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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wind River VxWorks
Rank 576 551 558
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +7
Contract jobs citing VxWorks 12 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.023% 0.004% 0.018%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.100% 0.018% 0.085%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
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£348 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Average hourly rate £37.00 £32.50 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% -10.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £32.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+13.84% -15.58%
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
12052 11110 10542
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.76% 23.20% 21.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 7218 6358 5662
Average daily rate £363 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £175 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1085 1016 1019
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £35.00 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -10.28%

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 31 October 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
London - 2 £375 -
South East - 2 £320 - 3
West Midlands - - - - 1
VxWorks
UK

VxWorks
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 (85.71%) C
2 15 (71.43%) Software Engineering
3 11 (52.38%) Device Driver
4 8 (38.10%) C++
4 8 (38.10%) Nucleus RTOS
4 8 (38.10%) Embedded Software Development
5 6 (28.57%) Avionics
5 6 (28.57%) Degree
5 6 (28.57%) DO-178B
5 6 (28.57%) Middleware
6 4 (19.05%) Handset
6 4 (19.05%) ASN.1
6 4 (19.05%) Electronics
6 4 (19.05%) Aerospace
6 4 (19.05%) ClearQuest
6 4 (19.05%) RTP
6 4 (19.05%) Java
6 4 (19.05%) Linux
6 4 (19.05%) ClearCase
6 4 (19.05%) UMTS
6 4 (19.05%) FTP
6 4 (19.05%) HTTP
6 4 (19.05%) LTE
6 4 (19.05%) Qt
7 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
7 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
7 3 (14.29%) Green Hills
7 3 (14.29%) Embedded C
7 3 (14.29%) ThreadX
7 3 (14.29%) Automotive

VxWorks
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 4 (19.05%) UMTS
1 4 (19.05%) FTP
1 4 (19.05%) HTTP
1 4 (19.05%) RTP
1 4 (19.05%) ASN.1
1 4 (19.05%) LTE
2 2 (9.52%) Multicast
2 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.76%) WCDMA
3 1 (4.76%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) ClearCase
1 4 (19.05%) ClearQuest
2 2 (9.52%) Eclipse RCP
2 2 (9.52%) Eclipse
General
1 6 (28.57%) Avionics
2 4 (19.05%) Electronics
2 4 (19.05%) Aerospace
3 3 (14.29%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 15 (71.43%) Software Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Platform Architect
3 2 (9.52%) Mobility Architect
3 2 (9.52%) Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) Middleware
2 4 (19.05%) Qt
3 2 (9.52%) GTK+
3 2 (9.52%) .NET Framework
3 2 (9.52%) wxWidgets
3 2 (9.52%) .NET
3 2 (9.52%) XML
3 2 (9.52%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 11 (52.38%) Device Driver
2 4 (19.05%) Handset
3 2 (9.52%) Smartphone
3 2 (9.52%) SCADA
3 2 (9.52%) Data Structures
3 2 (9.52%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) Nucleus RTOS
2 4 (19.05%) Linux
3 3 (14.29%) ThreadX
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (9.52%) Android
4 2 (9.52%) Apple iOS
4 2 (9.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (71.43%) Software Engineering
2 8 (38.10%) Embedded Software Development
3 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (85.71%) C
2 8 (38.10%) C++
3 4 (19.05%) Java
4 3 (14.29%) Embedded C
5 2 (9.52%) Embedded C++
5 2 (9.52%) Assembly Language
5 2 (9.52%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) Degree
2 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (28.57%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Green Hills
2 2 (9.52%) QNX
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