The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Device Driver in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Device Driver over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Device Drivers
Rank 27 - 25
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Device Driver 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.35% - 0.97%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.00% - 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £388 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £347 £275
% change year-on-year
+7.91% +26.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £36.25 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+15.86% -7.05%
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 Middlesex region.

Miscellaneous Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
50 47 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 33.78% 25.27% 28.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 27 32
Average daily rate £388 £405 £455
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.32% -10.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £235 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £572 £614
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 7
Average hourly rate £44.00 £32.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.38% -23.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

Device Driver
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

Device Driver Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Device Driver
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Device Driver Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

Device Driver
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Device Driver Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

Device Driver
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) C
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) Middleware
2 2 (66.67%) DVB
2 2 (66.67%) Embedded Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) STB
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering

Device Driver
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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%) DVB
General
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) C Developer
1 2 (66.67%) C/C++ Developer
1 2 (66.67%) C++ Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (66.67%) Embedded Systems
1 2 (66.67%) STB
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C
2 2 (66.67%) C++