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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VxWorks over the 3 months to 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wind River VxWorks
Rank 133 135 146
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +11
Contract jobs citing VxWorks 5 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.17% 0.032% 0.092%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.78% 0.15% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £310
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 - £310
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 1
Median hourly rate £42.00 £43.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +16.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £45.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +21.33%
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 West region.

Operating Systems Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
645 665 695
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 22.20% 21.27% 21.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 382 330 360
Median daily rate £350 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £150 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £468 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 100 84
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -0.93%

VxWorks
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VxWorks within the South West region over the 3 months to 2 May 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
Bristol - 3 - -
Dorset - 2 - - 1
VxWorks
England

VxWorks
Top 25 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 West region with a requirement for VxWorks.

1 11 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 8 (72.73%) C
3 6 (54.55%) Nucleus RTOS
3 6 (54.55%) Aerospace
3 6 (54.55%) DO-178B
3 6 (54.55%) MISRA C
3 6 (54.55%) MISRA
3 6 (54.55%) Embedded Software Development
4 5 (45.45%) GDB
4 5 (45.45%) Linux
4 5 (45.45%) Ada
5 4 (36.36%) Middleware
5 4 (36.36%) Device Driver
5 4 (36.36%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (36.36%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (36.36%) Avionics
6 3 (27.27%) Ada 95
6 3 (27.27%) C++
7 2 (18.18%) Integration Testing
7 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
7 2 (18.18%) Serena
7 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
7 2 (18.18%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
8 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared

VxWorks
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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:

Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) GDB
2 2 (18.18%) Rational DOORS
General
1 6 (54.55%) Aerospace
2 4 (36.36%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) C Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Ada Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Ada Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Nucleus RTOS
2 5 (45.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (54.55%) Embedded Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
3 2 (18.18%) Integration Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) C
2 5 (45.45%) Ada
3 3 (27.27%) Ada 95
3 3 (27.27%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (54.55%) DO-178B
1 6 (54.55%) MISRA
1 6 (54.55%) MISRA C
2 4 (36.36%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Serena
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