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 29 August 2014 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA)
Rank 544 542 498
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -44
Contract jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array 39 23 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.076% 0.048% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.29% 0.18% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 4 18
Average daily rate
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£550 £444 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.94% +16.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £336 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £606 £630 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £344 £363
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -5.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 28
Average hourly rate £39.75 £42.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.47% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £35.40 £36.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.40 £44.10 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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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
13306 12787 13590
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.00% 26.57% 25.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 8068 8002 8055
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 587 545 721
Average hourly rate £18.25 £19.50 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.41% -24.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £12.20 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £44.60 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

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 29 August 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
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 29 August 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 +25 20 £575 -4.16% 4
West Midlands - 7 £400 - 2
South West - 5 - - 7
South East -15 4 £350 - 7
East of England -27 3 - - 8
Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - - 5
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Field-Programmable Gate Array
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (40.00%) C++
1 22 (40.00%) VHDL
2 17 (30.91%) Electronics
3 16 (29.09%) C
3 16 (29.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 12 (21.82%) Low Latency
4 12 (21.82%) Front Office
5 9 (16.36%) EMC
5 9 (16.36%) Degree
6 8 (14.55%) TCP/IP
7 7 (12.73%) Ethernet
7 7 (12.73%) Linux
7 7 (12.73%) Verilog
7 7 (12.73%) Multithreading
8 6 (10.91%) DO-254
8 6 (10.91%) TeamCity
8 6 (10.91%) TDD
8 6 (10.91%) Retail
8 6 (10.91%) Gigabit Ethernet
8 6 (10.91%) SQL
8 6 (10.91%) Java
8 6 (10.91%) E-Commerce
8 6 (10.91%) Embedded C
8 6 (10.91%) Validation
8 6 (10.91%) MATLAB
8 6 (10.91%) SONET
9 5 (9.09%) Shell Script
9 5 (9.09%) Simulink
9 5 (9.09%) Finance
9 5 (9.09%) JavaScript

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (9.09%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.55%) TCP/IP
2 7 (12.73%) Ethernet
3 6 (10.91%) SONET
3 6 (10.91%) Gigabit Ethernet
4 2 (3.64%) Multicast
4 2 (3.64%) 3G
4 2 (3.64%) GSM
5 1 (1.82%) UMTS
5 1 (1.82%) Bluetooth
5 1 (1.82%) DVB
5 1 (1.82%) Wireless
5 1 (1.82%) ZigBee
5 1 (1.82%) LTE
5 1 (1.82%) GPON
5 1 (1.82%) 4G
Development Applications
1 6 (10.91%) TeamCity
2 5 (9.09%) Maven
2 5 (9.09%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (3.64%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.64%) Subversion
4 1 (1.82%) RequisitePro
General
1 17 (30.91%) Electronics
2 12 (21.82%) Front Office
3 6 (10.91%) Retail
4 5 (9.09%) Banking
4 5 (9.09%) Finance
5 3 (5.45%) Investment Banking
6 2 (3.64%) Marketing
6 2 (3.64%) Military
7 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.82%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.82%) Automotive
7 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.82%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 17 (30.91%) Developer
2 13 (23.64%) FPGA Engineer
3 7 (12.73%) C++ Developer
4 6 (10.91%) Design Engineer
5 5 (9.09%) Java Developer
5 5 (9.09%) Electronics Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) Access Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Hardware Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Software Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) FPGA Designer
8 2 (3.64%) Designer
8 2 (3.64%) Firmware Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Digital Design Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) FPGA Design Engineer
9 1 (1.82%) Analogue Design Engineer
9 1 (1.82%) Senior FPGA Engineer
9 1 (1.82%) Digital Hardware Engineer
9 1 (1.82%) Senior Design Engineer
9 1 (1.82%) Senior Designer
9 1 (1.82%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.64%) Middleware
2 1 (1.82%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 22 (40.00%) VHDL
2 16 (29.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 7 (12.73%) Verilog
4 4 (7.27%) Firmware
5 3 (5.45%) ASIC
5 3 (5.45%) Computer Science
6 2 (3.64%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (3.64%) MPEG
6 2 (3.64%) Fixed Income
6 2 (3.64%) Equities
7 1 (1.82%) STB
7 1 (1.82%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.82%) DTV
7 1 (1.82%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.73%) Linux
2 2 (3.64%) SUSE
2 2 (3.64%) Embedded Linux
2 2 (3.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (3.64%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.82%) Low Latency
2 7 (12.73%) Multithreading
3 6 (10.91%) TDD
3 6 (10.91%) E-Commerce
3 6 (10.91%) Validation
4 5 (9.09%) BDD
5 3 (5.45%) Requirements Management
6 2 (3.64%) Black-Box Testing
6 2 (3.64%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (3.64%) ITIL
6 2 (3.64%) Six Sigma
6 2 (3.64%) Regression Testing
6 2 (3.64%) Software Engineering
6 2 (3.64%) Electronic Trading
7 1 (1.82%) V-Model
7 1 (1.82%) Network Architecture
7 1 (1.82%) Data Analysis
7 1 (1.82%) CAE
7 1 (1.82%) Configuration Management
7 1 (1.82%) UML
Programming Languages
1 22 (40.00%) C++
2 16 (29.09%) C
3 6 (10.91%) SQL
3 6 (10.91%) Java
3 6 (10.91%) Embedded C
3 6 (10.91%) MATLAB
4 5 (9.09%) Shell Script
4 5 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 4 (7.27%) Python
6 3 (5.45%) Perl
7 2 (3.64%) Ruby
7 2 (3.64%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.64%) Assembly Language
8 1 (1.82%) Tcl
8 1 (1.82%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (16.36%) Degree
2 3 (5.45%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.64%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.64%) PMP
3 2 (3.64%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.91%) DO-254
2 4 (7.27%) IEC 61508
3 1 (1.82%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (3.64%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (3.64%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (16.36%) EMC
2 5 (9.09%) Xilinx
2 5 (9.09%) Mentor Graphics
3 4 (7.27%) Altera
4 2 (3.64%) Actel
4 2 (3.64%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.82%) Intel
5 1 (1.82%) Sybase
5 1 (1.82%) IBM
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