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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 131 128 136
Rank change year-on-year -3 +8  
Contract jobs citing Device Driver 8 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.34% 0.20% 0.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.08% 0.63% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
East of England median daily rate £270 £360 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +12.94%  
10th Percentile £123 £340 £304
90th Percentile £436 £380 £335
England median daily rate £425 £406 £395
% change year-on-year +4.61% +2.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 3
East of England median hourly rate £16.00 £41.25 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.21% +5.76%  
England median hourly rate £36.25 £40.00 £33.25
% change year-on-year -9.37% +20.30%  

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 740 799 800
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 31.49% 31.24% 26.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 541 625 588
East of England median daily rate £413 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.45% +3.33%  
10th Percentile £191 £209 £210
90th Percentile £565 £588 £532
England median daily rate £468 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +6.73% +3.05%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 99 102
East of England median hourly rate £30.00 £22.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -35.71%  
10th Percentile £11.77 £15.60 £13.13
90th Percentile £54.08 £44.00 £47.50
England median hourly rate £22.00 £21.75 £18.50
% change year-on-year +1.14% +17.56%  

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 3 months to 29 June 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
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 29 June 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 6 £90 - 1
Essex -16 1 £450 +25.00%
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
Device Driver
England

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 7 (46.67%) C
2 6 (40.00%) Windows
2 6 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (40.00%) Internet
2 6 (40.00%) Incident Management
2 6 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (40.00%) Video Conferencing
2 6 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (33.33%) C++
3 5 (33.33%) Linux
4 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
4 4 (26.67%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (20.00%) ANSI C
5 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (20.00%) Requirements Management
5 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
5 3 (20.00%) Embedded C
6 2 (13.33%) OpenGL
6 2 (13.33%) OpenGL ES
7 1 (6.67%) API Development
7 1 (6.67%) Functional Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Non-Functional Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (6.67%) Software Architecture
7 1 (6.67%) Avionics
7 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
7 1 (6.67%) RESTful
7 1 (6.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Embedded Linux

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 6 (40.00%) Internet
1 6 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.67%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.67%) JIRA
1 1 (6.67%) Subversion
General
1 1 (6.67%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) 1st Line Support
3 3 (20.00%) Embedded Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) IT Support
5 1 (6.67%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Embedded Linux Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Middleware Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Software Test Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Customer Support
5 1 (6.67%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) OpenGL
1 2 (13.33%) OpenGL ES
2 1 (6.67%) JSON
2 1 (6.67%) Middleware
2 1 (6.67%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (26.67%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.67%) Digital TV
3 1 (6.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (6.67%) STB
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Windows
1 6 (40.00%) Windows 7
2 5 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (6.67%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Incident Management
1 6 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (20.00%) Requirements Management
3 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.67%) API Development
3 1 (6.67%) Functional Testing
3 1 (6.67%) Mathematics
3 1 (6.67%) Multithreading
3 1 (6.67%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (6.67%) OO
3 1 (6.67%) Software Architecture
3 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) C
2 5 (33.33%) C++
3 3 (20.00%) ANSI C
3 3 (20.00%) Embedded C
4 1 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (6.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) HP
1 1 (6.67%) Intel
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