The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Field-Programmable Gate Array in IT contracts advertised for the 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 11 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 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA)
Rank 522 507 494
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -13
Contract jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array 27 32 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.057% 0.070% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.22% 0.26% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 18 8
Average daily rate
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£475 £525 £386
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +35.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £510 £352
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £700 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 7 21
Average hourly rate £42.50 £39.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £30.00 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £42.70 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £39.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+8.97% -2.50%
Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
12277 12471 13119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 25.76% 27.37% 25.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 7553 7707 7766
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £610
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 494 547 653
Average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £24.49
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% -8.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+7.31% -18.00%
Field-Programmable Gate Array
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Field-Programmable Gate Array
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Field-Programmable Gate Array Jobs Demand Trend in England

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Field-Programmable Gate Array Daily Rate Trend in England

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array across the England region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

Field-Programmable Gate Array Daily Rate Histogram in England

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Field-Programmable Gate Array Hourly Rate Trend in England

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array across the England region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

Field-Programmable Gate Array Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Field-Programmable Gate Array
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 Field-Programmable Gate Array within the England region over the 3 months to 11 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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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
West Midlands - 8 £400 - 1
East of England -8 6 - - 9
London -18 6 £550 +4.76% 8
South East -13 5 - - 10
South West -23 2 - - 7
East Midlands - - - -
North East - - - -
North West - - - -
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Field-Programmable Gate Array
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 21 (48.84%) VHDL
2 15 (34.88%) Electronics
3 12 (27.91%) EMC
4 10 (23.26%) C
4 10 (23.26%) Degree
4 10 (23.26%) Verilog
4 10 (23.26%) Validation
5 7 (16.28%) Security Cleared
5 7 (16.28%) Rational DOORS
6 6 (13.95%) DO-254
6 6 (13.95%) Gigabit Ethernet
6 6 (13.95%) Ethernet
6 6 (13.95%) SONET
6 6 (13.95%) MATLAB
7 5 (11.63%) Simulink
7 5 (11.63%) C++
7 5 (11.63%) Firmware
7 5 (11.63%) SC Cleared
8 4 (9.30%) IEC 61508
8 4 (9.30%) Altera
8 4 (9.30%) Mentor Graphics
8 4 (9.30%) Requirements Management
8 4 (9.30%) Xilinx
8 4 (9.30%) ASIC
8 4 (9.30%) Embedded C
9 3 (6.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (6.98%) Front Office
9 3 (6.98%) Use Case
9 3 (6.98%) Low Latency
10 2 (4.65%) Black-Box Testing

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

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 5 (11.63%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.95%) Ethernet
1 6 (13.95%) Gigabit Ethernet
1 6 (13.95%) SONET
2 1 (2.33%) Wireless
2 1 (2.33%) LTE
2 1 (2.33%) GPON
2 1 (2.33%) 4G
2 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.33%) 3G
2 1 (2.33%) GSM
2 1 (2.33%) UMTS
Development Applications
1 7 (16.28%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (2.33%) RequisitePro
General
1 15 (34.88%) Electronics
2 3 (6.98%) Front Office
3 2 (4.65%) Military
4 1 (2.33%) Marketing
4 1 (2.33%) French Language
4 1 (2.33%) Avionics
4 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.33%) Finance
4 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (32.56%) FPGA Engineer
2 8 (18.60%) Design Engineer
3 6 (13.95%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (11.63%) Electronics Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) FPGA Design Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Hardware Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Hardware Design Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Digital Design Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Architect
6 2 (4.65%) Software Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) C++ Developer
6 2 (4.65%) FPGA Designer
6 2 (4.65%) Verification Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Designer
6 2 (4.65%) Firmware Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Senior FPGA Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Senior Design Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Digital Hardware Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Analogue Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 21 (48.84%) VHDL
2 10 (23.26%) Verilog
3 5 (11.63%) Firmware
4 4 (9.30%) ASIC
5 3 (6.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (4.65%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (2.33%) Cryptography
7 1 (2.33%) Physics
7 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.65%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.26%) Validation
2 4 (9.30%) Requirements Management
3 3 (6.98%) Use Case
3 3 (6.98%) Low Latency
4 2 (4.65%) Black-Box Testing
4 2 (4.65%) Software Engineering
4 2 (4.65%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (4.65%) IC Design
4 2 (4.65%) UML
4 2 (4.65%) Configuration Management
4 2 (4.65%) Regression Testing
5 1 (2.33%) Risk Management
5 1 (2.33%) Code Coverage
5 1 (2.33%) CAE
5 1 (2.33%) Data Analysis
5 1 (2.33%) Business Development
5 1 (2.33%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (2.33%) Multithreading
5 1 (2.33%) V-Model
5 1 (2.33%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 10 (23.26%) C
2 6 (13.95%) MATLAB
3 5 (11.63%) C++
4 4 (9.30%) Embedded C
5 2 (4.65%) Assembly Language
6 1 (2.33%) Tcl
6 1 (2.33%) Perl
6 1 (2.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (23.26%) Degree
2 7 (16.28%) Security Cleared
3 5 (11.63%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.33%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.95%) DO-254
2 4 (9.30%) IEC 61508
Vendors
1 12 (27.91%) EMC
2 4 (9.30%) Xilinx
2 4 (9.30%) Mentor Graphics
2 4 (9.30%) Altera
3 2 (4.65%) Actel
4 1 (2.33%) Intel
4 1 (2.33%) IBM
Hampshire
IC Group Ltd
Rate: Competitive + 7 months, £40-£47 per hour
Posted: 23 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £50 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £36 per hour + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Chelmsford
Real Staffing
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour
Posted: 22 days ago
Cambridge
Progressive Recruitment
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £600 - £695 per day
Posted: 26 days ago