The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Field-Programmable Gate Array in IT contracts advertised for the South West 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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA)
England / South West
Rank 125 130 144
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +14
Contract jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array 13 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.48% 0.24% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.92% 0.82% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 1
Median daily rate £495 £400 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.75% -9.09%
UK excluding London median daily rate £448 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
+15.48% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 2
Median hourly rate £44.25 £43.10 £44.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -3.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £40.62 £44.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.35 £45.58 £44.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.25 £40.00 £43.50
% change year-on-year
+10.62% -8.04%

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
678 851 761
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 25.09% 28.98% 23.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 441 573 436
Median daily rate £385 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £235 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 60 47
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +41.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £57.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-27.08% +33.33%

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

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 West

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

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

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

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array across the South West region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017.

Field-Programmable Gate Array Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

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

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

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

Field-Programmable Gate Array
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 Field-Programmable Gate Array within the South West region over the 3 months to 27 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
Wiltshire - 5 £520 -
Gloucestershire +1 4 - -
Devon -2 2 £281 -
Field-Programmable Gate Array
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 West region with a requirement for Field-Programmable Gate Array.

1 10 (58.82%) Degree
2 9 (52.94%) Security Cleared
2 9 (52.94%) Software Engineering
3 7 (41.18%) Validation
3 7 (41.18%) Mathematics
3 7 (41.18%) Physics
3 7 (41.18%) Requirements Management
4 6 (35.29%) VHDL
4 6 (35.29%) Altera
5 5 (29.41%) C++
5 5 (29.41%) C
5 5 (29.41%) Firmware
6 4 (23.53%) Ethernet
6 4 (23.53%) Xilinx
6 4 (23.53%) FPGA Design
6 4 (23.53%) DV Cleared
7 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
7 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
7 3 (17.65%) Linux
7 3 (17.65%) Verilog
7 3 (17.65%) Electronics
8 2 (11.76%) MATLAB
8 2 (11.76%) Device Driver
8 2 (11.76%) Subversion
8 2 (11.76%) UML
8 2 (11.76%) C#
8 2 (11.76%) HTTP
8 2 (11.76%) Embedded C
8 2 (11.76%) Embedded C++
8 2 (11.76%) IPv4

Field-Programmable Gate Array
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) Ethernet
2 2 (11.76%) HTTP
2 2 (11.76%) IPv4
2 2 (11.76%) iSCSI
3 1 (5.88%) Internet
3 1 (5.88%) RS-232
3 1 (5.88%) RS-485
3 1 (5.88%) Software-Defined Networking
3 1 (5.88%) Software-Defined Radio
3 1 (5.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
2 2 (11.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (11.76%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (11.76%) Subversion
General
1 3 (17.65%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Firmware Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Design Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) FPGA Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Architect
3 1 (5.88%) Cybersecurity Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Development Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Digital Design Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Electronics Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Embedded Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) FPGA Design Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Hardware Design Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Hardware Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) IT Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Lead Systems Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) MATLAB Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Security Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) VHDL
2 3 (17.65%) Verilog
3 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
3 2 (11.76%) Device Driver
4 1 (5.88%) Algorithms
4 1 (5.88%) CPLD
4 1 (5.88%) Internet of Things
4 1 (5.88%) Private Cloud
4 1 (5.88%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Linux
2 2 (11.76%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Software Engineering
2 7 (41.18%) Mathematics
2 7 (41.18%) Physics
2 7 (41.18%) Requirements Management
2 7 (41.18%) Validation
3 4 (23.53%) FPGA Design
4 2 (11.76%) UML
5 1 (5.88%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (5.88%) Device Driver Development
5 1 (5.88%) Image Processing
5 1 (5.88%) Network Design
5 1 (5.88%) Network Management
5 1 (5.88%) Open Source
5 1 (5.88%) Open Source Development
5 1 (5.88%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) C
1 5 (29.41%) C++
2 2 (11.76%) Assembly Language
2 2 (11.76%) C#
2 2 (11.76%) Embedded C
2 2 (11.76%) Embedded C++
2 2 (11.76%) MATLAB
2 2 (11.76%) Tcl
3 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.88%) PHP
3 1 (5.88%) Python
3 1 (5.88%) Ruby
3 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (58.82%) Degree
2 9 (52.94%) Security Cleared
3 4 (23.53%) DV Cleared
4 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) Firmware
2 1 (5.88%) Docker
2 1 (5.88%) LXC
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Ansible
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Altera
2 4 (23.53%) Xilinx
3 2 (11.76%) Mentor Graphics
4 1 (5.88%) Intel