The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Actel products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Actel over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors currently tracked.

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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within the Actel Corporation.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Actel
Rank - 554 582
Contract jobs citing Actel 0 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.004% 0.005%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.009% 0.011%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £330
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £330
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.50
Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25864 22521 27823
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.91% 47.12% 45.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 14483 11975 14185
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1091 1187 1343
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.20 £40.00 £40.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

Actel
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Actel within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Actel Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Actel
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Actel within the UK.

Actel Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Actel
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Actel within the UK.

Actel Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Actel
Top 15 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Actel 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 Actel.

1 2 (100.00%) Firmware
1 2 (100.00%) ASIC
1 2 (100.00%) VHDL
1 2 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 2 (100.00%) Xilinx
1 2 (100.00%) Altera
2 1 (50.00%) Synplicity
2 1 (50.00%) DO-254
2 1 (50.00%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (50.00%) Mentor Graphics
2 1 (50.00%) Requirements Management
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Electronics
2 1 (50.00%) Aerospace

Actel
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Actel 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 Actel. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 1 (50.00%) Electronics
1 1 (50.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Design Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Hardware Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Electronics Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) FPGA Design Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) FPGA Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Firmware Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Hardware Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Firmware
1 2 (100.00%) ASIC
1 2 (100.00%) VHDL
1 2 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Requirements Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) DO-254
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Xilinx
1 2 (100.00%) Altera
2 1 (50.00%) Synplicity
2 1 (50.00%) Mentor Graphics