Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 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 West
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 204 - 218
Rank change year-on-year - +218 -9
Contract jobs citing VxWorks 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.035% - 0.015%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.19% - 0.073%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
South West median daily rate £300 - -
England median daily rate £315 £155 £300
% change year-on-year +102.72% -48.20% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
South West median hourly rate - - £41.00
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 West with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1067 1215 1362
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 18.83% 21.36% 20.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 642 722 764
South West median daily rate £350 £350 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.41% +5.71%
10th Percentile £148 £135 £150
90th Percentile £513 £538 £500
England median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 121 166
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £15.26 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.68% -18.61% +10.29%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.75 £11.17
90th Percentile £44.38 £43.00 £43.25
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +6.06% - +4.90%

VxWorks
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

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

VxWorks
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 24 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
Devon - 2 £300 -
VxWorks
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 West region with a requirement for VxWorks.

1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) MFC
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Embedded C
1 2 (100.00%) Electronics
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Embedded Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared

VxWorks
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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:

Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (100.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) MFC
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Embedded Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared