Period
to 23 September 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Device Driver in contract job vacancies advertised in Essex. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Device Driver over the 6 months to 23 September 2020 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
6 months to
23 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 31 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - +99
Contract jobs citing Device Driver 19 0 0
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Essex 5.83% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.50% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 0
Median daily rate £390 - -
East of England median daily rate £390 £400 £525
% change year-on-year -2.50% -23.81% +40.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £47.50 £46.50
% change year-on-year -10.53% +2.15% +16.25%

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

All Generic IT Skills
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 131 225 345
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 40.18% 31.82% 35.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 128 231
Median daily rate £390 £450 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% -14.29% +5.00%
10th Percentile £168 £225 £349
90th Percentile £538 £550 £600
East of England median daily rate £400 £438 £450
% change year-on-year -8.57% -2.78% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 16 13
Median hourly rate £19.50 £15.88 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.80% -38.92% -29.73%
10th Percentile £18.86 £13.00 £15.75
90th Percentile £39.50 £37.25 £69.50
Median hourly rate £36.00 £16.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +125.00% -15.79% -21.65%

Device Driver
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing Device Driver as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for Device Driver in Essex

Device Driver
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Device Driver in Essex.

Daily rate trend for Device Driver in Essex

Device Driver
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Device Driver in Essex over the 6 months to 23 September 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Device Driver in Essex

Device Driver
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Device Driver in Essex.

Hourly rate trend for Device Driver in Essex

Device Driver
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 6 months to 23 September 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brentwood - 18 £390 -
Device Driver
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 September 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Device Driver also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Essex region with a requirement for Device Driver.

1 19 (100.00%) C
1 19 (100.00%) Linux
1 19 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 18 (94.74%) POSIX
2 18 (94.74%) Python
2 18 (94.74%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (94.74%) Problem-Solving
3 16 (84.21%) DHCP
3 16 (84.21%) IPv4
3 16 (84.21%) IPv6
4 13 (68.42%) Yocto
5 8 (42.11%) Wi-Fi
5 8 (42.11%) HTTP
5 8 (42.11%) HTTPS
6 6 (31.58%) Wireshark
7 3 (15.79%) C#
8 2 (10.53%) Embedded C
8 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
9 1 (5.26%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
9 1 (5.26%) Finance
9 1 (5.26%) C++
9 1 (5.26%) Broadband

Device Driver
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 19 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 16 (84.21%) DHCP
2 16 (84.21%) IPv4
2 16 (84.21%) IPv6
3 8 (42.11%) HTTP
3 8 (42.11%) HTTPS
3 8 (42.11%) Wi-Fi
4 6 (31.58%) Wireshark
5 1 (5.26%) Broadband
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
1 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Developer
2 6 (31.58%) Embedded Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Embedded Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Embedded Linux Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Embedded Software Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (94.74%) POSIX
2 13 (68.42%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 18 (94.74%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (94.74%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) C
2 18 (94.74%) Python
3 3 (15.79%) C#
4 2 (10.53%) Embedded C
5 1 (5.26%) C++