The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 27 June 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
England / East of England
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 125 129 147
Rank change year-on-year +4 +18  
Contract jobs citing VxWorks 8 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.34% 0.12% 0.066%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.36% 0.48% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £355 £51 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +599.09% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £310 -
% change year-on-year +8.06% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Median hourly rate £45.00 £50.78 £51.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.38% -1.01%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £42.00 £46.15
% change year-on-year +7.14% -8.99%  

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 the East of England with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 587 623 809
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 25.09% 24.53% 26.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 345 427
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £140 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £509 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 97 101
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.06% -13.15%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £13.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.40 £35.00 £40.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -11.42% +6.06%  

VxWorks
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 the East of England

VxWorks
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VxWorks in the East of England

VxWorks
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VxWorks in the East of England

VxWorks
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VxWorks within the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. 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 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
Cambridgeshire - 6 £350 -
Bedfordshire -9 2 £360 +608.94%
VxWorks
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 East of England region with a requirement for VxWorks.

1 8 (88.89%) Software Engineering
2 6 (66.67%) Nucleus RTOS
2 6 (66.67%) C
3 5 (55.56%) C++
4 4 (44.44%) Embedded C
4 4 (44.44%) Electronics
5 3 (33.33%) MISRA
5 3 (33.33%) Embedded C++
6 2 (22.22%) Ada
6 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 2 (22.22%) UML
6 2 (22.22%) OO
6 2 (22.22%) Validation
6 2 (22.22%) VectorCAST
6 2 (22.22%) Rational DOORS
6 2 (22.22%) Rational Rhapsody
7 1 (11.11%) Smart Home
7 1 (11.11%) Home Automation
7 1 (11.11%) SDLC
7 1 (11.11%) Atmel
7 1 (11.11%) DO-178B
7 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
7 1 (11.11%) Wireless
7 1 (11.11%) Finance
7 1 (11.11%) Aerospace
7 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
7 1 (11.11%) Flash

VxWorks
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (22.22%) Rational Rhapsody
1 2 (22.22%) VectorCAST
General
1 4 (44.44%) Electronics
2 1 (11.11%) Aerospace
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Software Engineer
2 7 (77.78%) Embedded Engineer
3 6 (66.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 4 (44.44%) C Software Engineer
4 4 (44.44%) Embedded C Engineer
4 4 (44.44%) Embedded C Software Engineer
5 3 (33.33%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 2 (22.22%) Ada Engineer
6 2 (22.22%) Ada Software Engineer
6 2 (22.22%) C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (22.22%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
7 1 (11.11%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
7 1 (11.11%) Real Time Embedded Software Engineer
7 1 (11.11%) Real Time Engineer
7 1 (11.11%) Real Time Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Home Automation
1 1 (11.11%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Software Engineering
2 2 (22.22%) OO
2 2 (22.22%) UML
2 2 (22.22%) Validation
3 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
3 1 (11.11%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) C
2 5 (55.56%) C++
3 4 (44.44%) Embedded C
4 3 (33.33%) Embedded C++
5 2 (22.22%) Ada
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) MISRA
2 1 (11.11%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Atmel