The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Device Driver in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Device Driver over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Device Drivers
Rank - 49 -
Contract jobs citing Device Driver 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire - 0.20% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 1.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £263
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+11.26% -8.97%
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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 Oxfordshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
101 90 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 19.13% 18.40% 15.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 46 45
Average daily rate £305 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.15% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £160 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £398 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 13 10
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £9.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +39.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.18 £10.84 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.25 £24.50 £21.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £17.69 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+10.23% -39.00%

Device Driver
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Device Driver Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Device Driver
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Device Driver Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Device Driver
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Device Driver Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Device Driver
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) GNU Toolchain
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded C
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded C++
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Windows

Device Driver
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) GNU Toolchain
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) C# Software Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Java Software Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded C
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree