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 28 August 2014 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Device Drivers
Rank 43 40 46
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +6
Contract jobs citing Device Driver 7 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.44% 0.27% 1.08%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.19% 1.04% 3.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£430 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £263
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Average hourly rate £47.50 - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+11.26% -8.97%
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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
135 96 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 27.84% 26.37% 33.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 52 67
Average daily rate £325 £300 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £164 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £470 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 15 40
Average hourly rate £27.50 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £11.40 £15.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Device Driver across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

Device Driver Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 August 2014, 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 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (90.91%) C
3 9 (81.82%) Embedded C
3 9 (81.82%) Software Engineering
3 9 (81.82%) Embedded Linux
4 7 (63.64%) Embedded C++
4 7 (63.64%) C++
5 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
6 3 (27.27%) Python
7 1 (9.09%) SAS
7 1 (9.09%) Bluetooth
7 1 (9.09%) MPEG
7 1 (9.09%) PBX
7 1 (9.09%) Java
7 1 (9.09%) MySQL
7 1 (9.09%) Windows
7 1 (9.09%) DNS
7 1 (9.09%) Mac OS X
7 1 (9.09%) Internet
7 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (9.09%) Samba
7 1 (9.09%) AWK
7 1 (9.09%) Ruby
7 1 (9.09%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (9.09%) JIRA
7 1 (9.09%) qmail
7 1 (9.09%) nginx
7 1 (9.09%) Asterisk PBX
7 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
7 1 (9.09%) Confluence

Device Driver
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) SAS
1 1 (9.09%) nginx
1 1 (9.09%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
2 1 (9.09%) DNS
2 1 (9.09%) Internet
2 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (9.09%) Asterisk PBX
2 1 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (9.09%) Bluetooth
2 1 (9.09%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Software Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) Principle Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Lead Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Lead Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (9.09%) FFmpeg
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (81.82%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Windows
3 1 (9.09%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Software Engineering
2 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) C
2 9 (81.82%) Embedded C
3 7 (63.64%) Embedded C++
3 7 (63.64%) C++
4 3 (27.27%) Python
5 1 (9.09%) Java
5 1 (9.09%) AWK
5 1 (9.09%) Ruby
5 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
5 1 (9.09%) sed
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Samba
1 1 (9.09%) qmail