Period
to 22 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Device Driver in contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Device Driver over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Device Drivers
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 - 75
Rank change year-on-year - +75 -10
Contract jobs citing Device Driver 19 0 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 2.71% - 1.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.26% - 4.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 4
Cambridge median daily rate £375 - £275
10th Percentile £363 - £263
90th Percentile £388 - £358
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 - £275
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 0 2
Cambridge median hourly rate £42.00 - £50.00
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £42.00 - £50.00

Device Driver is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Cambridge
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 230 205 259
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 32.81% 32.70% 27.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 108 143
Cambridge median daily rate £363 £369 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.69% +1.03% +4.29%
10th Percentile £185 £103 £225
90th Percentile £525 £488 £524
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £359 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +2.43% -6.67% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 20 16
Cambridge median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -3.61% +50.91%
10th Percentile £19.43 £14.63 £14.89
90th Percentile £50.25 £47.50 £58.75
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £40.00 £40.75 £28.50
% change year-on-year -1.84% +42.98% +3.64%

Device Driver
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings citing Device Driver as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

Job vacancy trend for Device Driver in Cambridge

Device Driver
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Device Driver in Cambridge

Device Driver
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Device Driver in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, 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 across the Cambridge region with a requirement for Device Driver.

1 17 (89.47%) Wireless
2 16 (84.21%) C
2 16 (84.21%) C++
2 16 (84.21%) Linux
3 14 (73.68%) Electronics
4 12 (63.16%) Python
4 12 (63.16%) Embedded Systems
5 10 (52.63%) Embedded Linux
6 9 (47.37%) Degree
6 9 (47.37%) Computer Science
6 9 (47.37%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
6 9 (47.37%) Device Driver Development
6 9 (47.37%) TCP/IP
6 9 (47.37%) Embedded C
6 9 (47.37%) Wi-Fi
6 9 (47.37%) Software Engineering
7 8 (42.11%) Embedded C++
8 6 (31.58%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 6 (31.58%) Ubuntu
8 6 (31.58%) Telecoms
8 6 (31.58%) Requirements Analysis
8 6 (31.58%) R
8 6 (31.58%) Test Automation
9 5 (26.32%) QA
9 5 (26.32%) Verilog
9 5 (26.32%) Bluetooth
10 4 (21.05%) Test Scripting
11 3 (15.79%) Doxygen
11 3 (15.79%) WAN
11 3 (15.79%) HTML

Device Driver
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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:

Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Doxygen
Communications & Networking
1 17 (89.47%) Wireless
2 9 (47.37%) TCP/IP
2 9 (47.37%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (26.32%) Bluetooth
4 3 (15.79%) WAN
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Bitbucket
1 2 (10.53%) Buildbot
1 2 (10.53%) CMake
1 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
1 2 (10.53%) JIRA
1 2 (10.53%) JIRA Agile
2 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
General
1 14 (73.68%) Electronics
2 6 (31.58%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Embedded Engineer
1 8 (42.11%) Embedded Linux Engineer
1 8 (42.11%) Linux Engineer
2 7 (36.84%) C Software Engineer
2 7 (36.84%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
2 7 (36.84%) C/C++ Software Engineer
2 7 (36.84%) C++ Software Engineer
2 7 (36.84%) Embedded C Engineer
2 7 (36.84%) Embedded C Software Engineer
2 7 (36.84%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
2 7 (36.84%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
2 7 (36.84%) Embedded C++ Engineer
2 7 (36.84%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
2 7 (36.84%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
2 7 (36.84%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 7 (36.84%) Software Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) Hardware Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) Hardware Test Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) Test Automation Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) HTML
1 3 (15.79%) XML
1 3 (15.79%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (63.16%) Embedded Systems
2 9 (47.37%) Computer Science
3 6 (31.58%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 5 (26.32%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 16 (84.21%) Linux
2 10 (52.63%) Embedded Linux
3 6 (31.58%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Device Driver Development
1 9 (47.37%) Software Engineering
2 6 (31.58%) Requirements Analysis
2 6 (31.58%) Test Automation
3 4 (21.05%) Test Scripting
4 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.26%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 16 (84.21%) C
1 16 (84.21%) C++
2 12 (63.16%) Python
3 9 (47.37%) Embedded C
4 8 (42.11%) Embedded C++
5 6 (31.58%) R
Qualifications
1 9 (47.37%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) QA
System Software
1 9 (47.37%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
2 3 (15.79%) Firmware