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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application-Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC)
Rank - 261 242
Contract jobs citing ASIC 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East - 0.011% 0.033%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.034% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £49.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-9.54% +24.37%
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
2800 2973 2635
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 31.19% 32.01% 29.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1637 1583 1427
Median daily rate £400 £378 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.96% +7.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 129 152
Median hourly rate £25.00 £16.66 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.03% -18.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.25 £40.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £18.47 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -12.04%

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
Top 4 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 1 (100.00%) Cadence
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Kalman Filter

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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analogue IC Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) ASIC Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) RF Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Kalman Filter
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cadence