The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Altera products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Altera over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within the Altera Corporation.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Altera
England / South West
Rank 136 137 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing Altera 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.18% 0.034% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.45% 0.086% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £281 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £350 -
% change year-on-year
-10.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £43.50 £46.20 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.84% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £46.20 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-5.84% +8.70%

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

Vendors Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1104 1167 1241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 40.63% 39.69% 39.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 717 755 747
Median daily rate £375 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £200 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £475 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 72 55
Median hourly rate £38.50 £18.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.10% -11.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £46.10 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

Altera
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing Altera as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Altera Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Altera
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Altera Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Altera
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Altera Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Altera
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Altera within the South West region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017. 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 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
Gloucestershire +3 3 - -
Devon - 2 £281 -
Altera
England

Altera
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Altera 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 West region with a requirement for Altera.

1 6 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 5 (83.33%) VHDL
3 4 (66.67%) Ethernet
4 3 (50.00%) C
4 3 (50.00%) C++
4 3 (50.00%) Firmware
4 3 (50.00%) Verilog
4 3 (50.00%) Xilinx
4 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (50.00%) FPGA Design
5 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
5 2 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (33.33%) Subversion
5 2 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (33.33%) iSCSI
5 2 (33.33%) Mentor Graphics
5 2 (33.33%) Degree
5 2 (33.33%) UML
5 2 (33.33%) IPv4
5 2 (33.33%) Assembly Language
5 2 (33.33%) Tcl
5 2 (33.33%) MATLAB
5 2 (33.33%) Electronics
5 2 (33.33%) C#
5 2 (33.33%) HTTP
6 1 (16.67%) Embedded C
6 1 (16.67%) Embedded C++
6 1 (16.67%) Linux
6 1 (16.67%) Device Driver
6 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared

Altera
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 (66.67%) Ethernet
2 2 (33.33%) HTTP
2 2 (33.33%) IPv4
2 2 (33.33%) iSCSI
3 1 (16.67%) RS-232
3 1 (16.67%) RS-485
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (33.33%) Subversion
General
1 2 (33.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Design Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) FPGA Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Firmware Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Design Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Electronics Design Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Electronics Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Electronics Hardware Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) FPGA Design Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Hardware Design Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Hardware Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) MATLAB Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 5 (83.33%) VHDL
3 3 (50.00%) Verilog
4 1 (16.67%) Algorithms
4 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (16.67%) CPLD
4 1 (16.67%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Embedded Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) FPGA Design
2 2 (33.33%) UML
3 1 (16.67%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C
1 3 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (33.33%) Assembly Language
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) MATLAB
2 2 (33.33%) Tcl
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded C
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Xilinx
2 2 (33.33%) Mentor Graphics