The first 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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Field-Programmable Gate Array over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the South West region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA)
Rank 139 108 128
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +20
Contract jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array 4 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.13% 0.047% 0.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.67% 0.24% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £344 £375
% change year-on-year
+16.36% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 6
Average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £39.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.50%
Miscellaneous Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
597 420 572
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 19.53% 19.73% 18.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 370 242 291
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £198 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £514
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 31 50
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -53.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -20.32%
Field-Programmable Gate Array
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Field-Programmable Gate Array
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array within the South West region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
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Cornwall - - - -
Field-Programmable Gate Array
England

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Top 14 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 5 (83.33%) Electronics
2 4 (66.67%) VHDL
3 3 (50.00%) Degree
4 2 (33.33%) C
4 2 (33.33%) PMP
4 2 (33.33%) PMI Certification
5 1 (16.67%) 3G
5 1 (16.67%) MATLAB
5 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
5 1 (16.67%) Military
5 1 (16.67%) EMC
5 1 (16.67%) Verilog
5 1 (16.67%) Altera
5 1 (16.67%) 4G

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) 3G
1 1 (16.67%) 4G
General
1 5 (83.33%) Electronics
2 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (16.67%) Military
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Design Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Hardware Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Design Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) FPGA Designer
3 1 (16.67%) Designer
3 1 (16.67%) Analogue Design Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Hardware Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Hardware Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) VHDL
2 1 (16.67%) Verilog
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C
2 1 (16.67%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) PMP
2 2 (33.33%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) EMC
1 1 (16.67%) Altera
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