Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 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
England > South East
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 365 384 390
Rank change year-on-year +19 +6 -14
Contract jobs citing VxWorks 6 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.036% 0.006% 0.041%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.16% 0.026% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median daily rate - - -
England median daily rate £333 £155 £300
% change year-on-year +113.98% -48.20% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 5
South East median hourly rate £46.69 £40.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.73% -11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £41.83 £37.50 £33.75
90th Percentile £50.20 £42.50 £46.50
England median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £46.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% -13.04% +15.00%

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 South East with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 3818 3876 4797
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 22.87% 23.16% 24.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2128 2256 2632
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% +6.62%
10th Percentile £150 £186 £206
90th Percentile £550 £538 £494
England median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 298 269 468
South East median hourly rate £17.77 £17.06 £18.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.16% -7.42% +18.89%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.25 £48.89 £47.83
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +6.06% - +6.45%

VxWorks
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing VxWorks in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VxWorks in the South East

VxWorks
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VxWorks within the South East region over the 6 months to 18 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
Hampshire - 5 - -
East Sussex - 1 - -
VxWorks
England

For the 6 months to 18 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 South East region with a requirement for VxWorks.

1 6 (100.00%) C++
2 5 (83.33%) Software Engineering
3 4 (66.67%) Rational DOORS
4 3 (50.00%) VectorCAST
4 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (50.00%) Requirements Engineering
4 3 (50.00%) DO-178B
4 3 (50.00%) Linux
4 3 (50.00%) UML
5 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
5 2 (33.33%) Programme Management
5 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 2 (33.33%) BC Cleared
5 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 2 (33.33%) Finance
5 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
5 2 (33.33%) C
5 2 (33.33%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
6 1 (16.67%) MISRA C
6 1 (16.67%) MISRA
6 1 (16.67%) Scenario Testing
6 1 (16.67%) Aerospace
6 1 (16.67%) Green Hills
6 1 (16.67%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (16.67%) Requirements Management
6 1 (16.67%) Degree
6 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
6 1 (16.67%) Wind River
6 1 (16.67%) Subversion

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 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) DTS
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (50.00%) VectorCAST
3 2 (33.33%) Rational Rhapsody
3 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
4 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
4 1 (16.67%) Subversion
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (16.67%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Software Engineering
2 3 (50.00%) Requirements Engineering
2 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (50.00%) UML
3 2 (33.33%) Programme Management
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Requirements Management
4 1 (16.67%) Scenario Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C++
2 2 (33.33%) C
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded C
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) BC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) DO-178B
2 1 (16.67%) MISRA
2 1 (16.67%) MISRA C
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Green Hills
1 1 (16.67%) IBM
1 1 (16.67%) Wind River