The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Device Driver in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Device Driver over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Device Drivers
Rank - - 36
Contract jobs citing Device Driver 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge - - 0.74%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £347 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.71% +26.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £36.25 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+15.86% -7.05%
Device Driver
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Miscellaneous Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
95 83 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 25.82% 26.52% 33.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 50 34
Average daily rate £365 £400 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £201 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £511 £735
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 15
Average hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +19.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

Device Driver
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Device Driver across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Device Driver Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Device Driver
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Device Driver across the Cambridge region.

Device Driver Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Device Driver
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Device Driver across the Cambridge region.

Device Driver Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Device Driver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing Device Driver also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Device Driver.

1 10 (100.00%) C
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (90.00%) Python
3 7 (70.00%) C++
3 7 (70.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 7 (70.00%) Software Testing
3 7 (70.00%) Test Automation
3 7 (70.00%) Android
4 5 (50.00%) Degree
4 5 (50.00%) Computer Science
4 5 (50.00%) Electronics
5 3 (30.00%) Regression Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
6 2 (20.00%) Perl
6 2 (20.00%) SQL
6 2 (20.00%) C#
6 2 (20.00%) QA
6 2 (20.00%) QADirector
6 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
7 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (10.00%) JTAG
7 1 (10.00%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (10.00%) Electronic Design Automation
7 1 (10.00%) Xen
7 1 (10.00%) Ethernet
7 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
7 1 (10.00%) Embedded C++
7 1 (10.00%) Advertising
7 1 (10.00%) VMware

Device Driver
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing Device Driver also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Device Driver. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) QADirector
General
1 5 (50.00%) Electronics
2 1 (10.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Linux Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) Test Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Automation Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Development Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Test Automation Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Test Development Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Automation Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Embedded Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Embedded Linux Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Testing Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 5 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (10.00%) Verilog
3 1 (10.00%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (70.00%) Android
3 1 (10.00%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Software Testing
1 7 (70.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (30.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (10.00%) Electronic Design Automation
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) C
2 9 (90.00%) Python
3 7 (70.00%) C++
4 2 (20.00%) C#
4 2 (20.00%) Perl
4 2 (20.00%) SQL
5 1 (10.00%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (10.00%) JTAG
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) KVM
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (10.00%) Xen
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (10.00%) VMware