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 1 September 2015 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Device Drivers
Rank 135 140 114
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -26
Contract jobs citing Device Driver 8 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.26% 0.28% 0.34%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.94% 0.95% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 0
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£335 £430 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.09% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-6.42% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £47.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.75 £39.50 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-29.74% +11.26%
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
852 943 710
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 27.23% 29.79% 29.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 461 514 360
Average daily rate £363 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.61% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £490 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 97 77
Average hourly rate £22.51 £25.75 £25.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.57% +1.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.15 £15.15 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.70 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.32 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +14.28%

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 1 September 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Hertfordshire +4 5 £336 - 6
Cambridgeshire -10 2 - - 14
East Anglia - 1 £225 -
Device Driver
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 (84.21%) Linux
2 13 (68.42%) C
3 8 (42.11%) C++
4 7 (36.84%) Python
4 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (31.58%) Software Engineering
5 6 (31.58%) Embedded C
6 5 (26.32%) Windows
7 4 (21.05%) Embedded Linux
8 3 (15.79%) Test Automation
8 3 (15.79%) Ethernet
8 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
8 3 (15.79%) VMware
9 2 (10.53%) SNMP
9 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
9 2 (10.53%) Software Testing
9 2 (10.53%) Electronics
9 2 (10.53%) SQL
9 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
9 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio
9 2 (10.53%) Avionics
9 2 (10.53%) Multithreading
9 2 (10.53%) Qt
9 2 (10.53%) Embedded Software Development
9 2 (10.53%) Scrum
10 1 (5.26%) IaaS
10 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
10 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (5.26%) SDLC
10 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) Ethernet
1 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
2 2 (10.53%) SNMP
3 1 (5.26%) DNS
3 1 (5.26%) SSL
3 1 (5.26%) DVB
3 1 (5.26%) Wireless
3 1 (5.26%) IGMP
3 1 (5.26%) RTSP
3 1 (5.26%) HTTP
3 1 (5.26%) LDAP
3 1 (5.26%) ATM
3 1 (5.26%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.26%) Subversion
2 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.26%) GCC
2 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (10.53%) Electronics
1 2 (10.53%) Avionics
2 1 (5.26%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Software Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Developer
3 1 (5.26%) Test Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Principle Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Programmer
3 1 (5.26%) Migration Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Test Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Server Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Embedded C Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Embedded C Developer
3 1 (5.26%) C Developer
3 1 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Verification Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Development Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Embedded Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) Qt
2 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (5.26%) REST
2 1 (5.26%) .NET
2 1 (5.26%) MFC
2 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.26%) SOAP
2 1 (5.26%) Web Services
2 1 (5.26%) Middleware
2 1 (5.26%) WinForms
2 1 (5.26%) WCF
2 1 (5.26%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Client/Server
1 1 (5.26%) MPEG
1 1 (5.26%) DTV
1 1 (5.26%) Streaming Video
1 1 (5.26%) STB
1 1 (5.26%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 1 (5.26%) IPTV
1 1 (5.26%) Mathematics
1 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.26%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (84.21%) Linux
2 5 (26.32%) Windows
3 4 (21.05%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (5.26%) Android
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.26%) Solaris
4 1 (5.26%) FreeBSD
4 1 (5.26%) Mac OS X
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.26%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (31.58%) Software Engineering
3 3 (15.79%) Test Automation
4 2 (10.53%) Embedded Software Development
4 2 (10.53%) Software Testing
4 2 (10.53%) Scrum
4 2 (10.53%) Multithreading
5 1 (5.26%) Automated Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Stress Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Integration Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.26%) UML
5 1 (5.26%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (5.26%) OO
5 1 (5.26%) OOD
5 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.26%) Regression Testing
5 1 (5.26%) MVC
5 1 (5.26%) Validation
5 1 (5.26%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 13 (68.42%) C
2 8 (42.11%) C++
3 7 (36.84%) Python
4 6 (31.58%) Embedded C
5 2 (10.53%) SQL
6 1 (5.26%) VB
6 1 (5.26%) C#
6 1 (5.26%) Embedded C++
6 1 (5.26%) Assembly Language
6 1 (5.26%) MATLAB
6 1 (5.26%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) HND
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
1 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) IEC 61508
1 1 (5.26%) DO-178B
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) WMI
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) VMware
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.26%) Perforce
Chelmsford, Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £40 per hour DOE
Posted: 4 hours ago