The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Device Driver in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Device Driver over the 3 months to 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Device Drivers
Rank 145 113 128
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +15
Contract jobs citing Device Driver 4 8 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.13% 0.34% 0.43%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.44% 1.09% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £329 £300 £319
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 10
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £35.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+21.12% -6.57%
Device Driver
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
906 731 784
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 29.40% 31.16% 25.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 482 357 344
Average daily rate £330 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £217 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 85 97
Average hourly rate £24.50 £29.00 £30.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.51% -3.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £12.42 £14.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £46.00 £43.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

Device Driver
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Device Driver Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Device Driver
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Device Driver Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Device Driver
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Device Driver Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Device Driver
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Device Driver within the East of England region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire -2 3 £400 - 25
Hertfordshire - - - - 2
Suffolk - - - -
Device Driver
England

Device Driver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 16 (94.12%) C
2 15 (88.24%) Linux
3 12 (70.59%) Software Engineering
4 10 (58.82%) Embedded Linux
4 10 (58.82%) C++
5 9 (52.94%) Embedded C
6 7 (41.18%) Embedded C++
6 7 (41.18%) TCP/IP
7 5 (29.41%) Python
8 3 (17.65%) Bash Shell
9 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
9 2 (11.76%) Intel
9 2 (11.76%) Perl
9 2 (11.76%) Windows
9 2 (11.76%) Ethernet
9 2 (11.76%) Bluetooth
9 2 (11.76%) Multithreading
9 2 (11.76%) Memory Management
9 2 (11.76%) Electronics
10 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
10 1 (5.88%) 2G
10 1 (5.88%) Automotive
10 1 (5.88%) Samba
10 1 (5.88%) Scrum
10 1 (5.88%) AWK
10 1 (5.88%) VHDL
10 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
10 1 (5.88%) STB
10 1 (5.88%) Ruby
10 1 (5.88%) Ruby on Rails

Device Driver
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 (5.88%) SAS
1 1 (5.88%) nginx
1 1 (5.88%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 7 (41.18%) TCP/IP
2 2 (11.76%) Bluetooth
2 2 (11.76%) Ethernet
3 1 (5.88%) GSM
3 1 (5.88%) PBX
3 1 (5.88%) DNS
3 1 (5.88%) Internet
3 1 (5.88%) 3G
3 1 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (5.88%) Wireless
3 1 (5.88%) 2G
3 1 (5.88%) ZigBee
3 1 (5.88%) Asterisk PBX
3 1 (5.88%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) JIRA
1 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (11.76%) Electronics
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Software Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Principle Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Leader
4 1 (5.88%) Lead Software Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Lead Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Software Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (5.88%) FFmpeg
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) MPEG
1 1 (5.88%) VHDL
1 1 (5.88%) STB
1 1 (5.88%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 15 (88.24%) Linux
2 10 (58.82%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (11.76%) Windows
4 1 (5.88%) UNIX
4 1 (5.88%) FreeBSD
4 1 (5.88%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) Software Engineering
2 2 (11.76%) Multithreading
2 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
2 2 (11.76%) Memory Management
3 1 (5.88%) Automation Testing
3 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (5.88%) UML
3 1 (5.88%) CMMI
3 1 (5.88%) Scrum
3 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (5.88%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 16 (94.12%) C
2 10 (58.82%) C++
3 9 (52.94%) Embedded C
4 7 (41.18%) Embedded C++
5 5 (29.41%) Python
6 3 (17.65%) Bash Shell
7 2 (11.76%) Perl
8 1 (5.88%) Java
8 1 (5.88%) Assembly Language
8 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
8 1 (5.88%) AWK
8 1 (5.88%) Ruby
8 1 (5.88%) sed
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Samba
1 1 (5.88%) qmail
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Intel
2 1 (5.88%) Coverity
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