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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Field-Programmable Gate Array over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA)
Rank 145 135 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array 5 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.15% 0.16% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.54% 0.63% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £375 £344
% change year-on-year
-14.66% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 0
Average hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
Field-Programmable Gate Array
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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
927 793 558
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 27.71% 25.08% 25.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 587 490 327
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £540 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 53 34
Average hourly rate £37.50 £21.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.57% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.55 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.00 £37.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% +14.28%

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 28 August 2015. 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
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Devon -3 2 - - 3
Wiltshire - 2 - - 7
Cornwall - 1 - -
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Field-Programmable Gate Array
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 4 (44.44%) C
1 4 (44.44%) VHDL
2 3 (33.33%) C#
2 3 (33.33%) C++
2 3 (33.33%) Firmware
2 3 (33.33%) Xilinx
2 3 (33.33%) Wireless
3 2 (22.22%) Electronics
3 2 (22.22%) Ethernet
3 2 (22.22%) Altera
3 2 (22.22%) Degree
3 2 (22.22%) VB
3 2 (22.22%) Verilog
4 1 (11.11%) Cadence
4 1 (11.11%) IC Design
4 1 (11.11%) Linux
4 1 (11.11%) Python
4 1 (11.11%) Internet
4 1 (11.11%) Middleware
4 1 (11.11%) ASIC
4 1 (11.11%) Physics
4 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) Android
4 1 (11.11%) Avionics
4 1 (11.11%) Qt
4 1 (11.11%) Tcl
4 1 (11.11%) DO-254
4 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
4 1 (11.11%) Digital Signal Processing

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 3 (33.33%) Wireless
2 2 (22.22%) Ethernet
3 1 (11.11%) Internet
General
1 2 (22.22%) Electronics
2 1 (11.11%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Firmware Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Hardware Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Design Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) C++ Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Hardware Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) C++ Software Developer
3 1 (11.11%) C++ Applications Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Digital Design Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) FPGA Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) GUI Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Implementation Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Designer
3 1 (11.11%) Firmware Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Firmware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Middleware
1 1 (11.11%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) VHDL
2 2 (22.22%) Verilog
3 1 (11.11%) Physics
3 1 (11.11%) SystemC
3 1 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (11.11%) Algorithms
3 1 (11.11%) ASIC
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Android
1 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) IC Design
1 1 (11.11%) Digital Signal Processing
1 1 (11.11%) Signal Processing
1 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (11.11%) Android Development
1 1 (11.11%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) C
2 3 (33.33%) C#
2 3 (33.33%) C++
3 2 (22.22%) VB
4 1 (11.11%) Python
4 1 (11.11%) Tcl
4 1 (11.11%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) DO-254
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Xilinx
2 2 (22.22%) Altera
3 1 (11.11%) Cadence
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