The table below looks at the prevalence of the term ASIC in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ASIC over the 3 months to 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application-Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC)
Rank - - 149
Contract jobs citing ASIC 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - - 0.031%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £254
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £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 West region.

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
740 1005 845
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 26.49% 31.48% 25.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 530 654 538
Median daily rate £363 £375 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 51 50
Median hourly rate £22.00 £37.50 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.33% +29.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £12.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.55 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.53 £19.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +15.79%

ASIC
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

ASIC Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

ASIC
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

ASIC Daily Rate Trend in the South West

ASIC
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

ASIC Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

ASIC
Top 17 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 West region with a requirement for ASIC.

1 5 (100.00%) C++
1 5 (100.00%) UML
1 5 (100.00%) IBM
1 5 (100.00%) Military
1 5 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 5 (100.00%) Requirements Management
1 5 (100.00%) Use Case
1 5 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) V-Model
1 5 (100.00%) Network Architecture
1 5 (100.00%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (80.00%) CESG
2 4 (80.00%) Firmware
2 4 (80.00%) DHCP
2 4 (80.00%) SNMP
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP

ASIC
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 (80.00%) DHCP
1 4 (80.00%) SNMP
2 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 5 (100.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) ASIC Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) FPGA Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) DOORS Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) IP Design Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Requirements Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Senior ASIC Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Senior FPGA Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Senior IP Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 4 (80.00%) CESG
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Network Architecture
1 5 (100.00%) Requirements Management
1 5 (100.00%) UML
1 5 (100.00%) Use Case
1 5 (100.00%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) IBM