The table below looks at the statistics for VxWorks skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VxWorks over the 3 months to 28 April 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wind River VxWorks
Rank 270 267 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing VxWorks 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.021% 0.010% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.084% 0.040% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 - £310
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 £47.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.31% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £45.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +17.41%
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 South East region.

Operating Systems Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
2370 2472 2346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.53% 24.77% 25.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1417 1248 1156
Average daily rate £375 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £213 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 171 231 230
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.30 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -3.12%

VxWorks
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

VxWorks Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

VxWorks
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

VxWorks Daily Rate Trend in the South East

VxWorks
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

VxWorks Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

VxWorks
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VxWorks across the South East region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016.

VxWorks Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

VxWorks
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VxWorks within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Hampshire +6 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 - - 1
VxWorks
England

VxWorks
Top 26 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 4 (80.00%) C
1 4 (80.00%) C++
2 3 (60.00%) Firmware
2 3 (60.00%) Embedded C
2 3 (60.00%) Embedded C++
3 2 (40.00%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (40.00%) CPLD
3 2 (40.00%) Modbus
3 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (40.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (40.00%) ThreadX
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Ethernet
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) Middleware
4 1 (20.00%) QNX
4 1 (20.00%) Electronics
4 1 (20.00%) Aerospace
4 1 (20.00%) Subversion
4 1 (20.00%) Nucleus RTOS
4 1 (20.00%) Windows CE
4 1 (20.00%) Emacs
4 1 (20.00%) Memory Management
4 1 (20.00%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Multithreading

VxWorks
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (40.00%) Modbus
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Emacs
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (20.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (20.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Firmware Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) C++ Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) CPLD
1 2 (40.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Embedded Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) ThreadX
2 1 (20.00%) Nucleus RTOS
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Memory Management
2 1 (20.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C
1 4 (80.00%) C++
2 3 (60.00%) Embedded C
2 3 (60.00%) Embedded C++
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) QNX
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