Period
to 19 August 2018

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 19 August 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.

Yocto Project
UK
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 888 863 901
Rank change year-on-year -25 +38 -14
Contract jobs citing Yocto 9 6 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.009% 0.006% 0.018%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.026% 0.019% 0.063%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 6
UK median daily rate £418 - £323
10th Percentile £293 - £225
90th Percentile £548 - £338
UK excluding London median daily rate £285 - £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 12
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £40.65 £41.25 £36.25
90th Percentile £43.75 £48.75 £47.24
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% -

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 35,268 31,305 31,640
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 34.50% 32.46% 29.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,900 21,592 22,124
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £320 £306 £294
90th Percentile £625 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 344 386 378
UK median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +10.34% -2.13%
10th Percentile £15.24 £16.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £57.50 £53.75 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +1.25% +11.11% -2.70%

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 Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Yocto over the 6 months to 19 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 8 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 19 August 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 -26 9 £418 - 16
UK excluding London -21 7 £285 - 16
South East -13 4 - - 4
London - 2 £550 -
South West -16 1 £285 - 3
North East - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - - 5
North of England - 1 - - 3

For the 6 months to 19 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Yocto 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 Yocto.

1 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (77.78%) C++
2 7 (77.78%) Software Engineering
3 4 (44.44%) Embedded C++
3 4 (44.44%) C
4 3 (33.33%) C#
4 3 (33.33%) Windows
4 3 (33.33%) Embedded Linux
4 3 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (22.22%) AMQP
5 2 (22.22%) Qt
5 2 (22.22%) Atmel
5 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (22.22%) GDB
5 2 (22.22%) PKI
5 2 (22.22%) 4G
5 2 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (22.22%) Critical Thinking
5 2 (22.22%) SQLite
5 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (22.22%) Multithreading
5 2 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (22.22%) Electronics
5 2 (22.22%) Law
5 2 (22.22%) SQL
5 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
5 2 (22.22%) Python
5 2 (22.22%) PPP
6 1 (11.11%) Embedded C

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) 4G
1 2 (22.22%) AMQP
1 2 (22.22%) PPP
1 2 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) GDB
1 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
2 1 (11.11%) CMake
2 1 (11.11%) Gerrit
2 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 1 (11.11%) Travis CI
General
1 2 (22.22%) Electronics
1 2 (22.22%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Embedded Engineer
1 6 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 5 (55.56%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Embedded Linux Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Embedded Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Kernel Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Kernel Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Kernel Software Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Linux Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Platform Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Qt
2 1 (11.11%) CSS
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
2 1 (11.11%) OpenEmbedded
2 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (22.22%) PKI
3 1 (11.11%) Device Driver
3 1 (11.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (11.11%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (33.33%) Embedded Linux
2 3 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
4 1 (11.11%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Software Engineering
2 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (22.22%) Critical Thinking
2 2 (22.22%) Multithreading
2 2 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (11.11%) Android Development
3 1 (11.11%) API Development
3 1 (11.11%) Code Optimisation
3 1 (11.11%) FPGA Design
3 1 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (11.11%) Linux Kernel Development
3 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
3 1 (11.11%) OOD
3 1 (11.11%) Open Source
3 1 (11.11%) Refactoring
3 1 (11.11%) Release Management
3 1 (11.11%) Signal Processing
3 1 (11.11%) Task Automation
3 1 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) C++
2 4 (44.44%) C
2 4 (44.44%) Embedded C++
3 3 (33.33%) C#
4 2 (22.22%) Python
4 2 (22.22%) SQL
5 1 (11.11%) Embedded C
5 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) systemd
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Atmel
2 1 (11.11%) Freescale
2 1 (11.11%) Renesas