The table below looks at the statistics for VxWorks skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VxWorks over the 3 months to 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wind River VxWorks
Rank 396 - 377
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VxWorks 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.009% - 0.005%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.042% - 0.023%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£375 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.50 £55.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year
-20.90% +30.95%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Operating Systems Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
4760 4597 4306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 22.42% 21.03% 21.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 3265 3047 2748
Average daily rate £425 £400 £399
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £195 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 221 249
Average hourly rate £17.87 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.08% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £35.00 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -3.12%

VxWorks
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VxWorks across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

VxWorks Jobs Demand Trend in London

VxWorks
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VxWorks across the London region.

VxWorks Daily Rate Trend in London

VxWorks
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VxWorks across the London region.

VxWorks Hourly Rate Trend in London

VxWorks
Top 14 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 5 (100.00%) C
1 5 (100.00%) C++
2 4 (80.00%) Nucleus RTOS
2 4 (80.00%) ThreadX
3 3 (60.00%) Device Driver
4 1 (20.00%) MVC
4 1 (20.00%) Green Hills
4 1 (20.00%) Qt
4 1 (20.00%) GCC
4 1 (20.00%) Cyber Security
4 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (20.00%) UML
4 1 (20.00%) OO
4 1 (20.00%) VC++

VxWorks
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) GCC
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Nucleus RTOS
1 4 (80.00%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) MVC
1 1 (20.00%) Cyber Security
1 1 (20.00%) UML
1 1 (20.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C
1 5 (100.00%) C++
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) VC++
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Green Hills