Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 28 99 83
Rank change year-on-year +71 -16 -
Contract jobs citing Device Driver 30 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 5.38% 0.24% 0.46%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.27% 0.72% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 1 3
Essex median daily rate £450 £230 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +95.65% -45.88% -
10th Percentile £413 £230 £203
90th Percentile £491 £230 £468
East of England median daily rate £450 £230 £375
% change year-on-year +95.65% -38.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Essex median hourly rate - £50.00 -
East of England median hourly rate £47.50 £45.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year +4.40% +8.33% -6.67%

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 226 277 246
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 40.50% 32.67% 37.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 152 189
Essex median daily rate £450 £500 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% -2.44% +46.43%
10th Percentile £225 £300 £260
90th Percentile £588 £600 £600
East of England median daily rate £425 £438 £425
% change year-on-year -2.86% +2.94% +18.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 10 17
Essex median hourly rate £31.00 £16.63 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +86.47% -58.44% +11.11%
10th Percentile £16.38 £12.55 £14.84
90th Percentile £31.50 £48.00 £63.75
East of England median hourly rate £22.82 £19.25 £22.60
% change year-on-year +18.55% -14.82% +7.62%

Device Driver
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for Device Driver in Essex

Device Driver
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Device Driver in Essex

Device Driver
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor 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 22 February 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 - 16 £450 - 3
Device Driver
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 28 (93.33%) Wi-Fi
2 21 (70.00%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (70.00%) C
2 21 (70.00%) Linux
2 21 (70.00%) Python
2 21 (70.00%) POSIX
2 21 (70.00%) DHCP
2 21 (70.00%) HTTP
2 21 (70.00%) TCP/IP
2 21 (70.00%) HTTPS
2 21 (70.00%) IPv4
2 21 (70.00%) IPv6
2 21 (70.00%) Yocto
2 21 (70.00%) Problem-Solving
3 19 (63.33%) Wireshark
4 11 (36.67%) Wireless
5 9 (30.00%) Video\Live Streaming
5 9 (30.00%) VDSL
5 9 (30.00%) 802.1X
5 9 (30.00%) Software Architecture
5 9 (30.00%) GPON
5 9 (30.00%) Service Delivery
5 9 (30.00%) 802.11
5 9 (30.00%) Ethernet
5 9 (30.00%) WLAN
5 9 (30.00%) WAN
5 9 (30.00%) ADSL
5 9 (30.00%) Broadband
5 9 (30.00%) LAN
5 9 (30.00%) Technical Leadership

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 28 (93.33%) Wi-Fi
2 21 (70.00%) DHCP
2 21 (70.00%) HTTP
2 21 (70.00%) HTTPS
2 21 (70.00%) IPv4
2 21 (70.00%) IPv6
2 21 (70.00%) TCP/IP
3 19 (63.33%) Wireshark
4 11 (36.67%) Wireless
5 9 (30.00%) 802.11
5 9 (30.00%) ADSL
5 9 (30.00%) Broadband
5 9 (30.00%) Ethernet
5 9 (30.00%) GPON
5 9 (30.00%) LAN
5 9 (30.00%) VDSL
5 9 (30.00%) WAN
5 9 (30.00%) WLAN
Job Titles
1 19 (63.33%) C Developer
1 19 (63.33%) Developer
2 18 (60.00%) Linux Developer
3 8 (26.67%) Technical Leader
4 4 (13.33%) Embedded C Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Embedded Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Senior C Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.67%) C Programmer
5 2 (6.67%) Programmer
6 1 (3.33%) Embedded C Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (70.00%) POSIX
1 21 (70.00%) Yocto
2 9 (30.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 21 (70.00%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (30.00%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 21 (70.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (70.00%) Problem-Solving
2 9 (30.00%) Service Delivery
2 9 (30.00%) Software Architecture
2 9 (30.00%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 21 (70.00%) C
1 21 (70.00%) Python
2 6 (20.00%) Embedded C