The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Device Driver in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Device Driver over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Device Drivers
Rank 130 134 137
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +3
Contract jobs citing Device Driver 8 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.28% 0.16% 0.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.02% 0.69% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £380 £318
% change year-on-year
-10.65% +19.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 6
Median hourly rate £46.25 £39.25 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.83% -3.08%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -12.50%
Device Driver
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
786 729 858
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 27.13% 23.74% 26.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 502 445 498
Median daily rate £375 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £515 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 54 57
Median hourly rate £40.00 £32.25 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.03% +69.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 £11.68 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.20 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -7.31%

Device Driver
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing Device Driver as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Device Driver Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Device Driver
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Device Driver Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Device Driver
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Device Driver Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Device Driver
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Device Driver within the South West region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire +4 5 - -
Bristol - 2 - -
Dorset -6 1 - -
Device Driver
England

Device Driver
Top 29 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Device Driver also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for Device Driver.

1 12 (100.00%) C
1 12 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 8 (66.67%) C++
2 8 (66.67%) Linux
3 6 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 6 (50.00%) Embedded Linux
3 6 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 5 (41.67%) Broadband
4 5 (41.67%) ISO 9001
4 5 (41.67%) Embedded C
4 5 (41.67%) Embedded C++
4 5 (41.67%) Change Management
4 5 (41.67%) Wireless
4 5 (41.67%) Perforce
5 4 (33.33%) Aerospace
5 4 (33.33%) Middleware
5 4 (33.33%) VxWorks
5 4 (33.33%) Avionics
5 4 (33.33%) DO-178B
5 4 (33.33%) Embedded Software Development
5 4 (33.33%) Nucleus RTOS
5 4 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (33.33%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (33.33%) MISRA C
5 4 (33.33%) MISRA
6 2 (16.67%) Broadcom
7 1 (8.33%) Degree
7 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
7 1 (8.33%) Computer Science

Device Driver
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) Broadband
1 5 (41.67%) Wireless
General
1 4 (33.33%) Aerospace
1 4 (33.33%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) C Software Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) C/C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Embedded C Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Embedded C Software Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Embedded C++ Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Embedded Linux Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Linux
2 6 (50.00%) Embedded Linux
3 4 (33.33%) Nucleus RTOS
3 4 (33.33%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 6 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 5 (41.67%) Change Management
4 4 (33.33%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) C
2 8 (66.67%) C++
3 5 (41.67%) Embedded C
3 5 (41.67%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) ISO 9001
2 4 (33.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (33.33%) DO-178B
2 4 (33.33%) MISRA
2 4 (33.33%) MISRA C
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Perforce
2 2 (16.67%) Broadcom