The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Field-Programmable Gate Array in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA)
Rank 398 408 359
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -49
Contract jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array 6 1 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.027% 0.004% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.076% 0.012% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 28
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£893 - £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 - £275
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
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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 London region.

Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
7851 8471 8367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.62% 37.55% 39.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5409 5933 5698
Average daily rate £463 £450 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 147 192
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.80 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.44% -9.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £41.50 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -2.32%

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Field-Programmable Gate Array Jobs Demand Trend in London

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array across the London region.

Field-Programmable Gate Array Daily Rate Trend in London

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array across the London region.

Field-Programmable Gate Array Hourly Rate Trend in London

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 6 (66.67%) C++
2 5 (55.56%) Software Engineering
3 4 (44.44%) Multithreading
3 4 (44.44%) Electronic Trading
3 4 (44.44%) Low Latency
4 3 (33.33%) Algorithmic Trading
4 3 (33.33%) VHDL
4 3 (33.33%) Firmware
4 3 (33.33%) Python
4 3 (33.33%) UNIX
4 3 (33.33%) Linux
5 2 (22.22%) Bluetooth
5 2 (22.22%) Assembly Language
5 2 (22.22%) Motorola
5 2 (22.22%) Nokia
5 2 (22.22%) CAD
5 2 (22.22%) MATLAB
5 2 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (22.22%) Wireless
5 2 (22.22%) Ruby
5 2 (22.22%) Degree
5 2 (22.22%) C
5 2 (22.22%) Erlang
5 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
5 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
5 2 (22.22%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (22.22%) Panasonic
6 1 (11.11%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 1 (11.11%) Hedge funds
6 1 (11.11%) Signal Processing

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

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Bluetooth
1 2 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (22.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) RequisitePro
General
1 1 (11.11%) Front Office
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
1 1 (11.11%) Military
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
1 4 (44.44%) Design Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Senior Design Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) C++ Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Systems Programmer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Programmer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Systems Programmer
3 2 (22.22%) Electrical Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Programmer
3 2 (22.22%) Electrical Design Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) FPGA Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Hardware Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Hardware Design Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) VHDL
2 2 (22.22%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (11.11%) Hedge funds
3 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (11.11%) Statistical Arbitrage
3 1 (11.11%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) UNIX
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Software Engineering
2 4 (44.44%) Multithreading
2 4 (44.44%) Electronic Trading
2 4 (44.44%) Low Latency
3 3 (33.33%) Algorithmic Trading
4 2 (22.22%) CAD
5 1 (11.11%) Signal Processing
5 1 (11.11%) Market Making
5 1 (11.11%) Systematic Trading
5 1 (11.11%) Machine Learning
5 1 (11.11%) V-Model
5 1 (11.11%) Investment Management
5 1 (11.11%) Use Case
5 1 (11.11%) Requirements Management
5 1 (11.11%) UML
5 1 (11.11%) OO
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) C++
2 3 (33.33%) Python
3 2 (22.22%) Assembly Language
3 2 (22.22%) MATLAB
3 2 (22.22%) Ruby
3 2 (22.22%) C
3 2 (22.22%) Erlang
4 1 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
1 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Motorola
1 2 (22.22%) Nokia
1 2 (22.22%) Panasonic
2 1 (11.11%) Xilinx
2 1 (11.11%) IBM
2 1 (11.11%) EMC