Period
to 16 January 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Device Driver in contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Device Driver over the 6 months to 16 January 2018 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
England > East of England
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 174 175 170
Rank change year-on-year +1 -5 +33
Contract jobs citing Device Driver 20 6 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.42% 0.13% 0.46%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.25% 0.43% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 9
East of England median daily rate £375 - £275
10th Percentile £320 - £225
90th Percentile £475 - £320
England median daily rate £475 £425 £373
% change year-on-year +11.76% +13.94% -4.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 7
East of England median hourly rate £42.00 £42.50 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.18% -10.53% -
10th Percentile £37.50 £40.00 £38.50
90th Percentile £44.80 £47.50 £50.00
England median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +2.56%

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 the East of England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,598 1,385 1,463
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 33.38% 30.64% 28.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 948 754 769
East of England median daily rate £413 £350 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.86% -9.09% +2.67%
10th Percentile £206 £166 £190
90th Percentile £575 £538 £575
England median daily rate £450 £433 £425
% change year-on-year +4.05% +1.76% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 119 181
East of England median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £22.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +56.42% +6.55%
10th Percentile £11.01 £11.33 £12.50
90th Percentile £50.85 £47.50 £48.75
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.82 £20.00
% change year-on-year +3.27% +4.10% +14.29%

Device Driver
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Device Driver as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Device Driver in the East of England

Device Driver
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Device Driver in the East of England

Device Driver
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Device Driver in the East of England over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Device Driver in the East of England

Device Driver
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Device Driver in the East of England

Device Driver
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 6 months to 16 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire -7 14 £375 - 12
Essex - 4 £438 - 3
Hertfordshire -10 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 £375 -
Device Driver
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 East of England region with a requirement for Device Driver.

1 16 (80.00%) C++
2 15 (75.00%) Linux
2 15 (75.00%) C
3 12 (60.00%) Python
3 12 (60.00%) Wireless
3 12 (60.00%) Embedded Systems
4 10 (50.00%) Electronics
5 9 (45.00%) Embedded C
6 8 (40.00%) Degree
6 8 (40.00%) Computer Science
7 7 (35.00%) Software Engineering
7 7 (35.00%) Device Driver Development
8 6 (30.00%) Embedded Linux
9 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP
9 5 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (25.00%) Telecoms
9 5 (25.00%) Embedded C++
9 5 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 5 (25.00%) Ubuntu
9 5 (25.00%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
9 5 (25.00%) Test Automation
10 4 (20.00%) R
10 4 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
10 4 (20.00%) QA
10 4 (20.00%) Verilog
11 3 (15.00%) Firmware
11 3 (15.00%) Middleware
11 3 (15.00%) Bluetooth
11 3 (15.00%) WAN
11 3 (15.00%) HTTP

Device Driver
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 (15.00%) Doxygen
Communications & Networking
1 12 (60.00%) Wireless
2 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (15.00%) Bluetooth
3 3 (15.00%) HTTP
3 3 (15.00%) WAN
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (15.00%) JIRA
1 3 (15.00%) Subversion
2 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (50.00%) Electronics
2 5 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) Software Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) C++ Software Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) Embedded Linux Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) C Software Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) C/C++ Software Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) Embedded C Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) Embedded C Software Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) Hardware Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) Hardware Test Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) Test Automation Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) HTML
1 3 (15.00%) JSON
1 3 (15.00%) Middleware
1 3 (15.00%) RESTful
1 3 (15.00%) XML
1 3 (15.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (60.00%) Embedded Systems
2 8 (40.00%) Computer Science
3 5 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 4 (20.00%) Verilog
5 1 (5.00%) STB
Operating Systems
1 15 (75.00%) Linux
2 6 (30.00%) Embedded Linux
3 5 (25.00%) Ubuntu
4 1 (5.00%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Device Driver Development
1 7 (35.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 4 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (15.00%) API Development
4 3 (15.00%) Functional Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Mathematics
4 3 (15.00%) Multithreading
4 3 (15.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (15.00%) OO
4 3 (15.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.00%) OOD
5 1 (5.00%) Resource Management
5 1 (5.00%) SDLC
5 1 (5.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 16 (80.00%) C++
2 15 (75.00%) C
3 12 (60.00%) Python
4 9 (45.00%) Embedded C
5 5 (25.00%) Embedded C++
6 4 (20.00%) R
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) Degree
2 3 (15.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
2 3 (15.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) Capita