3 (42.86%) Python
3 3 (42.86%) Shell Script
4 2 (28.57%) AWK
4 2 (28.57%) Bash Shell
4 2 (28.57%) C++
4 2 (28.57%) Perl
4 2 (28.57%) PL/SQL
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
5 1 (14.29%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) ECSS
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
1 2 (28.57%) Red Hat