Period
to 20 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 20 November 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Cadence Design Systems.

Cadence
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 838 835 857
Rank change year-on-year -3 +22 +25
Contract jobs citing Cadence 41 53 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.040% 0.051% 0.025%
As % of the Vendors category 0.094% 0.11% 0.058%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 40 19
UK median daily rate £473 £345 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.96% -13.75% +11.89%
10th Percentile £280 £210 £241
90th Percentile £606 £525 £481
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £283 £345
% change year-on-year +47.79% -18.12% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £35.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.72% +42.00% -39.02%
10th Percentile £41.25 £31.80 £23.19
90th Percentile £43.75 £39.60 £42.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £35.50 £41.75
% change year-on-year +19.72% -14.97% +1.83%

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.

All Vendors
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 43596 47131 49574
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.63% 45.31% 43.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 27081 28807 29231
UK median daily rate £430 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £238 £240 £225
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1460 1688 2113
UK median hourly rate £17.38 £16.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.73% -4.29% +6.06%
10th Percentile £10.56 £10.24 £10.13
90th Percentile £45.27 £45.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year - -5.71% +6.06%

Cadence
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Cadence in the UK

Cadence
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cadence in the UK

Cadence
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cadence over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cadence in the UK

Cadence
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cadence in the UK

Cadence
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cadence within the UK over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
England +11 35 £475 +37.68% 18
London -10 24 £525 - 9
UK excluding London +14 11 £418 +47.79% 9
North of England +47 5 £360 +60.00% 2
South East +7 4 £290 - 5
North East +50 3 £295 +31.11%
North West +21 2 £475 +63.79% 2
South West +8 2 £550 +161.90% 1

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Cadence 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 Cadence.

1 16 (39.02%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (26.83%) Project Management
2 11 (26.83%) Scrum
2 11 (26.83%) PMO
3 9 (21.95%) User Stories
4 8 (19.51%) Process Improvement
5 7 (17.07%) Finance
5 7 (17.07%) Programme Management
5 7 (17.07%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (14.63%) Portfolio Management
7 5 (12.20%) Marketing
7 5 (12.20%) Change Management
8 4 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (9.76%) C#
8 4 (9.76%) Oracle
8 4 (9.76%) Degree
8 4 (9.76%) Software Engineering
8 4 (9.76%) Kanban
8 4 (9.76%) SC Cleared
8 4 (9.76%) Security Cleared
9 3 (7.32%) Social Media
9 3 (7.32%) Business Analysis
9 3 (7.32%) Data Analysis
9 3 (7.32%) Logistics
9 3 (7.32%) Banking
9 3 (7.32%) JIRA
9 3 (7.32%) Dynamics AX
9 3 (7.32%) IBM Integration Bus
9 3 (7.32%) SQL
9 3 (7.32%) SAP

Cadence
Co-occurring 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 3 (7.32%) MQSeries
2 1 (2.44%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.44%) GNU Octave
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (2.44%) OrCAD
Business Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Dynamics 365
1 1 (2.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) NoSQL
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (7.32%) JIRA
2 2 (4.88%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.44%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.44%) Jasmine
3 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.44%) JUnit
3 1 (2.44%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (2.44%) Protractor
3 1 (2.44%) Selenium
General
1 7 (17.07%) Finance
2 5 (12.20%) Marketing
3 3 (7.32%) Banking
4 2 (4.88%) Electronics
4 2 (4.88%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.44%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (17.07%) Analyst
2 5 (12.20%) Developer
2 5 (12.20%) PMO Analyst
3 4 (9.76%) Consultant
3 4 (9.76%) Project Manager
4 3 (7.32%) C# Developer
4 3 (7.32%) Integration Consultant
4 3 (7.32%) SQL Developer
5 2 (4.88%) Agile Delivery Manager
5 2 (4.88%) Architect
5 2 (4.88%) Business Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) C# WPF Developer
5 2 (4.88%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (4.88%) Lead DevOps
5 2 (4.88%) Marketing Specialist
5 2 (4.88%) Project Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) UI Developer
5 2 (4.88%) WPF Developer
6 1 (2.44%) C# WCF Developer
6 1 (2.44%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.32%) IBM Integration Bus
2 2 (4.88%) .NET
2 2 (4.88%) AngularJS
2 2 (4.88%) REST
2 2 (4.88%) WPF
3 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (2.44%) CSS
3 1 (2.44%) CSS3
3 1 (2.44%) D3.js
3 1 (2.44%) Highcharts JS
3 1 (2.44%) HTML
3 1 (2.44%) HTML5
3 1 (2.44%) React
3 1 (2.44%) Sass
3 1 (2.44%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (7.32%) Social Media
1 3 (7.32%) User Experience
2 2 (4.88%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.88%) RIA
2 2 (4.88%) Virtual Team
3 1 (2.44%) Acoustics
3 1 (2.44%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (2.44%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.44%) Verilog
3 1 (2.44%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.88%) Linux
1 2 (4.88%) Windows
1 2 (4.88%) Windows 10
1 2 (4.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (39.02%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (26.83%) Project Management
2 11 (26.83%) Scrum
3 9 (21.95%) User Stories
4 8 (19.51%) Process Improvement
5 7 (17.07%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (17.07%) Programme Management
6 6 (14.63%) Portfolio Management
7 5 (12.20%) Change Management
8 4 (9.76%) Kanban
8 4 (9.76%) Software Engineering
8 4 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (7.32%) B2B
9 3 (7.32%) Business Analysis
9 3 (7.32%) Data Analysis
9 3 (7.32%) ERP
9 3 (7.32%) ITIL
9 3 (7.32%) Logistics
9 3 (7.32%) Migration
9 3 (7.32%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.76%) C#
2 3 (7.32%) SQL
3 2 (4.88%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.44%) Assembly Language
4 1 (2.44%) C
4 1 (2.44%) Embedded C
4 1 (2.44%) Go
4 1 (2.44%) Java
4 1 (2.44%) MATLAB
4 1 (2.44%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (9.76%) Degree
1 4 (9.76%) SC Cleared
1 4 (9.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.44%) Master's Degree
2 1 (2.44%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.44%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (26.83%) PMO
2 1 (2.44%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (9.76%) Oracle
2 3 (7.32%) IBM
2 3 (7.32%) JD Edwards
2 3 (7.32%) SAP
3 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.44%) Citrix