Period
to 14 November 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 14 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.

Yocto Project
UK
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 889 868 880
Rank change year-on-year -21 +12 +18
Contract jobs citing Yocto 9 18 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.009% 0.017% 0.011%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.025% 0.054% 0.037%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 6
UK median daily rate £475 £340 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +39.56% +5.43% -
10th Percentile £306 £340 £225
90th Percentile £493 £340 £338
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £340 £325
% change year-on-year +39.56% +4.62% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 7
UK median hourly rate £41.75 £45.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.22% +15.38% +2.63%
10th Percentile £40.58 £41.13 £36.25
90th Percentile £43.53 £48.75 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.75 £45.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year -7.22% +15.38% +2.63%

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 36,313 33,201 32,495
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 34.80% 32.23% 30.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 25,612 23,418 22,493
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.66%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £298
90th Percentile £638 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 319 380 374
UK median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £17.00 £18.45 £14.04
90th Percentile £60.00 £52.50 £51.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £41.25 £36.75
% change year-on-year +0.61% +12.24% -2.00%

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 14 November 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 5 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 14 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 -1 9 £475 +39.56% 14
UK excluding London -29 7 £475 +39.56% 12
South East -13 6 £477 - 4
London -6 1 - - 2
South West -29 1 £285 -

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 5 (55.56%) C++
3 4 (44.44%) C
3 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
4 3 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (33.33%) Atmel
4 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 3 (33.33%) Windows
4 3 (33.33%) C#
5 2 (22.22%) Embedded C++
5 2 (22.22%) Bluetooth
5 2 (22.22%) Ethernet
5 2 (22.22%) LTE
5 2 (22.22%) Qt
5 2 (22.22%) Automotive
5 2 (22.22%) Law
5 2 (22.22%) Validation
6 1 (11.11%) Code Optimisation
6 1 (11.11%) Multithreading
6 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
6 1 (11.11%) AMQP
6 1 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (11.11%) Critical Thinking
6 1 (11.11%) PKI
6 1 (11.11%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (11.11%) Web Development
6 1 (11.11%) SQLite
6 1 (11.11%) Electronics
6 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (11.11%) GStreamer

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 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (22.22%) Bluetooth
2 2 (22.22%) Ethernet
2 2 (22.22%) LTE
3 1 (11.11%) 4G
3 1 (11.11%) AMQP
3 1 (11.11%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) CMake
1 1 (11.11%) GDB
1 1 (11.11%) Gerrit
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (22.22%) Automotive
1 2 (22.22%) Law
2 1 (11.11%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Embedded Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Software Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Embedded Linux Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Kernel Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Kernel Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Qt
2 1 (11.11%) CSS
2 1 (11.11%) GStreamer
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
2 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (11.11%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (11.11%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
2 2 (22.22%) Validation
3 1 (11.11%) Code Optimisation
3 1 (11.11%) Critical Thinking
3 1 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (11.11%) Multithreading
3 1 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (11.11%) Signal Processing
3 1 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) C++
2 4 (44.44%) C
3 3 (33.33%) C#
4 2 (22.22%) Embedded C++
5 1 (11.11%) Embedded C
5 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 1 (11.11%) Python
5 1 (11.11%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Atmel
2 1 (11.11%) Freescale
2 1 (11.11%) Renesas