Period
to 23 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Device Driver in contract job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Device Driver over the 6 months to 23 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 > London
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 601 592 626
Rank change year-on-year -9 +34 -21
Contract jobs citing Device Driver 34 27 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.072% 0.060% 0.006%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.18% 0.16% 0.017%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 16 0
London median daily rate £515 £556 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.42% - -
England median daily rate £450 £400 £338
% change year-on-year +12.50% +18.52% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 1
London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -5.88% -
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 London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 18410 16605 17383
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 39.08% 36.74% 37.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 13185 11760 12225
London median daily rate £500 £475 £458
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.83% +1.67%
10th Percentile £313 £290 £275
90th Percentile £688 £650 £650
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 228 256 300
London median hourly rate £21.70 £19.71 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.10% -2.67% +12.50%
10th Percentile £12.85 £12.00 £12.01
90th Percentile £48.33 £50.00 £47.75
England median hourly rate £20.60 £20.50 £19.09
% change year-on-year +0.49% +7.41% +6.03%

Device Driver
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Device Driver as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Device Driver in London

Device Driver
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Device Driver in London

Device Driver
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Device Driver in London

Device Driver
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 23 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
West London +6 13 £515 +21.18% 1
North London - 2 - -
Device Driver
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 London region with a requirement for Device Driver.

1 31 (91.18%) Linux
2 22 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (64.71%) Git (software)
3 20 (58.82%) CentOS
3 20 (58.82%) Bash Shell
3 20 (58.82%) MongoDB
3 20 (58.82%) Ubuntu
3 20 (58.82%) ActiveMQ
3 20 (58.82%) Red Hat
3 20 (58.82%) Nagios
3 20 (58.82%) MySQL
3 20 (58.82%) Jenkins
3 20 (58.82%) Go
3 20 (58.82%) Docker
3 20 (58.82%) DevOps
3 20 (58.82%) Icinga
3 20 (58.82%) Grafana
3 20 (58.82%) Galera Cluster
3 20 (58.82%) Prometheus
3 20 (58.82%) Immutable Infrastructure
4 14 (41.18%) High Availability
5 11 (32.35%) QA
5 11 (32.35%) C
5 11 (32.35%) Replication
5 11 (32.35%) Mentoring
6 9 (26.47%) Python
7 8 (23.53%) Device Driver Development
8 7 (20.59%) C++
8 7 (20.59%) Software Engineering
9 6 (17.65%) Embedded C

Device Driver
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 (5.88%) DVB
1 2 (5.88%) HTTP
2 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (58.82%) MongoDB
1 20 (58.82%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 22 (64.71%) Git (software)
2 20 (58.82%) Jenkins
3 3 (8.82%) MSI
4 2 (5.88%) JIRA
4 2 (5.88%) Subversion
5 1 (2.94%) CMake
General
1 4 (11.76%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Legal
3 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (58.82%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (20.59%) Linux Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 6 (17.65%) Nagios Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) Software Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Developer
4 5 (14.71%) Embedded Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Embedded Developer
5 4 (11.76%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Build Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Embedded Software Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Senior DevOps
6 3 (8.82%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Software Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Windows Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) C Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Embedded C Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Embedded Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (58.82%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (5.88%) JSON
2 2 (5.88%) Middleware
2 2 (5.88%) POSIX
2 2 (5.88%) RESTful
3 1 (2.94%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 11 (32.35%) Replication
2 6 (17.65%) Clustering
3 5 (14.71%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (11.76%) Digital TV
4 4 (11.76%) STB
5 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.94%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (2.94%) Fintech
6 1 (2.94%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 31 (91.18%) Linux
2 20 (58.82%) CentOS
2 20 (58.82%) Ubuntu
3 3 (8.82%) Embedded Linux
3 3 (8.82%) Windows
3 3 (8.82%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (58.82%) DevOps
2 20 (58.82%) Immutable Infrastructure
3 14 (41.18%) High Availability
4 11 (32.35%) Mentoring
5 8 (23.53%) Device Driver Development
6 7 (20.59%) Software Engineering
7 4 (11.76%) Software Architecture
8 3 (8.82%) Analytics
8 3 (8.82%) Data Analytics
8 3 (8.82%) OO
9 2 (5.88%) API Development
9 2 (5.88%) Functional Testing
9 2 (5.88%) Linux Kernel Development
9 2 (5.88%) Mathematics
9 2 (5.88%) Multithreading
9 2 (5.88%) Non-Functional Testing
9 2 (5.88%) Open Source
9 2 (5.88%) Open Source Development
10 1 (2.94%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 20 (58.82%) Bash Shell
1 20 (58.82%) Go
2 11 (32.35%) C
3 9 (26.47%) Python
4 7 (20.59%) C++
5 6 (17.65%) Embedded C
6 3 (8.82%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.94%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (32.35%) QA
System Software
1 20 (58.82%) Docker
2 3 (8.82%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.82%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 20 (58.82%) Galera Cluster
1 20 (58.82%) Grafana
1 20 (58.82%) Icinga
1 20 (58.82%) Nagios
1 20 (58.82%) Prometheus
2 3 (8.82%) SCCM
3 1 (2.94%) Ansible
3 1 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.94%) Puppet
3 1 (2.94%) Terraform
Vendors
1 20 (58.82%) Red Hat