The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Field-Programmable Gate Array in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA)
Rank 240 260 231
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -29
Contract jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array 6 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.070% 0.031% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.23% 0.11% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate - £348 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -14.46%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £395 £413
% change year-on-year
+1.26% -4.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £32.50 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £44.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-10.11% +11.25%
Field-Programmable Gate Array
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
2606 2747 2505
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 30.44% 28.79% 29.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1522 1435 1298
Average daily rate £388 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 163 181 169
Average hourly rate £43.00 £18.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+138.88% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.92 £12.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Field-Programmable Gate Array Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Field-Programmable Gate Array Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Field-Programmable Gate Array Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxfordshire +6 2 - - 2
East Sussex - 2 - -
Hampshire +5 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 - -
Field-Programmable Gate Array
England

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 13 (50.00%) C
2 10 (38.46%) Linux
3 9 (34.62%) C++
3 9 (34.62%) Embedded Linux
4 7 (26.92%) VHDL
4 7 (26.92%) Software Engineering
5 6 (23.08%) Degree
6 5 (19.23%) Xilinx
6 5 (19.23%) Electronics
6 5 (19.23%) Aerospace
6 5 (19.23%) Firmware
6 5 (19.23%) Embedded C
7 4 (15.38%) Ethernet
8 3 (11.54%) C#
8 3 (11.54%) Validation
8 3 (11.54%) Simulink
8 3 (11.54%) CPLD
8 3 (11.54%) Subversion
8 3 (11.54%) Image Processing
9 2 (7.69%) Altera
9 2 (7.69%) Hudson
9 2 (7.69%) Digital Signal Processing
9 2 (7.69%) Signal Processing
9 2 (7.69%) F5
9 2 (7.69%) Rational DOORS
9 2 (7.69%) Modbus
9 2 (7.69%) VectorCAST
9 2 (7.69%) Software-Defined Radio
9 2 (7.69%) Algorithms
9 2 (7.69%) Palo Alto

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Simulink
2 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) Ethernet
2 2 (7.69%) BGP
2 2 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (7.69%) Firewall
2 2 (7.69%) Modbus
2 2 (7.69%) Software-Defined Radio
2 2 (7.69%) VPN
3 1 (3.85%) DVB
3 1 (3.85%) SDH
3 1 (3.85%) SONET
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Subversion
2 2 (7.69%) Hudson
2 2 (7.69%) JIRA
2 2 (7.69%) LabVIEW
2 2 (7.69%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (7.69%) VectorCAST
3 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (19.23%) Aerospace
1 5 (19.23%) Electronics
2 2 (7.69%) Avionics
3 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Embedded Engineer
1 7 (26.92%) Software Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Firmware Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Hardware Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Process Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Design Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) FPGA Design Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) FPGA Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Network Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Network Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Verification Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Embedded C Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Lead Software Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) VHDL
2 3 (11.54%) CPLD
3 2 (7.69%) Algorithms
3 2 (7.69%) Device Driver
4 1 (3.85%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 10 (38.46%) Linux
2 9 (34.62%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (7.69%) ThreadX
3 2 (7.69%) VxWorks
3 2 (7.69%) Windows
4 1 (3.85%) Android
4 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) Software Engineering
2 3 (11.54%) Image Processing
2 3 (11.54%) Validation
3 2 (7.69%) Change Management
3 2 (7.69%) Digital Signal Processing
3 2 (7.69%) Signal Processing
4 1 (3.85%) Android Development
4 1 (3.85%) CAD
4 1 (3.85%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (3.85%) iOS Development
4 1 (3.85%) OOD
4 1 (3.85%) Project Management
4 1 (3.85%) Schematic Capture
4 1 (3.85%) UML
4 1 (3.85%) Unit Testing
4 1 (3.85%) Yourdon
Programming Languages
1 13 (50.00%) C
2 9 (34.62%) C++
3 5 (19.23%) Embedded C
4 3 (11.54%) C#
5 2 (7.69%) Embedded C++
5 2 (7.69%) Java
6 1 (3.85%) Assembly Language
6 1 (3.85%) MATLAB
6 1 (3.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) Degree
2 2 (7.69%) CCNA
2 2 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) EMC Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) MISRA
System Software
1 5 (19.23%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Xilinx
2 2 (7.69%) Altera
2 2 (7.69%) Cisco
2 2 (7.69%) EMC
2 2 (7.69%) F5
2 2 (7.69%) MathWorks
2 2 (7.69%) Palo Alto
2 2 (7.69%) Sourcefire
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