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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Device Driver over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Device Drivers
Rank 408 411 378
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -33
Contract jobs citing Device Driver 11 8 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.046% 0.032% 0.071%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.13% 0.086% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 1
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£525 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% +23.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £403 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+18.38% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
Average hourly rate - £32.50 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £38.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+11.68% +2.66%
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
8376 9335 8345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.05% 37.37% 37.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 5944 6591 5748
Average daily rate £450 £450 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 163 207
Average hourly rate £17.00 £21.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.04% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £42.50 £48.03
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

Device Driver
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Device Driver across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 21 November 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Device Driver within the London region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
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Vacancies
Croydon - - - -
City of London - - - - 3
Device Driver
England

Device Driver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 9 (69.23%) Linux
1 9 (69.23%) Python
2 8 (61.54%) Subversion
3 7 (53.85%) QA
3 7 (53.85%) Release Management
3 7 (53.85%) CentOS
3 7 (53.85%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (53.85%) PaaS
3 7 (53.85%) Bash Shell
3 7 (53.85%) Puppet
3 7 (53.85%) MongoDB
3 7 (53.85%) Apache Cassandra
3 7 (53.85%) NoSQL
3 7 (53.85%) Heroku
3 7 (53.85%) Engine Yard
3 7 (53.85%) Jenkins
3 7 (53.85%) MCollective
3 7 (53.85%) Relational Database
3 7 (53.85%) Cloud Foundry
3 7 (53.85%) DevOps
3 7 (53.85%) Perl
3 7 (53.85%) MySQL
3 7 (53.85%) Oracle
3 7 (53.85%) Web Services
3 7 (53.85%) RDBMS
3 7 (53.85%) Red Hat
3 7 (53.85%) Shell Script
3 7 (53.85%) Nagios
3 7 (53.85%) VMware
3 7 (53.85%) Clustering

Device Driver
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 7 (53.85%) OpenStack
1 7 (53.85%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 7 (53.85%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (53.85%) PaaS
1 7 (53.85%) Heroku
1 7 (53.85%) Engine Yard
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) TCP/IP
1 6 (46.15%) DNS
1 6 (46.15%) Firewall
1 6 (46.15%) VLAN
2 2 (15.38%) SSL
3 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (7.69%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) MySQL
1 7 (53.85%) RDBMS
1 7 (53.85%) MongoDB
1 7 (53.85%) Apache Cassandra
1 7 (53.85%) NoSQL
1 7 (53.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (61.54%) Subversion
2 7 (53.85%) Jenkins
3 2 (15.38%) JIRA
3 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
3 2 (15.38%) GDB
General
1 2 (15.38%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) DevOps Engineer
1 7 (53.85%) Senior DevOps Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Software Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) Web Services
1 7 (53.85%) MCollective
2 2 (15.38%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Clustering
2 5 (38.46%) Computer Science
3 2 (15.38%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (15.38%) DTV
4 1 (7.69%) Algorithms
4 1 (7.69%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Linux
2 7 (53.85%) Ubuntu
2 7 (53.85%) CentOS
3 3 (23.08%) Nucleus RTOS
3 3 (23.08%) VxWorks
3 3 (23.08%) ThreadX
4 2 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Release Management
1 7 (53.85%) DevOps
2 6 (46.15%) Load Balancing
3 3 (23.08%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (23.08%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (15.38%) TDD
4 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) Python
2 7 (53.85%) Shell Script
2 7 (53.85%) Ruby
2 7 (53.85%) Perl
2 7 (53.85%) Bash Shell
3 6 (46.15%) Korn
4 5 (38.46%) C
4 5 (38.46%) C++
5 1 (7.69%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (53.85%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (53.85%) Nagios
1 7 (53.85%) Puppet
1 7 (53.85%) Cobbler
2 6 (46.15%) collectd
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Oracle
1 7 (53.85%) Red Hat
1 7 (53.85%) VMware
2 2 (15.38%) Wind River
2 2 (15.38%) Lauterbach
3 1 (7.69%) Akamai
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