The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the England region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wind River VxWorks
Rank 552 538 559
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +21
Contract jobs citing VxWorks 12 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.024% 0.022% 0.021%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.11% 0.096% 0.098%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 11
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£263 - £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 - £330
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.67% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.25 -
% change year-on-year
+0.67% -
Operating Systems Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
11269 10444 11273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.82% 22.48% 21.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 6489 5846 5668
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £321
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 973 973 1192
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
VxWorks
UK

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 24 July 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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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 West -25 4 - - 2
East of England - 4 £263 - 2
South East -15 1 - - 1
London - 1 - -
North West - - - -
VxWorks
UK

VxWorks
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 13 (68.42%) C
2 10 (52.63%) C++
2 10 (52.63%) Software Engineering
3 7 (36.84%) Linux
3 7 (36.84%) ClearCase
3 7 (36.84%) Degree
3 7 (36.84%) LTE
4 6 (31.58%) OO
4 6 (31.58%) Windows
4 6 (31.58%) Electronics
5 4 (21.05%) UMTS
5 4 (21.05%) Handset
5 4 (21.05%) QNX
5 4 (21.05%) ClearQuest
5 4 (21.05%) RTP
5 4 (21.05%) FTP
5 4 (21.05%) HTTP
5 4 (21.05%) DO-178B
5 4 (21.05%) ASN.1
6 3 (15.79%) Device Driver
6 3 (15.79%) Embedded C
6 3 (15.79%) Embedded C++
6 3 (15.79%) Assembly Language
6 3 (15.79%) Firmware
6 3 (15.79%) UNIX
6 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
6 3 (15.79%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (15.79%) Coverity
6 3 (15.79%) Valgrind
7 2 (10.53%) Qt

VxWorks
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 (36.84%) LTE
2 4 (21.05%) UMTS
2 4 (21.05%) RTP
2 4 (21.05%) FTP
2 4 (21.05%) HTTP
2 4 (21.05%) ASN.1
3 1 (5.26%) Wireless
3 1 (5.26%) WCDMA
Development Applications
1 7 (36.84%) ClearCase
2 4 (21.05%) ClearQuest
3 3 (15.79%) Valgrind
4 2 (10.53%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (10.53%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 6 (31.58%) Electronics
2 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
3 2 (10.53%) Aerospace
3 2 (10.53%) Automotive
3 2 (10.53%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Software Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Software Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Embedded Software Developer
4 3 (15.79%) C++ Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) C++ Software Developer
4 3 (15.79%) C Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Platform Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Mobility Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Architect
5 2 (10.53%) C Software Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Radio Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Embedded C Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) C++ Software Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Embedded C Software Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) Qt
1 2 (10.53%) .NET
1 2 (10.53%) Middleware
1 2 (10.53%) .NET Framework
1 2 (10.53%) wxWidgets
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Handset
2 3 (15.79%) Device Driver
2 3 (15.79%) Firmware
2 3 (15.79%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (10.53%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Linux
2 6 (31.58%) Windows
3 3 (15.79%) UNIX
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (10.53%) Nucleus RTOS
4 2 (10.53%) Android
4 2 (10.53%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Software Engineering
2 6 (31.58%) OO
3 2 (10.53%) Embedded Software Development
3 2 (10.53%) Validation
3 2 (10.53%) UML
4 1 (5.26%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 13 (68.42%) C
2 10 (52.63%) C++
3 3 (15.79%) Embedded C
3 3 (15.79%) Embedded C++
3 3 (15.79%) Assembly Language
4 2 (10.53%) Java
4 2 (10.53%) C#
4 2 (10.53%) Ada
5 1 (5.26%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) QNX
2 3 (15.79%) Coverity
3 1 (5.26%) Green Hills
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