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 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wind River VxWorks
Rank 138 128 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing VxWorks 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.10% 0.075% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.49% 0.39% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £425 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 - £310
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £47.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-11.05% +26.66%
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 West Midlands region.

Operating Systems Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
613 507 464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 21.39% 18.93% 19.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 265 226
Median daily rate £355 £325 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.23% +10.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £150 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £343 £315
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +8.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 75 63
Median hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.12% +13.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £30.00 £27.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -

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 6 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 - 2 £425 -
VxWorks
England

VxWorks
Top 23 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

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

1 3 (100.00%) C
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) XML-RPC
2 2 (66.67%) JSON
2 2 (66.67%) Lua
2 2 (66.67%) Barracuda Networks
2 2 (66.67%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (33.33%) Algorithms
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Firmware
3 1 (33.33%) Middleware
3 1 (33.33%) MATLAB
3 1 (33.33%) Simulink
3 1 (33.33%) Electronics

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:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Simulink
General
1 1 (33.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) MATLAB Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Web Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) JSON
1 2 (66.67%) REST
1 2 (66.67%) SOAP
1 2 (66.67%) XML
1 2 (66.67%) XML-RPC
2 1 (33.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (33.33%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 1 (33.33%) TDD
1 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) Lua
3 1 (33.33%) MATLAB
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Barracuda Networks