Period
to 16 November 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Cadence products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cadence over the 6 months to 16 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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.

Cadence
UK > England
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 819 804 812
Rank change year-on-year -15 +8 +40
Contract jobs citing Cadence 53 37 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.056% 0.039% 0.052%
As % of the Vendors category 0.13% 0.091% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 22 38
England median daily rate £500 £488 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +41.30% -13.75%
10th Percentile £273 £288 £210
90th Percentile £636 £575 £525
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £345
% change year-on-year +5.26% +37.68% -13.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
England median hourly rate - £42.50 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +19.72% +46.51%
UK median hourly rate - £42.50 £35.50
% change year-on-year - +19.72% +42.00%

Cadence is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in England.

All Vendors
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 40,075 40,564 44,568
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.17% 42.87% 45.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 25,158 25,402 27,526
England median daily rate £450 £445 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +6.25%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £245
90th Percentile £625 £625 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £430 £418
% change year-on-year +4.65% +2.87% +4.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,515 1,362 1,575
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.38 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.72% +5.30% -5.71%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.66 £10.13
90th Percentile £47.00 £45.23 £44.50
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.46 £16.50
% change year-on-year +0.26% +5.79% -5.71%

Cadence
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Cadence as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Cadence in England

Cadence
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Cadence in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Cadence in England

Cadence
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cadence in England over the 6 months to 16 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cadence in England

Cadence
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cadence in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cadence in England

Cadence
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cadence within the England region over the 6 months to 16 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +6 29 £550 +4.76% 9
South East +9 8 £350 -11.39% 5
South West -17 8 £295 -46.36% 4
East of England - 5 - - 3
North of England -24 1 - - 3
Yorkshire - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - -
Midlands - 1 - - 1
Cadence
UK

For the 6 months to 16 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Cadence also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for Cadence.

1 34 (64.15%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (54.72%) Finance
3 22 (41.51%) Scrum
3 22 (41.51%) Test Automation
4 18 (33.96%) SQL
5 15 (28.30%) QA
6 14 (26.42%) TDD
6 14 (26.42%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (26.42%) Continuous Improvement
7 13 (24.53%) Problem-Solving
7 13 (24.53%) Oracle
8 12 (22.64%) C#
8 12 (22.64%) .NET
8 12 (22.64%) Selenium
8 12 (22.64%) Degree
8 12 (22.64%) Self-Motivation
8 12 (22.64%) Jenkins
9 11 (20.75%) Microservices
9 11 (20.75%) Banking
9 11 (20.75%) Microsoft
10 10 (18.87%) HTML
10 10 (18.87%) Git (software)
11 9 (16.98%) BDD
11 9 (16.98%) REST
11 9 (16.98%) SpecFlow
11 9 (16.98%) DevOps
11 9 (16.98%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (15.09%) Scaled Agile Framework
12 8 (15.09%) Gherkin
13 7 (13.21%) Project Management

Cadence
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 4 (7.55%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (3.77%) Confluence
3 1 (1.89%) MS Project Server
3 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.89%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (5.66%) NetSuite
2 1 (1.89%) Eloqua
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (1.89%) Primavera
2 1 (1.89%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.77%) WAN
2 1 (1.89%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.21%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.66%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (22.64%) Jenkins
1 12 (22.64%) Selenium
2 10 (18.87%) Git (software)
3 9 (16.98%) SpecFlow
4 6 (11.32%) CruiseControl
4 6 (11.32%) Cucumber
4 6 (11.32%) Hudson
4 6 (11.32%) JUnit
4 6 (11.32%) NUnit
4 6 (11.32%) TeamCity
4 6 (11.32%) Visual Studio Coded UI
5 4 (7.55%) Eclipse
5 4 (7.55%) Gradle
5 4 (7.55%) IntelliJ
5 4 (7.55%) JMeter
5 4 (7.55%) Maven
5 4 (7.55%) NeoLoad
5 4 (7.55%) SoapUI
6 2 (3.77%) JIRA
7 1 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 29 (54.72%) Finance
2 11 (20.75%) Banking
3 6 (11.32%) Advertising
3 6 (11.32%) Back Office
4 5 (9.43%) Retail
4 5 (9.43%) Telecoms
5 4 (7.55%) Financial Institution
6 2 (3.77%) Front Office
6 2 (3.77%) Marketing
7 1 (1.89%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.89%) Law
7 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (45.28%) Analyst
2 12 (22.64%) Developer
3 8 (15.09%) Business Analyst
4 7 (13.21%) Test Analyst
5 6 (11.32%) Automation Test Analyst
5 6 (11.32%) Java Developer
6 5 (9.43%) Analyst Developer
7 4 (7.55%) IC Layout Engineer
7 4 (7.55%) Project Manager
7 4 (7.55%) RF Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) .NET Developer
8 3 (5.66%) Agile Business Analyst
8 3 (5.66%) Agile Coach
8 3 (5.66%) C# Developer
8 3 (5.66%) Delivery Manager
8 3 (5.66%) IT Manager
8 3 (5.66%) React Developer
9 2 (3.77%) CRM Business Analyst
9 2 (3.77%) Infrastructure Manager
9 2 (3.77%) Release Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (22.64%) .NET
2 10 (18.87%) HTML
3 9 (16.98%) REST
4 8 (15.09%) Gherkin
5 6 (11.32%) CSS
5 6 (11.32%) Spring
5 6 (11.32%) Spring Batch
5 6 (11.32%) Spring Boot
6 5 (9.43%) AngularJS
6 5 (9.43%) JPA
7 4 (7.55%) ActiveMQ
7 4 (7.55%) Elastic Stack
7 4 (7.55%) Hibernate
7 4 (7.55%) JMS
7 4 (7.55%) JSON
7 4 (7.55%) Sass
7 4 (7.55%) XML
8 3 (5.66%) .NET Framework
8 3 (5.66%) LINQ
8 3 (5.66%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (22.64%) Self-Motivation
2 9 (16.98%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (9.43%) Equities
4 4 (7.55%) Fixed Income
4 4 (7.55%) Tandem
4 4 (7.55%) User Experience
5 3 (5.66%) Computer Science
6 2 (3.77%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.89%) Cloud Native
7 1 (1.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.89%) Life Science
7 1 (1.89%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.77%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (64.15%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (41.51%) Scrum
2 22 (41.51%) Test Automation
3 14 (26.42%) Continuous Improvement
3 14 (26.42%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (26.42%) TDD
4 13 (24.53%) Problem-Solving
5 11 (20.75%) Microservices
6 9 (16.98%) BDD
6 9 (16.98%) DevOps
7 8 (15.09%) Scaled Agile Framework
8 7 (13.21%) Exploratory Testing
8 7 (13.21%) Project Management
8 7 (13.21%) Software Delivery
8 7 (13.21%) Test Strategy
8 7 (13.21%) User Stories
9 6 (11.32%) Asset Management
9 6 (11.32%) Continuous Deployment
9 6 (11.32%) CRM
10 5 (9.43%) UML
Programming Languages
1 18 (33.96%) SQL
2 12 (22.64%) C#
3 7 (13.21%) Java
3 7 (13.21%) JavaScript
4 6 (11.32%) PL/SQL
5 2 (3.77%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.89%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (22.64%) Degree
2 1 (1.89%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (28.30%) QA
2 3 (5.66%) PMO
3 1 (1.89%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.89%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (3.77%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 4 (7.55%) Kibana
1 4 (7.55%) logstash
Vendors
1 13 (24.53%) Oracle
2 11 (20.75%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.66%) JD Edwards
3 3 (5.66%) SAP
4 2 (3.77%) Avaya
4 2 (3.77%) Cisco
4 2 (3.77%) Citrix
5 1 (1.89%) IBM
5 1 (1.89%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.89%) Siebel
5 1 (1.89%) Tableau
5 1 (1.89%) Yardi