The table below looks at the statistics for VxWorks skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VxWorks over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wind River VxWorks
England / East of England
Rank 122 114 120
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +6
Contract jobs citing VxWorks 1 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.046% 0.52% 0.079%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.19% 2.22% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £360
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 2
Median hourly rate £42.50 £50.68 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.14% +19.24%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £50.68 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-16.14% +26.70%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Operating Systems Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
526 540 653
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 24.21% 23.22% 25.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 270 326
Median daily rate £350 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £146 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 124 127
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.75 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.30 £50.68 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +9.37%

VxWorks
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England region citing VxWorks as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

VxWorks Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

VxWorks
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VxWorks across the East of England region.

VxWorks Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

VxWorks
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VxWorks across the East of England region.

VxWorks Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

VxWorks
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VxWorks within the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 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
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
VxWorks
England

VxWorks
Top 11 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VxWorks also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for VxWorks.

1 4 (100.00%) C
1 4 (100.00%) Embedded C
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) Nucleus RTOS
3 2 (50.00%) Atmel
3 2 (50.00%) C++
3 2 (50.00%) Electronics
4 1 (25.00%) Embedded C++
4 1 (25.00%) ThreadX
4 1 (25.00%) Wireless
4 1 (25.00%) Home Automation

VxWorks
Top Related IT Skills in the East of 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Wireless
General
1 2 (50.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 4 (100.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineer
2 3 (75.00%) C Software Engineer
2 3 (75.00%) Embedded C Engineer
2 3 (75.00%) Embedded C Software Engineer
3 2 (50.00%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (50.00%) C/C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (50.00%) C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (50.00%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
3 2 (50.00%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (50.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
3 2 (50.00%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (25.00%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
4 1 (25.00%) Real Time Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (25.00%) Real Time Engineer
4 1 (25.00%) Real Time Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Home Automation
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Nucleus RTOS
2 1 (25.00%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C
1 4 (100.00%) Embedded C
2 2 (50.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded C++
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Atmel