The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Device Driver in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Device Driver over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Berkshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Device Drivers
Rank 127 113 130
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +17
Contract jobs citing Device Driver 2 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.070% 0.33% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.35% 1.82% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Average daily rate - £275 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -30.02%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £36.25 £39.25
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -7.64%
Miscellaneous Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
572 439 581
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.04% 17.86% 18.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 162 278
Average daily rate £375 £355 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.78% +2.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £185 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 33 25
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.82 £13.09 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.30 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
Device Driver
South East

Device Driver
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Device Driver across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Device Driver Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Device Driver
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Device Driver Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Device Driver
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Device Driver Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Device Driver
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Device Driver within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Reading -2 2 - - 3
Maidenhead - - - -
Device Driver
South East

Device Driver
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Device Driver also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Device Driver.

1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Client/Server
1 2 (66.67%) VoIP
1 2 (66.67%) WCDMA
1 2 (66.67%) Apple
1 2 (66.67%) Internet
1 2 (66.67%) Blackberry
1 2 (66.67%) Validation
1 2 (66.67%) Handset
1 2 (66.67%) Multimedia
1 2 (66.67%) Marketing
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) Wireshark
1 2 (66.67%) QA
1 2 (66.67%) Android
1 2 (66.67%) HSPA
1 2 (66.67%) LTE
1 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Phone
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (33.33%) OpenGL
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded C
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded C++
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C++

Device Driver
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Device Driver also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Device Driver. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) VoIP
1 2 (66.67%) WCDMA
1 2 (66.67%) Internet
1 2 (66.67%) Wireshark
1 2 (66.67%) HSPA
1 2 (66.67%) LTE
General
1 2 (66.67%) Multimedia
1 2 (66.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Client/Server
1 2 (66.67%) Blackberry
1 2 (66.67%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Android
1 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Phone
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Validation
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded C
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded C++
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Apple