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 29 May 2015 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application-Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC)
Rank 579 564 514
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -50
Contract jobs citing ASIC 11 4 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.023% 0.008% 0.035%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.071% 0.026% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
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£625 - £200
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £200
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Average hourly rate £44.50 £40.00 £41.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.25% -4.19%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.75 £40.00 £41.75
% change year-on-year
+24.37% -4.19%
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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 England region.

Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
15514 15484 14208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.02% 32.15% 33.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 9731 9758 8574
Average daily rate £420 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £234 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 598 614 617
Average hourly rate £18.24 £21.00 £22.66
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.16% -7.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-11.62% -

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 29 May 2015. 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
London - 8 £625 - 2
South West +13 1 - -
South East -5 1 - - 3
East of England - 1 - - 5
ASIC
UK

ASIC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 9 (75.00%) EMIR
2 8 (66.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 8 (66.67%) Equities
2 8 (66.67%) Business Analysis
3 6 (50.00%) Dodd-Frank
4 5 (41.67%) Investment Banking
4 5 (41.67%) MiFID
4 5 (41.67%) Derivative
4 5 (41.67%) Banking
4 5 (41.67%) Fixed Income
5 4 (33.33%) Middleware
5 4 (33.33%) FpML
5 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (33.33%) Reference Data
5 4 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (16.67%) Verilog
6 2 (16.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 2 (16.67%) Project Management
7 1 (8.33%) Digital Signal Processing
7 1 (8.33%) Signal Processing
7 1 (8.33%) SystemC
7 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
7 1 (8.33%) Critical Success Factor
7 1 (8.33%) VHDL
7 1 (8.33%) Wireless
7 1 (8.33%) Electronics
7 1 (8.33%) Workflow
7 1 (8.33%) Finance
7 1 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (8.33%) DSL

ASIC
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 (8.33%) Wireless
1 1 (8.33%) DSL
General
1 5 (41.67%) Investment Banking
1 5 (41.67%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Electronics
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Business Analyst
1 8 (66.67%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Technical Business Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Report Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Designer
4 1 (8.33%) Report Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Design Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Digital Design Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Banking Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Reporting Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) Middleware
1 4 (33.33%) FpML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 8 (66.67%) Equities
2 5 (41.67%) Derivative
2 5 (41.67%) Fixed Income
3 4 (33.33%) Reference Data
4 2 (16.67%) Verilog
4 2 (16.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (8.33%) SystemC
5 1 (8.33%) VHDL
5 1 (8.33%) DTCC
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Business Analysis
2 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Digital Signal Processing
4 1 (8.33%) Signal Processing
4 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
4 1 (8.33%) Critical Success Factor
4 1 (8.33%) Workflow
4 1 (8.33%) Use Case
4 1 (8.33%) Document Management
4 1 (8.33%) IC Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) C
1 1 (8.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (75.00%) EMIR
2 6 (50.00%) Dodd-Frank
3 5 (41.67%) MiFID
4 1 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Xilinx
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