The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Field-Programmable Gate Array in IT contracts advertised for the East of England 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the East of England region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA)
Rank 140 117 129
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +12
Contract jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array 6 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.20% 0.17% 0.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.89% 0.70% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
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- £363 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 5
Average hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.25 £39.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -2.50%
Miscellaneous Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
674 574 638
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 22.21% 24.02% 21.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 390 256 295
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £216 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £337
% change year-on-year
- +4.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 85 94
Average hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -21.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £11.93 £14.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.08 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -25.45%
Field-Programmable Gate Array
England

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Field-Programmable Gate Array Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Field-Programmable Gate Array Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Field-Programmable Gate Array Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array within the East of England region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire - - - - 3
Hertfordshire - - - - 1
Norfolk - - - -
Field-Programmable Gate Array
England

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Top 28 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 6 (60.00%) C
1 6 (60.00%) Electronics
2 5 (50.00%) VHDL
3 4 (40.00%) Embedded C
3 4 (40.00%) EMC
3 4 (40.00%) Degree
3 4 (40.00%) IEC 61508
4 3 (30.00%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (20.00%) Verilog
5 2 (20.00%) Xilinx
5 2 (20.00%) Mentor Graphics
5 2 (20.00%) Firmware
5 2 (20.00%) MATLAB
5 2 (20.00%) Simulink
5 2 (20.00%) DO-254
5 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
6 1 (10.00%) Reverse Engineering
6 1 (10.00%) Physics
6 1 (10.00%) French Language
6 1 (10.00%) Chartered Engineer
6 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
6 1 (10.00%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
6 1 (10.00%) CAE
6 1 (10.00%) Assembly Language
6 1 (10.00%) Marketing
6 1 (10.00%) Business Development
6 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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.

Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Simulink
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 6 (60.00%) Electronics
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) French Language
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Electronics Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Firmware Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Principal Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Verification Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Development Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) VHDL
2 2 (20.00%) Verilog
2 2 (20.00%) Firmware
3 1 (10.00%) Physics
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (10.00%) CAE
1 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (10.00%) Business Development
1 1 (10.00%) Reverse Engineering
1 1 (10.00%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) C
2 4 (40.00%) Embedded C
3 2 (20.00%) MATLAB
4 1 (10.00%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) IEC 61508
2 2 (20.00%) DO-254
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) EMC
2 2 (20.00%) Xilinx
2 2 (20.00%) Mentor Graphics
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