Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 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
England > East of England
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 175 183 181
Rank change year-on-year +8 -2 +31
Contract jobs citing Device Driver 28 4 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.55% 0.083% 0.45%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.72% 0.26% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 10
East of England median daily rate £375 - £276
10th Percentile £150 - £226
90th Percentile £475 - £344
England median daily rate £450 £400 £331
% change year-on-year +12.50% +20.75% -11.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 0 6
East of England median hourly rate £42.00 - £40.00
10th Percentile £37.50 - £33.75
90th Percentile £47.05 - £50.00
England median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.90% -3.75%

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 1629 1524 1652
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 31.88% 31.79% 27.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 934 866 884
East of England median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +5.26%
10th Percentile £190 £180 £205
90th Percentile £562 £538 £556
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 122 179
East of England median hourly rate £19.19 £32.14 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.28% +42.82% -8.16%
10th Percentile £10.92 £14.12 £12.20
90th Percentile £49.25 £43.75 £45.09
England median hourly rate £20.50 £20.83 £19.08
% change year-on-year -1.58% +9.17% +6.00%

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 20 November 2017.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Device Driver in the East of England over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 20 November 2017. 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 - 19 £375 - 3
Essex -11 5 £450 -
Hertfordshire -5 4 £90 - 1
Device Driver
England

For the 6 months to 20 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 East of England region with a requirement for Device Driver.

1 22 (78.57%) C++
1 22 (78.57%) Linux
2 21 (75.00%) C
3 17 (60.71%) Wireless
4 16 (57.14%) Python
4 16 (57.14%) Embedded Systems
5 14 (50.00%) Electronics
6 13 (46.43%) Embedded C
6 13 (46.43%) Degree
6 13 (46.43%) Computer Science
7 11 (39.29%) Software Engineering
7 11 (39.29%) TCP/IP
7 11 (39.29%) Device Driver Development
8 10 (35.71%) Embedded Linux
9 9 (32.14%) Wi-Fi
9 9 (32.14%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
10 8 (28.57%) Embedded C++
11 6 (21.43%) Computer Science Degree
11 6 (21.43%) R
11 6 (21.43%) Git (software)
11 6 (21.43%) Test Automation
11 6 (21.43%) Telecoms
11 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (21.43%) Ubuntu
11 6 (21.43%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 6 (21.43%) Requirements Analysis
11 6 (21.43%) JIRA
12 5 (17.86%) QA
12 5 (17.86%) Verilog
12 5 (17.86%) Bluetooth

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 (10.71%) Doxygen
Communications & Networking
1 17 (60.71%) Wireless
2 11 (39.29%) TCP/IP
3 9 (32.14%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (17.86%) Bluetooth
5 4 (14.29%) HTTP
6 3 (10.71%) WAN
7 2 (7.14%) Internet
Development Applications
1 6 (21.43%) Git (software)
1 6 (21.43%) JIRA
2 4 (14.29%) Subversion
3 2 (7.14%) Bitbucket
3 2 (7.14%) Buildbot
3 2 (7.14%) CMake
3 2 (7.14%) JIRA Agile
4 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
General
1 14 (50.00%) Electronics
2 6 (21.43%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.57%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) Embedded Engineer
2 9 (32.14%) Embedded Linux Engineer
2 9 (32.14%) Linux Engineer
3 8 (28.57%) Embedded C++ Engineer
3 8 (28.57%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 8 (28.57%) Software Engineer
4 7 (25.00%) C Software Engineer
4 7 (25.00%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
4 7 (25.00%) C/C++ Software Engineer
4 7 (25.00%) C++ Software Engineer
4 7 (25.00%) Embedded C Engineer
4 7 (25.00%) Embedded C Software Engineer
4 7 (25.00%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
4 7 (25.00%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
4 7 (25.00%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
4 7 (25.00%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
5 6 (21.43%) Test Engineer
6 5 (17.86%) Hardware Engineer
6 5 (17.86%) Hardware Test Engineer
6 5 (17.86%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) JSON
1 4 (14.29%) Middleware
1 4 (14.29%) RESTful
2 3 (10.71%) HTML
2 3 (10.71%) XML
2 3 (10.71%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 16 (57.14%) Embedded Systems
2 13 (46.43%) Computer Science
3 6 (21.43%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 5 (17.86%) Verilog
5 2 (7.14%) STB
5 2 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (3.57%) Digital TV
Operating Systems
1 22 (78.57%) Linux
2 10 (35.71%) Embedded Linux
3 6 (21.43%) Ubuntu
4 2 (7.14%) Windows
4 2 (7.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) Device Driver Development
1 11 (39.29%) Software Engineering
2 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (21.43%) Requirements Analysis
2 6 (21.43%) Test Automation
3 4 (14.29%) API Development
3 4 (14.29%) Functional Testing
3 4 (14.29%) Mathematics
3 4 (14.29%) Multithreading
3 4 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
3 4 (14.29%) OO
3 4 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 2 (7.14%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (3.57%) Resource Management
5 1 (3.57%) SDLC
5 1 (3.57%) Software Architecture
5 1 (3.57%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (78.57%) C++
2 21 (75.00%) C
3 16 (57.14%) Python
4 13 (46.43%) Embedded C
5 8 (28.57%) Embedded C++
6 6 (21.43%) R
Qualifications
1 13 (46.43%) Degree
2 6 (21.43%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.86%) QA
System Software
1 9 (32.14%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
2 3 (10.71%) Firmware