Period
to 25 May 2018

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 6 months to 25 May 2018 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
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 180 185 178
Rank change year-on-year +5 -7 +19
Contract jobs citing VxWorks 7 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.16% 0.093% 0.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.72% 0.38% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
East of England median daily rate £375 - £51
England median daily rate £425 £325 £310
% change year-on-year +30.77% +4.84% -13.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 9
East of England median hourly rate £50.00 £42.50 £50.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -16.14% -
10th Percentile £44.05 £41.25 £50.58
90th Percentile £55.50 £43.75 £50.78
England median hourly rate £47.50 £41.25 £47.25
% change year-on-year +15.15% -12.70% +3.85%

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

All Operating Systems
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 970 1,039 1,121
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 21.86% 24.15% 22.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 519 542 588
East of England median daily rate £375 £356 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.79% +1.45%
10th Percentile £135 £150 £152
90th Percentile £550 £562 £538
England median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 132 198
East of England median hourly rate £15.25 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.57% +5.71% -
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.18 £12.50
90th Percentile £46.00 £43.75 £48.75
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.75 £16.91
% change year-on-year +4.48% -0.92% +3.02%

VxWorks
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing VxWorks as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing VxWorks in the East of England over the 6 months to 25 May 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 6 months to 25 May 2018. 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
Cambridgeshire -1 5 - - 2
Hertfordshire - 1 - - 2
Bedfordshire - 1 £375 - 2
VxWorks
England

For the 6 months to 25 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing VxWorks also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for VxWorks.

1 6 (85.71%) Software Engineering
2 5 (71.43%) Nucleus RTOS
3 4 (57.14%) C
3 4 (57.14%) Embedded C
4 2 (28.57%) Embedded C++
4 2 (28.57%) Wireless
4 2 (28.57%) C++
5 1 (14.29%) Perl
5 1 (14.29%) Solaris
5 1 (14.29%) Linux
5 1 (14.29%) UML
5 1 (14.29%) Python
5 1 (14.29%) OOD
5 1 (14.29%) 3GPP
5 1 (14.29%) WCDMA
5 1 (14.29%) DHCP
5 1 (14.29%) SNMP
5 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
5 1 (14.29%) DNS
5 1 (14.29%) Sun
5 1 (14.29%) IPsec
5 1 (14.29%) Electronics
5 1 (14.29%) Device Driver
5 1 (14.29%) IPv4
5 1 (14.29%) IPv6
5 1 (14.29%) RTCP
5 1 (14.29%) RTP
5 1 (14.29%) Capita
5 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
5 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared

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 2 (28.57%) Wireless
2 1 (14.29%) 3GPP
2 1 (14.29%) 5G
2 1 (14.29%) DHCP
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) HSPA
2 1 (14.29%) IPsec
2 1 (14.29%) IPv4
2 1 (14.29%) IPv6
2 1 (14.29%) LTE
2 1 (14.29%) NAS
2 1 (14.29%) RTCP
2 1 (14.29%) RTP
2 1 (14.29%) SNMP
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) WCDMA
General
1 1 (14.29%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Embedded Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Software Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) C++ Software Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Embedded C++ Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Real Time Embedded Software Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Real Time Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Real Time Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) C Programmer
3 1 (14.29%) C Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded C Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded C Programmer
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded C Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Programmer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Wireless Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Device Driver
1 1 (14.29%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Nucleus RTOS
2 1 (14.29%) FreeRTOS
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Software Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) OOD
2 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
2 1 (14.29%) UML
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C
1 4 (57.14%) Embedded C
2 2 (28.57%) C++
2 2 (28.57%) Embedded C++
3 1 (14.29%) Perl
3 1 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Capita
1 1 (14.29%) Sun