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 30 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA)
Rank 135 145 148
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +3
Contract jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array 4 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.13% 0.064% 0.067%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.50% 0.25% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £355 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £41.75 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -1.76%
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 West region.

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
807 805 744
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 26.78% 25.59% 24.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 545 560 458
Median daily rate £380 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £518 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 51 49
Median hourly rate £23.25 £34.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.61% +44.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -16.66%

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
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 30 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
Wiltshire - 3 £355 -
Bristol - 1 - -
Field-Programmable Gate Array
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 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 West region with a requirement for Field-Programmable Gate Array.

1 7 (70.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (60.00%) VHDL
3 5 (50.00%) Linux
3 5 (50.00%) Firmware
4 4 (40.00%) C
4 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (30.00%) C++
6 2 (20.00%) MATLAB
6 2 (20.00%) Simulink
6 2 (20.00%) OO
6 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
6 2 (20.00%) Xilinx
6 2 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (20.00%) Mathematics
6 2 (20.00%) Physics
6 2 (20.00%) DV Cleared
6 2 (20.00%) Windows
6 2 (20.00%) Network Security
6 2 (20.00%) Data Acquisition
6 2 (20.00%) Regression Analysis
6 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
7 1 (10.00%) Algorithms
7 1 (10.00%) Cybercrime
7 1 (10.00%) OrCAD
7 1 (10.00%) Schematic Capture
7 1 (10.00%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (10.00%) Altera
7 1 (10.00%) Requirements Management
7 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing

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:

Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Simulink
2 1 (10.00%) OrCAD
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Developer
1 4 (40.00%) FPGA Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Design Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Designer
2 1 (10.00%) Firmware Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Firmware Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) FPGA Designer
2 1 (10.00%) FPGA Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Hardware Design Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Hardware Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Programmer
2 1 (10.00%) Software Programmer
2 1 (10.00%) Systems Designer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) VHDL
2 2 (20.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (20.00%) Physics
3 1 (10.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (10.00%) Cybercrime
3 1 (10.00%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (20.00%) Data Acquisition
2 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (20.00%) OO
2 2 (20.00%) Regression Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Requirements Management
3 1 (10.00%) Schematic Capture
3 1 (10.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) C
2 3 (30.00%) C++
3 2 (20.00%) MATLAB
4 1 (10.00%) Perl
4 1 (10.00%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Xilinx
2 1 (10.00%) Altera
2 1 (10.00%) CA