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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Device Drivers
Rank 574 540 552
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +12
Contract jobs citing Device Driver 53 58 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.11% 0.084%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.32% 0.36% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 24 14
Average daily rate £420 £389 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.03% +19.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £230 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £488 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £380 £318
% change year-on-year
-10.65% +19.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 13 15
Average hourly rate £42.00 £35.00 £40.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -13.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £14.70 £37.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.43 £40.40 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £35.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -13.58%
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
16683 16288 16352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.56% 32.13% 32.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 10980 10006 10123
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 533 621 718
Average hourly rate £21.36 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.63% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.74 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.39 £44.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+15.07% -5.50%

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 30 April 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
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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
London -2 20 £420 +6.66% 11
South East -26 12 £340 -15.12% 5
South West +13 9 - - 1
East Midlands - 7 - - 4
East of England -1 4 £380 +10.14% 8
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Device Driver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 56 (69.14%) Linux
2 48 (59.26%) C
3 43 (53.09%) C++
4 41 (50.62%) Software Engineering
5 31 (38.27%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (25.93%) Middleware
7 20 (24.69%) Python
8 19 (23.46%) Embedded Systems
9 18 (22.22%) Embedded Linux
10 17 (20.99%) Windows
11 16 (19.75%) OO
11 16 (19.75%) STB
11 16 (19.75%) Git (software)
12 15 (18.52%) JIRA
12 15 (18.52%) Subversion
13 14 (17.28%) Degree
13 14 (17.28%) Software Testing
13 14 (17.28%) Multithreading
13 14 (17.28%) RESTful
14 13 (16.05%) VMware Infrastructure
14 13 (16.05%) JSON
14 13 (16.05%) API Development
14 13 (16.05%) VMware
14 13 (16.05%) HTTP
15 12 (14.81%) Computer Science
16 11 (13.58%) DTV
17 10 (12.35%) Embedded C
17 10 (12.35%) Functional Testing
18 9 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
18 9 (11.11%) Software Architecture

Device Driver
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 5 (6.17%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.94%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.23%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (6.17%) MS Excel
1 5 (6.17%) MS Office
2 1 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.23%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.94%) SaaS
2 1 (1.23%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (16.05%) HTTP
2 9 (11.11%) SAN
3 8 (9.88%) FCoE
3 8 (9.88%) Fibre Channel
3 8 (9.88%) iSCSI
4 7 (8.64%) Wireless
5 6 (7.41%) DVB
6 5 (6.17%) Broadband
6 5 (6.17%) DHCP
6 5 (6.17%) DNS
7 4 (4.94%) Internet
7 4 (4.94%) TCP/IP
8 3 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (2.47%) Ethernet
9 2 (2.47%) Remote Desktop
10 1 (1.23%) Firewall
10 1 (1.23%) LAN
10 1 (1.23%) Modbus
10 1 (1.23%) VPN
10 1 (1.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (19.75%) Git (software)
2 15 (18.52%) JIRA
2 15 (18.52%) Subversion
3 2 (2.47%) GCC
4 1 (1.23%) Appium
4 1 (1.23%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.23%) JBehave
4 1 (1.23%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.23%) Qt Creator
4 1 (1.23%) Selenium
4 1 (1.23%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.23%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (11.11%) Aerospace
2 8 (9.88%) Avionics
3 6 (7.41%) Military
3 6 (7.41%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.47%) Automotive
4 2 (2.47%) Electronics
5 1 (1.23%) Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (38.27%) Software Engineer
2 18 (22.22%) Embedded Engineer
3 17 (20.99%) Developer
4 13 (16.05%) C++ Developer
5 12 (14.81%) Linux Engineer
6 10 (12.35%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 8 (9.88%) Embedded Linux Engineer
8 6 (7.41%) C Developer
8 6 (7.41%) C/C++ Developer
8 6 (7.41%) Embedded C++ Engineer
8 6 (7.41%) Middleware Engineer
9 5 (6.17%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
9 5 (6.17%) Linux Developer
9 5 (6.17%) Test Specialist
10 4 (4.94%) C Software Engineer
10 4 (4.94%) C++ Software Engineer
10 4 (4.94%) Python Developer
10 4 (4.94%) Software Developer
11 3 (3.70%) Embedded C Engineer
11 3 (3.70%) Embedded C Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (25.93%) Middleware
2 14 (17.28%) RESTful
3 13 (16.05%) JSON
4 7 (8.64%) Qt
5 6 (7.41%) OpenGL
6 2 (2.47%) Android SDK
6 2 (2.47%) CSS
6 2 (2.47%) Dalvik
7 1 (1.23%) .NET
7 1 (1.23%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.23%) HTML
7 1 (1.23%) HTML5
7 1 (1.23%) QML
7 1 (1.23%) WDF
Miscellaneous
1 19 (23.46%) Embedded Systems
2 16 (19.75%) STB
3 12 (14.81%) Computer Science
4 11 (13.58%) DTV
5 5 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (6.17%) Data Centre
6 4 (4.94%) CAN bus
6 4 (4.94%) Fat Client
6 4 (4.94%) Mathematics
6 4 (4.94%) Thin Client
7 2 (2.47%) Wiki
8 1 (1.23%) Digital Media
8 1 (1.23%) IPTV
8 1 (1.23%) MPEG
8 1 (1.23%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 56 (69.14%) Linux
2 18 (22.22%) Embedded Linux
3 17 (20.99%) Windows
4 8 (9.88%) AIX
5 7 (8.64%) VxWorks
6 4 (4.94%) Android
6 4 (4.94%) FreeBSD
6 4 (4.94%) Nucleus RTOS
6 4 (4.94%) Windows Server
7 3 (3.70%) Unix
8 2 (2.47%) NetBSD
8 2 (2.47%) OpenBSD
9 1 (1.23%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.23%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.23%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (50.62%) Software Engineering
2 31 (38.27%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (19.75%) OO
4 14 (17.28%) Multithreading
4 14 (17.28%) Software Testing
5 13 (16.05%) API Development
6 10 (12.35%) Functional Testing
7 9 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
7 9 (11.11%) Software Architecture
8 8 (9.88%) Performance Testing
9 6 (7.41%) Test Scripting
10 5 (6.17%) Change Management
10 5 (6.17%) ITIL
10 5 (6.17%) Open Source
10 5 (6.17%) Requirements Management
11 4 (4.94%) Asset Management
11 4 (4.94%) Configuration Management
11 4 (4.94%) Data Management
11 4 (4.94%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (4.94%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 48 (59.26%) C
2 43 (53.09%) C++
3 20 (24.69%) Python
4 10 (12.35%) Embedded C
5 8 (9.88%) Perl
6 7 (8.64%) Embedded C++
7 5 (6.17%) Assembly Language
8 4 (4.94%) ANSI C
8 4 (4.94%) PowerShell
9 3 (3.70%) Java
9 3 (3.70%) JavaScript
9 3 (3.70%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.23%) C#
10 1 (1.23%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.23%) SQL
10 1 (1.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (17.28%) Degree
2 7 (8.64%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.94%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (4.94%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.41%) ISO 9001
2 5 (6.17%) MISRA
3 4 (4.94%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (4.94%) DO-178B
3 4 (4.94%) JTAG
3 4 (4.94%) MISRA C
4 1 (1.23%) ISO26262
4 1 (1.23%) QA
System Software
1 13 (16.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (8.64%) Firmware
3 6 (7.41%) LXC
4 5 (6.17%) Active Directory
5 4 (4.94%) Terminal Services
5 4 (4.94%) XenApp
5 4 (4.94%) XenDesktop
6 2 (2.47%) iptables
7 1 (1.23%) ISA Server
7 1 (1.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (6.17%) Backup Exec
2 4 (4.94%) HP SIM
2 4 (4.94%) SCCM
2 4 (4.94%) SCOM
2 4 (4.94%) SCOrch
3 1 (1.23%) AppManager
3 1 (1.23%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 13 (16.05%) VMware
2 8 (9.88%) Veritas
3 5 (6.17%) HP
3 5 (6.17%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.17%) Perforce
4 4 (4.94%) Citrix
4 4 (4.94%) Red Hat
4 4 (4.94%) Symantec
4 4 (4.94%) Wind River
5 2 (2.47%) Broadcom
6 1 (1.23%) 3PAR
6 1 (1.23%) Aruba
6 1 (1.23%) Cisco
6 1 (1.23%) Compaq
6 1 (1.23%) Equitrac
6 1 (1.23%) IBM
6 1 (1.23%) LANDesk
6 1 (1.23%) OpenText
6 1 (1.23%) Oracle
6 1 (1.23%) SolarWinds
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