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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VxWorks over the 3 months to 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wind River VxWorks
Rank 258 268 246
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -22
Contract jobs citing VxWorks 5 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.056% 0.011% 0.011%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.23% 0.042% 0.044%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £238 - £263
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 £46.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.60% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £46.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-10.86% +22.66%
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 South East region.

Operating Systems Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
2209 2382 2293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.83% 25.31% 25.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1299 1252 1125
Median daily rate £378 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.13% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £345 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +11.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 247 208
Median hourly rate £22.50 £16.83 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.72% +6.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%

VxWorks
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing VxWorks as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 1 July 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VxWorks within the South East region over the 3 months to 1 July 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
Surrey - 2 - -
Buckinghamshire +11 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 - -
VxWorks
England

VxWorks
Top 17 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 South East region with a requirement for VxWorks.

1 5 (83.33%) C
1 5 (83.33%) Software Engineering
2 4 (66.67%) C++
3 3 (50.00%) Electronics
4 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
4 2 (33.33%) Embedded C
4 2 (33.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (33.33%) Degree
4 2 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (33.33%) CAN bus
5 1 (16.67%) Emacs
5 1 (16.67%) Embedded C++
5 1 (16.67%) Firmware
5 1 (16.67%) 3G
5 1 (16.67%) Aerospace
5 1 (16.67%) Device Driver
5 1 (16.67%) Military

VxWorks
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 1 (16.67%) 3G
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (16.67%) Emacs
General
1 3 (50.00%) Electronics
2 1 (16.67%) Aerospace
2 1 (16.67%) Military
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Embedded Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Firmware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) CAN bus
1 2 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (16.67%) Device Driver
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C
2 4 (66.67%) C++
3 2 (33.33%) Embedded C
4 1 (16.67%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Firmware