The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Altera products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Altera over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within the Altera Corporation.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Altera
Rank 40 - 51
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Altera 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.30% - 0.22%
As % of the Vendors category 0.62% - 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate - £413 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Vendors Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
161 138 225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 47.92% 43.13% 49.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 76 93
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £150 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £488 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 22 30
Average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.72 £11.90 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.20 £50.75 £36.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

Altera
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Altera across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Altera Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Altera
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Altera Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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Top 10 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing Altera 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 Altera.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C
1 1 (100.00%) Firmware
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) Verilog
1 1 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 1 (100.00%) Xilinx
1 1 (100.00%) Actel
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

Altera
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing Altera 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 Altera. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Design Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) FPGA Design Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) FPGA Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Verilog
1 1 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Xilinx
1 1 (100.00%) Actel