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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Device Drivers
UK / England
Rank 531 560 543
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -17
Contract jobs citing Device Driver 39 34 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.094% 0.073% 0.083%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.29% 0.22% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 17 23
Median daily rate £438 £325 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -35.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £259 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £600 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £300 £360
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 3
Median hourly rate £40.00 £42.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £38.50 £21.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £41.00 £29.25
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +40.17%

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
13578 15429 14618
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.69% 33.15% 32.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 8744 9896 9300
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 497 650 597
Median hourly rate £21.50 £21.74 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.09% +24.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-11.62% +22.85%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017. 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 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 +19 15 £450 +7.14% 4
South East +15 7 £310 -20.00% 7
South West +15 7 - - 2
East of England 0 5 - - 6
North East - 1 £450 -
Device Driver
UK

Device Driver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 33 (54.10%) C
2 28 (45.90%) Linux
3 25 (40.98%) C++
4 22 (36.07%) TCP/IP
5 20 (32.79%) Firmware
5 20 (32.79%) Multithreading
6 18 (29.51%) Python
7 17 (27.87%) Device Driver Development
8 15 (24.59%) Software Engineering
8 15 (24.59%) Git (software)
9 14 (22.95%) Security Cleared
9 14 (22.95%) JIRA
9 14 (22.95%) OO
10 13 (21.31%) Subversion
10 13 (21.31%) HTTP
10 13 (21.31%) SSL
10 13 (21.31%) JSON
11 12 (19.67%) SCCM
11 12 (19.67%) RESTful
11 12 (19.67%) Enterprise Software
11 12 (19.67%) Software Delivery
11 12 (19.67%) API Development
11 12 (19.67%) SNMP
11 12 (19.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 12 (19.67%) Windows
11 12 (19.67%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (16.39%) Android
13 9 (14.75%) SC Cleared
13 9 (14.75%) Embedded Systems
13 9 (14.75%) Degree

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 2 (3.28%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 22 (36.07%) TCP/IP
2 13 (21.31%) HTTP
2 13 (21.31%) SSL
3 12 (19.67%) SNMP
4 2 (3.28%) Ethernet
4 2 (3.28%) FlexRay
5 1 (1.64%) 802.15
5 1 (1.64%) FTP
5 1 (1.64%) Internet
5 1 (1.64%) OpenVPN
5 1 (1.64%) Software-Defined Radio
5 1 (1.64%) VPN
5 1 (1.64%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.64%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.64%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 15 (24.59%) Git (software)
2 14 (22.95%) JIRA
3 13 (21.31%) Subversion
4 2 (3.28%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (8.20%) Aerospace
1 5 (8.20%) Electronics
2 4 (6.56%) Military
3 3 (4.92%) Automotive
4 1 (1.64%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 20 (32.79%) Developer
2 15 (24.59%) Software Engineer
3 11 (18.03%) Embedded Engineer
4 9 (14.75%) Linux Developer
5 8 (13.11%) C++ Developer
5 8 (13.11%) Python Developer
6 7 (11.48%) Build Engineer
7 6 (9.84%) Firmware Engineer
7 6 (9.84%) Senior Software Engineer
8 5 (8.20%) Android Engineer
8 5 (8.20%) Embedded Developer
8 5 (8.20%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
8 5 (8.20%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 5 (8.20%) Software Developer
9 4 (6.56%) Middleware Engineer
10 3 (4.92%) Kernel Engineer
10 3 (4.92%) Linux Engineer
11 2 (3.28%) Embedded C Developer
11 2 (3.28%) Embedded C Engineer
11 2 (3.28%) Embedded Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (21.31%) JSON
2 12 (19.67%) RESTful
3 6 (9.84%) MFC
3 6 (9.84%) Middleware
3 6 (9.84%) Qt
4 3 (4.92%) pytest
5 1 (1.64%) .NET
5 1 (1.64%) .NET Compact Framework
5 1 (1.64%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.64%) 802.1X
5 1 (1.64%) WCF
5 1 (1.64%) Web Services
5 1 (1.64%) XML
5 1 (1.64%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.67%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (14.75%) Embedded Systems
3 7 (11.48%) Computer Science
4 5 (8.20%) Mobile App
5 4 (6.56%) Digital TV
5 4 (6.56%) Mathematics
5 4 (6.56%) STB
6 3 (4.92%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 2 (3.28%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (1.64%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.64%) Verilog
8 1 (1.64%) VHDL
8 1 (1.64%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 28 (45.90%) Linux
2 12 (19.67%) Windows
3 10 (16.39%) Android
4 6 (9.84%) HPUX
5 5 (8.20%) Windows 7
6 2 (3.28%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (1.64%) FreeBSD
7 1 (1.64%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (32.79%) Multithreading
2 17 (27.87%) Device Driver Development
3 15 (24.59%) Software Engineering
4 14 (22.95%) OO
5 12 (19.67%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (19.67%) API Development
5 12 (19.67%) Software Delivery
6 8 (13.11%) Validation
7 7 (11.48%) Functional Testing
8 5 (8.20%) Configuration Management
9 4 (6.56%) Non-Functional Testing
9 4 (6.56%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (6.56%) Software Architecture
10 2 (3.28%) Android Development
10 2 (3.28%) Issue Tracking
10 2 (3.28%) Requirements Management
11 1 (1.64%) Image Processing
11 1 (1.64%) Incident Management
11 1 (1.64%) TDD
11 1 (1.64%) UML
Programming Languages
1 33 (54.10%) C
2 25 (40.98%) C++
3 18 (29.51%) Python
4 9 (14.75%) Embedded C
5 4 (6.56%) PowerShell
6 3 (4.92%) Assembly Language
6 3 (4.92%) Embedded C++
7 2 (3.28%) ANSI C
7 2 (3.28%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.28%) C#
7 2 (3.28%) Perl
7 2 (3.28%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (22.95%) Security Cleared
2 9 (14.75%) Degree
2 9 (14.75%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.56%) MISRA
2 3 (4.92%) DO-178B
2 3 (4.92%) MISRA C
System Software
1 20 (32.79%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 12 (19.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 12 (19.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (13.11%) HP
2 7 (11.48%) Intel
3 3 (4.92%) Freescale
4 1 (1.64%) Altera
4 1 (1.64%) Assembla
4 1 (1.64%) Twitter
4 1 (1.64%) Xilinx
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