The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Device Driver in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Device Driver over the 3 months to 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Device Drivers
Rank 68 59 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing Device Driver 6 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.71% 0.30% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.00% 1.15% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£336 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.92% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-23.75% +12.67%
Device Driver
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
300 174 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 35.34% 25.85% 34.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 93 110
Average daily rate £363 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £163 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £497
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 5 16
Average hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £20.70 £14.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.30 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-12.27% +8.75%

Device Driver
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Device Driver Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Device Driver
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Device Driver Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Device Driver
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Device Driver Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Device Driver
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Welwyn Garden City -9 3 - -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £335 -
Letchworth - 1 £338 - 1
Device Driver
East of England

Device Driver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 8 (88.89%) Linux
2 7 (77.78%) C
3 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (55.56%) Python
5 4 (44.44%) Embedded C
6 3 (33.33%) C++
6 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
7 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
7 2 (22.22%) Ethernet
7 2 (22.22%) VMware
8 1 (11.11%) WinForms
8 1 (11.11%) FreeBSD
8 1 (11.11%) LDAP
8 1 (11.11%) Assembly Language
8 1 (11.11%) Mac OS X
8 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
8 1 (11.11%) MVC
8 1 (11.11%) Electronics
8 1 (11.11%) Perforce
8 1 (11.11%) Scrum
8 1 (11.11%) SNMP
8 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
8 1 (11.11%) SSL
8 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
8 1 (11.11%) C#
8 1 (11.11%) UML
8 1 (11.11%) SQL
8 1 (11.11%) VB
8 1 (11.11%) .NET
8 1 (11.11%) MFC

Device Driver
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 (22.22%) Ethernet
2 1 (11.11%) SNMP
2 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 1 (11.11%) SSL
2 1 (11.11%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
1 1 (11.11%) Subversion
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 1 (11.11%) GCC
General
1 1 (11.11%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Test Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Programmer
3 1 (11.11%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Embedded C Developer
3 1 (11.11%) C Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Embedded Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) MFC
1 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
1 1 (11.11%) SOAP
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
1 1 (11.11%) WinForms
1 1 (11.11%) WCF
1 1 (11.11%) WPF
1 1 (11.11%) Qt
1 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (11.11%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) FreeBSD
2 1 (11.11%) Mac OS X
2 1 (11.11%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (11.11%) UNIX
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
4 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
4 1 (11.11%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) SDLC
4 1 (11.11%) Stress Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Multithreading
4 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
4 1 (11.11%) UML
4 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
4 1 (11.11%) MVC
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) C
2 5 (55.56%) Python
3 4 (44.44%) Embedded C
4 3 (33.33%) C++
5 1 (11.11%) SQL
5 1 (11.11%) VB
5 1 (11.11%) C#
5 1 (11.11%) Assembly Language
5 1 (11.11%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) HND
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) VMware
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Perforce