The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the South West region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wind River VxWorks
Rank 143 117 141
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +24
Contract jobs citing VxWorks 1 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.030% 0.26% 0.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.14% 1.08% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 6
Average daily rate £310 - £288
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 - £288
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £42.25 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-8.28% +15.75%
Operating Systems Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
710 556 777
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 21.44% 23.90% 21.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 363 284 378
Average daily rate £345 £320 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.81% -28.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £183 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 75 83
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
VxWorks
England

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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire - - - -
VxWorks
England

VxWorks
Top 23 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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
2 2 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) Embedded C
2 2 (66.67%) Embedded C++
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Electronics
2 2 (66.67%) Aerospace
3 1 (33.33%) Automotive
3 1 (33.33%) Device Driver
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) SysML
3 1 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) System Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Avionics
3 1 (33.33%) DO-178B
3 1 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) ThreadX
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) UML
3 1 (33.33%) HTTP
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP

VxWorks
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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%) HTTP
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
General
1 2 (66.67%) Electronics
1 2 (66.67%) Aerospace
2 1 (33.33%) Automotive
2 1 (33.33%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) ThreadX
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) SysML
2 1 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) System Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C
2 2 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) Embedded C
2 2 (66.67%) Embedded C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) DO-178B