The first table below looks at the demand for VxWorks skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VxWorks over the 3 months to 23 July 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 West Midlands 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wind River VxWorks
Rank 119 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VxWorks 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.084% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.40% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 - £330
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.25 -
% change year-on-year
+0.67% -
Operating Systems Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
497 364 463
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 20.97% 18.51% 20.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 161 223
Average daily rate £300 £325 £291
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +11.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £168 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £425 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 57 64
Average hourly rate £13.94 £16.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.90% +3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.55 £27.50 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
VxWorks
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VxWorks
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VxWorks across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 13 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Mobile
1 2 (100.00%) Smartphone
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) wxWidgets
1 2 (100.00%) Android
1 2 (100.00%) Qt
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS

VxWorks
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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.

Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Platform Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Mobility Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) wxWidgets
1 2 (100.00%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Mobile
1 2 (100.00%) Android
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Java
West Midlands
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
West Midlands
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago