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 25 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA)
Rank 536 516 491
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -25
Contract jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array 34 26 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.069% 0.056% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.27% 0.21% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 11
Average daily rate
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£550 £525 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £485 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £665 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 7 23
Average hourly rate £42.25 £39.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.45 £30.00 £32.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £42.70 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.25 £39.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -2.50%
Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
12747 12539 13335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 25.82% 26.96% 25.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 7819 7733 7815
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £601
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £337
% change year-on-year
- +4.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 511 555 706
Average hourly rate £20.13 £22.50 £25.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.55% -10.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £43.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -25.45%
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 25 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 25 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 25 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
London -2 11 £550 +4.76% 7
West Midlands - 8 £400 - 3
East of England -23 6 - - 6
South East -6 5 - - 6
South West -24 4 - - 4
East Midlands - - - - 1
North West - - - -
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Field-Programmable Gate Array
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 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 22 (44.90%) VHDL
2 16 (32.65%) Electronics
3 12 (24.49%) Degree
3 12 (24.49%) C
4 11 (22.45%) EMC
5 10 (20.41%) C++
5 10 (20.41%) Verilog
5 10 (20.41%) Validation
6 8 (16.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 7 (14.29%) Security Cleared
7 7 (14.29%) Rational DOORS
8 6 (12.24%) DO-254
8 6 (12.24%) Gigabit Ethernet
8 6 (12.24%) SONET
8 6 (12.24%) MATLAB
8 6 (12.24%) Ethernet
9 5 (10.20%) Simulink
9 5 (10.20%) Firmware
9 5 (10.20%) Front Office
9 5 (10.20%) Low Latency
9 5 (10.20%) SC Cleared
10 4 (8.16%) Xilinx
10 4 (8.16%) Mentor Graphics
10 4 (8.16%) Requirements Management
10 4 (8.16%) Altera
10 4 (8.16%) IEC 61508
10 4 (8.16%) ASIC
10 4 (8.16%) Embedded C
10 4 (8.16%) TCP/IP
11 3 (6.12%) E-Commerce

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

For the 6 months to 25 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 (10.20%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.24%) Ethernet
1 6 (12.24%) Gigabit Ethernet
1 6 (12.24%) SONET
2 4 (8.16%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.04%) 3G
3 1 (2.04%) GSM
3 1 (2.04%) UMTS
3 1 (2.04%) LTE
3 1 (2.04%) GPON
3 1 (2.04%) 4G
3 1 (2.04%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 7 (14.29%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (6.12%) Maven
2 3 (6.12%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.04%) RequisitePro
General
1 16 (32.65%) Electronics
2 5 (10.20%) Front Office
3 3 (6.12%) Finance
3 3 (6.12%) Retail
4 2 (4.08%) Military
5 1 (2.04%) Banking
5 1 (2.04%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.04%) Marketing
5 1 (2.04%) French Language
5 1 (2.04%) Avionics
5 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (28.57%) FPGA Engineer
2 8 (16.33%) Developer
3 7 (14.29%) Design Engineer
4 6 (12.24%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) Electronics Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Java Developer
6 3 (6.12%) C++ Developer
6 3 (6.12%) FPGA Design Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Senior Design Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Firmware Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Senior FPGA Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) FPGA Designer
7 2 (4.08%) Verification Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Designer
7 2 (4.08%) Access Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Digital Design Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Architect
7 2 (4.08%) Software Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Hardware Engineer
8 1 (2.04%) Systems Architect
Miscellaneous
1 22 (44.90%) VHDL
2 10 (20.41%) Verilog
3 8 (16.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (10.20%) Firmware
5 4 (8.16%) ASIC
6 3 (6.12%) Computer Science
7 2 (4.08%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (2.04%) Cryptography
8 1 (2.04%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.41%) Validation
2 5 (10.20%) Low Latency
3 4 (8.16%) Requirements Management
4 3 (6.12%) Use Case
4 3 (6.12%) Multithreading
4 3 (6.12%) TDD
4 3 (6.12%) E-Commerce
4 3 (6.12%) BDD
5 2 (4.08%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (4.08%) Black-Box Testing
5 2 (4.08%) Configuration Management
5 2 (4.08%) Regression Testing
5 2 (4.08%) IC Design
5 2 (4.08%) UML
5 2 (4.08%) Software Engineering
6 1 (2.04%) Business Development
6 1 (2.04%) V-Model
6 1 (2.04%) Reverse Engineering
6 1 (2.04%) Network Architecture
6 1 (2.04%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (24.49%) C
2 10 (20.41%) C++
3 6 (12.24%) MATLAB
4 4 (8.16%) Embedded C
5 3 (6.12%) SQL
5 3 (6.12%) Java
5 3 (6.12%) JavaScript
5 3 (6.12%) Shell Script
6 2 (4.08%) Assembly Language
7 1 (2.04%) Tcl
7 1 (2.04%) Python
7 1 (2.04%) Perl
Qualifications
1 12 (24.49%) Degree
2 7 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 5 (10.20%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.08%) PMP
4 2 (4.08%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.04%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.24%) DO-254
2 4 (8.16%) IEC 61508
Vendors
1 11 (22.45%) EMC
2 4 (8.16%) Xilinx
2 4 (8.16%) Mentor Graphics
2 4 (8.16%) Altera
3 2 (4.08%) Actel
4 1 (2.04%) Intel
4 1 (2.04%) IBM
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Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: £35 - £40 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
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Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
City, London
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Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Cambridge
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Rate: £35 - £40 per hour + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Guildford
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £36 per hour + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
West Midlands
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Chelmsford
Real Staffing
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour
Posted: 24 days ago
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