The table below looks at the statistics for VxWorks skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VxWorks over the 3 months to 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wind River VxWorks
Rank 47 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VxWorks 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.22% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.82% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £360 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.68 £42.50 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+19.24% -22.72%
VxWorks
South East

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 Sussex region.

Operating Systems Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
122 108 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 26.29% 23.03% 25.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 63 43
Average daily rate £363 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.28% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £213 £137
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £428 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 23 16
Average hourly rate £37.50 £15.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+141.93% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

VxWorks
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

VxWorks Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

VxWorks
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

VxWorks Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

VxWorks
Top 17 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (100.00%) Embedded C
1 2 (100.00%) Embedded C++
1 2 (100.00%) Firmware
1 2 (100.00%) ThreadX
1 2 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 2 (100.00%) Embedded Linux
1 2 (100.00%) CPLD
1 2 (100.00%) Modbus
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering

VxWorks
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (100.00%) Modbus
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (50.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Firmware Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) CPLD
1 2 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Embedded Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Embedded C
1 2 (100.00%) Embedded C++
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Firmware