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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Device Driver over the 3 months to 1 July 2015 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Device Drivers
Rank 532 539 518
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -21
Contract jobs citing Device Driver 76 64 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.12% 0.087%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.43% 0.37% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 24 12
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£395 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £293 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £473 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 21 13
Average hourly rate £30.75 £40.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.07% +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.25 £37.50 £35.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £43.00 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.75 £40.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-24.07% +10.95%

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
17545 17089 16456
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.35% 31.75% 33.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 10925 10497 9726
Average daily rate £415 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 646 662 714
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £43.00 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £23.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.82% +15.00%

Device Driver
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Device Driver within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 July 2015.

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 1 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Device Driver within the UK over the 3 months to 1 July 2015. 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
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -22 53 £390 +11.42% 25
South East -21 17 £370 +12.12% 9
Scotland +6 15 - - 2
East of England -3 11 £335 -26.37% 10
Dundee - 10 - - 2
South West -1 8 £480 - 3
Berkshire +6 7 £295 - 2
Hertfordshire -7 7 £335 -4.28% 1
Cheshire - 5 - -
Crewe - 5 - -
North West - 5 - -
Edinburgh +1 4 - -
Buckinghamshire +1 4 £500 - 1
Hampshire -6 4 - -
London -10 4 £400 +17.64% 1
Bournemouth - 4 £480 -
Dorset - 4 £480 -
West Midlands - 4 £395 -
Welwyn Garden City -8 3 - - 1
Cambridgeshire -12 3 - - 4
Cambridge -14 3 - - 4
Marlow - 3 - -
Birmingham - 3 £395 -
Swindon 0 2 £325 - 1
Wiltshire -4 2 £325 - 1
North East - 2 - -
Winchester - 2 - -
Reading - 2 £295 -
Gloucestershire -2 1 - -
East Midlands -10 1 - - 1

Device Driver
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 75 (48.70%) Linux
2 72 (46.75%) Windows
2 72 (46.75%) C
3 59 (38.31%) Software Engineering
4 49 (31.82%) C++
5 47 (30.52%) TCP/IP
6 26 (16.88%) Embedded C
7 23 (14.94%) Embedded Linux
8 22 (14.29%) VMware
8 22 (14.29%) Python
9 21 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
9 21 (13.64%) Subversion
10 20 (12.99%) DNS
10 20 (12.99%) Electronics
11 19 (12.34%) Microsoft
11 19 (12.34%) HTTP
12 18 (11.69%) Security Cleared
13 17 (11.04%) Performance Testing
13 17 (11.04%) SSL
13 17 (11.04%) Perl
13 17 (11.04%) Firmware
14 15 (9.74%) C#
14 15 (9.74%) SC Cleared
15 14 (9.09%) Visual Studio
16 13 (8.44%) Wi-Fi
16 13 (8.44%) Finance
16 13 (8.44%) Shell Script
16 13 (8.44%) Multithreading
17 12 (7.79%) VMware Infrastructure
17 12 (7.79%) Web Services

Device Driver
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 4 (2.60%) OpenStack
1 4 (2.60%) Cloud Foundry
2 3 (1.95%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.30%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (3.25%) MS Office
2 3 (1.95%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Tesseract
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.60%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (2.60%) Heroku
1 4 (2.60%) Engine Yard
Communications & Networking
1 47 (30.52%) TCP/IP
2 20 (12.99%) DNS
3 19 (12.34%) HTTP
4 17 (11.04%) SSL
5 13 (8.44%) Wi-Fi
6 12 (7.79%) SNMP
7 11 (7.14%) Firewall
8 10 (6.49%) DHCP
9 9 (5.84%) 802.11
9 9 (5.84%) VLAN
10 8 (5.19%) ZigBee
10 8 (5.19%) Internet
10 8 (5.19%) RTP
10 8 (5.19%) VPN
11 7 (4.55%) 802.15
11 7 (4.55%) FTP
11 7 (4.55%) SAN
11 7 (4.55%) OpenVPN
11 7 (4.55%) FCoE
11 7 (4.55%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.84%) MySQL
1 9 (5.84%) RDBMS
1 9 (5.84%) MongoDB
1 9 (5.84%) Apache Cassandra
1 9 (5.84%) NoSQL
1 9 (5.84%) Relational Database
2 7 (4.55%) SQLite
3 3 (1.95%) MS Access
4 1 (0.65%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (13.64%) Subversion
2 14 (9.09%) Visual Studio
3 11 (7.14%) Jenkins
3 11 (7.14%) Git (software)
4 9 (5.84%) WinDbg
5 4 (2.60%) GCC
6 3 (1.95%) JIRA
7 1 (0.65%) Selenium
7 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Blend
7 1 (0.65%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.65%) TortoiseSVN
7 1 (0.65%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.65%) SCons
7 1 (0.65%) Robot Framework
7 1 (0.65%) Valgrind
7 1 (0.65%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.65%) Eclipse
General
1 20 (12.99%) Electronics
2 13 (8.44%) Finance
3 11 (7.14%) Automotive
4 5 (3.25%) German Language
5 3 (1.95%) Banking
6 2 (1.30%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.30%) Avionics
7 1 (0.65%) Marketing
7 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.65%) Military
Job Titles
1 50 (32.47%) Software Engineer
2 28 (18.18%) Developer
3 23 (14.94%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 16 (10.39%) Software Developer
5 14 (9.09%) Embedded Software Developer
6 12 (7.79%) Test Engineer
7 9 (5.84%) Analyst
7 9 (5.84%) DevOps Engineer
8 8 (5.19%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 7 (4.55%) 1st Line Support
9 7 (4.55%) Service Analyst
9 7 (4.55%) Service Desk Analyst
10 5 (3.25%) Test Specialist
10 5 (3.25%) Embedded Linux Engineer
10 5 (3.25%) Linux Engineer
11 3 (1.95%) Firmware Engineer
11 3 (1.95%) IT Administrator
11 3 (1.95%) Storage Engineer
11 3 (1.95%) Administrator
11 3 (1.95%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (7.79%) Web Services
2 9 (5.84%) HTML
2 9 (5.84%) .NET
2 9 (5.84%) MCollective
3 8 (5.19%) WCF
4 7 (4.55%) .NET Framework
4 7 (4.55%) JSON
4 7 (4.55%) .NET Compact Framework
4 7 (4.55%) XML
5 2 (1.30%) STL
5 2 (1.30%) Flash
5 2 (1.30%) MFC
5 2 (1.30%) Application Packaging
5 2 (1.30%) Qt
5 2 (1.30%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 1 (0.65%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.65%) REST
6 1 (0.65%) WPF
6 1 (0.65%) Silverlight
6 1 (0.65%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.84%) Clustering
2 8 (5.19%) Embedded Systems
3 6 (3.90%) Computer Science
3 6 (3.90%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (2.60%) EMC VNXe
4 4 (2.60%) HP StoreVirtual
4 4 (2.60%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 4 (2.60%) HP Storage
4 4 (2.60%) STB
5 3 (1.95%) MPEG
5 3 (1.95%) Streaming Video
6 2 (1.30%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.30%) EMV
6 2 (1.30%) Smartcard
6 2 (1.30%) DTV
6 2 (1.30%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.30%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.65%) Over-the-Top Content
7 1 (0.65%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.65%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 75 (48.70%) Linux
2 72 (46.75%) Windows
3 23 (14.94%) Embedded Linux
4 11 (7.14%) Windows CE
5 9 (5.84%) Ubuntu
5 9 (5.84%) Android
5 9 (5.84%) CentOS
5 9 (5.84%) FreeBSD
6 7 (4.55%) AIX
7 6 (3.90%) Apple iOS
8 5 (3.25%) Windows 7
8 5 (3.25%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (3.25%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (2.60%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (1.95%) UNIX
11 2 (1.30%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.65%) OS/2
12 1 (0.65%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.65%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.65%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (38.31%) Software Engineering
2 21 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (11.04%) Performance Testing
4 13 (8.44%) Multithreading
5 11 (7.14%) Test Scripting
5 11 (7.14%) Migration
6 10 (6.49%) Validation
6 10 (6.49%) Software Testing
6 10 (6.49%) Test Planning
7 9 (5.84%) Test Management
7 9 (5.84%) DevOps
7 9 (5.84%) Load Balancing
7 9 (5.84%) Configuration Management
8 8 (5.19%) ITIL
8 8 (5.19%) Benchmarking
8 8 (5.19%) Android Development
8 8 (5.19%) Linux Kernel Development
9 7 (4.55%) Release Management
9 7 (4.55%) Incident Management
9 7 (4.55%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 72 (46.75%) C
2 49 (31.82%) C++
3 26 (16.88%) Embedded C
4 22 (14.29%) Python
5 17 (11.04%) Perl
6 15 (9.74%) C#
7 13 (8.44%) Shell Script
8 11 (7.14%) Java
8 11 (7.14%) Embedded C++
9 10 (6.49%) Ruby
9 10 (6.49%) Bash Shell
10 9 (5.84%) Korn
11 7 (4.55%) Assembly Language
12 4 (2.60%) SQL
13 2 (1.30%) VB
13 2 (1.30%) JavaScript
14 1 (0.65%) VC++
14 1 (0.65%) Ada
14 1 (0.65%) C++/CLI
14 1 (0.65%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (11.69%) Security Cleared
2 15 (9.74%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.90%) Degree
4 3 (1.95%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.30%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.30%) MCSA
5 2 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.65%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.65%) HND
6 1 (0.65%) MCSE
6 1 (0.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.49%) QA
2 8 (5.19%) SLA
3 5 (3.25%) IEC 61508
4 4 (2.60%) ISO 9001
5 2 (1.30%) DO-178B
5 2 (1.30%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 17 (11.04%) Firmware
2 12 (7.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (6.49%) Active Directory
4 4 (2.60%) vSphere
5 1 (0.65%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (7.14%) SCCM
2 9 (5.84%) Puppet
2 9 (5.84%) Cobbler
3 6 (3.90%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 4 (2.60%) Nagios
4 4 (2.60%) collectd
5 3 (1.95%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (1.30%) SELinux
Vendors
1 22 (14.29%) VMware
2 19 (12.34%) Microsoft
3 11 (7.14%) Red Hat
4 9 (5.84%) Oracle
5 7 (4.55%) Veritas
5 7 (4.55%) Assembla
6 6 (3.90%) HP
7 4 (2.60%) EMC
7 4 (2.60%) IBM
8 3 (1.95%) Akamai
9 2 (1.30%) QNX
9 2 (1.30%) Perforce
10 1 (0.65%) Green Hills
10 1 (0.65%) Atmel
10 1 (0.65%) Remedy
10 1 (0.65%) Sophos
10 1 (0.65%) Avaya
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Arrows Group
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Dundee
Real Staffing
Rate: £26 - £29 per hour
Posted: 16 days ago
Dundee
Real Staffing
Rate: £25 - £28 per hour
Posted: 27 days ago
Berkshire
Real Staffing
Posted: 27 days ago