The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Device Driver in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Device Driver over the 3 months to 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Device Drivers
Rank 574 556 563
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +7
Contract jobs citing Device Driver 68 77 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.14% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.39% 0.43% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 18 23
Median daily rate £340 £395 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.92% +12.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £293 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £486 £482
UK excluding London median daily rate £322 £390 £350
% change year-on-year
-17.43% +11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 26 22
Median hourly rate £40.00 £31.50 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.98% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.45 £16.25 £37.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £42.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £31.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+30.95% -22.22%

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

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
17651 17872 17553
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.27% 31.90% 32.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 11426 11092 10792
Median daily rate £425 £418 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.67% +4.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 615 688 713
Median hourly rate £21.50 £18.89 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.81% -7.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.35 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £18.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+21.62% -11.90%

Device Driver
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Device Driver Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Device Driver
Daily Rate Trend

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

Device Driver Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Device Driver
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Device Driver within the UK over the 3 months to 25 June 2016.

Device Driver Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Device Driver
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Device Driver Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Device Driver
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Device Driver within the UK over the 3 months to 25 June 2016.

Device Driver Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Device Driver
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 25 June 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
England +9 60 £400 +1.26% 23
London +32 24 £563 +40.62% 10
South East +11 23 £326 -11.95% 3
Hampshire +12 14 £320 -
Hook - 8 £310 -
Scotland -25 7 £321 +24.15%
East of England +12 6 £360 +13.38% 4
Winchester +6 4 - -
City of London - 4 - - 2
Oxfordshire +11 3 - - 1
East Midlands +8 3 - -
Northamptonshire +3 3 - -
North West -11 3 £300 - 2
Essex - 3 £360 -
Hertfordshire +13 2 - -
Welwyn Garden City +7 2 - -
Cheshire -5 2 - - 1
Renfrewshire -37 2 £316 -8.98%
Erskine -39 2 £316 -8.98%
Oxford - 2 - -
Fife - 2 £320 -
Knutsford - 2 - -
Surrey - 2 £400 -
Middlesex - 2 £340 -
Cambridgeshire +16 1 - - 4
Buckinghamshire +12 1 - - 1
Cambridge +9 1 - - 4
Kent +5 1 £413 -
Dundee -7 1 £230 +35.29%
Dunfermline - 1 £320 -

Device Driver
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 with a requirement for Device Driver.

1 76 (63.87%) Linux
2 60 (50.42%) C
3 49 (41.18%) C++
4 48 (40.34%) Software Engineering
5 38 (31.93%) Agile Software Development
6 33 (27.73%) Python
7 26 (21.85%) Embedded Linux
8 25 (21.01%) Git (software)
9 24 (20.17%) Degree
9 24 (20.17%) Embedded Systems
10 23 (19.33%) Middleware
11 22 (18.49%) Firmware
12 21 (17.65%) SCCM
13 20 (16.81%) OO
13 20 (16.81%) Windows
14 19 (15.97%) TCP/IP
14 19 (15.97%) Subversion
14 19 (15.97%) JIRA
14 19 (15.97%) Computer Science
15 18 (15.13%) Multithreading
15 18 (15.13%) RESTful
16 17 (14.29%) JSON
16 17 (14.29%) HTTP
16 17 (14.29%) API Development
17 16 (13.45%) Embedded C
17 16 (13.45%) Security Cleared
18 15 (12.61%) VMware Infrastructure
18 15 (12.61%) Software Testing
18 15 (12.61%) STB
18 15 (12.61%) VMware

Device Driver
Top Related IT Skills 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 4 (3.36%) MS Exchange
1 4 (3.36%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.52%) Cloud Foundry
2 3 (2.52%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (4.20%) MS Office
2 4 (3.36%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.84%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.36%) GitHub
1 4 (3.36%) SaaS
2 3 (2.52%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.52%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (2.52%) Engine Yard
2 3 (2.52%) Heroku
2 3 (2.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.84%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 19 (15.97%) TCP/IP
2 17 (14.29%) HTTP
3 13 (10.92%) SNMP
3 13 (10.92%) SSL
4 8 (6.72%) FCoE
4 8 (6.72%) Fibre Channel
4 8 (6.72%) iSCSI
4 8 (6.72%) SAN
5 6 (5.04%) DVB
6 5 (4.20%) Broadband
6 5 (4.20%) Internet
6 5 (4.20%) Wireless
7 4 (3.36%) DHCP
7 4 (3.36%) DNS
7 4 (3.36%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (1.68%) Ethernet
8 2 (1.68%) Multicast
8 2 (1.68%) RS-232
8 2 (1.68%) Unicast
9 1 (0.84%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.04%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.68%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (1.68%) RDBMS
2 2 (1.68%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 25 (21.01%) Git (software)
2 19 (15.97%) JIRA
2 19 (15.97%) Subversion
3 6 (5.04%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.52%) Vagrant
5 2 (1.68%) GCC
5 2 (1.68%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.84%) Appium
6 1 (0.84%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.84%) JBehave
6 1 (0.84%) Qt Creator
6 1 (0.84%) Selenium
6 1 (0.84%) TortoiseSVN
6 1 (0.84%) VectorCAST
6 1 (0.84%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.84%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (8.40%) Aerospace
2 9 (7.56%) Electronics
3 8 (6.72%) Avionics
4 7 (5.88%) Military
5 4 (3.36%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.84%) Automotive
6 1 (0.84%) Banking
6 1 (0.84%) Finance
6 1 (0.84%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 38 (31.93%) Software Engineer
2 26 (21.85%) Developer
3 21 (17.65%) Embedded Engineer
4 19 (15.97%) C++ Developer
5 15 (12.61%) Linux Engineer
6 14 (11.76%) Build Engineer
7 13 (10.92%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 9 (7.56%) Linux Developer
8 9 (7.56%) Python Developer
9 8 (6.72%) Embedded Linux Engineer
10 6 (5.04%) Embedded C++ Engineer
10 6 (5.04%) Embedded Developer
10 6 (5.04%) Middleware Engineer
11 5 (4.20%) C Developer
11 5 (4.20%) C/C++ Developer
11 5 (4.20%) DevOps Engineer
11 5 (4.20%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
11 5 (4.20%) Test Specialist
12 4 (3.36%) C++ Software Engineer
12 4 (3.36%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (19.33%) Middleware
2 18 (15.13%) RESTful
3 17 (14.29%) JSON
4 7 (5.88%) Qt
5 6 (5.04%) OpenGL
6 3 (2.52%) .NET
6 3 (2.52%) MCollective
6 3 (2.52%) Web Services
7 2 (1.68%) .NET Framework
7 2 (1.68%) HTML
7 2 (1.68%) HTML5
8 1 (0.84%) Android SDK
8 1 (0.84%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.84%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.84%) CSS
8 1 (0.84%) Dalvik
8 1 (0.84%) DirectCompute
8 1 (0.84%) OpenCL
8 1 (0.84%) QML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (20.17%) Embedded Systems
2 19 (15.97%) Computer Science
3 15 (12.61%) STB
4 14 (11.76%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (9.24%) DTV
6 9 (7.56%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (4.20%) 3D Graphics
7 5 (4.20%) Clustering
7 5 (4.20%) Data Centre
8 4 (3.36%) CAN bus
8 4 (3.36%) Fat Client
8 4 (3.36%) Mathematics
8 4 (3.36%) Thin Client
9 3 (2.52%) Cloud Native
10 2 (1.68%) Algorithms
10 2 (1.68%) Replication
11 1 (0.84%) IPTV
11 1 (0.84%) MPEG
11 1 (0.84%) Visualisation
11 1 (0.84%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 76 (63.87%) Linux
2 26 (21.85%) Embedded Linux
3 20 (16.81%) Windows
4 11 (9.24%) Android
5 9 (7.56%) VxWorks
6 8 (6.72%) AIX
7 7 (5.88%) Ubuntu
8 6 (5.04%) Unix
9 5 (4.20%) CentOS
10 4 (3.36%) Nucleus RTOS
10 4 (3.36%) Windows 10
10 4 (3.36%) Windows Server
11 3 (2.52%) FreeBSD
11 3 (2.52%) Mac OS X
11 3 (2.52%) Windows 8
11 3 (2.52%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.84%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.84%) uClinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (40.34%) Software Engineering
2 38 (31.93%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (16.81%) OO
4 18 (15.13%) Multithreading
5 17 (14.29%) API Development
6 15 (12.61%) Software Testing
7 14 (11.76%) Software Delivery
8 10 (8.40%) Functional Testing
9 9 (7.56%) Non-Functional Testing
9 9 (7.56%) Performance Testing
9 9 (7.56%) Software Architecture
10 8 (6.72%) Configuration Management
11 7 (5.88%) SDLC
11 7 (5.88%) Workflow
12 6 (5.04%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (5.04%) ITIL
12 6 (5.04%) Test Scripting
13 5 (4.20%) Embedded Software Development
13 5 (4.20%) Open Source
13 5 (4.20%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 60 (50.42%) C
2 49 (41.18%) C++
3 33 (27.73%) Python
4 16 (13.45%) Embedded C
5 11 (9.24%) Bash Shell
6 10 (8.40%) Perl
7 9 (7.56%) Assembly Language
8 8 (6.72%) Embedded C++
8 8 (6.72%) Shell Script
9 7 (5.88%) PowerShell
10 5 (4.20%) C#
11 4 (3.36%) ANSI C
12 3 (2.52%) Java
12 3 (2.52%) JavaScript
12 3 (2.52%) Ruby
12 3 (2.52%) SQL
13 1 (0.84%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 24 (20.17%) Degree
2 16 (13.45%) Security Cleared
3 10 (8.40%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.36%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (2.52%) AWS Certification
6 2 (1.68%) ACMT
6 2 (1.68%) CCA
6 2 (1.68%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (1.68%) MCSE
6 2 (1.68%) MCTS
6 2 (1.68%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.88%) ISO 9001
2 6 (5.04%) DO-178B
2 6 (5.04%) MISRA
3 4 (3.36%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (3.36%) JTAG
3 4 (3.36%) MISRA C
4 2 (1.68%) QA
5 1 (0.84%) HL7
5 1 (0.84%) IEC 61508
5 1 (0.84%) ISO13485
System Software
1 22 (18.49%) Firmware
2 15 (12.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (5.88%) Active Directory
3 7 (5.88%) XenApp
3 7 (5.88%) XenDesktop
4 6 (5.04%) LXC
5 4 (3.36%) Terminal Services
5 4 (3.36%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (2.52%) BitLocker
6 3 (2.52%) Hyper-V
6 3 (2.52%) Xen
7 2 (1.68%) Docker
7 2 (1.68%) iptables
Systems Management
1 21 (17.65%) SCCM
2 14 (11.76%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 5 (4.20%) Nagios
4 4 (3.36%) Backup Exec
4 4 (3.36%) HP SIM
4 4 (3.36%) SCOM
4 4 (3.36%) SCOrch
5 3 (2.52%) Ansible
5 3 (2.52%) BMC PATROL
5 3 (2.52%) Cobbler
5 3 (2.52%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (2.52%) Puppet
5 3 (2.52%) WSUS
6 2 (1.68%) Casper Suite
6 2 (1.68%) Icinga
6 2 (1.68%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 15 (12.61%) VMware
2 12 (10.08%) HP
3 11 (9.24%) Microsoft
4 9 (7.56%) Red Hat
5 8 (6.72%) Veritas
6 7 (5.88%) Citrix
6 7 (5.88%) Perforce
6 7 (5.88%) Symantec
7 4 (3.36%) Wind River
8 3 (2.52%) Apple
8 3 (2.52%) BMC
8 3 (2.52%) Dell
9 2 (1.68%) Broadcom
9 2 (1.68%) Google
10 1 (0.84%) IBM
10 1 (0.84%) ServiceNow
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