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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wind River VxWorks
Rank 137 128 129
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +1
Contract jobs citing VxWorks 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.062% 0.035% 0.034%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.29% 0.16% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £360 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £37.00 £32.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
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
692 634 665
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.55% 22.39% 22.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 345 286 313
Average daily rate £350 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £135 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 90 87
Average hourly rate £15.00 £19.00 £18.14
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% +4.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £11.00 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £34.06 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%

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
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VxWorks within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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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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
Manchester - - - - 1
VxWorks
England

VxWorks
Top 16 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 24 December 2014, 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