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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VxWorks over the 3 months to 31 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wind River VxWorks
Rank 165 150 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Contract jobs citing VxWorks 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.026% 0.027% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.12% 0.12% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £310 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 - £310
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £47.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-11.57% +26.66%
VxWorks
England

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
840 810 705
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.45% 21.99% 22.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 467 423 347
Median daily rate £388 £375 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £188 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 96 104
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.47% -15.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.15 £10.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £20.19 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +4.25%

VxWorks
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing VxWorks as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

VxWorks Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

VxWorks
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

VxWorks Daily Rate 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
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VxWorks within the North West region over the 3 months to 31 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
Cheshire -6 1 £310 -
VxWorks
England

VxWorks
Top 8 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 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 North West region with a requirement for VxWorks.

1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) Firmware
1 2 (100.00%) ThreadX
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Renesas
1 2 (100.00%) MISRA

VxWorks
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) C++ Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Embedded C++ Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Embedded Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Firmware Developer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) MISRA
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Renesas