The table below looks at the statistics for VxWorks skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VxWorks over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wind River VxWorks
Rank 565 563 582
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +19
Contract jobs citing VxWorks 8 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.015% 0.017% 0.006%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.068% 0.072% 0.026%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
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£320 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 1
Average hourly rate - £37.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.82%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.00 £37.00
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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
11705 11078 11411
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.46% 22.94% 21.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 6846 6358 5984
Average daily rate £350 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £183 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1041 961 1122
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.85 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.95% -6.76%

VxWorks
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VxWorks across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VxWorks within the England region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East -5 3 £320 - 2
South West -22 3 - - 1
London - 1 £375 -
North West - - - - 1
East of England - - - - 1
VxWorks
UK

VxWorks
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing VxWorks also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VxWorks.

1 18 (75.00%) C
2 14 (58.33%) Software Engineering
3 13 (54.17%) C++
4 7 (29.17%) Linux
4 7 (29.17%) ClearCase
4 7 (29.17%) Device Driver
4 7 (29.17%) Degree
4 7 (29.17%) LTE
5 6 (25.00%) OO
5 6 (25.00%) Windows
5 6 (25.00%) Electronics
6 5 (20.83%) QNX
6 5 (20.83%) Embedded C
6 5 (20.83%) Embedded C++
6 5 (20.83%) Assembly Language
6 5 (20.83%) DO-178B
7 4 (16.67%) ClearQuest
7 4 (16.67%) RTP
7 4 (16.67%) FTP
7 4 (16.67%) HTTP
7 4 (16.67%) UMTS
7 4 (16.67%) ASN.1
7 4 (16.67%) Handset
7 4 (16.67%) Automotive
7 4 (16.67%) Nucleus RTOS
8 3 (12.50%) Green Hills
8 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (12.50%) Avionics
8 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
8 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared

VxWorks
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing VxWorks also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VxWorks. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (29.17%) LTE
2 4 (16.67%) RTP
2 4 (16.67%) UMTS
2 4 (16.67%) FTP
2 4 (16.67%) HTTP
2 4 (16.67%) ASN.1
3 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.17%) WCDMA
3 1 (4.17%) Wireless
3 1 (4.17%) Multicast
Development Applications
1 7 (29.17%) ClearCase
2 4 (16.67%) ClearQuest
3 3 (12.50%) Valgrind
4 2 (8.33%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (8.33%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 6 (25.00%) Electronics
2 4 (16.67%) Automotive
3 3 (12.50%) Avionics
3 3 (12.50%) Telecoms
4 2 (8.33%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 13 (54.17%) Software Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Developer
2 6 (25.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Embedded Software Developer
4 3 (12.50%) C++ Developer
4 3 (12.50%) C++ Software Developer
4 3 (12.50%) C Developer
5 2 (8.33%) C Software Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Radio Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) C++ Software Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Embedded C Software Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Embedded C Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Platform Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Mobility Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) Middleware
2 2 (8.33%) .NET Framework
2 2 (8.33%) wxWidgets
2 2 (8.33%) Qt
2 2 (8.33%) .NET
3 1 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Device Driver
2 4 (16.67%) Handset
3 3 (12.50%) Firmware
3 3 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (8.33%) Smartphone
5 1 (4.17%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 7 (29.17%) Linux
2 6 (25.00%) Windows
3 4 (16.67%) Nucleus RTOS
4 3 (12.50%) UNIX
5 2 (8.33%) ThreadX
5 2 (8.33%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (8.33%) Android
5 2 (8.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (58.33%) Software Engineering
2 6 (25.00%) OO
3 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (12.50%) Embedded Software Development
4 2 (8.33%) UML
4 2 (8.33%) Validation
5 1 (4.17%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 18 (75.00%) C
2 13 (54.17%) C++
3 5 (20.83%) Embedded C
3 5 (20.83%) Embedded C++
3 5 (20.83%) Assembly Language
4 2 (8.33%) Ada
4 2 (8.33%) Java
4 2 (8.33%) C#
5 1 (4.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) Degree
2 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.83%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) QNX
2 3 (12.50%) Green Hills
2 3 (12.50%) Coverity
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Progressive Recruitment
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Rate: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago