Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 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.

Mentor Graphics Nucleus RTOS
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 866 876 886
Rank change year-on-year +10 +10 -26
Contract jobs citing Nucleus RTOS 11 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.011% 0.005% 0.002%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.051% 0.022% 0.008%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 2
UK median daily rate £525 - £400
10th Percentile £356 - £368
90th Percentile £738 - £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 - £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £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 21623 22568 24329
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.97% 21.55% 21.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 13749 14223 14346
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £170 £200 £185
90th Percentile £600 £575 £557
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year +1.35% +2.78% +8.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1302 1300 1945
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £16.28 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.53% -1.36% +4.76%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.62 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £43.75 £42.46
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.26 £16.16
% change year-on-year +8.13% -5.57% +4.26%

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

Nucleus RTOS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Nucleus RTOS over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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

Nucleus RTOS
Top 5 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 21 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
England +21 10 £525 - 4
UK excluding London +22 7 £375 -
East of England -2 6 £375 -
London -17 4 £575 - 4
Scotland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Nucleus RTOS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Nucleus RTOS.

1 10 (90.91%) C
2 9 (81.82%) Software Engineering
3 6 (54.55%) C++
4 5 (45.45%) Embedded C
4 5 (45.45%) VxWorks
5 4 (36.36%) Finance
5 4 (36.36%) MVC
5 4 (36.36%) Scrum
5 4 (36.36%) Extreme Programming
5 4 (36.36%) .NET
5 4 (36.36%) C#
5 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
5 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (36.36%) TDD
5 4 (36.36%) Pair Programming
5 4 (36.36%) NUnit
5 4 (36.36%) Retail
5 4 (36.36%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (36.36%) Web Development
5 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (36.36%) Kanban
5 4 (36.36%) Android
5 4 (36.36%) Test Automation
5 4 (36.36%) Apple iOS
5 4 (36.36%) Entity Framework
5 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (36.36%) BDD
5 4 (36.36%) React Native
6 3 (27.27%) Code First Entity Framework
6 3 (27.27%) MISRA

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) NUnit
2 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 2 (18.18%) Jasmine
2 2 (18.18%) ReSharper
2 2 (18.18%) Selenium
2 2 (18.18%) SpecFlow
2 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
1 4 (36.36%) Retail
2 2 (18.18%) Electronics
3 1 (9.09%) Aerospace
3 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Embedded Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) Developer
2 5 (45.45%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) Software Developer
2 5 (45.45%) Software Engineer
3 4 (36.36%) C Software Engineer
3 4 (36.36%) C# Developer
3 4 (36.36%) C# Software Developer
3 4 (36.36%) Embedded C Engineer
3 4 (36.36%) Embedded C Software Engineer
3 4 (36.36%) Senior C# Developer
3 4 (36.36%) Senior C# Software Developer
3 4 (36.36%) Senior Developer
3 4 (36.36%) Senior Software Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Developer
4 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Senior .NET Software Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Agile Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) .NET
1 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
1 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (36.36%) Entity Framework
1 4 (36.36%) React Native
2 3 (27.27%) Code First Entity Framework
3 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
3 2 (18.18%) jQuery
4 1 (9.09%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (18.18%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (9.09%) Device Driver
2 1 (9.09%) Home Automation
2 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
2 1 (9.09%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) VxWorks
2 4 (36.36%) Android
2 4 (36.36%) Apple iOS
3 2 (18.18%) Windows
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Phone
4 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Software Engineering
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) BDD
2 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (36.36%) Enterprise Architecture
2 4 (36.36%) Extreme Programming
2 4 (36.36%) Kanban
2 4 (36.36%) MVC
2 4 (36.36%) Pair Programming
2 4 (36.36%) Scrum
2 4 (36.36%) TDD
2 4 (36.36%) Test Automation
2 4 (36.36%) Web Development
3 2 (18.18%) Android Development
3 2 (18.18%) Coaching
3 2 (18.18%) Database Tuning
3 2 (18.18%) iOS Development
3 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
3 2 (18.18%) Mobile Development
4 1 (9.09%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) C
2 6 (54.55%) C++
3 5 (45.45%) Embedded C
4 4 (36.36%) C#
5 3 (27.27%) SQL
6 2 (18.18%) Java
6 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
7 1 (9.09%) Apple Swift
7 1 (9.09%) Embedded C++
7 1 (9.09%) Objective-C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) MISRA
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) QNX