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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wind River VxWorks
Rank 597 593 593
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Contract jobs citing VxWorks 24 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.047% 0.014% 0.020%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.21% 0.062% 0.090%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
Median daily rate £310 - £310
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 - £310
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 3
Median hourly rate £43.75 £45.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +21.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.75 £45.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +21.33%
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
11254 11300 11170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.08% 22.31% 22.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 7118 6497 6372
Median daily rate £396 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.24% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £180 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 626 923 1000
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £37.50 £35.72
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -0.93%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VxWorks across the England region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016.

VxWorks Daily Rate Histogram 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 3 May 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 3 May 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
London -19 6 £288 -
South West +3 4 - - 2
South East 0 4 - - 7
West Midlands -5 3 £425 -
East Midlands - 3 - -
East of England +5 2 - - 4
North West -4 2 £310 -
VxWorks
UK

VxWorks
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 33 (70.21%) Software Engineering
2 27 (57.45%) C
3 25 (53.19%) C++
4 18 (38.30%) Linux
4 18 (38.30%) Ada
5 15 (31.91%) Rational DOORS
6 14 (29.79%) Security Cleared
7 13 (27.66%) SC Cleared
7 13 (27.66%) OO
7 13 (27.66%) Rational Rhapsody
7 13 (27.66%) VectorCAST
8 12 (25.53%) Validation
8 12 (25.53%) Microsoft
8 12 (25.53%) UML
9 9 (19.15%) Aerospace
9 9 (19.15%) Firmware
9 9 (19.15%) MISRA
9 9 (19.15%) Embedded Systems
10 8 (17.02%) Embedded Software Development
10 8 (17.02%) Nucleus RTOS
11 7 (14.89%) Device Driver
11 7 (14.89%) Barracuda Networks
11 7 (14.89%) JSON
11 7 (14.89%) Lua
11 7 (14.89%) SOAP
11 7 (14.89%) XML
11 7 (14.89%) JavaScript
11 7 (14.89%) REST
11 7 (14.89%) DO-178B
11 7 (14.89%) MISRA C

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 3 (6.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.13%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) Ethernet
1 2 (4.26%) Modbus
1 2 (4.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.13%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 15 (31.91%) Rational DOORS
2 13 (27.66%) Rational Rhapsody
2 13 (27.66%) VectorCAST
3 5 (10.64%) GDB
4 2 (4.26%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.13%) Emacs
5 1 (2.13%) Subversion
General
1 9 (19.15%) Aerospace
2 6 (12.77%) Avionics
3 4 (8.51%) Electronics
4 3 (6.38%) Military
5 2 (4.26%) Finance
5 2 (4.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 31 (65.96%) Software Engineer
2 11 (23.40%) Embedded Engineer
3 10 (21.28%) Principal Engineer
3 10 (21.28%) Principal Software Engineer
4 7 (14.89%) Ada Engineer
4 7 (14.89%) Ada Software Engineer
5 6 (12.77%) Developer
5 6 (12.77%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Embedded Developer
7 3 (6.38%) C++ Developer
8 2 (4.26%) C Software Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Embedded C++ Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Firmware Engineer
9 1 (2.13%) Ada Developer
9 1 (2.13%) Embedded Software Developer
9 1 (2.13%) Firmware Developer
9 1 (2.13%) MATLAB Engineer
9 1 (2.13%) Software Developer
9 1 (2.13%) Web Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.89%) JSON
1 7 (14.89%) REST
1 7 (14.89%) SOAP
1 7 (14.89%) XML
2 6 (12.77%) Middleware
2 6 (12.77%) XML-RPC
3 1 (2.13%) OpenCL
3 1 (2.13%) OpenGL
3 1 (2.13%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.15%) Embedded Systems
2 7 (14.89%) Device Driver
3 4 (8.51%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (4.26%) CAN bus
4 2 (4.26%) CPLD
5 1 (2.13%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.13%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 18 (38.30%) Linux
2 8 (17.02%) Nucleus RTOS
3 4 (8.51%) ThreadX
4 2 (4.26%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (2.13%) Windows
5 1 (2.13%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (70.21%) Software Engineering
2 13 (27.66%) OO
3 12 (25.53%) UML
3 12 (25.53%) Validation
4 8 (17.02%) Embedded Software Development
5 5 (10.64%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (8.51%) Unit Testing
7 3 (6.38%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (6.38%) Migration
8 2 (4.26%) Configuration Management
8 2 (4.26%) Integration Testing
8 2 (4.26%) OOD
8 2 (4.26%) Programme Management
8 2 (4.26%) Test Scripting
9 1 (2.13%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (2.13%) Memory Management
9 1 (2.13%) Multithreading
9 1 (2.13%) Power Management
9 1 (2.13%) Scrum
9 1 (2.13%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 27 (57.45%) C
2 25 (53.19%) C++
3 18 (38.30%) Ada
4 7 (14.89%) JavaScript
4 7 (14.89%) Lua
5 4 (8.51%) Embedded C
6 3 (6.38%) Ada 95
6 3 (6.38%) Embedded C++
7 2 (4.26%) Assembly Language
8 1 (2.13%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 14 (29.79%) Security Cleared
2 13 (27.66%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.51%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (6.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (19.15%) MISRA
2 7 (14.89%) DO-178B
2 7 (14.89%) MISRA C
3 4 (8.51%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 9 (19.15%) Firmware
Vendors
1 12 (25.53%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.89%) Barracuda Networks
3 2 (4.26%) Renesas
3 2 (4.26%) Serena
4 1 (2.13%) QNX
4 1 (2.13%) Twitter
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