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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wind River VxWorks
Rank - 268 251
Contract jobs citing VxWorks 0 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East - 0.061% 0.021%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 0.26% 0.087%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £320
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £320
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £45.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £45.50 -
% change year-on-year
-6.59% -
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
1911 2352 2299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 22.95% 23.78% 24.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1155 1311 1169
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £200 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 202 237
Median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.47% +18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

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
Top 17 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 September 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