The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Field-Programmable Gate Array in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland 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 22 December 2014 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA)
Rank 121 - 106
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.036% - 0.046%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.14% - 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £413 £450
% change year-on-year
-15.03% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.50 £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+11.25% +2.56%
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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
702 574 490
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 25.44% 23.30% 22.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 363 259 237
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 25 20
Average hourly rate £15.77 £15.13 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.26% -13.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.82 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.75 £19.75 £34.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Field-Programmable Gate Array Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Field-Programmable Gate Array Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 22 December 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
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Job
Vacancies
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Field-Programmable Gate Array
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 1 (100.00%) Firmware
1 1 (100.00%) VHDL
1 1 (100.00%) Xilinx
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Firmware Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Firmware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) VHDL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Xilinx