The table below looks at the statistics for VxWorks skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VxWorks over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wind River VxWorks
Rank - - 117
Contract jobs citing VxWorks 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - - 0.043%
As % of the Operating Systems category - - 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £310 -
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.50 £55.00 £42.25
% change year-on-year
-17.27% +30.17%
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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 North West region.

Operating Systems Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
779 634 541
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.60% 22.37% 23.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 373 259 233
Average daily rate £375 £290 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.31% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £150 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £309
% change year-on-year
+7.93% +1.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 130 74
Average hourly rate £13.87 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.74% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.45 £11.80 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.19 £35.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

VxWorks
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

VxWorks Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

VxWorks
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

VxWorks Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

VxWorks
Top 16 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (100.00%) OpenGL
1 2 (100.00%) GIS
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Qt
1 2 (100.00%) GTK+
1 2 (100.00%) Eclipse RCP
1 2 (100.00%) Embedded Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared

VxWorks
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 2 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (100.00%) Eclipse RCP
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) OpenGL
1 2 (100.00%) Qt
1 2 (100.00%) GTK+
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared