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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Field-Programmable Gate Array over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA)
Rank 252 263 250
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -13
Contract jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array 14 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.16% 0.085% 0.044%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.51% 0.27% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Median daily rate £350 £350 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 3
Median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
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
2752 3018 2698
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 31.24% 31.95% 29.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1605 1602 1464
Median daily rate £400 £379 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.61% +8.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £232 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 137 154
Median hourly rate £25.00 £16.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.51% -19.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.20 £40.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £18.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+21.62% -11.90%

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

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Field-Programmable Gate Array as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
East Sussex - 8 - - 2
Hampshire -1 2 - - 4
Surrey - 2 - - 1
Oxfordshire +8 1 - - 1
Middlesex - 1 £350 -
Field-Programmable Gate Array
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array 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 Field-Programmable Gate Array.

1 24 (85.71%) C
2 21 (75.00%) Electronics
3 20 (71.43%) Degree
4 17 (60.71%) Schematic Capture
5 16 (57.14%) EMC
5 16 (57.14%) Assembly Language
6 15 (53.57%) CAD
6 15 (53.57%) Physics
7 6 (21.43%) Software Engineering
8 4 (14.29%) VHDL
9 3 (10.71%) Firmware
9 3 (10.71%) Linux
9 3 (10.71%) C++
9 3 (10.71%) Embedded Software Development
10 2 (7.14%) CAN bus
10 2 (7.14%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (7.14%) Subversion
10 2 (7.14%) Xilinx
10 2 (7.14%) Java
10 2 (7.14%) Perl
10 2 (7.14%) Visual Studio
10 2 (7.14%) Windows
10 2 (7.14%) C#
10 2 (7.14%) Tcl
10 2 (7.14%) IPsec
10 2 (7.14%) VxWorks
10 2 (7.14%) Project Management
10 2 (7.14%) Validation
10 2 (7.14%) LabVIEW
10 2 (7.14%) Algorithms

Field-Programmable Gate Array
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:

Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) IPsec
2 1 (3.57%) 3G
2 1 (3.57%) Bluetooth
2 1 (3.57%) Software-Defined Radio
2 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) LabVIEW
1 2 (7.14%) Subversion
1 2 (7.14%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.57%) JIRA
2 1 (3.57%) Redmine
General
1 21 (75.00%) Electronics
2 1 (3.57%) Aerospace
2 1 (3.57%) Military
Job Titles
1 17 (60.71%) Hardware Engineer
2 16 (57.14%) Electronics Engineer
3 14 (50.00%) Senior Electronics Engineer
3 14 (50.00%) Senior Hardware Engineer
4 6 (21.43%) Software Engineer
5 5 (17.86%) Embedded Engineer
5 5 (17.86%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Design Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Firmware Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) FPGA Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Development Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Digital Design Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Digital Hardware Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Electronics Design Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) FPGA Design Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Hardware Design Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) PCB Design Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Firmware Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Software Development Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 15 (53.57%) Physics
2 4 (14.29%) VHDL
3 2 (7.14%) Algorithms
3 2 (7.14%) CAN bus
3 2 (7.14%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) Linux
2 2 (7.14%) VxWorks
2 2 (7.14%) Windows
3 1 (3.57%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (60.71%) Schematic Capture
2 15 (53.57%) CAD
3 6 (21.43%) Software Engineering
4 3 (10.71%) Embedded Software Development
5 2 (7.14%) Project Management
5 2 (7.14%) Validation
6 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.57%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.57%) Digital Signal Processing
6 1 (3.57%) Electronic Design Automation
6 1 (3.57%) Integration Testing
6 1 (3.57%) Matrix Management
6 1 (3.57%) Matrix Organization
6 1 (3.57%) Scrum
6 1 (3.57%) Signal Processing
6 1 (3.57%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 24 (85.71%) C
2 16 (57.14%) Assembly Language
3 3 (10.71%) C++
4 2 (7.14%) C#
4 2 (7.14%) Java
4 2 (7.14%) Perl
4 2 (7.14%) Tcl
5 1 (3.57%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 20 (71.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) JTAG
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) Firmware
Vendors
1 16 (57.14%) EMC
2 2 (7.14%) Xilinx
3 1 (3.57%) Actel
3 1 (3.57%) Altera
3 1 (3.57%) MathWorks
3 1 (3.57%) Mentor Graphics
3 1 (3.57%) Synplicity