The table below looks at the statistics for VxWorks skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VxWorks over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wind River VxWorks
England / West Midlands
Rank 121 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VxWorks 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.042% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.28% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £360
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £49.95 £43.50
% change year-on-year
-17.40% +14.81%

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

Operating Systems Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
352 580 479
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.83% 22.22% 21.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 288 215
Median daily rate £393 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £178 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 47 93
Median hourly rate £14.48 £15.93 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.07% +17.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.73 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £18.50 £27.76
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-10.29% +7.93%

VxWorks
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing VxWorks as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

VxWorks Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

VxWorks
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VxWorks across the West Midlands region.

VxWorks Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

VxWorks
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VxWorks across the West Midlands region.

VxWorks Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

VxWorks
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VxWorks within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 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
Staffordshire - 1 - -
VxWorks
England

VxWorks
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for VxWorks.

1 4 (100.00%) C
2 2 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) MATLAB
2 2 (50.00%) Simulink
2 2 (50.00%) Electronics
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) JIRA
2 2 (50.00%) Confluence
3 1 (25.00%) Device Driver Development
3 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (25.00%) IEC 61508
3 1 (25.00%) Change Control
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Profibus
3 1 (25.00%) SonarQube
3 1 (25.00%) Issue Tracking
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (25.00%) Release Management
3 1 (25.00%) Atlassian
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Time Management
3 1 (25.00%) V-Model
3 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (25.00%) Coverity
3 1 (25.00%) Subversion
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array

VxWorks
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Simulink
2 1 (25.00%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Profibus
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) SonarQube
2 1 (25.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (50.00%) Electronics
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Embedded Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded C Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded C Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Firmware Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (25.00%) Device Driver
1 1 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Device Driver Development
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Issue Tracking
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Release Management
2 1 (25.00%) Requirements Management
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Time Management
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Validation
2 1 (25.00%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C
2 2 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) MATLAB
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded C
3 1 (25.00%) Pascal
3 1 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Atlassian
1 1 (25.00%) Coverity
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft