The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Device Driver in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Device Driver over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Device Drivers
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Device Driver 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent - - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-6.42% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.75 £39.50 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-29.74% +11.26%
Device Driver
South East

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

Miscellaneous Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
82 93 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 27.52% 31.10% 26.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 51 50
Average daily rate £363 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.81% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £130 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 5
Average hourly rate £16.50 £35.05 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.92% +34.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% +14.28%

Device Driver
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Device Driver Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Device Driver
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Device Driver Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

Device Driver
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Flash
1 1 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (100.00%) Firmware
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Qt
1 1 (100.00%) TortoiseSVN
1 1 (100.00%) GCC
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Systems

Device Driver
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 1 (100.00%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) TortoiseSVN
1 1 (100.00%) GCC
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Firmware Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Firmware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Flash
1 1 (100.00%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Firmware
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