The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of QNX products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QNX over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within QNX Software Systems.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
QNX
Rank 606 585 596
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +11
Contract jobs citing QNX 6 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.002% 0.014%
As % of the Vendors category 0.023% 0.004% 0.030%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
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£320 - £291
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 - £291
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 6
Average hourly rate £42.50 £41.50 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +7.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £41.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +7.09%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
26411 24620 26895
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.85% 46.66% 46.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 14970 13786 13658
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1179 1110 1356
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

QNX
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing QNX within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

QNX Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

QNX
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing QNX within the UK.

QNX Daily Rate Trend in the UK

QNX
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing QNX within the UK.

QNX Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

QNX
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing QNX within the UK over the 3 months to 19 September 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
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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
England -4 6 £320 - 1
South East - 6 £320 -
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - - 1
Cambridge - - - -
Portsmouth - - - -
Reading - - - -
Stafford - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -

QNX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing QNX 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 QNX.

1 9 (69.23%) Software Engineering
2 8 (61.54%) C
3 6 (46.15%) C++
3 6 (46.15%) Windows
4 5 (38.46%) VxWorks
4 5 (38.46%) Linux
4 5 (38.46%) Embedded C++
5 4 (30.77%) Assembly Language
5 4 (30.77%) OO
5 4 (30.77%) Automotive
5 4 (30.77%) Device Driver
6 3 (23.08%) Risk Assessment
6 3 (23.08%) Embedded C
6 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
6 3 (23.08%) ClearCase
6 3 (23.08%) Firmware
6 3 (23.08%) Blackberry
6 3 (23.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (23.08%) UNIX
6 3 (23.08%) Windows Mobile
6 3 (23.08%) Android
6 3 (23.08%) Coverity
6 3 (23.08%) Valgrind
6 3 (23.08%) Apple iOS
6 3 (23.08%) Embedded Software Development
6 3 (23.08%) Mobile App
6 3 (23.08%) MobileIron
6 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (15.38%) Software Architecture
7 2 (15.38%) Green Hills

QNX
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing QNX 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 QNX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (23.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) ClearCase
1 3 (23.08%) Valgrind
2 1 (7.69%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 4 (30.77%) Automotive
2 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
3 2 (15.38%) German Language
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Software Engineer
2 6 (46.15%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Security Specialist
3 3 (23.08%) Mobility Specialist
4 2 (15.38%) Radio Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Embedded C++ Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Embedded C Software Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Embedded C Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) C Software Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Software Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Embedded Software Developer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Device Driver
2 3 (23.08%) Firmware
2 3 (23.08%) Blackberry
2 3 (23.08%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) VxWorks
2 5 (38.46%) Linux
3 3 (23.08%) UNIX
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Mobile
3 3 (23.08%) Android
3 3 (23.08%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Software Engineering
2 4 (30.77%) OO
3 3 (23.08%) Risk Assessment
3 3 (23.08%) Embedded Software Development
3 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (15.38%) Software Architecture
4 2 (15.38%) Problem Management
4 2 (15.38%) ITIL
5 1 (7.69%) UML
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) C
2 6 (46.15%) C++
3 5 (38.46%) Embedded C++
4 4 (30.77%) Assembly Language
5 3 (23.08%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Coverity
1 3 (23.08%) MobileIron
2 2 (15.38%) Green Hills
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft