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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ASIC over the 3 months to 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application-Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC)
Rank 593 - 573
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing ASIC 3 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.006% - 0.009%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.020% - 0.027%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate £405 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 - £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.25 £32.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+23.84% -18.75%
ASIC
UK

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
15327 14891 14927
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.48% 31.62% 32.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 10014 9364 9160
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 614 641 629
Average hourly rate £21.40 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.88% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £11.50 £11.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

ASIC
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ASIC across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ASIC within the England region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
London - 2 - - 2
South East - 1 £405 - 2
ASIC
UK

ASIC
Top 26 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing ASIC 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 ASIC.

1 3 (60.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 3 (60.00%) Equities
1 3 (60.00%) EMIR
2 2 (40.00%) Reference Data
2 2 (40.00%) Middleware
2 2 (40.00%) FpML
2 2 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Firmware
3 1 (20.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) OOD
3 1 (20.00%) Bluetooth
3 1 (20.00%) Wireless
3 1 (20.00%) BT
3 1 (20.00%) Electronics
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Derivative
3 1 (20.00%) QA
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Cadence
3 1 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (20.00%) System Integration Testing

ASIC
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing ASIC 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 ASIC. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Bluetooth
1 1 (20.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (20.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Business Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Report Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Technical Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Technical Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Analogue IC Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) ASIC Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Business IT Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Business Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Business Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Firmware Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) IT Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) IT Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Project Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Regulatory Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Report Manager
3 1 (20.00%) RF Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) FpML
1 2 (40.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Equities
1 3 (60.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (40.00%) Reference Data
3 1 (20.00%) Derivative
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (20.00%) OO
2 1 (20.00%) OOD
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C
1 1 (20.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) EMIR
2 1 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) BT
1 1 (20.00%) Cadence
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ConSol Partners
Rate: £45 - £55 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
iKas International
Posted: 22 days ago