The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Field-Programmable Gate Array in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Field-Programmable Gate Array over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA)
UK
Rank 560 596 585
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -11
Contract jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array 27 34 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.060% 0.068% 0.043%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.19% 0.21% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 7
Median daily rate £495 £550 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +58.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £399 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £668 £646 £444
UK excluding London median daily rate £495 £410 £350
% change year-on-year
+20.73% +17.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 15 11
Median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £44.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -10.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.60 £37.50 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 £40.00 £44.50
% change year-on-year
-8.75% -10.11%

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

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
14587 16398 15936
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.52% 32.81% 31.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 9330 10414 9971
Median daily rate £438 £425 £416
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +2.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £620 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 538 692 666
Median hourly rate £21.00 £21.98 £17.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.43% +23.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £50.99 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-11.62% +22.85%

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs 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 UK

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Daily Rate Trend

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

Field-Programmable Gate Array Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Daily Rate Histogram

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

Field-Programmable Gate Array Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Field-Programmable Gate Array Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array within the UK over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

Field-Programmable Gate Array Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Top 23 Contract Locations

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 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 +26 25 £508 -7.72% 27
London +11 10 £588 -1.87% 10
South West +9 10 £508 +26.87% 1
City of London 0 5 £638 +10.86% 2
Wiltshire - 5 £520 -
Salisbury - 4 £515 -
South East +15 3 - - 8
Gloucestershire +3 2 - - 1
Devon +10 1 £250 -
Northern Ireland - 1 £300 -
Oxfordshire - 1 - - 1
Staffordshire - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 - - 1
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
County Antrim - 1 £300 -
Barnstaple - 1 £250 -
Belfast - 1 £300 -
Cheltenham - 1 - -
South Wales - 1 - -
Wales - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -
Stafford - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 with a requirement for Field-Programmable Gate Array.

1 21 (38.18%) C++
2 20 (36.36%) Software Engineering
3 18 (32.73%) C
4 17 (30.91%) Firmware
4 17 (30.91%) VHDL
4 17 (30.91%) Degree
5 15 (27.27%) FPGA Design
6 14 (25.45%) Electronics
7 13 (23.64%) Linux
7 13 (23.64%) Xilinx
8 12 (21.82%) Security Cleared
9 11 (20.00%) Validation
10 10 (18.18%) Requirements Management
11 9 (16.36%) Embedded C
12 8 (14.55%) Altera
13 7 (12.73%) Mathematics
13 7 (12.73%) Physics
13 7 (12.73%) Finance
13 7 (12.73%) Embedded C++
14 6 (10.91%) TCP/IP
14 6 (10.91%) Python
14 6 (10.91%) SC Cleared
14 6 (10.91%) Low Latency
14 6 (10.91%) Algorithms
15 5 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
15 5 (9.09%) Embedded Linux
15 5 (9.09%) Ethernet
16 4 (7.27%) C#
16 4 (7.27%) MATLAB
16 4 (7.27%) Verilog

Field-Programmable Gate Array
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.82%) Confluence
1 1 (1.82%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) AutoCAD
1 1 (1.82%) OrCAD
1 1 (1.82%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.91%) TCP/IP
2 5 (9.09%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.82%) Broadband
3 1 (1.82%) Internet
3 1 (1.82%) Multicast
3 1 (1.82%) Profibus
3 1 (1.82%) RTP
3 1 (1.82%) Software-Defined Networking
3 1 (1.82%) Software-Defined Radio
3 1 (1.82%) SSH
3 1 (1.82%) Telnet
3 1 (1.82%) Wireless
3 1 (1.82%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (7.27%) Git (software)
1 4 (7.27%) Subversion
2 2 (3.64%) Eclipse
2 2 (3.64%) PVCS
2 2 (3.64%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (1.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.82%) JIRA
3 1 (1.82%) SonarQube
3 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (25.45%) Electronics
2 7 (12.73%) Finance
3 3 (5.45%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.64%) Banking
4 2 (3.64%) Military
5 1 (1.82%) Advertising
5 1 (1.82%) Avionics
5 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (20.00%) FPGA Engineer
2 10 (18.18%) Design Engineer
2 10 (18.18%) Firmware Engineer
3 9 (16.36%) Developer
4 8 (14.55%) Hardware Engineer
5 6 (10.91%) Electronics Engineer
5 6 (10.91%) Embedded Engineer
5 6 (10.91%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 6 (10.91%) Software Engineer
6 5 (9.09%) C++ Developer
6 5 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) FPGA Design Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) Hardware Design Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) C Developer
8 3 (5.45%) Embedded C Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) Embedded C++ Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.82%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (30.91%) VHDL
2 7 (12.73%) Mathematics
2 7 (12.73%) Physics
3 6 (10.91%) Algorithms
4 5 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (7.27%) Verilog
6 3 (5.45%) ASIC
6 3 (5.45%) Computer Science
6 3 (5.45%) Device Driver
7 2 (3.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (1.82%) CPLD
8 1 (1.82%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (1.82%) Internet of Things
8 1 (1.82%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.82%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.82%) TWAP
8 1 (1.82%) VWAP
Operating Systems
1 13 (23.64%) Linux
2 5 (9.09%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (3.64%) Android
3 2 (3.64%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.64%) Unix
4 1 (1.82%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (36.36%) Software Engineering
2 15 (27.27%) FPGA Design
3 11 (20.00%) Validation
4 10 (18.18%) Requirements Management
5 6 (10.91%) Low Latency
6 4 (7.27%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (7.27%) Electronic Trading
6 4 (7.27%) Test Strategy
7 3 (5.45%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (5.45%) High-Frequency Trading
7 3 (5.45%) Signal Processing
7 3 (5.45%) V-Model
8 2 (3.64%) BDD
8 2 (3.64%) Concurrent Programming
8 2 (3.64%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (3.64%) Multithreaded Programming
8 2 (3.64%) Multithreading
8 2 (3.64%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (3.64%) Prototyping
8 2 (3.64%) Schematic Capture
Programming Languages
1 21 (38.18%) C++
2 18 (32.73%) C
3 9 (16.36%) Embedded C
4 7 (12.73%) Embedded C++
5 6 (10.91%) Python
6 4 (7.27%) C#
6 4 (7.27%) MATLAB
7 3 (5.45%) SQL
8 2 (3.64%) Assembly Language
8 2 (3.64%) Java
8 2 (3.64%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.82%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.82%) Perl
9 1 (1.82%) PHP
9 1 (1.82%) Ruby
9 1 (1.82%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (30.91%) Degree
2 12 (21.82%) Security Cleared
3 6 (10.91%) SC Cleared
4 4 (7.27%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.82%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.82%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.27%) DO-254
2 2 (3.64%) QA
3 1 (1.82%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 17 (30.91%) Firmware
2 1 (1.82%) Docker
2 1 (1.82%) LXC
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) Ansible
Vendors
1 13 (23.64%) Xilinx
2 8 (14.55%) Altera
3 2 (3.64%) Actel
3 2 (3.64%) EMC
3 2 (3.64%) IBM
3 2 (3.64%) Lattice Semiconductor
3 2 (3.64%) Mentor Graphics
4 1 (1.82%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.82%) Coverity
4 1 (1.82%) Intel
4 1 (1.82%) Twitter
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