The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for VxWorks skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VxWorks over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Wind River VxWorks
East of England / Cambridgeshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing VxWorks 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.19% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.79% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £310 £360
% change year-on-year +4.83% -13.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £49.50 £45.50
% change year-on-year -16.66% +8.79%  

VxWorks is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 126 153 153
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 23.38% 24.48% 22.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 75 55
Median daily rate £315 £388 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.70% +34.78%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £165 £104
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 24 44
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +25.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.03 £11.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £60.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +6.45%  

VxWorks
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire citing VxWorks as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for VxWorks in Cambridgeshire

VxWorks
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VxWorks in Cambridgeshire

VxWorks
Top 4 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for VxWorks.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Atmel

VxWorks
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) C Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Real Time Embedded Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Real Time Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Real Time Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Atmel