The table below looks at the statistics for VxWorks skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VxWorks over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wind River VxWorks
Rank 604 598 596
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Contract jobs citing VxWorks 22 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.043% 0.014% 0.006%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.20% 0.061% 0.027%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Average daily rate - £360 -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £360 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 1 1
Average hourly rate £50.54 £43.50 £55.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.17% -20.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.54 £43.50 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+16.17% -20.90%

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

Operating Systems Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
11012 11517 10958
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.36% 22.51% 22.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 6680 6677 5921
Average daily rate £375 £368 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £170 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £515 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.10% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 767 908 1005
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.16 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.19% +1.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.18
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.40%

VxWorks
Jobs Demand Trend

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

VxWorks Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

VxWorks
Daily Rate Trend

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

VxWorks Daily Rate Trend in the UK

VxWorks
Hourly Rate Trend

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

VxWorks Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

VxWorks
Top 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VxWorks within the UK over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
England +6 22 - - 5
East of England - 11 - - 2
Luton - 10 - - 2
Bedfordshire - 10 - - 2
South West +8 8 - -
Dorset - 5 - -
Bristol - 3 - -
Wimborne - 2 - -
South East - 2 - - 1
Colchester - 1 - -
Reading - 1 - -
Essex - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - -

VxWorks
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 26 (78.79%) Software Engineering
2 25 (75.76%) C++
3 16 (48.48%) C
4 15 (45.45%) Ada
5 13 (39.39%) OO
5 13 (39.39%) Security Cleared
5 13 (39.39%) Rational DOORS
5 13 (39.39%) Rational Rhapsody
5 13 (39.39%) VectorCAST
6 12 (36.36%) SC Cleared
6 12 (36.36%) Validation
6 12 (36.36%) UML
7 11 (33.33%) Microsoft
8 9 (27.27%) Embedded Software Development
9 8 (24.24%) Linux
10 6 (18.18%) Aerospace
10 6 (18.18%) Nucleus RTOS
10 6 (18.18%) MISRA C
10 6 (18.18%) MISRA
10 6 (18.18%) DO-178B
11 5 (15.15%) Programme Management
11 5 (15.15%) Finance
11 5 (15.15%) Manufacturing
12 4 (12.12%) Middleware
12 4 (12.12%) Embedded C
13 3 (9.09%) Embedded C++
13 3 (9.09%) OOD
13 3 (9.09%) Java
13 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
13 3 (9.09%) OpenGL

VxWorks
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) Ethernet
1 2 (6.06%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) GIS
2 1 (3.03%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 13 (39.39%) Rational DOORS
1 13 (39.39%) Rational Rhapsody
1 13 (39.39%) VectorCAST
2 3 (9.09%) GDB
2 3 (9.09%) Subversion
3 2 (6.06%) Eclipse
3 2 (6.06%) Eclipse RCP
3 2 (6.06%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.03%) Metasploit
General
1 6 (18.18%) Aerospace
2 5 (15.15%) Finance
2 5 (15.15%) Manufacturing
3 3 (9.09%) Avionics
4 2 (6.06%) Military
4 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (69.70%) Software Engineer
2 10 (30.30%) Principal Engineer
2 10 (30.30%) Principal Software Engineer
3 6 (18.18%) Ada Engineer
3 6 (18.18%) Ada Software Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Embedded Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) C Software Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Ada Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) C++ Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Cybersecurity Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Embedded Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Firmware Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) MATLAB Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Security Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) Middleware
2 3 (9.09%) OpenGL
3 2 (6.06%) GTK+
3 2 (6.06%) Qt
4 1 (3.03%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Device Driver
2 2 (6.06%) CPLD
2 2 (6.06%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (6.06%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.03%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.03%) CUDA
3 1 (3.03%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 8 (24.24%) Linux
2 6 (18.18%) Nucleus RTOS
3 2 (6.06%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (6.06%) ThreadX
3 2 (6.06%) Windows
4 1 (3.03%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (78.79%) Software Engineering
2 13 (39.39%) OO
3 12 (36.36%) UML
3 12 (36.36%) Validation
4 9 (27.27%) Embedded Software Development
5 5 (15.15%) Programme Management
6 3 (9.09%) OOD
7 2 (6.06%) Multithreading
7 2 (6.06%) Unit Testing
8 1 (3.03%) Configuration Management
8 1 (3.03%) Cybersecurity
8 1 (3.03%) Digital Signal Processing
8 1 (3.03%) Ethical Hacking
8 1 (3.03%) Memory Management
8 1 (3.03%) Penetration Testing
8 1 (3.03%) Product Management
8 1 (3.03%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 25 (75.76%) C++
2 16 (48.48%) C
3 15 (45.45%) Ada
4 4 (12.12%) Embedded C
5 3 (9.09%) Ada 95
5 3 (9.09%) Embedded C++
5 3 (9.09%) Java
6 1 (3.03%) C#
6 1 (3.03%) MATLAB
6 1 (3.03%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (39.39%) Security Cleared
2 12 (36.36%) SC Cleared
3 3 (9.09%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.18%) DO-178B
1 6 (18.18%) MISRA
1 6 (18.18%) MISRA C
2 3 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Nessus
1 1 (3.03%) Nmap
Vendors
1 11 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.06%) QNX
2 2 (6.06%) Wind River
3 1 (3.03%) Twitter
East Midlands
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
East Midlands
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Luton
aap3
Rate: £50 - £50.78 per hour
Posted: 12 days ago