The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Device Driver in IT contracts advertised for the 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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Device Drivers
Rank 507 526 463
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -63
Contract jobs citing Device Driver 49 20 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.044% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.34% 0.14% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 9 12
Average daily rate
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£380 £290 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.03% -17.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £275 £350
% change year-on-year
+20.45% -21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 14
Average hourly rate £35.00 £39.50 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.39% +8.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.10 £18.30 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.40 £40.70 £45.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £26.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -30.00%
Device Driver
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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 England region.

Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
14367 14360 12509
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.51% 31.49% 31.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 8927 8927 7649
Average daily rate £425 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 547 586 687
Average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £20.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -0.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.72 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -12.50%

Device Driver
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Device Driver Jobs Demand Trend in England

Device Driver
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Device Driver Daily Rate Trend in England

Device Driver
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Device Driver across the England region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

Device Driver Daily Rate Histogram in England

Device Driver
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Device Driver Hourly Rate Trend in England

Device Driver
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Device Driver across the England region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

Device Driver Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Device Driver
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 5 March 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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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
London +12 19 £488 +50.00% 10
South East -5 19 £340 - 10
South West -6 3 £350 +7.69% 1
East of England +2 2 - - 13
North West - 2 £275 - 2
West Midlands - 2 - -
East Midlands - - - - 3
Device Driver
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Device Driver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 60 (64.52%) Linux
2 38 (40.86%) C
3 36 (38.71%) Software Engineering
4 33 (35.48%) VMware
4 33 (35.48%) Bash Shell
5 32 (34.41%) TCP/IP
6 31 (33.33%) Firewall
7 25 (26.88%) Perl
7 25 (26.88%) Python
8 24 (25.81%) C++
8 24 (25.81%) Windows
8 24 (25.81%) Shell Script
8 24 (25.81%) Subversion
8 24 (25.81%) Embedded Linux
9 22 (23.66%) Ruby
9 22 (23.66%) Jenkins
10 21 (22.58%) MCollective
10 21 (22.58%) Relational Database
10 21 (22.58%) DevOps
10 21 (22.58%) Puppet
10 21 (22.58%) MongoDB
10 21 (22.58%) Apache Cassandra
10 21 (22.58%) NoSQL
10 21 (22.58%) Cobbler
10 21 (22.58%) Ubuntu
10 21 (22.58%) CentOS
10 21 (22.58%) Clustering
10 21 (22.58%) Red Hat
10 21 (22.58%) RDBMS
10 21 (22.58%) MySQL

Device Driver
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 15 (16.13%) Cloud Foundry
1 15 (16.13%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.08%) Node.js
2 1 (1.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.15%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.08%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (16.13%) Heroku
1 15 (16.13%) Engine Yard
1 15 (16.13%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (11.83%) PaaS
3 1 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 32 (34.41%) TCP/IP
2 31 (33.33%) Firewall
3 20 (21.51%) DNS
4 19 (20.43%) VLAN
5 15 (16.13%) SSL
6 6 (6.45%) HTTP
6 6 (6.45%) ZigBee
7 5 (5.38%) SNMP
7 5 (5.38%) VPN
8 4 (4.30%) FTP
8 4 (4.30%) SAN
8 4 (4.30%) 802.15
8 4 (4.30%) Wireless
8 4 (4.30%) iSCSI
8 4 (4.30%) FCoE
8 4 (4.30%) Fibre Channel
8 4 (4.30%) OpenVPN
9 3 (3.23%) Internet
10 2 (2.15%) Ethernet
10 2 (2.15%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (22.58%) Relational Database
1 21 (22.58%) MongoDB
1 21 (22.58%) Apache Cassandra
1 21 (22.58%) NoSQL
1 21 (22.58%) RDBMS
1 21 (22.58%) MySQL
2 4 (4.30%) SQLite
3 1 (1.08%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 24 (25.81%) Subversion
2 22 (23.66%) Jenkins
3 7 (7.53%) Git (software)
4 4 (4.30%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.08%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.08%) Valgrind
5 1 (1.08%) GCC
5 1 (1.08%) Selenium
5 1 (1.08%) Mercurial
General
1 4 (4.30%) Electronics
1 4 (4.30%) Finance
2 3 (3.23%) Avionics
2 3 (3.23%) Aerospace
2 3 (3.23%) Automotive
3 2 (2.15%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.15%) German Language
4 1 (1.08%) Banking
4 1 (1.08%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 29 (31.18%) Software Engineer
2 20 (21.51%) DevOps Engineer
3 19 (20.43%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 12 (12.90%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 10 (10.75%) Developer
6 7 (7.53%) Software Developer
7 6 (6.45%) Embedded Software Developer
8 5 (5.38%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 5 (5.38%) Linux Engineer
9 4 (4.30%) Analyst
10 3 (3.23%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
10 3 (3.23%) Test Specialist
10 3 (3.23%) Senior Software Engineer
10 3 (3.23%) Test Analyst
11 2 (2.15%) Architect
11 2 (2.15%) C++ Software Engineer
11 2 (2.15%) Technical Specialist
11 2 (2.15%) Security Engineer
11 2 (2.15%) Build Engineer
11 2 (2.15%) Firmware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (22.58%) MCollective
2 19 (20.43%) Web Services
3 5 (5.38%) XML
4 4 (4.30%) Middleware
4 4 (4.30%) .NET
4 4 (4.30%) WCF
4 4 (4.30%) JSON
4 4 (4.30%) .NET Framework
4 4 (4.30%) .NET Compact Framework
5 2 (2.15%) wxWidgets
6 1 (1.08%) GTK+
6 1 (1.08%) Application Packaging
6 1 (1.08%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (1.08%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 1 (1.08%) OpenGL
6 1 (1.08%) STL
6 1 (1.08%) HTML
6 1 (1.08%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 21 (22.58%) Clustering
2 10 (10.75%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.30%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.23%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (3.23%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 2 (2.15%) Smartcard
5 2 (2.15%) EMV
5 2 (2.15%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.08%) Over-the-Top Content
6 1 (1.08%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.08%) Mobile Computing
6 1 (1.08%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.08%) GPGPU
6 1 (1.08%) SecurID
6 1 (1.08%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.08%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.08%) STB
6 1 (1.08%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.08%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (1.08%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 60 (64.52%) Linux
2 24 (25.81%) Windows
2 24 (25.81%) Embedded Linux
3 21 (22.58%) Ubuntu
3 21 (22.58%) CentOS
4 6 (6.45%) VxWorks
4 6 (6.45%) Nucleus RTOS
5 4 (4.30%) AIX
5 4 (4.30%) Windows CE
6 3 (3.23%) Android
6 3 (3.23%) Windows 7
6 3 (3.23%) ThreadX
7 2 (2.15%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.08%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.08%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (38.71%) Software Engineering
2 21 (22.58%) DevOps
3 19 (20.43%) Release Management
3 19 (20.43%) Load Balancing
4 12 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (6.45%) Capacity Planning
5 6 (6.45%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (5.38%) Cyber Security
6 5 (5.38%) Embedded Software Development
6 5 (5.38%) Software Testing
6 5 (5.38%) System Testing
6 5 (5.38%) Multithreading
7 4 (4.30%) UML
7 4 (4.30%) Configuration Management
7 4 (4.30%) Migration
7 4 (4.30%) Performance Testing
8 3 (3.23%) Requirements Analysis
8 3 (3.23%) Validation
9 2 (2.15%) OO
9 2 (2.15%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 38 (40.86%) C
2 33 (35.48%) Bash Shell
3 25 (26.88%) Perl
3 25 (26.88%) Python
4 24 (25.81%) C++
4 24 (25.81%) Shell Script
5 22 (23.66%) Ruby
6 19 (20.43%) Korn
7 13 (13.98%) Embedded C
8 7 (7.53%) Embedded C++
9 6 (6.45%) Java
10 5 (5.38%) C#
11 4 (4.30%) SQL
12 2 (2.15%) Assembly Language
12 2 (2.15%) VB
12 2 (2.15%) JavaScript
12 2 (2.15%) PowerShell
13 1 (1.08%) GLSL
Qualifications
1 20 (21.51%) Security Cleared
2 14 (15.05%) DV Cleared
3 7 (7.53%) SC Cleared
4 4 (4.30%) VCP4
5 2 (2.15%) Degree
6 1 (1.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.08%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (1.08%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.08%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (1.08%) MCSA
6 1 (1.08%) ISEB
6 1 (1.08%) CISSP
6 1 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.08%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.08%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (20.43%) QA
2 3 (3.23%) DO-178B
3 2 (2.15%) ISO 8583
4 1 (1.08%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.08%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (13.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (11.83%) Firmware
3 8 (8.60%) Xen
4 1 (1.08%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 21 (22.58%) Puppet
1 21 (22.58%) Cobbler
2 15 (16.13%) Nagios
3 13 (13.98%) collectd
4 7 (7.53%) SCCM
5 4 (4.30%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 2 (2.15%) WMI
6 2 (2.15%) Sysprep
6 2 (2.15%) SELinux
Vendors
1 33 (35.48%) VMware
2 21 (22.58%) Red Hat
2 21 (22.58%) Oracle
3 6 (6.45%) Microsoft
4 4 (4.30%) Veritas
4 4 (4.30%) Assembla
4 4 (4.30%) Akamai
5 3 (3.23%) HP
5 3 (3.23%) IBM
6 2 (2.15%) Dell
7 1 (1.08%) AlgoSec
7 1 (1.08%) Tufin
7 1 (1.08%) F5
7 1 (1.08%) Fortinet
7 1 (1.08%) Green Hills
7 1 (1.08%) Perforce
7 1 (1.08%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.08%) CA
7 1 (1.08%) Cisco
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