The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 30 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 West
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 133 147
Contract jobs citing VxWorks 0 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West - 0.24% 0.032%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 1.06% 0.16%
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 6 1
Median hourly rate - £42.00 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -3.44%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £45.75 £45.50
% change year-on-year -9.83% +0.54%  

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 West with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 457 660 618
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 17.58% 22.67% 19.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 395 308
Median daily rate £350 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £122 £170 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £365 £338
% change year-on-year +5.47% +8.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 70 87
Median hourly rate £16.25 £19.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.58% +13.23%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £9.24 £11.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.43 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +6.45%  

VxWorks
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

VxWorks
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VxWorks in the South West

VxWorks
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VxWorks in the South West