The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Device Driver in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire 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 July 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 Hampshire 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Device Drivers
Rank 100 103 105
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Contract jobs citing Device Driver 13 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.64% 0.17% 0.056%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.87% 0.78% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £263
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +19.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 1
Average hourly rate £38.75 £36.50 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.16% -23.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% -11.25%
Miscellaneous Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
453 383 373
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 22.15% 21.90% 20.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 224 172
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +0.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £200 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £504 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 23 48
Average hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £14.90 £12.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.75 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £21.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
-1.19% -18.38%
Device Driver
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Device Driver
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

Device Driver Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Device Driver
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Device Driver Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Device Driver
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Device Driver Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Device Driver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 9 (69.23%) Software Engineering
2 7 (53.85%) TCP/IP
3 5 (38.46%) C
4 4 (30.77%) Windows
4 4 (30.77%) SSL
4 4 (30.77%) HP
4 4 (30.77%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 4 (30.77%) Firmware
4 4 (30.77%) Validation
4 4 (30.77%) SNMP
4 4 (30.77%) SCCM
4 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
4 4 (30.77%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
5 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
5 3 (23.08%) Mercurial
5 3 (23.08%) Android
5 3 (23.08%) Degree
5 3 (23.08%) JIRA
5 3 (23.08%) Multithreading
5 3 (23.08%) Intel
5 3 (23.08%) Embedded C
5 3 (23.08%) Python
5 3 (23.08%) VBScript
6 2 (15.38%) C++
6 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
6 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
7 1 (7.69%) Time Management

Device Driver
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 7 (53.85%) TCP/IP
2 4 (30.77%) SSL
2 4 (30.77%) SNMP
3 1 (7.69%) LTE
3 1 (7.69%) 2G
3 1 (7.69%) Bluetooth
3 1 (7.69%) 3G
3 1 (7.69%) UTRAN
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
1 3 (23.08%) Mercurial
1 3 (23.08%) JIRA
2 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Software Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Build Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Real Time Software Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Real Time Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Firmware
1 4 (30.77%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.69%) Kindle
3 1 (7.69%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Android
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Software Engineering
2 4 (30.77%) Validation
3 3 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
3 3 (23.08%) Multithreading
4 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.69%) Time Management
5 1 (7.69%) Refactoring
5 1 (7.69%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (7.69%) Scrum
5 1 (7.69%) Code Coverage
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) C
2 3 (23.08%) Embedded C
2 3 (23.08%) Python
2 3 (23.08%) VBScript
3 2 (15.38%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 3 (23.08%) Degree
3 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 4 (30.77%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) HP
2 3 (23.08%) Intel