Period
to 15 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Nucleus RTOS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Nucleus RTOS over the 6 months to 15 November 2018 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.

Mentor Graphics Nucleus RTOS
UK
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 869 884 902
Rank change year-on-year +15 +18 +5
Contract jobs citing Nucleus RTOS 9 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.009% 0.011% 0.005%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.041% 0.051% 0.022%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
UK median daily rate - £375 -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £375 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 3
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £41.05 £41.50 £41.25
90th Percentile £51.95 £47.50 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

Nucleus RTOS is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 21,893 21,655 23,078
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.02% 21.02% 21.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,553 13,738 14,494
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +2.56%
10th Percentile £163 £170 £200
90th Percentile £606 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year +3.33% +1.35% +2.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,491 1,312 1,322
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.29
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +7.43% -1.27%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.00 £10.75
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.83 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year -1.49% +8.06% -3.13%

Nucleus RTOS
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Nucleus RTOS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Nucleus RTOS in the UK

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Nucleus RTOS in the UK

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Nucleus RTOS in the UK

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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Nucleus RTOS over the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Nucleus RTOS in the UK

Nucleus RTOS
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Nucleus RTOS within the UK over the 6 months to 15 November 2018. 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
England +11 9 - - 3
UK excluding London -18 9 - - 2
East of England -5 8 - -
South West - 1 - - 2

For the 6 months to 15 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Nucleus RTOS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for Nucleus RTOS.

1 9 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (77.78%) C++
3 6 (66.67%) VxWorks
4 5 (55.56%) C
4 5 (55.56%) Embedded C
5 4 (44.44%) Embedded C++
6 3 (33.33%) Electronics
7 2 (22.22%) Linux
7 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
7 2 (22.22%) SafeRTOS
8 1 (11.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
8 1 (11.11%) FreeRTOS
8 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
8 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
8 1 (11.11%) SDLC
8 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (11.11%) ISO 9001
8 1 (11.11%) C#
8 1 (11.11%) Windows
8 1 (11.11%) Validation
8 1 (11.11%) ThreadX

Nucleus RTOS
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

General
1 3 (33.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 5 (55.56%) Embedded Engineer
2 5 (55.56%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) C Software Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Embedded C Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Embedded C Software Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Embedded C++ Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) C Programmer
4 1 (11.11%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C++ Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C++ Software Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C++/C# Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Embedded C Programmer
4 1 (11.11%) Embedded C++ Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Embedded Software Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Programmer
4 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) VxWorks
2 2 (22.22%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) SafeRTOS
3 1 (11.11%) FreeRTOS
3 1 (11.11%) ThreadX
3 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) SDLC
3 1 (11.11%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) C++
2 5 (55.56%) C
2 5 (55.56%) Embedded C
3 4 (44.44%) Embedded C++
4 1 (11.11%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) ISO 9001