The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Xilinx products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Xilinx over the 3 months to 30 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 Vendors 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Xilinx, Inc.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Xilinx
Rank 569 539 521
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -18
Contract jobs citing Xilinx 5 5 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.010% 0.011% 0.072%
As % of the Vendors category 0.022% 0.023% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
Average daily rate
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£400 £475 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +26.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 - £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 11
Average hourly rate £44.50 £35.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.14% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £35.00 £30.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £35.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.50 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+27.14% -12.50%
Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
22458 21809 24499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.50% 46.81% 46.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 12735 12183 12822
Average daily rate £388 £389 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.38% +3.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1003 1112 1288
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.56
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.87%
Xilinx
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Xilinx
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Xilinx across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Xilinx Jobs Demand Trend in England

Xilinx
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Xilinx across the England region.

Xilinx Daily Rate Trend in England

Xilinx
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Xilinx across the England region.

Xilinx Hourly Rate Trend in England

Xilinx
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 Xilinx within the England region over the 3 months to 30 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
East of England -17 2 - -
London - - - -
East Midlands - - - - 1
North West - - - -
Xilinx
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Xilinx
Top 20 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Xilinx 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 Xilinx.

1 5 (71.43%) Degree
2 4 (57.14%) DO-254
2 4 (57.14%) MATLAB
2 4 (57.14%) Simulink
2 4 (57.14%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 4 (57.14%) Mentor Graphics
3 3 (42.86%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
3 3 (42.86%) C
3 3 (42.86%) UML
3 3 (42.86%) Ada
3 3 (42.86%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (42.86%) Avionics
3 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
3 3 (42.86%) DO-178B
4 2 (28.57%) Actel
4 2 (28.57%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (28.57%) Firmware
4 2 (28.57%) VHDL
4 2 (28.57%) Requirements Management

Xilinx
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Xilinx 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 Xilinx. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Simulink
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Rational DOORS
General
1 3 (42.86%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Senior Software Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Software Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) FPGA Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Firmware Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) FPGA Design Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Design Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Principal Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
3 2 (28.57%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (28.57%) Firmware
3 2 (28.57%) VHDL
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Requirements Analysis
1 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
1 3 (42.86%) UML
2 2 (28.57%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) MATLAB
2 3 (42.86%) C
2 3 (42.86%) Ada
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) DO-254
2 3 (42.86%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Mentor Graphics
2 2 (28.57%) Actel