The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Device Driver in contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Device Driver over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Device Drivers
South East / Buckinghamshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 73 86
Rank change year-on-year -15 +13  
Contract jobs citing Device Driver 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.098% 0.10% 0.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.36% 0.37% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £322 £400
% change year-on-year +24.22% -19.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £41.25 £30.50
% change year-on-year -12.12% +35.24%  

Device Driver is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 278 272 434
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 27.17% 28.48% 36.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 138 213
Median daily rate £389 £440 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.64% +23.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £275 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 19
Median hourly rate £15.00 £10.24 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.55% -36.58%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.61 £9.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £22.68 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.88
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.82%  

Device Driver
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire citing Device Driver as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Device Driver in Buckinghamshire

Device Driver
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Device Driver in Buckinghamshire

Device Driver
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Device Driver in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Device Driver.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C
1 1 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Linux

Device Driver
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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:

Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C