Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 77 -
Rank change year-on-year -18 - +105
Contract jobs citing VxWorks 4 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.28% 0.26% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.29% 1.07% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £363 - -
East of England median daily rate £360 £51 -
% change year-on-year +608.94% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
East of England median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £50.73
% change year-on-year +5.88% -16.22% +19.36%

VxWorks is in the Operating Systems category. The following 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.

All Operating Systems
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 309 281 346
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 21.70% 24.63% 21.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 115 153
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £350 £335 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.48% -10.67% +20.97%
10th Percentile £183 £105 £160
90th Percentile £471 £468 £448
East of England median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 31 61
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £40.50 £31.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.65% +129.63% -46.00%
10th Percentile £12.73 £10.50 £9.75
90th Percentile £52.50 £43.75 £41.75
East of England median hourly rate £21.28 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year +28.94% -2.94% +3.03%

VxWorks
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings citing VxWorks as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

Job vacancy trend for VxWorks in Cambridgeshire

VxWorks
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VxWorks in Cambridgeshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for VxWorks in Cambridgeshire

VxWorks
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VxWorks in Cambridgeshire

VxWorks
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VxWorks within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -6 3 £375 -
VxWorks
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 4 (100.00%) Nucleus RTOS
2 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) C
3 2 (50.00%) Embedded C
4 1 (25.00%) Smart Home
4 1 (25.00%) Home Automation
4 1 (25.00%) MISRA
4 1 (25.00%) Embedded C++
4 1 (25.00%) C++
4 1 (25.00%) Flash
4 1 (25.00%) Electronics
4 1 (25.00%) Aerospace

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:

General
1 1 (25.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (25.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 3 (75.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 3 (75.00%) Software Engineer
3 2 (50.00%) C Software Engineer
3 2 (50.00%) Embedded C Engineer
3 2 (50.00%) Embedded C Software Engineer
4 1 (25.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Home Automation
1 1 (25.00%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C
2 2 (50.00%) Embedded C
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) MISRA