The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Altera products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Altera over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 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.

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

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Altera
UK
Rank 582 624 605
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -19
Contract jobs citing Altera 5 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.012% 0.004%
As % of the Vendors category 0.025% 0.028% 0.009%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £475 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £45.00 £41.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £41.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
20308 21642 23146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.27% 43.30% 45.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 12489 12731 13574
Median daily rate £420 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 764 861 1016
Median hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.63 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £23.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-19.56% +35.29%

Altera
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Altera as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Altera Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Altera
Daily Rate Trend

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

Altera Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Altera
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Altera within the UK over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

Altera Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Altera
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Altera Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Altera
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Altera within the UK over the 3 months to 23 January 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
England +29 4 £475 - 4
London +9 2 £588 - 3
South West +5 2 £250 -
Wales - 1 - -
Barnstaple - 1 £250 -
Cheltenham - 1 - -
Devon - 1 £250 -
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
City of London - 1 £475 - 1
South Wales - 1 - -

Altera
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Altera also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Altera.

1 8 (88.89%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 6 (66.67%) Xilinx
2 6 (66.67%) FPGA Design
3 4 (44.44%) VHDL
3 4 (44.44%) C
3 4 (44.44%) Firmware
4 3 (33.33%) Verilog
5 2 (22.22%) Electronics
5 2 (22.22%) C++
5 2 (22.22%) Python
5 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
5 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
5 2 (22.22%) Lattice Semiconductor
5 2 (22.22%) Low Latency
6 1 (11.11%) Algorithms
6 1 (11.11%) Quantitative Investing
6 1 (11.11%) Proprietary Trading
6 1 (11.11%) Image Processing
6 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
6 1 (11.11%) Investment Management
6 1 (11.11%) Degree
6 1 (11.11%) MATLAB
6 1 (11.11%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (11.11%) CPLD
6 1 (11.11%) Ethernet
6 1 (11.11%) Embedded C
6 1 (11.11%) Embedded C++
6 1 (11.11%) EMC
6 1 (11.11%) Assembly Language
6 1 (11.11%) Linux

Altera
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Subversion
General
1 2 (22.22%) Electronics
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Design Engineer
1 5 (55.56%) FPGA Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) FPGA Design Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Firmware Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Hardware Design Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Hardware Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Digital Design Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Electronics Design Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Electronics Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Test Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 8 (88.89%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 4 (44.44%) VHDL
3 3 (33.33%) Verilog
4 1 (11.11%) Algorithms
4 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
4 1 (11.11%) CPLD
4 1 (11.11%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Embedded Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) FPGA Design
2 2 (22.22%) Low Latency
3 1 (11.11%) Image Processing
3 1 (11.11%) Investment Management
3 1 (11.11%) Proprietary Trading
3 1 (11.11%) Quantitative Investing
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) C
2 2 (22.22%) C++
2 2 (22.22%) Python
3 1 (11.11%) Assembly Language
3 1 (11.11%) C#
3 1 (11.11%) Embedded C
3 1 (11.11%) Embedded C++
3 1 (11.11%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Xilinx
2 2 (22.22%) Lattice Semiconductor
3 1 (11.11%) EMC
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