The first 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the London region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Device Drivers
Rank 406 370 391
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +21
Contract jobs citing Device Driver 10 9 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.040% 0.041% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.13% 0.12% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 6
Average daily rate £325 £225 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% -35.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £225 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 14
Average hourly rate £40.50 £37.50 £48.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.10 £37.50 £33.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.90 £37.50 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £36.25 £39.25
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -7.64%
Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
7734 7218 8733
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.25% 32.84% 31.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 5452 5033 5839
Average daily rate £450 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £348
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 169 227
Average hourly rate £21.00 £22.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% -2.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.15 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £52.80 £47.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.22% -10.00%
Device Driver
England

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Vacancies
City of London - 2 £400 - 2
Croydon - - - - 1
Uxbridge - - - -
Device Driver
England

Device Driver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 8 (50.00%) Linux
2 6 (37.50%) C
2 6 (37.50%) Embedded Systems
3 5 (31.25%) C++
4 4 (25.00%) Embedded C
4 4 (25.00%) Android
4 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 4 (25.00%) Embedded Linux
5 3 (18.75%) Software Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (18.75%) Electronics
5 3 (18.75%) OpenCL
5 3 (18.75%) Qt
5 3 (18.75%) OpenGL
5 3 (18.75%) Java
5 3 (18.75%) SQL
5 3 (18.75%) Oracle
6 2 (12.50%) JDBC
6 2 (12.50%) WebLogic
6 2 (12.50%) J2EE
6 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 2 (12.50%) HTML
6 2 (12.50%) Apache
6 2 (12.50%) Flash
6 2 (12.50%) J2ME
6 2 (12.50%) PhD
6 2 (12.50%) N-Tier
6 2 (12.50%) GSM
6 2 (12.50%) SMS
6 2 (12.50%) GIS

Device Driver
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 2 (12.50%) WebLogic
1 2 (12.50%) Apache
1 2 (12.50%) WebSphere
2 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) GSM
1 2 (12.50%) SMS
1 2 (12.50%) DHCP
1 2 (12.50%) DNS
1 2 (12.50%) RTCP
1 2 (12.50%) RTP
1 2 (12.50%) RFID
1 2 (12.50%) Firewall
1 2 (12.50%) Wireless
1 2 (12.50%) VLAN
2 1 (6.25%) SAN
2 1 (6.25%) 802.11
2 1 (6.25%) DVB
2 1 (6.25%) Ethernet
2 1 (6.25%) HTTP
2 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.25%) VPN
2 1 (6.25%) WAN
2 1 (6.25%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) MySQL
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.25%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Subversion
1 1 (6.25%) JIRA
1 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
1 1 (6.25%) Trac
General
1 3 (18.75%) Electronics
2 1 (6.25%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Software Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Leader
3 2 (12.50%) Embedded C Developer
3 2 (12.50%) C Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Middleware Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) User Experience Researcher
4 1 (6.25%) Software Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) OpenGL
1 3 (18.75%) Qt
1 3 (18.75%) OpenCL
2 2 (12.50%) OpenGL ES
2 2 (12.50%) WAP
2 2 (12.50%) KML
2 2 (12.50%) SyncML
2 2 (12.50%) HTML
2 2 (12.50%) J2EE
2 2 (12.50%) JDBC
2 2 (12.50%) Flash
2 2 (12.50%) J2ME
3 1 (6.25%) POSIX
3 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
3 1 (6.25%) .NET
3 1 (6.25%) JSON
3 1 (6.25%) Middleware
3 1 (6.25%) RESTful
3 1 (6.25%) WebKit
3 1 (6.25%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (12.50%) GIS
2 2 (12.50%) 3D Graphics
2 2 (12.50%) N-Tier
2 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.25%) CUDA
3 1 (6.25%) DTV
3 1 (6.25%) Clustering
3 1 (6.25%) STB
3 1 (6.25%) IPTV
3 1 (6.25%) Psychology
3 1 (6.25%) Human Factors
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (25.00%) Embedded Linux
2 4 (25.00%) Android
3 2 (12.50%) Windows CE
3 2 (12.50%) Windows
4 1 (6.25%) UNIX
4 1 (6.25%) Ubuntu
4 1 (6.25%) CentOS
4 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (18.75%) Software Testing
2 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (12.50%) Unit Testing
3 2 (12.50%) E-business
4 1 (6.25%) Security Management
4 1 (6.25%) Workflow
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL
4 1 (6.25%) OO
4 1 (6.25%) OOD
4 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
4 1 (6.25%) Use Case
4 1 (6.25%) Usability Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Multithreading
4 1 (6.25%) User Experience Design
4 1 (6.25%) Market Research
4 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Service Desk Management
4 1 (6.25%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) C
2 5 (31.25%) C++
3 4 (25.00%) Embedded C
4 3 (18.75%) SQL
4 3 (18.75%) Java
5 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 2 (12.50%) Assembly Language
5 2 (12.50%) GLSL
5 2 (12.50%) HLSL
6 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
6 1 (6.25%) Ruby
6 1 (6.25%) Korn
6 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
6 1 (6.25%) Perl
6 1 (6.25%) VB
6 1 (6.25%) Python
6 1 (6.25%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) PhD
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) JTAG
2 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.25%) ISA Server
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (6.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) AppManager
1 1 (6.25%) Backup Exec
1 1 (6.25%) Puppet
1 1 (6.25%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) Intel
2 2 (12.50%) Mapinfo
2 2 (12.50%) VMware
2 2 (12.50%) ESRI
3 1 (6.25%) Open Text
3 1 (6.25%) AppSense
3 1 (6.25%) LANDesk
3 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds
3 1 (6.25%) Aruba
3 1 (6.25%) 3PAR
3 1 (6.25%) Mercator
3 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) HP
3 1 (6.25%) Compaq
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