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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Device Drivers
Rank 577 566 575
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +9
Contract jobs citing Device Driver 31 51 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.068% 0.10% 0.084%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.21% 0.30% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 19 28
Median daily rate £350 £370 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% -17.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £267 £347
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £600 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £405
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -19.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 7
Median hourly rate £42.50 £38.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.38% -3.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.50 £43.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year
+10.38% -7.22%
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
14926 16967 16908
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.64% 33.49% 32.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 9680 10830 10856
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.94% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 536 723 714
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.51 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £20.00 £16.74
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.51%

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 4 December 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 4 December 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
South East +13 16 £315 -18.70% 4
London +6 7 £425 - 1
South West +12 5 - - 1
North West +4 1 - - 3
East of England -12 1 - - 4
Device Driver
UK

Device Driver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 32 (50.00%) Linux
2 29 (45.31%) C
3 23 (35.94%) C++
3 23 (35.94%) TCP/IP
4 21 (32.81%) Python
5 20 (31.25%) Firmware
6 18 (28.13%) Multithreading
7 17 (26.56%) SCCM
7 17 (26.56%) Git (software)
7 17 (26.56%) Enterprise Software
7 17 (26.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 17 (26.56%) Software Delivery
8 16 (25.00%) SNMP
8 16 (25.00%) SSL
8 16 (25.00%) Software Engineering
9 15 (23.44%) OO
9 15 (23.44%) Device Driver Development
10 14 (21.88%) JIRA
11 12 (18.75%) Android
11 12 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (18.75%) Subversion
11 12 (18.75%) RESTful
11 12 (18.75%) JSON
11 12 (18.75%) HTTP
11 12 (18.75%) API Development
12 11 (17.19%) Windows
13 10 (15.63%) SC Cleared
13 10 (15.63%) Security Cleared
14 9 (14.06%) Embedded Systems
15 8 (12.50%) Electronics

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 (3.13%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (1.56%) MS Office
1 1 (1.56%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (35.94%) TCP/IP
2 16 (25.00%) SNMP
2 16 (25.00%) SSL
3 12 (18.75%) HTTP
4 3 (4.69%) Ethernet
5 2 (3.13%) FlexRay
6 1 (1.56%) 2G
6 1 (1.56%) 3G
6 1 (1.56%) CDMA
6 1 (1.56%) Internet
6 1 (1.56%) LTE
6 1 (1.56%) RS-232
6 1 (1.56%) Software-Defined Radio
6 1 (1.56%) UTRAN
6 1 (1.56%) WCDMA
6 1 (1.56%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.56%) WiMAX
6 1 (1.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.69%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (4.69%) RDBMS
1 3 (4.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (26.56%) Git (software)
2 14 (21.88%) JIRA
3 12 (18.75%) Subversion
4 3 (4.69%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.13%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.56%) TortoiseSVN
6 1 (1.56%) VectorCAST
6 1 (1.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (12.50%) Electronics
2 5 (7.81%) Aerospace
3 4 (6.25%) Military
4 3 (4.69%) Automotive
5 1 (1.56%) Avionics
5 1 (1.56%) Marketing
5 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 15 (23.44%) Developer
3 12 (18.75%) Build Engineer
4 10 (15.63%) Embedded Engineer
4 10 (15.63%) Linux Developer
5 9 (14.06%) C++ Developer
5 9 (14.06%) Python Developer
6 7 (10.94%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 7 (10.94%) Senior Software Engineer
7 5 (7.81%) Embedded Developer
7 5 (7.81%) Kernel Engineer
7 5 (7.81%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) Firmware Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) Middleware Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) Software Developer
9 2 (3.13%) Development Engineer
9 2 (3.13%) Embedded C Developer
9 2 (3.13%) Embedded C Engineer
9 2 (3.13%) Embedded Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (18.75%) JSON
1 12 (18.75%) RESTful
2 8 (12.50%) Middleware
3 4 (6.25%) MFC
3 4 (6.25%) Qt
4 2 (3.13%) .NET
5 1 (1.56%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.56%) DirectCompute
5 1 (1.56%) HTML
5 1 (1.56%) HTML5
5 1 (1.56%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 17 (26.56%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (14.06%) Embedded Systems
3 6 (9.38%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.69%) Clustering
4 3 (4.69%) Digital TV
4 3 (4.69%) Mathematics
4 3 (4.69%) Replication
4 3 (4.69%) STB
5 2 (3.13%) 3D Graphics
5 2 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.13%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 2 (3.13%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.13%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (1.56%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.56%) CUDA
6 1 (1.56%) VHDL
6 1 (1.56%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.56%) VLSI
Operating Systems
1 32 (50.00%) Linux
2 12 (18.75%) Android
3 11 (17.19%) Windows
4 5 (7.81%) Windows 7
5 4 (6.25%) Embedded Linux
6 3 (4.69%) CentOS
6 3 (4.69%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.56%) FreeBSD
7 1 (1.56%) HPUX
7 1 (1.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (28.13%) Multithreading
2 17 (26.56%) Software Delivery
3 16 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 15 (23.44%) Device Driver Development
4 15 (23.44%) OO
5 12 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (18.75%) API Development
6 7 (10.94%) Validation
7 5 (7.81%) Android Development
8 3 (4.69%) DevOps
8 3 (4.69%) Functional Testing
8 3 (4.69%) Non-Functional Testing
8 3 (4.69%) Software Architecture
9 2 (3.13%) Configuration Management
9 2 (3.13%) Embedded Software Development
9 2 (3.13%) Issue Tracking
9 2 (3.13%) Mentoring
9 2 (3.13%) Performance Tuning
10 1 (1.56%) Process Improvement
10 1 (1.56%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 29 (45.31%) C
2 23 (35.94%) C++
3 21 (32.81%) Python
4 8 (12.50%) Bash Shell
4 8 (12.50%) Embedded C
4 8 (12.50%) Shell Script
5 5 (7.81%) Perl
6 4 (6.25%) PowerShell
7 3 (4.69%) Assembly Language
7 3 (4.69%) C#
8 2 (3.13%) Embedded C++
9 1 (1.56%) Java
9 1 (1.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (15.63%) SC Cleared
1 10 (15.63%) Security Cleared
2 8 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.25%) MISRA
2 3 (4.69%) DO-178B
2 3 (4.69%) MISRA C
3 1 (1.56%) HL7
3 1 (1.56%) IEC 61508
3 1 (1.56%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.56%) ISO13485
3 1 (1.56%) QA
System Software
1 20 (31.25%) Firmware
2 3 (4.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 17 (26.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 17 (26.56%) SCCM
2 3 (4.69%) Icinga
2 3 (4.69%) Kubernetes
2 3 (4.69%) Nagios
Vendors
1 5 (7.81%) HP
2 3 (4.69%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.69%) Red Hat
3 2 (3.13%) Freescale
3 2 (3.13%) Intel
4 1 (1.56%) Anite
4 1 (1.56%) Perforce
4 1 (1.56%) Twitter
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago