Period
to 12 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Yocto skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Yocto over the 6 months to 12 December 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.

Yocto Project
UK
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 877 889 887
Rank change year-on-year +12 -2 -19
Contract jobs citing Yocto 17 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.016% 0.008% 0.009%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.051% 0.025% 0.031%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
UK median daily rate £340 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.62% - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 -
% change year-on-year +4.62% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 9
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £39.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.38% +4.00% -12.79%
10th Percentile £41.50 £37.15 £36.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £44.50 £40.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £39.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +15.38% +4.00% -12.79%

Yocto is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 33078 31563 32124
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 32.01% 30.54% 28.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 23378 21824 22146
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £625 £588 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 361 358 560
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £39.60 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.01% +5.60% +7.14%
10th Percentile £17.75 £14.50 £14.25
90th Percentile £51.71 £52.00 £53.22
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +8.70%

Yocto
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Yocto in the UK

Yocto
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Yocto in the UK

Yocto
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Yocto in the UK

Yocto
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Yocto within the UK over the 6 months to 12 December 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 -5 17 £340 +4.62% 4
UK excluding London +31 16 £340 +4.62% 5
South East +8 14 - -
North of England +51 1 £340 -
East of England - 1 - -
London - 1 - -
North East - 1 £340 -

For the 6 months to 12 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Yocto 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 Yocto.

1 17 (100.00%) Linux
1 17 (100.00%) C++
2 14 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (82.35%) TDD
2 14 (82.35%) Software Architecture
2 14 (82.35%) GoogleTest
2 14 (82.35%) Git (software)
2 14 (82.35%) Test Automation
3 9 (52.94%) Software Engineering
4 6 (35.29%) OO
5 2 (11.76%) Python
6 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
6 1 (5.88%) Embedded C++
6 1 (5.88%) Electronics
6 1 (5.88%) Law
6 1 (5.88%) Device Driver
6 1 (5.88%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (5.88%) Robotics
6 1 (5.88%) Windows
6 1 (5.88%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 1 (5.88%) C
6 1 (5.88%) CMake

Yocto
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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 14 (82.35%) Git (software)
1 14 (82.35%) GoogleTest
2 1 (5.88%) CMake
General
1 1 (5.88%) Electronics
1 1 (5.88%) Law
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) C++ Developer
1 9 (52.94%) Developer
2 8 (47.06%) Senior C++ Developer
2 8 (47.06%) Senior Developer
3 7 (41.18%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Embedded Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Embedded Linux Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Device Driver
1 1 (5.88%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (82.35%) Software Architecture
1 14 (82.35%) TDD
1 14 (82.35%) Test Automation
2 9 (52.94%) Software Engineering
3 6 (35.29%) OO
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) C++
2 2 (11.76%) Python
3 1 (5.88%) C
3 1 (5.88%) Embedded C++