The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Device Driver in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Device Driver over the 3 months to 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Device Drivers
Rank 425 427 446
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +19
Contract jobs citing Device Driver 16 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.070% 0.035% 0.012%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.19% 0.093% 0.033%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 3
Median daily rate £563 £500 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +33.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £331 £345
% change year-on-year
+20.75% -3.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £29.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.59% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £25.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year
+62.74% -37.80%
Device Driver
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
8254 8641 9086
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.05% 37.46% 37.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 5806 5960 6193
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 167 206
Median hourly rate £17.25 £19.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.53% +2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £43.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.88 £17.63
% change year-on-year
+11.22% +7.12%

Device Driver
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Device Driver as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Device Driver Jobs Demand Trend in London

Device Driver
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Device Driver across the London region.

Device Driver Daily Rate Trend in London

Device Driver
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Device Driver across the London region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

Device Driver Daily Rate Histogram in London

Device Driver
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Device Driver across the London region.

Device Driver Hourly Rate Trend in London

Device Driver
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 27 September 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
City of London +12 2 £438 -12.50% 1
Westminster - 1 £438 -
Device Driver
England

Device Driver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 London region with a requirement for Device Driver.

1 31 (77.50%) Linux
2 21 (52.50%) Python
3 18 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (37.50%) Git (software)
4 15 (37.50%) Bash Shell
5 14 (35.00%) Android
5 14 (35.00%) C++
6 12 (30.00%) OO
6 12 (30.00%) HTTP
6 12 (30.00%) Multithreading
6 12 (30.00%) JSON
6 12 (30.00%) JIRA
6 12 (30.00%) Subversion
6 12 (30.00%) RESTful
6 12 (30.00%) API Development
7 10 (25.00%) Windows
8 9 (22.50%) C
8 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
8 9 (22.50%) Active Directory
8 9 (22.50%) Shell Script
8 9 (22.50%) SCCM
9 8 (20.00%) PowerShell
9 8 (20.00%) XenApp
9 8 (20.00%) XenDesktop
9 8 (20.00%) Symantec
9 8 (20.00%) HP
9 8 (20.00%) Citrix
10 7 (17.50%) Windows 10
11 6 (15.00%) BitLocker
11 6 (15.00%) Virtual Infrastructure

Device Driver
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 (5.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) Google Apps
2 2 (5.00%) SaaS
3 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (30.00%) HTTP
2 3 (7.50%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.00%) DHCP
3 2 (5.00%) DNS
3 2 (5.00%) Internet
4 1 (2.50%) 2G
4 1 (2.50%) 3G
4 1 (2.50%) CDMA
4 1 (2.50%) LTE
4 1 (2.50%) Multicast
4 1 (2.50%) Unicast
4 1 (2.50%) UTRAN
4 1 (2.50%) WCDMA
4 1 (2.50%) WiMAX
4 1 (2.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (7.50%) RDBMS
1 3 (7.50%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 12 (30.00%) JIRA
2 12 (30.00%) Subversion
3 3 (7.50%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (15.00%) Electronics
2 2 (5.00%) Banking
3 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (32.50%) C++ Developer
1 13 (32.50%) Developer
2 12 (30.00%) Linux Developer
2 12 (30.00%) Python Developer
3 7 (17.50%) Linux Engineer
4 6 (15.00%) Design Engineer
4 6 (15.00%) Kernel Engineer
5 5 (12.50%) Platform Engineer
5 5 (12.50%) Software Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) Senior Software Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Active Directory Support
8 2 (5.00%) Architect
8 2 (5.00%) Citrix Support
8 2 (5.00%) Mac Engineer
9 1 (2.50%) AWS DevOps
9 1 (2.50%) AWS Engineer
9 1 (2.50%) Embedded Engineer
9 1 (2.50%) Embedded Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (30.00%) JSON
1 12 (30.00%) RESTful
2 6 (15.00%) Middleware
3 1 (2.50%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) 3D Graphics
1 5 (12.50%) Cloud Native
1 5 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (7.50%) Clustering
3 3 (7.50%) Replication
4 2 (5.00%) Fat Client
4 2 (5.00%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.50%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.50%) VHDL
5 1 (2.50%) VLSI
Operating Systems
1 31 (77.50%) Linux
2 14 (35.00%) Android
3 10 (25.00%) Windows
4 7 (17.50%) Windows 10
5 6 (15.00%) Embedded Linux
5 6 (15.00%) Mac OS X
5 6 (15.00%) Ubuntu
5 6 (15.00%) Windows 8
5 6 (15.00%) Windows XP
6 3 (7.50%) Apple iOS
6 3 (7.50%) CentOS
7 2 (5.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (30.00%) API Development
2 12 (30.00%) Multithreading
2 12 (30.00%) OO
3 6 (15.00%) Android Development
3 6 (15.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 6 (15.00%) ITIL
3 6 (15.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 5 (12.50%) Patch Management
4 5 (12.50%) Software Distribution
4 5 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 5 (12.50%) Translating Business Requirements
4 5 (12.50%) Use Case
5 4 (10.00%) Mentoring
6 3 (7.50%) Agile Project Management
6 3 (7.50%) DevOps
6 3 (7.50%) Project Management
7 2 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (5.00%) Problem Management
7 2 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 21 (52.50%) Python
2 15 (37.50%) Bash Shell
3 14 (35.00%) C++
4 9 (22.50%) C
4 9 (22.50%) Shell Script
5 8 (20.00%) PowerShell
6 3 (7.50%) Perl
7 1 (2.50%) Assembly Language
7 1 (2.50%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 4 (10.00%) ACMT
1 4 (10.00%) CCA
1 4 (10.00%) Citrix Certification
1 4 (10.00%) Degree
1 4 (10.00%) MCSE
1 4 (10.00%) MCTS
1 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 9 (22.50%) Active Directory
2 8 (20.00%) XenApp
2 8 (20.00%) XenDesktop
3 6 (15.00%) BitLocker
3 6 (15.00%) Xen
4 3 (7.50%) Docker
5 2 (5.00%) Terminal Services
5 2 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (2.50%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (22.50%) SCCM
2 6 (15.00%) WSUS
3 4 (10.00%) Casper Suite
4 3 (7.50%) Icinga
4 3 (7.50%) Kubernetes
4 3 (7.50%) Nagios
5 2 (5.00%) Backup Exec
5 2 (5.00%) HP SIM
5 2 (5.00%) SCOM
5 2 (5.00%) SCOrch
6 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
2 8 (20.00%) Citrix
2 8 (20.00%) HP
2 8 (20.00%) Symantec
3 6 (15.00%) Apple
3 6 (15.00%) Dell
4 5 (12.50%) Google
5 3 (7.50%) Red Hat
5 3 (7.50%) ServiceNow
6 2 (5.00%) VMware
7 1 (2.50%) Anite