The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Cygwin skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cygwin over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 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.

Cygwin
UK / England
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 610 -
Contract jobs citing Cygwin 0 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England - 0.008% -
As % of the System Software category - 0.074% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £394 -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £338 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.50 -

Cygwin is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 4661 5371 5145
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 11.20% 10.87% 10.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 2978 3325 2848
Median daily rate £413 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.43% +5.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £545 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £351 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -3.97% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 315 432 605
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.12% -3.03%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.31 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.93 £16.50 £15.85
% change year-on-year -3.45% +4.10%  

Cygwin
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Cygwin as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for Cygwin in England

Cygwin
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cygwin in England

Cygwin
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cygwin in England