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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Device Drivers
Rank 550 535 529
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -6
Contract jobs citing Device Driver 39 42 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.073% 0.083% 0.087%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.23% 0.25% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 21 6
Average daily rate
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£383 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.28% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £320 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-6.42% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 13
Average hourly rate £17.33 £39.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.12% +5.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.75 £39.50 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-29.74% +11.26%
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
17173 16588 16006
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.31% 32.97% 33.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 10982 10078 9870
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 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 657 690 652
Average hourly rate £21.08 £19.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.92% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £44.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% +14.28%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 August 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
South East -34 10 - - 12
East of England +2 8 £335 -22.09% 19
London +23 7 £500 +8.10% 5
North West - 7 £383 - 1
South West -12 2 - - 6
North East - 2 £83 - 1
West Midlands 0 1 - - 1
East Midlands -7 1 - - 2
Midlands - 1 £320 -
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Device Driver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 50 (49.50%) C
2 46 (45.54%) Windows
3 40 (39.60%) Linux
4 35 (34.65%) Software Engineering
5 30 (29.70%) C++
6 29 (28.71%) TCP/IP
7 18 (17.82%) DNS
7 18 (17.82%) Embedded C
8 17 (16.83%) DHCP
9 16 (15.84%) Microsoft
9 16 (15.84%) Embedded Linux
9 16 (15.84%) Security Cleared
10 15 (14.85%) SC Cleared
11 13 (12.87%) VMware
11 13 (12.87%) Multithreading
11 13 (12.87%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (11.88%) Android
12 12 (11.88%) Electronics
12 12 (11.88%) Active Directory
12 12 (11.88%) HTTP
13 11 (10.89%) SLA
13 11 (10.89%) Python
13 11 (10.89%) HTML
13 11 (10.89%) ITIL
13 11 (10.89%) Migration
13 11 (10.89%) Internet
14 10 (9.90%) Incident Management
15 9 (8.91%) Apple iOS
15 9 (8.91%) Java
15 9 (8.91%) C#

Device Driver
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 2 (1.98%) SharePoint
1 2 (1.98%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (0.99%) OpenStack
2 1 (0.99%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 6 (5.94%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.97%) MS Office
3 1 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.96%) IaaS
2 1 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.99%) Heroku
2 1 (0.99%) Engine Yard
Communications & Networking
1 29 (28.71%) TCP/IP
2 18 (17.82%) DNS
3 17 (16.83%) DHCP
4 12 (11.88%) HTTP
5 11 (10.89%) Internet
6 8 (7.92%) RTP
7 7 (6.93%) SAN
7 7 (6.93%) Ethernet
8 5 (4.95%) LAN
9 4 (3.96%) WAN
9 4 (3.96%) NAS
10 3 (2.97%) iSCSI
10 3 (2.97%) FCoE
10 3 (2.97%) Fibre Channel
10 3 (2.97%) DVB
10 3 (2.97%) SSL
10 3 (2.97%) SNMP
11 2 (1.98%) VPN
11 2 (1.98%) FlexRay
11 2 (1.98%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.95%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.98%) MS Access
3 1 (0.99%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 6 (5.94%) Visual Studio
1 6 (5.94%) Subversion
2 3 (2.97%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.97%) GCC
3 2 (1.98%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.98%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (1.98%) JIRA
4 1 (0.99%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.99%) Hudson
4 1 (0.99%) TortoiseSVN
4 1 (0.99%) VectorCAST
4 1 (0.99%) Robot Framework
4 1 (0.99%) SCons
General
1 12 (11.88%) Electronics
2 7 (6.93%) Automotive
2 7 (6.93%) Banking
3 4 (3.96%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.96%) Finance
4 3 (2.97%) German Language
4 3 (2.97%) Avionics
5 1 (0.99%) Military
Job Titles
1 28 (27.72%) Software Engineer
2 16 (15.84%) Developer
3 14 (13.86%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 13 (12.87%) Analyst
5 10 (9.90%) 1st Line Support
5 10 (9.90%) Service Analyst
5 10 (9.90%) Service Desk Analyst
6 5 (4.95%) Embedded Software Developer
6 5 (4.95%) Software Developer
7 4 (3.96%) Architect
7 4 (3.96%) Migration Engineer
7 4 (3.96%) Server Engineer
8 3 (2.97%) Administrator
8 3 (2.97%) IT Administrator
8 3 (2.97%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (2.97%) Embedded Linux Engineer
9 2 (1.98%) IT Support
9 2 (1.98%) Technical Analyst
9 2 (1.98%) Test Engineer
9 2 (1.98%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.89%) HTML
2 3 (2.97%) .NET
2 3 (2.97%) Qt
2 3 (2.97%) Web Services
3 2 (1.98%) WCF
4 1 (0.99%) WPF
4 1 (0.99%) XML
4 1 (0.99%) Flash
4 1 (0.99%) Middleware
4 1 (0.99%) WinForms
4 1 (0.99%) JNI
4 1 (0.99%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.99%) JSON
4 1 (0.99%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.99%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 1 (0.99%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.99%) REST
4 1 (0.99%) .NET Compact Framework
4 1 (0.99%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.99%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.94%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (4.95%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 5 (4.95%) Blackberry
3 4 (3.96%) Client/Server
3 4 (3.96%) BYOD
3 4 (3.96%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.97%) EMC VNXe
4 3 (2.97%) HP StoreVirtual
4 3 (2.97%) STB
4 3 (2.97%) HP Storage
4 3 (2.97%) MPEG
4 3 (2.97%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.98%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.98%) DTV
5 2 (1.98%) Streaming Video
6 1 (0.99%) Clustering
6 1 (0.99%) VHDL
6 1 (0.99%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.99%) EMV
6 1 (0.99%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 46 (45.54%) Windows
2 40 (39.60%) Linux
3 16 (15.84%) Embedded Linux
4 12 (11.88%) Android
5 9 (8.91%) FreeBSD
5 9 (8.91%) Apple iOS
6 8 (7.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (7.92%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (4.95%) Windows 7
8 4 (3.96%) Windows XP
9 3 (2.97%) AIX
9 3 (2.97%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (1.98%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.98%) Windows CE
10 2 (1.98%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.99%) VxWorks
11 1 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.99%) UNIX
11 1 (0.99%) Solaris
11 1 (0.99%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (34.65%) Software Engineering
2 13 (12.87%) Multithreading
2 13 (12.87%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (10.89%) Migration
3 11 (10.89%) ITIL
4 10 (9.90%) Incident Management
5 8 (7.92%) Benchmarking
6 6 (5.94%) Change Management
6 6 (5.94%) Validation
6 6 (5.94%) Android Development
7 5 (4.95%) Mobile Device Management
7 5 (4.95%) Information Security
7 5 (4.95%) Software Testing
8 4 (3.96%) OO
8 4 (3.96%) iOS Development
9 3 (2.97%) Performance Analysis
9 3 (2.97%) Embedded Software Development
9 3 (2.97%) Mobile First
9 3 (2.97%) UML
9 3 (2.97%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (49.50%) C
2 30 (29.70%) C++
3 18 (17.82%) Embedded C
4 11 (10.89%) Python
5 9 (8.91%) Java
5 9 (8.91%) C#
6 7 (6.93%) SQL
7 5 (4.95%) Assembly Language
8 4 (3.96%) Embedded C++
8 4 (3.96%) Perl
9 3 (2.97%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.98%) VB
11 1 (0.99%) Ada
11 1 (0.99%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.99%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.99%) VB6
11 1 (0.99%) C++/CLI
Qualifications
1 16 (15.84%) Security Cleared
2 15 (14.85%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.97%) Degree
4 1 (0.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (0.99%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.99%) HND
4 1 (0.99%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.89%) SLA
2 5 (4.95%) IEC 61508
3 4 (3.96%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.98%) DO-178B
5 1 (0.99%) ISO 8583
5 1 (0.99%) QA
System Software
1 12 (11.88%) Active Directory
2 7 (6.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.96%) Firmware
4 3 (2.97%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (5.94%) SCCM
2 4 (3.96%) WMI
3 2 (1.98%) WSUS
4 1 (0.99%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (0.99%) Puppet
4 1 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.99%) SELinux
Vendors
1 16 (15.84%) Microsoft
2 13 (12.87%) VMware
3 5 (4.95%) MobileIron
4 4 (3.96%) EMC
5 3 (2.97%) HP
5 3 (2.97%) Veritas
6 1 (0.99%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.99%) Remedy
6 1 (0.99%) Sophos
6 1 (0.99%) Perforce
6 1 (0.99%) Avaya
6 1 (0.99%) IBM
6 1 (0.99%) Altera
6 1 (0.99%) Atmel
6 1 (0.99%) Assembla
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