The 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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA)
Rank 574 549 549
Rank change year-on-year
-25 0
Contract jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array 26 39 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.048% 0.076% 0.048%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.15% 0.23% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 16 4
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£335 £550 £444
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.09% +23.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £375 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £893 £606 £630
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £375 £344
% change year-on-year
-14.66% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 7
Average hourly rate £37.50 £39.75 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% -6.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
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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
17421 16845 16017
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.33% 32.91% 33.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 11150 10253 9878
Average daily rate £425 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 673 703 651
Average hourly rate £20.91 £19.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.05% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £44.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.32 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +14.28%

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 1 September 2015.

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
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 1 September 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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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
South East -20 8 £333 -5.00% 13
South West -3 7 - - 15
East of England +9 6 £225 - 14
London -18 4 £893 +55.21% 4
Midlands - 1 £320 -
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Field-Programmable Gate Array
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 22 (41.51%) C++
2 20 (37.74%) C
3 16 (30.19%) VHDL
4 15 (28.30%) Linux
5 14 (26.42%) Software Engineering
5 14 (26.42%) Degree
6 13 (24.53%) Xilinx
7 12 (22.64%) Firmware
7 12 (22.64%) Electronics
8 10 (18.87%) Python
9 9 (16.98%) Security Cleared
9 9 (16.98%) Embedded Systems
10 7 (13.21%) Multithreading
10 7 (13.21%) SC Cleared
10 7 (13.21%) MATLAB
10 7 (13.21%) Wireless
10 7 (13.21%) UNIX
11 6 (11.32%) Simulink
11 6 (11.32%) Software Architecture
12 5 (9.43%) Embedded Software Development
12 5 (9.43%) Low Latency
12 5 (9.43%) Algorithms
12 5 (9.43%) Avionics
12 5 (9.43%) Electronic Trading
12 5 (9.43%) Computer Science
12 5 (9.43%) Algorithmic Trading
12 5 (9.43%) Device Driver
12 5 (9.43%) C#
12 5 (9.43%) EMC
13 4 (7.55%) Eclipse

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.77%) Kinematics
Applications
1 6 (11.32%) Simulink
2 2 (3.77%) Doxygen
2 2 (3.77%) MS Project
3 1 (1.89%) MS Office
3 1 (1.89%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.21%) Wireless
2 4 (7.55%) Ethernet
3 3 (5.66%) Bluetooth
3 3 (5.66%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.89%) ADSL
4 1 (1.89%) VDSL
4 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.89%) Internet
4 1 (1.89%) DVB
Development Applications
1 4 (7.55%) Eclipse
2 3 (5.66%) Subversion
2 3 (5.66%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (3.77%) GCC
3 2 (3.77%) ClearCase
3 2 (3.77%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.89%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.89%) JIRA
4 1 (1.89%) VectorCAST
4 1 (1.89%) Hudson
General
1 12 (22.64%) Electronics
2 5 (9.43%) Avionics
3 3 (5.66%) Games
4 2 (3.77%) Aerospace
4 2 (3.77%) Automotive
5 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.89%) Military
Job Titles
1 9 (16.98%) Software Engineer
1 9 (16.98%) Developer
1 9 (16.98%) Design Engineer
2 6 (11.32%) C++ Developer
3 5 (9.43%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 5 (9.43%) Architect
3 5 (9.43%) Firmware Engineer
4 4 (7.55%) Software Architect
4 4 (7.55%) Hardware Engineer
5 3 (5.66%) Programmer
5 3 (5.66%) Firmware Developer
5 3 (5.66%) Electrical Engineer
5 3 (5.66%) Electronics Engineer
5 3 (5.66%) Systems Programmer
5 3 (5.66%) Senior Programmer
5 3 (5.66%) Senior Systems Programmer
5 3 (5.66%) FPGA Engineer
5 3 (5.66%) Senior Design Engineer
5 3 (5.66%) Electrical Design Engineer
6 2 (3.77%) Verification Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.66%) OpenGL
2 2 (3.77%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 2 (3.77%) OpenCV
3 1 (1.89%) Middleware
3 1 (1.89%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 16 (30.19%) VHDL
2 9 (16.98%) Embedded Systems
3 5 (9.43%) Computer Science
3 5 (9.43%) Device Driver
3 5 (9.43%) Algorithms
4 4 (7.55%) Verilog
5 3 (5.66%) 3D Graphics
5 3 (5.66%) Physics
6 2 (3.77%) Robotics
6 2 (3.77%) Mechatronics
6 2 (3.77%) ASIC
6 2 (3.77%) Artificial Intelligence
7 1 (1.89%) CPLD
7 1 (1.89%) DTV
7 1 (1.89%) MPEG
7 1 (1.89%) SystemC
7 1 (1.89%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 15 (28.30%) Linux
2 7 (13.21%) UNIX
3 3 (5.66%) Windows
3 3 (5.66%) Embedded Linux
3 3 (5.66%) Android
4 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (26.42%) Software Engineering
2 7 (13.21%) Multithreading
3 6 (11.32%) Software Architecture
4 5 (9.43%) Electronic Trading
4 5 (9.43%) Embedded Software Development
4 5 (9.43%) Low Latency
4 5 (9.43%) Algorithmic Trading
5 4 (7.55%) Signal Processing
5 4 (7.55%) 3D Modelling
6 3 (5.66%) CAD
6 3 (5.66%) UML
7 2 (3.77%) Regression Testing
7 2 (3.77%) CAE
7 2 (3.77%) Software Testing
7 2 (3.77%) SysML
7 2 (3.77%) Validation
7 2 (3.77%) Scrum
7 2 (3.77%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (3.77%) Benchmarking
7 2 (3.77%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 22 (41.51%) C++
2 20 (37.74%) C
3 10 (18.87%) Python
4 7 (13.21%) MATLAB
5 5 (9.43%) C#
6 4 (7.55%) Java
6 4 (7.55%) Embedded C
6 4 (7.55%) VB
7 3 (5.66%) Ruby
7 3 (5.66%) Erlang
7 3 (5.66%) Assembly Language
8 2 (3.77%) Perl
8 2 (3.77%) Shell Script
8 2 (3.77%) ANSI C
9 1 (1.89%) Apple Swift
9 1 (1.89%) Tcl
9 1 (1.89%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 14 (26.42%) Degree
2 9 (16.98%) Security Cleared
3 7 (13.21%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.89%) HNC
4 1 (1.89%) HND
4 1 (1.89%) EMC Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) DO-254
2 1 (1.89%) JTAG
2 1 (1.89%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 12 (22.64%) Firmware
2 2 (3.77%) Cygwin
Vendors
1 13 (24.53%) Xilinx
2 5 (9.43%) EMC
3 4 (7.55%) Altera
4 3 (5.66%) Panasonic
4 3 (5.66%) Motorola
4 3 (5.66%) Nokia
5 2 (3.77%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.89%) Cadence
6 1 (1.89%) Atmel
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