The table below looks at the statistics for VxWorks skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VxWorks over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wind River VxWorks
Rank 141 134 117
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -17
Contract jobs citing VxWorks 1 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.032% 0.034% 0.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.16% 0.16% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
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- £310 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £310 -
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Average hourly rate £43.50 - £42.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.50 £55.00 £42.25
% change year-on-year
-17.27% +30.17%
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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 West region.

Operating Systems Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
623 620 581
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 19.83% 21.24% 24.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 310 301 298
Average daily rate £340 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £140 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £309
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 81 75
Average hourly rate £17.00 £14.00 £15.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £29.75 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

VxWorks
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

VxWorks Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

VxWorks
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

VxWorks Daily Rate Trend in the South West

VxWorks
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

VxWorks Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

VxWorks
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015. 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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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
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
VxWorks
England

VxWorks
Top 24 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 3 (100.00%) C
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Middleware
2 2 (66.67%) Embedded Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Nucleus RTOS
2 2 (66.67%) Avionics
2 2 (66.67%) DO-178B
2 2 (66.67%) Aerospace
2 2 (66.67%) Device Driver
3 1 (33.33%) ASN.1
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) UML
3 1 (33.33%) VC++
3 1 (33.33%) OOD
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) Regression Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) GCC
3 1 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (33.33%) Green Hills
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Electronics

VxWorks
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) ASN.1
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) GCC
General
1 2 (66.67%) Aerospace
1 2 (66.67%) Avionics
2 1 (33.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Device Driver
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Regression Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) UML
3 1 (33.33%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) VC++
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Green Hills