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 30 May 2016 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cygwin
Rank 642 - 615
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Cygwin 2 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% - 0.006%
As % of the System Software category 0.031% - 0.055%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Median daily rate £338 - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 - -
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
6547 5628 5489
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.20% 10.22% 10.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 4006 3142 2940
Median daily rate £400 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £180 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 441 662 669
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £38.00 £30.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £16.83 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+12.92% +8.54%

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 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cygwin within the UK over the 3 months to 30 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
East of England - 2 £338 - 1
England - 2 £338 - 2
Bedfordshire - 1 £338 -
Hertfordshire - 1 - - 1
Luton - 1 £338 -
Stevenage - 1 - - 1

Cygwin
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, 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 7 (87.50%) Software Engineering
2 6 (75.00%) Java
3 5 (62.50%) C
3 5 (62.50%) Python
3 5 (62.50%) Degree
4 4 (50.00%) Computer Science
4 4 (50.00%) Subversion
4 4 (50.00%) Validation
4 4 (50.00%) Telecoms
4 4 (50.00%) ClearCase
4 4 (50.00%) Eclipse
4 4 (50.00%) Linux
4 4 (50.00%) UML
4 4 (50.00%) Windows
4 4 (50.00%) Avionics
4 4 (50.00%) Algorithms
4 4 (50.00%) ANSI C
4 4 (50.00%) SpaceWire
5 3 (37.50%) ECSS
5 3 (37.50%) GCC
5 3 (37.50%) Oracle
5 3 (37.50%) C++
5 3 (37.50%) PL/SQL
5 3 (37.50%) SQL
5 3 (37.50%) Unix
5 3 (37.50%) Doxygen
6 2 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 2 (25.00%) SysML
6 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (25.00%) Maven

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) Kinematics
1 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Doxygen
2 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) SpaceWire
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) ClearCase
1 4 (50.00%) Eclipse
1 4 (50.00%) Subversion
2 3 (37.50%) GCC
3 2 (25.00%) Bugzilla
3 2 (25.00%) ClearQuest
3 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (25.00%) JIRA
3 2 (25.00%) JUnit
3 2 (25.00%) Maven
3 2 (25.00%) Mockito
3 2 (25.00%) NetBeans
3 2 (25.00%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (25.00%) SoapUI
4 1 (12.50%) Emacs
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (12.50%) ProC
4 1 (12.50%) Toad
General
1 4 (50.00%) Avionics
1 4 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (25.00%) Automotive
2 2 (25.00%) Electronics
2 2 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Java Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Java Software Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Applications Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Embedded Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Embedded Java Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Embedded Linux Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Software Validation Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Validation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 2 (25.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (25.00%) JDBC
1 2 (25.00%) OpenCV
1 2 (25.00%) OpenGL
1 2 (25.00%) REST
1 2 (25.00%) RESTful
1 2 (25.00%) SOAP
1 2 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Algorithms
1 4 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (25.00%) Artificial Intelligence
2 2 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (25.00%) Mechatronics
2 2 (25.00%) Robotics
2 2 (25.00%) VHDL
3 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Unix
3 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (12.50%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Software Engineering
2 4 (50.00%) UML
2 4 (50.00%) Validation
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Benchmarking
3 2 (25.00%) CMMI
3 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (25.00%) Embedded Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Machine Learning
3 2 (25.00%) Multithreading
3 2 (25.00%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) Signal Processing
3 2 (25.00%) SysML
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Java
2 5 (62.50%) C
2 5 (62.50%) Python
3 4 (50.00%) ANSI C
4 3 (37.50%) C++
4 3 (37.50%) PL/SQL
4 3 (37.50%) SQL
5 2 (25.00%) MATLAB
5 2 (25.00%) Perl
5 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
6 1 (12.50%) AWK
6 1 (12.50%) C#
6 1 (12.50%) COBOL
6 1 (12.50%) Korn
6 1 (12.50%) sed
6 1 (12.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) ECSS
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (12.50%) Remedy
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