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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA)
Rank 552 560 442
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -118
Contract jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array 28 16 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.055% 0.031% 0.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.18% 0.098% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 44
Average daily rate
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£350 £384 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.79% -26.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £357 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £893 £411 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £384 £275
% change year-on-year
-10.09% +39.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 20
Average hourly rate £43.00 £38.50 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.68% -0.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.75 £32.50 £30.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £40.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
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
15614 16308 13736
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.84% 31.74% 31.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 9701 10185 8420
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 £260 £236 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £601 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 594 628 663
Average hourly rate £18.50 £20.50 £23.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.75% -14.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.22 £11.50 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-7.31% -12.76%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 17 April 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 -14 13 £350 -8.79% 14
South West +7 5 - - 7
London - 5 £893 - 5
West Midlands - 4 - - 1
East of England - - - - 17
East Midlands - - - - 5
North West - - - - 4
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Field-Programmable Gate Array
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 15 (30.00%) C
1 15 (30.00%) C++
2 13 (26.00%) Software Engineering
3 12 (24.00%) Security Cleared
4 11 (22.00%) SC Cleared
4 11 (22.00%) VHDL
5 10 (20.00%) Electronics
6 9 (18.00%) Xilinx
7 7 (14.00%) Linux
7 7 (14.00%) Degree
8 6 (12.00%) Avionics
8 6 (12.00%) DO-254
8 6 (12.00%) EMC
9 5 (10.00%) Embedded C
9 5 (10.00%) Simulink
9 5 (10.00%) Aerospace
9 5 (10.00%) Verilog
9 5 (10.00%) Multithreading
9 5 (10.00%) Low Latency
10 4 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (8.00%) Automotive
10 4 (8.00%) Finance
10 4 (8.00%) Firmware
11 3 (6.00%) ASIC
11 3 (6.00%) Embedded C++
11 3 (6.00%) Python
11 3 (6.00%) Mentor Graphics
11 3 (6.00%) Front Office
11 3 (6.00%) Device Driver
11 3 (6.00%) Electronic Trading

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 5 (10.00%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.00%) Wireless
2 1 (2.00%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.00%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (4.00%) RequisitePro
2 1 (2.00%) Subversion
2 1 (2.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.00%) Mercurial
2 1 (2.00%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (20.00%) Electronics
2 6 (12.00%) Avionics
3 5 (10.00%) Aerospace
4 4 (8.00%) Automotive
4 4 (8.00%) Finance
5 3 (6.00%) Front Office
6 2 (4.00%) Games
6 2 (4.00%) Military
7 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (22.00%) Hardware Engineer
2 10 (20.00%) Design Engineer
3 9 (18.00%) Software Engineer
4 8 (16.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 6 (12.00%) Senior Hardware Engineer
6 5 (10.00%) Electronics Engineer
6 5 (10.00%) Developer
6 5 (10.00%) Architect
7 4 (8.00%) C++ Developer
7 4 (8.00%) Software Architect
7 4 (8.00%) FPGA Engineer
8 3 (6.00%) Hardware Design Engineer
9 2 (4.00%) FPGA Design Engineer
9 2 (4.00%) Access Developer
9 2 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
9 2 (4.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
9 2 (4.00%) Senior Design Engineer
9 2 (4.00%) Designer
10 1 (2.00%) ScrumMaster
10 1 (2.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.00%) Flash
1 1 (2.00%) OpenGL
1 1 (2.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.00%) VHDL
2 5 (10.00%) Verilog
3 4 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.00%) CAN bus
4 3 (6.00%) ASIC
4 3 (6.00%) Device Driver
5 2 (4.00%) Physics
5 2 (4.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.00%) Algorithms
5 2 (4.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (4.00%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (2.00%) Statistical Arbitrage
6 1 (2.00%) Hedge funds
6 1 (2.00%) SystemC
6 1 (2.00%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (2.00%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.00%) Linux
2 2 (4.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (26.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (10.00%) Multithreading
2 5 (10.00%) Low Latency
3 3 (6.00%) Electronic Trading
3 3 (6.00%) 3D Modelling
3 3 (6.00%) Software Architecture
4 2 (4.00%) V-Model
4 2 (4.00%) Video Processing
4 2 (4.00%) UML
4 2 (4.00%) Requirements Management
4 2 (4.00%) Algorithmic Trading
4 2 (4.00%) Use Case
4 2 (4.00%) CAD
4 2 (4.00%) Signal Processing
5 1 (2.00%) Machine Learning
5 1 (2.00%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (2.00%) Market Making
5 1 (2.00%) Systematic Trading
5 1 (2.00%) CAE
5 1 (2.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (30.00%) C
1 15 (30.00%) C++
2 5 (10.00%) Embedded C
3 3 (6.00%) Embedded C++
3 3 (6.00%) Python
4 2 (4.00%) MATLAB
5 1 (2.00%) Assembly Language
5 1 (2.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (24.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (22.00%) SC Cleared
3 7 (14.00%) Degree
4 1 (2.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.00%) DO-254
2 3 (6.00%) JTAG
System Software
1 4 (8.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 9 (18.00%) Xilinx
2 6 (12.00%) EMC
3 3 (6.00%) Mentor Graphics
4 2 (4.00%) Altera
4 2 (4.00%) IBM
5 1 (2.00%) Cadence
5 1 (2.00%) Synopsys
5 1 (2.00%) Actel
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