The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Field-Programmable Gate Array in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge 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 22 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.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA)
Rank 39 40 51
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +11
Contract jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array 2 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.60% 0.92% 0.66%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.25% 3.03% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
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£288 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £413 £450
% change year-on-year
-15.03% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.50 £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+11.25% +2.56%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Miscellaneous Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
89 99 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 26.73% 30.37% 34.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 33 75
Average daily rate £363 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £190 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £720 £454
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 27 18
Average hourly rate £44.25 £39.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.46% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £13.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £43.75 £40.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Field-Programmable Gate Array Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array across the Cambridge region.

Field-Programmable Gate Array Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Field-Programmable Gate Array Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 3 (100.00%) C
2 2 (66.67%) Embedded C
2 2 (66.67%) Assembly Language
2 2 (66.67%) Firmware
2 2 (66.67%) Electronics
2 2 (66.67%) Verilog
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) Bluetooth
3 1 (33.33%) GSM
3 1 (33.33%) ISO 9001
3 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
3 1 (33.33%) EMC
3 1 (33.33%) 3G
3 1 (33.33%) ASIC
3 1 (33.33%) Validation
3 1 (33.33%) VHDL
3 1 (33.33%) Xilinx
3 1 (33.33%) Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) ZigBee
3 1 (33.33%) Altera
3 1 (33.33%) Synopsys
3 1 (33.33%) Actel

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

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Bluetooth
1 1 (33.33%) GSM
1 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
1 1 (33.33%) 3G
1 1 (33.33%) ZigBee
General
1 2 (66.67%) Electronics
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) FPGA Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Design Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Electronics Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) FPGA Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Verilog
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) ASIC
2 1 (33.33%) VHDL
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C
2 2 (66.67%) Embedded C
2 2 (66.67%) Assembly Language
3 1 (33.33%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) EMC
1 1 (33.33%) Xilinx
1 1 (33.33%) Altera
1 1 (33.33%) Synopsys
1 1 (33.33%) Actel