The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Device Driver in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Device Driver over the 3 months to 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Device Drivers
Rank 50 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Device Driver 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.24% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.83% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £318 £350
% change year-on-year
+19.68% -9.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +10.34%
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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 Southampton region.

Miscellaneous Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
121 112 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 28.61% 31.02% 25.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 92 39
Average daily rate £425 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £160 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 17
Average hourly rate £31.25 £21.80 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.34% -45.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +4.65%

Device Driver
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

Device Driver Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Device Driver
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Device Driver Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

Device Driver
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Device Driver Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

Device Driver
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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%) Embedded C
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) MPEG
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Refactoring
2 1 (50.00%) Code Coverage
2 1 (50.00%) DTV
2 1 (50.00%) DVB
2 1 (50.00%) Electronics
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) STB

Device Driver
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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%) DVB
General
1 1 (50.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) MPEG
1 1 (50.00%) DTV
1 1 (50.00%) STB
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Refactoring
2 1 (50.00%) Code Coverage
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Embedded C
1 2 (100.00%) C