The table below looks at the prevalence of the term ASIC in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ASIC over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application-Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC)
Rank 258 - 244
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing ASIC 4 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.045% - 0.033%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.15% - 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £340 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £41.00 - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.75 - £40.00
ASIC
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Miscellaneous Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2690 3008 2712
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 30.47% 31.41% 29.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1563 1668 1431
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 162 151
Median hourly rate £25.00 £18.68 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.83% -2.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.40 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.95 £47.00 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+16.21% -9.75%

ASIC
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing ASIC as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

ASIC Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

ASIC
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

ASIC Daily Rate Trend in the South East

ASIC
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

ASIC Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

ASIC
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ASIC within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Middlesex - 4 £340 -
ASIC
England

ASIC
Top 21 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing ASIC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for ASIC.

1 4 (80.00%) C++
1 4 (80.00%) UML
1 4 (80.00%) DHCP
1 4 (80.00%) SNMP
1 4 (80.00%) IBM
1 4 (80.00%) Military
1 4 (80.00%) CESG
1 4 (80.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 4 (80.00%) Requirements Management
1 4 (80.00%) Use Case
1 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
1 4 (80.00%) V-Model
1 4 (80.00%) Network Architecture
1 4 (80.00%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (60.00%) Firmware
3 1 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Cadence

ASIC
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) DHCP
1 4 (80.00%) SNMP
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 4 (80.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) ASIC Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Analogue IC Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) DOORS Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) FPGA Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) IP Design Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) RF Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Senior ASIC Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Senior FPGA Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) CESG
1 4 (80.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Network Architecture
1 4 (80.00%) Requirements Management
1 4 (80.00%) UML
1 4 (80.00%) Use Case
1 4 (80.00%) V-Model
2 1 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) Cadence