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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wind River VxWorks
Rank 572 541 518
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -23
Contract jobs citing VxWorks 7 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.014% 0.025% 0.014%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.064% 0.11% 0.065%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
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Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 6
Average hourly rate £47.50 £37.50 £42.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -11.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £37.50 £42.25
% change year-on-year
+26.66% -11.24%
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
10969 10762 9218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.30% 22.43% 21.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 6423 6209 5025
Average daily rate £365 £350 £364
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -3.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £165 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 910 981 950
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.85 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.10% -9.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.61% -3.12%

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 22 May 2015. 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
West Midlands -9 2 - -
East of England +4 1 - - 5
London -8 1 - - 1
East Midlands - 1 - - 4
North West - 1 - -
South East - 1 - - 2
VxWorks
UK

VxWorks
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 14 (100.00%) C
2 13 (92.86%) C++
3 10 (71.43%) Software Engineering
4 8 (57.14%) Linux
5 5 (35.71%) Wireshark
5 5 (35.71%) Embedded Systems
5 5 (35.71%) QNX
5 5 (35.71%) UNIX
6 4 (28.57%) Visual Studio
6 4 (28.57%) Ethernet
6 4 (28.57%) VMware
6 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (21.43%) Embedded Software Development
7 3 (21.43%) Embedded C
7 3 (21.43%) UML
8 2 (14.29%) Java
8 2 (14.29%) Embedded C++
8 2 (14.29%) Firmware
8 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
8 2 (14.29%) VC++
8 2 (14.29%) ThreadX
8 2 (14.29%) GCC
8 2 (14.29%) Degree
8 2 (14.29%) Electronics
8 2 (14.29%) Green Hills
9 1 (7.14%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (7.14%) SysML
9 1 (7.14%) Nucleus RTOS
9 1 (7.14%) Qt
9 1 (7.14%) Open Source

VxWorks
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) Wireshark
2 4 (28.57%) Ethernet
3 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 1 (7.14%) ASN.1
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Visual Studio
2 2 (14.29%) GCC
3 1 (7.14%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (7.14%) GDB
General
1 2 (14.29%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Developer
2 6 (42.86%) Software Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) C++ Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) Software Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Architect
5 2 (14.29%) Software Architect
6 1 (7.14%) Embedded Software Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Lead Software Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Firmware Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Firmware Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Software Team Leader
6 1 (7.14%) Lead Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Team Leader
6 1 (7.14%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (7.14%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Linux
2 5 (35.71%) UNIX
3 2 (14.29%) ThreadX
4 1 (7.14%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (7.14%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Software Engineering
2 3 (21.43%) Embedded Software Development
2 3 (21.43%) UML
3 1 (7.14%) SysML
3 1 (7.14%) Software Architecture
3 1 (7.14%) Regression Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Cyber Security
3 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
3 1 (7.14%) Coaching
3 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Integration Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
3 1 (7.14%) Change Management
3 1 (7.14%) MVC
3 1 (7.14%) OOD
3 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.14%) OO
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) C
2 13 (92.86%) C++
3 3 (21.43%) Embedded C
4 2 (14.29%) Java
4 2 (14.29%) Embedded C++
4 2 (14.29%) VC++
5 1 (7.14%) Ada
5 1 (7.14%) MATLAB
5 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (14.29%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) QNX
2 4 (28.57%) VMware
3 2 (14.29%) Green Hills
4 1 (7.14%) Renesas
4 1 (7.14%) Serena
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