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 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Device Drivers
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 36 - 37
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Device Driver 4 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.28% - 0.62%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.63% - 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £357 £347
% change year-on-year -9.02% +2.81%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £42.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year +7.14% +15.86%  

Device Driver is in the generic IT skills category. The next 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.

Generic IT Skills
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 71 94 100
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 22.68% 23.04% 31.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 56 62
Median daily rate £350 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £277 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £511 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 12 8
Median hourly rate £19.25 £43.75 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.00% +157.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £24.20 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.60 £59.25 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.25 £28.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year -32.45% +52.00%  

Device Driver
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge citing Device Driver as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Device Driver in Cambridge.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Device Driver in Cambridge

Device Driver
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 2 (50.00%) C
1 2 (50.00%) HPUX
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Embedded C
1 2 (50.00%) HP
1 2 (50.00%) Intel
1 2 (50.00%) OpenGL
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) OpenGL ES

Device Driver
Top Related 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:

Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Software Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) OpenGL
1 2 (50.00%) OpenGL ES
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) HPUX
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C
1 2 (50.00%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) HP
1 2 (50.00%) Intel