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 29 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wind River VxWorks
Rank 146 141 142
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Contract jobs citing VxWorks 1 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.033% 0.031% 0.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.15% 0.15% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £51 - £263
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £41.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £45.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-12.08% +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
656 679 655
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 21.50% 21.22% 21.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 381 402 357
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 £200 £140 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £470 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 85 94
Median hourly rate £15.26 £19.03 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.81% +8.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.20 £39.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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
Top 25 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 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 West region with a requirement for VxWorks.

1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (83.33%) C
3 3 (50.00%) Aerospace
3 3 (50.00%) Linux
3 3 (50.00%) Ada
3 3 (50.00%) GDB
3 3 (50.00%) DO-178B
4 2 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (33.33%) Embedded Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (33.33%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (33.33%) MISRA C
4 2 (33.33%) MISRA
4 2 (33.33%) Middleware
4 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 2 (33.33%) Device Driver
4 2 (33.33%) Serena
4 2 (33.33%) Avionics
4 2 (33.33%) Nucleus RTOS
4 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
5 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 1 (16.67%) C++
5 1 (16.67%) Ada 95

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 3 (50.00%) GDB
2 2 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
General
1 3 (50.00%) Aerospace
2 2 (33.33%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Ada Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Ada Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 2 (33.33%) Embedded Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C
2 3 (50.00%) Ada
3 1 (16.67%) Ada 95
3 1 (16.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) DO-178B
2 2 (33.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (33.33%) MISRA
2 2 (33.33%) MISRA C
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Serena