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 27 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.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cygwin
Rank - 586 541
Contract jobs citing Cygwin 0 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.006% 0.004%
As % of the System Software category - 0.059% 0.046%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Average daily rate
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- £400 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +27.49%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £314
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
5436 5062 4370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.85% 9.60% 9.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 3052 2723 2094
Average daily rate £350 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £163 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 638 625 598
Average hourly rate £17.48 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.25% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.33 £31.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £15.86 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -0.85%

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
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