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 3 months to 30 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.

Device Drivers
England / East of England
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 118 122 125
Rank change year-on-year +4 +3  
Contract jobs citing Device Driver 7 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.33% 0.24% 0.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.03% 0.92% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Median daily rate - £375 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.84%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £375 £347
% change year-on-year -13.33% +7.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 2
Median hourly rate £45.00 £47.50 £38.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +24.18%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £47.50 £37.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £47.50 £38.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year +1.19% +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 the East of England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 682 655 699
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 32.05% 26.05% 26.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 413 358 407
Median daily rate £350 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £240 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 62 61
Median hourly rate £24.00 £20.00 £20.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -3.61%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.30 £48.00 £40.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -21.56% +37.83%  

Device Driver
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 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 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 3 months to 30 March 2017. 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 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
Hertfordshire +3 4 - -
Cambridgeshire - 3 - - 1
Device Driver
England

For the 6 months to 30 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 East of England region with a requirement for Device Driver.

1 6 (60.00%) C
1 6 (60.00%) Software Engineering
1 6 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (40.00%) Requirements Management
2 4 (40.00%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (40.00%) ANSI C
2 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (40.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (40.00%) C++
3 2 (20.00%) Windows
3 2 (20.00%) HPUX
3 2 (20.00%) Linux
3 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (20.00%) Embedded C
3 2 (20.00%) HP
3 2 (20.00%) Intel
3 2 (20.00%) Internet
3 2 (20.00%) OpenGL
3 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (20.00%) OpenGL ES
3 2 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 7

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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Internet
1 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Software Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (20.00%) C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Embedded Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) OpenGL
1 2 (20.00%) OpenGL ES
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) HPUX
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (40.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (40.00%) Requirements Management
3 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) C
2 4 (40.00%) ANSI C
2 4 (40.00%) C++
3 2 (20.00%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) HP
1 2 (20.00%) Intel