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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Device Driver over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Device Drivers
Rank 585 588 575
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -13
Contract jobs citing Device Driver 30 55 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.060% 0.11% 0.069%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.18% 0.32% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 21
Median daily rate £438 £374 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.97% +6.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £240 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £331 £345
% change year-on-year
+20.75% -3.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 6
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -8.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £17.33 £38.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £25.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year
+62.74% -37.80%
Device Driver
UK

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
16607 17376 17005
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 33.38% 33.41% 32.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 10809 11025 10429
Median daily rate £425 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 590 742 744
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.87 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £44.21 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.88 £17.63
% change year-on-year
+11.22% +7.12%

Device Driver
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Device Driver as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 September 2016.

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
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Device Driver within the England region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +2 16 £563 +12.50% 8
South East +6 8 £400 +7.67% 3
South West +5 2 - -
North East -23 2 - -
North West +8 1 - -
East of England -6 1 - - 9
Device Driver
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Device Driver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Device Driver also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Device Driver.

1 54 (60.00%) Linux
2 35 (38.89%) C
3 30 (33.33%) Python
4 28 (31.11%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (31.11%) Software Engineering
5 26 (28.89%) C++
6 20 (22.22%) Git (software)
7 19 (21.11%) SCCM
8 18 (20.00%) Android
8 18 (20.00%) Bash Shell
8 18 (20.00%) Windows
8 18 (20.00%) Firmware
9 17 (18.89%) TCP/IP
10 16 (17.78%) Multithreading
11 15 (16.67%) JIRA
11 15 (16.67%) OO
12 14 (15.56%) Degree
12 14 (15.56%) Embedded Linux
13 13 (14.44%) Microsoft
14 12 (13.33%) Embedded C
14 12 (13.33%) HTTP
14 12 (13.33%) Subversion
14 12 (13.33%) Electronics
14 12 (13.33%) Embedded Systems
14 12 (13.33%) JSON
14 12 (13.33%) RESTful
14 12 (13.33%) API Development
15 11 (12.22%) Security Cleared
15 11 (12.22%) HP
16 10 (11.11%) OpenView Configuration Management

Device Driver
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (3.33%) Cloud Foundry
1 3 (3.33%) OpenStack
2 2 (2.22%) Confluence
2 2 (2.22%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (3.33%) MS Excel
1 3 (3.33%) MS Office
2 1 (1.11%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (3.33%) Engine Yard
2 3 (3.33%) GitHub
2 3 (3.33%) Google Apps
2 3 (3.33%) Heroku
2 3 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (18.89%) TCP/IP
2 12 (13.33%) HTTP
3 9 (10.00%) SNMP
3 9 (10.00%) SSL
4 7 (7.78%) SAN
5 4 (4.44%) FCoE
5 4 (4.44%) Fibre Channel
5 4 (4.44%) iSCSI
6 3 (3.33%) Ethernet
6 3 (3.33%) Internet
7 2 (2.22%) DHCP
7 2 (2.22%) DNS
7 2 (2.22%) FlexRay
7 2 (2.22%) Multicast
7 2 (2.22%) RS-232
7 2 (2.22%) Unicast
7 2 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.11%) LTE
8 1 (1.11%) RS-422
8 1 (1.11%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (3.33%) RDBMS
1 3 (3.33%) Relational Database
1 3 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 15 (16.67%) JIRA
3 12 (13.33%) Subversion
4 6 (6.67%) Jenkins
5 3 (3.33%) Vagrant
6 2 (2.22%) Mercurial
6 2 (2.22%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.11%) TortoiseSVN
7 1 (1.11%) VectorCAST
7 1 (1.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 12 (13.33%) Electronics
2 9 (10.00%) Aerospace
2 9 (10.00%) Military
3 3 (3.33%) Automotive
3 3 (3.33%) Avionics
4 2 (2.22%) Banking
4 2 (2.22%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (25.56%) Developer
1 23 (25.56%) Software Engineer
2 15 (16.67%) C++ Developer
2 15 (16.67%) Embedded Engineer
3 14 (15.56%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 13 (14.44%) Linux Developer
5 12 (13.33%) Python Developer
6 11 (12.22%) Linux Engineer
7 10 (11.11%) Build Engineer
8 7 (7.78%) Embedded Developer
8 7 (7.78%) Senior Software Engineer
9 6 (6.67%) Design Engineer
9 6 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
9 6 (6.67%) Kernel Engineer
10 5 (5.56%) Platform Engineer
10 5 (5.56%) Windows Engineer
11 4 (4.44%) Software Developer
11 4 (4.44%) Storage Engineer
12 3 (3.33%) Embedded C Software Engineer
12 3 (3.33%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (13.33%) JSON
1 12 (13.33%) RESTful
2 8 (8.89%) Middleware
3 3 (3.33%) .NET
3 3 (3.33%) MCollective
3 3 (3.33%) Web Services
3 3 (3.33%) Yocto
4 2 (2.22%) .NET Framework
4 2 (2.22%) MFC
4 2 (2.22%) Qt
5 1 (1.11%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.11%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.11%) DirectCompute
5 1 (1.11%) HTML
5 1 (1.11%) HTML5
5 1 (1.11%) OpenCL
5 1 (1.11%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.33%) Embedded Systems
2 10 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (10.00%) Clustering
4 8 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (8.89%) Computer Science
5 6 (6.67%) 3D Graphics
6 5 (5.56%) Cloud Native
7 3 (3.33%) Data Centre
7 3 (3.33%) Replication
8 2 (2.22%) Algorithms
8 2 (2.22%) CAN bus
8 2 (2.22%) Fat Client
8 2 (2.22%) Performance Metrics
8 2 (2.22%) Thin Client
9 1 (1.11%) CUDA
9 1 (1.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 1 (1.11%) Internet of Things
9 1 (1.11%) STB
9 1 (1.11%) VHDL
9 1 (1.11%) VLSI
Operating Systems
1 54 (60.00%) Linux
2 18 (20.00%) Android
2 18 (20.00%) Windows
3 14 (15.56%) Embedded Linux
4 9 (10.00%) Ubuntu
5 7 (7.78%) Windows 10
6 6 (6.67%) CentOS
6 6 (6.67%) Mac OS X
6 6 (6.67%) Windows 8
6 6 (6.67%) Windows XP
7 4 (4.44%) AIX
7 4 (4.44%) Unix
8 3 (3.33%) Apple iOS
8 3 (3.33%) FreeBSD
9 2 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (2.22%) VxWorks
9 2 (2.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (31.11%) Agile Software Development
1 28 (31.11%) Software Engineering
2 16 (17.78%) Multithreading
3 15 (16.67%) OO
4 12 (13.33%) API Development
5 10 (11.11%) Software Delivery
6 8 (8.89%) Configuration Management
7 6 (6.67%) Android Development
7 6 (6.67%) DevOps
7 6 (6.67%) Infrastructure Management
7 6 (6.67%) ITIL
7 6 (6.67%) Virtual Infrastructure
8 5 (5.56%) Patch Management
8 5 (5.56%) Software Distribution
8 5 (5.56%) Software Testing
8 5 (5.56%) Translating Business Requirements
8 5 (5.56%) Use Case
8 5 (5.56%) Validation
8 5 (5.56%) Workflow
9 4 (4.44%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (38.89%) C
2 30 (33.33%) Python
3 26 (28.89%) C++
4 18 (20.00%) Bash Shell
5 12 (13.33%) Embedded C
6 10 (11.11%) Shell Script
7 9 (10.00%) Assembly Language
7 9 (10.00%) Perl
8 8 (8.89%) PowerShell
9 4 (4.44%) C#
10 3 (3.33%) Ruby
10 3 (3.33%) SQL
11 2 (2.22%) ANSI C
12 1 (1.11%) Embedded C++
12 1 (1.11%) Java
12 1 (1.11%) JavaScript
12 1 (1.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (15.56%) Degree
2 11 (12.22%) Security Cleared
3 7 (7.78%) SC Cleared
4 4 (4.44%) ACMT
4 4 (4.44%) CCA
4 4 (4.44%) Citrix Certification
4 4 (4.44%) MCSE
4 4 (4.44%) MCTS
4 4 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (3.33%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.56%) MISRA
2 4 (4.44%) DO-178B
3 3 (3.33%) MISRA C
4 2 (2.22%) JTAG
5 1 (1.11%) HL7
5 1 (1.11%) IEC 61508
5 1 (1.11%) ISO 9001
5 1 (1.11%) ISO13485
5 1 (1.11%) QA
System Software
1 18 (20.00%) Firmware
2 10 (11.11%) Active Directory
3 9 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (8.89%) XenApp
4 8 (8.89%) XenDesktop
5 6 (6.67%) BitLocker
5 6 (6.67%) Xen
6 3 (3.33%) Docker
6 3 (3.33%) Hyper-V
7 2 (2.22%) Terminal Services
7 2 (2.22%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 19 (21.11%) SCCM
2 10 (11.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 6 (6.67%) Nagios
3 6 (6.67%) WSUS
4 4 (4.44%) Casper Suite
5 3 (3.33%) Ansible
5 3 (3.33%) BMC PATROL
5 3 (3.33%) Cobbler
5 3 (3.33%) Icinga
5 3 (3.33%) Kubernetes
5 3 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (3.33%) Puppet
6 2 (2.22%) Backup Exec
6 2 (2.22%) HP SIM
6 2 (2.22%) SCOM
6 2 (2.22%) SCOrch
7 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 13 (14.44%) Microsoft
2 11 (12.22%) HP
3 10 (11.11%) VMware
4 8 (8.89%) Citrix
4 8 (8.89%) Red Hat
4 8 (8.89%) Symantec
5 7 (7.78%) Veritas
6 6 (6.67%) Apple
6 6 (6.67%) Dell
7 5 (5.56%) Google
8 3 (3.33%) 3PAR
8 3 (3.33%) BMC
8 3 (3.33%) NetApp
8 3 (3.33%) ServiceNow
9 2 (2.22%) Freescale
9 2 (2.22%) Perforce
9 2 (2.22%) Wind River
10 1 (1.11%) Anite
10 1 (1.11%) Intel
10 1 (1.11%) Twitter
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