The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Field-Programmable Gate Array in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Field-Programmable Gate Array over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA)
Rank 34 - 31
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.59% - 0.75%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.92% - 3.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £395 £413
% change year-on-year
+1.26% -4.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £41.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £44.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-10.11% +11.25%
Field-Programmable Gate Array
East of England

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

Miscellaneous Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
104 107 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 30.77% 28.08% 20.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 81 25
Average daily rate £450 £450 £309
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +45.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £226 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £588 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 7 10
Average hourly rate £40.00 £17.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+128.57% -27.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £12.00 £8.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £17.50 £41.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Field-Programmable Gate Array Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array across the Bedfordshire region.

Field-Programmable Gate Array Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Field-Programmable Gate Array 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 Field-Programmable Gate Array.

1 5 (100.00%) C
1 5 (100.00%) HNC
1 5 (100.00%) HND
1 5 (100.00%) EMC
1 5 (100.00%) Firmware
1 5 (100.00%) Electronics
1 5 (100.00%) Validation
1 5 (100.00%) VHDL
1 5 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) JTAG
1 5 (100.00%) Stress Analysis
1 5 (100.00%) IEC 61508
1 5 (100.00%) DO-254
1 5 (100.00%) Schematic Capture

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Field-Programmable Gate Array 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 Field-Programmable Gate Array. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 5 (100.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Design Engineer
1 5 (100.00%) Electronics Engineer
1 5 (100.00%) Firmware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) VHDL
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Schematic Capture
1 5 (100.00%) Stress Analysis
1 5 (100.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) HNC
1 5 (100.00%) HND
1 5 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) DO-254
1 5 (100.00%) IEC 61508
1 5 (100.00%) JTAG
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) EMC