Period
to 25 September 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Device Driver in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Device Driver over the 6 months to 25 September 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 > South East
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 375 357 359
Rank change year-on-year -18 +2 +2
Contract jobs citing Device Driver 15 6 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.091% 0.037% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.28% 0.12% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 13
South East median daily rate £100 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -71.43% +6.06% -11.17%
England median daily rate £550 £450 £413
% change year-on-year +22.22% +9.09% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 14
South East median hourly rate £42.25 £37.50 £41.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.67% -10.18% +4.38%
10th Percentile £39.08 £36.25 £36.40
90th Percentile £49.88 £38.75 £48.75
England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +11.89%

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 South East with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 5,368 4,920 5,492
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 32.50% 30.15% 32.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,143 2,818 3,226
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £257 £216 £225
90th Percentile £588 £563 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 262 240 295
South East median hourly rate £30.50 £19.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.53% -17.39% +31.45%
10th Percentile £11.28 £11.24 £12.00
90th Percentile £51.00 £47.50 £51.15
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +7.50% - +11.11%

Device Driver
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Device Driver in the South East

Device Driver
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Device Driver in the South East

Device Driver
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Device Driver in the South East over the 6 months to 25 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Device Driver in the South East

Device Driver
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Device Driver in the South East

Device Driver
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 25 September 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
Thames Valley +6 5 £325 - 4
Surrey - 5 £100 - 1
Hampshire -12 4 - - 2
Berkshire - 2 £363 - 3
Oxfordshire - 2 - -
Buckinghamshire +17 1 £315 - 1
Kent - 1 - - 2
Device Driver
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Device Driver also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Device Driver.

1 8 (53.33%) C
2 7 (46.67%) Embedded C
2 7 (46.67%) Software Engineering
3 6 (40.00%) Linux
4 5 (33.33%) Windows
4 5 (33.33%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (26.67%) Device Driver Development
5 4 (26.67%) Email Filtering
5 4 (26.67%) Web Filtering
5 4 (26.67%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (26.67%) WebEx
5 4 (26.67%) Remote Desktop
5 4 (26.67%) Windows Server
5 4 (26.67%) SCCM
5 4 (26.67%) Embedded Linux
5 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (26.67%) Office 365
5 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (26.67%) Workflow
5 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
5 4 (26.67%) Internet
5 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (26.67%) ITIL
5 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
5 4 (26.67%) LAN
5 4 (26.67%) WAN
5 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
5 4 (26.67%) VPN
5 4 (26.67%) SLA

Device Driver
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2013
1 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) Internet
1 4 (26.67%) LAN
1 4 (26.67%) Remote Desktop
1 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
1 4 (26.67%) VPN
1 4 (26.67%) WAN
1 4 (26.67%) WebEx
2 1 (6.67%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.67%) LabVIEW
General
1 1 (6.67%) Automotive
1 1 (6.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Embedded Engineer
2 6 (40.00%) Software Engineer
3 5 (33.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 4 (26.67%) Analyst
4 4 (26.67%) Service Analyst
4 4 (26.67%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Embedded C Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Embedded Linux Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) C Software Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) C# Software Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Embedded C Software Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Embedded Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Linux Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) DirectX
1 1 (6.67%) Flash
1 1 (6.67%) Middleware
1 1 (6.67%) OpenGL
1 1 (6.67%) OpenGL ES
1 1 (6.67%) Vulkan
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.67%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Linux
2 5 (33.33%) Windows
3 4 (26.67%) Embedded Linux
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Server
4 2 (13.33%) Android
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Software Engineering
2 4 (26.67%) Device Driver Development
2 4 (26.67%) Email Filtering
2 4 (26.67%) ITIL
2 4 (26.67%) Kalman Filter
2 4 (26.67%) Web Filtering
2 4 (26.67%) Workflow
3 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (13.33%) Analytics
3 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (13.33%) Multithreading
3 2 (13.33%) System Testing
3 2 (13.33%) TDD
4 1 (6.67%) Applied Mathematics
4 1 (6.67%) Image Processing
4 1 (6.67%) Mathematics
4 1 (6.67%) Memory Management
4 1 (6.67%) Multithreaded Programming
4 1 (6.67%) Physics
4 1 (6.67%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) C
2 7 (46.67%) Embedded C
3 3 (20.00%) C++
4 2 (13.33%) C#
4 2 (13.33%) Python
5 1 (6.67%) GLSL
5 1 (6.67%) HLSL
5 1 (6.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) SLA
2 2 (13.33%) MISRA
3 1 (6.67%) DO-178B
3 1 (6.67%) MISRA C
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) Firmware
3 1 (6.67%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Cisco
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) EMC