The table below looks at the statistics for VxWorks skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VxWorks over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wind River VxWorks
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing VxWorks 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - - -
As % of the Operating Systems category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £360 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.68 £42.50 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+19.24% -22.72%
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 Scotland region.

Operating Systems Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
533 578 569
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.92% 21.27% 24.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 306 232
Average daily rate £343 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.78% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £121 £110 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 41
Average hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £170.00 £18.00 £33.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

VxWorks
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

VxWorks Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

VxWorks
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

VxWorks Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

VxWorks
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) OOD
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C++
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (100.00%) Military
1 1 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Wind River
1 1 (100.00%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (100.00%) Rational Rhapsody
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) VectorCAST

VxWorks
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 (100.00%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (100.00%) Rational Rhapsody
1 1 (100.00%) VectorCAST
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (100.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) OOD
1 1 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C++
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Wind River