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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wind River VxWorks
Rank 618 626 598
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -28
Contract jobs citing VxWorks 15 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.030% 0.017% 0.020%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.14% 0.078% 0.087%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 6
Median daily rate £51 - £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £51 - £275
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £45.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.08% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £45.50 -
% change year-on-year
-12.08% -
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
10952 11478 11463
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.65% 21.66% 22.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 7089 6837 6636
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 560 909 978
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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
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 24 August 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 24 August 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 - 9 - -
East of England +15 4 £51 - 2
South East +11 1 - - 4
East Midlands -2 1 - -
VxWorks
UK

VxWorks
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 31 (77.50%) C
2 22 (55.00%) Linux
2 22 (55.00%) Software Engineering
3 16 (40.00%) C++
4 9 (22.50%) Firmware
4 9 (22.50%) Embedded Systems
5 7 (17.50%) Lua
5 7 (17.50%) JSON
5 7 (17.50%) JavaScript
5 7 (17.50%) SOAP
5 7 (17.50%) XML
5 7 (17.50%) REST
5 7 (17.50%) Barracuda Networks
6 6 (15.00%) Ethernet
6 6 (15.00%) TCP/IP
6 6 (15.00%) Embedded C
6 6 (15.00%) Electronics
6 6 (15.00%) XML-RPC
6 6 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (12.50%) Aerospace
7 5 (12.50%) Rational DOORS
7 5 (12.50%) SDLC
8 4 (10.00%) Multicast
8 4 (10.00%) Validation
8 4 (10.00%) Embedded C++
8 4 (10.00%) Ada
8 4 (10.00%) Windows
8 4 (10.00%) Device Driver
8 4 (10.00%) Security Cleared
8 4 (10.00%) Embedded Linux

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 (2.50%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.00%) Ethernet
1 6 (15.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (10.00%) Multicast
3 1 (2.50%) 3G
3 1 (2.50%) Modbus
3 1 (2.50%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 5 (12.50%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (7.50%) Rational Rhapsody
2 3 (7.50%) VectorCAST
3 2 (5.00%) GDB
3 2 (5.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.50%) ClearCase
4 1 (2.50%) Emacs
4 1 (2.50%) JIRA
4 1 (2.50%) LabVIEW
4 1 (2.50%) Subversion
General
1 6 (15.00%) Electronics
2 5 (12.50%) Aerospace
3 3 (7.50%) Avionics
3 3 (7.50%) Military
4 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (47.50%) Software Engineer
2 13 (32.50%) Embedded Engineer
3 10 (25.00%) Developer
4 8 (20.00%) Embedded Developer
4 8 (20.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Senior Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Software Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Ada Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) C Software Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) C/C++ Software Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) C++ Developer
7 2 (5.00%) C++ Software Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Embedded C Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Embedded C++ Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.50%) JSON
1 7 (17.50%) REST
1 7 (17.50%) SOAP
1 7 (17.50%) XML
2 6 (15.00%) XML-RPC
3 1 (2.50%) Middleware
3 1 (2.50%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 9 (22.50%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (10.00%) Device Driver
3 2 (5.00%) CAN bus
3 2 (5.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (2.50%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 22 (55.00%) Linux
2 4 (10.00%) Embedded Linux
2 4 (10.00%) Windows
3 3 (7.50%) Nucleus RTOS
4 2 (5.00%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (55.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (12.50%) SDLC
4 4 (10.00%) Validation
5 3 (7.50%) Configuration Management
5 3 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (7.50%) Embedded Software Development
5 3 (7.50%) Migration
5 3 (7.50%) UML
5 3 (7.50%) Unit Testing
6 2 (5.00%) Integration Testing
6 2 (5.00%) OO
6 2 (5.00%) Scrum
6 2 (5.00%) Test Scripting
7 1 (2.50%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.50%) Defect Management
7 1 (2.50%) Project Management
7 1 (2.50%) Project Planning
7 1 (2.50%) Requirements Management
7 1 (2.50%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 31 (77.50%) C
2 16 (40.00%) C++
3 7 (17.50%) JavaScript
3 7 (17.50%) Lua
4 6 (15.00%) Embedded C
5 4 (10.00%) Ada
5 4 (10.00%) Embedded C++
6 2 (5.00%) Assembly Language
6 2 (5.00%) MATLAB
7 1 (2.50%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.50%) Degree
3 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) MISRA
2 1 (2.50%) DO-178B
2 1 (2.50%) JTAG
System Software
1 9 (22.50%) Firmware
Vendors
1 7 (17.50%) Barracuda Networks
2 2 (5.00%) Renesas
2 2 (5.00%) Serena
3 1 (2.50%) Freescale
3 1 (2.50%) Intel
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.50%) Wind River