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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Device Drivers
Rank 589 591 582
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -9
Contract jobs citing Device Driver 32 53 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.064% 0.096% 0.090%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.20% 0.29% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 21 30
Median daily rate £350 £325 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -27.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £600 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £405
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -19.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 13 6
Median hourly rate £42.50 £38.50 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.38% -2.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £20.86 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.50 £43.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.50 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+10.38% -2.53%

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
16196 18398 17909
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.54% 33.32% 31.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 10494 11565 11376
Median daily rate £430 £425 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +4.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £620 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 575 788 744
Median hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.35 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.06 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.53 £19.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +15.79%

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 8 December 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
Top 19 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 8 December 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 +3 30 £350 -5.40% 17
South East +27 15 £315 -18.70% 4
Hampshire +28 12 £313 -16.44% 1
Hook - 9 £340 -
London +3 7 £425 - 2
South West +17 5 - - 1
Surrey +13 2 £400 -
Scotland +13 2 £400 +24.03%
Wiltshire -4 2 - -
Glasgow - 2 £400 -
Devon - 2 - -
Cheshire +14 1 - -
North West +9 1 - - 4
Hertfordshire -3 1 - - 1
East of England -13 1 - - 4
Osterley - 1 £425 -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 - -
Oxford - 1 - -

Device Driver
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 34 (50.75%) Linux
2 30 (44.78%) C
3 24 (35.82%) C++
4 23 (34.33%) TCP/IP
5 21 (31.34%) Python
6 20 (29.85%) Firmware
7 18 (26.87%) Software Engineering
7 18 (26.87%) Multithreading
8 17 (25.37%) Git (software)
8 17 (25.37%) SCCM
8 17 (25.37%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 17 (25.37%) Enterprise Software
8 17 (25.37%) Software Delivery
9 16 (23.88%) SNMP
9 16 (23.88%) SSL
10 15 (22.39%) OO
10 15 (22.39%) Device Driver Development
11 14 (20.90%) JIRA
12 12 (17.91%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (17.91%) Subversion
12 12 (17.91%) RESTful
12 12 (17.91%) JSON
12 12 (17.91%) Android
12 12 (17.91%) HTTP
12 12 (17.91%) Windows
12 12 (17.91%) API Development
13 10 (14.93%) SC Cleared
13 10 (14.93%) Security Cleared
14 9 (13.43%) Embedded Systems
15 8 (11.94%) Electronics

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 2 (2.99%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (1.49%) MS Office
1 1 (1.49%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (34.33%) TCP/IP
2 16 (23.88%) SNMP
2 16 (23.88%) SSL
3 12 (17.91%) HTTP
4 3 (4.48%) Ethernet
5 2 (2.99%) FlexRay
6 1 (1.49%) 2G
6 1 (1.49%) 3G
6 1 (1.49%) CDMA
6 1 (1.49%) Internet
6 1 (1.49%) LTE
6 1 (1.49%) RS-232
6 1 (1.49%) Software-Defined Radio
6 1 (1.49%) UTRAN
6 1 (1.49%) WCDMA
6 1 (1.49%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.49%) WiMAX
6 1 (1.49%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.48%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (4.48%) RDBMS
1 3 (4.48%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (25.37%) Git (software)
2 14 (20.90%) JIRA
3 12 (17.91%) Subversion
4 3 (4.48%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.99%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.49%) TortoiseSVN
6 1 (1.49%) VectorCAST
6 1 (1.49%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (11.94%) Electronics
2 5 (7.46%) Aerospace
3 4 (5.97%) Military
4 3 (4.48%) Automotive
5 1 (1.49%) Avionics
5 1 (1.49%) Finance
5 1 (1.49%) Marketing
5 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (26.87%) Software Engineer
2 15 (22.39%) Developer
3 12 (17.91%) Build Engineer
4 10 (14.93%) Embedded Engineer
4 10 (14.93%) Linux Developer
5 9 (13.43%) C++ Developer
5 9 (13.43%) Python Developer
6 7 (10.45%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 7 (10.45%) Senior Software Engineer
7 5 (7.46%) Embedded Developer
7 5 (7.46%) Kernel Engineer
7 5 (7.46%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) Firmware Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) Middleware Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) Software Developer
9 2 (2.99%) C Developer
9 2 (2.99%) Embedded C Developer
9 2 (2.99%) Embedded C Engineer
9 2 (2.99%) Embedded Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (17.91%) JSON
1 12 (17.91%) RESTful
2 8 (11.94%) Middleware
3 4 (5.97%) MFC
3 4 (5.97%) Qt
4 2 (2.99%) .NET
5 1 (1.49%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.49%) DirectCompute
5 1 (1.49%) HTML
5 1 (1.49%) HTML5
5 1 (1.49%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 17 (25.37%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (13.43%) Embedded Systems
3 6 (8.96%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.48%) Clustering
4 3 (4.48%) Digital TV
4 3 (4.48%) Mathematics
4 3 (4.48%) Replication
4 3 (4.48%) STB
5 2 (2.99%) 3D Graphics
5 2 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.99%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 2 (2.99%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.99%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (1.49%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.49%) CUDA
6 1 (1.49%) VHDL
6 1 (1.49%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.49%) VLSI
Operating Systems
1 34 (50.75%) Linux
2 12 (17.91%) Android
2 12 (17.91%) Windows
3 5 (7.46%) Windows 7
4 4 (5.97%) Embedded Linux
5 3 (4.48%) CentOS
5 3 (4.48%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.49%) FreeBSD
6 1 (1.49%) HPUX
6 1 (1.49%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (26.87%) Multithreading
1 18 (26.87%) Software Engineering
2 17 (25.37%) Software Delivery
3 15 (22.39%) Device Driver Development
3 15 (22.39%) OO
4 12 (17.91%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (17.91%) API Development
5 7 (10.45%) Validation
6 5 (7.46%) Android Development
7 3 (4.48%) DevOps
7 3 (4.48%) Functional Testing
7 3 (4.48%) Non-Functional Testing
7 3 (4.48%) Software Architecture
8 2 (2.99%) Configuration Management
8 2 (2.99%) Embedded Software Development
8 2 (2.99%) Issue Tracking
8 2 (2.99%) Mentoring
8 2 (2.99%) Network Management
8 2 (2.99%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (1.49%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (44.78%) C
2 24 (35.82%) C++
3 21 (31.34%) Python
4 8 (11.94%) Bash Shell
4 8 (11.94%) Embedded C
4 8 (11.94%) Shell Script
5 5 (7.46%) Perl
6 4 (5.97%) PowerShell
7 3 (4.48%) Assembly Language
7 3 (4.48%) C#
7 3 (4.48%) Java
8 2 (2.99%) Embedded C++
9 1 (1.49%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (14.93%) SC Cleared
1 10 (14.93%) Security Cleared
2 8 (11.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.97%) MISRA
2 3 (4.48%) DO-178B
2 3 (4.48%) MISRA C
3 1 (1.49%) HL7
3 1 (1.49%) IEC 61508
3 1 (1.49%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.49%) ISO13485
3 1 (1.49%) QA
System Software
1 20 (29.85%) Firmware
2 3 (4.48%) Docker
Systems Management
1 17 (25.37%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 17 (25.37%) SCCM
2 3 (4.48%) Icinga
2 3 (4.48%) Kubernetes
2 3 (4.48%) Nagios
Vendors
1 5 (7.46%) HP
2 3 (4.48%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.48%) Red Hat
3 2 (2.99%) Freescale
3 2 (2.99%) Intel
4 1 (1.49%) Anite
4 1 (1.49%) Perforce
4 1 (1.49%) Twitter
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