The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wind River VxWorks
England / London
Rank - - 416
Contract jobs citing VxWorks 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London - - 0.014%
As % of the Operating Systems category - - 0.064%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £310 £360
% change year-on-year +4.83% -13.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 London with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 3961 4414 4683
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 20.58% 19.94% 22.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2773 3118 3173
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £214 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +7.58% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 126 169
Median hourly rate £20.00 £15.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.03% -13.88%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £11.50 £13.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.92 £15.50
% change year-on-year -9.86% +9.16%  

VxWorks
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

VxWorks
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VxWorks in London

VxWorks
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VxWorks in London