The table below looks at the prevalence of the term ASIC in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ASIC over the 3 months to 28 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application-Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing ASIC 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £128
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- +77.77%
ASIC
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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 Scotland region.

Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
954 765 674
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 29.09% 27.93% 27.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 455 400 339
Average daily rate £365 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £490 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 19 24
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +34.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £57.95 £19.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% +14.28%

ASIC
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ASIC across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

ASIC Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

ASIC
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

ASIC Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

ASIC
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

ASIC Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

ASIC
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing ASIC 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 ASIC.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Assembly Language
1 1 (100.00%) Tcl
1 1 (100.00%) Firmware
1 1 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) VHDL
1 1 (100.00%) Verilog
1 1 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 1 (100.00%) Xilinx

ASIC
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing ASIC 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 ASIC. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Firmware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) VHDL
1 1 (100.00%) Verilog
1 1 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Assembly Language
1 1 (100.00%) Tcl
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Xilinx