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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Device Drivers
England / London
Rank 389 404 394
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -10
Contract jobs citing Device Driver 13 11 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.067% 0.051% 0.098%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.20% 0.15% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 15
Median daily rate £563 £420 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.92% -13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £368 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £619 £440 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £326 £340 £347
% change year-on-year
-3.90% -2.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £37.50 - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £42.75 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-6.43% +17.93%

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
6627 7393 7527
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 34.26% 34.48% 35.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 4595 5187 5225
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £288 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 121 143
Median hourly rate £25.25 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.25% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.85 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £35.18 £36.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.54 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-22.36% +25.22%

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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017. 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 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
Osterley - 1 £450 -
Device Driver
England

Device Driver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 17 (94.44%) Linux
2 14 (77.78%) HTTP
2 14 (77.78%) Subversion
2 14 (77.78%) JSON
2 14 (77.78%) Git (software)
3 13 (72.22%) RESTful
3 13 (72.22%) Multithreading
3 13 (72.22%) API Development
3 13 (72.22%) JIRA
3 13 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (72.22%) OO
3 13 (72.22%) Python
3 13 (72.22%) C++
4 10 (55.56%) Device Driver Development
5 9 (50.00%) C
6 5 (27.78%) Android
7 4 (22.22%) Mobile App
7 4 (22.22%) Degree
7 4 (22.22%) Software Architecture
7 4 (22.22%) Embedded Systems
7 4 (22.22%) Functional Testing
7 4 (22.22%) Non-Functional Testing
7 4 (22.22%) Mathematics
7 4 (22.22%) Computer Science
7 4 (22.22%) Digital TV
7 4 (22.22%) STB
7 4 (22.22%) Firmware
7 4 (22.22%) Middleware
8 3 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (5.56%) .NET Compact Framework

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:

Communications & Networking
1 14 (77.78%) HTTP
2 1 (5.56%) 802.15
2 1 (5.56%) FTP
2 1 (5.56%) OpenVPN
2 1 (5.56%) SSL
2 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.56%) VPN
2 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (5.56%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 14 (77.78%) Git (software)
1 14 (77.78%) Subversion
2 13 (72.22%) JIRA
3 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Developer
2 9 (50.00%) C++ Developer
2 9 (50.00%) Linux Developer
2 9 (50.00%) Python Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Android Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Embedded Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Firmware Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Middleware Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Android Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Embedded Linux Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Kernel Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (77.78%) JSON
2 13 (72.22%) RESTful
3 4 (22.22%) Middleware
4 1 (5.56%) .NET
4 1 (5.56%) .NET Compact Framework
4 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
4 1 (5.56%) 802.1X
4 1 (5.56%) WCF
4 1 (5.56%) Web Services
4 1 (5.56%) XML
4 1 (5.56%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Computer Science
1 4 (22.22%) Digital TV
1 4 (22.22%) Embedded Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Mobile App
1 4 (22.22%) STB
Operating Systems
1 17 (94.44%) Linux
2 5 (27.78%) Android
3 1 (5.56%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (72.22%) API Development
1 13 (72.22%) Multithreading
1 13 (72.22%) OO
2 10 (55.56%) Device Driver Development
3 4 (22.22%) Functional Testing
3 4 (22.22%) Mathematics
3 4 (22.22%) Non-Functional Testing
3 4 (22.22%) Software Architecture
4 3 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (72.22%) C++
1 13 (72.22%) Python
2 9 (50.00%) C
3 1 (5.56%) C#
3 1 (5.56%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Assembla
1 1 (5.56%) Freescale