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 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA)
Rank 568 572 548
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -24
Contract jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array 34 19 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.072% 0.040% 0.045%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.22% 0.13% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 3
Average daily rate £525 £349 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.53% -15.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £315 £403
10% offered a daily rate of more than £645 £445 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £395 £413
% change year-on-year
+1.26% -4.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 9
Average hourly rate £40.00 £44.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.11% +11.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.10 £41.50 £37.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.25 £45.10 £43.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £44.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-10.11% +11.25%
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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
15335 14854 14642
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.50% 31.66% 33.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 10014 9353 9003
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 626 637 613
Average hourly rate £22.12 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.86% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.24 £11.50 £11.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.53 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 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 +21 14 £599 +90.07% 4
South West +5 7 £400 -9.09% 4
South East +5 6 - - 15
East of England +2 4 £385 -3.75% 7
North West - 3 - - 1
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Field-Programmable Gate Array
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 47 (59.49%) C
2 34 (43.04%) C++
2 34 (43.04%) Linux
3 31 (39.24%) VHDL
4 25 (31.65%) Firmware
5 21 (26.58%) Electronics
6 19 (24.05%) Python
6 19 (24.05%) Degree
7 15 (18.99%) Altera
8 14 (17.72%) SC Cleared
8 14 (17.72%) Security Cleared
8 14 (17.72%) Software Engineering
9 13 (16.46%) Xilinx
10 12 (15.19%) Validation
11 11 (13.92%) Device Driver
11 11 (13.92%) C#
12 10 (12.66%) Android
13 9 (11.39%) Test Automation
13 9 (11.39%) Embedded Linux
13 9 (11.39%) Software Testing
13 9 (11.39%) Verilog
14 7 (8.86%) Finance
14 7 (8.86%) Computer Science
14 7 (8.86%) Ethernet
14 7 (8.86%) EMC
14 7 (8.86%) DO-254
15 6 (7.59%) Continuous Improvement
15 6 (7.59%) Schematic Capture
15 6 (7.59%) Embedded C
15 6 (7.59%) Aerospace

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 1 (1.27%) Kinematics
Applications
1 4 (5.06%) Simulink
2 1 (1.27%) Doxygen
2 1 (1.27%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.27%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.86%) Ethernet
2 4 (5.06%) RS-232
2 4 (5.06%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.80%) GSM
3 3 (3.80%) Wireless
4 2 (2.53%) BGP
4 2 (2.53%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (2.53%) Firewall
4 2 (2.53%) Modbus
4 2 (2.53%) Network Security
4 2 (2.53%) Software-Defined Radio
4 2 (2.53%) VPN
5 1 (1.27%) DVB
5 1 (1.27%) Internet
5 1 (1.27%) Multicast
5 1 (1.27%) SDH
5 1 (1.27%) SONET
5 1 (1.27%) SpaceWire
5 1 (1.27%) Unicast
Development Applications
1 5 (6.33%) Subversion
2 4 (5.06%) Visual Studio
3 3 (3.80%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (2.53%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.53%) Hudson
4 2 (2.53%) JIRA
4 2 (2.53%) VectorCAST
5 1 (1.27%) ClearCase
5 1 (1.27%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.27%) GCC
5 1 (1.27%) LabVIEW
General
1 21 (26.58%) Electronics
2 7 (8.86%) Finance
3 6 (7.59%) Aerospace
4 4 (5.06%) Avionics
4 4 (5.06%) Banking
4 4 (5.06%) Investment Banking
4 4 (5.06%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.27%) Advertising
5 1 (1.27%) Automotive
5 1 (1.27%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.27%) Front Office
5 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.27%) Military
Job Titles
1 21 (26.58%) Developer
2 12 (15.19%) Firmware Engineer
2 12 (15.19%) Software Engineer
3 11 (13.92%) Design Engineer
3 11 (13.92%) Embedded Engineer
4 10 (12.66%) FPGA Developer
5 9 (11.39%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 9 (11.39%) FPGA Engineer
6 6 (7.59%) Electronics Engineer
6 6 (7.59%) Senior FPGA Engineer
7 5 (6.33%) Firmware Developer
7 5 (6.33%) Hardware Engineer
7 5 (6.33%) Verification Engineer
8 4 (5.06%) Embedded Developer
9 3 (3.80%) Automation Engineer
9 3 (3.80%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 3 (3.80%) FPGA Design Engineer
9 3 (3.80%) Senior Design Engineer
9 3 (3.80%) Senior Firmware Engineer
9 3 (3.80%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.80%) HTML
2 1 (1.27%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (1.27%) Middleware
2 1 (1.27%) OpenCV
2 1 (1.27%) OpenGL
2 1 (1.27%) SciPy
2 1 (1.27%) Ultra Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 31 (39.24%) VHDL
2 11 (13.92%) Device Driver
3 9 (11.39%) Verilog
4 7 (8.86%) Computer Science
5 5 (6.33%) Algorithms
5 5 (6.33%) Physics
6 3 (3.80%) CPLD
6 3 (3.80%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (2.53%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.27%) Artificial Intelligence
8 1 (1.27%) Equities
8 1 (1.27%) Fixed Income
8 1 (1.27%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.27%) Mechatronics
8 1 (1.27%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 34 (43.04%) Linux
2 10 (12.66%) Android
3 9 (11.39%) Embedded Linux
4 4 (5.06%) Windows
5 2 (2.53%) ThreadX
5 2 (2.53%) Unix
5 2 (2.53%) VxWorks
6 1 (1.27%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.27%) SUSE
6 1 (1.27%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (17.72%) Software Engineering
2 12 (15.19%) Validation
3 9 (11.39%) Software Testing
3 9 (11.39%) Test Automation
4 6 (7.59%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (7.59%) Schematic Capture
5 5 (6.33%) Embedded Software Development
5 5 (6.33%) Mentoring
5 5 (6.33%) Regression Testing
5 5 (6.33%) Stress Analysis
6 4 (5.06%) Configuration Management
6 4 (5.06%) Signal Processing
7 3 (3.80%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (3.80%) Image Processing
7 3 (3.80%) Information Assurance
8 2 (2.53%) Change Management
8 2 (2.53%) Digital Signal Processing
8 2 (2.53%) UML
9 1 (1.27%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (1.27%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 47 (59.49%) C
2 34 (43.04%) C++
3 19 (24.05%) Python
4 11 (13.92%) C#
5 6 (7.59%) Embedded C
6 5 (6.33%) Embedded C++
6 5 (6.33%) VB
7 4 (5.06%) Assembly Language
7 4 (5.06%) Java
7 4 (5.06%) MATLAB
8 3 (3.80%) JavaScript
8 3 (3.80%) Perl
9 2 (2.53%) Tcl
10 1 (1.27%) ANSI C
10 1 (1.27%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.27%) Ruby
10 1 (1.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (24.05%) Degree
2 14 (17.72%) SC Cleared
2 14 (17.72%) Security Cleared
3 5 (6.33%) HNC
3 5 (6.33%) HND
4 2 (2.53%) CCNA
4 2 (2.53%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.27%) EMC Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.86%) DO-254
2 5 (6.33%) IEC 61508
2 5 (6.33%) JTAG
3 1 (1.27%) MISRA
System Software
1 25 (31.65%) Firmware
2 1 (1.27%) Cygwin
2 1 (1.27%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.27%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (18.99%) Altera
2 13 (16.46%) Xilinx
3 7 (8.86%) EMC
4 2 (2.53%) Cisco
4 2 (2.53%) F5
4 2 (2.53%) MathWorks
4 2 (2.53%) Palo Alto
4 2 (2.53%) Sourcefire
5 1 (1.27%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.27%) Red Hat
South East
ISL
Rate: £40 - £50 per hour + home working
Posted: 8 hours ago
East Midlands
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Hemel Hempstead
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 17 days ago