The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Device Driver in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Device Driver over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Device Drivers
Rank 61 54 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing Device Driver 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.39% 0.18% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.46% 0.74% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£200 £90 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+122.22% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £293 £350
% change year-on-year
+18.79% -16.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Device Driver
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Miscellaneous Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
206 135 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 26.89% 24.28% 23.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 71 66
Average daily rate £350 £300 £311
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -3.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £137 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 23
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -18.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.93 £9.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £25.80 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.91%

Device Driver
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Device Driver Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Device Driver
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Device Driver Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Device Driver
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Device Driver Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Device Driver
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 4 (100.00%) Migration
2 3 (75.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 3 (75.00%) Electronics
2 3 (75.00%) Automotive
2 3 (75.00%) German Language
3 2 (50.00%) Validation
4 1 (25.00%) WMI
4 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
4 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) VB
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) HP
4 1 (25.00%) Dell
4 1 (25.00%) SCCM
4 1 (25.00%) System Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (25.00%) Sysprep

Device Driver
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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.

General
1 3 (75.00%) Electronics
1 3 (75.00%) Automotive
1 3 (75.00%) German Language
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Software Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Embedded Software Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Migration
2 3 (75.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (50.00%) Validation
4 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
4 1 (25.00%) System Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) VB
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) WMI
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
1 1 (25.00%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) HP
1 1 (25.00%) Dell