The table below looks at the statistics for VxWorks skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VxWorks over the 3 months to 30 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wind River VxWorks
Rank 580 615 572
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -43
Contract jobs citing VxWorks 31 7 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.063% 0.014% 0.033%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.28% 0.061% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 4
Median daily rate £288 - £263
90% offered a daily rate of more than £96 - £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 - £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £238 - £263
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 2 3
Median hourly rate £41.50 £46.15 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.07% +23.06%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £46.15 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-8.99% +23.06%
VxWorks
UK

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

Operating Systems Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
11266 11396 11342
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.90% 22.37% 23.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 7194 6775 6585
Median daily rate £400 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £175 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £345 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +11.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 589 886 944
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £32.47
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%

VxWorks
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

VxWorks Jobs Demand Trend in England

VxWorks
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

VxWorks Daily Rate Trend in England

VxWorks
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VxWorks across the England region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016.

VxWorks Daily Rate Histogram in England

VxWorks
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

VxWorks Hourly Rate Trend in England

VxWorks
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VxWorks across the England region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016.

VxWorks Hourly Rate Histogram in England

VxWorks
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 VxWorks within the England region over the 3 months to 30 June 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
West Midlands -11 10 £425 -
London - 7 £288 -
South East - 6 - - 1
East of England +21 3 £51 -
South West +10 3 - -
East Midlands +3 1 - -
VxWorks
UK

VxWorks
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, 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 England region with a requirement for VxWorks.

1 32 (71.11%) C
2 27 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 22 (48.89%) Linux
4 17 (37.78%) C++
5 10 (22.22%) Aerospace
6 9 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
7 8 (17.78%) Device Driver
7 8 (17.78%) Firmware
7 8 (17.78%) Ada
7 8 (17.78%) Embedded Software Development
8 7 (15.56%) MISRA
8 7 (15.56%) REST
8 7 (15.56%) Rational DOORS
8 7 (15.56%) SOAP
8 7 (15.56%) XML
8 7 (15.56%) JavaScript
8 7 (15.56%) JSON
8 7 (15.56%) Lua
8 7 (15.56%) Barracuda Networks
8 7 (15.56%) Avionics
9 6 (13.33%) Security Cleared
9 6 (13.33%) Nucleus RTOS
9 6 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (13.33%) XML-RPC
9 6 (13.33%) DO-178B
10 5 (11.11%) Rational Rhapsody
10 5 (11.11%) VectorCAST
10 5 (11.11%) SDLC
10 5 (11.11%) MISRA C
10 5 (11.11%) Middleware

VxWorks
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 4 (8.89%) Ethernet
3 3 (6.67%) Multicast
4 1 (2.22%) 3G
4 1 (2.22%) Modbus
Development Applications
1 7 (15.56%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (11.11%) Rational Rhapsody
2 5 (11.11%) VectorCAST
3 4 (8.89%) GDB
4 2 (4.44%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.22%) ClearCase
5 1 (2.22%) Emacs
5 1 (2.22%) JIRA
5 1 (2.22%) Subversion
General
1 10 (22.22%) Aerospace
2 7 (15.56%) Avionics
3 4 (8.89%) Electronics
3 4 (8.89%) Military
Job Titles
1 25 (55.56%) Software Engineer
2 10 (22.22%) Embedded Engineer
3 9 (20.00%) Developer
4 8 (17.78%) Embedded Developer
5 6 (13.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) Senior Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Ada Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Ada Software Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) C++ Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Development Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Embedded C++ Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Software Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Software Development Engineer
9 1 (2.22%) C Software Engineer
9 1 (2.22%) Embedded Software Developer
9 1 (2.22%) Firmware Developer
9 1 (2.22%) Firmware Engineer
9 1 (2.22%) Principal Engineer
9 1 (2.22%) Principal Software Engineer
9 1 (2.22%) Web Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.56%) JSON
1 7 (15.56%) REST
1 7 (15.56%) SOAP
1 7 (15.56%) XML
2 6 (13.33%) XML-RPC
3 5 (11.11%) Middleware
4 1 (2.22%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
2 8 (17.78%) Device Driver
3 2 (4.44%) CAN bus
3 2 (4.44%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (2.22%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 22 (48.89%) Linux
2 6 (13.33%) Nucleus RTOS
3 4 (8.89%) Embedded Linux
4 3 (6.67%) Windows
5 2 (4.44%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 8 (17.78%) Embedded Software Development
3 6 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (11.11%) SDLC
5 4 (8.89%) OO
5 4 (8.89%) UML
5 4 (8.89%) Validation
6 3 (6.67%) Configuration Management
6 3 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (6.67%) Migration
6 3 (6.67%) Unit Testing
7 2 (4.44%) Integration Testing
7 2 (4.44%) Scrum
7 2 (4.44%) Test Scripting
8 1 (2.22%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (2.22%) Defect Management
8 1 (2.22%) Project Management
8 1 (2.22%) Project Planning
8 1 (2.22%) Requirements Management
8 1 (2.22%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 32 (71.11%) C
2 17 (37.78%) C++
3 8 (17.78%) Ada
4 7 (15.56%) JavaScript
4 7 (15.56%) Lua
5 4 (8.89%) Embedded C
6 3 (6.67%) Embedded C++
7 2 (4.44%) Ada 95
7 2 (4.44%) Assembly Language
7 2 (4.44%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 6 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.89%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (8.89%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.56%) MISRA
2 6 (13.33%) DO-178B
3 5 (11.11%) MISRA C
4 4 (8.89%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (17.78%) Firmware
Vendors
1 7 (15.56%) Barracuda Networks
2 2 (4.44%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.44%) Renesas
2 2 (4.44%) Serena
3 1 (2.22%) Wind River