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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Device Drivers
Rank 509 523 476
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -47
Contract jobs citing Device Driver 48 16 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.036% 0.096%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.34% 0.12% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 6 12
Average daily rate
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£476 £275 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+72.90% -18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £275 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £370 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £346 £275 £350
% change year-on-year
+25.90% -21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 11
Average hourly rate £36.25 £37.75 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.97% +0.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.45 £37.55 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.25 £37.95 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £39.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
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
14152 13841 12436
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.47% 31.47% 30.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 9029 8668 7539
Average daily rate £425 £413 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 570 554 752
Average hourly rate £18.50 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.90% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.21 £11.91 £11.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.75 £42.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -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 30 January 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 30 January 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 30 January 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 23 £525 +41.89% 6
South East +12 18 £346 - 8
South West -14 3 £350 - 4
North West - 2 £275 - 2
East Midlands - - - - 7
West Midlands - - - - 1
East of England - - - - 20
Device Driver
UK

Device Driver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 53 (60.23%) Linux
2 41 (46.59%) C
2 41 (46.59%) Software Engineering
3 29 (32.95%) TCP/IP
4 28 (31.82%) VMware
4 28 (31.82%) Bash Shell
5 26 (29.55%) Firewall
5 26 (29.55%) C++
6 25 (28.41%) Embedded Linux
7 24 (27.27%) Security Cleared
8 20 (22.73%) Perl
8 20 (22.73%) Python
9 19 (21.59%) Windows
10 18 (20.45%) Shell Script
11 17 (19.32%) Ruby
11 17 (19.32%) Subversion
11 17 (19.32%) Jenkins
12 16 (18.18%) Cobbler
12 16 (18.18%) MCollective
12 16 (18.18%) Relational Database
12 16 (18.18%) DevOps
12 16 (18.18%) Puppet
12 16 (18.18%) MongoDB
12 16 (18.18%) Apache Cassandra
12 16 (18.18%) NoSQL
12 16 (18.18%) CentOS
12 16 (18.18%) Clustering
12 16 (18.18%) Ubuntu
12 16 (18.18%) Red Hat
12 16 (18.18%) RDBMS

Device Driver
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 12 (13.64%) Cloud Foundry
1 12 (13.64%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.14%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (1.14%) MS Office
1 1 (1.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (13.64%) Heroku
1 12 (13.64%) Engine Yard
2 11 (12.50%) PaaS
3 1 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 29 (32.95%) TCP/IP
2 26 (29.55%) Firewall
3 15 (17.05%) DNS
4 14 (15.91%) SSL
4 14 (15.91%) VLAN
5 6 (6.82%) SNMP
6 5 (5.68%) ZigBee
7 4 (4.55%) SAN
7 4 (4.55%) VPN
7 4 (4.55%) HTTP
7 4 (4.55%) iSCSI
7 4 (4.55%) FCoE
7 4 (4.55%) Fibre Channel
8 3 (3.41%) OpenVPN
8 3 (3.41%) FTP
8 3 (3.41%) Internet
8 3 (3.41%) 802.15
8 3 (3.41%) Wireless
9 2 (2.27%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (2.27%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (18.18%) Relational Database
1 16 (18.18%) MongoDB
1 16 (18.18%) Apache Cassandra
1 16 (18.18%) NoSQL
1 16 (18.18%) RDBMS
1 16 (18.18%) MySQL
2 3 (3.41%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 17 (19.32%) Subversion
1 17 (19.32%) Jenkins
2 5 (5.68%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.41%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.14%) GCC
4 1 (1.14%) Valgrind
4 1 (1.14%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.14%) Selenium
4 1 (1.14%) MSI
General
1 4 (4.55%) Avionics
2 3 (3.41%) Finance
2 3 (3.41%) Aerospace
2 3 (3.41%) Automotive
2 3 (3.41%) Electronics
3 2 (2.27%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 34 (38.64%) Software Engineer
2 16 (18.18%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 15 (17.05%) DevOps Engineer
3 15 (17.05%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 7 (7.95%) Developer
5 5 (5.68%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 5 (5.68%) Build Engineer
5 5 (5.68%) Software Developer
5 5 (5.68%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (5.68%) Embedded Software Developer
6 4 (4.55%) Senior Software Engineer
6 4 (4.55%) Test Specialist
6 4 (4.55%) Analyst
6 4 (4.55%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
7 3 (3.41%) Test Analyst
8 2 (2.27%) Technical Specialist
8 2 (2.27%) Security Engineer
8 2 (2.27%) C++ Software Engineer
8 2 (2.27%) Firmware Engineer
9 1 (1.14%) Platform Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (18.18%) MCollective
2 15 (17.05%) Web Services
3 5 (5.68%) Middleware
4 4 (4.55%) XML
4 4 (4.55%) wxWidgets
5 3 (3.41%) .NET Compact Framework
5 3 (3.41%) JSON
5 3 (3.41%) .NET Framework
5 3 (3.41%) WCF
5 3 (3.41%) .NET
6 1 (1.14%) GTK+
6 1 (1.14%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 1 (1.14%) Application Packaging
6 1 (1.14%) HTML
6 1 (1.14%) STL
6 1 (1.14%) OpenGL
6 1 (1.14%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 16 (18.18%) Clustering
2 11 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 6 (6.82%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.41%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (2.27%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 2 (2.27%) VHDL
5 2 (2.27%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.14%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.14%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.14%) GPGPU
6 1 (1.14%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.14%) MPEG
6 1 (1.14%) Smartcard
6 1 (1.14%) EMV
6 1 (1.14%) Verilog
6 1 (1.14%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (1.14%) STB
6 1 (1.14%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.14%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 53 (60.23%) Linux
2 25 (28.41%) Embedded Linux
3 19 (21.59%) Windows
4 16 (18.18%) CentOS
4 16 (18.18%) Ubuntu
5 9 (10.23%) VxWorks
6 7 (7.95%) Nucleus RTOS
7 4 (4.55%) ThreadX
7 4 (4.55%) AIX
8 3 (3.41%) Windows 7
8 3 (3.41%) Windows CE
9 2 (2.27%) Android
9 2 (2.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (46.59%) Software Engineering
2 16 (18.18%) DevOps
3 15 (17.05%) Release Management
4 14 (15.91%) Load Balancing
5 9 (10.23%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (6.82%) Capacity Planning
6 6 (6.82%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (6.82%) Embedded Software Development
7 5 (5.68%) Cyber Security
7 5 (5.68%) Multithreading
7 5 (5.68%) Software Testing
8 4 (4.55%) Validation
8 4 (4.55%) UML
8 4 (4.55%) Performance Testing
8 4 (4.55%) System Testing
9 3 (3.41%) Project Planning
9 3 (3.41%) Refactoring
9 3 (3.41%) Data Migration
9 3 (3.41%) Code Coverage
9 3 (3.41%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (46.59%) C
2 28 (31.82%) Bash Shell
3 26 (29.55%) C++
4 20 (22.73%) Perl
4 20 (22.73%) Python
5 18 (20.45%) Shell Script
6 17 (19.32%) Ruby
7 16 (18.18%) Embedded C
8 14 (15.91%) Korn
9 8 (9.09%) Embedded C++
10 4 (4.55%) Assembly Language
10 4 (4.55%) SQL
10 4 (4.55%) Java
10 4 (4.55%) C#
10 4 (4.55%) PowerShell
11 3 (3.41%) VB
12 2 (2.27%) JavaScript
13 1 (1.14%) GLSL
13 1 (1.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 24 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 14 (15.91%) DV Cleared
3 11 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.41%) Degree
5 1 (1.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.14%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (1.14%) ISEB
5 1 (1.14%) CISSP
5 1 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.14%) CCNP
5 1 (1.14%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (1.14%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (17.05%) QA
2 4 (4.55%) DO-178B
3 1 (1.14%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.14%) SLA
3 1 (1.14%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 12 (13.64%) Firmware
1 12 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (9.09%) Xen
Systems Management
1 16 (18.18%) Cobbler
1 16 (18.18%) Puppet
2 12 (13.64%) Nagios
3 10 (11.36%) collectd
4 9 (10.23%) SCCM
5 6 (6.82%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 3 (3.41%) Sysprep
6 3 (3.41%) WMI
7 1 (1.14%) SELinux
Vendors
1 28 (31.82%) VMware
2 16 (18.18%) Red Hat
2 16 (18.18%) Oracle
3 7 (7.95%) HP
4 4 (4.55%) Veritas
5 3 (3.41%) Assembla
5 3 (3.41%) Green Hills
5 3 (3.41%) Microsoft
5 3 (3.41%) Dell
6 2 (2.27%) IBM
6 2 (2.27%) Akamai
7 1 (1.14%) F5
7 1 (1.14%) AlgoSec
7 1 (1.14%) Tufin
7 1 (1.14%) CA
7 1 (1.14%) Intel
7 1 (1.14%) Cisco
7 1 (1.14%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.14%) Perforce
7 1 (1.14%) QNX
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