The table below looks at the prevalence of the term ASIC in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ASIC over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Application-Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC)
UK / England
Rank 570 602 580
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -22
Contract jobs citing ASIC 3 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.007% 0.004% 0.004%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.022% 0.013% 0.014%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £525 - £506
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £288
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £48.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.50 £41.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+16.86% +27.69%

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

Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
13536 15114 14755
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.58% 33.01% 31.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 8722 9718 9351
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 488 640 619
Median hourly rate £21.63 £22.00 £17.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.70% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.40 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-11.62% +22.85%

ASIC
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing ASIC as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

ASIC Jobs Demand Trend in England

ASIC
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ASIC across the England region.

ASIC Daily Rate Trend in England

ASIC
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

ASIC Hourly Rate Trend in England

ASIC
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ASIC within the England region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +11 1 £525 -
South East - 1 - - 1
East of England - 1 - - 1
ASIC
UK

ASIC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ASIC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for ASIC.

1 11 (57.89%) EMIR
2 10 (52.63%) FpML
2 10 (52.63%) Legal
3 9 (47.37%) DSL
4 8 (42.11%) Middleware
4 8 (42.11%) MiFID
4 8 (42.11%) Reference Data
5 7 (36.84%) Test Strategy
6 6 (31.58%) Fixed Income
6 6 (31.58%) Equities
6 6 (31.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 6 (31.58%) DTCC
7 5 (26.32%) Project Management
8 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (15.79%) ASIC Verification
8 3 (15.79%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 3 (15.79%) People Management
8 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
9 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
9 2 (10.53%) Regulatory Compliance
9 2 (10.53%) Network Architecture
9 2 (10.53%) V-Model
9 2 (10.53%) Degree
9 2 (10.53%) Rational DOORS
9 2 (10.53%) Requirements Management
9 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
9 2 (10.53%) Use Case
9 2 (10.53%) Firmware
9 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
9 2 (10.53%) UML

ASIC
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 9 (47.37%) DSL
2 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Rational DOORS
General
1 10 (52.63%) Legal
2 2 (10.53%) Military
3 1 (5.26%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Corporate Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Finance
3 1 (5.26%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) Business Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) Report Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) Senior Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) Senior Business Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) Senior Reporting Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Head of Delivery
3 3 (15.79%) Project Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Report Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Agile Java Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Developer
5 1 (5.26%) FPGA Design Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) FPGA Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Hardware Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Hardware Verification Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (52.63%) FpML
2 8 (42.11%) Middleware
3 1 (5.26%) RESTful
3 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Reference Data
2 6 (31.58%) DTCC
2 6 (31.58%) Equities
2 6 (31.58%) Fixed Income
2 6 (31.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (15.79%) ASIC Verification
3 3 (15.79%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (5.26%) Data Integration
4 1 (5.26%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Test Strategy
2 5 (26.32%) Project Management
3 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.79%) People Management
4 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
4 2 (10.53%) Network Architecture
4 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
4 2 (10.53%) Regulatory Compliance
4 2 (10.53%) Requirements Management
4 2 (10.53%) UML
4 2 (10.53%) Use Case
4 2 (10.53%) V-Model
5 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.26%) Electronic Design Automation
5 1 (5.26%) Programme Management
5 1 (5.26%) Risk Management
5 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.26%) Waterfall
5 1 (5.26%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) C++
2 1 (5.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) PMP
2 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) BC Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (57.89%) EMIR
2 8 (42.11%) MiFID
3 1 (5.26%) JTAG
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) IBM