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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Device Drivers
Rank 579 579 549
Rank change year-on-year
0 -30
Contract jobs citing Device Driver 57 42 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.081% 0.093%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.34% 0.25% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 13 17
Median daily rate £413 £383 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.84% +9.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £284 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £480 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £322 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
-10.69% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 12
Median hourly rate £40.00 £33.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.30% -16.87%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.75 £30.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+40.16% -23.75%
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
16766 16981 16271
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 33.59% 32.84% 32.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 10939 10895 9966
Median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 597 679 657
Median hourly rate £20.78 £19.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.36% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.40 £46.21 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+16.21% -9.75%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +35 31 £563 +40.62% 7
South East +16 19 £326 -6.92% 2
East of England +17 4 - - 2
North West +3 3 £300 -21.56%
Device Driver
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Device Driver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 75 (67.57%) Linux
2 48 (43.24%) C
3 41 (36.94%) C++
3 41 (36.94%) Software Engineering
4 39 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (31.53%) Python
6 26 (23.42%) Git (software)
7 24 (21.62%) Embedded Linux
8 22 (19.82%) Windows
9 20 (18.02%) Subversion
9 20 (18.02%) Degree
9 20 (18.02%) JIRA
9 20 (18.02%) SCCM
10 19 (17.12%) RESTful
10 19 (17.12%) OO
11 18 (16.22%) API Development
11 18 (16.22%) HTTP
11 18 (16.22%) Firmware
11 18 (16.22%) Multithreading
11 18 (16.22%) JSON
12 17 (15.32%) Bash Shell
12 17 (15.32%) Embedded Systems
13 16 (14.41%) Computer Science
13 16 (14.41%) Middleware
14 15 (13.51%) VMware
14 15 (13.51%) TCP/IP
14 15 (13.51%) Software Testing
14 15 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
14 15 (13.51%) Android
15 14 (12.61%) Microsoft

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 4 (3.60%) MS Exchange
1 4 (3.60%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.70%) Cloud Foundry
2 3 (2.70%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (4.50%) MS Office
2 4 (3.60%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.90%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.60%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (3.60%) GitHub
1 4 (3.60%) SaaS
2 3 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (2.70%) Engine Yard
2 3 (2.70%) Google Apps
2 3 (2.70%) Heroku
2 3 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (16.22%) HTTP
2 15 (13.51%) TCP/IP
3 9 (8.11%) SNMP
3 9 (8.11%) SSL
4 8 (7.21%) FCoE
4 8 (7.21%) Fibre Channel
4 8 (7.21%) iSCSI
4 8 (7.21%) SAN
5 6 (5.41%) Wireless
6 5 (4.50%) Broadband
6 5 (4.50%) Internet
7 4 (3.60%) DHCP
7 4 (3.60%) DNS
8 3 (2.70%) DVB
8 3 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (1.80%) Multicast
9 2 (1.80%) RS-232
9 2 (1.80%) Unicast
10 1 (0.90%) RS-422
10 1 (0.90%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (2.70%) RDBMS
2 3 (2.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 26 (23.42%) Git (software)
2 20 (18.02%) JIRA
2 20 (18.02%) Subversion
3 7 (6.31%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.70%) Vagrant
5 2 (1.80%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.90%) Appium
6 1 (0.90%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.90%) GCC
6 1 (0.90%) JBehave
6 1 (0.90%) Qt Creator
6 1 (0.90%) Selenium
6 1 (0.90%) TortoiseSVN
6 1 (0.90%) VectorCAST
6 1 (0.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.90%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (9.01%) Electronics
2 8 (7.21%) Aerospace
3 7 (6.31%) Military
4 6 (5.41%) Avionics
5 3 (2.70%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.80%) Banking
7 1 (0.90%) Automotive
7 1 (0.90%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (28.83%) Software Engineer
2 25 (22.52%) Developer
3 20 (18.02%) C++ Developer
4 19 (17.12%) Embedded Engineer
5 14 (12.61%) Linux Developer
6 13 (11.71%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 12 (10.81%) Linux Engineer
7 12 (10.81%) Python Developer
8 10 (9.01%) Build Engineer
9 6 (5.41%) Design Engineer
9 6 (5.41%) DevOps Engineer
9 6 (5.41%) Embedded Linux Engineer
10 5 (4.50%) Embedded C++ Engineer
10 5 (4.50%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
10 5 (4.50%) Kernel Engineer
10 5 (4.50%) Platform Engineer
10 5 (4.50%) Senior Software Engineer
10 5 (4.50%) Test Specialist
10 5 (4.50%) Windows Engineer
11 4 (3.60%) Middleware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (17.12%) RESTful
2 18 (16.22%) JSON
3 16 (14.41%) Middleware
4 5 (4.50%) Qt
5 4 (3.60%) OpenGL
6 3 (2.70%) .NET
6 3 (2.70%) MCollective
6 3 (2.70%) Web Services
7 2 (1.80%) .NET Framework
7 2 (1.80%) HTML
7 2 (1.80%) HTML5
8 1 (0.90%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.90%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.90%) DirectCompute
8 1 (0.90%) OpenCL
8 1 (0.90%) QML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.32%) Embedded Systems
2 16 (14.41%) Computer Science
3 10 (9.01%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (8.11%) STB
5 7 (6.31%) Digital TV
6 6 (5.41%) 3D Graphics
6 6 (5.41%) Clustering
7 5 (4.50%) Cloud Native
7 5 (4.50%) Data Centre
8 4 (3.60%) Fat Client
8 4 (3.60%) Thin Client
9 3 (2.70%) Mathematics
9 3 (2.70%) Replication
10 2 (1.80%) Algorithms
10 2 (1.80%) CAN bus
11 1 (0.90%) CUDA
11 1 (0.90%) Internet of Things
11 1 (0.90%) IPTV
11 1 (0.90%) VLSI
Operating Systems
1 75 (67.57%) Linux
2 24 (21.62%) Embedded Linux
3 22 (19.82%) Windows
4 15 (13.51%) Android
5 10 (9.01%) Ubuntu
6 8 (7.21%) AIX
7 7 (6.31%) Windows 10
8 6 (5.41%) CentOS
8 6 (5.41%) Mac OS X
8 6 (5.41%) Unix
8 6 (5.41%) VxWorks
8 6 (5.41%) Windows 8
8 6 (5.41%) Windows XP
9 4 (3.60%) FreeBSD
9 4 (3.60%) Windows Server
10 3 (2.70%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.80%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (36.94%) Software Engineering
2 39 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (17.12%) OO
4 18 (16.22%) API Development
4 18 (16.22%) Multithreading
5 15 (13.51%) Software Testing
6 10 (9.01%) Software Delivery
7 8 (7.21%) ITIL
7 8 (7.21%) Performance Testing
7 8 (7.21%) Regression Testing
8 7 (6.31%) Functional Testing
8 7 (6.31%) Workflow
9 6 (5.41%) Configuration Management
9 6 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (5.41%) DevOps
9 6 (5.41%) Infrastructure Management
9 6 (5.41%) Mentoring
9 6 (5.41%) Non-Functional Testing
9 6 (5.41%) Software Architecture
9 6 (5.41%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 48 (43.24%) C
2 41 (36.94%) C++
3 35 (31.53%) Python
4 17 (15.32%) Bash Shell
5 14 (12.61%) Embedded C
6 11 (9.91%) Perl
7 10 (9.01%) PowerShell
7 10 (9.01%) Shell Script
8 9 (8.11%) Assembly Language
9 7 (6.31%) Embedded C++
10 3 (2.70%) C#
10 3 (2.70%) Ruby
10 3 (2.70%) SQL
11 2 (1.80%) ANSI C
11 2 (1.80%) Java
11 2 (1.80%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.90%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 20 (18.02%) Degree
2 11 (9.91%) Security Cleared
3 7 (6.31%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.60%) ACMT
4 4 (3.60%) CCA
4 4 (3.60%) Citrix Certification
4 4 (3.60%) MCSE
4 4 (3.60%) MCTS
4 4 (3.60%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.70%) AWS Certification
6 2 (1.80%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.31%) ISO 9001
2 4 (3.60%) DO-178B
2 4 (3.60%) MISRA
3 2 (1.80%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.80%) JTAG
3 2 (1.80%) MISRA C
3 2 (1.80%) QA
4 1 (0.90%) HL7
4 1 (0.90%) IEC 61508
4 1 (0.90%) ISO13485
System Software
1 18 (16.22%) Firmware
2 15 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (9.01%) Active Directory
3 10 (9.01%) XenApp
3 10 (9.01%) XenDesktop
4 6 (5.41%) BitLocker
4 6 (5.41%) Xen
5 4 (3.60%) LXC
5 4 (3.60%) Terminal Services
5 4 (3.60%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (2.70%) Docker
6 3 (2.70%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.90%) iptables
Systems Management
1 20 (18.02%) SCCM
2 10 (9.01%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 6 (5.41%) Nagios
3 6 (5.41%) WSUS
4 4 (3.60%) Backup Exec
4 4 (3.60%) Casper Suite
4 4 (3.60%) HP SIM
4 4 (3.60%) SCOM
4 4 (3.60%) SCOrch
5 3 (2.70%) Ansible
5 3 (2.70%) BMC PATROL
5 3 (2.70%) Cobbler
5 3 (2.70%) Icinga
5 3 (2.70%) Kubernetes
5 3 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (2.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (13.51%) VMware
2 14 (12.61%) Microsoft
3 13 (11.71%) HP
4 10 (9.01%) Citrix
4 10 (9.01%) Red Hat
4 10 (9.01%) Symantec
5 8 (7.21%) Veritas
6 7 (6.31%) Perforce
7 6 (5.41%) Apple
7 6 (5.41%) Dell
8 5 (4.50%) Google
9 4 (3.60%) Wind River
10 3 (2.70%) BMC
10 3 (2.70%) ServiceNow
11 2 (1.80%) Broadcom
12 1 (0.90%) Anite
12 1 (0.90%) IBM
12 1 (0.90%) Intel
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