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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA)
Rank 538 518 468
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -50
Contract jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array 19 21 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.042% 0.047% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.14% 0.15% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 6
Average daily rate
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£349 £413 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.45% -21.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £413 £338
% change year-on-year
-4.24% +22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 31
Average hourly rate £44.50 £40.00 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.25% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £37.50 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.10 £43.20 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+11.25% -
Field-Programmable Gate Array
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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
13894 14021 12698
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.48% 31.44% 30.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 8858 8772 7714
Average daily rate £425 £413 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 562 563 765
Average hourly rate £18.50 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.90% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.22 £11.90 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%

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 28 January 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
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 28 January 2015.

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 28 January 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
East of England 0 6 £400 -5.88% 12
South West - 6 £440 - 8
London +17 3 £315 - 4
South East -23 3 £348 -14.46% 35
West Midlands +1 1 - - 4
East Midlands - - - - 6
North West - - - -
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Field-Programmable Gate Array
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 24 (42.86%) C++
2 17 (30.36%) VHDL
2 17 (30.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 14 (25.00%) Electronics
4 13 (23.21%) Security Cleared
4 13 (23.21%) Low Latency
5 12 (21.43%) SC Cleared
5 12 (21.43%) Xilinx
5 12 (21.43%) Front Office
5 12 (21.43%) C
6 11 (19.64%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (17.86%) Multithreading
8 9 (16.07%) DO-254
8 9 (16.07%) Avionics
9 8 (14.29%) Linux
9 8 (14.29%) Finance
10 7 (12.50%) Embedded C
10 7 (12.50%) Mentor Graphics
11 6 (10.71%) EMC
11 6 (10.71%) Firmware
11 6 (10.71%) Banking
11 6 (10.71%) Aerospace
11 6 (10.71%) Automotive
12 5 (8.93%) Software Engineering
12 5 (8.93%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (8.93%) TDD
12 5 (8.93%) E-Commerce
12 5 (8.93%) SQL
12 5 (8.93%) Java
12 5 (8.93%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.14%) Ethernet
1 4 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.57%) 3G
3 1 (1.79%) Internet
3 1 (1.79%) DVB
3 1 (1.79%) Bluetooth
3 1 (1.79%) GSM
3 1 (1.79%) ZigBee
3 1 (1.79%) 4G
Development Applications
1 4 (7.14%) TeamCity
2 3 (5.36%) Maven
3 2 (3.57%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (3.57%) RequisitePro
General
1 14 (25.00%) Electronics
2 12 (21.43%) Front Office
3 9 (16.07%) Avionics
4 8 (14.29%) Finance
5 6 (10.71%) Banking
5 6 (10.71%) Aerospace
5 6 (10.71%) Automotive
6 4 (7.14%) Retail
7 2 (3.57%) Military
7 2 (3.57%) Investment Banking
8 1 (1.79%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (32.14%) Developer
2 13 (23.21%) Hardware Engineer
3 8 (14.29%) Design Engineer
3 8 (14.29%) Electronics Engineer
3 8 (14.29%) C++ Developer
4 7 (12.50%) Access Developer
5 5 (8.93%) Senior Hardware Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) FPGA Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Java Developer
7 3 (5.36%) FPGA Design Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Software Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Firmware Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Senior Design Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Hardware Design Engineer
9 1 (1.79%) Technical Leader
9 1 (1.79%) Team Leader
9 1 (1.79%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.79%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 17 (30.36%) VHDL
1 17 (30.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 11 (19.64%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.14%) Verilog
4 2 (3.57%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.57%) MPEG
4 2 (3.57%) ASIC
4 2 (3.57%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.79%) STB
5 1 (1.79%) DTV
5 1 (1.79%) Chemistry
5 1 (1.79%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.29%) Linux
2 3 (5.36%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (1.79%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (23.21%) Low Latency
2 10 (17.86%) Multithreading
3 5 (8.93%) Software Engineering
3 5 (8.93%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (8.93%) TDD
3 5 (8.93%) E-Commerce
4 4 (7.14%) BDD
5 3 (5.36%) CAD
6 2 (3.57%) Use Case
6 2 (3.57%) V-Model
6 2 (3.57%) Requirements Management
6 2 (3.57%) UML
7 1 (1.79%) Validation
7 1 (1.79%) Configuration Management
7 1 (1.79%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 24 (42.86%) C++
2 12 (21.43%) C
3 7 (12.50%) Embedded C
4 5 (8.93%) SQL
4 5 (8.93%) Java
5 4 (7.14%) Shell Script
6 3 (5.36%) Python
6 3 (5.36%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.57%) MATLAB
7 2 (3.57%) Assembly Language
8 1 (1.79%) Embedded C++
8 1 (1.79%) VC++
8 1 (1.79%) Perl
8 1 (1.79%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (23.21%) Security Cleared
2 12 (21.43%) SC Cleared
3 5 (8.93%) Degree
4 1 (1.79%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.07%) DO-254
2 3 (5.36%) JTAG
3 1 (1.79%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (10.71%) Firmware
Vendors
1 12 (21.43%) Xilinx
2 7 (12.50%) Mentor Graphics
3 6 (10.71%) EMC
4 3 (5.36%) Altera
5 2 (3.57%) IBM
6 1 (1.79%) Sony
6 1 (1.79%) Siemens
6 1 (1.79%) Sybase
6 1 (1.79%) NorthgateArinso
6 1 (1.79%) Synopsys
6 1 (1.79%) Actel
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