The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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
England / South East
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 270
Contract jobs citing VxWorks 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East - - 0.010%
As % of the Operating Systems category - - 0.042%
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 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £47.50
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 the South East with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1704 2346 2386
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 21.75% 25.29% 23.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 996 1436 1174
Median daily rate £400 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.58% +4.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £185 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 164 222
Median hourly rate £14.75 £19.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.36% +15.15%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.00 £40.00
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 the South East

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

VxWorks
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VxWorks in the South East

VxWorks
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VxWorks in the South East

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Top 18 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

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 South East region with a requirement for VxWorks.

1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (100.00%) UML
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) QNX
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
1 2 (100.00%) IGMP
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Process Improvement
1 2 (100.00%) Rational Rhapsody
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) Fault Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Risk Identification and Mitigation
2 1 (50.00%) BPSS Clearance

VxWorks
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (100.00%) IGMP
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) Rational Rhapsody
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) C++ Software Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Software Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Fault Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Process Improvement
1 2 (100.00%) Risk Identification and Mitigation
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) BPSS Clearance
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) QNX